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Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 12:13 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory alarm at a bank in the 23600 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 12:17 p.m. — Dispatch reports that there is a contractor on site performing work. Fire command will continue with a single engine response; all other units returning […]

A word from our sponsors: Community Library’s Halloween Hustle 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash is Oct. 21

Note: Friends of the Community Library is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Halloween Hustle, a 4k Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s Dash a fundraiser for Community Library, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave. Start time is 10 a.m. and the Hustle will occur […]

Randall to pay to abandon well at old landfill site

The Randall Town Board approved spending $5,000 to abandon a well at the old landfill site in Bassett. The work will be done by Sigma Single Source. The board approved spending the money at Thursday’s regular board meeting. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources personnel recently inspected the site and sent a letter to the town […]

UPDATE: Driver facing charges in crash into Paddock Lake house

A Paddock Lake man is facing charges related to a a crash in which the truck he was driving struck a house in Paddock Lake Sunday evening. A new release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said the 58-year-old man was traveling southbound on 245th Avenue in a Ford pick-up truck when he lost control […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. gala “Kentucky Derby: The Run for the Roses” is Nov. 4

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association, Inc. is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH The Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. 2017 Gala & Charity Auction will be on Nov. 4, at Bella Vita, New Munster. This year’s theme is “Kentucky Derby: The Run for the Roses.” There will be open bar from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Hors D’eouvres, Complimentary Tap […]

Units responding for bus fires in Wilmot (PHOTOS)

At about 6:05 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of three buses on fire in the 28400 block of Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Wilmot. UPDATE 6:06 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports two buses fully engulfed in flames and one is catching. This […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 65th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle has reportedly struck a house. Water reportedly leaking from house. UPDATE about 6:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports occupant of […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are rsponding to a report of a crash in the 6000 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE about 5:13 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports one behocle rolled over and on its roof. UPDATE about 5:15 p.m. — Deputy calls for flatbed […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 15, 2017 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): 23300 111th St, Trevor 4605 352nd Ave, Burlington 25136 83rd Pl, Salem 20225 82nd St, […]

A word from our sponsors: Silver Lake Barber Shop offers full service hair styling

Note: Silver Lake Barber Shop is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Dick Flatley of Silver Lake Barber Shop can bring his decades of experience to give you the hair style you have always wanted, and help keep you looking good. The shop is located at 404 E Lake Street in downtown Silver Lake. Hours are: […]

Flash flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday until 10 a.m., Sunday. The possibility of 1 to 2 inches of rain in a short period of type could lead to flash flooding, the watch statement […]

Lakewood School Kindergarten Family Fun Night coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Lakewood School hosted a Kindergarten Family Fun Night Thursday evening at the school. The event included pizza, learning stations and a song from the kindergarten students. Each family took home a special reading gift. There was a Humpty Dumpty theme to the evening. Here is video of the students performing a Humpty Dumpty song featuring the […]

West side Paddock Lake residents to get electric service improvements

We Energies is planning a system improvement project in western Paddock Lake next year that a utility representative says should improve service to some 750 customers. The project will replace wires, poles and transformers and result in a higher voltage service for the affected homes, said Cathy Schulze, spokesperson, We Energies. “An American Transmission Company project […]

Units responding for crash in Voltz Lake

At about 8:03 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at 232nd Avenue and 119th Street in the Voltz Lake neighborhood. Per dispatch: Patient is a 7 year old who was struck by a dump truck. Incident reported by a school bus driver. Bus is still on the scene, […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue service area burning ban lifted

The burning ban in effect for areas served by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has been lifted as of Oct. 11. Recent rain was sufficient enough to lessen the dry and hazardous conditions, said Salem Lakes Fire Chief Mike Slover in a news release issued Wednesday afternoon. Residents are reminded to perform burning in accordance with their local […]

Wesley Chapel annual chicken dinner is Oct. 15

Wesley Chapel annual chicken dinner with Silent Auction, Bazaar, Bake Sale and Unique White Elephant sale will take place Sunday, Oct. 15. Dining is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are: Advance adult and carryouts $11. Purchased at the door adult and carryout $12. Advance children 6-12 $5. Purchases at the door children $6. Children 5 and under free. The dinner features […]

Salem Lakes to halt waste treatment at Silver Lake plant

The Salem Lakes Village Board  has adopted a utility district master plan that calls for stopping treatment operations at the Silver Lake wastewater treatment plant and instead pumping all sewage to the Salem plant in Trevor for treatment there. The plan was adopted by a unanimous vote at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. Travis Anderson […]

A word from our sponsors: Luisa’s Restaurant to reopen Wednesday

Note: Luisa’s Restaurant is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Luisa’s Restaurant in Wheatland will re-open Wednesday, Oct. 11, marking the local iconic business’ recovery from the flood of 2017. The pizza and Italian restaurant will resume its normal hours of 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, said owner Paul De Luisa. “I’m excited and […]

Deaths Oct. 10, 2017: Lucille M. Rohner, Paul Daniels

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 Twin Lakes

At about 2:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a crash in the 1300 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash involves a pickup truck that has struck a tree.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:15 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1300 block of Highway 45 in Paris. UPDATE 6:29 p.m. — Paris transporting one patient to a local hospital, non-emergency.

Lakewood School to host kindergarten Family Fun Night Oct. 12

Lakewood School will host a Family Fun Night for kindergarten parents and families on Thursday. Oct. 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. Theme of the night is Rhyme Time. Rhythm and rhyming helps your child grow as a reader. Activities will include: Photo booth with a Nursery Rhyme Character. Special Presentation by the Kindergarten Students. Hands-on Learning […]

Special needs Halloween event set for Oct. 25

Nadia Rodreiguez and Brat Stop will host their annual special needs Halloween event this year on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The event will be held at Parkway Chateau, 12304 75th St., Kenosha from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event provides a safe and handicapped accessible environment for all special needs children. The event is absolutely free. There […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 7:15 a.m. (Note: Time corrected — DH), Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 22100 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Deputies already on scene. Initially, there were no injuries but driver of teh vehicle not would like to be checked out by EMS.

Local students graduate among UW-Whitewater Spring 2017 graduating class

The following students with local ties received degrees this spring from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: Bristol — Benjamin Aker graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology; Hannah Erickson graduated with an Associate of Arts in Associate of Arts; Trevor — Grace Barrett graduated with a Bachelor of Science in geography; Kelsey Schwuchow graduated with a Bachelor […]

Local State Senate District used as example in national media story on redistricting issue

Last week, the US Supreme Court heard arguments regarding a case challenging Wisconsin’s most recent redistricting. At issue is the contention that the redistricting, conducted by a Republican majority legislature, was designed to give an electoral advantage to one political party — the GOP. National Public Radio’s All things Considered program recently used Wisconsin’s 21st […]

Units responding for downed wires in Twin Lakes

At about 5:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a electrical wires down near Valley Road and Oakwood Trail in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 5:12 p.m. — Dispatch reports that a utility company crew is responding and expects to arrive in 20-30 minutes.

Units responding for burning in Cross Lake

At about 11:09 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the area of the 23600 block of 124th Street in the Cross Lake neighborhood.

Wheatland School District holding developmental screens for 2.5-5 year olds on Oct. 13

Wheatland School District will be conducting developmental screenings of children between the ages of 2.5 and 5 years old in the district on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Wheatland Center School, A developmental screening is a series of activities designed to obtain information related to the following skill areas: Listening and […]

A word from our sponsors: Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning seeking service tech/installers

Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning is seeking service tech/installers. Experience in HVAC and related services is preferred. Will train indivuduals with demonstrated mechanical aptitude. Reliable is a family-owned business serving Salem, Bristol, Paddock Lake , Camp Lake, Silver Lake, […]

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