Posts from ‘April, 2018’

Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 8:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 9700 block of Highway B on Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Fire is along the Fox River and not near any structures. UPDATE about 8:09 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene confirms fire, perhaps several acres. […]

Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 7900 block of Fox River Road in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:55 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue dispatched to respond with a grass rig. Kenosha County Scanner […]

Deaths April 30, 2018: Lisa Anne Fagan, Michael L. Means, Ruth Kreilkamp, Muriel J. Murdoch

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 for fire in Randall

At about 1:40 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 40200 block of 106th Street in Randall. UPDATE about 1:43 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports flames visible and an explosion of a propane tank on a deck. UPDATE about 1:46 […]

Units responding for fire in Powers Lake

At about 11:56 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a fire in the 8500 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Brush fire is about 30 feet from a building. UPDATE noon: — Deputy on scene […]

UPDATE: Illinois woman dies in Wilmot crash

A woman from Illinois died in a crash Saturday in Wilmot. The woman’s identity was released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Monday as Lisa Fagan, 47. From a news release from the Sheriff’s Department: On 04-28-18 at approximately 6:32 pm, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department along with Randall Township Fire and Rescue (Note: Silver Lake […]

A word from our sponsors: Western Kenosha County Tennis Association offering 2018 summer programs

Note: Western Kenosha County Tennis Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Western Kenosha County Tennis Association is hosting a variety of tennis programs this summer. WKCTA is celebrating 10 years in 2018 Programs are available for all levels of experience for children 5 to 14. There also is an an adult program planned. All […]

A word from our sponsors: Polish your golf game year round at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Weather or season never gets in the way of your golf game at Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake. Westosha Sports Complex is a professional training facility where players up their game, practice their swings, and just have fun. Westosha […]

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 9:35 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 39000 block of 88th Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Crash occurred in a driveway. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 7:17 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 6400 block of 243rd Court in Paddock Lake. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Deaths April 29, 2018: Elton F. Correa

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

A word from our sponsors: April 29, 2018 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): 3223 47th Ave, Kenosha 11314 Bristol Rd, Bristol 32001 Geneva Rd, Salem 4605 352nd Ave, […]

Units responding to crash in Wilmot

At about 6:35 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lakes Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12400 block of Highway W in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Crash appears to involve motorcyclists, perhaps three or four. UPDATE 6:39 p.m. — Deputies on scene reporting to dispatch that […]

A word from our sponsors: All-Star Lawncare can beautify your landscape and lawn

Note: All-Star Lawncare is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Now is the time to take needed steps to achieve and maintain a beautiful lawn. Aerating is the first priority to ensure nutrients and water can reach the soil to help roots grow deep and produce a strong, lush lawn. “Applying time-released fertilizer […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

At about 3:42 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding as mutual aid for a box alarm activated by the Kenosha Fire Department for a structure fire in the 5700 block of 34th Avenue in Kenosha. Among the departments responding are: Paris Fire and Rescue, Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and […]

2018 Bristol Arbor Day celebration coverage (PHOTOS)

Some Bristol village officials and other tree lovers celebrated Arbor Day Saturday at the village dog park. It was a working celebration, with participants spreading wood chips at the base of the trees at the park. This is Bristol sixth year being designated as a Tree City USA. Holding an Arbor Day celebration is one […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Raceway opening night is tonight!

Note: Wilmot Raceway is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Saturday, April 28th is Opening Night at Wilmot Raceway! Come see the best of dirt track racing featuring 410 Winged Sprints, WingLESS sprints, Mini-sprints and Modifieds. A great place to bring the family! Details at wilmotraceway.com. Let’s Go Racing! Share Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Deaths April 27, 2018: Albert Lawrence Schlitz, Anne L. Stolarski

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

Deal of the Day: Hill Country Market $25 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 […]

Units responding for smoke in Rock Lake

At about 3:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke coming from a garage in the 12000 block of 257th Avenue in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Garage is attached to the house by a breezeway. No vehicle in garage. Cars being moved off driveway. UPDATE […]

Wheatland Center School hosts senior alums for feedback

Some Wilmot Union High School and Central High School seniors found themselves in a nostalgic setting Thursday back at their grade school alma mater, Wheatland Center School. About 30 seniors came back to the school to give feedback on how Wheatland had prepared them for high school, explained Wheatland Principal Drew Halbesma. The students filled […]

Rain Friday; warmer temps next week

It may be sunny when you read this, as it is when I write this, but the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County is calling for rain Friday afternoon. Rain could start as early as 1 p.m. and last as long as midnight, but is most likely between 4 and 6 […]

A word from our sponsors: Hill Country Market to host wine sampling April 28

Note: Hill Country Market is a westofthei.om sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Hill Country Market is hosting a wine sampling on April 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Try samples of various wines at this free event. Hill Country Market is located at 7510 288th Ave, Ste 1, Salem Lakes. Share1 Tweet […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire the 31800 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reporting hay bales on fire. Near an animal trailer, but no animals in the trailer. UPDATE […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 2:46 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:11 p.m. — Just received a report from someone who just passed through the area that whole intersection is blocked except for the […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Raceway opening night is April 28

Note: Wilmot Raceway is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Saturday, April 28th is Opening Night at Wilmot Raceway! Come see the best of dirt track racing featuring 410 Winged Sprints, WingLESS sprints, Mini-sprints and Modifieds. A great place to bring the family! Details at wilmotraceway.com. Let’s Go Racing! Share9 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Bristol exploring other ways of funding address signs

Some members of the Bristol Village Board are ready to explore other ways of funding uniform address signs as a way to jump start the installation of the public safety devices. The issue was discussed at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. Uniform address signs are designed to make it easier for emergency services personnel to […]

A word from our sponsors: Batting practice with data feedback at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Weather or season never gets in the way of perfecting your baseball or softball batting at Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake. Westosha Sports Complex is a professional training facility where players up their game, practice their swings, and just […]

Trevor-Wilmot School honor roll second trimester 2017-18

The following students were named to the Trevor-Wilmot School honor roll for the second trimester of the 2017-18 school year: 8th Grade — Aiden M. Banchi, Summer A. Bewick, Allyson R. Biel, Ernst J. Dippold, Sydney S. Fontaine, Aaron J. Ho, Mason C. Kiernan, Kaydence K. Korus, Anastasia E. Lukasiewicz, Anna A Perrine, Emma L. Schlagenhaft, […]

A word from our sponsors: Hill Country Market to host wine sampling April 28

Note: Hill Country Market is a westofthei.om sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Hill Country Market is hosting a wine sampling on April 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Try samples of various wines at this free event. Hill Country Market is located at 7510 288th Ave, Ste 1, Salem Lakes. Share1 Tweet […]

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