Posts from ‘August, 2017’

2017 Kenosha County Dairy Futurity show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2017 Dairy Futurity Show took place Friday afternoon at the Kenosha County Fair at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. In the Dairy Futurity Show youngsters too young to show animals in the Junior Fair Dairy Show dress up a young calf and themselves to represent a theme promoting dairy. The costumes for the calves and […]

2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair rabbit show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair rabbit show took place at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The show takes place outside the rabbit barn at the north end of the fairgrounds. We expect to have results of the judging later. Check back. In the meantime, here are some more photos from the show:

Silver Lake County Park beach still on caution; PHLA and Center Lake clear

Silver Lake County Park beach on Silver Lake is still at a caution and Paddock Hooker Lake Association and Center Lake are now safe for swimming after resampling on Wednesday reported on Thursday. The results were: Silver Lake: 308 E.coli/100 mL PHLA: 42 E.coli/100 mL Center Lake: 106 E.coli/100 mL Silver Lake County Park beach […]

2017 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair goat show results

Here are the results of the Junior Fair Goat show at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair (Photos from the show here):

2017 Kenosha County Fair Children’s parade coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual children’s parade took place at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair in Wilmot Friday morning. In the children’s parade, costumed youngsters compete in 20-plus categories with costume and props relating to their category. They are observed by a panel of judges and then parade around the fairgrounds. This year the parade was led by the […]

Units respond for crash in Paddock Lake

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue responded for a crash in Paddock Lake at about 2:15 p.m., Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page reported. Photos posted on social media showed snarled traffic in the area of crash on Highway 50 just west of Brass Ball Corners (Highway 83-south/Highway 75 and Highway 50). Injuries were being reported when the fire/rescue […]

2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair dairy show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair dairy show took place Friday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. A Holstein shown by Carrie Weis was named supreme champion overall. We expect to have more results later. Check back. Meanwhile, here are some photos from the show (we will have a separate post with the cute as […]

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Friday’s schedule for the 2017 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Friday at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair: Hours 8 a.m.-Midnight. Midway Open Noon – 11 p.m.; 1 ticket off each ride Noon-5 p.m.; Wristband Specials: Noon-5 p.m., $15 or Noon – 11 p.m., $25. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Rabbit Show followed by Open Class Rabbit Show – north of Rabbit Building. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Horse and Pony Show – Horse Show […]

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.

2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show results

Here are the results of the 2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show, held Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot: Grand champion market hog — Tucker Matrisch. Reserve champion market hog — Jordyn Schultz. Grand champion female — Landin Hipper. Reserve champion female Bryce Babros. Champion duroc — Carrie Weis. Champion Chester white — Rebecca […]

2017 Kenosha County Fair goat show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2017 Kenosha County Fair goat show took place Thursday afternoon at the fairgrounds. Young people showed goats in dairy, market and other classes. The goat project is one of the newer animal projects at the fair, only being about 5 years old. Here are some more photos from the show:

2017 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair poultry show coverage

The 2017 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair poultry show took place Thursday morning at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds in Wilmot. We expect to have results of the judging later. Check back. Meanwhile here are some more photos from the event:

2017 Kenosha County Fair dog show merit awards

Here are the merit awards from the dog show at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair. Kasper Hodgson, Salem Pioneers, Rally-Obedience. Kate Husenica, Trail Blazers, Rally-Obedience. Molly Jackson, Salem Pioneers, Obedience. Ariana Eiler, Bristol Strivers, Obedience. Makayla Zydeck, Salem Pioneers, Showmanship. Alex Kelly, Paris Happy Workers, CGC. Mariana Maugetson, Earth Adventures, CGC. Alex Kelly, Paris Happy […]

2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair beef show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair beef show took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The grand champion steer was shown by Jordyn Schultz. The reserve grand champion steer was shown by Joey McManus. Note: We are expecting to have more judging results later. Check back. Here are some more photos:

2017 Kenosha County Fair sheep show results and coverage (PHOTOS)

The Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair sheep show took place Wednesday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are results of the judging followed by more photos:

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Thursday’s schedule for the 2017 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Thursday at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.-Midnight. Midway Open 1-11 p.m.; Wristband Special 1-10 p.m. – $25. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Poultry Show – east of Poultry Building. 10 a.m. Open Class Foods Judging – Open Class Building. 9:30 a.m. Open Class Cultural Arts Judging – Open Class Building. 10 a.m. Junior Fair Beef Show followd by […]

Michelle Knapp is 2016 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair

Michelle Knapp was named 2017 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair. The announcement was made in a ceremony at the fairgrounds Wednesday evening, one of the traditional highlights of the first day of the fair. Also named to this year’s court were Taylor Matrisch and Abby Diedrich. The court and fairest selections were made after […]

2017 Kenosha County Fair Merit Award winners

Here is a list of the 2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair Merit Award Winners:

Deaths Aug. 16, 2017: Betty Jane Wojdyla

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:

2017 Kenosha County Fair dog show coverage (PHOTOS)

The dog show at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair took place Wednesday. Dog owners put their pets through various tests of skill, obedience  and agility. Here are some more photos:

Aug. 16, 2017 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach closed; Silver Lake County Park beach and Center Lake under caution

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake is closed to swimming and the beaches at Silver Lake County Park on Silver Lake and Center Lake are under swimming cautions after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to […]

2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show coverage (PHOTOS)

2017 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair swine show took place Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We will have results of judging later. Meanwhile enjoy these photos from the show:

Two arrested in Twin Lakes for firing gun outside house

Two men were arrested and are being held in the Kenosha County Jail after firing a gun outside of a Twin Lakes residence early Wednesday. A 20-year-old Twin Lakes man and a 23-year-old Richmond man were arrested by Twin Lakes Police and are in the jail awaiting formal charges. The Kenosha County Tactical Team was […]

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Wednesday’s schedule for the 2017 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Wednesday at the 2017 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.- Midnight. Midway Open 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Wristband Special 1- 9 p.m.  – $25. All Day Kenosha County Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit, ATV and Snowmobile on Display – corner of Commercial Building. 9 a.m. Open Class Judging – Clothing, Knitting, Crocheting, Home Furnishings, […]

Gov office: Kenosha County doesn’t meet standard for FEMA flood relief; SBA loans sought

Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties would not meet the Federal Emergency Management Agency threshold for relief from that agency for July’s flooding, the office of Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday. However, the governor has initiated procedures to be able to obtain Small Business Administration loans for those counties, a program Walker’s office says the counties […]

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has daily demo from Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.con sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department tent at the Kenosha County Fair has a full program of demonstrations running each day of this year’s fair. On Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit, ATV and snowmobile will be on display. On […]

2017-18 Kenosha County Youth in Governance participants announced

Kenosha County Youth in Governance swore in its newest class of 14 local high school students earlier this summer. Participants serve as advisory members of the County Board’s six standing committees, plus the Kenosha Joint Services Board. They attend meetings and have the opportunity to contribute to discussions just the same as the elected supervisors who make up […]

Units responding to accident

11:15 a.m. – Salem Fire and Rescue is responding to an injury accident in the 7800 block of Highway 83. 11:22 a.m. – Two vehicles involved, minor injuries being reported.

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: The fair has plenty of pull

Note: Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Kenosha County Fair has plenty of pull — as in pulling competitions. The fair’s pull categories range from garden to 14,500 pound tractors. Truck and tractor pull is scheduled for Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. in the grandstand. Classes […]

Units responding to water emergency

6:37 p.m. – Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a water emergency at 199th and 214th Ave.

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