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Schools will band together for musical performances

Band-O-Rama is Saturday at Westosha Central By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nearly 2,000 people, including 400 students from several area schools expect to perform at Westosha Central High School in the annual Band-O-Rama Saturday. The multiple-school performance has been a fixture for at least 25 years, according to Westosha Central […]

 
 

Three new cases of whooping cough

Three new cases of whooping cough

Two at Randall, one in Lakewood By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Two more schools have confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, according to administrators at Lakewood and Randall Consolidated schools. The disease begins with respiratory symptoms of cold and cough, and can quickly progress into sever fits of coughing […]

 
 

A grand ol’ time

A grand ol’ time

Brenner eclipses 1,000 points to help Panthers snap skid By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Bobby Brenner had a grand performance for the Panthers as the squad snapped a five-game losing skid Friday at Elkhorn. Brenner, the 6-foot-3 shooting guard, knocked in his 1,000th career point in the first half, and […]

 
 

Wheatland refreshes its principal quest

School gets by with leader by committee By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After drawing little interest in their vacant principal position, Wheatland Center School officials are hoping for better results this spring. Wheatland has been without a principal since October when Patti Clements, who served in the role for six […]

 
 

Thunder bomb threat a hoax

Thunder bomb threat a hoax

No Wilmot, Westosha students involved in threat Pleasant Prairie Police took a student from Kenosha Unified into custody following a bomb threat hoax made at a Kenosha Thunder hockey practice Wednesday. The Kenosha Thunder is a co-op athletic program that includes students from Westosha Central and Wilmot Union high schools. […]

 
 

Walworth County case is up next

Walworth County case is up next

Minnesota authorities will wait to try Zelich for murder By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After Steven Zelich reached a plea bargain on a charge of first-degree reckless homicide in Kenosha County Circuit Court last week, it is only a matter of time before he faces court officials in two other […]

 
 

Zelich pleads guilty in ‘suitcase’ murder

Zelich pleads guilty in ‘suitcase’ murder

Former police officer could face additional sentences in Walworth County, Minnesota By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When a Kenosha County judge granted a motion made by prosecutors last month, it prompted Steven Zelich’s defense to accept a plea in Kenosha County Circuit Court Monday. Zelich, a former West Allis police […]

 
 

Putting a face on homelessness

Winter count gives rise to awareness, services By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Kenosha County conducted its biannual homeless count Wednesday, it was the first step in raising awareness for all community members west of Interstate 94, according to Sharon Pomaville. The executive director of Sharing Center in Trevor said […]

 
 

Obregon trial set for September

Obregon trial set for September

Defense must review massive amount of evidence By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Citing the large amount of evidence that must be reviewed, a lawyer for Andrew Obregon on Thursday requested more time to prepare for the accused murderer’s trial. Taking the request under consideration during the preliminary hearing, a judge […]

 
 

Area communities collaborate on economic development

Goal is a consistent message that touts entire county By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Last year, according to Kenosha County Planning and Development director Andy Buehler, his department began a conversation with the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, the village of Pleasant Prairie and Downtown Kenosha Inc. about expanding commercial development in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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