Deaths Sept. 23, 2018: Theresa Lynn Davis

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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:

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Sponsored post: Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center hosting Walk-In Wednesday for CNAs on Sept. 26

Note: This is  paid announcement from Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center. — DH

Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center will host a CNA Walk-in Wednesday on Sept.  26, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The medical center is now hiring for all shifts.  Work for a stable and dependable employer  offering competitive compensation. Grow into an “Advanced CNA.”

On-the-spot interviews will be available for for all Certified Nursing Assistant candidates.

It is recommended that you apply online at www.froedtertsouth.com/careers prior to the event.

Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center  is located at 6308 8th Avenue Kenosha, WI 53143

Slow no wake order issued for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

A slow no wake order has been issued for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Saturday.

The order is in effect until further notice.

At the gauge, water level was between 1.6 and 1.7 feet, Stoll said.  The benchmark is 1,5 feet.

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 22, 2018 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

AD-bear-realty-glenda-butch-revise2Note: 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):

24724 74th St, Salem

43230 N US Hwy 45, , IL

10511 292nd Ave, Trevor

7844 7th Ave, Kenosha

23634 124th St, Trevor

23504 80th Pl, Salem

Deaths Sept. 22, 2018: Catherine Geraldine Krueger

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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:

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Missing pets: Cat lost near Highway 50

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A cat is reported missing, last seen in a vetrinarian office parking lot on the north side of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes.

Anyone with info about this cat can call Hilda E at 630-330-2010 or 630-330-0328.

A word from our sponsors: Community Library’s Halloween Hustle 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash is Oct. 20

Note: Friends of the Community Library is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Halloween Hustle, a 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash a fundraiser for Community Library, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave. Start time is 8 a.m. and the Hustle will occur rain or shine.

Kids 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration forms can be obtained at either Community Library branch, Salem or Twin Lakes.

The form can also be accessed online here. Adult fees are $15 and children under 14 are $5. Registration will be accepted all week including on race day on Oct. 20. Halloween costumes are welcome.

The Hustle is sponsored by Friends of Community Library for funds to donate to the library.

Work to begin next week on Highway MB in Paris


Traveling on a stretch of Highway MB in Paris may be a bit less convenient for a while starting Monday.

From an announcement from the county Highway Department via the county’s website:

A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway MB in the Town of Paris is set to begin Monday, Sept. 24, weather permitting. The project includes the stretch of Highway MB (136th Avenue) between highways 142 (Burlington Road) and A (Seventh Street). Preliminary work has already begun and will continue throughout the week. Completion is expected by early-mid October. The roadway will remain open to traffic during construction, although there will be single-lane closures with a flagging operation in place. Motorists are urged to use caution, expect delays and seek alternative routes if possible.

Units responding to crash in Bristol

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At about 6:28 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 9200 block of Highway MB in Bristol.

Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle off the road north of the roundabout.

UPDATE about 6:32 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy on scene reports driver is out of the vehicle.

Deaths Sept. 21, 2018: Tammy L. Fleming

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:

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Cutting incident at Bristol School sparks investigation by Sheriff’s Department

An incident at Bristol School Friday in which one student cut another with a “razor type instrument” is being investigated by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, fox6now.com is reporting.

A student who was injured was taken to an area hospital for stitches.

Here is fox6now.com’s story.

Word from our sponsors: Single story office/clinic building for lease in Paddock Lake

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this leasing opportunity at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH

For lease, single story office/clinic building containing 2,989 sq. ft., fully ADA accessible, modern, energy efficient masonry building with plenty of windows for natural light.

Layout is conducive for conversion to two separate office suites. Ample accessible parking lot surrounded by professionally maintained landscaping makes this building and site very attractive to customers and clients. In addition, the building is equipped with a dry 1,300 sq. ft. basement capable of storing records and or files.

Property is adjacent to STH 50 with an average daily traffic count of 34,000 vehicles. This building is perfect for a law office, CPA firm, Insurance office, health care clinic, day care, fitness center or business incubator.

Address: 7001-236 th Ave. Paddock Lake, WI.

Contact Tim Popanda, Village Administrator at 262-843-3617 or tpopanda@paddocklake.net.

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Kenosha County officials encourage voter registration in advance of November election

Have you considered early voting for the November election?

Some elected officials got together in Kenosha Thursday to urge you to do just that.

Here is a press release distributed by Kenosha County and the city of Kenosha:

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and City of Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian are calling on residents to make sure they’re registered to vote before the Nov. 6 election. “Now is the time to make sure you’re ready to cast a ballot on or before Election Day,” Kreuser said. “Don’t let long lines, missed deadlines or a lack of understanding about the process get in the way of exercising one of your most basic constitutional rights.” In honor of National Voter Registration Day, which is next Tuesday, Sept. 25, Kreuser and Antaramian spoke this afternoon on the importance of voting during a joint news conference with local election officials at the Kenosha Municipal Building. They urged voters to check their registration status, and to participate in democracy by casting a ballot. “If you’ve moved since the last Election Day, or if you haven’t voted in a number of years, you may need to reregister,” Antaramian said. “We want to make sure nobody is surprised when they go to the polls on Election Day, and that all eligible voters are able to vote.” The Kenosha County Board recently adopted a resolution by Supervisor John Franco, recognizing National Voter Registration Day. This resolution notes that the Census Bureau estimates more than 20 percent of eligible United States citizens are not registered to vote, comprising roughly 60 million to 70 million people. While Wisconsin allows people to register to vote at the polls on Election Day, people are urged to register in advance to avoid potentially long lines at polling places. Franco encourages everyone to check their voter registration status at www.myvote.wi.gov in advance of the upcoming election. Even if you think you’re registered, your registration may have been purged by the state if you have not voted in the last two election cycles, Franco noted. “Voter Registration Day – or any day over the next week – is a great time to check and make sure you’re ready to vote in this important election,” Franco said. Residents across Kenosha County and Wisconsin also have the ability to cast absentee ballots before Election Day, at home by mail or in person at their local city, village or town hall. In the City of Kenosha, in-person absentee voting for the Nov. 6 election begins Monday, Oct. 1 in Rooms 104-105 at the Municipal Building. Voting hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 1, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. Elsewhere in Kenosha County, hours vary by municipality. Contact your local village or town clerk’s office for more information. Requests for absentee ballots to be mailed out to voters must be made by 5 p.m. Nov. 1. All ballots must be received by 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Contact your clerk’s office for more details. A state-approved photo ID card is required to vote in Wisconsin. Acceptable IDs include: — A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver’s license (even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended) or ID card (can be unexpired or expired after Nov. 8, 2016). — A military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service (can be unexpired or expired after Nov. 8, 2016). — A U.S. passport (can be unexpired or expired after Nov. 8, 2016). — A veterans photo ID card issued by the Veterans Health Administration or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (must be unexpired). — A photo ID card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college that contains date of issuance, signature of student and an expiration date no later than two years after the date of issuance. Also, the university or college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that verifies enrollment (must be unexpired). Note: The address on a voter’s photo ID card does not need to be current. A free state ID card is available from the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles. For more examples of acceptable photo IDs, visit www.bringit.wi.gov or www.myvote.wi.gov.

Units responding for medical call at Central HS

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At about 12:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call.

Per dispatch: Patient appears to be having an allergic reaction.

Sponsored post: Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center hosting Walk-In Wednesday for CNAs on Sept. 26

Note: This is  paid announcement from Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center. — DH

Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center will host a CNA Walk-in Wednesday on Sept.  26, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The medical center is now hiring for all shifts.  Work for a stable and dependable employer  offering competitive compensation. Grow into an “Advanced CNA.”

On-the-spot interviews will be available for for all Certified Nursing Assistant candidates.

It is recommended that you apply online at www.froedtertsouth.com/careers prior to the event.

Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center  is located at 6308 8th Avenue Kenosha, WI 53143

Cooler temps in forecast for next week

Yesterday should be the last we will see of temperatures in the 80s, at least for the next week.

After a balmy Thursday, the National Weather Service latest, local forecast calls for temperatures to drop starting Friday.  For example, at 7 a.m., the temperature should be about 72. By 7 p.m., that temperature is forecast for 58.

Saturday’s high temperature is forecast for 63 with Sunday’s high at 68. Highs should creep into the low 70s Monday and Tuesday, but return to the mid 60s for Wednesday and Friday.

Word from our sponsors: TV antenna installation technician wanted

Note: Slades Corners Computer Repair LLC is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Slades Corners Computer Repair LLC is looking for a technician to travel SE Wisconsin, NE Illinois to do television antenna installations.

Must have a reliable vehicle that can carry ladders. Must be able to climb 20 to 30 ft ladders, be willing to learn or be proficient in basic home construction, and wiring. Hours would be 10 to 20 hours a week depending on seasonal work. Mileage would be paid for travel.

If you have your own tools that is a plus, otherwise we will provide basic tools or compensate for basic tools.

Must be polite and good with customers and have the ability to teach and convey instructions to customers. Must speak English, bi-lingual is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please contact info@sccrwi.com or call us at 262-539-2228 to apply

Salem Lakes moving toward new floodplain ordinance

Salem Lakes is working toward the development of a new floodplain ordinance.

Having an ordinance that is approved by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency is crucial to village residents being eligible for the National Flood Insurance program, virtually the only way to acquire flood insurance.

The village hosted a public hearing Monday on the topic to collect comment. Village Board and Plan Commission members were present.

When the former town of Salem merged with the village of Silver Lake in 2017, FEMA viewed the new village as a new participant in the flood insurance program, though both of the former entities were participants.

FEMA said a portion of the new village’s ordinance does not meet current modelling standards and needs to be redone, said Patrick Casey, village administrator. That out-of-date portion related to a 1992 study used to determine the Camp/Center Lake floodplain.

Casey recommends doing a new study to rectify the problem.

“We’re stuck really,” Casey said. “We can’t move forward without a new study. FEMA is dictating what we do here.”

The village is pursuing quotes for the new study from the village engineer and the Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. Cost is estimated at $30,000-35,000, Casey said.

The lack of an accepted flood ordinance could prevent people seeking flood insurance from receiving it until the new ordinance is passed. The ordinance will define where there is a flood plain and therefore what properties are eligible. Property has to be in a designated flood area to be eligible for federal flood insurance.

More widespread than typical flooding last summer hit homes along the Fox River – which recorded a all-time high crest in July 2017 as measured at the New Munster gauge — and in other areas of Salem Lakes.

 

Deaths Sept. 20, 2018: Beverly D. Honegger, Keith “Buzz” Witt Sr.

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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:

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A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex to host 12-week, 9-Hole Tuesday Golf League starting Oct. 23

Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Westosha Sports Complex will host a 12-week, 9-Hole Tuesday Golf League starting Oct. 23 (see schedule below). Call to reserve your spot 262-885-6110.

Cost is $20 per player per week, two installment payments of $120.  First is required date of signing up, second due by Nov. 1.

First eight players to sign up get choice of 5  or 7 p.m. tee time.

Handicap is established after playing 36 holes.  Once established we will apply handicap to the first 4 weeks.  If a player already has an E6 handicap net scores will be tallied effective week one

A different 9 will be played each week.

Tee boxes set at “Blue” tees

Putting will be set up as a gimmie within 8 feet.

Putting can be done from any spot within the simulator.  If you are not on the green you must putt from a point even with the tee.

When in the sand you must use the #5 blue tee.

Total Net score for entire league will decide winner of the league.

Any missed weeks must be made up no later than 7 days before the final day of league play, and can only be made up during the week, NO WEEKENDS.  If missing weeks are not made up you forfeit and can not win any prize money

$5 per week per player will go towards prize pool: 1st(40%), 2nd(30%), 3rd(20%), and last place(10%) will be awarded prize money.

Dates of play: Oct. 23,  Oct. 30,  Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, Jan. 8, Jan. 15, Jan. 22, Jan. 29.

Call to reserve your spot 262-885-6110.

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

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At about 12:08 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 5700 block of 312th Avenue in Wheatland.

Units responding for burning in Lake George

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Attached about 9:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 9800 block of 192nd Ave in Bristol.

Youth-led groups can apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources until Oct. 11

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project.

A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members are all that are required to qualify for grant funds. Applications and details about YAR and YAR grants are available at the UW-Extension office in the Kenosha County Center 19600 75th Street in Bristol
or at the Youth As Resources website: www.kenoshacountyyar.org.

The grant requests are due Oct. 11. The grant meeting is Oct. 16. The grant meeting will be held at 5 p.m. at the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, 5500 6th Ave., Kenosha (Suite 210). At that time youth will make a presentation (3 minutes) detailing their request.

Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR) is a program of Kenosha County University of Wisconsin-Extension in partnership with the United Way of Kenosha County.

For more information, please contact Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR) at 262-857-1945.

Sponsored post: Community invited to get involved at Lakeland Little League election meeting Sept. 24

Note: This is a paid announcement from Lakeland Little League. — DH

Lakeland Little League will hold its annual Election Meeting on Sept. 24, starting at 6 p.m. at Central High School in Paddock Lake.

All those with children in the program as well as other communities members interested are encouraged to attend said Frank Gagliardi, current Lakeland Little League president.

The officers and Board of Directors for the league will be selected at the meeting. The annual election meeting also is the beginning of the process that sets the agenda for the coming youth baseball and softball season, Gagliardi explained.

Gagliardi encouraged people to “come out and voice their opinions” at the Election Meeting.

Parents of children in the  program are of course welcome, but also other communities members with ideas and energy to carry them out, Gagliardi said.

“This is the time of year to come forward with ideas,” Gagliardi said.

Lakeland Little League was founded in 1955. It currently features baseball and softball programs for children 4 to 14 years old at various levels of competition. The league’s Intermediate (50/70) baseball team won the 2018 Wisconsin State Tournament defeating the West Bend All Stars 8 to 5.

“We had a great season this year,” Gagliardi said.

More information about Lakeland Little League is available here or email lakelandllinfo@gmail.com or phone 262-843-4234

Garage sales page updated

garage-saleWest of the I’s garage sales page has been updated.

Be sure to check it out each week before you begin your bargain hunting.

If you’d like your sale added to the list, please drop us a line at darren@westofthei.com. Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info.

Deaths Sept. 18, 2018: Wilfred Allen Meier, DeLores E. Faber

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:

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Word from our sponsors: TV antenna installation technician wanted

Note: Slades Corners Computer Repair LLC is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Slades Corners Computer Repair LLC is looking for a technician to travel SE Wisconsin, NE Illinois to do television antenna installations.

Must have a reliable vehicle that can carry ladders. Must be able to climb 20 to 30 ft ladders, be willing to learn or be proficient in basic home construction, and wiring. Hours would be 10 to 20 hours a week depending on seasonal work. Mileage would be paid for travel.

If you have your own tools that is a plus, otherwise we will provide basic tools or compensate for basic tools.

Must be polite and good with customers and have the ability to teach and convey instructions to customers. Must speak English, bi-lingual is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please contact info@sccrwi.com or call us at 262-539-2228 to apply

Units responding to Randall School for alarm

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At about 3:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Randall School for an alarm.

UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Police officer is on scene and reports to dispatch no alarm is audible. Officer and school staff are investigating.

UPDATE 3:09 p.m. — Dispatch reports a pull station appears to have been tampered with. No signs of fire detected.

Deal of the Day: Sankulpa Yoga Center and Community $115 – 10 class card half off

Our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day 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 a $50 gift card but only pay $25 for it. Now that’s a deal!

Today’s offer is from Sankulpa Yoga Center and Community, 19806 83rd St., Bristol. Lori Hawkins is the owner of Sankulpa Yoga, and her vision for this space is to bring the benefits of yoga to the community. Sankulpa Yoga offers a multitude of classes as well as some unique workshops and special events. There is something for the beginner, the experienced yogi, and everyone in between, including classes designed for kids and athletes. Their class schedule online gives a description of what to expect for each class. They can also schedule a private or small group class at a time that works for you. Teachers at Sankulpa Yoga are experts in their field and have the background to help every student make adjustments or take modifications to get the most out of each pose at each student’s experience and current ability level.

Today’s offer is for a 10-class card, which sells for $115, that you can buy for $59.50 ($2 processing fee included). Full description of conditions is available here. It’s easy to purchase a Deal of the Day! Click the button below and you will be taken to PayPal’s site, where you can securely pay with a credit card or through your PayPal account. A PayPal account is not needed. We instantly receive notice of your purchase and we mail out the certificate usually the same day. Click the button to get your Deal of the Day!

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Kenosha County 4-H open house is Sept. 25

The 13th annual Kenosha County 4-H open house will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., (Highways 45 and 50) in Bristol.

4-H is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade. At the open house you can check out the different activities and projects you can participate in as a 4-H Club member.

Contact Bethany Sorce at 857-1945 or bethany.sorce@ces.uwex.edu for more information or with questions.

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