A word from our sponsors: Catholic parishes seek part-time Secretary/Administrative Assistant

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish St. John the Evangelist Parish are advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH

St. Alphonsus Parish-New Munster and St. John the Evangelist Parish-Twin Lakes wishes to fill a part-time joint Parish position for Secretary/Administrative Assistant. This is a 20-25 hour/week position. Good communication skills, computer skills and receptionist skills are required. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of Church practice and terminology. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, data base entry and basic accounting skills is required. To request an application or submit a resume contact Pat Vos ~ DAS, St. Alphonsus Parish 262-537-4370. Application deadline is July 20, 2018 with a start date of Aug. 1.

Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

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At about 8:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at 286th Avenue and Highway SA in Camp Lake.

Per dispatch: Crash reportes as a motorcyclist off the road.

UPDATE 8:35 p.m. — Deputy in scene reports motorcyclist is conscious and breathing.

Deaths July 15, 2018: Marvin Fredric Gauger, Joseph Marvin Gigliotti

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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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2018 Bristol Progress Days Parade coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The 2018 Bristol Progress Days Parade made its way through the streets of the village Sunday afternoon.

The parade, an annual part of the yearly community Progress Days festival, featured entries from local organizations, businesses, elected officials and candidates for public office and several marching bands.

The theme this year was “Shooting for the Stars 2018.”

The parade is know for the quantity of candy thrown by participants to those watching along the road side. Many a full bag of candy was spotted among the crowd by the end.

Here is some video of the fire equipment that starts off the parade:

Here is video of the marching bands in the parade, starting with the hometown Central High School Marching Falcons:

Here are many more photos from the parade:

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Units responding for smoke from vehicle in Salem Lakes

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At about 3:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fie/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 2200 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes.

UPDATE 3:32 p.m. — Caller reports a vehicle on shoulder of westbound lanes with smoke coming from under the hood. Occupants appear to be sitting in the grass.

 

A word from our sponsors: July 15, 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):

9948 272nd Ave, Trevor

11314 Bristol Rd, Bristol

6329 247th Ave, Salem

24724 74th St, Salem

43230 N US Hwy 45, , IL

HCE to host Basket Making Class July 24 and 31

Basket Making Class will be held on July 24 and 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center.

Registration Fee:  $10 (to be paid prior to class).

Materials Fee:  $29 paid to instructor on the night of class.

Class size is limited. More info and how to register available here. Registration deadline is July 20.

Sponsored by Home and Community Education’s Crosstown Neighbors Club.

A word from our sponsors: Auction a highlight of Sunday at 2018 Bristol Progress Days

This Wisconsin teams quilt was made by Lila Muhlenbeck and will be available to bid on at the Bristol Progress Days Live Auction at 2:30 p.m., Sunday.

With something for everyone, the auction is a highlight of Sunday at 2018 Bristol Progress Days.

The live auction takes place starting at 2:30 p.m. in the West Pavilion at Hansen Park. Here’s a list of the items that will be up for bid.

Here is a schedule of the other activities Sunday:

Sunday, July 15

  • Fastpitch tournament continues all day.
  • Fun activities for kids of all ages (following the parade till fireworks).
  • 12:30 Candy Parade through Bristol starting at HWY 45 and 82nd Street and ending at the park.
  • 2:30 Live Auction in West Pavillion.
  • 5:00 – 7:30 Big Balloon Tycoon.
  • 5:00 Burro Creek playing in the Beer Tent (there will be a break for fireworks).
  • 8:30 Raffle ticket drawing.
  • Fireworks at Dusk.

A word from our sponsors: Catholic parishes seek part-time Secretary/Administrative Assistant

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish St. John the Evangelist Parish are advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH

St. Alphonsus Parish-New Munster and St. John the Evangelist Parish-Twin Lakes wishes to fill a part-time joint Parish position for Secretary/Administrative Assistant. This is a 20-25 hour/week position. Good communication skills, computer skills and receptionist skills are required. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of Church practice and terminology. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, data base entry and basic accounting skills is required. To request an application or submit a resume contact Pat Vos ~ DAS, St. Alphonsus Parish 262-537-4370. Application deadline is July 20, 2018 with a start date of Aug. 1.

The Sharing Center awarded grant from The Kenosha Community Foundation

The Sharing Center in Trevor is among the not-for-profit organizations awarded grants from The Kenosha Community Foundation recently.

The foundation awarded grants totaling $56,150 to 13 Kenosha County not-for-profit organizations and projects from the income earned by the Foundation’s unrestricted endowment funds.

The Sharing Center was awarded funds to support its Resource Center and Emergency Service Programs that helps
rural residents of Kenosha County. The Sharing Center is a resource center and food pantry located in Trevor, serving Western Kenosha County.

According to Executive Director Robert Schneider, the Foundation awarded these grants in alignment with the #WhatKenoshaNeeds community needs assessment survey that the Community Foundation conducted (in partnership with the Kenosha County UW-Extension) in November 2017.

“Most of the 13 grants will address needs in three priority areas that were identified in the #WhatKenoshaNeeds survey – especially programs that address the impacts of substance abuse; provide mental health services, and deliver local transportation options for numerous Kenosha County
residents,” Schneider said.

With these grant awards, the Foundation completes its competitive grant making for 2018. This year, the Foundation awarded competitive grants to not-for-profit organizations totaling $109,299 – a 2 percent increase from 2017 ($107,000). Earlier in January 2018, the Foundation awarded $53,149 in grants from its four Field of Interest funds.

Deaths July 13, 2018: June A. Nelson

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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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Brystal Schultz is 2018 Miss Bristol

From left: Third runner-up Emma Crowe, first runner-up Kaitlyn Shaffer, Miss Bristol Brystal Schultz, second runner-up and Miss Congeniality Haley Gorsuch and fourth runner-up Kaitlyn Crider

Brystal Schultz was named the 2018 Miss Bristol on Friday at the banquet that kicks off the Progress Days community festival.

The naming of Miss Bristol is a traditional part of the banquet that kicks off the first day of the three-day community festival.

First runner-up was Kaitlyn Shaffer, second runner-up and Miss Congeniality was Haley Gorsuch, third runner-up was Emma Crowe and fourth runner-up was Kaitlyn Crider.

Schultz, 16, will be a senior at Central High School and is a lifelong resident of Bristol. She plans to attends college after high school and to study to become a nurse practitioner or physician working in pediatrics. He activities at school include membership in National Honor Society, vice president of Heath Occupation Students of America, pianist with Jazz Central and member of the varsity dance team. Her volunteer activities include Helping Hands Food Drive monthly, assisting at the Westosha Senior Community Center and community performances with Jazz Central and her piano studio.

“It would be a great honor to serve as Miss Bristol in the village I grew up in and love,” Schultz said in reading her bio to the audience.

Schultz also addressed her first name and the name of the village.

“As you can tell, my family must really like the town. People ask me all the time if I was named after it.” Schultz said. “By the way, I’m not.”

As Miss Bristol, Schultz will participate in activities during this year’s Progress Days and will represent the village at various functions through the coming year.

Here is video of the announcements:

Ayden Crowe and David James (DJ) Wiebers named 2018 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens

Auden Crowe and David James Wiebers.

Ayden Crowe and David James (DJ) Wiebers were named the 2018 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens at the Progress Days Banquet Friday evening.

Each year a girl and a boy are named outstanding citizens as part of the Progress Days community festival.

Crowe, 11, in her introduction was recognized as being very involved in school, receving high honors the last three years. She plays clarinet in the school band and jazz band. She also has earned many awards at the Kenosha County Fair.

Here is video of her introduction by master of ceremonies Connie Kirchner:

Wiebers, 10, in his introduction was recognized as involved at school and an honor student. He is very proud of Bristol School’s standing in the state and believes in the importance of a good education. He is active in band and art and received a third place for his pottery at the Kenosha County Fair. He is on the RecPlex fencing team.

Here is video of his introduction by master of ceremonies Connie Kirchner:

Cheryl Widen and Mike Hole named 2018 Bristol Outstanding Citizens

2018 Bristol Progress Days Outstanding Citizens Mike Hole and Cheryl Widen.

Cheryl Widen and Mike Hole were named the 2018 Bristol Outstanding Citizens as part of the Bristol Progress Days opening night banquet.

Each year one man and one woman from Bristol is selected for the honor as a traditional part of the Progress Days community festival.

Widen was lauded by her nominator for service to the community including leadership in Girl Scouts, PTA and Kenosha County HCE. She is a poll worker, an active member of the Wesley Chapel Church and a recently retired staff member from the Special Education Department of Bristol School. Said her nominator: “She truly extends herself to the greatest extent possible. And it is a pleasure and an honor to nominate someone who is extremely smart, kind, generous and humble. She is truly an outstanding citizen and we are blessed to have her in our community.”

Here is video of her introduction by master of ceremonies Connie Kirchner:

Hole was praised for his many years of service to the Bristol Public Works Department and Bristol Fire and Rescue. He started with both public works and the fire department at 19. His nominators lauded his mechnical experience, saying his talents and “countless upgrades, repairs and fabrication efforts to keep vehicles and equipment on the frontline of service” have saved the village millions. In the fire department, he has risen to the third in command position of division chief.

Here is video of his introduction by Kirchner:

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill Nursery and Hill County Market to host Summer on the Hill July 14

Note: Breezy Hill Nursery and Hill County Market are westofthei.com spomsors. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Breezy Hill Nursery and Hill County Market will host their Second Annual Summer on the Hill on Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will feature live music, beer and wine vendors, grill specials and more.

Hill Country Market and Breezy Hill Nursery are located at 7510 288th Ave, Ste 1, Salem Lakes.

Rain Date is July 21.

Community Baptist Church vacation Bible school is July 23-27

Vacation Bible School at Community Baptist Church, 203 N. 4th Street, Silver Lake, will take place  July 23-27 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

This program is for ages 4K through adult. Come be a part of the games, bible lessons, crafts, snacks, missionary stories and all of the fun.

The theme this year is HERO CENTRAL – Discover Your Strength in God!

Contact Joyce Jester at 262-210-1669 for more information or pre-register via email at info@cbcsilverlake.org or online at www.cbcsilverlake.org with the name and age of the child attending as well as your contact information.

A word from our sponsors: Froedtert South hosting Walk-In Wednesday on July 18 for CNAs

Note: Froedtert South is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Are you looking for a certified nursing assistant position? Then Froedtert South’s hosting Walk-In Wednesday on July 18 for CNAs is for you.

Human resources and nursing managers will be offering on the spot interviews for all certified CNA candidates. Dress professional and bring a resume. RSVP by Monday, July 16 at 262-577-8519 or HR@froedtertsouth.com. RSVP recommended, but not required.

Walk-In Wednesday will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Medical Center, 9555 76th St., Pleasant Prairie, main entrance atrium.

Interested in becoming a CNA? Representatives will be available to answer any questions.

 

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

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At about 4:26 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways P and 50 in Slades Corners.

Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Scene is blocking northbound lanes on Highway P.

 

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County.

The watch is set to remain in effect until 11 p.m.

UPDATE 10:33 p.m. — The watch has been lifted by the NWS.

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake seeking Public Works/Utility Worker

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH

The Village of Paddock Lake is seeking applications for the full time position of Public Works/Utility Worker. The position will be responsible for day to day operation, maintenance and repair of facilities, roads, parks, waste water operations and seasonal snow removal.

General work schedule is Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. This is an hourly non-exempt position with a rotating “on call” schedule outside of regular business hours.

Valid commercial driver’s license is required at the time of application or be obtained within 90 days. Successful applicant must pass a fit to work physical and drug/alcohol test.

The village of Paddock Lake offers an excellent benefit package, including vacation, sick time, paid holidays, health insurance, retirement and deferred compensation program. Copies of the full time job description, a summary of the benefits and requirements are available at the time of application.

Applications are available at the Village Hall at 6969 236th Ave. Application deadline is Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at 4:30 pm.

Village of Paddock Lake is an equal opportunity employee

Units responding for crash in Randall

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At about 2:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways KD and F in Randall.

Central High School 2017-18 second semester honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH

The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the second semester 2017-18 school year:

Straight A’s

Freshmen — Jillian Adams, Laura Beinecke, Olivia Bergmann, Paul Capelli, Alexandra Denman, Katelyn Hannah, Aydan Kovachik, Juliette Lofty, Valarie Meyer, Antonina Miller, Julisa Sand, Kelsey Timko, Sara Tyszkowska, Roman Varty, Shawna Vermilyer, Emily Wermeling.

Sophomores — Tyler Andrews, Grace Bendix, Ashlee Calkins, Ethan Chyla, William De Goey, Lorenzo del Aguila, Matthew Grenyo, Connor Mac Leod, Walker MacIsaac, Monika Panszczyk, Rebekka Pelli, Keller Resh, Shelby Serritella, Zoe Shanaver, Polina Vyucheiskaia, Ellie Witt, Grace Ziehm.

Juniors — Andrew Billman, Maria Grenyo, Kennedy Muff, Marie Tyree, Elizabeth Van Kammen.

Seniors — Nura Al-Thani, Jason Anderson, Paige Armbruster, Brook Cooling, Alexander Dawson, Kailey Duval, Maggie Hillock, Kai Kuebler, Colin Mast, Brayden Naef, Ashley Ostergreen, Jarrett Reiter, Caitlyn Romanski, Caitlin Salzeider, Cassandra Schneider, Lindsay Weber, Francesca Weidner, Kelly Wolkober, Brooke Wysiatko.

High honors

Freshmen — Nolan Andrews, Dominic Arturi, Andrew Bailey, Bojana Bojanic, Conner Buono, Evelyn Buono, Troy Christensen, Zachary Colletti, Abigail Conrad, Hannah Coots, Teegan De Hamer, Christopher De Long, Joshua Delavan, Noah Dufek, Dylan Eckhart, Alena Ekornaas, Emmarie Eppers, Megan Fliess, Sophia Floss, Sean Fookes, Michelle Frahm, Thomas Francis, Amanda Gorsuch, Lauren Haak, Colin Hall, Kayla Hartlaub, Dylan Hartnek, Delaney Hawkins, Lorenzo Herrera, Samuel Hiemstra, Shannon Hughes, Collette Jolly, Amardeep Kaur, Jennifer Kelly, Layni Kennell, Maya Klementzos, Allyson Knox, Lucas Koeppel, Grace Krueger, Andrei Kuvshinikov, Micaela Lawlor, Jordan Lazarski, Benjamin Le Febve, Megan Lejcar, Jena Leopoldt, Aidon Long, Anna Mac Intyre, Olivia Madrigrano, Chase Malanowski, Daniel Masnik, Brynn Mc Neill, Edward Menarek, Alyssa Meyer, Stephanie Mickelson, Madilynn Mitacek, Riese Mosback, Olivia Nahorniak, Sean Noonan, Madeline Nulph, Sydney Nys, Saralynn Parker, Benjamin Pelli, Edric Petrick, Victoria Platz, Valentina Rovella, Mackenzie Ruth, Kelsi Santos, Fiona Schmeelk, Magnus Schroeder, Bryce Sekey, Jacob Seward, Coral Shebenik, Madison Sheen, Noelle Sheen, Maggie Skinner, Madeline Slutsky, Liliana Sobczak, Abigail Sokoloskis, Jonathan Steinbach, Ashton Sumwalt, Ryan Ultsch, Carly Vogelsang, Jalyn Warren, Jack Weis, Samantha Wilcox, Alexandra Wolf.

Sophomores — Grace Anderson, Alexis Arnold, Tyler Bannon, Seth Bayles, Yaritza Bermudez, Kenna Beth, Gage Bohr, Kathryn Boyd, William Brundage, Caitlin Cannon, Emily Carleton, Gavin Carlson, Holly Carter, Tyler Carver, Samantha Ceisel, Ellie Christeson, Sydney Crowe, Kayla Daniels, Lauren Davis, Brian Deisher, Victoria Desimoni, Anastasia Doyle-Bruce, Garrett Edmonds, Carson Edquist, Kourtney Ellis, Cooper Ferruzzi, Justin Gonzales, Elizabeth Gorka, Otto Gross, Zachary Hanson, Madison Heck, Grace Henke, Megann Holst, Myles Kazumura, Kevin Keating, Bryce Lardinois, Melissa Larsen, Julie Lynch, Paul Lynch, Sophia Lynch, Anthony Madrigrano, Maxwell Matushek, Carson Meredith, Austin Mordja, Tanner Mordja, Connor Murray, Johnathan Myers, Keith Myers, Hannah Nelson, Carlie Odejewski, John Ortloff, Maggie Pelli, Chloe Perri, Madeline Persino, Sarah Pohjola, Brandon Rivera, Tyler Rivera, Massimo Rovella, Megan Sager, Priscilla Scaccia, Kayla Seno, Daniel Seward, Cobra Shebenik, Ryan Spafford, Sara Turk, Claudia Van Aken, Margaret Van Damme, Hannah Veium, Ronald Verhaalen, Joseph Wade, Ava White, Morgan Williams, Eli Willoughby, Megan Witt, Eleanor Wright, Paige Wysiatko, Melissa Yule, Gabrielle Zagame, Jenna Ziemelis.

Juniors — Dylan Anderson, Sara Backus, Katelyn Bergmann, Kayli Bohr, Joseph Brenner, Zachary Cain, Tommasina Capelli, Paige Dawley, Anna Delisi, Heidi Dittmer, Twila Dovas, Eleanor Drosen, Kathryn Farrell, Sarah Fredrickson, Mackenzie Fricke, Ashlyn Friedrichs, Samy Greco, Kelsey Gross, Levi Hardesty, Imad Hashmi, Dana Herman, Kaitlyn Hill, Olivia Hinze, Sydnie Holmes, Haley Hovland, Alexander Hutson, Abigail G. Jones, Abigail K. Jones, Sydney Juarez, Gabriella Kaebisch, Olivia Kazumura, Jefferson Kearby, Claire Koeppel, Richard Koralik, Adam Kordecki, Cameron Krueger, Kelsey Kurylo, Joseph La Forge, Claire Lawrence, Sierra Lee, Eric Lehmann, Cameron Lord, Adelia Mahaffee, Brenna Maloney, Chloey Menarek, Benjamin Mickelson, Moritz Mueller, Riley Noonan, Luke Nosek, Joseph Ostergreen, Neha Patel, Javier Retana, Joyce Riphagen, Jamie Schoen, Brystal Schultz, Jessica Sheen, Adam Simmons, Colette Smith, Emily Springer, Trenten Stueber, Mary Teumer, Grant Thomas, Rebecca Tondi, Ashley Toomey, Daniella Viirre, Curtis Vineyard, Easten Wember, Eden Wember, Paris Zamba, Megan Zeller.

Seniors — Aysiah Aguilar, Alexis Alvarado, Payton Armbruster, Nicholas Bakutis, Kaitlyn Barningham, Drew Bayles, Braden Beth, Brandy Bonnar, Addison Borchert, Lauren Bucko, Meghan Capra, Alexandria Carey, Andrew Colletti, Dillon Conhartowski, Samuel Czaja, Haley Dawley, Madison De Boer, Heidi Deisher, Miguel del Aguila, Stephanie Dopuch, Andrea Edquist, Kaitlynn Ellis, Joshua Engberg, Jonathan Filiatreault, Nicholas Frederick, Braden Gere, Katherine Grabarec, Shannen Griffiths, Michael Griswold, Danielle Gulliford, Brielle Gunderson, Jonathan Hahn, Haley Hassett, Anna Hebior, Emma Heller-Cavener, Cole Hoffman, Paige Horrom, Emily Houtz, Tyler Huffhines, Emma Huizenga, Kayli Humphrey, Kate Husenica, Grace Jahnke, Kathryn Keller, Alexis Kelly, Mickenzie Kennedy, Rylee Kennell, Kayla Kerkman, Zayin Knottnerus, Khatarina Kramer, Kendall Krumm, Anna Kurzer, Michelle La Meer, Lauren La Plant, Lauren Lamey, Jacob Lau, Samuel Le Febve, Madison LeRoy, Joshua Leslie, Veronica Lopez, Mackenzie Maccaux, Korin Madrigrano, Celina Mc Clellan, Reid Mc Neill, Lindsay Meyers, Trevor Millhouse, Taylor Mitchell, Connor Muff, Nicole Noble, Emma Olson, Sierra Olson, Kathryn Perri, Daniel Persino, Zoe Peters, John Polick, Hayley Potter, Soheila Roenfanz, Rosa Roloff, Michele Rovella, Alexis Saad, Nikolas Schaal, Breanna Scherer, Lillian Schnider, Cameron Schuler, Rachel Senft, Siera Sieberth, Laura Silberschmidt, Matthew Smith, Logan Sperling, Ryan Sperling, Cameron Spinler, Alexa Stephen, Kristin Swatkowski, Adam Tatro, Haley Trecker, Ben Vogelsang, Ashley Wells, Mason Welter, Jake Wilcox, Melissa Wilkinson, Chase Willoughby, Sally Windler, Yasmin Zamora.

Honors

Freshman — Courtnee Bader, Abigail Balazs, Tobias Bendix, Mathias Biehn, David Bonnes, Carolann Bradley, Nolan Bruni, Sofia Bryan, Jolina Clark, Nicholas Dawley, Danielle Esposito, Jordan Farnsworth, Matthew Felske, Camren Flegner-Kempf, Faith Grams, Joshua Greenwood, Mya Gulliksen, Samuel Hardesty, Stephen Harscher, Aubrianna Henke, Corey Hinze, Alex Hrupka, Benjamin Hutson, Ryan Jackson, Jessie Jahneke, Hannah Jares, Emma Klinesmith, Rylan Ladd, Jenna Leslie, Matthew Lodarek, Madison Lopatka, Adam Massie, Bradley Mc Manus, Kyle Mitchell, Tyler Moats, Savannah Mullen, Heddon Nelsen, Rebecca Olson, Dayton Pietschman, Isabelle Quintero, Olivia Rickert, Chantelle Schoolcraft, Benjamin Shane, Ian Slade, Olivia Sperling, Joseph Sullivan, Anna Thompson, Cody Weathersby, Olivia Webers, Arianna Wilburn, Carlie Winslow, Ava Wolcott, Caden Wyatt, Mikaela Wynhoff.

Sophomores — Gianna Aiello, Trinity Alexander, Jillian Argersinger, Emily Belmont, Ruben Collazo, Teagan Coomans, Ryan Cuba, Jordan Dahlberg, Caleb Drury, Tyme Eppers, Charles Feeney, Gavin Goldstein, John Goldsworthy, Aubree Guajardo, Lyndsey Gulbrandson, Daniel Gulliford, Katherine Hackeloer, McKenna Hall, Madison Harrison, Klarysah Hilaire, Sarah Hirschmann, Hannah Hogan, Tyler Horton, Andrew Hrncar, Isabella Jaimes, Hailie Kane, Kyle Kitterman, Vanson Kowalski, MacKenzie La Fave, Rosemarie Laitinen, Kiley LeRoy-Stowell, Madison Mc Kinney, Jaden Morris, Cade Nichols, Kayla Oswalt, Laiza Otero, Lindsi Patyk, Aaron Pecore, Kyle Pflug, Makayla Pratt, Emma Rasmussen, Mia Rogers, Joseph Rossi, Alexis Rothwell-Krebs, Logan Salzeider, Joseph Schimian, Colton Soto, Alexis Tennyson, Brenda Torales-Macedo, Kassidy Valarezo, Tasia Vassos, Scott Werner, Nicholas Wiedmeyer, Laura Winkler, Benjamin Woods, Logan Ziegler.

Juniors — Jonathan Adams, Megan Ager, Joseph Alberth, Emma Anderson, Julia Arturi, Savanah Bawden, Abigale Birkholz, Anthony Brand, Kya Branyik, Robert Bullard, Spencer Cain, Hope Caya, Kennedy Cortes, Jessie Dahms, Logan Deegan, Amy Degner, Jacob Delavan, Brody Durkin, Jason Eberle, Rebecca Edwards, Taylor Feltes, Morgan Fliess, Jade Fluger, Cameron Fonk, Kirsten Fort, Noah Fox, Christopher Gerber, Austin Glidden, Molly Grabarec, Dylan Griffing, Sydney Griffiths, Katelyn Halladay, Dylan Hughes, Hasan Khalil, Nicole Knoerr, Amelia Kusch, Reid LaBell, Braden Lejcar, Alex Lois, Kyle Lois, Angelina Mack, Cory Miller, Jake Mueller, Emily Nightingale, Jaden Ocasio, Matthew Pham, Leah Pisani, Kaylie Redlin, Haley Riordan, Carina Rook, John Rudd, Triana Rudd, Alexander Salerno, Braeden Schmidt, Colten Schultz, Ryan Schumacher, Kelsey Seidl, Kaitlyn Shaffer, Jennifer Sheen, Laura Shoopman, Echo Snell, Alyssa Stratton, Zane Sumwalt, Alexandra Tellez, Emily Thomas, Alexis Toney, Nicholas Trecker, Brandon Ugalde, Genevieve Van Kammen, William Vineyard, Alex Vivian, Kyle Vivian, Evee Wember, Mason Yee, Jaeden Zackery, Samantha Zubor.

Seniors — Brianna Aylward, Zachary Bell, Max Brown, Matthew Bruzas, Christian Cannon, Andrew Christensen, Collin Crisp, Felix Desimoni, Rachel Drosen, Jacob Ellerbrock, Alexis Erickson, Chase Erickson, Justin Fanter, Claire Fox, Tara Gement, Joey Gilliland, Rebecca Glassen, Samuel Grasseschi, Colten Greenhill, Zachary Hill, Brandon Horton, Blake Howland, Wylie Jackson, Maria Jaimes, Zachary Jares, Jack Johnson, Jake Keisler, Alexander Kovachik, Chelsea Lamp, Trey Maccaux, Alexander Mc Gonegal, Jaden Mc Kenna, Meghan Mc Nealy, Robert Mc Nealy, Garrie Means, Zane Meyers, Jason Olson, Austin Pelphrey, Chelsa Perleberg, Melanie Petges, Kylee Plants, Matthew Quist, Nicholas Rasmussen, Alexa Raymond, Brianna Reid, Anna Sager, Emma Slutsky, Justin Spice, Jillian Spoerl, Haley Talbert, Christopher Van Damme, Meg Walther, Jasmine Washington, Elise Wember, Reanna Wesinger, Amelia Wohlbrandt.

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

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At about 10:05 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 39000 block of 90th Lane in Powers Lake.

Per dispatch: Alarm is coming from a smoke detector

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.

A word from our sponsors: Bristol Progress Days 2018 opens today!

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held in Bristol, begins today, Friday, July 13 and continue  July 14, 15.

The theme for this year is “Shooting for the Stars 2018.”

Here is the schedule of activities for the rest of the weekend.

Friday, July 13

  • Coronation Banquet at Parkway Chateau, 6:00 cocktails — Dinner at 7:oo. Miss Bristol Crowning  Outstanding Citizens  Jr. Outstanding  Corporate Sponsor.
  • Fastpitch softball, beer tent open at Hansen Park.
  • 8 PM Resistance will be playing in the Beer tent.

Saturday, July 14

  • Fastpitch tournament all day.
  • Fun activities for kids of all ages all day.
  • 7:00 AM 5K run beginning at Hansen Park.
  • 7:15 AM 1.5 mile walk beginning at Hansen Park.
  • 8:00 Volleyball Tournament.
  • 10:00 FREE Kids games.
  • 11:00 Pedal Pull Contest in West Pavillion.
  • 3:00 Pie Baking Contest in West Pavillion.
  • 9:30 PM In the Stix playing in the Beer Tent.
  • Baggo Tournament, At Bristol Progress Days Beer Garden. Tournament is under Hansen Park’s Pavilion located at 8600 200th Avenue ( Hwy 45 and AH) Saturday, July 14th. Games are on, Rain or Shine. Beer Garden is covered. $20 per team. 100% payout for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place. Double Elimination-Winners Bracket is the best of 3 games per match. The boards will be 25 ft. from front to front. Bring your own bags. Sign up at 11:00 Bags Fly at 11:30 am. Blind Draw Tournament following the Team Tournament. Contact/Signup Information Shelli 262-960-0316 -Please text if possible.

Sunday, July 15

  • Fastpitch tournament continues all day.
  • Fun activities for kids of all ages (following the parade till fireworks).
  • 12:30 Candy Parade through Bristol starting at HWY 45 and 82nd Street and ending at the park.
  • 2:30 Live Auction in West Pavillion.
  • 5:00 – 7:30 Big Balloon Tycoon.
  • 5:00 Burro Creek playing in the Beer Tent (there will be a break for fireworks).
  • 8:30 Raffle ticket drawing.
  • Fireworks at Dusk.

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

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At about 9:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at 388th Avenue and 104th Street in Twin Lakes.

Per dispatch: At least one injured party.

Randall School third trimester honor roll 2017-18

Note: This post is sponsored by Gagliardi Law, LLP. — DH

The following students were named to the Randall School honor roll for the third trimester of the 2017-18 school year:

An asterisk denotes straight A’s

Seventh grade — *Haley Albrecht, Allie Andersen, Julie Awe, Bradley Becker, *Grace Bednar, Brayden Bergloff, Joshua Brendel, Carley Brown, Riley Buchert, Katie Calkins, Edward Carmichael, Olivia Cieslak, Kyara Frost, Nylla Garcia, Kevin Gronke, Izabella Haley, Madeline Haug, Ashlyn Hawke, Evy Heins, Brandon Henderson, Oland Hodges, Allison Huseby, Ethan Krucek, Hailey Lenkart, Madison McKinney, Joshua Melka, Chase Meyers, Chelsea Nettis, Ashlynn Nor, Michael Norvalls, Mitchel Norvalls, Madalynn Pedersen, Ashton Rack, Alexis Riley, Kelsey Schumacher, Lucas Snyder, Sandra Stewart, Scott Stewart, Allison Streitmatter, William Stypla,  Ethan Thomas, Riley Toro, Grace Vacala, Thomas Walther, Porter Wells, Hayven Wilson, Emilyane Wolfgram, Ryan Worklan, Lucas Youra.

Eighth grade — Ruth Ake, Madilyn Arceo, Sarah Ball, *Emma Beaudoin, *Elysia Bender, Hayley Benson, Nathan Bollow, Alana Buchanan, Ethan Collins, Hannah Collison, Aubryn Daniels, Adam DePasquale, Anthony DeReu, Matthew Dogan, Caitlin Ekornaas, Connor Ekornaas, Karissa English, Olivia Ertmann, Jaxon Faust, Lindsey Franklin, Dillon Giese, Rebecca Gray, Hailey Hand, Ethan Ivan, Jack Johnson, Chase Kerkman, Madison Knipp, Chase Kocken, Aidan Kovnat, Autumn Landers, Nathanial Lee, Garrett Luoma, Grace Massarelli, *Kylie Melka, Natalie Millard-Slavik, Logan Miller, Keira Miscinski, Lena Morgan, Danielle Mukka, Kolton Nardini, *Corey Patrick, Cassidy Phillips, Jeremiah Phillips, Samantha Pofahl, Emily Richmond, Alex Samborski, Elizabeth Schmidt, Brandon Smith, Morgan Smith, Josephine Snyder, Madison Stickler, Kaitlyn Sweeney, Aaron Vescova Jr., Blake Weaver, *Clayton Worklan, Andrew Zager, Zach Zender, Zoe Zenner.

Note: This post is sponsored by Gagliardi Law, LLP. — DH

July 12 lake test results: Caution lifted at Old Settlers County Park beach; monthly test results reported


A swim caution at Old Settlers County Park beach on Paddock Lake has been lifted after testing from Wednesday showed lower E.coli levels.

Testing from Thursday showed 31 E.coli/100 mL at Old Settlers County Park beach.

Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL.

Monthly test results for lakes also sampled Wednesday are:

Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at DeWitt Park: 24 E.coli/100 mL. Lake Shangri La #2: 4 E.coli/100 mL.

Bristol — Lake George 101st: 8 E.coli/100 mL. Lake George 103rd: <1 E.coli/100 mL.

Twin Lakes — Lake Elizabeth at Lucille Street: 5 E.coli/100 mL. Lake Elizabeth at Musial Road: 59 E.coli/100 mL. Lake Elizabeth at Sunset Drive: 3 E.coli/100 mL.

Sheriff’s Department arrests four in vehicle break-in cases

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has arrested four individuals in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in the Salem Lakes area in June and July.

The investigation has resulted in the clearance of 29 individual cases.

The three men and one woman have not been formally charged in court. westofthei.com does not print the names of suspects until they have been charged.

A search warrant was conducted on July 5 at a residence in the 5000 block of  17th Ave. in Kenosha, which resulted in the recovery of some stolen property as well as evidence linking the suspects to the crimes, said a statement released Thursday by KCSD Sgt. Mark Malecki, public information officer.

There were approximately 35 reports of unlocked vehicles being entered with items removed, said the statement. The locations of these reports were primarily in the Salem Lakes area.

“A lot of hard work went into this investigation,” the statement said. “The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind all residents to lock the doors to their property.”

Christy Weinstock is new Wilmot UHS associate principal

Wilmot Union High School has announced the appointment of a new associate principal.

From a news release from the district:

Wilmot Union High School is pleased to announce Christy Weinstock as their new Associate Principal effective July 1, 2018. Mrs. Weinstock will replace Renee Gugel who accepted a new position at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. Christy Weinstock has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Carroll University and a Master’s Degree in Education from Loyola University. She also has an Education Specialist Degree from Loyola University. Mrs. Weinstock has been working as an Assistant Principal at Mitchell School in Racine for the past two years. Prior to that, she worked as a Special Education Supervisor for the Racine Unified School District. Christy also worked as a School Psychologist at Antioch Community High School for nine years. “I am very excited to be joining WUHS! I look forward to the start of the school year to meet our students and see learning in action. My mission is to have a positive impact on student success by supporting the great opportunities that WUHS provides. Go Panthers!” – Christy
Weinstock.”

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