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Wilmot Outstanding Senior: Brenner balances academic, athletic achievements

Wilmot Outstanding Senior: Brenner balances academic, athletic achievements

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Kevin Brenner learned at a young age to place academics above anything else. Brenner, son of Brent and Diane Brenner, used his experiences inside the classroom as a point of motivation to excel in other areas of student life. “I have known since growing up […]

 
 

Central Outstanding Senior: Grenyo’s civic engagement leads to aspiring career

Central Outstanding Senior: Grenyo’s civic engagement leads to aspiring career

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Maria Grenyo’s thirst for knowledge, notably in civics, was a trait she acquired toward the end of her tenure at Westosha Central High School. Grenyo, daughter of Gregory and Kristine, of Kenosha, said her desire to learn more about civics intensified when she became involved […]

 
 

‘A Golden Anniversary’

‘A Golden Anniversary’

Bristol Progress Days slated this weekend Bristol Progress Days returns for another year this weekend when the annual event celebrates a “Golden 50th Anniversary” at Hansen Park Pavilion, 8600 200th Ave., Bristol. The annual event features a 5K run for the fourth straight year, live music, carnival rides, food and […]

 
 

Highway MB resurfacing work continues

Full closure set for July 14 Resurfacing work on Kenosha County Highway MB in the Town of Paris will continue this week, with a full closure scheduled for Sunday, July 14. This work will affect the stretch of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) between Highway N (38th Street) and Highway 142 […]

 
 

Twin Lakes officials briefed on county’s opioid initiatives

Twin Lakes officials briefed on county’s opioid initiatives

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley explained the two-pronged approach that Kenosha County is taking to tackle the opioid crisis. He said Monday at the regular Twin Lakes Village Board meeting that the county has seen about 50 overdoses a year from heroin and pain pills. […]

 
 

Salem Lakes deals with drainage issues

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The soil borings for the Timberlane Subdivision stormwater project revealed peat moss throughout the area. If concrete pipe were used, pylons would be required every two feet to hold the pipes. This would cost about $700,000. Village of Salem Lakes interim Administrator Mike Murdock explained in […]

 
 

Falcon returns home

Falcon returns home

Students bring back iconic statue By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For five years, an iconic piece of Westosha Central High School history sat in a Burlington lot — until the Class of 2019 orchestrated the wood-carved Falcon statue’s return. On May 30, students welcomed the statue back, a journey that […]

 
 

Fast-paced first impression

Westosha Central High School freshman Ava Viirre (right), who plays for the Kenosha Storm, eludes a player from USM.

Lacrosse enthusiasm grows By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At first glance, when anyone watches Lacrosse players roam the field, two words come to mind. Those two words: Fast-paced. Lacrosse is a contact sport with 10 players on each team who use sticks to carry, throw, catch and shoot the ball […]

 
 

Partnering with the community

Partnering with the community

Wilmot bolstering student job skills By Jason Arndt Staff Writer At Wilmot Union High School, three students with disabilities are bolstering their vocational skills, thanks to partnerships with area businesses. Brian Hopkins, special education teacher, said the partnerships with each business helps students improve their functional skills and prepares them […]

 
 

Chicken about chickens

Village board, residents still haggling over ordinance By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes board discussed the possibility for placing the chicken ordinance on the May 20 Committee of the Whole agenda, but it wasn’t there. The village has been wrestling with the revised ordinance for several months. At least […]

 
 
 
 
 

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