Top Stories of the Week
A bank robbery, Powerball, a rollover accident and wind turbines topped this week’s most-read stories.
With the boss at Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant Patch away, activities in the area kept this guest editor too busy to play. Here’s a sampling of this past week’s top stories.
Armed robbery at TFC Bank: Two Kenosha men face charges in this armed robbery. A sharp-eyed witness helped police nab these guys. One of them had talked his way into a car and was getting away.
Rollover crash – Patch didn’t have much information about this from police but witnesses helped us fill-in the blanks. Check out the concern and support the community showed on our Facebook page about this scary accident that resulted in only minor injuries.
Wind turbines at the SC Johnson Waxdale plant had people asking, “What is that?!” With the blades on, the answer became clearer. One way or another, the turbines are increasing Mount Pleasant’s profile, village officials said.
Powerball: Dreams of sugar plum fairies danced in our heads this week as we anxiously awaited results for the Powerball with its $580 million jackpot. Alas, no one in the area won the big prize. Someone in West Allis may have won, so if you bought your ticket in West Allis, better check it carefully.
Bread Knife to the Head: A Mount Pleasant woman is facing a domestic abuse charges after her boyfriend told police she hit him with an aluminum children’s bat and cut him with a bread knife.
Stalking Case Continues for Sturtevant President Steve Jansen: Jansen is hoping for resolution next year.
A partially-nude 2 a.m. home intruder was an unwelcome Thanksgiving guest for this Caledonia family. For some reason, Turkey in the Straw comes to mind.
Widening and reconstruction of Highway 11 raises concerns for Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant residents and businesses.
Let there be play! There is a new playground in the works at Schulte Elementary School.
Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant Holiday Food Drive is great way to help others this holiday season. From Dec. 10-14, you can donate at Mount Pleasant Village Hall.
South Shore firefighters fight cancer with moustaches: Movember is almost over but you can still help the cause.
Pertussis (whooping cough) is on the rise in the area. Officials urge everyone to be up-to-date on their vaccinations.