Posts from ‘June, 2015’

Silver Lake Village Board to have regular meeting Wednesday; fire/rescue on agenda

The Silver Lake Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting for the first Wednesday of the month has been changed for this Wednesday to a regular board meeting, according to the official agenda posted Tuesday. At a regular meeting, action can be taken on items. Not so at a Committee of the Whole. Among the agenda items listed for […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 9:10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 5800 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle hit a sign and entered the ditch. Sign may be under vehicle. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 9:40 p.m. — All fire/rescue […]

Deaths June 30, 2015: William J. Neumiller

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Rich Rubietta to lead special musical service at Bristol United Methodist Church July 5

United Methodist Pastor Rich Rubietta from Park Ridge, Illinois will lead a special Musical service of worship hosted by Bristol United Methodist Church of Bristol, Wisconsin on Sunday, July 5 at 10 a.m. Rubietta is a songwriter and worship consultant who conducts high-energy, interactive worship experiences which include audience participation and upbeat versions of familiar hymns and original material. A […]

Silver Lake FD accepts donation of pet oxygen mask

The Silver Lake Fire Department now has a new tool to help pets that it rescues from burning buildings. Representatives of the department on Monday accepted a donation of a pet oxygen mask from Invisible Fence Brand and Westosha Veterinary Hospital in Silver Lake. Steve Burbick of Invisible Fence said the company annually makes such donations in […]

Units responding to crash along Salem/Brighton border

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and K along the Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two or three vehicles may be invovled. A utility pole and wires are down. A transformer may also have been damaged. UPDATE 5:41 p.m. […]

I-94 ramp to Highway 20 set to re-open this week

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says an exit ramp from I-94 in Racine County, closed since March, should reopen this week. From a media release: During the early morning hours of July 3, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to reopen the I-94 East (southbound) exit ramp to WIS 20 in Racine County. […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 4:48 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 24500 block of 67th Street for a fire alarm at a residence. UPDATE 4:52 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputies on the scene with residents report that this was an accidental alarm. Most fire units remaining in quarters. One continuing to verify situation.

Genoa City Jays U14 are 2015 Chain of Lakes Baseball League champs

The Genoa City Jays U14 baseball team took first place in the Chain of Lakes Baseball League with a record of 16-3-1 (tie due to rainout that could not be rescheduled). The team, part of Genoa City Recreation, is made up of players from Lake Geneva, Genoa City, Burlington, Randall, Twin Lakes and Silver Lake. […]

Salem incorporation committee recommends more study

A Salem citizen committee that has been researching incorporation for a little over a year delivered a report on its findings and a recommendation to do a little more study of the issue. The presentation was made at a special electors meeting Monday evening. Committee Chairman Michael Mike Ullstrup led the audience through an information-packed 83 […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 9:24 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a residence in the 39500 block of Bloomfield Road in Wheatland. Per dispatch: An upstairs smoke alarm has been activated. UPDATE 9:25 a.m. — Dispatch reports to Wheatland FD command that alarm company says […]

Deaths June 29, 2015: Linda Ann Dohse, Marlene Joyce Rothamer

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Central Falcons win youth clay target shooting state championship

The Central Falcons, a youth clay target team representing Westosha Central High School in Paddock Lake, won their first ever Wisconsin State High Overall Championship on June 27. The High Overall designation means that the Falcons had the highest combined total for the three Wisconsin State Championships in Skeet, Sporting Clays, and Trap. Critical performances by John Dietz, Ben […]

Deal of the Day: Breezy Hill Nursery $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 […]

Delainey Smith signs letter of intent with Alverno College for soccer

Central High School senior Delainey Smith has signed a letter of intent with Alverno College in Milwaukee to play soccer. Smith has played soccer since Kindegarten through various leagues in Kenosha County and in Virginia Beach, VA.

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 8:44 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash in the 31600 block of Highway C in Randall. Per dispatch: Reports are that a single vehicle rolled over, that vehicle may be smoking and the driver still inside. UPDATE 8:58 p.m. — Twin […]

Deaths June 28, 2015: Arnold E. Dahl, Nicholas Peter Willkomm

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Units responding to Trevor-Wilmot School for alarm

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue unit are responding to a report of a fire alarm at Trevor-Wilmot School.

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 5 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units andsheriff’s deputies are responding to Silver Lake County Park for a medical park. Per dispatch: Patient is a woman who has fainted at the beach pavilion.

Units responding for bed fire in Wilmot

At about 2:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 11900 block of 304th Avenue in Wilmot for a bed on fire. Per dispatch: The bed is in a bedroom of a residence and flames were seen. UPDATE 2:27 p.m. — Address is actually 10000 block of 304th Avenue. Silver […]

Deal of the Day: Home Again $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 […]

Incorporation options topic for Salem special electors meeting Monday

A special meeting of Salem electors will be held Monday, June 29 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road (Highway 83), Salem. The agenda includes just one item, a presentation on the findings of the Town of Salem Incorporation Study Committee. The committee was formed after an initiative at the April 2014 annual meeting. The group was charged with […]

A word from our sponsors: June 27, 2015 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 22414 31st St., Brighton 11105 233rd Ave, Salem 31120 Burlington Rd, Brighton 16805 93rd St, Bristol

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 9:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 9700 block of 270th Avenue in Salem for a burning complaint. Per dispatch: Neighbor has reported a bonfire and fireworks at this location.

Deaths June 27, 2015: Leonard Boresch

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Mutual aid

Salem engine is responding to Antioch Station 1 at 5:46 pm.

Car fire

Bristol and Pleasant Prairie fire are responding to a fully engulfed vehicle fire in the center lane north bound on I-94 at 4:20 pm.

Brian Hopkin, Riley Meisinger named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List

Area residents have been named to Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Dean’s List for the spring semester. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher. Local students include: Brian Hopkins, of Silver Lake, a senior. Riley Meisinger, of Twin Lakes, a freshman. Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Libertyfest set for July 3 & 4

Note: Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes annual summer celebration, Libertyfest, is set for Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 this year at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. The for all ages event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Highlight of […]

Timothy Davis makes Harding University Dean’s List

Twin Lakes resident Timothy Davis, a senior psychology major at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2015 semester. The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, […]

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