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Salem Lakes deals with drainage issues

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The soil borings for the Timberlane Subdivision stormwater project revealed peat moss throughout the area. If concrete pipe were used, pylons would be required every two feet to hold the pipes. This would cost about $700,000. Village of Salem Lakes interim Administrator Mike Murdock explained in […]

 
 

Falcon returns home

Falcon returns home

Students bring back iconic statue By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For five years, an iconic piece of Westosha Central High School history sat in a Burlington lot — until the Class of 2019 orchestrated the wood-carved Falcon statue’s return. On May 30, students welcomed the statue back, a journey that […]

 
 

Fast-paced first impression

Westosha Central High School freshman Ava Viirre (right), who plays for the Kenosha Storm, eludes a player from USM.

Lacrosse enthusiasm grows By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At first glance, when anyone watches Lacrosse players roam the field, two words come to mind. Those two words: Fast-paced. Lacrosse is a contact sport with 10 players on each team who use sticks to carry, throw, catch and shoot the ball […]

 
 

Chicken about chickens

Village board, residents still haggling over ordinance By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes board discussed the possibility for placing the chicken ordinance on the May 20 Committee of the Whole agenda, but it wasn’t there. The village has been wrestling with the revised ordinance for several months. At least […]

 
 

Fatality reported in Salem Lakes train and vehicle collision

Fatality reported in Salem Lakes train and vehicle collision

  While the identity remains unclear as of Thursday afternoon, Kenosha County authorities are reporting one fatality as a result of a train and vehicle collision in the Village of Salem Lakes, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. The Sheriff’s Department, which reports a representative from the Medical Examiner’s […]

 
 

First of its kind in western Kenosha County

First of its kind in western Kenosha County

Archwood Assisted Living set to open by November By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ground was broken on May 10 for the Archwood Senior Assisted Living Community. The facility has been a long time in coming. Paddock Lake officials have discussed the possibility of such a facility in the very spot for […]

 
 

Kenosha County to host Drug Take-Back Day

Bristol one of two sites involved in April 27 effort Kenosha County will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted, unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to drop-off sites at Entrance […]

 
 

Paddock Lake trying to control Canada geese population

Personnel will be oiling eggs in May and June By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Canada goose is a common sight — and sound — in southeastern Wisconsin year-round. In the spring, one can notice them walking around near any body of fresh water, including roadside swamps. The birds like the […]

 
 

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Nelson, 50, was convicted of killing area insurance agent 34 years ago By Jason Arndt Editor In 1985, when Eric S. Nelson was 16 years old, he and Danny Dower were convicted in the shooting death of Dower’s foster father Joseph Vite in Bristol. Dower and Nelson are each serving […]

 
 

Komets hockey makes program history

Komets hockey makes program history

Local influence played a role The Kenosha Komets 18U hockey team captured its first Tier II State Championship in program history after defeating the Green Bay Bobcats in a best-of-three series in Fond du Lac March 8-9. The Komets started with a 2-1 victory on March 8 and sealed the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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