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Urban farmers

Urban farmers

Don Zienty (left) and wife Lynn learn a few of the finer points of honey and beeswax soap from “Keeper of the Bees,” Peter Poli, at the Antioch Public Library District, 757 N. Main St. on Saturday. Poli, owner of Humdinger Honey Works, held a discussion on “Urban Farming” and […]

 
 

Couple arrested for parental abduction

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested an area couple who are wanted in Las Vegas for abducting their own children to avoid possible abuse charges. At 11:20 p.m. on Jan. 27 a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol spotted what he described as suspicious activity in the truck parking […]

 
 

Winter’s wrath roars back

Winter’s wrath roars back

A lone pickup truck heads through blizzard conditions on an unrecognizable Main Street near First Street in Antioch, Ill., on Sunday. An all-day snow coupled with high winds – and the accompanying drifiting and low visibility – made all forms of outdoor travel a challenge, at best, and hazardous, at […]

 
 

Ambulance funding will get another referendum

Officials are running out of options to pay for service By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Both the Village of Antioch and the First Fire Protection District will go to referendum again in April in an attempt to raise additional funds for ambulance service. If this attempt fails, the village will simply […]

 
 

Salem students use talents to benefit Sharing Center

Salem students use talents to benefit Sharing Center

Art for charity event nets $1,357 for food pantry By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent For the second year in a row, Salem students in grades K through 4 have used their talents to create art for charity. Salem art teachers Brittany Stalker and Chanda Droske coordinated the program through Square 1 […]

 
 

Salem School gets ready for energy and safety improvements

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Like almost all schools in the area, Salem Grade School has had additions dated from various years as far back as the 1950s. Those additions have been repaired but never updated, so Salem is embarking on a project that will upgrade and update many portions of […]

 
 

Local man dies from injuries suffered in fall at mall

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A 21-year-old man with ties to Silver Lake and Westosha Central High School died Jan. 21, nine days after falling over a second-floor railing at a Milwaukee area shopping mall. Dustin Strzelecki, who graduated in 2012 from Westosha and had grown up in the Silver Lake […]

 
 

Wilmot’s academic decathlon team wins regional title

Wilmot’s academic decathlon team wins regional title

Team advances to state competition By Anne Trautner Staff Writer For the fifth year in a row, Wilmot’s academic decathlon team won the regional competition on Jan. 9 at UW-Whitewater, posting the highest score in all five regional competitions held across the state. “The competition is very different than what […]

 
 

Randall student moves one step closer to state competition

By Anne Trautner Staff Writer Keenan Wiley, a seventh grader at Randall School, won Randall’s annual geography bee on Jan. 13, and will now take a written test to qualify for the Wisconsin state bee. “It is really, really neat to have a seventh grader win this year because, even […]

 
 

Year in Review: Our top news stories of 2014

Year in Review: Our top news stories of 2014

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The year of 2014 marked several changes in Western Kenosha County. Elections bounced incumbents, a local village sat on the edge of dissolving, and students at Wilmot Union High School made themselves heard. Here’s a look back at the news of 2014, in no particular order: […]

 
 
 
 
 

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