Twin Lakes

Wilmot’s Handorf named National Merit Semifinalist

Wilmot’s Handorf named National Merit Semifinalist

Gabe Handorf, a senior, was announced as a National Merit Semifinalist last week by Wilmot Union High School. Handorf, according to a Sept. 14 release, is just one of about 16,000 semifinalists in the 66th annual Merit Scholarship Program. The approximate 16,000 semifinalists, including Handorf, have an opportunity to continue […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Carroll commended for academic excellence

Wilmot’s Carroll commended for academic excellence

Senior Anna Carroll, of Wilmot Union High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2021 National Scholarship Program, according to a Sept. 21 announcement from school principal Amber Torres. A letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be […]

 
 

Opening the eyes and hearts of people

Cade Girardi has a dream of making a difference in the community. Girardi was named The Report’s Outstanding Senior (Submitted/The Report).

Girardi’s mission earns him Wilmot’s Outstanding Senior By Jason Arndt Editor Cade Girardi just wants to reach out and make positive contributions in the community even if it carries a risk. Girardi, a recent Wilmot Union High School graduate, said you don’t have to be a celebrity or hold a […]

 
 

O’Dowd inducted into Naval Academy

O’Dowd inducted into Naval Academy

Recent Wilmot graduate starts basic training Sean O’Dowd, a graduate of Wilmot Union High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 Wednesday, July 1, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for […]

 
 

Authorities reaffirm commitment to communities amid protests

Authorities reaffirm commitment to communities amid protests

County agencies acknowledge more work is needed Law enforcement leaders throughout Kenosha County reaffirmed their commitment to public safety while acknowledging a need for evaluating policies amid national and local calls for police reform. The joint community message issued last week, meanwhile, come after law enforcement officials across the nation […]

 
 

Officials cancel Kenosha County Fair amid COVID-19

Officials cancel Kenosha County Fair amid COVID-19

The Kenosha County Fair Association Inc. Board of Directors is saddened to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Fair which was to be held August 19 – 23rd. The mission of the Fair, according to organizers, is to be a gathering place for the community to enjoy educational, social, cultural […]

 
 

Twin Lakes recommends seasonal residents stay home

Twin Lakes recommends seasonal residents stay home

By Jason Arndt Editor The Village of Twin Lakes has advised seasonal and second homeowners to stay at their permanent residences to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. The village joined several other statewide communities in declaring the advisory, which the municipality posted on its Facebook page April 15, a […]

 
 

Western Transit shifts to door-to-door service only

Western Transit shifts to door-to-door service only

Western Kenosha County Transit, a public bus service, will shift to door-to-door service only as of Monday, April 6, according to the Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center. Current fixed routes will be temporarily suspended to adhere to Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer-at-Home order. Residents who live west of I-94 […]

 
 

Longtime Randall resident, public servant Bob Gehring passes away

Longtime Randall resident, public servant Bob Gehring passes away

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Robert Gehring, a Randall Town Board member since 1983, died Dec. 12 at the age of 78 after suffering complications from heart disease. Gehring, nicknamed “Farmer Bob,” was a fourth-generation farmer and strong advocate for agriculture and open spaces. He continued the Gehring family farm, established […]

 
 

Hitting young audiences with all the right notes

Hitting young audiences with all the right notes

LGSO school tour includes Twin Lakes, Silver Lake By Tom Ganser Correspondent Many students at Lakewood School in Twin Lakes recently enjoyed their first live orchestra performance and met the musicians up close and personal, watching and hearing the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra. The LGSO also performed at Riverview Elementary […]