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Fatality reported in Salem Lakes train and vehicle collision

Fatality reported in Salem Lakes train and vehicle collision

  While the identity remains unclear as of Thursday afternoon, Kenosha County authorities are reporting one fatality as a result of a train and vehicle collision in the Village of Salem Lakes, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. The Sheriff’s Department, which reports a representative from the Medical Examiner’s […]

 
 

First of its kind in western Kenosha County

First of its kind in western Kenosha County

Archwood Assisted Living set to open by November By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ground was broken on May 10 for the Archwood Senior Assisted Living Community. The facility has been a long time in coming. Paddock Lake officials have discussed the possibility of such a facility in the very spot for […]

 
 

Decade of climbing the ladder

Decade of climbing the ladder

Wheatland teen attains Eagle Scout status Travis Senft, of Wheatland, started as a Cub Scout in first grade. And over the past 10 years he was able to accumulate more than 40 badges and has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He belongs to Troop 381 and said he has […]

 
 

Wilmot snags National Academic Decathlon title

Wilmot snags National Academic Decathlon title

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Even after the Wilmot Union High School academic decathlon team swept the top three spots in each division, coach Don Serkowski said his squad was still at the edge of its seats as they awaited the unveiling of Division 2 national champion. The waiting, he […]

 
 

Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Linn, 47, accused of possessing drugs By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A former Twin Lakes police captain accused of illegally removing drugs from the department pleaded not guilty at a May 2 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Dennis Linn, bound over for trial on March 28, will next appear […]

 
 

Heart of the matter

Heart of the matter

Wheatland students raise funds for Heart Association The Wheatland J1 School District recently teamed up with the American Heart Association to raise $8,505. The fundraiser kicked off on April 2 for the kindergarten through fourth-grade students. This included the chance for students to learn many heart-healthy facts, participate in acts […]

 
 

Earning his sea legs

Earning his sea legs

Wilmot High School graduate Adam Awe serving aboard USS Firebolt Seaman Apprentice Adam Awe, a Twin Lakes native, always wanted to join the military. One year later and half a world away at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Awe keeps watch aboard the cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Firebolt. “It is […]

 
 

Kenosha County to host Drug Take-Back Day

Bristol one of two sites involved in April 27 effort 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, April 27. Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted, unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to drop-off sites at Entrance […]

 
 

Paddock Lake trying to control Canada geese population

Personnel will be oiling eggs in May and June By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Canada goose is a common sight — and sound — in southeastern Wisconsin year-round. In the spring, one can notice them walking around near any body of fresh water, including roadside swamps. The birds like the […]

 
 

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Nelson, 50, was convicted of killing area insurance agent 34 years ago By Jason Arndt Editor In 1985, when Eric S. Nelson was 16 years old, he and Danny Dower were convicted in the shooting death of Dower’s foster father Joseph Vite in Bristol. Dower and Nelson are each serving […]

 
 
 
 
 

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