Author Archive: Jason Arndt

GIRLS GYMNASTICS PREVIEW: Westosha representatives bring experience to Kenosha Combined

GIRLS GYMNASTICS PREVIEW: Westosha representatives bring experience to Kenosha Combined

By Jason Arndt Editor Kenosha Combined Gymnastics coach Melissa Olson, who brings back a largely youthful, but dominant squad, views two Westosha Central seniors as catalysts entering the 2018-19 season. The two catalysts are Megan Zeller, who finished ninth in the vault at the WIAA Division state gymnastics meet last […]

 
 

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Panthers start 2-0 in SLC

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Panthers start 2-0 in SLC

Wittkamps lead for Falcons Logan Pye’s pin in the first period helped the Wilmot Union High School wrestling team secure another Southern Lakes Conference win on Thursday against visiting Lake Geneva Badger. The Panthers, ahead 32-29 after Mason Diedrich won on a technical fall at 145 pounds, looked to Pye […]

 
 

A sweeping success

A sweeping success

Curling attracts fans from far and wide By Jason Arndt Editor For some people, curling is more than just a sport, it is a way for them to socialize. The social sport, according to the United States Curling Association, is an activity where players slide 42-pound granite stones down a […]

 
 

Twin Lakes amends budget

Twin Lakes amends budget

Property owners to see tax savings By Jason Arndt Editor Upon further review of its adopted budget, Twin Lakes village officials discovered higher than anticipated growth, among other items. The higher than anticipated growth, in addition to the village’s revaluation and building activity, forced the Village Board to amend the […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons looking for return to state stage

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons looking for return to state stage

By Jason Arndt Editor When a basketball team returns the bulk of its lineup from an epic run to the WIAA Division 2 state championship series, replicating the feat is a challenging proposition. That level of expectation is what Westosha Central faces entering the 2018-19 boys basketball season. Last season, […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Brenner to lead Panthers charge

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW:  Brenner to lead Panthers charge

Wilmot brings in new faces By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent After losing eight seniors from last year, including playmakers Latrell Glass and Jeremy Bruton, Wilmot Union High School boys basketball coach Jake Erbentraut still believes he has a deep squad entering the 2018-19 season. Erbentraut, who guided the Panthers to […]

 
 

Probable cause found in homicide case

Probable cause found in homicide case

Four defendants bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Editor Despite objections by their attorneys, four Racine men accused in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Joseph Riley were bound over for trial, which will be before Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jason Rossell. Kenosha County Commissioner Loren Keating, who […]

 
 

Wheatland OKs new fire station construction manager

Wheatland OKs new fire station construction manager

But chief says change in contractors was made without his input By Jason Arndt Editor The Wheatland Town Board approved a construction management contract with Scherrer Construction, Inc., of Burlington, for a proposed new fire station at a Nov. 26 meeting. The unanimous decision, aside from absent supervisor Andrew Lois, […]

 
 

BOYS HOCKEY PREVIEW: Thunder hockey looks to regain form

BOYS HOCKEY PREVIEW: Thunder hockey looks to regain form

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent In the highly competitive Classic Eight Conference, the Kenosha Thunder co-op hockey program brings back several area representatives for another season, including Westosha Central senior goalie Joseph La Forge. The Thunder, a Kenosha Unified School District program, also has players from Wilmot Union High School. […]

 
 

Village clerk ready to retire

Village clerk ready to retire

Her deputy will step into the role By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent For the past 16 years, when Paddock Lake residents came into the municipal office, they more than likely received service from with Emily Uhlenhake. On Dec. 1, Uhlenhake will retire, leaving current deputy Clerk-Treasurer Michelle Shramek at the office […]