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Central’s Gere to tour with Kids from Wisconsin

Central’s Gere to tour with Kids from Wisconsin

Student among 35 statewide Westosha Central High School’s Braden Gere is one of about 35 students chosen to hit the highway as a member of Kids from Wisconsin, a troupe entering its 49th year, according to a news release. “(He) was recently chosen from among many talented youth who auditioned […]

 
 

PROM: Gleeful Queen

PROM: Gleeful Queen

Westosha Central High School junior Mackenzie Maccaux joyfully accepts the honor of Prom Queen during the school prom held April 29 at the Parkway Chateau. Selected as King was Reid McNeill. For Wilmot Union, the school had its prom at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, where Lauren Pryor and […]

 
 

County officials ready to fight two new proposed placements

County officials ready to fight two new proposed placements

Same Wheatland residence involved By Jason Arndt Editor Unlike the first time, Kenosha County officials are ready to fight a proposed placement of two sexually violent offenders into a Town of Wheatland residence, where the Department of Health Services attempted to move two other offenders in May 2016. Last year, […]

 
 

Nate Walter’s memory continues

Nate Walter’s memory continues

Scholarship Fund a blessing, beneficiary said By Jason Arndt Editor Although it has been nearly four years since Nathan Walter died in a tragic accident, his memory continues to live within some members of the community, including a former Wilmot Union High School classmate. The members of the community, estimated […]

 
 

Authorities investigating sex offender placement

Authorities investigating sex offender placement

Placement involves same Wheatland residence By Jason Arndt Editor Almost a year ago this month, Town of Wheatland residents learned a violent sex offender was set for placement into a residence next door to a family with a child, which sparked appeals and protests in western Kenosha County. Michael McGee, […]

 
 

Hitting the terrain

Hitting the terrain

Central community responds to teacher in need By Jason Arndt Editor On a sunny Saturday morning at Westosha Central High School, hundreds hit the terrain to show support and raise funds for a teacher’s family affected by cancer, and more help is on the way. Proceeds from the Appleby Family […]

 
 

An expensive proposition

An expensive proposition

Businesses benefit as the cost of prom grows By Jason Arndt Editor When it comes to planning for prom, area students have several options to consider before they head to the dance, where lasting memories are created as they spend time with their dates and mingle with classmates. Among the […]

 
 

Salem Public Safety suspended

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent On a 6-1 decision, the Salem Lakes Village Board voted to suspend the Salem Public Safety department at its April 19 regular meeting. The lone holdout was Village President Diann Tesar. Salem Lakes Interim Administrator Pat Casey cautioned against the move, stating the suspension could hinder […]

 
 

Cooper set for sentencing

Cooper set for sentencing

Twin Lakes woman takes plea in drug overdose death By Jason Arndt Editor A 31-year-old Twin Lakes woman who slipped through her handcuffs and fled from authorities while waiting for an elevator inside the Kenosha County Courthouse in January faces a May 4 sentencing hearing. Elizabeth Cooper, accused of supplying […]

 
 

Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak

Highway 45 reopened after ammonia leak

No injuries reported By Jason Arndt Editor For about two hours on Wednesday, a leak involving anhydrous ammonia shut down Highway 45 near the Kenosha County line, but authorities report no injuries resulted from the leak. The accident happened at around 10:30 a.m. when the driver carrying dual anhydrous ammonia […]

 
 
 
 
 

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