Posts from ‘November, 2018’

UPDATE: Two more arrested in connection with Wheatland shooting

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department officials now believe they have all suspects connected to a fatal shooting Thursday evening in custody. Joseph Riley, 23, of Wheatland was shot and died at his home on 71st Street in Wheatland. The third and fourth suspect in the case were identified in a Sheriff’s Department new release as: Augustine Jesus […]

Paddock Lake stocked with walleye

Paddock Lake was stocked with a supply of young walleye last week. The restocking was funded by a cooperative effort between the Paddock Hooker Lake Association, local businesses, residents and the Paddock Lake Protection District. With cooler temperatures leading up to last Wednesday, some light surface ice had to be broken before the fish could […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 2:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is being requested to respond for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a crash in the 10100 block of Highway 50. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to send an ambulance. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 18, 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): 10511 292nd Ave, Trevor 23634 124th St, Trevor 23410 112th St, Trevor 24724 74th St, […]

State Rep. Kerkman named Assembly Majority Caucus Sergeant-at-Arms

In the first post-election meeting of the Assembly Republican Caucus Monday, State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) was elected to serve as the 2019-2020 Assembly Majority Caucus Sergeant-at-Arms. Kerkman has been a member of the Assembly Republican’s leadership team since 2011; this will be her 5th consecutive term as Sergeant-at-Arms. “I look forward to contributing my […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 6:20 p.m., Randall fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 11500 block of Richmond Road in Randall. Per dispatch: Fire is of “unknown origin.” UPDATE 6:25 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue can break off response and return to quarters per fire command. Share […]

Deaths Nov. 17, 2018: Gerda Marie Axtell, Ronald B. Kosman

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 crash in Paris

At about 5:43 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 142 and 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Four vehicles involved. At least one person reporting injury. UPDATE 5:50 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond as mutual aid with an ambulance. […]

Kathy Schick Personal Training leads yoga at Westosha Sports Complex to benefit The Sharing Center

A local personal trainer led yoga classes this week as a way to help those less fortunate in the community. Kathy Schick of Kathy Schick Personal Training was looking for a way to do community service, as her yoga training has encouraged. “One of the great things about yoga is they encourage you to do community […]

2018 Brighton School Veterans recognition coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Students and staff at Brighton School recognized the service and sacrifice of US military veterans at an assembly at the school Friday. Members of the public, including some veterans, were also in attendance. The program featured a flag folding ceremony, recognition of veterans in attendance and musical performances from Brighton band and choir students.  Here […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 40600 block of Highway F (Bloomfield Road) in Randall. Per dispatch: Car has reportedly struck one of more parked vehicles. Extent of injuries unknown. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

Snow likely Friday night into Saturday morning

It looks like we should get some real accumulating snow Friday night and Saturday morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow is likely to start around midnight and is expected to continue through at least 9 a.m., Saturday. When it’s all over, we could have two inches on the ground. If you’re […]

UPDATE: Identity of victim of shooting in Wheatland released; suspects in custody

The identity of the person who died in a shooting in Wheatland Thursday night was released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at a press conference Friday morning. Joseph Riley, 23, was shot and died in the Wheatland home that he rented in the 315th block of 71st Street. Two people had kicked in a […]

Shooting victims in Wheatland and Paddock Lake

Press release from Kenosha Sheriff’s Department: At 10:25 pm on Thursday November 15, 2018, Kenosha Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to an address in the Town of Wheatland in the 31500 block of 71st Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Deputies learned of a shooting that occurred in that residence. There were two […]

Deaths Nov. 15, 2018: Michael Cannon

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: Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 5:52 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a semi-tractor trailer on fire in about the 9000 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. UPDATE 5:55 p.m. — Deputy on scene with a tanker truck on […]

UPDATE: Woman dies in crash in Twin Lakes

A Crystal Lake, Ill. woman died in a crash at Highway P (388th Avenue) and Highway O (Richmond Road/Lance Drive) in Twin Lakes Thursday afternoon. From a media release from the Twin Lakes Police Department: At 1:25 pm on Thursday, 11115/2018 Twin Lakes Police and Twin Lakes Fire/Rescue responded to the intersection of Richmond Road and […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:13 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 15300 block of Highway N in Paris. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 8

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 2:51 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 36600 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes for a crash. Per dispatch: A car has struck a tree. UPDATE 2:55 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports to dispatch […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 1:26 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways P and O in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:33 p.m. — One woman died in this crash. More info here. Related post UPDATE: Woman dies in crash in Twin Lakes Share15 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

A word from our sponsors: Hafs Road Orchard open through November

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 […]

2018 KAFASI Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser coverage (PHOTOS)

Soup and plenty of it was on the menu for Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services Inc. Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser Friday at the Parkway Chateau. In this annual event, restaurants from Western Kenosha County offer their best soup and attendees get a chance to vote for their favorite. This year, Luisa’s turkey dumpling soup was […]

Northbound traffic being diverted on I-94 for incident

At about 6:30 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are diverting northbound I-94 traffic onto the Frontage Road at Highway 142 due to an incident on the highway. UPDATE about 6:45 a m.– Fox 6 reporting incident is a semi truck fire. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

Concerns over safety and administration dominate Bristol School Board meeting

Concerns from parents and teachers of Bristol School dominated Wednesday’s School Board meeting. Anticipating a large crowd, the meeting was moved to the school cafeteria. Over 100 people were in attendance. Staff and parents have been upset of late over safety concerns raised by a September incident in which one student attacked another with a […]

Salem Lakes passes tax levy with 3 percent increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board passed a 2019 budget Wednesday that included a tax levy of $4,963,141. The budget and levy passed unanimously with all board members present at a special meeting held just after a budget hearing. No members of the public commented or attended the hearing. The 2019 tax levy including the Community […]

Deaths Nov. 14, 2018: Anthony Sansevieri

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

A word from our sponsors: Breezy Hill Garden Center and Hill Country Market Sparkle Event is Nov. 16

Note: Breezy Hill Garden Center and Hill Country Market are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement. — DH Enjoy holiday decor and a designer mantle decor demo at Breezy Hill Garden Center from 6:30pm – 7:15pm and then head across the parking lot to Hill Country Market for a wine tasting with appetizers and […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 4:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Kansasville Fire Department and Union Grove Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 1000 block of 312th Avenue (Highway J) in Brighton. Per dispatch: Reported that a shed is on fire. Hay inside shed. Shed is about 20 feet […]

Units responding for burning in Randall

At about 4:01 p.m., Randal Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 33300 block of 125th Street in Randall. Share5 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 5

Sheriff’s Department seeking info about Bristol burglaries

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information regarding burglaries in Bristol. From the Sheriff’s Department Facebook page: Share38 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 38

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