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A supper to celebrate spring

A Supper to Celebrate Spring is being offered free to the community from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Highway C and 306th Avenue, Wilmot, in the church hall. Call (262) 862-6014 to reserve your spot and to help the kitchen plan. The […]

 
 

Jam session set for March 25 in Silver Lake

The Silver Lake Community Growth Organization is hosting a Jam Session from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at the Silver Lake American Legion, 307 N. Cogswell Drive. Cost is $5 to attend and food and beverages will be available for purchase. On Sunday, April 8, also from […]

 
 

Clark urges city to approve health settlement

Kenosha County Board Supervisor Joe Clark is again urging the City of Kenosha Administration and Common Council to settle the ongoing dispute over the county Division of Health. “The idea is simple,” Clark said: “Pay the money owed. The City and County can then talk about changes to the contract […]

 
 

It’s maple-sugaring time at Hawthorn Hollow

On March 10 and 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, come observe how to tap sugar bush during the month of March at Hawthorn Hallow. Visitors will take a journey back in time and discover the magic of maple sugaring. The Sugar Maple and history of maple sugaring is an […]

 
 

Boating safety classes offered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary

  The men and women of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary want to help you by offering the nine-hour course, About Boating Safely (ABS), on two consecutive Saturdays at Main Marine and Ski, 1101 N. Main Street, Racine. The class is held March 24 and 31 (the final exam will also be […]

 
 

March 2 snowstorm causes problems for motorists

Annette Newcomb – Editor A fast moving snowstorm timed its appearance into the county to coincided perfectly with Friday night rush hour traffic, causing multiple accidents in the area. Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer said the village handled one property damage accident, three vehicles in the ditch, one tree […]

 
 

SLPD to hold Conceal and Carry Classes

  The Silver Lake Police Department will be conducting its second Conceal and Carry class on Saturday, March 17, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Silver Lake Village Hall, 113 S. First Street. The fee for this class is $75, and $60 for residents of the Village of Silver […]

 
 

Area kids play ‘chicken’ with speeding trains

By Annette Newcomb – Editor Critter Store owner Jamie Geneder called Silver Lake Police several times last month after seeing local students playing “chicken” with a freight train traveling at 60 mph through the Village of Silver Lake. Silver Lake Police Chief Dan Kingsley said he is extremely concerned with reports […]

 
 

Flags ordered lowered in state

Flags at Wisconsin National Guard armories, air bases and other facilities across the state will fly at half-staff Friday, March 9, in honor of Firefighter Jamison Kampmeyer of the Colby Fire Department. The Guard will render these honors in accordance with an executive order issued by Gov. Scott Walker. Executive […]

 
 

Free motorcycle driver programs offered at Gateway Tech

Gateway Technical College’s motorcycle rider program will provide four free motorcycle and driver programs designed to make roads safer through providing accurate tips and information on sharing the road, perception in traffic, group riding and the “seasoned rider.” Sessions will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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