Twin Lakes

Plea deal possible in heroin overdose

Plea deal possible in heroin overdose

Incident happened at Twin Lakes’ motel By Jason Arndt Editor Jury selection was supposed to start Monday for a 29-year-old Twin Lakes woman involved in an April heroin overdose death at the Hilltop Motel, but court officials might have come to a plea agreement, pending a motion hearing before Kenosha […]

 
 

Flea market could come to Wheatland

Owner plans to specialize in antiques, collectibles By Jason Arndt Editor Pending Kenosha County approval, an auction house and flea market could arrive to the Town of Wheatland, after the Wheatland Town Board voted in favor of a conditional use permit and rezone application at its Oct. 9 regular meeting. […]

 
 

‘Crazy’ ice cream dream comes true

‘Crazy’ ice cream dream comes true

Wilmot shop is a family affair By Jason Arndt Editor Adam Hansen’s crazy – and sweet – idea has been a boon for the western Kenosha County community of Wilmot. That idea, Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor, opened in June and has grown exponentially since. Since the June 3 opening, the […]

 
 

Wheatland school residents see drop in tax levy

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Residents in the Wheatland Center School district will see a lower levy for the third year in a row. The levy for 2017-2018, approved at the Sept. 27 annual meeting was $3,310,665, down .03 percent from 2016-17, when it was $3,311,582. Of the $3,310,655 levied, $3,202,665 […]

 
 

Kenosha County receives overdose prevention grant

Kenosha County receives overdose prevention grant

Latest grant sends clear message, local police said By Jason Arndt Editor In a recent study conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Kenosha County ranked No. 1 of all 72 counties for heroin-related deaths, but local health officials continue to seek solutions for the epidemic. Four months after […]

 
 

Wilmot students explore Europe

Wilmot students explore Europe

By Jason Arndt Editor For 19 current and recent Wilmot Union High School students, their summer exploration of Germany and other European nations was a way to expose them to a new culture, but brought back several other benefits. The summer trip, sponsored by the German/American Partnership Program, was designed […]

 
 

Wilmot to see drop in tax rate

By Jason Arndt Editor Although the overall tax levy expects to stay the same, property values went up in the Wilmot Union High School District, which brought a drop in its tax rate. Electors learned of savings at the school’s annual meeting Monday, when it was revealed the tax rate […]

 
 

Randall School residents to see mill rate decrease

By Jason Arndt Editor For Randall Consolidated School District residents, they expect to see a mill rate decrease in 2017-18, courtesy of an increase in property values and general growth within the district. At the annual meeting on Sept. 11, when electors approved the tax levy, revealed a savings of […]

 
 

Twin Lakes spa focuses on wellness

Twin Lakes spa focuses on wellness

Personal training, education offered along with traditional services By Jason Arndt Editor Teigan Canella had a vision when she chose Damali Life Spa as the name of her Twin Lakes establishment, which has in business since February on Lake Avenue property. “Damali means, a beautiful vision,” Canella said. “The vision […]

 
 

Spirited crowd

Spirited crowd

Labor of Love festival brings in the bluegrass beats By Jason Arndt Editor A free-spirited crowd of diehard bluegrass fans converged Sept. 3 at the eighth annual Labor of Love Music Festival in New Munster, where several danced to the tune of four bands, with proceeds benefiting established suicide prevention […]

 
 
 
 
 

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