Posts from ‘January, 2017’

Deaths Jan. 31, 2017: Michael C. Jonas Sr., Donna L. Becker, Rose G. Neuens

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:

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill seeking job applicants

Note: Breezy Hill Nursery is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH  

Andrew Buchanan awarded scholarship to Attend Southeast Missouri State University

Andrew Buchanan of Salem has received the Midwest Achievement Award and Residence Life Leadership Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2017-2018 academic year. Buchanan is the son of Greg and Alice Buchanan of Salem and will be a 2017 graduate of Wilmot Union High School. For more information, visit www.semo.edu.

2017 Spring into Gardening event at Central HS is March 11

The 11th annual “Spring into Gardening” event will take place on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Westosha Central High School in Paddock Lake. Hosted by Kenosha County UW-Extension and Racine County UW-Extension, this one-day horticultural event offers presentations by local plant professionals, UWEX educators and Master Gardeners. Speakers include: Mike Yanny of JN Plant […]

Riverview School students participate in community building activity

All Riverview School students in grades 4K-8 participated in a community building activity the morning of Dec. 22. Prior to the activity, each homeroom created a classroom banner unique to their classroom. The morning began with all students cheering on each grade level as they paraded around the gym with their classroom banners. Homerooms were […]

Deaths Jan. 30, 2017: Marvin B. Vincent

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:

Will the sun ever shine again?

When I monitor the weather to see if there’s something appropriate for a post here, I generally am looking for certain conditions. Snow in the winter and rain in the warm months. High winds. Fog. Bitter cold or extreme heat. And storms of course. But over the last couple of weeks I have been looking for […]

Central HS to host Parent/Student EXPO on Feb. 1

Westosha Central High School will be hosting a Parent/Student EXPO on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Expo begins at 6 p.m., with a presentation by school counselors describing the registration process and course requirements. This information will assist parents in helping their student choose courses for the following year. After the presentation, […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 29, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 9000 226th Ct 9B, Salem 606 Pinehurst Ct, Twin Lakes 33100 120th St, Twin Lakes 7811 336th Ave, Burlington 24621 121st Pl, […]

Riley Meisinger named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List fall 2016

Riley Meisinger of Twin Lakes, a junior, has been named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher. Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, residential, Christian liberal arts college located on the border of Milwaukee […]

A word from our sponsors: Parishes seek bookkeeper

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish and St. John the Evangelist Parish are advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH A bookkeeper position for St. Alphonsus, New Munster/St. John the Evangelist Parish, Twin Lakes is open. Work in a Parish environment. Knowledge of Accounting, Excel and QuickBooks a must. This position is part-time 8-16 hours/week year-round. To […]

Wilmot UHS Jr. Panther Expo is Jan. 30

Wilmot Union High School’s Jr. Panther Expo will take place on Monday, Jan. 30. The Expo runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the WUHS Fieldhouse. The Expo is an opportunity for eighth graders (Class of 2021) to come and see what Wilmot has to offer. There will be representatives from each academic department, as well as, representatives […]

Troop 328 Boy Scouts to host Super Bowl Sunday Breakfast and Silent Auction Feb. 5

Salem Boy Scouts of America Troop 328 will host a Super Bowl Sunday Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Sunday, Feb. 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem School. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage and biscuits and gravy will be served. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $7, seniors and children 4-12 […]

Obregon pleads guilty to homicide before trial

Andrew Obregon pleaded guilty to two charges of homicide in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. Obregon’s trial on 32 charges related to the killing of Tywon Anderson and his weeks long evasion of capture by authorities was scheduled to start Monday. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department conducted an intense search for Obregon in connection with Anderson’s murder after […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 3:43 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 9000 block of 400th Court in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm company called in a general fire alarm.

All Saints Catholic School open house is Jan. 29

All Saints Catholic School will be hosting an open house on Jan. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its west campus at St. John the Baptist Parish in Paris. The school offers 4k-8th grade education. All Saints is the Catholic school affiliated with Kenosha County Catholic parishes. Attendees at the open house will […]

Deaths Jan. 26, 2017: William P. Harding Jr., Michael Peter Nellessen Jr.

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:

Wyatt Heckel on 2017 UW-Whitewater track team

Wyatt Heckel, a native of Silver Lake and graduate of Wilmot Union High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s track and field team during the 2017 season. Heckel, a freshman at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in accounting. For more in the UW-Whitewater track team, click link below:

A word from our sponsors: Parishes seek bookkeeper

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish and St. John the Evangelist Parish are advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH A bookkeeper position for St. Alphonsus, New Munster/St. John the Evangelist Parish, Twin Lakes is open. Work in a Parish environment. Knowledge of Accounting, Excel and QuickBooks a must. This position is part-time 8-16 hours/week year-round. To […]

Addresses in Silver Lake an issue for Salem Lakes to decide

There was a brief glimpse this week into what might be one of the most cared about issues involved in the merger of the town of Salem and the village of Silver Lake into the village of Salem Lakes — what do do with addresses in the territory that is the current village of Silver Lake. […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 9:56 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a vehicle fire in the 1700 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reports a vehicle parked in a business’ lot that appears to be on fire, though no flames are visible. UPDATE about […]

Deaths Jan. 25, 2017: Byron A. Linton

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 at Bristol School

At about 4:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a supervisory alarm at Bristol School. UPDATE about 5 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports no exterior signs of fire. UPDATE 5:12 p.m. — No problem found. Fire unit clearing the scene and returning to quarters.

Holy Cross Parish to host spaghetti dinner Jan. 28

Holy Cross Parish will be hosting a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Jan. 28. The dinner will take place at the parish’s Bristol location, 18700 116th St. Cost for all you can eat dinner is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors over 65 and children 5 to 12. Under 5 are free. Carryouts are available as well. Dinner will be served from 4 […]

Calvary UCC chili-soup lunch is Jan. 28

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a chili-soup lunch on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adults are $8 and children $5. There also will be basket raffles. Calvary Church is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes.

Lakewood School officials present on continuous school improvement program at WASB convention

Lakewood School officials made a presentation to the 2017 Wisconsin Association of School Boards convention on Jan. 19 on the district’s  Systems Alignment for Continuous School Improvement planning. Making the presentation were school board President Amanda Hahn, director of curriculum and instruction Sara Markee and District administrator Joseph Price. This philosophy calls for continual analysis and adjustment. Where […]

A word from our sponsors: Lakeland Little League onsite registration at Westosha Central High School on Jan. 26

Note: Lakeland Little League is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Lakeland Little League will be holding onsite registration at Westosha Central High School in the Career Planning Center on Jan. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Anyone who has not registered yet is invited to attend. This is for the 2017 […]

Winter weather advisory issued

Kenosha County has now joined the rest of southern Wisconsin with a winter weather advisory in effect until midnight Thursday. The forecast has not changed a lot. Rain, maybe mixed with sleet, is likely through the earlier part of the day. Rain is likely to pick up in the middle of the afternoon and then […]

Slight snow accumulation in forecast for Tuesday night, Wednesday

The latest local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County is now calling for perhaps as much as 1.5 inches of snow and sleet accumulation over Tuesday night, Wednesday and Wednesday night. Rain is expected to start Tuesday night before 9 a.m. Snow may start after that, but is expected to end before midnight, […]

Deaths Jan. 24, 2017: Randy G. “Mouse” Willkomm

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:

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