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Caregiver Coalition offering stress workshop July 22

Are you reaching your limit or just wanting to find ways to reduce stress so you do not get burned out? The Kenosha County Caregiver Coalition is offering this workshop to help family/friend caregivers identify signs and sources of stress, learn stress reducing activities, and develop an action plan. The workshop will be held at Hospice Alliance, 10220 Prairie […]

Units responding to fire in Randall

At 5:24 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of a possible structure fire at a residence in the the 7100 block of 368th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Caller reports a fire in the stove. Occupants are evacuating. UPDATE 5:27 p.m. — […]

2015 Libertyfest underway!

Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2015 kicked off Friday in Lance Park. Activities early in the day included a Libertyfest You’ve Got Talent show. There also was food and the games area open. Friday night’s schedule includes: Aquanuts water ski show at 7:30 p.m. Mandy Z & Rural Route 1, Country Music from 5 to 7 p.m. Megan Ruger from […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and WG, along the Bristol/Illinois border. Per dispatch: White pick-up truck rolled over and is in the ditch. Female driver is out of the truck and conscious, but extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE […]

A word from our sponsors: WestoshaMarket Grand Opening is July 4

Note: WestoshaMarket is a sponsor. — DH The New WestoshaMarket Grand Opening is this Saturday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find the WestoshaMarket  on Highway 50, three-quarters of a mile west of Highway 45 (21010 75th St.) in Bristol. The market is open rain or shine. Click here for more information, including vendors and […]

Kenosha Crew U14G Navy Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association SECL A Division Champs

The Kenosha Crew U14G Navy team finished off their best season ever going 7-0-1 in division play to become the Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association SECL A Division Champions. And to top it off the girls only lost 1 game all spring in league and tournament play to include winning 3 of the 4 spring tournaments […]

Garage sales page updated

West of the I’s garage sales page has been updated. Be sure to check it out each week before you begin your bargain hunting. If you’d like your sale added to the list, please drop us a line at Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info.

Westosha Kiwanis Club to present fireworks over Paddock Lake July 3

Fireworks will light up the sky over Paddock Lake the evening of  Friday, July 3. The annual fireworks are sponsored by Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club. The fireworks display will begin at dusk.

Silver Lake to pursue contract with Salem for fire and rescue services

The Silver Lake Village Board voted to pursue negotiations with Salem over contracting with Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire protection and emergency medical services to the village. The 5-2 vote came after a contentious debate that included board members and the audience. Trustee Roger Johnson voted against the motion. Trustee Carolyn Dodge, the […]

Genoa City Lions Club hosting bingo July 7

The Genoa City Lions Club will be conducting Bingo on July 7 at 332 Fellows Inc. on Fellows Road in Genoa City. Doors open at 5 p.m., Early-Bird Bingo starts at 6 p.m., Regular Bingo starts at 6:45 p.m., Progressive Jackpot Bingo starts at 9 p.m. Progressive Jackpot for July 7 will be $700 to a single winner getting a […]

Silver Lake Village Board to have regular meeting Wednesday; fire/rescue on agenda

The Silver Lake Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting for the first Wednesday of the month has been changed for this Wednesday to a regular board meeting, according to the official agenda posted Tuesday. At a regular meeting, action can be taken on items. Not so at a Committee of the Whole. Among the agenda items listed for […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 9:10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 5800 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle hit a sign and entered the ditch. Sign may be under vehicle. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 9:40 p.m. — All fire/rescue […]

Units responding to crash along Salem/Brighton border

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and K along the Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two or three vehicles may be invovled. A utility pole and wires are down. A transformer may also have been damaged. UPDATE 5:41 p.m. […]

I-94 ramp to Highway 20 set to re-open this week

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says an exit ramp from I-94 in Racine County, closed since March, should reopen this week. From a media release: During the early morning hours of July 3, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to reopen the I-94 East (southbound) exit ramp to WIS 20 in Racine County. […]

Genoa City Jays U14 are 2015 Chain of Lakes Baseball League champs

The Genoa City Jays U14 baseball team took first place in the Chain of Lakes Baseball League with a record of 16-3-1 (tie due to rainout that could not be rescheduled). The team, part of Genoa City Recreation, is made up of players from Lake Geneva, Genoa City, Burlington, Randall, Twin Lakes and Silver Lake. […]

Salem incorporation committee recommends more study

A Salem citizen committee that has been researching incorporation for a little over a year delivered a report on its findings and a recommendation to do a little more study of the issue. The presentation was made at a special electors meeting Monday evening. Committee Chairman Michael Mike Ullstrup led the audience through an information-packed 83 […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 8:44 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash in the 31600 block of Highway C in Randall. Per dispatch: Reports are that a single vehicle rolled over, that vehicle may be smoking and the driver still inside. UPDATE 8:58 p.m. — Twin […]

Units responding for bed fire in Wilmot

At about 2:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 11900 block of 304th Avenue in Wilmot for a bed on fire. Per dispatch: The bed is in a bedroom of a residence and flames were seen. UPDATE 2:27 p.m. — Address is actually 10000 block of 304th Avenue. Silver […]

Mutual aid

Salem engine is responding to Antioch Station 1 at 5:46 pm.

Car fire

Bristol and Pleasant Prairie fire are responding to a fully engulfed vehicle fire in the center lane north bound on I-94 at 4:20 pm.

Randall School recognizes teachers, aides, and bus drivers

Randall had its annual celebration to recognize and thank the many teachers, aides, and bus drivers that work in the district throughout the year. These individuals were invited to a gathering after school on Wednesday, May 27. Students made placemats and thank you cards for the substitutes. Teachers and administration presented the invitees with a […]

Deaths June 25, 2015: June M. Trager, Margaret Ann Rasch

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:

Local students part of Carthage College Class of Spring 2015

These local students have graduated from Carthage College. A weekend of activities culminated in the May 24 Commencement ceremony, as Carthage awarded 530 degrees in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Fieldhouse. Garrett Campbell of Salem earned a Bachelor of Arts in Management . Sara Shumaker of Bristol earned a Bachelor of Arts […]

McKinley Boyle chosen for 2015 Wisconsin Middle Level Honors Orchestra

Randall School student McKinley Boyle has been selected to be on the 2015 Wisconsin Middle Level Honors Orchestra. McKinley, a 7th grade musician at Randall, is in Concert Band, GT Music (Gifted Program for the Composition of Music), and Vocal Music Excel (Gifted Vocal Music Program). McKinley was one of nearly 1,300 students who auditioned to […]

Fireworks for Silver Lake this year; when undecided

Silver Lake should have a fireworks display this summer, but when and by who is still undecided. Trustee Roger Johnson, chairman of the General Welfare, Buildings, Public Works, Parks, Public Lands & Library Committee, said at Wednesday’s regular board meeting that money was budgeted for fireworks this year, but there are a few uncertainties yet. “There’s going […]

Possible storms later today


Shed fire

Wheatland, Randall and Twin Lakes were dispatched for a shed fire on 376th ave at 9:38.

Silver Lake to continue to pursue loan refinance despite higher payment

Silver Lake could re-finance its loan for the purchase of a building on Second Street with its current lender, village President Bruce Nopenz reported at Wednesday’s Village Board meeting. After the refinance, the monthly payment would increase from about $1,300 to about $1,700, but a looming $200,000 balloon payment due in the  current loan in 2018 […]

DNR hosting Outdoor Day June 20

A Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Day will take place Saturday, June 20 at Burlington Conservation Club from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your family and join the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Burlington Conservation Club to help promote the safe and wise use of natural resources. Children and adults will be able to come […]

A word from our sponsors: Village Pub hosting Father’s Day breakfast

Note: The Village Pub is a sponsor. — DH The Village Pub, located in the American Legion Building in Silver Lake, is offering a Father’s Day Breakfast Buffet, Sunday, June 21. The cost is $9.95. Complimentary Bloody Mary to all Dads having the buffet.

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