Posts from ‘July, 2019’

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 2:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways AH and 83 in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share37Tweet37 Shares

Deputy responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:10 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a crash in the 38400 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and an SUV. Traffic is not blocked and no injuries are being reported at this time. Share11Tweet11 Shares

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Powerful pedaling at pedal tractor pulls

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. Youngsters will be pushing the pedals for all they are worth on Thursday and Friday at the Kenosha County Fair as part of the annual Pedal Tractor Pulls. The competition is open to youngsters from 5 to 12 years old. In pedal tractor pull, the kids […]

Deaths July 25, 2019: Mary Ann Gillings, Charles E. Toelle, Eunice A. Mattson

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Lilly Lake remains under slow no wake after latest review

At each of its meetings since May 13, the Wheatland Town Board has reviewed the latest measurement of the Lilly Lake level to see if a slow no wake order can be lifted. So far, it can’t, town officials have decided each time. In fact, the latest level equal to 758.8 feet above mean sea […]

July 25, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach remains under swim caution; cautions lifted at Hoag Park and Old Settlers Park

A swim caution remains in effect at Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake, but cautions have been lifted at Hoag Park and Old Settlers County Park also on Paddock Lake after retesting by the county Division of Health Wednesday. Results from retesting on Wednesday were: PHLA: 770 E.coli/100 mL. This is higher than […]

Bristol School honor roll third trimester 2018-19 school year

The following students were named to the Bristol School third trimester Honor Roll 2018-19 School Year: *Denotes straight A’s Sixth Grade — *Afia Akowuah, Teagan Alexander, Kristin Antos, Isaac Beltran, *Ellie Boncher, *Noah Burnett, Gabriel Catuara, Trinity Chevrette, *Lily Christensen, Leo Covelli, Nathan Danner, Charlie Dietz, *Jillian Duke, Brandon Durkin, Jonathan Ekkela, *Rachel Erich, Kelan […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Head Start enrolling for 2019-20

Note: Westosha Head Start is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Westosha Head Start is currently enrolling for 2019-20. Head Start is a federally funded, school readiness preschool program for 3 and 4 year old children of all abilities, who live in Western Kenosha County. Full Day Option for 3 year olds. Partnering […]

Garage sales page updated

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July 24, 2019 lake test results: Hoag Park closed; Old Settlers Park and Paddock Hooker Lake Association beaches under swim caution

One beach on Paddock Lake is closed to swimming and two others there are under swim cautions after testing Tuesday showed elevated levels of E.coli. The result from Tuesday that prompted the closure was: Hoag Park Beach on Paddock Lake: More than 2,419 E.coli/100 mL. The results from Tuesday that prompted the cautions were: Old […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair to have lamp contest

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Kenosha County Fair is shedding light on a new way to have fun this year — a lamp contest. The contest will have two types of entries: Born or Made Ugly — A born ugly lamp (one that needs no help to be […]

Deaths July 24, 2019: Gail Bain

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Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

At about 5:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a business in the 24700 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a burning smell inside the building. Share12Tweet12 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Piano and violin lessons by Daniel Perron

Note: This ia a paid announcement from Daniel Perron. — DH Piano and violin lessons are being offered by Daniel Perron of Twin Lakes. Perron is available to teach:: Piano: beginner to advanced classical and jazz piano. Violin: beginner to late intermediate classical violin. Lessons at teacher’s studio are $25/half-hour lesson ($100/month). Lessons in student’s […]

Culvert work to close 144th Avenue in Paris on July 25

The county has made the following announcement regarding work that will close 144th Avenue in Paris: A culvert replacement will close 144th Avenue in the Town of Paris on Thursday, July 25. The closure will affect the entire stretch of road, between Highway KR (First Street) and Highway A (Seventh Street). This work by the […]

Aquanuts take second at 2019 State Tournament

The Aquanuts water ski team based in Twin Lakes performed at the State Tournament in Wisconsin Rapids this past weekend, taking home second place. This was the Aquanuts best finish in any tournament since winning the National Championship back in 2015. The Wisconsin State Tournament is the largest tournament in the country.  ABC in Wausau […]

First annual Wilmot Panther Football Golf Outing is July 29

The first annual Wilmot Panther Football Golf Outing will take place Monday, July 29 at Hawks View Golf Club in Lake Geneva. Registration/breakfast buffet  will be at 8:30 a.m., with shotgun start at 10 a.m. Chopper drop will take place at 3 p.m. and a buffet dinner, awards and raffles at 3:30 p.m. Cost is […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Demo derby for crunching, crashing fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening — unless you’re at the Kenosha County Fair’s demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday, Aug. 18, with International Demolition Derby […]

Deaths July 23, 2019: Patricia A. Donaldson

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Western Kenosha County not escaping opioid crisis, says DA

Western Kenosha County may have largely escaped other drug death crises, but opioids — prescription and illegal — are killing West of the I residents at about the same rate as east of the I residents, District Attorney Michael Graveley told the Bristol Village Board Monday. “I’ve never seen a drug crisis that had this […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland School District seeks Lunch Cook/Salad Bar Prep

Note: This is a paid announcement from Wheatland School District. – DH Wheatland School District is currently looking to fill a part-time Lunch Cook/Salad Bar prep position. The qualified candidate will be responsible for overseeing the daily functioning of salad bar tasks as well as working in the kitchen with other cooks for all Food […]

St. John the Baptist Annual Picnic in Paris is July 27

St. John the Baptist Annual  Picnic in Paris will take place Saturday, July 27 from noon to 10:30 p.m. Activities include: Chicken dinner served from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Kids games. Country store. Ticket drop Car show 12-4 p.m. Raffles. Silent auction. Live music: Boys and Toys Band, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., The Buggs 5 to 7 p.m., […]

Get ready for the 2019 Kenosha County Fair!

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Kenosha County Fair is right around the corner. The theme this year is “Country Nights and Carnival Lights.” The fair will take place this year from Aug. 14-18 at the fairgrounds in Wilmot adjacent to Wilmot Union High School. Fairgrounds are open from […]

Highway F in Bassett to close Tuesday for culvert work

The county has announced some road work that will affect travelers on Highway F in Bassett Tuesday. From a news release: Kenosha County Highway F (Bassett Road) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, July 23, between highways KD south (336th Avenue) and KD north (352nd Avenue) for a culvert replacement. This work by the Kenosha […]

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 2:11 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a vehicle fire in the 2400 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch — Somers Fire and Rescue is already on the scene and is requesting naid from Paris. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Deaths July 21, 2019: James Charles Weiss, Clarence “Corky” Niemi Jr., Patricia E. Smith

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Units responding for loose cow in Wheatland

At about 2:05 p.m., a sheriffs deputy is responding to the area of Highways W and JI in Wheatland for a report of a cow in the roadway. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: July 21, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding for fire in Wilmot

At 4:57 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a power line on fire at Highways B and C in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Caller reports line is down and sparking. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Excessive heat warning canceled

The National Weather Service has cancelled an excessive heat warning for Western Kenosha County that was to extend into this evening. Temperatures have dropped significantly as storms have moved through the area this afternoon. At 1:53 p.m., the temperature at Kenosha Airport was 92. At 2:53 the temperature at the airport was 75. At 4:42 […]

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