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DOT: Winter storm to bring hazardous roads

DOT: Winter storm to bring hazardous roads

A Winter Storm Watch for Southeast Wisconsin this weekend sparked a note of caution from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, in a news release issued Friday. “The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) would like to remind motorists to be cautious if traveling in what could be hazardous conditions,” the DOT […]

 
 

Wilmot Mountain announces Dec. 14 opening date

Wilmot Mountain announces Dec. 14 opening date

With ideal winter temperatures setting in, Wilmot Mountain announced the opening of its improved slopes and ski lifts for Wednesday, Dec. 14, according to a Vail Resorts press release. Vail Resorts, which acquired Wilmot last year, spent months applying $13 million in upgrades to the nearly 80-year-old facility. Wilmot Mountain […]

 
 

Salem School eyes April operating referendum

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Salem Grade School District Administrator Dave Milz and Business Manager Susan Jarvis on Monday presented a financial forecast produced by Baird, which analyzed Salem School financial from this school year 2020-2021. The Salem School Board saw the numbers at a special board meeting, but made no […]

 
 

County makes progress on presidential recount

Clerk sees little change from election night numbers By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent This is not Kenosha County Clerk Mary Schuch-Krebs’ first rodeo. “The first year I was in office we had the state Supreme Court recount for JoAnne Kloppenburg and David Prosser,” she said. In that recount, the margin was […]

 
 

Dozens of incidents reported in first snowfall

Dozens of incidents reported in first snowfall

Bristol, Paris and Salem responders were busy Sunday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With snow flurries falling in Southeast Wisconsin, including Western Kenosha County, there was a flurry of activity by three municipal fire departments Sunday. The first snowfall, which brought about 4 inches, caused power lines to arc, resulting […]

 
 

Free throws to raise funds

Free throws to raise funds

Wilmot Union opens practice doors to community By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Pick a player, any player, all to help benefit their Wilmot Union High School boys basketball program. The players, who will participate in the first annual Free-Throw-a-Thon, plan to open the doors to practice Saturday, Dec. 10. Members […]

 
 

Salem Lakes elections on the horizon

Filings set to occur before Feb. 14 merger date By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Although the eventual merger of the Village of Silver Lake and Town of Salem is not until Feb. 14, when the Village of Salem Lakes emerges, election filings are set to occur before the official date. The […]

 
 

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Sunday

The first snow accumulation of the winter expects to arrive into Southeast Wisconsin, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a winter weather advisory for Sunday. A winter weather advisory, in effect from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., means that periods of snow can cause travel difficulties, the National […]

 
 

A rejuvenated spirit

A rejuvenated spirit

Stage Stop to re-open as family continues 168-year tradition By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When the Wilmot Hotel opened its doors in 1848, the San Francisco Gold Rush was one year away, Wisconsin was not yet admitted into the United States and the telegraph was in its infancy. Since then, […]

 
 

Canine deputy euthanized after sudden illness

Canine deputy euthanized after sudden illness

Klaus served the community for five years Members of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department are mourning the loss of Klaus, its canine unit, the Sheriff’s Office announced Monday. Klaus, who served the community for five years, was euthanized on Nov. 28. The dog suddenly became ill the day before and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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