Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Salem Lakes deals with drainage issues

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The soil borings for the Timberlane Subdivision stormwater project revealed peat moss throughout the area. If concrete pipe were used, pylons would be required every two feet to hold the pipes. This would cost about $700,000. Village of Salem Lakes interim Administrator Mike Murdock explained in […]

 
 

Behind the plate

Behind the plate

Catching runs deep for Ketterhagens By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Like mother, like daughter. The Ketterhagens made family history last week when Kenzi Ketterhagen put on the catching gear for the Wilmot softball team at the state tournament, where her mother, Lesley, came away with the Panthers’ lone state championship […]

 
 

Falcon returns home

Falcon returns home

Students bring back iconic statue By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For five years, an iconic piece of Westosha Central High School history sat in a Burlington lot — until the Class of 2019 orchestrated the wood-carved Falcon statue’s return. On May 30, students welcomed the statue back, a journey that […]

 
 

STATE SOFTBALL: Pulaski put a jam into Panthers state appearance

STATE SOFTBALL: Pulaski put a jam into Panthers state appearance

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In retrospect, the WIAA Division 1 state softball quarterfinal contest between Wilmot and Pulaski had the makings of a tight contest on June 6, especially after their lone meeting earlier in the season. On April 20 in Wilmot, where the Red Raiders participated in the […]

 
 

Fast-paced first impression

Westosha Central High School freshman Ava Viirre (right), who plays for the Kenosha Storm, eludes a player from USM.

Lacrosse enthusiasm grows By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At first glance, when anyone watches Lacrosse players roam the field, two words come to mind. Those two words: Fast-paced. Lacrosse is a contact sport with 10 players on each team who use sticks to carry, throw, catch and shoot the ball […]

 
 

Partnering with the community

Partnering with the community

Wilmot bolstering student job skills By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At Wilmot Union High School, three students with disabilities are bolstering their vocational skills, thanks to partnerships with area businesses. Brian Hopkins, special education teacher, said the partnerships with each business helps students improve their functional skills and prepares them […]

 
 

Chicken about chickens

Village board, residents still haggling over ordinance By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes board discussed the possibility for placing the chicken ordinance on the May 20 Committee of the Whole agenda, but it wasn’t there. The village has been wrestling with the revised ordinance for several months. At least […]

 
 

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Central sisters stamp tickets to state track

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Central sisters stamp tickets to state track

Andersons notch personal bests in sectional By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When sisters Heaven and Kialis Anderson entered WIAA Division 1 sectional competition at Lake Geneva Badger last week, the Westosha Central duo had an outside chance of qualifying for state, according to coach Deirdre Reeves. However, that outside chance […]

 
 

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Panthers send relay team, distance runner to state meet

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Panthers send relay team, distance runner to state meet

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Wilmot Union High School track and field program has developed a strong reputation for sending relay teams to the WIAA Division 1 state meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus. Since 2015, the program has qualified 10 relay teams, […]

 
 

WIAA SOFTBALL: Panthers claim sectional title, punch ticket to state

WIAA SOFTBALL: Panthers claim sectional title, punch ticket to state

SECTIONAL FINAL: (6) WILMOT 5, (4) BELOIT MEMORIAL 3 – 8 innings Wilmot Union High School scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning and sophomore Anna Wischnowski shut the door in the bottom half to capture a WIAA Division 1 sectional softball title Thursday in Lake Geneva. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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