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Cade Girardi has a dream of making a difference in the community. Girardi was named The Report’s Outstanding Senior (Submitted/The Report).

Girardi’s mission earns him Wilmot’s Outstanding Senior By Jason Arndt Editor Cade Girardi just wants to reach out and make positive contributions in the community even if it carries a risk. Girardi, a recent Wilmot Union High School graduate, said you don’t have to be a celebrity or hold a […]

 
 

On a medical mission

On a medical mission

Central graduates raising funds through shoe donation drive By Jason Arndt Editor When Kestly O’Neill embarked on a medical mission trip in January to Guatemala with VIDA Volunteer, a nonprofit group dedicated to serving underserved communities, the Westosha Central High School graduate felt compelled to return in January 2021. But […]

 
 

A sweet new location

A sweet new location

Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor planned in Burlington By Jason Arndt Editor While the Shy Violet era in the Chestnut Street loop came to a close earlier this year, another era hasn’t even begun, with Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor expected to take its place by the fall. Hansen’s Ice Cream Parlor, […]

 
 

Jordan’s Journey

Jordan’s Journey

Dahlberg named Outstanding Senior for Westosha Central By Jason Arndt Editor Jordan Dahlberg described herself as shy and unassuming when she attended Bristol Grade School. Dahlberg, however, found a way out of her shell while a student at Westosha Central High School by becoming heavily involved in clubs and sports. […]

 
 

O’Dowd inducted into Naval Academy

O’Dowd inducted into Naval Academy

Recent Wilmot graduate starts basic training Sean O’Dowd, a graduate of Wilmot Union High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 Wednesday, July 1, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for […]

 
 

County drops to fifth statewide in COVID-19 cases

County drops to fifth statewide in COVID-19 cases

State officials report spike among young adults The Kenosha County Division of Health confirmed 73 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, according to figures released June 29, which indicated 1,492 total residents have tested positive for the disease. The Division of Health indicated 16,588 residents returned negative results. But […]

 
 

Authorities reaffirm commitment to communities amid protests

Authorities reaffirm commitment to communities amid protests

County agencies acknowledge more work is needed Law enforcement leaders throughout Kenosha County reaffirmed their commitment to public safety while acknowledging a need for evaluating policies amid national and local calls for police reform. The joint community message issued last week, meanwhile, come after law enforcement officials across the nation […]

 
 

Teen who died in crash Wednesday identified

Teen who died in crash Wednesday identified

Three others suffered serious injuries and were hospitalized A 14-year-old boy from Twin Lakes died and three other people, including his brother, suffered serious injuries in a crash on Highway 50 in Salem Lakes Wednesday evening. Dominic Boll-Flaig, 14 — who was a passenger in a car driven by his […]

 
 

Officials cancel Kenosha County Fair amid COVID-19

Officials cancel Kenosha County Fair amid COVID-19

The Kenosha County Fair Association Inc. Board of Directors is saddened to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Fair which was to be held August 19 – 23rd. The mission of the Fair, according to organizers, is to be a gathering place for the community to enjoy educational, social, cultural […]

 
 

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start, of Wilmot, serves eligible children ages 3 through 5 as well as their families in the Western Kenosha County area. The program provides a free comprehensive preschool education that focuses on social, cognitive and hands-on learning, ensuring its children will have all the necessary abilities required for […]

 
 
 
 
 

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