Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Heart of the matter

Heart of the matter

Wheatland students raise funds for Heart Association The Wheatland J1 School District recently teamed up with the American Heart Association to raise $8,505. The fundraiser kicked off on April 2 for the kindergarten through fourth-grade students. This included the chance for students to learn many heart-healthy facts, participate in acts […]

 
 

Earning his sea legs

Earning his sea legs

Wilmot High School graduate Adam Awe serving aboard USS Firebolt Seaman Apprentice Adam Awe, a Twin Lakes native, always wanted to join the military. One year later and half a world away at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Awe keeps watch aboard the cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Firebolt. “It is […]

 
 

TRACK AND FIELD: Panthers boys, girls place third at Z-Invite

TRACK AND FIELD: Panthers boys, girls place third at Z-Invite

Wilmot’s Ketterhagen leads area athletes The Wilmot Union High School boys and girls track and field teams finished third at the April 19 Z-Invite hosted by Westosha Central. Waterford, which won the boys title with 174 points, also notched a win on the girls side with 232 points. The Wilmot […]

 
 

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Panthers look to contend in competitive conference

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Panthers look to contend in competitive conference

Wilmot returns multiple starters By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Boasting eight letter winners, including six returning starters, the Wilmot Union High School baseball team looks to take the next step in the Southern Lakes Conference. The Panthers, who finished 16-9 overall, placed second to WIAA Division 1 state qualifier Burlington […]

 
 

GIRLS SOCCER PREVIEW: Establishing a soccer culture

GIRLS SOCCER PREVIEW: Establishing a soccer culture

Panthers experiencing growth By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In Western Kenosha County, where other sports have dominated the scene, third-year soccer coach Tim Stewart is looking to create a new culture at Wilmot Union High School. The Panthers, who play in a challenging Southern Lakes Conference, finished in the lower […]

 
 

BOYS GOLF PREVIEWS: Central looks to contend in competitive conference

Wilmot returns one letter-winner By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While Westosha Central High School is coming off its second straight WIAA Division 1 state berth, longtime Falcons coach Mark Olsen looks to focus on the local circuit, notably the highly competitive Southern Lakes Conference. A year ago, the Falcons finished […]

 
 

Kenosha County to host Drug Take-Back Day

Bristol one of two sites involved in April 27 effort Kenosha County will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted, unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to drop-off sites at Entrance […]

 
 

Paddock Lake trying to control Canada geese population

Personnel will be oiling eggs in May and June By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Canada goose is a common sight — and sound — in southeastern Wisconsin year-round. In the spring, one can notice them walking around near any body of fresh water, including roadside swamps. The birds like the […]

 
 

SOFTBALL: Lesson learned

SOFTBALL: Lesson learned

Lampe bests former student, Demons to avenge last season’s sectional loss By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Long ago, in a Westosha Central High School economics classroom, softball coach Tom Lampe racked brains with knowledge of stock markets, balanced checkbooks and other stuff that probably shot straight over a lot of students’ […]

 
 

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Family, community look to keep murderer behind bars

Nelson, 50, was convicted of killing area insurance agent 34 years ago By Jason Arndt Editor In 1985, when Eric S. Nelson was 16 years old, he and Danny Dower were convicted in the shooting death of Dower’s foster father Joseph Vite in Bristol. Dower and Nelson are each serving […]

 
 
 
 
 

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