Posts from ‘October, 2019’

A word from our sponsors: Brighton School PTO dodge ball fundraiser is Nov. 9

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Brighton School PTO. — DH Brighton Parent Teacher Organization’s Annual Dodge Ball Tournament will be Nov. 9, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Brighton Elementary School 1200 248th Ave.  The event is open to the public, kids and adults alike. Tournament winners will be awarded medals at […]

Deaths Oct. 31, 2019: Berniece Renora Brockway

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Snow update Halloween 2019: 3 more inches

The snow did significantly lighten up just before 3 p.m., like the National Weather Service forecast said it should. That left some time for measuring snow and clearing the driveway, walk and porch for trick or treaters. Measuring snow was tricky. The wind had caused some drifting and readings varied widely around the grounds of […]

Jazz Central fall concert is Nov. 6 at Central HS

Central High School’s Jazz Central Swingin’ Into Fall Jazz Concert will take place Wednesday, Nov. 6, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free. This concert will highlight jazz from the ’70s and ’80s era. Share8Tweet8 Shares

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

At about 1:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a mutual aid request from the Gurnee (Ill.) Fire Department for a crash on I-94 at about the 1.25 mile marker. Per dispatch: Bristol is due to respond with an ambulance and a squad. Pleasant Prairie Fire […]

A word from our sponsors: Registration open for Lakewood School’s Future Raiders

Note: This is a paid announcement from Lakewood School — DH Lakewood School’s Future Raiders is a program designed with little learners in mind. Lakewood School is proud to offer an incredible opportunity designed specifically for children four years old and younger. The Future Raider program will provide children and their families with engaging learning […]

Snow update: 1.5 inches overnight

At about 7:30 a.m., Thursday, we measured 1.5 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow began falling last night. Were you dreaming of a white Halloween? The degree to which snow is sticking is varying by surface, but the above measurement came from our snowiest measuring spot. The latest, local National […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 9:41 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a fire alarm in the 25000 block of 87th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm at a residence. Resident was reportedly baking cookies. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Shane Gerber resigns from Salem School Board; nominees for appointee sought

The Salem School District is seeking applicants for people interested in filling a vacancy on the School Board. The vacancy on the board was created by the resignation of Shane Gerber. Gerber resigned from the board in a brief notification addressed to board President Dana Powers that said the Oct. 22 meeting would be his […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex hosting Batting Camp with Joe Ferro

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex will be hosting Batting Camp with Joe Ferro for ages 12-15. Cost is $125 for a four-week camp (Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 3, and 10) from 6:30t to 8 p.m. Camp is designed so each player will get a good […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue units are responding to a crash at 236th Avenue and Highway K (60th Street) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Share192Tweet192 Shares

Snow forecast for Halloween; winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service says we may have a white holiday — it’s just not the holiday you usually expect. The latest, local NWS forecast says Western Kenosha County could receive 1 inch of snow overnight Wednesday and another 1 to 3 inches of snow Thursday. Have you been dreaming of a white Halloween? The […]

Trick or treat hours changed to Saturday in Bristol; staying on Thursday in Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes, Randall, Twin Lakes

An unpleasant weather forecast has prompted one local municipality to change trick or treat hours this year, but most Western Kenosha County municipalities have decided to stick with sending the youngsters out on Halloween on Thursday as originally planned. Bristol on Wednesday afternoon changed trick or treating hours in Bristol to Saturday, Nov. 2, from […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2019 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 26th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm and a buzz in the […]

Roadside erosion closes Highway W

If Highway W is part of your regular route, you may have to start thinking of a new path while the county makes some impromptu repairs. From a county news release issued Tuesday: Kenosha County would like to inform drivers that County Trunk Highway W (Fox River Road) is now closed in the 7700 block […]

Hospice Alliance to present program on loss and guilt on Oct. 30 at County Center

Soul Injury® Liberating Unmourned Loss and Unforgiven Guilt will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center Hearing Room, 19600 75th St. (Highways 50 and 45), Bristol. A Soul Injury is a penetrating wound that separates one from their own sense of self. Traumatic soul injuries occur after acute […]

Units responding for investigation in Rock Lake

At about 9:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 12000 250th Ave., Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a smell of natural gas. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Deaths Oct. 29, 2019: George William St. John, Patrick James O’Connor, Patricia Ann Minnis, Kevin K. Stevenson

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Friends of Community Library book sale on Nov. 2 to feature $8 bag of book deal all day

Eight dollars all day for a bag of books. This all-day $8.00 for a bag of books, cds and dvds, is a first for the quarterly book sales sponsored by the Friends of Community Library. Usually that bargain is only offered in the final hour of the sale. The sale has an abundance of books, […]

A word from our sponsors: Registration open for Lakewood School’s Future Raiders

Note: This is a paid announcement from Lakewood School — DH Lakewood School’s Future Raiders is a program designed with little learners in mind. Lakewood School is proud to offer an incredible opportunity designed specifically for children four years old and younger. The Future Raider program will provide children and their families with engaging learning […]

Maybe snow, but no accumulation, says latest forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast still says we could see some rain turning to snow overnight or early Tuesday morning but now says no accumulation is expected. Earlier forecasts had called for perhaps a measurable amount of snow well below an inch. Now the first accumulation may come Wednesday, about half an inch. […]

Special needs Halloween event set for Oct. 29

The annual special needs Halloween event started by Nadia Rodriguez will take place this year on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The event will be held at a new location this year, the Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 11800 108th Street, Pleasant Prairie. The vent will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event provides a safe and […]

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 […]

Fox River over flood stage

The Fox River is over flood stage, as measured at the New Munster gauge. The river exceeded flood stage early Monday morning, measuring at 11.02 at 2:45 a.m. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 5 a.m., the river was at 11.09 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning continues. The latest forecast for the river […]

A little snow in forecast for Monday night-Tuesday morning

The first measurable snow of the season is expected to come to Western Kenosha County Monday night and Tuesday morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There’s a 100 percent chance of snow (which may have started as rain) Monday night, with a half inch of accumulation. Once it’s started, there may be […]

Fox River nearing flood stage; flood warning issued

Rain over the last few days have the Fox River in Western Kenosha County approaching flood stage as measured at the New Munster gauge. As of 6 p.m., Sunday, the Fox is at 10.61 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning. The latest local NWS forecast calls […]

Units responding for man down in Rock Lake

At about 6:06 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a man down in the 11900 block of 259th Ave. (Rock Lake Road) in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Man is down on the ground along the side of the road. Share32Tweet32 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 27, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

10975 14th Ct, Pleasant Prairie 6618 244th Ave, Salem 20600 83rd Pl, Bristol 233 Christie Ln, Twin Lakes 4101 5th Pl, Kenosha 9113 256th Ave, Salem 15620 12th St, Kenosha 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding to crash along Brighton-Salem Lakes border

At about 4:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highway K and B along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Multiple people reporting injuries. Share38Tweet38 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 26, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

9113 256th Ave, Salem 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 23576 122nd Pl, Trevor 12303 233rd Ave, Trevor 9113 256th Ave, Salem 6618 244th Ave, Salem Share1Tweet1 Shares

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