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Salem Lakes administrator contract uncovered

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Three weeks before the April 4 election, where three former Town of Salem supervisors were elected to serve the Salem Lakes Village, former Silver Lake Village President Bruce Nopenz signed a new contract with then-Town of Salem Administrator Pat Casey. The contract came after a closed […]

 
 

Stage Stop reportedly shuttered

Stage Stop reportedly shuttered

Second closure in about a year By Jason Arndt Editor About seven months after Wilmot Stage Stop reopened its doors, the business is shutting down again, according to a Facebook statement issued Friday morning. The closure, effective immediately, comes after 169 years within the same family. “It is with bittersweet […]

 
 

Community rallies to the aid of flood victims

Community rallies to the aid of flood victims

Bella Vita benefit raised thousands By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent More than 500 people attended the Western Kenosha a County Flood Victims Fundraiser last Sunday at the Bella Vita banquet hall. The two organizers, Brian Boeckenstedt and Paul DeLuisa, stayed busy the following day when they were adding up the generosity […]

 
 

COLLEGE NEWS: Graduates, Dean’s Lists

COLLEGE NEWS: Graduates, Dean’s Lists

DEAN’S AND PROVOST LIST UW-Parkside The following area students were named to the 2017 spring semester Dean’s and Provost’s Lists at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Bristol: Nicholas Von Bielski, Sarah Lynn Cheney, Danielle Laura Damask, Frank Remington Glogovsky, James Edward Leibforth, Amanda Jo Russell, Alicia Anne Ryan. Burlington: Madison Louise […]

 
 

Jacksons establish themselves at the County Fair

Jacksons establish themselves at the County Fair

By Jason Arndt Editor Before the Jacksons were born, parents Shelly and Keith set a foundation in 1996, when they built the family farm of 40 acres. Since then, the Jackson children consisting of Nicole, 19, Wylie, 17, and Ryan, 14, have engaged in activities for the Paris Happy Workers […]

 
 

County officials issue warning after 10 overdose deaths

By Jason Arndt Editor A spike in overdose deaths from opioids in the last month has Kenosha County officials sounding the alarm. Since last month, the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kenosha Division of Health report 10 suspected overdoses, which are awaiting confirmation from toxicology results, a news […]

 
 

Two men arrested in Mackay homicide

Two men arrested in Mackay homicide

Two City of Kenosha men were arrested on pending homicide charges related to the death of 17-year-old Olivia Mackay, who was found July 24 in a wooded area in Racine County, Kenosha Police states in a news release. Both 19-year-old Daniel Tate and Jamari Cook, 17, were taken into custody […]

 
 

Tennis marathon thrives

Tennis marathon thrives

Rally for Life raises funds for cancer research By Jason Arndt Editor Courtesy of supportive families and coaches, the annual Rally For Life tennis marathon held at Westosha Central High School continues to break records, reports president Bob Ferruzzi of the Western Kenosha County Tennis Association. Rally For Life, which […]

 
 

Aquanuts place third in state

Aquanuts place third in state

Trio of performers garner accolades By Jason Arndt Editor Entering the 51st annual Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships, all Ethan Shulda wanted to do was to have fun for Aquanut Water Ski Show team, which finished third in Division 1 on July 23 in Wisconsin Rapids. Shulda’s fun, combined […]

 
 

Lake Update: Twin Lakes lifts slow no wake restrictions, Salem Lakes lifts two more

Between the villages of Twin Lakes and Salem Lakes, one waterway is still under a slow no wake order, but restrictions at the rest of the waterways have been lifted. According to a Salem Lakes release on Tuesday, officials announced Silver Lake and Center Lake were added to four other […]

 
 
 
 
 

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