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Trevor-Wilmot teacher bound for NASA

Trevor-Wilmot teacher bound for NASA

Science teacher Ashley Adams of Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School is heading to NASA as part of an ambassador program. The National Aeronautic Science Administration’s 2016 Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program consists of 11 educator teams from around the country. “The program is a professional development opportunity for educators designed to improve teaching […]

 
 

Reading goes to the dogs at Community Library

Reading goes to the dogs at Community Library

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Dogs are considered the best friends humankind has. Dogs love us when we are crabby, before we’ve had a shower and love us when no one else seems to do so. They don’t tell us we have a food splatter on our shirt or that we […]

 
 

Live music drawing crowds

Live music drawing crowds

New owner of Silver Lake business sees instant success By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Salem resident Mark Rogers purchased Silver City Suds in Silver Lake in February, he said it gave him an opportunity to integrate his love of music into a new business. Rogers, who had one month […]

 
 

Salem considers purchase of service policy

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Over the years, the town of Salem receives donation requests from various nonprofit agencies that include grade schools, The Sharing Center and most recently the Westosha Senior Center. By state law, the town cannot give “donations.” In the last two years at the town’s annual meeting, […]

 
 

Condemned Silver Lake buildings face demolition

Condemned Silver Lake buildings face demolition

Numerous electrical violations reported By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A building in downtown Silver Lake will soon be demolished. The soon to be vacant Lake Street building with the addresses of 313, 315, 317 and 319 will be boarded up. In late winter this year, fire and electrical inspections uncovered a […]

 
 

Silver Lake candidates seek to rebuild Village

Silver Lake candidates seek to rebuild Village

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent In February, Silver Lake voters narrowed the Village Board field from seven to six in the primary election. On April 5, voters will decide on three Village trustees, including two incumbents, a previous trustee and two running for the first time. The candidates, listed in alphabetical […]

 
 

Story time for all the senses

Story time for all the senses

New library program geared for children with special needs By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Last January, Corinne Nordigian and Tara Buesing launched the Sensory Story Hour once a month on Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Twin Lakes branch of Community Library. The next is scheduled for April […]

 
 

Three vie for two spots on Riverview Board

Three vie for two spots on Riverview Board

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer There will be a new Riverview School Board member when Silver Lake residents vote April 5. With two seats, and incumbent Brent Brenner declaring non-candidacy, Jim Walker is the lone incumbent in the race. Walker, who has served the board for 11 years, and challengers […]

 
 

Leadership excellence

Leadership excellence

Westosha Central has a dozen FBLA state qualifiers By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A dozen Westosha Central students qualified for the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in La Crosse, after finishing among the top three in several events at the regional competition held Feb. 6. According to […]

 
 

Railroad quiet zone would cost about $2 million

Salem officials may take issue to a referendum By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent There are nine railroad crossings within the Town of Salem that need to be upgraded in order to become train horn-free quiet zones. Eight of them are at 76th Street; Highway AH/276th Ave; 272nd Avenue; 258th Avenue; 104th […]

 
 
 
 
 

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