Posts from ‘April, 2014’

Deaths April 30, 2014: Phillip Martin Sunich, Richard Ladewig

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:

Kenosha County receives Bird City status; Bristol Woods, Pringle, Bong are key

Kenosha County on Wednesday became the fifth county to achieve Bird City status from the Bird City Wisconsin organization — with features of Western Kenosha County playing a key role in the designation. Carl Schwartz, BCW state coordinator, presented Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser with official Bird City Wisconsin signs, a flag and a plaque […]

Former Salem School Board member Shane Gerber says thanks to community

Shane Gerber, whose 9 years on the Salem School Board officially ended April 27, issued the following statement to the community: I would like to say THANK YOU to the electors of the Salem Grade School Community. Thank You for electing me to serve on your behalf for the last 9 years. Thank You to […]

Deal of the Day: Scully’s Silver Lake Grill $10 gift card half off

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 […]

Vendor space available for Central Music Parents craft fair

Reservations are now being accepted for vendor space at the 13th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair sponsored by the Central High School Music Parents Association (MPA). The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central High School, 24617 75th St., in Paddock Lake. For more information or […]

Benefit to help medical expenses of Steve Mendez

Benefit for DJ Steve, a benefit to help pay expenses of Steve Mendez, will be take place Saturday, May 17 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Triangle Bar, 1205 N. Lake Ave. Twin Lakes. The event will include raffles, beer, food and live music. $15 per person, $25 per couple, with kids 10 and under […]

Registration for Powerful Tools for Caregivers nearing end

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes will be held at Villa […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 7:55 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department ad Silver Lake Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 3300 block of Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Passer by reported a car that has gone off the road and struck a culvert. Unknown if there are […]

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 from […]

Health care directives workshop is May 20

“What Are Advanced Health Care Directives?” is a free workshop that will provide information explaining the differences between a Living Will, Power of Attorney for Health Care, 5 Wishes, Guardianships and a Do Not Resuscitate Order. Rebecca Dutter, Adult Protective Service Coordinator at the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center, and Marcia Kehl, Senior Care […]

Christ Lutheran Church hosting rummage sale May 2-3

Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale will take place Friday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an all congregation event and there are expected to be lots of “treasures.” Christ Lutheran is located at 24929 75th St.(Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. […]

Deaths April 29, 2014: Lorraine (Lorrie) Alonzo, James H. Yanke

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:

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 3:23 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: A 6-year-old male fell off playground equipment. School staff wants him checked out for possible injuries.

Units responding for smoke alarm in Twin Lakes

At 1:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and village police officers are reaponding for a fire alarm at a residence in the 400 block of Waldeck in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Alarm called in by alarm company as a second floor smoke alarm. UPDATE about 2:01 p.m. — Dispatch reports that homeowner told alarm […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 1:51 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 at Highway KR. Per dispatch: One person reporting injuries.

Units responding for alarm at residence

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for  a report of a supervisory alarm at a residence in the 27400 block of 60th Street, along the Salem-Brighton border. UPDATE 12:14 p.m. — Per dispatch: Someone at the scene is reporting a false alarm. One fire unit continuing to the scene non-emergency. […]

Trapshooting results Wilmot vs. Central

The first-place Varsity Wilmot trapshooting team improved to 5-1 in the South Division with a 124-116 victory over Central on April 21 in the Southeast Wisconsin High School Trapshooting Conference. The varsity Wilmot Panthers were just one target shy of a perfect score as Monica Dale, Brooke Galuszka, Zach Heiselmann and Aaron Kerkman were all […]

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 […]

Fog this morning; rain in forecast through Thursday

It’s foggy out there right now and while that may clear, the day is likely to continue a little gloomy, says the National Weather Service forecast. Showers are likely before noon today, with perhaps a thunderstorm after noon. At least a 50 percent chance of rain remains in the forecast through Thursday. The first day […]

Deaths April 28, 2014: Marjorie M. Brever

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:

Salem Fire/Rescue Battalion Chief Tom Seep honored at open house

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Trevor Firefighter’s Association hosted an Open House Sunday to honor Battalion Chief Tom Seep. Seep was recognized for his service to the community with the fire department and his other volunteer activities. The fire department recognized him for his 36 years as a responder in Trevor, as a firefighter, Battalion […]

County executive invites county residents to hazardous waste and e-waste disposal

If you’ve got some household hazardous waste, e-waste or even some refrigerant waste hanging around the house that you want to get rid of, County Executive Jim Kreuser has a message for you: The drop-off will be at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street (Highways 45 and 50), Bristol, on Saturday, May 3 from […]

Driver in Thursday night I-94 crash dies

The driver of a car that stuck the back of a semi on I-94 in Kenosha County Thursday night has died, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has announced. Bram Dorresteijn succumbed to his injuries on Sunday at Froedtert Medical Center at 6:10 p.m., said Sgt. Bill Beth, Sheriff’s Department spokesman. Shari Dorresteijn, Bram Dorresteijn’s wife and […]

Salem Fire Association to host spaghetti dinner May 4

Salem Fire Association’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, May 4 at the Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Station #2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. The event will include 50/50 raffles, great food and station tours. Tickets are $7 per adult, $5 for children 12 and under, free for […]

Megan Stoen named to UW-Whitewater Hawk Squad

Megan Stoen, a senior Spanish major from Twin Lakes,  was named a member of the 2014-15 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Hawk Squad. The Hawk Squad serves as the face of the student body, providing orientation programming for new UW-Whitewater students and their families. Duties include holding small group meetings with students during Plan-It Purple (summer orientation […]

Family, friends, fellow firefighters say good-bye to Bruce Schaal, Randall FD

Bruce “Ticker” A. Schaal of Powers Lake, a founding member of the Randall Fire Department and longtime Twin Lakes business leader, was laid to rest with fire department honors Saturday morning. Schaal died April 21. He was 63. Schaal was a lifetime member of the Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad as well as […]

A word from our sponsors: April 27, 2014 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): 21818 121ST ST, SALEM 23115 84TH ST, SALEM 27211 85TH PL #H2, SALEM 3214 55TH AVE, KENOSHA

Deal of the Day: Luisa’s $25 gift card half off

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 […]

Emergency workers conduct mock drill at Central HS

Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters conducted a mock disaster drill at Central High School Thursday. The mock drill takes the form of a disastrous prom night accident. The exercise is designed to get students to face in realistic terms the consequences of drinking and driving.

Paddock Lake plants village Christmas tree for Arbor Day

Paddock Lake — as every official Tree City USA is supposed to — celebrated Arbor Day Saturday. This year’s planting had some special significance. The evergreen planted near the northwest corner of Village Hall will serve as the village’s Christmas tree for holiday celebrations, said Terry Burns, village president. Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from […]

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