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Local youth dominate at State Fair

Union Grove’s Tori Crisp (far right) showcases her prize-winning Grand Champion Steer at the Wisconsin State Fair among friends, family and event officials. Crisp won the title for the second time in five years (Courtesy of We Know Live Stock)

Shoreland Lutheran graduate Crisp becomes two-time Grand Champion By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tori Crisp once again captured the title of having a Grand Champion Steer at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis. With the victory, Crisp sold her prize-winning 1,339-pound crossbred steer she called Snoop for $47,500 to […]

 
 

Central host families sought for exchange students

Central host families sought for exchange students

Westosha Central High School families can host two foreign exchange students starting in the fall. Carrie Schulz, of the Nacel Open Door Student Exchange Programs, said families must have a connection to Westosha Central and chose one or both exchange students looking to attend the school. The first exchange student, […]

 
 

Kenosha County Fair gears up for 100th anniversary

Kenosha County Fair gears up for 100th anniversary

Centennial Celebration seeks parade entries The 2021 Kenosha County Fair has been 100 years in the making. The Kenosha County Fair Centennial Celebration will be commemorated with a special parade, and anyone can be part of fair history with an entry. The Centennial Celebration Parade will take place on the […]

 
 

State Champs: Aquanuts showcase long elusive hardware in front of home crowd

The Aquanuts ballet line performs along Lake Mary in Twin Lakes during a July 31 water ski show (Jason Arndt/The Report).

By Jason Arndt Editor Aquanut Water Shows, of Twin Lakes, captured the Division 1 Wisconsin State Water Ski Tournament title for first time in 35 years during a July 15-18 competition at Red Sands Beach in Wisconsin Rapids. But on July 31, at the Lance Park Amphitheater on the shores […]

 
 

Michigan family saves two from Lake Mary

Michigan family saves two from Lake Mary

Authorities recognize mother, daughter for heroic actions By Jason Arndt Editor A Michigan mother and her young daughter in Twin Lakes for the Country Thunder Musical Festival didn’t just bring back memories of the annual event. The Burlingames – Jennifer and Maria, 11 – also helped save lives while on […]

 
 

Little changes in county COVID-19 cases

Little changes in county COVID-19 cases

Three west end communities rank lowest in vaccination rates Kenosha County saw a dozen new confirmed COVID-19 cases in a seven-day span, at least according to the state Department of Health Services, which reported the new cases from July 11-18. State health officials, as of July 19, reported 16,060 total […]

 
 

Small business is not immune

Small business is not immune

Cyber crime results in downtime, escalating expenses By Jason Arndt Editor Cyber attacks affect more than just large businesses and operations, such as the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware incident, but also small and mid-sized establishments. Mark Hoffmann, owner of Kenosha-based CMIT Solutions, which serves all of Racine, Kenosha and portions […]

 
 

Libertyfest returns to Twin Lakes Saturday

Libertyfest returns to Twin Lakes Saturday

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, which had to cancel last year’s Libertyfest event because of COVID-19, announced the return of the long-time tradition set for July 3. Libertyfest, according to the Chamber, will bring back the parade with an 11 a.m. step off from St. John’s Church […]

 
 

‘Swim at your own risk’

‘Swim at your own risk’

Lifeguard shortage reported in western Kenosha County By Jason Arndt Editor Along Lake Michigan in the City of Racine, authorities have seen two fatal drownings in recent weeks, and Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling urged the city to take action. Schmaling, in a news conference on June 22, called on […]

 
 

Challenge grant awarded to support Kenosha County’s Ceremonial Courtroom restoration

Challenge grant awarded to support Kenosha County’s Ceremonial Courtroom restoration

The Jeffris Family Foundation will provide a $675,000 challenge grant to help fund the restoration of the Ceremonial Courtroom in the Kenosha County Courthouse, provided additional funds can be raised locally, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced on June 21. To earn the $675,000 award, Kenosha County must raise $1.35 million […]

 
 
 
 
 

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