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Kreuser named Elected Official of the Year by Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser, will be the recipient of the Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association’s Elected Official of the Year award for 2015, the highest award given by the Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association to an elected official in the state. From a Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association release about the award:

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the park season starts May 22

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series begins Friday with Despicable Me 2. This movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk The whole season line-up is here.

Silver Lake Village Board discusses library lease

A lease for a village owned building that the Silver Lake Village Board would like to rent to the Community Library got its first extensive public discussion at Wednesday’s regular board meeting. The item was on the agenda for discussion only and no vote was taken. Village President Bruce Nopenz said the lease in hand Wednesday was a draft […]

County Division of Health investigating salmonella outbreak

The Kenosha County Division of Health today issued the following statement regarding a salmonella outbreak investigation centered on a Kenosha business: The Kenosha County Division of Health is currently investigating an outbreak of Salmonella in the community after receiving several reports of cases in the county. The Division of Health is investigating food purchased over Mother’s Day weekend […]

American Legion Post 544 to host pizza fundraiser May 20

American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, May 20, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All you can eat pizza, baked mostaccoli, and salad for $6 for adults, $3 for kids 6-12, kids under 6 are free. American Legion Post 544 is located at 989 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes.

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 12:50 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 8600 block of Highway O in Randal for a crash. UPDATE 12:54 p.m. — Per dispatch a single vehicle off the road. Driver out of vehicle, but may be disoriented. UPDATE 12:55 p.m. — Fire unit arriving […]

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Silver Lake County Park in Salem for a medical call Per dispatch: Patient is a male bicyclist who fell near the beach entrance. Hand and face injuries.

Falls prevention workshop to be offered in Western Kenosha County

Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services ,Inc. will be offering a Stepping On Workshop series beginning Thursday, June 4  from 2:45 to 4:45 pm  at  Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, which is located in Wilmot. Stepping On is a seven-week workshop program for independent community-dwelling older adults who have fallen, are at risk of falling or […]

Salem School teacher Diana Riechers publishes novel

Even through the demands of raising two children and being a full time teacher, Salem School sixth grade math teacher Diana Riechers found time to write a novel. In fact, she’s written three and a half novels of a planned four-book series in the last three years. The idea of being a novelist always sat […]

Salem Fire/Rescue to host CPR/AED course May 21

The Town of Salem Fire /Rescue Department will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR /AED course on May 21. This course is a 3-4 hour course which combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an AED. Course covers: Adult CPR/AED with and without a mask, Adult Choking, Child CPR/AED, […]

Silver Lake approves contract with Sheriff’s Dept. for police protection

The Silver Lake Village Board at a special meeting Thursday night approved a contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for extra police protection. The new service is expected to begin June 18 if additional approvals at the County Board level are received, Sheriff David Beth said after the meeting. The designated patrol from the […]

Bulldogs football and cheerleading registration open

WKCYF Bulldogs registration is now open for football and cheerleading. There are several ways to register. In-person registration will be held Sunday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Riverview School, 300 E. Prosser St., Silver Lake. You can also stop by “The Doghouse,” 961 Cogswell Drive, Silver Lake, on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association golf outing is June 3

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association will host its 25th Annual Golf Outing on Wed. June 3 at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at 11 a.m., with a noon shotgun start. Get your foursome together; you also can register as an individual and be paired with other golfers. Applications available at the chamber […]

Units responding to crash along Bristol, Paris border

At about 2:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and 45 at the Bristol-Paris border. UPDATE 2:43 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue being toned out. Bristol Fire and Rescue standing down. UPDATE 3:10 p.m. — Paris ambulance transporting a patient to a local hospital.

Western Kenosha County Tennis Association offering summer programs

Note: Western Kenosha County Tennis Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Western Kenosha County Tennis Association is hosting a variety of tennis programs this summer. Programs are available for all levels of experience for children 5 to 14. There also is an an adult program planned. All sessions take place at the Central High […]

Bristol Village Board approves site plan for new market on Highway 50

A proposal for an outdoor mixed-market won site plan approval from the Bristol Village Board Monday night. The plan was developed by Kenosha Common Markets, Inc., which operates Kenosha HarborMarket in Kenosha. The market is to operate this year from July through August on the site of the former Farmer Brown’s Nursery and Haunted Barn property […]

Loose dog near Highways B and NN

A westofthei.com reader reports the following regarding what appears to be a lost dog: It is running along both sides of Hwy B just south of NN. It has a collar, tags, and one of those shock boxes on the collar. Looks to be mainly yellow lab, but has more of a golden retriever face. A lady almost hit […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake-Brighton

Some 257 customers are experiencing a power outage this morning in northwest Paddock Lake and southern Brighton. At 6:30 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the outage is due to a traffic accident. The outage was first reported at 6:05 a.m. UPDATE 6:57 a.m. — Power back on at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake. UPDATE […]

A word from our sponsors: Arbor Hills Nursery LLC offers high quality trees at affordable prices

Note: Arbor Hills Nursery LLC is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Arbor Hills Nursery LLC is a high quality and affordable place to buy your next trees. Mark and Janet Lesko, Arbor Hills Nursery LLC owners,  provide  personalized service from experienced staff (BS degree Biology: Horticulture, Botany). Questions are answered whether or not a purchase results. […]

Silver Lake to stick with current meeting schedule

The Silver Lake Village Board kicked around but ultimately rejected going back to two board meetings a month. As of January, the board has been having one committee of the whole meeting on the first Wednesday of the month and one regular board meeting on the third Wednesday of the month. The committee of the whole meeting is for discussing […]

A word from our sponsors: May 9, 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): 11720 213th Ave, Bristol    

Units responding for fire alarm in Benet Lake

At 9:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a general fire alarm at a treatment facility in the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake. UPDATE 9:15 p.m. — Dispatch reports they have received a call from the facility saying the alarm is false.

Kenosha Crew U14G Navy 2015 champs

The Kenosha Crew U14G Navy are the Whitefish Bay SC Futsal League’s 2015 Session 2 Premier U14 Girls Champions.  The team finished the session with a record of 6-1-0 and defeated Sirroco U14G 8 goals to 5 in the championship game. Team members are: Kim Lopez, Mackenzie Fricke, Kaylin Hughes, Arianah Cancino, Kelsey Gross, Dani Bauman, Mackenzie Carroll, Breigha Boyle, Allison Schaver, Raina […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 3:38 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report o a possible fire at a residence in the 6000 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 4 p.m. — Salem F/R command arriving on scene reports smoke inside building. He […]

Deputy responding for loose horses along Highway K

At about 3:42 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to the 13000 block of Highway K. Per dispatch: Two horses have been reported running loose in that area.

Twin Lakes to consider ordinance change regarding foxes as pets

The Twin Lakes Village Board may clarify its ordinance on the keeping of wild animals as pets in reaction to a resident’s desire to keep a fox on his property. Richard Chapman of Indian Point Road told the board at its committee of the whole meeting Monday that he has met all state requirements for keeping […]

Deaths May 4, 2105: Helen Sakalowski, Sheryl A. LaPhilliph, Bradley H. Wieland

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:

A word from our sponsors: May 2, 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): 121 PAWLEY AVE, TWIN LAKES 29712 41ST ST, BRIGHTON 11105 233RD AVE, SALEM 6721 FOXTAIL LN, BURLINGTON 20407 DURAND AVE, YORKVILLE 200 […]

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 8:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of burning in the 10400 block of 256th Avenue in Trevor.

Units responding for crash in Lilly Lake

At about 4:17 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 7900 block of Highway JI (328th Avenue ) in Lilly Lake. Per scanner transmissions: Motorcycle appears to be involved.  

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