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Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

At about 8:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at 286th Avenue and Highway SA in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Crash reportes as a motorcyclist off the road. UPDATE 8:35 p.m. — Deputy in scene reports motorcyclist is conscious and breathing. Share20 Tweet Share […]

Units responding for smoke from vehicle in Salem Lakes

At about 3:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fie/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 2200 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. UPDATE 3:32 p.m. — Caller reports a vehicle on shoulder of westbound lanes with smoke coming from under the hood. Occupants appear to be sitting in the grass.   Share Tweet […]

Community Baptist Church vacation Bible school is July 23-27

Vacation Bible School at Community Baptist Church, 203 N. 4th Street, Silver Lake, will take place  July 23-27 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This program is for ages 4K through adult. Come be a part of the games, bible lessons, crafts, snacks, missionary stories and all of the fun. The theme this year is HERO […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to remain in effect until 11 p.m. UPDATE 10:33 p.m. — The watch has been lifted by the NWS. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 2:53 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 at Highways KD and F in Randall. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Central High School 2017-18 second semester honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the second semester 2017-18 school year: Straight A’s Freshmen — Jillian Adams, Laura Beinecke, Olivia Bergmann, Paul Capelli, Alexandra Denman, Katelyn Hannah, Aydan Kovachik, Juliette Lofty, Valarie Meyer, Antonina Miller, Julisa Sand, Kelsey Timko, Sara Tyszkowska, Roman Varty, Shawna Vermilyer, Emily Wermeling. Sophomores — Tyler […]

A word from our sponsors: Bristol Progress Days 2018 opens today!

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held in Bristol, begins today, Friday, July 13 and continue  July 14, 15. The theme for this year is “Shooting for the Stars 2018.” Here is the schedule of activities for the rest […]

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 9:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at 388th Avenue and 104th Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: At least one injured party. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

Sheriff’s Department arrests four in vehicle break-in cases

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has arrested four individuals in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in the Salem Lakes area in June and July. The investigation has resulted in the clearance of 29 individual cases. The three men and one woman have not been formally charged in court. westofthei.com does not print the […]

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. Be sure to check it out each week before you begin your bargain hunting. If you’d like your sale added to the list, please drop us a line at darren@westofthei.com. Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info. Share2 […]

A word from our sponsors: Catholic parishes seek part-time Secretary/Administrative Assistant

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish St. John the Evangelist Parish are advertising this position with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish-New Munster and St. John the Evangelist Parish-Twin Lakes wishes to fill a part-time joint Parish position for Secretary/Administrative Assistant. This is a 20-25 hour/week position. Good communication skills, computer skills and receptionist […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:54 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 32700 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene have requested rescue response for people with injuries. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 8

Salem Lakes sex offender residency exemption denied a second time

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday rejected a second request from the same person for an exemption to the village’s sex offender residency. A motion to deny the exemption passed 4-2. Voting to deny the exemption were Trustees Bill Hopkins, Michael Culat, Ted Kmiec and Dan Campion. Voting against the motion to deny the […]

Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society to host Meet and Greet at Davidson Hall on July 15

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society will be hosting a Meet and Greet on Sunday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new location of the Bristol Historical Society at Davidson Hall (the old town hall), 8323 198th Ave. in Bristol. Stop by before or after the Progress Days Parade. Peek inside Davidson Hall and see […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 24800 block of 71st Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a person hit by a car. UPDATE 6:33 p.m. — Response by Flight for Life medical transport helicopter requested. UPDATE 6:38 p.m. — Bristol Fire […]

Power outage reported

Some residents of the northwestern area of Western Kenosha County are experiencing a power outage this morning. The outage started a little after 9:30 a.m. At WOTI headquarters in Paddock Lake there were a few brief off and one then before the sustained outage. We Energies says the cause is so far undetermined. Some 477 […]

Salem UMC to host group for caregivers of people with mental health disorders

Does someone you care about suffer from mental health disorders, and are you the one who takes care of them? Then this group is for you; we are here to give you the Courage to Cope. Beginning on July 18, you are invited to attend Courage to Cope at Salem United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. […]

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 2:23 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in a parking lot of a business in the 12300 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Share13 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 13

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 12:36 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 500 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A bicyclist reportedly has been struck by a car. UPDATE 12:39 p.m. — Unit on the scene calls off fire […]

Units responding to accident

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue are responding to an accident at the 25900 block of Hwy C. Two vehicles are involved, possible injuries. 11:13 a.m. – Update – Traffic is being block at Hwy C and Hwy JF. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Wilmot United Methodist Church Pulled Pork Dinner is July 14

Wilmot United Methodist Church will host the Pulled Pork Dinner and Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner will offer pulled pork sandwiches, cole slaw, potato salad, and ice cream sundae. Adults $9, children 6-12 $5 and children under 5 free.  The pulled pork is from Kelly’s Pub, Trevor and the […]

2018 Paddock Lake Bike Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The streets of Paddock Lake were filled with bicycles Wednesday for the annual Fourth of July Bike Parade. Along with the decorated bikes there was a sizable contingent of golf carts, walkers, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue vehicles, village Public Works vehicles and some other entries from local organizations and businesses. The parade starts ay McAlonan Park […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake bike parade is July 4; $325 gift certificate prizes for best decorated bikes

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2018 annual Paddock Lake bike parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Parade line-up will take place at 9:30 a.m. at […]

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 7 p.m. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for the development of thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado. UPDATE 6:52 p.m. — NWS has lifted tornado watch. Share14 Tweet Share Pin […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 10:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire near the 25600 block of Highway C in Trevor. UPDATE 10:30 p.m. — Location changed to 28600 block of Highway C. UPDATE 10:33 p.m. — Deputy reports flame may be from wastewater treatment […]

Power outage in Salem

We Energies is reporting a power outage centered in Salem. The outage is affecting 1,620 customers, at 6:33 p.m. We is attributing the outage to a tree. A crew to repair the situation has been assigned. UPDATE about 8:30 p.m. — We Energies showing this as resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake bike parade is July 4; $325 gift certificate prizes for best decorated bikes

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2018 annual Paddock Lake bike parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Parade line-up will take place at 9:30 a.m. at […]

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about 4:33 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of smoke in the 500 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from wooded area. UPDATE 4:37 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports power line on fire. […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 3:21 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 31300 block of 93rd Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory alarm. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

Deal of the Day: Hill Country Market $25 gift card half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get […]

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