Posts from ‘April, 2015’

Kenosha Crew U14G are 2015 Rick Kilps Classic champs

Kenosha Crew U14G are Champions of the 2015 Rick Kilps Classic held in Racine, WI. On April 19, 2014. The girls won the championship outright with a record of 3-0-0 and did not allow a single goal all tournament. They defeated the U14G Tosa Kickers Storm 3-0, the North Shore Arsenal U14G Blue 1-0, and the PewaukeeSussex United […]

Technical Rescue Unit responding to Bristol Fire Department

At about 9:37 a.m., members of the Kenosha County Technical Rescue Team are responding to the Bristol Fire Department Station in Bristol. UPDATE 9:41 a.m. — Per dispatch: Incident apparently involves a grain truck. UPDATE 9:45 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports that a grain truck has been involved in an accident in the parking […]

Central grad becomes police officer

Jun Kim was approved by the Kenosha Police and Fire Commission Wednesday morning to become one of the ten new members of the Kenosha Police Department. Kim, a member of the Class of 2008, Central High School, graduated from University Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts  degree in Criminal Justice. Jun is also a second […]

Wilmot vs Central softball (PHOTOS)

Central defeated Wilmot 4-0 Wednesday. According to the car thermometer, it was 38 degrees when the game started. ShareTweet0 Shares

Lakewood construction update

Construction and demolition continues on Lakewood Elementary School. ShareTweet0 Shares

Lakewood School observes Earth Day 2015

Lakewood School observed Earth Day 2015 on Wednesday. The school conducted its annual Earth Day community cleanup program after school. Over 100 students, parents, and staff members turned out. Those volunteers picked up trash in the neighborhoods near the school and in downtown Twin Lakes. Additionally, the school provided educational activities that promoted ecological awareness. “We […]

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill Nursery to host Spring Color Workshop on April 26

A Spring Color Workshop will be hosted by Breezy Hill Nursery on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. Participants will create a unique, colorful container of spring flowers for their home at this family-friendly event. Breezy Hill’s experts will help guide participants with tips and tricks for making a stunning spring container. Workshop is $25/person. Includes all materials. Families welcome. Please […]

“Scoop the Poop” Spring Clean-up Day set for county dog parks

The Friends of the Kenosha County Dog Parks will be hosting a “Scoop the Poop” Spring Clean-up Day at all three of the Kenosha County Dog Parks. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, May 2, at the three dog parks: the Harris Family Dog Park, 24100 75th St., Salem; the […]

Wilmot Masonic Lodge pork chop dinner is Saturday

A pork chop dinner fundraiser for Wilmot Masonic Lodge #241 will be held Saturday, April 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for single chop / $12 for double chop. Includes: Baked potato, green beans, dinner roll and dessert.  Take out or dine in. Wilmot Masonic Lodge is located at the northwest corner of Highway C and Fox River […]

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 Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info. ShareTweet0 Shares

No recount in Randall chairman race

Challenger Phillip Johnson did not file for a recount in the Randall town chairman before the deadline. That means the results that returned Chairman Bob Stoll to office on April 7 will stand. Johnson had to file a formal request for a recount by April 15, which he did not do, said town Clerk Phyllis […]

Jacob Weidner performs with Augustana Chamber Singers

The Augustana (College) Chamber Singers performed their spring concert on Sunday, April 19 in Wallenberg Hall. Seventeen student musicians, including Jacob Weidner of Bristol, shared their talent with the Augustana community. Selections included “Dobbin’s Flowery Vale” arranged by Rachel Lindley and “World of Sports” by Anders Edenroth, among others. This performance was in conjunction with […]

Units responding to Wilmot High School for medical call

At 12:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a student with a finger injury. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central HS forensics earns team, individual recognition at 2015 State Speech Festival

The Wisconsin High School Forensic Association held its 120th annual State Speech Festival on April 17 -18 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, hosting 4,571 students from 344 high schools across the state of Wisconsin, as well as La Crescent, Minnesota. Judges rate each student or performing group, and the top five percent of […]

A word from our sponsors: Arbor Hills Nursery LLC offers high quality trees at affordable prices

Note: Arbor Hills Nursery LLC is a sponsor. — DH Arbor Hills Nursery LLC is a high quality and affordable place to buy your next trees. Mark and Janet Lesko, Arbor Hills Nursery LLC owners,  provide  personalized service from experienced staff (BS degree Biology: Horticulture, Botany). Questions are answered whether or not a purchase results. […]

Units responding to Central High School for medical call

At about 7:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 22-year-old male who may be having a seizure. Patient is on the football field in the stadium. He is conscious and breathing. UPDATE 7:25 p.m. — Ambulance […]

Vandalism at former Wilmot Grade School under investigation

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department detectives are investigating damage done inside the former Wilmot Grade School building on Fox River Road (Highway W) in Wilmot. Extensive damage to the building was discovered Tuesday, said Sheriff’s Department Lt. Robert Croeker. A total value of the damage was not available this afternoon. “Whoever was in there was in […]

Low tonight could dip below freezing

The low temperature could dip below freezing Wednesday, says the National Weather Service forecast. The mercury could get as low as 29. You might want to turn the heat back on. The forecast is calling for the same chilly low Thursday night. A warm-up of sorts begins Friday night when lows begin creeping back into […]

Danielle Stachura signs letter of intent to play volleyball at Mount Olive

Danielle Stachura of Central High School signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for the University of Mount Olive, an NCAA Division II school located in North Carolina. Joining Danielle at her signing in the photo above are: (from left) her parents, Cindy and Mark Stachura, her club coach at Wisconsin Juniors Dan Dresen, and […]

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

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry  in Paddock Lake is now available at 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 from […]

Deaths April 21, 2015: Daniel C. Hoen, Kathleen A. Kielhack, Eugene C. 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: ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem electors OK $15,000 donation to The Sharing Center by 1 vote

Salem electors narrowly approved a donation of $15,000 to The Sharing Center at Tuesday’s annual town meeting of electors. The motion to make the donation was made by resident Tim Squier. The vote was 16 for and 15 against. Squier also made the motion at 2014’s annual meeting for a $10,000 donation to The Sharing […]

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

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a 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 […]

Wheatland Center School Boys Volleyball Team earns conference championship

The Wheatland Center School Boys Volleyball Team captured the Westosha Conference Championship. The Warhawks went undefeated this year in tournament play and in the regular season and post-season play. This is the fifth conference championship for the Wheatland boys volleyball team in the past six years. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Train blocking Highway C crossing

At 1:09 p.m., we just received a report that the railroad crossing at Highway C in Trevor is blocked by a train. If you are going to be heading in that direction, you might want to consider an alternate route. UPDATE 2:02 p.m. — Karen reports that all crossings south of the Highway SA/AH crossing […]

Twin Lakes looking to hand off fiscal agent duties for Community Library

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday voted to inquire of the other Community Library municipalities if they would be interested in becoming the library’s fiscal agent. “We’re willing to give it up if anyone’s interested,” said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. As the current library fiscal agent, Twin Lakes contracts for the annual audit and […]

Wilmot UHS is national Academic Decathlon champion for 2014-15

The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon team has won the national championship. The Wilmot team won the Division 2 title last week at the competition held in Anaheim, California. Wilmot UHS team members are: Carlie Banchi, Carl Simmons, Alyssa Gregory, Joey Burba, Angela Schumacher, Johny Weber, Mason Nindl, Ashley Dabbs and Althea Disse. The team’s coach is Don Serkowski. In addition, Simmons earned a $500 scholarship, […]

A word from our sponsors: Fortier Jewelers Gold Buying Event and Spring Sale April 23-25

Note: Fortier Jewelers is a sponsor. — DH Fortier Jewelers is having a Gold Buying Event and Spring Sale April 23-25th. During that time, Fortier Jewelers will pay cash for your jewelry! Fortier Jewelers buys 10k, 14k, 18k, Platinum, Dental Gold, Sterling Silver, Sterling Flatware sets, broken jewelry and unwanted jewelry. They also buy silver coins […]

Deaths April 20, 2015: Carl Olsen

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: ShareTweet0 Shares

Kenosha County Fair 2015 auction coverage

The 11th annual fair auction was held at the fair grounds Sunday. About 300 bid cards were passed out to the 400-500 that attended. Auctions were held simultaneously for things in front of the buildings and inside some of the buildings. Most things were brought in the day before. The auction raises money for premiums […]

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