Posts from ‘April, 2019’

Deaths April 23, 2019: Judith A. Gillmore, Heather Lynn Brandimore, Margaret M. Erickson, Will B. Winchester

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Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 8:52 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 16900 block of Highway Q for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road. Vehicle may be in a pond. All occupants believed to be out of the vehicle. UPDATE about 8:55 p.m. — Deputy […]

Wheatland Fire Department station issue stalls again

The committee that is leading an effort to bring a new fire station to the Town of Wheatland Fire Department was sent back to the drawing board again Monday by the Town Board, this time with at least two of the three board members saying they favor a much less expensive plan than what the […]

A word from our sponsors: Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning recognized for sales and growth; celebratory discount offered through April

Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning has again been recognized as a leader among southeastern Wisconsin HVAC companies. Reliable was recently presented with awards for top sales and top growth by First Supply, a distributor of Comfortmaker products. The awards recognize the volume of business done in 2018 by Reliable. Rick Sheehan, Reliable owner, said achieving […]

Garage sales page updated

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A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Raceway season opener set for April 27

Note: This is a paid announcement from Wilmot Raceway. — DH The Wilmot Raceway is just a few days from letting the mud fly for the 2019 season. The track proudly boasts one of the biggest and best schedules of any track in the region, featuring big national events such as Tony Stewart’s IRA / […]

U.S. Rep. Steil meets with Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes and Twin Lakes officials

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil recently met with local officials in Western Kenosha County. “Meeting with our local officials helps me better understand the issues impacting our communities,” Steil said. “I’m grateful for our partnership. From the opioid crisis to transportation issues, there are many opportunities for us to collaborate local, state, and federal efforts. … […]

Bristol School to have ALiCE Drill this week

Bristol School, in conjunction with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and Bristol Fire and Rescue, will be conducting an ALiCE Drill early this week. The purpose of this event is to evaluate the current practices, test and evaluate emergency communication practices, and continue to build working partnerships with first responders in the community. The ALiCE […]

Warm and sunny Easter

Easter is set to be the warmest day we’ve had here in a while — probably in all of 2019. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast includes a high of 75 for Sunday. The skies should be sunny, with a wind of 5 to 15 mph. The warm trend will continue Monday with a […]

Units responding for fire in Silver Lake

At about 9:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 700 block of North Riverside Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports a tree on fire. UPDATE about 9:55 p.m. — Engine dispatched to the scene from. SL Station 2. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 8:49 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 4900 block of 368th Avenue in Wheatland for a field fire. Per dispatch: A Wheatland FD member is on site and investigating. UPDATE 8:51 p.m. — Randall Fire Department requested to respond with ATV. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 6:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 120000 block of Highway C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Injuries being reported. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for investigation along Paris/Bristol/Kenosha border

At about 4:17 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation of a report of a smell of natural gas in the 12100 block of Highway K near the Paris/Bristol/Kenosha border. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Walworth County

At about 3:04 p.m., Randall Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from Walworth County. Per dispatch: RFD is requested to respond with a grass rig to the 5600 block of Highway 50 in Walworth County. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Illinois

At about 2:49 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Hebron (Illinois) Fire Department. Per dispatch: TLFD is requested to respond with a brush truck for an incident in the 16800 block of Highway 173. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

2019 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the fire station in New Munster on Saturday morning. Before the hunt started, all participants were divided into three groups by age. A headcount was taken and then a number of eggs each participant could take was calculated and announced. Then […]

A word from our sponsors: April 20, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Highway X in Brighton to be closed April 22-26

Kenosha County has released the following statement about an upcoming closure of Highway X in Brighton: Highway X (240th Avenue) in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed daily during the week of April 22, as the Kenosha County Division of Highways conducts culvert replacement work. The closures will be in effect from […]

Bristol School names new principal, business manager

Bristol School District has announced the names of its new principal and business manager. From the announcement issued Friday: We are pleased to announce that Nick Schultek, has been selected as the Principal of Bristol School and Heather Kraeuter, CPA has been selected as Bristol School’s Business Manager. Starting July 1st, Mr. Schultek will officially […]

Twin Lakes senior dining site seeking volunteers

The Twin Lakes senior dining site is in dire need of volunteers on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for post-dining clean-up. A volunteer’s commitment can be once a week for one hour or for all three days one hour each day. Interested applicants must complete a Volunteer Enrollment form and pass […]

Madison LeRoy named to University of Alabama 2018 Fall President’s List

A total of 12,332 students enrolled during the 2018 fall term at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do […]

Units responding for crash along Paris/Bristol border

At about 7:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a cash in the 12200 block of Highway K along the Paris/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. No injuries being reported at this time. Scene is blocking westbound lanes. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Paddock Lake to hold Earth Day litter pick-up on April 22; tree planting on April 27

Paddock Lake will be conducting an Earth Day litter and trash pick-up event on Monday, April 22, and an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony on Saturday, April 27. The clean-up event will include public employees working with any resident wishing to participate to pick up trash within rights of way, parks and public grounds. Residents […]

Deaths April 18, 2019: Robert Boilini Jr.

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A word from our sponsors: Westosha Falcons Youth Football 2019 registration dates announced

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Falcons Youth Football. — DH The Westosha Falcons Youth Football (WFYF) feeder football program invites local youth in 3rd through 8th grades (current grades 2nd -7th ) to join our 100 percent all-play football league for the 2017 season. The WFYF league is Heads-Up Tackling Certified and develops […]

Brighton School honor roll third quarter 2018-19

Note: This post sponsored by Froedtert South. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year: *Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll Eighth Grade — Mikayla Amick, *Brayden Coots, * Aleah Daniels, *Austin Dawson, *Cate Debell, *Vivian Dufek, *Gabriell Eppers, *Clare Fallon, *Katelyn Griffey, […]

A word from our sponsors: Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning recognized for sales and growth; celebratory discount offered through April

Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning has again been recognized as a leader among southeastern Wisconsin HVAC companies. Reliable was recently presented with awards for top sales and top growth by First Supply, a distributor of Comfortmaker products. The awards recognize the volume of business done in 2018 by Reliable. Rick Sheehan, Reliable owner, said achieving […]

Jeffrey Alstadt is new Randall School District administrator

The Randall School Board hired a new district administrator Wednesday. From a news release distributed Wednesday night: Randall Consolidated School Board of Education is pleased to announce that they have selected Dr. Jeffrey Alstadt as the new District Administrator.  Dr. Alstadt will be replacing John Gendron, who is leaving to take the District Administrator position […]

A word from our sponsors: 2019 in-person registration dates for Junior Panthers Football & Cheerleading coming up

Note: Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer Program is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer Program Junior Panthers is thrilled to begin its 20th season. Junior Panthers has scheduled in-person registrations at Jr. Panther World Headquarters, 307 Lake St. in downtown Silver Lake. […]

Children’s Book Drive to benefit Friends of the Community Library is underway until April 24

A children’s book drive to benefit the Friends of the Community Library is underway. Books collected are donated to the friends, and are then sold at the group’s book sales in Twin Lakes. The children’s book drive was started last year by Amee Janus, the vice president of the Community Library Board of Trustees. “I […]

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