Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Central’s growing Drama Club nurtures talent with limited resources

Central’s growing Drama Club nurtures talent with limited resources

By Nicholas Ravnikar Correspondent Unlike some other high schools whose drama club or theater productions support classes in the dramatic arts, the Drama Club is Westosha Central High School’s main method for teaching stagecraft. That presents certain challenges, Klimzak said, but he thinks it’s a good way for students to […]

 
 

Teacher thrilled about boarding for NASA

Teacher thrilled about boarding for NASA

Trevor-Wilmot’s Adams slated for January deployment By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Ashley Adams learned of her selection to board a flying telescope for a NASA ambassador program, she viewed it as an honor to be one of a select few across the United States. The 28-year-old Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School […]

 
 

Spring Grove man dies in Friday crash on Fox River Road

Spring Grove man dies in Friday crash on Fox River Road

Accident occurred near American Girl By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While alcohol did not play a role in Friday’s fatal accident of a 50-year-old Illinois man, authorities are still investigating the crash that occurred in the Town of Randall, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department press release. The press […]

 
 

Bailey returns to the Lady Panthers soccer field

Bailey returns to the Lady Panthers soccer field

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After a difficult 2015 campaign, the Lady Panther kickers are hoping this year’s early-season success is a sign of sustained improvement. Wilmot Union High School returns nine starters, including captains Stephanie Sanderson and McKenna Stanek, from a team that finished 5-10-5 (1-5-1 Southern Lakes Conference). […]

 
 

A light version of a Disney classic

A light version of a Disney classic

Riverview show takes the stage April 30 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For one night only, Riverview School in Silver Lake plans to deliver a production that aims to entertain the young, and young at heart. “Beauty and the Beast Jr.,” a shorter version of Disney’s classic production of Beauty […]

 
 

Four Westosha student business leaders qualify for nationals

Four Westosha student business leaders qualify for nationals

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Westosha Central High School trio and another student are en route to a national leadership conference in Atlanta after qualifying on the state level April 11-12. Last year, Maddie and Travis Artac, along with Leslie Abel advanced to the national competition, which was held […]

 
 

Central softball broke 100-run mark Thursday

Central softball broke 100-run mark Thursday

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Kira Mickelson grand slam for Westosha Central in the top of the third inning broke the century mark in runs scored through eight games, but came at the expense of host Wilmot Union Thursday. The Lady Falcons, who plated 40 in last weekend’s tournament, […]

 
 

Wilmot rules relay races

Wilmot rules relay races

Boys relay squad breaks school record, Martin and Rebecca Alter lead the girls By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Not only did the Panthers 400-meter relay squad break a school record Thursday at Westosha Central, they also etched their names on top of the state rankings. Wilmot Union High School’s team […]

 
 

Deputies kill murder suspect

Deputies kill murder suspect

Man was wanted for double homicide in Kentucky Local sheriff’s deputies early Saturday shot and killed a Florida man suspected of murdering his father and his father’s girlfriend in Kentucky. According to authorities in Kentucky and various area news reports, Gerald R. Boyes, 53, of Jacksonville, was shot as he […]

 
 

Local pastor charged with child enticement

Local pastor charged with child enticement

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Twin Lakes pastor and Trevor resident stands accused of three felonies, including attempted child enticement in Winnebago County. Joshua Scheil, who was being held on $10,000 cash bond Monday in Winnebago County Circuit Court, was arrested in Oshkosh April 12 following an undercover Child […]