Posts from ‘March, 2016’

Deaths March 31, 2016: Amy C. Kucy, Louis K. Ricchio

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Sponsored post: Megan Ruger of season 6 The Voice to play Bella Vita Friday April 1

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Bella Vita Banquet & Convention Center. — DH

Governor signs Kerkman/Wanggaard locker room hidden-camera law

A bill drafted by state Rep. Samantha Kerkman and state Sen. Van Wanggaard that increases penalties for taking clandestine photos or videos of nude adults or children was among over 50 bills signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday. From a media release: (Wednesday) Governor Walker signed Assembly Bill 566 into law.  Assembly Bill 566 was […]

Deal of the Day: Luisa’s $25 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 […]

Jason Kim named to Fall 2015 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dean’s Honor List

Jason Kim, of Trevor, has been named to the Dean’s Honor List at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the Fall 2015 semester. The Dean’s Honor List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.50 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below “C.” Kim studies Elect Media, Arts, & Comm. […]

Eppers family fundraiser set for May 29

A fundraiser to benefit the Eppers family is set to take place May 29 at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Golf outing tee times will begin at 1 p.m. Cost is $65 per person and includes golf, cart, dinner with live music and door prizes. Buffet dinner takes place at 7 p.m. $40 per person includes […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:41 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are rsponding for an alarm in the 600 block of Maple Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Response is for a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 8:47 p.m. — Occupants have evacuated, police officer reports.

Deaths March 30, 2016: Kenneth David Schulz, Richard J. “Rick” Fors

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm in the 400 block of Holy Hill Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Response is for a carbon monoxide alarm in an apartment. Occupants have evacuated.

A word from our sponsors: Kenosha County Fair Association accepting consignments for spring auction

Note: The Kenosha County Fair Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Kenosha County Fair Association is accepting consignments for its annual spring auction, which will be held Sunday, April 17 at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds in Wilmot. Tractors farm and construction equipment, lawn and garden, tools, antiques, sporting goods […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 23 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 23 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 23rd District includes parts of Twin Lakes and Randall and small portion of Wheatland. (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical […]

Deal of the Day: Breezy Hill Nursery $25 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 […]

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club selling flowers as fundraiser

The Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is again selling flowers. One dozen roses all one color, or a dozen roses in a rainbow of colors, or a bouquet of mixed flowers can be purchased for just $17 per dozen. The flowers will be delivered on Wednesday, April 27, to anywhere in Kenosha County and in the southern parts of Racine County. […]

A word from our sponsors: New weekly ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry posted at westofthei.com

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry in Paddock Lake is now available at westofthei.com. Click on the ad to see the full line-up of values for this coming week. The sale prices in this ad (click here to see ad) are effective […]

Bristol creates process for those who want to metal detect in village parks

The Bristol Village Board on Monday created a process by which people interested in metal detecting could get a permit to engage in that activity in village parks. The action passed 3-1 with Trustee Ruth Atwood voting against and Trustee Carolyn Owens absent. Metal detecting had been banned in village parks unless specifically approved by the Village […]

Deaths March 29, 2016: Gregory K. Seymour, James Edgar Jester, Della M Barred

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Units responding for crash under I-94

At about 5:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a crash on Highway 50. Per dispatch: The scene is under I-94 on Highway 50 and involves two vehicles. UPDATE 5:13 p.m. — Per dispatch: A car with one occupant and a van with five […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 21 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 21 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 21st District includes parts of Twin Lakes, Randall and Salem (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their […]

Deal of the Day: Village Pub Fish Fry $20 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 […]

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. Be sure to check it out each week before you begin your bargain hunting. If you’d like your sale added to the list, please drop us a line at darren@westofthei.com. Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info.

A word from our sponsors: Good Foods Group seeks office & production staff

Note: Good Foods is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Good Foods Group is experiencing tremendous growth! Good Foods is located in Pleasant Prairie near the RecPlex and is less than twenty minutes from Westosha Central High School. We are closer than you think (less than 3 miles east of I-94 off […]

La Salette Shrine accepting items donations for annual garage sale

When doing your spring cleaning, the Priests and Brothers of the La Salette Shrine in Twin Lakes would like for you to remember La Salette’s 14th Annual Garage Sale, to be held over Memorial Day weekend. The sale will accept anything except clothing, large appliances and any exercise equipment. (No TVs.) The drop off will be at the garage doors […]

Morning fog, then warm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

It’s foggy out there this morning, but the National Weather Service says it should be pretty much gone by 9 a.m. Then we can get on with a little warm spell in the local NWS forecast. Today’s high temperature should reach 56. Wednesday should reach 58 and Thursday 55. There’s no rain in the forecast for […]

Deaths March 28, 2016: Charles A. Schriver, MaryAnn Price

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Bristol Village Board passes resolution for lower speed limit on Highway Q

The Bristol Village Board Monday passed a resolution urging the county to reduce the speed limit on Highway Q from 55 to 45 mph between Highway U and Highway 45 in the village. Since Highway Q is a county highway, the village does not have the power to change the speed limit itself. In addition to […]

Sponsored post: Bristol School seeking lawn mowing bids

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Bristol School. — DH

15 Randall School students to be published in 2015-16 Southern Lakes Anthology

Fifteen Randall School students will be published in the 2015-16 Southern Lakes Anthology. The theme this year was Anthing But Ordinary. Students, grades 4 through 8 were eligible to submit works in any of the 5 genres: Prose, Poetry, Illustrated Writing, Cartoon, or Art. Over 100 pieces were selected at Randall and judged during round 1, […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 20 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 20 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 20th District includes Paddock Lake and part of Salem (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their question […]

Wilmot UHS Academic Decathlon Team bowling fundraiser is April 2

The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon Team is hosting a bowling fundraiser to help fund a trip to defend the team’s national title in Alaska. The bowling fundraiser will take place Saturday, April 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. at GRC Bowling, 5411 Green Bay Rd, Kenosha. Cost is $25 per person, which includes: two hours of bowling, rental shoes, […]

Salem Town Board recognizes Wilmot High School Marketing & Business Association

The Salem Town Board on Monday presented a proclamation honoring achievement by Wilmot High School Marketing & Business Association students in the State Career & Development Conference at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva on March 10. The Wilmot MBA website says: Wilmot MBA is an organization at Wilmot Union High School that consists of two clubs, DECA and […]

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