Posts from ‘December, 2017’

Deaths Dec. 31, 2017: Patricia C. Sorensen-Wynstra

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory will go into effect at 8 p.m., Sunday and continue until noon Monday. Wind chills could be as low as -20 to -30. Sunday’s low temperature is forecast at -8 and the high on New […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 10400 block of 168th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: A vehicle reportedly hit a house and another vehicle and may have crashed through a guard rail before leaving the scene eastbound on Highway Q. […]

Deaths Dec. 30, 2017: Anna Mae Dziki

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Kenosha Community Foundation accepting grant applications for 2018

The Kenosha Community Foundation has announced the following regarding local non profits applying for 2018 grants: The Kenosha Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local not-for- profit organizations for 2018 grants funded from Unrestricted Funds that the Foundation manages. According to Robert Schneider, Foundation Executive Director, “for 2018, we adopted a new focus for grant making from […]

Wind chill advisory for Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect from midnight to noon Saturday. During this period, wind chill values may be from -15 to -25. Winds are forecast for 10 to 15 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. […]

Riverview School honor roll first trimester 2017-18

This post sponsored by Capelli Law Office S.C. The following students were named to the honor roll for the first trimester of school year 2017-18 at Riverivew School: Eighth grade High Honors: Kaltlyn Keller, Samantha Brooks, Abbey Grumbeck, Alisandra Piazza, Brady Schick, Tricia Klen, Tyee Simek, Chase Goodwin, Delaney Snow, Owen Rosengarden, Cassiel Siggeman, Mackenzie Belletini, Hailee […]

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 […]

Rebecca Brewer on Fall 2017 Dean’s List at Belmont University

Rebecca Brewer of Silver Lake  qualified for the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Approximately 35 percent of Belmont’s 8,080 students qualified for the Fall 2017 Dean’s List. Belmont […]

A word from our sponsors: Silver Lake Barber Shop offers full service hair styling

Note: Silver Lake Barber Shop is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Dick Flatley of Silver Lake Barber Shop can bring his decades of experience to give you the hair style you have always wanted, and help keep you looking good. The shop is located at 404 E Lake Street in downtown Silver Lake. Hours are: […]

Deaths Dec. 28, 2017: Kathleen Folan, Mary J. Cookson

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Unts responding to alarm in Salem Lakes

At about 2 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 8800 block of 270th Avenue in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: No smoke or flames being reported. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Deal of the Day: Village Pub Fish Fry $20 gift card half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get […]

Deaths Dec. 12, 2017: Bruce Kruckenberg

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Still time to enroll in Wheatland Center School community education classes

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes. There is still time to join a class. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for gas leak in Bristol

At about 8:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a gas line leak at Bristol School. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Deaths Dec. 26, 2017: Gerald John “Jerry” Steiner

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 1:20 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-north in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash is in middle of intersection and blocking traffic. One person is trapped in a vehicle. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect from midnight Tuesday to noon Wednesday. Wind chills from -15 to -25 are expected during this period. From the advisory: A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 4:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 13300 block of 128th Street State Line Road) in Bristol. UPDATE 4:27 p.m. — Bristol command requests Newport Fire Department also respond as mutual aid. UPDATE 4:31 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units […]

Happy holidays from westofthei.com!

We would like to thank all of our loyal readers and advertisers who continue to make westofthei.com possible. We will continue to work to become more useful to you every day. Sincerely, Darren and Karen Hillock and family Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Update: Snowfall report and sub-zero temp forecast

We measured about 1 inch of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake for Sunday’s snowfall. There could be some more accumulation of about another half inch overnight and into Monday morning. The real weather story is cold, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The high for Christmas Day is likely to […]

Deaths Dec. 24, 2017: Cecilia H. Duffin

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Illinois

At about 12:21 p.m., local fire departments are responding as part of a box alarm activated by the Newport Fire Department for a structure fir ein the 39300 block of Winchester in Wadsworth. Responding are Bristol Fire and Rescue with a tender (water tanker) and a chief to the scene and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with […]

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 11:45 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 12400 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Two vehicles blocking the roadway. Two possible patients. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

White Christmas eve in the forecast

We’re going to get snow at least on Christmas Eve, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The only question is whether it will be enough for your individual taste of what constitutes a white Christmas With a chance of snow at 100 percent (in fact some light snow is falling in Paddock Lake […]

Central vs. Wilmot boys basketball game coverage (PHOTOS)

Rivals Central High School and Wilmot Union High School met for a boys basketball game Friday evening at Central. After a close first half, Central pulled away in the second half for a 78-57 win in a Southern Lakes Conference game. Here are some more photos from freelance photographer Earlene Frederick from the game: Share […]

Deaths Dec. 23, 2017: Louis Francis Slamar Jr.

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Central vs. Wilmot girls basketball game coverage (PHOTOS)

Western Kenosha County high school rivals Central and Wilmot played girls basketball at Central Friday evening. Wilmot won the Southern Lakes Conference game 63-24. Here are some photos from the game from freelance photographer Earlene Frederick: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 12:04 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 34400 block of  Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 12:41 p.m. — All Wheatland FD units are clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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