Posts from ‘September, 2017’

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 24, 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): 23300 111th St, Trevor. 11314 Bristol Rd, Bristol 19710 83rd St, Bristol 1406 88th Ave, […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 1:42 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible brush fire in the 25100 block of 107th St. In Trevor. UPDATE 1:49 p.m. — Deputy reports smoke may be from a cooking fire.

Central HS to host SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age on Sept. 25

Are you looking for ways to talk to your pre-teen and teen about technology and the importance of balancing their use of digital media and face-to-face experiences? In collaboration with Brighton, Bristol, Paris, Salem, and Wheatland School Districts, Westosha Central High School will present SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age on Monday, Sept. 25. (5:00 Doors […]

A word from our sponsors: Griffiths Grounds celebrates 7th season of providing fall produce and decorations

Note: Griffiths Grounds is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Family owned since 1946, Griffiths Grounds, 7010 Bristol Road (Highway 45) in Bristol, celebrates our 7th season providing homegrown fall produce and decorations to southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to dusk through October 31st; […]

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club to host spaghetti dinner Oct. 7

The Paddock Lake Area Lions Club will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Westosha Senior Community Center at 19200 93rd St., Bristol. Tickets are $7.50 for adults; $4.50 for children ages 6-12; and free for children under age 6. There will be many raffle prizes and a Bake Sale, too. Carry […]

A word from our sponsors: Pike River Trail Run/Walk is Sept. 30

Note: Kenosha Running Company is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Celebrate the start of October with a Fall Ride or a jaunt on the trails with the Kenosha County Parks and the Kenosha Running Company! Taking place at Petrifying Springs Park on September 30th, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. the Pike […]

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 ours sponsors: Hill Country Market to host Wine Tasting with Appetizers & Jazz on Sept. 28

Hill Country Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Hill Country Market is hosting Wine Tasting with Appetizers & Jazz, on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20/person. Please pre-register. Come enjoy our popular wine tasting paired with delectable appetizers and this time, also paired with live music! Enjoy […]

Salem Lakes considering allowing chicken keeping

Salem Lakes is considering allowing the keeping of chickens on non-agricultural properties within the village. The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday discussed the possibilities. Village President Diann Tesar said the matter is under consideration because residents have been asking about it. “More and more people want chickens,” Tesar said. Village staff gave the board […]

Deaths Sept. 22, 2017: Jackie W. Hutcheson Jr.

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 to crash in Wilmot

At about 5:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway W (Fox River Road) and 316th Avenue in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Crash involves a pickup truck and a motorcycle.

A word from our sponsors: Mobil seeking gas station attendants

Note: Rote Oil is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Mobil is seeking applicants for part-time cashiers. Must be reliable and available to work various shifts per week. More information about the position and an online application available here or apply in person at: Brass Ball Mobil 25406 75 th St., Salem, WI […]

Paddock Lake donates German sign to Old Settlers Oktoberfest

Paddock Lake has donated a German welcome sign to Old Settlers Oktoberfest, the annual German festival held at Old Settlers County Park in Paddock Lake. The sign was donated to the village by Paddock Lake resident Shannon Berkman. Berkman found the sign in her Paddock Lake home after she purchased it, left by the former […]

Temp to top 90 degrees Friday

The National Weather Service says the high temperature will top 90 degrees Friday, which by the way is the first official day of fall. The high today is forecast to reach 93 degrees, says the latest, local NWS forecast. It was warm Thursday too, but it didn’t quite reach 90, at least at the nearest […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 5:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient may have a dislocated wrist.

A word from our sponsors: Pike River Trail Run/Walk is Sept. 30

Note: Kenosha Running Company is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Celebrate the start of October with a Fall Ride or a jaunt on the trails with the Kenosha County Parks and the Kenosha Running Company! Taking place at Petrifying Springs Park on September 30th, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. the Pike […]

Application deadline for flooding We Care Grants extended to Sept. 25

The deadline for applying for a We Care Grant for Western Kenosha County residents who sustained flood damage during July 2017 has been extended to Sept. 25. A limited number of flood relief grants will be available for Western Kenosha County residents who sustained flood damage during July 2017. These grants are available through funds raised by the following […]

Units responding for sparking in Trevor

At about 7:45 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a sparking circuit breaker outside of a home in the 27600 block of 114th Street in Trevor.

A word from our sponsors: Griffiths Grounds celebrates 7th season of providing fall produce and decorations

Note: Griffiths Grounds is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Family owned since 1946, Griffiths Grounds, 7010 Bristol Road (Highway 45) in Bristol, celebrates our 7th season providing homegrown fall produce and decorations to southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to dusk through October 31st; […]

Deaths Sept. 20, 2017: James William Rukas, Lou Ann Nourigat

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: Catholic parishes seek maintenance person

Note: St. John the Evangelist and St. Alphonsus Parish are advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Catholic Parishes of St. John the Evangelist in Twin Lakes and St. Alphonsus Parish in New Munster are looking for a maintenance person. This position will work with the Business Manager to insure that all building operations are running correctly and properly. Prior experience in […]

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: 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. Be sure to pick up […]

Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

At about 8:26 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Smoke and a burning smell reported inside a commercial building in the 7100 block of 236th Avenue. Building is being evacuated. UPDATE 8:33 a.m. — Salem Lakes FD command reports no signs […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 6:19 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway JF and 83 in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; injuries unknown. UPDATE 6:26 a.m. — Scene is east of Highway 83 on 119th Street.

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility of less than a quarter of a mile is possible.

Deaths Sept. 19, 2017: Charleen E. Kazimier, Sharon A. Malicki

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:

Highway W expected to reopen this week; Highway AH and SA paving updates; Highway MB work completed

Highway W — with a smoothed out turn that used to be nearly 90 degrees — is expected to reopen later this week, Kenosha County announced Tuesday. The road has been closed since late May to through traffic. The project is now substantially completed, though some “punch list” items remain to be completed by the […]

Salem man charged in hit and run death

Note: This story updated with material from court records after original version was posted. — DH Ryan Peterson, 39, of Salem, faces two felony charges death in the Sunday death of a Trevor bicyclist. The charge relates to the Sunday evening death of Jackie Hutcheson Jr., 29, who was riding a bicycle along Highway JF in […]

A word from our sponsors: Mobil seeking gas station attendants

Note: Rote Oil is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Mobil is seeking applicants for part-time cashiers. Must be reliable and available to work various shifts per week. More information about the position and an online application available here or apply in person at: Brass Ball Mobil 25406 75 th St., Salem, WI […]

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