Author Archive: Jason Arndt

PBS spotlight shines on area

PBS spotlight shines on area

Residents can watch local ‘Around the Corner’ episode online By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Hundreds of people, including elected officials, attended the advance screening of “Westosha-Western Kenosha County” Monday night at the Wilmot Union High School auditorium. The episode, which is part of Milwaukee Public Television’s “Around the Corner with […]

 
 

Wightman looks to bounce back on road to recovery

Wightman looks to bounce back on road to recovery

Wilmot senior stars in volleyball, softball By Jason Arndt Staff Writer jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was either put away the softball gear for good, or undergo right shoulder surgery for Wilmot Union High School senior Sawyer Wightman. The was the difficult question presented to Wightman, a National Letter of Intent commit to […]

 
 

Wilmot Union shuts off water supply

Wilmot Union shuts off water supply

Unofficial test results reveals potential E.coli contamination Wilmot Union High School reported a potential case of E.coli contamination of its water supply after unofficial testing Friday. According to the Centers for Disease Control, E.coli is bacteria that normally lives within the intestines of people and animals, and are mostly harmless, […]

 
 

Schools will band together for musical performances

Band-O-Rama is Saturday at Westosha Central By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nearly 2,000 people, including 400 students from several area schools expect to perform at Westosha Central High School in the annual Band-O-Rama Saturday. The multiple-school performance has been a fixture for at least 25 years, according to Westosha Central […]

 
 

Three new cases of whooping cough

Three new cases of whooping cough

Two at Randall, one in Lakewood By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Two more schools have confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, according to administrators at Lakewood and Randall Consolidated schools. The disease begins with respiratory symptoms of cold and cough, and can quickly progress into sever fits of coughing […]

 
 

A grand ol’ time

A grand ol’ time

Brenner eclipses 1,000 points to help Panthers snap skid By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Bobby Brenner had a grand performance for the Panthers as the squad snapped a five-game losing skid Friday at Elkhorn. Brenner, the 6-foot-3 shooting guard, knocked in his 1,000th career point in the first half, and […]

 
 

Wheatland refreshes its principal quest

School gets by with leader by committee By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After drawing little interest in their vacant principal position, Wheatland Center School officials are hoping for better results this spring. Wheatland has been without a principal since October when Patti Clements, who served in the role for six […]

 
 

Thunder bomb threat a hoax

Thunder bomb threat a hoax

No Wilmot, Westosha students involved in threat Pleasant Prairie Police took a student from Kenosha Unified into custody following a bomb threat hoax made at a Kenosha Thunder hockey practice Wednesday. The Kenosha Thunder is a co-op athletic program that includes students from Westosha Central and Wilmot Union high schools. […]

 
 

Walworth County case is up next

Walworth County case is up next

Minnesota authorities will wait to try Zelich for murder By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After Steven Zelich reached a plea bargain on a charge of first-degree reckless homicide in Kenosha County Circuit Court last week, it is only a matter of time before he faces court officials in two other […]

 
 

Wilmot stays unbeaten in SLC

Wilmot stays unbeaten in SLC

Lady Panthers overcome Central’s early charge By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Lady Panthers had the last word in a Southern Lakes Conference showdown against visiting Westosha Central Jan. 29. Down 23-19 in the middle of the first half, Wilmot Union bounced back, courtesy of strong post play, and took […]

 
 
 
 
 

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