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Westosha Central deals with shooting threat

Westosha Central deals with shooting threat

Officials say it’s not credible, but classes are dismissed at 9:30 a.m. due to disruptive nature of incident The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting threat at Westosha Central High School, Paddock Lake, that was posted on social media late Thursday. Classes began as usual this morning, but […]

 
 

Murdock named interim administrator

Murdock named interim administrator

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Mike Murdock, public works supervisor in Salem Lakes, has put on one more hat – that of interim village administrator. The village board appointed him at the Sept. 9 board meeting. Murdock took over as head of the highway department in 2006. Some things changed when […]

 
 

Former city officer bound over for trial

Former city officer bound over for trial

Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, accused of sex assault By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matt Baumhardt, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman while on duty, was bound over for trial following his Oct. 3 initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court. Baumhardt, 30, of […]

 
 

County announces drug take-back day

Residents can dispose of unwanted medications Oct. 27 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, Oct. 27. Residents are invited and encouraged to bring their unwanted and unused medications to drop-off sites at Entrance D […]

 
 

Memorable experience

Memorable experience

Duenkel puts on the shoulder pads for Falcons By Jason Arndt Editor Throughout his senior year, Bret Duenkel has regularly attended Westosha Central High School football practices, coaches meetings and has been a dedicated member of the program, Falcons coach Tyson Mengel said. Duenkel, however, has never experienced putting on […]

 
 

Salem Lakes creates vision for future

Commercial areas are current focus of consultant’s study By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A vision for the commercial future of Salem Lakes is taking shape with the assistance of consulting firm hired by the village. At the Sept. 17 Salem Lakes joint Planning Commission and Village Board meeting, Mike Blue, of […]

 
 

Paddock Lake plan commission approves auto parts store

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Village of Paddock Lake planning commission approved a design review request for a masonry frame automotive retail parts store at a Sept. 17 meeting. O’Reilly Auto Parts, the retail store, plans construct the business on the northwest corner of highways 50 and 75. The site, […]

 
 

Authorities arrest second armed robbery suspect

Authorities arrest second armed robbery suspect

By Jason Arndt Editor Authorities believe they have arrested the second suspect involved in a high-speed chase and foot pursuit spanning two counties, which ended in the Village of Bristol, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday afternoon. The high-speed chase, authorities said, started in Racine County at about 10:24 […]

 
 

Authorities advise residents to stay indoors after pursuit

Authorities advise residents to stay indoors after pursuit

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has urged residents near highway C and MB to stay indoors after two black men fled on foot following a foot pursuit late Tuesday night. The following is a report from the Sheriff’s Department Facebook page: “The Kenosha Sheriffs Department has an important message. At […]

 
 

Hundreds of volunteers tackle Silver Lake Park

Hundreds of volunteers tackle Silver Lake Park

Wilmot Mountain, other groups, beautify county property By Jason Arndt Editor After more than 100 volunteers from Wilmot Mountain tackled projects at Fox River Park last year, the group returned on Saturday, when they made improvements at Silver Lake Park. The improvements were part of parent company Vail Resorts’ corporate-wide […]