Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo will visit his alma mater to dedicate Burlington High School’s new synthetic turf field ­– Tony Romo Field at Don Dalton Stadium – on Friday, Sept. 30.

The dedication, scheduled for halftime of the Demons homecoming football game, will recognize Romo and others for their donations to the field project. The game begins at 7 p.m.

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Here’s a look at some of the other stories in this week’s edition:


HOME AGAIN: For Catholic Central High School graduate Ania Horner, she couldn’t imagine coming back to the area to become President of Aurora Medical Center-Burlington and Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, considering the long journey she endured.


A NEW LIEUTENANT: City of Burlington Police Chief Brian Zmudzinski said Jeremy Krusemark has worn many hats, inside and outside of the community, ranging from being a veteran, police officer as well as a farmer. He’s now the second in command at the Police Department.


HYBRID SQUAD CARS: The City of Burlington Police Department plans to add two more hybrid vehicles to its fleet under a proposed purchase contract the Common Council plans to consider at an Oct. 4 meeting. Police Chief Brian Zmudzinski says the hybrid squad cars save money.


COURT NEWS: A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Sept. 28 for a Waterford man charged with beating his wife and preventing her from leaving by putting a mattress on top of her.


ON TOP OF THE SLC: The Burlington High School girls volleyball team hasn’t had any trouble playing Southern Lakes Conference competition during its 2022 campaign. The Demons, who have opened with four consecutive league victories, continued to stay unbeaten in Elkhorn on Tuesday.