Posts from ‘July, 2014’

Wheatland School District to have referendum Oct. 14

Residents of the Wheatland J1 School District will have a the chance to vote on Oct 14 on a referendum seeking permission to increase the revenue limit by an amount not-to-exceed $625,000 for four years, starting with the coming school year. The referendum will be the only matter on the ballot that day.  The referendum was approved by the […]

Sheriff’s Department seeking suspect in Bristol incident

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released the following information Thursday via its Facebook page: This morning, Deputies responded to an altercation in the Village of Bristol. Prior to their arrival, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect is Darryl Heard (33yrs old). The suspect is wanted for Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Damage, Criminal Trespass to Dwelling and […]

A word from our sponsors: Affordable Alarms offers home security at reasonable cost

Note: Affordable Alarms is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Affordable Alarms offers effective security for your home at a reasonable onetime cost. Affordable Alarms was founded by Powers Lake native and experienced law enforcement officer Bryan Pelz. A sheriff’s deputy for the last 19 years, he mainly patrols areas west of Highway 45 in Kenosha County. […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Randall

At about 6:09 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a smoke alarm at a residence int he 11100 block of 336th Avenue in Randall.

Units responding for report of grass fire near Cross Lake

At about 1:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 22700 block of 126th Street in the Cross Lake area. UPDATE 1:25 p.m. — Fire personnel at the scene requesting ATV and brush truck respond. UPDATE 1:34 p.m. — MABAS box alarm activated. Responding to […]

Christ Lutheran Church to host bingo Aug. 14

Christ Lutheran Church Monthly Community Bingo will take place Thursday, Aug. 14 at the church, 24929 75th St. (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 & $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions (please, no outside food or beverages).

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. Be sure to check it out each week before you begin your bargain hunting. If you’d like your sale added to the list, please drop us a line at darren@westofthei.com. Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info.

Scully’s Silver Lake Grill to host fundraiser for Stop Diabetes Walk team

Note: Scully’s Silver Lake Grill is  a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH On Saturday, Aug. 2 Scully’s Silver Lake Grill Family is donating 10 percent of all food purchases that day to support the fundraising efforts of team “Carb” Busters, which will be participating in the Step Out: 5K Walk to Stop Diabetes on Oct. 18 to benefit the American […]

Daily Rose: Fair includes a chance for sweet bids

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If bidding on beef, swine and poultry is not your thing, you still have other options at the Kenosha County Fair. The annual pie auction takes place starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16,  in the auction building. Up for bid will be pies […]

Deaths July 30, 2014: Dennis C. Honegger, Douglas B. Lunsford, Frieda M. Habschied, Jessica Ann Hartley

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 sponsor: Local corn now available at Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand; special offer for westofthei.com readers

Note: Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand is excited to announce that they now have their own sweet corn available for sale. Be sure to stop out and get some. Meyer is also running a special this week only for westofthei.com readers. You can get […]

Lake Elizabeth part of Wisconsin Walleye Initiative

Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes is a sentinel lake in the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative, those attending the  Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District meeting on Saturday learned. As a result, the lake could see a huge increase in stocking of large walleye fingerlings starting in 2015, said Luke S. Roffler, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources senior fisheries […]

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 […]

Units responding for wire down in Bristol

At about 9:15 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a wire down in the 14700 block of 104th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Sparking wire in a tree reported by a passer by.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9:15 p.m. This storm is traveling at about 60 mph. Radar indicates that the storm is over the Burlington area now and heading southeast. This storm has produced some nickel-sized hail, […]

Deaths July 29, 2014: Theresa A. Mattis

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 report of fire in Bristol

At about 4:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire at a mobile home park in the 8700 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Black smoke reported coming from […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park continues with “Despicable Me 2″

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014  Movies in the Parks program continues Friday, Aug. 1. “Despicable Me 2″ will be screened beginning at dusk in the outdoor amphitheater on the shores of Lake Mary at Lance Park. Bring a blanket or chair for these free, family-friendly […]

Methodist churches to host “Weird Animals” vacation Bible school

Vacation Bible School will take place at Salem United Methodist Church during the week of Aug. 4-8. This event is co-organized by the five Methodist Churches of Circuit 41 (Bristol, Wesley Chapel, Pleasant Prairie, Salem and Wilmot). The theme this year is “Weird Animals” and it stresses God’s unconditional love for everyone, no matter how […]

Bristol woman died in Highway C crash

The driver that died in a car crash on Highway C Monday has been identified by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department as Jessica Jones, 28, of Bristol. The cause of the vehicle leaving the roadway is still under investigation, said Sgt. Bill Beth, Sheriff’ Department spokesman. Highway C was closed to traffic for over four […]

Little warmer, chance of thunderstroms

The National Weather Service forecast calls for somewhat warmer weather today, with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Today’s high should reach 77. The storms are most likely to come after 2 p.m. and before 8 p.m. After a cool 74 Wednesday, temperatures are expected to hang out just below 80 for the balance of […]

A word from our sponsor: Local corn now available at Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand; special offer for westofthei.com readers

Note: Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand is excited to announce that they now have their own sweet corn available for sale. Be sure to stop out and get some. Meyer is also running a special this week only for westofthei.com readers. You can get […]

UPDATE: Driver dies in Salem crash

The driver of a car that left Highway C in Salem this evening died, a sheriff’s department spokesman said. The following statement was released by KCSD Sgt. Bill Beth: At 2022 hours this evening Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded with Salem Fire and Rescue to the scene of a fatal car crash in the 21700 […]

Bristol old town hall project takes step forward

The Bristol Village Board took a step forward in the drive to see the old town hall building brought back to use other than storage. The board passed a resolution Monday recognizing that its predecessor — the town of Bristol — turned over ownership of the building to Kenosha County. The resolution further stated that […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 8:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21700 block of Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller says car flipped over. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — Second ambulance requested to respond to the scene. UPDATE 8:32 p.m. — Dispatch […]

Daily Rose: Two days of combine crunching at the fair

Chances are sometime on TV or in person you’ve seen the spectacle of organized cars smashing together known as demolition derby. But put the fair in an area where there’s still some agriculture going on, like Kenosha County, and unique events like combine demolition derby spring up. Combine demolition derby takes the huge machines that […]

Units responding for a report of fire in Bristol

At about 5:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 15600 block of 75th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Flames and smoke reported at this business by a passer by. UPDATE 5:26 […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 5:20 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a carbon monoxide alarm int eh 400 block of North Riverside Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports that the alarm has been sounding for a while and they are experiencing a headache.

Riverview School Honor Roll fourth quarter 2013-14

Note: This post sponsored by Peoples Bank. — DH The following students were named to the Riverview School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year: Sixth Grade 4.0: Alexis Peterson, Sydney Wagner. HIGH HONORS: Cheyenne Bell, Barbara Cooper, Brookelyn Corona, Brody Fitzgerald, Cade Girardi, Ella Holst, Dillon Kosar, Jesse Lewandowski, Genevieve Mojonnier, […]

Wilmot Jr. baseball hosting pig roast Aug. 9

The Wilmot Jr. Panthers Baseball Program is putting on a Pig Roast Fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 9. The roast will take place from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m..at Legion Field, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes and will feature local food and live music. Admission is $10 for advance tickets or at the door. Schedule of […]

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