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Sharing Center receives donations to aid residents

Sharing Center receives donations to aid residents

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Sharing Center was hustling on Monday morning following record-breaking floods touching all communities in Western Kenosha County. Not everyone at the Sharing Center were clients and volunteers, however, as community members stayed busy collecting money and other supplies to donate to nonprofit organization in Trevor. […]

 
 

Genoa City PD seeks information on Country Thunder hit-and-run

Genoa City PD seeks information on Country Thunder hit-and-run

Genoa City police is looking for information related to a July 22 hit-and-run, which left one of two pedestrians with severe head injuries, according to a department Facebook post. According to the post, police believe the driver and possible passengers from the vehicle attended Country Thunder on July 21, it […]

 
 

STRONG FAITH

STRONG FAITH

The Packer Inn, of Silver Lake, shows faith the community can come together and restore the Village of Salem Lakes after record-breaking floods caused road closures and damaged properties last week. There were multiple Silver Lake organizations and businesses that helped in last week’s flooding. Binanti’s, of Silver Lake, was […]

 
 

Local residents feed flood victims

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent It wasn’t quite the loaves and fishes, but when some Silver Lake area residents showed up at the Community Baptist Church in their boats, church members jumped into action. Community Baptist, located at 203 N. Fourth St., was within the area hit the hardest with heavy […]

 
 

Highway 50 to reopen Tuesday afternoon

Highway 50 to reopen Tuesday afternoon

Officials advised motorists to obey barricades By Jason Arndt Editor More than a dozen county and state highways were shut down after last week’s flooding event, but the most significant closure was set to reopen Tuesday afternoon, when the state Department of Transportation removed barricades on Highway 50 in the […]

 
 

Red Cross ready to help at Salem Grade School

Red Cross ready to help at Salem Grade School

Organization coordinating with Sharing Center By Jason Arndt Editor While the Salem Grade School hallway is lined with an arsenal of cleaning kits, there are other services available to residents affected by last week’s flooding, courtesy of the American Red Cross. The Red Cross, which arrived at noon, is prepared […]

 
 

Three bound over trial in village armed robbery

Three bound over trial in village armed robbery

By Jason Arndt Editor Three men charged in a June 22 armed robbery in Twin Lakes entered not guilty pleas and were bound over for trial at a July 7 preliminary hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court. The three men, who waived their preliminary hearings, are set for an Aug. […]

 
 

Dumelle crowned Miss Bristol

Dumelle crowned Miss Bristol

By Jason Arndt Editor Shania Dumelle didn’t believe she would get crowned as Miss Bristol among four competitors Friday night at the Parkway Chateau, but it became a reality for the 2017 Westosha Central graduate, who thanked God as part of her acceptance speech. “This is crazy, I did not […]

 
 

Water test kits available for residents at former Silver Lake hall Sunday

Water test kits available for residents at former Silver Lake hall Sunday

Red Cross returns for another day to help all residents By Jason Arndt Editor During the recent floods in Western Kenosha County, several residents have seen their wells get submerged with potentially contaminated water, but testing kits are available for those needing assurance at the former Silver Lake Village Hall […]

 
 

Victim hospitalized after explosion

Victim hospitalized after explosion

Town of Salem home still habitable, authorities say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 52-year-old Town of Salem man remains hospitalized, as of Monday, after a Jet Ski he was working on exploded Saturday, but the home is not a total loss, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The […]

 
 
 
 
 

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