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Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

First two coaches recognized By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School welcomed eight new members, including two coaches, into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Jan. 26 the Club at Strawberry Creek in Kenosha. The ceremony, which is the second since 2017, was a collaborative effort […]

 
 

Salem Lakes to keep two courts

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes Village Board reversed a decision made last year to move from two municipal courts to one at the January 21 special board meeting. Trustee Bill Hopkins and Ron Gandt were the only no votes against changing back to two municipal courts. Last year, […]

 
 

On location

On location

Film duo conducts filming in area By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington took center stage on Jan. 22, when two independent filmmakers with local ties collaborated on a feature movie, which the writer calls a cautionary tale. The feature movie, titled “Blame,” is about five young friends who […]

 
 

College news: Fall 2018 Semester

College news: Fall 2018 Semester

DEAN’S LIST UW-River Falls The following area students were named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Salem: Fleur Gawlik, Animal Science; Nicole Ginnow, Animal Science To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least […]

 
 

Winter Storm Warning prompts school closures

Winter Storm Warning prompts school closures

Authorities issue tips to stay safe from projected extreme weather With projected snowfall between 7- to 14-inches, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area until 6 p.m. Monday, which prompted closures of all area schools on Sunday. The National Weather Service said snow will […]

 
 

Paddock Lake, Bristol to see contested elections

Town of Randall, Paris will also have challenges By Jason Arndt Editor After the deadline passed to file nomination papers for the April 2 Spring Election last week, there will be four Western Kenosha County municipalities with contests, including the villages of Paddock Lake and Bristol. The towns of Randall […]

 
 

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 […]