Posts from ‘February, 2018’

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 18, 2018 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): 7940 Fredricksburg Ct 201, Bristol 4605 352nd Ave, Burlington 310 Park Ave, Twin Lakes 745 […]

Rain early next week could bring flooding

The National Weather Service has issued a hydrologic outlook for our area for early next week due to persistent rain that could prompt flooding. A 90 percent chance of showers or perhaps thunderstorms are in the forecast for Monday, Monday night and Tuesday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. As much as 2 […]

Units responding to fire on I-94

At about 7:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the northbound lanes of I-94 near the state line. Per dispatch: State Patrol unit reporting the fire. State Patrol will attempt to put fire out with extinguisher. […]

A word from our sponsors: Bruce Melling CPA can help you get ready for tax law changes

The new tax law known as “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” was signed into law on December 22, 2017. The bill is more than 500 pages long, and rewrites the Internal Revenue Code. Previous changes of this magnitude to the Code were passed in 1954 and 1986. The new law takes effect January 1, 2018, so […]

Central High School 2017-18 first semester honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2017-18 school year: Straight A’s Freshmen — Jillian Adams, Paul Capelli, Katelyn Hannah, Kayla Hartlaub, Layni Kennell, Grace Krueger, Juliette Lofty, Kelsi Santos, Jacob Seward, Abigail Sokoloskis, Kelsey Timko, Sara Tyszkowska, Shawna Vermilyer, Emily Wermeling. Sophomores — Tyler Andrews, Seth Bayles, Kathryn […]

Deaths Feb. 16, 2018: Albert John Follak

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Bristol School Fine Arts Night is March 1

Bristol School is hosting its first Fine Arts Night on Thursday, March 1 from 6-8 p.m. Over 40 artistic acts performed by students will be taking place. These will include anything from music, poetry, drama, dance, magic and much more. These will be on going throughout the evening. The  larger gym will be filled with community […]

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 […]

Brandon Schattner named to Augustana College’s 2017 fall term Dean’s List

Brandon Schattner, majoring in accounting from Twin Lakes, was among the students named to Augustana College’s 2017 fall term Dean’s List. Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a  four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences. Current students and alumni include 170 Academic All-Americans, two Nobel laureates, 13 college presidents and other distinguished leaders. […]

Word from our sponsors: Genoa City Predators Baseball & Softball to hold in-person registration Feb. 18

Note: Genoa City Predators  is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Genoa City Predators Baseball & Softball be hosting in-person registration for the 2018 season at the Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake on Feb 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Batting cages will be open to any GC players during […]

Spring Election 2018: Salem Lakes trustee primary questionnaire answers

Voters in the village of Salem Lakes will be able to vote in a primary election for village trustee on Feb. 20. The primary election will narrow the field of seven to six, who will appear on the ballot for the April 3 general election to fill three at-large seats on the Village Board. Salem […]

Deaths Feb. 15, 2018: Fannie “Eileen” Sorenson

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Deputy responding for stranded bus in Salem

At about 3:23 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a school bus that has broken down in the 23600 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Bus has no passengers aboard. It is partially in the roadway. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Sponsored post: Lakeland Little League onsite registration at Action Territory is TODAY!

Note: This is a paid announcement by Lakeland Little League. — DH Lakeland Little League will be holding an on-site registration at Americas Action Territory on Feb. 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. Board members will be present to register new and returning athletes for the 2018 season. Americas Action Territory has also graciously offered […]

Effort to create new development agency with local TID revenue dies

An effort in the state legislature to create a new Kenosha and Racine counties economic development agency funded by 1 percent of tax increment district revenue from TIDs in those counties will not be adopted, state Rep. Samantha Kerkman said Wednesday. What killed it was a consensus of municipalities in those counties that the plan […]

Spring Election 2018: Candidate removed from April 4 ballot for Dist. 22 county supervisor to wage write-in campaign

Bruce Nopenz, the Dist. 22 county supervisor candidate removed from the April 3 ballot by a ruling of the Wisconsin Elections Commission earlier this week has decided to run a write-in candidacy. Nopenz announced his write-in candidacy via a news release posted on his candidate Facebook page. The Dist. 22 incumbent, Erin Decker, filed a […]

Sponsored post: 1 day until Lakeland Little League onsite registration at Action Territory

Note: This is a paid announcement by Lakeland Little League. — DH Lakeland Little League will be holding an on-site registration at Americas Action Territory on Feb. 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. Board members will be present to register new and returning athletes for the 2018 season. Americas Action Territory has also graciously offered […]

2018-19 Riverview School 4k enrollment underway

Children in the Silver Lake School District (Riverview School) who will be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018 are eligible to register for 4-Year- Old Kindergarten (4K) for the 2018-2019 school year. A child’s birthday should be on or before Sept. 1, 2014 to enroll.  If you have not received an enrollment packet, please stop in […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish fish boil Feb. 16

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish is advertising this event with westofthei.com. 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, Feb.  16, from 4:30 to 8 p.m.at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Avenue, New Munster. The […]

Warmer days ahead

The next few days should provide a bit of a respite from the cold, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Wednesday’s high temperature should reach 39 and Thursday’s 40. Friday will be a bit colder at 24, but over 30 degrees will be back for the weekend. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Deaths Feb. 13, 2018: Patricia Ann Vik

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Spring Election 2018: Nopenz removed from April 3 ballot for Dist. 22 county supervisor

An objection by incumbent Dist. 22 county Supervisor Erin Decker to the nominating petitions of her challenger Bruce Nopenz has been upheld by the Wisconsin Election Commission. The ruling means Nopenz will not appear on the April 3 ballot unless he files an appeal in circuit court and is successful. According to the commission’s decision […]

Sponsored post: 2 days until Lakeland Little League onsite registration at Action Territory

Note: This is a paid announcement by Lakeland Little League. — DH Lakeland Little League will be holding an on-site registration at Americas Action Territory on Feb. 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. Board members will be present to register new and returning athletes for the 2018 season. Americas Action Territory has also graciously offered […]

Seven Wheatland Center School students recognized in 2018 Southeast Wisconsin Scholastic Writing Region of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for 2018

Seven Wheatland Center School students received awards and recognition in the Southeast Wisconsin Scholastic Writing Region of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for 2018. The following eighth grade students will be honored at an awards ceremony in April at UW-Parkside’s Rita Tallent Center for Arts and Humanities: Carly Lois – Short Story – “Tough Job”: Silver […]

Units responding to alarm in Salem

At about 2:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to an alarm in the 24400 block of 89th St., Salem. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

New Lakewood School 4k or 5k families asked to contact school

New students who will be 4 or 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018 and plan to attend the Lakewood School 4 year or 5 year old Kindergarten program are asked to call Jodi Tamminga by Friday, April 13, at 877-2148 ext. #210 or email  tamminga@twinlakes.k12.wi.us to request a  registration packet. There will be a 4K Meet and Greet […]

Bristol Eastern Star hosting beef stew fundraising dinner Feb. 17

Bristol Eastern Star is hosting a beef stew fundraising dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Washburn Masonic Center, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and under. The dinner includes beef stew, served with rolls and choice of dessert. Tickets are available at the door. […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake seeking Public Works/Utility Worker

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Village of Paddock Lake is seeking applications for the full time position of Public Works/Utility Worker. The position will be responsible for day to day operation, maintenance and repair of facilities, roads, parks, waste water operations and […]

Sponsored post: 3 days until Lakeland Little League onsite registration at Action Territory

Note: This is a paid announcement by Lakeland Little League. — DH Lakeland Little League will be holding an on-site registration at Americas Action Territory on Feb. 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. Board members will be present to register new and returning athletes for the 2018 season. Americas Action Territory has also graciously offered […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 7:41 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a crash in the 12500 block of I-94 southbound. Per dispatch: State Patrol already on the scene. UPDATE 7:47 a.m. — Crash scene is in Illinois. Bristol units have been cleared to return to quarters. Share7 […]

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