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Paddock Lake residents see little rise in property taxes

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Village of Paddock Lake will see a 7 percent rise in professional services and a decrease in state shared revenue, but residents will not experience an equivalent rise on their property tax bills. The Kenosha County Sheriff contract increased $33,900 and the fire and rescue […]

 
 

Central Board of Education approves facilities analysis

Central Board of Education approves facilities analysis

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent At its Nov. 19 regular meeting, the Westosha Central High School Board of Education approved a contract with Bray Architects not to exceed $10,000 for a comprehensive facilities analysis. The plan is to have Bray work with various groups, including community members, to determine what the […]

 
 

Westosha Central board approves facilities analysis

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Westosha Central High School Board of Education approved a contract with Bray Architects not to exceed $10,000 for a comprehensive facilities analysis. The plan, approved Nov. 19, is to have Bray work with various groups, including community members, to determine what the facilities need. “We […]

 
 

Music in honor of our vets

Music in honor of our vets

    Members of the Westosha Central High School Wind Ensemble perform during the Veterans Day ceremony at the school on Nov. 11. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Lake County authorities continue search for missing Westosha student

Lake County authorities continue search for missing Westosha student

Sheriff’s Office requesting help from public Lake County authorities are continuing their search for a missing teen with ties to Kenosha County as of Saturday and have asked for the public’s help in finding her. Emma Roberts, 16, of Antioch, was last seen Wednesday leaving school at Westosha Central, 24617 […]

 
 

Tackling homelessness in Kenosha County

Tackling homelessness in Kenosha County

Officials discuss ways to help people move forward By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Representatives from agencies in Kenosha County and Wisconsin gathered at The Sharing Center on Sept. 12 to pool information about the homeless problem. Those who attended the meeting were Mike Basford, director of the Wisconsin Interagency Council on […]

 
 

Salem Lakes working hard to complete wastewater, street projects

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board approved payments for the wastewater treatment plants regionalization improvements and force main to make the former Silver Lake village site a lift station and send the wastewater to the facility on Highway C. It was payment request number for C.C. Smith […]

 
 

Putting people in positions to succeed

Putting people in positions to succeed

New principal happy to be at Westosha Central By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Becoming the principal at Westosha Central High School is a new experience for Dale Van Keuren. He is getting to understand the culture of the school and the community at-large. It is different from Waukesha, where Van Keuren […]

 
 

Learning to fly like an eagle

Learning to fly like an eagle

Latest student takes flight through Westosha Central’s aviation program The Central High School STEM aviation program is designed to inspire the next generation of aviation leaders, providing students with an experiential education that excites, engages and enriches through a learn-by-doing curriculum. James Senft started the program that develops knowledge and […]

 
 

Salem Lakes continuing efforts to find new tenants for its business park

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Tax Incremental District (TID) Joint Review Committee heard the annual report on Sept. 4 at the village hall. A TID is used as a financing tool to aid development and economic growth of a particular area. Representatives from each affected taxing body form […]

 
 
 
 
 

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