Posts from ‘November, 2017’

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: […]

Deaths Nov. 30, 2017: Georgia “Penny” L. Myers

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Deputies responding for crash in Brighton

At about 11:31 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report for a crash at Highway 75 and Highway 142 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Scene is partially blocking traffic.   Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club 2017 “Books and More” Indoor Rummage Sale is Dec. 9

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is holding its 7th annual “Books and More” Indoor Rummage Sale on Saturday, Dec. 9. The sale will be held at the Westosha Senior Community Center, 19200 93rd St. in Bristol (Wilmot Road-Highway C just east of Highway 45). It will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be bargains galore. Many, […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2017 is Dec 1 & 2

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2016 will take place Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Candy Cane Lane” marks the 11th annual trees event. Hours […]

Wheatland J1 School District authorizes operational and capital referendums

The Wheatland J1 School District Board on Wednesday passed resolutions authorizing operational and capital referendums to be voted on April 3, 2018. One referendum question will be to allow the board to exceed the revenue limit by $625,000 per year for four years for non-recurring purposes. The other will be a question authorizing the issuance […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Cookie Walk is Dec. 9

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish is advertising this event with westofthei.com . This is a paid announcement. St. Alphonsus Parish is once again hosting its “Cookie Walk.” Thousands of delicious homemade Christmas cookies will be sold at this event. The Cookie Walk will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m to noon (or until sold […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 2:48 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 31200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 2:52 p.m. — Deputy on scene says crash is in westbound lanes. UPDATE 3:15 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for one vehicle, […]

Lakewood School district administrator resigns

Note: Story updated at 12:15 p.m. with a statement from Price below — DH Joseph Price, district administrator of Twin Lakes School Dist. No. 4 (Lakewood School), has resigned his position. Price’s last day will be Dec. 1. An announcement about the resignation was made to staff Tuesday morning and a letter was sent home […]

Paris creates committee to study community center

The Paris Town Board on Tuesday created a committee to study establishing a community center of some kind. The idea was presented by Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt, who said he would like the project to be something that is a cooperative effort between the town government and Paris School District. He was open to what the […]

Deaths Nov. 28, 2017: Deloris Joyce Hartnell

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 4:07 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25600 block of 89th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over and is in the roadside ditch. Driver is out of the vehicle and conscious and breathing. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Trevor man charged in Twin Lakes double fatal shooting

A Trevor man has been charged in the shooting of two brothers from Twin Lakes outside a bar in Twin Lakes early Friday morning. According to online circuit court records, Nathan A. Kivi, 25, has been charged with the following felonies: Two counts of first degree intentional homicide. Two counts of bail jumping. Possession of […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School seeks Special Education Aide Long Term Substitute

Note: The Wheatland J1 School District is advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Wheatland J1 School District is seeking a Special Education Aide Long Term Substitute Position. Starting rate $12.50 per hour. Approx. 30 hours per week Those interested should submit a letter of application and complete the district job application […]

Santa to visit kids at Twin Lakes Fire Department on Dec. 2

Santa will be visiting children at the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can have their photo taken with Santa at the event. The Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station is located at 236 E Main St., Twin Lakes. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

A word from our sponsors: 5th Annual Paddock Lake Lighted Parade is Dec. 16

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake’s 5th Annual Lighted Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, Dec. 16. The parade route will start at McAlonan Park on 248th Avenue and head north to 61st Street, then east to 236th Avenue and […]

Deaths Nov. 27, 2017: Al F. Schwarz, Richard N. Samuel, Kenneth N. Samuel III

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 5:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 18900 block of Highway C in Bristol. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2017 is Dec 1 & 2

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2016 will take place Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Candy Cane Lane” marks the 11th annual trees event. Hours […]

Warm Monday and Tuesday in forecast

If you enjoyed Friday’s unseasonably warm temperatures you’re in luck. Monday and Tuesday will be warmer than typical as well, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s forecast high is 58 and Tuesday’s is 54. While not quite that warm, the balance of the week is forecast to have high temperatures in the […]

Deaths Nov. 26, 2017: Joyce A Poepping

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 26, 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): 646 Crosswind Ln, IL 11314 Bristol Rd, Bristol 7940 Fredricksburg Ct 201, Bristol 20225 82nd […]

Identities of men who died in Twin Lakes shooting released

The names of the two Twin Lakes brothers who died in a shooting outside a Twin Lakes bar early Friday morning have been released. Richard Samuel, 28, was dead at the scene in the 400 block of South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Kenneth Samuel III, 31, died at Burlington Hospital. The name of the […]

Deaths Nov. 25, 2017: Audrey Caroline West, Elaine M. Sams

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Bobby Brenner and Tre Williams playing basketball for UW-Whitewater

The following student-athletes from Western Kenosha County high schools will compete for the 2017-18 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team: Tre Williams of Kenosha (Westosha Central High School), a freshman majoring in communication. Bobby Brenner of Silver Lake (Wilmot Union High School), a freshman majoring in accounting. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team enters the 2017-18 […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

Deaths Nov. 24, 2017: Dorothy Marie Hazlett

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for second I-94 crash

At about 3:16 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 10400 block of I-94 northbound for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Multiple vehicles involved. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 1:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of I-94, southbound lanes. UPDATE 2 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports crash is in the 7300 block of the exit ramp for Highway […]

UPDATE: Second Twin Lakes shooting victim dies; suspect in custody

The second victim of a shooting in Twin Lakes early Friday morning has died, Twin Lakes Police report. The suspect in the shooting also has been located near Tomah and is in custody. From a TLPD news release: The second victim, (31 year-old male) has died at Burlington Hospital. A 25 year-old male suspect from Trevor, […]

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