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Safety first

Safety first

Kenosha Count Sheriff’s deputy Ray Merlin displays his turnout gear during the county’s annual Safety Fair held last weekend in Somers. Photo by Earlene Frederick

 
 

Community Library prepares for new chapter in Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes Community Library Employees Danijela Djurdjevic, head of information services (from left); Corinne Nordigan, youth services; Leslie Taylor, circulation aide and Susan Washack, circulation clerk, work to get everything cleared our in preparation of construction crews, due later this week. Photo by Annette Newcomb

By Annette Newcomb Editor It’s on the first week of the Twin Lakes/Randall Community Library renovation project and as of Monday library employees had almost everything packed up. There are five storage pods in front of the library, at 110 South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes, filled to the gills […]

 
 

Randall gives 93rd Street a well-deserved make over

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Town of Randall road improvement project is concentrating this year on the northwest quadrant of the town, the oldest part, which, you guessed, it, has the oldest roads. The section on 93rd Street is near completion. Along with improved road surface, the tree canopy has […]

 
 

Ceremony honors citizens for lifesaving efforts and ‘Saved By the Belt’ awards

Sheriff Keith Nygren held an awards ceremony on Sept. 23, to honor recipients who were recognized for their lifesaving efforts and the Illinois Department of Transportation “Saved by the Belt” awards. Nygren presented three Citizen Lifesaving Awards, a plaque and medal, for lifesaving efforts put forth in two separate traffic […]

 
 

Richmond administrator position to be discussed in forum

By Gregory Harutunian Correspondent The Thursday, Oct. 6 Richmond Village Board meeting will be a forum, as the questions and options regarding its vacant village administrator position are set to be discussed. The agenda item will open review on the recommendations made by the village’s personnel ad hoc sub-committee, although […]

 
 

Earning his dog biscuits

Earning his dog biscuits

Bear, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department K-9, and his partner Deputy Eric Klinkhammer, demonstrate how affective a four-footed officer can be, during the Kenosha County Safety Fair, held Sept. 25 in Somers. Photo by Earlene Frederick

 
 

Status hearing set for Johnsburg murder case

By Gregory Harutunian Correspondent The postponed felony trial of former Val’s Food supervisor Mario Casciaro, implicated in the disappearance and murder of Johnsburg resident Brian Carrick, has been slated for an Oct. 14 status hearing at the McHenry County Courthouse in Woodstock. The original Oct. 3 start date for the […]

 
 

Falling for apples

Falling for apples

It’s the right time of year for that sweet-tart Wisconsin treat   By Karen M. Bullock Correspondent                   An apple a day isn’t far away for area residents.                   With more than a dozen apple orchard s in the area there are plenty award-winning varieties apples to go around.                   […]

 
 

Paddock Lake authorizes bonds for sewer plant rebuild

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village board held a special meeting on Sept. 14 to approve Resolution R11-10, a $10,195,208 financial assistance agreement to finance the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) required sewer plant rebuild. Included in that amount is $500,000 of work already done. That work includes […]

 
 

Board approves dam repair project

By Annette Newcomb Editor Twin Lakes Village Board members had construction projects on their mind Monday night as they approved two projects, one to keep dirt from sliding down an incline and another to let water out. First up, during a special lake Protection Rehab District Quarterly Commissioners meeting, the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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