Posts from ‘September, 2015’

Randall PTC Back to School Carnival 2015 coverage (PHOTOS)

Randall PTC hosted its 3rd Annual Back to School Carnival Saturday at the school. The event was blessed with excellent sunny and dry weather. Participants were able to enjoy indoor and outdoors games and activities for the whole family. There also was food for sale and a bake sale. The Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire […]

Vendors sought for Central HS Music Parents Arts and Crafts Fair

Reservations are now being accepted for vendor space at the 14th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair sponsored by the Central High School Music Parents Association. This event will take place on Saturday, Nov.7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central High School at 24617 75th St., in Paddock Lake. For more information or to register as a vendor, […]

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 […]

Paddock Lake passes resolution opposing ATC route

The Paddock Lake Village Board has passed a resolution asking the Public Service Commission to alter the proposed route of an American Transmission Company high voltage transmission line. The line, called the Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Transmission Line Project, seeks to build a line to connect a substation in Salem with a substation in the Lake […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 6:26 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 17-year-old with a possible broken bone. UPDATE 6:30 p.m. — Per dispatch: Ambulance reporting to football stadium. Problem may be a knee injury. UPDATE 6:46 p.m. — […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 5:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25300 block of Highway 50 in Salem. ShareTweet0 Shares

Friday’s Central vs. Burlington varsity football game moved to CHS

If you’re looking for something to do close to home Friday evening, you might be interested to know that the Central High School vs. Burlington High School varsity football game originally scheduled to be played tonight in Burlington will instead be played at Central, the school has announced. The game will have an earlier than usual […]

4.5 inches for Trevor last night

How much rain did we get Thursday night? West Jacobs in Trevor shared this photo of his rain gauge, which showed a little more than 4.5 inches: The next round is most likely to start around 8 p.m., maybe earlier. The National Weather Service puts the chance of heavy rain at 100 percent. A flash flooding […]

New Life Bible Church to host Church by the Lake service Sept. 20

New Life Bible Church will hold its annual Church by the Lake service on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Lance Park Amphitheater in Twin Lakes. Along with the setting of Lake Mary, the service will include music and a message entitled “What am I Here for?” There will also be a barbecue after the service and a […]

A word from our sponsors: Randall School PTC Back to School Carnival is Sept. 19

Note: Randall School PTC is advertising this event with westofthei.com. — DH Randall School PTC is excited to host its 3rd Annual Back to School Carnival – open to the entire community and any students – 4k-8th grade. This event will be Sept.  19 at Randall School from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 8:58 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 33500 block of 80th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Alarm is at a residence. Share1Tweet0 Shares

Flash flood watch issued

At 8:50 a.m., it may be bright and sunny out, but the National Weather Service is expecting weather later Friday a lot like what we saw Thursday evening and night. To that end, the NWS has issued a flash flood watch for an area of southern Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is to be in […]

Units responding for down wire in Bristol

At about 7:05 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a down wire in the 7400 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. UPDATE 7:08 a.m. — Unit on the scene confirms line is down across a driveway. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:03 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 15900 block of Highway Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 6:10 a.m. — Dispatch says fire personnel on scene reporting three minor injuries. ShareTweet0 Shares

Flash flood warning issued

At 10:49 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 1:45 a.m., Friday. Additional rainfall of .5 to 1 inch of rain is possible during the warning period. Here is some video of a front yard ditch in Paddock Lake around 11 p.m.: […]

Deaths Sept. 17, 2015: Kenneth W. Rosenhauer

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 wires down in Randall

At about 8:14 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 8700 block of 376th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Live wires that are arcing are being reported in a backyard. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 7:42 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-south, Brass Ball Corners, in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A car and a pickup truck involved. Injuries being reported. Deputies may close entire intersection. UPDATE 7:44 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue unit […]

Readers’ photos: Afternoon storm

The storm that rolled in over the are arounf 3:30 p.m. or so wasn’t unexpected, but it did seem to come up fast. Here’s a photo of the sky over Paddock Lake taken by Valerie Smith: We may not be done. The National Weather Service hourly forecast says rain is likely again by about 10 […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Fall Fun Fest/International Migratory Bird Day Sept. 19

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Fall Fun Fest/International Migratory Bird Day Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and go on hayrides through the center’s beautiful trails, see a falconer, or listen to people speak about local efforts in conservation. Become a Friend of Pringle and get free […]

Peace Shindig set for Sept. 19 in Bristol

A Peace Shindig featuring a free concert with the Still a Dream Band is set for Saturday, Sept. 19 at Hansen Park in Bristol, in the large shelter. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with food, available for purchase.  There will be brats, sloppy Joes, hot dogs, chips and drinks as well as a bake sale. Free […]

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill Nursery to host Wreath Workshop Sept. 20

Note: Breezy Hill Nursery is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Breezy Hill Nursery will host a Wreath Workshop on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. Learn helpful tips and tricks as you create a beautiful wreath for the fall or upcoming holiday season. This workshop will be led by Rochelle, Breezy Hill Nursery ‘s talented floral designer. […]

Two nights of thunderstorms expected

The National Weather Service local forecast says we’re in for a couple of dark and stormy nights. After a mostly then partly sunny day with a high in the 80s, the forecast says there’s an 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm Thursday night. Seeing storms Friday during the day is more iffy, with just a 40 percent chance […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 9 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Prosser Street and Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 9:09 p.m. — One patient being transported to a local hospital via ambulance. 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 […]

Friends of the Community Library to host travelogue/luncheon on Sept. 29

A travelogue/luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 29 will be sponsored by Friends of the Community Library. It will take place at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake St. At 11:30 a.m., a lunch of soup, Subway sandwiches, chips,and a cookie will be served. At noon participants will travel to Tanzania with the help of Mary Ann Bilski,who […]

Wilmot UHS Panther Backer holding raffle to support football program

Wilmot Union High School Panther Backers are having a football raffle. First prize is 50″ flat screen LED TV, second prize is an IPad Air, and third prize is $100 cash. All proceeds benefit Wilmot Football. Tickets are $10 and only 400 will be sold. Drawing will take place at on Friday, Oct. 9 at halftime of […]

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 alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 9:54 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a fire alarm in the 1600 block of Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 10:08 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports to dispatch that this was a malfunctioning alarm. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Sept. 15, 2015: Melody R. Ovadenko, Dorothy M. Glatz

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

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