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JOANN JURANEK

JOANN JURANEK

      JoAnn Juranek, 88, of East Troy, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 at East Troy Manor. JoAnn was born in Oak Park, Ill. on May 23, 1933, to Joseph and Clara (nee Demmon) Woodward. Her early life was spent in Burlington, where she graduated from St. Mary’s Grade School […]

 
 

BETTY J. BAUMAN

BETTY J. BAUMAN

      Betty J. Bauman, 90, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at Oak Park Place. Betty was born in East Troy on June 24, 1931, to George and Pearl (nee Schultz) Riek. Her early life was spent in East Troy, where she graduated from area schools. On Feb. […]

 
 

Town refines pet noise ordinance

Town refines pet noise ordinance

Update comes on heels of complaints By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Town of Burlington in recent weeks have received complaints of dogs barking from residents and decided at an Aug. 26 Town Board meeting to move forward with plans to change a portion of its ordinance. The change, which […]

 
 

Going great lengths for a big win

Going great lengths for a big win

Broncos make most of impromptu matchup of ranked teams Union Grove High School literally went to extreme lengths to find a football opponent on Aug. 27. The Broncos, initially scheduled to host Racine Park on Aug. 27, had to seek a new team to play after Park canceled the contest […]

 
 

Making it a Super (soapy) day

Making it a Super (soapy) day

Union Grove’s Super Saturday on Aug. 28 featured all kinds of activities including these children making oversized soap bubbles on Main Street. The day’s entertainment included performances from the Dinder Brothers Family Circus, fire trucks on display from the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department and live music by Weird Science and […]

 
 

Masks optional at WUHS

Masks optional at WUHS

Superintendent ‘very confident’ in plan for school year By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Following a pattern at Waterford’s K-8 feeder districts, high school officials recently outlined their plans for a “mask optional” start to the school year, which began Sept. 1. Superintendent Luke Francois discussed several aspects of WUHS’ kickoff of […]

 
 

2-0 Toppers set to open league play

2-0 Toppers set to open league play

CCHS coming off shutout of Shoreland Lutheran By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The unbeaten Catholic Central High School football team hosts Brookfield Academy (1-1) at 7 p.m. Friday night to open Midwest Classic Conference action. Toppers coach Tom Aldrich said Brookfield has a good quarterback and will provide a stiff challenge. […]

 
 

Aquatic Center made a big splash in 2021

Aquatic Center made a big splash in 2021

Facility had a banner season for attendance By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Jeanne Otter, director of the Burlington Community Aquatic Center, described the 2021 season in one word: Fabulous. The Aquatic Center, which saw limited attendance in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reportedly brought in 46,420 people through Saturday […]

 
 

COVID hospitalizations spike in area

COVID hospitalizations spike in area

Increase is largely among unvaccinated, Advocate Aurora official says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Advocate Aurora Health on Tuesday reported a sharp increase in hospital admissions for COVID-19 in the last week primarily because of the more infectious delta variant among unvaccinated people. The health care provider, which is the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      When COVID-19 shut down most activities in the summer of 2020, the Burlington Community Aquatic Center was one of the few community pools to open in the area. Still, with reduced attendance, people worried what impact the restricted season would have on the non-profit operation’s bottom line. The good […]

 
 
 
 

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