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Music festival puts crowd at edge of their seats

Music festival puts crowd at edge of their seats

By Jason Arndt Editor Drawing inspiration from James Bond, the seventh annual Wilmot Union High School Band Festival took a dangerous turn Saturday, when about 750 students from seven schools came together to rumble Veterans Memorial Field House. Wilmot Band Director John Sorenson, in his 18th year at the school, […]

 
 

Former foster father avoids trial

Former foster father avoids trial

Reed, 65, found guilty of assault By Jason Arndt Editor Instead of facing a jury, a former foster father accused of sexually assaulting boys under his care in the Village of Twin Lakes and Town of Randall pleaded guilty to two of four charges in Kenosha County Circuit Court on […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

When you combine bands from several feeder schools, along with students from Wilmot Union High School, an explosion of melodies happen. That is what happened last weekend, when Wilmot held its seventh annual Band Festival, which took on a “Danger!” theme. Readers will also learn more about the new Lakewood […]

 
 

American Girl to cease Wilmot operations

American Girl to cease Wilmot operations

Closure affects 135 employees By Jason Arndt Editor After 21 years in Wilmot, American Girl plans to phase out operations, the company wrote in a statement on Thursday. The impending closure, according to a statement, affects 135 regular full- and part-time employees at the distribution and call center on Fox […]

 
 

Weather woes

Weather woes

Spring snow snarls sports schedules If winter weather in the spring was challenging enough, consider the April spring sports schedule, which has been nearly wiped out because of snow as of April 18. Since April 3, when Southeast Wisconsin received at least two inches of snowfall, student-athletes at both Westosha […]

 
 

Wheatland residents looked to future of school

Voters authorized both referendums By Jason Arndt Editor When residents in the Wheatland School District headed to the polls last week to answer two questions, they took a look into the future and renewed the operational referendum and authorized a capital improvement referendum. The operational referendum, which allows the district […]

 
 

Randall voters recognized school needs

Residents overwhelmingly approved referendums By Jason Arndt Editor Randall Consolidated School went the last 25 years without any facility upgrades, and voters recognized the need to improve the growing district when they headed to the polls last week. The school sought approval from district residents to borrow $5.5 million to […]

 
 

Twin Lakes to consider police restructuring

By Jason Arndt Editor When Lt. Josh Cooper departed the Twin Lakes Police Department last fall, Police Chief Adam Grosz and Capt. Dennis Linn have seen an increased supervisory workload, but the Village Board could consider eliminating the Lieutenant position to create two Sergeant positions. The elimination, which was discussed […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In the future, the Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department will not have to travel as far to conduct training exercises, courtesy of a partnership with the city and town of Burlington. The partnership, which includes another Racine County department, allows the Town of Wheatland to use a training facility […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

While two schools received support for both of their referendum questions, there were some changes on two other school boards after Tuesday’s spring election. Additionally, in the Village of Salem Lakes, voters went for one incumbent and two challengers for trustee. Meanwhile, in other news, the Report has stories from […]

 
 
 
 
 

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