Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Morgan driven to excel on the mat

Hebior, Brenner earn acknowledgments By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Jake Morgan was a wrestling talent before he transferred to Wilmot Union High School as a sophomore from Carmel Catholic in Mundelein, Illinois. The senior, who was an Illinois High School Association state qualifier as a freshman, added two state WIAA […]

 
 

Former Wilmot School eyed as music studio

Details of plans for vacant grade school are sparse By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Town Board on Monday approved an ordinance that clears the way for the former Wilmot Grade School to be used as a music studio. TVRW Electronics, LLC, as owner and Robert Wincek as agent made […]

 
 

Twin Lakes officers testify at hearing in beating case

Twin Lakes officers testify at hearing in beating case

Garcia is bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Two Twin Lakes police officers delivered testimony related to the Christmas morning attack of 58-year-old Thomas Eppers Sr. during a preliminary hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. Alexander Garcia, charged with felony aggravated battery with intent to cause […]

 
 

A showcase of diverse proportions

A showcase of diverse proportions

Wilmot Union High School hosts talent show Saturday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A showcase of Wilmot Union High School’s best talent will be on display at 6 p.m. Saturday in the school auditorium. Chaos and Creation, a Drama Club production, formed eight years ago to fund scholarships for students […]

 
 

Hall saves the day in OT

Hall saves the day in OT

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Ron Hall picked up where Tre Williams left off in a Southern Lakes Conference showdown that required extra time Friday. With the score deadlocked at 60 against visiting Elkhorn after regulation, Williams had 22 points while Hall poured in nine points. Williams finished with 24 […]

 
 

Slow development worries village

Owner asked to move ahead on parcel in next six months By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Ten years ago, Bill and Karen Erb purchased a 4.2-acre parcel with a pole barn in a business park on Highway B on the north side of the Village of Silver Lake. The parcel was […]

 
 

Wilmot student has whooping cough

Wilmot student has whooping cough

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Wilmot Union High School officials are working with the Kenosha County Division of Health in reducing exposure to a recent confirmed case of pertussis, or whooping cough. The County Division of Health confirmed on Tuesday that they are investigating the contagious bacterial disease, which involves […]

 
 

Lady Panthers survive scare in Burlington

Lady Panthers survive scare in Burlington

  Victories over Grove, Demons keep Wilmot unbeaten in SLC By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor And Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington High School gymnasium scoreboard read 0.0 seconds Thursday night. For a brief moment, Wilmot girls basketball players walked off the floor relieved to have held on and knocked […]

 
 

Loaded Falcons acknowledged as Team of Year

Loaded Falcons acknowledged as Team of Year

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When a softball team was as decorated as Westosha Central High School’s last year, there is no doubt the Falcons are the squad of the year. The Falcons captured not only the WIAA Division 1 state tournament, but also a Southern Lakes Conference title, along […]

 
 

Gas odor delays start of classes in Salem

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent When Salem Grade School staff members arrived at school on Jan. 5, some thought something smelled funny. They thought they smelled natural gas in the north side of the building. And then they thought they didn’t. It was an elusive smell, but a concerning smell. So […]