Posts from ‘February, 2017’

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

Note: United Hospital System is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Thunderstorms in forecast for Tuesday night; then snow

There’s a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. And after those storms and rain are gone Wednesday, we could get some snow. Western Kenosha County appears to be right on the edge of expected severe weather Tuesday night. I guess they have to draw the line somewhere, but […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At about 9:14 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: Patient is a child who is ill.

Teams from local schools compete at 2nd Annual Comet Cheer Challenge

Riverview School in Silver Lake hosted the second Annual Comet Cheer Challenge on Feb. 19. There were 9 schools who competed in the event: Bristol, Brookwood, Randall, Riverview, Salem, Trevor-Wilmot, Union Grove, Wheatland and Yorkville. The Randall School team placed first, Riverview second and Salem School third. Judges were: Judges: Julie Kerkman, Natalia Vernezze, Emily Santelli […]

Deal of the Day: Home Again $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 […]

Central HS cheer win 2017 state and regional titles

Westosha Central High School finished first in the Large Varsity Division at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches State Competition  Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. While there, the team earned 114.2 out a possible 120 points. The team earn the highest points of the season in the competition Saturday. At State, Jaden […]

Deaths Feb. 27, 2017: Jeffery S. Johann

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:

Central HS Technology and Engineering teachers receive statewide award

The Wisconsin Technology Education Association has notified the teachers of the Technology and Engineering Department at Westosha Central High School that their program was selected for the 2017 Outstanding High School Technology Education Program Award. This award provides recognition to a *high school that delivers an outstanding program which provides students with rigorous training and skill […]

A word from our sponsors: Registration open for Randall School PTC ShamRock N Run 5K March 18

Note: Randall School PTC is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Randall School PTC will be hosting its premier ShamRock N Run 5K run/walk and after party on Saturday, March 18. This event will raise money to benefit Teacher Wishlist and Student programming.. The race will start and finish at […]

Trent Jones accepted to Luther College with scholarship

Scot Schaeffer, Luther College vice president for enrollment management, has announced that Trent Jones of Trevor has been accepted for admission for the 2017-18 academic year.  Jones has been awarded the President’s Scholarship. A  liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,150, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa offers an academic curriculum that leads to the […]

Units responding to crash along Salem-Brighton border

At about 12:17 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 29600 block of Highway K along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: One car is in the ditch and there is one injured person. Deputies already on the scene.

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

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com 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 […]

Wetter, snowier week ahead

A wetter, maybe even snowier week is ahead, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The water works are expected to start Monday night, with a 90 percent chance of rain. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain Tuesday and a 70 percent chance of rain Tuesday night. The rain may become snow Wednesday, […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Lenten fish boil is March 3

Note: St. Alphonsus is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. – DH St. Alphonsus Parish will once again host its famous Lenten fish boils. The first lenten fish boil will take place on Friday, March 3, from 4:30 to 8  p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344 th Avenue, New Munster. The fish boil […]

Kenosha County Tavern League makes donations for new Sheriff’s Dept. K9 and other organizations

Their 13th annual fishing derby was canceled due to ice conditions, but the Kenosha County Tavern League Ice Fishing Party went on Saturday, Feb. 25. Saturday morning, Tavern League officials presented checks to several organizations. The Kenosha County Tavern League made a $10,000 contribution the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department K9 fund. That covers two thirds […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 26, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 1406 88th Ave, Kenosha 9000 226th Ct 9B, Salem 6415 400th Ave, Burlington 33100 120th […]

Deaths Feb. 25, 2017: Eleanor Ann Gauger

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: Explore nursing positions at United Hospital System

Note: United Hospital System is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Wilmot Union High School first semester 2016-17 honor roll

Note: This post is sponsored by Skinner’s Service, Inc. — DH. The following students were named to the Wilmot Union High School honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. Freshmen —  Brynn O. Amundson, Jordan C. Backe, Cheyenne Bell, McKinley P. Boyle, Kenna M. Britton, William J. Brown, Alison M. Buchta, Allison C. Clark, Tallon H. Cole, Emily R. Conigliaro, Joshua […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 25, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 1406 88th Ave, Kenosha

Calvary UCC hosting pancake breakfast Feb. 28

Calvary United Church of Christ in Twin Lakes is hosting a Fat Tuesday pancake breakfast from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 28. Adults are $9 and children are $8. There also will be a basket raffle. Calvary United Church of Christ is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes.  

A word from our sponsors: Paczki Day is Feb. 28; make your order today!

Note: Glazed Bakery is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paczki Day is Feb. 28 so make your order today for these tasty treats from Glazed Bakery in Paddock Lake. What are Paczki?? “POONCH-key” are Polish doughnuts. Usually full of jelly or some kind of sweet filling. They are known to […]

Deputies respond to pigs in the roadway in Bristol

Deputies patrolling Western Kenosha County answer their share of animals on the loose and blocking roadways calls. Most often the wandering beasts are cows, or sometimes horses. For awhile, there were some sheep on the highway calls. Everyone remembers when a group of bison got loose about a year ago. Friday, deputies responded to something a little different: […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 6 a.m., Saturday. The advisory warns of ice accumulating on roads causing hazardous driving conditions. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for “drizzle and freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with […]

Deaths Feb. 24, 2017: Edna Florence Reiter

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:

Friends of the Community Library Board Book and Bake Sale Feb. 25

Friends of the Community Library Board are sponsoring a Book and Bake Sale at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake St., on Saturday, Feb. 25. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to noon for the dues paying Friends of the Community Library members. Everyone will be welcome from noon until 3:30 p.m. From 2 to 3:30 p.m. there […]

Deal of the Day: Glazed Bakery $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 […]

Colten Greenhill earns Eagle Scout rank

Colten Greenhill’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held Feb. 19 at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta. Greenhill started in Scouting with Pack 328 in 2005, than joined Troop 328 in Feb. 2011 and obtained Eagle Scout on Sept. 18, 2016.  His Eagle project included building 12 campsites, grooming 5 miles of hiking trails and installing trail marker sign […]

A word from our sponsors: Messy Church set for Feb. 26

Note: The sponsors of Messy Church are advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Would you like to try a church but wooden pews, hymns, and sitting still and quiet isn’t for you? Then Messy Church just might be your thing. Messy Church is sponsored by the churches of Circuit 14 […]

A word from sponsors: Aging Mastery Program® to be held at Westosha Senior Community Center

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Aging Mastery Program®, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, is coming to the Westosha Senior Community Center. Geared towards seniors 50 years and older, this is a fun program that will help older adults improve their health, financial security, […]

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