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Counterfeit currency alert

The Wauconda Police Department is investigating the passing of a counterfeit US Currency bill wherein the offender(s) is passing phony $50 and $100 bills to local merchants. According to a local bank, counterfeit bills have surfaced from Rockford, Ill., to Lake County. COUNTEFEIT METHOD: The offender is “washing” a $1 […]

 
 

Central High School’s upcoming performing arts events

Central High School, 24617 75th Street, Salem, has many concerts and shows coming up in conjunction with their performing arts program. “Swinging into Fall” is a jazz concert that will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. Central’s auditioned jazz band will be performing that evening. Admission is […]

 
 

Westosha Lakes Free Church partners with local high schools for Thanksgiving

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Westosha Lakes Free Church began in 2005 as “Westosha Lakes Worship” and met in Central High School. Soon, it grew large enough to call Jeff Talbert as pastor. More good fortune came its way when Grace Valley Church gave the young church its building at 24823 […]

 
 

Festival of Lights to begin Dec. 2

The Festival of Lights 2011 will kickoff the start of the holiday season at the La Salette Shrine, at 10330 336th Avenue, Highway KD in Twin Lakes on Friday, Dec. 2. A lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. to official start the Festival of Lights. The event will […]

 
 

Concealed carry will be allowed on village property

By Annette Newcomb Editor Residents who have a state-issued concealed carry permit will not be prohibited from bringing registered firearms into any Twin Lakes municipal building. Monday night members of the Twin Lakes Village Board continued a discussion that began well before Nov. 1, when Wisconsin Act 35 went into […]

 
 

Pumpkin carving contest is Oct. 22

Richmond/Spring Grove Chamber of Commerce is hosting the fourth annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m., at International House of Wine and Cheese, 11302 Highway 12 in Richmond.  Free admission to the public. Bring one non-perishable food item per child to benefit the Richmond/Spring […]

 
 

Johnsburg Library biannual book sale is Nov. 3 through 5

The Friends of the Johnsburg Public Library will be sponsoring their Biannual Book Sale Thursday, Nov. 3, through Saturday, Nov. 5. Johnsburg Public Library is located at 3000 N. Johnsburg Road. The hours of the sale are: Friends of the Library “Members Only” Sale Night is on Thursday, Nov. 3, […]

 
 

JEPF Casino Night is Nov. 12

The Johnsburg Education Partnership Foundation (JEPF) is holding its fourth annual Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 6 p.m. to midnight, at the McHenry Moose Lodge, 3535 N. Richmond Road in Johnsburg. Admission is $5. All proceeds benefit Johnsburg School District 12. You must be 21 years of age […]

 
 

There’s a flag on the play

There’s a flag on the play

Richmond-Burton High School’s halftime show Oct. 14 features the musical stylings of the RB Marching Band and choreography that includes colorful costumes and flag action. RB beat Harvard to claim their third consecutive BNC East title and an automatic bid to the post-season IHSA Class 4A state football championships.  (Photo […]

 
 

It happens every fall

Beaver dams like this one on Nippersink Creek near Twin Lakes Road have cause flooding in the area this fall.

Busy beavers dam up Nippersink Creek, flood cornfields By Annette Newcomb Editor Anyone driving on Twin Lakes Road over the past several weeks may have noticed the water level of the Nippersink Creek has become alarmingly high in recent weeks. According to Town of Bloomfield Highway Department Supervisor Fed Klabunde, […]