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Heidi Dittmer awarded Sorenson Memorial Scholarship

Westosha Central High School presented the Gerald Sorensen Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to 2019 graduate Heidi Dittmer. Gerald Sorensen was a part of Central’s faculty for over 35 years. He began his career as a teacher, moving up through various levels of administration, retiring as District Administrator in 1999. He was involved […]

2019 Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser coverage (PHOTOS)

Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services held its 16th annual Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser at the Parkway Chateau Wednesday. This fundraiser has Western Kenosha County restaurants competing to see which soup is favored by those in attendance. Participating restaurants were: Luisa’s Restaurant, Fiddlestick’s Bistro, Parkway Chateau, Wilmot Stage Stop, The Sandlots of Salem, Charlie’s Place, […]

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Deaths Nov. 14, 2019: Donald J. Kempf

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Body found at Brightondale Golf Course

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a body found Wednesday at Brighton Dale Links golf course in Brighton. Here is a link to report from cbs58.com. Brighton Dale is a county owned and operated facility. Share147Tweet147 Shares

2019 Wilmot UHS Veterans Day Program (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

About 70 veterans signed up for the breakfast and program at Wilmot Monday morning. All were honored by their branch of service and individually recognized for serving. Share198Tweet198 Shares

2019 Veterans Day Observance at Riverview School

Those who serve were honored at an afternoon assembly at Riverview Grade School, in Silver Lake. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 3:06 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 26300 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Involved in crash are a Sheriff’s Department vehicle and another vehicle. Deputy on the scene reports one vehicle on its side and one off […]

2019 Central High School Veterans Day Program coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Central High School students and staff celebrated the contributions to our country’s liberty by veterans of the United States military at the school’s annual Veterans Day Program Monday afternoon at the school. Attending this year’s program was US Rep. Bryan Steil, who also delivered some brief remarks about the importance of the service of military […]

Wind chill below zero Tuesday

Wind chill values below zero are likely Tuesday morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. All day wind chill will be in the -10 to zero range. Tuesday’s high temperature is expected to reach just 17, though it should be sunny. Tuesday night’s low will be 4. Share23Tweet23 Shares

2019 Wheatland Center School Veterans Day program coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wheatland Center School students and staff honored the sacrifice and service of US military veterans at the school’s annual Veterans Day Program on Monday. The program consisted of readings, musical performances, an explanation and demonstration of America’s White Table, a moment of silence and the playing of Taps. Each veteran present also was individually recognized. […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, with a forecast of a little more snow than earlier thought for Sunday night and Monday. The advisory is set to be in effect until 3 p.m., Monday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for 1 to 2 inches overnight and 1 to 3 inches […]

New snow accumulation Sunday night, Monday

More snow fall Sunday night and Monday could mean new accumulation of snow of 1 to 3 inches, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow should begin falling by 9 p.m. and be in full swing by midnight. We could get about 1.7 inches of snow between midnight and 6 a.m. and another […]

Paddock Lake road projects expected to be completed next week

Motorists that travel along 248th Avenue and 244th Avenue in Paddock Lake are going to have to bump along for at least another week until repaving there is complete. The two pavement repair projects on 248th Avenue and 244th Avenue are behind schedule, village administrator Tim Popanda said Friday. The paving contractor (Payne and Dolan) has experienced […]

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 […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 10:16 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of crash in the 7600 block of Fox River Road (Highway W) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle is in the Fox River. This is in the area where the highway has been closed […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 8:14 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 3300 block of Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller reporting one rolled over vehicle on east side of Highway 75. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Garage sales page updated

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Snow report Nov. 7, 2019: 1.25 inches overnight

We measured about 1.25 inches of snow from when snow started falling Wednesday night to when we measured at about 5:30 a.m, Thursday. There had been some drifting and snow on paved services and vehicles was somewhat icy. That should be it for snow for at least a few days with Thursday and Friday forecast […]

2019 Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser for KAFASI is Nov. 13

The 16th annual Bowls ‘n’ Bakers soup tasting fundraiser for Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services Inc. will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brat Stop’s Parkway Chateau, 12304 75th St., Kenosha. Those attending will be able to taste a variety of soups from local restaurants and then […]

Units responding to fire in Silver Lake

At about 1:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting what appears to be a grass fire. Deputy reports to dispatch that welding was taking place […]

2019 Special Needs Halloween event coverage (PHOTOS)

Nadia Rodriguez presented the annual  special needs Halloween event Oct. 29 at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Pleasant Prairie, a new location this year. The event included Halloween trick or treating and games at tables run by area businesses and organizations (including westofthei.com). Here are some more photos from the event: Share34Tweet34 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

At about 8:52 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 7700 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch; Caller reporting natural gas smell inside a house. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Deaths Nov. 2, 2019: Ronald W. Jensen, Gladys S. Benkstein

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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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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