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Restitution could be in works for former school official

Accused bookkeeper has bond extended By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With the possibility of restitution, a former bookkeeper accused of embezzling nearly $30,000 from two area school districts had her bond continued in Kenosha County Circuit Court July 15, pushing her preliminary hearing to Aug. 12. Mary Anderson, 55, posted […]

 
 

No new leads in Salem officer fatality

No new leads in Salem officer fatality

Ventura, 33, died in single-vehicle crash July 8 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Three weeks have passed since Town of Salem Public Safety Officer Michael Josua Ventura died in a one-vehicle accident, and there are no new developments, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Ventura, 33, reportedly headed west on […]

 
 

Police seek clues in sign thefts

Police seek clues in sign thefts

Village may cover expense, administrator says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Theft of 29 newly installed uniform address signs last weekend has the Village of Twin Lakes seeking more than suspects, but answers on how to replace them, including costs. “We are still determining how to proceed,” said Village Administrator […]

 
 

Stage Stop abruptly shuts its doors Friday

Stage Stop abruptly shuts its doors Friday

Historic business a landmark in Wilmot community By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For the last 168 years, Wilmot Stage Stop restaurant/hotel was a staple in the community, but the run ended abruptly Friday. Wilmot Stage Stop, formerly known as Wilmot Hotel, stayed in the same spot on highways C and […]

 
 

Welcome to…Salem Lakes

Welcome to…Salem Lakes

Both boards agree – a compromise we can all live with By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The boundary agreement between the Town of Salem and Village of Silver Lake that will lead to a merger of both into a new village received unanimous approval by members of both municipal boards, held […]

 
 

Enjoying the ride, reunions

Enjoying the ride, reunions

Parmalee, Bryant both had a blast at Country Thunder By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the Country Thunder Music Festival in Twin Lakes brought in key headliners last weekend, some members were inspired to continue plugging away, courtesy of fan support. Parmalee, a country bluegrass group that features brothers, a […]

 
 

Twin Lakes Chamber notes

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association has announced two upcoming events in August, the 26th Annual Golf Outing along with the Business in the Park and Car Show/Village Block Party. Volunteers, sponsors needed The annual golf outing held Wednesday, August 17 at Twin Lakes Country Club is in […]

 
 

Paddock Lake questions Salem library amendment

It’s not in line with statute, village says By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village Board once again discussed the issue of an intergovernmental agreement for participation in a Community Library at its July 12 committee of the whole agenda. Village President Terry Burns said he kept it on […]

 
 

Sheriff Beth, Florida Georgia Line work to calm backlash

Sheriff Beth, Florida Georgia Line work to calm backlash

Security refusal at Country Thunder draws social media buzz By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In at least two decades, no one performing at Country Thunder has ever declined law enforcement support backstage, according to Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth. But, it ended Friday when a member of Florida Georgia Line’s […]

 
 

Jackson a pioneer in Central Aviation Club

Jackson a pioneer in Central Aviation Club

Recent graduate commands plane By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Nicole Jackson was a Westosha Central High School freshman, she played basketball and supported the Falcons as a cheerleader, but the recent graduate never envisioned becoming a pioneer in flight. Jackson, who crossed the stage to accept her diploma in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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