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Manhunt has area on edge

Manhunt has area on edge

Sheriff fears suspect in murder case ‘will  go out in a big show’ The manhunt continued Wednesday morning for Andrew Mario Obregon, 32, who was initially described as a “person of interest” in the death of Tywon Anderson, 37, whose body was found in a cornfield in the Town of […]


Local clerks see potential of e-poll books

But most say state needs to provide standards By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent An electronic poll book, or e-poll book, is the computer and program that replaces a paper-based poll book. State law allows municipal clerks to maintain both paper and electronic poll books. And while some local clerks have seen […]


Salem Grade School has 10 new teachers

Rate of turnover higher than normal, administrator says By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ten teachers either resigned positions for other jobs or retired from Salem Grade School prior to the start of classes last month. At the Sept. 15 School Board meeting, Salem District Administrator Dave Milz told the board that […]


A simple choice it is not

Committee presents incorporation options for Town of Salem   By Christopher Rainey Correspondent While the choice appears simple – continue the risk of losing land and tax base through annexation as a town or incur the added costs associated with conversion to a village or city – the details leading […]


Paddock Lake top recycler in Kenosha County

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent According to a Department of Natural Resources study received in June, the Village of Paddock Lake by far exceeds the state and county average for pounds per capita of recycled material. The collection standard for Paddock Lake is 82.4 pounds per capita annually. The DNR records […]


Local officials wary of teacher licensing proposal

By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Joint Finance Committee approved a proposal as part of the 2015-17 state budget in May that would change the standards required to receive a teaching license in Wisconsin. While it now appears the proposal will be changed significantly in the final budget (see related […]


District Administrators fight for funding

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent “Schools are chronically underfunded,” Salem Grade School District Administrator Dave Milz commented at a recent special school board meeting. He’s not the only area district administrator holding that opinion. The Wilmot High School District Administrator Daniel Kopp and the District Administrators from Wilmot feeder schools have […]


Silver Lake residents battle over bow boundaries

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Silver Lake resident Allen Dunski requested that the Silver Lake Village Board discuss the possibility of allowing permitted bow target practicing within the boundaries of Silver Lake at the June 17 regular board meeting. Silver Lake trustee Roger Johnson said he had received numerous phone calls […]


Local survivors celebrate and share their stories

Five years of survivorship recognized at Celebrate Life event By Bethe Croy Staff Writer Three local cancer survivors celebrated five years of survivorship June 5 during the annual Celebrate Life event put on by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. Ray Taylor of Kenosha, William […]


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 […]


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