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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 […]

 
 

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. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Decade of climbing the ladder

Decade of climbing the ladder

Wheatland teen attains Eagle Scout status Travis Senft, of Wheatland, started as a Cub Scout in first grade. And over the past 10 years he was able to accumulate more than 40 badges and has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He belongs to Troop 381 and said he has […]

 
 

Wilmot snags National Academic Decathlon title

Wilmot snags National Academic Decathlon title

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Even after the Wilmot Union High School academic decathlon team swept the top three spots in each division, coach Don Serkowski said his squad was still at the edge of its seats as they awaited the unveiling of Division 2 national champion. The waiting, he […]

 
 

Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Linn, 47, accused of possessing drugs By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A former Twin Lakes police captain accused of illegally removing drugs from the department pleaded not guilty at a May 2 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Dennis Linn, bound over for trial on March 28, will next appear […]

 
 

Heart of the matter

Heart of the matter

Wheatland students raise funds for Heart Association The Wheatland J1 School District recently teamed up with the American Heart Association to raise $8,505. The fundraiser kicked off on April 2 for the kindergarten through fourth-grade students. This included the chance for students to learn many heart-healthy facts, participate in acts […]

 
 

Earning his sea legs

Earning his sea legs

Wilmot High School graduate Adam Awe serving aboard USS Firebolt Seaman Apprentice Adam Awe, a Twin Lakes native, always wanted to join the military. One year later and half a world away at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Awe keeps watch aboard the cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Firebolt. “It is […]

 
 

Prosecutors to try murder suspects separately

Prosecutors to try murder suspects separately

By Jason Arndt Editor Without objections from their defense attorneys, the four Racine men accused in the homicide of Joseph Riley in the Town of Wheatland last November will be tried separately following a request from Kenosha County prosecutors at a March 27 hearing. The four accused – Anthony L. […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Local races for village boards, town boards and school boards will dominate Tuesday’s Spring Election with several referenda sprinkled throughout the three-county area. The lone statewide race on the ballot is for Wisconsin Supreme Court to replace Justice Shirley Abrahamson, who is not seeking re-election. The candidates are current appeals […]

 
 
 
 
 

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