Posts from ‘August, 2022’

Deaths Aug. 10, 2022: Sandra June Burritt

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Aug. 10, 2022 lake test results: DeWitt Park Beach closed to swimming

DeWitt Park Beach on Silver Lake is closed after testing by Kenosha County Public Health showed elevated E.coli levels there. The result that triggered the swimming closure was greater than 2419 E.coli/100 mL. Resampling there was scheduled for Thursday. Other test results reported by Kenosha County Public Health (except where noted) are: Salem Lakes – Silver Lake […]

Car fire

8:38 pm Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue toned out for a squad car on fire. 7800 block of Highway B. Deputy thinks he has it out with an extinguisher. Share1Tweet1 Shares

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Lots of racing at the Kenosha County Fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH There’s a lot of racing at the Kenosha County Fair. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, the program will feature modified, Street Stocks and Bandits. Gates Open at 5 p.m.; racing starts at 6:45 p.m. On Saturday, Aug. 20, the program […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Church to Host Summer BBQ Picnic Aug. 21

Note: This is a paid announcement from St. Alphonsus Parish — DH St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting its 2nd Annual Summer BBQ Picnic: BBQ, Bands, and Beer. The BBQ Picnic will take place on Sunday, August 21, 2022 from 1:00 to 5:00pm at the New Munster Park Pavilion, 6331 341 st Avenue, New Munster, WI. […]

Local students named to University of Iowa spring 2022 Dean’s List

More than 4,000 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the dean’s list for the 2022 spring semester. Dean’s list status was earned by 714 first year undergraduates during the 2022 spring semester at Iowa, only 1,268 second year students, only 1,559 third year students, and only 2,045 fourth year students. Local […]

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair includes a chance for sweet bids

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If bidding on beef, swine and poultry is not your thing, you still have other options at the Kenosha County Fair. The annual pie auction takes place starting at Saturday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., in the animal sale and show arena. Up for […]

Fall election 2022: State Assembly Dist 61 Republican primary results

In Tuesday’s partisan primary election, two candidates were vying to become the Republican nominee for Dist. 61 State Assembly. On the ballot were: Mike Honold Amanda Nedweski The winner will face Max WInkels, the only Democrat running for the office. Results at 8:36 p.m. with 5 of 21 polls reporting:  Amanda Nedweski 1203 (58.77%)  Mike […]

Fall election 2022: Kenosha County Sheriff Republican primary results

A field fo four is expected to be narrowed to one in election to designate a Republican to run for Kenosha Couny sheriff in November. On the ballot are Tyler Cochran Albert Gonzales Ray Rowe David Zoerner The winner will face James Simmons, the only Democrat running for the office, in the fall election on […]

Aquanuts 50th anniversary

This Summer, The Aquanuts are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The water ski show team has been entertaining audiences on Lake Mary for free with award winning shows for decades. On Saturday July 30th, a performance was held including many alumni taking part in the show. Many .ore photos and info below. Share107Tweet107 Shares

Fall election 2022: Partisan primary election is Tuesday (today)

Today is Election Day for the 2022 partisan primary. Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All wards in Salem Lakes will vote at Village Hall. All wards in Bristol will vote at Village Hall. All other polling places are in their typical locations. A complete list of polling places is available here. […]

Demolition has begun

Demolition has begun on the old Twin Lakes Village Hall. There was a bit of a late start because of the pouring rain. Work will continue tomorrow. Share33Tweet33 Shares

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get educated at the School Exhibits Building

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. If you’re looking for a place to get inspired about the school children of Western Kenosha County you might check out the School Exhibits Building at the Kenosha County Fair. The building is literally decorated wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling with school work of Kenosha County students. […]

Local students among UW-Whitewater spring 2022 graduates

The following students with local ties earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater as part of the 2022 spring commencement: Matthew Bruzas, Salem, graduated with the following degree: Journalism – BA Vince Comaroto, Trevor, graduated Cum Laude with the following degree: Computer Science – BS Maddie Crum, Kenosha, graduated Summa Cum Laude with the following […]

Agenda: Salem School District board special meeting Aug. 9, 2022

The Salem School District board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Tuesday, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the large group instructional room at the school. Among the agenda items are: Liquidated Damages for Teacher Resignation. P.E. Teacher Resignation. The full agenda is available here. Share6Tweet6 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service offers exceptional service, quality products and unparalleled customer satisfaction

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means […]

Cloudy and rain

Thunderstorms continue in the morning hours. Cloudy this afternoon. Winds 10-15 mph. High of 78°. Tonight the low in the upper 50’s. A flash flood watch remains in effect until 1pm. Share13Tweet13 Shares

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: The fair has plenty of pull

Note: Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Kenosha County Fair has plenty of pull — as in pulling competitions. The fair’s pull categories range from garden to tractors weighing thousands of pounds. Truck and tractor pull is scheduled for Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. in the […]

Flash flood watch

From 1am Sunday through Monday afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move in, with multiple rounds of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms with likely high rainfall rates. Conditions are favorable for flash flooding, depending on where the storms line up. Rainfall totals of 3 – 5 inches are possible. Share7Tweet7 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 7, 2022 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths Aug. 6, 2022: Christine M. Alton, Edward C. Desotell

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2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: This fair has music, music, music

The music lover will have daily reasons to attend the Kenosha County Fair. A variety of acts coming to the Creekside Stage should mean most everyone finds something they can tap their foot — or bob their head — to. Here’s the lineup: Wednesday, Aug. 17: 95 WIIL Rock Night at the Fair, 5-11 p.m. […]

Christ Lutheran Church to host Free Community Picnic Aug. 13

Christ Lutheran Church’s Free Community Picnic will take place Saturday, Aug. 13 from noon until 5 p.m. at the church grounds, 24929 75th St., Paddock Lake. The event will feature a free picnic lunch for everyone. Choice of burger, hotdog, or brat with sides and a beverage. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs. There also […]

Heat Advisory

A heat advisory is in effect until 7 pm. Heat index values up to 100 are expected. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued as Air Quality Advisory for Ozone which will be in effect from noon Saturday until 12:00 am Sunday (Saturday night). Share13Tweet13 Shares

Departments responding

11:56 am Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue is responding change of quarters and Paris Fire is responding with a chief and tender for a structure fire in Somers. noon Somers is upgrading to a MABAS box alarm. Paris tender, Bristol RIT, Randall tender, One person has smoke inhalation. Share4Tweet4 Shares

A word from our sponsors: 2022 season Westosha Falcons Football kick-off event is Aug. 6 (TODAY)

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Falcons Football — DH The 2022 season Westosha Falcons Football kick-off event is Aug. 6. The event will include: Punt pass and kick contest. Food. 50/50 raffle. Silent auction. Home run derby. Bingo. The event will be held at The Sandlots of Salem from 4 to 8 […]

Fire alarm

1:16 am Bristol Fire and Rescue responded for a fire alarm at Bristol Elementary 20121 83rd St. Nothing showing. Waiting on key holder. Share12Tweet12 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 6, 2022 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: County Fair children’s parade steps off on Friday of fair week

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The children’s parade at the Kenosha County Fair is a highlight of Friday of fair week. Participants 14 years old and younger can depict characters in 26 categories.  There are animals, sports, TV and entertainment, hobbies, cartoons, groups and more. The parade is open to children […]

Garage sales page updated

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