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Authorities arrest 4 in rash of countywide break-ins

Authorities arrest 4 in rash of countywide break-ins

After a diligent investigation conducted by authorities, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of four people involved in a slew of break-ins throughout the western end, according to a statement released by the department Thursday. On July 5, investigators executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of […]

 
 

Extreme weather puts the pinch on area strawberry farms

Extreme weather puts the pinch on area strawberry farms

By Jason Arndt Editor High heat followed by short-term heavy rainfall put a pinch at area strawberry farms where producers have reported a challenging season. That season, which ended abruptly last weekend, normally runs from mid-June through July 4. Gary Walvoord, who operates Walvoord Farm Berries in Kansasville, blames the […]

 
 

Volunteers integral part of homeless count

Counts are done twice each year to help address the problem By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Lisa Haen is the associate director at Kenosha Human Development Services, Inc. and monitors the number of homeless people in Kenosha County, both east and west of I-94. A Point in Time, or PIT, as […]

 
 

Scorching weekend

Scorching weekend

Thousands still attend Libertyfest By Jason Arndt Editor Under the sweltering sun, thousands of people still came together June 29-30 in the Village of Twin Lakes, where the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association held its annual Libertyfest celebration. The annual celebration consisting of a parade, children’s activities, food […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Scorching heat did not deter some area residents from attending the annual Libertyfest parade in downtown Twin Lakes last weekend, when the Aquanuts returned to their home of Lake Mary, which had been closed due to a slow no wake order. This week’s Twin Lakes Report will also have articles […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Last weekend marked another day on the farm, where thousands came together for the annual Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast, which was hosted by Spoerlein Never Rest Farms. In other county news, there has been a rash of break-ins extending beyond the initially reported Village of Salem Lakes, and authorities continue […]

 
 

Dozens of break-ins reported in county

Dozens of break-ins reported in county

Incidents widespread, authorities urge caution By Jason Arndt Editor While authorities investigate a rash of a break-ins in Western Kenosha County, they have urged residents to stay vigilant and report suspicious activity, Capt. Robert Hallisy of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said on Thursday. Hallisy said his department has received […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Jenkins willing to tackle challenges

Wilmot’s Jenkins willing to tackle challenges

Recent graduate The Report’s Outstanding Senior By Jason Arndt Editor Annually, the Report issues an award for Outstanding Senior at Wilmot Union High School, which submitted nominations for review by staff. Upon reviewing nominations of four recent graduates of the school, awarding the Outstanding Senior was not easy, and took […]

 
 

Vet says job is never boring

Vet says job is never boring

New therapies, clients keep things fresh By Jason Arndt Editor After more than 30 years in veterinary medicine, Dr. Mary Sue Lux of Westosha Veterinary Hospital in Kenosha County still finds satisfaction in her position, and is always learning new therapies. Lux, who started as an employee of the full-service […]

 
 

Former foster father sentenced to 25 years

Former foster father sentenced to 25 years

Reed, 65, committed acts about two decades ago By Jason Arndt Editor A former foster father convicted of sexually assaulting boys under his care received 25 years in prison at a June 7 sentencing hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Gary M. Reed, 65, who pleaded guilty to two of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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