Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Music festival puts crowd at edge of their seats

Music festival puts crowd at edge of their seats

By Jason Arndt Editor Drawing inspiration from James Bond, the seventh annual Wilmot Union High School Band Festival took a dangerous turn Saturday, when about 750 students from seven schools came together to rumble Veterans Memorial Field House. Wilmot Band Director John Sorenson, in his 18th year at the school, […]

 
 

Salem Lakes approves website upgrades

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board approved a new vendor to upgrade its website at the April 16 special board meeting. The board approved Dooley and Associates after Alexandra Robinson’s recommendation. Robinson, in charge of the website and social media, also garnered proposals from Gov Office and […]

 
 

Second inmate turns up missing from Ellsworth

Second inmate turns up missing from Ellsworth

Second walked away from Kenosha work release site For the second time in less than 24 hours, a minimum-security inmate has been reported missing from Ellsworth Correctional Facility in the Town of Dover, the state Department of Corrections announced Friday. The first happened Thursday at 10:28 p.m., when Christine Abel, […]

 
 

Former foster father avoids trial

Former foster father avoids trial

Reed, 65, found guilty of assault By Jason Arndt Editor Instead of facing a jury, a former foster father accused of sexually assaulting boys under his care in the Village of Twin Lakes and Town of Randall pleaded guilty to two of four charges in Kenosha County Circuit Court on […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

When you combine bands from several feeder schools, along with students from Wilmot Union High School, an explosion of melodies happen. That is what happened last weekend, when Wilmot held its seventh annual Band Festival, which took on a “Danger!” theme. Readers will also learn more about the new Lakewood […]

 
 

American Girl to cease Wilmot operations

American Girl to cease Wilmot operations

Closure affects 135 employees By Jason Arndt Editor After 21 years in Wilmot, American Girl plans to phase out operations, the company wrote in a statement on Thursday. The impending closure, according to a statement, affects 135 regular full- and part-time employees at the distribution and call center on Fox […]

 
 

Weather woes

Weather woes

Spring snow snarls sports schedules If winter weather in the spring was challenging enough, consider the April spring sports schedule, which has been nearly wiped out because of snow as of April 18. Since April 3, when Southeast Wisconsin received at least two inches of snowfall, student-athletes at both Westosha […]

 
 

Wheatland residents looked to future of school

Voters authorized both referendums By Jason Arndt Editor When residents in the Wheatland School District headed to the polls last week to answer two questions, they took a look into the future and renewed the operational referendum and authorized a capital improvement referendum. The operational referendum, which allows the district […]

 
 

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Falcon golfers seek county repeat

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Falcon golfers seek county repeat

Westosha returns senior Polick, strong sophomores By Jason Arndt Editor A year ago, the Westosha Central High School boys golf team not only made its first WIAA Division 1 state appearance since 2011, the Falcons also won the Kenosha County meet. For coach Mark Olsen, whose team qualified for the […]

 
 

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Strasser leads core of returners

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Strasser leads core of returners

Panther golfers qualified for sectionals last year By Jason Arndt Editor Featuring Southern Lakes Conference second team honoree Zach Strasser, and two other key letter winners, Wilmot Union High School golf coach Greg Olson believes his Panthers squad can stay competitive in conference play. Strasser, who was named team Most […]

 
 
 
 
 

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