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Paddock Lake Holiday Parade and Santa visit coverage 2014

Paddock Lake held its second annual Lighted Holiday Parade and Santa visit Saturday evening. The parade stepped off from McAlonan Park on the west side and traveled to Village Hall on the east side, greeting residents lined up all along the way. This year’s traveling trophy for most creative parade entry went to the Westosha Kiwanis Club’s entry. Village […]

Units responding for chimney fire Salem

At about 7:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a chimney fire in the 26100 block of Silver Lake Road in Salem. UPDATE 7:52 p.m. — Per dispatch: Only person inside the home started a fire in a fireplace and […]

A word from our sponsors: Small business rental space available at 8607 Antioch Road, Salem

Note: Peoples Bank is a westofhei.com sponsor. — DH Space is available for rent for your business in the heart of Salem at 8607 Antioch Road. This is the perfect location for retail sale shops, small office needs or retail services such as hair care, nails or shoe repair. This is a great location for […]

Salem 7th and 8th graders review appropriate internet behavior

Deputy Ray Rowe spent time with Salem School 7th and 8th grade students reviewing and discussing safe and appropriate internet behavior, particularly with cell phone usage.  He stressed that the internet can be educational, fun, and exciting, but it can also be dangerous because many people are not who they pretend to be.  He also […]

Silver Lake adjusts their meetings

The Silver Lake board voted to change their first meeting of the month to a meeting of the whole. Board member Pat Dunn thought it should remain the same. Under the new arrangement, the meeting on the first Wednesday of the month will be the committee of the whole meeting, with no votes taken just […]

Looking at fire protection impact fees OK with Salem Town Board

Studying whether to implement a fire protection impact fee on new development in the town received the endorsement of several Salem Town Board members. The matter was discussed at a committee of the whole meeting on Monday. Town administrator Patrick Casey raised the issue as something that could help the town keep up with the need to upgrade […]

A word from our sponsors: Start the New Year with a new job at Northlake Engineering in Bristol

Note: Northlake Engineering is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If you are looking at starting off the New Year with a new job, Northlake Engineering, Inc. may be for you. Northlake Engineering is a small, family-owned company located in Bristol, WI, specializing in design and production of custom magnetics, power supplies and assemblies. Northlake employs just over […]

Paddock Lake 2014 Lighted Holiday Parade is Saturday

Paddock Lake’s second annual Lighted Holiday Parade will take place  Saturday, Dec. 20. The 2014 theme is Frozen. The parade starts at 4 p.m., with lineup at 3:30 p.m. The parade will start at McAlonan Park on 248th Avenue and head north to 61st Street, then east to 236th Avenue and then north to Village […]

A word from our sponsors: New weekly ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry posted at westofthei.com

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry  in Paddock Lake is now available at westofthei.com. Click on the ad to see the full line-up of values for this coming week. The sale prices in this ad (click here to see ad) are effective from […]

Wheatland Center School st Quarter Honor Roll 2014-15

Note: This post sponsored by Sugar-N-Spice. — DH The following students were named to the Wheatland Center School honor roll for the fiorst quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Highest Honors 8th Grade — Alana N. Bell, Abilene Heichelbech, Riley A. Noonan, Morgan A. Ptak, Adam R. Simmons, Ashley J. Toomey, William W. Vineyard, Dylan […]

Units responding for vehicle fire in Paris

At about 3:50 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle is a Dodge Durango in the eastbound lanes of Highway 142 near Highway MB-south. UPDATE 3:55 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports fire is out and requests a tow […]

Randall School Honor Roll for first trimester 2014-15

Note: This post sponsored by Complete Water Systems. — DH The following students have been named to the Randall School honor roll for the first trimester of the 2014-15 school year: 7th Grade Straight A’s: McKinley Boyle, Shane Vacala. High Honors: Quinn Adamek, Alfred Hodges, Faith Hoogewind, Mitchell Kocken, Andrew Kovnat, Caleb Massarelli, Erin Meinken, […]

American Legion Post 544 to host Pizza with Santa Dec. 17

American Legion Post 544 in Twin Lakes will host Pizza with Santa on Dec. 17, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The event includes all you can eat pizza, baked mostaccoli, and salad. $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 (in Legion Park).

Oakvue Farm Live Nativity adding extra presentation

westofthei.com contributor Earlene Frederick, out at Oakvue Farm for the live nativity tonight, reports that an additional unanticipated presentation will take place at about 7:30 p.m. Organizers decided to add the additional presentation due to strong turnout last night and tonight. The farm is located at 14700 104th St. (Highway Q) about 1.5 miles west of the […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 6:75 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Fire Department, and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and 288th Avenue (Highway B) in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, at least one injury and one person may be unable to get out of […]

Twin Lakes PD cracking down on drunken driving and lack of safety belt use during Booze and Belts

The Twin Lakes Police Department released the following statement regarding the Booze and Belts enforcement campaign: Twin Lakes Police Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin in cracking down on drunken driving and increase safety belt use during the annual “Booze and Belts” campaign from December 12 to December 20, 2014. “Deaths […]

A word from our sponsors: Silvertown Mall hosting one-of-kind estate sale including Christmas items

Note: Silvertown Mall is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Silvertown Mall in Silver Lake is now offering for sale items from an estate sale like no other you have seen. Many of the items filling every niche of the Silvertown Mall, 301 E. Lake St., Silver Lake, have a Christmas theme. Items include many with hand-crafted details. […]

Paddock Lake begins work on golf cart regulations

The Paddock Lake Village Board on Wednesday had its first post-referendum discussion of how to regulate gold cart use on village streets. Among the restrictions discussed for inclusion in a golf cart ordinance would be requiring a drivers license and limiting cart use on 75th Street, 60th Street, 248th Avenue and 236th Avenue. In November, […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus School hosting Cookie Walk on Dec. 13

St. Alphonsus School 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. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until sold out). Doors open at 9 a.m. The event will take place at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church’s Biersack Center, 6211 344th […]

Care for those with memory loss over the holidays subject of meeting

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Bristol Caregiver Support Group will be meeting on Monday, Dec. 15, to discuss the joys and stress of the holidays when caring for your loved one who has memory loss of any kind. The meeting will be held at Westosha Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C), Bristol, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. If […]

A word from our sponsors: Hill Country Market sponsoring gingerbread house contest

Note: Hill Country Market is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hill Country Market in Salem is having a gingerbread house contest. Build a gingerbread house and enter it in this competition for a chance to win a $50 Hill Country Market gift card. Build your gingerbread house big, small, creative, organized, colorful, modern, or however […]

Bristol School Honor Roll first quarter 2014-15

Note: This post sponsored by American Family Insurance Michael Barber, agent. — DH The following students were named to the Bristol School first quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 school year: Fourth Grade First honors — Lindsay Anderson, Nicholas Argersinger, Seth Brankey, Katelynn Bergmann, Jacob Briggs, Grace Cetera, Tristan Chevrette, Morgan Chyla, Elizabeth Dietz, Andrew Eckhart, […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus School hosting Cookie Walk on Dec. 13

St. Alphonsus School 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. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until sold out). Doors open at 9 a.m. The event will take place at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church’s Biersack Center, 6211 344th […]

Wilmot Winter League Basketball tryouts are Dec. 8

Winter League Basketball is back in a continuing effort to build on the momentum from the Westosha Athletic Conference season, preparing players for the upcoming traveling team season, and continuing to build excitement about girls basketball in our area. Winter League is being run by the Wilmot Girls Basketball Club and will bridge the gap […]

A word from our sponsors: Bristol Hair Shoppe Holiday Open House is Dec. 6

Note: Bristol Hair Shoppe has advertised this event with westofthei.com. — DH Bristol Hair Shoppe’s Holiday Open House will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. Stop in and take advantage of their great holiday deals. At this event only: All hair products will be 20% off. All appliances will be 30% off. […]

Units responding for smoke in Salem

At about 3:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Silver Lake Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke coming from a the roof of a residence in the 28300 block of 75th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Passerby reported seeing smoke but no flames. UPDATE 3:40 p.m. […]

Units responding to tire fire on I-94

At about 6:44 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a semi-tractor trailer with a tire on fire along the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 158 interchange. UPDATE about 6:50 a.m. — Dispatch reports that deputy on the scene says truck driver appears to have […]

Twin Lakes Village Board split on allowing 4-h project animals in village

Twin Lakes Village Board members were split Monday on whether to change village ordinances to allow the keeping of some animals that are not typical pets for the purposes of 4-H projects. The board was approached in October with a request from a resident of Anna Drive asking for the change so a child could raise […]

Deaths Dec. 2, 2104: LaVerne Jorgensen

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: Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014 is Dec. 5 & 6

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, will take place Friday Dec.5 and Saturday Dec. 6 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Categories for the 2014 Tree Decorating Contest are:  Junior, […]

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