Posts from ‘June, 2019’

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. UPDATE 6:11 p.m. — The watch has been cancelled. Share17Tweet17 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association Libertyfest parade (with new route) & fireworks on June 29

Note: This is a paid announcement from Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association will be celebrating the Independence Day holiday on Saturday, June 29, a one day only event this year! The annual parade will start things off, stepping off at 11:00 am with a new route. […]

Lilly Lake to remain on slow no wake; engineer to present drainage options at lake district annual meeting

Lilly Lake will remain on slow no wake status for now, the Wheatland Town Board decided Monday. The latest measurement taken by town Chairman Bill Glembocki on Monday showed the lake level had receded only about two inches since earlier this month, when it was 758.9 feet above mean sea level. “It’s way high yet,” […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 10:22 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue, Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 50 overpass. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcyclist who struck a piece of debris — possibly a bumper […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 7:05 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24600 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: At least one injured person being reported. Share16Tweet16 Shares

Deaths June 24, 2019: Jerry H. Zarnstorff, David Marsch, Karen A. Gunderson

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Report from the road: Stormy looking weather rolling in

Here’s a photo I took from the shoulder of Highway 50 west of Highway B a bit. This was looking slightly southwest. There was a little raining falling by the time I got to New Munster. UPDATE 6:10 p.m. — Now the sun is shining out west. UPDATE 6:19 p.m. — Just got an update […]

Deputy responding for fire on I-94

At about 1:55 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is investigating a report of a SUV with flames coming from it in the southbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 50. UPDATE 2:06 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports vehicle is fully engulfed in flames. UPDATE 2:07 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue units responding. Scene now reported […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 1:05 p.m., Kansasville Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 23300 block of Highway 142 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over in a field. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 1:14 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports driver still in vehicle and […]

Stretch of 80 degree temps starts Tuesday

The first stretch of 80 degree plus weather this year is forecast to start Tuesday and continue through at least this weekend, says the National Weather Service. The streak starts with a high of 83 on Tuesday. The highest highs look to be Thursday and Friday with 85. By Sunday, it still will be about […]

Deal of the Day: Luisa’s $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 […]

A word from our sponsors: 2019 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association golf outing is July 31

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2019 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association golf outing will take place Wed. July 31. This 29th annual outing is held at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at 10 a.m., with a […]

Deaths June 23, 2019: Michael J. VanderBeke

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A word from our sponsors: June 23, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

3463 213th Ave, Bristol 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 20101 60th St, Bristol   ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths June 22, 2019: Alice M. Daniels, Pamela M. Miller

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Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 4:46 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 10500 block of Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover. Sole occupant of car has got themselves out of the vehicle Share14Tweet14 Shares

A word from our sponsors: June 22, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 8:04 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding for a box alarm activated by Somers Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 400 block of 100th Avenue in Somers. Among the local departments responding are Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and K in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 9:36 a.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue requested to respond with ambulance. UPDATE 9:37 a.m. — Deputy requests a tow […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 7:25 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 165 interchange. Share97Tweet97 Shares

Garage sales page updated

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Local fire departments responding to Antioch, Ill. for mutual aid

At about 9:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department for a structure fire in the 42400 block of Lake Drive, Antioch, Ill. Per dispatch: Salem is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) and Bristol with a ladder […]

Deaths June 20, 2019: Edward Henry Kidera

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Community Baptist Church hosting free summer lunch program in Silver Lake

Community Baptist Church located at 203 N. Fourth Street in Silver Lake, will be hosting a Free Summer Lunch Program Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m. through Aug. 30.  Participants will meet outdoors in the lot next to the alley, which runs next to the back of the church.  In case of inclement […]

Reward increased for info in police officer homicide

A reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed a Racine Police officer Monday has been increased, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday. John Hetland, a Racine Police officer who was off duty, intervened to stop an armed robbery at a bar in Racine, where Hetland […]

A word from our sponsors: 2019 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association golf outing is July 31

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2019 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association golf outing will take place Wed. July 31. This 29th annual outing is held at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at 10 a.m., with a […]

Deaths June 19, 2019: Leonard E. Scanlan Jr.

Leonard E. Scanlan Jr., 87, of Salem, died June 17, 2019. Share13Tweet13 Shares

June 19, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach under caution

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake is under a swim caution after water test results showed elevated E.coli levels there. Wednesday’s results causing the caution at PHLA was 411 E.coli/100 mL. Full results reported June 19, 2019 by the Kenosha County Division of Health were: Randall — Powers Lake, 10 E.coli/100 mL […]

Brighton School sixth graders launch rockets

Brighton School 6th grade students spent some time being aspiring rocketeers last month. Using the Kesler STEM Challenge – Project: Rocket Launcher, students researched the basic design of bottle rockets before designing their own. Students were placed in groups of two who worked together  brainstorming ideas to try out when developing their rocket. The goal […]

Rainy, cooler morning

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says it should rain this morning in Western Kenosha County — a 90 percent chance. Rain is most likely between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. The temperature is not expected to reach 70, topping out at about 66. Looking out a little further, there’s likely more rain coming […]

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