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Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak

Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak

No injuries reported By Jason Arndt Editor For about two hours on Wednesday, a leak involving anhydrous ammonia shut down Highway 45 near the Kenosha County line, but authorities report no injuries resulted from the leak. The accident happened at around 10:30 a.m. when the driver carrying dual anhydrous ammonia […]

 
 

Crews continue Highway 45 roadwork

Crews continue Highway 45 roadwork

By Jason Arndt Editor Despite recent rainfalls, the Department of Transportation reported progress on the Highway 45 construction project, which started March 20. The project extending from the Wisconsin/Illinois state line north to Highway 50 includes resurfacing, reconstruction and other transportation improvements in the Village of Bristol. “Minor rain delays […]

 
 

Authorities advise Paris, Union Grove residents to take shelter

Authorities advise Paris, Union Grove residents to take shelter

UPDATE (4/26, 4:30 p.m.): Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak Accident involving anhydrous ammonia spill reported Kenosha County authorities have advised Town of Paris residents who live near the intersection of highways 45 and KR to take shelter and shut all windows after a reported truck accident, which released anhydrous […]

 
 

Lacrosse enthusiasm reaches Western Kenosha County

Lacrosse enthusiasm reaches Western Kenosha County

Kenosha Raptors delivering sport to area youth By Jason Arndt Editor When the Kenosha Raptors Lacrosse Club formed in 2011, the organization was on a mission to teach and grow the game of lacrosse in the Kenosha community, Club President Rob Wikstrom reports. Five years later, the growth has spread […]

 
 

County Executive touts economic growth

County Executive touts economic growth

Breunig excited for change By Jason Arndt Editor Change has been beneficial to Kenosha County communities in 2016, County Executive Jim Kreuser reported in last week’s State of the County address, where he noted more progress is coming for 2017. “As you know, 2016 was a big year of change […]

 
 

Passion and pride

Passion and pride

Bristol salon cultivates customers with care By Jason Arndt Editor From the moment customers walk in the door of Bristol Hair Shoppe, they are greeted with a smile and a comfortable environment, which stems from a passion for customers and pride in service. “We love our clients. Everyone is welcome […]

 
 

Local resident completes basic training

Local resident completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Austin P. Hehn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, a Department of Defense press release reports. “The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic […]

 
 

ELECTION RESULTS: Shakeup in Salem Lakes

ELECTION RESULTS: Shakeup in Salem Lakes

Salem native Jodi Meier wins Branch 7 in a landslide A shakeup on the Salem Lakes Village Board is in store for the newly minted municipality, according to unofficial results released on the Kenosha County Clerk’s website. Diann Tesar, previously the Salem Town Chairwoman, defeated incumbent Bruce Nopenz in the […]

 
 

ELECTION RESULTS: Salem referendum passes

ELECTION RESULTS: Salem referendum passes

Incumbents secure re-election According unofficial results on the Kenosha County Clerk’s website, the Salem Grade School referendum received approval, and incumbents in two school board races secured re-election. At Riverview School, Bert Christensen and Mary Vozel won, while Joy Corona and Adam Lang did not secure enough votes to take […]

 
 

Obregon gets life

Obregon gets life

Crime spree in fall of 2015 leads to long-term sentence By Jason Arndt Editor The last page in the Andrew Obregon saga finally turned inside the Kenosha County Courthouse Tuesday morning. Obregon, 34, of Bristol received a life sentence without an opportunity to return to the streets, including the communities […]

 
 
 
 
 

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