Posts from ‘May, 2019’

Units responding for burning in Powers Lake

At about 9:15 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 9200 block of 392nd Avenue in Powers Lake for a report of burning. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths May 25, 2019: Vivian H. Locascio

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Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 8:45 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash near 88th Street and Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports a car has struck a pole and a tree is on fire. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 7:22 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways JI and F in Randall. Per radio transmissions: Motorcycle involved. UPDATE 7:26 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police are blocking traffic. Share30Tweet30 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Register now for Westosha Falcons Youth Football (WFYF) 100 percent all-play league

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Falcons Youth Football. — DH The Westosha Falcons Youth Football (WFYF) feeder football program is a positive place for athletes! Our Heads-Up Tacking Certified league serves youth in 3rd -8th grades with a focus on player development. EVERY Falcon on our field plays offense or defense on […]

2019 Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes May 27

Annual Memorial Day parades and ceremonies will take place this year on Monday, May 27 in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes. In Silver Lake, Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 will host its annual parade starting at 9 a.m. The parade begins at Prosser Street and Cogswell Drive, proceeds south on Cogswell to First Street, then  to […]

Garage sales page updated

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A word from our sponsors: May 25, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Child injured in Bristol crash

A 7-year-old child was among those injured in a crash in Bristol Friday evening. From a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway Q (104th Street) and Highway U (136th Ave) in the Village of Bristol that resulted in […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 8:51 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department for a structure fire in the 500 block of Gary Drive in Antioch, Illinois for a structure fire. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to respond with a ladder truck UPDATE 8:57 p.m. — Bristol […]

Fox River crest forecast adjusted upward — a lot

As Friday progressed, the National Weather Service forecast for the crest of Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has increased substantially. The river is now forecast to reach 14.5 feet Saturday evening. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 7 p.m, the river was at 11.91 feet. A level over 14 feet is […]

Deaths May 24, 2019: Amel Wayne “Bud” Bolyard, James D. Maricle

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Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:23 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways Q and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 6:34 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports one vehicle in the ditch and all occupants out of […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 12:19 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an adult who has suffered an electrical shock. Share40Tweet40 Shares

Garage sales page updated

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Fox River spikes over flood stage; Flood and flash flood warnings in place

The Fox River made a dramatic spike Thursday, topping flood stage and prompting a flood warning from the National Weather Service. At 1 a.m., Thursday, the river — as measured at the New Munster Gauge — was at 9.47 feet. By 8:45 p.m., the river had reached 11.03 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. More […]

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 […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 5:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a box alarm from Somers Fire and Rescue for a crash at Highways EA and S in Somers. Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an ambulance. Kansasville Fire Department and Caledonia Fire Department are also responding with ambulances. ShareTweet0 Shares

One person dead in railroad crossing crash in Trevor

One person died in a crash between a vehicle and a train in Trevor Thursday afternoon. Law enforcement has not released an identity of the person yet. A news release issued via email at 2:52 p.m. by the Sheriff’s Department says: At 1:10PM today, Kenosha Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Village of Salem Lakes Fire and […]

Sheriff’s department investigating crash at railroad crossing

At about 1:50 p.m., the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating crash at a railroad crossing in Trevor. According to a post at the department’s Facebook page: Share113Tweet113 Shares

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 […]

K-9 search conducted at Wilmot UHS Thursday

A K-9 (dog) assisted search was conducted at Wilmot Union High School Thursday morning. From a news release distributed by the high school via email and social media this morning: Today, Thursday, May 23, 2019, Wilmot Union High School, in conjunction with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit and other area law enforcement agencies, […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 7:57 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a fire alarm at a business in the 7800 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. This also is the second alarm at this location today. Earlier alarm was a burglar […]

Garage sales page updated

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Units responding to truck fire on I-94

At about 7:33 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire Department and Newport Fire Department units are responding for a report of a semi-truck fire on I-94. Per dispatch: Scene is reported to be on an exit ramp at Russell Road from the northbound lanes. UPDATE 7:42 p.m. — Dispatch reports that brake fire […]

Deaths May 22, 2019: Brenda Kay Hoffmann, Jarrel Stancil, Debra Ann Meredik-Holm, Madeline E. Moyer

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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. […]

Warm up begins Wednesday

A significant warm-up in temperatures will begin Wednesday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Wednesday’s high temperature should reach 79. Highs Thursday and Friday are expected in the mid-70s and Saturday’s high may top out at 80. Sunday and Monday’s high should be a bit cooler at 68. There is a 50 percent […]

Deaths May 21, 2019: Eva Feltner, Delmar J. Kaisler

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A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

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