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Authorities, owner seek clues to Wheatland dog shooting

Authorities, owner seek clues to Wheatland dog shooting

By Jason Arndt Editor The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, along with owner Mike Fenske, are seeking information leading to the arrest of people responsible for shooting his family’s dog around Feb. 20. “The dog appeared to be shot and subsequently succumbed to its injuries,” the Sheriff’s Department said on Thursday. […]

 
 

Village police captain accused of illegally taking prescription drugs from department

Village police captain accused of illegally taking prescription drugs from department

The Twin Lakes Police Department has placed Capt. Dennis Linn on administrative leave amid both an internal and criminal investigation on allegations he illegally removed prescription medication from the department. While the Twin Lakes Police Department will conduct the internal investigation, according to a Feb. 18 news release, the Wisconsin […]

 
 

Growing while glowing

Growing while glowing

Twin Lakes woman opens school for underprivileged children in South Africa By Mike Ramczyk Staff Writer Lindsey Dickey always wanted to help people. When the Twin Lakes native and Wilmot High School graduate left the United States for South Africa in 2016, she knew she wanted to get into the […]

 
 

Salem Lakes man charged with attempted homicide

Salem Lakes man charged with attempted homicide

Sampsel, 40, allegedly drunk at time of incident By Jason Arndt Editor Justin Sampsel, 40, of Salem Lakes was charged with first degree attempted intentional homicide after he allegedly forced his wife to drive into a tree while she was driving on a Racine County road on Feb. 9. Sampsel, […]

 
 

Central to name Gendron as new district administrator

Central to name Gendron as new district administrator

By Jason Arndt Editor The Central High School District of Westosha did not have to look very far to find its next district administrator, according to a district announcement on Friday, which indicated the Board of Education could approve John Gendron to fill the leadership post at Tuesday’s meeting. Gendron, […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Lindsey Dickey always wanted to help people. When the Twin Lakes native and Wilmot High School graduate left the United States for South Africa in 2016, she knew she wanted to get into the medical field but didn’t know exactly where that path would lead. Little did she know in […]

 
 

College news: Fall 2018 Semester – Olivet Nazarene, Eau Claire, Madison, Green Bay, Stout

College news: Fall 2018 Semester – Olivet Nazarene, Eau Claire, Madison, Green Bay, Stout

Dean’s List Olivet Nazarene The following area student was named to the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois: Salem: Rebecca Bell To qualify for the Dean’s List, a full-time student must have earned a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a […]

 
 

Banding together

Banding together

Annual Band-O-Rama bolsters feeder school bonds By Jason Arndt Editor When Heidi Anderson was in grade school, she remembered participating in the annual Band-O-Rama at Westosha Central High School, where feeder schools collaborate on a collection of songs. Anderson, who attended Salem Grade School, is now the band director at […]

 
 

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

First two coaches recognized By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School welcomed eight new members, including two coaches, into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Jan. 26 the Club at Strawberry Creek in Kenosha. The ceremony, which is the second since 2017, was a collaborative effort […]

 
 

Salem Lakes to keep two courts

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board reversed a decision made last year to move from two municipal courts to one at the January 21 special board meeting. Trustee Bill Hopkins and Ron Gandt were the only no votes against changing back to two municipal courts. Last year, […]