Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Students mentoring students

Students mentoring students

School-to-work partnership continues to thrive at Lakewood School By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A partnership between Lakewood School and Wilmot Union High School has grown since the launch of Lakewood’s Child and Family Enrichment program last year. The program, known as CAFE, is a free after-school program made possible through […]

 
 

Obregon’s mother is released

She gets probation for aiding son’s flight By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While Andrew Obregon remains jailed on 32 criminal charges, his mother was placed on probation for a year last week for her role in helping the alleged murder suspect. Susan Obregon, 60, originally charged with two felony counts […]

 
 

New coach takes over promising squad

New coach takes over promising squad

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A new coach can bring a fresh attitude to a boys basketball program. That is the hope for the Westosha Central High School boys basketball squad entering the 2015-16 season under the helm of James Hyllberg. The new coach retained all three assistant coaches that […]

 
 

Lady Panthers open season with two wins

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer According to sixth-year coach Keiya Square, the Wilmot Union High School girls basketball team is moving forward, maintaining its goal of capturing a Southern Lakes Conference title this season. The Panthers (12-12 overall) finished the 2014-15 season tied for fourth with Burlington at 7-7, but […]

 
 

Middling expectations for Lady Falcons

Middling expectations for Lady Falcons

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer If history is any indication, Westosha Central High School’s girls basketball squad could meet its goal of finishing among the top four in the Southern Lakes Conference this year. In 2014-15, the Falcons finished sixth in the SLC at 5-9 (11-11 overall), but lost in […]

 
 

Twin Lakes ready for holiday cheer

Twin Lakes ready for holiday cheer

Trees on Parade is this weekend By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Holiday joy and enthusiasm are expected to fill the Village of Twin Lakes at this weekend’s 10th annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping events. Trees on Parade, presented by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, runs […]

 
 

False alarm on the Fox River

Flood warning canceled Saturday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer      The Fox River near New Munster did not reach flood stage as anticipated Saturday, resulting in the National Weather Service canceling the flood warning issued Friday. The flood warning followed two inches of rain last week that caused the River […]

 
 

Silo fire caused by composting effect

Silo fire caused by composting effect

No injuries reported on Salem property By Jason Arndt Staff Writer       Authorities ruled a silo fire on a Town of Salem farm field Sunday was a result of a composting effect. The contents of the 70-foot-tall silo were smoldering, based on reports from the owners of the property in […]

 
 

Central musical ends its run with a bang

Central musical ends its run with a bang

Director, actors pleased with run of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After nearly four months of auditions and rehearsal, Westosha Central High School’s musical presentation of “Annie Get Your Gun” came off without a hitch. The musical, which was performed on three nights last week, had […]

 
 

Flood warning issued along Fox River

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After nearly two inches rain fell on western Kenosha County Thursday, the National Weather Service on Friday in Sullivan issued a flood warning for areas along the Fox River near New Munster. The Fox River, which was reportedly at 9-1/2 feet Friday morning, expects […]