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Man found dead in submerged vehicle in Brighton marsh

Man found dead in submerged vehicle in Brighton marsh

Authorities believe he is from Racine County By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Although positive identification has not been made, authorities believe a man reported missing in Racine County was found dead in a Town of Brighton marsh Saturday afternoon, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. In a Sheriff’s Department […]

 
 

New waste hauler coming to Silver Lake

Village OKs contract with John’s Disposal By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Silver Lake Village Board approved a new ordinance to change waste haulers at its regular board meeting held Oct. 19. The new contract with John’s Disposal Services, Inc. replaces Advanced Disposal. New bins with John’s Disposal emblazoned on the […]

 
 

Dive Team responds to overturned vehicle in water

Dive Team responds to overturned vehicle in water

Updated story: Man found dead in submerged vehicle in Brighton Vehicle found in marshy area in Town of Brighton The Kenosha County Dive Team, in conjunction with other agencies, are working to remove an overturned vehicle found in a marsh in the Town of Brighton. According to Town of Paris […]

 
 

Authorities ID man found on Interstate 94

Authorities ID man found on Interstate 94

Hockersmith, of Burlington, had Milwaukee ties, State Patrol said By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While authorities identified the man killed in a Thursday morning crash on Interstate 94 near Highway 158 as Joshua Hockersmith of Burlington, officials are unsure why he walked through traffic lanes, according to the Kenosha County […]

 
 

Vonco moving operations to Town of Salem

Vonco moving operations to Town of Salem

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and a large contingent of other elected officials welcomed Vonco Products LLC as the first tenant of the future Salem Business Park Thursday. Vonco, a manufacturer of flexible packaging and promotional products, announced on Thursday they plan to move its business from Lake Villa, Ill. into […]

 
 

Pedestrian killed on Interstate 94

Pedestrian killed on Interstate 94

Details on victim’s identity unclear According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a 36-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed in a single vehicle crash Thursday morning on Interstate 94 near Highway 158. The crash reportedly happened when a 2007 Acura SUV driven by a 30-year-old Milwaukee man heading southbound had struck […]

 
 

Nearly all local districts lose state aid

Nearly all local districts lose state aid

Declining enrollment, increased property values cited By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While eight of 11 Western Kenosha County school districts expect to receive less state aid this year, four of them will experience a drop of 10 percent or more, according to data released last week by the Wisconsin Department […]

 
 

Salem budget proposal includes small tax increase

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board held its first 2017 budget workshop last week, when Administrator Pat Casey presented a plan with slight increase in the tax levy. Casey proposed, and recommends, an overall levy increase of $85,330 from 2016, or 2.25 percent. The mill rate (cost per […]

 
 

Smith has witnessed nearly all at Central

Smith has witnessed nearly all at Central

Students keep her passion ignited By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Sue Smith had a life change in 1989, the Bristol resident and Kenosha Bradford graduate decided to put the television remote away and head to Westosha Central High School to watch a volleyball match. Smith first became a fan […]

 
 

Early in-person absentee voting running smoothly

Clerks report minimal issues By Jason Arndt Staff Writer There have been few if any issues related to early in-person absentee voting, according to some area clerks, who said hundreds have already cast ballots for the Nov. 8 election. In-person absentee voting, which started Oct. 3, was expanded following July […]

 
 
 
 
 

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