Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Tree toll reaches 2,600

Tree toll  reaches  2,600

That’s how many are being cut to slow the emerald ash borer By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Kenosha County is losing about 2,600 ash trees in county parks this winter in the name of combating the emerald ash borer. A contracted logging firm has been removing the trees from Petrifying Springs, […]

 
 

Wilmot honors coaching legend

Wilmot honors coaching legend

Court named for Tom Reigel By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In honor of his 25th anniversary of capturing a state title, former Wilmot Union High School boys basketball coach Tom Reigel had the school’s basketball court dedicated in his name at halftime of a Feb. 19 contest against Burlington. The […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Ellsworth makes mark for BBW

Wilmot’s Ellsworth makes mark for BBW

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Although Sophia Ellsworth’s gymnastics career has drawn to a close, the Lady Panthers’ senior represented Wilmot Union High School well as a member of the Burlington combined squad. Ellsworth, who is the sole member from Wilmot, ended her Southern Lakes Conference career with a first […]

 
 

Engineered success

Engineered success

Central students win awards in skills meet By Jason Arndt Staff Writer It only took two years for Westosha Central High School to bring home ribbons in a regional SkillsUSA competition. Eric Andersen, the team’s co-advisor, hopes it is a step in the right direction for the program, which is […]

 
 

Primary engaged voters

Lakewood turnout was relatively high By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In last week’s Lakewood School Board primary election, nearly 13 percent of all registered voters in Twin Lakes hit the polls, more than the number who cast votes in the state Supreme Court primary. The local primary, a first for […]

 
 

Regional title hopes dashed within 5 seconds

Regional title hopes dashed within 5 seconds

Lady Panthers suffer stunning loss to Milton By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Within five seconds, the Lady Panthers went from triumph to heartbreak in Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 regional title game against visiting No. 3 seed Milton. Wilmot, who trailed 25-19 entering the second half, saw its deficit widen to […]

 
 

Lady Panthers advance to regional title game

Milton visits Wilmot Saturday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Using quickness in ball movement, the Lady Panthers defeated visiting Fort Atkinson 41-32, to move on to the WIAA Division 2 regional title game against Milton 7 p.m. Saturday. Wilmot Union High School, who trailed 19-14 entering the second half, was […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Morgan faces redemption Saturday

Wilmot’s Morgan faces redemption Saturday

Writers note: The full story will appear in the March 4 edition of the Westosha Report Panthers wrestler Jake Morgan could have redemption Saturday night at the WIAA Division 1 state finals when he takes on Stoughton’s Collin Kraus for the 145-pound title. The Wilmot Union High School senior moved […]

 
 

Embattled village clerk resigns

Trustee had asked her to step down in December By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Silver Lake Village Board unanimously approved a separation agreement with Village Clerk-Treasurer Terry Faber after a closed session held Feb. 17. Board member Carolyn Dodge was absent from the meeting. Faber was appointed clerk and treasurer […]

 
 

Lady Panthers’ senior foursome savoring SLC title

Lady Panthers’ senior foursome savoring SLC title

Growth, leadership help sustain recent success By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Three Southern Lakes Conference titles in four years, that will be a memory four Lady Panther seniors can take with them, after they forge ahead into the WIAA Division 2 state tournament. Wilmot Union High School won a share […]