Posts from ‘September, 2014’

Deaths Sept. 30, 2014: Donald W. Reimer

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: 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 […]

Paris opposes sidewalks at new Highway 142-45 intersection

Roundabout or not, the Paris Town Board does not want to see sidewalks installed by the state Department of Transportation at the Highway 45 and Highway 142 intersection. The board unanimously approved a resolution to that effect at last week’s Town Board meeting. The resolution referenced state administrative code that “permits an authority to omit sidewalks […]

Big dip in temperature today, but just today

Today’s temperature will not feel like yesterday. Yesterday’s high reached 80 degrees at the Kenosha Airport. Today, the high temp is expected to reach just 58 today, a one day swing of 22 degrees, the National Weather Service forecast says. If you not a fan of the chill, there’s good news for you yet. High temperatures […]

Deaths Sept. 29, 2014: Louis A Giacomin

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 for vehicle fire in Randall

At about 2 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire at Highways C and HM in Randall. UPDATE 2:05 p.m. — Per dispatch: Driver is out of the vehicle. Twin Lakes Police officers responding too. UPDATE 2:06 p.m. — […]

Oct. 12 breakfast at Central HS to benefit music student trips

Central High School performing arts students and their supporters will be hosting a breakfast fundraiser on Oct. 12 from 7 a.m. to noon. Enjoy delicious pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage. Cost: Ages 10 and up $7, ages 5-9 $4 and children 4 and under free. Proceeds will benefit the bands/choirs competing at Walt Disney World. For more […]

Western Kenosha County Historical Society History Open House is Oct. 5

Western Kenosha County Historical Society is again hosting a History Open House on Sunday, Oct. 5, noon until 5 p.m. at Miller Park of Trevor, 25905 114th St., Trevor. ​This is a free, casual, inside, outside affair. The society will be dedicating the new Display Building at 1 p.m . All through the event, many things will be featured […]

Units responding for report of fire in Twin Lakes

At about 11:49 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a possible fire in a residence in the 4200 block of Anna Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports burning smell and hearing popping. A cable company crew is also at the scene. UPDATE 11:52 […]

Deal of the Day: Home Again $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 […]

Wesley Chapel’s annual chicken dinner is Oct. 19

Wesley Chapel’s annual chicken dinner will take place Sunday, Oct. 19. Dining will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Advance adult and carryout tickets are $10. Adult and carryout tickets purchased at the door are $11. Advance children 6-12 tickets are $5. Children 6-12 tickets  purchased at the door are $6. Children 5 and under […]

Results of 2014 girls tennis conference at Central HS

The 2014 Southern Lakes Conference varsity girls tennis conference tournament was held at Central High School late last week. Players from Wilmot Union High School and host Central competed in singles and doubles. The tournament wrapped up the conference season and set conference team finishes for the season. Burlington and Badger tied at the conference tournament, with […]

Lakewood School, Subway, Community Library team up for Sub-merge Yourself in Reading Sept. 30

On Sept. 30, Lakewood School has partnered with Subway and the Community Library in Twin Lakes for a Sub-merge Yourself in Reading Event. 10% of all Twin Lakes Subway sales from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. will be donated to the teachers to purchase classroom books. Customers must state they are from Lakewood at time of purchase to receive […]

Furndraiser to assist A Dog for Troy effort

On Sunday, Oct. 12 from 3-6 pm, a 2nd benefit fundraiser is scheduled to assist A Dog for Troy. A Dog for Troy is an effort to help 11 year old Troy and his family raise funds for a psychiatric service dog. The event will be held at Coins Sports Bar in Kenosha, which is located […]

Units responding for report of fire in Bristol

At about 9:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Antioch Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 18900 block of 101st Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting something may be on fire under a home. UPDATE 9:35 p.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 28, 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): 24510 84TH ST, SALEM 23115 84TH ST, SALEM 27211 85TH PL #H2, SALEM 11325 306TH CT, SALEM 9000 226TH CT #7B, SALEM […]

The Sharing Center founder pays visit to agency in Trevor

Some 31 years ago, Rick and Kathy Fors started The Sharing Center in Wheatland, as a way to help people going through a rough patch get back on their feet. Though the Fors have not been actively involved in the relief organization since the late 1990s, the organization continues to serve the purpose of its founders. And Rick […]

Units responding for report of barn fire in Bristol

At about 7:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and Sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a barn on fire in the 16100 block of Highway 50 in Bristol. UPDATE 7:21 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports this […]

Salem Fire needed for mutual aid

4:42 pm – Salem Fire and Rescue has been requested for mutual aid with Silver Lake to a motor vehicle accident at 29501 Hwy F.

Pringle Nature Center to host Mushroom in the Rain story time hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Mushroom in the Rain by Mirra Ginsburg on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10-11 a.m. Participants will hear a story about a rain-soaked ant that takes refuge under a mushroom, which expands to shelter several of his waterlogged friends. After the story, participants will […]

Turning a Hobby into a Business subject of Wilmot UHS outreach class Oct. 14

Turning a Hobby into a Business will be the subject of a Wilmot High School Community Outreach program on Oct. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. (Pizza starting at 6 p.m.) Explore if what you do for fun or as a hobby could turn into a profitable business. This class will focus on examining the feasibility […]

Deaths Sept. 26, 2014: Donna R. Lazzare, Shirley A. McIntyre

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:

Sheriff’s Dept to handle election related complaints in Silver Lake

In the wake of vandalism to some campaign signs this week, the Silver Lake Police Department has announced that complaints related to the upcoming Nov. 4 election will be investigated by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau issued the following statement today: I would like to inform the citizens of Silver […]

Genoa City Lions Club hosting bingo Oct. 7

The Genoa City Lions Club will be conducting Bingo on Oct. 7, at 332 Fellows Inc. on Fellows Road in Genoa City. Doors open 5 p.m., Early-Bird Bingo starts at 6 p.m., Regular Bingo starts at 6:45 p.m., Progressive Jackpot Bingo starts at 9 p.m. Progressive Jackpot for Oct. 7, will be $1,720 to a single winner […]

Central HS’s Diaz finishes 10th at second mountain bike race of 2014

The second NICA high school mountain bike race for the year took place at Iola Winter Park in Iola Sunday. Aaron Diaz, a Central High School junior, finished 10th out of 25 JV riders. Central’s Riley Kaebisch started the race,  but didn’t finish.

Bristol School PTA seeing vendors/crafter for fair in Dec.

Bristol School PTA is hosting it s third Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor fair on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to -3 p.m. Eighth grade parents will also be hosting a pancake breakfast during this event. There will a visit from Santa, and a performance by the Jazz band. Organizers are currently seeking vendors and crafters for the fair. Please […]

Dense fog advisory in effect this morning

A dense fog advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for our area this morning. The advisory will be in effect until 9 a.m. Areas of dense fog may reduce visibility to a quarter of a mile of less, the advisory states. After the fog, it should be a very nice day, with […]

Back to the drawing board for Lilly Lake boat launch project

View Larger Map A process that could result in a new public boat launch at Lilly Lake is going back to the drawing board. The Wheatland Town Board on Monday rejected two bids for the project after learning that the state Department of  Natural Resources preferred a different construction. The town had applied for a DNR […]

Deaths Sept. 25, 2014: Delbert L. Benedict

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:

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 […]

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