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Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:30 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 32700 block of 45th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire reported by a passerby as being on the south side of the road. UPDATE […]

Teen assembles Easter baskets for children in the hospital

Ruthann Beales decided she wanted to make Easter baskets because she wanted to make children happy. She decided on this when she thought about how it would be to stuck in the hospital. She selected this holiday because Christmas gets a lot of attention, and Easter is her favorite holiday. This year family and friends […]

Wheatland Center’s Elizabeth Weidner 2014-2015 Letters About Literature semi-finalist

Elizabeth Weidner, an eighth-grade student at Wheatland Center School, has been named a semi-finalist in the 2014-2015 Letters About Literature competition. Her letter advanced through two levels of judging at the national LAL office in Virginia, and has been forwarded to the state-level judges, who will announce Wisconsin’s first- and second-place winners and honorable mentions in April. Elizabeth will […]

Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program collection date is May 2

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has announced this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Program. “The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a free program and a great opportunity for Kenosha residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste in an environmentally friendly way,” Kreuser said. As in 2014, e-waste (electronic waste) and refrigerant waste (items containing freon) will also be accepted […]

Units responding to report of shooting in Lake Shangri-la

At about 9:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a shooting in the 22000 block of 121st Street in Lake Shangri-la. UPDATE 9:43 p.m. — Deputy reports that victim is conscious and breathing with a laceration to the head. UPDATE 9:44 p.m. — House is secure and […]

Christ Lutheran Church to host bingo April 9

Christ Lutheran Church will host its Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, April 9 (held second Thursday every month). Doors open at 5 p..m. Game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th Street (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions are available; please, no outside food or beverages.

Hoy Audubon of Kenosha and Racine Counties to host program about bluebirds

Bluebirds are starting to build nests to raise their young for this year, and a local birder will reveal how to attract them to your yard. Rick Fare, education committee chair for Hoy Audubon of Kenosha and Racine Counties, will describe the life of the Eastern Bluebird and related topics at a 10 a.m., Saturday, […]

A word from our sponsors: March 29, 2015 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 29712 41st STREET, BRIGHTON: 11105 233rd AVENUE, SALEM: 3300 200th AVENUE, PARIS: 12320 250th AVENUE, SALEM: 16006 60TH ST, PARIS: […]

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Meals on Wheels seeking delivery volunteers

The Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteers to assist with meal delivery to older adults throughout the Western Kenosha County region.  Routes are picked up at by  11 a.m. Monday  through Friday and typically take one, but not more than two hours to deliver. The meal delivery is vital to the independence of these […]

Units responding for vehicle in water in Lake Shangri-la

At about 7:23 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units, Kenosha County Dive Team members and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle in the water in the 21600 block of 121st Place in the Lake Shangri-la neighborhood. Per dispatch: A caller reported that a vehicle went down a hill with a curve and slid into the water. […]

Unforecast snow falling Friday morning

At 5 a.m., I see snow falling outside my Paddock Lake window. I am somewhat surprised. I watch weather forecasts pretty close to be able to bring you news of weather conditions you might want to know about. Snow wasn’t in our local National Weather Service forecast last night. In fact, it’s not in the local forecast for […]

Teen grief support group to begin April 6

A grief support group for high school youth who have lost a loved one will begin meeting on April 6tat Bristol School. Although Teen S.O.S (Sharing Our Stories) is supported by Living Waters and the United Methodist Churches of Western Kenosha County, it is not a religious based curriculum and is open to all. Sessions run for 8 weeks on Monday […]

Paris School Honor Roll second quarter 2014-15

Note: This post is sponsored by Gagliardi Law, LLP. — DH The following students were named to the Paris School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year: Sixth grade High honors — Sam Hardesty, Monty Lim, Juliette Lofty, Eddie Menarek, Sean Riphagen. Honors — Alexis Catunao, Camren Flegner-Kempf, Faith Grams, Dylan Hartnek, Lanah Horton, Jamie Pena, Edric Petrick, Valentina Rovella, Chandlor Trnovec, Jack Weis. Seventh grade High honors […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At 10:08 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway 50 in Bristol for a crash. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles and is blocking traffic. One person reporting an injury. UPDATE 10:10 a.m. — Deputy on the scene reports crash is actually on Highway […]

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

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry  in Paddock Lake is now available at 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 […]

Bristol OKs road project agreements to keep costs down

The Bristol Village Board approved two agreements with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation over upcoming road projects along Highway 45. The agreements are designed to keep in place terms that favor Bristol, said village administrator Randy Kerkman. Projects  covered by the agreements are Highway 45 from the stateline to Highway 50 and Highway 45 from Highway 50 […]

New Powerful Tools for Caregivers series to begin April 15

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. 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 Brookdale-Pleasant Prairie Assisted […]

Brighton School Honor Roll second quarter 2014-15

Note: This post is sponsored by Gagliardi Law, LLP. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year: Principal’s Honor Roll Fifth grade — William R. Allen, Owen D. Andersen, Evan D. Beth, Jessica E. Boyd, Benjamin R. Bruzas, Ean A. Daniels, Ellie A. Daniels, Phineas A. Doyle-Bruce, Kelsey B. Duhig, Juliana R. […]

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

At about 7:09 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 39900 block of Highway 50 in Slades Corners.

Units responding to barn fire in Paris

At about 2:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a barn fire in the 1400 block of Highway D in Paris. UPDATE 2:11 p.m. — Paris FD activates box alarm to the second level. Various equipment and personnel responding from various departments including Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about noon, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 50. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. State trooper on the scene reports one person reporting chest pains.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 10:40 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 25900 block of Highway F in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has struck a tree. One person still in the car, conscious and breathing, deputy on the scene reports.

Wilmot High School Honor Roll first semester 2014-15 year

Note: This post sponsored by Buttons and Bolts Fabric and Quilting Supply. — DH The following students were named to the Wilmot High School Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2014-15 school year: 9th Grade — Madison Bailey, Colby Barker, Rebecca Bell, Faith Boyd, Bradley Brennum, Kayla Brever, Danica Brouillette, Isaac Bruley, Danielle Clark, […]

March 21 Prom Fashion Show fundraiser to benefit Wilmot Choir

A Prom Fashion Show fundraiser for Wilmot Choir will take place Saturday, March 21 in the choir room. Doors Open  at 1 p.m., with show starting at 2 p.m. Cost: $10 per person. Ticket cost includes light lunch, beverage and door prize ticket. The event will include raffles. Dresses donated by : Ooh- LaLa (located in […]

Incorporation obstacles exist, but creative tools available Salem told

Two state Department of Administration officials who deal with municipal incorporation told the Salem Town Board Wednesday that moving from being a town to a village has its obstacles, but creativity can help overcome them and achieve the original goals of looking at incorporation. Erich Schmidtke and Rene Powers of municipal review division of intergovernmental relations […]

Dress giveaway at Wilmot Union High School is Saturday

A’s  Dress Closet will be hosting a dress giveaway at Wilmot Union High School, in the choir room, on Saturday, March 21 from  3 to 5 p.m. This will be A’s Dress Closet’s third year supplying local girls with free Homecoming and Prom dresses, shoes, jewelry and purses. Visit us on Facebook@A’s Dress Closet or direct your questions to or call 262-716-5345.

Silver Lake Village Board considering contracting with sheriff for police services

The Silver Lake Village Board met with Sheriff David Beth at the end of Wednesday’s Village Board meeting to discuss contracting out village police protection to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The meeting with Beth was behind closed doors and lasted more than an hour. When the board reconvened in open session, village President Sue […]

County Emergency Management to host weather spotter classes in April

Kenosha County Emergency Management will be sponsoring free, basic and advanced Severe Weather/Tornado Spotter’s classes. Basic will be Tuesday, April 7, and Advanced will be Tuesday, April 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, at the Boys & Girls Club, 1330 52nd St., Kenosha.  Though the class is free, people need to register with Kenosha County […]

Silver Lake Easter Egg Hunt is March 28

Silver Lake’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at Schmalfeldt Park will take place on Saturday, March 28, starting at 11 a.m. Hunters will be organized in age brackets of: 1-4, 5-7, 8-10. Rain date will be Saturday, April 4 starting at 11 a.m.

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