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Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

The Gateway Technical College Fire Program is partnering with fire departments throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties to recruit new firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Gateway will host a recruitment event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Participants […]

 
 

Murdock named interim administrator

Murdock named interim administrator

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Mike Murdock, public works supervisor in Salem Lakes, has put on one more hat – that of interim village administrator. The village board appointed him at the Sept. 9 board meeting. Murdock took over as head of the highway department in 2006. Some things changed when […]

 
 

Former city officer bound over for trial

Former city officer bound over for trial

Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, accused of sex assault By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matt Baumhardt, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman while on duty, was bound over for trial following his Oct. 3 initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court. Baumhardt, 30, of […]

 
 

Wheatland to permit ATV use on town roads

By Jason Arndt Editor Residents in the Town of Wheatland will be permitted to ride on municipal roads with their all-terrain vehicles, if they obtain the right permits and have other needed documentation, following the Town Board’s approval of an ordinance on Sept. 24. The permits, which costs $25 every […]

 
 

County announces drug take-back day

Residents can dispose of unwanted medications Oct. 27 Kenosha County will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Residents are invited and encouraged to bring their unwanted and unused medications to drop-off sites at Entrance D […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

With less than a month away until the Nov. 6 fall election, there are a handful of races in Southeastern Wisconsin, including Senate District 21 and Assembly District 61. The Report sat down with the four total candidates involved in each race for wide-ranging interviews, where they shared their views […]

 
 

Memorable experience

Memorable experience

Duenkel puts on the shoulder pads for Falcons By Jason Arndt Editor Throughout his senior year, Bret Duenkel has regularly attended Westosha Central High School football practices, coaches meetings and has been a dedicated member of the program, Falcons coach Tyson Mengel said. Duenkel, however, has never experienced putting on […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

A high-speed chase spanning two counties, which ended in the Village of Bristol, led the arrest of two men who made their initial appearances in Racine County Circuit Court last week. The two men from Illinois are accused of robbing a Mt. Pleasant gas station in Racine County at gunpoint […]

 
 

Salem Lakes creates vision for future

Commercial areas are current focus of consultant’s study By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A vision for the commercial future of Salem Lakes is taking shape with the assistance of consulting firm hired by the village. At the Sept. 17 Salem Lakes joint Planning Commission and Village Board meeting, Mike Blue, of […]

 
 

Paddock Lake plan commission approves auto parts store

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Village of Paddock Lake planning commission approved a design review request for a masonry frame automotive retail parts store at a Sept. 17 meeting. O’Reilly Auto Parts, the retail store, plans construct the business on the northwest corner of highways 50 and 75. The site, […]