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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Latest listings from Century 21 Larry Hodges Realty, Twin Lakes

W1033 Iris City: Pell Lake Baths: 1 Price: $164,900 Status: Active Bedrooms: 3 Click here for details 131 W. School St. City: Twin Lakes Baths: 2 full, 1 half Price: $159,900 Status: Active Bedrooms: 3 Click here for details 23525 126th St. City: Trevor Baths: 2 Price: $173,800 Status: Active Bedrooms: 3 Click here for […]

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 […]

Dousman Transport Co. Inc seeks service technician

Posted 12/16/2010 Dousman Transport Co. Inc. is seeking a service technician with solid knowledge of diesel and electronics systems. Applicant must be willing to obtain and maintain ASE and OEM certifications as well as a CDEL with School Bus endorsement (we will train). Dousman Transport offers a competitive wage and benefits package that includes health […]

Bristol Progress Days set for July 9, 10 and 11

Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July, in Bristol, Wis. will take place over three activity-packed days on July 9, 10 and 11. The festivities include the Miss Bristol crowning and the Outstanding Citizens Awards, which are announced on Friday at the coronation banquet. The sports tournaments […]

A word from our sponsors: Birchwood Transport seeking OTR/local company drivers

Note: The following is a paid advertising message from Birchwood Transport. — DH Birchwood Transport is seeking OTR and local company drivers. You can start @ .40 cents/mile. If you have: 3 years verifiable experience. Good driving record. Good work history. Good PSP report. We have: Competitive wages. Great benefits package. Late model tractors. Bonus […]

True Homes LLC offers a new kind of home building experience

Do “upgrades” like ceramic flooring in the kitchen and bathrooms, 9-foot finished basements, and high efficiency heating and air conditioning units in a new home sound like something you will pay thousands extra for? Not at True Homes LLC. We do not believe in outrageously priced option upgrades and feel it is important to offer homes at […]

A word from our sponsors: Fortiers Jewelers announces October sales

Fortier Jewelers can help you make Boss’s Day Tuesday, Oct 16 and Sweetest Day Saturday, Oct. 20 one to remember for someone special. Fortier’s Octoberfest sale starts Friday, Oct. 5. and continues through Saturday, Oct. 20. Come in to the store to get: 50% off All in Store Merchandise.  Excludes special orders, loose stones and Citizen watches. […]

Northern Plumbing: Serving all your plumping needs

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Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf

For full information about both Kenosha County Golf courses click on the links below: Petrifying Springs Golf Course, 4904 7th St., Kenosha       Brighton Dale Links, 830 248th Ave., Kansasville

Deal of the Day: One-hour of massage at Touch of Sol for half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

A word from our sponsors: Tumbling Squirrel Gallery & Frame Shop to host open house

Note: Tumbling Squirrel is a sponsor. — DH Tumbling Squirrel Gallery & Frame Shop will host an open house on Saturday,  Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Owner Candy Ruffolo invites you to stop by at 23042 75th St. (Highway 50), Salem and see what Tumbling Squirrel offers, including: Framing — Excellent […]

Wheatland J1 School District job posting

Posted May 13, 2011 Information Systems Technician The Wheatland J1 School District is seeking candidates for the position of Information Systems Technician. This is a full]time, twelve month position. Salary will be in the $32,000-$35,000 range with a competitive benefit package. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Install, test and initiate […]

Deal of the Day: The Marina Restaurant and Cocktails $10 gift card half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get […]

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