Posts from ‘November, 2015’

Deaths Nov. 30, 2015: Arlo Francis Funk

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 crash in Bristol

At about 6:24 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 6900 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash. UPDATE 6:31 p.m. — Occupant to be transported to a local hospital. UPDATE 6:38 p.m. — Utility company responding to repair a pole struck […]

Units responding for partially submerged vehicle in Trevor

At about 6:23 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Kenosha County Dive Team members are responding to a report of a submerged vehicle in the 27200 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Passerby reports a vehicle off the road and submerged up to its hood in swampy area. UPDATE 6:28 p.m. — […]

Salem School honor roll first quarter 2015-16

This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School first quarter 2015-16 honor roll: Eighth grade High honors — Giana Aiello, Grace Bendix, Kathryn Boyd, Garrett Edmonds, Otto Gross, Colton Hauser, Madison Heck, Megann Holst, Hailie Kane, Myles Kazumura, Kevin Keating, Leeland Kimpler, Abigail Luellen, Julie Lynch, Paul Lynch, Sophia Lynch, Connor MacLeod, Marlena Moore, Jaden Morris, Kayla Oswalt, Lindsi Patyk, Rebekka Pelli, Carissa Rudd, Zoe Shanaver, Hannah Veium, Ronald Verhaalen, Joseph Wade, Morgan Williams. […]

Oak Vue Farm live nativity for 2015 is Dec. 11 and 12

The local holiday tradition of the live nativity at Oak Vue Farm in Bristol continues in 2015 on Dec. 11 and 12. The living nativity — which includes live animals and a cast of 40 — will be presented Friday and Saturday evening. On Friday, Dec. 11, the approximately 30-minute presentation will take place at 6:30 […]

Deaths Nov. 29, 2015: Barbara J. Cheney

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:

Western Kenosha County Historical Society hosting pot luck and show and tell Dec. 6

Western Kenosha County Historical Society invites you to a pot luck dinner on Sunday, Dec. 6. Doors open at noon with dinner to begin promptly at 1 p.m.  Please bring a favorite dish or dessert to share.  Fried chicken, lasagna, and coffee will be provided.  Following dinner, a Show & Tell time will allow participants to […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Lake County

At about 2:44 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Spring Grove Fire Department for a structure fire in the 6300 block of Johnsburg Road. Requested to respond with tenders and for change of quarters are Silver Lake Fire Fire Department, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Twin […]

Units responding for silo fire in Brighton

At 11:19 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a silo fire in the 23300 block of 60th St. in Brighton. Per dispatch: Fire is in a silo in the back of the property. UPDATE 11:28 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports “minimal smoke” coming from one […]

Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church to host Christmas for Kids on Dec. 12

Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilmot will host a Christmas for Kids one day VBS on Saturday Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no charge. Snacks and lunch provided along with crafts, music and games as activities. Parents are welcome to drop off kids and go shopping or cleaning etc. Ages 4 years […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 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): 31120 Burlington Rd, Burlington 8537 Antioch Rd, Salem ]27925 41st St, Salem 6114 242nd Ave, Paddock Lake (Salem) 8436 184th Ave, Bristol […]

Twin Lakes to move ahead with 911 signs for all properties

The Twin Lakes Village Board is moving ahead with placing 911 address signs on each improved property in the village. The board approved by unanimous voice vote a motion directing the village administration to draft an ordinance implementing the signs at its Nov 16 regular meeting. Trustee Kevin Fitzgerald was absent. In giving the administration direction on […]

Bristol Fire and Rescue pancake breakfast, pictures with Santa Dec. 12

Bristol Fire & Rescue will host a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 7 to 11 a.m. at Bristol Village Hall, 19801 83rd St., Bristol. Admission is two non-perishable food items or an unwrapped toy, which will be donated to The Sharing Center and Toys for Tots. Pictures with Santa also will be available

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club indoor book and rummage sale is Dec. 12

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is hosting its 5th annual Books and “More” Indoor Rummage Sale on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the American Legion Hall at 307 N. Cogswell in Silver Lake. It will take place from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m. Just in time for the holidays, there will be bargains galore. Many, many books and gently used items, such as […]

Deaths Nov. 27, 2015: Lisa C. Dulyea (Gerber), Jeanette J. “Judy” Shepherd Rausch, Judith A. “Judy” Kavalauskas (Remington)

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:

Salem passes budget with flat tax levy

Salem electors and the Town Board  passed a 2016 budget with a tax levy increase of less than 1 percent. The levy passed electors 26-0 at a special electors meeting on Nov. 16. The budget including the levy was also passed unanimously by the Town Board the same evening. The 2016 budget total tax levy is […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2015 is Dec 4 & 5

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2015, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, will take place Friday Dec.4 and Saturday Dec. 5 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Jingle Bell Christmas” marks […]

Kayla Konwent signs softball letter of intent

Westosha Central High School senior Kayla Konwent recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Joining her in a ceremony at the school were (above, top row from left) Hitting Coach Rachaad Stewart, Central Coaches Konnie and Tom Lampe, Strength Coach Chris Ilang (bottom row from left) dad […]

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 […]

Salem Grade School PTO Santa Breakfast is Dec. 5

The Salem Grade School PTO Santa Breakfast will take place Saturday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, sausage and juice. Adults are $6, children (3+) are $4 and children 2 & under are free. Active duty military with a photo ID are also free. Please pay at the door. Avoid the […]

Units on scene of crash in Bristol

At 7:30 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and aheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a crash at 83rd Street and 216th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: A second ambulance was requested from Bristol FD. Mutual aid from Town of Salem Fire/Rescue was requested for n addtional ambulance. Deputy requested tow trucks be sent […]

Abbie Reeves returns for senior season on UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team

Abbie Reeves, a native of Salem, and graduate of Westosha Central High School, will compete for the 2015-16 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s basketball team. Reeves, a senior at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in finance. Led by a deep, talented group of veteran student-athletes, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s basketball team looks to compete for a Wisconsin […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 1:58 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an oven fire in the 6000 block of 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Oven fire at the address was extinguished a couple of times, and believed to be out now. A lot of smoke […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

westofthei.com wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

Deaths Nov. 25, 2015: William R. H. Swinford Jr., Bienvenido Santiago

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 crash in Twin Lakes

At about 5:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a crash in the 500 block of Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 5:18 p.m. — Southbound traffic on Burlington Avenue being blocked at Mueller Avenue.

Santa at Twin Lakes FD on Dec. 5

Santa will be at the Twin Lakes Fire Station Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the kids by for a tour of the firehouse, pictures with Santa and hot chocolate and goodies. The fire house is located at 236 E. Main St., Twin Lakes.

Chyanne Onstad signs softball letter of intent

Westosha Central High School senior Chyanne Onstad recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Joining her in a ceremony at the school were (above, top row from left) Hitting Coach Rachaad Stewart, Central Coach Konnie Lampe, sister Amanda Onstad, Central Coach Tom Lampe, (bottom row from left) […]

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 […]

Man guilty of death of Twin Lakes teen in 2013 crash sentenced to prison

The man who struck a Twin Lakes teenager who later died from his injuries in the June 2013 traffic crash was sentenced in Kenosha County Circuit Court Monday. Thomas H. Johnston IV, 29, of Twin Lakes, had pleaded no contest to a charge of  homicide by use of vehicle-controlled substance. On June 14, 2013, Johnston struck Nathaniel […]

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