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Community leaders encouraged to attend Monday’s local flood recovery group meeting

Community leaders encouraged to attend Monday’s local flood recovery group meeting

Racine, Kenosha, Walworth counties collaborating on resources By Jason Arndt Editor Representatives from the communities of the three counties affected by the July flooding are encouraged to attend a Long-Term Recovery Group meeting 6 p.m. Monday at the Kenosha County Center on highways 45 and 50. The meeting at the […]

 
 

Old Settlers Oktoberfest to carry a special meaning in 2017

Old Settlers Oktoberfest to carry a special meaning in 2017

Annual event returns to Paddock Lake Sept. 9 By Jason Arndt Editor Organizers of Old Settlers Oktoberfest, which enters its seventh year on Sept. 9, are doing it for more than raising funds for a new bandshell this year. They are doing for Heidi Schuerstedt, the founder of the annual […]

 
 

Body of missing Salem kayaker found in Door County

Body of missing Salem kayaker found in Door County

Man was reported missing Saturday A 20-year-old Salem Lakes man reported missing after kayaking Nicolet Bay in Door County Saturday was found dead Wednesday morning, according to the Door County Pulse. The Door County Pulse said the man, identified as Joseph D. Quagliano was reported missing by family members Saturday night when […]

 
 

A challenge of country life

A challenge of country life

Volunteers are desperately needed in rural areas By Jason Arndt Editor For most people, running errands to the grocery store, meeting up with friends, getting a hair cut and making a doctor’s appointment are the makings of a typical day. The typical day, however, poses a challenge for elderly, homebound […]

 
 

Twin Lakes man struck by train

Twin Lakes man struck by train

18-year-old hospitalized in critical condition An 18-year-old Twin Lakes man remains hospitalized in critical condition after getting struck by train in Salem Lakes Tuesday morning, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reports. Adam Sanchez, according to a preliminary investigation, was on the tracks at around midnight near the intersection of 258th […]

 
 

K9 unit a go in Twin Lakes

K9 unit a go in Twin Lakes

Village board approves purchase Monday By Jason Arndt Editor When Lt. Joe Patla of the Twin Lakes Police Department campaigned for a K9 unit in June, one obstacle stood in the way, funding the unit through private donations. Since then, Twin Lakes police raised enough funds, which led to a […]

 
 

Former town, village ordinances see possible conflict

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent When the former Town of Salem hired Patrick Casey in 2008 as administrator, he was classified as an employee. Then, last fall, the former Village of Silver Lake bolstered the classification to public official when they created a new ordinance. The former Silver Lake Village Board […]

 
 

Two charged with shooting recklessly in Twin Lakes

Two charged with shooting recklessly in Twin Lakes

By Jason Arndt Editor Two men accused of recklessly firing a shotgun and defying Twin Lakes police orders made their initial appearance Thursday in Kenosha County Intake Court, where each of them received two felony charges, according to online court records. Aaron Turner, 20, Twin Lakes and Steven R. Mayer, […]

 
 

Knapp crowned Kenosha County’s Fairest of the Fair

Knapp crowned Kenosha County’s Fairest of the Fair

By Jason Arndt Editor With hundreds in attendance Wednesday night, Michelle Knapp received the honor of representing the Kenosha County Fair after getting crowned as this year’s Fairest of Fair. The 21-year-old Knapp, of Pleasant Prairie, looks forward to showcasing the highlights of the fair locally and statewide. “I love […]

 
 

Armbruster twins inspire each other at the fair

Armbruster twins inspire each other at the fair

By Jason Arndt Editor Inspired by their older brother, twins Payton and Paige Armbruster continue their involvement in the Kenosha County Fair, where they have garnered honors and collected memories. The Armbruster twins, of Kenosha, started showing animals through 4-H about nine years ago. “We have been in 4H since […]

 
 
 
 
 

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