Posts from ‘February, 2015’

Central HS varsity cheer team state champs

The Westosha Central High School varsity cheer team won their division’s team championship at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches Association tournament Saturday. The Central team competed in the Division II Medium class. The tournament was held at Memorial Coliseum, Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Here is some video of the team from Fox Sports Wisconsin:

Great Kenosha Pizza Bake-Off is Sunday

The Kenosha Area Noon Optimist Club’s annual “Great Kenosha Pizza Bake-Off” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at the UAW Local 72 Headquarters, 3615 Washington Road (wheelchair accessible & ample parking), Kenosha. Attendees at the Great Kenosha Pizza Bake- Off, can sample over 30 pizzas served from local pizza establishments all […]

Memorial for KFD Lt. Scott Schumacher of Trevor is Thursday

A memorial for Kenosha Fire Department Lt. Scott Schumacher of Trevor, will take place March 5 at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Drive in Kenosha. Schumacher’s death earlier this week was from cancer due to carcinogen exposure during execution of emergency duties while on incidents with the KFD, said a statement issued by the KFD. During his 16 […]

A word from our sponsors: Creative Concrete hiring concrete laborers

Note: Creative Concrete is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Creative Concrete, Inc. is looking for experienced concrete laborers. We are looking for individuals to start full-time. CDL license and experience in running small equipment is helpful. Apply in person or call the office: 30621 52nd St. Salem, WI 53168 M-F 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (262) 537-4495

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 3:02 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25600 block of 110th Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: School bus driver reported seeing a car off the road that may have struck a tree. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Fire unit on scene […]

Units responding for CO investigation in Bristol

At about 2:05 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a home in the 18600 block of 102nd Street in Bristol for a carbon monoxide investigation.

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 […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 1:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways W and JI in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rollover. Driver out and walking around.

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus School hosting fish boil March 6

Note: St. Alphonsus School is advertising this event with westofthei.com — DH St. Alphonsus School is once again hosting its famous Lenten fish boil. The fish boil will take place on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. The fish boil features all-you-can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, […]

Bristol School Honor Roll second quarter 2014-15

Note: This post sponsored by American Family Insurance Michael Barber, agent. — DH The following students were named to the Bristol School second quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 school year: Fourth Grade First honors — Lindsay Anderson, Nicholas Argersinger, Katelynn Bergmann, Seth Brankey, Jacob Briggs, Grace Cetera, Tristan Chevrette, Morgan Chyla, Kiley Cummings, Elizabeth Dietz, Andrew Eckhart, Samuel Ellefson, Sydney Farm, Joshua Felske, Lillian Floss, Max Galton, Brooke Giannotti, Reid Glassen, Aidan Gomez, David Gonwa, Anthony […]

Randall to seek memo of understanding on transit buses storage

Randall town Supervisor Lauren Fox will be negotiating a memo of understanding to govern the continued storage of Western Kenosha County Transit buses in the former Bassett fire station. Two transit buses are currently stored in the building. But in January, Supervisor Randy Kaskin brought up several concerns about the arrangement, including transit drivers leaving the […]

A word from our sponsors: Continued growth at Northlake Engineering spurs hiring

Note: Northlake Engineering is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Northlake Engineering, Inc. continues to grow and is adding to its staff. Northlake Engineering is a small, family-owned company located in Bristol, WI, specializing in design and production of custom magnetics, power supplies and assemblies. Northlake employs just over 60 people so the  company is large enough to provide […]

Wilmot UHS cheer team headed to state

The Wilmot High School Varsity Cheer team competed on Saturday, Feb. 21, against five other schools at the WACPC Southern Regional cheer competition held at Wilmot HIgh School. Wilmot placed 3rd in the large varsity division earning a bid to the State Tournament in Madison Saturday, Feb. 28. The competition will be held at the Alliant […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 7:55 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 19000 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has rolled over. Driver, the only occupant, is not reporting serious injuries at this time, but would like to be checked […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 7:18 a.m., Kansasville Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 23600 block of Highway 142 in Brighton. Per dispatch: A caller reports there may be three vehicles involved. One may have hit a tree. UPDATE 7:30 a.m. — Kansasville FD unit says […]

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 6:30 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 16800 block of Highway K along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: Vehicle has rolled over. UPDATE 6:34 a.m. — Per dispatch: Truck is only vehicle involved. Occupants not reporting serious injuries […]

Snow update: 2 inches overnight

At about 5:30 a.m., we measured 2 inches of new snow accumulation at westofthei.com headqaurters in Paddock Lake from the snow that started Wednesday evening. That exceeded National Weather Service expectations. There was still some light snow falling. The National Weather Service has issued a lake effect snow advisory for Kenosha County until 10 a.m. The […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 9:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a crash in about the 12600 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Crash appears to involve a semi and a car. UPDATE 9:34 p.m. — Bristol FD units […]

Deaths Feb. 25, 2015: June E. Luke, Patricia DeLuisa

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:

1.5 inch of snow possible today, tonight

The National Weather Service forecast for our area suggests we may be in for as much as 1.5 inches of snow yet today and tonight. The temperature will also be cold tonight, reaching just 6. There’s more cold in the forecast for Thursday, with a high temperature of 10, Friday with a high of 13 and Saturday with […]

Units responding for crash along Twin Lakes-Randall border

At about 3:39 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Highway P and 104th Street in a border area between Twin Lakes and Randall. UPDATE 3:44 p.m. — Police officer on seen reports to dispatch that crash involves an […]

Girl Scout Troop 7346 to host cookie drive-up at Lance Park

Girl Scout Troop 7346 will be hosting a Drive-Up Cookie Sale at Lance Park in Twin Lakes on Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. People can drive up and buy cookies, $3.75 per box.

Central Varsity Cheer advances to state tournament

The Westosha Central Varsity Cheer team competed on Saturday, Feb. 21, against five other schools at the WACPC Southern Regional cheer competition. Westosha Central tied for first place along with New Berlin Eisenhower High School. They have advanced to the State Tournament in Madison next Saturday. The competition will be held at the Alliant Energy […]

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 […]

Salem School Honor Roll second quarter 2014-15

This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year: Eighth Grade High honors — Joseph Brenner, Kennedy Cortes, Amy Degner, Anna Delisi, Ashlyn Friedrichs, Abigail Jones, Olivia Kazumura, Cameron Krueger, Amelia Kusch, Brenna Maloney, Caileigh McFeters, Moses Morin, Matthew Pham, Carina Rook, Triana Rudd, Ryan Schumacher, Boden Stickels, Zane Sumwalt, Mary Teumer, Nicholas Trecker, Daniella Viirre. Honors […]

Units responding to dumpster fire in Salem

At about 1:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to an outside trash container fire at a business in the 26200 block of 75th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire is visible in the contianer, which is about 100 feet from the building. UPDATE 1:48 p.m. — Fire units arriving on scene confirms flames showing from trash […]

Units responding to Riverview School for medical call

At about 8:24 a.m., Silver Lake Rescue Squad and Silver Lake Fire Department units are responding to a medical call at Riverview School. Per dispatch: Patient is an unconscious 10-year-old in the cafeteria. UPDATE 8:27 a.m. — Town of Salem Fire/Rescue dispatched to assist. UPDATE 8:50 a.m. — Patient being transported by ambulance to a […]

A word from our sponsors: Hill Country Market wine tasting with appetizers is Feb. 26

Note: Hill Country Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hill Country Market is hosting a wine tasting with appetizers on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Hill Country Market, Highways B and 50, in Salem. Cost is 15 per person. Please pre-register for this event by calling  262-537-2111 or stop […]

Seno K/RLT Conservancy open house coveage

Seno K/RLT Conservancy  hosted an open house on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at it’s facility, 3606 Dyer Lake Road (Highway P) in Wheatland. The event provided the opportunity to learn about the area, and its trees, plants and animals. There were displays of pollinator houses and bat houses. While looking at everything and asking questions, […]

Deaths Feb. 23, 2015: Deborah D. Tegelman, Daniel J. Suehring

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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