Posts from ‘September, 2014’

Sunny and in the 70s through Tuesday

If your idea of good weather is in the 70s and sunny, then the remainder of September around here is going to suit you just fine. The National Weather Service forecast for the area shows basically that forecast from today (maybe a little cloudier today) through Tuesday. Plan accordingly. ShareTweet0 Shares

Paddock Lake Lions spaghetti dinner is Oct. 4

A Spaghetti Dinner will be served by the Paddock Lake Area Lions Club on Saturday, Oct. 4 (date corrected from earlier version) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Tickets are $7 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12; and free for children under age 6. There will […]

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid

At about 10:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for mutual aid to Richmond for investigation of smoke. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Sept. 24, 2014: Doris A. Strasburg, Janet Marie Tryban, Marion Elizabeth Runde

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: ShareTweet0 Shares

Central HS homecoming parade route announced

Here is the parade route for Central High School’s homecoming parade: Floats line up in the student parking lot on the east side of the school. The parade proceeds across Hwy. 50 at the traffic signal and continue on 246th Ave. The parade will turn left on 74th street and continue west until 248th Avenue. […]

Units responding for crash near state line

At about 7:43 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway WG and Highway U near the Wisconsin-Illinois border. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: New weekly ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry posted at westofthei.com

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry  in Paddock Lake is now available at westofthei.com. Click on the ad to see the full line-up of values for this coming week. The sale prices in this ad (click here to see ad) are effective from […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:01 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7400 block of Highway W just south of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single car that has left the road and rolled over. UPDATE about […]

Deaths Sept. 23, 2014: Roland “Rollie” Burmeister, James L Freyermuth

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: Share4Tweet4 Shares

State looking to locate two Park and Ride lots along I-94

The state Department of Transportation is working with Kenosha County to locate two Park and Ride lots along I-94. County Executive Jim Kreuser and county Highway Commissioner Gary Sipsma presented information on the project at a special meeting of the Paris Town Board Tuesday evening. One lot is set to be just east of I-94 […]

Country Inn and Suites and Parkway Chateau to host special needs Halloween event

The Brat Stop and Country Inn and Suites in Kenosha just west of I-94 will host its annual Halloween Trick or Treat Event for Special Needs Children and Adults Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The event is a  Halloween celebration for children and adults with special needs and their families. Participants can dress up in their favorite costume […]

Silver Lake to enforce temporary campaign sign regulations

Silver Lake will be enforcing a set of temporary campaign sign standards leading up to the Nov. 4 election, Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau announced in a media release today. Trudeau said uncertainty about how to enforce the village’s sign ordinance prompted a meeting between village President Sue Gerber, building inspector Royce Kennedy and […]

Crafters and vendors sought for Lakewood School craft fair

Lakewood School is having its annual Fall Festival and Craft Fair on Nov. 22. Currently, organizers are soliciting for crafters and vendors. If anyone would like to secure a table (only $25) they can contact Dawn at iama911mom@hotmail.com More information on the event is available here. ShareTweet0 Shares

Community Emergency Response Team training to be offered in Nov.

Kenosha County Emergency Management and Meijer Foods will be sponsoring a Kenosha area CERT training this November. Community Emergency Response Teams are made up of citizens, workplace leaders, and other individuals, trained by emergency personnel to respond to help others in the event of a major disaster. The training prepares community volunteers to respond to […]

Deaths Sept. 22, 2014: Herbert Frank, William H. “Billy” Foust, Jr., Donna R. Lazzare

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: ShareTweet0 Shares

Information on enterovirus D68 infection from county Health Dept.

No cases of enterovirus D68 infection have been reported in Kensoha County, but they are starting to be seen in Wisconsin. Following is information from the Kenosha County Division of Health: Nationally, several states have reported an increase in severe acute respiratory infections and hospitalizations among children and adolescents, and are working with the CDC to […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 3:03 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 5200 block of I-94. Per dispatch: Crash is in the northbound lanes. A car reportedly was struck by a semi-truck. Vehicles are on shoulder. One person wants to be checked out by EMS personnel. UPDATE 3:09 p.m. — Dispatch […]

St. John’s Lutheran to host Free Family Fun Festival

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Slades Corners is hosting a Free Family Fun Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the church in downtown Slades Corners. Activities to include: Jumping castle. Face painting. Horseshoes. Kid’s games. Baggo. There also will be free hot dogs, drinks and root beer floats. Those in attendance can […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus to host Fish Boil Sept. 26

Note: St. Alphonsus School  advertised this event on westofthei.com. — DH St. Alphonsus School will host a Fish Boil on Friday, Sept. 26, at the St. Alphonsus Parish Center, New Munster. Serving will be from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Includes all you can eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, dessert, milk & coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches also will […]

Wilmot UHS Go Pink football game is Sept. 26

The Wilmot Union High School Football Rise & Unite – Go Pink Game! will take place Friday, Sept. 26, starting at  7 p.m.  vs. Union Grove. Wear pink to support breast cancer awareness and to honor your family and friends fighting the battle against cancer. Proceeds from the Go Pink merchandise sold (t-shirts, hoodies, Go Pink items) […]

Cheesehead Fly-in coverage

A group of people from all over, interested in flying airplanes controlled by two lines gathered at the Westosha Community Center on Sunday afternoon. They have dubbed the annual event, the Cheesehead Fly-in. They can fly maneuvers by their control of the plane. They hold two lines connected to the plane about 60 feet long. […]

Seno K/RLT Conservancy to host pig roast/raffle fundraiser

The Seno K/RLT Conservancy, a new organization resulting from the merger of the Seno Woodland Education Center and Kenosha/Racine Land Trust, will host a fundraising Pig Roast on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. Please RSVP by Oct. 1st (262-537-4055).  $10 Adults, meal & music (music only $5); $6 Children 5 – 12 yrs. old, meal & […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin’s Own Firearms to conduct concealed/carry classes

Note: Wisconsin’s Own Firearms LLC is a westofthei.com advertiser — DH Wisconsin’s Own Firearms will be hosting Concealed /Carry Classes on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at it Twin Lakes location. The 4-hour CCW training covers the following topics: Firearms Safety, Function, Ammunition, and Legal Aspects and Considerations for carrying a firearm. All students receive a Certificate of […]

Kenosha County Safety Fair 2014 coverage

Kenosha County held its annual Safety Fair at Sam’s Club parking lot on Saturday. They also brought their command unit and robot. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Deaths Sept. 21, 2014: Misty D. Roath

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: Share3Tweet3 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Hartnell Chevrolet hosts Customer Appreciation Day

Note: Hartnell Chevrolet is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hartnell Chevrolet said thank you to its customers — past current and future — with it’s Customer Appreciation Day Saturday at the dealership. The event included raffles, music, food (catered by westofthei.con sponsor Luisa’s Restaurant) and plenty of chances to trake a look at all of […]

Aging & Disability Resource Center offering free memory screens

Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is offering free, confidential memory screens. Memory screens are suggested for anyone concerned about memory changes, at risk of Alzheimer’s disease due to family history or who wants to check their memory now for future comparison. Warning signs of dementia include forgetting people’s names and events, asking repetitive […]

Westosha Senior Community Center to host craft bazaar and bake sale Oct. 11

The Westosha Senior Community Center will host a Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local seniors will be showcasing art, ceramics, knitting, crocheting, jellies, jams, pies and other handmade goodness. There also will be a 50/50 raffle and a raffle for various other items. Lunch is available all day. […]

Units responding for lawn mower fire in Brighton

At about 4:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a lawn mower on fire in the 4700 block of 308th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 4:48 p.m. — Deputies on scene report mower is “fully engulfed” in flames. UPDATE 4:40 p.m. — Mower is about 50 feet […]

Randall School Student Council elects 2014-15 board

Randall School Student Council is proud to announce the election of their new board for the 2014-2015 school year. They, along with 24 additional members, are focused on providing leadership within the school, promoting good school spirit, and being the voice of the student body. In addition, this student run organization sponsors Wildcat Wednesdays (spirit […]

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