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Central musical ends its run with a bang

Central musical ends its run with a bang

Director, actors pleased with run of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After nearly four months of auditions and rehearsal, Westosha Central High School’s musical presentation of “Annie Get Your Gun” came off without a hitch. The musical, which was performed on three nights last week, had […]

 
 

Flood warning issued along Fox River

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After nearly two inches rain fell on western Kenosha County Thursday, the National Weather Service on Friday in Sullivan issued a flood warning for areas along the Fox River near New Munster. The Fox River, which was reportedly at 9-1/2 feet Friday morning, expects […]

 
 

Salem business park progresses

Salem business park progresses

Goal is to attract businesses planning to move from Illinois By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Town of Salem has broken ground in preparation for infrastructure improvements for its business park, which is on Highway C, next to the Salem highway/fire building. Town of Salem Administrator Pat Casey said that three […]

 
 

Salem makes ATC opposition official

Town approves resolution rejecting transmission line routes By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board on Nov. 16 unanimously approved a resolution rejecting all power line routes proposed by the American Transmission Company The board further requested that the Public service Commission require the ATC to reconsider and resubmit to […]

 
 

Obregon bound for trial

Obregon bound for trial

He waives his right for a preliminary hearing By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Andrew Obregon, accused of 32 charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday in Kenosha County Intake Court. The 32-year-old, who allegedly went on a 22-day crime spree that included multiple vehicle […]

 
 

An unprecedented bond

An unprecedented bond

Obregon held on $5 million, faces 32 charges including murder By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Andrew Obregon, 32, was ordered held on an unprecedented $5 million bond by the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office Wednesday. Obregon, of Bristol, stands accused of 32 charges, including first-degree intentional homicide of Tywon Anderson […]

 
 

Man shot, killed by deputies

Man shot, killed by deputies

Sheriff said he pointed shotgun at two officers By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 47-year-old Paddock Lake resident is dead following an officer-involved shooting Saturday. Darren Myron Fude, who reportedly pointed a shotgun at two of three Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies at a residence in the 6100 block of 236th […]

 
 

Manhunt has area on edge

Manhunt has area on edge

Sheriff fears suspect in murder case ‘will  go out in a big show’ The manhunt continued Wednesday morning for Andrew Mario Obregon, 32, who was initially described as a “person of interest” in the death of Tywon Anderson, 37, whose body was found in a cornfield in the Town of […]

 
 

Local clerks see potential of e-poll books

But most say state needs to provide standards By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent An electronic poll book, or e-poll book, is the computer and program that replaces a paper-based poll book. State law allows municipal clerks to maintain both paper and electronic poll books. And while some local clerks have seen […]

 
 

Salem Grade School has 10 new teachers

Rate of turnover higher than normal, administrator says By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ten teachers either resigned positions for other jobs or retired from Salem Grade School prior to the start of classes last month. At the Sept. 15 School Board meeting, Salem District Administrator Dave Milz told the board that […]

 
 
 
 
 

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