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UPDATE: Salem School lockdown lifted, police declare situation a hoax

UPDATE: Salem School lockdown lifted, police declare situation a hoax

Authorities said a report of a suspect chasing two children, which forced lockdowns of Salem Grade and Trevor-Wilmot schools, was a hoax. The lockdowns happened towards the end of school dismissal, when the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department received call from a resident of a nearby home who said two children […]

 
 

UPDATE: Suspect chasing two children forces school lockdown

UPDATE: Suspect chasing two children forces school lockdown

UPDATE: Salem School lockdown lifted, police declare situation a hoax While authorities are searching for a suspect accused of chasing two children near Salem Grade School Wednesday afternoon, the school remains on lockdown, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department states a resident of a home […]

 
 

Six move forward after Salem Lakes primary

Six move forward after Salem Lakes primary

After Tuesday’s primary election in the Village of Salem Lakes, where 2,475 ballots were cast, two incumbent trustees and four challengers advanced to the April 3 Spring Election. According to unofficial results from the Kenosha County Clerk’s Office, of the 2,475 ballots, challengers Dennis Faber garnered 546 votes and Ron […]

 
 

Moderate flooding along the Fox River, warning extended

Moderate flooding along the Fox River, warning extended

By Jason Arndt Editor After two days of steady rainfall, the Fox River near New Munster continues to rise, which extended the flood warning until Feb. 27 by the National Weather Service. The NWS said the Fox River is experiencing moderate flooding, recording a flood stage of 13.37 as of […]

 
 

Fox River above flood stage, projects to rise

Fox River above flood stage, projects to rise

Western Kenosha County remains under a flood warning Tuesday evening, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated the Fox River near New Munster eclipsed flood stage at around 1 p.m. The flood warning is in effect until 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. While the Fox River reached 11.4 feet as of […]

 
 

College news

College news

DEAN’S LIST UW-Eau Claire The following area student was named to the 2017-18 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire: Twin Lakes: Catherine Rae Manlolo, College of Business. Requirements for the Dean’s List in the College of Business include a minimum 12 credits, completion of all courses, […]

 
 

Westosha graduate crowned Miss Kenosha

Westosha graduate crowned Miss Kenosha

Salerno humbled by opportunity By Jason Arndt Editor Maria Salerno still cannot describe the feeling of being crowned Miss Kenosha. Salerno, 20, a Westosha Central High School graduate, can only say the honor given to her Feb. 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy is both humbling and exciting. “Even though […]

 
 

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

Teen triathlete likes to tackle challenges By Jason Arndt Editor Competing in triathlons takes discipline, determination and the willingness to tackle obstacles along the way. Westosha Central High School junior Claire Koeppel fits that bill. The traits, according to her father, Jason Koeppel, started at an early age. When she […]

 
 

Town of Randall tabs Foszcz as new fire chief

Town of Randall tabs Foszcz as new fire chief

Predecessor honored for years of leadership By Jason Arndt Editor After more than two decades, the Town of Randall Fire Department is under new leadership, with the swearing in of Ken Foszcz as the new fire chief. Foszcz, who replaces Matt Gronke, said his new role will be a challenge, […]

 
 

Randall appoints new town treasurer

By Jason Arndt Editor The Randall Town Board voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Pamela Maloney as the new town treasurer at its Feb. 8 regular meeting. Maloney, a former Kenosha County chief deputy treasurer, replaces Val Lass, who resigned after six years to take a position in Black […]

 
 
 
 
 

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