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Horton receives Kohl Fellowship

Horton receives Kohl Fellowship

Wheatland teacher first in school history By Jason Arndt Editor Kandi Horton is not only the first Kohl Fellowship winner in Wheatland Center School history, but also the sole recipient of the award in Kenosha County for 2017. The announcement, made in a March 15 news release, states Horton is […]

 
 

Aspiring Eagle Scout has dugout plans

Aspiring Eagle Scout has dugout plans

Porter, 15, targets Legion Park By Jason Arndt Editor Unsheltered baseball dugouts at Legion Park in Twin Lakes could see a revival, courtesy of an aspiring Eagle Scout, who has ambitious plans to upgrade the structures. Daniel Porter, 15, who presented his plan to the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday, […]

 
 

Central community comes to aid of teacher

Central community comes to aid of teacher

Appleby Family 5K set for April 22 By Jason Arndt Editor Randy Appleby is a teacher best described as selfless and humble, putting the needs of his students before his own, Westosha Central High School students and one administrator reports. However, for the physical education teacher of 17 years at […]

 
 

VIDEOS: Wilmot students talk “Hello! My Baby”

VIDEOS: Wilmot students talk “Hello! My Baby”

Musical set for the weekend Wilmot Union High School’s annual spring musical, “Hello! My Baby” is set for production March 17-19 in the school auditorium. The production created by Emmy Award winner Cheri Steinkellner, of Sister Act, has 7 p.m. presentations on both Friday and Saturday followed by a 2 […]

 
 

Vandalism suspects appear in court

Vandalism suspects appear in court

15 are charged with damage at Wilmot Primary school By Jason Arndt Editor Nearly two years after a group of young adults allegedly vandalized the former Wilmot Primary Center School, a dozen people accused in the crime made their first appearances last week in Kenosha County Intake Court. Six of […]

 
 

Wheatland mulls Firehouse options

By Jason Arndt Editor Although no plans are in place yet, the Wheatland Town Board is considering multiple options related to its Geneva Road fire station, which has not received an upgrade since completion in 1978. In a Feb. 6 meeting, the Wheatland Town Board learned the fire station has […]

 
 

Wilmot decathletes win again

Wilmot decathletes win again

Team receives fourth straight state title By Jason Arndt Editor Entering the state competition March 3 in the Wisconsin Dells, the Wilmot Union High School academic decathlon team faced obstacles in pursuit of its fourth consecutive title, but the team of two returners and seven newcomers knew what had to […]

 
 

Falcons’ sectional championship game tickets on sale

Falcons’ sectional championship game tickets on sale

Westosha Central has announced the availability of tickets for the WIAA Division 2 sectional title game held 1 p.m. Saturday in Middleton following Thursday’s win against Wilmot Union High School. For those interested, the $5 tickets, which include a ride on the fan bus, are available in the Athletic Directors […]

 
 

Three months for former school bookkeeper

Three months for former school bookkeeper

Anderson convicted of stealing funds By Jason Arndt Editor Although Kenosha County prosecutors did not recommend jail time, Circuit Court Judge David Bastianelli imposed a 90-day sentence on a former bookkeeper convicted of stealing funds from two area schools Friday. Mary Anderson, 55, who pleaded guilty last December to felony […]

 
 

PHOTOS: Schools celebrate Dr. Seuss

PHOTOS: Schools celebrate Dr. Seuss

Read Across America held last week Multiple area schools in Western Kenosha County recognized the birthday of Dr. Seuss last week. Known as Seuss Week, the “Read Across America Day,” it is a nationally held event, according to the National Education Association. With thousands of participating schools, libraries and community […]

 
 
 
 
 

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