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Armed robbery suspects found guilty

Armed robbery suspects found guilty

By Jason Arndt Editor More than a month after a Kenosha County jury found Julian Barler guilty in a Twin Lakes armed robbery last summer, his two co-defendants pleaded guilty to lesser charges in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. Barler, 22, of Burlington, found guilty of felony armed robbery party […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Without a dance for several years, the Lakewood Junior National Honors Society decided to make a change, producing one in December. The change, and dedication, led the student group raising $700 for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The Twin Lakes Report features other area news, including the following: Westosha Central High […]

 
 

Bristol woman dies in Highway 50 crash

Bristol woman dies in Highway 50 crash

Authorities identified the woman killed in Tuesday’s two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 as a 75-year-old from Bristol. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, according to the news release, said the crash happened before 6 p.m. at the intersection of highways D and 50. Preliminary reports indicate the woman identified as Charlene […]

 
 

Former teacher found guilty of sex assault

Former teacher found guilty of sex assault

Burlington man had served as pastor in Waterford By Jason Arndt Editor A former Kenosha teacher and Waterford pastor pleaded no contest, and was found guilty of sexually assaulting a student, at a Jan. 11 plea hearing before Kenosha County Circuit Court judge Jodi Meier. Douglas Richmond, 41, of Burlington, […]

 
 

K9 Rex nabs suspect

K9 Rex nabs suspect

Village resident charged with meth possession By Jason Arndt Editor Since K9 Rex joined the Twin Lakes Police Department last October, courtesy of community contributions, the K9 has been on a mission to detect drugs. One mission happened Jan. 7, when Rex and his handler discovered a 38-year-old village resident […]

 
 

Electronic poll books may debut in August

April pilot program possible for some municipalities By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Wisconsin Elections Commission has been developing electronic poll books, which could be introduced in August, with some municipalities participating in a possible spring pilot program. The major concern, however, is election security and the program would not be […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

• Courtesy of the Twin Lakes K9 Unit, officers arrested a local man on charges of possessing methamphetamine. • A 16-year-old boy took the witness stand in Walworth County Circuit Court this week and testified to physical, mental and sexual abuse at the hands of two brothers from Lake Geneva […]

 
 

Amazing support

Amazing support

Co-op hockey program shows love for local girl By Jason Arndt Editor Overwhelmed. Christy McFarlane, of Salem Lakes, used that word to illustrate the support she has received from the Kenosha Thunder Booster Organization for her daughter, Mazzy Bartelheim, who has overcome health obstacles since she was born 11 years […]

 
 

Randall School to move forward on two referendums

By Jason Arndt Editor Hampered by the state funding formula and faced with facility improvement needs, the Randall School Board unanimously authorized two referendums at its Jan. 11 regular meeting, according to District Administrator John Gendron. The two referendum questions, which will be on the April 3 ballot, seek taxpayer […]

 
 

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Weather prompts widespread closures, one power outage report

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Weather prompts widespread closures, one power outage report

With the winter weather advisories in effect for Southeast Wisconsin, where there have been reports of at least six inches of snow in some areas in western Kenosha County, the following schools announced closures: Westosha Central High School Bristol Grade School Salem Grade School Paris Grade School Brighton School Trevor-Wilmot […]

 
 
 
 
 

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