Author Archive: Jason Arndt

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 […]

 
 

Libertyfest opens its doors Friday

Libertyfest opens its doors Friday

Libertyfest Schedule Libertyfest kicks off Friday with the unveiling of carnival rides and two musical performances by Nora Collins and the Pat Watters Band, both whom have a country music flavor. Meanwhile, Twin Lakes native Megan Ruger cancelled, and has been replaced by Random Maxx on Saturday night. Tickets to […]

 
 

Paddock Lake kids bike parade set for July 2

Paddock Lake kids bike parade set for July 2

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent It’s time for kids to get ready to ride in Paddock Lake. Children can put patriotic decorations on those bikes and even dress up themselves to celebrate Independence Day in the annual Paddock Lake bike parade July 2. Kids should head to Mcalonan Park on 248th […]

 
 

Obregon’s defense requests venue change

Obregon’s defense requests venue change

Accused killer appeared in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Andrew Obregon, 33, appeared in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday, where both parties agreed they need more time to prepare for a September Jury Trial. In the motion hearing, Obregon’s defense requested a change of venue, […]

 
 

Three Aquanuts to represent Team USA

Three Aquanuts to represent Team USA

Twin Lakes Water Ski team national title holders By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the defending National Champion Aquanuts Water Ski squad have performed before crowds at Lance Park since late May, the team made its first defense of the title in Janesville last weekend at the Mercury Open, where […]