Posts from ‘March, 2009’

County boys indoor track meet

Here are a few photos from the boys county indoor meet at Bradford High School in Kenosha Tuesday night. Updated with results below. First photo is Wilmot’s Ty Singleton of Twin Lakes competing in the long jump. And some video: A heat of the 60 yard dash at the Boys County Indoor Meet, March 31 […]

‘Tis the season to hunt Easter eggs

‘Tis the season for Easter egg hunts in Western Kenosha County. Luckily there’s one within easy reach of you no matter where you live west of the I. Take my advice: Don’t arrive at these events at the last minute. Seemingly a minute is all that is need to clear the field of all eggs […]

What we’re doing later today

Interested in high school track? We’ll be at the boys county indoor meet tonight at Bradford High School, on the other side of the I. We’ll post some video and photos of Wilmot and Central athletes later and some results when we get them. Photo by mxrubin via Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Windshield Watch: All clear

With snow still hanging on on the ground and the frosty morning yesterday, it was a relief to see a clear windshield this morning at headquarters. Hope you will see the same. As for the rest of the day, the National Weather Service is calling for temps in the 40s and 100 percent chance […]

Tollway has a deal for you

A lot of Western Kenosha County residents commute out of the county to work. Many of those people head south on the Tri-State Tollway. If you’re one of them, the Illinois Tollway Authority has news that might be of interest to you if you’ve ever — I’m sure completely on accident — been caught without […]

Seeing red over the election

Are you seeing red over the upcoming election? No, I don’t mean being worked up about any particular issue. I’m talking campaign signs here. Seems like in Western Kenosha County the color red is the first pick for anyone making a political sign this election season. Those using the hue as their dominant color include […]

Windshield watch: light scrapping

In the  interest of bringing you down-to-earth practical news, we introduce Windshield Watch, a report on whether you might have to get out the window scrapper in the morning. Today I found scattered frost on the front windshield, nothing on the back and sides. Might even be able to just windshield washer that stuff off. […]

Welcome! Glad you found us!

Welcome to Karen and I are striving to make this site the ultimate source of news and information about Western Kenosha County. Here you should expect to find information about local people, local government, local schools, local business and anything else that has an impact on people who live in Western Kenosha County. We […]

A word from our sponsors: Special summer sign-up deal at Salem/Paddock Lake Curves

Note: Salem Paddock Lake Curves is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Salem/ Paddock Lake Curves has been strengthening the women in our community for over 15 years. The Curves workout is convenient, combining strength training and cardio activity plus stretching – all in just 30 minutes – to strengthen your whole body. […]

Space for lease in Bumper to Bumper Plaza, Salem

There’s space for lease in  Bumper To Bumper Plaza. The plaza is an excellent, high visibility location on Highway 50 in Salem. The total available space is 3,000 square feet and can be divided. Other features include: Great parking. Suitable for retail or office space. $7.00 per square foot or $1,750 per month plus taxes […]

Farmer Brown’s Haunted Hayride and Haunted Barn

UPDATED for 2012 season.  1-800-6-HAYRIDE (1-800-642-9743) The Farmer Brown’s Totally Haunted Barn and Haunted Hayride, on over 100 scenic acres in Bristol, Wis.  For the ultimate scare enter Farmer Brown’s totally haunted Hayride and Haunted barn in Kenosha County. This Haunted  Hayride is like no other as it winds over hills and through creeks with displays […]

A word our sponsors: Big sale in downtown Twin Lakes May 20

Note: This is a paid announcement. — DH Big big sale SOON!!! Saturday, May 20th,  202 E Main St Twin Lakes WI 8am – 1pm. All MUST go! Building Materials, furniture & home goods. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake bike parade is July 4; $325 gift certificate prizes for best decorated bikes

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this event with This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2018 annual Paddock Lake bike parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Parade line-up will take place at 9:30 a.m. at […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association reverse raffle is April 18; Grand Prize is $8,000!

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH Be sure to get your ticket for the 2018 Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Reverse Raffle. The raffle drawing takes place at the Twin Lakes Country Club on April 18. Buffet dinner at 6 […]

A word from our sponsor: Con of the Lakes 2018 coming to Twin Lakes June 23

Note: Con of the Lakes 2018 is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Con of the Lakes 2018 on June 23 in Twin Lakes will give gaming fans a chance to indulge their favorite pastime and help raise money for a good cause at the same time. Con of the Lakes […]

Golf Tip of the Week: Green Side Bunkers

Welcome to another installment of our golf tips feature, sponsored by Twin Lakes Country Club. This week’s tip is offered by Chad Cantwell, pro at Twin Lakes Country Club, two-time Kenosha County Open champion and holder of  the all-time low scoring average record at University of Wisconsin-Parkside: Green Side Bunkers: This can be one of the easiest […]

A word from our sponsors: Drive a bus for Western Kenosha County Transit

Note: Western Kenosha County Transit is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Looking for part time work but not interested in nights and weekends? Western Kenosha County Transit has the job for you. Drivers are sought for variable shifts Monday through Friday between hours of 6 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Average […]

A word from our sponsors: Cicchini Asphalt celebrating 35 years of being your full service asphalt contractor

Note: Cicchini Asphalt is westoftheicom sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH If you are looking to have some paving work done this year, Cicchini Asphalt  is your full-service residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal asphalt paving and maintenance contractor. Serving Kenosha and Racine counties for more than 30 years, Cicchini Asphalt has been synonymous with […]

A word from our sponsors: Looking to get involved with the community? Try Paddock Lake Area Lions Club

Note: Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is a sponsor. — DH Looking for a way to get involved in your community? Consider the Paddock Lake Area Lions Club. The Paddock Lake Area Lions commitment to the community is made possible because of the efforts of many individual and corporate donors, volunteers and partnerships with those in […]

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A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Driving a bus with Dousman has a number of advantages, such as: Bring pre-school age children along with you on […]

A word from our sponsors: LeMay Sales and Service welcomes Pete Stemen to staff

Note: LeMay Sales and Service is a sponsor. — DH LeMay Sales and Service in Kenosha welcomes Pete Stemen to its staff as service manager. Stemen has 36 years of automotive service experience, working much of that time in Western Kenosha County. The LeMay family has been serving Kenosha’s car care needs for over 50 […]

A word from our sponsors: Silver Lake Barber Shop offers full service hair styling

Note: Silver Lake Barber Shop is a sponsor. — DH Dick Flatley of Silver Lake Barber Shop can bring his decades of experience to give you the hair style you have always wanted, and help keep you looking good. The shop is located at 404 E Lake Street in downtown Silver Lake. Hours are: […]

A word from our sponsors: St. John Child Development Center carrying on tradition of caring

Note: St. John Child Development Center is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH They may find themselves in new quarters this school year but the tradition of caring is deep at St. John Child Development Center in Paris. The center, located at St. John the Baptist Church, provides infant care, day […]

A word from our sponsors: Explore nursing positions at United Hospital System

Note: United Hospital System is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Latest listings from Century 21 Larry Hodges Realty, Twin Lakes

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It’s time for the OUTDOOR FLEA MARKETS at Rustic Dairyland Antique Mall Dates for 2011 are Sundays June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4 and Oct. 2. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 3 p .m. Dealer space is available. Call for set-up rates: 262-857-9050 Rustic Dairyland Antique Mall is located at 12009 53rd […]

James C. Fulmer Dentistry Family and restorative dentistry “Healthy mouth, healthy body — you make the connection.” Two locations: 7137 236th Ave. Paddock Lake, WI 53168 (262) 843 4643 View Larger Map We are at our Paddock Lake Office Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: Monday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: The Village Pub is now serving Sunday all you can eat breakfast

Note: The Village Pub is a sponsor. — DH The Village Pub, located in the American Legion Building in Silver Lake, is now offering an all you can eat breakfast for $8.95. The breakfast will be served every Sunday from 7 a.m. to noon. Included in the all you can eat breakfast are: Scrambled […]

Twin Lakes Block Party, Oct. 23

This page sponsored by Skinner’s Service, Twin Lakes Twin Lakes will host a block party on Oct. 23 to celebrate the completion of the Main Street construction project. The evnt will begin at 5 p.m. and admission will be free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Activities will include: Krystal Cooke will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Chasing Amy […]

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