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One dead in Wheatland/Paddock Lake quadruple shooting

One dead in Wheatland/Paddock Lake quadruple shooting

A shooting in the Town of Wheatland Thursday night left one person dead and three others injured, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, which indicated the shooting is still an on ongoing investigation. The quadruple shooting initially started at a residence in the 31500 block of 71st Street, where […]

 
 

Central to premiere ‘Once Upon Mattress’

Central to premiere ‘Once Upon Mattress’

Show opens Friday and runs through weekend By Jason Arndt Editor Senior Kaitlyn Shaffer of Westosha Central High School never played an upbeat character until this year’s musical production of “Once Upon a Mattress.” “Once Upon a Mattress” is a comedy first produced in 1959 and based on the book […]

 
 

County authorities will not recommend charges on pilot

County authorities will not recommend charges on pilot

Illinois man left damaged seaplane on Camp Lake By Jason Arndt Editor While federal and state authorities continue their investigation into a damaged seaplane found in Camp Lake, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will not recommend criminal charges against the Illinois pilot who left it there, according to Sgt. Mark […]

 
 

A matter of faith

A matter of faith

Teacher plans to donate kidney to friend By Jason Arndt Editor A casual friendship has turned into a life-saving adventure for two area women. The adventure started last year, when Kathy Mullen, of Salem Lakes, was diagnosed with kidney failure and placed on a transplant list for a deceased donor. […]

 
 

Westosha Central deals with shooting threat

Westosha Central deals with shooting threat

Officials say it’s not credible, but classes are dismissed at 9:30 a.m. due to disruptive nature of incident The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting threat at Westosha Central High School, Paddock Lake, that was posted on social media late Thursday. Classes began as usual this morning, but […]

 
 

Murdock named interim administrator

Murdock named interim administrator

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Mike Murdock, public works supervisor in Salem Lakes, has put on one more hat – that of interim village administrator. The village board appointed him at the Sept. 9 board meeting. Murdock took over as head of the highway department in 2006. Some things changed when […]

 
 

Former city officer bound over for trial

Former city officer bound over for trial

Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, accused of sex assault By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matt Baumhardt, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman while on duty, was bound over for trial following his Oct. 3 initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court. Baumhardt, 30, of […]

 
 

County announces drug take-back day

Residents can dispose of unwanted medications Oct. 27 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, Oct. 27. Residents are invited and encouraged to bring their unwanted and unused medications to drop-off sites at Entrance D […]

 
 

Memorable experience

Memorable experience

Duenkel puts on the shoulder pads for Falcons By Jason Arndt Editor Throughout his senior year, Bret Duenkel has regularly attended Westosha Central High School football practices, coaches meetings and has been a dedicated member of the program, Falcons coach Tyson Mengel said. Duenkel, however, has never experienced putting on […]

 
 

Salem Lakes creates vision for future

Commercial areas are current focus of consultant’s study By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A vision for the commercial future of Salem Lakes is taking shape with the assistance of consulting firm hired by the village. At the Sept. 17 Salem Lakes joint Planning Commission and Village Board meeting, Mike Blue, of […]