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Wilmot to ban students from public Wi-Fi

Wilmot to ban students from public Wi-Fi

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Wilmot Union High School officials announced its decision to terminate public WiFi access on Wednesday, the students opted to file an online petition with hopes the decision would get overturned. Termination is effective Feb. 6. The school, which cited the Children’s Internet Protection Act, […]

 
 

Volunteers needed in national Readers event

Volunteers needed in national Readers event

Local schools involved By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The United Way of Kenosha County is seeking more than 300 community volunteers for its eighth annual Readers Are Leaders event, which is part of Read Across America – a celebration of the birthday of Dr. Seuss, a press release from agency […]

 
 

Area schools embrace mental health partnership

Area schools embrace mental health partnership

Partnership could bring clinics to students By Jason Arndt Staff Writer More than 150,000 school-age children in Wisconsin experience a mental disorder in a given year, according to a report by Pupil Services Director Bridget Kotarak of the Wilmot K-12 Consortium, which is composed of four area schools. The four […]

 
 

Former school group member faces sentencing

Former school group member faces sentencing

Twin Lakes resident pleaded guilty to theft charges A former member of Randall Consolidated School’s Parent-Teacher Club, who pleaded guilty to felony theft of funds from the group, faces a Feb. 15 sentencing hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court, according to online court records. Terra Mener, 45, who pleaded guilty […]

 
 

Wilmot hosts Expo

Wilmot hosts Expo

Wilmot Union High School is hosting a Jr. Panther Expo for 8th-grade students and families on Monday, Jan. 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the field house. In addition to officials from each academic department, representatives from extra-curricular activities and athletic programs expect to convey pertinent information about their programs and […]

 
 

Randall students learn to spin music

Randall students learn to spin music

School dance disc jockeys learn life skills By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Learning life skills with a musical twist – that’s what’s happening at Randall Consolidated School when Student Council representatives receive training as disc jockeys for school dances. “In the past, we have hired a DJ for our dances,” […]

 
 

Lakewood delivers state presentation

Lakewood delivers state presentation

Lakewood School District Administrator Joe Price and other school officials delivered a presentation at the 2017 Wisconsin Association of School Convention Jan. 19 in Madison. The presentation illustrated growth within and achievement within the district, according to an email sent by Price. “The work we are doing as a district […]

 
 

Twin Lakes woman faces new bail jumping charges

Twin Lakes woman faces new bail jumping charges

Cooper, 30, allegedly supplied lethal heroin in July By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Twin Lakes’ Elizabeth Cooper, already bound over for trial on charges related to an overdose death, waived her right to a preliminary hearing Thursday in Kenosha County Circuit Court on three felony bail jumping charges. One of […]

 
 

Ice storm causes more than 50 crashes

Ice storm causes more than 50 crashes

After Kenosha County authorities responded to more than 50 crashes in Wednesday’s ice storm, the Sheriff’s Department is fortunate none involved life-threatening injuries, a Department news release reports. The ice storm, which happened between 6 p.m.-midnight, forced the Sheriff’s department to call in reinforcements, including Sheriff David Beth, detectives and […]

 
 

Missing girls located in Kansas

Missing girls located in Kansas

Genoa City sisters, mother reported missing Tuesday By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer Two Genoa City girls reported missing Tuesday were found early Wednesday in Kansas. The grandparents of Katie Brick, 8, and Jenna Brick, 6, reported the girls’ mother Tiffany Brick, 28, had left their Sumner Court residence with the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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