Posts from ‘December, 2016’

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 7:38 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for an investigation in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke being reported outside an apartment building. Might be from a vehicle doing burnouts. UPDATE 7:42 p.m. — Police officer reports no sign of […]

Deaths Dec. 31, 2016: Wade F. “Ruby” Yates

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 5:49 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a crash at West Main and Burlington in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Extent of injuries unknown.

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School seeking Special Education Aides

Note: Wheatland Center School is advertising this position with westofthei.com. — DH Wheatland Center School has open positions for Special Education Aides. The starting rate is $11.68 per hour. Hours per week are 20-23. More information and how to apply is available here. The Wheatland J1 School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem

At about 10:30 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 23200 block of 82nd Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Homeowner reporting slight smell of natural gas. Occupants have evacuated. Dispatch contacting utility company. UPDATE 11:10 a.m. — Utility crew on the scene and fire units returning to quarters.

Sen. Van Wanggaard reappointed Chair of Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety

State Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) has been reappointed as Chair of the State Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety for the upcoming 2017-18 legislative session. In addition to chairing the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee, Wanggaard will serve as Senate Co-Chair of the Law Revision Committee and Joint Survey Committee on Criminal Penalties. “Fostering public safety has […]

Deaths Dec. 30, 2016: Genevieve D. Supergan, Marino O. Ghilardi, William A. “Billy ‘The Bristol Bullet’ ” Bohn, Alex Miller

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:

Randall School Student Council presents $1,000 to Canine Companions for Independence

Randall School Student Council presented a check in the amount of $1000 to Canine Companions for Independence on Dec 6. Ron Balint, a puppy trainer and representative for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) spoke to the student council at Randall and accepted the check. Randall Student Council and the Veteran’s committee worked together to organize several […]

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 […]

Deaths Dec. 29, 2016: Paul A. Tittle, Keith Carlson

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:

Deal of the Day: The Village Pub Fish Fry $20 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 […]

Paddock Lake receives award for accessibility

The Paddock Lake village government has been recognized for its efforts to provide accessibility for people with disabilities to village facilities. The Accessibility Award was presented at Society’s Assets Holiday Banquet earlier in December. The award recognized Paddock Lake for its “dedication to the community and to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. […]

UPDATE: Significant damage to Wilmot house from fire

A Wilmot house sustained significant damage from a fire Wednesday afternoon, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department media release says. The house was unoccupied when the fire was reported at a little before 3 p.m. A pet was rescued from the house. From the media release: On December 28, 2016 Deputies and the Town of Randall Fire […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School seeking Special Education Aides

Note: Wheatland Center School is advertising this position with westofthei.com. — DH Wheatland Center School has open positions for Special Education Aides. The starting rate is $11.68 per hour. Hours per week are 20-23. More information and how to apply is available here. The Wheatland J1 School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, […]

Deaths Dec. 28, 2016: Mary B. Dollen, Osa M. Herreid, Ruth Woods

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:

Multiple fire departments fight fire in Wilmot

Randall Fire Department and other area fire departments and sheriff’s deputies were on the scene of a house fire on Wednesday afternoon in Wilmot. The fire was in the 11800 block of Fox River Road and was reported just before 3 p.m., according to scanner transmission archives at Broadcastify. Kenosha County Police Scanner Facebook page […]

Deal of the Day: Luisa’s $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 […]

Richard Bong State Recreation Area announces January programs

Richard Bong State Recreation Area has announces the following January programs: Sunday, January 1 — First Day Hike.  State Parks across the nation host New Year’s Day hikes.  Join in the celebration to start your year off right and learn a little about the park too. Meet at the Visitor Center. 3-4pm Saturday, January 7 — GO Cross-country […]

A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Starting pay is $13.15, more with CDL and experience. $500 signing bonus and quarterly safety bonus up to $0.35 per hour. Dousman […]

Randall School first trimester honor roll 2016-17

Note: This post is sponsored by Gagliardi Law, LLP. — DH The following students were named to the Randall School honor roll for the first trimester of 2016-17. 7th Grade Straight A’s: Lindsey Franklin, Kaitlyn Sweeney, Zoe Zenner. High Honors:  Clayton Worklan, Zach Zender, Chase Kocken, Nathanial Lee, Josephine Snyder, Kylie Melka, Emma Beaudoin, Alana Buchanan, Keira […]

Deaths Dec. 27, 2016: Barbara Lois Frisby

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: Lakeland Little League baseball and softball early bird registration open now

Note: Lakeland Little League is a westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement. — DH Lakeland Little League baseball and softball registration is now open and offering an early bird discount for all registrations completed by Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m.  You can register your athlete(s) on Lakeland’s new website. 

Paris School first trimester 2016-17 honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the Paris School first trimester 2016-17 honor roll: Sixth grade High honors — Seliz Arizmendi, Monika Berg, Nicholas Bundza, Emma DeJonge, Gwen Grabot, Elizabeth Jones, Paige Koenecke, Felimon Lim, Jacob Meredith, J.J. Salas, Lily Schoen, Julia Schwer, Emma Snell, Henry West, Caitlyn Woodell. Honors — Janae Bayles, Brendon Becker, Kevin Carreon, Manny Clark, Izzy Duryee, Carson […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 10:10 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 26400 block of 85th Street (Highway F) in Salem (near Silver Lake County Park). Per dispatch: A single vehicle has struck a tree. An occupant may be pinned in the vehicle. UPDATE 10:15 a.m. — Town […]

Deal of the Day: Home Again $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 […]

Kenosha Community Foundation accepting grant applications

The Kenosha Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local not-for- profit organizations for 2017 grants; the grants will be funded from Unrestricted Funds that the Foundation manages. According to Robert Schneider, Foundation Executive Director, “For 2017, we adopted a new focus for our grant making from the income generated by our pool of Unrestricted Funds. […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 9:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a fire in the 22700 block of Highway K in Salem. Per dispatch: Vehicle is on fire.

Deaths Dec. 26, 2016: David Charles Gill Sr., Francis (Frank) A. Straukas, Susan Zimmer

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:

Silver Lake Village Board OKs memo regarding clerks and election work

The Silver Lake Village Board has approved an agreement with Salem that should bring some additional election expertise into the village government in time for the historic first voting for offices in the new village of Salem Lakes. The Village Board last Wednesday unanimously approved a memo of understanding between the village and Salem and […]

Riverview School first trimester honor roll 2016-17

Note: This post is sponsored by Peoples Bank. — DH The following students were named to the Riverview School first trimester honor roll for the 2016-17 school year: 8th grade High Honors:  Kaleb Gendron, Veda Gross, Rylee Thiel, Joshlyn Delargy, Anna Wischnowski, Trista Fiegel, Ernesto Cosio, Mason Cummings, Savana Andershock, Jordyn Delargy, Teagan Maki, Liana Mejia, […]

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