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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      With an area hospital system reaching record numbers of COVID-19 patients this week, Advocate Aurora Health is warning that things could get worse. “These are very concerning numbers, not just numbers, but people who are so ill that they require hospitalization and this points to the critically important need […]

 
 

JAMES L. JONES

JAMES L. JONES

      James L. Jones, 80, passed away on Dec. 31, 2021 at St. Catherines in Kenosha. James was born March 18, 1941 to Don and Sophia (Belak) Jones in Springfield, Ill. He spent his early years in Wilmot. On Jan. 27, 1968, he was united in marriage to Kathleen D. […]

 
 

KATHRYN A. FIDEL

KATHRYN A. FIDEL

      Kathryn A. Fidel, 57, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. On Sept. 27, 1964, at 1:27 p.m., Kathryn Amelia Wagner was born to Rose and Henry Wagner at Northwestern Hospital in Chicago. She was the youngest of five siblings. She grew up in Burlington, […]

 
 

GREGORY N. SCHINDLER

GREGORY N. SCHINDLER

      Gregory N. Schindler, 79, of Eagles Nest and formerly of the Elkhorn area, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at his home. Greg was born on Aug. 15, 1942, to Nicholas and Lucille (Connelly) Schindler in Chicago. He was a member of the Salem Central High School Class […]

 
 

JODIE DEAN PAVELSEK

JODIE DEAN PAVELSEK

      Jodie (Jody) Dean Pavelsek, 68, passed away suddenly, at his home on Dec. 28, 2021 after a journey with cancer. Jody was born on Sept. 3, 1953, in Smith Center, Kan., to Theodore and Rita (nee Breuckman) Pavelsek . He attended St. Mary’s Grade School and Burlington Public Schools. […]

 
 

LINDA L. POTTER

LINDA L. POTTER

      Linda L. Potter, 73, of Lyons, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at Burlington Aurora Hospital. Linda was born Aug. 24, 1948 to Virgil and Caroline (nee Baker) Jahns in Burlington. Her early life was spent in the Burlington area where she graduated from Burlington High School. On July […]

 
 

BETTY JEAN POTOKAR

BETTY JEAN POTOKAR

      Betty Jean Potokar, 102, of Union Grove and formally Waterford, passed away Dec. 27, 2021, at Aurora Medical Center Burlington. Betty was born on Oct. 30, 1919, in Northport to Clifford James and Estella (nee Tyler) Dean. She graduated from the New London High School class of ‘37. She […]

 
 

TERRY M. VOLBRECHT

TERRY M. VOLBRECHT

      Terry M. Volbrecht, 72, of Lyons, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. Terry was born in Elkhorn on May 2, 1949, to Wendolyn and June (nee Young) Volbrecht. On July 20, 1968, at Grace Bible Church in Burlington, he was united in […]

 
 

City calculates dam costs

City calculates dam costs

Options to improve or remove would cost average homeowner between $20 and $89 annually By Jason Arndt Staff Writer As residents and local officials mull the fate of the Echo Lake dam, including potential removal, many have posed another question. “The city has been asked what the Echo Lake Dam […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The year 2021 is best defined by the acronym that dominated headlines throughout the world for the second straight year: COVID-19. The pandemic touched lives in every corner of the community as it ebbed and flowed. It led to an unruly School Board meeting as parents protested the possibility […]

 
 
 
 

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