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DENNIS R. ROBERS

DENNIS R. ROBERS

      Dennis R. Robers, age 70, of Randall, died Jan. 5, 2019.   He was born on June 7, 1948 to the late Marion and Myrtle (Lois) Robers. On October 10, 1970 at St. Mary’s Church in Burlington, he was united in marriage to Rita Barkei. Dennis was a dairy farmer […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 2: Aquatic Center opens

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 2: Aquatic Center opens

New facility draws 38,000 people in its inaugural year In its inaugural season, the Burlington Community Aquatic Center made a big splash, according to Director Jeanne Otter. Otter, in an interview last August, said the newly minted pool saw more than 38,000 people come through the doors and a significant […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 3: Police sergeant charged with sex assault

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 3: Police sergeant charged with sex assault

Baumhardt resigns and faces trial in neighboring county A former City of Burlington police sergeant accused of sexual misconduct while on duty last July brought more changes to a department already undergoing reorganization. Matthew Baumhardt, 30, who allegedly assaulted an intoxicated woman he was supposed to be helping July 28-29, […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 4: Senior Center lease saga

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 4: Senior Center lease saga

City grants center rent-free status in 2018-19 The Burlington Senior Center underwent a turbulent, and triumphant, initial year at the former Knights of Columbus building in 2018. On May 1, the Common Council rejected a lease agreement on a 4-2 decision that would have allowed the Senior Center to remain […]

 
 

Toppers emerge as area’s Team of the Year

Toppers emerge as area’s Team of the Year

First-year coach knew his volleyball squad was special By Andrew Horschak Correspondent The Catholic Central High School girls volleyball team made a favorable first impression on Wayne Schultz. When the successful longtime coach was hired to lead the Hilltoppers at the end of the 2017-18 school year, it didn’t take […]

 
 

A standout for all seasons

A standout for all seasons

Demons’ Webley earns male Athlete of the Year honors By Andrew Horschak Correspondent A throwback three-sport standout in football, basketball and track and field, Nick Webley was poised to have a senior year that most high school athletes can only dream about. Then it happened. During a Week 6 matchup […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Volleyball Titletown

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Volleyball Titletown

Double state tournament victory makes Burlington area proud For the first time since 2012, the City of Burlington welcomed two state girls volleyball champions, Division 1 Burlington and Division 4 Catholic Central. At a joint celebration held in the Burlington High School gym on Nov. 5, Hefty referred to the […]

 
 

BERNICE ANN ELDERBROOK

BERNICE ANN ELDERBROOK

      Bernice Ann Elderbrook, age 90, of Waterford, formerly of Burlington, passed away at Waterford Senior Living on Jan. 2, 2019. She was born on Dec. 23, 1928 in New Munster to Benjamin and Regina (nee Richter) Robers. Bernice attended St. Al’s graded school and was a graduate of Wilmot […]

 
 

Primary set for City Council seat

Primary set for City Council seat

There will also be a three-way race for two seats on School Board By Jason Arndt Editor While three aldermanic incumbents are running uncontested, one faces opposition from two challengers to force a Feb. 19 primary election, the city clerk’s office reported on Wednesday. Collectively, the six candidates had until […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The Burlington Area School District, which saw a previous referendum fail, went back to the drawing board and presented taxpayers with a different choice in 2018. The change won over voters during a November referendum that will allow the district to replace an aging Karcher Middle School and complete […]

 
 
 
 

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