A permit for selling beer and wine coolers at a car show and concert being organized by Imagine Kenosha as a showcase of local businesses and organizations was approved by the Bristol Village Board at a special meeting Monday. Last week the permit hit a snag when some trustees said they did not have enough information about the event, […]
Posts from ‘April, 2012’
The Wilmot Union High School football team is selling its annual spring “schedule shirt” from now through Monday, May 7. The front has a football player design with the words “Teamwork, Heart, Intensity” around it. You can order online (you’ll still have to send a check). Enter the information and send a check to Wilmot […]
All Lakeland softball games and major baseball games scheduled for Monday, April 30 are cancelled and will be made up at a later date, the league has announced on its website.
The Wilmot trap shooting team was victorious over the Union Grove Broncos last week. Varsity won 119-113. Top 5 Shooters: **PERFECT 25** Joe Asleson, Dakotah Gyger, Ryan Lipstreuer, Chris Dubois and Bodey Kaskin. JV won 115-90 and remain undefeated. Top 5 Shooters: Emily Brotzman, Jacob Head, Jacob Chism, Austin Torrez and Charlie Holst. Intermediate won […]
Riverview School’s first ever Pentathlon Team took first place at state recently. Last Tuesday, they were recognized with the following awards at an all-school assembly: Varsity Division 1st overall in state –Chad Oehme (he received the following individual medals – 1st Music and Math, 2nd Essay, Social Studies and Science) 2nd overall in state – […]
Note: The Salem Fire Association is advertising this event on westofthei.com The Salem Fire Association spaghetti dinner is going on right now until 5 p.m. at the Salem Fire Station 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Tickets are $7 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under with kids under 5 free. More details here.
Salem School students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades had chance to hear about different careers they might want to pursue themselves some day at the school’s annual Career Day Friday. Twenty different occupations were represented, Stduents were able to chose which presentations they would like to hear during the day. The event concluded with an inspirational talk from […]
Boy Scout Troop 385 and Cub Scout Pack 385 (Brighton-Bristol-Paris-Providence) will host a pancake, egg and sausage breakfast on Saturday, May 12 from 7 a.m. to noon. The event will also include a silent auction featuring prizes such as: gift certificates, sporting event tickets , gift baskets and more. Tickets are: $6 for adults, $3 for […]
At 9:45 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a report of a possible burning violation in the 26600 block of 104th Street. Caller reported a fire in a backyard, dispatch says. UPDATE 9:47 p.m. — Deputy responding now too.
Bristol hosted an Arbor Day celebration on Saturday morning that got right to the point — planting trees. About 25 residents and village pitched in to finish planting trees in the park next the municipal building. The Public Works Department has previously done some of the heavy digging and placing the maple trees in the holes. The volunteers filled […]
Note: The Salem Fire Association is advertising this event on westofthei.com The Salem Fire Association will host a spaghetti dinner April 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Salem Fire Station 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Tickets are $7 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under with kids under 5 free. Those attending will also be […]
The Sharing Center, with the help of a large group of volunteers, moved today from its quarters of the last few years in Paddock Lake to a newly renovated home in Trevor. The Western Kenosha County relief agency’s new headquarters is the old Trevor Fire Station on Highway C. The process of moving to the new building […]
Paddock Lake celebrated Arbor Day today with the planting of a tree at Village Hall. The program was coordinated by former village Trustee Karen Harris. The tree was donated by Ludwig Nursery of Brighton. A Cub Scout Pack and some other bystanders helped with the planting. Each of them was sent away with a maple tree […]
The Union Cemetery Association will be having their annual meeting on Sunday, April 29. The meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Paddock Lake Village Hall, 6969 236th Avenue. Minutes from the last meeting will be read and a financial report given. Anyone with lots at Union Cemetery is welcomed to […]
At 10:43 a.m. a two-vehicle crash at Highways C and 83 in Salem is obstructing traffic there. The cars are in the southbound lanes north of the intersection. UPDATE 10:57 a.m. — Salem Fire/Rescue units responding. View Larger Map
The Silver Lake American Legion and the Silver Lake Citizens for Growth will be hosting a dance and music jam from 2 to 5 p.m.Sunday, April 29, with a cost of $5 per person. The American Legion will have food and beverages for purchase. These events are open for everyone ages 20+ to attend. Come […]
At 11:40 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 14400 block of Highway N, Paris. Dispatch reports that single vehicle is involved. Driver said he swerved to avoid an animal, and the vehicle rolled over. Passenger with minor injury. Driver not injured. UPDATE 11:43 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue responding now. Car may have rolled at least […]
Note: Home Again Restaurant is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Home Again Restaurant is having a grand opening celebration Saturday, April 28. The event will take place at the restaurant, 4410 200th Ave., Paris from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Featured will be raffles, door prizes, live music and drink specials. What’s behind the name? […]
At 4:07 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash at Highway F and W, Salem. Caller reporting crash was a passerby and said two vehicles appeared to be involved and they were off the side of the road. View Larger Map
The villages of Paddock Lake and Bristol will be celebrating Arbor Day with ceremonies tomorrow. Paddock Lake will conduct a tree planting on Saturday, April 28, at the Municipal Building at 6969 236th Ave starting at 10 a.m. Bristol will be planting trees at the park adjacent to its Municipal Building on 83rd Street from 10 […]
Some students at Riverview School in Silver Lake experienced firsthand what it is like to play basketball in a wheelchair during an assembly presented by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wheelchair Basketball Team. In the program, called “Cornerstones for Success,” the assembly began with an introduction of the players and background information about their disability, their […]
View Larger Map The Randall Town Board approved crack sealing, repaving and road reconstruction bids at its Thursday meeting. The board approved a bid of $188,487.50 from Payne & Dolan for the reconstruction of 92nd Street from 402nd Avenue to 406th Avenue. The town’s engineer, Ken Ward of Ruekert-Mielke, said the project will widen the […]
At 2:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and police officers are repsonding to a report of a vehicle fire at 360th Avenue and 110th Street, Twin Lakes. UPDATE 2:56 p.m. — Fire out, tow responding and fire units returning to quarters. View Larger Map
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 $50 […]
Wilmot Panthers won again in trap shooting on April 17 at home in a virtual shoot where the team shot against the top 5 teams’ averages Varsity won 117-104. Top 5 shooters: Dakotah Gyger PERFECT 25, Joe Asleson, Steve Heelein, Emily Galuszka, Bodey Kaskin. JV celebrated their 5th victory 110-89. Top 5 shooters: Kurt Wagner, Brendon […]
The state Department of Transportation favors constructing a roundabout at Highways 45 and K as a way to reduce serious crashes there, the engineer for the project said. Jaymin Patel, project engineer, said roundabout and four-way stop alternatives were both considered by the state, but the roundabout has more potential for preventing serious crashes and therefore earned the state’s preference. […]
At about 5:20 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and KR, Paris. There are two vehicles involved and someone is reporting a wrist injury, dispatch reports.
The Twenty-Third Annual 2011-2012 Southern Lakes Conference Academic Top 10 Banquet was held on Sunday, April 22, in Waterford at the Cotton Exchange II. This banquet honors the 10 academically ranked seniors from each of the eight member schools of the Southern Lakes Conference. These are the following recipients who were honored at the banquet […]
The Wheatland Center Schools boys volleyball team finished its season with an undefeated record. The Warhawks started the season by wining the WCS tournament and went on to win all of their regular season games. They then took first place in the Divisional playoffs. Wheatland finished their season by winning the Westosha Conference Volleyball Championship […]
In the wake of news that waste hauling taxes don’t appear to be changing, the Paris Town Board is ready to begin solidifying its plans on how much of residents’ county property taxes it may pay in the future. In the past, the town has paid property owners county taxes, and not levied a town property tax, because of […]