Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Football: Westosha Central hangs on during wild 2nd half

Football: Westosha Central hangs on during wild 2nd half

Falcons get turnover in final 30 seconds to earn first win By Troy Sparks Correspondent Westosha Central’s defense faced crunch time with less than 30 seconds remaining in regulation and delivered last Friday night. The Falcons forced a fumble on a third-down play with visiting Delavan-Darien 9 yards away from […]

 
 

Sports Roundup: Allen leads Central to third-place finish at SLC cross country relays

Sports Roundup: Allen leads Central to third-place finish at SLC cross country relays

By Troy Sparks Correspondent Sophomore Will Allen’s winning effort in the freshman-sophomore division helped give the Westosha Central boys a third-place team finish in the Southern Lakes Conference cross country relays at Elkhorn on Sept. 12. The combined times for the top five runners, which included the junior-senior division, was […]

 
 

Tackling homelessness in Kenosha County

Tackling homelessness in Kenosha County

Officials discuss ways to help people move forward By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Representatives from agencies in Kenosha County and Wisconsin gathered at The Sharing Center on Sept. 12 to pool information about the homeless problem. Those who attended the meeting were Mike Basford, director of the Wisconsin Interagency Council on […]

 
 

Salem Lakes working hard to complete wastewater, street projects

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board approved payments for the wastewater treatment plants regionalization improvements and force main to make the former Silver Lake village site a lift station and send the wastewater to the facility on Highway C. It was payment request number for C.C. Smith […]

 
 

Putting people in positions to succeed

Putting people in positions to succeed

New principal happy to be at Westosha Central By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Becoming the principal at Westosha Central High School is a new experience for Dale Van Keuren. He is getting to understand the culture of the school and the community at-large. It is different from Waukesha, where Van Keuren […]

 
 

Learning to fly like an eagle

Learning to fly like an eagle

Latest student takes flight through Westosha Central’s aviation program The Central High School STEM aviation program is designed to inspire the next generation of aviation leaders, providing students with an experiential education that excites, engages and enriches through a learn-by-doing curriculum. James Senft started the program that develops knowledge and […]

 
 

Salem Lakes continuing efforts to find new tenants for its business park

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Tax Incremental District (TID) Joint Review Committee heard the annual report on Sept. 4 at the village hall. A TID is used as a financing tool to aid development and economic growth of a particular area. Representatives from each affected taxing body form […]

 
 

Wilmot Mountain employees help with cleanup efforts at Bristol Woods

Wilmot Mountain employees help with cleanup efforts at Bristol Woods

About 140 Wilmot Mountain Ski Resort employees and their families and friends conducted various conservation and maintenance projects in Bristol Woods Park on Sept. 15. EpicPromise Week is Vail Resorts’ annual company-wide volunteer week. Whether forging new trails or helping restore local schools, EpicPromise Week allows participants to rally around […]

 
 

Local brothers accused of leading massive drug operation

Local brothers accused of leading massive drug operation

Officials looking for possible links to THC vaping injuries By Jason Arndt Editor Authorities said courageous parents from Waukesha helped uncover a massive counterfeit THC vaping cartridge manufacturing operation in Kenosha County and resulted in the arrest of two Paddock Lake men. The two men, Tyler Huffhines, 20, and Jacob […]

 
 

Developing: Richter’s Marketplace announces Burlington closure

Developing: Richter’s Marketplace announces Burlington closure

Twin Lakes store to stay open Richter’s Marketplace, 156 S. Pine St., Burlington, plans to close its doors after serving the community for several years. According to an announcement on its Facebook page, which did not indicate a closing date, the closure comes amid a changing industry. “The Richter family […]

 
 
 
 
 

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