Posts from ‘July, 2015’

Units responding for crash along Racine-Kenosha County border

At about 10:40 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 18400 block of Highway KR along the Kenosha-Racine County border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles. People involved may be out of their vehicles and fighting. UPDATE 10:47 p.m. — Scene under control enough for […]

Deaths July 31, 2015: Billy Joe Moore

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:

National Night Out in Twin Lakes set for Aug. 4

The community is invited to join Twin Lakes Police, Fire and Rescue personnel for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at St. John Church on North Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes. National Night Out is a national initiative to bring residents together to get to know public safety personnel and neighbors as together we can create […]

Units responding for grass fire in Bristol

At about 12:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 7700 block of 120th Avenue (West Frontage Road) in Bristol. Per dispatch. Grass in fire in an open lot was reported by a caller. UPDATE 12:17 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports […]

Kirsten Triller, Karina Triller named to University of Northwestern – St. Paul spring 2015 dean’s list

The following students were named to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list at University of Northwestern – St. Paul. The dean’s list includes full-time students with a grade point average (GPA) during the semester of 3.65 (out of 4.0) or higher. Kirsten Triller daughter of Mark & Annika Triller of Trevor, with Highest Honors. Triller […]

BloodCenter of Wisconsin has Kenosha County blood drives planned

Kenosha County blood donors can help patients in need at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming blood drives. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or visiting www.bcw.edu. Drives in Kenosha County include: Kenosha. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Kenosha Brookside Care Center, 3506 Washington Rd. Silver Lake. Tuesday, […]

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park season continues July 31

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series continues Friday, July 31 with Lego Movie. These movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk The whole season line-up is here.

Daily Celebration: Hay bale toss contest is Friday evening at fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The hay bale throwing contest at the Kenosha County Fair will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday of the fair. Pre-registration starts at 6 p.m. There is a $1 entry fee The premise is simple. Take a bale of hay and see how far […]

Riverview School Honor Roll third trimester 2014-15

Note: This post sponsored by Peoples Bank. — DH The following students were named to the Riverview School Honor Roll for the third trimester of the 2014-15 school year: 6th Grade High Honors: Savana Andershock, Katie Sullivan, Mason Cummings, Veda Gross, Anna Wischnowski, Joshlyn Delargy, Aiden Gowans, Ernesto Cosio, Jordyn Delargy, Kaleb Gendron, Emma Spivey. Honors: Ayden Brey, […]

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.

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is Aug. 14

Christ Lutheran Church will host it Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Aug. 14 (held 2nd Thursday every month), at the church at 24929 75th Street (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions available (please, no outside food or beverages).

Units responding for fire in Slades Corners

At about 10:17 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’d deputies are responding for a report of a possible fire at Highways P and 50 in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Caller reports a large tree may be on fire. UPDATE 10:22 p.m. — Wheatland FD units being held in quarters.

Dive team responding to Racine County

At about 7:10 p.m., Kenosha County Dive Team is being asked to respond to Wind Lake in Racine County. A search for a possible drowning victim is being conducted there. Kenosha County is being asked to respond with five divers. UPDATE 6:30 a.m., July 30 — Kenosha County Dive Team being requested to respond again […]

Kelly Murphy makes East Texas Baptist University 2015 spring dean’s list

East Texas Baptist University has recognized its students for outstanding academic achievement during the 2015 Spring Semester with the release of the Dean’s List. The Dean’s List is students who have a 3.25 to 3.49 grade point average. Kelly Murphy of Twin Lakes is included on the list. East Texas Baptist University offers graduate programs […]

Units responding for person struck by boat in Twin Lakes

At about 5:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to Lance Park for a person struck by a boat. Per dispatch: Person who has leg lacerations was on Lake Mary when incident occured. Fire department responding with a boat. UPDATE 5:18 p.m. — Village police officer being taken out by Aquanut Ski […]

Western Kenosha County Tennis Association Rally for Life is July 31 & Aug. 1

Note: westofthei.com is sponsor of this event. — DH The Western Kenosha County Tennis Association will be hosting its second annual 24-hour tennis fundraiser event “Rally for Life,” with proceeds to benefit The American Cancer Society of Kenosha County and The Sharing Center. This 24-hour event will take place on Friday, July 31 starting at 4 p.m. through […]

Daily Celebration: Powerful pedaling at pedal tractor pulls

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. Youngsters will be pushing the pedals for all they are worth on Thursday and Friday at the Kenosha County Fair as part of the annual Pedal Tractor Pulls. The competition is open to youngsters from 5 to 12 years old. In pedal tractor pull, the kids pedal […]

Wisconsin Lightning 18U split first 2 games at ASA “A” Nationals

The Wisconsin Lightning 18U girls Fastpitch team split their first two games in opening action at the ASA “A” Nationals in Spartanburg, SC. The Lightning lost Monday afternoon 6-2 to Triangle Lightning, NC and came back Tuesday morning to defeat Axe Elite 18U from Allen, Texas 5-0. They now advance to play Wednesday morning as […]

Deal of the Day: Hill Country Market $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 […]

Missing pets: Young tan female dog in Bassett

A lost young, tan, female dog with a cropped tail is being held by Randall town officials. The dog was turned in to the town Tuesday after being found running loose in Bassett, said Supervisor Mark Halvey. Call 877-2165 to claim this dog or if you have any information about who might be the owner.

Salem Public Safety and the Kenosha Moose Club holding I Dent A KID events

Town of Salem Public Safety and the Kenosha Moose Club will be holding a free registration for parents called “I Dent A KID”.  This program allows parents to have a CD of information made, that they will take home, with their child’s bio information.  This information could be handed to law enforcement in the future […]

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 […]

Rain tonight? Maybe

The local National Weather Service forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of rain tonight. If it does rain, it looks like it is most likely going to come between midnight and 8 a.m. and it could be heavy. At about 9:16 p.m., radar shows rain coming alive in eastern Iowa and moving to the east. Tonight’s low […]

Daily celebration: Demo derby for more crunching, crashing fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening — unless you’re at the Kenosha County Fair’s demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday with Demo Derby taking place starting […]

Deaths July 28, 2105: Thomasine R. Freyermuth

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: WestoshaMarket open Wednesday 3-7:30 p.m.

Note: WestoshaMarket is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The new WestoshaMarket continues its regular schedule this week. WestoshaMarket is open Wednesdays, through Aug. 26, from 3 to 7:30 p.m., 21010 75th Street in Bristol (Highway 50, 3/4 mile west of Highway 45). The market is open rain or shine. Click here for more information, including vendors and musical highlights. Kenosha Common Markets, Inc., […]

Wilmot High School Honor Roll second semester 2014-15 year

The following students were named to the Wilmot High School Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year: Freshmen — Colby Barker, Rebecca Bell, Faith Boyd, Bradley Brennum, Kayla Brever, Ashlyn Brey, Isaac Bruley, Jeremy Bruton, Abigail Clark, Chloe Davis, Annalise Devall, Taylor Dewing, Sierra Domek, Teagan Duffy, Maille Dunn, Desrye Erickson, Alyssa Flory, Daniel Folos, Rachel Fosler, Kyle Gendron, Margaret Gerlach, Joseph Graham, Sydnet Grossi, Gavin Hammond, Emily Hand, Emily Heckel, Sydney Helmuth, Kylie Henderson, Jayden Hendrie, Hunter […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 3:45 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 3300 block of 264th Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller reports a manure pile appears to be on fire.

Deal of the Day: Glazed Bakery $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 […]

Victims in Bristol plane crash identified

The two victims in the fatal plane crash in Bristol last weekend have been positively identified, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has announced. The pilot of the plane has been identified as William Lester Lanman, 69, of Louisville, Kentucky.  Lanman was a US Army Veteran and long time pilot. The passenger in the plane has been […]

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