Posts from ‘October, 2016’

Deaths Oct. 31, 2016: Leonard P. “Bubba” Jagielski II, Bernice Griffin

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 sponsors: Aging Mastery Program® to be held at Westosha Senior Community Center

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Aging Mastery Program®, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, is coming to the Westosha Senior Community Center. Geared towards seniors 50 years and older, this is a fun program that will help older adults improve their health, financial security, […]

Identity released of man found in submerged car in Brighton

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of a man found in a submerged car in Brighton Saturday. Leonard P. Jagielski, 49, of the Town of Burlington, was already dead when he was found in the vehicle Saturday afternoon. From a KCSD news release: The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office has made positive […]

Dry trick or treat forecast then warm Tuesday; wet Wednesday

Trick or treat for this afternoon and evening looks to be dry and of average Halloween temperature, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high should be 59 with no chance of rain. Temps during the trick or treat hours of 4 to 7 p.m. in Salem, Twin Lakes, Bristol, Paddock Lake and […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and crisps. Please feel free to call (262) 279-3638 to check on quantities of your favorite varieties. Currently, Hafs Road Orchard is […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 6:49 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report for a crash in the 17200 block of Highway C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the ditch.

Central and Wilmot swimmers help secure conference title for Badger Consolidated Swim Team

The Badger Girls Varsity Swim Team, which includes girls from Badger, Bigfoot, Central, Wilmot and Williams Bay, earned the 2016 Conference Title for the fifth year in a row on Saturday. Central students who contributed to the win on Saturday include: Tessa Jahneke (5th place-500 yd Freestyle). Sarah Verzal (1st place-200 yd Medley Relay, 4th […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 12:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has a leg injury. UPDATE about 12:54 p.m. –Silver Lake Rescue Squad dispatched to assist Salem. Patient is on the football field and may have a broken leg.

Wheatland trick or treat forecast : Mostly cloudy and 54

Trick or treat in Wheatland Sunday looks to be dry, mostly cloudy with a high of 54, according to the latest local National Weather Service forecast for New Munster. There may be some drizzle this morning, but that is expected to end by about 10 a.m. Wheatland designated trick or treat hours are Sunday from 2 […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 30, 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): 23300 111th St, Trevor 25901 52nd St, Salem 19530 101st St, Bristol 9000 226th Ct 9B, Salem 21800 121st St, Bristol 33100 […]

Deaths Oct. 29, 2016: Vivian L. Simons, Heinz Glaeser

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:

Deputy looking for loose bull

At about 7:42 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a bull wandering loose in Brighton. Per dispatch: A caller reported to dispatch that the bull was seen in their yard in the 29200 block of 41st Street in Brighton. The bull was headed west. The bull’s owner also was notified. Apparently […]

UPDATE: Occupant found in submerged vehicle dead (PHOTOS)

The occupant of a vehicle found submerged in Brighton Saturday morning was dead. From a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release: At 1208 hours Deputies responded to County Highway B at State Highway 142 for report of a vehicle overturned in the marsh and submerged in water. The vehicle was found about 100 yards south […]

Units responding to grass fire in Wheatland

1:25 p.m. – Wheatland Fire Dept. and Twin Lakes Rescue units responding to an unattended grass fire at Hwy 50 and Hwy 83 North in Wheatland.

Units responding for vehicle in water

At about 12:05 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle in water in the 12800 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle overturned in water. Unknown if it is occupied. UPDATE about 2:08 p.m. — Wrong location given initially. Scene is in the […]

2016 Country Inn and Suites-Brat Stop Special Needs Halloween event coverage (PHOTOS)

Country Inn and Suites and Brat Stop hosted their annual special needs Halloween event on Wednesday. The event, held at Parkway Chateau, provided a safe and handicapped accessible environment for all special needs children. The free event has games, food, prizes, fire truck tour, police officer visits and plenty of treats. Local businesses and organizations (including westofthei.com) […]

Ground broken for first business in Salem Business Park

Salem Business Park welcomed its first tenant Thursday with a ceremony that included representatives from Salem and Kenosha County, Kenosha Area Business Alliance, Milwaukee 7 and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Vonco Products, a packaging company, based in Lake Villa will occupy 10 acres of the 66 usable acres of the business park. Wetlands occupy the […]

Units responding for burning in Randall

At about 7:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to  a report of burning in the 40100 block of 102nd Street in Randall.

A word from our sponsors: Comedian Mike Toomey to perform at Village Pub of Silver Lake Nov. 5; get tickets now!

Note: Village Pub is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Comedian Mike Toomey will perform at the Village Pub of Silver Lake on Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person (non-refundable ). Limited seats available. Tickets on sale now- stop in and get yours today! For more information or questions […]

Identity of pedestrian killed on I-94 released

The identity of a pedestrian killed on I-94 early Thursday morning has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Joshua P. Hockersmith, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene. A Sheriff’s Department statement said his last known address was in Burlington. Hockersmith was struck by an SUV at about 3 a.m. Thursday. The SUV was […]

Free, confidential memory screening to be provided Nov. 3

The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) will provide free, confidential memory screening and information about community resources on Nov. 3. The event is part of National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America during November, National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. The Alzheimer’s Foundation urges screening for anyone […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 12:52 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding for a crash in the 12500 block of Bristol Road (Highway 45) in Bristol. It appears deputies are already on the scene.

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 […]

KAFASI’s Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser is Nov. 9

Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services Inc. (KAFASI) will be holding the 13th Annual Event at Parkway Chateau – Brat Stop Banquet Hall, 12304 75th St., Kenosha, WI on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PATS Services, Inc. is the event sponsor. This fundraiser will have hearty soup samplings from local restaurants. Vote for your […]

A word from our sponsors: October test drives, purchases at Hartnell Chevrolet to benefit Friends of Community Library

Note: Hartnell Chevrolet is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Hartnell Chevrolet is partnering with the Friends of Community Library during the month of October to celebrate National Friends of Libraries month with a Ride to Read program. Visit Hartnell Chevrolet in October, mention “Friends of the Community Library”  and test drive […]

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. Several new entries just posted today. 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 […]

Mountain bike Halloween Night Ride and Costume Party at Silver Lake

The 1st Annual Halloween Night Ride and Costume Party will take place at Silver Lake County Park in Salem on Oct. 28. The fun “spirited” social ride on the park’s single track and double track trails will be followed by roaring fireplaces, chili, a pock luck meal, and beverages at the lakefront pavilion at Silver […]

2016 trick or treat hours set

Local municipalities have set official trick or treating hours for the 2016 Halloween celebration. First up this year is Wheatland, which set its official hours as 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, […]

Burlington man dies in crash on I-94

A pedestrian from Burlington died in a crash on I-94 early Thursday morning. From a statement released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: At 0305 hours (3:05 a.m.) Deputies and Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a vehicle verses pedestrian accident Southbound on I-94 just south of State Highway 158 in the 5300 block. The southbound vehicle, […]

A word from sponsors: Aging Mastery Program® to be held at Westosha Senior Community Center

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Aging Mastery Program®, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, is coming to the Westosha Senior Community Center. Geared towards seniors 50 years and older, this is a fun program that will help older adults improve their health, financial security, […]

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