Posts from ‘April, 2013’

Deaths April 25, 2013: Shirley M. Thompson, Bernice A. Kirkpatrick

The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: ShareTweet0 Shares

US Navy Band to play at Wilmot Union High School May 17

The United States Navy Band from Great Lakes will present a 7 p.m. concert at Wilmot High School on May 17. The band, led by Lt. Patrick K. Sweeten will feature marches, patriotic and traditional band music. Admission is free, however because a capacity crowd is expected, tickets are required. Please send a request for […]

Fox River now under 13 feet

The Fox River is now under 13 feet as drier weather allows the waterway to continue to recede. The most recent observation at the New Munster gauge was 12.85 feet at 12:15 p.m. today. The current hydrologic forecast for the river at that calls for river to still be above 10 feet, which is flood stage, next Thursday. ShareTweet0 […]

Mccarthy, David earn Purdue University academic honors

About 14,800 Purdue University students earned academic honors for the fall 2012 semester. To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade point average on a four-point scale. The following local students were granted an achievement for earning a spot on an honors list at Purdue University: James Mccarthy […]

70s loom in forecast

It’s been a chilly April around these parts no doubt. Wet too. But perhaps April is still trying to redeem itself in its waning days. Highs in the 70s — remember the 70s? — are in the current National Weather Service forecast for Monday and Tuesday. And temps should be warming up gradually until then, […]

Units responding for vehicle fire on I-94

At 8:25 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle on fire in the 2700 block of I-94 northbound lanes UPDATE 8:27 p.m. — Deputy on scene says fire is actually in southbound lanes. UPDATE 8:29 p.m. — Paris Gire and Rescue now being dispatched. UPDATE 8:30 p.m. — […]

Four arrested and face charges in Paddock Lake burglaries

A tip about suspicious individuals in the neighborhood led to the arrest Monday of four suspects in break-ins at two Paddock Lake homes. According to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department report: At 12:22 p.m., a deputy responded to a report of four suspicious male subjects walking through backyards on the west side of Paddock Lake. The deputy was able to […]

Deaths April 24, 2103: Louis M. Grasseschi Jr.

The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: ShareTweet0 Shares

Volunteers sought for Paddock Lake village committees and commissions

The Paddock Lake Village Board is seeking volunteers to serve on the Planning Commission, Tree Commission, Recycling Committee as well as the Storm Water Committee. The volunteers will serve on an AD-HOC Committee, rendering input and advice to the Village Board. The Planning Commission meets one night per month. The Tree Commission will meet on […]

Units responding for medical call at Sorensen Fields for medical call

At 4:06 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Central High School’s Sorensen Fields softball complex on Highway 83 in Salem. Patient may have a head injury. UPDATE 4:07 p.m. — Department member on scene says only rescue needs to respond non-emergency. ShareTweet0 Shares

Chelsea K. Visk named to Miami University dean’s list

Chelsea K. Visk of Salem was named to the Miami University dean’s list. Miami University students who ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2012-2013 have been named to the dean’s list recognizing academic performance. Miami University is a public university located in southwestern Ohio, offering more […]

Silver Lake Village Board not enthusiastic about regional fire/ems study

Silver Lake Village Board members didn’t sound enthusiastic about joining a fire/ems efficiency study for Western Kenosha County municipalities. The study is being championed by the Bristol village government. At a meeting last month in Bristol, a consultant gave a presentation on how such a study would work. Those present, which included former Silver Lake President Jeff […]

Salem FireFighters Assoc. spaghetti dinner is Sunday

Salem FireFighters Association’s Second Annual Spaghetti Dinner fund raiser will take place from noon to 5, Sunday, April 28 at the Town of Salem Fire Rescue Station #2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. The vent will include 50/50 raffles, great food, station tours a silent auction. Tickets are available at the door or from any Salem Volunteer […]

Write-in winner won’t assume Central HS Board seat; applicants sought

Scott Thompson, the write-in candidate that received the most votes in the April 2 election for the Bristol seat on the Central High School Board, has informed the district he will not assume the seat, leaving district officials with an appointment to make to the vacant seat. Thompson cited “personal reasons” for why he will not be able to take […]

Twin Lakes PD to participate in National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative

The following press release is from the Twin Lakes Police Department regarding National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative: On April 27, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will coordinate the sixth National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative (NTBI VI). Like the five previous collection efforts, NTBI VI is a collaborative effort […]

A word from our sponsors: New weekly ad for Lakeside Sentry posted at westofthei.com

Note: Lakeside Sentry is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Lakeside Sentry in Paddock Lake is now available at westofthei.com. Click on the ad to see the full line-up of values for this coming week. The sale prices in this ad are effective from Thursday, April 23 through Wednesday, May 1.  Ask […]

Bristol ponders renovations for old town hall building

Doing some low or no cost work on the old town hall building at Bristol Woods County Park and reviving use of the historic building for some functions is an idea that seems to appeal to most of the Bristol Village Board. But what should be done, how to get it done, and what could […]

Applications being accepted for open Paddock Lake trustee seat

The Paddock Lake Village Board is seeking persons interested in filling the trustee seat vacated by our new village President Terry Burns. The appointed trustee will serve through April 2014. Village residents with an interest in serving as a village trustee may submit a letter of interest along with a resume to the Village President, […]

Wilmot shooting team results vs. Marquette

Wilmot Varsity and Junior Varsity shooting teams were victorious in week 2 against Marquette. Varsity won 115-112. Top 5 shooters: Ryan Lipstreuer, Jacob Head, Alicia Dale, Bodey Kaskin, Tyler Kuen. Junior Varsity won 101-92. Top 5 shooters: Monica Dale, Jacob Borkowitz, John Zeitler, Joe Petersen, Mitchell Marsden. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to gas leak in Salem

At 2:23 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 9700 block of 271st Avenue in Salem. A gas smell is being reported inside a home. ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem School PTO Spring Fling Dinner & Auction is Saturday

The Salem School PTO is hosting its Spring Fling Dinner & Auction on Saturday, April 27, from 4 – 8 pm at Salem School, 8828 Antioch Rd. Salem, WI. The Luisa’s catered chicken dinner is available from 4:30 – 6:30 for $8 Adult / $6 child (3 and under free). Proceeds are being raised for […]

Units responding to Twin Lakes firehouse for medical call in

At 1:16 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and village police officers are responding to Twin Lakes Fire Department Station for a medical call. Patient is a 17-year-old female who is having difficulty breathing. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central HS forensics wins “Excellence in Speech” award

The Central High School Forensics team competed in the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association State Speech Festival in Madison this past Saturday. The team won the prestigious “Excellence in Speech” Award by scoring in the top 5% of all schools at the event. Some 4,847 students from 356 schools from across the state competed in […]

HCE to host clothing exchange April 30

The Kenosha County Association for Home & Community Education Clothing Exchange is your opportunity to clean out your closets and basements while helping yourself and others throughout our community. You are invited to bring all clothing or accessories you have outgrown or are ready to get rid of. The sizes include infant through adult. The event […]

It’s official: Bristol a Tree City USA

Bristol received it’s official Tree City USA flag and plaque Monday in a ceremony conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources at the Village Board meeting. Kim Sebastian of the DNR said Bristol will be one of 180 or so communities in Wisconsin to earn the designation this year. That is the second highest […]

Paddock Lake Arbor Day celebration is April 27

The public is invited to attend the Paddock Lake Arbor Day Celebration at Village Hall, 6969 236th Ave.  The activities will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 27, with a tree planting ceremony and refreshments to follow. Paddock Lake, Wisconsin was named a 2012 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of […]

Family, friends, fellow firefighters say good-bye to Robert Pattie

A full fire department funeral was held Monday for Robert Pattie, formerly of Silver Lake and a former member of Silver Lake Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad and a former full-time paramedic/firefighter with Salem Fire/Rescue, who died April 14 in a motorcycle crash in Colorado. The funeral was held at Holy Cross Church-West in Wilmot.  Interment with […]

Westosha Central feeder basketball team takes third in Green Bay tournament

The 6th grade boy’s feeder basketball team for Westosha Central High School participated in the Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Basketball Tournament recently in the Green Bay area. There were 88 teams competing in 4 divisions based on the WIAA division that the high school competes in. Westosha Central competed in the Division 2 bracket, which […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Randall

At 1:51 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in a residence in the 39000 block of 90th Lane in Randall. UPDATE 2:04 p.m. — Fire units returning to quarters. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for grass fire in Bristol

At about 1:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a report of a small grass fire at Highway 45 and Highway CJ in Bristol. Dispatch says fire is in a ditch on west side of the road. ShareTweet0 Shares

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