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Wheatland teen dies in Rockford motocross crash

Wheatland teen dies in Rockford motocross crash

Services set for Saturday in New Munster By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nicole Lootans would be starting her freshman year at Westosha Central High School Thursday. But, a tragic motocross accident Sunday in Rockford took the opportunity away from her, according to the Rockford Register-Star. The Register-Star reports the 14-year-old […]

 
 

Fair organizers pleased with new features

Fair organizers pleased with new features

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While attendance may have been lower than last year, overall feedback – courtesy of several new and reintroduced features – pleased Kenosha County Fair organizers. “I am still crunching the numbers, but ballpark estimate is about 10,000 less than last year,” said Fair Director Denise […]

 
 

Madison Fenske named Fairest of the Fair

Madison Fenske named Fairest of the Fair

Wheatland resident a Westosha Central graduate By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Before Madison Fenske was old enough to show animals at the Kenosha County Fair, the Wheatland resident already adored the event. But her love grew exponentially when she was named the 2016 Fairest of the Fair crown. Fenske, a […]

 
 

Love shall overcome

Love shall overcome

Labor of Love music festival seeks to prevent suicide By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When someone suffers from depression and anxiety, one of the most difficult tasks for them is to ask for help. Since 2009, the number of people enduring the pain that have succumbed to suicide or attempted […]

 
 

Twin Lakes showcase set for Saturday

Business in the Park, Car Show return for third year By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Business in the Park and a classic car show returns for a third straight year collectively Saturday along Main Street in Twin Lakes. Business in the Park, starting at 9 a.m. is in its fourth […]

 
 

UPDATE: Authorities still investigating Twin Lakes blaze

UPDATE: Authorities still investigating Twin Lakes blaze

Foul play not suspected, police chief says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Authorities are still investigating the cause of a Wednesday afternoon fire that destroyed a residential home on Sunset Drive in Twin Lakes, and according to a Twin Lakes Police Department press release, the elderly homeowners were not home […]

 
 

Stage Stop sets re-opening date

Stage Stop sets re-opening date

Jan. 15 extends legacy to 169 years By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Customers of Wilmot Stage Stop can rejoice after the owners of the historic restaurant announced a Jan. 15 reopening date. The 168-year-old restaurant on highways C and W shut its doors July 29 in a stunning move. The […]

 
 

BREAKING: Multiple agencies respond to Twin Lakes home fire

BREAKING: Multiple agencies respond to Twin Lakes home fire

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Officials from at least eight fire departments responded to a residential home fire in Twin Lakes Wednesday afternoon, and according to preliminary reports, the elderly homeowners were not home at the time. However, it is not known whether both cats made it out safely, according […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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