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Units responding for trees on fire and trees down

The snow fall appears to be causing a run of trees on fire reports: At about 4:18 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on fire in the 22200 block of 117th Street in Lake Shangri-la. At about 4:20 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to […]

Units responding for smoke in Camp Lake

At about 3:36 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of smoke from a tree on the 11400 block of 278th Avenue in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from a tree in a backyard. Tree does have electrical lines running through it.

Units responding for investigation in Paris

At about 3 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation at the intersection of Highways 45 and JB in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from an area of trees.

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 2:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are among those responding for a report of a crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 94 near Highway 165. Per dispatch: A Caller reports a vehicle appears to have struck the median wall. Extent of injuries unknown.

2016 Silver Lake American Legion Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa visited boys and girls at the Schultz-Hahn American Legion  Post 293 and Auxiliary Children’s Christmas Party at the American Legion Hall in Silver Lake on Saturday. Santa arrived on a fire engine from Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Station 4 in Silver Lake. Inside, the little ones were able to tell Santa their Christmas wishes […]

2016 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes’ village tree lighting took place Friday in Central Park next to the headquarters of the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. The festivities started out with holiday music from Lakewood School band and choir students. Later, Wilmot Union High School choir students performed seasonal selections. Here is video of some samples of […]

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club 2016 “Books and More” Indoor Rummage Sale is Dec. 10

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is holding its 6th annual “Books and More” Indoor Rummage Sale on Saturday, Dec. 10. This year, the event is being held at the Westosha Senior Community Center located at 19200 93rd St. in Bristol (Wilmot Road just east of Highway 45). It will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and take advantage of […]

Wheatland Center School honor roll first quarter 2016-17

Note: This post is sponsored by Bassett Auto Repair. — DH The following students were named to the Wheatland Center School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Highest Honors 8th Grade — Anna P. Carroll, Abby J. Horton, Ethan J. Keung, Jadyn L. Pye, Jack J. Vozel, Sean P. Noonan, Bryce […]

Oak Vue Farm live nativity for 2016 is Dec. 9 and 10

The local holiday tradition of the live nativity at Oak Vue Farm in Bristol continues in 2016 on Dec. 9 and 10 The living nativity — which includes live animals and a cast of 40 — will be presented Friday and Saturday evening. On Friday, Dec. 9, the approximately 30-minute presentation will take place at 6:30 […]

Deaths Nov. 30, 2106: Anthony Alexander Hornof, Dennis Hole, Gladys Carol Cook

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 report of fire in Salem

At about 6:07 p.m. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a possible fire in the 8100 block of 235th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: A possible fire that can be seen inside a window of a home reported. UPDATE about 6:09 p.m. […]

Brighton School Honor Roll first 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 first quarter of the 2016-17 school year: Principal’s honor roll Eighth grade — Abigail Conrad,  Hannah E. Coots, Noah Dufek, Megan M.Fliess, Megan M.Lejcar, Alyssa M. Meyer, Antonina L. Miller, Sydney R. Nys, Jacob R. Seward, Matthew […]

A word from our sponsors: Continued growth at Northlake Engineering spurs hiring of electrical assemblers

Note: Northlake Engineering is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Northlake Engineering, Inc. continues to grow and is adding to its staff. Northlake Engineering is a manufacturer located in Bristol, WI.  We have been in business for over 50 years and are now part of Standex Electronics.  We specialize in design […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 7:36 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 4300 block of Highway PH in Brighton. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has struck a tree.

Units responding for alarm in along Salem-Brighton border

At about 5:38 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a supervisory alarm in the 25400 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem-Brighton border. UPDATE about 5:40 p.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm was a for a dining room smoke detector and person on the scene says there […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish Cookie Walk is Dec. 10

Note: St. Alphonsus Parish is advertising this event with westofthei.com . This is a paid announcement. St. Alphonsus Parish is once again hosting its “Cookie Walk.” Thousands of delicious homemade Christmas cookies will be sold at this event. The Cookie Walk will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon (or until sold out). […]

Units responding for mutual aid to Somers

At 6 p.m., Somers Fire Department activated a MABAS box alarm for a fire in the 3700 block of 27th Street in SOmers. Western Kenosha County Departments responding include Bristol Fire and Rescue with a squad, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue with an ambulance and Paris Fire and Rescue for a change of quarters. UPDATE 6:14 […]

Wilmot Union High School District honored with school public relations award

The Wilmot Union High School District was recently honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with a Spectrum Award of Excellence for its work in school communications. WSPRA presented the Spectrum Awards at its recent annual conference in Sheboygan. The Wilmot Union High School District earned an Award of Excellence for its Promotional Video and an Award […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2016 is Dec 2 & 3

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2016 will take place Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Winter Wonderland” marks the 11th annual trees event. Hours on […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 11:58 a.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1700 block of Highway 75 in Brighton. Post dispatch: Vehicle may have rolled over. UPDATE 12:10 p.m. — Vehicle was on its side. Now back upright, deputy on the scene reports.

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club donates $600 to Westosha Senior Community Center

The Paddock Lake Area Lions Club hosted its 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Westosha Senior Community Center in October. The event went so well that the club donated $600 from the event’s proceeds to the center to help support its mission. Club representatives presented a check to Westosha Senior Community Center Director Shanon Page at their monthly meeting on […]

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 3:14 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies and a state trooper are responding for a report of a possible vehicle fire in the 2800 block of I-94 southbound. Per dispatch: Callers says vehicle is on the outside shoulder, with large amount of smoke coming from underneath. UPDATE 3:18 p.m. — […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 1:40 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 13300 block of Highway K in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road and rolled over. UPDATE 1:43 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports only one occupant, who was able to get […]

Paris Town Board incumbents keep positions in recall election

All the incumbent Paris Town Board members won in a recall election held Tuesday. Results as posted at the Town of Paris website at about 8:23 p.m. are: Chairman — Virgil Gentz  397; Joe Kolnik 256. Supervisor 1 — Ron Kammerzelt 397; Paul Terry 255. Supervisor 2 — Ken Monson  388; Robert Fliess  263. Gentz and Kammerzelt’s margins of victory were nearly […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 6:28 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash near Highway 45 and Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle is off the road. Several occupants in the vehicle. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 6:30 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue dispatched to […]

A word from our sponsors: Continued growth at Northlake Engineering spurs hiring of electrical assemblers

Note: Northlake Engineering is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Northlake Engineering, Inc. continues to grow and is adding to its staff. Northlake Engineering is a manufacturer located in Bristol, WI.  We have been in business for over 50 years and are now part of Standex Electronics.  We specialize in design […]

UPDATE: Man dies from injuries in Monday crash in Salem

The man who sustained serious injuries as the result of a crash on Highway K in Salem on Monday has died. Cody L. Grinus, 18, of Kenosha, was transported by ambulance to  St. Catherine’s Hospital in Pleasant Prairie where he later died, said a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department media release. The other occupant of the vehicle, Cody […]

A word from our sponsors: Shop with Glazed Bakery on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26

Note: Glazed Bakery is a westofthei.om sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Shop with Glazed Bakery on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26 and receive an envelope containing a special surprise or discount to be used any time during the month of January. Spend $20 or more and receive a free Shop Small Tote Bag. […]

Salem-Silver Lake merger plan approved by state

Salem and Silver Lake’s cooperative plan designed to result in a merged village government has been approved by the Wisconsin Department of Administration. The state issued the approval Monday. Salem received notification of the decision Monday afternoon, said Patrick Casey, administrator for Salem and Silver Lake. A letter (given to westofthei.com by Casey) from Dawn Vick, […]

UPDATE: One person seriously injured in Salem crash

Two people were injured in a crash on Highway K in Salem Monday afternoon, a sheriff’s department spokesman confirms. The crash occurred in the 21900 block of 60th Street (Highway K). From a KCSD news release: Deputies were dispatched at 12:22 p.m. to the 21900 block of 60th Street (County Trunk Highway K) for a […]

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