Posts from ‘September, 2017’

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 10:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and aheriff’s deputies are responding to at a crash ate 278th Avenue and 98th Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: Vehicle is rolled over.

Kenosha Human Development staff explore office hours at Wheatland Town Hall in 2018

Representatives of Kenosha Human Development Services are looking to establish a Western Kenosha County satellite location and it appears they found it in Wheatland. Kari Foss and Jeannine Field of KHDS addressed the Wheatland Town Board Monday with the idea and the board was receptive. Foss pointed out the agency’s office is on Eighth Avenue […]

A word from our sponsors: Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning seeking service tech/installers

Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning is seeking service tech/installers. Experience in HVAC and related services is preferred. Will train indivuduals with demonstrated mechanical aptitude. Reliable is a family-owned business serving Salem, Bristol, Paddock Lake , Camp Lake, Silver Lake, […]

Units responding to burning in Salem

At about 12:04 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 8000 Antioch Road, Salem. Per dispatch: Units will be responding non emergency and informing individual of current ban on open burning throughout Salem Lakes.

Youth-led groups can apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources until Oct. 12

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members are all […]

2017 Wilmot Union High School Homecoming parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Students present and past and the community at large held the Wilmot Union High School Homecoming Parade Friday evening before the football game. The parade started off from the fairgrounds, marched to downtown Wilmot and circled back to the school. Here is some video of the fire trucks that led off the parade, with sirens […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 21100 block of 81st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the ditch. Driver injured.

Highway 45 update Sept. 29, 2017: Concrete hand pours, curb and gutter replacement, continue sign replacement

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. After today, the state will begin providing an update every two weeks, instead of […]

Deadline to apply for lottery and gaming credit is Oct. 2

The following news release from county Treasurer Teri Jacobson about the lottery and gaming credit has a looming deadline: Are you receiving the state Lottery and Gaming Credit on your property tax bill? Now’s the time to check, and to request the funds you’re due if you’re not receiving them, Kenosha County Treasurer Teri Jacobson advises. Property owners […]

Camp Lake Park groundbreaking is Sept. 30

The village of Salem Lakes will host a groundbreaking for Camp Lake Park, Saturday, Sept. 30, from 3-5:00 p.m. at the park. The public is invited. Camp Lake Park is located at 26937 104th St., Trevor. Music will be provided by Something about Mary. A cook out will be held during the event as a […]

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 […]

Central HS Class of 1987 30th reunion is Oct. 7

Central High School Class of 1987’s 30th Reunion is Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Brat Stop in the Bristol Room from 6 p.m. to midnight. The class treasury will provide appetizers and a barrel of beer. There will also be a cash bar for the event. There will be a $5 donation requested at the door to help […]

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; […]

Units responding to Riverview School for medical call

At about 11:39 a.m. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a medical call at Riverview School in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Patient is a 12-year-old male who is having a seizure.

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.

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue chief and Paris Fire and Rescue chief ban open burning

The chiefs of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue have implemented open burning bans in their jurisdictions. The Salem Lakes ban is particularly wide ranging, including all of Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake and Brighton, the municipalities served by that department. The Paris ban affects just Paris. Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen announced his […]

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border (PHOTOS)

At about 5:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways K and MB along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:39 p.m. — Deputy to shut down northbound traffic on Highway MB. Traffic on Highway K also to […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 1:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm at a medical clinic in the 25300 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 1:25 p.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm compnay reports this as a false alarm. Responding unit will contiune to respond, but at a nonemergency pace.

A word from our sponsors: Christ Lutheran Church Fall Craft Fair on Oct. 7

Note: Christ Lutheran Church is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Christ Lutheran Church Fall Craft Fair will be on Oct. 7 starting at 9 a.m.  There will be over 20 vendors with wonderful items for everyday use and for the holidays.  Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Christ […]

Randall School Student Council raises $675 for hurricane ravaged school

Randall School Student Council started the year with a mission. They wanted to help those hit by the terrible hurricanes. After much discussion in their first meeting, they decided to do a Pay-to-Play to raise money for a school hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. In addition, the members decided to donate $1 from the admission […]

Units responding for alarm at Randall School

At about 9:05 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a supervisory alarm at Randall School in Twin Lakes.

A word from our sponsors: Burger King seeking applicants for crew members

Note: Rote Oil is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Burger King is seeking applicants for part-time and full-time BK Crew Members. Must be reliable and available to work various shifts per week. Click here to apply online or apply in person at: Burger King 25406 75th St., Salem, WI 53168 This […]

Wheatland Center School hosting Little Warhawks Play Group

Wheatland Center School presents Little Warhawks Play Group, a family- involved playgroup for all 3​ ​year​ ​olds​ providing opportunities for free-play, art activities, and a snack. This is a​n opportunity to strengthen social-emotional skills, early literacy skills and to develop connections between families. The group takes place ​Fridays 1:45-3:15 p.m. To​ ​register​, please contact the main office at 537- […]

Deaths Sept. 27, 2017: Steve Kolas, Scott A. Clark

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:

Kenosha County receives $300,000 federal grant to battle opioid addiction

Kenosha County has announced the receipt of a grant to create a program aimed at fighting the spread of opioid addiction, a problem that has been greater here than nearby Wisconsin counties of late. From a news release from County Executive Jim Kreuser’s office: A $300,000 federal grant will enable Kenosha County to launch a […]

Paris and sheriff’s department may seek emergency plan from dragstrip for large events

A meeting between the ownership and management of Great Lakes Dragaway and several local government agencies may result in the track having to develop an emergency plan and take other steps to host large events, such as the one at which three people were murdered in August. Paris Town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt reported on a […]

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill Nursery Garden Center to host Fall Centerpiece Workshop with Tea & Cookies Sept. 30

Note: Breezy Hill Nursery Garden Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Breezy Hill Nursery Garden Center is hosting a Fall Centerpiece Workshop with Tea & Cookies at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30. Cost is $30/person. All materials included. Please pre-register. Create a stunning fall centerpiece for your home while learning tips […]

Bristol Job’s Daughters host pancake breakfast, bake sale is Oct. 1

Bristol Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 is hosting a pancake and porky breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at Washburn Masonic Lodge, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for kids age 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free. Cost includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, one serving of sausage and coffee, […]

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 […]

Deputy responding for loose dog on Highway 50

At about 9:23 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a German shepherd dog in the middle of Highway 50 in about the 38000 block in Wheatland.

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