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PHOTOS: County Fair Livestock Auction

PHOTOS: County Fair Livestock Auction

More than 150 livestock went up for auction Saturday at the Kenosha County Fair, where several champions took to the ring to showcase lambs, beef, swine and goats. Before auction, animals receive a weight, then sold on a cents per pound basis. Winning bidders can put the animal back to […]

 
 

Hailed a Hero

Hailed a Hero

Local girl, 12, helped save her father’s life By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Within the confines of Salem Grade School, Katelyn Hannah is an honor student who mentors younger children, and enjoys activities like most 12-year-old girls. But on a fateful day in November, Hannah was hailed a hero, saving […]

 
 

Victim hospitalized after explosion

Victim hospitalized after explosion

Town of Salem home still habitable, authorities say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 52-year-old Town of Salem man remains hospitalized, as of Monday, after a Jet Ski he was working on exploded Saturday, but the home is not a total loss, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The […]

 
 

Salem affirms nine-member Library Board

Note: The Village of Twin Lakes, part of the Community Library System, approved the revised joint library agreement at a Special Board Meeting Friday on a 6-0 vote. Trustee Aaron Karow was absent at the 11 a.m. meeting. Move may satisfy Paddock Lake’s concerns By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem […]

 
 

Bristol to fill the boot Aug. 27

Fire department hopes to make it annual event By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Even though the Jerry Lewis Labor Day telethon came to an end in 2015, the battle against muscular dystrophy continues, and some area fire departments have stepped up to raise funds. The 24-hour telethon that ran for […]

 
 

FAIR PHOTOS: REAL HORSEPOWER

FAIR PHOTOS: REAL HORSEPOWER

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer On a Star Spangled Summer opening night at the Kenosha County Fair, where the Fairest of the Fair has been crowned, a new feature offered a fresh perspective for some in attendance Wednesday in Wilmot. With hundreds of onlookers, the Wisconsin Horse Pullers Association presented […]

 
 

Wheatland’s Fenske crowned Fairest of the Fair

Wheatland’s Fenske crowned Fairest of the Fair

Madison Fenske, former Wheatland Willing Worker, attends Parkside By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Before Madison Fenske could show animals at the Kenosha County Fair, the Wheatland native and Westosha Central graduate already adored the annual event, and on Wednesday, she was named the 2016 Fairest of the Fair. The new […]

 
 

Salem traffic patrol suspended

Town Board decision puts fate of department on hold for 30 days By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent After the Salem Town Board dropped out of WISE Grant program at an Aug. 8 regular meeting, the board returned for a special meeting Monday, voting unanimously to suspend all traffic patrols by the […]

 
 

Aquanuts honor late member

Aquanuts honor late member

Team remembers Schaufel as dedicated and selfless By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Since 1972, the Twin Lakes Aquanuts have entertained crowds and captured titles at both the state and national levels – and one person was there for more than half of those moments. Brian Schaufel, a 26-year Aquanut member […]

 
 

Wilmot teacher receives technician certification

Wilmot teacher receives technician certification

Kehoe among eight to attend Gateway seminar Jeff Kehoe, a Wilmot Union High School teacher, was among a group of eight instructors from area school districts to receive training to become Snap-On certified technicians at a July 15 workshop. The workshop, hosted by Gateway Technical College, gives teachers the skills […]

 
 
 
 
 

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