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Ten charged in five separate Twin Lakes overdose deaths

Ten charged in five separate Twin Lakes overdose deaths

By Jason Arndt Editor After four months, the Twin Lakes Police Department concluded five deaths from April 29 through June 19 were due to narcotic overdoses, a news release states. In the five deaths, 10 received charges, the release said. According to online court records, four of the 10 charged […]

 
 

Administrative trio starts tenure at Wilmot

Administrative trio starts tenure at Wilmot

By Jason Arndt Editor As school started for area schools, it wasn’t just the students who had their first day, but also for three new Wilmot Union High School principals. The new principals are a 100 percent turnaround from last year and happened in less than three months. In July, […]

 
 

A Wheatland Welcome

A Wheatland Welcome

Teachers visit homes to prepare students for year By Jason Arndt Editor Wheatland Center School teachers were on a mission to welcome students back last week when the staff made house calls for the second straight year. The Aug. 30 mission, according to Wheatland District Administrator Marty McGinley, was designed […]

 
 

Business in the Park draws village closer

Business in the Park draws village closer

Twin Lakes Chamber reports solid attendance By Jason Arndt Editor Compared to last year, the weather cooperated with Twin Lakes’ annual Business in the Park and Car Show, which drew nearly 40 automobile enthusiasts to the village on Saturday. According to Executive Director Marilyn Trongeau of the Twin Lakes Area […]

 
 

A family’s Labor of Love

A family’s Labor of Love

Annual festival raises awareness for the suicide epidemic By Jason Arndt Editor On the surface, someone suffering from depression and anxiety often shows a full and beaming life, but beneath the surface lies a person struggling to seek help. When the pain becomes insurmountable, they chose a permanent solution to […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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