Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start, of Wilmot, serves eligible children ages 3 through 5 as well as their families in the Western Kenosha County area. The program provides a free comprehensive preschool education that focuses on social, cognitive and hands-on learning, ensuring its children will have all the necessary abilities required for […]

 
 

Kenosha County sees slower growth in new COVID-19 cases

Kenosha County sees slower growth in new COVID-19 cases

The Kenosha County Division of Health reported 165 new cases of COVID-19, an increase of 23.8 percent since last week, according to numbers released on Monday. The 23.8 percent uptick from May 11 through May 18 brings the total to 858. However, the county has seen slower growth compared to […]

 
 

Senior Snapshots: Falcon baseball seniors enjoyed camaraderie

Bryce Kerkman remembers running to his sister, Kayla, telling her he earned a varsity spot on the Westosha Central baseball team as a sophomore (Submitted/The Report)

By Jason Arndt Editor The Report looks to recognize senior student-athletes from all spring sports teams, which saw their seasons cut short because of COVID-19. Senior student-athletes will be profiled for the next several weeks in The Report as more information is submitted via email. Coaches, senior-student athletes, parents and […]

 
 

Senior Snapshots: Central softball seniors recall last year’s Chippewa Falls trip

Carlie Odejewski, a speedy outfielder, has played softball for 13 years and looks to continue her career at the University of Charleston in West Virginia where she will major in pre-pharmacy (Submitted/The Report).

By Jason Arndt Editor The Report looks to recognize senior student-athletes from all spring sports teams, which saw their seasons cut short because of COVID-19. Senior student-athletes will be profiled for the next several weeks in The Report as more information is submitted via email. Coaches, senior-student athletes, parents and […]

 
 

Softball: Pandemic dashes Panthers’ state hopes

Softball: Pandemic dashes Panthers’ state hopes

Wilmot softball sought 2nd straight appearance By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School softball team had hopes of making its third Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 state appearance in four years entering the season. The Panthers’ pursuit, however, came to a heartbreaking halt last week when the […]

 
 

Seniors finding hope amid uncertainty

Senior Class President Jordan Dahlberg at Westosha Central believes she and her classmates will come out stronger amid the COVID-19 pandemic (Submitted/The Report).

Westosha officers tout strength By Jason Arndt Editor High school seniors both locally and nationally find themselves in an unusual position of uncertainty because of COVID-19. With schools closed the rest of the year, athletic competitions canceled and commencement exercises in limbo, the Class of 2020 can only hope to […]

 
 

Increased testing leads to COVID-19 uptick

Increased testing leads to COVID-19 uptick

By Jason Arndt Editor Expanded testing for COVID-19 has resulted in many more confirmed cases in Kenosha County since last week, according to the Division of Health, which attributed previous shortages in collection kits. “Collection kits have been limited supply up until this point,” Environmental Health Manager Mark Melotik, of […]

 
 

Twin Lakes recommends seasonal residents stay home

Twin Lakes recommends seasonal residents stay home

By Jason Arndt Editor The Village of Twin Lakes has advised seasonal and second homeowners to stay at their permanent residences to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. The village joined several other statewide communities in declaring the advisory, which the municipality posted on its Facebook page April 15, a […]

 
 

COVID-19 cases continue to grow in county

COVID-19 cases continue to grow in county

The Kenosha County Division of Health confirmed an additional 76 cases of COVID-19 since last week, with three more deaths, according to numbers released by the state Department of Health Services. State officials, meanwhile, said 4,499 people have tested positive for COVID-19 while 46,603 returned negative test results as of […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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