Posts from ‘October, 2017’

Home & Community Education to host Clothing Exchange Nov. 2

The Kenosha County Association for Home & Community Education Clothing Exchange is providing an opportunity to clean out your closets and basements while helping yourself and others throughout our community. The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St. (Highways 45 and 50), Bristol. You are invited to bring all clothing or accessories you […]

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 […]

Friends of Community Library book sale is Nov. 4

A book sale sponsored by Friends of Community Library will take place this Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Twin Lakes branch. The sale features hard cover books, both fiction and nonfiction, paperbacks, children’s books, dvds, and some cds. The book sale runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Members, and those who purchase the $5 membership that day, […]

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: […]

Chilly but dry weather forecast for trick or treat hours

Local weather should be cool and dry today when most communities hold their trick or treat hours, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Bristol, Twin Lakes, Randall and Paddock Lake have designated trick or treat hours Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Salem Lakes’ designated hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Paris and Brighton […]

A word from our sponsors: Seno K/RLT Conservancy to host Woodland Makers’ Faire on Nov. 4

Note: Seno K/RLT Conservancy is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Seno K/RLT Conservancy will host the Woodland Makers’ Faire on Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is sponsored by Burlington Garden Center. There are over 20 artisans and none are like the other.  Exquisite wood turning, one-of-a kind […]

Central HS celebrates fellow student’s drive to support Ronald McDonald House

Central High School students Monday celebrated one of their own’s efforts to support Ronald McDonald House. Seth Bayles, a CHS sophomore, and his family have used the Ronald McDonald House in Rochester, Minnesota, where Seth undergoes treatment at Mayo Clinic for a rare auto immune disease. Ronald McDonald House allows families a place to stay […]

Deal of the Day: Hill Country Market $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 […]

Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser for KAFASI is Nov. 8

The 14th annual Bowls ‘n’ Bakers soup tasting fundraiser for Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services Inc. will be held Wednesday Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Brat Stop’s Parkway Chateau. Those attending will be able to taste a variety of soups from local restaurants and then vote for their favorite. […]

A word from sponsors: Aging Mastery Program® to be held at Westosha Senior Community Center starting Nov. 4

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Aging Mastery Program®, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, is coming to the Westosha Senior Community Center. Geared towards seniors 50 years and older, this is a fun program that will help older adults improve their health, financial security, […]

Unts responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a crash in the 1800 block of Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash. UPDATE 5:01 p.m. — Twin Lakes command chief says Randall units can respond […]

Units responding for burning in Cross Lake

At about 3:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 23500 block of 124th Place in the Cross Lake neighborhood for a report of burning. Per dispatch: Caller reports that people are burning furniture.

Wilmot UHS feeder schools to sponsor speaker on overcoming children’s keys to success

A nationally known consultant and motivational speaker will address “The Keys and Obstacles to Success” at the Riverview School library on Nov. 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Parent Night program is sponsored by Randall School, Riverview School, Trevor-Wilmot School and Wheatland Center School. Michael McGowan, who works nationally with thousands of students/teachers, the NFL, MLB […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 29, 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 33509 81st St, Burlington 4605 352nd Ave, Burlington 2403 136th Ave, […]

County to host 2017 Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration Nov. 4

Kenosha County will host a event to reach out to homeless veterans. From a news release from the Department of Human Services: The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services is planning a special event as Veterans Day approaches. Veterans, active duty military members and their families are invited to the 2017 Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration […]

A word from our sponsors: Kenall Lighting has employment opportunities

Note: Kenall is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Made in Wisconsin Kenall Lighting was recently named the 2017 Business of the Year by the Kenosha Area Business Alliance. Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions, systems and controls for high abuse, transportation, security detention, and sealed enclosure for […]

Wilmot UHS Veteran’s Day Observance & Breakfast Nov. 10

Wilmot Union High School’s Veteran’s Day Observance and breakfast will take place Friday, Nov. 10. Breakfast will be at 7:45 a.m. in the school’s commons; assembly will be at 9 a.m. in the school’s Veteran’s Memorial Field House. All community veterans and family members are invited. RSVP to Marlene Tilsner at 862-2351, ext. 260 or tilsnerm@wilmoths.k12.wi.us. Indicate your name and […]

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; […]

Freeze Warning

A freeze warning remains in effect from 11 PM Saturday to 9 AM CDT Sunday for Kenosha county. Freezing temperatures are expected inland by late evening Saturday night and continue into mid morning Sunday. Mid to upper 20s are expected over inland areas of the lakeshore counties of southeast Wisconsin, with lower 30s in the […]

Kenosha Crew U15G Sky compete in Reddan Ice Age Classic

The Kenosha Crew U15G Sky competed in the annual Reddan Ice Age Classic soccer tournament last weekend in Verona.  The girls finished pool play with 2 wins and 1 loss. They lost the opening game to Polonia 1-0, but came back strong to beat FC Wisconsin 5-0, and Capital East 4-0 to win a spot […]

Paddock Lake residents to see increase in garbage collection fee

After a year in which they saw no increase, Paddock Lake residents will see a 20 cents or 1.2 percent increase in their monthly garbage and recycling collection fee in 2018. The new fee was accepted by the Paddock Lake Village Board last week. In 2016, the village’s garbage contractor, Johns Disposal of Whitewater, offered […]

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 […]

Wilmot UHS to present “Dearly Departed” on Nov. 2, 3 and 4

Wilmot Union High School will present “Dearly Departed,” written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, on Nov. 2, 3 and 4. Twenty-three students take on the roles of the Turpin Family, who cannot seem to put aside their differences to bury Uncle Bud and give him a decent funeral. Amidst the chaos, the family turns for comfort […]

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 […]

Deaths Oct. 26, 2017: Karl Louis Sieger

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 sponsors: Aging Mastery Program® to be held at Westosha Senior Community Center starting Nov. 4

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Aging Mastery Program®, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, is coming to the Westosha Senior Community Center. Geared towards seniors 50 years and older, this is a fun program that will help older adults improve their health, financial security, […]

Central HS to host assembly for awareness of Ronald McDonald House Foundation

Central High School and the school’s Key Club chapter is sponsoring an assembly open to the public on Oct. 30, at 2 p.m., to give awareness to The Ronald McDonald House Foundation. CHS sophomore Seth Bayles, of Bristol, has a rare autoimmune disease. He travels every nine weeks to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester , Minnesota […]

Deputy responding to report of crash in Rock Lake

At about 3:34 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a jack-knifed semi tractor trailer in the 25800 block of Highway JF in Rock Lake. UPDATE 4:02 p.m. — Truck is blocking traffic, a person who drove by reports.

Stopped train blocking traffic on Highway C

We are getting reports from the road that stopped train is blocking traffic on Highway C in Trevor and other rail crossings in the area. We have no information yet on the reason for the stoppage. We have one report that crossings from Highway JF to 264th Avenue were blocked as of about 3:30 p.m. […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 28, but Kenosha County has year round options

Saturday, Oct. 28 may be National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, but Kenosha County residents are fortunate they have local options for disposing of unused prescription drugs year round — including two drop-off locations in Western Kenosha County. From a news release for County Executive Jim Kreuser’s office: Those old, unwanted drugs in your medicine cabinet aren’t […]

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