Posts from ‘October, 2017’

A word from our sponsors: Neil Diamond Tribute at The Village Pub Oct. 21

Note: The Village Pub is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Village Pub will host a Neil Diamond Tribute by Jeff “Diamond”  on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Dinner and show is $25 per person. Also performing will be My Life in Song by Laurie Hartford, country/pop/R&B classics that […]

Twin Lakes approves 2018 road project engineering

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved the first step in the  2018 road project: Design, preparation of  bidding documents and bidding. These engineering tasks will be conducted by Town & Country Engineering, the village’s engineering firm. The cost is not to exceed $21,500. The roads set to be included in the 2018 road […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. gala “Kentucky Derby: The Run for the Roses” is Nov. 4

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association, Inc. is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH The Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. 2017 Gala & Charity Auction will be on Nov. 4, at Bella Vita, New Munster. This year’s theme is “Kentucky Derby: The Run for the Roses.” There will be open bar from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Hors D’eouvres, Complimentary Tap […]

Union Grove United Methodist Church turkey dinner is Oct. 21

Union Grove United Methodist Church will host its 63rd Turkey Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 21. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 906 12th Ave., Union Grove. Adults and all carry outs $12; children ages 5-10 $5; under 5 free. This traditional dinner includes roast turkey, whipped potatoes, gravy, stuffing, creamed green beans, corn, coleslaw, dinner rolls, cranberries, dessert (pie) and a […]

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; […]

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: Central HS Music Parents Assoc. arts and crafts fair is Nov. 11

Note: Westosha Central High School Music Parents Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 16th annual arts and crafts fair to benefit the performing arts at Westosha Central High School will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dozens of booths will be set […]

Deaths Oct. 17, 2017: Walter Murphy, Henry Alexander Apostal

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 fire in Wheatland

At about 5:21 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the roadside ditch of  the 36700 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire is in a blue plastic barrel. UPDATE 5:25 p.m. — Wheatland FD commands cancels […]

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 […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 12:13 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory alarm at a bank in the 23600 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 12:17 p.m. — Dispatch reports that there is a contractor on site performing work. Fire command will continue with a single engine response; all other units returning […]

Anonymous donor willing to match donations for Bristol Town Hall move

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society has found an anonymous donor willing to give its drive to relocate the 1870 Bristol Town Hall a substantial financial boost. The anonymous donor will match the first $5,000 raised to assist in moving and restoring the hall to its new location, the society announced in a news release last week. The […]

A word from our sponsors: Community Library’s Halloween Hustle 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash is Oct. 21

Note: Friends of the Community Library is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Halloween Hustle, a 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash a fundraiser for Community Library, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave. Start time is 10 a.m. and the Hustle will occur […]

Randall to pay to abandon well at old landfill site

The Randall Town Board approved spending $5,000 to abandon a well at the old landfill site in Bassett. The work will be done by Sigma Single Source. The board approved spending the money at Thursday’s regular board meeting. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources personnel recently inspected the site and sent a letter to the town […]

Deal of the Day: Cabana Tan $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 […]

Units responding for crash in Lilly Lake

At about 12:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 7100 block of Highway JI in Lilly Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles appear to be involved. UPDATE 12:20 p.m. — Personnel at the scene reports all occupants of the vehicles out […]

UPDATE: Driver facing charges in crash into Paddock Lake house

A Paddock Lake man is facing charges related to a a crash in which the truck he was driving struck a house in Paddock Lake Sunday evening. A new release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said the 58-year-old man was traveling southbound on 245th Avenue in a Ford pick-up truck when he lost control […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. gala “Kentucky Derby: The Run for the Roses” is Nov. 4

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association, Inc. is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH The Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. 2017 Gala & Charity Auction will be on Nov. 4, at Bella Vita, New Munster. This year’s theme is “Kentucky Derby: The Run for the Roses.” There will be open bar from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Hors D’eouvres, Complimentary Tap […]

Units responding for bus fires in Wilmot (PHOTOS)

At about 6:05 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of three buses on fire in the 28400 block of Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Wilmot. UPDATE 6:06 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports two buses fully engulfed in flames and one is catching. This […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 65th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle has reportedly struck a house. Water reportedly leaking from house. UPDATE about 6:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports occupant of […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are rsponding to a report of a crash in the 6000 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE about 5:13 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports one behocle rolled over and on its roof. UPDATE about 5:15 p.m. — Deputy calls for flatbed […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 15, 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 4605 352nd Ave, Burlington 25136 83rd Pl, Salem 20225 82nd St, […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department pancake breakfast Oct. 22

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department will host a pancake breakfast  Sunday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. to noon at the fire station in New Munster. The event will also include raffles. All proceeds will benefit the fire department.

A word from our sponsors: Community Library’s Halloween Hustle 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash is Oct. 21

Note: Friends of the Community Library is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Halloween Hustle, a 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash a fundraiser for Community Library, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave. Start time is 10 a.m. and the Hustle will occur […]

Boy Scouts hosting haunted hay ride next Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28

Boy Scouts of America, Three Harbors Council, serving Scouts in Southeast Wisconsin, will host a haunted hayride, from 7 to 9 p.m., Oct 20 and 21 and Oct. 27 and 28 at Camp OhDaKoTa, 3363 Dyer Lake Road (just north of Highway 50 on Highway P). Cost of the ride is $7; refreshments available for a […]

A word from our sponsors: Silver Lake Barber Shop offers full service hair styling

Note: Silver Lake Barber Shop is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Dick Flatley of Silver Lake Barber Shop can bring his decades of experience to give you the hair style you have always wanted, and help keep you looking good. The shop is located at 404 E Lake Street in downtown Silver Lake. Hours are: […]

Flash flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday until 10 a.m., Sunday. The possibility of 1 to 2 inches of rain in a short period of type could lead to flash flooding, the watch statement […]

Highway 45 update Oct. 13, 2017: Concrete sidewalk and driveways, rumble strips

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. The state is now providing an update every two weeks, instead of weekly. Check […]

Randall removes members of Park Commission

The current members of the Randall Park Commission were removed by the Town Board via a resolution passed unanimously at Thursday’s regular meeting. The resolution said the commission members’ removal was effective immediately. The commission members will be notified with a letter and a copy of the resolution, said town Chairman Bob Stoll. The town’s […]

Lakewood School Kindergarten Family Fun Night coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Lakewood School hosted a Kindergarten Family Fun Night Thursday evening at the school. The event included pizza, learning stations and a song from the kindergarten students. Each family took home a special reading gift. There was a Humpty Dumpty theme to the evening. Here is video of the students performing a Humpty Dumpty song featuring the […]

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