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ELIZABETH J. CHART

ELIZABETH J. CHART

      Elizabeth “Betty” J. Chart, 93, of East Troy, passed away peacefully Sept. 7, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was born on Aug. 30, 1928, in Lyons, to Henry and Elizabeth (Dreesman) Hofner. Shortly after marrying Jack Chart, of East Troy, she relocated to East Troy, where they raised […]

 
 

DEANNA LYNN MASON

DEANNA LYNN MASON

      Deanna Lynn Mason, 52, passed away in her home on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021, after a five-and-a-half-year brave and courageous fight with cancer. Deanna was born April 5, 1969 to Rose (Peterson) and Howard L. Horman Sr. She grew up in Onalaska and graduated from Onalaska High School in […]

 
 

Residents to get a vote on ATVs

Residents to get a vote on ATVs

Union Grove to hold referendum on recreational vehicles using local streets By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After holding a wide-ranging discussion about the potential pros and cons of allowing ATVs, UTVs and golf carts certain village streets, Union Grove officials have opted to take the issue directly to the voters. The […]

 
 

Drought persists in area

Drought persists in area

Scarce rain has river at near-record low levels By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Continued lack of rain in Southeast Wisconsin has extended drought conditions and has drained some area waterways to near-record low levels in recent weeks. According to the National Weather Service, as of last week, Racine and Walworth […]

 
 

An earful on masks

An earful on masks

WGSD School Board hears from parents on recent mask mandate   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Faced with a rising number of positive COVID-19 cases weeks into the new school year, the Waterford Graded School District reversed course midway through September and reinstated a mask requirement across all grade levels. At […]

 
 

Apparently, we can have nice things in Wisconsin sports

Apparently, we can have nice things in Wisconsin sports

              Fantastic sports weekend stirs the hearts of state’s fans Wisconsin has seemed to be this kind of sports wasteland when it comes to winning championships. I was born in 1982, and in my 39 years there have been exactly THREE, yes only three, […]

 
 

Whispers from the Past helps us remember

Whispers from the Past helps us remember

Cemetery event recalls the sacrifices of local veterans Standard Press staff Voices from Burlington’s past were brought to life Sunday during a special event at the Burlington Cemetery. Whispers From the Past was staged to honor local veterans and raise funds for the continued renovation of the 100-year-old cemetery chapel, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The past decade has been one of extremes for climate in the Burlington area, according to the barometer offered by the Fox River. Due to this year’s drought, the river level in the area is approaching the record low point set in 2012. This comes four years after the […]

 
 

MICHAEL A. CIECKO

MICHAEL A. CIECKO

      Michael A. “Chico” Ciecko, 60, of Spring Prairie, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. Michael was born in Roselle, Ill. on March 19, 1961, the son of Chester Ciecko. His early life was spent in Schaumburg, Ill. In 1978, he moved to Wisconsin […]

 
 

EVELYN J. PETERSON

EVELYN J. PETERSON

      Evelyn J. Peterson, 82, of Lake Park, Ga., passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 at South Georgia Medical Center. Evelyn was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on Jan. 12, 1939, to William and Jane (nee Forsyth) Hoy. Her early life was spent in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she attended area schools. […]

 
 
 
 

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