Posts from ‘July, 2018’

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair includes a chance for sweet bids

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If bidding on beef, swine and poultry is not your thing, you still have other options at the Kenosha County Fair. The annual pie auction takes place starting at Saturday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m., in the animal sale and show arena. Up for bid […]

A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Driving a bus with Dousman has a number of advantages, such as: Bring pre-school age children along with you on […]

Wilmot Union High School second semester 2017-18 honor roll

The following students were named to the Wilmot Union High School honor roll for the first semester of the 2017-18 school year: Freshman — Taylor M. Albrecht, Joshua R. Amenson, Savana J. Andershock, Serena Antosh, Danielle A. Aronson, Jack R. Awe, Braiden T. Beagle, Kaelyn B. Bedessem, Josephine E. Beinecke, Amanda J. Bossong, Ayden C. Brey, Sydney N. Brock, Madison M. Brockway, Anastasia M. Brooks, Donovan S. Brousil, Kalei A. […]

A word from our sponsors: Hartnell Chevrolet offers discount to first responders, military and educators

Note: Hartnell Chevrolet is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH In honor of the men and women of Salem Fire/Rescue and all first responders, Hartnell Chevrolet is thanking these community servants with its First Responders Discount Program. The program is open to active and eligible paid or volunteer firefighters, police — including […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Combine crunching at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Chances are sometime on TV or in person you’ve seen the spectacle of organized cars smashing together known as demolition derby. But put a fair in an area where there’s still some agriculture going on, like Kenosha County, and unique events like combine demolition derby […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association and Richmond-Spring Grove joint golf outing is Aug. 8

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association and the Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber are hosting the Multi-Chamber Golf Outing Stateline Scramble at the Twin Lakes Country Club on Aug. 8. Registration is at 10 a.m.; shotgun start is […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 8:05 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways MB and C in Bristol. Share23 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 23

Aquanuts place fourth at 2018 state championships

The Aquanut Water Shows team competed at the 52st Annual Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships, July 21, the “oldest and largest” water ski championships in the world, at the Red Sands Beach on Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin Rapids. The Aquanuts placed fourth in the overall competition (1510.02points), following the Rock Aqua Jays (1,870.06 points), Mad City (1737.38) […]

Word from our sponsors: Single story office/clinic building for lease in Paddock Lake

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this leasing opportunity at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH For lease, single story office/clinic building containing 2,989 sq. ft., fully ADA accessible, modern, energy efficient masonry building with plenty of windows for natural light. Layout is conducive for conversion to two separate office suites. Ample […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has rides wristband specials

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If you can’t get enough of the up and down and round and round of the midway rides at the Kenosha County Fair, you are in luck. Check out the Mega Ride Pass Wristband, which gives you unlimited rides every day for $45. The wristbands […]

Deaths July 29, 2018: Douglas F. Miller

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: Share75 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 75

Units responding for burning in Cross Lake

At about 12:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 23600 block of 127th Street in the Cross Lake neighborhood. Share11 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 11

A word from our sponsors: July 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): 7844 7th Ave, Kenosha 9948 272nd Ave, Trevor 32001 Geneva Rd, Salem 24724 74th St, […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get educated at the School Exhibits Building

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. If you’re looking for a place to get inspired about the school children of Western Kenosha County you might check out the School Exhibits Building at the Kenosha County Fair. The building is literally decorated wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling with school work of Kenosha County students. […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:43 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an alarm in the 800 block of Tuckaway Court in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 6:47 p.m. — Command says response can be non-emergency. UPDATE 7:30 p.m. — Randall Fire Department requested to […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association and Richmond-Spring Grove joint golf outing is Aug. 8

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association and the Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber are hosting the Multi-Chamber Golf Outing Stateline Scramble at the Twin Lakes Country Club on Aug. 8. Registration is at 10 a.m.; shotgun start is […]

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 […]

July 28, 2018 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach at caution

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake is at a swimming caution after retesting by the Kenosha County Division of Health on Friday. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. PHLA’s Friday result was […]

Bristol School honor roll fourth quarter 2017-18 school year

This post is sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following Bristol School students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year: *Denotes straight A’s Fourth grade — Lacey Anderson, James Maciuk, *Kayleigh Bannon, Madison Mauser, Paige Bastrup, Aiden Mickewicz, Ryan Bergmann, Dylan Oberembt, Andrew Biehn, Hunter Oberembt, Iain Blair, Camden Oppenneer, Evelyn Brandt, […]

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. Share1 […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake Fish Stocking Association bean bag tournament to benefit Paddock Lake fish restocking effort

Note: Paddock Lake Fish Stocking Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Paddock Lake Fish Stocking Association is hosting a bean bag double elimination tournament on Saturday, Aug. 11. 50/50 split with proceeds going toward re-stocking Paddock Lake with walleye and largemouth bass. Cost: $40/Team. First prize $600, second place $300, third place $100 (based on 50 […]

St. John the Baptist Annual Picnic in Paris is July 28

St. John the Baptist Annual  Picnic in Paris will take place Saturday, July 28 from noon to 10:30 p.m. Activities include: Chicken dinner served from 1 to 6 p.m. Kids games. Country store. Ticket drop Car show 12-4 p.m. Raffles. Live music: Boys and Toys Band, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., The Buggs 5 to 7 p.m., Saddlebrook 7 to […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: See the antique farm machinery exhibit at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH For 46 years there has been an antique farm machinery exhibit at the Kenosha County Fair. That’s a long time. But much of the equipment in this display will be considerably older. Some of the machinery you might see includes: Old-fashioned pitcher pump to […]

Lakewood School & PTO golf outing is Aug. 11

Lakewood School and Lakewood PTO will host their fourth annual golf outing on Aug. 11. Tee times begin at 10 a.m. Fees are $55 per player or $220 for a foursome. Includes nine holes of golf, cart, green fees, lunch, goodie bag, hors d’oeuvres and award ceremony/raffle/silent auction. Non golfer fee is $20 per person […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Head Start enrolling for 2018-2019

Note: Westosha Head Start is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Westosha Head Start is currently enrolling for 2018-2019. Head Start is a federally funded, school readiness preschool program for 3 and 4 year old children of all abilities, who live in Western Kenosha County. Full Day Option for 3 year olds. Partnering with 4K […]

July 27, 2018 lake test results: Lance Park open and Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach closed after retest

Lance Park beach on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes is open for swimming and the Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake has been closed to swimming after retesting by the Kenosha County Division of Health at both locations Thursday. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed […]

Paris to keep current sex offender residency buffer distances in ordinance revamp

The Paris Town Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a new ordinance governing where registered sex offenders can live within the village. The new ordinance did include some changes in language and terms, explained town Attorney Elaine Ekes. But the key provision of the distance from which a sex offender can live from a protected site […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 9:13 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire in the 2000 block of Megan’s Way in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This has been reported a a school bus on fire. UPDATE about 9:23 a.m. — Fire out reports a police officer […]

Aquanut Water Shows conducting food drive on Aug. 1

Aquanut Water Shows is conducting a Food Drive for the benefit of the Twin Lake Food Pantry on Wednesday, Aug. 1 during the Aquanut Show. The team will be collecting non perishable food items, toiletries as well as cash donations from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Aquanut Show Site/Lance Park. Drop off any donations at the Aquanut Show […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get commercial at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Commercial Building at the Kenosha County Fair hosts a wide variety of booths from the strictly commercial to the more philosophical. Through the years I have seen booths from law enforcement, political parties, builders, media, sellers of all types of merchandise and even […]

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