Posts from ‘September, 2015’

Units responding for grass fire in Paris

At about 1:44 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 900 block of 180th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch. A fire department member on the scene describes the fire as out of control. ShareTweet0 Shares

Cure LGMD Benefit to take place Sept 30

A “Cure LGMD Benefit” co-sponsored by the Tavern League of Kenosha County will take place on Sept. 30., at Local Folks Restaurant located in downtown Slades Corners. Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) is a general term used to describe a group of genetically inherited neuro-muscular diseases. Under the umbrella of LGMD there are more than 25 identified […]

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 […]

Silver Lake approves contract with Salem for fire protection and EMS

The Silver Lake Village Board at a special meeting Thursday approved a 10-year contract with Salem for Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire protection and emergency medical services to the village. The contract takes effect Jan. 1, 2016, said village President Burce Nopenz. The contract was approved by a unanimous vote with Trustees Roger Johnson […]

Units responding to park in Twin Lakes for medical call

At about 6:25 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to Millenium Park in Twin Lakes for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 20 year old with trauma with injuries. ShareTweet0 Shares

Bristol School students hear powerful message against bullying

Bristol School students heard a powerful message — mixed with some fun — about standing up to bullying. All grade levels participated in a series of presentations by Jim Jelinske from Creative Education Services Tuesday. The assemblies were coordinated by the Bristol School PTA, and paid for by The Bristol Education Foundation. Jelinske used a mixture of magic […]

Sponsored post: Bristol School seeking girls basketball coach

Note: This post is a paid announcement from Bristol School. — DH Bristol School is looking for 1 basketball coach for the upcoming girls’ basketball season: Positions: Girls B team (6th-7th grade girls) Season: October through the first week of December QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have successful coaching experience/training; be a positive role model for middle school students; […]

Wilmot High School seeking applicants for board vacancy

The Wilmot Union High School District is currently seeking applicants to fill a vacant Board position created by the resignation of Nadine Slowinski. Slowinski moved out of the district. Qualified applicants must establish residency in the district by Oct. 7, 2015, and be at least 18 years old. Applicants should send a letter of application to Daniel S. […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School seeks Part-Time Secretary/Health Aide

Note: Wheatland Center School advertised the following job opening with westofthei.com — DH Wheatland Center School is seeking a PM Part-Time Secretary/Health Aide. Position will start September 28, 2015. Starting rate $16.00per hour. Hours per week 25-30 hours. Those interested should submit a letter of application, resume, and complete the district job application available on […]

Civilian Conservation Corps statute to be dedicated at Fox River Park

A statue to honor the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps will be dedicated at a 5 p.m. ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the entrance to Fox River Park, 30255 93rd St. The public, former CCC workers and family members of former CCC workers are invited to the dedication ceremony, Kenosha County Executive Jim […]

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 […]

Deaths Sept. 23, 2015: Keith Johnson, Emogene Brasfield, Kathleen E. Carroll

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

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

4-H Open House is Sept. 29

Kenosha County UW-Extension invites all youth and adults interested in learning more about 4-H to attend the 10th Annual 4-H Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Kenosha County Center, located at 19500 75th St. in Bristol. 4-H is a community of young people who are learning leadership, citizenship, […]

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club spaghetti dinner is Oct. 3

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club will host their 9th annual Spaghetti Dinner on  Saturday, Oct. 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Tickets are $7.50 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12; and free for children under age 6. There will be many raffles and a bake sale, too. Carry outs […]

Registration underway for holiday gifts for children through The Sharing Center

Registration is underway for income qualified families interested in receiving holiday gifts for children through the Sharing Center.  Applications will be accepted from Sept. 9-Nov. 20. By signing up for before Nov. 20, families can provide a wish list of their child’s greatest needs. Children birth through high school (including homeschool and online students), or […]

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 Paris

At about 9:51 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash near the Highway JB and Highway 45 intersection in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle may be off the road. ShareTweet0 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Board discusses 911 signs

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday discussed the topic of whether to pursue 911 signs — small reflective address signs — in the village. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick said she has for years been hearing from some village staff that the signs would be helpful. Recently, she polled representatives of building inspection, the police […]

Silver Lake board schedules special meeting on fire/EMS contract

The Silver Lake Village Board has scheduled a special board meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24. The special meeting notice says the meeting is for the purpose of discussing and possibly acting on the fire contract. The board voted in July to pursue negotiations with Salem over contracting with Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to provide […]

Workshop on dangers and warning signs of opiate and heroin use and abuse topic of workshop

The Kenosha County Division of Health, in partnership with Gateway Technical College, University of Wisconsin Parkside, and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints is hosting a learning opportunity for the community on the dangers and warning signs of opiate and heroin use and abuse. Participants can look forward to learning: What is the scope of the opioid /heroin problem […]

Deaths Sept. 21, 2015: Kenneth S. Suk, Anna Carsten

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

Units responding for smoke detector in Randall

At about 4:20 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a smoke detector sounding in a residence in the 40100 block of 97th Street in Randall. UPDATE 4:21 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding unit that homeowner says alarm due to cooking. One fire unit responding non-emergency. […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 3:31 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a crash in the 12700 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Incident reportedly involves an overturned semi tractor-trailer. UPDATE 3:38 p.m. — Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies called off […]

Christ Lutheran Church Craft Fair seeking vendors

The Christ Lutheran Church 6th Annual Fall Craft Fair, to be held Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., is looking for vendors. If you know of someone who would be interested, please have them contact the church office and talk to Kathleen Elfers at 843-2631 (email office-clc@bizwi.rr.com). Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th St., Paddock Lake. […]

Kenosha Crew U15 girls participate in Puma College Showcase

The Kenosha Crew U15 girls participated in the Puma College Showcase Labor Day weekend in Rockford. The college showcase allowed the girls to play and show off their talents in front of over 20 DII, DIII, and NAIA college coaches and scouts. The girls played some strong competitive teams such as TCSA Premier, Chicago Academy, and Joga […]

Salem approves demolition of three properties

The Salem Town Board approved the demolition of the structures on three properties at last week’s Town Board meeting. The properties are: 22002 60th St., Salem (the former Jigsaw Tavern), residential/commercial building and garage. 26933 98th St., Trevor, residential building and shed. 28405 106th St., Salem,  residential building and garage. The board accepted the bid for demolishing all […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 20, 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): 6114 242nd Ave, Salem 7713 216th Ave, Bristol ShareTweet0 Shares

Pringle Nature Center Fall Fun Fest 2015 coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Pringle Nature Center inside Bristol Woods County Park held its Fall Fun Fest/International Migratory Bird Day Celebration on Saturday. Attendees were able to partake in a number of outdoor activities on a beautiful afternoon. There were hayrides through the center’s trails and activities such as pumpkin decorating and birdhouse making. A live falcon and an owl […]

A word from our sponsors: 2015 Hartnell Customer Appreciation Day coverage (photos)

Note: Hartnell Chevrolet is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hartnell Chevrolet held its annual 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 take a look at all of the latest new Chevrolet models and Hartnell’s pre-owned on site inventory. All […]

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