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NATALIE M. TOMCZAK

NATALIE M. TOMCZAK

      Natalie M. Tomczak, of Genoa City, formerly of Burlington and Las Vegas, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family. Natalie was born in Chicago on Oct. 19, 1939, to the late Raymond and Harriet (Korprewicz) Splett. She was a graduate of Taft High […]

 
 

NANCY JANE EPPING

NANCY JANE EPPING

      Nancy Jane Epping, 90, of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She was born on Nov. 6, 1928, in Burlington to Emmett and Catherine (nee Whelan) Gorman. She grew up in Burlington and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. On Oct. […]

 
 

Smiling in the face of adversity

Smiling in the face of adversity

Tiedt driven to make a difference in and out of the classroom By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Re-wiring the mind. Burlington High School 2019 Outstanding Senior Malik Tiedt said it’s the only way he crawled out of a dark hole of anxiety and depression. Growing up, Tiedt, the third of five […]

 
 

Grove’s Fruth finds joy in everything she does

Grove’s Fruth finds joy in everything she does

Outstanding senior to study nursing By Jason Arndt Editor Katie Fruth puts her heart into everything she does, even if it means sacrificing sleep, but credits her parents for keeping her grounded. Fruth, of the Village of Raymond, spent her four years at Union Grove Union High School balancing multiple […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Outstanding Senior driven to excel

Catholic Central’s Outstanding Senior driven to excel

Krien shines bright in and out of the classroom By Jason Arndt Editor Jana Krien describes her younger sister, Krista, as a driven leader humbled by her achievements while showing kindness to everyone she meets. Jana Krien, who is four years older than Krista, remembers seeing these traits in Krista […]

 
 

‘Now or Never’

‘Now or Never’

Romo documentary premiers at local theater By Jason Arndt Editor Before Tony Romo donned a Demons football jersey, the former Dallas Cowboy quarterback played soccer, which is one of many insights featured in a documentary that follows his life in Burlington. The documentary titled “Now or Never: A Tony Romo […]

 
 

The coolest place in town

The coolest place in town

Aquatic Center packs ’em in as temperatures soar By Jason Arndt Editor With temperatures topping out above 90 degrees this week, many people packed the Burlington Community Aquatic Center, where new memberships continue to trickle in daily. According to Pool Director Jeanne Otter, who reported 705 of the 783 total […]

 
 

Gravel pit decision postponed

Spring Prairie residents line up in opposition to proposal By Jason Arndt Editor Spring Prairie residents voiced opposition to a proposed gravel pit in the township, even after the Planning and Zoning Commission postponed the decision at a June 27 meeting. Robert Kordus, president of Union Grove-based Asphalt Contractors, Inc., […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      There is no sophomore slump for the Burlington Community Aquatic Center. In its second season the $5 million waterpark is already ahead of the record membership pace set during its inaugural season. And that was before the 90-degree temperatures arrived this week. Editor Jason Arndt reports the Aquatic Center […]

 
 

Venetian Fest hits Browns Lake Saturday

Venetian Fest hits Browns Lake Saturday

Event includes boat parade, ski show, live music, fireworks By Jason Arndt Editor The annual Browns Lake Venetian Fest returns to Fischer Park on Saturday, July 6, and features live music, an Aquaducks water ski show and fireworks. The event opens with a 9 a.m. kayak/canoe/paddleboard excursion. According to organizer […]

 
 
 
 

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