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Washburn Lodge #145 Charter Days Celebration 2017 coverage (PHOTOS)

Members of the public were invited to help Washburn Lodge celebrate its founding at its Charter Days Celebration Saturday afternoon at the Lodge. There has been a Masonic Lodge in Bristol since 1864, said current Worshipful Master Kyle LaReese. Saturday’s event is an annual observation of the Lodge’s birthday, LaReese explained. People were invited to […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 2:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and village police officers are responding to an address on Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a ATV crash. Per dispatch: Two people are injured.

Salem Lakes free Concert in the Park June 25

Salem Lakes Park Commission’s free summer Concert in the Park will take place, Sunday, June 25 from 4 to 6 p.m., will feature the classic rock of the band Roxx. Bring your lawn chairs, coolers and food to Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake and enjoy this free concert. Schmalfeldt Park is located at 498 E Wisconsin Ave., […]

A word from our sponsors: 2017 Paddock Lake bike parade is July 4; $325 gift certificate prizes for best decorated bikes

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2017 annual Paddock Lake bike parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Face painting begins at 9 a.m.. Parade line-up will […]

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office touts free events for seniors

Free admission days at a variety of entertainment events are available for active military, drilling reservists, veterans and their families. Except for the Milwaukee County Zoo, the active military/veteran must present a military/VA patient ID card; an American Legion, VFV, AMVETS, etc., membership card; DD Form 214 or NGB Form 22. The zoo event requires […]

Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association annual meeting is June 21

The annual meeting of the Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association will be held Wednesday, June 21 at the Paris Town Hall, beginning at 3:00 p.m.. All interested parties are welcome Paris Town Hall is located at 16607 Burlington Road, Paris (Union Grove address).

Box alarm for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 9:45 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue has activated a box alarm for a fire in the 29900 block of 75th Street in Salem Lakes, Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting.

WISE to host Slow Down yard sign pick-up on June 21

Wisconsin Initiative Safety Education will be hosting a Slow Down yard sign pick-up on Wednesday, June 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lobby at the Kenosha County Center, Highways 45 and 50 in Bristol. Only one sign per household.  Each household will need to pick up their own sign. There is a $5 […]

Weather prompts 2017 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast to use shuttles for June 17 event

Recent weather has caused the 2017 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast to implement a shuttle system for the event Saturday morning, Rachael Crane of Kenosha County Dairy Promotions said Thursday. Those wishing to attend the breakfast, to be held at the Daniels Dairy Farm in Brighton this year, are asked to go to one of three remote […]

A word from our sponsors: Special summer sign-up deal at Salem/Paddock Lake Curves

Note: Salem Paddock Lake Curves is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Salem/ Paddock Lake Curves has been strengthening the women in our community for over 15 years. The Curves workout is convenient, combining strength training and cardio activity plus stretching – all in just 30 minutes – to strengthen your whole body. […]

A word from ours sponsors: 2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest offers family fun in a small town with a Big Bang!

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Get ready for Twin Lakes annual Libertyfest 2017! This Free Family Fun will be on Friday June 30th, 5:00 pm until Midnight and Saturday July 1st from Noon until Midnight. As always there will be a food […]

County to sponsor bike ride to 2017 Dairy Breakfast

The DairyAir Dairy Breakfast Ride, a free, organized bicycle ride to the Annual Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast, will be held on Saturday, June 17 . Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is hosting the event. The starting point for the ride is 7 a.m. at Bristol Woods Park, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, for a 14 mile […]

Units responding for sparking wire in Randall

At about 2:40 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a sparking wire in the 33300 block of 116th Street in Randall.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 8 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening […]

Paddock-Hooker Lake Association to host decorated boat parade July 3

The Paddock-Hooker Lakes Association is reviving a decorated boat parade on Paddock Lake this summer. The parade will take place on July 3. Registration will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. that day at the PHLA beach. Line up for the parade will take place at 6 p.m. in the cove by the PHLA […]

Units responding for sparking wire in Randall

At about 8:52 p.m., Randall Fire Department units are responding to a report of sparking wire in the 11600 block of 344th Avenue in Randall.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area including Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect until midnight. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for […]

Daniels Dairy Farm to host 2017 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast June 17

The Daniels Dairy Farm in Brighton will be the host of the 2017 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast on June 17 from 6:30-10:30 a.m. From the Kenosha Area Convention and Visitors Bureau: Attendees can enjoy a morning on the farm that includes: A big farm breakfast, milking demonstrations, a Wisconsin products tent with items for purchase, […]

A word from our sponsors: Special summer sign-up deal at Salem/Paddock Lake Curves

Note: Salem Paddock Lake Curves is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Salem/ Paddock Lake Curves has been strengthening the women in our community for over 15 years. The Curves workout is convenient, combining strength training and cardio activity plus stretching – all in just 30 minutes – to strengthen your whole body. […]

Units responding for fire in Camp Lake

At about 5:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on fire along Camp Lake Road.

Units responding to fire in Silver Lake

At about 6:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in a mobile home park in the 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 6:53 p.m. — Per dispatch: Caller thought his […]

A word from ours sponsors: 2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest offers family fun in a small town with a Big Bang!

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Get ready for Twin Lakes annual Libertyfest 2017! This Free Family Fun will be on Friday June 30th, 5:00 pm until Midnight and Saturday July 1st from Noon until Midnight. As always there will be a food […]

Units responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 7:25 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a rollover crash on East Frontage Road. Bristol is being requested to respond with an ambulance.

A word from our sponsors: 2017 Kenosha County Fair to include Barn Quilt Contest

Note: Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2017 Kenosha County Fair will include a Barn Quilt Contest. The contest is sponsored by Menards. Enter the new Barn Quilt Challenge: A mission to beautify the landscape and celebrate the history and heritage of agriculture at our county fair. Requirements […]

Twin Lakes PD to explore K9 program

The Twin Lakes Police Department will explore bringing a police dog, known as a K9, to the village department. The department received the blessing of the Village Board at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting to begin fundraising for the program. Police Officer Joesph Patla made a presentation on the advantages of having a K9 in […]

Lakewood School 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Lakewood School’s sixth annual 5K run/walk took place Saturday. This year’s event — dubbed the “Lake to Lake 5K” — began with a lap around the school, worked its way to Lance Park Beach and then ended back at Lakewood. Before the run, there was a Zumba-infused warm-up. After the run there was food and live […]

Falls prevention program beginning in June

Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc. will offer a falls prevention program starting in June. Stepping On begins June 9 at 12:30 p.m. The evidence based falls prevention program is free and meets once a week for seven weeks. This special offering will be held at the Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Trevor Station. Classes are […]

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 9:15 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 21100 block of 121st Street in Bristol for a report of burning.

Photos from Wilmot UHS-Central HS sectional game

Western Kenosha County rivals Wilmot Union High School and Central High School met in the sectional championship game Thursday in Burlington. Wilmot prevailed 11-9 in a game marked by big bats. Here are some more photos from the game:

Communitywide Shower and the Tea Party give boost to Women & Children’s Horizons

Several hundred donated items were collected as the result of a Communitywide Shower to assist clients of Women & Children’s Horizons. Items were collected by Kenosha County Treasurer Teri Jacobson over a period of several weeks in April. The Community Shower culminated with a fund-raising Tea Party event held for 25 women on April 23 at Circa on Seventh, 4902 […]

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