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JOAN M. EHLEN

JOAN M. EHLEN

      Joan M. Ehlen, 83, died April 20, 2022. Joan was born in Burlington on Feb. 23, 1939, to the late George and Helen (Koetterhagen) Bieneman. She attended St. Mary’s High School in Burlington, where she graduated as Valedictorian of her class. On July 18, 1959 at St. Mary’s Catholic […]

 
 

Police investigating misconduct allegations against teacher’s aide

School officials say aide is no longer affiliated with district   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer   The City of Burlington Police Department on Friday confirmed it is actively investigating allegations of inappropriate contact with students by a former Dyer Elementary School staff member.   The staff member — who […]

 
 

Police chief announces retirement; city interviews potential replacement

Police chief announces retirement; city interviews potential replacement

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington Police and Fire Commission interviewed two candidates to succeed retiring Police Chief Mark Anderson Thursday in a closed session. However, it is unclear if the two candidates are finalists, or if they are officers within the police department, since the […]

 
 

11 charged in drug conspiracy

11 charged in drug conspiracy

Investigation stretched from Arizona to Wisconsin Eleven people have been charged with for conspiring to deliver more than 500 grams of methamphetamine following a multi-jurisdictional investigation centered in Walworth County. On Monday the Walworth County District Attorney’s Office, on behalf of the Walworth County Drug Enforcement Unit and Bureau of […]

 
 

Jefferson St. remake a test case for city

Jefferson St. remake a test case for city

Similar improvements could be incorporated into pending Pine St. project By Jason Arndt Staff Writer City of Burlington officials are exploring ways to soften the downtown area through streetscape improvements and could use the Jefferson Street reconstruction project set for this summer as a test case. The Jefferson Street project, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      These days, with school budgets as tight as a lid on a pickle jar, districts find it nearly impossible to undertake needed capital projects without going to a referendum. So, how the Burlington Area School District will finance a $3.6 million master plan for its outdoor athletic complex at […]

 
 

LYNN HILLEN

LYNN HILLEN

      Lynn Hillen, 89, passed away April 16, 2022, at Oak Park Place in Burlington. Lynn was born on March 5, 1933 to Cecil R. and Edith M. (nee Gorenflo) Womble in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She went to college at the University of Tennessee, where she met the love of her […]

 
 

DONNA MAE ETTEN

DONNA MAE ETTEN

      Donna Mae Etten, 87, of Burlington, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Oak Park Place. Donna was born in Kenosha on Aug. 10, 1934, to Howard and Stella (nee Drissel) Biehn. Her early life was spent in Paris Township. She graduated from St. John’s Grade School and Union […]

 
 

A lesson in environmental responsibility

A lesson in environmental responsibility

    Area children had a chance to get a hands-on lesson in composting and recycling during a recent program hosted by the Rochester Public Library. Kan-Do 4-H Club member Victoria Van Dan led the program. The young participants helped construct and feed a compost bin in the Rochester Community Garden, […]

 
 

Gordon’s goals give way to Waterford rout of Demons

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Taylor Gordon scored seven goals and led the Waterford girls soccer team to an 8-3 Southern Lakes Conference victory over Burlington April 12 at home. Gordon scored three goals in the first half and powered Waterford to a 4-2 halftime lead over the Demons (2-2, 0-2 […]

 
 
 
 

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