Posts from ‘May, 2019’

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 3:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) and Bristol with a ladder truck to a structure fire in the 22300 block of West […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 25500 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is at a gas station. Injuries being reported. Share16Tweet16 Shares

A word from our sponsors: May 19, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths May 18, 2019: Thomas J. Chack, Ursula Augusta Zenker (nee Holtzheimer), Anne F. Kaddatz

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A word from our sponsors: Savvy Caregiver Training Program offered for family caregivers of persons with dementia

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Center. — DH The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center together with the Alzheimer’s Association is offering a professional-level training for the non-professional caregiver. The classes are Tuesdays, June 11 – July 16, 2019, 4 – 6 p.m. at the Community […]

Wheatland Center School raises $8,505 for the American Heart Association

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) recently teamed up with the American Heart Association to raise $8,505. The fundraiser kicked off on April 2 for the Kindergarten through 4th grade students. This included the chance for students to learn many heart healthy facts, participate in acts of kindness, and the chance to watch […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 8:16 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 75/83-south in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash with some injuries being reported. Share46Tweet46 Shares

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 6:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has fallen in the football stadium area. Share16Tweet16 Shares

Deaths May 17, 2019: Carl “Ray” Gardner Sr.

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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. […]

Deaths May 16, 2019: Raymond G. Stumpf

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Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 3:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 600 block of Lake Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 6:40 a.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash at Highway 142 and Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles, one of which is a school bus. UPDATE 6:54 a.m. — One tow truck responding. UPDATE 6:58 a.m. — Deputy reports to dispatch that […]

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Deaths May 15, 2019: Lowell L. Lemmerhirt, Frank R. Slifka

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A word from our sponsors; Kenosha County ADRC hosting free Lunch & Learn for caregivers on May 30

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center. The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is offering a FREE Lunch & Learn for Caregivers on Thursday, May 30, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Westosha Senior Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C), Bristol. The […]

Some Salem Lakes lakes under slow no wake

Several lakes within the boundaries of Salem Lakes are under slow no wake orders. As of Wednesday, lakes that are under slow no wake are: Center Lake, Cross Lake and Lake Shangri-la, according to village President Diann Tesar’s Facebook page Lakes that have had a slow no wake order lifted are Camp Lake, Hooker Lake […]

Car fire backs up traffic on I-94

A car fire on I-94 near Highway KR backed up traffic on I-94 Wednesday morning. The fire was reported around 11 a.m. Photographer Erin Pugh reports the vehicle was engulfed in flames in minutes. The driver is believed to have gotten out of the vehicle safely. Traffic still was backed up on the interstate at […]

Wheatland Center School community comes together for Mental Health Awareness

Wheatland Center School students and families celebrated National Children’s Mental Health Day on Monday, May 6. School community members engaged in fun activities and games with their families while bringing awareness to the importance of mental health. Some of the highlights for the students were, Dunking Stigma at the Dunk Tank with some of their […]

Deaths May 14, 2019: Nancy Marie (nee. Brenton) Brand, Franklin G. Schaefer

Nancy Marie (nee. Brenton) Brand, 81, of Brighton, died May 13, 2019. Franklin G. Schaefer, 83, of Paris, died May 11, 2019. ShareTweet0 Shares

Slow no wake ordered for Lilly Lake

The Wheatland Town Board on Monday evening unanimously imposed a slow no wake order on Lilly Lake. The order is expected to stay in effect until at least June 10, when it will be reconsidered. The town does not have a declared lake level at which a slow no wake order is issued for the […]

A word from our sponsor: Con of the Lakes 2019 coming to Twin Lakes June 22

Note: This is a paid announcement from Con of the Lakes 2019 . — DH Con of the Lakes 2019 on June 22 in Twin Lakes will give gaming fans a chance to indulge their favorite pastime and help raise money for a good cause at the same time. Con of the Lakes was founded […]

Powers Lake DNR boat launch to be closed May 14, 15

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources boat launch on Powers Lake will be closed May 14 and 15, Randall town Supervisor Mark Halvey announced Monday. The closure is so work can be done on the parking lot, including crack filling and re-striping, Halvey said. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Deaths May 13, 2019: Roy M. Franks

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Fox River recedes under flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River is back under flood stage as measured at the new Munster Gauge. The river slipped under flood stage of 11 feet Sunday evening. The river stood at 10.54 feet at 6 p.m. Consequently, the National Weather Service has removed a flood warning that had been effect since Friday. ShareTweet0 Shares

Wrong way driver collides with two vehicles on Highway 50

A man from Illinois was arrested and awaits charges in connection with driving the wrong way on Highway 50 in Bristol Sunday morning, hitting two other vehicles in the process. From a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release: On 05-12-2019 at 11:19 am the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Village of Bristol Fire and Rescue, and […]

2019 Salem Lakes Cleanup coverage (PHOTOS)

The 7th annual Salem Lakes Spring Cleanup spring cleanup took place along the roadsides and river banks of Salem Lakes Saturday. Some 85 volunteers participated in the event, founded by and organized by Silver Lake resident Allen Dunski. That was a new record for participants. There was even a boat crew that picked up debris […]

A word from our sponsors: IRA/All Star Challenge Event, featuring Tony Stewart at Wilmot Raceway on May 17.

Note: Wilmot Raceway is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Wilmot Raceway will proudly host an IRA/All Star Challenge Event, featuring Tony Stewart on Friday, May 17. The local stars of the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series will take on the travelers of the Ollies Bargain Outlet/Mobil 1 […]

Units responding to fire in Paris

At 10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and other fire department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to 128th Avenue south of Highway 142 in Paris for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: Caller reports fire coming from a structure. UPDATE 10:08 p.m. — Dispatch reports that response lowered to non-emergency by fire command. […]

Units responding to accident

11:20 a.m. – Bristol Fire & Rescue are responding to a rollover accident in the 19600 block of Highway 50. Share15Tweet15 Shares

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