Category: News

  • Measure twice, cut once

    Measure twice, cut once

    Jose Atilano of Breezy Hill Nursery measures decorative brick for a new retaining wall on Main Street in Twin Lakes. The wall was removed during last year’s Main Street renovations. (Photo by Annette Newcomb)

  • No, no, no…Yes, that one!

    No, no, no…Yes, that one!

    During the annual Celebration in the Park at Johnsburg Oct. 1, Hunter Carley, 3, of Johnsburg concentrates on choosing the perfect duck. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

  • Moms get in the homecoming spirit

    Moms get in the homecoming spirit

    Mothers of Westosha Central football players get in on the homecoming fun last week with their own float in the annual parade.(Photo by Earlene Frederick)

  • Leading the way

    Leading the way

    A Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department squad leads the way as the annual tractor parade creeps along Highway 50 to Westosha Central High School the morning of Sept. 28. The traditional show of mammoth farm equipment is part of the Falcon’s homecoming celebration. The tractors were parked in the VIP section for the day. (Photo by…

  • Trustees holster firearms discussion for future meeting

    By Annette Newcomb Editor How the Village of Twin Lakes will handle open and concealed firearms on village property and at community events was put on hold Monday night to garner more information. Wisconsin is among states which allow citizens to openly carry firearms and as of Nov. 1, carrying concealed weapons will also be…

  • Burglars strike in Randall

    By Annette Newcomb Editor The Knolls Subdivision in Randall has experienced four residential burglaries in recent weeks. According to Sgt. Bill Beth of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, all four houses were located right next to each other. There are also several other homes on the west end of the county that have also been…

  • DOT moving forward on Highway 50 plans

    By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Department of Transportation officials met with representatives from the Village of Paddock Lake and Central High School late last month to discuss design plans for the rebuilding of Highway 50 in the village. Central High School District Administrator Dr. Scott Pierce explained that there are two main parts to the project,…

  • County Health offers annual flu vaccine

    The Kenosha County Division of Health is now offering the annual flu vaccine at their Nurse of the Day locations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Kenosha County Division of Health recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older as the single best way to protect against influenza.…

  • Hartnell Chevrolet annexes into Paddock Lake, expansion planned

    By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Geoff Wheeler, owner of Hartnell Chevrolet, petitioned for the car dealership’s five acres to be annexed into the Village of Paddock Lake last month. The property is in the Paddock Lake future growth area agreed upon in the Salem/Paddock Lake Boundary Agreement and the annexation would have been approved last month…

  • Randall, county work together to provide broadband here

    By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Randall Plan Commission and town board sent a unanimous favorable recommendation to the Kenosha County Land Use Commission seeking a conditional use permit to allow the co-placement of an antenna set and supporting electronic enclosures at two locations in Randall at the Sept. 22 regular Randall town board meeting. Supervisor…