Posts from ‘March, 2019’

Deaths March 31, 2019: Betty A. Eberhard

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: Share2Tweet2 Shares

Concern rising among county officials regarding recent overdose deaths

The following news release regarding drug overdose deaths was issued by Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall and Cynthia Johnson, county Health Director: A string of four suspected overdose deaths in the last week is raising concern among public health officials in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said the four deaths since March 22 occurred across […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 10:47 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 12700 block of 304th Avenue in Salem Lakes for an investigation. Per dispatch: This is for a sounding smoke alarm. UPDATE 11:01 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports to dispatch no sign […]

A word from our sponsors: March 31, 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 23410 112th St, Trevor 24724 74th St, Salem 7610 242nd Ave, […]

Deaths March 30, 2019: James Clyde Cates

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

Spring election 2019: Salem School District operational referendum info

Voters in the Salem School District voters will be able to vote on a non-recurring operational referendum on April 2. The board is seeking to exceed the levy limit by $1.5 million to help support the 2019-2020 budget (in addition to the $1,070,000 already authorized in a 2017 referendum), by $3 million for 2020-2021, and by […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Racine County

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 11:38 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Rochester Fire Department in Racine County. The incident is in the 300 block of East Spring Street in Rochester. Salem Lakes is requested to respond to the scene with an ambulance […]

A word from our sponsors: March 30, 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): 1787 Knob Rd, Burlington ShareTweet0 Shares

Spring Election 2019: Wilmot Union High School Board Q&A

Voters in the Wilmot Union High School District will be able to vote in a contested election for school board in the April 2 election. Incumbents Steve Turner and Sue Gerber are being challenged by Laurie DeMoon and Warren Regnier. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical information […]

National Vietnam War Veterans Day and the 50th year of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam Deactivation commemorated

National Vietnam War Veterans Day and the 50th year commemoration of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam Deactivation was held at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol Friday afternoon. The commemoration was organized by Hospice Alliance and Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home. Each Vietnam era veteran at the ceremony was given a special pin. In this video, Steve Tindall, past president […]

Spring election 2019: Paris supervisor 1 Q&A

Voters in Paris will have a chance to vote in a contested election for supervisor 1 in the April 2 election. On the ballot will be Ron Buttke and Amanda Kurt. Incumbent Ron Kammerzelt did not run for re-election. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical […]

Spring election 2019: Bristol village trustee Q&A

Voters in Bristol will be able to vote in a contested election for village trustee in the April 2 election. Incumbents Colleen Fisch and John McCabe are being challenged by Kristine Kordecki and Brian Tym. Fisch also is running for village president. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here […]

Small amount of snow likely this weekend

A small amount of snow accumulation is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for the weekend. We could see rain and snow with less than a half inch of accumulation Friday night and more rain and snow Saturday with another less than a half inch of accumulation. Saturday night’s low could dip to […]

Spring Election 2019: Paddock Lake trustee Q&A

Voters in Paddock Lake will be able to vote in a contested election for village trustee in the April 2 election. Incumbents Kathy Christenson and Gary Kaddatz are being challenged by Scott Garland and Paul Kaiser. Another incumbent, Chris Kram, did not run for re-election. Three seats will be filled. The same questionnaire was submitted […]

Registration underway for series for caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, 6-week educational series designed by Stanford University to give you tools to take care of yourself while caring for a loved one. 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. The next local […]

Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 9:20 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to for an investigation in the 6000 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: Carbon monoxide detector is sounding at a residence. No one experiencing symptoms, but occupants have evacuated. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Spring Election 2019: Randall supervisor #1 Q&A

Voters in Randall will be able to vote in a contested election for supervisor #1 in the April 2 election. Incumbent Lauren Fox is being challenged by Julie Horbach. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical information followed by their question responses, presented in alphabetical order: […]

Central High School forensics team members move to 2019 state

Central High School’s forensics team competed at District on Saturday, March 16 at Waterford High School. Every Central team member who competed earned scores to qualify them to move on to state in Madison on April 13. ShareTweet0 Shares

Spring Election 2019: Bristol School Board candidate Q&A

Voters in the Bristol School District will be able to vote in a contested election for school board in the April 2 election. Incumbents Andrew Boncher and Justin Miller are being challenged by David Blair, Stephanie Butenhoff, Sue Kratowicz and Lauren Woolard. Four at large seats will be filled. The same questionnaire was submitted by […]

Spring Election 2019: Bristol village president Q&A

Voters in the village of Bristol will be able to vote in a contested election for village president in the April 2 election. Incumbent Mike Farrell is being challenged by Colleen Fisch, who is a current village trustee and is also running for re-election to that position. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each […]

Deaths March 26, 2019: Mark Hladik, Margaret A. “Peg” Powell

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 grass fire in Brighton

At about 2:41 p.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 26600 block of First Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: A large portion of a pasture is on fire. UPDATE 2:53 p.m. — Dispatch reports that deputy on the scene says most of […]

Units responding for sparks and smoke in Paddock Lake

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 12:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of sparks and smoke in a home in the 24700 block of 69th Place in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports seeing smoke and sparks coming form an electric stove while […]

50th year commemoration of Military Assistance Command Vietnam deactivation to be held at County Center March 29

A 50th year commemoration of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam deactivation will be held at the Kenosha County Center, Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol at 4 p.m. on March 29. This program is open to the entire community. The program is being sponsored by Hospice Alliance and Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home. March 29, 2019 was designated National […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 8:05 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 83 and AH in Salem. UPDATE about 8:08 a.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond with an engine as mutual aid. UPDATE about 8:10 p.m. — Fire unit […]

Fox River down below flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster Gauge has dropped down below flood stage for the first time since March 13. The river was measured at 10.99 feet at  9 p.m., Sunday. At 7 p.m., Monday the river was at 10.73 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The NWS flood warning has been […]

Spring Election 2019: Paris town chairman Q&A

Voters in Paris will have the opportunity to vote in a contested election for town chairman int eh April 2 election. Vying to succeed Virgil Gentz, who did not run for re-election, will be John Holloway and Beverly McCumber. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical […]

A word from our sponsors: Polish your golf game year round at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Weather or season never gets in the way of your golf game at Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake. Westosha Sports Complex is a professional training facility where players up their game, practice their swings, and just have fun. Westosha […]

Kenosha County to host town hall meeting for veterans on March 28

The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services later this month will host an informative Town Hall Meeting on VA and TRICARE Benefits and a VA Commemoration Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Veterans, active-duty military members and their families are invited to the event, to be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, […]

Rep. Kerkman to host in-district listening session March 26 in Paddock Lake

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem Lakes) will be holding an in-district listening session on Tuesday, March 26. From 9:30 to 11 a.m.,  constituents can meet for “Coffee with Kerkman” at Cozzi Café & Bake Shop 24123 75th St. in Paddock Lake. Constituents are encouraged to attend to discuss their thoughts, observations, and opinions about Wisconsin State […]

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