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Takin’ it to the streets

Takin’ it to the streets

Costumed characters of all kinds descended upon downtown Antioch Oct. 25 for the annual Treat the Streets event. The participants and their parents when from business to business collecting candy and had a chance to play Halloween-themed games. The event is sponsored by the village Parks and Recreation Department and […]

 
 

Wilmot High School presents ‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’

Wilmot High School presents ‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’

Comedy runs through the weekend By Anne Trautner Staff Writer A couple of Wilmot High School students will transform into seniors this weekend. Senior citizens, that is, in the school’s production of “Nana’s Naughty Knickers,” a comedy written by Katherine DiSavino. The story takes place in Nana’s New York City […]

 
 

Silver Lake remains a village

Silver Lake remains a village

But dissolution advocates vow to fight on By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Village of Silver Lake earned a reprieve Tuesday evening. A referendum calling for the dissolution of the village did not gain enough votes to prevail. Dissolve supporters won the vote, 608-538, but did not gain the tow-thirds majority […]

 
 

Wrapped up in love

Wrapped up in love

Knitting group creates comfort for those in need By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Shakespeare tells us that it is “sleep that knits up the raveled sleeve of care,” but the women of the Antioch Area Health Care Accessibility Alliance knit and crochet group will tell you that their handiwork wraps up […]

 
 

Church fall fest offered fun, history

Church fall fest offered fun, history

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The third annual Community Baptist Fall Fest on Oct. 24 brought church members and people from Silver Lake and surrounding communities together for food, fun and a little history. One feature of Fall Fest was Pastor Cliff Hathcock’s historical tour of the church. The Community Baptist […]

 
 

Panthers’ season ends in heartbreak

Panthers’ season ends in heartbreak

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Wilmot football team had revenge on its mind Oct. 24. The visiting Panthers were trying to erase the memory of a four-overtime loss to Burlington earlier this season. This time, it was win or go home in a Division 2 Level 1 playoff game. […]

 
 

Walking in memory of Nate

Walking in memory of Nate

Homecoming spirit supports Nate Walter Scholarship By Anne Trautner Staff Writer During homecoming week at Wilmot Union High School, students dressed according to various themes each day – pajamas, togas and superhero outfits, all in an effort to show their spirit. That Wednesday evening, on Oct. 8, many of the […]

 
 

Balloon fun with Master Ron

Balloon fun with Master Ron

Master Ron makes balloon animals for children at the annual Pumpkin Daze festival in Salem Oct. 18. A variety of fun events and entertainment was available during the festival. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Halloween central

Halloween central

JJ Blinkers has a costume for every whim By Janet Deaver-Pack Correspondent It’s the time for all wannabe witches, pirates, princesses, cowpokes, homicidal maniacs, ghouls, wizards, gangsters, and flappers to check their costumes – Halloween is approaching fast. Now second only to Christmas in popularity, the last day of October […]

 
 

Football playoffs: And now, the real season begins

Ethan Scott had a big day rushing for Wilmot in last week’s win over Westosha Central. The Panthers get a chance to avenge an earlier loss to Burlington on Friday night. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

From the first day of training camp in August, teams think about this week. Playoff week. Seven whole days of pure bliss starting with Saturday’s release of the WIAA playoff brackets. It’s the best time of year to be a high school sports fan, as the best teams in the […]