Posts from ‘October, 2019’

Deaths Oct. 25, 2019: Patricia D. Schulz, Martin Joseph Weidner

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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 […]

Medication collection event to be held at Kenosha County Center on Oct. 26

Kenosha County will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted, unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75 th St., Bristol. Those who are unable to make it to the Oct. […]

Wheatland Center School community celebrates completion of remodeling project

Wheatland Center School students, staff members and board members celebrated the completion of the building remodeling project with a ceremonial ribbon cutting in the new instructional media center on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Upon officially completing the final stage of the remodeling process made possible by the April 2018 community referendum, the district opened the building […]

Garage sales page updated

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Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 6:46 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a crash in the 27000 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Vehicle has struck a mailbox. Airbags in the vehicle have deployed. UPDATE 6:54 p.m. — Fire command says medical unit response only necessary; fire […]

Central HS coach and freshman golfer to duel on the course in support of racing wheelchair for Seth Bayles

What started as a friendly bet  has grown into an event to support Westosha Central girls golf and raise funds for a racing wheelchair to donate to myTEAM TRIUMPH in Seth Bayles’ name. Central’s golf coach, John Stewart, bet Westosha Central varsity football coach, Tyson Mengel, that he couldn’t beat freshman girls golfer Elle O’Reilly  in a golf […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 1:54 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 14600 block of Highway C in Bristol. UPDATE 2:01 p.m. — Deputy on the scene says vehicles are partially blocking the roadway. UPDATE 2:11 p.m. — Deputies blocking traffic from both directions on […]

Brighton School PTO dodge ball fundraiser is Nov. 9

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 the end of the event. Concessions will be available for purchase. There will be 50/50 […]

Boy Scouts hosting haunted hay ride Oct. 25 and 26

Boy Scouts of America, Three Harbors Council, serving Scouts in Southeast Wisconsin, will host a haunted hayride, from 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 25 and 26 at Camp OhDaKoTa, 3363 Dyer Lake Road (just north of Highway 50 on Highway P). Cost of the ride is $7; refreshments available for a nominal cost. The Haunted Hayride […]

Salem man killed in crash in Costa Rica

A Salem man was among three people from Wisconsin killed in a van crash in Costa Rica last weekend, tmj4.com is reporting. The story said Bill Stevens, 50, of Salem was the local man. More details from tmj4.com are here. Share95Tweet95 Shares

Power outage reported

A power outage is affecting about 5,600 plus customers this afternoon. The outage began about 12:40 p.m. Among the areas affected are Salem and Paddock Lake. So far, We Energies says cause has not been determined and assignment of a crew is pending. UPDATE 1:35 p.m. — We Energies reports a crew now assigned to […]

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 […]

Deputy responding for loose cows in Brighton

At about 8:25 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a group of cows loose cows in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller reported seeing the cows in the area of 18th Street and Highway 75. Share125Tweet125 Shares

Deaths Oct. 22, 2019: Lillie Jo Smith

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Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 6:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 12000 block of Bristol Road (Highway 45) in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory fire alarm at a business. UPDATE about 6:40 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of smoke or fire from exterior. […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 3:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 36800 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Share38Tweet38 Shares

Wind advisory extended

A National Weather Service wind advisory has been extended to 7 p.m., Tuesday for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. During the advisory period, southwest winds at 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are expected. Motorists are advised that winds of this speed can have an effect on driving, […]

Laura Roesslein named new Twin Lakes village administrator

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved an employment contract with Laura Roesslein to serve as village administrator. Roesslein’s hiring was approved by a 6 to 1 vote, with Trustee Sharon Bower voting against. “I am excited and grateful for this opportunity,” Roesslein said in an email to westofthei.com. “I look forward to continuing […]

A word from our sponsors: Trevor-Wilmot Booster Club Vendor & Craft Fair is Nov. 10

Note: This is a paid announcement from Trevor-Wilmot Booster Club. — DH The Trevor-Wilmot Booster Club is hosting its 8th Annual Vendor & Craft Fair on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Parking and admission to the craft fair is free. The craft fair will take place in conjunction with the Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated Music […]

Deaths Oct. 21, 2019: Kelley A. Gilday

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Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 3 p.m., Tuesday. Winds from the southwest of 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are expected during the advisory period. Says the NWS: […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 7:49 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm at a residence in the 7000 block of 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory alarm. UPDATE 7:56 p.m. — Command unit at the scene reports alarm is from cooking smoke. Still responding units […]

Units responding for tree down in Bristol

At about 7:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a tree down on a wire in the 19000 block of 101st Street in Bristol. UPDATE 7:58 p.m. — Deputy reports there are flames in the trees, which are being handled by the fire department. Share16Tweet16 Shares

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 […]

Rainy Monday, maybe Tuesday in forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says rain is virtually certain Monday and might continue on Tuesday. The 100 percent chance of rain (accompanied by a lesser chance of that developing into a thunderstorm) on Monday is strongest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. We could receive about a third of an inch of […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for some counties in Wisconsin near Lake Michigan, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 p.m. Visibility during this period may be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less, especially closer to Lake Michigan. Share10Tweet10 Shares

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 […]

Units responding to county park fire

At 10:57 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire at Silver Lake County Park. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a hollowed out oak tree on fire. Near parking area by the soccer fields. UPDATE about 11:50 a.m. — Units now looking for a patient from a separate call who had […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 20, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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