Posts from ‘March, 2017’

Deaths March 23, 2017: Bernard Louis Gunty

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: St. Alphonsus Parish fish boil March 31

St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting its third and final fish boil of the Lenten season on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Avenue, New Munster. The fish boil features all-you- can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, bread, dessert, milk and coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches are also […]

Local students present at Undergraduate Research Day at the UW-Whitewater

The following local students were among the presenters at Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Michaela Efflandt from Twin Lakes, majoring in psychology. Efflandt’s projects are called “Non-reciprocal Behavioral Contrast in Multiple VI-DRL Schedules” and “Exploring behavioral contrast in multiple VI PR schedules.” Grace Barrett from Trevor, majoring in geography. Barrett’s project is […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School has job openings for special education aide and bus driver

Note: Wheatland Center School is advertising these positions with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Wheatland Center School has the following job openings: Special Education Aide Position — Starting rate $11.97 per hour. Approx. 30 hours per week. Those interested should submit a letter of application and complete the district job application available on the school’s website: www.wheatland.k12.wi.us Send […]

Central HS students, staff holding fundraiser run/walk for teacher’s family

Students and staff at Central High School have organized a fundraiser to help a CHS teacher meet the expenses of his wife’s cancer treatments. The Appleby Family 5K Fun Run or 2 Mile Walk will take place  on Saturday, April 22 at Central High School. The run/walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. and there will […]

Units responding for burning in Paris

At about 5:40 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 13500 block of Highway 142 in Paris.

Work resumes on Highway 165 in Pleasant Prairie

Those of you who travel east of the interstate, especially on Highway 165, may be interested in the following announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: On March 22, 2017, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) resumed work on a resurfacing project on WIS 165 (104th Street) from I-94 to WIS 31 (Green Bay Road), […]

Paddock Lake considering timing of water system work along Highway 50

Paddock Lake plans to put in a new water main along Highway 50 in 2018 to connect the east side water system to the west side water system that will serve yet to be developed areas southwest of Brass Ball Corners (Highway 50 and 83) and the Highway 50 corridor. Recently the timing of when to […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 2:39 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 29000 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over on driver’s side. Single occupant conscious and breathing but may be trapped. UPDATE 2:42 p.m. — Deputy reporting that occupant […]

The Sharing Center to host roast of Paul Gagliardi as fundraiser on April 1

The Sharing Center will celebrate Paul Gagliardi and his longstanding service in the community with a good humored roast from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 at Casa Capri, 2129 Birch Road, Kenosha. Enjoy h’orderves & desserts, a cash bar, wine raffles, 50/50’s, and much more, in the spirit of April Fool’s Day. […]

Dementia adult day program seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help at Daybreak, an adult day program for people who are experiencing Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Come serve anytime between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Daybreak is located at 701 N Lake Ave. Twin Lakes. Please call site coordinator, Diana Mengo, at 262-358-5662 for more […]

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

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com 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 […]

Warmth and rain in end of week forecast

Warmer and wetter weather is in the latest, local national Weather Service forecast for the latter part of the week and into the weekend. Wednesday will be colder than its been with a high of 36 but mostly sunny conditions. Thursday and Thursday night there will be a 40 to 50 percent chance of rain […]

Deaths March 21, 2017: Gail A. Rosenfeldt

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:

Nate Walter 5K Memorial Fun Run/Walk is April 21

The Nate Walter 5K Memorial Fun Run/Walk will take place starting at 6 p.m., Friday, April 21 at Wilmot Union High School Proceeds from the walk will go to continue the scholarship in Nathan’s memory for a student pursuing a career in technology as well as for the Wilmot Unity Council Fund. Cost:  $15 per […]

Gas station nostalgia program at Friends of the Community Library annual dinner April 3

Dinosaurs and Red stars on signs in front of gas stations and round crowns on top of gas pumps. Sound familiar or not? Either way please join the Friends of the Community Library at their annual dinner when they present Jim Draeger as the guest speaker. He is a well known author, TV and radio personality and a […]

A word from our sponsors: The Plumbing Works LLC now offering rental of water treatment equipment

Note: The Plumbing Works LLC is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Plumbing Works LLC is now offering rental of our top of the line water treatment equipment! We have found that some of our customers prefer to rent water treatment equipment rather than own it. When you rent from […]

Deaths March 20, 2017: Carol June Bellefeuille, Juliette L. Poray, Anthony M. Pietluck

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:

Eagle Scout project aims to improve Legion Park dugouts

Players using the ball field at Legion Park in Twin Lakes may be a little cooler and drier in the dugouts there thanks to a local Boy Scout’s quest to earn Eagle Scout rank. Daniel Porter outlined his plans to improve the dugouts at the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Monday. Completing a community service project […]

Christ Lutheran Church to host Community Easter Egg Hunt April 9

All Kids ages 0-10 and their families living  West of I-94 are welcomed to Christ Lutheran Church in Paddock Lake on Palm Sunday April 9 for a Community Easter Egg Hunt. Coffee, milk, and Danish will be served immediately following 9 am Worship service at 24929 75th St. (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake.

Deal of the Day: Hill Country Market $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 […]

A word from our sponsors: Tax season is here again for Bruce Melling CPA

Note: Bruce Melling CPA is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH This year’s income tax return filing deadline is April 18th and will be here before we know it. Bruce Melling is a Certified Public Accountant in his 48th tax season. He completes federal and state income tax returns for individuals that live in […]

Deaths March 19, 2017: Richard “R.J.” Svoboda 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:

Brighton School celebrates a whole week of Dr. Seuss

Brighton School recently celebrated a whole week of Dr. Seuss. Monday was Cat in the Hat day. Tuesday the school community wore shirts you can read for I Can Read With My Eyes Shut day. Wednesday was Fox in Socks day and boy were there some fun socks. Thursday was If I Ran the Zoo day […]

Units responding for alarm near I-94

At about 1:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue along with Kenosha Fire Department are responding with to a fire alarm at a business in the 7000 block of 122nd Avenue in Kenosha. Per dispatch: Alarm coming from a pull station.

A word from our sponsors: March 19, 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): 33100 120th St, Twin Lakes 606 Pinehurst Ct, Twin Lakes 314 N Cogswell Dr, Silver […]

2017 Randall School PTC ShamRock ‘N’ Run coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Randall School families and friends came out to the Randall School ShamRock ‘N’ Run Saturday in Twin Lakes. Participants were able to run or walk a 5K course through the streets of Twin Lakes, beginning and ending at Twin Lakes Country Club. The fun didn’t stop there. Inside the pavilion there was food, auctions, kids […]

Wilmot UHS spring musical ‘Hello My Baby” is tonight, Sunday

“Hello My Baby” is being performed as the spring musical at Wilmot Union High School Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 19 at 2 p.m. The story is a comedy about sellers of sheet music during the ragtime era. Tickets are $10 per adult and $7 per student. The performance will take […]

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 […]

Rebecca Brewer, Julie Katzer named 2017 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholars

Two local students have been named Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholars for 2017. Earning the honor are: Rebecca Brewer, Silver Lake, from Wilmot Union High School. Julie Katzer, Trevor, Westosha Central High School. Excellence Scholarship recipients have demonstrated excellence in the academic arena and high motivation to achieve, have displayed a broad range of activity and leadership […]

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