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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 […]

 
 

Being a Buddy

Being a Buddy

CHS student initiates new group By Jason Arndt Editor Junior Carissa Rudd, an aspiring educator, just wanted to make Westosha Central High School a more inclusive atmosphere for special education students. The inclusive atmosphere became a reality last November, when the Board of Education approved a new extra-curricular club called […]

 
 

Authorities seek answers in Paris hit-and-run

Authorities seek answers in Paris hit-and-run

Kenosha County authorities are still investigating a Thursday evening hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist with serious injuries, but they believe they may have a suspect vehicle, according to the Sheriff’s Department. The suspect vehicle, the Sheriff’s Department said, could be a late 1990s, possibly a 1997, Chevy Silverado pickup. […]

 
 

A healthy balance in competition

A healthy balance in competition

Athletic trainers work with student athletes to keep them in play By Jason Arndt Editor Whenever student-athletes experience an injury, either during a game or at practice, a licensed athletic trainer is most likely the first medical professional to respond. Responding to an injury, however, is only one of many […]

 
 

Celebrating the beauty inside

Celebrating the beauty inside

Girl Scouts team up to help girls in foster homes By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Elsa Witkiewicz and Scarlett Fallscher have teamed up to create Beauty and Bravery bags for 12 to 17 year-old-girls in the foster care system. There is a legacy running through Elsa’s family – started by her […]

 
 

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, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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