Posts from ‘March, 2015’

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 9:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the the 23500 block of Highway C in Salem. Per dispatch: Vehicle has rolled over and is now on its side. UPDATE 9:58 p.m. — Per fire unit on the scene reporting to dispatch: Vehicle is off the road […]

Deaths March 31, 2015: Frederick G. Gillings

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:

UPDATE: Assailants in Lake Shangri-la shooting incident wore masks

The assailants in a shooting Monday evening in Lake Shangri-la wore masks, the latest media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Detectives continue to follow new leads in the shooting incident on 03/30/15 at 2131 hours in the Lake Shangri-la Subdivision in the Town of Salem, Kenosha County. The 52-year-old […]

Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:30 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 32700 block of 45th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire reported by a passerby as being on the south side of the road. UPDATE […]

Teen assembles Easter baskets for children in the hospital

Ruthann Beales decided she wanted to make Easter baskets because she wanted to make children happy. She decided on this when she thought about how it would be to stuck in the hospital. She selected this holiday because Christmas gets a lot of attention, and Easter is her favorite holiday. This year family and friends […]

Wheatland Center’s Elizabeth Weidner 2014-2015 Letters About Literature semi-finalist

Elizabeth Weidner, an eighth-grade student at Wheatland Center School, has been named a semi-finalist in the 2014-2015 Letters About Literature competition. Her letter advanced through two levels of judging at the national LAL office in Virginia, and has been forwarded to the state-level judges, who will announce Wisconsin’s first- and second-place winners and honorable mentions in April. Elizabeth will […]

Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 Easter Egg Hunt 2015 coverage

The weather was rainy and windy, but the Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 Easter egg hunt went on Sunday. It was held inside Washburn Masonic Lodge, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. It was open to children 12 and under. Here are some photos:  

UPDATE: KCSD says assailants in Lake Shangri-la incident believed to be out of area

The assailants in a shooting incident in Lake Shangri-la Monday night appear to be out of the area, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said in a statement issued at 11:30 a.m. The full statement from Sgt. Dan Ruth, public information officer, said: The shooting incident which occurred last night in the Lake Shangri-la subdivision, […]

Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program collection date is May 2

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has announced this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Program. “The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a free program and a great opportunity for Kenosha residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste in an environmentally friendly way,” Kreuser said. As in 2014, e-waste (electronic waste) and refrigerant waste (items containing freon) will also be accepted […]

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 […]

UPDATE: Victim’s injury not life-threatening in Lake Shangri-la shooting

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released the following information regarding a shooting in Lake Shangri-la Monday night: On 03-30-15, at approximately 2131 hours, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a shooting incident in the 22000 block of 121st Street (Street name corrected. — DH) in the town of Salem, Kenosha County.   Fire […]

American Legion Post 544 to host pizza fundraiser April 1

American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, April 1, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All you can eat pizza, baked mostaccoli, and salad for $6 for adults, $3 for kids 6-12, kids under 6 are free. American Legion Post 544 is located at 989 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes.

Units responding to report of shooting in Lake Shangri-la

At about 9:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a shooting in the 22000 block of 121st Street in Lake Shangri-la. UPDATE 9:43 p.m. — Deputy reports that victim is conscious and breathing with a laceration to the head. UPDATE 9:44 p.m. — House is secure and […]

Deaths March 30, 2015: Victorine L. “Vicki” Swartz

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:

Pringle Nature Center to host storytime hike about trees April 4

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Nature Story Time Hike: A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry on Saturday, April 4, 10 to 11 a.m. I f you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows […]

Christ Lutheran Church to host bingo April 9

Christ Lutheran Church will host its Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, April 9 (held second Thursday every month). Doors open at 5 p..m. Game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th Street (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions are available; please, no outside food or beverages.

Riverview School Multicultural Night is April 10

Riverview School’s Multicultural Night will be held this year on Friday, April 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Every grade level will be displaying work that they have created that fits the multicultural theme. There will be food samples donated by area businesses and families for sale in the cafeteria and desserts in the concession stand. There will […]

Hoy Audubon of Kenosha and Racine Counties to host program about bluebirds

Bluebirds are starting to build nests to raise their young for this year, and a local birder will reveal how to attract them to your yard. Rick Fare, education committee chair for Hoy Audubon of Kenosha and Racine Counties, will describe the life of the Eastern Bluebird and related topics at a 10 a.m., Saturday, […]

Bristol tops conference in volleyball

Westosha Conference girls volleyball championships were held Thursday at Randall School. Bristol came in first; Salem came in second.

Wilmot’s Emily Walter selected to attend West Point Summer Leaders Experience

Emily Walter, a junior at Wilmot Union High School has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience in June. More than 5,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE, which offers outstanding high school juniors the opportunity to experience life at West Point. SLE attendees live in the cadet barracks (dormitories), eat in the Cadet […]

Brighton School kindergarten screening is April 28

Brighton School kindergarten screening will be held Tuesday, April 28, for children who will be 5  years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015. Registration paperwork will be provided at the same time.  Parents are to bring in their child’s birth certificate and Social Security number. Screening is by appointment only. To make an appointment please […]

Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt

The Kiwanis Club of Westosha-Salem held their annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, at Noon, at Salem Grade School.        

Silver Lake Easter Egg Hunt

    Silver Lake held their Easter Egg hunt on Saturday morning. The festivities began with the arrival of the Easter Bunny on a Silver Lake fire engine. There was a special egg in each age group for an Easter basket.

Wheatland Fire Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt 2015

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday morning by the Wheatland Fire Station. Everyone gathered around the Wheatland truck, and were divided into three age groups. Some eggs had a special certificate in them for a special prize they received from Miss Wheatland.  

Car in ditch

About 12:30 am a car missed turning into Benson Corners.

A word from our sponsors: March 29, 2015 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): 29712 41st STREET, BRIGHTON: http://bearrealty.com/properties/29712-41ST-ST-BRIGHTON-WI-53168/1405261/165/#.VRXiZA9N3AM.facebook 11105 233rd AVENUE, SALEM: http://bearrealty.com/properties/11105-233RD-AVE-SALEM-WI-53179/1394181/165/#.VRXikXS4Xlg.facebook 3300 200th AVENUE, PARIS: http://bearrealty.com/properties/3300-200TH-AVE-PARIS-WI-53104/1404139/165/#.VRXiu4pfC9I.facebook 12320 250th AVENUE, SALEM: http://bearrealty.com/properties/12320-250TH-AVE-SALEM-WI-53179/1398364/165/#.VRXi8kT12uY.facebook 16006 60TH ST, PARIS: […]

Wet and windy tomorrow

Issued by The National Weather ServiceMilwaukee/Sullivan, WI Sat, Mar 28, 6:49 pm CDT … BURST OF MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING… WARMER… MOIST AIR SURGING INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE A PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION SUNDAY MORNING. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SLEET WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN […]

Injuries at Salem business

At 9:42  Salem Fire and Rescue and Sheriff’s Department were dispatched for report of two people stabbed at a business in the 12700 block of Antioch Road. Deputies are looking for a suspect who fled the scene.  

Car vs pole

Single car accident 224th Avenue 116th Street at 6:48pm. Car vs pole. Two people transported to the hospital by Salem Fire.

Central HS Badger Boys and Girls State representatives named for 2015

Central High School District of Westosha recently selected the 2015 Badger Boys and Girls State Representatives. Representing Central at the week-long conference promoting democratic government principals and citizenship in Oshkosh for Girls State is Sophia Calzavara, daughter of Frank Calzavara and Deneen Smith. Selected as alternate is Shannon Bozman, daughter of Bruce and Alison Bozman. Representing the Boys […]

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