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TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 3: Welcome to Salem Lakes

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 3: Welcome to Salem Lakes

  By Jason Arndt Editor Another year, and another series of changes for the now-former Village of Silver Lake and Town of Salem, when the two municipalities officially merged operations on Feb. 14. The changes were approved by the state Department of Administration towards the end of 2016. The merger […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 5: Stage Stop closes…forever

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 5: Stage Stop closes…forever

By Jason Arndt Editor About seven months after Wilmot Stage reopened its doors, the 169-year-old restaurant shut down again on Aug. 11, when the family stated they have no plans to reconsider. “It is with bittersweet circumstances that we are closing the doors of the Wilmot Stage Stop forever. The […]

 
 

HONOR ROLLS: Riverview School

Riverview School The following students were named to the 2017-18 first trimester honor roll at Riverview School. High Honors Sixth grade: Delia Myers, Benjamin Randolph, Jenna Randle, Skylar Gerber, Riley Leahy, Amanda Brooks, Delaney Coates, Isaac Blount, Rachel Geronimi, Ava Hetland, Dylan Masnova, Kaiden Volbrecht, Owen Drissel, Logan Johnson, William […]

 
 

Central’s Medina the latest to fly solo

Central’s Medina the latest to fly solo

Flight possible through school’s aviation club Westosha Central High School junior Anthony Medina, a member of the STEM Aviation Club, became the organization’s sixth student to take a solo flight aboard a plane he helped build on Dec. 2. Medina’s flight came with challenges, according to a news release, which […]

 
 

Salem Lakes PFC resolves complaint

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Police and Fire Commission signed a stipulation agreement that ended any dispute between Salem Lakes firefighter Michael Keske, Fire Chief Mike Slover and Lt. Michael Murdoch at the Dec. 7 commission meeting. During a November 29 pre-hearing meeting, both sides agreed to the […]

 
 

Trees to enliven Salem School grounds

Trees to enliven Salem School grounds

Donation part of program between ATC-Bucks By Jason Arndt Editor Courtesy of a program partnership between the American Transmission Company and Milwaukee Bucks, Salem Grade School received 20 trees on Nov. 30, when students and administrators collaborated with Paul Swartz Nursery to plant them on school property. The program, according […]

 
 

Cheer squad captures national bid

Cheer squad captures national bid

Central starts state title defense For the second straight year, the Westosha Central High School cheerleading squad secured a bid for national competition, courtesy of a first place finish at the Dec. 2 Universal Cheerleaders Association competition held in Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center complex. Teams in each competition are assessed by […]

 
 

County to take on big pharma

County to take on big pharma

Federal lawsuit contends deceptive marketing By Jason Arndt Editor When the state Department of Health Services revealed Kenosha County ranked No. 1 in heroin-related deaths in Wisconsin, according to a recent study, county agencies acknowledged the need to address the epidemic in all levels of government. While the county received […]

 
 

Brighton, Randall earn top marks in area

Brighton, Randall earn top marks in area

All schools receive passing grades By Jason Arndt Editor In the second year of state-mandated report cards using the Forward Exam, all nine feeder schools in western Kenosha County earned a passing grade, according to findings released by the state Department of Public Instruction last week. Each feeder school is […]

 
 

Gateway turns Silver Lake Park into a classroom

Gateway turns Silver Lake Park into a classroom

Students received hands-on training By Jason Arndt Editor Silver Lake Park turned into an outdoor laboratory last week, when six Gateway Technical College students and their instructor converged onto the Kenosha County Park, where they learned proper tree removal techniques. The Nov. 14 project, which involved removing six dead ash […]

 
 
 
 
 

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