Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Area communities collaborate on economic development

Goal is a consistent message that touts entire county By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Last year, according to Kenosha County Planning and Development director Andy Buehler, his department began a conversation with the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, the village of Pleasant Prairie and Downtown Kenosha Inc. about expanding commercial development in […]

 
 

Local officials seek improvement on new ACT mandate

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer School officials were not surprised when the Department of Public Instruction revealed a drop in statewide ACT exam scores last week. A new state mandate requires all juniors to take the exam. Statewide, the average composite score dropped from 22.2 to 20, and a drop […]

 
 

Westosha turns in an energetic performance

Westosha turns in an energetic performance

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer With several shades of green and hints of the fabled Audrey 2, Westosha Central Swing Inc. started its season Saturday at Burlington’s Chocolate City Showcase. While Westosha didn’t make the cut to finals – the top six of 15 choirs between the prep and open […]

 
 

Depth helps overcome Kirk’s absence

Depth helps overcome Kirk’s absence

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Even without one of their leading scorers, the Panthers defeated visiting Waterford to stay in control of the Southern Lakes Conference Friday, courtesy of a deep bench and inside game. Senior guard Sam Kirk, who is second with 12.8 points per game, missed the game […]

 
 

Decathletes in pursuit of National Title berth

Wilmot Union wins regional contest By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After capturing a regional title at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Jan. 8, Wilmot Union High School’s academic decathlon squad is in pursuit of its third consecutive state championship. However, standing in the way is Waukesha West, who is 155 points […]

 
 

Falcons take sole possession of SLC

Falcons take sole possession of SLC

Second half keyed Westosha Central to victory By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After a halftime deadlock, Westosha Central High School produced when it counted, according to boys basketball coach James Hyllberg. The Falcons, tied at 30 against visiting Burlington, outscored the Demons 46-34 in the second half to secure first […]

 
 

New Year brings two new eras in Twin Lakes

New Year brings two new eras in Twin Lakes

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In its first regular board meeting of 2016, the Village of Twin Lakes welcomed two new eras, both in administration and law enforcement. At the board meeting, the village introduced Julie Harms as the new Village Clerk, replacing Cathy Richardson, whose last day was Jan. […]

 
 

Brenner pours in 37

Brenner pours in 37

Senior’s effort not enough in nonconference loss to Bradford By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Bobby Brenner did all he could for a depleted Panthers boys basketball squad against non conference opponent Kenosha Bradford Saturday. The senior 6-foot-3 shooting guard amassed 37 points, collected nine rebounds, pitched in two steals and […]

 
 

WINTER’S GLOW

WINTER’S GLOW

Wilmot Mountain ski hill shines against the night sky on a recent evening at the facility 11931 Fox River Road. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Lady Falcons fall at Burlington By Report Sports Staff Westosha Central junior Katrina Bostanche knocked in a team-leading 10 points in a 41-37 Southern Lakes Conference loss at Burlington last Thursday. The 5-foot-7 forward’s 10-point performance is a career-high, but was not enough as the Demons came away with a […]