Posts from ‘June, 2017’

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

At about 11:09 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding for a mutual aid request to Burlington. Per dispatch: Incident is a structure fire in 31700 block of Korth Circle Drive. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Kaleigh Fulmer, DDS joins Fulmer Dentistry

Note: Fulmer Dentistry is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Jim Fulmer, DDS has announced the hiring of his daughter, Kaleigh Fulmer, DDS, as a full-service dentist to continue the tradition of outstanding dental care at his Kenosha and Paddock Lake offices. Kaleigh was indoctrinated into the quality dental care environment at […]

Deaths June 26, 1017: Friedrich “Fritz” Bohn, Gregory R. Pytko

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: 2017 Paddock Lake bike parade is July 4; $325 gift certificate prizes for best decorated bikes

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2017 annual Paddock Lake bike parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Face painting begins at 9 a.m.. Parade line-up will […]

Search still under way for Dover woman

Efforts reportedly are still under way Monday afternoon to locate Lynn M. Rickard, 59, of Dover. Here is some information put out by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department via the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page: Some Western Kenosha County fire departments were helping the search with equipment and personnel Sunday. ShareTweet0 Shares

Low temp to dip below 50 Monday night

Looks like it will be chilly in Western Kenosha County for the first week of official summer. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a low of 48 Monday night. I guess that’s not totally surprising when the temperature Monday right around 2 p.m. is just 67. But Tuesday should also start a […]

Still plenty of programs this summer at Community Library

We are about a week into official summer, but there are still plenty of programs planned for summer at the Community Library. Programs are available for all ages. The whole line-up is available here. 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 […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Festival 2017 parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The annual parade through New Munster as part of the Town of Wheatland Fire Department Festival took place Sunday afternoon. The parade made its way from the west down Geneva Road, ending at the festival at New Munster Park. The parade included units from local fire departments, businesses and other individuals and organizations. Here is […]

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 6:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 27600 block of 115th Street in Trevor. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 5:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 400 block of West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A natural gas line leak has been reported. UPDATE 5:59 p.m. — Dispatch reports that utility company has been contacted and will respond within 30 minutes. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Racine

At about 4:50 p.m., the Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to a request for mutual aid for a search for an endangered person. Per dispatch: Departments are to respond with UTVs. Scene is in the 4900 block of Schoen Road. UPDATE 7:51 p.m. — This call appears to relate […]

Washburn Lodge #145 Charter Days Celebration 2017 coverage (PHOTOS)

Members of the public were invited to help Washburn Lodge celebrate its founding at its Charter Days Celebration Saturday afternoon at the Lodge. There has been a Masonic Lodge in Bristol since 1864, said current Worshipful Master Kyle LaReese. Saturday’s event is an annual observation of the Lodge’s birthday, LaReese explained. People were invited to […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 2:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and village police officers are responding to an address on Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a ATV crash. Per dispatch: Two people are injured. ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem Lakes free Concert in the Park June 25

Salem Lakes Park Commission’s free summer Concert in the Park will take place, Sunday, June 25 from 4 to 6 p.m., will feature the classic rock of the band Roxx. Bring your lawn chairs, coolers and food to Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake and enjoy this free concert. Schmalfeldt Park is located at 498 E Wisconsin Ave., […]

A word from ours sponsors: Messy Church set for June 25

Looking for something fun for the whole family? Then get messy at Messy Church. 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 is welcome to attend.  It is a monthly opportunity for people to gather and enjoy fellowship as they […]

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 […]

Twin Lakes Police arrest three armed robbery suspects

Twin Lakes Police officers surrounded an apartment building and arrested three armed robbery suspects Thursday afternoon. From a TLPD news release on the incident: On Thursday, 6/22/2017 at 1:52 p.m. the Twin Lakes Police Department was dispatched to the 1700 block of Wilmot Ave in the Village of Twin Lakes to investigate the report of two male subjects who were robbed […]

Highway 45 update June 23, 2017: Base patches, culvert apron endwalls, common excavation

  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 (week of […]

A word from our sponsors: Special summer sign-up deal at Salem/Paddock Lake Curves

Note: Salem Paddock Lake Curves is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Salem/ Paddock Lake Curves has been strengthening the women in our community for over 15 years. The Curves workout is convenient, combining strength training and cardio activity plus stretching – all in just 30 minutes – to strengthen your whole body. […]

Pringle Nature Center to host International Mud Day June 28

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an International Mud Day on Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. International Mud Day aims to connect children around the globe through the earth. Connect with others and play in the mud. There will be lots of mud to play in. Please bring a change […]

A word from ours sponsors: Messy Church set for June 25

Looking for something fun for the whole family? Then get messy at Messy Church. 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 is welcome to attend.  It is a monthly opportunity for people to gather and enjoy fellowship as they […]

Deaths June 22, 2017: Jeffrey J. Borndahl, Albert Switalla, Penny Shogren

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

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 […]

Caution removed at Paddock-Hooker Lake Assoc. beach on Paddock Lake

A swimming caution for elevated E.coli levels at the beach at Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake has been removed after a follow-up test showed safe levels. The re-test on Wednesday showed a result of 46 E.coli/100 mL. The State Department of Health recommends posting warnings at beaches when the test results indicate a E.coli […]

A word from our sponsors: Washburn Lodge to host Charter Celebration June 24

Note: Washburn Lodge is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Washburn Lodge #145 in Bristol will be hosting a Charter Days Celebration  on June 24. Come join in celebrating 153 years of Masonic history in Bristol. On June 24, the doors of the lodge will be open from noon to 4 p.m., […]

Highway C and 45 intersection partially reopened

If working around the Highways 45 and C intersection has been messing up your daily comings and goings there’s good news today. The intersection partially reopened Wednesday evening (Note: Time corrected from earlier version. — DH). Access through the intersection both east and west on Highway C is open. There are stop signs on Highway C […]

Rain/storm possible this morning, likely tonight

Western Kenosha County could see some isolated showers Thursday morning and is likely to see some showers and storms over night. The latest local National Weather Service forecast says there’s a 20 percent chance of showers, mostly between 7 and 9 a.m. Then there’s a 40 percent to 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm later, peaking […]

County clerk mailing suspension notices to dormant voters

If you have not voted in an election in a while, you may be getting some mail from Kenosha County soon. Here’s an announcement from County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki regarding Notices of Suspension: “Notice of Suspension” postcards are on their way to the mailboxes of 12,738 registered Kenosha County voters who have not voted in […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 5:52 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in an oven at a home in the 12000 block of 258th Avenue in Trevor. UPDATE about 5:53 p.m. — Deputy at the scene reports fire is out and […]

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