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Thousands lose power in Western Kenosha County

Saturday outage affected about 13,000 By Jason Arndt Editor More than 13,000 We Energies customers in Western Kenosha County experienced a power outage on May 27, when an American Transmission Company substation lost electricity, because of external factors. “ATC and We Energies representatives have determined that the outage was not […]

 
 

Highway 45 sees another closure

Highway 45 sees another closure

Authorities warn motorists to avoid area By Jason Arndt Editor With a planned closure on Highway 45 in the Village of Bristol this week, the Department of Transportation has advised motorists to take an alternate route, a news release reports. The two-week closure involves the Highway 45 and C intersection, […]

 
 

Mattek honored for years of service

Mattek honored for years of service

Salem Lakes swears in new members By Jason Arndt Editor For more than two decades, Jeffrey Mattek has served Village of Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue in several capacities, but his tenure ended at the May 18 swearing-in and pinning ceremony. Mattek, who retired after 23 years, received a standing […]

 
 

Antioch man dies in crash involving Central school bus

Antioch man dies in crash involving Central school bus

Three students suffer minor injuries, school said By Jason Arndt Editor An Illinois man is dead and three Westosha Central High School students inside a school bus suffered minor injuries after a Friday morning crash in the 24500 block of Wilmot Road. The crash happened when the bus carrying 19 […]

 
 

LIFESAVING HEROICS

LIFESAVING HEROICS

Central student helps rescue Special Olympian When Westosha Central High School’s Rachel Senft served as a lifeguard for the Special Olympics team at Lake Geneva Badger on Feb. 28, the student discovered a participant suffer a heart attack while swimming. Senft, a swimmer on the Badger co-op junior varsity team, […]

 
 

EN GARDE!

EN GARDE!

Area teen trains in the art of fencing By Jason Arndt Editor The Summer Olympics is often the only time fencing gains exposure in the country, but for one area student, the sport has become an everyday part of her life. Liz Gorka, 15, of Salem Lakes has been involved […]

 
 

Two area teachers bolster tech training

Two area teachers bolster tech training

Two area technology education teachers received Snap-On torques to use inside their classrooms after they attended a Gateway Technical Seminar last month. In addition to Westosha Central High School teacher Eric Anderson, Jeff Kehoe of Wilmot Union also attended the seminar held last month. According to a Gateway news release, […]

 
 

COLLEGE NEWS: Salerno delivers scholarly presentation

COLLEGE NEWS: Salerno delivers scholarly presentation

Central graduate attends Carthage College Maria Salerno, a Westosha Central High School graduate, was among several scholars celebrated at Carthage College April 28. The seventh annual Celebration of Scholars event is a poster exhibitions that features original research, scholarship and creative completed by Carthage students. Salerno, of Salem Lakes, presented […]

 
 

Central’s Gere to tour with Kids from Wisconsin

Central’s Gere to tour with Kids from Wisconsin

Student among 35 statewide Westosha Central High School’s Braden Gere is one of about 35 students chosen to hit the highway as a member of Kids from Wisconsin, a troupe entering its 49th year, according to a news release. “(He) was recently chosen from among many talented youth who auditioned […]

 
 

PROM: Gleeful Queen

PROM: Gleeful Queen

Westosha Central High School junior Mackenzie Maccaux joyfully accepts the honor of Prom Queen during the school prom held April 29 at the Parkway Chateau. Selected as King was Reid McNeill. For Wilmot Union, the school had its prom at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, where Lauren Pryor and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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