Posts from ‘October, 2011’

Trick or treat forecast: 40s and no rain

The local forecast for trick or treat looks fairly good considering some of the nightmare weather that can crop up this time of year. Temps should be dipping down below the 50s by the start of trick or treat hours at 4 p.m., but not getting really colder until after 7 p.m., when trick or treat hours end. There’s no rain (or […]

Country Inn and Suites special needs Halloween event coverage

The Country Inn and Suites in Kenosha just west of I-94, hosted Halloween party and indoor trick or treat for adults and children with special needs on Oct. 27 at the hotel. The event was a Halloween celebration for those with special needs and their families. Participants dressed up in their favorite costume and then […]

Wilmot High School to host Veterans Day breakfast and ceremony

Wilmot Union High School will be hosting its 11th Annual Veterans Day Observance, on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. There will be a breakfast and fellowship at 7:45 a.m.  in the Commons. An assembly will be held at 9 a.m. in the Field House to observe Veterans Day and to thank veterans personally for their service […]

Paris School staff raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation were given by Paris School staff on behalf of Anthony, a student at Paris School. On Saturday, Sept. 71, several staff members participated in the JDRF Kohl’s Walk to Cure Diabetes at the Milwaukee County Zoo. JDRF is the worldwide leader for research to cure type 1diabetes. It […]

Vanderhoef receives Eagle Feather from the Brothertown Indian Nation

Tim Vanderhoef of Salem, has received an Eagle Feather from the Brothertown Indian Nation at the Brothertown Homecoming Gathering and Drum Social on Saturday, Oct.  22, in Fond Du Lac. The Eagle Feather represents the Warrior Spirit or the spirit of a lost soldier. Mike Pelky, Brothertown Veterans Representative released the following statement: “In a […]

Pringle to host annual 5K

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave. (Highway MB), Bristol will be holding their annual 5K Run/Hike on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 9 a.m. to noon. Lace up your running shoes to help raise money for Pringle Nature Center’s environmental education programs. This 5K run/hike goes through Bristol Woods and is hailed as one of the […]

Big craft and vendor fair day in Salem

Are you looking for a craft sale? You’re in luck in Salem: Christ Lutheran’s 2nd Annual Fall Craft Faire is going on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 24929 75th St. (Highway 50) Paddock Lake. The event has 25 vendors. Salem is hosting a Spooktacular Vendor/Craft/Bake Sale today from 9 a.m. to […]

Wilmot football playoff run ends

Wilmot Union High School’s football playoff run ended tonight with a loss to Waterford at Wilmot’s Bucci Field. Final score was Waterford 52, Wilmot 0. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire departments aiding Kenosha FD with structure fire

The Bristol, Salem and Randall fire departments have been dispatched to aid the Kenosha Fire Department, which is fighting a fire in a downtown building. The Western Kenosha County units are generally covering Kenosha stations. More info on the fire available here on our sister site ShareTweet0 Shares

Randall budget hearing Nov. 10

If you’d like to hear — and maybe even share your thoughts on — how the Randall town government should spend your tax dollars next year mark down Nov. 10 on your calendar. That’s when the board will hold its annual budget hearing. A presentation on the budget will be given and then the public is […]

Units responding to report of crash in Salem

At 4:29 p.m., deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 83 and 126th Place, Salem. Dispatch reports three vehicles involved and the scene is blocking traffic. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Wilmot UHS host playoff football game tonight

The Wilmot Union High School football Panthers will face a familiar foe on their home turf tonight in a second round playoff game. Wilmot’s opponent will be fellow Southern Lakes Conference team Waterford. Wilmot had a regular season of comfortable margins this year in most of its six wins (its sole loss came to Badger High School). The Waterford game […]

Randall Supervisor Nolan misses sixth meeting

Randall Supervisor Rose Nolan was absent for her sixth Town Board meeting in a row Thursday evening. Four of the meetings were regular Town Board meetings. Two were special Town Board meetings. Chairman Robert Stoll said at Thursday’s meeting that he had not heard from Nolan or a representative about her status as to attending meetings. He said he had understood […]

Salem Town Board interviews possible supervisors

UPDATED 11/1 with last candidate interview. — DH The Salem Town Board Wednesday interviewed seven of eight people interested in being appointed to the vacant supervisor seat held by Joseph Meier until his death last month. Town Chairman Diann Tesar asked each candidate the same five questions: What is your most significant personal or professional […]

Lions Club to host annual Halloween dance Oct. 29

The Paddock Lake Area Lions Annual Halloween Dance Saturday, will be Oct. 29, at the American Legion Hall, Cogswell Drive (Highway B) in Silver Lake. The dance runs from 8 p.m. to midnight. There is free admission and the event includes many raffles and a costume contest. ShareTweet0 Shares

Country Inn and Suites to host special needs Halloween event

The Country Inn and Suites in Kenosha just west of I-94 will host the Great Country Pumpkin Party for adults and children with special needs on Oct. 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is a  Halloween celebration for those with special needs and their families. Participants can dress up in their favorite costume and then trick or treat in a safe, accessible environment on the first […]

Units responding to Salem School

At 8:41a.m., Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to Salem School for an unknown medical problem. UPDATE — Patient was a 40-year-old employee of the school, said Salem Fire/Rescue Chief David Slover. No serious illness/injury. ShareTweet0 Shares

Crash on Highway 83 south of Highway 50

At about 6:50 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer and another vehicle on Highway 83 south of Highway 50, Salem. Deputy on scene reports that here are no injuries by semi trailer is tilted over and may be laying on other vehicle. See this related post […]

Units responding to report of struck horses

At about 6:25 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of  two  horses in the road that appears to have been stuck by a vehicle in the 30300 block of 31st Street, Brighton. UPDATE 6:33 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports finding one horse, which is up and walking around. No vehicle on the scene. UPDATE 6:35 a.m. […]

Crash at Highways 50 and 83

At 6:12 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is reporting a crash at Highways 83 and 50, Paddock Lake. The deputy’s car is involved. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 6:16 a.m. — Salem Fire/Rescue is now responding. Patient is the deputy.  A traffic light pole is down. State patrol also on scene. UPDATE 6:30 a.m. — Deputy […]

Paris Town Board begins discussion of decreasing amount of county taxes paid for residents

The Paris Town Board used its regular monthly meeting Tuesday to begin a dialogue about how much to decrease the amount of county taxes the town will pay for its residents in the future. In past years, the town has not levied a property tax and has paid all of the county property tax for […]

Central HS boys volleyball go undefeated in quad meet

The Central High School Falcons hosted a quad volleyball match Monday at home in Paddock Lake. This was the last official home match for the three seniors Mike Michelau, Sam Picchietti and Eric Spangler. Teams from Central, Waukesha West (West), Muskego and Wauwatosa East (East) participated. In the first match Central outasted Waukesha West 25 […]

Halloween trick or treat hours round-up

With a little less than a week to go, it’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. With Halloween returning to a week day this year there was a lot less debate about trick or treat hours at municipal board meetings. Most municipalities that […]

Rain in forecast for next couple of days

Today starts a bit of a run of possibly rainy weather in Western Kenosha County, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The forecast calls for scatterd showers before 1 .m. and then a slight chance of rain after 4 p.m. After 7 p.m., the chance of rain picks up again to 50 percent until 1 […]

Central HS boys cross country second at sectionals

The Central High School Boys Cross Country Team placed second (89 points) at the Sectionals meet held Saturday, Oct. 22 at UW-Parkside securing a return trip to the State meet in Wisconsin Rapids on Oct. 29. Wilmot finished 12th with 338 points. Kenosha teams Temper finished first with 86 points and Bradford was third with […]

Paris School Board approves levy higher than levy OK’d by citizens at annual meeting

For the second year in a row, the Paris School Board approved a tax levy that was higher than that approved by district residents attending the district’s annual meeting Monday night. The 2011-2012 board approved tax levy of $2,004,880 includes $252,000 of referendum authority to exceed the state revenue limit. That will result in a tax rate that is […]

Four arrested for recent Western Kenosha County burglaries.

UPDATE 11:25 p.m. with video — DH Four individuals have been arrested in connection with 13 burglaries in Western Kenosha County in recent months the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced at a press conference today. One of the burglary suspects, Joseph L. Stortz, also was charged with arson in connection with a feed store fire in Trevor […]

Special Paris Town Board meeting cancelled

A special Paris Town Board meeting scheduled for Monday at 4 p.m. has been cancelled. The subject of the meeting, â€œimplementing a plan/process to pay a portion of the 2011 Kenosha County Taxes for residents of Paris,” is also on Tuesday’s regular board meeting agenda. ShareTweet0 Shares

Christ Lutheran Fall Craft Faire is Oct. 29

Christ Lutheran’s 2nd Annual Fall Craft Faire will be Saturday Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 24929 75th St. (Highway 50) Paddock Lake. The event will have 25 vendors, including the Westosha Senior Center, wood turner, quilters, etched glass, photo art, yard art, candles, cloth books, holiday items, decorated bears, eggs, […]

Strong storm headed toward area

At 9:44 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a special weather  statement saying that a strong thunderstorm is headed our way. The storm could include pea-sized hail and winds as high as 45 mph. The storm is due in Twin Lakes by 9:55 p.m and Paddock Lake by 10 p.m. UPDATE 10:13 p.m. — Wires reported […]

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