Posts from ‘February, 2019’

Union Grove UMC to host chili supper March 2

Union Grove United Methodist Church will host its 3rd Annual Chili Supper on Saturday, March 2,  from 4 to 7 p.m. Adults and children through age 7 are $7 and ages 6 and under are free.  The chili Supper includes, chili and all the fixings, baked potato bar and beverage. Union Grove United Methodist Church is located […]

Free income tax assistance still available

Free income tax assistance is available in Kenosha County for low to moderate income families. IRS certified volunteers are ready to assist taxpayers to complete and e-file their tax returns for free for households earning up to $54,000. The Kenosha County VITA Coalition is working in partnership with the IRS, United Way of Kenosha County, Carthage College, […]

A word from our sponsors: Brighton School PTO Pasta Dinner Fundraiser is March 2

Note: This is a paid announcement from Brighton School PTO — DH Brighton School PTO is hold its Pasta Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, March 2 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school. This a fun family event! Pasta dinner cost is $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Cost for 6 years […]

Bristol considering changes to sex offender ordinance

Changes to an ordinance that regulates sex offenders within the village of Bristol are being considered by the Village Board. The board tabled a revised ordinance at Monday’s board meeting. The board wants village staff to research whether the Village Board instead of the Plan Commission can hear appeals of the rulings under the ordinance, […]

Rachel Senft named to UW-La Crosse fall 2018 Dean’s List

Rachel Senft, a 2018 graduate of Central High School, has earned a place on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must have earned not less than a 3.5 semester grade point average and have carried a minimum of 12 semester credits. Senft is […]

Clearing of Mound Prairie Cemetery set for March 31

Twin Lakes village maintenance will be cleaning and clearing the grounds at Mound Prairie Cemetery on or about March 25, the village has announced. All personal items should be removed before that time. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Christ Lutheran Church hosting spaghetti dinner March 2

Christ Lutheran Church will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 2, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Ticket prices are: $8 for adults before event and $9 day of event; children 10 and under are $3; under 6 are free. Dine in or take out. Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, beverage and choice of […]

Maryland man who communicated with 14-year-old Twin Lakes girl in custody

Note: westofthei.com will identify the suspect  after they have been formally charged. We also do not identify juvenile offenders. — DH A Baltimore, Maryland man is in custody regarding communication he allegedly had over the internet with a 14-year-old girl who lives in Twin Lakes. The 14 year old also is custody after allegedly attempting […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 1:15 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding as mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 12700 block of Green Bay Road in Pleasant Prairie. Mutual aid response includes: Bristol Fire and Rescue […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Lenten fish boil is March 8

Note: This is a paid announcement from St. Alphonsus Parish. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish will once again host its famous Lenten fish boils. The first Lenten fish boil will take place on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 4:30 to 8:00 pm at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344 th Avenue, New Munster, WI. The fish boil […]

Deputy responding for crash in Paris

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 650 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a crash in 16000 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: This is a singe vehicle crash. Vehicle left the road, entered the ditch and exited the ditch. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 6:48 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Proposal for new Town of Wheatland Fire Department presented

A proposal for a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department was presented to the Wheatland Town Board Monday by a comittee that has been studying the subject. The committee estimates the cost of the project at $3.76 million. The new building — designed to serve the department’s needs for 50 years […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 5:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 75/83 in Paddock Lake (Brass Ball Corners). Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:40 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene confirms […]

Fox River up and down just under flood stage

The level of the Fox River has been up and down over the past 48 hours or so as measured by the National Weather Service New Munster gauge. That mild roller coaster effect is happening just below official flood stage of 100 feet. The official flood stage is 11 feet. The highest level in the […]

A word from our sponsors: Brighton School PTO Pasta Dinner Fundraiser is March 2

Note: This is a paid announcement from Brighton School PTO — DH Brighton School PTO is hold its Pasta Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, March 2 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school. This a fun family event! Pasta dinner cost is $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Cost for 6 years […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service seeking Auto Technician

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Wilmot Auto Service. — DH Wilmot Auto Service is looking for a Auto Technician for Monday- Friday. Wilmot Auto Service is located at 11307 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192 Applicants should Call Dwyane @ 262-862-6300 or Email Resume wilmotauto@yahoo.com. ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem UMC annual Smorgasbord is March 3

The Annual Smorgasbord & Silent Auction at Salem United Methodist Church, will take place on Sunday, March 3, from noon to 5 p.m. Menu includes: Chicken, roast beef, homemade mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, veggies, loads of salads, dessert and drink. Advance ticket price is: Adults (14 & up): $9.00; Seniors & Kids: $8.00 (under […]

Winter weather advisory for overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 5 p.m., Tuesday to 9 a.m., Wednesday. During that period, we could get as much as 2 inches of snow. Another half inch or so might fall […]

Deaths Feb. 25, 2019: Jason C. Schnell

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

14 Wheatland Center School students have work selected for 2019 Southern Lakes Anthology

Young authors and artists at Wheatland Center School recently participated in the Southern Lakes Anthology writing project, with 14 of Wheatland’s students having their work chosen for publication. The theme of this year’s anthology project was “Not Always Black & White.” Student work was judged on clarity and message, creativity/originality, technical skill and presentation, and overall quality. Fourth grader, […]

Salem Grade School honor roll second quarter 2018-19 school year

The following students were named to the Salem Grade School second quarter 2018-19 honor roll: High Honors Grade 8  — Mackenzie Cain, Kamaldeep Kaur, Alyssa Klementzos, Zoe McNeill, Chase Mosback, Maxwell Nulph, Nina Pelli, Trinity Rausch, Darrah Rice, Tyler Shike, Alexander Sippy, Lucas Sternberg, Monica Teumer, Connor Wade, Antonio Wegel. Grade 7 — Annika Anderson, Ella Anderson, Reese […]

Fox River receding before topping flood stage; flood warning still in effect

The National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County, but the river appears to be receding before hitting flood stage. Flood stage is 11 feet. The river was measured at the New Munster gauge at 10.86 feet at 3:45 a.m., Monday, but since then readings have […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex & INVICTUS Training offering strength and agility class

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH After an extensive search Westosha Sports Complex has partnered up with the owner of INVICTUS Training to offer a strength and agility class. If you are looking for a class for your young athlete that is a step above most programs look no […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 3:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has a head injury. Share11Tweet11 Shares

High wind warning continues; speed of gusts increased

Western Kenosha County continues to be under a high wind warning Sunday with the National Weather Service forecast of wind speed even higher than earlier. The forecast now calls for sustained winds from 30 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 60 mph. The warning is set to be in effect until 9 p.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 24, 2019 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. 23410 112th St, Trevor. 7610 242nd Ave, Salem. 6618 244th Ave, […]

Dense fog and wind advisories issued

Seems like nary a day goes by lately without a weather bulletin of some sort being issued for Kenosha County. Add two more to the list. The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory until 4 a.m., Sunday for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. Visibility may be less than a […]

Rep. Kerkman to host listening sessions Monday

Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) will be holding in-district listening sessions on Monday, Feb. 25. In the morning, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., constituents can meet for “Coffee with Kerkman” at Bodi’s Bake Shop at 306 E Main St, Twin Lakes. In the afternoon, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., state Sen. Van Wanggaard will join Rep. Kerkman […]

Deaths Feb. 23, 2019: Henry Hachmeister 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

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