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Kenosha County to host Drug Take-Back Day

Bristol one of two sites involved in April 27 effort Kenosha County will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted, unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to drop-off sites at Entrance […]

 
 

Paddock Lake trying to control Canada geese population

Personnel will be oiling eggs in May and June By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Canada goose is a common sight — and sound — in southeastern Wisconsin year-round. In the spring, one can notice them walking around near any body of fresh water, including roadside swamps. The birds like the […]

 
 

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Nelson, 50, was convicted of killing area insurance agent 34 years ago By Jason Arndt Editor In 1985, when Eric S. Nelson was 16 years old, he and Danny Dower were convicted in the shooting death of Dower’s foster father Joseph Vite in Bristol. Dower and Nelson are each serving […]

 
 

Prosecutors to try murder suspects separately

Prosecutors to try murder suspects separately

By Jason Arndt Editor Without objections from their defense attorneys, the four Racine men accused in the homicide of Joseph Riley in the Town of Wheatland last November will be tried separately following a request from Kenosha County prosecutors at a March 27 hearing. The four accused – Anthony L. […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Local races for village boards, town boards and school boards will dominate Tuesday’s Spring Election with several referenda sprinkled throughout the three-county area. The lone statewide race on the ballot is for Wisconsin Supreme Court to replace Justice Shirley Abrahamson, who is not seeking re-election. The candidates are current appeals […]

 
 

Furry Fundraiser

Furry Fundraiser

Stuffed animals depicting K9 Rex available The Twin Lakes Police Department announced stuffed animals depicting its K9 Rex are available for purchase at the front counter of the department at 920 Lance Drive. The availability, according to a Facebook post, comes after the department received multiple requests for the stuffed […]

 
 

Komets hockey makes program history

Komets hockey makes program history

Local influence played a role The Kenosha Komets 18U hockey team captured its first Tier II State Championship in program history after defeating the Green Bay Bobcats in a best-of-three series in Fond du Lac March 8-9. The Komets started with a 2-1 victory on March 8 and sealed the […]

 
 

Wilmot decathletes 6-peat in state competition

Wilmot decathletes 6-peat in state competition

By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School academic decathlon team returned from state competition in Wisconsin Dells with plenty of hardware in early March, including a sixth consecutive championship, which qualifies the squad for national competition. According to coach Don Serkowski, the team of nine decathletes brought home […]

 
 

Wheatland’s Hartley wins Kohl Fellowship

Wheatland’s Hartley wins Kohl Fellowship

By Jason Arndt Editor The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellowship has been awarded to a teacher for three consecutive years at Wheatland Center School, with Rachel Hartley as the latest recipient of the honor. She was just one of 100 educators throughout the state to receive recognition in 2019, […]

 
 

Being a Buddy

Being a Buddy

CHS student initiates new group By Jason Arndt Editor Junior Carissa Rudd, an aspiring educator, just wanted to make Westosha Central High School a more inclusive atmosphere for special education students. The inclusive atmosphere became a reality last November, when the Board of Education approved a new extra-curricular club called […]

 
 
 
 
 

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