Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Lady Panthers pummel Craig to win regional

Lady Panthers pummel Craig to win regional

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The hits kept coming, and there was no stopping the Lady Panthers, as they pounded No. 3 seed Janesville Craig to capture a WIAA Division 1 regional title Friday. Wilmot, who produced 20 hits, had every batter in the lineup with at least one hit […]

 
 

Community rallies around family affected by offender placement

Community rallies around family affected by offender placement

Couple fortunate for Town of Wheatland support By Jason Arndt Staff Writer On a warm Saturday before Memorial Day, dozens of local residents and elected officials silently protested a Department of Health Services placement of a violent sex offender, who will reside next door to a Town of Wheatland family […]

 
 

Silver Lake to limit office hours

Change will help deal with staff shortage, official says By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Silver Lake Village Board voted unanimously to reduce daily village office hours at its May 18 meeting. Village Hall was open form 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Starting on Monday the new hours are 9 a.m. […]

 
 

SOFTBALL: Mickelson, Kontaxis help Hrncar to regional title

SOFTBALL: Mickelson, Kontaxis help Hrncar to regional title

Lady Falcons face Wilmot in sectional semifinal Tuesday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In a mercy game where the 10-run rule was employed, junior Kira Mickelson was the dagger in Westosha Central’s 11-0 WIAA Division 1 Regional championship contest against visiting Fort Atkinson Thursday. Mickelson, who batted 2 for 3, […]

 
 

Sheriff blasts state as deceptive on placement of sex offenders

Sheriff blasts state as deceptive on placement of sex offenders

Kenosha’s Beth warns other sheriff’s to be aware of DHS tactics Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth issued a statement related to the release of Racine County resident Michael McGee into the Town of Wheatland Friday, which was released to all Sheriff’s in Wisconsin: The complete text of Beth’s letter follows: […]

 
 

Lawmakers frustrated with sex offender placement

Lawmakers frustrated with sex offender placement

Racine judge OKs McGee release into Wheatland By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the Town of Wheatland awaits an appeal following denial to stay placement of a convicted sex offender, some elected officials have responded to a Racine County judge’s decision to allow Michael McGee to live in a property […]

 
 

Panthers charge through Stoughton Sectionals

Panthers charge through Stoughton Sectionals

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the Panthers roared through the WIAA Division 1 Track Sectionals in Stoughton Thursday, school records were broken, and yielded several state qualifiers. Junior Maddie Martin, who broke an earlier school record in the 400-dash, reestablished it with a second place finish in the […]

 
 

Rau vaults to sectional title for Central

Rau vaults to sectional title for Central

Vaulter joins Sabourin, Falcon boys Hebior and Kurylo at state By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Two years removed from a WIAA Division 1 state appearance, Westosha Central senior Sydney Rau is making a return in a different event, capturing a sectional title in the pole vault at Stoughton Thursday. Rau, […]

 
 

Racine County removes hold on Wheatland sex offender placement

Racine County removes hold on Wheatland sex offender placement

Torhorst rules Michael McGee, 55, released within 10 days By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After three hours of testimony in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday, Judge Allan Torhost ruled in favor of the Department of Health Services placement of convicted sex offender Michael McGee into the Town of Wheatland. The […]

 
 

Little free libraries coming to Twin Lakes

Board approval brings partnership with Wilmot By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In an effort to promote literacy and community involvement, two “Little Free Libraries” are coming to the Village of Twin Lakes, after receiving board approval a meeting Monday. Additionally, it builds a relationship between the Village and Wilmot Union […]

 
 
 
 
 

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