Posts from ‘May, 2015’

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the park season continues June 5

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series continues Friday, June 5 with Maleficent . This movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk. The whole season line-up is here.

A word from our sponsors: May 31, 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): 121 Pawley Ave, Twin Lakes 24510 84th St, Salem 29712 41st St, Brighton 206 Christie Ct, Twin Lakes

Units responding for alarm in Benet Lake

At about 6:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a facility in the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake for a supervisory alarm. UPDATE 6:44 p.m. — Unit on scene reports no problem. UPDATE 7 p.m. — First alarm was determined to be a false pulled alarm. Department now being toned […]

Sponsored post: Bassett Auto Service celebrates 100 years of service

Note: This post sponsored by Town of Randall. — DH Many people and things have come and gone in Bassett, Wisconsin. The railroad used to come through town and some people still remember the feed mill that burned down in 1961. But for the last 100 years Bassett and the surrounding area have been able to count on Bassett […]

Work on Highway 158 (52nd St.) in Kenosha to begin Monday

It might be a good idea to pick a route into Kenosha other than Highway 158 (52nd) Street for a while. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has issued the following announcement regarding Highway 18 work: On Monday, June 1, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to begin a three-mile resurfacing project on WIS 158, […]

A word from our sponsors: Western Kenosha County Tennis Association offering summer programs

Note: Western Kenosha County Tennis Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Western Kenosha County Tennis Association is hosting a variety of tennis programs this summer. Programs are available for all levels of experience for children 5 to 14. There also is an an adult program planned. All sessions take place at the Central High […]

Boy Scout Troop 328 Survival Challenge 2015 (PHOTOS)

Boy Scout Troop 328 hosted a Survival Challenge on Saturday at Salem Community Park. The public was welcome to attend and learn from the Scouts  and their leaders about topics such as: Building a shelter with just a tarp and ropes. Starting a fire without matches. Learning first aid and treating “fake” wounds. Making stream water drinkable. After the public component, […]

Salem Family 5K Run/Walk 2015 coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Despite some less than ideal weather, Salem School hosted the Salem Family 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 30. The event was organized by Salem teachers and the Staff Wellness Committee, with support from local businesses . The course started at the school, traveled down Highway AH to 256th Avenue, went south to Salem Community Park and then back […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 9:16 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department and Silver Lake Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 9700 block of 336th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Fire is in a laundry room. Occupant tried to extinguish, but could not. Building has […]

Lakewood School staff and administration do the Raider Shake to celebrate school year end

Lakewood School staff and administration put together a Raider Shake video in celebration for the last day of school today. Christina Fauria filmed and created the video. It’s well worth a look:

Deaths May 29, 2015: Bette D. Bosanko

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: Bette D. Bosanko, 91, died May 22, 2105.

Johnny G. Memorial Traditional String Shoot is this weekend

The Johnny G. Memorial Traditional String Shoot will take place at Kenosha Bowmen Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31. Twenty eight 3D targets  at hunting distances set in the woods in a string shoot format. Field or target tips only, two arrows per target. Saturday hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday hours […]

Highway 45 reconstruction project no longer includes roundabout at Highway 142

A roundabout at Highway 142 and Highway 45 that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation had been saying was its preferred option for when the intersection is reconstructed has been dropped from the state’s plans. However, two businesses on the west end of the intersection are still in the way of improvements and will be removed by WisDOT […]

Units responding to vehicle fire on I-94

At about 7:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheroff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 10500 block of I-94, northbound lanes. Per dispatch: Vehicle is on left median, according to a passer-by.

Kiwanis-Club/Sentry brat cookout cancelled for Saturday

The Westosha Kiwanis Club and Marv & Allison’s Sentry hosted Brat Cookout scheduled for Saturday, May 30 has been cancelled due to concerns about poor weather. A new date for the event is expected to be announced.

A word from our sponsors: Third Annual Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing is June 13

Note: The Kiwanis Club of Westosha-Salem is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Third Annual Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing will take place Saturday, June 13 at Bristol Oaks Country Club 16801 75th St, Bristol. Registration is 9 a.m., tee time is 11 a.m. and dinner is 5:30 p.m. Format is 4-Person Scramble. Entry fee is $100 per […]

Units responding for medical problem on I-94

At about 1:02 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to an unknown medical problem on I-94. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene of what initially was thought to be a crash, but know is a medical problem. Scene is in the northbound lanes […]

Traffic access to be restricted along Salem run/walk route on Saturday

An announcement from Salem Public Safety regarding access to roads near Salem School on Saturday: The Salem Public Safety Office will be assisting the Salem Grade School with its’ 5k run/walk on Saturday, May 30 from 7 a.m. to noon. In the interest of public safety there will be restricted access to Highway AH from the school (Highway 83) […]

Rain likely today and tonight, then cooler

Rain is likely Friday and virtually certain Friday night, the National Weather Service forecast says. We could use a little rain, but the bigger shock to the system is likely to be the temperatures starting Saturday. After a week of 70s and above, Saturday and Sunday’s high temperatures look to be in the high 50s. […]

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.

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Artisan Market 4th Annual Spring Showcase is May 31

Note: Wilmot Artisan Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Artisan Market 4th Annual Spring Showcase will take place Sunday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring is in full swing and it’s nature’s way of saying “Let’s Party” so stop that spring cleaning and head over to the gallery for a day of fun! […]

Deaths May 28, 2015: Margaret E. (Marge) Ungemach

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 fire in Paddock Lake

At about 8:21 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A caller has reported that the fire appeared to be on the lake at approximately 6900 block of 246th Avenue. UPDATE 8:28 p.m. — Salem F/R unit […]

Highway 50 under Highway 12 to close next week

If you’re planning to head to Lake Geneva Tuesday night or very early Wednesday morning you will be interested in this announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation that says Highway 50 will be closed under the Highway 12 bridge: On Tuesday, June 2 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) […]

A word from our sponsors: The Diettrich Farm offers unique summer riding camp program and more

Note: The Diettrich Farm is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. The Diettrich Farm, an equine growth and learning center, offers a unique summer riding camp program for children of all ages and experience levels. The week long camp offers lasting benefits. Campers develop confidence, enhance their self-esteem, learn to trust their intuition, develop horsemanship skills, […]

Pringle Nature Center to host concert and bat program on Saturday

The Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting two events Saturday, May 30. First, the center will be holding a Stage Opening Concert on Saturday, at 2 p.m. The newest addition to the nature center will be dedicated. Included in the festivities will be a concert by Joan Hammel, who is an award winning […]

Michael Kurzer receives Herman and Virginia Gundlach Scholarship

The Board of Directors of the Kenosha Community Foundation announced that Michael Kurzer, Westosha Central High School, is among the Kenosha County high school seniors that are recipients of the Herman and Virginia Gundlach Scholarships. These students will each receive a $3,000 scholarship. Each plans to attend a four-year college or university in Wisconsin as a full time student. […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Kiwanis Club and Marv & Allison’s Sentry to host brat cookout May 30

Note: Westosha Kiwanis Club and Marv & Allison’s Sentry are westofthei.com sponsors. — DH The Westosha Kiwanis Club and Marv & Allison’s Sentry are hosting a Brat Cookout, Saturday, May 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sentry, 25300 75th St., Paddock Lake in Village Plaza. $3 Grumpy Brats (choice of brat or Italian sausage) and $4 Grumpy Meals (includes brat or […]

Randall School students participate in Gateway robot competition

Twelve students from Randall participated in the Gateway Sumo Bot Competition on April 30th at the iMET campus in Sturdevant. Middle school and high school teams were eligible to participate. This year there were 30 robots at the competition, with some schools bringing as many as 5 from their school. Randall brought 2 robots, both […]

Deaths May 27, 2015: James M. Gaul

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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