Posts from ‘August, 2014’

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 5:17 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Preliminary information indicates two vehicles involved, one partially rolled over and the other in the cemetery at the intersection. UPDATE 5:23 p.m. […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park concludes with “Planes”

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014 Movies in the Parks program concludes for the season Friday, Aug. 29. The final showing of the season includes some special pre-screening activities. A seaplane will land on Lake Mary between 5:30 and 6 p.m. The plane will then takeoff […]

Randall School honor roll fourth quarter 2013-14

The following post was sponsored by Gagliardi Law, LLP. — DH The following students were named to the Randall School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year. 7th Grade Straight A’s: Jacob Brockway, Skyler Cordova. High Honors: Austin Adam, Tyler Adam, Dianna Barker, Lauren Christensen, Gretta Cieslak, Carson Doty, Grady Duffy, Alexandra […]

Units responding to Twin Lakes PD for burning smell

At about 11:03 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Lance Drive for an electrical burning smell. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Police officer reports to dispatch that smell appears to be from the HVAC system. Repair company being called. ShareTweet0 Shares

Strong thunderstorms headed this way

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for our area that says strong thunderstorms are heading our way. According to the statement, the storm is moving east at 45 mph. It is expected to be over Twin Lakes by 10:15 a.m. and Paddock Lake by 10:30 a.m. UPDATE 10:22 a.m. — Twin […]

Units responding for house struck by lightning in Salem

At 10 a.m., units from Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a house struck by lightning in the 25600 block of 91st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: A neighbor is reporting that the house was struck on the roof and smoke is now visible. UPDATE 10:06 a.m. — […]

Labor of Love Day Music Festival is Aug. 31

The 5th Annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson will take place Sunday, Aug. 31, from noon to 7 p.m.,  at New Munster Park, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Admission is free. This year’s festival will include live music, a dove release, food, baggo tournament, vendors and educational booths, […]

Wheatland considering joining Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission

Wheatland Town Board seemed favorably disposed to join the Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission after a presentation by commission representatives at Monday’s Town Board meeting. Thomas Slawski, a Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission planner who also is a non-voting member of the Fox River Commission, and Jim Pindel, secretary and treasurer of the Fox River Commission, explained […]

Units responding for trailer fire in Trevor

At 4:41 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 10400 block of 268th Court in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reports a trailer on fire. Trailer is attached to a truck. Fire is about 40 feet from a house. UPDATE 4:49 p.m. — Command […]

A word from our sponsors: Bushels of pickles at Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand

Note: Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Here’s the latest special from one of our sponsors, Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand: End of the summer special, bushels of pickles $15 or 2/$25. Meyer Family Farms Vegetable Stand is located on the south side of Highway 50 east of Paddock Lake. […]

Team Glory Fastpitch Softball forming teams

Team Glory Fastpitch Softball recently threw out its first pitch by having tryouts in Trevor. Team Glory’s leaders define it as a “Purpose Driven Fastpitch Organization that gives girls the opportunity to grow as players and people in a purpose driven softball community.” Team officials are working to field four teams from the pony league […]

Community Library branches to close for Labor Day

All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours at all locations will resume on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. ShareTweet0 Shares

Program for family caregivers scheduled

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes will be held at […]

Salem School Honor Roll fourth quarter 2013-14

This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year: Eighth grade High honors: Kaitlyn Barningham, Becca Bell, Addison Borchert, Lauren Bucko, Meghan Capra, Joshua Engberg, Jonathan Filiatreault, Braden Gere, Colten Greenhill, Maggie Hillock, Michelle LaMeer, […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of fire in the area of 381st Avenue and Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported large amount of black smoke. UPDATE 12:57 p.m. – Other responding units told to stand down while Wheatland chief investigates. This […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Camp Lake

At about 11:08 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a  report of a supervisory alarm in the 900 block of 278th Avenue in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm heard from outside. No flames seen. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Randall Fire Department responds to truck fire

Before 2am Randall Fire and Twin Lakes Rescue were called for a truck on fire. It was a county truck that had been dispatched to pick up some tree branches that were blocking the road. Randall extinguished the fire and Twin Lakes transported the driver to the hospital. Another truck was sent to clean up […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin’s Own Firearms to conduct concealed/carry classes

Note: Wisconsin’s Own Firearms LLC is a westofthei.com advertiser — DH Wisconsin’s Own Firearms will be hosting Concealed /Carry Classes on Sept 6 and 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at it Twin Lakes location. The 4-hour CCW training covers the following topics: Firearms Safety, Function, Ammunition, and Legal Aspects and Considerations for carrying a firearm. All students receive a […]

County to open new disc golf course at Silver Lake Park this week

The front nine of the new Silver Lake Disc Golf Course will open for play on Aug. 29, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has announced. From the announcement to the media: The course features long, challenging fairways through a forest setting with undulating terrain. Hole #8 is especially challenging with a steep drop off from the tee and a […]

Deaths Aug. 24, 2014: Barbara Pasalich

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. 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

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 24, 2014 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 9800 212TH AVE, BRISTOL 23115 84TH ST, SALEM 27211 85TH PL #H2, SALEM 7638 244TH AVE, PADDOCK LAKE 6106 246TH AVE, PADDOCK […]

Deaths Aug. 23, 2014: Joyce M. Harrison

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. 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: Share1Tweet1 Shares

2014 DARE Golf Outing draws 288 golfers

The 22nd Annual DARE Golf Outing was held on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Twin Lakes Country Club and Nippersink Country Club. Each course was at capacity with 144 golfers. Following golf, 320 people gathered for dinner at the Twin Lakes Country Club pavilion. DARE — Drug Abuse Resistance Education — is a program that teaches fifth graders throughout […]

The Sharing Center receives donation from AT&T Wisconsin

AT&T Wisconsin recently announced today a $2,250 donation to The Sharing Center to support its food pantry and community emergency resource program. The Sharing Center provides a helping hand to those living in Western Kenosha County by providing food, household items and education in an environment of respect and dignity. “Our mission is to help […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 10:30 a.m., units from Salem Fire/Rescue responded to a report of a fire in the 27300 block of 82nd Place in Salem. Bristol Fire and Rescue also responded as mutual aid. More info avaiable at Kenosha Area Fire Scanner Facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/KenoshaAreaFireRescueScanner Note: Thanks to Heather Deegan for the tip. — DH ShareTweet0 […]

Twin Lakes removes seaplane landing ban for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

Seaplane pilots will be able to land their planes on Lake Elizabeth anytime conditions are right and on Lake Mary with a permit after action by the Twin Lakes Village Board earlier this week. The board passed a revised ordinance on seaplanes and other lake activities at Monday’s Village Board meeting. The ordinance passed unanimously, […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for our area until 10 a.m. Widespread visibility of a quarter mile or less is being reported. ShareTweet0 Shares

Free memory screens available

Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is offering free, confidential memory screens. Memory screens are suggested for anyone concerned about memory changes, at risk of Alzheimer’s disease due to family history or who wants to check their memory now for future comparison. Warning signs of dementia include forgetting people’s names and events, asking repetitive […]

Units responding for fire investigation in Bristol

At about 8:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation of a report of a fire along Highway JS west of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reported a large orange glow that may have been too large for a bonfire. Several properties in the area have burn permits on […]

Deaths Aug. 22, 2014: Lisa Wadin

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. 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

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