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Wilmot’s academic decathlon team wins regional title

Wilmot’s academic decathlon team wins regional title

Team advances to state competition By Anne Trautner Staff Writer For the fifth year in a row, Wilmot’s academic decathlon team won the regional competition on Jan. 9 at UW-Whitewater, posting the highest score in all five regional competitions held across the state. “The competition is very different than what […]

 
 

Randall student moves one step closer to state competition

By Anne Trautner Staff Writer Keenan Wiley, a seventh grader at Randall School, won Randall’s annual geography bee on Jan. 13, and will now take a written test to qualify for the Wisconsin state bee. “It is really, really neat to have a seventh grader win this year because, even […]

 
 

Holiday heroes

Holiday heroes

Area students shopped with local police and emergency personnel By Anne Trautner Staff Writer When Twin Lakes Police Officer Kevin Saunders called certain students out of their classrooms at Randall and Lakewood schools, the youngsters were nervous. All 24 summoned children were afraid they had done something wrong. When Saunders […]

 
 

Teenager killed in New Year’s Eve crash identified

Teenager killed in New Year’s Eve crash identified

Another passenger is taken by Flight for Life helicopter A two-vehicle collision on New Year’s Eve led to the death of a Burlington High School junior. Samantha Russell, a junior at BHS, was killed in the crash Wednesday afternoon that happened on Highway 50 near 392nd Avenue in Wheatland. Russell […]

 
 

Twin Lakes reluctant to help pay Silver Lake’s library loan

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The response to a request from Silver Lake Attorney Linda Gray for either municipal attorneys or board representatives to meet to discuss ways that Twin Lakes might help offset the $250,000 loan Silver Lake took out for a new Community Library site in 2013 is no. […]

 
 

Wilmot opts out of federal school lunch program

Wilmot opts out of federal school lunch program

Students didn’t like the taste of mandated food choices By Anne Trautner and Patricia Bogumil Staff Writers The “one size fits all approach” to the new federal school lunch guidelines hasn’t fit everyone. Some school districts, such as Wilmot Union High School, have opted out of the federal school lunch […]

 
 

Wilmot posts top academic decathlon score

The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon team posted the highest score in the entire state during local competition Nov. 10. The Panthers, which had two teams place in the top 30, posted a score of 21,925 – almost 3,000 points higher than any other team. The next closest was […]

 
 

Village won’t buy security gate for plant

Concerned about cost, officials will look at proposal in the future By Anne Trautner Staff Writer The Twin Lakes Village Board has decided against purchasing a mechanical security gate for the village’s wastewater treatment plant. Instead, trustees approved spending $8,872 for Eagle Roofing to replace the roof on Lift Station […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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