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Well-kept birthday secret

Well-kept birthday secret

Family, friends celebrate woman’s 80th By Jason Arndt Editor Maryann Buehler had a traditional birthday dinner with her friends on March 5. Her friends, however, didn’t tell her what would happen the next day outside her Center Lake Woods home in Trevor as dozens of vehicles carrying Buehler’s friends and […]

 
 

Eight is great for Wilmot decathletes

Eight is great for Wilmot decathletes

Team captures another state title By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon team didn’t just capture its eighth consecutive state title in a virtual competition. The virtual competition held March 4-5 in the school auditorium, unlike previous years when the team traveled to the Wisconsin Dells, […]

 
 

County unveils new Public Health branding, logo and mission for services

County unveils new Public Health branding, logo and mission for services

The Kenosha County Division of Health is rebranding itself as Kenosha County Public Health, debuting a new logo, mission and vision, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced on Feb. 25. Freiheit said the name “Kenosha County Public Health” aims to more clearly and succinctly state the purpose of the operation, […]

 
 

Trevor-Wilmot to have operational referendum

District does not project negative tax impact The Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District will ask voters for authorization to exceed revenue limits to support its general operation budget through a referendum on the April 6 ballot. The Board of Education in January voted unanimously to seek the operational referendum, according to […]

 
 

Wheatland students place in Future City Competition

Wheatland students place in Future City Competition

A team of Wheatland students brought home a top five finish at the first virtual Future City Competition. On Saturday, Jan. 30, two teams from Wheatland Center School participated in a virtual version of the STEMForward’s Wisconsin Regional Future City Competition. The Future City Competition is a rigorous project using […]

 
 

Cutouts for a cause

Cutouts for a cause

Central fundraiser fills gymnasium stands By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School students often fill the stands and cheer on their boys basketball team while the band plays multiple song ensembles during games. But with COVID-19, which has seen crowd sizes diminished due to capacity limits, the bleachers in […]

 
 

Transportation services expanded countywide

Kenosha County is offering expanded weekend hours and medical appointment trips on its Care-A-Van and Western Transit services. Beginning this month, Care-A-Van’s Saturday hours will be 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and new Sunday service will also run 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Care-A-Van offers accessible transportation to those unable to utilize the city […]

 
 

County launches COVID-19 vaccine call center

Service for people unable to schedule online A call center is now available for people who do not have access to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments online, the Kenosha County Division of Health announced last week. Those unable to access the links to providers on the county’s COVID-19 Response Hub website […]

 
 

Visitors Bureau announces Restaurant Week

Four west end establishments participating The Kenosha Area Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Feb. 20-28 as Kenosha Restaurant Week and features 50 local establishments, including four west of Interstate 94, according to a news release issued last week. Participating in the annual event include Bristol 45 Diner, Bristol; Brat Stop, […]

 
 

Kenosha ADRC to offer tools for caregivers course online

Next session begins on Feb. 24 The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stanford University, intended to teach skills for how […]