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Free course for families and friends of persons coping with mental illness offered in Bristol

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is offering a free 12-week course for families and friends of persons coping with mental illness.  Participants will gain information on major mental illnesses, learn about skills and strategies for helping their loved ones, self care, and receive emotional support. These classes are offered at the Kenosha County Center […]

Central High School District of Westosha offers survey on next district administrator

The Central High School District of Westosha has developed a community survey aimed at determining the qualities for the next district administrator. The survey can be accessed here. Residents are asked to complete the survey only once. The survey will be open until Monday, Dec. 31. The compiled results will be given to the board as […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex hosting The HitTrax Quality Hit Game League

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Westosha Sports Complex is hosting The HitTrax Quality Hit Game (Q‐Hit), an exciting, competitive game that assess a player’s ability to make “quality” hits. What is a quality hit? There are multiple factors that go into answering this question. Four […]

Sen. Wanggaard named chairman of State Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety

State Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine), whose district includes most of Western Kenosha County, will again be the chairman of the State Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety. From a news release from Wanggaard’s office: Senator Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) has been named as the Chairman of the State Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety for the […]

Wheatland firehouse planning committee gets underway

The committee that will guide the process of constructing a new firehouse for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department held its first meeting Monday at Town Hall in New Munster. Committee members and meeting times were set, with a stated goal to get decisions made over the next few months to move the project forward. […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 16, 2018 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 8722 245th Ave, Salem 24921 52nd St, Salem 23634 124th St, Trevor 602 East St, […]

Units responding to burning in Silver Lake

At about 8:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 100 block of Katy Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE about 8:35 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports burning is taking place inside a 55-gallon barrel and appears to be a cardboard box. Share7 Tweet Share […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At 4:14 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Geneva Road and Highway O in Wheatland. Per radio transmissions: Two vehicles involved.   Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Cookie Walk is Dec. 15

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish  is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish is once again hosting its “Cookie Walk”. Thousands of delicious homemade Christmas cookies will be sold at this event. The Cookie Walk will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9:00am – 12:00pm (or until sold […]

Paris School students participate in pilot of prescription medication awareness unit

Here is a news release from Paris School about a national pilot of a new prescription medication awareness unit that some students there participated in recently: Eighth graders at Paris Consolidated recently completed the national pilot of a new prescription medication awareness unit, which was developed by DisposeRx, a North Carolina-based company on a mission to safely clean […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 2:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This crash is a car versus building. Two injuries reported. UPDATE 2:59 p.m. — Additional Salem Lakes ambulance dispatched to the scene. […]

A word from our sponsors: Sign up for Westosha Sports Complex 9 Hole Thursday Golf League

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Westosha Sports Complex is hosting a 12 week 9 Hole Thursday Golf League starting Jan. 10, 2019. Cost is $20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of signing up, second due 1/10/19, third […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:54 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 190 block of Christie Lane in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 4:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries unknown. UPDATE 4:25 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond with an ambulance. Per dispatch: There may be as many […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Cookie Walk is Dec. 15

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish  is advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH St. Alphonsus Parish is once again hosting its “Cookie Walk”. Thousands of delicious homemade Christmas cookies will be sold at this event. The Cookie Walk will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9:00am – 12:00pm (or until sold […]

2018 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The 2018 Twin Lakes Christmas Tree Lighting took place in Central Park Friday evening. Despite the cold weather, members of the Wilmot Union High School band program played holiday songs before the lighting. Boy Scout Troop 380 sold hot chocolate and cookies. There was a Santa Express Train Village display courtesy of Bob and Linda Breault. […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade is Dec. 8

Note: Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake’s 6th annual Holiday Parade will be on Dec. 8., starting at 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Christmas Story.” Village Board and Staff invite all residents young and old to participate in the Village of Paddock Lake 6th Annual […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 1:34 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a report of a crash in the 11900 block of Richmond Road in Randall. Per dispatch: This may involve a rolled over vehicle. UPDATE 1:39 p.m. — Dispatch reports sole […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:13 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 6600 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is reportedly a fire in a kitchen of a house. UPDATE 9:15 a.m. — Deputies on scene and […]

Units responding for second crash on I-94

At about 7:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department are responding to a report of a second crash on I-94, in the 12000 block of the southbound lanes. UPDATE 8 p.m. — Possible injuries to five individuals being reported. UPDATE 8:16 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue requested […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade is Dec. 8

Note: Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake’s 6th annual Holiday Parade will be on Dec. 8., starting at 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Christmas Story.” Village Board and Staff invite all residents young and old to participate in the Village of Paddock Lake 6th Annual […]

2018 Twin Lakes Fire Department Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Fire Department hosted its annual photos with Santa event Saturday at the Fire Station in downtown Twin Lakes. Children had a chance to talk to Santa, get their photo taken, pick out a toy and enjoy a hot dog and cookies at the free event. Here is video of Santa’s arrival at […]

2018 Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association pancake breakfast with Santa coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association hosted its annual pancake breakfast with Santa Saturday at the Fire Station and Village Hall. Admission to the event was a donation of food or a toy to benefit those less fortunate this holiday season. The event included breakfast, visits with Santa, station tours and music from the Central High […]

Paddock Lake to have 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest

Paddock Lake residents, get decorating! The village of Paddock Lake is having a 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest. Judging of holiday displays throughout the village will take place Dec. 17 by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Make sure you have your lights and decorations on that day from 6 to 9 p.m. to be considered. Winners […]

Units responding for possible fire in Powers Lake

At about 2:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 40400 block of 91st Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Units will be investigating a report form a utility worker of damaged […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex hosting The HitTrax Quality Hit Game League

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Westosha Sports Complex is hosting The HitTrax Quality Hit Game (Q‐Hit), an exciting, competitive game that assess a player’s ability to make “quality” hits. What is a quality hit? There are multiple factors that go into answering this question. Four […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2018 is Dec 7 & 8

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2018 will take place Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “It’s a Northwoods Christmas” marks the 12th annual trees […]

Warmer, wet weekend in forecast

A wet and warmer weekend is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. High temperatures are forecast for 35 Friday and 40 on Saturday and Sunday. But it won’t exactly be a great weekend for getting those outdoor Christmas decorations done. There’s a 90-100 percent chance of rain/freezing rain then […]

Construction to begin next week at Wheatland Center School

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held at Wheatland Center School Wednesday to mark the beginning of work on the school’s upcoming renovation/construction project Doing the honors at the ceremony were one student representative of each grade level kindergarten through eighth grade. The students were selected by grade level teachers as being good school community citizens, explained […]

A word from our sponsors: 2018 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade is Dec. 8

Note: Paddock Lake is advertising this event with westofthei. This is a paid announcement. — DH Paddock Lake’s 6th annual Holiday Parade will be on Dec. 8., starting at 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Christmas Story.” Village Board and Staff invite all residents young and old to participate in the Village of Paddock Lake 6th Annual […]

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