Posts from ‘July, 2018’

Deaths July 26, 2018: James W. Dix, Cindy Allen Priske

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: St. John Child Development Center carrying on tradition of caring

Note: St. John Child Development Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH They may find themselves in new quarters this school year but the tradition of caring is deep at St. John Child Development Center in Paris. The center, located at St. John the Baptist Church, provides infant care, day […]

July 26, 2018 lake test results: Lance Park beach remains closed and Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach under caution after retest; cautions, closures lifted for Lake Shangri-la #1, Hoag Park and DeWitt Park

Lance Park beach on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes remains closed to swimming and the Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake remains under a swimming caution after retesting by the Kenosha County Division of Health at both locations Wednesday continued to show elevated levels of E.coli. Cautions are issued for results of more than […]

Paris School honor roll third trimester 2017-18

The following students were named to the Paris School honor roll for the third trimester of the 2017-18 school year (an asterisk denotes straight A’s): 6th Grade  — Gabriel Bayles, Erling Berg, Kaelie Billingsley, Kamryn Blaim, Seth Clark, Adrienne Dority, Ryan Dryer, Keaton Enright, Madison Fontaine, Ember Keel, Gabriel Killberg, Raygian Koenecke, Mary Ann Kreger, *Blake Lardinois, Emily Maxon, Hunter Nader, Seth Piwowarczyk, Armando Rovella, Koy Seisay, Hunter Trnovec, Jazzmine Villa-Conejo, Jacob Ward, Ava Weis. 7th Grade –– Seliz Arizmendi, Janae […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 11:09 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 6200 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake for a report of a possible fire. Per dispatch: A caller has reported seeing flames coming from the window of a home. UPDATE 11:12 a.m. — […]

Deal of the Day: Breezy Hill Nursery $25 gift card half off

Today’s offering is from Breezy Hill Nursery, 7530 288th Ave. Breezy Hill Nursery offers a full line of landscaping and gardening supplies. Their retail center offers gifts, decor, garden and landscaping products, delivery services and classes. Breezy Hill’s Garden Center Staff are passionate gardeners who are truly excited by the opportunity to share their knowledge, […]

Farmers & Artisan Market at Westosha Senior Community Center to open Sunday

If you are a fan of farmers markets you’re in luck. The Westosha Senior Community Center is opening a new outlet for your passion starting this Sunday. From a news release on the Farmers & Artisan Market: Kenosha County’s newest farmers market opens Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westosha Senior […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Hay bale toss contest is Friday evening at fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The hay bale throwing contest at the Kenosha County Fair will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday of the fair. Pre-registration starts at 6 p.m. There is a $1 entry fee. The event is sponsored by Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. The premise […]

Deaths July 25, 2018: Everett A. “Al” Schubert

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

2018 Western Kenosha County Tennis Association Rally for Life is July 27 & 28

The 5th Annual Rally For Life,  a 24- hour tennis rally with proceeds to benefit The American Cancer Society of Kenosha County and The Sharing Center, will take place this weekend. Rally For Life is a project of the Western Kenosha County Tennis Association. The rally will begin on Friday, July 27  at 1 p.m. […]

Wheatland J1 School District receives state grant for school based mental health programming

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) is among 64 Wisconsin school districts and consortiums that are sharing $3.25 million in state grant funding to provide school-based mental health services. Wheatland’s grant will be for $28,320. From a news release distributed by the district Tuesday: Wheatland families will benefit from a $28,320 grant from the State of […]

July 25, 2018 lake test results: Lake Shangri-la #1, Lance Park beach closed and Paddock Hooker Lake Association, Hoag Park and DeWitt Park beaches under caution

Lake Shangri-la #1 on Lake Shangri-la and Lance Park on Lake Mary are closed to swimming and Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach and Hoag Park beach on Paddock Lake and DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake are on caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels in those locations. Cautions are issued for results […]

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 […]

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. Share3Tweet3 […]

Paris to have referendum on making clerk-treasurer appointed

Voters in Paris will be able to vote on whether to allow the Town Board to appoint the town’s clerk-treasurer instead of having the position filled by election. The board unanimously passed an ordinance to change the clerk-treasurer position to appointed status at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting. That cannot take effect, however, unless it is […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Powerful pedaling at pedal tractor pulls

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. Youngsters will be pushing the pedals for all they are worth on Thursday and Friday at the Kenosha County Fair as part of the annual Pedal Tractor Pulls. The competition is open to youngsters from 5 to 12 years old. In pedal tractor pull, the kids pedal […]

Deaths July 24, 2018: Barbara Lynn Wenzel, Nancy P. Rawlins

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: Paddock Lake seeking Public Works/Utility Worker

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Village of Paddock Lake is seeking applications for the full time position of Public Works/Utility Worker. The position will be responsible for day to day operation, maintenance and repair of facilities, roads, parks, waste water operations and […]

Bristol to seek grant for restoring oak savanna at Bristol Bay Passive Park

Bristol is applying for a grant to help restore land at the Bristol Bay Passive Park to the oak savanna that was in the area before settlement. The park, which is still under development,  is located at approximately the southeast corner of Highways 45 and 50. This will be a passive or conservation park, designed […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland J1 School District seeking Executive Administrative Assistant

Note: Wheatland J1 School District is advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Wheatland J1 School District is currently seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant. The highly qualified candidate will be responsible for supporting the District Administrator and Principal in achieving district/school goals. If you possess a high level of personal initiative, attention to detail, […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 6:41 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 8900 block of Highway O in Randall for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved. Vehicle may have struck a utility pole. UPDATE about 6:51 a.m. –Deputy reports to dispatch […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Demo derby for crunching, crashing fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening — unless you’re at the Kenosha County Fair’s demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday with Derby Icons Demo Derby starting […]

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 […]

Deaths July 23, 2018: Kimberlee S. Morton, Joyce “Garper” Murphy, Al Gallo

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

Rain vanishes from forecast

That bout of rain we had last weekend is over and over for the foreseeable future. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Monday through Friday calls for sunny or mostly sunny skies and temps in the low 80s and high 70s. The only sign of rain is a 20 percent chance Thursday evening. […]

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 […]

Randall School hosts 2018 Modern Woodmen Speech Contest

Randall School hosted the 2018 Modern Woodmen Speech Contest on May 11. This year’s theme was:  Inventions that have improve the quality of life. Students from 5 area schools, who had placed first or second in their school speech contests, qualified to move to this level.  Schools this year included: Trevor-Wilmot School, Washington-Caldwell School, Randall School, All-Saints […]

Get ready for the 2018 Kenosha County Fair!

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Kenosha County Fair is right around the corner. The theme this year is “See Ewe at the Fair.” The fair will take place this year from Aug. 15-19 at the fairgrounds in Wilmot adjacent to Wilmot Union High School. Fairgrounds are open from […]

A word from our sponsors: July 22, 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): 23410 112th St, Trevor ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:26 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Scene is just south of Highway 50 on Highway 45. At least one injury being reported. UPDATE 2:27 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is requested to respond as mutual […]

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