Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Village opposes farm store rezone

Matter was withdrawn from county planning agenda By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board on Feb. 8 unanimously rejected a recommendation from Salem Planning and Zoning Commission to approve rezoning that would accommodate a retail farm operation on 98th Street. This means the Town Board is recommending that Kenosha […]

 
 

Board OKs severance pay

Issue sparks vigorous debate in Twin Lakes By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In a sharply debated Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Monday, the board approved severance pay for fired officials who hold positions of clerk and accountant/treasurer, pending specific conditions. The vote passed 4-2, with trustees Barb Andres and Sharon […]

 
 

Central continues historic run

Central continues historic run

Falcons claim first title since 1998 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The last time Westosha Central High School won a boys basketball conference title, nearly the entire student body was not born yet. But, a Falcons team coming off a seventh place finish last year and a new coach, the […]

 
 

Communities reporting power outages, high winds

With peak wind gusts exceeding 60 mph, some western Kenosha County communities are reporting multiple power outages Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan still has a high wind warning in effect for all of Southern Wisconsin through 6 p.m. Friday. The warning comes when sustained wind speeds of […]

 
 

Falcons could clinch SLC Friday

Falcons could clinch SLC Friday

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Down by one point at halftime, Ron Hall and the Falcons got the job done in the low post, defeating host Elkhorn 53-47 in a Southern Lakes Conference contest Feb. 12. The Westosha Central victory clinched at least a share of the SLC title after […]

 
 

Wilmot trail needs re-route

Wilmot trail needs re-route

Portion of path is on private property By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When a multi-use path connecting the Panther Sports Complex to Wilmot Union High School was built, no one knew it would lead to a land dispute more than 10 years later. A section of the path 100-200 meters […]

 
 

Cause of Paris fire under investigation

Cause of Paris fire under investigation

Accelerant potentially used By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Kenosha County authorities are investigating a ‘suspicious’ house and barn fire in the Town of Paris Thursday afternoon. The fire in the 19400 block of County Road N, east Highway 45, required mutual aid from several departments, including the Kansasville Fire Department […]

 
 

Area sends 11 wrestlers to sectionals

Area sends 11 wrestlers to sectionals

Morgan notches regional title for Wilmot A hard effort by Wilmot Union High School’s wrestling squad in the WIAA Division 1 Elkhorn regional has emerged five qualifiers for Saturday’s Sectional competition in at Verona. The five advancing was an impressive feat, according to coach John Watson. Headlined by senior 145-pound […]

 
 

Kimpler’s 3 lifts Lady Falcons

Kimpler’s 3 lifts Lady Falcons

Westosha Central junior scores game-high 17 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With under a minute to go, and the score tied, Westosha Central junior Lindsey Kimpler finally had her moment at Elkhorn Friday. The 5-foot-4 junior guard, who scored a game-high 17 points, buried a go-ahead 3-pointer to seal the […]

 
 

Local primary results for Lakewood, Silver Lake

Local primary results for Lakewood, Silver Lake

All incumbents advance By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nearly 400 voters took to the polls in the Village of Twin Lakes, where they decided on the first local primary in more than a decade, with two incumbents advancing to the April 5 general election. Along with current Board Clerk Kathy […]