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Salem’s Allen recognized for dedicated service to veterans

Salem’s Allen recognized for dedicated service to veterans

Phillip Allen, of Salem, was one of 10 people recognized for his contributions and significant service to Wisconsinites during a 2020 Governor’s Service Awards ceremony on Oct. 15. Allen, a Veterans of Foreign Wars member, earned the Veteran Volunteer of the Year Service award. The Governor’s Service Awards honors outstanding […]

 
 

Sharing Center begins holiday season donation drive

Sharing Center begins holiday season donation drive

Each year, the Sharing Center strives to provide families what they need for a more enjoyable holiday season. The Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road, Trevor has offered a holiday meal for Thanksgiving and Christmas as well as Christmas gifts to all children the last 40 years, according to the nonprofit […]

 
 

Community Library will not charge overdue fines for some materials

The Community Library branches of Twin Lakes and Salem Lakes will no longer charge overdue fines for Children’s and Young Adult print materials, according to an announcement made last week. “We are committed to increasing reading and literacy and monetary fines present an economic barriers to access of library materials […]

 
 

Grappling with campus COVID-19

Grappling with campus COVID-19

Local graduates recall chaos at UW-Madison By Jason Arndt Editor University of Wisconsin campuses have played a considerable part in a statewide spike in new COVID-19 cases since the start of September. Students at the 13 four-year campuses, according to data compiled by this newspaper, have accounted for at least […]

 
 

On a medical mission

On a medical mission

Central graduates raising funds through shoe donation drive By Jason Arndt Editor When Kestly O’Neill embarked on a medical mission trip in January to Guatemala with VIDA Volunteer, a nonprofit group dedicated to serving underserved communities, the Westosha Central High School graduate felt compelled to return in January 2021. But […]

 
 

A sweet new location

A sweet new location

Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor planned in Burlington By Jason Arndt Editor While the Shy Violet era in the Chestnut Street loop came to a close earlier this year, another era hasn’t even begun, with Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor expected to take its place by the fall. Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor, […]

 
 

Jordan’s Journey

Jordan’s Journey

Dahlberg named Outstanding Senior for Westosha Central By Jason Arndt Editor Jordan Dahlberg described herself as shy and unassuming when she attended Bristol Grade School. Dahlberg, however, found a way out of her shell while a student at Westosha Central High School by becoming heavily involved in clubs and sports. […]

 
 

County drops to fifth statewide in COVID-19 cases

County drops to fifth statewide in COVID-19 cases

State officials report spike among young adults The Kenosha County Division of Health confirmed 73 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, according to figures released June 29, which indicated 1,492 total residents have tested positive for the disease. The Division of Health indicated 16,588 residents returned negative results. But […]

 
 

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start, of Wilmot, serves eligible children ages 3 through 5 as well as their families in the Western Kenosha County area. The program provides a free comprehensive preschool education that focuses on social, cognitive and hands-on learning, ensuring its children will have all the necessary abilities required for […]

 
 

Kenosha County sees slower growth in new COVID-19 cases

Kenosha County sees slower growth in new COVID-19 cases

The Kenosha County Division of Health reported 165 new cases of COVID-19, an increase of 23.8 percent since last week, according to numbers released on Monday. The 23.8 percent uptick from May 11 through May 18 brings the total to 858. However, the county has seen slower growth compared to […]

 
 
 
 
 

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