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A word from our sponsors: Birchwood Transportation seeking OTR/local company drivers

Note: Birchwood Transportation is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Birchwood Transportation is seeking seeking OTR/local company drivers. NEW PAY PACKAGE !! You Can Start @ .40 cents/mile local and regional company drivers. If you have: 3 years Verifiable Experience. Good Driving Record. Good Work History. Good PSP Report. We have: Competitive Wages. Great Benefits Package. […]

Units responding to down power lines in Salem

At about 4:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a report of down wire in the 8400 block of Fox River Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Wires were brought down by someone driving a tractor trailer through a yard. Wires are resting on the metal trailer.

Rain Sunday and maybe Monday; cooler after that

I hope you had the chance to enjoy the sunny and warm weather of Friday and Saturday because there is a change in the forecast for the coming week. There’s a 90 percent chance of rain Sunday and Sunday night followed by a 50 percent chance of more rain Monday. There’s a lesser chance of […]

Powerful Tools for Caregivers series set for May in Bristol

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week educational series designed to provide caregivers with the tools they need to take care of themselves. This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes will be held at the Westosha Community Center, 19200 93rd Street […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 9:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 8400 block of Highway 83 in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 9:42 p.m. — Additional Salem units being dispatched to set up a landing zone for Flight for Life medical transport helicopter. UPDATE […]

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meeting Monday

An Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will be meeting at the Westosha Senior Center Monday, April 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Westosha Senior Center is located at 19200 93rd St Bristol.

A word from our sponsors: Birchwood Transportation seeking OTR/local company drivers

Note: Birchwood Transportation is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Birchwood Transportation is seeking seeking OTR/local company drivers. NEW PAY PACKAGE !! You Can Start @ .40 cents/mile local and regional company drivers. If you have: 3 years Verifiable Experience. Good Driving Record. Good Work History. Good PSP Report. We have: Competitive Wages. Great Benefits Package. […]

In last meeting as Silver Lake president, Gerber calls for police contracting referendum

At her last meeting as Silver Lake village president, Sue Gerber Wednesday attempted to slate a referendum on whether the village should eliminate its own police department and contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police protection. Gerber made a motion to hold the referendum after reading a statement regarding Tuesday night’s public hearing on the […]

Trevor-Wilmot School Honor Roll second trimester 2014-15

Note: This post was sponsored by Salon Sage. — DH The following students were named to the Trevor-Wilmot School honor roll for the second trimester, 2014-15 school year: 8th Grade Michael Baum, Zachary Bennett, Brianna R. Burns, Ty A. Cole, Analie Conforti, Taylor Eidson, Caitlyn Feltner, Kyle J. Grzyb, Drew Hebior, Emily Lemar, Jacquelyn Mendez, […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 2:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 26300 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: A single vehicle was reported as leaving the road, entering a field near Trevor-Wilmot School and then rolling over. UPDATE 2:28 p.m. — Unit on […]

Union Cemetery Association 2015 annual meeting set for April 26

The Union Cemetery Association will be having their annual meeting on Sunday, April 26. The meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Paddock Lake Village Hall, 6969 236th Ave. Minutes from the last meeting will be read and a financial report given. Anyone with lots-plots or anyone interested in purchasing them at […]

Paddock Lake on state list of lakes to improve panfish populations

Paddock Lake is one of 100 lakes statewide targeted for measures to pump up panfish populations that will be put before attendees at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Spring Fish and Wildlife Public Hearing on April 13. A Wisconsin Conservation Congress annual meeting will take place Monday starting at 7 p.m. at the Bristol School gym, 20121 […]

Units responding for grass fire in Brighton

At about 11:47 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 4700 block of 301st Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a controlled burn that started at about 11 a.m. , but may be getting out of control. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — ATV being dispatched from […]

Units responding for smoking car in Slades Corners

At about 5:45 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Highways 50 and P in Slades Corners for a report of a smoking car. UPDATE 5:50 p.m. — Personnel on scene report to dispatch that there is light smoke coming from vehicle. UPDATE 5:57 p.m. […]

Missing pet: Dog found in Salem Oaks

A dog found in Salem Oaks is now at Safe Harbor Humane Society, reader Linda Karow reports. Info about the dog: No microchip, found with no collar, spayed female, about 8 years old, multiple… fatty tumors on abdomen. Was scared and running through neighborhood. No collar. All black, brown eyes, some grey/white around mouth.

Tornado watch cancelled

The National Weather Service’s tornado watch for our area that was to be effective until 11 p.m. has been cancelled as of about 8:55 p.m.

Tornado sirens sounding; tornado warning until 8:30 p.m.

At 8:01 p.m., county tornado sirens are sounding in Western Kenosha County. County Emergency Warning Center is reporting a tornado warning until 8:30 p.m. UPDATE 8:17 p.m. — Current National Weather Service radar shows a tornado warning block covering the western half of Western Kenosha County — Twin Lakes, Randall, Wheatland, Brighton. UPDATE 8:24 p.m. — Severe […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

At 7:17 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area including Kenosha County, the Kenosha County Emergency Warning Center is reporting.. The warning is in effect until 7:45 p.m. Severe thunderstorms are occuring now in the northwest portion of the county. The storm is traveling northeast at 40 mph. UPDATE 7:26 […]

Westosha Youth Football Program hosting open house April 12

Westosha Youth Football Program will be hosting an open house and registration for next year on Sunday, April 12, from noon to 4 p.m. at Central High School in Paddock Lake. There will be football skill games and other fun activities for the kids to participate in. Paper work will be filled out and the […]

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 11 p.m. From the National Weather Service website: Tornado Watch – This is issued by the National Weather Service when conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in and close […]

Representation on Community Library Board may be up for change again

The president of the Community Library Board told the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday that the makeup of the library’s board may be up for changes again. Kevin Fitzgerald, who is president of the library board as well as a Twin Lakes trustee, said the state is seeking to have the library’s agreement among its […]

Randall town chairman election 2015 results

At 8:11 p.m., Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll is holding a narrow lead over challenger Phillip Johnson. Results are  Robert Stoll 239 (52%) to Philip A. Johnson 221 (48%). These results are with one poll out of one reporting partial results.

Registration open now for Wilmot High School Booster Club golf outing

Panther Backer Golf Fundraiser, sponsored by Wilmot High School Booster Club, will take place Saturday, May 9, at Twin Lakes Country Club. Pre-registration is required by May 1. $75 golf includes: Lunch, Golf with Cart, Buffet Dinner and Entertainment. Registration on day of outing is $80. Student Golf $45 includes: Lunch and golf with cart. Registration starts at noon, with shotgun start […]

La Salette Shrine to accept donations for Memorial Day weekend garage sale

When doing your spring cleaning, the Priests and Brothers of the La Salette Shrine in Twin Lakes would like for you to remember La Salette’s 13th Annual Garage Sale. They will accept anything except clothing, large appliances and any exercise equipment. The drop off will be at the garage doors starting April 13. The shrine is located at Highway KD […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 5:57 pm., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 40300 block of 103rd Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcyclist who hit an embankment and flew off the motorcycle, possibly then hitting a garage.

Units responding to rollover accident

5:28 pm — Units are responding to a rollover accident at the 270th block of 99th St.  Vehicle is on its side.  

Units responding for mutual aid to Illinois for wild fire

At about 3:40 p.m., local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to 1 Lakefront Drive, Beach Park, Illinois for a wild fire. Bristol Fire and Rescue is being requested to respond with a tender and a chief. Somers Fire and Rescue is being requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 3:47 p.m. – Town […]

Sessions to offer technology assistance to older adults

Gateway Technical College is partnering with Peace Learning Circles to provide technology assistance to older adults who would like help with their technology devices, smart phones, tablets, e-readers and laptops. Gateway students will volunteer their expertise to help older adults with their questions. The sessions will be Fridays through April 30, from 1 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the […]

Randall School students participate in MATH 24 competition

Randall School students participated in the Whitewater TAG (Talented and Gifted) Network​ MATH 24 competition on Feb. 12. This event included 9 schools in the area, with eighteen 4th and 5th grade teams competing. Each team consisted of three members. Chelsea Nettis was the high scorer for Randall 4th graders. Chase Kerkman was high scorer […]

Low Vision Support Group to meet at Westosha Senior Center starting April 9

A new Low Vision Support Group led by Arneetrice Ellderman, Rehabilitation Specialist, Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired, will meet for the first time Thursday, April 9, from  1 to 2:30 p.m., at the Westosha Senior Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C) in Bristol. The meeting will offer tips on working with various visual impairments. Marilyn […]

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