Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Let there be ice!

Let there be ice!

Volunteers get busy in Silver Lake By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The weather finally cooperated and more than 20 volunteers converged on Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake recently to build an ice skating rink. The rink was the brainchild of Park Commission member Alan Dunski, according to Village Trustee and commission […]

 
 

Twin Lakes man formally charged in beating

Twin Lakes man formally charged in beating

He was staying at residence with victim’s daughter By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 25-year-old Twin Lakes man was formerly charged Friday in Kenosha County Circuit Court with felony aggravated battery, use of a dangerous weapon and domestic abuse in connection with a brutal Christmas morning beating. Alexander Garcia, accused […]

 
 

Lakewood School unveils new gym

Lakewood School unveils new gym

Facility hosted first game Tuesday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A new gymnasium greeted nearly 400 Lakewood School students and staff Monday on their return from holiday break. The project that began in April included new band and art rooms, and heating and air conditioning upgrades, with a cost of […]

 
 

Village crews have no trouble cleaning up after snowstorm

Process was smooth despite staffing By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After 5 inches of snow blanketed the Village of Twin Lakes last week, a short-handed Department of Public Works needed 96 hours to clean 33 miles of village roads, according to Village Administrator Jennifer Frederick. The village, which typically has […]

 
 

Lady Panthers roar past Union Grove

Lady Panthers roar past Union Grove

Wilmot takes control of SLC By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In a clash for first place in the Southern Lakes Conference, the Lady Panthers roared through a 10-point deficit to defeat host Union Grove Tuesday, to take sole possession of the SLC. The 50-45 victory snapped a two-game losing streak […]

 
 

Bills for address signs due Feb. 8

Bills for address  signs due Feb. 8

Twin Lakes homeowners to pay $31 Twin Lakes property owners have until Feb. 8 to pay a $31 fee associated with the purchase and installation of uniform address signs on galvanized steel posts. The separate invoice was sent to property owners along with the village’s sewer bill in late December. […]

 
 

Panthers streak stopped short in Onalaska

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Lady Panthers had one humbling challenge after another in their two road games against both a girls basketball sectional finalist and state title winner from last year’s WIAA tournament. Wilmot Union High School entered its Dec. 29 meeting at Onalaska, but could not withstand […]

 
 

Beating suspect remains jailed

Beating suspect remains jailed

Temporary bond extended while victim recovers By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Formal charges were still pending Monday against a 25-year-old Twin Lakes man accused of a brutal Christmas morning assault of Thomas Eppers, who remained in critical condition at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa early this week.   Alexander Garcia, arrested […]

 
 

What a year!

What a year!

Obregon manhunt ranks as top story in area By Jason Arndt Staff Writer There were plenty of moves, adjustments and accolades to go around in 2015, which was marked by the sensational manhunt of Andrew Obregon and the Silver Lake governmental shakeup. However, Westosha Central High School and the Twin […]

 
 

Salem OKs lower speed limit on 216th Avenue

Bristol is poised to do the same on its portion By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board recently approved a resolution to lower the speed limit on 216th Avenue from 45 mph to 35 mph. The eastern portion of 216th Avenue is in the village of Bristol while the […]