Posts from ‘May, 2015’

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. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 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 Randall

At about 9:06 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and 320th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single vehicle rolled over and still on its roof. Caller told dispatch that driver was out of vehicle and talking. […]

Deaths May 26, 2015: Lynette R. Nagel

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: ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for smoke from vehicle in Bristol

At about 3:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Highway 50 and Highway MB south. Per dispatch: Response is for a vehicle with smoke coming from it. UPDATE 3:14 p.m. — Dispatch advises that deputy on scene says smoke has stopped. Bristol FD will respond with an engine […]

Boy Scout Troop 328 to host Survival Challenge May 30

Boy Scout Troop 328 will be hosting a Survival Challenge on Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Salem Community Park. The public is welcome to attend. It’s not just for boys! Bring your whole family. Learn about Scouting and what Troop 328 does for the community. Learn how to survive in the wild. Join Troop 328 […]

Lakewood School robotics teams compete at Gateway Technical College-Sturtevant

Two Lakewood School teams — Team Rocket and Team Shout — competed in their first Robotics Competition sponsored by Gateway Technical College-Sturtevant campus. The Lakewood teams competed against other middle school students as well as high school students. The students first task was to build the robot from a VEX kit. After this, there were four […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 10:02 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 15-year-old female who is conscious and having difficulty breathing perhaps due to an asthma attack. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Arbor Hills Nursery LLC offers high quality trees at affordable prices

Note: Arbor Hills Nursery LLC is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Arbor Hills Nursery LLC is a high quality and affordable place to buy your next trees. Mark and Janet Lesko, Arbor Hills Nursery LLC owners,  provide  personalized service from experienced staff (BS degree Biology: Horticulture, Botany). Questions are answered whether or not a purchase results. […]

Warm this week until Saturday; rain later today

The National Weather Service Forecast calls for a warm, occasionally wet, week this week with high temperatures firmly in the 70s. Until Saturday, that is. The high temperature that day is expected to reach just 55 on Saturday and 58 on Sunday. Rain is most likely later today, with the strongest chance being between 1 and […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Artisan Market 4th Annual Spring Showcase is May 31

Note: Wilmot Artisan Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Artisan Market 4th Annual Spring Showcase will take place Sunday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring is in full swing and it’s nature’s way of saying “Let’s Party” so stop that spring cleaning and head over to the gallery for a day of fun! […]

2015 Twin Lakes Memorial Day ceremony (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The threat of severe weather caused the cancellation of the annual Memorial Day Parade in Twin Lakes Monday morning, but the true meaning of the day was still recognized at a ceremony at the American Legion Post in Legion Park. Here are some video highlights of the ceremony: Here are some photos from the ceremony: […]

2015 Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Memorial Day activities took place in Silver Lake Monday morning, despite some uncooperative weather. The annual parade stepped off at 9 a.m., with a slight off and on drizzle in the air. But before the parade ended, just as some of the later units were making their way through downtown, it started to pour. Consequently, the traditional ceremony at the […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 6:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 31100 block of 75th Place in Salem. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Twin Lakes Memorial Day parade cancelled; ceremony at 11 a.m. still on

The annual Memorial Day parade in Twin Lakes has been cancelled due to concerns about approaching bad weather. A Memorial Day ceremony will still be held at the American Legion Post in Legion Park starting at 11 a.m. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Third Annual Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing is June 13

Note: The Kiwanis Club of Westosha-Salem is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Third Annual Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing will take place Saturday, June 13 at Bristol Oaks Country Club 16801 75th St, Bristol. Registration is 9 a.m., tee time is 11 a.m. and dinner is 5:30 p.m. Format is 4-Person Scramble. Entry fee is $100 per […]

Senior Fellowship on June 3 to feature champion fiddle player

Westosha Community Senior Fellowship will be held Wednesday, June 3, at 10 a.m. at Wilmot United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 11425 Fox River Road, Wilmot. Program will be provided by Georgia Rae Mussard, state champion fiddle player. Mussard is a teenager from Richmond, Ill. who lives with her musical family. She has been interested in the fiddle since she was kindergarten age. Georgia […]

Local FD departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 8:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department, which has a water emergency. Bristol is being asked to respond with an engine and Salem with a chief for a change of quarters to staff Station 1. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association golf outing is June 3

Note: The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association will host its 25th Annual Golf Outing on Wed. June 3 at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at 11 a.m., with a noon shotgun start. Get your foursome together; you also […]

Central High School football meeting June 4

Westosha Central High School will be hosting an informational meeting for parents and athletes who are interested in participating in football during the 2015 season. The meetings will take place on June 4, in the All-Purpose Room. Incoming freshman and parents will have their meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. All other parents and students should attend […]

Salem approves bonding $2.5 for roads and other capital projects

The Salem Town Board on Monday approved the sale of $2,445,000 in general obligation promissory notes. The borrowing was approved unanimously at a special board meeting. The notes will have a 10-year term. An interest rate will be set at the next board meeting. The funds will help pay for various capital expenditures including: Road […]

Local FD units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire in the 170 block of Water’s Edge Circle in Racine County. Wheatland is being asked to respond with an engine. UPDATE 12:20 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue being asked to respond with an ambulance for […]

On scene investigation of animal abuse at Brighton, Paris farms done; clean-up underway

The on-scene investigation of animal abuse at two Western Kenosha County farms has been completed and clean-up — including volunteer help from local farmers — is now underway, says the latest Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s media release on the case. From the release: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has concluded the “on scene” portion of the animal […]

A word from our sponsors: May 24, 2015 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): 24510 84th St, Salem 11105 233rd Ave, Salem 16805 93rd St, Bristol 208 S Cogswell Dr, Silver Lake 206 Christie Ct, Twin […]

Units responding for garage fire in Salem

At about 9:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a structure fire in the 8100 block of 249th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Resident reports that garage is on fire. UPDATE 9:08 p.m. — Deputy reports that house has been evacuated. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

UW-Extension to host beekeeping workshop at Kenosha County Center

A beekeeping workshop designed for the novice beekeeper or those who would like to start beekeeping will be offered on Tuesday, June 23 from 6  until 9 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St.,in Bristol. The registration fee of $15 per person will include a copy of First Lessons in Beekeeping as well as snacks and […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Artisan Market 4th Annual Spring Showcase is May 31

Note: Wilmot Artisan Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Artisan Market 4th Annual Spring Showcase will take place Sunday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring is in full swing and it’s nature’s way of saying “Let’s Party” so stop that spring cleaning and head over to the gallery for a day of fun! […]

Salem Family 5K Run/Walk May 30

Salem School is hosting a Salem Family 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 30. The event is being organized by Salem teachers and the Staff Wellness Committee. Local businesses are supporting the 5K. The run/walk is scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. start. Other activities will take place in addition to the run/walk. There will be music, […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 3 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for  report of a crash in the 8800 block of Camp Lake Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle left the road and may have flipped and hit a tree. Driver reportedly out of vehicle, but may be bleeding from the […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 2:25 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 700 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Crash appears to involve three vehicles, one of which is a motorcycle and another a semi tractor-trailer. Everyone appears to be out of their vehicles […]

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