Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Police receive positive reviews on Internet Exchange location

Police receive positive reviews on Internet Exchange location

Twin Lakes unveiled sign in the middle of June By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Since the Twin Lakes Police Department unveiled a new Internet Purchase Exchange Location sign in the middle of June, officials have received positive reviews, according to Police Chief Adam Grosz. “We have had several citizens use […]

 
 

Progress Days set for weekend

Bristol event touts family fun Bristol Progress Days is set to kick off Friday with several returning events, along with an inaugural 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk, held at the Hansen Park Pavilion. Progress Days, which runs July 8-10, features activities for people of all ages, according to the organization’s […]

 
 

Shaw not facing further charges

Shaw not facing further charges

Twin Lakes woman held in Nevada jail By Jason Arndt Staff Writer No additional charges will be filed against Sheree Ann Shaw, a Twin Lakes woman who was allegedly under the influence of heroin in a May 6 crash that killed McHenry, Ill., resident Amy Thornton, according to a McHenry […]

 
 

Enrichment program brings together students from feeder schools

Enrichment program brings together students from feeder schools

Summer Mash-Up enrolls 102 students in opening week By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Opening week of the inaugural Summer Mash-Up program held at Wilmot Union High School has brought more than summer enrichment, according to Co-Principal Julie Strasser, who hopes to build on the success next year. Summer Mash-Up, attended […]

 
 

Fellow Mortals files injunction against ATC

Town, attorneys say company is not exempt from needing permission to clear-cut trees By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent American Transmission Co. was scheduled to begin clear-cutting trees last week on the property of Fellow Mortals Rehabilitation Hospital at W4632 Palmer Road in the Town of Geneva. The action was delayed […]

 
 

Campus notes

Dean’s List South Dakota State University • Erin Elizabeth Blase, of Twin Lakes, College of Education and Human Science. Graduate Tulane University • Kyle Barthel, of Salem, Freeman School of Business with a Master in Finance. Hall of Fame • Megan (Kerkman) LeQuesne, of Westosha Central, received induction into the […]

 
 

Salem board puts hold on Wise Grant traffic program

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Several Salem Town Board members expressed displeasure recently that town administrator Pat Casey and Public Safety supervisor Dave Shortess had applied for a WISE Grant traffic enforcement program and begun purchasing additional gear without coming before the town board. “We are authorized to make purchases up […]

 
 

PHOTOS: Libertyfest launches Friday, two days left

PHOTOS: Libertyfest launches Friday, two days left

While Friday marked the opening of the annual Libertyfest celebration at Lance Park in Twin Lakes, there is plenty more to come Saturday, starting with an 11 a.m. Grand Parade from Legion to Lance Park and capped off with a bang. Friday’s opening launch began with the country stylings of […]

 
 

Trevor native competed in Miss Wisconsin

Trevor native competed in Miss Wisconsin

O’Connell advanced to semifinals By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer Elkhorn native Malainey Myrin had a philosophical attitude approaching last week’s Miss Wisconsin pageant as Miss Wood Violet. “I came here with the expectation that I got last place or I got first place, I would still be putting everything out […]

 
 

Twin Lakes woman accused in fatal crash arrested in Vegas

Twin Lakes woman accused in fatal crash arrested in Vegas

Shaw, 45, a fugitive of justice, prosecutor said By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Sheree Ann Shaw failed to appear at a June 7 court appearance in Illinois, the Twin Lakes woman accused in a fatal crash became a fugitive of justice, according to a McHenry County prosecutor. Shaw’s run […]