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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 […]

 
 

Silver Lake American Legion Auxiliary hosts vets

Silver Lake American Legion Auxiliary hosts vets

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Veterans from the Clement Zablocki VA in Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove enjoyed some small town hospitality on July 28 when the American Legion Auxiliary hosted a day of fun, food and entertainment. Of the 39 veterans that attended, 33 came from […]

 
 

Falcons capture national sporting clay title

Falcons capture national sporting clay title

Team wins against competition from 34 states By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Westosha Central shot for the stars, and came out as National Champions in the Scholastic Clay Target Program, a first in the team’s seven-year history. According to coach Al Chickerneo, the team of 28 students demonstrated dedication to […]

 
 

Merger gets a green light

New name, Salem Lakes, generates debate By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board and Silver Lake Village Board voted unanimously on July 27 to approve the boundary agreement between the two entities that, if it comes to fruition, will create one new village. The action taken at the separate […]

 
 

Wolkober well decorated in equestrian competitions

Wolkober well decorated in equestrian competitions

Brighton resident competes in World Championships By Jason Arndt Staff Writer jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com Before Brighton’s Brianna Wolkober learned to walk, the recent Westosha Central High School graduate recalled a time when her parents sat her on a horse, creating an immediate passion for horseback riding and competitive equestrian sports. “Both of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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