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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The chance to use $2 million in federal road repaving funds has the City of Burlington working in overdrive to secure the money for a major artery. If all aspects fall into place, the city will be able to repave Milwaukee Avenue from Teut Road to Highway W in […]

 
 

Three people injured in balloon crash are recovering

Three people injured in balloon crash are recovering

  The three people injured Wednesday evening when the hot air balloon they were in struck a train in downtown Burlington were released from the hospital Thursday. According to the Burlington Police Department, the injured included the pilot, Jimmy Winder, 62, of Bristol; passenger Nikolay Veltchev, 37, of Barrington, Illinois, […]

 
 

Flyin’ high at the Jamboree

Flyin’ high at the Jamboree

 

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Hot air balloon crashes in the area are rare. Even more rare, however, is a hot air balloon that crashes into a freight train. That’s exactly what happened Tuesday in downtown Burlington. The crash, which left the three occupants of the balloon with “life-threatening injuries,” is among the top […]

 
 

DEBRA RITA MANTHEI

DEBRA RITA MANTHEI

      Debra Rita Manthei, 69, of Burlington, was taken to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 28, 2022, following a courageous battle with cancer. Debi was born to Daniel and Rita (Vos) Johann on Oct. 3, 1952, in Shreveport, Louisiana. She attended Burlington High School and graduated from St. Clara’s […]

 
 

Breaking news: Hot air balloon crashes in downtown Burlington

Breaking news: Hot air balloon crashes in downtown Burlington

Balloon may have hit building, train Three people were injured Wednesday evening when the hot air balloon they were in lost altitude and appeared to strike a building and a passing train in the 400 block of South Pine Street, according to a witness. At least one of the victims […]

 
 

RUSSELL JAMES SCHWARTZ

RUSSELL JAMES SCHWARTZ

      Russell (Bud) James Schwartz, 75, passed away peacefully May 30, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family. Russ was born in Burlington on Aug. 6, 1946, to Beatrice (nee Haldeman) and Duane Hall. Most of his life was spent in the Burlington area, graduating from Burlington High School. […]

 
 

RUTH MAGDALENE BERRY

RUTH MAGDALENE BERRY

      Ruth Magdalene Berry, 93, of Burlington, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughters, on Saturday, May 28, 2022. Ruth was born in Burlington on Sept. 4, 1928, to Edward and Florence (nee Reesman) Jackley. She grew up in Burlington and was a 1946 graduate of St. Mary’s High School. […]

 
 

MARILYN J. GANDER

MARILYN J. GANDER

      Marilyn J. Gander, 91, of Burlington, passed away on May 26, 2022 from vascular dementia. She died in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was known as a very gracious, humble, and caring person who was devoted to her family. After attending West Bend […]

 
 

Unruly student leads to lockdown at BHS

Unruly student leads to lockdown at BHS

  Burlington High School was locked down for a half hour Friday afternoon when a student in a mental health crisis wielded a pipe and refused to obey school officials, according to Burlington Police. A school staff member notified the department’s school resource officer of the incident at 12:16 p.m. […]

 
 
 
 

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