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Wilmot Union High School first semester 2016-17 honor roll

Note: This post is sponsored by Skinner’s Service, Inc. — DH. The following students were named to the Wilmot Union High School honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. Freshmen —  Brynn O. Amundson, Jordan C. Backe, Cheyenne Bell, McKinley P. Boyle, Kenna M. Britton, William J. Brown, Alison M. Buchta, Allison C. Clark, Tallon H. Cole, Emily R. Conigliaro, Joshua […]

Calvary UCC hosting pancake breakfast Feb. 28

Calvary United Church of Christ in Twin Lakes is hosting a Fat Tuesday pancake breakfast from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 28. Adults are $9 and children are $8. There also will be a basket raffle. Calvary United Church of Christ is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes.  

Colten Greenhill earns Eagle Scout rank

Colten Greenhill’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held Feb. 19 at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta. Greenhill started in Scouting with Pack 328 in 2005, than joined Troop 328 in Feb. 2011 and obtained Eagle Scout on Sept. 18, 2016.  His Eagle project included building 12 campsites, grooming 5 miles of hiking trails and installing trail marker sign […]

A word from our sponsors: Messy Church set for Feb. 26

Note: The sponsors of Messy Church are advertising this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Would you like to try a church but wooden pews, hymns, and sitting still and quiet isn’t for you? Then Messy Church just might be your thing. Messy Church is sponsored by the churches of Circuit 14 […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 4:07 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 6500 block of 352nd Avenue in Wheatland for an investigation. Per dispatch: A smell of natural gas and hissing from a gas meter have been reported. Update about 4:53 p.m. — Gas utility crew on scene.

Salem School officials present to Paddock Lake Village Board on upcoming referendum

Salem School District board member Shane Gerber and district administrator David Milz appeared before the Paddock Lake Village Board to present information regarding the upcoming school district referendum. The referendum will ask voters to approve the district exceeding the state imposed revenue limit for three years on a non reoccurring basis for a total of […]

A word from our sponsors: Registration open for Randall School PTC ShamRock N Run 5K March 18

Note: Randall School PTC is advertising this event at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Randall School PTC will be hosting its premier ShamRock N Run 5K run/walk and after party on Saturday, March 18. This event will raise money to benefit Teacher Wishlist and Student programming.. The race will start and finish at […]

Spring Primary Election 2017: Salem Lakes trustee results

Salem Lakes voters, in their first election as a municipality, favored experience on municipal boards over newcomers in Tuesday’s primary election for village trustee. In addition, voters in the new municipality that resulted from the merger of Salem and Silver Lake greatly favored the candidates from the Salem Town Board over the Silver Lake incumbents. Unofficial results […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 5:25 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 142 and Highway D in Paris. UPDATE 5:27 pm. — Deputy at the scene reporting a guy wire to a utility pole is damaged.

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 1:05 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 11400 block of 270th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Fire appears to be in an attic. UPDATE 1:07 p.m. — Unit on the scene reports flames coming from the attic.

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Lenten fish boil is March 3

Note: St. Alphonsus is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. – DH St. Alphonsus Parish will once again host its famous Lenten fish boils. The first lenten fish boil will take place on Friday, March 3, from 4:30 to 8  p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344 th Avenue, New Munster. The fish boil […]

Deputies responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:52 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 23800 block of Highway K in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch:Two vehicles involved. No injuries being reported at this time. UPDATE 1:55 p.m. — Deputy on scene says vehicles are not blocking traffic.

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 12:55 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a mutual aid request from the Antioch Fire Department. Per dispatch: Bristol being requested to respond with a truck to the scene of a structure fire on West Calvin Drive, Antioch.

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 18, 2017 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): 1406 88th Ave, Kenosha

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 5:48 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 6800 block of 317th Ave in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Smoke and flames reported. UPDATE 5:52 p.m. — Deputy and fire personnel on the scene say report appears to be regarding an attended brush fire.

Brighton School Honor Roll second quarter 2016-17

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year: Principal’s honor roll Fifth grade — Grace Davy, Jackson  Golla, Chloe Rausch, Samantha Rausch, Brielle Ryshkus, Reese Spafford, Camryn Stillman, Paige Sullivan, Andrew Wolf. Sixth grade — Brayden Coots, Austin Dawson, Cate […]

Units responding for fire along Paddock Lake-Brighton border

At about 2:38 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a fire at Highways K and EW along the Paddock Lake-Brighton border. Per dispatch: A possible grass fire has been reported.

Riverview School holds 2017 Fab 5

Riverview School held it’s annual Fab 5 Event Feb. 3 Fab 5 is a community building event with 5th through 8th grade students. Students sign up to participate in the event and then are randomly placed on teams with approximately the same number of students from each grade  level (approx. 3 fifth graders, 3 sixth graders, […]

Units responding for car fire in Wheatland

At about 11:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a car fire. Per dispatch: Vehicle is in the 31200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — Deputy arriving on scene reports minor smoke but no flames seen. Car is a black […]

Westosha Falcons Youth Football open house is Feb 18; registration dates in early March

The Westosha Falcons Youth Football (WFYF) feeder football program invites local youth in 3rd through 8th grades (current grades 2nd-7th) to join this 100 percent all-play football league for the 2017 season. The WFYF league is Heads-Up Tackling Certified and develops positive athletes and young people both on and off the field. This program has a focus […]

Spring Election 2017: Salem Lakes trustee primary questionnaire answers

Voters in the new village of Salem Lakes will be able to vote in a primary election for village trustee on Feb. 21. The primary election will narrow the field of eight to six, who will appear on the ballot for the April 4 general election. This is the first election in Salem Lakes, which […]

A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Driving a bus with Dousman has a number of advantages, such as: Bring pre-school age children along with you on […]

Salem Town Board holds last board meeting

The Salem Town Board held its last meeting Monday night drawing to a close a 175 year history that is older than the state itself. As of midnight Tuesday, Salem and Silver Lake will be officially merged into the new village of Salem Lakes. “It took a shared vision … to bring us to this […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 10:10 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an adult female with chest pain.

Westosha Central Cheer places seventh at national comeptition

Westosha Central Cheer placed seventh at the  UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship held in Orlando over the weekend. This is the first national cheer trophy for Westosha Central. Central competed in the large Varsity D2 division.

String of sunny — or at least mostly sunny — days starts Sunday

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast has something in it we haven’t seen a lot of lately — sun. After some possible rain Sunday morning, the skies are set to clear with the forecast of sunny or mostly sunny continuing through the balance of the week. Wow, I better check the sunscreen supply. Temperatures […]

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 10:17 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 7000 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Vehicle is on the exit ramp for Highway 50. UPDATE 10:19 a.m. — Kenosha Fire Department unit on the scene reports that fire is out […]

UW-Madison Wisconsin Singers to perform at Central HS Feb. 17

The Central High School Music Parents Association is sponsoring one performance of University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Singers on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. The Wisconsin Singers showcase 29 of UW-Madison’s most talented singers, dancers, and instrumentalists. The show is packed with over 60 songs from legends […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 4:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 50 and 83-south in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; one injury being reported. UPDATE about 5 p.m. — Traffic being shut down on westbound Highway 50 at Highway 83.

A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Driving a bus with Dousman has a number of advantages, such as: Bring pre-school age children along with you on […]

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