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OWI suspect allegedly kicked sheriff’s deputy

OWI suspect allegedly kicked sheriff’s deputy

A 45-year-old Twin Lakes man is accused of kicking a Racine County sheriff’s deputy in the face while officers attempted to subdue him for an OWI-related blood test. Ronald D. Oneil was bound over for trial on felony operating while intoxicated-fourth offense, battery to a law enforcement officer and resisting […]

 
 

Paddock Lake residents see little rise in property taxes

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Village of Paddock Lake will see a 7 percent rise in professional services and a decrease in state shared revenue, but residents will not experience an equivalent rise on their property tax bills. The Kenosha County Sheriff contract increased $33,900 and the fire and rescue […]

 
 

Central Board of Education approves facilities analysis

Central Board of Education approves facilities analysis

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent At its Nov. 19 regular meeting, the Westosha Central High School Board of Education approved a contract with Bray Architects not to exceed $10,000 for a comprehensive facilities analysis. The plan is to have Bray work with various groups, including community members, to determine what the […]

 
 

Former Twin Lakes police captain set for trial

Former Twin Lakes police captain set for trial

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Dennis Linn, a former Twin Lakes Police captain, will go on trial on drug charges after a hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court on Nov. 26. Linn, according to online court records, is scheduled to appear at a Feb. 27 jury status hearing with jury […]

 
 

Westosha Central board approves facilities analysis

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Westosha Central High School Board of Education approved a contract with Bray Architects not to exceed $10,000 for a comprehensive facilities analysis. The plan, approved Nov. 19, is to have Bray work with various groups, including community members, to determine what the facilities need. “We […]

 
 

Music in honor of our vets

Music in honor of our vets

    Members of the Westosha Central High School Wind Ensemble perform during the Veterans Day ceremony at the school on Nov. 11. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Cold, snow predicted for middle of next week

Cold, snow predicted for middle of next week

Exact track of storm will determine where the boundary between rain and snow The official start of winter is still about two weeks away, but conditions are coming together in a way that could bring another major winter-like storm to a large portion of the middle of the United States […]

 
 

Lake County authorities continue search for missing Westosha student

Lake County authorities continue search for missing Westosha student

Sheriff’s Office requesting help from public Lake County authorities are continuing their search for a missing teen with ties to Kenosha County as of Saturday and have asked for the public’s help in finding her. Emma Roberts, 16, of Antioch, was last seen Wednesday leaving school at Westosha Central, 24617 […]

 
 

Jury finds one of four homicide suspects guilty

Jury finds one of four homicide suspects guilty

Racine man convicted in killing of Joseph Riley By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Kenosha County jury needed less than three hours to convict one of four accused in a home invasion and fatal shooting of a Town of Wheatland man. Markeith Wilson, 21, of Racine, found guilty of four […]

 
 

Tackling homelessness in Kenosha County

Tackling homelessness in Kenosha County

Officials discuss ways to help people move forward By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Representatives from agencies in Kenosha County and Wisconsin gathered at The Sharing Center on Sept. 12 to pool information about the homeless problem. Those who attended the meeting were Mike Basford, director of the Wisconsin Interagency Council on […]

 
 
 
 
 

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