Posts from ‘April, 2017’

Deputy responding to loose animal call at Bristol/Salem Lakes border

At about 7:50 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of two German shepherd dogs running loose in the area of Highways 50 and 216th Avenue near the Bristol/Salem Lakes border.

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:48 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and D in Bristol. UPDATE 6:50 a.m. — Fire unit on scene reports that everyone appears to be out of vehicles. Eastbound inside lane being shut down by a deputy. UPDATE 6:54 a.m. — Deputy […]

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. 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 a map to your info.

Deaths April 27, 2017: Robert W. “Bob” Bohn

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 Lakes to have separate clerk and treasurer positions

The Salem Lakes Village Board split the office of clerk/treasurer into separate clerk and treasurer positions. The action was taken at a special meeting Wednesday, with Trustee Bill Hopkins voting no and village President Diann Tesar not casing a vote. Trustee Laura Francart was absent, but excused. The new arrangement will be more like Salem, […]

Registration open for Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing to Benefit Kiwanis Club of Westosha-Salem and Make a Wish on May 20

The 2017 Annual Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing will take place Saturday, May 20 at Twin Lakes Country Club, 1230 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes. Registration is 11:30 a.m., lunch is 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., shotgun start at 1 p.m. and dinner is 6:45 p.m. Entry fee is $100 per golfer (includes range balls, golf, lunch and dinner). Contests […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 1:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of an alarm at a home in the 100 block of Eastwood Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm.

A word from our sponsors: Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale is April 28 & 29

Note: Christ Lutheran Church is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale of new or used furniture, miscellaneous household items, home maintenance tools and implements, sports equipment, clothing etc. will happen on Friday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday April 29 from […]

Salem Lakes to pursue water patrol with deputies and civilian code enforcement crew

The Salem Lakes Village Board Wednesday agreed to move forward with hiring sheriff’s deputies as independent contractors for water patrol and pursuing the creation of a civilian code enforcement staff. The direction came at a special meeting. Trustee Laura Francart was absent, but excused. If both of those plans come to be, it appears to […]

UPDATE: Hazardous material spill appears to be from equipment malfunction; roads open

A equipment malfunction appears to the reason for a spill that closed roads for about five hours in Western Kenosha County near the Kenosha-Racine County. Roads are now open and there is no longer any danger to the public, said a statement released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at about 4:15 p.m. From the […]

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 […]

Units on scene of crash with gas release along Kenosha-Racine county line

At about 11:26 a.m., the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department issued the following statement regarding a incident along the Kenosha-Racine county line: Emergency Services are at the scene of a truck accident involving the release of anhydrous ammonia gas. Residents in the vicinity of Hwy KR and Hwy 45 in the Township of Paris and the […]

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. 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 a map to your info.

A word from our sponsors: Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 385 Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction is May 13

Note: Troop 385 is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 385 of Bristol will hold a Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction at Bristol Grade School located at 20121 83rd Street in Bristol, on Saturday, May 13 from 7 a.m. to noon. The […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 8:45 p.m., Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a confirmed structure fire in the 33400 block of 120th Street in Randall. Deputy on the scene reports home has been evacuated. Twin Lakes Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are also part of the initial […]

Salem Lakes schedules special meeting for Wednesday; discussion of Public Safety on agenda

The Salem Lakes Village Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Salem Town Hall 9814, Antioch Road, Salem. The agenda includes eight items for discussion and possible action. Included on the agenda is  continued discussion on suspension of the Public Safety Department and/or Water Patrol. The agenda also […]

A word from our sponsors: Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale is April 28 & 29

Note: Christ Lutheran Church is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale of new or used furniture, miscellaneous household items, home maintenance tools and implements, sports equipment, clothing etc. will happen on Friday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday April 29 from […]

Salem Firefighter Association spaghetti dinner is April 30

Salem Firefighter Association will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dinner will be held at Village of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. The public is invited to eat spaghetti and tour the station. Cost will be $8 for adults, $5 for […]

Deal of the Day: 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 […]

Wheatland town electors authorize town hall exterior upgrades

Wheatland town electors unanimously approved authorizing upgrades to the town hall exterior. The proposal was on the town’s annual meeting agenda Monday evening. The measure passed by a voice vote with 12 electors present and no one voicing opposition. Town Chairman Bill Glembocki explained the Town Board has been gathering information on what needs to […]

A word from ours sponsors: Messy Church set for April 30

Life can be messy, so why shouldn’t church be messy, too?  If wooden pews, hymns, and sitting still and quiet aren’t your thing, Messy Church might be just what you’re looking for. Messy Church is sponsored by Living Waters Ministries in conjunction with United Methodist churches in Kenosha County.  It’s cross-generational, very informal, and everyone […]

Mostly sunny and warm Tuesday, then rain

Tuesday should be another nice day with a high over 70 and mostly sunny skies, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The rest of the week, however, stands a good chance of being wet, the same forecast says. The rain could start as early as Tuesday night, but grows to a 50 percent […]

Units responding for fire in Bassett

At about 8:52 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a fire in the 34400 block of Bassett Road in Bassett. Per dispatch: Caller reporting an unattended fire.

Deaths April 24, 2017: Charles P. Honold, Ruth A. Leeftink

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:

County executive endorses March for Babies on April 29; Bristol family serving as ambassadors

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave are asking residents in both counties to consider participating in the 2017 March for Babies on April 29 at the Racine County Zoo. Kenosha County Board Supervisor Jill Gillmore, her husband, Matt, and their 7 children are this year’s Racine/Kenosha Ambassador Family for the Racine/Kenosha March for […]

Kenosha ADRC to host Welcome to Medicare Workshop May 18

Going on Medicare? You will have some decisions to make. Kenosha Aging and Disability Resource Center sponsors monthly Medicare workshops for people new to Medicare and their families. Learn the basics of Medicare coverage, options for private health and drug coverage, and public benefits that can help with health care costs. Welcome to Medicare Workshop […]

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 […]

Deaths April 23, 2017: Dorothy Mae Polewaczyk

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 mutual aid to Pleasant Priaire

At about 5:30 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is activating a box alarm for assistance with a wild land search for an endangered person. Bristol Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue are being requested to respond with ATVs. UPDATE — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that subject was found.

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 2:44 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in Bristol. Per dispatch: A large brush fire is being reported at 187th Avenue and 116th Street. UPDATE about 2:53 p.m. — Fire unit on scene confirms a large field fire.

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