Posts from ‘February, 2015’

Salem asked to wait on library payment

A representative of the Community Library Board asked the Salem Town Board on Wednesday to hold off on making any move on its elector approved donation of $50,000 toward a new Silver Lake library branch. Gail Peckler-Dziki, a member of the library board from Salem, said the library is currently trying to work out a […]

Movie time for DARE students

Over 500 people filled into 4 theaters at Tinseltown on Saturday to watch “Spongebob, Out of the Water” or “Night at the Museum”. It was the movie outing for DARE. For $1 each, DARE students and their families received a popcorn, soda, and admittance to the movie.       Share5Tweet5 Shares

Salem United Methodist Church annual Smorgasbord and Silent Auction is March 8

Salem United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual Smorgasbord and Silent Auction on March 8 from noon  to 4 p.m.  Ticket prices at the door are $9 for adults (14 and up), $7 for kids and seniors.  Children under 3 eat free. Your ticket price will include roast beef, fried chicken, meat balls, vegetables, mashed […]

Central High School 2014-15 first semester honor roll

This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2014-15 school year: Straight As Freshmen — Alexander Dawson, Rylee Kennell, Madison LeRoy, Jarrett Reiter, Haley Trecker. Sophomores — Joseph Brown, Anneliese Ceisel, Julie Katzer, Andrew Koroly, Natalie Meyer, Anna Leigh Niles, Sarah Verzal, Jesstys Volbrecht. Juniors […]

A word from our sponsors — It’s Tax Season for Bruce Melling CPA

It’s the New Year! That means different things to people – resolutions, the end of the holiday season, school is back in session, colder weather, etc. As a CPA, to Bruce Melling, it means Tax Season. This is his 46th Tax Season, so he’s done this a few times before. His organizers have been mailed. These […]

St. Alphonsus School hosting fish boil March 6

St. Alphonsus School is once again hosting its famous Lenten fish boil. The fish boil will take place on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. The fish boil features all-you-can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, bread, dessert, milk and coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches are also […]

Wind chill advisory issued for tonight through Monday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for our area. I know. Of course they have. Seems to happen daily these days doesn’t it? Well, I agree but we should go through the details nonetheless. This advisory is set to be in effect from 9 p.m. Sunday through 10 a.m., Monday. Temps […]

Rescue call

Silver Lake Rescue and Randall Fire responding for an ill male, 11900 blk Fox River Rd. 6:18 pm ShareTweet0 Shares

Program on selling and marketing food set for March 19

UW- Extension, Sustainable Economic Edible Development (SEED) and the Farm Fresh AtlasTM of Southeastern Wisconsin are hosting a program for food producers and entrepreneurs and market managers on Thursday, March 19, at the Veteran’s Terrace in Burlington. This program will provide attendees an opportunity to network with fellow food entrepreneurs in the region, explore resources, and discover new opportunities. […]

Wheatland Center School students recognized with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Wheatland Center School students received awards and recognition in the Southeast Wisconsin Region of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Eighth-grader Bobby Bullard won a Gold Key with his personal essay “A Picture is Worth a Thousand of Words”. The following students will be honored at the regional awards ceremony in March 21 in the Bedford Concert Hall at […]

Victoria Jaeger named to Bethel University Dean’s List

Victoria Jaeger, a junior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2014 semester. She is the daughter of Lynn and Linda Jaeger from Trevor. The Dean’s List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 22, 2015 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 11105 233RD AVE, SALEM 3300 200TH AVE PARIS 23115 84TH ST SALEM 16006 60TH ST 27211 85TH PLACE #H2, SALEM 200 W […]

Pringle to host inflatable planetarium event Feb. 28

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Leave No Child Inside: Sky’s the Limit on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. Come and explore the night sky during the daytime. Participants will use the inflatable StarLab Planetarium to look at the night sky and see what causes the seasons. Space is […]

Once in a Lifetime

Kenosha County was witness to a rare moment of excitement, that those in attendance will long remember. Central Falcons boys basketball played the Union Grove Broncos, and lost 48-57. But the score isn’t what matters. With 44 seconds left in the game, senior Doug Danielson went into the game. It was senior night, and the […]

Local students earn honors at Edgewood College

The following area students have earned Semester Honors for the Fall 2014 semester at Edgewood College. Fulltime students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for this honor. Garrett Bogucki of Twin Lakes. Katie Kleich of Twin Lakes. Emily Swanson of Woodworth. Brittany Buck of Twin Lakes. Located in Madison, […]

Randall, Wheatland and Riverview students Dance the Drugs Away

Randall School hosted the Dance the Drugs Away dance on Feb. 6 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Students from Randall, Wheatland, and Riverview schools were admitted to the dance at the reduced price of $2 because of a $250 grant Randall wrote. This mini-grant, through the Greater Kenosha Community Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Awareness Committee, was […]

Viewing of Women of Faith – Unwrapping the Bible at Christ Lutheran Feb. 28

Everyone is welcomed to a free viewing of  Women of Faith – Unwrapping the Bible hosted by Christ Lutheran Church 24929 75th St. (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. The showing will take place Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This includes breaks with on-site concessions. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Bulldogs football and cheerleading holding registration event Feb. 21

Western Kenosha County Youth Football Program (W.K.C.Y.F.), also known as the Bulldogs, are holding a in person registation event Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riverview School, 300 E. Prosser St., in Silver Lake. Bulldogs, offers tackle football and cheerleading to all youth, boys and girls that reside in Western Kenosha […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Wilmot

At about 8:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory fire alarm in the 10300 block of 294th Avenue in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Resident returned home to find smoke alarms going off, but does not how to shut them off. Resident found no signs of smoke or fire. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Feb. 20, 2015: Jean Biller

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

Power outage in Salem

We Energies is reporting a power outage affecting over 1,000 customers. Cause under investigation. Started about 3:50 p.m. Still listed as active at 3:50 p.m. UPDATE 4:54 p.m. — Only two small outages with less than five customers affected still being reported. Share16Tweet16 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Lakeland Little League baseball and softball registration is open

Note: Lakeland Little League is a sponsor. — DH 2015 marks the 61st season for Lakeland Little League, as well as the 76th year of Little League. Registration is taking place currently online for Lakeland softball and baseball. Online registration is open until March 7. Other registration options are: On-site Registration: Central High School, Career […]

Plan for new parking lots at Riverview School gets Silver Lake Village Board OK

  A site plan that includes new arrangements for parking and student drop-off and pick-up at Riverview School was approved — pending some contingencies — by the Silver Lake Plan Commission and Village Board. School district representatives appeared before both bodies Wednesday. The site plan for the project was explained to the Village Board by Mark […]

Wind chill advisory and chance of snow on Friday

Seems to me I remember time when you usually only had to deal with extreme cold weather or snow, but rarely both on the same day. There was a trade-off. If it was bitter, at least you didn’t have to shovel. If the snow was flying, at least it was over 25 degrees out. Not so for Friday. […]

UPDATE: One injured in semi-tractor trailer roll-over

The driver of a semi-tractor trailer that rolled over on an on-ramp to I-94 today was taken to a local hospital for treatment. (We reported on the incident earlier.) Here’s a statement on the crash from the Sheriff’s Department: On 02-19-15, at approximately 1050 hours, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the assistance of the Wisconsin State […]

Samantha Sadowski graduates from Edgewood College

Samantha Sadowski of Salem graduated from Edgewood College in December. Sadowski earned a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. Located in Madison, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college serveing approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students at its Monroe Street and Deming Way campuses, and online. For more information about Edgewood College, […]

Paris Fire and Rescue Explorer Post to host open house Feb. 25

The Paris Fire and Rescue Department Fire Explorer Post is hosting an open house at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, for those interested in joining the Explorer post. Parents must attend with teens to fill out necessary paperwork for the Department. There will be food, beverages, and desert for those who attend. There will be a fire […]

Still room in Salem Fire/Rescue CPR/AED course that starts tonight

There are still some spots in the Town of Salem Fire /Rescue Department hosted American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR /AED course that starts tonight at 6 p.m. This course is a 3-4 hour course which combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an AED. Course covers: Adult CPR/AED with and without a […]

Units responding to crash on I-94 ramp

At about 10:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash on the northbound on-ramp to I-94 from Highway 50. Per dispatch: A semi tractor-trailer has rolled over. UPDATE 10:51 a.m. — Deputy out with driver, who is conscious and breathing, but does not […]

Silver Lake Village Board accepts Trudeau resignation; debates meeting room work funds

The formal acceptance of former Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau’s resignation at Wednesday’s Silver Lake Village Board meeting lead to a short but heated discussion about where the money came from for the Village Hall meeting room improvement project, spearheaded by Trudeau. Trudeau’s letter of resignation was not read out loud at the meeting on advice of […]

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