Posts from ‘September, 2018’

Units responding to fire in Paddock Lake

At about 12:51 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue amd Bristol units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 6300 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller says fire is in the oven. UPDATE 12:52 p.m. — Dispatch reports caller says fire put out with extinguisher. House […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 30, 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 7844 7th Ave, Kenosha 10511 292nd Ave, Trevor 23504 80th Pl, Salem 24724 74th St, Salem 43230 N US Hwy 45, , IL Share1 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 1

Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

At about 8:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 9700 block of 276th Avenue in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Truck rolled over and against a utility pole. UPDATE 8:23 p.m. — Salem Lakes Station No. 4 (Silver Lake) dispatched to assist. UPDATE about […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2018 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 25th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm and a buzz in the […]

Paris Town Board seeking lowering of speed limit on Highway A

The Paris Town Board is seeking a lowering of the speed limit on two stretches of Highway A in the town. The board unanimously approved two resolutions Tuesday asking Kenosha County to conduct traffic studies and implement a reduction of the speed limit on Highway A between Highway 142 and Highway D and in the […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 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): 1229 Winged Foot Dr, Twin Lakes 23410 112th St, Trevor 21040 County Line Rd, Kansasville […]

Carthage College football team read and play with Paris School students

Paris School had some considerable larger visitors than usual on Friday — members of the Carthage College football team. The football players came to the school to read, take questions and get in a little recess with Paris kindergarten through second graders. “We thought they would be good mentors for our students and (Carthage football) Coach […]

Frost advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect from 3 to 8 a.m., Saturday. Low temperatures are expected in the mid 30s. Among the effects of frost is “sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered,” says NWS. Share13 Tweet […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex to host 12-week, 9-Hole Tuesday Golf League starting Oct. 23

Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Westosha Sports Complex will host a 12-week, 9-Hole Tuesday Golf League starting Oct. 23 (see schedule below). Call to reserve your spot 262-885-6110. Cost is $20 per player per week, two installment payments of $120.  First is required date of signing up, […]

Sponsored post: Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center hosting Walk-In Wednesday for RNs on Oct. 3

Note: This is  paid announcement from Froedtert South. — DH Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center will host a RN Walk-in Wednesday on Oct. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. Froedtert South is hiring for both St. Catherine’s Medical Center and Kenosha Medical Center at this event. Now hiring for PM and night shift. Interviews for ICU, […]

Paddock Lake Lions Club spaghetti dinner and craft fair at Westosha Senior Community Center Oct. 6

A Spaghetti Dinner will be served by the Paddock Lake Lions Club on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Westosha Senior Community Center, 19200 93rd St. in Bristol. Tickets are $8 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12; and free for children under age 6. There will be many raffles to try to win and […]

A word from our sponsors: The Sankulpa Yoga Center opens in Bristol

Note: Sankulpa Yoga Center  is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Sankulpa Yoga Center opened in Bristol this summer and shares a building with the new Bristol Hair Shoppe at 19806 83rd Street.  Lori Hawkins is the owner of Sankulpa Yoga, and her vision for this space is to bring […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 4:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire at a restaurant in the 24200 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Smoke reported coming from a wall. UPDATE about 4:34 p.m. — Deputy reports building is […]

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 […]

2018 Central HS Homecoming parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Central High School held its annual Homecoming Parade Wednesday evening. The parade made its way along the usual route, starting at the school, crossing Highway 50, making its way through the streets of Paddock Lake and then back to the school. The parade was followed by a community pep rally at the football stadium. Here’s […]

Sponsored post: Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center hosting Walk-In Wednesday for RNs on Oct. 3

Note: This is  paid announcement from Froedtert South. — DH Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center will host a RN Walk-in Wednesday on Oct. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. Froedtert South is hiring for both St. Catherine’s Medical Center and Kenosha Medical Center at this event. Now hiring for PM and night shift. Interviews for ICU, […]

2018 Central HS Homecoming Week Tractor Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The annual Tractor Parade during Central High School’s homecoming week took place early Wednesday morning. In this longstanding tradition, students from farm families drive tractors to school. Here’s video of this week’s procession (video by Earlene Frederick):  Share614 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 614

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 […]

Sheriff’s dept. searching for armed robbery suspects in Bristol

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is searching for two suspects in an armed robbery. Parts of Highway C between Highway 45 and I-94 are closed. Here is a Sheriff’s Department Facebook post from early this morning: UPDATE 8:02 a.m. — Bristol School proceeding with a mostly normal school day, after consulting with Sheriff’s Department: A […]

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 […]

Bristol School District seeking applicants for school board vacancy

The Bristol School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the School Board. Amy George, the board’s deputy clerk/deputy treasurer, resigned her seat on Sept. 20. She cited “at this time other personal priorities take precedence and require more of my attention” as the reason for her resignation, said Kathy LeFebve, board president. Interested parties […]

Deaths Sept. 25, 2018: Don L. Hansche

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: Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

At about 5:41 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 27000 block of Highway SA in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One has struck a pole. All occupants out of the vehicles. UPDATE 5:46 p.m. — Deputy reports to dispatch that one […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has extended the area covered by a severe thunderstorm watch to include Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening […]

Trevor-Wilmot Booster Club seeking craft fair vendors

The Trevor-Wilmot Booster Club is hosting its 7th Annual Craft Fair on Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The craft fair will be held at the Trevor-Wilmot School along with the pancake breakfast.  The club is currently looking for vendors to participate.  For $25, each vendor will get a 10’ x 10’ area and […]

Units responding to Trevor-Wilmot School for alarm

At about 10:30 a.m., Salem Fire Rescue units are responding for an alarm at Trevor-Wilmot School. Per dispatch: This is a general smoke and fire alarm. UPDATE 10:35 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire from exterior and that evacuation is under way. UPDATE 10:39 a.m. — Deputy on the […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association to host pirate theme Oktoberfest on Oct. 20

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, Inc. is planning a new event for this fall. Oktoberfest will be held Oct. 20, 5 p.m. at Twin Lakes Country Club Pavilion. “A Pirate’s Treasure” is the theme for 2018. A $50 raffle ticket includes admission to the event, a chance to win up to $2,000 in the raffle, a […]

Thunderstorms Tuesday night; cooler temps after that

Thunderstorms are likely Tuesday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The storms are most likely to arrive between 7 and 10 p.m. We could see a quarter to a half an inch of rain. There is a slight chance the storm will be severe. After that, high temperatures for the balance of the […]

Sponsored post: Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center hosting Walk-In Wednesday for CNAs on Sept. 26

Note: This is  paid announcement from Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center. — DH Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center will host a CNA Walk-in Wednesday on Sept.  26, from 1 to 4 p.m. The medical center is now hiring for all shifts.  Work for a stable and dependable employer  offering competitive compensation. Grow into an “Advanced CNA.” On-the-spot interviews […]

Deaths Sept. 24, 2018: Dorothy May Stoiber, Carla M. Flok, Doris Carolyn (Kirchner) Magwitz, Robert “Bob” J. Steinmetz 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

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