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Twin Lakes woman accused in overdose death of Salem man

Twin Lakes woman accused in overdose death of Salem man

Cooper, 30, posted bond By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 30-year-old Twin Lakes woman was charged in relation to a July 18 heroin overdose death of a Town of Salem man, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release. Elizabeth Cooper, who posted a $5,000 cash bond at her […]

 
 

Authorities report vehicle entries in Powers Lake

Authorities report vehicle entries in Powers Lake

Department urges residents to lock vehicles For residents in the Nippersink and Powers Lake area in Kenosha County, the Sheriff’s Department has strongly suggested they keep their vehicles locked, after they received six reported vehicle entries the last few days. According to the Sheriff’s Department Facebook Page, items taken include […]

 
 

Village opts for new garbage collection service

Approval comes after series of complaints from current provider By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Village residents should expect to see new refuse and recycling carts lined up along Twin Lakes streets at the start of 2017, after the board voted to discontinue services with Advanced Disposal at Monday’s regular meeting, […]

 
 

Wilmot School Notes

Wilmot School Notes

Hall of Fame candidates wanted Wilmot Union High School is currently seeking applicants for its 2018 Hall of Fame. In order to be eligible for this honor, candidates must have graduated from Wilmot Union High School in 2008 or earlier. Candidates meeting this sole criteria will then be judged based […]

 
 

Authorities identify man killed at Best Bargains

Authorities identify man killed at Best Bargains

New Munster blaze suspicious, authorities said By Jason Arndt Staff Writer According to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department press release, the man killed in a truck fire at Best Bargains in New Munster last week was 64-year-old Paul Hoffman, of Burlington. The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Hoffman’s identity […]

 
 

Twin Lakes honored law enforcement Sunday

Twin Lakes honored law enforcement Sunday

Back the Badge in remembrance of 9/11 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When two planes crashed into New York’s Twin Towers 15 years ago, thousands of lives were lost, including law enforcement and fire officials. On Sunday, in remembrance of 9/11, service personnel received notes of appreciation from the public […]

 
 

BREAKING: Authorities call Wheatland fire ‘suspicious’

BREAKING: Authorities call Wheatland fire ‘suspicious’

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Authorities are classifying a vehicle fire, leaving one dead, as suspicious in the Town of Wheatland Friday. The fire at the parking lot of Best Bargains Store, 6515 352nd St., started before 8 a.m., according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release. Along with […]

 
 

Twin Lakes beating suspect pleads guilty

Twin Lakes beating suspect pleads guilty

Garcia, 25, jailed since brutal Christmas morning attack By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Alexander Garcia, a 25-year-old Twin Lakes man, faces sentencing Oct. 21 after he pleaded guilty to felony aggravated battery last week, according to a Kenosha County prosecutor. Garcia, 25, was bound over for a trial scheduled Sept. […]

 
 

Wheatland blitzes bullying with BMX assembly

Wheatland blitzes bullying with BMX assembly

Scherrer Cares contributes to anti-bullying effort By Jason Arndt Staff Writer From the moment Drew Halbesma saw nationally known BMX rider Matt Wilhelm deliver a powerful anti-bullying message at his previous school, Lake Geneva Middle School, the new Wheatland Center School principal knew he had to get Wilhelm into share […]

 
 

New Wilmot visitor policy screens sex offenders

Software program to check against national database By Jason Arndt Staff Writer To bolster security for students and staff, Wilmot Union High School officials have unveiled a new program last week designed to keep registered sex offenders out. The Raptor Visitor Management System is a software program that requires visitors […]

 
 
 
 
 

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