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Racine County removes hold on Wheatland sex offender placement

Racine County removes hold on Wheatland sex offender placement

Torhorst rules Michael McGee, 55, released within 10 days By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After three hours of testimony in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday, Judge Allan Torhost ruled in favor of the Department of Health Services placement of convicted sex offender Michael McGee into the Town of Wheatland. The […]

 
 

Little free libraries coming to Twin Lakes

Board approval brings partnership with Wilmot By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In an effort to promote literacy and community involvement, two “Little Free Libraries” are coming to the Village of Twin Lakes, after receiving board approval a meeting Monday. Additionally, it builds a relationship between the Village and Wilmot Union […]

 
 

Randall students pitch in at animal shelter

Randall students pitch in at animal shelter

Gifted and Talented program exceeds donation expectations By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nearly a dozen Randall Consolidated School students toured Lakeland Animal Shelter in Delavan as part of a donation drive, and exceeded expectations according to School Gifted and Talented Coordinator Karen Reddin. “The group set a goal to collect […]

 
 

Food for fines at Kenosha County libraries

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Community Library has joined ranks with the Kenosha Public Library in an effort to get library materials back into the building and help local food pantries. From Monday, May 23 to May 28 at both Community Library branches (Salem, 24615 89th St., and Twin Lakes, […]

 
 

Salem revives incorporation study group

It will distribute information regarding possible annexation By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board has asked study group chairman Mike Ullstrup and committee members to spearhead a public education campaign regarding the recently proposed boundary agreement between Salem and the Village of Silver Lake. The group, consisting of Carrie […]

 
 

His love of history runs deep

His love of history runs deep

Trevor-Wilmot teacher one of four to receive national honor By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Civil War was a pivotal point in American History, where the future of the United States could have gone two ways, according to Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School teacher Jason Reinholz. Reinholz, one of four teachers awarded […]

 
 

Wilmot to honor seniors May 25

Wilmot to honor seniors May 25

Wilmot Union High School will be recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of the students in the Class of 2016 at Senior Awards Night on Wednesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the school’s Lance G. Haas Auditorium. All family members, as well as members of the general public are invited to […]

 
 

New building a boon for youth football group

New building a boon for youth football group

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Since Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer began in 2000, the Silver Lake-based nonprofit organization has served up to 200 grade school students annually, and groomed future Westosha Central and Wilmot athletes. But for the first time, the organization has a place to call […]

 
 

At least two dead in ‘suspicious’ house explosion

At least two dead in ‘suspicious’ house explosion

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer Racine County Sheriff’s officials on Tuesday continued to sift through the rubble of a rural Burlington home in hopes of finding the body of a suspected third victim in Saturday’s fire and explosion. “As you can imagine, there’s a lot of debris that we are […]

 
 

Deputy involved in Oct. shooting returns to duty

Deputy involved in Oct. shooting returns to duty

A Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man while on duty last October “did exactly what he was trained to do” and will return to his full duties immediately, according to Sheriff David Beth. Deputy James Campbell had been on desk duty since the shooting on Oct. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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