Posts from ‘November, 2013’

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 7:48 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a gas leak in the 130 block of Marian in Twin Lakes. Dispatch says building is a duplex and both sides have been evacuated.

Deaths Nov. 30, 2013: Tammie Lee 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:

UW Extension hosting new workshop series for small businesses and farmers

Beginning Dec. 4, the UW-Cooperative Extension offices in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties in cooperation with the UW Center for Dairy Profitability and Annie’s Project are sponsoring What Every Small Business Should Know workshop series for small business owners and farmers. The series of four workshops will be held on Wednesdays, December 4, January 22, […]

Santa coming to Randall neighborhoods and Randall Fire Department Dec. 14 and 15

Santa Claus is coming to Randall! Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids of Randall, Saturday, Dec. 14. At 10 a.m., Santa will begin visiting all the town neighborhoods trading his sleigh for a Randall Fire Department truck. Santa will be stopping along the way, so all good […]

Animals in Winter topic of Pringle Nature Story Time Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft on Dec. 7, from 10 to 11:00 a.m. Have you ever seen a butterfly in the snow? Probably not. Come and find out how other animals cope with winter’s worst weather. After the story, […]

Salem School October 2013 Students of the Month announced

The following Salem School students were selected as Students of the Month for the month of October: Taylor Lopatka, Isabella Cook, Monica Teumer, Robert McCharen, Hailey Warren, Tristin J., Wil Skaggs, Ashton Sumwalt, Madeline Nulph, Katelyn Hannah, Jacob Stollings, Zoe Shanaver, Eddy Jahneke, Michael Juarez, Anthony Goldsworthy, Olivia Hinze, Adam Kordecki, Lina Mack, Haley Trecker, […]

Deaths Nov. 29, 2013: Marcia Jean Smith, Janice L. “Jan” Wendt

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:

Wilmot’s AcaDec team posts 2nd highest score in state at Locals

Note: The following was submitted by Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon  Coach Donald Serkowski. — DH. Wilmot’s AcaDec team posted the 2nd highest score in Wisconsin at Locals, which despite its name gives a very accurate picture of all the competitors statewide. The Panthers have done this in years past, but what’s different is […]

Bristol PTA 2nd Annual Holiday Craft Fair is Dec. 7

Over 30 vendors await you at the Bristol PTA 2nd Annual Holiday Craft Fair, which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 am to 3 pm at Bristol School. This is a wonderful family opportunity to have some fun, spending the day holiday shopping from local crafters & vendors and showing your support […]

Units responding to oven fire in Bristol

At 10:02 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of an oven fire at a residence in the 8400 block of 204th Court in Bristol. Dispatch says occupants are evacuating. Flames and black smoke were […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber Trees on parade is Dec 6 & 7

Note: The Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association Inc. has advertised this event on westofthei.com. — DH The annual Twin Lakes Trees on Parade, hosted by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, Inc., will take place Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7. The event has a new location this year — St. […]

Bristol to pay less for police protection next year

The Bristol Village Board’s 2014 budget got a break from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, which will be charging the village less next year for extra patrol of the village. The village paid $301,163 for police in 2013. A contract with the sheriff’s department approved Monday covering 2014 is for $272,911. The Village Board approved […]

Units responding for investigation in Paris

At about 8:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a tavern at Highways 45 and 142 (corrected — DH) in Paris. Dispatch reports that dumpster is smoking at this location. Business is closed and the dumpster is not near a building. A deputy reports that the dumpster was […]

Deaths Nov. 28, 2103: Robert A. Toerpe

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:

A word from our sponsors: Utopia Nails and Spa makes affordable luxury accessible to Western Kenosha County

Note: Utopia Nails and Spa is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH When Tony Huynh graduated college, he foresaw a career in business. But somewhere along the way, he found he had a different calling. “I found that I just liked to do nails,” Tony said. He worked for others for nine years before striking out on […]

Paddock Lake looking or participants for lighted holiday parade

Paddock Lake is hosting its first lighted holiday parade this year on Saturday, Dec. 14 and is looking for participants. The parade will start at 4 p.m. After the parade travels from McAlonan Park on the west side of the village to Village Hall on the east side, there will be time to visit with […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at westofthei.com!

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Spring Grove

At 9:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a mutual aid request from Spring Grove, where that department is fighting a structure fire. UPDATE 7:25 p.m. — Mutual aid expanded to Randall Fire Department and several Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units. Scene is in the 9800 block of Fox Bluff Lane in Spring […]

Silver Lake passes tax levy with 1.46% increase

The Silver Lake Village Board passed a tax levy for 2014 that includes a 1.46 percent increase over 2013. The levy for 2014 will be $1,050,151. The 2013 tax levy was $1,034,984. The levy passed by a unanimous vote at a special Village Board meeting Wednesday. Trustee Mike Decker was absent. With no revaluation in […]

Community Baptist Church of Silver Lake starts “Glad Tidings Club” at Wheatland Center School

The Community Baptist Church of Silver Lake announces “Glad Tidings Club” meetings at Wheatland Center School on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Named to reflect the origin of Community Baptist Church in the railroad chapel car “Glad Tiding,” GTC is an after-school Bible club available to all boys and girls from Kindergarten to 6th […]

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 3:30 p.m., Bristol Fire Department units are responding for a report of burning in the 19500 block of 101st Street in Bristol. Caller is concerned that burning is close to their property, but not being attended.

Hart and Rampart sign college volleyball letters

Two Central High School girl volleyball players recently signed letters of intent to play in college. Halie Hart signed with Michigan Tech. Michigan Tech is a public university located in Houghton, Michigan and has a student enrollment of just over 7,000 students. Danielle Rampart signed with Winona State. Winona State is a public university located […]

Charges for basic life support for residents OK’d by Paris Town Board

Paris resident will be charged $450 for basic life support services from the Paris Fire and Rescue Department, after action taken by the Town Board Tuesday. In the past, residents were not charged for basic life support services. Non residents will be charged $550 under the resolution adopted Tuesday. Instituting a charge for residents was […]

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 (formerly Lakeside 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 […]

Paddock Lake tax levy decreases 2.53 %

The Paddock Lake Village Board has passed a tax levy for 2014 that is 2.53 percent lower than the 2013 tax levy. The 2013 tax levy was $1,607,590. The 2014 tax levy will be $1,566,931 about $40,659 less than 2013. The tax rate will be $6. What that means for the village portion of your […]

Family, friends, firefighters say goodbye to John Kreye, Salem FD

Friends, family, and his fire service family gathered Monday to say goodbye to John Kreye, a former chief of the Town of Salem Fire Department. Kreye, 55, of Brighton, died Nov. 16. Services were held Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church to celebrate his life and lay him to rest. The service concluded with the […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber Trees on parade is Dec 6 & 7

Note: The Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association Inc. has advertised this event on westofthei.com. — DH The annual Twin Lakes Trees on Parade, hosted by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, Inc., will take place Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7. The event has a new location this year — St. […]

Four groups to receive Youth As Resources grants

Kenosha County Youth As Resources is a grant-giving program that helps youth groups in Kenosha County to plan and implement meaningful community service and service-learning projects. YAR has awarded its latest four grants to worthy groups in the community: Sponsor organization Holy Cross Church received $250 to make Tye Blankets for the homeless. The blankets […]

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 […]

Deaths Nov. 25, 2013: Dominick Batassa

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:

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