Posts from ‘March, 2018’

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 8:10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 1200 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Scene is on off-ramp for Highway E. Semi truck driver reports a tire fire on the trailer that is spreading. Driver tried to […]

Deaths March 31, 2018: Michael Trayer

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: Twin Lakes School Dist. No. 4 candidates Q&A

Voters in Twin Lakes School Dist. No. 4 (Lakewood School) will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 3. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or Facebook messenger. Here is their biographical information, followed by their question responses: Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the firehouse in New Munster. With a rainy morning developing, the fire equipment was moved out and the eggs moved in to the firehouse and the hunt was held inside. Egg hunters were divided by age group and given an egg […]

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 […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt to move to New Munster Park pavilion Saturday

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt set for Saturday, March 31 will be moving to the New Munster Park pavilion due to wet weather. The auxiliary made the announcement about change of venue via the department’s Facebook page Friday The pavilion is located just west of the ball diamond, behind Town Hall. […]

Wet Saturday in forecast

A wet Saturday with snow, rain or a mix of both is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There should be rain and snow before 10 a.m. and then just rain until 1 p.m. At its height, there’s a 90 percent chance of precipitation, but little if any snow accumulation expected. It also […]

Deaths March 30, 2018: Alton “Al” Erickson

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

Rep. Kerkman bill on unemployment fraud signed by governor

A bill authored by state Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) that addresses unemployment insurance fraud with stiffer penalties was signed into law this week by Gov. Scott Walker. Kerkman’s district includes most of Western Kenosha County. From a news release issued by Kerkman’s office: Governor Walker this morning signed Assembly Bill 710, a bill authored by […]

A word from our sponsors: New Life Bible Church to hold Easter Sunday service at Wheatland Center School April 1

Note: New Life Bible Church is advertising this service at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Everyone is invited to celebrate Easter Sunday with New Life Bible Church, which will be holding Easter Sunday Service at Wheatland Center School starting at 10:30 a.m. on April 1. This non-denominational service will include: Live music. […]

Spring Election 2018: County supervisor District 23 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 23 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 3. The 23rd District includes parts of Twin Lakes and Randall and small portion of Wheatland. (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical […]

A word from our sponsors: Register for Westosha Falcons Youth Football in April to receive early bird rate

Note: Westosha Falcons Youth Football is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 100% ALL-PLAY Westosha Falcons Youth Football program invites students in grades 3rd-8th to register for the 2018 season. New and returning players may take advantage of early bird discounted registration of $175 before May 1. Sibling discounts are available. Players […]

Randall School participates in 2018 National History Bee

Randall School, as part of the National History Bee, conducted its competition for advancement to the regional level. This school level competition consists of questions written and edited by history teachers, professors, and other social studies educators from around the United States. Question content is split evenly between United States and non-United States history and […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association reverse raffle is April 18; Grand Prize is $8,000!

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH Be sure to get your ticket for the 2018 Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Reverse Raffle. The raffle drawing takes place at the Twin Lakes Country Club on April 18. Buffet dinner at 6 […]

Spring Election 2018: Wilmot Union High School Board candidates Q&A

Voters in Wilmot Unified High School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 3. Two seats will be filled, with three candidates on the ballot. Voters will be able to cast a ballot for up to two names. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each […]

Spring Election 2018: County supervisor District 22 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 22 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 3. The 22nd District includes parts of Brighton, Wheatland, Randall, and Salem Lakes, including all of Silver Lake. (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here […]

Deaths March 28, 2018: Margaret “Peggy” Sepanski

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: Salem Lakes trustee candidates Q&A

Voters in the village of Salem Lakes will be able to vote in a contested election for village trustee on April 3. A Feb. 20 primary election narrowed an initial field of seven to six. Up for election are three at-large seats on the Village Board. Voters on April 3 will be able to vote […]

Riverview School eighth graders participate in 2018 National History Day competition

Forty-nine Riverview School eighth grade students recently completed their National History Day projects and participated in the local competition held at Riverview School on Monday, Jan. 29. Twenty-six of the students were selected to move on with their project to the regional competition at Carroll University in Waukesha on Saturday, Feb. 24. They are:  Nathan Ernst, Fayth […]

Spring Election 2018: County supervisor District 21 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 21 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 3. The 21st District includes parts of Twin Lakes, Randall and Salem (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their […]

A word from our sponsors: New Life Bible Church to hold Easter Sunday service at Wheatland Center School April 1

Note: New Life Bible Church is advertising this service at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Everyone is invited to celebrate Easter Sunday with New Life Bible Church, which will be holding Easter Sunday Service at Wheatland Center School starting at 10:30 a.m. on April 1. This non-denominational service will include: Live music. […]

Anthony Medina selected for US Air Force Summer Seminar

Anthony Medina, a junior at Westosha Central High School, has been selected to participate in the US Air Force Summer Seminar. Selection for the program is based on academic excellence and leadership. Each year thousands of high school juniors apply and less than 10 percent get accepted into the program. Medina has displayed both academic […]

Deaths March 27, 2018: Darrow E. Wells

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: County supervisor District 20 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 20 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 3. The 20th District includes Paddock Lake and part of Salem Lakes (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their […]

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 […]

Amanda Hutchings elected president of UW-Whitewater Sigma Sigma Sigma

Amanda Hutchings from Twin Lakes, who is studying special education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was elected president of Sigma Sigma Sigma. “Being the president of a fraternity or sorority is a life-changing and skill-building experience. Those students elected to serve in this role are the equivalent of a CEO of a small business,” said […]

A word from our sponsors: All-Star Lawncare can beautify your landscape and lawn

Note: All-Star Lawncare is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Now is the time to take needed steps to achieve and maintain a beautiful lawn. Aerating is the first priority to ensure nutrients and water can reach the soil to help roots grow deep and produce a strong, lush lawn. “Applying time-released fertilizer […]

Spring Election 2018: County supervisor District 18 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board district 18 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 3. The 18th District includes much of Bristol in Western Kenosha County (see map above). The rest of the district is in Pleasant Prairie. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by […]

Deaths March 26, 2018: Nancy J. Barranco

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: Share17 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 17

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 […]

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