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Blood drives in New Munster, Silver Lake coming up in May

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is paying tribute this May to all those who save the day — our armed forces veterans as well as the everyday heroes who donate blood to help others in need. Community members are asked to donate at one of the upcoming blood drives: New Munster — Saturday, May 17, from 8 […]

Pet blessing set for St. Alphonsus Friday morning

A pet blessing in conjunction with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi will be held in the St. Alphonsus Prayer Garden Friday, Oct. 4,  immediately following the 8:30 a.m. mass (approximately 9:10 a.m.). Father Dennis Stafford will conduct the blessing. School families as well as any member of the parish or community is welcome to […]

BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drive set for New Munster Sept. 9

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is providing Kenosha County residents with and opportunity to make a life-saving gift at its upcoming blood drive on Sept. 9. from 3 to 7 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6301 344th Ave., New Munster. To make an appointment, call Linda Kron at 857-4177. · BloodCenter is the sole provider of […]

Labor of Love Day Music Festival is Sept. 1

The 4th Annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson will take place Sunday, Sept. 1, from noon to 7 p.m.,  at New Munster Park, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. This year, admission is free. This year’s festival will include live music, a dove release, food, local vendors, and entry […]

Foster Parents Needed in Kenosha County

Throughout the state, there are many children in need of homes on a short or long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, the Community Impact Programs, Inc is seeking foster care parents. “We always need families,” said Foster Care Coordinator, Ann Dreschler, to the Twin Lakes Village Board. “We are in crisis mode right […]

Units responding to church for medical call

At 8:52 a.m., Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a medical call at St. Alphonsus Church in New Munster. Patient is a man in his 80s who may have had a seizure, dispatch reports. UPDATE 8:54 a.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that patient is […]

Fox River over flood stage at New Munster

The Fox River was measured as being over flood stage this evening at the measuring station at New Munster. At 7:30 p.m., the river was at 10.18 feet. Flood stage is 10 feet. The river is expected to peak at a little under 11 feet Wednesday and be back under flood stage by Thursday afternoon, […]

The Forgotten Man, A Story of Joseph of Nazareth to be performed at Wilmot High School

When Lance Haas, former Wilmot Union High School band and choir director was given a cancer diagnosis in April 2010, he was told he had just 10 months to live. During those months, he began growing closer to God through prayer, reading his Bible more and trying to discern the reason he was still alive […]

Units responding for gas smell in Wheatland

At 9:22 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a strong smell of gas in the 34400 block of Geneva Road in New Munster. The smell is inside a building, dispatch said. UPDATE 9:35 a.m. — We Energies response being requested.

Labor of Love Day Music Festival is Sept. 2

The 3rd Annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson will take place Sunday, Sept. 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.,  at New Munster Park, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Tickets are $10 in advance – $15 at the door available at: Dave’s Saloon, Ray’s Change of Pace, J.Croz’s, […]

Mighty Grand Time at Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast

It takes a lot of help to make breakfast for guests, especially 3000 of them. By 6 a.m. visitors were lined up at Mighty Grand Dairy Farm for the annual Dairy Breakfast. According to Kim Daniels, wife of David Daniels, co-owners with Myron Daniels and Gene Weis, volunteers were cooking up scrambled eggs with ham […]

Fishing cancelled but other activities on for tavern league event

Unsafe ice conditions have caused the cancellation of fishing, but the other activities associated with the Kenosha County Tavern League annual ice fishing party will still take place as planned. The event will take place Feb. 25 at Marino’s Country Aire, New Munster. Doors will open at 10 a.m. There will be music, food, raffles […]

Units responding to crash on Highway KD

At about 9:10 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a repor tof a crash at Highway KD and Geneva Road (Old Highway 50), New Munster. Dispatch reports that the crash is along Highway KD between Geneva Road and Highway 50 and involves a single […]

Timothy Driscoll puts his ‘sole’ into new Farrier business

Note: Driscoll Farrier Services is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH It takes a certain type of person to endure the ruggedness of the horseshoeing business. A farrier must have physical strength and fortitude, as well as a knowledge of equine physiology, a readiness to work long hours in any type of weather and an instinct […]

Foster Parents needed in Kenosha County

Throughout the nation, there are many children in need of homes on a long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, as everywhere, many organizations are seeking foster care parents. According to Jessica Marie Scheeler, Community Impact Programs Foster Parent Trainer and Recruiter, there are 95 general foster homes in the county and 115 children […]

Units responding to report of stove fire

At 5:23 p.m., units from Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of a stove fire in a building  in the 34500 block of Geneva Road, New Munster. UPDATE 5:27 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue being told by dispatch to disregard call. View Larger Map

Flooding coming on Fox River says weather service

The National Weather Service is predicting that the Fox River at the New Munster measuring station will exceed flood stage of 10 feet sometime this morning due to heavy rainfall last night and additional rain expected today The river could rise as high as 12.5 feet by Saturday morning, the NWS says. A flood warning is in effect.

Wheatland Easter Egg Hunt coverage

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its second annual Easter Egg Hunt today at New Munster Park. This was the auxiliary’s second year of hosting a Easter Egg Hunt. The big crowd they drew last year was bested this year. Just to be safe, organizers counted the number of participants and asked each hunter […]

Wheatland FD auxiliary to sponsor egg hunt this Saturday

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary will host a Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 27, at 10 a.m. at New Munster Park. Children ages 1 to 10 years old are welcome. There also will be live petting bunnies and great prizes. This is a free community event. This is the second year the […]

Units responding to report of garage fire

At 2:36 p.m., personnel from the Twin Lakes, Wheatland and Randall fire departments and Twin Lakes Rescue Squad are responding to the report of a fire behind a business in the 34400 block of Geneva Road (Old Highway 50), New Munster. UPDATE 3:03 p.m. — Fire under control and traffic reopened in eastbound lanes of Geneva Road. […]

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