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Area Oktoberfest Events

Area Oktoberfest Events

Silver Lake event to help keep lake clear The Silver Lake Protection Association has invited the public to attend an October Fest event held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Silver Lake Marina, 28836 Silver Lake Road, Salem. In addition to a silent auction and raffle prizes, several […]

 
 

Take a hike at Bong Recreation

The Bong Naturalist Association will have its 17th annual Wolf Lake Trail Run at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Richard Bong State Recreation Area, 26313 Burlington Road, Kansasville. The event offers a one-mile hike, a 3.6-mile hike or run, and a 6.8-mile run. The Bong Naturalist Association Volunteers, […]

 
 

Obregon trial put on hold

Obregon trial put on hold

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer According to a Kenosha County prosecutor, the trial of Andrew Obregon has been postponed until January, noting health concerns of his defense. Obregon, of Bristol, had been scheduled to go trial next week in Kenosha County Circuit Court, where he expected to face murder and […]

 
 

Twin Lakes woman accused in overdose death of Salem man

Twin Lakes woman accused in overdose death of Salem man

Stachura, of Salem, found dead in July By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 30-year-old Twin Lakes woman faces charges related 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, booked into the Kenosha County Jail […]

 
 

Raising Steins to raise money for a bandshell

Raising Steins to raise money for a bandshell

Annual Oktoberfest brought in thousands Sept. 10 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With some decked out in lederhosen to celebrate German heritage at the sixth annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest Sept. 10 in Paddock Lake, event organizers are hopeful proceeds from the event takes them to the halfway point of constructing […]

 
 

Officials ready for Obregon trial

Officials ready for Obregon trial

One motion hangs in balance with trial slated for Sept. 26 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Aside from one sticking point, Kenosha County Circuit Court officials are ready for the trial of Andrew Obregon, a 33-year-old Bristol resident accused of murder and 27 other felony counts. With exception of a […]

 
 

Silver Lake last to say yes to library agreement

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Following agreement by four other municipalities, the Silver Lake Village Board unanimously approved the Community Library agreement at its regular meeting Sept. 7. Noting scheduling, the members of the Silver Lake Village Board were the last to approve the intergovernmental library agreement. The agreement puts in […]

 
 

Local schools prepare for the worst

Staff members receive training in active shooter situations By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent When the Columbine High School massacre happened in 1999, the tragedy forever changed how schools protect students from shootings. Before the shooting, school crisis plans were to hide and shelter in place, a method developed in California. The […]

 
 

Obregon trial approaching

Obregon trial approaching

Area man accused of 32 crimes, including murder By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In preparation for Andrew Obregon’s upcoming jury trial set to begin Sept. 26, about 200 jurors expect to receive questionnaires addressing concerns about pretrial publicity, according to a Kenosha County prosecutor. Obregon is slated for a status […]

 
 

New assistant principal arrives at Salem

New assistant principal arrives at Salem

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Erick Schlick is getting settled in as the new assistant principal of Salem Grade School. Schlick joined the administration staff last month. He previously served as Dean of Students for three years at Kenosha Indian Trail Academy until last spring. Before that, Schlick taught at Bradford […]

 
 
 
 
 

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