Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Twin Lakes amends budget

Twin Lakes amends budget

Property owners to see tax savings By Jason Arndt Editor Upon further review of its adopted budget, Twin Lakes village officials discovered higher than anticipated growth, among other items. The higher than anticipated growth, in addition to the village’s revaluation and building activity, forced the Village Board to amend the […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons looking for return to state stage

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons looking for return to state stage

By Jason Arndt Editor When a basketball team returns the bulk of its lineup from an epic run to the WIAA Division 2 state championship series, replicating the feat is a challenging proposition. That level of expectation is what Westosha Central faces entering the 2018-19 boys basketball season. Last season, […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Brenner to lead Panthers charge

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW:  Brenner to lead Panthers charge

Wilmot brings in new faces By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent After losing eight seniors from last year, including playmakers Latrell Glass and Jeremy Bruton, Wilmot Union High School boys basketball coach Jake Erbentraut still believes he has a deep squad entering the 2018-19 season. Erbentraut, who guided the Panthers to […]

 
 

Probable cause found in homicide case

Probable cause found in homicide case

Four defendants bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Editor Despite objections by their attorneys, four Racine men accused in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Joseph Riley were bound over for trial, which will be before Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jason Rossell. Kenosha County Commissioner Loren Keating, who […]

 
 

Wheatland OKs new fire station construction manager

Wheatland OKs new fire station construction manager

But chief says change in contractors was made without his input By Jason Arndt Editor The Wheatland Town Board approved a construction management contract with Scherrer Construction, Inc., of Burlington, for a proposed new fire station at a Nov. 26 meeting. The unanimous decision, aside from absent supervisor Andrew Lois, […]

 
 

BOYS HOCKEY PREVIEW: Thunder hockey looks to regain form

BOYS HOCKEY PREVIEW: Thunder hockey looks to regain form

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent In the highly competitive Classic Eight Conference, the Kenosha Thunder co-op hockey program brings back several area representatives for another season, including Westosha Central senior goalie Joseph La Forge. The Thunder, a Kenosha Unified School District program, also has players from Wilmot Union High School. […]

 
 

Village clerk ready to retire

Village clerk ready to retire

Her deputy will step into the role By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent For the past 16 years, when Paddock Lake residents came into the municipal office, they more than likely received service from with Emily Uhlenhake. On Dec. 1, Uhlenhake will retire, leaving current deputy Clerk-Treasurer Michelle Shramek at the office […]

 
 

SLC FOOTBALL: Wilmot’s Brenner picks up trifecta of achievements

SLC FOOTBALL: Wilmot’s Brenner picks up trifecta of achievements

After his senior season, where he led the Southern Lakes Conference in sacks and tackles for loss, Wilmot Union High School defensive lineman Kevin Brenner was named conference player of the year. Brenner, who collected 9 1/2 sacks and 15 tackles for loss, also finished fifth in total tackles with […]

 
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons undergoing a youth movement

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons undergoing a youth movement

By Jason Arndt and Daniel Schoettler Editor and Sports Correspondent The Westosha Central High School girls basketball team does not have much varsity experience, but according to second year coach Mindy Stewart, her team of youthful Falcons are fearless. She said the team’s fearless approach, and willingness to learn, has […]

 
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Wilmot girls bring speed, shooting strengths

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Wilmot girls bring speed, shooting strengths

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent After finishing third in the Southern Lakes Conference last season, the Wilmot Union High School girls basketball team looks to build off its 2017-18 campaign, where the Panthers saw their season end in the first round of regionals at Milton. The Panthers, who enter their […]