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County authorities will not recommend charges on pilot

County authorities will not recommend charges on pilot

Illinois man left damaged seaplane on Camp Lake By Jason Arndt Editor While federal and state authorities continue their investigation into a damaged seaplane found in Camp Lake, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will not recommend criminal charges against the Illinois pilot who left it there, according to Sgt. Mark […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

On Tuesday, after voters headed to the polls, two area lawmakers won another term in their respective districts. Across Kenosha County, residents decided to extended David Beth’s tenure as County Sheriff. In other items on the ballot, voters overwhelming supported an advisory referendum related to recreational marijuana. Inside this week’s […]

 
 

Walker closes the gap

Walker closes the gap

Governor predicted growing economy would help campaign draw even By Jason Arndt Editor Although Gov. Scott Walker was down by five points in polls back in September, the Republican incumbent said at the time he was confident his campaign could close the gap by focusing on the growing economy and […]

 
 

Evers stakes future on kids

Evers stakes future on kids

What’s best for children is best for state, he says By Jason Arndt Staff writer Democratic challenger Tony Evers and incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker are locked in a neck-and-neck race for the state’s highest office with a few days remaining before the Nov. 6 election. Recent polls have shown […]

 
 

A matter of faith

A matter of faith

Teacher plans to donate kidney to friend By Jason Arndt Editor A casual friendship has turned into a life-saving adventure for two area women. The adventure started last year, when Kathy Mullen, of Salem Lakes, was diagnosed with kidney failure and placed on a transplant list for a deceased donor. […]

 
 

Westosha Central deals with shooting threat

Westosha Central deals with shooting threat

Officials say it’s not credible, but classes are dismissed at 9:30 a.m. due to disruptive nature of incident The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting threat at Westosha Central High School, Paddock Lake, that was posted on social media late Thursday. Classes began as usual this morning, but […]

 
 

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

The Gateway Technical College Fire Program is partnering with fire departments throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties to recruit new firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Gateway will host a recruitment event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Participants […]

 
 

Murdock named interim administrator

Murdock named interim administrator

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Mike Murdock, public works supervisor in Salem Lakes, has put on one more hat – that of interim village administrator. The village board appointed him at the Sept. 9 board meeting. Murdock took over as head of the highway department in 2006. Some things changed when […]

 
 

Former city officer bound over for trial

Former city officer bound over for trial

Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, accused of sex assault By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matt Baumhardt, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman while on duty, was bound over for trial following his Oct. 3 initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court. Baumhardt, 30, of […]

 
 

Wheatland to permit ATV use on town roads

By Jason Arndt Editor Residents in the Town of Wheatland will be permitted to ride on municipal roads with their all-terrain vehicles, if they obtain the right permits and have other needed documentation, following the Town Board’s approval of an ordinance on Sept. 24. The permits, which costs $25 every […]