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Moderate flooding along the Fox River, warning extended

Moderate flooding along the Fox River, warning extended

By Jason Arndt Editor After two days of steady rainfall, the Fox River near New Munster continues to rise, which extended the flood warning until Feb. 27 by the National Weather Service. The NWS said the Fox River is experiencing moderate flooding, recording a flood stage of 13.37 as of […]

 
 

Fox River above flood stage, projects to rise

Fox River above flood stage, projects to rise

Western Kenosha County remains under a flood warning Tuesday evening, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated the Fox River near New Munster eclipsed flood stage at around 1 p.m. The flood warning is in effect until 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. While the Fox River reached 11.4 feet as of […]

 
 

College news

College news

DEAN’S LIST UW-Eau Claire The following area student was named to the 2017-18 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire: Twin Lakes: Catherine Rae Manlolo, College of Business. Requirements for the Dean’s List in the College of Business include a minimum 12 credits, completion of all courses, […]

 
 

Westosha graduate crowned Miss Kenosha

Westosha graduate crowned Miss Kenosha

Salerno humbled by opportunity By Jason Arndt Editor Maria Salerno still cannot describe the feeling of being crowned Miss Kenosha. Salerno, 20, a Westosha Central High School graduate, can only say the honor given to her Feb. 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy is both humbling and exciting. “Even though […]

 
 

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

Teen triathlete likes to tackle challenges By Jason Arndt Editor Competing in triathlons takes discipline, determination and the willingness to tackle obstacles along the way. Westosha Central High School junior Claire Koeppel fits that bill. The traits, according to her father, Jason Koeppel, started at an early age. When she […]

 
 

PANCAKE DAY

PANCAKE DAY

Salem Boy Scout Troop 328 held its pancake breakfast last week Sunday at Salem Grade School on Antioch Road, where the scouts served those in attendance, including food preparation. Along the way, some younger scouts received assistance from their older peers. Jacob Glaser, 12, receives helps with his neckerchief from […]

 
 

Annual musical event brings feeder schools together

Annual musical event brings feeder schools together

Band-O-Rama packed Westosha Central Saturday By Jason Arndt Editor Before a packed Westosha Central High School gymnasium, more than 400 students from five schools performed music ranging from the National Anthem to pop during the Jan. 27 annual Band-O-Rama. The multiple school performance, according to Westosha Central band director Adam […]

 
 

Central alum returns home

Central alum returns home

Wachholder receives wrestling honor By Jason Arndt Editor Since Kyle Wachholder graduated in 2006 from Westosha Central High School, where he produced an illustrious wrestling career, the alumnus moved on and started a family and new career away from the mats. Wachholder, who now lives in the Beloit area, was […]

 
 

Bristol woman dies in Highway 50 crash

Bristol woman dies in Highway 50 crash

Authorities identified the woman killed in Tuesday’s two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 as a 75-year-old from Bristol. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, according to the news release, said the crash happened before 6 p.m. at the intersection of highways D and 50. Preliminary reports indicate the woman identified as Charlene […]

 
 

Electronic poll books may debut in August

April pilot program possible for some municipalities By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Wisconsin Elections Commission has been developing electronic poll books, which could be introduced in August, with some municipalities participating in a possible spring pilot program. The major concern, however, is election security and the program would not be […]

 
 
 
 
 

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