Posts from ‘October, 2014’

Nataile Tym homecoming royalty candidate at the UM-Crookston

Nataile Tym of Bristol was a candidate for homecoming royalty at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Seniors Kevin Bunde and Mikala Guidinger were crowned king and queen on Oct. 15, during homecoming at University of Minnesota Crookston. The coronation was held in the Keihle Auditorium. Guidinger is from Rochester, Minn., and majoring in management, and Bunde […]

Genoa City Lions set for Nov. 4

The Genoa City Lions Club will be conducting Bingo on Nov. 4, at 332 Fellows Inc. on Fellows Road in Genoa City. Doors open 5 p.m. Early-Bird Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Regular Bingo starts at 6:45 p.m. Progressive Jackpot Bingo starts at  9 p.m. Progressive Jackpot for Nov. 4 will be $341 to a single winner getting a “BlackOut” in 49 calls […]

Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Fall Craft Faire is Nov. 1

Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Fall Craft Faire, Bake Sale, and Lunch will take place Saturday Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to shop gifts, clothing, accessories, hand made cards, home decor and more. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th St. (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. ShareTweet0 Shares

Warm Monday, then all downhill after that

The high temperature here on Monday is expected to be an unseasonably high 73, says the National Weather Service forecast. But it just gets cooler after that, with a high in the mid 40s just in time for Halloween trick or treating on Halloween. There also is a 40 percent chance of rain tonight with scattered rain […]

Deaths Oct. 26, 2014: Patricia Anne Kanabay, Randal “Randy” W. Bieneman

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

Pringle to host trial run/hike and beginning geocaching on Nov. 8

The Pringle Nature Center in Bristol Woods County Park will be hosting two events on Saturday, Nov. 8: Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding the  Pringle 5K Prairie and Woods Trail Run/Hike on Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.  to noon. Lace up your running shoes to help raise money for Pringle Nature Center’s […]

Units responding for fall in Wilmot

At about 1:05 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the area of the 30400 block of Highway C in Wilmot for a man who fell from a tree stand. Per dispatch: Adult male fell about 12 feet. He is somewhere north of the Wilmot Fire Station. UPDATE 1:10 p.m. — Additional engine […]

Central HS Music Parents craft & vendor sale is Nov. 8

Central High School Music Parents Association will be hosting its 13th annual craft and vendor sale on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. Admission and parking are free. The event will include a bake sale, concessions, raffle, games for children and over 70 unique exhibitors. Santa visits from 10 […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 26, 2014 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 3300 200TH AVE, PARIS 23115 84TH ST, SALEM 25355 RUNYARD WAY W, SALEM 1101 S EMMERTSEN RD, MOUNT PLEASANT 9000 226TH CT […]

Deaths Oct. 25, 2014: Rose Mary “Babe” Kasken

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 cross country teams going to state meet

The Central High School boys and girls cross country teams will be competing in the state meet next weekend. Both Centrals teams finished second in the today’s sectional meet in Kenosha. Top finishers for Centrals boys were: Jacob Hebior who placed second overall with a 16:15.3 and Shane McNealy who finished fourth overall with a  16:27.5. Top finishers […]

Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation co-ed basketball registration is next week

The Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation program will sponsor a co-ed basketball program for boys and girls in grades 1 through 6. The program will focus on skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fundamentals of the game. Teams will be divided into groups by grades. All teams will play scheduled games on Saturdays (except the first Saturday will […]

Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda is Nov. 1

If you are looking for something fun to do while helping to support a community effort, the friends of Amanda Hauser,  local Catholic Financial Life Chapters, and the community from Brighton Wisconsin would like to invite you to  “Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda.” Amanda Hauser is a 12 year old student from Brighton Grade School […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:43 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash along Highway U, just south of Highway C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Report from a caller says a single vehicle appears to have spun out. ShareTweet0 Shares

Powerful Tools for Caregivers series starting Nov. 11

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes will be held at the […]

Central choir students to perform Oct. 27

The students of Central High School’s Choraliers, Concert Choir, and Central Swing Inc. will perform a variety of music including pop songs, classic show tunes, spirituals and ballads on Monday, Oct. 27, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Cafetorium at the school, 24617 75th St. Paddock Lake. Admission is free, but the choir students request that you  bring a non-perishable […]

Lakewood PTO Randall PTC “Ghouls United” coverage

The Lakewood School PTO and the Randall School PTC hosted their first annual “Ghouls United” Halloween event Friday at Lakewood School. Students from both school and the community at large were invited to have some Halloween themed fun. Activities were to include: music, costume contest, parade, prizes, candy and more. Here is some video of the parade, […]

Units responding to alarm in Salem

At 10:01 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 10900 block of 224th Ave. for a fire alarm. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Oct. 24, 2104: Philip Tyler Moffat, Robert J. Scott, Ole Jensen, Charles A. Budwick

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

Brian Hopkins named to Wisconsin Lutheran College football team

Brian Hopkins of Silver Lake, a junior, is a member of the Wisconsin Lutheran College football team. After one year away, Dennis Miller returns to the sidelines for his 14th season as head coach of the Wisconsin Lutheran College football team. Miller enters the season with a 47-82 career record. The Warriors finished 4-6 in […]

Wheatland Center School Board wants more info on latest ATC route proposal

View Larger Map The above Google Maps Streetview shows the current electrical poles and lines along Highway O in front of Wheatland Center School. Wheatland Center School Board members will seek more information from the company proposing to run a electrical transmission line by school. The board discussed the American Transmission Company proposed route for a 69 kilovolt line to […]

WisDOT rolls out plans for Highways 83 & C intersection improvement

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled alternatives for improving safety at the Highways 83 and C intersection at a public open house meeting Thursday at Salem Town Hall. Two alternatives were presented: Construction of a roundabout. Retaining traffic signals, but changing the configuration of the intersection. DOT officials say the intersection has a high number […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 7:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and AH in Salem. Per dispatch: A black, four-door vehicle reportedly struck a traffic standard and knocked it down. UPDATE 7:12 p.m. — Rescue unit on scene reports that vehicle appears to have left the scene. UPDATE 7:13 p.m. […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At 6:52 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 45 and 142 in Paris. UPDATE 7:32 p.m. — Paris FD units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. ShareTweet0 Shares

Garage sales page updated

West 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. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 2:15 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 142 and MB in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a truck and is partially blocking the roadway. UPDATE 2:25 p.m. — Tow requested for car. ShareTweet0 Shares

Northerns stocked in Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes were stocked with some new fishy inhabitants Wednesday afternoon. About 600 northern pike were added to the lakes as part of a Twin Lakes Protection and Rehabilitation District stocking. Here are several more photos from the village Facebook Page. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is expected to stock walleye […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At 10:37 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and C in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 10:40 a.m. — Deputy blocking eastbound traffic on Highway C. UPDATE 10:45 a.m. — Tows requested by deputies for both vehicles. UPDATE […]

Christopher Nelson, Dalton Heckel playing football for UW-Whitewater in 2014

The following students were named to the 2014 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team. Twin Lakes – Christopher Nelson, a junior general management major. Silver Lake – Dalton Heckel, a freshman criminology major. After defeating UW-Eau Claire 52-3 on Oct. 18, UW-Whitewater extended its winning streak to 23 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in the NCAA […]

Units responding to Randall School for crash

At about 3:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to Randall School for a crash. Per dispatch: A child has been struck by a car in the parking lot. UPDATE 3:21 p.m. — Fire Department personnel being told to stand down; response needed from rescue squad only. UPDATE 3:32 […]

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