Posts from ‘December, 2017’

Missing pets: Yellow lab

Brenda McDonald is looking for her yellow lab, missing from the Ridgeway Subdivision in Randall. The dog has been missing since 5 a.m., Thursday. Anyone with any information about this dog can contact McDonald at 815-276-6289

Salem Grade School honor roll first quarter 2017-18

This post is sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem Grade School first quarter 2017-18 honor roll: High Honors Eighth Grade — Chloe Alcalde, Hayley Anderson, Michael Ash, Isabella Avila, Connor Barribeau, Bradley Bell, Jessica Boyd, Cody Bykowski, Connor Carlson, Ashlynn Day, Alejandro delAguila, Carlee Diggs, Glen Dittmer, Kalai […]

Highway 45 closure expected Dec. 14 & 15

Just when you may have got used to using Highway 45 again there’s another closure to deal with, although a much shorter one in area and duration than what we dealt with this summer. Kenosha County announced the following closure for Highway 45 in Bristol for Dec. 14 and 15 via its website: The Wisconsin […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At 7:21 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 24800 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved, eastbound lanes blocked and no injuries being reported at this time.

Rep. Kerkman to hold office hours Dec. 15 in Bristol and Somers

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) will be hosting two office hours sessions Friday, Dec. 15 at: Bristol Municipal Building, 19801 83rd St., Bristol from 1 to 2 p.m. Somers Municipal Building, 7511 12th St., Kenosha from 10 to 11 a.m. Constituents are invited to come with questions, and to share any state-related concerns they may have with Rep. Kerkman. “I am […]

Brighton School first quarter 2017-18 honor roll

This post was sponsored by American Family Insurance-Michael Barber The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year: Principals Honor Roll Eighth Grade — Evan Beth, Benjamin Bruzas, Phineas Doyle-Bruce, Kelsey Duhig, Simone Felber, Jackson Garcia, Juliana Golla, Reece Haney, Kolton Krueger, Holly Ludwig, Rebecca  Springer, Samantha Taylor, Carlie Vorpagel. Seventh Grade — Aleah Daniels, Austin Dawson, Vivian Dufek, Clare […]

Westosha Senior Community Center Holiday Party and Singalong fundraiser is Dec. 16

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Westosha Senior Community Center Holiday Party and Singalong fundraising event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. Seniors over 60 are invited to attend and sing along with this live musical performance of holiday […]

Units responding to fire in Brighton

At about 10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 4600 block of 232nd Avenue (Highway EW) in Brighton. Per dispatch: Fire reported in chimney and perhaps in one wall of house. UPDATE 10:01 p.m. — Deputy arriving on […]

Snow fall forecast for during the day Wednesday

Snow is forecast to fall nearly all day Wednesday, the latest, local National Weather Service forecast says. Snow is most likely to fall between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., though it could start as early as 3 a.m. and could last until 11 p.m. All told, total accumulation of 1 to 2.5 inches is forecast. […]

Salem Lakes to pursue developing growth plan

Salem Lakes Village Board members expressed support for pursuing a strategic plan for growth at its regular monthly meeting Monday. Board members speaking about the matter said they would want to see all hamlets and potential commercial corridors along Highway 50 and Highway 83 addressed. “I think what we need to start the thought process,” […]

Deaths Dec. 12, 2017: Gregg R. Borowski

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 on Frontage Road

At about 2:50 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at West Frontage Road and Highway 158. UPDATE 2:51 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports scene is actually at East Frontage Road and Highway 158. Somers Fire and Rescue dispatched to respond. Three vehicles involved.

Units on scene of semi crash in Salem Lakes

At about 11:40 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a semi-tractor trailer crash along Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. The semi was completely off the roadway from the eastbound lanes. It appeared to have hit a utility pole as well. Three heavy duty tow trucks were on the scene. One lane of eastbound […]

A word from our sponsors: Hill Country Market to host free holiday cookie sampling Dec. 17

Hill Country Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Hill Country Market, 7510 288th Ave. Salem, will host a free holiday cookie sampling on Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy freshly baked favorites and holidays specials along with hot chocolate and coffee. We will see you there!

Units responding to fire in Randall

At about 9:19 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of a possible chimney fire in the 11700 block of 314th Avenue in Randall.

Deaths Dec. 11, 2017: Sandra “Sandy” T. Bartholomew

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 on I-94

At about 1:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to I-94 for a report of a vehicle on fire. Per dispatch: Vehicle is in the 10400 block of the south bound lanes on the shoulder, reportedly fully engulfed in fire. Occupants […]

Westosha Senior Community Center Holiday Party and Singalong fundraiser is Dec. 16

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Westosha Senior Community Center Holiday Party and Singalong fundraising event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. Seniors over 60 are invited to attend and sing along with this live musical performance of holiday […]

Winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory ahead of what they expect to be some afternoon snow. Most of Western Kenosha County is in the zone with a 2-inch accumulation forecast. The greatest chance of snow fall here is from 4-6 p.m. If you are traveling to or from the far northeast […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:34 a.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7900 block of Falcon Way in Salem on the Central High School campus. Per dispatch: One Jeep rolled over. Deputy on the scene reports everyone is out of the vehicle and there appears to be […]

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 […]

Snow in Monday’s forecast; temp under 20 on Tuesday

There’s a 60 percent chance of snow in Monday’s latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow could come between 4 a.m. and 8 p.m., but is most likely between noon and 4 p.m. All told there could be 1 to 2 inches of accumulation. The chance of snow reappears early Wednesday (20 percent), Wednesday night […]

2017 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary turned the inside of the firehouse in New Munster in a facsimile of Santa’s workshop for its annual Pictures with Santa event on Sunday. Those attending were able to enjoy some refreshments, make a craft, get a candy cane from current Miss Wheatland Mikelle Miles and of course talk […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 10, 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 7216 288th Ave, Salem 2403 136th […]

2017 Santa Visits Salem Lakes coverage (PHOTOS)

Santa visited Salem Lakes Village Hall Saturday, arriving via fire engine. Once inside Village Hall, Santa and Mrs. Claus visited with youngsters about their Christmas wishes. Attendees also could enjoy refreshments, do crafts and color. Adults could enter a raffle benefiting The Sharing Center. There was a table staffed by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue where youngsters […]

Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department community benefit pancake breakfast with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department hosted their Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa Saturday at the fire station and village hall. Attendees were asked to bring two nonperishable food items or one unwrapped toy. While they were there they could enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast, tour the firehouse and equipment, visit […]

Deaths Dec. 9, 2017: Hilary J. Naborowski

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:

2017 Oak Vue Farm Live Nativity coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The story of the birth of Jesus Christ was again acted out in a barn in Bristol this weekend as it has been for over 20 years. The local tradition of the Oak Vue Farm Live Nativity continued Friday evening and Saturday. The presentations include people acting out the part of the people involved in […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 12:45 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of two vehicles off the roadway in about the 19700 block of  Highway C in Bristol. Freelance photographer Earlene Frederick reports the vehicles are off the roadway on the south side of Highway C. Frederick also reports that winds is strong along Highway C and […]

SNOW UPDATE: 1 inch overnight

The first accumulating snow of the season ended up pretty much as forecast by the National Weather Service. We measured 1 inch on the ground at about 6:30 a.m. at westofthei.com headquarters. A slight chance of snow returns to the forecast Sunday night, Monday and Monday night, with a 30-20 percent chance of snow, says […]

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