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Urban farmers

Urban farmers

Don Zienty (left) and wife Lynn learn a few of the finer points of honey and beeswax soap from “Keeper of the Bees,” Peter Poli, at the Antioch Public Library District, 757 N. Main St. on Saturday. Poli, owner of Humdinger Honey Works, held a discussion on “Urban Farming” and […]

 
 

Winter’s wrath roars back

Winter’s wrath roars back

A lone pickup truck heads through blizzard conditions on an unrecognizable Main Street near First Street in Antioch, Ill., on Sunday. An all-day snow coupled with high winds – and the accompanying drifiting and low visibility – made all forms of outdoor travel a challenge, at best, and hazardous, at […]

 
 

Takin’ it to the hoop

Takin’ it to the hoop

Central’s Jaela Monet McGill looks to make a move around heavy Union Grove traffic Jan. 23. The unbeaten Broncos proved too much for the Falcons, rolling to a 60-30 Southern Lakes Conference victory. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Salem students use talents to benefit Sharing Center

Salem students use talents to benefit Sharing Center

Art for charity event nets $1,357 for food pantry By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent For the second year in a row, Salem students in grades K through 4 have used their talents to create art for charity. Salem art teachers Brittany Stalker and Chanda Droske coordinated the program through Square 1 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Year in Review: Our top news stories of 2014

Year in Review: Our top news stories of 2014

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The year of 2014 marked several changes in Western Kenosha County. Elections bounced incumbents, a local village sat on the edge of dissolving, and students at Wilmot Union High School made themselves heard. Here’s a look back at the news of 2014, in no particular order: […]

 
 

Hard work, dedication fuel Wilmot’s Clements

Hard work, dedication fuel Wilmot’s Clements

She’s selected Westosha Report’s female athlete of the year By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent She may have been quite in terms of words and small in stature, but there’s no downplaying how important former Wilmot girls basketball standout Kari Clements was to that program. And even four months into her […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Kothe is male athlete of the year

Wilmot’s Kothe is male athlete of the year

  He emerges as a true leader in football, basketball By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The starting quarterback in football and the point guard in basketball not only have to be strong athletically, but coaches and teammates must be able to trust them. And at Wilmot this past year, those […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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