Posts from ‘April, 2017’

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 7;23 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 30200 block of Highway F in Salem Lakes for a crash. Per dispatch: Single vehicle is off the road. UPDATE 7:26 p.m. — Single occupant of the vehicle reportedly conscious and breathing. Vehicle has […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 7:18 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways C and 83. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Eastbound lanes blocked. UPDATE 7:37 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for one vehicle.

2017 Paddock Lake Arbor Day celebration coverage

  Paddock Lake celebrated Arbor Day 2017 with a tree planting Saturday. The maple tree was planted at Erickson Park. Local Cub Scouts assisted in helping to place the tree, fill the hole and cover it with mulch. Also in attendance were village Trustees Barb Brenner, Kathy Christenson, Gary Kaddatz, Chris Kram, and Gloria Walter […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river was measured at 9.4 feet at 11 a.m. at the New Munster gauge. Bank full stage is 10 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. That level is expected to be reached Monday night. The forecast for […]

A word from our sponsors: April 30, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 930 E Oak St, Silver Lake 7940 Fredricksburg Ct 201, Bristol 24941 87th St #6, […]

Deaths April 29, 2017: Stella E. Lutz

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 Trevor

At about 4:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 28600 block of Wilmot Road in Trevor.

CSI: After Dark is Saturday, May 6 at Central HS

CSI: After Dark will take place at on Saturday, May 6, 7 p.m. under the direction of Rob Clark at Westosha Central High School in Paddock Lake at 24617 75th St. Admission is $5. There will be an eclectic array of songs and medleys performed by the group including “Give Me a Choral Medley,” and “At […]

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. At at 6:15 a.m., Saturday the river was measuring 9.63 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast for the river calls for flood stage to be reached by Monday evening. A crest […]

Very wet weekend forecast

The National Weather Service latest local forecast is a wet one. Rainfall totals for Saturday through Sunday night are forecast from 2.5 inches to 4.25 inches. Rain is expected to start Saturday afternoon around 3 p.m. and continue into early Monday morning. The heaviest rain will come Sunday, when between 1 to 2 inches of […]

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 […]

Highway 45 Update April 28, 2017: Utility work, driveway culvert and right turn lanes

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest.  What happened (week of April 24) — Utilities […]

Legislators schedule listening sessions for May 3

State Sen. Van Wanggaard and state Rep. Samantha Kerkman will hold three listening sessions on May 3, to gather constituents’ feedback on Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2017-2019 state budget proposal. Taxpayers are welcome to attend any of the listening sessions to share their thoughts on the governor’s proposal and share their budget priorities. The May 3 listening sessions […]

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 […]

Deal of the Day: Breezy Hill Nursery $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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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