Posts from ‘August, 2011’

Randall Ethics appeal tabled

The Randall Town Board at a special meeting Wednesday evening tabled consideration of an appeal by former Supervisor Mark Halvey of an Ethics Committee decision regarding the campaign conduct of Supervisor Rose Nolan. Town Chairman Bob Stoll suggested the tabling after he announced that Nolan was unable to attend the meeting due to health issues. He did […]

Units responding for fall from roof

At 9:06 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and police officers are responding to a fall from a roof in the 300 block of Mueller Avenue, Twin Lakes. UPDATE about 9:15 a.m. — Twin Lakes Fire Department members dispatched to St. John’s Church to set up landing zone for Flight for Life Medical transport helicopter. View Larger Map Share Tweet Share Pin […]

Units responding for report of burning violation

At 6:05 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a report of a possible burning violation in the 8000 block of 288th Avenue, Salem. View Larger Map Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Friends of the Community Library to host book sale in Twin Lakes

The Friends of the Community Library will hold their next book sale at 110 S. Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept.  4 from noon to 3:30 p.m. Everything will be on sale for $5 per bag. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Pringle to host Nature Story Time Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Six Scarecrows by Leo Lionni on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. A story about a farmer facing marauding crows teaches a lesson about making peace in the midst of escalating conflict. The farmer is enraged by six […]

Units responding to fire station for injury

At 8:02 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a call at Randall Fire Station No. 1, on 93rd Street, for a patient who is being classified as a battery victim and may have been involved in a car vs. pedestrian crash, according to scanner transmissions. UPDATE — According to information from […]

Units responding to report of bicycle-car crash

At 6:38 p.m., units from Salem Fire/Rescue — Trevor and Salem stations – and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of crash involving a bicycle and a car in the 22100 block of Highway V, Salem. UPDATE 6:40 p.m. — Dispatch reports that bicycle rider is conscious and breathing and may have a broken […]

Down tree in Paddock Lake photos

Here are some photos from West C. Jacobs of the tree that fell over the weekend and casued a lane blockage on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Sufficient clean-up work had been done by about noon that the highway was no longer blocked off, I observed. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Rescue responding to CHS for report of broken arm

At 5:56 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a possible broken arm at Central High School, Paddock Lake. Patient is on north end of football field and is 15 years old, dispatch reports. UPDATE 6:11 p.m. — Patient being transported to hospital. View Larger Map Share Tweet Share […]

One driver from Friday crash in Bristol dies

One of the drivers in a crash at Highways C and U in Bristol Friday afternoon has died, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has announced. Diana Wolfe died early this morning at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee after being “not able to overcome her injuries from the crash,” said Sgt. Bill Beth, Sheriff’s Department spokesman. Our previous post […]

Lane closure on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake

Look out for a lane closure on Highway 50 westbound in Paddock Lake. The far right lane is closed for a short patch, apparently due to a fallen tree. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Crash at Highways P and Z

At about 10:55 a.m. emergency workers were responding to a report of a crash at Highways P and Z. Two vehicles are involved and injuries are being reported. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Twin Lakes Community Library closing for expansion; Silver Lake expanding hours

The Community Library in Twin Lakes will be closed for a remodeling and expansion project starting on Sunday, Sept. 18. A re-opening date is pending; however, library officials anticipate being able to re-open the end of November or the very beginning of December. Patrons are encouraged to visit the other Community Library locations in Salem and in […]

Randall School PTC breakfast to benefit playground fund

The Randall School PTC will be a hosting a Welcome-Back-to-School Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, Sept. 10, in the school’s cafeteria. Teachers and staff will assist in cooking and serving breakfast to help raise money for a playground renovation. Tickets are $6 per person (ages 2 and under free). All proceeds […]

Wilmot UHS freshman football team defeats Tremper

The Wilmot Union High School freshman football team defeated Tremper High School at a game today at Ameche Field in Kenosha. The score was Wilmot 24  Tremper 8. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Randall approves removal of guardrail

Above is a Google Maps Streetview of the guardrail at 342nd Avenue and 118th Street. The Randall Town Board on Thursday approved a property owner’s request to remove a guardrail along a town road in order to facilitate the building of a new home. The guardrail is located at 342nd Avenue and 118th Street. Supervisor […]

Trevor-Wilmot School dedication coverage

The Trevor-Wilmot School District gave the public its first official glimpse of the new addition to the Trevor building with an dedication and tours program Friday evening. The addition added substantial classroom space to the Trevor building as well as new facilities for the library, computer labs, art, a dedicated cafeteria, a substantial increase in bathroom stalls and a new room for the band/music program. […]

Crash at Highways C and U seriously injures two

Two drivers were ejected from their vehicles and seriously injured in a crash this afternoon at Highways C and U in Bristol. According to a statement from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: Deputies responded to a report of the crash at about 4:30 p.m. A northbound vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign and was […]

Wilmot UHS football defeats Case

Score from tonight’s Wilmot Union High School versus Case High School football game: Wilmot Panthers 35, Case 7. The game was played at Wilmot. Note: Thanks to those that let us know the score. — DH Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Community Library branches to close for Labor Day

All Community Library branches — Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes —  will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. Normal hours at all locations will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Randall supervisor developing plan for getting around 93rd Street work

In response to residents concerns, Randall town Supervisor Mike Halvorson said he is working on developing a plan for exiting subdivisions near 93rd Street while that street is being rebuilt starting Sept. 1. While it would be reasonable to assume residents in those subdivisions would know alternate routes, but a plan might still be useful, […]

CHS girls tennis to host car wash fundraiser

Central High School girls tennis will host a car wash fundraiser on Aug. 28,  in the Student Parking Lot at the school. Starting at noon, according to a promotional flyer the team will “…wash your car or your mom’s car or your bike or your truck or your dog.” All donations go to the girls’ […]

Lass is new Randall town treasurer

Randall’s new town treasurer was introduced to the full Town Board at Thursday’s regular board meeting. Valerie Lass was named treasurer at the last Town Board meeting. She succeeds Carol Haas, who had filled the position for four years. “Carol has done a wonderful job for us for four years and we will miss her, but we have […]

Units responding to crash at Highways 50 and KD

At 4:48 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and units from Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and KD, Wheatland. The crash involves two vehicles and is partially blocking traffic, dispatch reports. UPDATE 4:52 p.m. — Deputy reports one person is complaining of neck […]

Silver Lake Sportsmans Club to host picnic Saturday

The Silver Lake Sportsmans Club will be hosting their annual picnic on Saturday, Aug. 27. The event is free and public is encouraged to come. There wil be lots of food and cash raffles. Activities for the kids too. The band Carter and George from Loose Shoes will be performing along with a set from […]

“Labor of Love Day” Music Festival for suicide prevention is Sept. 4

The 2nd Annual “Labor of Love Day” Music Festival, to benefit the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson and all others lost to suicide and depression will take place from 11 a.m to 6 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 4, at New Munster Park. This year’s festival promises to be a […]

A word about our sponsors: Presence at the Kenosha County Fair

Here at westofthei.com we try to be a positive part of the community and we are proud to point out that our sponsors also are community-minded people. For example, our sponsors were quite visible at the Kenosha County Fair, participating and contributing in various ways: Dan Weis, of Lakeland Septic Service, was showing in the […]

Pringle hosting workday and “Come & Explore” this Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol is hosting two activities this Saturday, Aug. 27: Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. Workers will help to continue to restore the Oak Savanna and Prairie areas. They will be cutting down buckthorn, multiflora rose, and other invasive plants. This also helps […]

Wilmot UMC planning Sept. 11 service

As the 10th anniversary of  Sept. 11, 2001 draws near, Wilmot United Methodist Church, will honor all of the people that help to make our country safe. This Sept. 11, during the 9 a.m. worship service, the church will honor, celebrate, and take time to remember all branches of the military, as well as first […]

Paris town employees to see new pay days

The Paris Town Board changed the day its employees will be paid to make it easier to get the checks out in time. The change was initiated by town Clerk Beverly McCumber. She explained that the old dates of the first and third Friday sometimes provided a short time frame to get the paperwork through […]

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