Calumet County Dive Team member Connie Loewe, left, with 11-year-old Tiffany Dombrowski of Valders. Loewe was one of the people who came to Dombrowski's rescue in Lake Winnebago in 2009.
Becoming a certified scuba diver is no easy feat. It requires hours of training, lots of practice and the ability to mentally overcome the fear associated with the sport.
An 11-year-old Valders girl has overcome these issues and more. Tiffany Dombrowski recently received her scuba diving certificate three years after a tragic accident trapped her in the icy waters of Lake Winnebago.
Tiffany, then 7, was in a truck on a frozen Lake Winnebago off the east shore in February 2009 with Daniel Kleinhans and his daughter, Savannah, when the truck broke through the ice. Daniel and Savannah died. ...