Posts from ‘December, 2015’

Volunteers assemble Silver Lake ice skating rink

Silver Lake has an ice skating rink, just in time for the first really cold weather of the season. Village Board members and other volunteers worked Thursday to assemble the rink at Schmalfeldt Park. The board discussed the project all fall. The rink ended up costing about $3,800, said Trustee Doug Randolph, who organized the project […]

Katelyn Herreid, Grace Barrett UW-Whitewater resident assistants for 2015-16

The following students have been trained and certified to be University of Wisconsin-Whitewater resident assistants for the 2015-16 academic year: Katelyn Herreid, of Twin Lakes, a senior communication sciences and disorders and Spanish major. Grace Barrett, of Trevor, a junior geography major. RAs are student staff members who serve as positive resources for other students on […]

Twin Lakes January Committee of the Whole cancelled

The Twin Lakes Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Monday, Jan. 4 has been cancelled. “A light agenda because of the holidays” is to blame, village administrator Jennifer Frederick said in an announcement of the cancellation. The board will next meet Jan. 18.

Trevor-Wilmot School Honor Roll first trimester 2015-16

Note: This post sponsored by C.M. Wiltberger Inc. — DH The following students were named to the Trevor-Wilmot School honor roll for the first trimester of the 2015-16 school year: 8th Grade — Brynn O. Amundson, Jordan C. Backe, Kyle A. Breunig, Molly S. Cannon, Tallon H. Cole, Emily R. Conigliaro, Aidan E. Cooke, Skylar R. Critzer, […]

Deaths Dec. 30, 2015: Jerry Leif Aagaard, Billy Holcomb, Marvin R. Ellis

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 Fox River Park for medical call

At about 2:49 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to Fox River Park for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an 8-year-old female injured while sledding.

A word from our sponsors: Fortier Jewelers Christmas sale extended

Note: Fortier Jewelers is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fortier Jewelers in Union Grove is extending its Christmas sale! All of gemstones and watches are 50% off plus an additional 10% off until December 31st! Stop in and see their great selection of fine jewelry. Sue brought back some one-of-a-kind pieces from new York.  New holiday store hours are: Mon., […]

Twin Lakes residents to receive bill for address signs with January sewer bill

Twin Lakes residents will get a bill for their uniform address sign along with their January 2016 sewer bill. Here’s a media release from the village that has more details: Twin Lakes property owners will receive a separate invoice enclosed with their sewer bill in January 2016. The invoice of $31.00 will cover the purchase and […]

A word from our sponsors: New weekly ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry posted at westofthei.com

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry  in Paddock Lake is now available at westofthei.com. Click on the ad to see the full line-up of values for this coming week. The sale prices in this ad (click here to see ad) are effective from […]

Snow forecast for Wednesday decreased

There wasn’t a lot of snow in the National Weather Service forecast for Wednesday at any point, but the latest calls for even less. The forecast says we could get .5 an inch of snow Wednesday. Snow is most likely to fall between 9 and 11 a.m. That’s it for snow in the forecast at this point through next […]

Deaths Dec. 29, 2015: LeRoy D. Buchholz

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 for crash in Salem

At about 2:07 p.m., Ton of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8700 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: A vehicle has struck a house. Vehicle has not intruded into the house. UPDATE 2:10 p.m. — Fire unit at scene reports no […]

Units responding to fire alarm along Brighton-Salem border

At about 10:30 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a frie alarm in the 25700 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: General smoke alarm reported by alarm company. Alarm compnay could not reach anyone at the address by phone. UPDATE […]

5 inches of something

We measured 5 inches of a layer cake of snow and ice and sleet and frozen rain at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake this morning from Monday’s storm. We had drifts in spots of double that depth. Today’s National Weather Service forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of precipitation this morning and a high temperature […]

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. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

Tonight’s Bristol Village Board meeting rescheduled

The Bristol Village Board meeting scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. has been cancelled due to the weather, said a statement from village President Mike Farrell. The meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m.  

Deaths Dec. 28, 2015: Dawn E. Paddock, Lawrence F. LoSchiavo

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:

Report from the road: Ugly

How’s the driving out there? Ugly. And slow. At about 4:30 p.m., Highway 50 from I-94 to Paddock Lake was passable, but slick and traffic was traveling slower than normal. I-94 between Milwaukee and Kenosha County was moving, but much slower than normal. The assorted precipitation was slowing traffic to about 25-35 mph in the […]

A word from our sponsors: Lakeland Little League offering lower early bird registration rate for baseballl & softball

Note: Lakeland Little League is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Lakeland Little League registration for the 2016 season is now open for baseball and softball. Be an early bird and register before Dec. 31, 2015 and save! Early Bird Registration rates are: Softball $120 Baseball $150 After Dec. 31, 2015, the costs go up: Softball $145 Baseball $175 Online […]

Salem School third graders study colonial era

Third grade students at Salem School researched what Christmas might have been like during the colonial times. They learned what traditional games may have been played, what sort of dances were popular, and what crafts were made and given as gifts. As a culminating activity parents were invited to school to see the students recreate […]

Sponsored post: Metal corn cribs wanted

Note: The following is a sponsored post. — DH Effective Dec. 1, 2015: A non profit wildlife rehabilitation center is looking for looking for metal corn cribs for use at their facility. Those interested in donating or selling  metal corn cribs at a reasonable price should call Mike at 262-716-4295.

Aquanuts plan New Year’s Day water skiing show

The Aquanuts water ski team based in Twin Lakes is planning a New Year’s Day show — if the weather cooperates. The show will start at 1 pm. on Jan. 1 at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. A New Year’s Day show would be a first for the group, said Eric Fauth, an Aquanuts member. “This […]

UPDATE: Icy snow on the roads

Not much ahs changed on the official weather outlook. A winter storm warning is still in effect for our area from 9 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday. But at 8:15 a.m. Monday, roads in Paddock Lake already are covered in a icy snow.

Winter storm warning issued for Monday

The National Weather Service has apparently gotten a little more certain that we will see nasty weather Monday and has issued a winter storm warning for our area. The warning will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. The previously issued winter storm watch has been dropped. The details of what is […]

Deaths Dec. 27, 2015: Robert F. Manyen

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:

Winter storm watch issued for Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. During the watch period there 100 percent chance of some kind of precipitation — “snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 9 a.m., then freezing […]

Twin Lakes Police investigating Christmas morning incident

Twin Lakes Police are investigating a Christmas morning incident at a residence on Pebble Beach Court in Twin Lakes that left one person seriously injured. From a statement from Twin Lakes Police Chief Adam Grosz: The police department and Twin Lakes Rescue were dispatched to a residence for a male subject that was bleeding. Officers found […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 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): 11105 233rd Ave, Trevor. 8537 Antioch Rd, Salem.

Deaths Dec. 26, 2015: Victorio F. Poco

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 fire in Brighton

At about 9:09 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and other department units along with sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a fire in the 2700 block of 247th Avenue in Brighton. Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page is reporting that incident involves flames seen from a garage. UPDATE 9:14 p.m. — Salem F/R command […]

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