Posts from ‘October, 2019’

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland School District seeking substitute teachers

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Wheatland School District. — DH The Wheatland School District is currently looking for dynamic and energetic substitute teachers who will work collaboratively with grade-level and departmental colleagues. The substitute teacher is expected to create a safe and welcoming environment that nurtures creativity and innovation. $130.00/day Schedules can […]

Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

At about 7:58 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 11500 block of 275th Avenue in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: This is a one vehicle crash, where vehicle has struck a fence. Share11Tweet11 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 13, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

10975 14th Ct, Pleasant Prairie 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 23604 81st Pl, Salem 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 6618 244th Ave, Salem 6307 240th Ave, Salem Share3Tweet3 Shares

2019 Paris School Panther Prowl coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 14th annual Panther Prowl took place at Paris Consolidated School, 1901 176th Avenue, on a windy Saturday afternoon.   The walk-a-thon had to be moved to the playground after the rain storms in the days preceding. Each student gathered pledges for walking a predetermined amount of time. Since it was moved to the smaller […]

A word from our sponsors: Central HS Music Parents Association 19th annual arts and craft fair is Nov. 9

Note: Central HS Music Parents Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Come join us for the 19th annual arts and craft fair at Westosha Central High School held on Saturday, November 9, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Dozens of booths will be set up in the gymnasium located […]

Girl Scout Troop 9313 installs Little Free Libraries at Salem School

Girl Scout Troop 9313 of Salem has constructed two Little Free Libraries placed at Salem Grade School to earn the Bronze award. This is the highest award a Junior (4th & 5th grade) can earn. The Bronze award must address an issue in the community, be sustainable and provide a beneficial service to the community. […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 12, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 233 Christie Ln, Twin Lakes Share2Tweet2 Shares

Reader’s photos: Sunrise over Silver Lake

Juddie Brandes shares this photo of this spectacular sunrise over Silver Lake. Juddie took the photo Thursday morning. Thanks for sharing it, Juddie. Share315Tweet315 Shares

Deaths Oct. 11, 2019: Duane A. Van Wie

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Fox River under 12 feet; flood warning still in effect

The Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, has slipped below 12 feet, but it drop may flatten some by recent rain. As of 5 p.m., Friday, the river was at 11.7 feet. Flood stage is 11.57 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. With some more rain, the river’s […]

Bristol Deputy David Gomez honored with 2019 First Responder of the Year Award for 61st Assembly Dist.

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) presented the First Responder of the Year Award for the 61st Assembly District to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputy David Gomez at a ceremony in Madison on Thursday. Gomez joined 79 other first responders at the State Capitol to receive this award and be honored by the Wisconsin State Assembly.  Deputy […]

Freeze warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Saturday morning for Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m., Saturday. Our local low temperatures is forecast to dip to 30. Says the NWS: A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex hosting Tues./Wed Golf League

This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake is hosting a Tuesday/Wednesday Golf League. The 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League starts week of 10/22/19; see schedule located at the bottom.$20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of […]

Paris School Organization’s 13th Annual Panther Prowl Walk-a-Thon is Oct. 14

The Paris School Organization’s 14th annual Panther Prowl Walk-a-Thon will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12 from noon until 5 p.m. at Paris School, 1901-176 th Ave. This year’s family-friendly event will feature a pig roast, the student walk-a-thon, silent auction, concessions, 50/50 raffles and lots of fun. Generous Premier Panther Prowl event sponsors ensure that 100% […]

Lost item: Pedal boat

Randall town Supervisor Mark Halvey reports that the town government has a small pedal boat that apparently went adrift. Anyone that wants to claim it should call Town Hall at 262-877-2165. Share2Tweet2 Shares

A word from our sponsors: 2019 Friends of Community Library 4K Halloween Hustle is Oct. 19

Note: This is a paid announcement from Friends of the Community Library. — DH The third annual 4K Halloween Hustle, sponsored by the Friends of Community Library, will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave., starting at 9 a.m., ending around 11 a.m. Halloween costumes are […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 8:18 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways F and B in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UDATE 8:20 a.m. — One vehicle has front end damage the other side damage, deputy on the scene reports. Two tow trucks […]

Temps to take a chilly dip

Temperatures are going to get noticeably chillier Friday, and stay colder for the foreseeable future, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. The change will be abrupt on Friday. The high for the day should come at about 7 a.m., at 65 degrees. By 1 p.m., it should be 49. […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 8:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 6000 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 8:53 p.m. — All units returning detector. Alarm due to faulty detector. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Deaths Oct. 10, 2019: Joan M. Lois

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A word from our sponsors: The Aging Mastery Program® starting at Westosha Senior Community Center Oct. 24

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Senior Community Center. — DH National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program® is coming to Westosha Senior Community Center on Oct. 24. Build your own personal playbook for aging well. This fun, innovative program empowers you to take key steps to improve your quality of life, add […]

Town of Wheatland FD to host pancake breakfast Oct. 13

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Fire Station in New Munster. Donations will be accepted for the meal. All funds will go directly to the TWFD. There will be lots of great raffle prizes and great food. TWFD’s station […]

UPDATE: Inattentive driving cause of crash with school bus

Preliminary investigation of a crash in Powers Lake Wednesday morning in which a pickup truck struck the rear of a Randall School bus suggests is was caused by inattentive driving, a Sheriff’s Department news release said. The news release in full says: On October 9, 2019 at 07:30 AM Kenosha Sheriff’s Deputies, Randall Fire Department […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 2:23 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a crash at a gas station in the 8200 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is for a car that struck a gas pump. Gas can be smelled in the area. No […]

Deputy responding for road hazard in Paris

At about 7:43 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway NN for a report of a road hazard. Per dispatch: Caller reports two tires in the intersection. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 7:33 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units, sheriff’s deputies and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 8800 block of 388th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: A pick-up truck appears to have rear-ended a stopped school bus. Students are on the […]

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. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned […]

Sheriff’s Department warns of scams aimed at seniors

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to beware of a rash of home improvement scams often aimed at senior citizens. From the KCSD Facebook page: Share26Tweet26 Shares

Paris to hold Community Informational Open House on Oct. 17

Paris will be holding an Community Informational Open House on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Paris School gymnasium, located at 1901 176th Ave. “The Paris Plan Commission was looking for a way to gather more feedback from town residents about land planning,” said town Chairman John Holloway. “The idea of holding […]

Drone to be used in Lilly Lake survey Tuesday

If you see something unusual over Lilly Lake Tuesday rest assured it is (probably) not a weird looking bird or an alien space craft. A drone or unmanned aerial vehicle will be flying above Lilly Lake Tuesday as part of an ongoing study of water levels there and how to deal with them. The study […]

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