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A sweeping success

A sweeping success

Curling attracts fans from far and wide By Jason Arndt Editor For some people, curling is more than just a sport, it is a way for them to socialize. The social sport, according to the United States Curling Association, is an activity where players slide 42-pound granite stones down a […]

 
 

Twin Lakes amends budget

Twin Lakes amends budget

Property owners to see tax savings By Jason Arndt Editor Upon further review of its adopted budget, Twin Lakes village officials discovered higher than anticipated growth, among other items. The higher than anticipated growth, in addition to the village’s revaluation and building activity, forced the Village Board to amend the […]

 
 

Probable cause found in homicide case

Probable cause found in homicide case

Four defendants bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Editor Despite objections by their attorneys, four Racine men accused in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Joseph Riley were bound over for trial, which will be before Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jason Rossell. Kenosha County Commissioner Loren Keating, who […]

 
 

Wheatland OKs new fire station construction manager

Wheatland OKs new fire station construction manager

But chief says change in contractors was made without his input By Jason Arndt Editor The Wheatland Town Board approved a construction management contract with Scherrer Construction, Inc., of Burlington, for a proposed new fire station at a Nov. 26 meeting. The unanimous decision, aside from absent supervisor Andrew Lois, […]

 
 

Village clerk ready to retire

Village clerk ready to retire

Her deputy will step into the role By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent For the past 16 years, when Paddock Lake residents came into the municipal office, they more than likely received service from with Emily Uhlenhake. On Dec. 1, Uhlenhake will retire, leaving current deputy Clerk-Treasurer Michelle Shramek at the office […]

 
 

Group pays for walleye stocking

Group pays for walleye stocking

Game fish added to Paddock Lake recently By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent On the morning of Nov. 14, more than 1,000 walleye were stocked in Paddock Lake. The grassroots effort to stock the fish began at the 2017 Paddock Lake Hooker Lake Association meeting. “We realized that this project would take […]

 
 

UPDATE: Authorities arrest last two murder suspects

Multiple ambulances responded to the Town of Wheatland Thursday night after a shooting (Mike Ramczyk/The Report).

Investigators with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department believe they may have arrested the last two suspects involved in the homicide of a Town of Wheatland man on Sunday. The arrest of Augustine Jesus Sanchez, 20, and Anthony Lee Harris II, 23, both of Racine, comes less than 48 hours after […]

 
 

Love for Leah benefit draws hundreds

Love for Leah benefit draws hundreds

Local girl, 5, still has long road to recovery By Jason Arndt Editor At a packed Parkway Chateau in Kenosha on Saturday, where hundreds attended the Love for Leah benefit, guest of honor Leah Dinchak did what any 5-year-old does. Dinchak, of Trevor, was seen smiling, tugging at her father […]

 
 

UPDATE: Shooting in Wheatland leaves one dead, another injured

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth addresses reporters at a Friday news conference about a homicide in Wheatland (Jason Arndt/The Report).

Suspects, both of Racine, arrested at nearby restaurant By Jason Arndt Editor A home invasion in the Town of Wheatland turned deadly Thursday, when two suspects broke through a front door, and opened fire at the four residents inside. One of the four residents returned fire, which left the two […]

 
 

One dead in Wheatland/Paddock Lake quadruple shooting

One dead in Wheatland/Paddock Lake quadruple shooting

A shooting in the Town of Wheatland Thursday night left one person dead and three others injured, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, which indicated the shooting is still an on ongoing investigation. The quadruple shooting initially started at a residence in the 31500 block of 71st Street, where […]