Posts from ‘April, 2012’

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

At about 3:55 p.m., Silver Lake Fire and Rescue are responding to Marti Court for an investigation. Silver Lake Police are also on the scene. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash at Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol

At 12:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at the intersection of Highways 45 and 50, Bristol. Two vehicles are involved and air bags have deployed in both of them. A traffic signal pole also is down. UPDATE 12:59 p.m. — Two tow trucks being called to scene. Vehicles […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 7:55 a.m., sheriff’s deputies and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 94, just south of Highway C. Four vehicles involved. UPDATE 7:57 a.m. — Bristol Rescue now also responding to the scene. UPDATE 7:58 a.m. — Deputy reports that two […]

$40,000 approved for Bristol FD ladder truck repair

A maximum cost of $40,000 was approved by the Bristol Village Board Monday night for repairs to the Bristol Fire Department’s ladder truck. The board had previously approved spending $30,000 to repair a valve related to the ladder mechanism, fire Chief Peter Parker said. Subsequently, it was discovered that the last section of the ladder itself  also needed replacement, Parker said. […]

Units responding to crash on Highway C in Bristol

At about 9:01 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 14800 block of Highway C, Bristol. Deputy arriving at scene reported that vehicle hit a tree and rolled over. Driver out of the vehicle but “in pain.” View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to Highway MB and N for illness

At 6:33 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue is responding to Highway N and MB in Paris for a report of a person in a car feeling ill. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

All Salem voting to be at Town Hall for recall primary and recall elections

Town of Salem Clerk, Cynthia Ernest, reminds voters in Town of Salem that voting for all Town of Salem Wards 1 – 10, for the May 8 Recall Primary Election and the June 5  Recall Election, will take place at the Salem Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road, Salem. The polls will be open from 7 […]

Westosha Head Start Art Show is April 26

In honor of Week Of The Young Child, the public is welcome to visit the Westosha Head Start Art Show in the Meeting Room of Holy Cross from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Thursday, April 26. Holy Cross is located at 30100 Wilmot Road, Wilmot (Highways B and C). Westosha Head Start is a federally […]

Salem Fire/Rescue to host CPR/AED course

Salem Fire/Rescue will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course on May 17,  at 6 p.m. at the Trevor Station/Highway Department building   11252 254th Ct. (off of Highway C), Trevor, said fire Chief Mike Slover. Cost of the course is $40 per person and class size is limited to 12 students. This […]

Next Silver Lake senior dinner and bingo is April 24

The next dinner and bingo for seniors (50+) hosted by Silver Lake Citizens for Growth will be held at Binanti’s Taste of Italy on Tuesday, April 24. Dinner starts at 4 p.m., bingo at 5 p.m.   The menu for that night is – Pasta di Casa, Pasta Marinara, salad, breadsticks, and cherry cheesecake.  All […]

Units responding to gas smell at car dealer in Bristol

At about 9:15 p.m., Bristol Fire Department is responding to a report of a strong gas smell inside the service area of a car dealer in the 8200 block of 120th Avenue, Bristol. Dispatch says that an employee made the report and that everyone at the site is being evacuated. We Energies is responding. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Silver Lake Citizens for Growth hosting electronics recycling days

Silver Lake Citizens for Growth is hosting an electronics recycling drive to raise money for Silver Lake fireworks on Thursday, April 26 from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 27 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Here are the details in visual form (click for a larger view): ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our Sponsors: Providence Catholic School auction and spring raffle is April 21

Note: Providence Catholic School is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Providence Catholic School will presents its annual auction and spring raffle, titled this year a “Country & Western Texas Roundup.” This adult-only night of fun begins on today, April 21 at 5 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Hall on Highway X in Brighton. While you […]

KD Park to be open seven days a week May 5 through Nov. 25

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced Friday that KD Park, 8530 352nd Avenue, will be open seven days a week from May 5 through Nov. 25. The park, on the site of a former gravel pit, will be open daily from 7 a.m. to dusk. This represents considerably more hours than the park was open last summer, […]

A word from our sponsors: Callaway Demo Day at Brighton Dale on April 28

Note: Brighton Dale Links is a westofthei.com sponsor There will be a Callaway Demo Day Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brighton Dale Links Driving Range. Bring your clubs to the Brighton Dale Links Driving Range between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and have the professional staff of Kenosha County Golf […]

Wilmot UHS boosters to hold golf outing

The Wilmot Union High School Booster Club is holding its annual Golf Outing on May 19. In a  hange for this year, the golf outing is followed by the Paint the Town Red White and Black Dinner Dance. The boosters are still seeking sponsors for the event (Dinner/Dance, Drink Cart, and/or Hole Sponsors). A Golf […]

Charges filed against Silver Lake president and Trevor man regarding restaurant incident

Charges have been filed against the Silver Lake village president and a Trevor man related to an incident at a Silver Lake restaurant and bar. According to Circuit Court records: One count of disorderly conduct has been filed against Jeffrey Albrecht, Silver Lake village president. His next court appearance is scheduled for April 27. One count of disorderly conduct has been […]

Salem urged to negotiate over rescue building

A motion from the audience of last week’s Salem annual meeting urged the Town Board to negotiate with the Salem Rescue Squad Association over a possible sale of the squad’s building  just south of Town Hall along Highway 83. The rescue squad’s operations and equipment were merged into Salem Fire/Rescue. But the rescue squad’s association still owns the building. However, it sits […]

Tornado watches and warnings this afternoon starting at 1 p.m. part of test

The five National Weather Service offices that service Wisconsin will conduct a test of the tornado watch and warning codes today. A test tornado watch will be issued at 1 p.m. Test tornado warnings will be issued at 1:45 p.m., which should be followed by a sounding of the warning sirens. Both will expire at 2 […]

Silver Lake Fire Department seeks to pursue a new engine

The Silver Lake Fire Department was granted permission by the Silver Lake Village Board to spec out and seek quotes on a new fire engine and a pick-up truck, but the board stopped short of committing to a purchase. “I see no harm in getting quotes” said Trustee Sotiria Wilbur. The case for the new equipment was […]

Rock-n-Roll Classic Car Show seeking vehicles

The first Annual Rock-n-Roll Classic Car Show & Concert in the Park will be held on Sunday, June 24 2 to 8 p.m. at Hansen Park in Bristol. The event will feature a Classic Car Show, ‘60’s Rock- n-Roll Band, BBQ, ice cream, pizza, beer and wine coolers, and much, much more. The event is […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At bout 4:25 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies ae responding to a report of a crash in the 3100 block of 152nd Avenue, Paris. UPDATE 4:28 p.m. — Personnel at scene reports that one vehicle involved. Vehicle is in the ditch and there are no injuries. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash at Highways JI and F in Randall

At 8:19 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, along with sheriff’s deputies, are responding to a report of a crash at Highways JI and F in Randall. Dispatch reports that a car struck a pole and pole in laying on car. UPDATE 8:20 a.m. — Deputy reports that driver is out […]

Salem may drop dean of students position

Salem Grade School dean of students James Block will be receiving a preliminary notice of non-renewal after action by the School Board Tuesday. The action was recommended by district administrator David Milz as a deficit reduction measure. School officials anticipate facing about a $289,000 deficit for next year’s budget. Issuing the preliminary notice was approved unanimously by […]

Watch out for crossing equipment at Highway 50 and I-94

As the work gets serious down on Highway 50 at I-94 very large equipment is moving around. Today around 11:55 a.m., as I approached the underpass from the west a sheriff’s deputy pulled his squad car across the road to block traffic while some equipment moved from the median onto the old Howard Johnson/Days Inn site. Might be a good idea to keep […]

Units responding for vehicle in Silver Lake at DNR launch

At about 4:03 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue, dive team and police are responding to a  report of  a vehicle in the water at the DNR launch on Silver Lake. A police officer at the scene reports that a car at the launch has water coming slowly in through a broken […]

A word from our sponsors: Randall to sell surplus equipment by sealed bids; equipment viewing for bidders on April 21

Note: The Town of Randall is advertising this sale with westofthei.com The Town of Randall is selling several pieces of surplus equipment. The items can be viewed on Saturday, April 21 from  9 a.m. to noon at the town shed. A sealed bid can be placed at that time. Sealed bids will be accepted for the equipment […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At 7:04 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are esponding for a report of a crash at Highways MB and Q in Bristol. Dispatch says one vehicle is a school bus with children on board, but that there appear to be no injuries. View Larger Map ShareTweet0 Shares

Silver Lake PD hosting concealed carry class

The Silver Lake Police Department will be hosting its next CCW (Concealed Carry) Class on April 21  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 4-hours Department of Justice  approved class will be held at the Silver Lake Village Hall 113 S. First St., Silver Lake. The cost is $75 for non-residents of Silver Lake and $60 for […]

Ashley Furniture donates to Bristol Firemen’s Association

Ashley Furniture Homestore/Kenosha has donated to the Bristol Fireman’s Association three mattress and box spring sets. This will help the department with accommodating staff in the station. ShareTweet0 Shares

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