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Salem Lakes deals with drainage issues

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The soil borings for the Timberlane Subdivision stormwater project revealed peat moss throughout the area. If concrete pipe were used, pylons would be required every two feet to hold the pipes. This would cost about $700,000. Village of Salem Lakes interim Administrator Mike Murdock explained in […]

 
 

Falcon returns home

Falcon returns home

Students bring back iconic statue By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For five years, an iconic piece of Westosha Central High School history sat in a Burlington lot — until the Class of 2019 orchestrated the wood-carved Falcon statue’s return. On May 30, students welcomed the statue back, a journey that […]

 
 

Fast-paced first impression

Westosha Central High School freshman Ava Viirre (right), who plays for the Kenosha Storm, eludes a player from USM.

Lacrosse enthusiasm grows By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At first glance, when anyone watches Lacrosse players roam the field, two words come to mind. Those two words: Fast-paced. Lacrosse is a contact sport with 10 players on each team who use sticks to carry, throw, catch and shoot the ball […]

 
 

Partnering with the community

Partnering with the community

Wilmot bolstering student job skills By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At Wilmot Union High School, three students with disabilities are bolstering their vocational skills, thanks to partnerships with area businesses. Brian Hopkins, special education teacher, said the partnerships with each business helps students improve their functional skills and prepares them […]

 
 

Chicken about chickens

Village board, residents still haggling over ordinance By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes board discussed the possibility for placing the chicken ordinance on the May 20 Committee of the Whole agenda, but it wasn’t there. The village has been wrestling with the revised ordinance for several months. At least […]

 
 

Fatality reported in Salem Lakes train and vehicle collision

Fatality reported in Salem Lakes train and vehicle collision

  While the identity remains unclear as of Thursday afternoon, Kenosha County authorities are reporting one fatality as a result of a train and vehicle collision in the Village of Salem Lakes, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. The Sheriff’s Department, which reports a representative from the Medical Examiner’s […]

 
 

First of its kind in western Kenosha County

First of its kind in western Kenosha County

Archwood Assisted Living set to open by November By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ground was broken on May 10 for the Archwood Senior Assisted Living Community. The facility has been a long time in coming. Paddock Lake officials have discussed the possibility of such a facility in the very spot for […]

 
 

Decade of climbing the ladder

Decade of climbing the ladder

Wheatland teen attains Eagle Scout status Travis Senft, of Wheatland, started as a Cub Scout in first grade. And over the past 10 years he was able to accumulate more than 40 badges and has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He belongs to Troop 381 and said he has […]

 
 

Wilmot snags National Academic Decathlon title

Wilmot snags National Academic Decathlon title

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Even after the Wilmot Union High School academic decathlon team swept the top three spots in each division, coach Don Serkowski said his squad was still at the edge of its seats as they awaited the unveiling of Division 2 national champion. The waiting, he […]

 
 

Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Linn, 47, accused of possessing drugs By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A former Twin Lakes police captain accused of illegally removing drugs from the department pleaded not guilty at a May 2 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Dennis Linn, bound over for trial on March 28, will next appear […]

 
 
 
 
 

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