Paddock Lake-Salem

Salem Lakes elections on the horizon

Filings set to occur before Feb. 14 merger date By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Although the eventual merger of the Village of Silver Lake and Town of Salem is not until Feb. 14, when the Village of Salem Lakes emerges, election filings are set to occur before the official date. The […]

 
 

Canine deputy euthanized after sudden illness

Canine deputy euthanized after sudden illness

Klaus served the community for five years Members of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department are mourning the loss of Klaus, its canine unit, the Sheriff’s Office announced Monday. Klaus, who served the community for five years, was euthanized on Nov. 28. The dog suddenly became ill the day before and […]

 
 

Central’s Steinke flies solo

Central’s Steinke flies solo

STEM Aviation Club member seeks pilot license By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Declan Steinke is not only the latest member of Westosha Central High School’s STEM Aviation Club to fly solo, but also received the honor of becoming the youngest independent Rotax Maintenance Technician in the nation, according to club […]

 
 

Salem School referendum on hold

Salem School referendum on hold

District still awaiting information from Baird update By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Salem Grade School District Administrator Dave Milz reported that he is still waiting for the Baird Forecast Model update at the district’s Nov. 14 School Board meeting. This report is expected to have information that will aid the school […]

 
 

Business mounts for taxidermist

Business mounts for taxidermist

He’ll take in up to 150 deer heads By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Growing up on a family farm, Dale Horton always had a passion for hunting and fishing, and now he is helping fellow hunters mount their accomplishments in the field of taxidermy. Horton, who owns Back Country Taxidermy […]

 
 

Brighton, Wheatland top area school report cards

Brighton, Wheatland top area school report cards

All schools meet DPI expectations By Jason Arndt Staff Writer According to the state Department of Public Instruction, 329 schools in Wisconsin received five star ratings, or significantly exceeds expectations, in a recent release of the 2015-16 school report cards. Brighton School was one of those 329 schools, scoring a […]

 
 

Central board looks for safety measures on Highway 50

Central board looks for safety measures on Highway 50

Pedestrian signs considered By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With a steady flow of traffic on Highway 50 near Westosha Central High School, where two hills limit visibility, the school seeks to develop an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Paddock Lake to place warning signs to warn motorists. According to […]

 
 

State OKs merger plan

State OKs merger plan

Village of Salem Lakes will emerge out of Salem-Silver Lake agreement By Jason Arndt Staff Writer As anticipated, the state Department of Administration – Division of Intergovernmental Relations approved a cooperative plan between the Town of Salem and Village of Silver Lake, effective Feb. 14, 2017, when the Village of […]

 
 

A romantic comedy

A romantic comedy

Central presents ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.’ By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Set in the 1960s, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” promises to deliver a witty and satirical glimpse into the business world of that era, according to Westosha Central High School Drama Director […]

 
 

Head lice reported at Bristol School

Head lice reported at Bristol School

With multiple cases of head lice reported at Bristol Consolidated School, officials at the school are advising parents to keep an eye on their children, and to keep them home if they are either symptomatic or have a confirmed case. “There have been several cases of head lice in our […]

 
 
 
 
 

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