At about 6:17 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire at a business in the 26100 block of 110th Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: Passers by reported large amounts of black smoke, maybe coming from the roof of the building. Parking lot is empty and the […]
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At about 2:50 p.m., members of the Kenosha County Dive Team are responding to a possible water call at the Southport Beachhouse, 7800 Third Avenue, Kenosha. UPDATE 2:54 p.m. — Dive master and Kenosha Fire Department command investigating scene. Dive team members staging at 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue. UPDATE 2:58 p.m. — Units at the scene […]
The Central High School Drama Club will be producing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Will Averill’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s story is set in 1950s Hollywood on the sound stages of the Athenian Films Production Studio. Movie stars, amateur filmmakers, and the ghosts of silent screen movie actors all collide in the haunted backlot and adjacent woods. […]
At about 3:28 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Silver Lake Rescue Squad and Kenosha County Dive Team units are responding to a report of a flipped over snowmobile on the Fox River in about the 9000 block of Fox River Road (Highway W) near Wilmot. Per dispatch: Incident called in by a passer by. UPDATE 3:38 […]
The Kenosha Area Noon Optimist Club’s annual “Great Kenosha Pizza Bake-Off” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at the UAW Local 72 Headquarters, 3615 Washington Road (wheelchair accessible & ample parking), Kenosha. Attendees at the Great Kenosha Pizza Bake- Off, can sample over 30 pizzas served from local pizza establishments all […]
At about 2:05 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a home in the 18600 block of 102nd Street in Bristol for a carbon monoxide investigation.
At about 1:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways W and JI in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rollover. Driver out and walking around.
Randall town Supervisor Lauren Fox will be negotiating a memo of understanding to govern the continued storage of Western Kenosha County Transit buses in the former Bassett fire station. Two transit buses are currently stored in the building. But in January, Supervisor Randy Kaskin brought up several concerns about the arrangement, including transit drivers leaving the […]
At about 7:18 a.m., Kansasville Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 23600 block of Highway 142 in Brighton. Per dispatch: A caller reports there may be three vehicles involved. One may have hit a tree. UPDATE 7:30 a.m. — Kansasville FD unit says […]
At about 5:30 a.m., we measured 2 inches of new snow accumulation at westofthei.com headqaurters in Paddock Lake from the snow that started Wednesday evening. That exceeded National Weather Service expectations. There was still some light snow falling. The National Weather Service has issued a lake effect snow advisory for Kenosha County until 10 a.m. The […]
At about 3:39 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Highway P and 104th Street in a border area between Twin Lakes and Randall. UPDATE 3:44 p.m. — Police officer on seen reports to dispatch that crash involves an […]
Girl Scout Troop 7346 will be hosting a Drive-Up Cookie Sale at Lance Park in Twin Lakes on Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. People can drive up and buy cookies, $3.75 per box.
This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year: Eighth Grade High honors — Joseph Brenner, Kennedy Cortes, Amy Degner, Anna Delisi, Ashlyn Friedrichs, Abigail Jones, Olivia Kazumura, Cameron Krueger, Amelia Kusch, Brenna Maloney, Caileigh McFeters, Moses Morin, Matthew Pham, Carina Rook, Triana Rudd, Ryan Schumacher, Boden Stickels, Zane Sumwalt, Mary Teumer, Nicholas Trecker, Daniella Viirre. Honors […]
At about 1:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to an outside trash container fire at a business in the 26200 block of 75th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire is visible in the contianer, which is about 100 feet from the building. UPDATE 1:48 p.m. — Fire units arriving on scene confirms flames showing from trash […]
A representative of the Community Library Board asked the Salem Town Board on Wednesday to hold off on making any move on its elector approved donation of $50,000 toward a new Silver Lake library branch. Gail Peckler-Dziki, a member of the library board from Salem, said the library is currently trying to work out a […]
Over 500 people filled into 4 theaters at Tinseltown on Saturday to watch “Spongebob, Out of the Water” or “Night at the Museum”. It was the movie outing for DARE. For $1 each, DARE students and their families received a popcorn, soda, and admittance to the movie.
This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2014-15 school year: Straight As Freshmen — Alexander Dawson, Rylee Kennell, Madison LeRoy, Jarrett Reiter, Haley Trecker. Sophomores — Joseph Brown, Anneliese Ceisel, Julie Katzer, Andrew Koroly, Natalie Meyer, Anna Leigh Niles, Sarah Verzal, Jesstys Volbrecht. Juniors […]
Silver Lake Rescue and Randall Fire responding for an ill male, 11900 blk Fox River Rd. 6:18 pm
Wheatland Center School students received awards and recognition in the Southeast Wisconsin Region of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Eighth-grader Bobby Bullard won a Gold Key with his personal essay “A Picture is Worth a Thousand of Words”. The following students will be honored at the regional awards ceremony in March 21 in the Bedford Concert Hall at […]
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): 11105 233RD AVE, SALEM 3300 200TH AVE PARIS 23115 84TH ST SALEM 16006 60TH ST 27211 85TH PLACE #H2, SALEM 200 W […]
Western Kenosha County Youth Football Program (W.K.C.Y.F.), also known as the Bulldogs, are holding a in person registation event Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riverview School, 300 E. Prosser St., in Silver Lake. Bulldogs, offers tackle football and cheerleading to all youth, boys and girls that reside in Western Kenosha […]
We Energies is reporting a power outage affecting over 1,000 customers. Cause under investigation. Started about 3:50 p.m. Still listed as active at 3:50 p.m. UPDATE 4:54 p.m. — Only two small outages with less than five customers affected still being reported.
A site plan that includes new arrangements for parking and student drop-off and pick-up at Riverview School was approved — pending some contingencies — by the Silver Lake Plan Commission and Village Board. School district representatives appeared before both bodies Wednesday. The site plan for the project was explained to the Village Board by Mark […]
Seems to me I remember time when you usually only had to deal with extreme cold weather or snow, but rarely both on the same day. There was a trade-off. If it was bitter, at least you didn’t have to shovel. If the snow was flying, at least it was over 25 degrees out. Not so for Friday. […]
The Paris Fire and Rescue Department Fire Explorer Post is hosting an open house at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, for those interested in joining the Explorer post. Parents must attend with teens to fill out necessary paperwork for the Department. There will be food, beverages, and desert for those who attend. There will be a fire […]
At about 10:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash on the northbound on-ramp to I-94 from Highway 50. Per dispatch: A semi tractor-trailer has rolled over. UPDATE 10:51 a.m. — Deputy out with driver, who is conscious and breathing, but does not […]
Here are the results of the Silver Lake village trustee primary election as of 8:22 p.m. as reported by the Kenosha County Clerk’s office: Sabrina Moran 202. Sandra L. Folgers 198. Eldon Johnston 196. Eric Ericksen 146. Pat Dunn 130. Doug Randolph 120. Charles (Marty) Wiltberger II 92. Dave Lathrop 17. These results would mean […]
Note: St. Alphonsus School is advertising this event with westofthei.com. — DH St. Alphonsus School is once again hosting its famous Lenten fish boil. The fish boil will take place on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Avenue, New Munster. The fish boil features all-you-can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, […]
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Bristol Caregiver Support Group will be meeting on Monday, Feb. 16. Come share, learn and get to know others who are also on this journey. This meeting is for family/friend caregivers who are caring for a loved one with a memory loss. The meeting will take place at Westosha Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway […]
The Wilmot Shooting Club has received grant funds from the MidwayUSA Foundation, a public charity working to provide financial support to youth shooting teams through its Team Endowment Account Program. The grant money will help pay for team expenses, such as ammunition, targets, entry fees, travel and more. Grants totaling over $1.4 million were sent to 475 youth shooting […]