Posts from ‘February, 2016’

A word from our sponsors: Next St. Alphonsus Parish fish boil is Feb. 26

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting its second lenten fish boil on Friday, Feb. 26, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. The fish boil features all-you-can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, bread, dessert, milk […]

Phases 1 and 2 completed in search for new Bristol School District administrator

The Bristol School District issued the following update on its search for a new district administrator: The consultants of McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. have completed Phases I and II of the district administrator search process. The phases included work with the school board and the community to identify criteria for a new district administrator for Bristol School […]

A word from our sponsors: Lakeland Little League baseball and softball registration open now; in-person registration today

Note: Lakeland Little League is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH It may still be chilly outside, but it’s not too early to be thinking about Lakeland Little League baseball and softball. Open registration for both baseball and softball is open now online now at the league’s website. There also will be […]

Warm weekend on the way

Remember the unseasonable warmth of last weekend? It’s back again this weekend plus a little, says the local National Weather Service forecast. After a couple more days of nid-30s, Saturday’s high is forecast for 52 and Sunday’s for 55. Saturday should be sunny and clear of rain, but there’s a 40 percent chance of rain Sunday. […]

Deaths Feb. 24, 2016: Dorothy Mae Meyers

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

Winter weather advisory issued for snow and wind

The National Weather Service still does not expect Western Kenosha County to see much snow Wednesday afternoon and night, but a combination of some snow and some strong wind has prompted the issuance of a winter weather advisory. Our area is on the very snow edge of a storm moving through the Chicago area. Still […]

Sister and brother top 2016 Randall Spelling Bee

Randall School completed their annual Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Feb. 2. This year, 22 student in grades 2-8 earned seats in the school-wide bee after winning their grade level spelling bees. And in the end it came down to a sister and brother first-second finish. Randall’s spelling bee is part of the Scripts National Spelling Bee […]

Boat launch fees to increase for Paddock and Hooker lakes

Above: The Paddock Lake boat launch. Boat launches fees have been increased for Hooker and Paddock lakes by action of the Paddock Lake Village Board last week. The boat launch fee has changed from $5 per day to $7 per day for both Paddock Lake and Hooker Lake. This makes the daily fee more in alignment with other […]

Light snow possible this afternoon and night

A more likely chance of snow has crept into our forecast, but still nothing like what is expected fro areas to our south. The local National Weather Service forecast is calling for a 60 percent chance of snow Wednesday, with less than one inch of daytime accumulation. There’s a 60 percent chance of snow Wednesday […]

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

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

Deaths Feb. 23, 2016: Barbara Ann Gray, Eugene “Gene” “Gino” M. Dellacecca

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

A word from our sponsors: It’s Tax Season for Bruce Melling, CPA

Note: Bruce Melling, CPA is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH February is well underway. Days are getting longer. The temperatures are getting warmer (at least some days). Spring is surely right around the corner. As a CPA, to Bruce Melling, it is Tax Season. This year’s filing deadline, April 18th, will be here […]

UW-Extension to host farm transition and succession planning workshop March 8

A farm transition and succession planning workshop is planned for Tuesday, March 8 at the Walworth County UW-Extension office in Elkhorn. The workshop will be held in the Government Center on 100 W Walworth St. and will begin at 9 a.m. This program will help farm families utilize the available tools to ensure that their farm […]

Salem to supply Paddock Lake water patrol this summer

The Paddock Lake Village Board has approved an intergovernmental agreement that will have Salem provide water patrol on Paddock Lake this summer. In 2015, the village utilized sheriff’s deputies under the village’s existing patrol agreement to patrol the lake. Those officers were paid overtime hours. For the season, Paddock Lake paid $5,500 for 94 hours […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 10:26 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is having a seizure. ShareTweet0 Shares

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. Check out these coupons for two great […]

A word from our sponsors: Lakeland Little League baseball and softball registration open now; in-person registration Feb. 25

Note: Lakeland Little League is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH It may still be chilly outside, but it’s not too early to be thinking about Lakeland Little League baseball and softball. Open registration for both baseball and softball is open now online now at the league’s website. There also will be […]

Deaths Feb. 22, 2016: Dorothy Marie Pfeffer, Leslie “Sam” Eckert, Dawn Marie Chumbley-Eyler, Harold Kindle, Maureen A. Meyer

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

Two charged with arson for Paris fire

Two Kenosha men have been arrested and charged with setting a Paris property on fire Thursday, Feb. 18, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. Facing multiple felony charges including arson of a building without the owners consent are Damien L. Stuble, 21, of Kenosha, and Travis D. Delabio, 21, of Kenosha. “This arson investigation moved […]

Wheatland Center School to host donkey basketball Feb. 26

Wheatland Center School will be hosting Dairyland Donkey Basketball Feb. 26. The games will start at 7 p.m. in the middle school gym. Game 1 will see the Kansasville Fire Department play the Town of Wheatland Fire Department. Game 2 will see the Wheatland staff play the Wilmot staff. There also will be a championship […]

A word from our sponsors: Next St. Alphonsus Parish fish boil is Feb. 26

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting its second lenten fish boil on Friday, Feb. 26, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. The fish boil features all-you-can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, bread, dessert, milk […]

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 8:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8800 block of Fox River Road near Wilmot. Per dispatch: Vehicle has struck a tree. Air bags inside the vehicle deployed. Share13Tweet0 Shares

Central HS wrestler Ryan Cavil headed to state

The Central High School wrestling team had six wrestlers qualify for WIAA DI  sectionals held Saturday at Racine Case High School. Ryan Cavil will move on to the state tournament with a 2nd place finish  qualifying at 120 lbs.  He is the first state qualifier at Central since 2012. The other CHS wrestlers competing for a […]

2016 Great Kenosha Pizza Bake-Off is Feb. 28

The Kenosha Area Noon Optimist Club’s annual “Great Kenosha Pizza Bake-Off” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 at a new location, the The Parkway Chateau (The Brat Stop), Entrance C, 12304 75th St. Attendees at the Great Kenosha Pizza Bake- Off, can sample over 40 kinds of pizza served from local pizza establishments […]

Central HS cheer team posts highest score at WACPC Southern Regional

Westosha Central High School cheer team won their division at the WACPC Southern Regional State Cheer Championships at Wilmot Union High School Saturday. Central scored higher than any other division/team of the day for their 7th consecutive competition. Coach Natalia Vernezze cheers on her team in the below photos. Share281Tweet281 Shares

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 3:11 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an 11 year old with an elbow injury. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for wires on fire in Twin Lakes

At about 2:47 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units along with Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of wire on fire in the 2300 Catherine Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Wires that are on fire are attached to a house. UPDATE 2:51 p.m. — Police officer on scene […]

Wilmot UHS cheerleaders earn first at WACPC regionals; move on to state

Wilmot High School Varsity Competition Cheerleaders earned First Place at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches, Inc. Regionals Competition held Feb 20 at Wilmot. Wilmot earned a bid in the State Competition to be held Feb 27, at the Kohl Center, Madison. Share196Tweet196 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 21, 2016 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): 11105 233rd Ave, Trevor 31120 Burlington Rd, Burlington 7713 216th Ave, Bristol 10816 269th Ave, Trevor 24524 74th St, Salem 7946 256th […]

Wilmot Union High School community honors one of the best

A full house gathered Friday evening at the Wilmot Union High School’s Veteran’s Memorial Fieldhouse to honor former boys basketball coach Tom Reigel. The basketball court has been named in his honor.  Players came from all over to celebrate with him and remember the 1984 and 1991 State Championship teams that he coached. Wilmot Coach […]

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