Posts from ‘May, 2018’

Deaths May 31, 2018: Shirley F. Mertes-Graves

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: Share1 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 1

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for summer

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this summer. Classes will start the week of July 3 and continue until Aug. 14. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

A word from our sponsors: Pancakes with Panthers is June 4; buy tickets in advance

Note: Jr. Panthers is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The first annual Pancakes with Panthers will take place June 4, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Scully’s Silver Lake Grill, 107 S Cogswell (Highway  B), Silver Lake. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 Kids under 12. Includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and drink (soda, milk or coffee/tea). […]

Lakewood School to host meet and greet June 4 with new superintendent/principal

The Board of Education of the Twin Lakes School District invites all community members to attend a Meet and Greet for the new superintendent/principal, Christine Anderson, in the Lakewood Elementary School library/media center Monday evening, June 4, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Anderson comes to Lakewood from Burlington, where she is principal of Cooper Elementary School. She is also the […]

May 31, 2018 lake test results: All tested beaches open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes showed E.coli levels below beach warning or closure levels. Results reported Thursday, May 31, 2018 by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at DeWitt Park Beach, 41 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake at Silver Lake County Park beach 3 E.coli/100 mL; Center Lake, 17 E.coli/100 […]

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 […]

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. Share2 […]

Falcons beat Panthers in softball sectional

Central High School Falcons defeated the Wilmot Union High School Panthers Tuesday in a softball sectional game that went scoreless for all of regulation and ended in the 10th inning. The final score was 3-0, Central. The Falcons, the #4 seed, will move on to play Burlington, the #2 seed in the sectional final Thursday at […]

Deaths May 30, 2018: Doris E. Raditz

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: Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 8

Power outage in Bristol

A power outage has hit a portion of Bristol as of about 6:40 p.m. We Energies is reporting the outage is due to a tree. A crew has been assigned to resolve the problem. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — We Energies reporting outage resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for fire in Camp Lake

At about 6:05 p.m. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 6500 block of 269th Avenue in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: An electrical wire has been reported on fire in the road. Share7 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 7

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. Share2 […]

Wet Wednesday; cooler weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggests Wednesday will be rainy you should be able to turn off the AC this weekend. There’s an 80 percent chance of rain Wednesday, which might also involve a thunderstorm or some fog. The chance of rain will lessen to 50 percent Wednesday night. The high temperature Wednesday […]

Central High School Music Parents Assoc. holding Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser

The Central High School Music Parents Association is holding a flamingo flocking fundraiser during the month of June. In exchange for a donation, you can have a flock of flamingos appear in the yard of anyone you choose during the month of June. 24 hours is $20, 48 hours is $30, 72 hours is $50. A letter accompanies […]

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 3:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 29400 block of Highway F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Deputies on scene of a crash involving two vehicles. Rescue to check out one passenger. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

2018 Twin Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Twin Lakes annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony took place Monday. The parade and ceremony are part of the activities organized by American Legion Post 544 to remember members of the US Armed Forces that gave the ultimate sacrifice. The parade featured music from the Randall School, Wilmot Union High School and Lakewood School bands. Other […]

2018 Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Silver Lake paid tribute to the members of the US Military who gave the ultimate sacrifice with the annual parade and ceremony hosted by the Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 on Monday. The parade featured units from local veterans groups, law enforcement, school marching bands, businesses, area fire departments and a large contingent of Scouts. Here […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 1:43 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a ATV crash in the 8400 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE 1:47 p.m. — Per dispatch: ATV in a field is on fire. Three patients total, some with burns. Share11 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

A word from our sponsors: Register now for Westosha Falcon Youth Football 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 Fall Tackle, and Summer Camp at www.westoshafootball.org or in-person on May 30 from 5-7 p.m.in the CHS lobby. WFYF players receive a position on offense or […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:02 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 6900 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. UPDATE 9:05 p.m. — Updated location is closer to Highway K (6000 block). UPDATE 9:09 p.m. — Bristol to respond with another ambulance and Salem Lakes […]

Deaths May 27, 2018: John Oscar Marander

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 alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 2:52 p.m.,, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm at a church in the 24900 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm company says alarmist from a pull station. UPDATE 2:56 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire showing. Share5 Tweet […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 11:40 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 8600 block of 200th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch; A bush is reported on fire. UPDATE 11:42 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports fire is under control. Other responding units can hold in quarters. Share Tweet […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 22700 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Single motorcycle with a driver and passenger involved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Wheatland faculty/student basketball and Penny War for Herda Family coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Wheatland Center School faculty-student basketball game, which has been an annual event for decades, took place Friday afternoon. It was the second spirited competition in the last two weeks. The other was Penny Wars. Everyone collected pennies to give to Herda family after the large fire at their farm. The amount they raised was […]

A word from our sponsors: May 27, 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): 11314 Bristol Rd, Bristol 427 9th Pl, Kenosha 32001 Geneva Rd, Salem 43230 N US […]

2018 Memorial Day services throughout Kenosha County

In addition to the annual Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes (which you can read more about here), there are ceremonies elsewhere in Kenosha County marking the day. Here is a list from the county Veterans Services office. Share9 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 9

Salem Lakes Summer Concert Series begins Monday

Salem Lakes Summer Concert Series begins Monday. The Memorial Day concert at Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Performing will be Kai Andersen and the Pick-Ups. Other series dates and locations are June 10 at Camp Lake Park, July 15 at Schmalfeldt Park, July 29 at Camp Lake Park and […]

Deaths May 25, 2018: James C. Peterson, Michael George Levandoski, Charles David Smith, Roger A. Beth, Marge M. Hinshaw

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

May 25, 2018 lake test results: All tested beaches open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes showed E.coli levels below beach warning or closure levels. Results reported Friday, May 25, 2018 by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at DeWitt Park Beach, 4 E.coli/100 mL; Center Lake, 7 E.coli/100 mL; Camp Lake, 4 E.coli/100 mL; Rock Lake, 5 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake […]

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