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Salem Grade lowers mill rate

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Seven Salem Grade school district residents, five of whom were school board members, approved the 2017-2018 levy of $6,342,635 at the Oct. 2 annual meeting. The project mill rate for 2017-18 is $7.72 per $1,000 of assessed property value, one cent less than last year, according […]

 
 

Kenosha County receives overdose prevention grant

Kenosha County receives overdose prevention grant

Latest grant sends clear message, local police said By Jason Arndt Editor In a recent study conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Kenosha County ranked No. 1 of all 72 counties for heroin-related deaths, but local health officials continue to seek solutions for the epidemic. Four months after […]

 
 

Bristol school levy to increase, tax rate down

By Jason Arndt Editor Although Bristol School District electors approved a higher tax levy to support rising expenses, taxpayers project to see tax rate decrease for the 2017-18, citing an increase in district property values. The tax levy, approved at the Sept. 18 annual meeting, is projected to jump from […]

 
 

Wilmot students explore Europe

Wilmot students explore Europe

By Jason Arndt Editor For 19 current and recent Wilmot Union High School students, their summer exploration of Germany and other European nations was a way to expose them to a new culture, but brought back several other benefits. The summer trip, sponsored by the German/American Partnership Program, was designed […]

 
 

Burn ban imposed for all of Salem Lakes, outlying areas, until further notice

Burn ban imposed for all of Salem Lakes, outlying areas, until further notice

Ban includes Paddock Lake, Brighton Effective immediately, the Village of Salem Lakes has imposed a burn ban on open burning for all areas, according to a memorandum released by Fire Chief Mike Slover to area officials. Slover, who cited drought conditions, decided following discussions with other fire departments. “Following discussions […]

 
 

Wilmot to see drop in tax rate

By Jason Arndt Editor Although the overall tax levy expects to stay the same, property values went up in the Wilmot Union High School District, which brought a drop in its tax rate. Electors learned of savings at the school’s annual meeting Monday, when it was revealed the tax rate […]

 
 

Randall School residents to see mill rate decrease

By Jason Arndt Editor For Randall Consolidated School District residents, they expect to see a mill rate decrease in 2017-18, courtesy of an increase in property values and general growth within the district. At the annual meeting on Sept. 11, when electors approved the tax levy, revealed a savings of […]

 
 

EpicPromise delivered

EpicPromise delivered

Wilmot Mountain digs in at Fox River Park By Jason Arndt Editor Vail Resorts had an EpicPromise, and the company delivered at Fox River Park Sept. 16, when more than 100 Wilmot Mountain employees and their families dug in to improve the Kenosha County Park. EpicPromise Week, a company-wide volunteer […]

 
 

Wiseman crowned state pageant champion

Wiseman crowned state pageant champion

Wilmot graduate a ‘Cover Girl’ By Jason Arndt Editor When she was crowned, the feeling stunned Trevor’s Alexandria Wiseman, who captured the 2017 National American Miss Teen Cover Girl title last month. Wiseman, a 2017 Wilmot Union High School graduate, received the crown after three days of competition at the […]

 
 

Salem Lakes man accused of hit and run posts bond

Salem Lakes man accused of hit and run posts bond

A 39-year-old Salem Lakes man accused of striking and killing a bicyclist in Trevor Sunday was released on cash bond, according to online court records, which was set at $15,000 following his initial appearance Tuesday in Kenosha County Intake Court. Ryan S. Peterson, allegedly intoxicated when the crash happened at […]

 
 
 
 
 

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