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Paddock Lake approves chipper upgrade

Village is also prepared for winter By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village Board approved the purchase of a new brush chipper at its Dec. 21 board meeting. The village decided to replace a 2004 Vermeer unit that has 3,989 hours of use with a newer, larger model. The […]

 
 

Zelich declines plea in Minnesota

Zelich declines plea in Minnesota

Local cases delayed prosecution there By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Steven Zelich, a 55-year-old man convicted of first-degree reckless homicide in Kenosha County, entered a not guilty plea Dec. 22 for an alleged murder he committed in Minnesota. According to WXOW in Rochester, Minn., Zelich declined a plea deal in […]

 
 

Paddock Lake receives accessibility award

Paddock Lake receives accessibility award

By Gail Pecker-Dziki Correspondent Janie Mueller is a hometown girl with strong family roots in Western Kenosha County. Mueller, a graduate of both Riverview School and Wilmot Union High School, has several relatives with similar roots. Mueller’s father, Rueben Mueller, grew up in Bristol and mother, Nancy (Bruening), grew up […]

 
 

‘No Westosha volleyball without Berg’

‘No Westosha volleyball without Berg’

Former students speak out in defense of dismissed coach By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Westosha Central High School’s decision to dismiss head girls volleyball coach Charlie Berg left some of his former players perplexed and parents outraged. Berg, who devoted 40 years of his life to the community, received notice […]

 
 

Paddock Lake aids Central with DOT permit

Paddock Lake aids Central with DOT permit

Intergovernmental Agreement to add flashing pedestrian sign By Jason Arndt Staff Writer and Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village Board approved its portion of an intergovernmental agreement with the Westosha Central High School Board to upgrade signs for the pedestrian crosswalk at 248th Avenue and Highway 50. The agreement, […]

 
 

Getting excited about math

Getting excited about math

Westosha Central hosts second annual meet By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When it comes to mathematics, showing enthusiasm for the subject is a difficult task, but Westosha Central High School students and faculty made it happen at their Dec. 9 middle school math meet. The meet, sponsored by the school’s […]

 
 

Sharing Center to help more than 400 children

Sharing Center to help more than 400 children

Nonprofit organization to share holiday joy By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Sharing Center, Inc. of Trevor, a nonprofit organization, expects to serve more than 400 children in Western Kenosha County during the Christmas season. According to Executive Director Sharon Pomaville, the gifts would not have been possible without the […]

 
 

UPDATE: Tuesday crash victim from Paddock Lake

UPDATE: Tuesday crash victim from Paddock Lake

Slippery conditions cited A day after a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Salem, authorities have identified the victim pronounced dead at the scene as 20-year-old Irmalicia Trevino of Paddock Lake, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release. The release attributes snow and slush accumulation, along with speed, […]

 
 

Authorities confirm traffic fatality

Authorities confirm traffic fatality

Kenosha County officials are reporting one traffic fatality following a two-vehicle crash in the 24900 block of County Highway SA in the Town of Salem Tuesday. According to a Sheriff’s Department news release, the roadway is closed while they are investigation the crash, and advised motorists to exercise caution when […]

 
 

UPDATE: Central dismisses long-time coach

UPDATE: Central dismisses long-time coach

School opts for change, administrator says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Westosha Central High School looks to be headed in a new direction with a new head girls volleyball coach, following the dismissal of coach Charlie Berg, who served the school for 40 years. Berg started his career as a […]

 
 
 
 
 

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