Operation RB continues collection project for alumni serving overseas

  In honor of Richmond-Burton High School alumni currently serving in the military, the school is collecting these items indefinitely. The date has been extended due to the great interest from the community. The collected items will be sent to RB alumni currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan or other […]


St. John’s pizza fundraiser slated

St. John the Baptist School in Johnsburg will be holding a pizza sale to raise funds to support new technology purchases for their school. The fundraiser will be on Saturday Dec. 17 and Sunday Dec. 18. The sale will occur in the parking lot at St. John’s church, and people […]


SGFD blood drive is Monday

                  On Dec. 12, the Spring Grove Fire Department is hosting a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:10 p.m.                   The drive will be located at the fire department at 8214 Richardson Road in Spring Grove. Call the fire station at (815) 675-2450 […]


Residents not kidding about size of goat farm

By Amy Stark Correspondent It was standing room only at the Spring Grove Village Board meeting Tuesday night as many people came in response to a flier that had been placed on some residents’ mailboxes over the weekend. The flyer urged residents to attend the board meeting to discuss the […]


School, village board positions up for election

Three school board seats and three town board seats will be up for election during the Tuesday, April 3 spring elections. At Westosha Central High School, the terms of Roger Runkel, Cheryl Baysinger and Mary Ellen Pearsall will all expired. At the Town of Salem, the terms of supervisors Dennis […]


Live nativity to be performed Dec. 9, 10

For the 21st consecutive year a live nativity will be presented Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10 at Oakvue Farm, 14700 104th Street, Kenosha, at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. both nights. Hot cocoa, cider and cookies will be served. There is no admission but donations are appreciated.  


Soup luncheon and craft fair set for Dec. 3

The Women’s Fellowship group of the Community Church of Richmond will be hosting the annual soup luncheon and craft fair on Saturday, Dec. 3. The craft fair is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Soup and sandwiches will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]


Do you have a Mugwump?

                  The Western Kenosha County Historical Society is looking for a Mugwump and if you have one, they’d like to borrow it.                   What’s a Mugwump?  The Mugwump was a weekly newspaper ran from Sept. 16, 1892 until 1941.                   Paul J. Sauer of Slades Corners started it when he […]


Pringle Nature Center to host story time hike

  Pringle Nature Center, located at 9800 160th Avenue in Bristol, will host a Nature Story Time Hike: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. Bring out the little ones as you will sit down to read a book about a little girl […]


Christmas in Slades Corners set for Dec. 3, 4

On Dec. 3 and 4, recapture the charm of country shopping and visit the St. Vincent de Paul store in Slades Corners, located at 39515 60th Street (old Highway 50) for Christmas decorations and gifts for the whole family. This shopping event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]


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