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  • Trevor-Wilmot to hold $800,000 operational referendum

    Trevor-Wilmot to hold $800,000 operational referendum

    District seeks permission to exceed revenue limits for five years The Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District will seek permission from voters to exceed its state-set revenue limit by $800,000 annually for five years in plan that will be on the April 5 Spring Election ballot. The district’s Board of Education approved the proposal at its meeting…

  • Central duo relishes state swim experience

    Thomas collects three medals as Badger Co-op finishes sixth By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central sophomore Mackenzie Thomas and junior Zoe McNeill played critical roles for the Badger Co-op swim team in 2021 WIAA State Division 1 Girls Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday at the Waukesha South High School Natatorium. The Co-op swim team, coming…

  • County to host weekend job fair for department openings

    An upcoming job fair will highlight career opportunities currently available in various Kenosha County departments and divisions. The events, open to the public, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road. Attendees may use Entrance D on the south end of the building.…

  • CBK grants available through January 2022

    The Kenosha Community Foundation is accepting applications for 2022 awards from its CBK Small Grant program for projects and initiatives in one or more of the following areas: the arts, culture, nature, and the environment through Jan. 18, 2022. Prospective applicants can access the form by visiting the Foundation’s website at kenoshafoundation.org. Not-for-profit organizations, government…

  • A family affair

    From coaching staff to players, state volleyball team is one big family By Jason Arndt Editor Former Westosha Central High School volleyball players Lauren and Drew Cox as well as Jordan Meyers never played a role in a WIAA State Tournament, let alone at Green Bay’s Resch Center, until they coached the boys team to…

  • Body of missing man found in Twin Lakes

    Police are investigating case as a homicide By Jason Arndt Editor The Twin Lakes Police Department on Friday announced a man previously reported missing was found dead in a wooded area along Wilmot Avenue and authorities are investigating the case as a homicide. Kenneth Thoma, 60, of Twin Lakes, identified by the Milwaukee County Medical…

  • STEM Aviation Club starts building another aircraft

    Westosha Central High School’s STEM Aviation Program not only offers aviation education to students. The students, who often achieve pilots licenses, also build planes inside a workshop at Westosha Central. Since 2014, when students first began building its initial plane, Westosha Central’s STEM Aviation constructed another aircraft currently housed at Burlington Municipal Airport. Jim Senfft,…

  • Wheatland J1 School District approves operating referendum

    The Wheatland J1 School Board on Oct. 27 approved an operating referendum for the 2022 ballot. The referendum, according to the district, is a renewal of the previous operating referendum for the next four years. While it represents a reduction from the previous referendum it is needed to continue to operate the school district. The…

  • Public Health to begin offering COVID-19 vaccine for children

    Clinics come upon approval by state, federal officials The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announces that children 5-11 years old are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine requires two doses 21 days apart for full protection, and is the first and only vaccine currently available for this age group.…

  • Central to present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”

    The Westosha Central High School drama program is presenting “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” for its fall musical with performers set to take the stage Nov. 19-21. Musical show dates are 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20 as well as 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21 matinee and will take place at Westosha Central,…

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