Posts from ‘December, 2017’

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 10:48 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 25400 block of 103rd Street (Highway SA) in Trevor for a crash. Per dispatch: Vehicle is rolled over. Person may be trapped by car. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Deaths Dec. 12, 2017: Cookie (Henrietta) H. (Hannan) Pajak

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

Twin Lakes School Dist. No. 4 appoints interim superintendent

The Twin Lakes School District No. 4 Board (Lakewood School) has appointed an interim superintendent. Don Childs will will begin work on Jan. 2 and continue until the end of June, a news release issued by the district Friday said. The hiring was approved at the board’s meeting on Wednesday. From the release: Dr. Childs received his Ph.D. […]

Wheatland Center students win first for fourth year in row at Northern Illinois STEM Read Experience

Wheatland Center School students competing in this school year’s  Northern Illinois STEM Read Experience again won the challenge, azs they had for the last three years. From a news release from the school: A team comprised of Wheatland students traveled south and took first place at the Northern Illinois STEM Read Experience. Over 200 students from Chicago-area […]

Units responding for sparking wire in Trevor

At about 2:17 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a tree branch down on a wire in the 11300 block of 273rd Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Sparking of wire reported by caller. UPDATE 2:24 p.m. — A utility company crew also responding dispatch says. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Holiday closures for Community Library announced

Community Library branches at Salem and Twin Lakes will be closed on the following days: Monday, Dec. 25. Tuesday, Dec. 26. Monday, Jan. 1. ShareTweet0 Shares

Mixed precipitation, then much colder

We should see some mixed up precipitation Thursday and Friday followed by a plunge in temperatures starting this weekend, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Various combinations of drizzle, snow and freezing drizzle are possible later Thursday, Thursday night and Friday morning. While high temperatures will remain in the mid 30s those days, […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 7:57 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-south in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Deputies on the scene are reporting one person injured. Scene is blocking traffic just south of Highway 50 on Highway 83. UPDATE 8:03 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports […]

Deaths Dec. 20, 2017: Scott Edward Becker, Russell L. Badtke

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 for alarm in Bristol

At about 6:31 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 12100 block of 187th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is general fire alarm at a residence. ShareTweet0 Shares

Bristol School honor roll first quarter 2017-18 school year

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following Bristol School students were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year: Eighth grade Straight A’s — Mallory Burns, Ariana Eiler, Christina Ekkela, Savannah Fisher, Amanda Palmen, Jack Rose, Tyler Schoolcraft, Bryan Topercer and Alexandra Wells. High […]

2017 Twin Lakes Professional Police Association “Shop With A Hero” coverage (PHOTOS)

The 14th year of the Twin Lakes Professional Police Association’s “Shop With A Hero” event tool place Saturday. This year 24 kids were taken shopping with the help of heroes from the Twin Lakes Police Department (dispatchers and officers), Twin Lakes Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and Randall Volunteer Fire Department.  Each student was selected by […]

Kenosha County 4-H Clubs stuff the bus for The Sharing Center

Several Kenosha County 4H clubs were represented on Nov. 4 to Stuff the Bus for the Sharing Center. 4H youth asked Pleasant Prairie Target shoppers on their way in to the store, to consider making a purchase to donate on their way out of the store.  Signs had been placed inside the store earlier in the […]

Deal of the Day: Village Pub Fish Fry $20 gift card half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 1:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire near a building in the 9400 block of Highway U in Bristol. UPDATE 1:44 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports fire catching a […]

A word from our sponsors: Silver Lake Barber Shop offers full service hair styling

Note: Silver Lake Barber Shop is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Dick Flatley of Silver Lake Barber Shop can bring his decades of experience to give you the hair style you have always wanted, and help keep you looking good. The shop is located at 404 E Lake Street in downtown Silver Lake. Hours are: […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 9:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash in the 1800 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved, rolled over on its roof. UPDATE about 9:16 p.m. — Sheriff’s Deputy […]

Warm week ahead; then really cold

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a string of high temperatures that you may not recognize as the week before Christmas in Wisconsin. As pleasant as that might sound, the longer range forecast says we may be hit with some unseasonably cold weather after this warm spell. First, the good news. High […]

Deaths Dec. 17, 2017: Randall S. “Randy” Weiss

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

2017 Randall Fire Department Santa breakfast coverage (PHOTOS)

Members of the Randall Fire Department hosted their annual Santa pancake breakfast at Randall Station No. 2 in Bassett on Sunday. Santa was available for photos and to discuss Christmas wishes. You could get a close-up look at the fire department equipment. And, of course there as a great pancake, eggs and sausage breakfast. The event […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 17, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 641 Pershing Blvd, Kenosha 4524 2 Mile Rd, Franksville 7940 Fredricksburg Ct 201, Bristol 2403 […]

2017 Paddock Lake Annual Holiday Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The streets of Paddock Lake saw the village’s annual lighted holiday parade Saturday. The parade started at McAlonan Park, worked its way north then east and then south again to Village Hall. Santa rode in the parade on a Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue engine. After arriving at Village Hall, Santa visited with youngsters inside. After talking […]

Unit responding for alarm in Salem Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 12500 block of 280th Avenue in Salem Lakes. UPDATE 8:24 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports this is a false alarm. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Dec. 16, 2017: Robert Roy Yerkes

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 second crash in Salem Lakes

At about 12:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway C and V in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This crash may involve as many as four vehicles. UPDATE about 12:42 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue dispatched to respond as mutual aid to the scene. UPDATE 12:46 […]

Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 12:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved and one person inured. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At about 12:20 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Wheatland Center School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 13-year-old who fell while playing basketball. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in woods near the 6800 block of 349th Ave. in Wheatland. UPDATE 3:36 p.m. — Wheatland FD command holds Twin Lakes Rescue in quarters. UPDATE 3:38 p.m. — Per dispatch: Wheatland constable […]

Marleigh’s Ministry Blood Drive Dec. 20

The Marleigh’s Ministry Blood Drive, in collaboration with CrossWay Community Church, will take place from 2-7 p.m. on Dec. 20 at the church, 13905 75th St., Bristol. Pay it forward this Season of Giving. In December, BloodCenter of Wisconsin will choose 2 donors each week and donate$250 to the charity of their choice. Visit bcw.edu/marleigh […]

Westosha Senior Community Center Holiday Party and Singalong fundraiser is Dec. 16

Note: Westosha Senior Community Center is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Westosha Senior Community Center Holiday Party and Singalong fundraising event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. Seniors over 60 are invited to attend and sing along with this live musical performance of holiday […]

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