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Kivi pleads not guilty to murder charges

Kivi pleads not guilty to murder charges

Twin Lakes suspect could face jail regardless By Jason Arndt Editor Nathan Kivi pleaded not guilty to double homicide charges Feb. 1, but he’ll likely get locked up in the state prison system regardless of the outcome of that case because officials have moved to revoke his probation, court documents […]

 
 

WRESTLING: Wilmot wrestlers best Westosha

WRESTLING: Wilmot wrestlers best Westosha

By Jason Arndt Editor Although the Wilmot Union High School wrestling team faced an early deficit Jan. 25 at Westosha Central, Panthers coach John Watson did not panic, in fact, the start of the match is where he thought his squad would be. The Panthers, down 18-13 after five matches, […]

 
 

Stage Stop to reopen again

Stage Stop to reopen again

Forever lasted five months for the Wilmot Stage Stop, which the initial owners announced closure of the 169-year-old establishment last August, but a new ownership group plans to re-open the restaurant. The announcement to reopen comes in a social media post on its re-activated Facebook page on Jan. 4. “The […]

 
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers drub host Westosha

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers drub host Westosha

Behind nine 3-pointers, including three from junior Riley Alexander, the visiting Wilmot Union High School girls basketball squad edged Westosha Central 63-24 in a Dec. 22 Southern Lakes Conference contest. With Wilmot’s win, the program has defeated the Lady Falcons in every meeting since 2011. In 2011, the Falcons narrowly […]

 
 

Central’s Medina the latest to fly solo

Central’s Medina the latest to fly solo

Flight possible through school’s aviation club Westosha Central High School junior Anthony Medina, a member of the STEM Aviation Club, became the organization’s sixth student to take a solo flight aboard a plane he helped build on Dec. 2. Medina’s flight came with challenges, according to a news release, which […]

 
 

Trees to enliven Salem School grounds

Trees to enliven Salem School grounds

Donation part of program between ATC-Bucks By Jason Arndt Editor Courtesy of a program partnership between the American Transmission Company and Milwaukee Bucks, Salem Grade School received 20 trees on Nov. 30, when students and administrators collaborated with Paul Swartz Nursery to plant them on school property. The program, according […]

 
 

Cheer squad captures national bid

Cheer squad captures national bid

Central starts state title defense For the second straight year, the Westosha Central High School cheerleading squad secured a bid for national competition, courtesy of a first place finish at the Dec. 2 Universal Cheerleaders Association competition held in Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center complex. Teams in each competition are assessed by […]

 
 

County to take on big pharma

County to take on big pharma

Federal lawsuit contends deceptive marketing By Jason Arndt Editor When the state Department of Health Services revealed Kenosha County ranked No. 1 in heroin-related deaths in Wisconsin, according to a recent study, county agencies acknowledged the need to address the epidemic in all levels of government. While the county received […]

 
 

Kenosha to hold pieces of Wilmot Mountain history

Kenosha to hold pieces of Wilmot Mountain history

Ski hill celebrates 80 years By Jason Arndt Editor After months of planning, the downtown Kenosha History Center holds pieces of Wilmot Mountain history, which went on display last week. The historical display recognizes the 80th anniversary, according to Wilmot Mountain’s Marketing and Public Relations Manager Rachael Muhlenbeck, who recalled […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL: Panthers return bulk of lineup

BOYS BASKETBALL: Panthers return bulk of lineup

Wilmot looks to use last year as springboard By Jason Arndt Editor A year ago, the Wilmot Union High School boys basketball team had an improbable run to end its season, including three WIAA Division II road victories. While the Panthers lost to top-seeded Westosha Central in the sectional semifinal, […]