Posts from ‘April, 2017’

Salem Lakes schedules special meeting for Wednesday; discussion of Public Safety on agenda

The Salem Lakes Village Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Salem Town Hall 9814, Antioch Road, Salem. The agenda includes eight items for discussion and possible action. Included on the agenda is  continued discussion on suspension of the Public Safety Department and/or Water Patrol. The agenda also […]

A word from our sponsors: Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale is April 28 & 29

Note: Christ Lutheran Church is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Rummage Sale of new or used furniture, miscellaneous household items, home maintenance tools and implements, sports equipment, clothing etc. will happen on Friday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday April 29 from […]

Salem Firefighter Association spaghetti dinner is April 30

Salem Firefighter Association will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dinner will be held at Village of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. The public is invited to eat spaghetti and tour the station. Cost will be $8 for adults, $5 for […]

Wheatland town electors authorize town hall exterior upgrades

Wheatland town electors unanimously approved authorizing upgrades to the town hall exterior. The proposal was on the town’s annual meeting agenda Monday evening. The measure passed by a voice vote with 12 electors present and no one voicing opposition. Town Chairman Bill Glembocki explained the Town Board has been gathering information on what needs to […]

A word from ours sponsors: Messy Church set for April 30

Life can be messy, so why shouldn’t church be messy, too?  If wooden pews, hymns, and sitting still and quiet aren’t your thing, Messy Church might be just what you’re looking for. Messy Church is sponsored by Living Waters Ministries in conjunction with United Methodist churches in Kenosha County.  It’s cross-generational, very informal, and everyone […]

Mostly sunny and warm Tuesday, then rain

Tuesday should be another nice day with a high over 70 and mostly sunny skies, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The rest of the week, however, stands a good chance of being wet, the same forecast says. The rain could start as early as Tuesday night, but grows to a 50 percent […]

Units responding for fire in Bassett

At about 8:52 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a fire in the 34400 block of Bassett Road in Bassett. Per dispatch: Caller reporting an unattended fire. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Deaths April 24, 2017: Charles P. Honold, Ruth A. Leeftink

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: Share42Tweet42 Shares

County executive endorses March for Babies on April 29; Bristol family serving as ambassadors

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave are asking residents in both counties to consider participating in the 2017 March for Babies on April 29 at the Racine County Zoo. Kenosha County Board Supervisor Jill Gillmore, her husband, Matt, and their 7 children are this year’s Racine/Kenosha Ambassador Family for the Racine/Kenosha March for […]

Kenosha ADRC to host Welcome to Medicare Workshop May 18

Going on Medicare? You will have some decisions to make. Kenosha Aging and Disability Resource Center sponsors monthly Medicare workshops for people new to Medicare and their families. Learn the basics of Medicare coverage, options for private health and drug coverage, and public benefits that can help with health care costs. Welcome to Medicare Workshop […]

Deaths April 23, 2017: Dorothy Mae Polewaczyk

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 mutual aid to Pleasant Priaire

At about 5:30 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is activating a box alarm for assistance with a wild land search for an endangered person. Bristol Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue are being requested to respond with ATVs. UPDATE — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that subject was found. ShareTweet0 […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 2:44 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in Bristol. Per dispatch: A large brush fire is being reported at 187th Avenue and 116th Street. UPDATE about 2:53 p.m. — Fire unit on scene confirms a large field fire. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: April 23, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 26808 116th St, Trevor 4106 18th St, Kenosha 24941 87th St #6, Salem 33100 120th […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 9:27 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire on a utility pole in the 600 block of Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE about 9:30 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police officer on the scene confirms a wire appears to be on fire. UPDATE 9:36 p.m. […]

Salem Lakes Village Board adopts Salem meeting schedule

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Wednesday adopted almost exactly the monthly meeting schedule that the Salem Town Board had been using up to the merger with Silver Lake in February. Starting in May, the board will have a regular meeting at which action can be taken on the second Monday at 7 p.m. The […]

A word from ours sponsors: Messy Church set for April 30

Life can be messy, so why shouldn’t church be messy, too?  If wooden pews, hymns, and sitting still and quiet aren’t your thing, Messy Church might be just what you’re looking for. Messy Church is sponsored by Living Waters Ministries in conjunction with United Methodist churches in Kenosha County.  It’s cross-generational, very informal, and everyone […]

Deputies responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 12:45 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24300 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved. ShareTweet0 Shares

Twin Lakes establishes public records request policy

The Twin Lakes Village Board passed a public records request policy at its regular meeting Monday. Before that, the village did not have a full policy on how to handle fulfilling public records requests, said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. Village counsel recommended one be adopted. The policy establishes charges for staff time for documents over […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 8:03 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’d deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 18500 block of Highway C in Bristol. UPDATE about 8:05 p.m. — Deputies on the scene reports one car off the road and a utility pole down. Deputies blocking traffic on Highway C […]

Craft and Bake Sale to benefit Team Hope Relay for Life fundraising

Team Hope will be holding a Craft and Bake Sale as one of their fundraisers for Relay for Life on Sunday, April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Western Kenosha County Historical Society Hall, 25905 114th St., Trevor (just off Highway C, behind the Post Office). Among the items available are wooden signs, handcrafted ceramic jewelry, […]

Deaths April 21, 2017: Mary Ann Vos

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

Highway 45 Update April 21, 2017: Erosion control completed, utility and grading work continues

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week — From County A2/WG […]

Wilmot Masonic Lodge Pork Chop Dinner is April 22

Wilmot Masonic Lodge Pork Chop Dinner is Saturday, April 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. $10 for single chop and $12 for double chops. Includes baked potato, green beans, dinner role and dessert. Wilmot Masonic Lodge is located at the northwest corner of Highway C and Fox River Road (Highway W), in downtown Wilmot. Share9Tweet9 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Bulldog Football and Cheerleading accepting applications for 2017

Note: WKCYF Bulldogs is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Bulldog Football and Cheerleading is now accepting applications for the 2017 campaign. There are multiple ways to sign up and get involved with the greatest game on earth. The WKCYF Bulldogs, a 501C3 non-profit, all volunteer organization which was established in […]

Central HS drama to present George Washington Slept Here April 21, 22, 23

Westosha Central High School will be presenting a production of “George Washington Slept Here,” a comedy directed by Michael Klimzak, April 21, 22 and 23. When Newton Fuller fulfills his dream of buying a colonial farm house in the country he drags his wife, Annabelle, and their daughter, Madge, out to rural Pennsylvania. They set […]

Evening tornado warning sirens are a drill

The tornado warning sirens you may be hearing at 6:50 p.m. in Western Kenosha County are part of the statewide drill. More information here. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 4:01 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 26100 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a school bus with students on board. Preliminary reports are that no students are injured. UPDATE about 4:09 […]

A word from our sponsors: Register now for Westosha Falcon Youth Football Spring Flag, Fall Tackle & Summer Camp

Note: Westosha Falcon Youth Football is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Give your athlete the Westosha Falcon Youth Football 100% ALL-PLAY ADVANTAGE! Register now for Spring Flag*, Fall Tackle, and Summer Camp at www.westoshafootball.org or in-person Wednesdays April 12th or 25th or May 10th or 24th from 5-7 p.m.in the CHS lobby. […]

Tornado warning sirens are a test

The tornado warning sirens you may be hearing at 1:45 p.m. in Western Kenosha County are part of the statewide test. More information here. Share15Tweet15 Shares

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