Posts from ‘October, 2014’

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 4:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for burning in the 11400 block of 272nd Avenue in Trevor.

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 […]

Burning ban in effect in Silver Lake today

A ban on all outdoor burning has been ordered in Silver Lake by  Silver Lake Fire Department Chief Allison Draeger. The burn ban will be in effect Friday, Draeger said.

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 1:52 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6500 block of 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake.

Units responding for tree fire in Bristol

At about 11:39 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on fire in the 16000 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Bristol. UPDATE 11:40 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports that resident says tree is on some wires. UPDATE 11:43 a.m. — Dispatch has contacted We Energeis.

Blood drive Nov. 4 at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544

Twin Lakes area residents can make a tremendous, positive impact on the lives of patients at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming blood drive. The drive will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544, 989 Legion Dr.. Twin Lakes. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 9:05 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 35600 block of Highway F in Randall. UPDATE 9:07 a.m. — Fire personnel on scene reports one car in the ditch.

Snowing this morning; windy and cold rest of the day

Happy Halloween — or white Christmas. The snow is sticking pretty good to the grass and cars and such at about 6:45 a.m. The National Weather Service says there should be less than a half inch of accumulation and the snow should stop by about 9 a.m. There also is a wind advisory in place […]

Units responding to business for electrical fire

At 8:56 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of an elecrical fire at a gas station/convenience store in the 12100 block of 75th Street, just west of I-94 in Kenosha. UPDATE 8:57 p.m. — Dispatch calls off Bristol response per Kenosha Fire Department command on the scene.

Silver Lake PD, Silver FD and Silver Lake Rescue to host trick or treating event Friday

Silver Lake Police, Silver Lake Rescue Squad and Silver Lake Fire Department will host a Trick or Treating event, Friday, Halloween, at Schmalfeldt Park and Riverview School. Members will be handing out glow sticks, candy and pizza for the parents. Silver Lake trick or treat time is 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31. “We expect a good turn out and […]

Deaths Oct. 20, 2014: Roy A. Rohde

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:

Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda is Saturday

If you are looking for something fun to do while helping to support a community effort, the friends of Amanda Hauser,  local Catholic Financial Life Chapters, and the community from Brighton Wisconsin would like to invite you to  “Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda.” Amanda Hauser is a 12 year old student from Brighton Grade School […]

Chance of snow and cold nights in forecast

There’s a chance you could have to deal with snow tomorrow morning, says the National Weather Service forecast for our area. The forecast calls for a 40 percent chance of precipitation tonight that could become snow showers. Then there’s a 30 percent chance of snow Friday, Halloween. While today’s high temperature is expected to reach […]

Deal of the Day: Ruth’s Hairlines $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 […]

2014 trick or treat hours round-up

It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]

A word from our sponsors: Help wanted at Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning

The following post is a paid announcement by Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning. — DH Installers sought for HVAC work. Multiple positions available. Experience preferred, but willing to train individuals with mechanical aptitude. Work includes installation of HVAC lines and sheet metal work. These are full-time positions with benefits, paid vacation and paid holidays. Apply […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At 8:54 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 11100 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem for a crash. Per dispatch: Three cars involved; multiple injuries. UPDATE 8:56 p.m. — Personnel at the scene requests a second ambulance respond to the scene. UPDATE 8:57 p.m. — Deputy […]

Country Inn and Suites special needs Halloween event coverage (PHOTOS)

Country Inn and Suites in Kenosha just west of I-94 hosted its annual Halloween Trick or Treat Event for Special Needs Children and Adults Tuesday at the Parkway Chateau. The event is a Halloween celebration for children and adults with special needs and their families. Participants can dress up in their favorite costume and then trick or […]

Deaths Oct. 29, 2014: Gerald Thomas Lewis

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:

Westosha Lakes Church offering Thanksgiving meal; register by Oct. 31

If you are seeking assistance during the Thanksgiving season, the Helping Hands Food Pantry of Westosha Lakes Church is available to provide extra help. If you would like to receive a complete turkey dinner including a 12-14 pound frozen turkey and everything needed to make a complete Thanksgiving meal, please call 262-586-9520 to register no […]

Units responding for alarm in Paris

At about 2:03 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a fire alarm in the 4000 block of West Frontage Road in Paris. UPDATE about 2:10 p.m. — First units arriving on scene report no signs of fire.

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 […]

Wilmot UHS Veterans Day breakfast and assembly is Nov. 11

Veterans Day Breakfast & Observance at Wilmot Union High School will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Breakfast will be at 7:45 a.m. in the commons with a 9 a.m. assembly in Veteran’s Memorial Field House. All community veterans and family members are invited. RSVP to Marlene Tilsner at 862-2351, ext. 265 or tilsnerm@wilmoths.k12.wi.us. Indicate your name and number of guests […]

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 […]

Man dies from injuries in Oct. 19 crash in Bristol

A Kenosha man who was driving a vehicle that struck a tree in Bristol on Oct. 19, , suffering severe injuries as a result, has now died from those injuries. Todd M. Covelli, 48, died Monday at Advocate Condell Medical Center-Libertyville, where he was transported by Flight for Life medical transport helicopter the day of the crash, […]

Randall School receives grant to sponsor drug/healthy choices dance

Randall School is the recipient of a 2014-15 ATOD $250 Mini Grant offered by the Greater Kenosha Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Awareness Committee. This grant was written by students Lauren Christensen, McKinley Boyle, and teacher Karen Reddin. This mini grant — “Dance the Drugs Away” — w​ill be used to sponsor a drug-free dance. This […]

Kenosha County UW-Extension launches recycling website

The following announcement regarding recycling information is from Kenosha County UW-Extension: Kenosha County UW-Extension announces that it has launched its Kenosha and Racine Counties Recycle Guide website for residential and commercial sectors. Features of the website include a searchable database for many hazardous waste products that can be recycled through municipal and private sector recycling […]

U16 Kenosha Crew girls go 7-0-0

The U16 Kenosha Crew girls’ soccer team went 7-0-0 in the Wisconsin Youth Soccer League SECL A Division. The girls completed their season undefeated with 7 wins, 0 losses, and 0 ties. They finished in first place with 21 total points and scored 27 goals and only allowed 3 goals against in 7 games. Team […]

Units responding for CO alarm in Wheatland

At about 7:49 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are reaponding to the 32200 block of 45th Street in Wheatland for a carbon monoxide alarm. Per dispatch: No one at the scene is experiencing symptoms at this time.

Deaths Oct. 27, 2014: Shirley A. Fox, Vincenzo “Vinnie” Ruffolo

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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