Author Archive: Jason Arndt

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Two months after she was struck by lightning at Country Thunder, Brittney Prehn continues to recover, and considers herself a miracle for surviving. Her family and friends, meanwhile, have remained supportive of the Illinois woman. This week’s Twin Lakes Report also has a story on Wilmot Mountain’s EpicPromise Day, which […]

 
 

Fire destroys Town of Brighton barn

Fire destroys Town of Brighton barn

People unharmed, chief says By Jason Arndt Editor A two-alarm blaze in the Town of Brighton on Sept. 15 destroyed a barn, but nobody was hurt, according to Village of Salem Lakes Fire Chief Mike Slover. The fire happened at around 1 p.m., when authorities responded to the 29000 block […]

 
 

Illinois man pleads not guilty to exploitation charges

Illinois man pleads not guilty to exploitation charges

By Jason Arndt Editor An Illinois man accused of soliciting sex from a 15-year-old girl in the Village of Twin Lakes on July 6 pleaded not guilty to four felony charges at a Sept. 13 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Christopher W. Leblanc, of Harvard, who did not speak […]

 
 

Polka pride

Polka pride

Oktoberfest booms in Paddock Lake By Jason Arndt Editor Old Settlers Park in Paddock Lake boomed with Bavarian-inspired culture Saturday when the Kenosha County park held its eighth annual Oktoberfest. The event saw several people donning lederhosen and raising beer steins, dancing to polka tunes, and embracing German heritage. Old […]

 
 

BOYS SOCCER: County soccer rivalry renewed

BOYS SOCCER: County soccer rivalry renewed

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent The county boys soccer rivalry continued between Wilmot Union and Westosha Central high schools last week as the host Falcons defeated their Southern Lakes Conference opponent 2-0 on Sept. 11. Westosha Central received its first goal on an Emmett Marckese goal assisted by Tyler Silber […]

 
 

CROSS COUNTRY: Westosha’s Allen a force to reckon with

CROSS COUNTRY: Westosha’s Allen a force to reckon with

Anderson leads again for girls By Troy Sparks Correspondent The leading runners for both the Westosha Central boys and girls cross country teams stepped up big time on a challenging course at UW-Parkside in the 50th annual Angel Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 15. Freshman Will Allen held his own […]

 
 

FOOTBALL: Broncos shutout Westosha

FOOTBALL: Broncos shutout Westosha

Westosha Central High School, seeking its first Southern Lakes Conference football victory, ran into a buzz saw Sept. 7 against visiting Union Grove. Union Grove, which held the Falcons to 103 total offensive yards, amassed 341 total offensive yards to shutout Westosha Central 38-0. “We struggled with getting off the […]

 
 

FOOTBALL: Missed opportunities

FOOTBALL: Missed opportunities

Wilmot falls to Waterford By Jason Arndt Editor In a contest closer than what the score indicates, one team struggled to finish drives, and the other made key stops and plays when it mattered the most Friday at Wilmot Union High School’s Frank Bucci Field. While the Panthers accounted for […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Scores of people invaded Old Settlers Park, where they raised steins and donned lederhosen during Oktoberfest, which is an annual fundraising event to help finance a band shell at the Kenosha County Park. The event also allowed some business owners to reflect on the person behind the growing ritual held […]

 
 

FISHING FUN

FISHING FUN

Wheatland’s Katie Stolp (left) and Donna Garbacz, of Salem Lakes, gleefully celebrate after 2-year-old Easton Perry catches a fish during the ninth annual Labor of Love Music Festival on Sept. 2 in New Munster. Stolp is the godmother of Perry, whose mother is Brittany Perry (Jason Arndt/The Report)