Paddock Lake-Salem

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 […]

 
 

Whitetail Ridge moves forward

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village Board unanimously approved a number of items related to the Whitetail Ridge development at its July 18 regular meeting. The proposed 32-acre development lies in Tax Incremental Finance district No. 2. The TID district accounts for 130 acres and will be a […]

 
 

Putting a personal touch on parking

Putting a personal touch on parking

Central seniors can make their mark By Jason Arndt Editor Incoming Westosha Central High School can put a personalized, and artistic touch, on their own parking spaces. The Westosha Central Booster Club spearheaded the idea and looks to use the initiative as a fundraiser, according to club vice president Melissa […]

 
 

Residents learn more about proposed pipeline

Utility hosted three open house sessions in area By Jason Arndt Editor While some showed up out of curiosity, others came to gather more information at a series of open houses last week, when officials from We Energies met with residents about a proposed 49-mile natural gas pipeline through three […]

 
 

Brystal Schultz crowned Miss Bristol

Brystal Schultz crowned Miss Bristol

By Jason Arndt Editor As a lifelong Bristol resident, Brystal Schultz grew up watching contestants vie for the title of Miss Bristol, and wanted to cross the same stage. Schultz, 16, met her goal July 13 at the Parkway Chateau, where she came away with a higher than expected achievement […]

 
 

Westosha’s Kennell shows poise, maturity

Westosha’s Kennell shows poise, maturity

Trevor resident named Outstanding Senior By Jason Arndt Editor Annually, when the Report receives nominations for Outstanding Senior from Westosha Central High School, each candidate presents a series of strengths and unique qualities. The 2018 nominees were no different, and awarding the Outstanding Senior after review by staff was not […]

 
 

Authorities arrest 4 in rash of countywide break-ins

Authorities arrest 4 in rash of countywide break-ins

After a diligent investigation conducted by authorities, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of four people involved in a slew of break-ins throughout the western end, according to a statement released by the department Thursday. On July 5, investigators executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of […]

 
 

Extreme weather puts the pinch on area strawberry farms

Extreme weather puts the pinch on area strawberry farms

By Jason Arndt Editor High heat followed by short-term heavy rainfall put a pinch at area strawberry farms where producers have reported a challenging season. That season, which ended abruptly last weekend, normally runs from mid-June through July 4. Gary Walvoord, who operates Walvoord Farm Berries in Kansasville, blames the […]

 
 

Volunteers integral part of homeless count

Counts are done twice each year to help address the problem By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Lisa Haen is the associate director at Kenosha Human Development Services, Inc. and monitors the number of homeless people in Kenosha County, both east and west of I-94. A Point in Time, or PIT, as […]

 
 

Dozens of break-ins reported in county

Dozens of break-ins reported in county

Incidents widespread, authorities urge caution By Jason Arndt Editor While authorities investigate a rash of a break-ins in Western Kenosha County, they have urged residents to stay vigilant and report suspicious activity, Capt. Robert Hallisy of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said on Thursday. Hallisy said his department has received […]