Posts from ‘May, 2010’

Units responding to rear-end crash

At 3:19 p.m., units from Salem Fire/Rescue are responding to report of a rear end crash in front of a driveway in the 23700 block of 63rd Street, Brighton. Both vehicles are off the road, dispatch reports. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to report of smoke in basement

At 10:16 a.m., units from Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire Department are responding to a report of smoke in a basement in the 23700 block of 63rd St., Paddock Lake. UPDATE 10:21 a.m. — Dispatch reports that person who reported smoke did not see any flames. Personnel at scene reports that homeowner is outside and […]

Salem Fire/Rescue responding to Salem School

At 10:13 a.m., Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to the report of a child having an asthma attack at Salem School. Child is conscious. UPDATE 10:34 a.m. — Two rescue members are leaving the school with no transport. ShareTweet0 Shares

Burning hours modified in Twin Lakes

When you can burn yard waste like leaves and clippings has been changed by the Twin Lakes Village Board. Legal burning hours for leaves and plant clippings on private property is now between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. during September through May. The changes were prompted by the Fire Department and eliminate the dryer summer months from the burn period, […]

Bristol preparing for annexation referendum

Residents of the town of Bristol soon should be seeing some signs — literally — of the upcoming annexation referendum. At Monday’s Town Board meeting, town administrator Randy Kerkman displayed some designs of signs to publicize first an informational meeting on the referendum and then the date of the vote itself. The signs, to be posted at […]

Wheatland board to decide on road in June

If you live in Wheatland and you’re wondering what roads might be repaired this summer you’ll have to wait a little longer. The Town Board reviewed the roads under its jurisdiction early this month, but will not decide on a 2010 road program until its June 14 meeting, Chairman Bill Glembocki said Monday. “We do have a hot sheet,” Glembocki said. […]

James Fulmer DDS sponsoring blood drive

The Paddock Lake-based dentistry practice of James Fulmer, DDS, is sponsoring a blood drive, Friday, May 28. Hours for the drive, which will benefit The Blood Center of Wisconsin, are 8 a.m. to noon. The Blood Center Bus will be located at Fulmer’s office, 7137 236th Ave., Paddock Lake in the upper parking lot. Contact Beth Houlihan […]

Warm spell to continue

The warm spell that started Sunday is expected to continue through much of this week, the National Weather Service is saying. Today’s high is expected to be in the high 80s again. Tuesday and Wednesday’s high is expected to be 83 and Thursday 79. After that, high temps may moderate to the mid 70s. A 30 percent […]

Pet hospital sponsoring pet food drive

Westosha Veterinary Hospital is sponsoring a pet food drive for needy animals through Wednesday, June 30. Donations are sought for any size or brand of dry dog/puppy or cat/kitten food/cat and dog treats. Other Donations needed include: Dish soap. Bleach. Liquid laundry detergent. Paper towels. Kleenex. Toilet paper. Q-Tips. 13 and 15 gallon trash bags. Cat […]

Randall clean-up day is June 5

Spring Cleanup Day for Randall residents will be June 5. Residents can bring items to the Town Hall parking lot, 34530 Bassett Road, from 1o a.m. to 2 p.m. The following items will not be taken: Appliances — stoves, refrigerators, washers, microwaves, etc. Liquid paints – cans in solid form with lids removed accepted. Chemicals – solvents […]

Southern Lakes Football Conference combine coverage

Wilmot High School hosted the Southern Lakes Conference Football Combine Saturday at Frank Bucci Field. Participants were weighed and measured for height and then put through a series of running/skills tests before weight lifting. All participants were video taped for a DVD that will be made available to college scouts and to the student athletes themselves. This was Wilmot’s […]

Walking the Lake Walk

Paddock Lake’s new Lake Walk got it’s official opening today with a village-organized kick-off walk. The designated route starts at 72nd Street just across 248th Avenue from McAlonan Park and follows a route around the lake for 3.4 miles, ending at the same spot. Blue signs mark the route throughout. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central HS students showcase tech in education

Some Central High School students displayed how education is figuring into their educations at the school’s first Technology Showcase Friday. The event was held during lunch periods in the school’s cafetorium. Students explained to those interested how they had used technology in their studies at Central. Here’s some video of some of the students and their projects. Principal Thomas Baba […]

Forecast: Foggy tonight, tomorrow

There’s a chance of dense fog developing tonight and tomorrow morning, the National Weather Service says. Then highs in the 80s perhaps to next Friday! ShareTweet0 Shares

New disc golf course gets official opening

County Executive Jim Kreuser cut the ribbon on the new 18 hole Grey Fox disc golf course in Fox River Park this morning. County Supervisor Erin Decker of Silver Lake and her son were on hand as was the disc golf course designer Terry Miller and his daughter, staff members from the Parks Division and Planning […]

Sheriff’s Department seeking donations of bicycles

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is asking for members of the community to donate their gently used bicycles for a special cause. In its ongoing partnership with the Frank Neighborhood Project, the sheriff’s department is making a special effort to help some area kids in need. “We are asking for your gently used bicycles so […]

Pringle plans invasive species, monarch watch programs this Saturday

The Pringle Nature Center will host two programs this Saturday: First the center will be holding an Invasive Species Work Day from 9 a.m.  to noon. Participants can help combat European buckthorn, multi-flora rose and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves, tools will be provided. For more information call 262-857-8008. Later, the […]

Lightning 10U takes Beloit Early Bird tournament crown

Wisconsin Lightning 10U Black went 6-0 and won the Beloit Early Bird Tournament May 14 to 16.  They started with a win Friday night against SYA Fury, then Saturday took two more wins over Bordertown Bandits and Stateline Starz.  The weekend concluded with three wins on Sunday to Lakeland Ledgends, Darien Fusion and Bordertown Bandits for the championship. ShareTweet0 Shares

County to open new disc golf course at Fox River Park

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser invites the public to join him for the official opening of the new championship 18-hole disc golf course at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 21 at Fox River Park, 9521 304th Ave., Salem. The new championship 18-hole Grey Fox Course is in addition to the 9-hole intermediate course, called the Red […]

This is just a test: Fireworks over Paddock Lake tonight

If you see flashes in the sky over Paddock Lake tonight it probably is not an alien landing or an attack. Instead, there will be some testing of fireworks taking place, village President Marlene Goodson explained Wednesday night. The Westosha Kiwanis Club is contemplating sponsoring fireworks on the Fourth of July in commemoration of the village’s 50th anniversary. The test […]

County seeking to make Old Settlers dog park permanent

County officials met with Paddock Lake officials Wednesday about making the now temporary dog park at Old Settlers Park permanent. County Executive Jim Kreuser, county parks general manager Jonathon Rudie and Supervisor Mike Underhill met with village building inspector Tim Popanda to discuss the issue. Use of the land as a dog park would be […]

Wood chip delivery by Paddock Lake staff halted

Paddock Lake staff will no longer deliver loads of wood chips to private residences, village President Marlene Goodson announced Wednesday. However, village residents will still be able to gather wood chips for free at where the village stores them near the waste water treatment plant on 62nd Street. “Bring your truck, your trunk, garbage bags and fill them […]

Rep. Kerkman takes the bus for office hours

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman took her in-district office hours Tuesday on the road, riding a Western Kenosha County Transit bus. The idea to take her office hours mobile was suggested by transit officials. Kerkman was accompanied on the trip by Stephanie Phillips, transportation coordinator with the transit service, and Kerkman’s mother, Marge Starzyk (and me for about one hour of the two-hour trip). Only […]

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 to be added to the list, please drop us a line at westofthei@yahoo.com. Include your address, days, hours etc. We’ll even add a map to your info. ShareTweet0 Shares

Wilmot Quarterback Club to host social fundraiser this Saturday

The Wilmot Football Quarterback Club will be hosting a Spring “Social” Fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 22 at the American Legion Hall, 307 N. Cogswell Drive, Silver Lake. Feltner’s Sewer and Drain Service is a special sponsor of the event. This is a new fundraiser this year for the Quarterback Club – the parent organization […]

Rescue responding to Lakewood School for fall

At 12:47 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue is responding to a report of a woman at Lakewood School who has fallen. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Paddock Lake Lake Walk kick-off event this Saturday

The signs for the new Paddock Lake Lake Walk are installed and ready to lead you to fitness or just a scenic jaunt. The Lake Walk starts and ends at the southeast corner of 248th Avenue and 72nd Street, across the street from McAlonan Park. A full circuit is about 3.5 miles. There will be […]

Southern Lakes Football Combine this Saturday at Wilmot

The 2010 Southern Lakes Varsity Football Combine will be Saturday May 22 at Wilmot High School – Bucci Field or Veteran’s Memorial Fieldhouse. The event starts at 8 a.m. -with height and weigh-ins. Testing/competitions begin around 8:45 p.m. Schools that have been invited to participate are:  Wilmot Panthers, Central Falcons, Badger Badgers, Burlington Demons, Delavan-Darien Comets, Elkhorn Elks, […]

Central free from Highway 50, 83/75 intersection upgrades; hears other project updates

The Central High School Board got several construction project related updates at its Tuesday meeting, including: The district has heard from the state Department of Transportation that the school officially will not be responsible for upgrading the Highway 50 and Highway 83/75 intersection because of the school’s recent facilities expansion project. The state had been saying the school’s plan to divert all traffic to a […]

Salem Booster Club to celebrate first anniversary with BoosterPalooza this Friday

The Salem Booster Club is hosting a first anniversary celebration — dubbed BoosterPalooza. The event will be held Friday at Salem School from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be food and drink, and a screening of the movie “Tooth Fairy” in the LGI for the kids so parents can be focused on the […]

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