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Polka pride

Polka pride

Oktoberfest booms in Paddock Lake By Jason Arndt Editor Old Settlers Park in Paddock Lake boomed with Bavarian-inspired culture Saturday when the Kenosha County park held its eighth annual Oktoberfest. The event saw several people donning lederhosen and raising beer steins, dancing to polka tunes, and embracing German heritage. Old […]

 
 

Decked Out In Style

Decked Out In Style

If you go… WHAT: Dress Giveaway WHEN: 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 WHERE: Christ Lutheran Church, 24929 75th St., Paddock Lake. A’s Dress Closet helps teens find a formal look By Jason Arndt Editor Planning for homecoming and prom is a […]

 
 

Ground broken on new development

Ground broken on new development

Affordable housing arrives to Paddock Lake By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ground was broken, at least ceremonially, at the site of White Tail Ridge development in the Village of Paddock Lake on Aug. 23. Foundations are being dug and poured for a 50-unit senior citizen apartment building and a 10 unit […]

 
 

Property owners get one month

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A raze order for the Bella Vita Apartments, located at 8705 Antioch Road were the subject of a public hearing prior to the August 13 regular board meeting. The owners of the building have hired attorney Brian Shook, of Lake Geneva, to represent them and request […]

 
 

Local girl, 5, faces long recovery

Local girl, 5, faces long recovery

She was struck by vehicle in Illinois By Jason Arndt Editor For any parent, a child starting kindergarten is a moment to cherish, but a Trevor girl’s plans have been put on hold after she was struck by a car in Illinois on Aug. 10. Leah Dinchak, 5, who planned […]

 
 

Sharing Center gears up for back-to-school

Sharing Center gears up for back-to-school

Organization open to accept donations By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The end of the lazy, hazy days of summer is upon us and thoughts turn to the beginning of fall and back to school days. The Sharing Center of Trevor is getting ready to receive school supply donations to help get […]

 
 

New fire commission sworn in at Salem Lakes

New fire commission sworn in at Salem Lakes

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The newly appointed Salem Lakes Fire Commission was sworn in by village clerk Cindi Dulaney at its first meeting on July 30. The five were appointed at the July 9 regular board meeting with each serving a staggered term. Allen Dunski has the one-year term, Jerry […]

 
 

Burlington police sergeant, Kenosha County resident, under investigation for misconduct

Burlington police sergeant, Kenosha County resident, under investigation for misconduct

By Jason Arndt Editor A City of Burlington police sergeant who resides in Kenosha County is under investigation for misconduct, according to Police Chief Mark Anderson, who said the officer has been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 1. Matthew Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, faces allegations of sexual harassment, neglect […]

 
 

PHOTOS: A DREAM REALIZED

PHOTOS: A DREAM REALIZED

Local players compete at Milwaukee’s Miller Park Tuesday By Jason Arndt Editor After defeating Prospect Training Academy 6-1 in mid-July to claim a Major Youth Baseball League Premier South title, a group of area boys realized a dream on Tuesday, when they took the field at Miller Park in Milwaukee. […]

 
 

Big plans for Paddock Lake TID

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A tax incremental finance district, known as a TIF or a TID, is a method a municipality can use to finance redevelopment or improvement on existing structures or to create new structures. Paddock Lake refers to it as a TID. Expenses are incurred by the municipality […]