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Salem Public Safety suspended

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent On a 6-1 decision, the Salem Lakes Village Board voted to suspend the Salem Public Safety department at its April 19 regular meeting. The lone holdout was Village President Diann Tesar. Salem Lakes Interim Administrator Pat Casey cautioned against the move, stating the suspension could hinder […]

 
 

Cooper set for sentencing

Cooper set for sentencing

Twin Lakes woman takes plea in drug overdose death By Jason Arndt Editor A 31-year-old Twin Lakes woman who slipped through her handcuffs and fled from authorities while waiting for an elevator inside the Kenosha County Courthouse in January faces a May 4 sentencing hearing. Elizabeth Cooper, accused of supplying […]

 
 

Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak

Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak

No injuries reported By Jason Arndt Editor For about two hours on Wednesday, a leak involving anhydrous ammonia shut down Highway 45 near the Kenosha County line, but authorities report no injuries resulted from the leak. The accident happened at around 10:30 a.m. when the driver carrying dual anhydrous ammonia […]

 
 

Crews continue Highway 45 roadwork

Crews continue Highway 45 roadwork

By Jason Arndt Editor Despite recent rainfalls, the Department of Transportation reported progress on the Highway 45 construction project, which started March 20. The project extending from the Wisconsin/Illinois state line north to Highway 50 includes resurfacing, reconstruction and other transportation improvements in the Village of Bristol. “Minor rain delays […]

 
 

Authorities advise Paris, Union Grove residents to take shelter

Authorities advise Paris, Union Grove residents to take shelter

UPDATE (4/26, 4:30 p.m.): Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak Accident involving anhydrous ammonia spill reported Kenosha County authorities have advised Town of Paris residents who live near the intersection of highways 45 and KR to take shelter and shut all windows after a reported truck accident, which released anhydrous […]

 
 

Village to assess fees for lengthy records requests

Twin Lakes cites recent request By Jason Arndt Editor One large records request led the Village of Twin Lakes to create a new policy at its regular board meeting last week. The request, according to Village Administrator Jennifer Frederick, caused the village to consult with its attorney for legal guidance […]

 
 

Lacrosse enthusiasm reaches Western Kenosha County

Lacrosse enthusiasm reaches Western Kenosha County

Kenosha Raptors delivering sport to area youth By Jason Arndt Editor When the Kenosha Raptors Lacrosse Club formed in 2011, the organization was on a mission to teach and grow the game of lacrosse in the Kenosha community, Club President Rob Wikstrom reports. Five years later, the growth has spread […]

 
 

County Executive touts economic growth

County Executive touts economic growth

Breunig excited for change By Jason Arndt Editor Change has been beneficial to Kenosha County communities in 2016, County Executive Jim Kreuser reported in last week’s State of the County address, where he noted more progress is coming for 2017. “As you know, 2016 was a big year of change […]

 
 

Wheatland offender placement still awaiting appeals court decision

Wheatland offender placement still awaiting appeals court decision

Could Monroe County be McGee’s Plan B? Although it is unclear if the Court of Appeals have decided on the placement of a convicted sex offender into a Town of Wheatland residence, it seems the Department of Health Services has sought another county to place Michael McGee, according to news […]

 
 

Passion and pride

Passion and pride

Bristol salon cultivates customers with care By Jason Arndt Editor From the moment customers walk in the door of Bristol Hair Shoppe, they are greeted with a smile and a comfortable environment, which stems from a passion for customers and pride in service. “We love our clients. Everyone is welcome […]

 
 
 
 
 

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