Posts from ‘July, 2019’

July 31, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lakes Association closed, DeWitt Park beach on caution

Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake is closed and DeWitt Park Beach on Silver Lake is under swim caution after tests Tuesday showed elevated levels of E.coli there. The results prompting he closure and caution are: PHLA: 1,120 E.coli/100 mL. DeWitt Park Beach:  866 E.coli/100 mL. Both of these spots are expected to […]

Salem Lakes appoints administrator and clerk

A couple of key Salem Lakes village staff positions that have had interim people in place are now filled more permanently. The Salem Lakes Village Board appointed Mike Murdock village administrator three weeks ago and Shannon Hahn village clerk last week, village President Diann Tesar said Wednesday. Murdock, who had been the village’s Highway Department […]

2019 Twin Lakes National Night Out is Aug. 6

Twin Lakes National Night Out will take place Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This free event is organized by the Twin Lakes Police Department and all residents are invited to participate. Those who attend can see K-9, taser and fire demonstrations, […]

Units responding for peson in ditch in Twin Lakes

At about 5:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and Randall Fire Department units, a sheriff’s deputy and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a report of a man lying in a roadside ditch in the 35200 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes. Share68Tweet68 Shares

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Specials for all the Midway ride fun you want

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If you can’t get enough of the up and down and round and round of the midway rides at the Kenosha County Fair, you are in luck. Check out the Mega Ride Pass Wristband, which gives you unlimited rides every day for $45. The wristbands […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:40 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12100 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One vehicle may be in the ditch. Injuries unknown. A pole also may have been struck. UPDATE 6:44 a.m. — State […]

Garage sales page updated

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Highway MB to close Wednesday

A culvert replacement will close a portion of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) in Bristol Wednesday, July 31, the county announced Tuesday. The closure will affect the stretch of road between Highway CJ (Horton Road) and Highway Q (104th Street). Drivers are encouraged to use Highway U (136th Avenue) as an alternate route. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths July 30, 2019: Nancy A. Carlson, Keegan M. Garber, David “Dave” Harry Terlecki

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2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get educated at the School Exhibits Building

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. If you’re looking for a place to get inspired about the school children of Western Kenosha County you might check out the School Exhibits Building at the Kenosha County Fair. The building is literally decorated wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling with school work of Kenosha County students. […]

Central High School 2018-19 second 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 second semester 2018-19 school year: Straight A’s Freshmen — William Allen, Carlee Diggs, Ashlyn Edquist, Ariana Eiler, Christina Ekkela, Gina Grenyo, Amber Hoffmann, Sophia Hull, Andrew Jackson, […]

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. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned […]

Genoa City man dies in crash in Twin Lakes

Keegan M. Garber, 37, of Genoa City died in a crash in Twin Lakes early Sunday. From a news release distributed Monday: On Sunday, 7/2812019 at 3:38 a.m., Twin Lakes Police Officers were called to the 37200 block of 87th Street in the Village of Twin Lakes to investigate a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:19 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 900 block of 180th Avenue (Highway A) in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved, which may have struck a pole. Airbags deployed. Share28Tweet28 Shares

Info meeting on Timber Lane Subdivision Drainage & Street Improvements set for July 30

Salem Lakes will be hosting a Public Informational Meeting on Tuesday, July 30, at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall, 9814 Antioch Road, Salem. This meeting will be an informational meeting relative to the Timber Lane Subdivision Drainage & Street Improvements Project. Share4Tweet4 Shares

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: See the antique farm machinery exhibit at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH For 47 years there has been an antique farm machinery exhibit at the Kenosha County Fair. That’s a long time. But much of the equipment in this display will be considerably older. Some of the machinery you might see includes: Old-fashioned pitcher pump to […]

2019 St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Fun Day and Auction is Aug. 3

The 2019 St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Fun Day and Auction will take place Aug. 3, at 1 p.m. at the church grounds in Brighton. This annual event includes food, refreshments and more. Admission is free. Mass will be at 3 p.m. The Live Auction is at 5 p.m. Treasure Table at 3 p.m. Don’t […]

Chance of rain Monday, then a dry week ahead

If we’re going to get rain this week, it’s probably going to be on Monday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is most likely to fall between 7 and 9 a.m. Monday. The chance of a thunderstorm is slight. The skies will be partly cloudy Tuesday and then sunny through Sunday. It […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Head Start enrolling for 2019-20

Note: Westosha Head Start is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Westosha Head Start is currently enrolling for 2019-20. Head Start is a federally funded, school readiness preschool program for 3 and 4 year old children of all abilities, who live in Western Kenosha County. Full Day Option for 3 year olds. Partnering […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Ag Olympics to highlight farm skills

Skills that you might have learned around the farmstead will come in handy at the Ag Olympics — a new event — to be held on Wednesday evening at the Kenosha County Fair. The competition with be for Junior (Ages 8-11), Intermediate, (Ages 12-14 – two person teams) Seniors (Ages 15-18 – two person teams […]

Randall refuses eminent domain appraisal from county for Highway F realignment

Randall officials continued to express objection to the county’s realignment of county Highway F by rejecting an appraisal of .019 acre in a town park that the county is seeking to obtain for the project. The appraisal sets the value of the land at $400. The county is relocating Highway F from Highway O to […]

A word from our sponsors: July 28, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get commercial at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Commercial Building at the Kenosha County Fair hosts a wide variety of booths from the strictly commercial to the more philosophical. Through the years I have seen booths from law enforcement, political parties, builders, media, sellers of all types of merchandise and even […]

Road construction set for Highway X and Highway NN for next week

Road construction on county highways is set to come to Brighton next week. From a news release from the county: Two Kenosha County highways in the Town of Brighton will be affected by resurfacing and culvert work beginning the week of July 29. Repaving of Highway X (240th Avenue) between Highway 142 (Burlington Road) and […]

WKCTA Rally for Life cancer fundraiser continues today

The Western Kenosha County Tennis Association Rally for Life cancer fundraiser continues today at the Central High School tennis courts. Six years ago the WKCTA board decided it needed a cause that touched many of us and others in the area.  In its first 5 years, the Rally for Life raised nearly $15,000 for the American […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Hay bale toss contest is Friday evening at fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The hay bale throwing contest at the Kenosha County Fair will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday of the fair. Pre-registration starts at 6 p.m. There is a $1 entry fee. The event is sponsored by Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. The premise […]

Air quality alert issued

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an air quality alert for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The alert is set to be in effect until 11 p.m. From the alert bulletin: Due to southerly winds transporting air with high concentrations of ozone precursors, the air quality index is expected to […]

Deaths July 26, 2019: Judith A. Herda, Patrick Anthony Mitchell, James “Jim” Steinhoff, Loraine Schwanz, David M. Sjong

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Randall starts pumping out Nippersink Bowl

Randall has started pumping out — also known as “de-watering” — the Nippersink Bowl to lower water levels there that threaten nearby homes. The pumping started Thursday after the state Department of Natural Resources issued a permit allowing the operation. The permit was issued after testing of the water in the bowl showed it would […]

Garage sales page update

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