Posts from ‘April, 2016’

Paddock Lake Arbor Day 2016 coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Paddock Lake celebrated Arbor Day 2016 on Saturday with another dimension to its program to eliminate the emerald ash borer within the village. Participants in Saturday’s celebration planted three kinds of trees on land within the waster water treatment facility. These trees, and others planted elsewhere within the facility’s grounds, will be given to residents who have participated in the removal […]

Deaths April 30, 2016: Patricia A. Miller, James Esteb

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:

Wilmot UHS academic decathlon team repeats as national champions

The Wilmot Union High School academic decathlon team has repeated as national champions, the school district’s website and Facebook page have announced this afternoon. The National Finals were held in Anchorage, Alaska over the last couple of days. Note: We expect we will have more information eventually if not tonight. Check back! — DH

Bristol School Board rep tells community options still being explored on teacher post-retirement benefits

Bristol School Board members continue to explore options for dealing with certified staff post retirement benefits, a board member told the audience at a community meeting Thursday. Kathy LeFebve, board vice president, hosted a series of meetings Thursday to present information on the  situation faced by the board. The sessions were attended by staff and community […]

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 […]

Units responding for possible gas main break in Paddock Lake

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for  report of a possible gas main break in the 24300 block of 78th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller was working in the yard and believes they may have struck a gas line.

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School Color Run is May 21

Note: Wheatland Center School PTO is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Wheatland Center School Color Run will take place Saturday, May 21. The 5K run will take place at the school starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds of the event will benefit WCS athletics. Cost is $20 for adults and $15 […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem

At about 8:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8700 block of 245th Avenue in Salem for an investigation. Per dispatch: A strong smell of natural gas has been reported inside a house. Occupants are evacuating.

Deaths April 29, 2016: Beatrice Martinez, David J. Schwenn

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:

Wilmot Feeder School’s Combined Summer Mash- Up sign-up deadline is May 2

The Wilmot Feeder School’s Combined Summer Mash- Up will take place at Wilmot High School. Students entering grades 5- 8 in the fall at Lakewood, Randall, Riverview, Trevor-Wilmot , or Wheatland are welcomed to  sign up for this enrichment experience. There will be two sessions offered for each age group (5/ 6 and 7/ 8): Session 1- 8:30- 10:00 Session 2- 10:00- 11:30 Bus transportation […]

Paris site of alleged arson has another fire

A fire at a property in Paris that is already the subject of one arson case had another fire Friday. Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to the fire in the 19400 block of 38th Street (Highway N) in Paris at about 5:17 a.m. Friday, said Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen. Arriving […]

Bristol celebrates Arbor Day 2016 with tree planting at fire station project

Bristol village and Bristol Fire and Rescue representatives celebrated Arbor Day 2016 on Friday with the planting of a flowering pear trees outside the fire station. The tree will be a centerpiece of a project to be funded by the Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association titled ”Bristol Fire Department: Our Past, Present and Future.” The project will consist of a walkway built […]

A word from our sponsors: Washburn Lodge annual Mother’s Day Pork Chop Dinner is May 7

Note: Washburn Lodge is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Washburn Lodge will host its annual Mother’s Day Pork Chop Dinner on Saturday, May 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. Come treat mom to a wonderful dinner. $12 per person for two chops. All moms receive a rose. Washburn […]

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 […]

Brighton School’s Struttin’ With the Stars is May 14

Brighton School’s Struttin’ With the Stars event has moved to the Spring. The event will take place on May 14; everyone is invited to participate in the fun. Struttin’ with the Stars will take place at Brighton School at 1200 248th Ave. (Highway 75), Brighton (Kansasville). Doors will open at 3 p.m. and close at 7 p.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake Area Lions Club to host estate planning seminar May 3

Note: Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is a westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is presenting “The 10 Great Myths and Mistakes of Estate Planning and Social Security Assistance” on May 3, at Village Pub of Silver Lake, in the American Legion Hall, 307 N Cogswell Dr, Silver Lake. The event will […]

Deaths April 28, 2016: Keith Hayden, Leon “Pete” M. Koldeway

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 Transit offering free rides to The Sharing Center

Note: Western Kenosha County Transit is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Sharing Center, in partnership with Western Kenosha Transit, is proud to offer free rides to and from The Sharing Center. The Sharing Center is Western Kenosha County’s Resource Center and Food Pantry located in Trevor, providing basic needs and empowering people in their […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Raceway season opener is April 30

Note: Wilmot Raceway is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Wilmot Raceway’s highly anticipated 2016 season opener goes trackside this Saturday night, April 30. All of Wilmot’s core classes are on the card in a 5 division spectacular. Winged Sprints, wingLESS Sprints, Mini Sprints, Modifieds, and Street Stocks all take to […]

Clinic to help veterans with free estate planning

In an effort to assist area veterans and their eligible dependents, the Kenosha County Veterans Service Office is hosting a Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Job Center located at 8600 Sheridan Road (South 10 Classroom). There will be volunteer attorneys on site to advise and […]

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, […]

Wilmot UHS bands to perform May 16

The Wilmot High School Bands will perform a free concert in the school’s Lance Haas Auditorium for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 16. The Wind Ensemble will perform “First Suite in E flat for Military Band” by Gustav Holst and “Danse Bohemien” by Randal Standridge. The Concert Band will perform “On […]

Paddock Lake addling eggs to hold down nusiance Canada geese population

Paddock Lake has been conducting a nuisance geese egg addling project this spring. The village received a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to perform the activity, said village administrator Tim Popanda. As opposed to being physically moved, eggs this year were sprayed with corn oil, which prevents […]

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. Check out these coupons for two great […]

4-H Clubs and HCE make quiltlets for Nicaragua

Members of Slades Corners Lucky Clovers and Salem Pioneers 4-H Clubs recently joined members of Kenosha County Association for Home and Community Education at Bristol Village Hall to work on a community service project.  Over 200 yards of lightweight fabric in coordinated, bright colors were donated and purchased with donated funds for the purpose of […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake Area Lions Club to host estate planning seminar May 3

Note: Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is a westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is presenting “The 10 Great Myths and Mistakes of Estate Planning and Social Security Assistance” on May 3, at Village Pub of Silver Lake, in the American Legion Hall, 307 N Cogswell Dr, Silver Lake. The event will […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 6:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 28500 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Crash involves a pick-up truck and possibly other vehicles. Extent of injuries unknown at this time. UPDATE 6:55 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on the scene reports […]

Cool Thursday; no return to 60s until Monday

The local National Weather Service forecast says don’t expect Thursday’s high temperature to get out of the mid 40s Thursday. And looking further ahead, we shouldn’t expect to see 60s again until Monday. Thursday’s forecast low is 39. Maybe not a threat of a frost, but cold enough for late April. The NWS is forecasting a […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School Color Run is May 21

Note: Wheatland Center School PTO is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Wheatland Center School Color Run will take place Saturday, May 21. The 5K run will take place at the school starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds of the event will benefit WCS athletics. Cost is $20 for adults and $15 […]

Wheatland 4-H Club hosting blood Drive May 14

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club is hosting a BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drive on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive will take place at Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Appointments are encouraged. Refreshments will be provided. You can sign-up for an appointment here or call Mary Daniels at 262-492-9751.

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