Posts from ‘May, 2011’

The Sharing Center garden work day planned for Saturday

A garden work day will be held this Saturday at The Sharing Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers can come and help for half an hour or the whole time. There are eight 4-by-12 foot beds that need to be weeded along with adding mushroom compost to the beds and gently tilling that […]

Salem and Bristol to host joint safety fair

The public safety departments of Salem and Bristol will host a joint safety fair on Saturday, June 4, at Salem’s Community Park, 9410 256th Avenue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is building upon a similar fair organized by Bristol Public Safety Officer Mark Niederer the last two years. He and Salem Public […]

Dates set for Silver Lake village-wide garage sales

The third annual “Silver Lake Village Wide Garage Sale Weekends” are set for the weekends of June 3-5 and Aug. 26-28. This year “Shirtz Happen” is coordinating the event in cooperation with the Greater Silver Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. If you are interested in having a sale you need to register with GSLACC as […]

Twin Lakes Memorial Day coverage

American Legion Post 544, Twin Lakes hosted its annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday. Here are some photos of the parade: Here are some photos of the ceremony, which followed the parade and was held outside the post at Legion Park: Here is some video of the parade: ShareTweet0 Shares

Silver Lake Memorial Day coverage

Schulz-Hahn Post 293 American Legion Post, Silver Lake, hosted its annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony today. Here are some photos from the parade: Here is some video of the parade: Here is some video of the ceremony: ShareTweet0 Shares

Wilmot High School Guardsmen Band in Washington DC coverage

The Wilmot High School Guardsmen Marching Band had the honor of marching this year in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. That’s where they were in case you were wondering why you did not see them in the local parades today. Thanks to Tracy and Kristen Strother, we have a few photos to […]

Units responding to report of garage fire

At 6:13 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units from all stations ans sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a garage fire in the 9900 block of 269th Court, Camp Lake. Dispatch says there reportedly is heavy smoke but no flames seen from the structure. It is not attached to a home. UPDATE 6:21 p.m. — […]

Units responding to tree on fire

At 10:08 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of a tree on fire near Highways P and Z, Randall. UPDATE 10:14 p.m. — Deputy reports to dispatch that fire is closer to 104th Street. Fire may be a burn pile. It is located in a farm field. View […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At 2:04 p.m., Bristol Fire Department and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a crash in the 12700 block of I-94. UPDATE 2:06 p.m. — Dispatch reports that the crash is a rollover and injuries are being reported. UPDATE about 2:16 p.m. — Newport Fire Department sends back Bristol and […]

Units responding to Lake Elizabeth boat launch

At 10:23 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and village police are responding to a report of an injury at the Department of Natural Resources boat launch on Lake Elizabeth. The patient may have been hit by a boat, dispatch reports. UPDATE 10:25 a.m. — Patient icing arm, dispatch reports. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Local Older Americans recognized for service

The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center, together with other businesses and organizations recently hosted  the Annual Older American’s Month Celebration: Now and Then. Awaken a Dream: What’s On Your Bucket List? During the event two Kenosha residents were awarded the 2011 Remarkable Older American Award. This prestigious award is given annually to one […]

Lakeland U11 baseball takes first in Burlington

The Lakeland U11 baseball team took first place in the Burlington Tournament May 21-22. Scores were: Game 1 Lakeland 5 and Richmond 1. Game 2 Lakeland 12 and Mequon 2. Game 3 Lakeland 21 and Mequon 10. Game 4 Lakeland 17 and Burlington 7 (Championship Game). Team members are: Tanner Peterson, Adam Simmons, Tanner Bykowski, […]

Units responding to store

At 4:09 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a store in the 25300 block of 75th Street, Paddock Lake. Dispatch reports that a woman in the store feels like she may pass out. UPDATE 4:13 p.m. — Personnel on scene reports patient is conscious and breathing. ShareTweet0 Shares

James Fulmer DDS blood drive

The office of James C. Fulmer DDS hosted a blood drive today at its Paddock Lake location, 7137 236th Ave. The BloodCenter of Wisconsin conducted the drive from its blood drive bus. This was the second year for the Fulmer office to host a blood drive and this year saw more donors than last year. BloodCenter […]

Randall Rec. Program sign-up is June 7

The sign up for the Twin Lakes Randall Rec. Summer Program is on Tuesday, June 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Randall Grade School front/green gym. Classes start on July 11 and run through Aug. 4. The classes are Monday to Thursday. Many classes are being offered such as: basketball, dodgeball, t-ball, Judo, cooking, […]

A word from our sponsors: IRA Outlaw sprints coming to Wilmot Raceway

The earth-shaking, ground pounding, 900 horsepower thunder of The Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series invade the Wilmot Raceway this Saturday night May 28. Memorial Day weekend and auto racing are synonomous, and this year is no different as Wilmot Raceway offers its’ first special event of the 2011 race season. The best of […]

Randall numbers supervisor seats

The next Randall town supervisor election will be a little different — and specific. After action taken Thursday, the supervisor seats are now numbered. That means at election time, candidates will be able to run against specific supervisors. Before the change, Randall supervisors were elected at large, where the top two vote getters would win […]

Units responding to report to crash in Salem

At about 6:10 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and C, Salem. Dispatch reports that the crash involves a car and a pick-up truck. The vehicles are not blocking traffic. Injury is a baby in the car that has a cut lip, dispatch says. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to report of fire in Twin Lakes

At 2:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a report of a fire at a home in the 500 block of Maryknoll Court. Dispatch reports that fire started from a curling iron in a bedroom catching clothing on fire, but the clothing is now outside. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Sheriff’s deputies arrest burglary suspects after neighbor tip

On the afternoon of May 24th Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies were able to nab five burglars who allegedly had just committed two burglaries in western Kenosha County. A witness became a hero today when her neighbor was burglarized. The witness told deputies that she saw a car leaving the area and recognized some of the […]

Sheriff’s Department to step up safety belt enforcement

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will increase its safety belt enforcement patrols during the annual Click It or Ticket mobilization through June 6. More than 300 law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are expected to participate in this year’s Click It or Ticket, which is the nation’s largest safety belt enforcement and education campaign. “All too […]

First Wilmot HS grad headed for Harvard

Wilmot Union High School officials believe that senior Cara Dowell will be the first graduate from the school to attend Harvard University. And Dowell is going to the school, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in style. She is the recipient of a renewable $51,000 scholarship, she recently learned. Wilmot hosted a press event Wednesday to announce the scholarship. Dowell will be studying […]

Units responding for fire alarm

At about 6:30 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue-Trevor Station is responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 12600 block of 224 Avenue, Salem. UPDATE 6:33 p.m. — Dispatch reports that caller on premises says no signs of fire showing, but alarm is sounding and the building is being evacuated. UPDATE 6:56 p.m. — Fire […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park season begins Friday

The second season of  the Twin Lakes Movies in the Park program begins this Friday. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 8 p.m. this week). This year, all movies (except the Sept. 9 showing) will be in the Lance Park amphitheater area. Movies also are viewable from boats on the lake. This Friday’s movie will be “Megamind.” Admission […]

Thunderstorms headed this way

The National Weather Service says there’s a 100 percent chance of at least showers today, but has also issued a short-term forecast calling for thunderstorms to hit the area around 7:30 a.m. In fact, the storm on the regional radar is large. A farther back radar look suggests thunderstorms could be with us for a while today. ShareTweet0 […]

Westosha Kiwanis Support Special Olympics

The Westosha Kiwanis Club is supporting a Brighton man who will compete at the 2011 Special Olympics World Games in June. Christopher Mark, 18, a senior at Wilmot High School, was presented a check for $1,000 May 23 from Westosha Kiwanis President Steven Bluemel. Mark, an athlete of Western Kenosha County Special Olympics, was selected […]

Paris Plan Commission to study allowing chickens on smaller properties

Paris Plan Commission Chairman John Holloway has received the approval of the Town Board to investigate developing an ordinance to allow residents on properties less than five acres in size to have chickens. The town’s current ordinance allows livestock of any kind only on properties five acres or larger. But the idea of keeping chickens for eggs […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At 5:47 p.m., units from Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of a crash on Highway 50 at 392nd Avenue, Wheatland. Dispatch reports that the crash involves two vehicles and is not blocking traffic. One person may be injured. UPDATE 5:52 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports that one eastbound lane […]

Manning achieves Eagle Scout rank

Nicholas Manning of Bristol has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor attainable through the Boy Scouts of America. The son of Julie and Ben Manning, his Court of Honor ceremony was held on Saturday at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta and was attended by state Rep. Samantha Kerkman and state Sen. Bob Wirch. A former […]

Wilmot Raceway results May 21

What started out as yet another rainy day in Wisconsin turned out to be a great night for racing as despite contrary predictions the skies cleared and the Wilmot Raceway got their 2011 season underway Saturday. Seventy-five cars representing four divisions took season opening green flags on a very racy Wilmot Raceway surface. When the […]

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