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Sheriff recovers vehicles reportedly stolen by murder suspect

Sheriff recovers vehicles reportedly stolen by murder suspect

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has recovered three of the vehicles stolen by murder suspect Andrew Obregon. Officials said the vehicles were used in high-speed.chases and then abandoned by Obregon, who has been on the run since Oct. 2. Here is the text of the news release issued by the […]

 
 

Suspect has been hiding out in cornfields

Suspect has been hiding out in cornfields

Sheriff plans to saturate the area with officers until Obregon is captured By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said Wednesday authorities plan to “saturate” the northwestern Kenosha County area with law enforcement officers in an effort to find and capture Andrew Obregon – a suspect in […]

 
 

Emergency responders want address signs

Emergency responders want address signs

But board members not convinced Twin Lakes needs them By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer While the Twin Lakes Village Board didn’t make a decision at a recent meeting on whether to install uniform address signs for every property in the village, the subject did inspire an argument on whether the […]

 
 

Investigators say officer was killed with his own gun

Investigators say officer was killed with his own gun

Signs of struggle noted at crime scene Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed with his own weapon following what appeared to be a struggle, investigators in the case said Thursday. Authorities are continuing to investigate the case as a homicide, Commander George Filenko of the Lake […]

 
 

Manhunt has area on edge

Manhunt has area on edge

Sheriff fears suspect in murder case ‘will  go out in a big show’ The manhunt continued Wednesday morning for Andrew Mario Obregon, 32, who was initially described as a “person of interest” in the death of Tywon Anderson, 37, whose body was found in a cornfield in the Town of […]

 
 

County officials are pushing flu shots

The Lake County Health Department Community Health Center is encouraging residents to get a flu shot this fall. Last year, six deaths and 49 intensive care unit admissions were associated with complications brought on by influenza in Lake County. “Those six months of age or older should get a flu […]

 
 

Randall referendum is Tuesday

Randall referendum is Tuesday

School administrator says plan makes fiscal sense By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer After Randall School Administrator John Gendron spoke about the Oct. 13 operational referendum for close to a half hour at a recent Twin Lakes Village Board meeting, one resident in attendance got straight to the point.       “I […]

 
 

Construction closes Wilmot Road

Wilmot Road, north of Highway 173, will be closed to traffic through Oct. 21, for construction improvements crossing the roadway, according to McHenry County transportation officials. A detour will be posted. Northbound traffic will be rerouted to Siedschlag Road to Highway CK to reconnect with Wilmot Road/Fox River Road just […]

 
 

Local clerks see potential of e-poll books

But most say state needs to provide standards By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent An electronic poll book, or e-poll book, is the computer and program that replaces a paper-based poll book. State law allows municipal clerks to maintain both paper and electronic poll books. And while some local clerks have seen […]

 
 

Salem Grade School has 10 new teachers

Rate of turnover higher than normal, administrator says By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ten teachers either resigned positions for other jobs or retired from Salem Grade School prior to the start of classes last month. At the Sept. 15 School Board meeting, Salem District Administrator Dave Milz told the board that […]