Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Police sergeant under investigation for misconduct

Police sergeant under investigation for misconduct

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A City of Burlington police sergeant who resides in Kenosha County is under investigation for misconduct, according to Police Chief Mark Anderson, who said the officer has been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 1. Matthew Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, faces allegations of sexual harassment, […]

 
 

It’s all in the family

It’s all in the family

Fair tradition runs deep for Union Grove family By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Although raising animals for the Racine County Fair is considered a personal endeavor, oftentimes the projects take teamwork, which is true for a multi-generational family from Union Grove. The Wilks family, which currently has a 7,000-acre farm […]

 
 

Firefighters still battling blaze in the Town of Norway

Firefighters still battling blaze in the Town of Norway

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Since about 1 p.m. Sunday, firefighters from more than 40 agencies have battled a blaze at John’s Disposal, 7311 Omega Circle, in the Town of Norway. The four-alarm blaze, which caused Highway 45 to shut down for about five hours Sunday, has entered its 19th […]

 
 

Picking up the pieces

Picking up the pieces

Herda Farms afflicted by fire Tuesday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The sooner a local family can clean up after Tuesday’s devastating fire, the easier they can put the painful experience behind them, and start the healing process. Herda Farms, owned by the same family since 1908, was afflicted with […]

 
 

Union Grove sophomore dies behind town of Dover home

Union Grove sophomore dies behind town of Dover home

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tragedy struck a town of Dover family Wednesday, when a 15-year-old boy died 200 yards behind their home in the 22700 block of Deer Meadow Drive, where his father found him submerged in a small pond. The 15-year-old was identified as Union Grove High School […]

 
 

Local three county flood recovery group scheduled to meet Monday

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Representatives from the communities of the three counties affected by the July flooding are encouraged to attend a Long-Term Recovery Group meeting 6 p.m. Monday at the Kenosha County Center on highways 45 and 50. The meeting at the Kenosha County Center was announced at […]

 
 

24-year-old dies in Racine County crash

Update: The operator of the 2009 Toyota Corolla, identified as 24-year-old Armando S. Garcia of Racine County, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 24-year-old man died in a two-car crash Thursday on Highway 20 in Racine County. The Racine County Communications Center received 911 calls of a two-vehicle accident […]

 
 

Couple arrested for stealing auto parts in Raymond

Couple arrested for stealing auto parts in Raymond

A couple were arrested July 3 for trying to steal automobile parts from a Town of Raymond car lot. Security personnel from a Town of Raymond business reported seeing people with flashlights behind a neighboring business at about 1:55 a.m. July 3. A deputy approached two people behind Zarate’s Auto […]

 
 
 
 
 

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