Paddock Lake-Salem

Hailed a Hero

Hailed a Hero

Local girl, 12, helped save her father’s life By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Within the confines of Salem Grade School, Katelyn Hannah is an honor student who mentors younger children, and enjoys activities like most 12-year-old girls. But on a fateful day in November, Hannah was hailed a hero, saving […]

 
 

Victim hospitalized after explosion

Victim hospitalized after explosion

Town of Salem home still habitable, authorities say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 52-year-old Town of Salem man remains hospitalized, as of Monday, after a Jet Ski he was working on exploded Saturday, but the home is not a total loss, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The […]

 
 

Salem affirms nine-member Library Board

Note: The Village of Twin Lakes, part of the Community Library System, approved the revised joint library agreement at a Special Board Meeting Friday on a 6-0 vote. Trustee Aaron Karow was absent at the 11 a.m. meeting. Move may satisfy Paddock Lake’s concerns By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem […]

 
 

Bristol to fill the boot Aug. 27

Fire department hopes to make it annual event By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Even though the Jerry Lewis Labor Day telethon came to an end in 2015, the battle against muscular dystrophy continues, and some area fire departments have stepped up to raise funds. The 24-hour telethon that ran for […]

 
 

Salem traffic patrol suspended

Town Board decision puts fate of department on hold for 30 days By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent After the Salem Town Board dropped out of WISE Grant program at an Aug. 8 regular meeting, the board returned for a special meeting Monday, voting unanimously to suspend all traffic patrols by the […]

 
 

Sizzling Summer Beats

Sizzling Summer Beats

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tina Caldwell was one of many who enjoyed Summer Beats at Silver Lake’s Schmalfeldt Park Saturday. While the 32-year-old Silver Lake resident sang Jewel’s “You Were Meant for Me” on karaoke, several others participated in other activities, including rides for children, musical performances, capped off […]

 
 

Library received $250,000 in aid this year

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent In April 2016, the Kenosha County Library System Board sent letters to the heads of the five municipalities that make up the Community Library. The letter explained the benefits the Community Library receives as part of system, benefits that would end if the participating municipalities couldn’t […]

 
 

Officials exhume body of newborn, found in 1989

Officials exhume body of newborn, found in 1989

Authorities hope DNA could lead to suspect By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A newborn boy found dead in the Town of Paris has remained nameless since 1989, and on August 4, authorities spent more than three hours exhuming his remains from a Town of Randall cemetery. The hope is that […]

 
 

Community Library’s spot in county system in peril

Community Library’s spot in county system is in peril By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Kenosha County Library System Board has sent letters to the village presidents of Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes and Silver Lake and the town chairmen of Randall and Salem, warning the budgeting process for next year is […]

 
 

HONORED FOR HEROISM

HONORED FOR HEROISM

Salem’s Hannah, 12, saved her father’s life By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For 12-year-old Katelyn Hannah, her calm and composed demeanor is what saved the life of her father, who suffered serious household injuries last winter. To recognize her efforts, the Girl Scout Cadette received The Girl Scouts of the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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