Posts from ‘February, 2012’

Snow accumulation forecast for tonight

The National Weather Service is forecasting snow for late this afternoon and tonight, with two to four inches of accumulation. A winter weather advisory has been issued. Winds will be northeast from 10 to 20 mph tonight, causing drifting. Snow showers without additional accumulation could continue Friday. ShareTweet0 Shares

Sneak peek at Twin Lakes Community Library

We stopped by the Community Library building in Twin Lakes today to get a little pre-reopening sneak peek. The library announced yesterday that the branch, closed since September for a sizable expansion and remodeling, will be reopening March 5. There will be a public open house on March 11. In the new space, almost double the size of the old but in the same […]

Wilmot UHS Technology Club seeks donations for Gaming Night

We were asked to share the following message from the Wilmot Union High School Technology Club. The Wilmot Union High School Technology Club would like to request donations to help with our upcoming event. Our “Gaming Night” will consist of friendly game play for high school aged students on different gaming platforms. Because we are a new […]

Spring Into Gardening Seminar is March 10

The 6th Annual Spring Into Gardening Seminar will be held Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Central High School, 24617  75th St. (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Beginners to experienced gardeners will find many topics to interest them in the wide variety of class offerings. Class size is limited. Fee is $25 […]

Salem School Board primary results: Niccolai, MacLeod, Aull, Ruzicki advance

Some early results (8:39 p.m., 2 of 3 polls reporting) are in for the Salem School Board primary election: Jack Niccolai 135, Kim MacLeod 72, Peggy Aull 60, Kirsten Ruzicki 54, Ryan Buchberger 48. Four will advance to the April 3 election. UPDATE 8:54 p.m. — All three polls reporting some results now: Niccolai 320, MacLeod 185, Ruzicki 147, Aull 137 , Buchberger […]

Salem Town Board primary results: Faber, Culat, Brown, Kmiec and Peckler-Dziki — twice — advance

There are some results in for the Salem Town Board primaries (8:34 p.m., 2 of 3 polls reporting) Two-year term votes are: Dennis Faber 131, Mike Culat 108, Steve Brown 92, Gail Peckler-Dziki 70, Wes Dumalski 36. Four will advance to the April 3 election. One-year term votes are: Ted Kmiec 170, Gail Peckler-Dziki 49, Jim Walker […]

Brighton School Board primary results: Perona and Uhlenhake advance

There are some early results in from the Brighton School Board non-partisan primaruy (8:21 p.m., one out of two polls reporting): Linda L. Perona 88. Judy L. Uhlenhake 47. Matthew Ellerbrock 19. Two candidates will advance to the April 3 election. UPDATE 8:52 p.m. — Both polls now reporting with no change in above numbers, […]

Circuit court judge primary results: Rossell and Antaramian advance

There are some early results (8:19 p.m., ) in for the circuit court race in today’s non partisan primary. Jason A. Rossell 231. Edward R. Antaramian 170. William Michel 149. David R. Berman 140. David E. Celebre 52. The two highest vote getters will face off  in the April election. UPDATE 8:29 p.m., 6 of 105 polls reporting: Rossell […]

Twin Lakes Community Library branch to re-open March 5

The Twin Lakes Community Library building is scheduled to reopen on Monday, March 5, director LeAnn Briese announced today. The library, 110 S. Lake Ave., will host an open house on Sunday, March 11. Detials of that event will be shared ata  later daye. The extensive remodeling and expansion of the library will expand space in the facility from  3,895 […]

County Parks division to host meeting on open space plan

The Kenosha County Division of Parks is hosting a meeting for county residents and stakeholders to provide information about the county’s park and open space plan, currently in draft form, and to gather public input on the proposed recommendations. The meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 8 at the […]

Primary election today for Salem School Board, Brighton School Board, Salem Town Board and circuit court judge

Western Kenosha County voters will be going to the polls Tuesday for a few non-partisan primary elections. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Primaries were needed to narrow the field in the Salem town supervisor races, the Salem and Brighton school board races and for circuit court judge. The judge race […]

Aquanuts get village approval for barefoot figure 8 tournament

Aquanuts Water Shows has received approval from the Twin Lakes Village Board for its plans to host a barefoot water skiing figure 8 tournament this spring. The tournament, dubbed “Nut Fest,” is scheduled to take place May 5 and 6 at Lance Park, where the Aquanuts  annual summer ski shows are also held. The group was asking the village for permission […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At 5:08 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department are responding to a report of an activated fire alarm in the 9100 block of 402nd Avenue, Powers Lake. UPDATE 5:18 p.m. — First unit on scene reports no signs of fire showing from outside of residence. UPDATE about 5:25 p.m. — Randall fire units […]

Snow/rain in forecast for tonight and through the week

Nice day today outside wasn’t it? I hope you got some chance to enjoy it because the forecast, starting for tonight, doesn’t seem nearly as pleasant. There’s an 80 percent of snow tonight, with less than an inch of accumulation forecast. Tuesday there will be a 90 percent chance of more precipitation — snow and/or rain. Tuesday night there […]

Units responding to crash on Frontage Road

At 12:07 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a report of a crash in the 8900 block of West Frontage Road, Bristol. Dispatch reports there are tow patients: One to be checked out for airbag deployment and one with neck pain. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Fishing cancelled but other activities on for tavern league event

Unsafe ice conditions have caused the cancellation of fishing, but the other activities associated with the Kenosha County Tavern League annual ice fishing party will still take place as planned. The event will take place Feb. 25 at Marino’s Country Aire, New Munster. Doors will open at 10 a.m. There will be music, food, raffles […]

Central forensics takes third out of 28 at Delavan-Darien

Central emerged with a third place team trophy from a large and commanding field of forensics teams at Delavan-Dariens’ tournament on Saturday, Feb. 18. Powerhouses Homestead and Madison Memorial were first and second. Twenty-eight schools sent full or partial teams to vie for honors. “We are always proud to take a team trophy at Delavan,” […]

Units responding to injury along Highway 45

At about 9:40 a.m., Paris Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 500 block of Highway 45 (200th Avenue), Paris, for a report of an injury. Patient is reportedly a county highway worker who may have been hit by a part of a tree, dispatch says. ShareTweet0 Shares

Silver Lake Citizens for Growth launch senior dinner and bingo nights

The Silver Lake Citizens for Growth would like to invite any senior (50+) to the first Seniors Night Out â€œLeaping into Spring” event. The night will include dinner and bingo at Scully’s Silver Lake Grill on Wednesday, Feb. 29, with dinner starting at 4 p.m. and bingo at 5 p.m. The cost for the evening is $9.99 per […]

St. Alphonsus fish boils Feb. 24 and March 9 and 23

St. Alphonsus Church and School will be hosting fish boils on Feb. 24 and March 9 and 23. Serving at the parish center, 6301 344th Ave., New Munster, will be from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The meal includes fish, onions and potatoes, carrots and coleslaw, bread and desert along with coffee and milk. Soda and […]

Units responding for report of crash on I-94

At about 4:45 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 158 intersection. First personnel on scene says vehicle is rolled over and against the median. UPDATE 4:50 p.m. — Personnel on scene reports everyone is out of the vehicle and there are […]

SEED marketing workshop offered to Kenosha County farmers

Are you farming in Southeast Wisconsin and looking for new or alternative markets for your farm products? Perhaps you are looking to expand your business and are in need of new sales opportunities. SEED (Sustainable, Edible, Economic Development) in Kenosha and Racine counties is offering the Opportunities in Marketing to Distributors program to all farmers […]

A word from our sponsors: Breit Tax and Accounting Services on saving records

Do you know why you should save certain financial records and for how long? The following slide presentation from Breit Tax and Accounting Services in Salem addresses those crucial tax season topics: Have questions, call Breit at 262-843-4680 Note: Breit Tax and Accounting Services is a sponsor. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central cheerleaders take third at regional meet

Central High School competed at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer and Pom Coaches Southern Regional today at South Milwaukee High School. The team earned third place in the Large Varsity Division. The Falcons will now advance to the state championship Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Alliant Center in Madison. Along with the team performance next weekend, […]

Paddock Lake to host bingo

Paddock Lake will be having a bingo night on Friday, Feb. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Village Hall, 6969 236th Ave. Kids and adults are welcome to enjoy a night of free bingo, food, fun and prizes. Donations of pet food for Pitter Patter Animal Rescue also will be accepted. Call Karen Harris at 843-2713 […]

Twin Lakes Food Pantry thanks its supporters

The Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry has issued the following statement to its supporters in the community: The Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry would like to thank the community for its on-going support, especially through these difficult ecomonic times. Everyone’s been so wonderful to us, year after year, all the way along the line; from […]

Sampling of Salem School artwork at Community Library

Artwork from selected Salem School students is on exhibit this month at the Community Library. We took the occasion of Thursday’s opening celebration to get some photos of some of the artwork. Thursday’s opening was for the fourth through eighth grade works. Lat week an opening was held for the kindergarten through third grade projects. The off school premises art show was the […]

Units responding for report of crash on I-94

At 2:44 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of  a crash on I-94 at about the Highway 158 intersection. Dispatch says the crash involves a single car in the ditch. UPDATE 2:49 p.m. — Deputy reports no injuries. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Trevor-Wilmot D.A.R.E. graduation coverage

Trevor-Wilmot School held this year’s D.A.R.E. graduation Wednesday in the school cafeteria. Fifth grades who successfully completed the 10 week program received recognition of their new skills in resisting drug, alcohol and tobacco use. The program, taught by sheriff’s Deputy Ray Rowe, also give students strategies for dealing with negative peer pressure. Three students also were selected to […]

Units responding for report of crash

At about 2:14 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 11500 block of 277th Avenue, Salem. Dispatch reports that car is in the ditch and patient may be walking away down the road. UPDATE 2:17 p.m. — Driver from crash may now be involved in a fight at […]

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