Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Community rises up for Kaleb

Community rises up for Kaleb

Wilmot grad is battling bone cancer By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School football program, as well as the community at-large, joined together to support a former student-athlete stricken with Ewing sarcoma before a Sept. 16 contest against visiting Waterford. Kaleb Gendron, the youngest of three children to […]

 
 

Softball: Central sweeps Badger behind freshman Lampos

Softball: Central sweeps Badger behind freshman Lampos

By Jason Arndt Editor Meghan Lampos continued her stellar freshman campaign with another dazzling pitching performance for the Westosha Central softball team in an April 29 defeat of visiting Lake Geneva Badger. Lampos, who struck out 10 and walked just two Badger hitters, allowed one earned run on four hits […]

 
 

Girls soccer: Central produces consecutive shutouts

Girls soccer: Central produces consecutive shutouts

The Falcons bounced back in a big way last week after they experienced their first Southern Lakes Conference loss of the season. Westosha Central, which fell 3-2 in a tightly contested meeting with Elkhorn on April 26, responded by outscoring opponents 20-0 in the next four girls soccer contests to […]

 
 

Baseball: Falcons continue flourishing start with sweep of Burlington

Baseball: Falcons continue flourishing start with sweep of Burlington

Central on six-game winning streak through May 2 By Jason Arndt Editor For many years, Burlington nearly always seemed to have the upper hand in its baseball meetings with Westosha Central, winning six of eight regular season contests since 2016. But the trends changed last week, when the Falcons, not […]

 
 

Knights of Columbus, area community steps up for Ukraine

Knights of Columbus, area community steps up for Ukraine

The Knights of Columbus, Twin Lakes Council No. 6554, raised more than $5,000 for the people of Ukraine during an April 23 fundraiser at multiple area locations. Ukraine, besieged by a Russian invasion, has experienced loss of life and property during the conflict with many fleeing from the country. The […]

 
 

Public Health now providing fentanyl test strips along with Narcan training

Kenosha County Public Health is now supplying fentanyl test strips to people who receive Narcan training, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced on April 28. The county last week accepted delivery of a supply of 2,000 test strips that it ordered recently, after they were made legal in Wisconsin under […]

 
 

Horses rescued from Wheatland barn fire

Authorities report no loss of life, injuries to law enforcement The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reported no loss of life from a barn fire in the Town of Wheatland on Sunday. While the homeowners rescued the horses inside the barn, according to the Sheriff’s Department, a deputy and sergeant from […]

 
 

New Kenosha County Center arboretum showcases tree diversity

New Kenosha County Center arboretum showcases tree diversity

Extension Kenosha County marked Arbor Day on April 29 with the debut of a new feature on the Kenosha County Center grounds, aimed at educating the public about the importance of tree diversity and the many species that can survive and thrive in the regional climate. The Kenosha County Prairie […]

 
 

Household Hazardous Waste Program event set for May 7

Kenosha County’s Household Hazardous Waste Event will be held on May 7. As in 2021, e-waste (electronic waste) and refrigerant waste (items containing freon) will also be accepted again this year. Everyone who lives in Kenosha County – the city, towns and villages – can dispose of their household hazardous […]

 
 

WIAA boys basketball: Falcons claim sectional title, punches ticket to state

WIAA boys basketball: Falcons claim sectional title, punches ticket to state

By Jason Arndt Editor The Falcons not only captured a WIAA Division 2 sectional championship and clinched a spot at the State Tournament for the second time in program history. They did it convincingly on March 12, when the Westosha Central boys basketball team routed Oregon at Watertown High School, […]