Posts from ‘April, 2017’

Units responding to Salem Grade School for medical call

At about 12:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Salem Grade School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an adult male having chest pains. Share1Tweet1 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Way to Wellness Expo 2017 is April 22

Note: Way to Wellness Expo is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Area wellness providers are presenting the Way to Wellness Expo April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include opportunities to meet local wellness and health providers, healthy living presentations every hour, makes and take’s, food, raffles […]

Statewide mock tornado drill set for today

Just a reminder that statewide tornado drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 20. A mock tornado watch will be issued at 1 p.m. followed by a statewide mock tornado warning at 1:45 p.m. Many radio and TV stations across the state will issue the test tornado warnings. In addition, mock alerts will be issued on NOAA […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 8:22 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a student. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Salem Lakes Village Board suspends public safety department operations

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Wednesday suspended the operation of its Public Safety Department until further discussion about the future role of the department can be held. The motion to suspend was made by Trustee Mike Culat and was seconded by Trustee Dan Campion. The suspension passed with a 6 to 1 vote, with […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The warning was issued Wednesday afternoon. At 1 p.m., Wednesday the river was measured at 10.2 feet. Bank full stage is 10 feet. The current forecast calls for the river to exceed flood stage of 11 feet by […]

Storms possible overnight

Thunderstorms are possible in the early hours of Thursday morning. The latest,local National Weather Service forecast includes a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms, most likely between 1 and 3 a.m. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths April 19, 2017: Helen J. Jorgensen

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

Anneliese Ceisel awarded Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation scholarship

The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation will award $3,000.00 scholarships to five Kenosha County students that displayed positive character, leadership skills, academic excellence, community involvement, and future aspirations. Among the 2017 scholarship recipients is: Anneliese Ceisel of Westosha Central High School, representing Chamber Member Snap-On Incorporated, who will attend university to study Cellular Biology. […]

A word from our sponsors: Drive a bus for Western Kenosha County Transit

Note: Western Kenosha County Transit is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Looking for part time work but not interested in nights and weekends? Western Kenosha County Transit has the job for you. Drivers are sought for variable shifts Monday through Friday between hours of 6 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Average […]

United States Navy Band Great Lakes to perform at Wilmot HS April 22

United States Navy Band Great Lakes, under the leadership of Lt. Geordie Kelly, will present a free public concert this Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m., at Wilmot Union High School. The concert will take place in the school’s Lance G. Haas Auditorium for the performing arts. Seating is limited, but tickets are free and can […]

Rep. Kerkman comments on presidential visit

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) issued the following statement about President Donald Trump’s visit to Kenosha Tuesday: Any time the President comes to town, regardless of political identity, it is a big deal. I think that a reason Kenosha County voted Republican in 2016 for the first time since 1972 was because of his […]

Twin Lakes to purchase SUV patrol vehicle

The Twin Lakes Village Board approved the purchase of a new patrol vehicle for the Police Department at its regular monthly meeting Monday night. The 2017 Ford Interceptor Utility SUV with all added equipment needed to serve as a patrol vehicle will cost $34,912. The village will be able to apply an insurance settlement of […]

Deaths April 18, 2017: Donald Weidman

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

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 4:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and B in Silver Lake. UPDATE 4:47 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports some injuries, but none appear to be serious. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Way to Wellness Expo 2017 is April 22

Note: Way to Wellness Expo is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Area wellness providers are presenting the Way to Wellness Expo April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include opportunities to meet local wellness and health providers, healthy living presentations every hour, makes and take’s, food, raffles […]

President Trump to be east of the I Tuesday

President Donald Trump will be in Kenosha Tuesday visiting the headquarters of tool maker Snap-on on 80th Street. Media reports say Trump will be there to promote the “buy American, hire American” agenda. The program is set to begin at 2 p.m., but access to the area of the headquarters is expected to be controlled both […]

Warm Tuesday, then cooler

Tuesday should be another of the warm days we’ve come to expect over the last few days, but after that it’s back to reality The National Weather Service forecast says we should reach a high of 70 Tuesday. It will be breezy too, with winds as high as 30 mph. Temperatures will then cool off […]

A word from our sponsors: Comedian Mark Poolos to perform at Village Pub of Silver Lake April 22; get tickets now!

Note: Village Pub is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Comedian Mark Poolos will perform at the Village Pub of Silver Lake on Saturday, April 22, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person (non-refundable ). Limited seats available. Tickets on sale now- stop in and get yours today! Opening act will be “LA […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 9:33 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a possible grass fire in the 21200 block of Highway C in Bristol. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths April 17, 2017: Loretta M. Smith, Robert P. Fliess

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

Village of Salem Lakes Spring Clean-up is April 23

The Village of Salem Lakes Spring Clean-up is set to take place Sunday, April 23. This is a continuation of the annual volunteer Silver Lake event organized by Allen Dunski. It is now being hosted by Dunski and village Trustee Ted Kmiec. Volunteers will be meeting at 10:30 a.m. at Fox River County Park in […]

Riverview School second trimester honor roll 2016-17

Note: This post is sponsored by Peoples Bank. — DH The following students were named to the Riverview School second trimester honor roll for the 2016-17 school year: 8th grade High honors — Kaleb Gendron, Veda Gross, Rylee Thiel, Joshlyn Delargy, Anna Wischnowski, Trista Fiegel, Mason Cummings, Savana Andershock, Jordyn Delargy, Teagan Maki, Emma Spivey, Gregory Wiltberger,   […]

A word from our sponsors: Drive a bus for Western Kenosha County Transit

Note: Western Kenosha County Transit is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Looking for part time work but not interested in nights and weekends? Western Kenosha County Transit has the job for you. Drivers are sought for variable shifts Monday through Friday between hours of 6 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Average […]

Deaths April 16, 2017: Cynthia K. Lawrence, James Young

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

Wisconsin severe weather awareness week is April 17-21; mock tornado drill April 20

The following message regarding Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week was issued by Kenosha County Emergency Management: Schools, businesses, families, and individuals have two opportunities to test their emergency plans during statewide tornado drills on April 20. The drills are part of the annual spring severe weather campaign to encourage everyone in Wisconsin to be […]

Units responding for vehicle fire on I-94

At about 9:51 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue, Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the northbound lanes of I-94 just north of the state line. Per dispatch: Caller reported an SUV with black smoking coming from the underside. Not sure […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 11:52 p.m., Town of Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Somers Fire Department and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 700 block of 172nd Avenue. Per dispatch: Fire is in a detached garage. Occupants of the home are […]

Cub Scouts Pack 328 to run to benefit Special Olympics

Salem Lakes Cub Scouts Pack 328 are partnering with the Special Olympics of Wisconsin. The Cub Scouts have formed a team to run in the Run with the Cops race at University of Wisconsin-Parkside on April 22. That event is benefiting Special Olympics of Wisconsin. Some Salem Lakes Scouts will run in the evening 5K others […]

A word from our sponsors: Comedian Mark Poolos to perform at Village Pub of Silver Lake April 22; get tickets now!

Note: Village Pub is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Comedian Mark Poolos will perform at the Village Pub of Silver Lake on Saturday, April 22, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person (non-refundable ). Limited seats available. Tickets on sale now- stop in and get yours today! Opening act will be “LA […]

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