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Local youth dominate at State Fair

Union Grove’s Tori Crisp (far right) showcases her prize-winning Grand Champion Steer at the Wisconsin State Fair among friends, family and event officials. Crisp won the title for the second time in five years (Courtesy of We Know Live Stock)

Shoreland Lutheran graduate Crisp becomes two-time Grand Champion By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tori Crisp once again captured the title of having a Grand Champion Steer at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis. With the victory, Crisp sold her prize-winning 1,339-pound crossbred steer she called Snoop for $47,500 to […]

 
 

Central host families sought for exchange students

Central host families sought for exchange students

Westosha Central High School families can host two foreign exchange students starting in the fall. Carrie Schulz, of the Nacel Open Door Student Exchange Programs, said families must have a connection to Westosha Central and chose one or both exchange students looking to attend the school. The first exchange student, […]

 
 

Little changes in county COVID-19 cases

Little changes in county COVID-19 cases

Three west end communities rank lowest in vaccination rates Kenosha County saw a dozen new confirmed COVID-19 cases in a seven-day span, at least according to the state Department of Health Services, which reported the new cases from July 11-18. State health officials, as of July 19, reported 16,060 total […]

 
 

‘Swim at your own risk’

‘Swim at your own risk’

Lifeguard shortage reported in western Kenosha County By Jason Arndt Editor Along Lake Michigan in the City of Racine, authorities have seen two fatal drownings in recent weeks, and Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling urged the city to take action. Schmaling, in a news conference on June 22, called on […]

 
 

Challenge grant awarded to support Kenosha County’s Ceremonial Courtroom restoration

Challenge grant awarded to support Kenosha County’s Ceremonial Courtroom restoration

The Jeffris Family Foundation will provide a $675,000 challenge grant to help fund the restoration of the Ceremonial Courtroom in the Kenosha County Courthouse, provided additional funds can be raised locally, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced on June 21. To earn the $675,000 award, Kenosha County must raise $1.35 million […]

 
 

Bong introduces summer Storywalk

Bong introduces summer Storywalk

Richard Bong State Recreation Area invites you to explore the newly installed summer Storywalk which is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. StoryWalks have been installed in 50 states and 13 countries including, Germany, Canada, […]

 
 

Westosha Central to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic Saturday

Westosha Central to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic Saturday

Kenosha County Public Health will be able to serve walk-in clients as long as doses remain available at the COVID-19 community vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, April 17, at Westosha Central High School, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced this week. Walk-ins will also be […]

 
 

Few changes on municipal boards countywide

Few changes on municipal boards countywide

Incumbents see success in April 6 Election Western Kenosha County municipalities, with exception to the Village of Paddock Lake, saw no changes to their respective boards following the April 6 Spring Election. While the Village of Twin Lakes and Town of Wheatland had contested races, which went to incumbents, voters […]

 
 

Sheriff’s Department warns of donation scam

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday investigated several fraud complaints at local taverns, where people posed as law enforcement officers and asked for donations, according to a news release. The tavern owners, according to the Sheriff’s Department, said they received calls to their business from a person stating they […]

 
 

Four vie for Paddock Lake Village Board

Four vie for Paddock Lake Village Board

Voters will decide on three to fill trustee seats By Jason Arndt Editor Voters in the Village of Paddock Lake will weigh in on the race for Village Trustee on April 6 with four residents seeking three seats. The April 6 Spring Election features incumbents Bena Ahlberg, Scott Garland along […]

 
 
 
 
 

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