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Citizens wander Silver Lake in search of clues

Citizens wander Silver Lake in search of clues

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Perhaps you noticed a few folks roaming the streets in Silver Lake last Friday, June 12. Some were dressed a bit oddly while others wandered in small groups, going in and out of the doors of various businesses. You may have pondered just what was going […]


Sheriff takes over

Silver Lake is now patrolled by county department By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Kenosha County officially began policing the Village of Silver Lake on Wednesday. On Tuesday, June 16 at 10 a.m., Kenosha County Sheriff Dave Beth was scheduled to be at the Village Hall, 113 S. First St., Silver Lake, […]


County OKs budget for police shift

By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Kenosha County Finance and Administration Committee approved the changes in the Kenosha County budget June 11 resulting from the decision to provide policing for the Village of Silver Lakes. The Village Board voted unanimously in favor of the decision at a special meeting in […]


Get along, or else

Silver Lake Village seeks cooperation between fire, rescue agencies   By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent       Silver Lake Village President Bruce Nopenz has opened a discussion about what he sees as a lack of cooperation between the Silver Lake Rescue Squad, a private organization, and the village’s fire department. Trustee Pat […]


Beyond the call of duty

Beyond the call of duty

Sheriff foster calves in animal abuse case By Bethe Croy Staff Writer Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth temporarily adopted 15 calves during an animal abuse investigation on the Schmeckel farms in the Brighton and Paris Townships. While cleanup and testing was underway, the calves began showing signs of improvement. “They’re doing […]


Salem board looks to fill seat by appointment

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Grade School Board is seeking interested residents to fill the vacancy left after former School Board President Jack Niccolai resigned shortly after the last election. The decision was made June 2 to follow board policy for filling the vacancy at a special board meeting. […]


Sheriff to provide police service for Silver Lake

Village’s money-saving move eyed for mid June   By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Silver Lake Village Board has turned to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to provide law enforcement services for the village. The board voted unanimously to hire the sheriff at a special meeting May 14. The contract is […]


Progress made in animal abuse case

Progress made in animal abuse case

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released an update on the animal abuse complaint on a Brighton farm late Tuesday, calling the current conditions a “huge improvement.” Sheriff David Beth said Tuesday he will meet with sheriff’s department detectives and the district attorney this week to discuss […]


Paddock Lake road projects to begin in July

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Coming to a street near you, in Paddock Lake: summer roadwork on 235th Avenue from Highway K to 68th Street and 242nd Avenue from Highway 50 to 77th Street. At the May 12 Committee of the Whole meeting, Paddock Lake Village Administrator Tim Popanda presented the […]


Silver Lake looks to sheriff for policing

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth made a very simple statement to residents of Silver Lake recently. “I am your sheriff,” he said. “I hold a constitutional office and I answer to the voters.” Beth reminded about 70 Silver Lake residents of that April 14 at a […]


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