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A word from our sponsors: Messy Church set for March 26

Note: The sponsors of Messy Church are advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Would you like to try a church but wooden pews, hymns, and sitting still and quiet isn’t for you? Then Messy Church just might be your thing. Messy Church is sponsored by the churches of Circuit 14 […]

Salem School Celebration 2017 “Under the Sea” coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The annual Salem School celebration was held Thursday at the school. This year’s event had a theme of “Under the Sea.” The event is designed to showcase what is going on at Salem School. It featured crafts, story readings, games, art displays, projects, activities and ice cream in the cafeteria. As is tradition, the night […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish fish boil March 31

St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting its third and final fish boil of the Lenten season on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Avenue, New Munster. The fish boil features all-you- can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, bread, dessert, milk and coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches are also […]

Dementia adult day program seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help at Daybreak, an adult day program for people who are experiencing Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Come serve anytime between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Daybreak is located at 701 N Lake Ave. Twin Lakes. Please call site coordinator, Diana Mengo, at 262-358-5662 for more […]

Christ Lutheran Church to host Community Easter Egg Hunt April 9

All Kids ages 0-10 and their families living  West of I-94 are welcomed to Christ Lutheran Church in Paddock Lake on Palm Sunday April 9 for a Community Easter Egg Hunt. Coffee, milk, and Danish will be served immediately following 9 am Worship service at 24929 75th St. (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake.

Brighton School celebrates a whole week of Dr. Seuss

Brighton School recently celebrated a whole week of Dr. Seuss. Monday was Cat in the Hat day. Tuesday the school community wore shirts you can read for I Can Read With My Eyes Shut day. Wednesday was Fox in Socks day and boy were there some fun socks. Thursday was If I Ran the Zoo day […]

Units responding for alarm near I-94

At about 1:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue along with Kenosha Fire Department are responding with to a fire alarm at a business in the 7000 block of 122nd Avenue in Kenosha. Per dispatch: Alarm coming from a pull station.

Rebecca Brewer, Julie Katzer named 2017 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholars

Two local students have been named Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholars for 2017. Earning the honor are: Rebecca Brewer, Silver Lake, from Wilmot Union High School. Julie Katzer, Trevor, Westosha Central High School. Excellence Scholarship recipients have demonstrated excellence in the academic arena and high motivation to achieve, have displayed a broad range of activity and leadership […]

Salem Lakes takes library building off the market

The building where Silver Lake once hoped to house a branch of the Community Library has been pulled off the market. The Salem Lakes Village Board Wednesday voted unanimously to pause efforts to sell the building and explore community uses for the building. The motion to take the building off the market was made by […]

Salem School referendum information night is March 16

Salem School officials will host a referendum information night at 7 p.m. on March 16 in the large group instruction room at the school. Voters within the school district will be voting on a $3 million, three-year operational referndum to exceed the state revenue limit. The district is seeking to exceed the revenue limit by […]

Registration for Westosha Falcon Youth Football flag season is open

Westosha Falcon Youth Football (WFYF) is seeking 3rd-8th grade athletes interested in playing flag football this spring. Current WFYF players are especially encouraged to register. Games are played Sundays at the Boys and Girls Club in Kenosha from April 23-June 1. League fee of $75 includes reversible jersey and flags. Registration and payment must be […]

Deal of the Day: Glazed Bakery $10 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 […]

Sign-up for Lakewood School PTO Dodgeball tournament due March 14

Lakewood School PTO’s Dodgeball Tournament will takes place March 19. Games start at 10:45 a.m. Registration is required by March 14. Brackets are: 2nd – 4th grade. 5th – 8th grade. 9th grade-adult. More information and a sign-up sheet is available here.  

A word from our sponsors: Natalie Bell can help you find your dream home!

Keating Real Estate is a full-service residential real estate firm that offers a wealth of options to homeowners, house hunters, investors and developers As a seasoned Realtor in Southeastern Wisconsin, Natalie Bell takes pride in providing her clients with the best overall real estate experience, whether they are looking to buy or sell a home. “My […]

Weather related closings and cancellations

With the National Weather Service issuing a lake effect snow warning, schools and organizations have begun announcing closings: Central High School in Paddock Lake has cancelled all after school activities and meetings. Wilmot Union High School has cancelled all after school activities. Bristol School has cancelled all after school activities. Brighton School has cancelled Drama, Girls […]

Units responding for crashes on I-94

Emergency workers are responding to several crashes on I-94 this morning: At about 8:42 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 142. UPDATE 8:43 a.m. — A sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a off the southbound lanes of I-94 near […]

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 6:34 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6500 block of 243rd Court in Paddock Lake.

Units responding for car fire in Salem

At about 11:40 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a car fire in the 28800 block of Highway 50 in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire appears to be coming from the vehicle’s brakes.

Units responding to fire in Wheatland

At about 4:41 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 35000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: An ATV wheel is on fire. UPDATE about 4:43 p.m. — Deputy put out fire with extinguisher.

Units responding for brush fire in Twin Lakes

At about 3:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a brush fire in the 2300 block of Matthew Avenue in Twin Lakes.

Central HS boys basketball sectional championship updates; Central loses

Westosha Central High School boys basketball team is playing Saturday in the division 2 sectional 3 championship. Central is playing Waunakee. UPDATE 1:13 p.m. — Central 9, Waunakee 19 with 8:47 left in the first half. UPDATE about 1:26 p.m. — Central 17, Waunakee 26 at halftime. UPDATE 1:53 p.m. — Central 29, Waunakee 36 […]

Units responding for car fire in Trevor

At about 1:28 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a car fire in the 12000 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reported seeing flames. UPDATE 1:33 p.m. — Deputy reports fire has been put out.

Coverage of Central vs. Wilmot sectional game (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Here are some photos and video from freelance photographer Earlene Frederick of the boys basketball sectional game between local rivals Central vs. Wilmot Thursday night in Burlington. Central won 74-43. The Falcons will now play Saturday for the sectional championship against Waunakee. That game is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Middleton.

Units responding for gas leak and alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:25 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm and gas leak report at a residence in the 700 block of Ridge Circle in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Occupants have exited the building and are sitting in a car.

A word from our sponsors: Natalie Bell can help you find your dream home!

Keating Real Estate is a full-service residential real estate firm that offers a wealth of options to homeowners, house hunters, investors and developers As a seasoned Realtor in Southeastern Wisconsin, Natalie Bell takes pride in providing her clients with the best overall real estate experience, whether they are looking to buy or sell a home. “My […]

Central vs. Wilmot in boys basketball sectional updates; Central wins & heads to sectional championship

Western Kenosha County high school rivals Westosha Central High School and Wilmot Union High School are playing a boys basketball sectional game Thursday night. The game is being played in Burlington. UPDATE 7:30 p.m. — Central 40 Wilmot 16, with 1:50 left in first half. UPDATE about 7:35 p.m.– At half, Central 44 Wilmot 16. […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 2:47 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a crash in the 1300 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Van was reportedly rolled over on its side on the north side of the road. Single occupant of the vehicle was later reported to be out […]

Units responding for burning in Randall

At about 1:50 p.m., Randall Fire Department units are responding to a report of burning in the 11900 block of 316th Avenue in Randall.

Units responding for shed fire in Randall

At about 1:48 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a shed on fire in the 31800 block of 118th Street in Randall. Salem is responding as mutual aid to Randall Fire Department with an engine and a grass rig.

Units responding for loose cows in Paris

At about 1:42 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of cows in the roadway in Paris. Per dispatch: Four cows were reported loose near Highway 45 and Highway 142.

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