Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Lakewood candidates make final remarks before election

Lakewood candidates make final remarks before election

Two incumbents, two challengers discuss poverty, test scores By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With Lakewood School in the midst of a rebuilding effort, the stakes are high in the April 5 Board of Education election, which consists of two incumbents and two challengers for two seats. The rebuilding effort includes […]

 
 

Ballot printing error leads to Lakewood omission in Twin Lakes

Second ballot mailed to absentee voters to rectify situation By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Registered absentee voters that received two ballots, one omitting the Lakewood School Board election, are asked to return both of them after the Village discovered a printing error. “The printer made a color-coding error for the […]

 
 

A mighty debut

A mighty debut

More than 100 attend first Mighty Mites camp at Wilmot By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Jake Erbentraut had a vision to create a Mighty Mites basketball camp for several years, but due to the 10-foot-high rims at Wilmot Union High School’s Field House, it was not possible until this year. […]

 
 

Story time for all the senses

Story time for all the senses

New library program geared for children with special needs By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Last January, Corinne Nordigian and Tara Buesing launched the Sensory Story Hour once a month on Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Twin Lakes branch of Community Library. The next is scheduled for April […]

 
 

Three vie for two spots on Riverview Board

Three vie for two spots on Riverview Board

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer There will be a new Riverview School Board member when Silver Lake residents vote April 5. With two seats, and incumbent Brent Brenner declaring non-candidacy, Jim Walker is the lone incumbent in the race. Walker, who has served the board for 11 years, and challengers […]

 
 

Leadership excellence

Leadership excellence

Westosha Central has a dozen FBLA state qualifiers By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A dozen Westosha Central students qualified for the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in La Crosse, after finishing among the top three in several events at the regional competition held Feb. 6. According to […]

 
 

Zelich receives 35 years in Kenosha County homicide

Zelich receives 35 years in Kenosha County homicide

Former cop still faces charges in Walworth County and Minnesota By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Steven Zelich, 54, has been sentenced to 35 years imprisonment on first degree reckless homicide and hiding a corpse stemming from the death of 19-year-old Jenny Gamez of Oregon state. The 54-year-old former West Allis […]

 
 

Randall seeks more open dialogue with community

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Randall Consolidated School is seeking ways to bolster communications with the district residents, according to Administrator John Gendron, who presented another method at its board meeting last week. Gendron has a mass mailing plan to all 6,000 mailboxes in the Randall District, noting a most […]

 
 

Railroad quiet zone would cost about $2 million

Salem officials may take issue to a referendum By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent There are nine railroad crossings within the Town of Salem that need to be upgraded in order to become train horn-free quiet zones. Eight of them are at 76th Street; Highway AH/276th Ave; 272nd Avenue; 258th Avenue; 104th […]

 
 

Wilmot nets two senior all-stars

Wilmot nets two senior all-stars

Wilmot Union High School is sending two basketball players to the annual Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association senior All-Star game held at JustAGame Fieldhouse in the Wisconsin Dells. The game held in June will have Division 2 South representation from Sam Kirk of the Lady Panthers while Bobby Brenner is playing […]

 
 
 
 
 

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