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Central band students participate in honors festival

Central band students participate in honors festival

Six were selected based on achievements Six Westosha Central High School band students were part of the 2017 Winona State University Honors Band Festival held the weekend of Nov. 3. To receive consideration for the honor, which goes to about 100 students from high schools in Wisconsin and Minnesota, students […]

 
 

HONOR ROLLS: Brighton School

The following students were named to the 2017-18 first quarter honor roll at Brighton School. Principals Honor Roll Fifth grade: Samuel Davis, Kade Edwards, Aiden Ellerbrock, Shelby Fabbri, Aiden Figueroa, Maxwell Jensen, Alexandria Keller, Anthony Lena Jr, Sophia Paulowske, Keira Peyron, Jacob Steger. Sixth grade: Jackson Golla, Jakob Hiemstra, Kyleigh […]

 
 

Randall taxpayers to see mill rate drop

By Jason Arndt Editor Courtesy of two road projects falling off the budget along with a property reassessment in the town of Randall, taxpayers will see a nine percent decrease in its 2018 mill rate, after eight electors voted unanimously to approve the 2018 budget at a Nov. 16 meeting. […]

 
 

Central confirms eight cases of whooping cough

Central confirms eight cases of whooping cough

By Jason Arndt Editor Officials from the Kenosha County Division of Health confirmed eight cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, at Westosha Central High School since Nov. 7. The disease begins with respiratory symptoms of cold and cough, and can quickly progress into severe fits of coughing and may be […]

 
 

Salem Lakes receives fireworks update

Salem Lakes receives fireworks update

Village decides on municipal court status By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Heather Siegel, American Fireworks, updated the Salem Lakes Village Board on the progress of a building that she and her husband, Vincent, propose to buy in Salem Lakes where the hope to move their year-round business at the Nov. 13 […]

 
 

Salem Lakes passes budget

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village budget hearing held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 13 lasted about five minutes with no residents asking any questions. When the hearing closed, the Salem Lakes Village Board unanimously approved the 2018 Salem Lakes budget, with trustee Ted Kmiec attending remotely and […]

 
 

Wheatland adopts budget

Slight tax rate decrease By Jason Arndt Editor Nearly a dozen electors in the town of Wheatland voted unanimously to adopt the town levy at its Nov. 6 budget meeting. The annual budget was approved 10-0, including votes cast by Town Chairman William Glembocki along with supervisors Andrew Lois and […]

 
 

Commending courage and bravery

Commending courage and bravery

Area schools recognize veterans By Jason Arndt Editor Throughout western Kenosha County Friday, Veterans Day celebrations filled field houses and gymnasiums at area schools, where students and faculty alike paid homage to hundreds of veterans who served the United States. Veterans Day was originally Armistice Day, which started in 1919, […]

 
 

Addams Family arrives to Westosha Central

Addams Family arrives to Westosha Central

Musical takes the stage Friday By Jason Arndt Editor Wednesday Addams is all grown up, and in love, in the Westosha Central High School musical production of “Addams Family” set to premiere Friday in the school cafetorium. The musical written by authors Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice draws inspiration from […]

 
 

Three-alarm blaze destroys Brighton home

Three-alarm blaze destroys Brighton home

Residents weren’t home, but chief believes dog died in fire By Jason Arndt Editor Although there were no injuries from a Friday afternoon blaze in the Town of Brighton, officials said the fire displaced at least two people. Village of Salem Lakes Fire Chief Mike Slover said the three-alarm fire, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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