Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Kenosha County administers floodplain buyout program

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Western Kenosha County residents have endured issues with flooding over the years, with July 2017 arguably the worst. Yet, according to Andy Buehler, director of Kenosha County planning and development, it could have been worse. “Since 1995, about 100 homes that used to sit in the […]

 
 

Longtime Randall resident, public servant Bob Gehring passes away

Longtime Randall resident, public servant Bob Gehring passes away

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Robert Gehring, a Randall Town Board member since 1983, died Dec. 12 at the age of 78 after suffering complications from heart disease. Gehring, nicknamed “Farmer Bob,” was a fourth-generation farmer and strong advocate for agriculture and open spaces. He continued the Gehring family farm, established […]

 
 

Basketball briefs: Falcons edge Waterford to open slate 3-0

Basketball briefs: Falcons edge Waterford to open slate 3-0

Wilmot boys tip Union Grove Westosha Central captured its third consecutive boys basketball victory in spite of a late push from host Waterford in a Dec. 19 Southern Lakes Conference meeting. The Falcons, who opened the season with two nonconference losses, improved to 3-2 overall and remained unbeaten in conference […]

 
 

Hitting young audiences with all the right notes

Hitting young audiences with all the right notes

LGSO school tour includes Twin Lakes, Silver Lake By Tom Ganser Correspondent Many students at Lakewood School in Twin Lakes recently enjoyed their first live orchestra performance and met the musicians up close and personal, watching and hearing the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra. The LGSO also performed at Riverview Elementary […]

 
 

County W closed for fear of collapse

County W closed for fear of collapse

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent County Highway W, which runs between Wisconsin 50 and Wilmot, has been closed since early November. The base of the road that runs close to the Fox River at 7700 — near the river’s bend just south of New Munster Wildlife Area — has been damaged […]

 
 

Boys basketball: Wilmot bests Comets to take first conference win

Boys basketball: Wilmot bests Comets to take first conference win

Team rebounds from tough loss to Burlington The Wilmot boys basketball team entered a Dec. 13 Southern Lakes Conference game with visiting Delavan-Darien looking to rebound from a heartbreaking loss at Burlington days earlier. Wilmot, which carried a 23-15 edge into halftime, outscored the Comets, 43-29, in the second half […]

 
 

Boys basketball: Young Falcons proving they can compete in SLC

Boys basketball: Young Falcons proving they can compete in SLC

Westosha opens conference slate 2-0 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Being teachable is the cornerstone of any successful athletic program. At Westosha Central, where the boys basketball team has undergone a substantial youth movement, the newest crop of players has accepted guidance every step of the way. Falcons’ fifth-year coach […]

 
 

Girls basketball: Young Falcons could grow into contender

Girls basketball: Young Falcons could grow into contender

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Mindy Stewart has reasons for optimism entering her third season as head coach of the Westosha Central High School girls basketball team. She said that optimism includes a strong youth movement and key returning letter winners. “Overall expectations are high this season,” Stewart said. “I […]

 
 

Girls basketball: Wilmot girls poised to contend for conference title

Girls basketball: Wilmot girls poised to contend for conference title

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Can the Wilmot Union High School girls basketball team capture a Southern Lakes Conference title? Head coach Jerod Boyd certainly believes it could happen because the Panthers have been one of the early favorites, according to some observers. “I expect us to win the conference, […]

 
 

OWI suspect allegedly kicked sheriff’s deputy

OWI suspect allegedly kicked sheriff’s deputy

A 45-year-old Twin Lakes man is accused of kicking a Racine County sheriff’s deputy in the face while officers attempted to subdue him for an OWI-related blood test. Ronald D. Oneil was bound over for trial on felony operating while intoxicated-fourth offense, battery to a law enforcement officer and resisting […]

 
 
 
 
 

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