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Mattek honored for years of service

Mattek honored for years of service

Salem Lakes swears in new members By Jason Arndt Editor For more than two decades, Jeffrey Mattek has served Village of Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue in several capacities, but his tenure ended at the May 18 swearing-in and pinning ceremony. Mattek, who retired after 23 years, received a standing […]

 
 

Antioch man dies in crash involving Central school bus

Antioch man dies in crash involving Central school bus

Three students suffer minor injuries, school said By Jason Arndt Editor An Illinois man is dead and three Westosha Central High School students inside a school bus suffered minor injuries after a Friday morning crash in the 24500 block of Wilmot Road. The crash happened when the bus carrying 19 […]

 
 

Lakewood to go Lake to Lake

Lakewood to go Lake to Lake

Annual 5K run set for June 3 By Jason Arndt Editor In the last five years, Lakewood School has sought to bring the community together for its annual 5K run, which has changed themes to offer a fresh perspective for participants. This year, the annual 5K run plans to go […]

 
 

Appeals court reverses sex offender placement

Appeals court reverses sex offender placement

By Jason Arndt Editor The appeal and decision took a year, but a Wisconsin appeals court reversed a Department of Health Services placement of a sexually violent offender into a Town of Wheatland residence, where a family with a child lives two doors down. Michael McGee, 54, convicted in 1987 […]

 
 

Twin Lakes to wrangle resident geese

Twin Lakes to wrangle resident geese

Summer round-up targeted By Jason Arndt Editor In the last 25 years, the resident Canada geese population has exploded in Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources reports. The Village of Twin Lakes, according to some lakefront property owners is one of the areas experiencing the explosion, which led the Lake […]

 
 

LIFESAVING HEROICS

LIFESAVING HEROICS

Central student helps rescue Special Olympian When Westosha Central High School’s Rachel Senft served as a lifeguard for the Special Olympics team at Lake Geneva Badger on Feb. 28, the student discovered a participant suffer a heart attack while swimming. Senft, a swimmer on the Badger co-op junior varsity team, […]

 
 

EN GARDE!

EN GARDE!

Area teen trains in the art of fencing By Jason Arndt Editor The Summer Olympics is often the only time fencing gains exposure in the country, but for one area student, the sport has become an everyday part of her life. Liz Gorka, 15, of Salem Lakes has been involved […]

 
 

Two area teachers bolster tech training

Two area teachers bolster tech training

Two area technology education teachers received Snap-On torques to use inside their classrooms after they attended a Gateway Technical Seminar last month. In addition to Westosha Central High School teacher Eric Anderson, Jeff Kehoe of Wilmot Union also attended the seminar held last month. According to a Gateway news release, […]

 
 

Twin Lakes woman bound for trial

Twin Lakes woman bound for trial

Wright allegedly ran over ex-boyfriend By Jason Arndt Editor Anna Wright, of Twin Lakes, has been bound over for trial after she appeared in Kenosha County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing on allegations she ran over her 38-year-old boyfriend with her Jeep. According to online court records, Court Commissioner […]

 
 

COLLEGE NEWS: Salerno delivers scholarly presentation

COLLEGE NEWS: Salerno delivers scholarly presentation

Central graduate attends Carthage College Maria Salerno, a Westosha Central High School graduate, was among several scholars celebrated at Carthage College April 28. The seventh annual Celebration of Scholars event is a poster exhibitions that features original research, scholarship and creative completed by Carthage students. Salerno, of Salem Lakes, presented […]

 
 
 
 
 

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