Posts from ‘December, 2018’

Deal of the Day: The Sandlots of Salem $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 […]

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for winter-spring

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this winter through spring. Classes will start in January and continue through April. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Cookie Walk is Dec. 15

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish  is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish is once again hosting its “Cookie Walk”. Thousands of delicious homemade Christmas cookies will be sold at this event. The Cookie Walk will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9:00am – 12:00pm (or until sold […]

Deaths Dec. 9, 2018: David D. Haley

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

2018 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade and Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Lighted holiday themed vehicles paraded through the streets of Paddock Lake Saturday evening as part of the annual Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade. The parade featuring units from Salem Fire/Rescue, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, local business and other groups wound its way from McAlonan Park on the west side of the lake around to […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 9, 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): 602 East St, Silver Lake 7610 242nd Ave, Salem Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

2018 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes coverage (PHOTOS)

Santa came to Salem Lakes Village Hall Saturday to hear Christmas wishes and pose for photos. While youngsters were there, they also could make holiday crafts, ride a Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue engine and have refreshments including popcorn, cookies and hot chocolate. Here are some more photos from the event: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

2018 Oak Vue Farm Live Nativity coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The local tradition of the OakVue Farm Live Nativity continued Friday evening. At this event, the story of the birth of Jesus Christ is acted out in a barn in Bristol, as it has been for over 20 years. The presentations include people acting out the part of the people involved in the Christmas story. […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association 2018 Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping event opened Friday evening at Community Center at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. The event continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for ages 3-12 and free for children under 3 years […]

2018 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The 2018 Twin Lakes Christmas Tree Lighting took place in Central Park Friday evening. Despite the cold weather, members of the Wilmot Union High School band program played holiday songs before the lighting. Boy Scout Troop 380 sold hot chocolate and cookies. There was a Santa Express Train Village display courtesy of Bob and Linda Breault. […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

Units responding to Bristol School for medical call

At about 3:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to Bristol School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is unconscious. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Central HS athletes Laura Shoopman, Rebecca Edwards, Austin Glidden, Kennedy Muff sign college letters of intent

Westosha Central High School recently had four athletes sign DI and DII letters of intent. Laura Shoopman signed her letter to intent play DI volleyball at Oral Roberts. Oral Roberts is a member of the Summit League and located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Joining Laura at her signing were her parents, Allen and Karen. Rebecca Edwards […]

Union Grove UMC to host Christmas Open House Dec. 8

Union Grove United Methodist Church will host a Christmas Open House on Dec. 8, at the church at 906 12th Ave. Union Grove. Doors open at 6 p.m. Performing will be the Union Grove High School Dicken’s Christmas Carolers, the  Union Grove Jazz Band, Hims of Harmony, Mr. Rick the Magician, and the church’s own talent […]

Cold Friday morning, five sunny days in forecast

Do the seemingly constant cloudy skies of the last week or so have you craving a little sunshine? You’re in luck! The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for five straight days of sunny skies with no anticipated precipitation. Alas, there’s a price to be paid. Friday morning’s temperature could be the coldest we […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland J1 School District seeking part-time custodian

Note: This is a paid announcement from Wheatland J1 School District. — DH Wheatland J1 School District is currently seeking a part-time custodian. The qualified candidate will be responsible for basic tasks of building and grounds care which include, but not limited to: Sweeping, mopping, waxing, dusting, trash removal, moving of furniture and supplies, set-up and take down of equipment. […]

Wheatland Center School students collect 1,000-plus pairs of socks for those in need

The student leadership group at Wheatland Center School organized a drive to collect socks for those in need. Over the two-week effort, Wheatland School District students collected 1,571 pairs of socks. The socks were dropped off at The Sharing Center on Wednesday,. Third grade students won the Wheatland competition by collecting 329 pairs of socks. The students were […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade is Dec. 8

Note: Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake’s 6th annual Holiday Parade will be on Dec. 8., starting at 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Christmas Story.” Village Board and Staff invite all residents young and old to participate in the Village of Paddock Lake 6th Annual […]

2018 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes is Dec. 8

Santa will come to Salem Lakes Village Hall on Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event includes Santa visits (bring your own camera for a photo), children’s crafts, coloring contest and refreshments. The event also is a Toys for Tots collection site. Salem Lakes Village Hall is located at 9814 Antioch Road (Highway […]

Portion of northbound I-94 back to four lanes Thursday

There’s some good news from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for people who travel north on I-94 regularly. You going to get another lane. Says a WisDOT news release: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) I-94 North-South project team is announcing a traffic shift and reopening of a lane of traffic on northbound I-94 in […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 1:34 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a report of a crash in the 11900 block of Richmond Road in Randall. Per dispatch: This may involve a rolled over vehicle. UPDATE 1:39 p.m. — Dispatch reports sole […]

Paddock Lake to have 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest

Paddock Lake residents, get decorating! The village of Paddock Lake is having a 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest. Judging of holiday displays throughout the village will take place Dec. 17 by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Make sure you have your lights and decorations on that day from 6 to 9 p.m. to be considered. Winners […]

Wilmot UHS a capella group “Key Change” to perform at International Championship of High School A Cappella

The new a cappella group from Wilmot Union High School named “Key Change” has been selected to participate in the Quarterfinals of the International Championship of High School A Cappella. That event will take place on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m., at South Milwaukee High School. Tickets are available here. This group has been working […]

Deaths Dec. 4, 2018: Joyce Ann Lemar, Lyndon H. Berglund

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

Second class of Westosha Central Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

The Westosha Central High School Athletic Department has announced the second class to be inducted into the Westosha Central Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are: John Zeihen – Class of 1962: Zeihen was a standout basketball and baseball player for the Falcons in the early 1960s. He was a member of two undefeated […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping 2018 is Dec 7 & 8

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is hosting the 13th Annual Trees On Parade and Holiday Shopping on Friday December 7th and Saturday December 8th. The event will be held in the Community Center at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 N. […]

Twin Lakes Rescue to get new defibrillator/monitors

The Twin Lakes Village Board agreed Monday to front the expense of two new defibrillator/monitors for Twin Lakes Rescue. The new defibrillator/monitors or LIFEPAKs will replace units in the department’s two ambulances. Those units are outdated, said Fire Chief Stan Clause Jr. “They’re well over 15 years old,” Clause told the board Monday. The new units will […]

OakVue Farm live nativity for 2018 is Dec. 7 and 8

The local holiday tradition of the live nativity at OakVue Farm in Bristol continues in 2018 on Dec. 7 and 8. The live nativity — which includes live animals — will be presented Friday and Saturday evening. On Friday, Dec. 7, the approximately 45-minute presentation will take place at 6 and 7:45 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:13 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 6600 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is reportedly a fire in a kitchen of a house. UPDATE 9:15 a.m. — Deputies on scene and […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland J1 School District seeking part-time custodian

Note: This is a paid announcement from Wheatland J1 School District. — DH Wheatland J1 School District is currently seeking a part-time custodian. The qualified candidate will be responsible for basic tasks of building and grounds care which include, but not limited to: Sweeping, mopping, waxing, dusting, trash removal, moving of furniture and supplies, set-up and take down of equipment. […]

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