Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Salem Lakes to keep two courts

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board reversed a decision made last year to move from two municipal courts to one at the January 21 special board meeting. Trustee Bill Hopkins and Ron Gandt were the only no votes against changing back to two municipal courts. Last year, […]

 
 

Students garner recognition in state Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Students garner recognition in state Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Caleb Bruley, along with three other Wheatland Center School students, garnered recognition for their pieces presented at the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Award competition. Joining Bruley, an eight-grader, were Brynn Wierzbicki, Breanna Moe and Madeline. Bruley earned two Gold Keys in short story and humor for his piece “The […]

 
 

On location

On location

Film duo conducts filming in area By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington took center stage on Jan. 22, when two independent filmmakers with local ties collaborated on a feature movie, which the writer calls a cautionary tale. The feature movie, titled “Blame,” is about five young friends who […]

 
 

WRESTLING: Wilmot wrestlers prevail against Westosha on six pins

WRESTLING: Wilmot wrestlers prevail against Westosha on six pins

By Jason Arndt Editor Behind six pins, and two Falcons forfeits, the Wilmot Union High School wrestling team edged county rival Westosha Central 56-19 in a Southern Lakes Conference dual meet on Jan. 24. Wilmot won the dual meet on Senior Night, where the Panther program honored 9 athletes, including […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Westosha Central High School welcomed eight new members, including two coaches, into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Jan. 26 at the Club at Strawberry Creek in Kenosha. The ceremony, which is the second since 2017, was a collaborative effort between school administrators and the Westosha Central […]

 
 

Twin Lakes Board approves fire equipment upgrades

Twin Lakes Board approves fire equipment upgrades

By Jason Arndt Editor Equipment upgrades are on the horizon for Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue after the Village Board authorized the purchase of three items, including a used ambulance, at its Jan. 21 regular meeting. Additionally, the village board has decided to move forward on a fourth, a new […]

 
 

College news: Fall 2018 Semester

College news: Fall 2018 Semester

DEAN’S LIST UW-River Falls The following area students were named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Salem: Fleur Gawlik, Animal Science; Nicole Ginnow, Animal Science To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least […]

 
 

Winter Storm Warning prompts school closures

Winter Storm Warning prompts school closures

Authorities issue tips to stay safe from projected extreme weather With projected snowfall between 7- to 14-inches, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area until 6 p.m. Monday, which prompted closures of all area schools on Sunday. The National Weather Service said snow will […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons win behind Zackery’s grand performance

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons win behind Zackery’s grand performance

By Jason Arndt Editor For several days, Westosha Central High School senior Jaeden Zackery admits he grew tired of constant reminders about his 1,000th career point, but he found relief on Friday against visiting Wilmot. Zackery, who needed 30 points to reach the milestone, was at 27 points when he […]

 
 

WRESTLING: Wilmot edges Union Grove in wrestling dual

WRESTLING: Wilmot edges Union Grove in wrestling dual

The Wilmot Union High School wrestling team defeated host Union Grove 42-31 behind six pins and improved to 3-3 in Southern Lakes Conference dual meets on Jan. 17. The Panthers received pins from Benson DuChemin (120), Gene Johnson (132), Drew Hebior (160), Larz Gough (182), Max Iverson (220) and Andrew […]

 
 
 
 
 

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