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Former town, village ordinances see possible conflict

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent When the former Town of Salem hired Patrick Casey in 2008 as administrator, he was classified as an employee. Then, last fall, the former Village of Silver Lake bolstered the classification to public official when they created a new ordinance. The former Silver Lake Village Board […]

 
 

Armbruster twins inspire each other at the fair

Armbruster twins inspire each other at the fair

By Jason Arndt Editor Inspired by their older brother, twins Payton and Paige Armbruster continue their involvement in the Kenosha County Fair, where they have garnered honors and collected memories. The Armbruster twins, of Kenosha, started showing animals through 4-H about nine years ago. “We have been in 4H since […]

 
 

Local mother learns to cope with loss

Local mother learns to cope with loss

Books describe dealing with tragedy By Jason Arndt Editor When any parent suddenly loses a child, a parent often finds themselves unable to cope, but Louise Boyd discovered a way to convey her thoughts. Louise Boyd dealt with the sudden death of her 12-year-old daughter Elianna Raine Boyd in 2011, […]

 
 

More work proposed for Highway 45

More work proposed for Highway 45

Proposal affects Kenosha, Racine counties By Jason Arndt Editor Highway 45 faces more planned work, but unlike the two ongoing projects, the state Department of Transportation said the planned proposal is not for another three years. The proposal plan, according to the DOT, targets the Highway 45 corridor between Highway […]

 
 

Head Start looks to jumpstart kids education

Head Start looks to jumpstart kids education

Federal organization works with families By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Head Start is a federal and state funded program designed to help children between the ages of three and five prepare for school. The program might be the place for your family. Head Start serves children of all abilities and economic […]

 
 

Three dead in Great Lakes Dragaway shooting

Three dead in Great Lakes Dragaway shooting

Suspect not in custody, preliminary reports said By Jason Arndt Editor What started as an evening of fun at the Great Lakes Dragaway took a tragic turn Sunday when a gunman shot and killed three people at point-blank range, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said. According to preliminary reports, the […]

 
 

Shooting confirmed at Great Lakes dragaway

Shooting confirmed at Great Lakes dragaway

    By Jason Arndt Editor According to preliminary reports, authorities confirm a shooting happened at the Great Lakes dragaway in the town of Paris Sunday. A Racine County Sheriff’s deputy on scene said Highway KR between highways 45 and Interstate 94 has been shut down as investigators clear the […]

 
 

The thrill of horse riding comes with responsibility

The thrill of horse riding comes with responsibility

Capra credits family for success on the track By Jason Arndt Editor When Meghan Capra was six years old, she experienced the thrill of riding a horse for the first time, and the excitement continues about a decade later. The thrill, however, comes with a set of responsibilities for the […]

 
 

Salem Lakes administrator contract uncovered

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Three weeks before the April 4 election, where three former Town of Salem supervisors were elected to serve the Salem Lakes Village, former Silver Lake Village President Bruce Nopenz signed a new contract with then-Town of Salem Administrator Pat Casey. The contract came after a closed […]

 
 

Community rallies to the aid of flood victims

Community rallies to the aid of flood victims

Bella Vita benefit raised thousands By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent More than 500 people attended the Western Kenosha a County Flood Victims Fundraiser last Sunday at the Bella Vita banquet hall. The two organizers, Brian Boeckenstedt and Paul DeLuisa, stayed busy the following day when they were adding up the generosity […]

 
 
 
 
 

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