Posts from ‘October, 2016’

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 2:52 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 27100 block of 85th Street (Highway F) in Salem. Per dispatch: Vehicle may be rolled over. This location is in the area of the S-curves near Silver Lake County Park. UPDATE 2:59 p.m. […]

Randall School to host Community Session Nov. 1

The Randall Consolidated School Board and Leadership Team will be hosting a Community Session at 5:30 p.m., on Nov. 1 in the library at Randall School. There will be no specific agenda for this meeting. Board members and district leaders will be present in order to hear comments and answer questions. All parents/guardians, staff, and community members are […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and crisps. Please feel free to call (262) 279-3638 to check on quantities of your favorite varieties. Currently, Hafs Road Orchard is […]

Paris passes resolution regarding new IGA with Somers and Kenosha

The Paris Town Board unanimously passed a resolution regarding a new intergovernmental agreement between Paris, Somers and Kenosha regarding development along I-94 and boundaries. The approval was expected as a tentative memo of understanding regarding the resolution was approved earlier by all three entities. The action came at the board’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday The […]

Deaths Oct. 25, 2016: Robert J. Hess, Cynthia Fude-Erickson

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

Paris Town Board recall nominations close with just expected challengers

As nominations for the recall election for the Paris Town Board closed Tuseday there were no surprises with just the already announced challengers filing papers. That means on the ballot Chairman Virgil Gentz will be challenged by Joseph Kolnik, Supervisor Ken Monson will be challenged by Robert Fliess and Supervisor Ronald Kammerzelt will be challenged […]

October test drives, purchases at Hartnell Chevrolet to benefit Friends of Community Library

Note: Hartnell Chevrolet is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hartnell Chevrolet is partnering with the Friends of Community Library during the month of October to celebrate National Friends of Libraries month with a Ride to Read program. Visit Hartnell Chevrolet in October, mention “Friends of the Community Library”  and test drive a vehicle and Hartnell will […]

Michael Frett on Carleton College football team for 2016

Michael Frett from Salem is a member of the Carleton College football team for the 2016 season. Carleton is coached by Bob Pagel, who is in his fifth season as head coach, and 12th on the Knights’ staff. Carleton is a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and NCAA Division III. Founded in […]

Readers photos: Sunrise in Paddock Lake

Glenda Dupons shared this photo of a spectacular sunrise taken about 7:11 a.m. this morning in Paddock Lake. ShareTweet0 Shares

Registration, donations open for programs at The Sharing Center

Each year, The Sharing Center is able to make the holidays a little brighter by providing gifts for eligible families in Western Kenosha County. Last year through the generous support of community members and organizations, nearly 400 children received warm clothes, shoes, boots, coats, blankets, and educational gifts. These supporters are lovingly referred to as […]

Deaths Oct. 24, 2016: Ronald W. Runkel Sr.

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 sponsors: Aging Mastery Program® to be held at Westosha Senior Community Center

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Aging Mastery Program®, sponsored by the National Council on Aging, is coming to the Westosha Senior Community Center. Geared towards seniors 50 years and older, this is a fun program that will help older adults improve their health, financial security, […]

Riverview School hosting “Parenting the Snapchat Generation” Oct. 25

Riverview School will host “Parenting the Snapchat Generation” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the school library. Jeremy Dunlop, from Jerry Ackerman Productions, will guide attendees through parenting in today’s tech savvy world, including: Protecting your child online. The power of social media. Setting technology boundaries. Connecting with your child. Riverview School is located at 300 […]

Friends of the Community Library Board Book and Bake Sale Nov. 5

On Sat. Nov. 5, the Friends of the Community Library Board are sponsoring a Book and Bake Sale at the Twin Lakes Community Library 110 S. Lake St. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to noon for the dues paying Friends of the Community Library members. Everyone will be welcome from Noon until 3:30 p.m. From 2 until 3:30 […]

A word from our sponsors: Griffiths Grounds celebrates 6th season of providing fall produce and decorations

Note: Griffiths Grounds is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Family owned since 1946, Griffiths Grounds celebrates our 6th season providing homegrown fall produce and decorations to southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 31st at 7010 Bristol Road (Highway 45) in […]

50s this week; rain in the middle

Sunday was a nice way to start the week, wasn’t it? High temperature of 70 degrees. Sunny. Well forget that. The rest of this week there will be highs in the 50s along with a rainy Wednesday, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. The one exception will be Friday where the forecast currently calls for the […]

Units responding for investigation in Lake Shangri-la

At about 7:45 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 12100 block of 223rd Avenue in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: A burning smell has been reported inside a residence. UPDATE about 8:02 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports to dispatch that problem is with a single appliance. Fire […]

Units responding for medical call at Salem intersection

At about 4:30 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the intersection of Highways C and V in Salem for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient in a minivan is experiencing chest pain and difficulty breathing. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central HS to host free “Stairway to Heroin” educational event on Nov. 1

Westosha Central High School along with Your Choice to Live, Inc., Rosecrance and Rogers Memorial Hospital have partnered to schedule the free Stairway to Heroin educational event from 6:30-8:30 p.m., on Nov. 1. A Resource Fair beginning at 6 p.m. will precede the program. Children increasingly are coming into contact with illegal drugs. According to the American Academy of Child […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 23, 2016 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): 2614 200th Ave, Union Grove 23300 111th St, Trevor 33100 120th St, Twin Lakes 24621 121st St, Trevor 9000 226th Ct 9B, […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:01 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash at Highways Q and MB south in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a single vehicle crash. ShareTweet0 Shares

2016 Salem Pumpkindaze coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Town of Salem’s fifth annual Pumpkindaze festival took place Saturday at the Highway/Fire Building off Highway C in Trevor. The vent featured a craft a vendor sale, food vendors, Kenosha COunty Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad demos where they exploded pumpkins, a talent show for children and all kinds of kid activities. The evening into […]

Central HS Fall Choral Concert is Oct. 24

The Westosha Central High School Choral program will be performing their Fall Choral Concert on Monday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium located at 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake.  The concert will feature the three choirs: Choraliers, Concert Choir, and Central Swing Inc (CSI).  The choirs are under the direction of Rob Clark and will […]

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 […]

Wilmot UHS students to present “Altar Egos” Nov. 3, 4, 5

The Theater Program at Wilmot High School cordially invites you to attend the wedding of Mark and Colleen. The school’s production of “Altar Egos” fall play will take place Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m.; and Saturday Nov. 5 at 2 and 7 p.m. Admission is $6. Wilmot is proud to present “Altar Egos” a comedy written by […]

Lakewood School adds 7 ipads through Astraios Financial/Horace Mann program

Lakewood Elementary School partnered with Anni Womack and Joel Craven of Astraios Financial/Horace Mann to help bring seven new ipads to the school for this fall. The teachers spent time learning how to leverage donorschoose.org by posting projects for classroom supplies they would use to enhance the educational experience of their students. Parents, community members, corporations, and groups all over the world […]

A word from our sponsors: Harvest Fest at Breezy Hill Nursery & Hill Country Market is Oct. 22-23

Note: Breezy Hill Nursery & Hill Country Market are westofthei.com advertisers. This is a paid announcement. — DH Harvest Fest at Breezy Hill Nursery & Hill Country Market will take place Oct. 22-23. Bring the kids and come celebrate the festivities of fall with activities and treats from Breezy Hill Nursery & Hill Country Market. Kids […]

Cub Scouts tell Silver Lake Village Board of plans for bat houses and Free Little Library

Silver Lake is going to get a Free Little Library and some bat houses courtesy of local Cub Scouts. Sam Semke and Layne Gauger of Cub Scout Pack 328 told the Village Board of their Pack’s plans to construct and place the houses and library at Wednesday’s Village Board meeting. The Scouts said Scouts will […]

Paris sets nomination period for recall election

Candidates wishing to run against the incumbent Paris Town Board members in the recall election will have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 25 to file nominating petitions, says a notice of the recall election from the town dated Oct. 19 and distributed to westofthei.com Friday. The election will be held Nov. 22. Incumbents Chairman Virgil Gentz and […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and crisps. Please feel free to call (262) 279-3638 to check on quantities of your favorite varieties. Currently, Hafs Road Orchard is […]

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