Posts from ‘February, 2019’

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service seeking Auto Technician

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Wilmot Auto Service. — DH Wilmot Auto Service is looking for a Auto Technician for Monday- Friday. Wilmot Auto Service is located at 11307 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192 Applicants should Call Dwyane @ 262-862-6300 or Email Resume wilmotauto@yahoo.com. Share1 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 1

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 8:21 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 32200 block of 45th Street for a possible fire. Per dispatch: A fire was started accidentally while thawing pipes of a mobile home. Fire […]

Salem Lakes Village Board sends fireworks and chicken keeping issues to committee

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday opted to send two ongoing issues to committee. In some municipalities that would a routine action, but Salem Lakes has not had standing committees, instead discussing and researching issues through a committee of the whole system that involves all members of the Village Board. Ordinances on chicken keeping […]

Deaths Feb. 19, 2019: Kimberly Ann Antos

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Winter weather advisory issued for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The main concern with this advisory is snow and mixed precipitation, resulting in slick road conditions. We could see up to 3 inches of […]

Word from our sponsors: Single story office/clinic building for lease in Paddock Lake

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this leasing opportunity at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH For lease, single story office/clinic building containing 2,989 sq. ft., fully ADA accessible, modern, energy efficient masonry building with plenty of windows for natural light. Layout is conducive for conversion to two separate office suites. Ample […]

Fire causing traffic problems on I-94

A semi-tractor trailer on fire on southbound I-94 around Highway K is causing traffic backups in the area. Audrey Thieda shared the above photo. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page has some more details. Share153 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 153

Deaths Feb. 18, 2019: Lowell D. W. Hanson, Barry R. Gwizdala

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Twin Lakes PD captain under investigation by state Dept. of Justice DCI

Capt. Dennis Linn, the Twin Lakes Police Department’s second in command, is under investigation by the state Department of Justice, TLPD Chief Adam Grosz announced Monday. Linn has been placed on administrative leave. From the TLPD news release: The Twin Lakes Police Department, along with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have […]

Deputy responding for loose sheep

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:31 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to the area of Highway 50 and Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports a loose sheep along Highway 50, east of Highway B. Share242 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 242

Final snow update 5:30 a.m., Mon. Feb. 18, 2019

We measured an additional 1.5 inches of overnight snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:30 a.m., Monday. That makes a total of 5.25 inches for the snowfall that started Sunday morning. The winter weather advisory has been allowed to expire by the National Weather Service. The next chance of snow comes Tuesday […]

A word from our sponsors: Help Marleigh’s Ministry & Angel Gowns serve preemie and infant loss families

Note: This is a paid announcement by Marleigh’s Ministry. — DH Preemie and infant loss families, you are not alone. Marleigh’s Ministry is here to offer hope and encouragement to preemie and infant loss families world wide. No one has to meet a certain criteria to be loved.  We will walk your journey along side […]

Snow update 7:30 a.m., Sun. Feb. 17, 2019

We measured about 3.75 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at 7:30 p.m. That’s a total since snow started falling early Sunday. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area says snow is expected to continue to fall until about 1 a.m., Monday and a lesser chance through 9 a.m. […]

Units responding to accident in Wheatland

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH 7:35 p.m. – Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to an accident in the 32800 block of Hwy 50 in Wheatland. Share15 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 15

Units responding for investigation in Salem

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 25100 block of 87th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports smell of smoke. UPDATE 2:51 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire visible from exterior. […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 1:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash on I-94 near Highway 165. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash in northbound lanes. Seven people in vehicle. Two reporting injuries. […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 17, 2019 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): 10511 292nd Ave, Trevor 6618 244th Ave, Salem 23634 124th St, Trevor 7610 242nd Ave, […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 7:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 75 and JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Share21 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 21

Snow prompts winter weather advisory

An expected prolonged period of light snow has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. During the advisory period of 6 a.m., Sunday to 6 a.m., Monday, the NWS expects our area to get 2 to 4.5 inches of snow accumulation. Snow […]

Trevor-Wilmot School to host Family Mental Health and Vaping Awareness Night on Feb. 28

Trevor-Wilmot School will host an informational evening to learn strategies to keep all children safe and drug free. Speakers will address vaping, cutting, suicidal ideation, and dangerous games at the Family Mental Health and Vaping Awareness Night on Feb. 28. The program will include: Cap. James Coppelman, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, from 5:30-6 p.m. with information regarding vaping […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 7:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an odor investigation in the 500 block of Arrowhead in Twin Lakes. Share29 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 29

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex & INVICTUS Training offering strength and agility class

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH After an extensive search Westosha Sports Complex has partnered up with the owner of INVICTUS Training to offer a strength and agility class. If you are looking for a class for your young athlete that is a step above most programs look no […]

Central HS board to select John Gendron as new district administrator

The Central High School Board has selected an individual from another Western Kenosha County School District as its next district administrator. The board is expected to approve John Gendron, the current Randal School District administrator, as the next Central administrator at the Central School Board’s meeting Feb. 19, a district news release distributed Friday said. […]

Windy Friday; snow on Sunday

It’s windy out there on Friday morning. It’s not so much the sustained winds, which are at 10 to 15 mph, but the gusts, which can be as high as 30 mph. Consequently, wind chills will be a factor in your comfort outside Friday. The high temperature is expected to reach 19 and wind chills […]

Units responding for burning in Trevor

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 3:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 28600 block of 109th Street in Trevor. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding to Bristol School for a medical call

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Bristol School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient was choking. Is conscious and breathing, but may have something still in their throat. They also have a nose bleed. UPDATE […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 1:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways U and C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 1:38 p.m. — Deputy requests one tow for a vehicle […]

Central High School 2018-19 first semester honor roll

Note: 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 2018-19 school year: Straight As Freshmen –– William Allen, Austin Dority, Ariana Eiler, Gina Grenyo, Sophia Hull, Reese Johnston, Aryna Karnila, Carly Lois, Ethan Mahaffee, Amanda Palmen, Evan Rosenick, Tyler Schoolcraft, Dean Serritella, Kaitlyn Sweeney, Bryan Topercer, Caden Troha, Kali Vassos, Dakota Veium, Kacper […]

One warmer day, one colder day then back to normal

Western Kenosha County will have a warmer than normal Thursday, followed by a colder than normal Friday followed by a return to more typical temps after that. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says Thursday’s high should top 40 degrees. The warmth won’t last long, however, as temperatures will begin dropping Thursday evening. Friday’s […]

Deaths Feb. 13, 2019: Deborah Colleen Schlabach

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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