Posts from ‘September, 2018’

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, […]

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 […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 10:45 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash at Highways WG and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Someone may be trapped in a vehicle. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Slow no wake lifted for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

A slow no wake order has been lifted for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict in Randall, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll said in an email announcement. The slow no wake was originally imposed Saturday when water levels at the official gauge exceeded 1.5 feet. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Deaths Sept. 23, 2018: Theresa Lynn Davis

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

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 […]

Slow no wake order issued for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

A slow no wake order has been issued for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Saturday. The order is in effect until further notice. At the gauge, water level was between 1.6 and 1.7 feet, Stoll said.  The benchmark is 1,5 feet. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 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): 24724 74th St, Salem 43230 N US Hwy 45, , IL 10511 292nd Ave, Trevor […]

Deaths Sept. 22, 2018: Catherine Geraldine Krueger

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: Share11Tweet11 Shares

Missing pets: Cat lost near Highway 50

A A cat is reported missing, last seen in a vetrinarian office parking lot on the north side of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Anyone with info about this cat can call Hilda E at 630-330-2010 or 630-330-0328. UPDATE Oct. 10, 2018 — Cat found. Share23Tweet23 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Community Library’s Halloween Hustle 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash is Oct. 20

Note: Friends of the Community Library is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Halloween Hustle, a 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash a fundraiser for Community Library, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave. Start time is 8 a.m. and the Hustle will occur […]

Work to begin next week on Highway MB in Paris

Traveling on a stretch of Highway MB in Paris may be a bit less convenient for a while starting Monday. From an announcement from the county Highway Department via the county’s website: A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway MB in the Town of Paris is set to begin Monday, Sept. 24, weather permitting. The […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:28 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 9200 block of Highway MB in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle off the road north of the roundabout. UPDATE about 6:32 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy on scene reports driver is out of the […]

Deaths Sept. 21, 2018: Tammy L. Fleming

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

Cutting incident at Bristol School sparks investigation by Sheriff’s Department

An incident at Bristol School Friday in which one student cut another with a “razor type instrument” is being investigated by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, fox6now.com is reporting. A student who was injured was taken to an area hospital for stitches. Here is fox6now.com’s story. Share140Tweet140 Shares

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 […]

Kenosha County officials encourage voter registration in advance of November election

Have you considered early voting for the November election? Some elected officials got together in Kenosha Thursday to urge you to do just that. Here is a press release distributed by Kenosha County and the city of Kenosha: Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and City of Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian are calling on residents to make […]

Units responding for medical call at Central HS

At about 12:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient appears to be having an allergic reaction. Share6Tweet6 Shares

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 […]

Cooler temps in forecast for next week

Yesterday should be the last we will see of temperatures in the 80s, at least for the next week. After a balmy Thursday, the National Weather Service latest, local forecast calls for temperatures to drop starting Friday.  For example, at 7 a.m., the temperature should be about 72. By 7 p.m., that temperature is forecast […]

Word from our sponsors: TV antenna installation technician wanted

Note: Slades Corners Computer Repair LLC is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Slades Corners Computer Repair LLC is looking for a technician to travel SE Wisconsin, NE Illinois to do television antenna installations. Must have a reliable vehicle that can carry ladders. Must be able to climb 20 to 30 […]

Salem Lakes moving toward new floodplain ordinance

Salem Lakes is working toward the development of a new floodplain ordinance. Having an ordinance that is approved by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency is crucial to village residents being eligible for the National Flood Insurance program, virtually the only way to acquire flood insurance. The village hosted a public hearing Monday on the […]

Deaths Sept. 20, 2018: Beverly D. Honegger, Keith “Buzz” Witt Sr.

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: 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, […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 12:08 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 5700 block of 312th Avenue in Wheatland. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for burning in Lake George

Attached about 9:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 9800 block of 192nd Ave in Bristol. ShareTweet0 Shares

Youth-led groups can apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources until Oct. 11

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members are all […]

Sponsored post: Community invited to get involved at Lakeland Little League election meeting Sept. 24

Note: This is a paid announcement from Lakeland Little League. — DH Lakeland Little League will hold its annual Election Meeting on Sept. 24, starting at 6 p.m. at Central High School in Paddock Lake. All those with children in the program as well as other communities members interested are encouraged to attend said Frank […]

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. Share1Tweet1 […]

Deaths Sept. 18, 2018: Wilfred Allen Meier, DeLores E. Faber

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

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