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TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 3: Central basketball captivates community

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 3: Central basketball captivates community

By Kenosha County historical standards, the Westosha Central boys basketball team flew in rare air last March at the Kohl Center in Madison, where they became just the sixth squad since 1941 to make a state boys basketball tournament appearance. Although the Falcons lost, the appearance marked the first time […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Silver Lake Rescue Squad disbands

Silver Lake Rescue Squad, which provided emergency services to some communities for decades, ceased operations on Dec. 31. The decision, according to local fire officials, came after the Silver Lake Rescue Squad saw a diminished role in the area after the merger of the former Village of Silver Lake and […]

 
 

A pre-med’s mission

A pre-med’s mission

Area woman joins volunteers in Guatemala By Jason Arndt Editor Access to basic human rights, such as public health and the means to receive medical services are just two areas people in the United States often take for granted, said Madeline Brown. Brown, a Salem native and 2015 Westosha Central […]

 
 

End of an era

End of an era

Scott Pierce concludes 11-year tenure at Central By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent District Administrator Dr. Scott Pierce has attended his last Westosha Central School Board meeting. “Eleven years is a rather long time for an administrator to stay at a school,” explained Scott Pierce. He will be retiring at the end […]

 
 

Central to enshrine 8 new Hall of Fame members

Central to enshrine 8 new Hall of Fame members

By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School will enshrine eight new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame in January, according to an announcement made by the school. The newest members will be the second class inducted into the Hall of Fame. The second Hall of Fame class consists […]

 
 

Village clerk ready to retire

Village clerk ready to retire

Her deputy will step into the role By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent For the past 16 years, when Paddock Lake residents came into the municipal office, they more than likely received service from with Emily Uhlenhake. On Dec. 1, Uhlenhake will retire, leaving current deputy Clerk-Treasurer Michelle Shramek at the office […]

 
 

Group pays for walleye stocking

Group pays for walleye stocking

Game fish added to Paddock Lake recently By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent On the morning of Nov. 14, more than 1,000 walleye were stocked in Paddock Lake. The grassroots effort to stock the fish began at the 2017 Paddock Lake Hooker Lake Association meeting. “We realized that this project would take […]

 
 

UPDATE: Authorities arrest last two murder suspects

Multiple ambulances responded to the Town of Wheatland Thursday night after a shooting (Mike Ramczyk/The Report).

Investigators with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department believe they may have arrested the last two suspects involved in the homicide of a Town of Wheatland man on Sunday. The arrest of Augustine Jesus Sanchez, 20, and Anthony Lee Harris II, 23, both of Racine, comes less than 48 hours after […]

 
 

Love for Leah benefit draws hundreds

Love for Leah benefit draws hundreds

Local girl, 5, still has long road to recovery By Jason Arndt Editor At a packed Parkway Chateau in Kenosha on Saturday, where hundreds attended the Love for Leah benefit, guest of honor Leah Dinchak did what any 5-year-old does. Dinchak, of Trevor, was seen smiling, tugging at her father […]

 
 

UPDATE: Shooting in Wheatland leaves one dead, another injured

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth addresses reporters at a Friday news conference about a homicide in Wheatland (Jason Arndt/The Report).

Suspects, both of Racine, arrested at nearby restaurant By Jason Arndt Editor A home invasion in the Town of Wheatland turned deadly Thursday, when two suspects broke through a front door, and opened fire at the four residents inside. One of the four residents returned fire, which left the two […]