Posts from ‘February, 2016’

2016 Special Olympic Southeast Regional Basketball Tournament coverage

Special Olympics Southeast Regional Basketball Tournament took place Saturday at Wilmot High School. Twenty-nine teams played a series of games. When they weren’t playing, there were concessions, raffles, and bake sale. Movies ran in the auditorium, captioned for the hearing impaired. Following are some  photos from Western Kenosha County Panthers games and other scenes from the […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 8:42 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 13500 block of Seventh Street in Paris. Per dispatch: Injuries unknown. UPDATE 8:43 p.m. — Per dispatch: Vehicle struck a pole and is now in the ditch.

A word from our sponsors: It’s Tax Season for Bruce Melling, CPA

Note: Bruce Melling, CPA is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH February is just about done. Days are getting longer. The temperatures are getting warmer (at least some days). Spring is surely right around the corner. As a CPA, to Bruce Melling, it is Tax Season. This year’s filing deadline, April 18th, will be […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 11:30 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a trailer on fire in the 24100 block of Highway C in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a trailer for hauling motorcycles. UPDATE 11:33 a.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports to dispatch that there is a small, […]

Salem UMC Smorgasbord & Silent Auction is March 5

Salem United Methodist Church’s Annual Smorgasbord & Silent Auction will take place Saturday, March 5 from noon to 5 p.m. Menu includes: Baked chicken, roast beef, meatballs, mac & cheese, mashed potatoes, veggies, loads of salads, dessert and drink. Advance ticket price is: Adults (14 & up): $9; Seniors & Kids: $7 (under 3 are free). […]

Winter storm warning issued for tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for an area of Wisconsin including Western Kenosha County. The warning is in effect from 9 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. Tuesday. Precipitation may start as rain or sleet or snow tonight and change to snow or perhaps snow and sleet. As much as 3 to […]

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

Note: Northlake Engineering is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Northlake Engineering, Inc. continues to grow and is adding to its staff. Northlake Engineering is a manufacturer located in Bristol, WI.  We have been in business for over 50 years and are now part of Standex Electronics.  We specialize in design […]

Deaths Feb. 28, 2016: Robert H. Vos

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 report of burning in Trevor

At about 6:12 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of burning at Highway C and 259th Avenue in Trevor. UPDATE 6:14 p.m. — Per dispatch: Burning reported by passerby.

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 5:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 27600 block of 115th Street in Trevor

Amy Nydahl named to Georgia Southern University Fall 2015 Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 2,800 students on the Fall 2015 Dean’s List. Amy Nydahl, a Logis/Intermodal Transpo major from Bristol, has been named to the list for excellence in academics. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum […]

Wilmot Union High School first semester 2015-16 honor roll

Note: This post is sponsored by Mielke Stair Company LLC. The following students were named to the Wilmot Union High School honor roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year. Freshmen — Austin Adam, Tyler Adam, Riley Alexander, Bianca Andersen, Alyssa Baillie, Jordan Ball, Alana Bell, Sophia Bormann, Jessica Bouma, Hannah Brendel, Kevin Brenner, Jacob Brockway, Henry Bubel, Alexander Burgos, Kayla Burian, Alexander Butak, Jasmine Castillo, Lauren Christensen, Samantha Christiansen, Gretta Cieslak, Noah Coleman, Skyler […]

Accident with injuries in Salem

28426 Hwy AH for an accident. Salem asking for extrication extrication equipment. 3 am. Asking for silver Lake fire. 3:01 car vs tree.

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 28, 2016 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): 11105 233rd Ave, Trevor 31120 Burlington Rd, Burlington 7713 216th Ave, Bristol 18625 116th St, Bristol 16805 93rd St, Bristol 10816 269th […]

Rescue call Wilmot Mountain

Silver Lake Rescue and Randall Fire responded for a rescue at Wilmot Mountain for a shoulder injury. 9:18 p.m.

Deaths Feb. 27, 2015: Peter A. Mathes, Joan P. Pohl, Diane Yockey

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:

Abigayle Barman selected as National Youth Correspondent to 2016 Washington Journalism and Media Conference

Abigayle Barman, of Trevor, has been selected as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2016 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Barman joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Barman was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and […]

16 Wheatland Center students to be published in 2016 Southern Lakes Anthology

Wheatland Center School recently participated in the Southern Lakes Anthology writing contest.  The title of this year’s anthology is “Anything but Ordinary.” Sixteen of Wheatland’s students had their writing or artwork chosen for publication. Student work is judged on creativity/originality, technical skill, clarity of message, and overall quality. Third grader, Elayna Browers, received special recognition this year.  In addition to having […]

Central High School 2015-16 first semester honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2015-16 school year: Straight As Freshmen — Kiley Anderson, Sara Backus, Tommasina Capelli, Maria Grenyo, Abigail Jones, Heidi Korando, Chloey Menarek, Adam Simmons, Elizabeth VanKammen, Eden Wember, Marie Tyree. Sophomores — Alexander Dawson, Madison DeBoer, Felix Desimoni, Jarrett Reiter, Haley Trecker, Kelly Wolkober. […]

United Way seeks volunteers for Readers Are Leaders

On Tuesday, March 8, United Way will be hosting the annual Readers Are Leaders event as part of Read Across America – a celebration of the birthday of Dr. Seuss, to share the joy of reading with elementary aged students throughout Kenosha County. In its seventh year, this event looks to recruit and engage more than 300 […]

Bristol Science Night

Bristol School held its first Science Night Expo Thursday night. The event was put together by the Bristol PTA and sponsored by the Bristol Education Foundation. Students had over 30 tables available hosted by community members and parents who show how science is used in everyday life. Many of the tables were interactive. event organizers

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 14

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Town of Wheatland Fire Department members or at Luisa’s […]

Central HS officials say intruder false alarm became a learning experience

An accidental pressing of a panic button by a Central High School staff member Thursday afternoon has proved to be a learning experience for the school in a couple of ways, school officials say. The accidental triggering of a PA system announcement that there was a dangerous intruder in the building occurred Thursday at about 1:45 p.m. while […]

Natalie Tym graduates from University of Minnesota Crookston

The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of Fall Semester 2015 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during fall 2015. Natalie Tym, Bristol, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Equine Science . The University of Minnesota Crookston enrolls approximately 1,800 full-time students and […]

Senior Fellowship on March 2 to feature champion fiddle player

Westosha Community Senior Fellowship on Wednesday, March 2, at 10 a.m. will feature Georgia Rae Mussard, State Champion Fiddle Player. Fellowship will take place at Wilmot United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 11425 Fox River Road, Wilmot . Georgia Rae is a teenager from Richmond, Illinois who lives with her musical family.  She has been interested in the fiddle since she was […]

County replacing cut ash trees with a variety of species

You may noticed a change in the look of Fox River County Park, where hundreds of ash trees have been cut down in recent weeks as a way to stop the spread of emerald ash borer. There’s no other way to stop the destructive insect. Ash trees in other county parks have been cut too. But […]

Salem School honor roll second quarter 2015-16

This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School second quarter 2015-16 honor roll: Eighth grade High honors — Gianna Aiello, Alexis Arnold, Kathryn Boyd, Riley Burbach, Ashlee Calkins, Gavin Carlson, Lorenzo del Aguila, Kyle Doan, Garrett Edmonds, Cassidy Friedman, Austin Fulton, Otto Gross, Colton Hauser, Madison Heck, Megann Holst, Hailie Kane, Myles Kazumura, Kevin Keating, Abigail Luellen, Julie Lynch, Paul Lynch, Sophia Lynch, Connor MacLeod, Marlena Moore, Jaden Morris, Aaliyah Novitovic, Desery […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Leave No Child Inside: Sky’s the Limit Feb. 27

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Sky’s the Limit on Saturday, Feb. 27, 1 to 2 p.m. Come and explore the night sky during the daytime. Use the inflatable StarLab Planetarium to look at the night sky and see what causes the seasons. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. […]

Dress giveaway at Salem Community Library Saturday

A’s  Dress Closet will be hosting a dress giveaway at Salem Community Library, on Saturday, Feb. 27 from  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be A’s Dress Closet’s fifth year supplying local girls with free Homecoming and Prom dresses. There also will be some shoes and jewelry. Direct your questions to adresscloset@gmail.com or call 262-716-5345.

Applicants sought for 2016 Nathaniel Walter Memorial Scholarship

The Walter family and Wilmot Union High School are currently seeking applicants for the 2016 Nathaniel Walter Memorial Scholarship. This $1000.00 scholarship has been designed to help students pursuing post secondary education (Technical School or College and University) in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) related field.  To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must […]

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