Posts from ‘July, 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. ShareTweet0 […]

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill Nursery & Hill Country Market hosting State Fair ticket giveaway July 25

Note: Breezy Hill Nursery and Hill Country Market are westofthei.com sponsors. — DH Visit Hill Country Market & Breezy Hill Nursery on Saturday, July 25 from noon to 1 p.m. for your chance to win a pair of free Wisconsin State Fair tickets. There will be a winner every 5 minutes! Mike Mason and 99.1 The Mix […]

Deaths July 22, 2015: Arthur Otto Aerne, Crystal Mohr

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: Share1Tweet1 Shares

Randall School District to have revenue limit referendum Oct. 13

The Randall School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to hold a referendum seeking authority to exceed the district’s revenue limit. The board is seeking to exceed the revenue limit by $460,000 for three years on a non‐recurring basis. The board chose Oct. 13 as the date for the referendum. As there is no other election scheduled for that […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 5:28 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 26800 block of 109th Street. Share3Tweet0 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Lyons

At about 5:16 p.m., local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Lyons Fire Department for a structure fire in the 3200 block of Via Cassio in Lyons. Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department are being requested to respond with tenders (tankers) to the scene. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a village police officer are responding for an activated fire alarm in the 2100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 2:35 p.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company called to cancel. They believe this is a false alarm caused by work going on […]

A word from our sponsors: WestoshaMarket open today 3-7:30 p.m.

Note: WestoshaMarket is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The new WestoshaMarket continues its regular schedule this week. WestoshaMarket is open Wednesdays, through Aug. 26, from 3 to 7:30 p.m., 21010 75th Street in Bristol (Highway 50, 3/4 mile west of Highway 45). The market is open rain or shine. Click here for more information, including vendors and musical highlights. Kenosha Common Markets, Inc., […]

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 […]

Cody Lane named to Dean’s List at UW Madison for spring 2015

Cody Lane of Brighton was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lane earned a 4.0 GPA this semester. He is a student in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to gas line break in Randall

At about 9:19 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a gas line break at 3418th Avenue and 117th Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Gas line was struck by a contractor. UPDATE 9:20 a.m. — Silver Lake Rescue Squad now responding and Twin Lakes Rescue standing down. […]

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 […]

Bradley Gorsline graduates from Princeton University

Bradley Gorsline graduated on June 2, 2015, magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Princeton University, Princeton New Jersey. He also earned a certificate in Materials Science and Engineering. He was elected to membership in Society of Sigma Xi. He was awarded the Malcom H. Chisholm Inorganic Chemistry Prize. In September he […]

A word from our sponsors: Hill Country Market hosting wine tasting July 23

Note: Hill Country Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hill Country Market will be hosting Wine Tasting with Appetizers: Cheese & Dessert Pairing Special on July 23 at 7 p.m. Join Hill Country Market for this popular monthly wine tasting. This month, Hill Country Market will be introducing wine from Hahn Winery and enjoying a […]

Local students named to Carthage College Spring 2015 dean’s list

These local students were named to the Carthage College dean’s list for academic excellence during the spring 2015 semester: Courtney Baker of Trevor. Perla Jaimes of Salem. Jennifer Lila of Silver Lake. Angela Mitek of Bristol. Lorena Retana of Salem. Lorena Retana of Salem. Odessa Torrez-Hempel of Trevor. Dean’s list honors are accorded to Carthage […]

Bike registration wiped from Twin Lakes ordinances

Twin Lakes residents, are you up to date with your bicycle registration? Don’t sweat it if you’re not. The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday formally repealed the requirement to register bikes from village ordinances. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick, at Monday’s regular board meeting, said the police department had requested the change since the registration ordinance […]

A word from our sponsors: IRA / Tony Stewart Allstar Sprintacular at Wilmot Raceway July 25

Note: Wilmot Raceway is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Raceway will be hosting the The IRA / Tony Stewart Allstar Sprintacular on Saturday, July 25 Wisconsin’s Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series will take on the touring drivers from Tony Stewart’s UNOH Allstar Circuit of Champions in a true Sprint Car showdown. It’s […]

Survivors of Suicide Support group meetings set

The Survivors of Suicide Support group will take place on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. at Piasecki Althaus Family Services Center located at 2002 52nd St., Kenosha. Each year over 41,000 people die by suicide in the U.S., and over 1 million die worldwide. Kenosha County has lost over 350 people to suicide since 2000 and every one of the […]

Deaths July 20, 2015: Florence Zarletti, Arlene A. Gahart

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

Twin Lakes tables resolution opposing Highway F project

A draft resolution opposing the relocation of county Highway F in Randall just north of the village border was tabled at Monday’s regular Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. Trustee Barbara Andres raised the issue of the village opposing the road project at the committee of the whole meeting July 6. She called the project a waste […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At 4:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in a mobile home park on 45th Street in Wheartland. Per dispatch: A caller reported a loud noise and smoke. UPDATE 4:57 p.m. — Deputies on scene report no smoke or flames. UPDATE […]

Bristol FD responding for mutual aid

At about 10:54 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding for mutual aid to the northbound lanes of I-94 at Russell Road. Per dispatch: Bristol is being requested to respond with a squad for a crash. UPDATE 10:56 a.m. — Mutual aid request cancelled by Newport Fire Department. Bristol units returning to quarters. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central HS exchange student throws out first pitch at Kingfish game

At the Kenosha Kingfish baseball game on Friday, July 17, Baptiste Bernadac threw out the opening pitch. Bernadac is being hosted by two families from Westosha Central High School. The 16-year-old from Rennes, Brittany in northwestern France was thrilled for this opportunity. Westosha Central School Board member Terry Simmons, his host father for the first […]

Western Kenosha County Historical Society “thrilled” with new Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society

The Western Kenosha County Historical Society has issued a statement supporting the creation of the Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society. Formation of the Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society was announced last week. The group will be working on the relocation and renovation of the old Bristol Town Hall so that it can be used as a historical exhibit. The building, owned […]

St. John the Baptist Annual Picnic in Paris is July 25

St. John the Baptist Annual  Picnic in Paris will take place Saturday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Activities include: Chicken dinner served from noon to 6 p.m. Kids games. Food. Raffles, including a grand prize raffle and ticket drop. Live music: Kathy Ann Trio, 1 to 4 p.m., The Bug’s 5 to 7 p.m., Another Shade of Gray 7 to 10:30 p.m. And […]

Units responding for car fire in Bristol

At about 2:05 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a possible car fire in about the 18000 block Highway 50. Per dispatch: Caller was a passerby who saw smoke but no flames from a vehicle along the south side of  the highway. UPDATE 2:10 p.m. — Fire […]

UW-Extension providing youth tractor safety course Aug. 3-5

UW-Extension in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties are collaborating to provide a 24-hour tractor safety course for youth ages 12-16. This program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on a public […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 1:01 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 29400 block of Silver Lake Road in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; at least one person reporting chest pain. ShareTweet0 Shares

Silver Lake to defer fireworks, save money for next year

A fireworks display in Silver Lake is off for 2015. Last month, Trustee Roger Johnson said he was working to have a display in the village this year, using the $3,000 budgeted for that purpose. He did not have a date or a vendor lined up at that time. On Wednesday, with Johnson absent, the topic was […]

A word from our sponsors: July 19, 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): 27925 41st St, Brighton 11105 233rd Ave, Salem 7713 216th Ave, Bristol 16006 60th St., Paris 25021 87th St. 6, Salem 31120 […]

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