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Salem Lakes man charged with attempted homicide

Salem Lakes man charged with attempted homicide

Sampsel, 40, allegedly drunk at time of incident By Jason Arndt Editor Justin Sampsel, 40, of Salem Lakes was charged with first degree attempted intentional homicide after he allegedly forced his wife to drive into a tree while she was driving on a Racine County road on Feb. 9. Sampsel, […]

 
 

Central to name Gendron as new district administrator

Central to name Gendron as new district administrator

By Jason Arndt Editor The Central High School District of Westosha did not have to look very far to find its next district administrator, according to a district announcement on Friday, which indicated the Board of Education could approve John Gendron to fill the leadership post at Tuesday’s meeting. Gendron, […]

 
 

College news: Fall 2018 Semester – Olivet Nazarene, Eau Claire, Madison, Green Bay, Stout

College news: Fall 2018 Semester – Olivet Nazarene, Eau Claire, Madison, Green Bay, Stout

Dean’s List Olivet Nazarene The following area student was named to the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois: Salem: Rebecca Bell To qualify for the Dean’s List, a full-time student must have earned a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a […]

 
 

Banding together

Banding together

Annual Band-O-Rama bolsters feeder school bonds By Jason Arndt Editor When Heidi Anderson was in grade school, she remembered participating in the annual Band-O-Rama at Westosha Central High School, where feeder schools collaborate on a collection of songs. Anderson, who attended Salem Grade School, is now the band director at […]

 
 

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

First two coaches recognized By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School welcomed eight new members, including two coaches, into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Jan. 26 the Club at Strawberry Creek in Kenosha. The ceremony, which is the second since 2017, was a collaborative effort […]

 
 

Salem Lakes to keep two courts

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board reversed a decision made last year to move from two municipal courts to one at the January 21 special board meeting. Trustee Bill Hopkins and Ron Gandt were the only no votes against changing back to two municipal courts. Last year, […]

 
 

On location

On location

Film duo conducts filming in area By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington took center stage on Jan. 22, when two independent filmmakers with local ties collaborated on a feature movie, which the writer calls a cautionary tale. The feature movie, titled “Blame,” is about five young friends who […]

 
 

College news: Fall 2018 Semester

College news: Fall 2018 Semester

DEAN’S LIST UW-River Falls The following area students were named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Salem: Fleur Gawlik, Animal Science; Nicole Ginnow, Animal Science To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least […]

 
 

Winter Storm Warning prompts school closures

Winter Storm Warning prompts school closures

Authorities issue tips to stay safe from projected extreme weather With projected snowfall between 7- to 14-inches, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area until 6 p.m. Monday, which prompted closures of all area schools on Sunday. The National Weather Service said snow will […]

 
 

Paddock Lake, Bristol to see contested elections

Town of Randall, Paris will also have challenges By Jason Arndt Editor After the deadline passed to file nomination papers for the April 2 Spring Election last week, there will be four Western Kenosha County municipalities with contests, including the villages of Paddock Lake and Bristol. The towns of Randall […]