Posts from ‘August, 2019’

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 9:25 p.m., several local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch, Ill. Fire Department for a structure fire on Highway 83 in Antioch. Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding with a truck and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding with a tender. Bristol Fire and Rescue also is responding. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Community steps in to get Brighton School new playground installed in time for school year

Brighton School recently ran into a little hitch in having the anticipated new playground equipment installed before the start of the 2019-20 school year. But the spirit of community service — also known as the Brighton Way — saved the day. The company that was going to install the equipment had a scheduling problem and […]

Deaths Aug. 31, 2019: Joseph P. Sturino

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A word from our sponsors: Aug. 31, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

6307 240th Ave, Salem 21515 81st St, Bristol 20600 83rd Pl, Bristol Share1Tweet1 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church to host Community Pig Roast Sept. 8

Note: This is a paid announcement from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. — DH Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will host Community Pig Roast Sept. 8 at the church at 7931 200th Ave., Bristol. The event will include a free meal served at noon. Menu is roasted pork, hot dogs, baked beans, coleslaw and more. There also […]

Aug. 30, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lakes Association to remain at caution

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach will remain under swim caution this weekend after re-sampling there on Wednesday showed an elevated E.coli level. The resampling result for PHLA was 365 E.coli/100 mL. Testing is performed by the Kenosha County Division of Health. The beach was not scheduled for resampling before the long Labor Day weekend. […]

Powerful Tools for Caregivers sessions starting soon

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. […]

Bristol finds dams on canal with Sheriff’s Department drone

Bristol recently uncovered two dams obstructing drainage on the Dutch Gap canal with an assist from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department surveillance drone. Removing such obstructions is key to getting the canal to drain better, which affects areas of the village from Lake George south. The drone was flown over an area of the canal […]

Rain, maybe storm, Thursday evening

We may see some rain and maybe a thunderstorm Thursday evening, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area. Rain could appear between 4 and 9 p.m. and is most likely between 5 and 6 p.m. Thursday’s high temperature is expected to reach 82. Looking ahead, there’s also a 50 percent chance […]

Garage sales page updated

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Aug. 28, 2019 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach closed to swimming

Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake is closed to swimming after a test Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. The test result that prompted the closure at PHLA was 1,553 E.coli/100 mL. The site was set to be re-sampled Wednesday. Other test results from Tuesday’s testing by the Kenosha County Division of Health […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 6:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has fallen and has an arm injury. Share4Tweet4 Shares

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 […]

Deaths Aug. 28, 2019: Merle L. Gardiner

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Units responding for wire down in Salem

At about 1:17 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a down wire in the 24300 block of 84th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Wire had lit grass on fire. Fire appears to be out now, but wire is across a driveway. UPDATE 1:22 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue dispatched to […]

Trevor-Wilmot School staff take to the cul-de-sacs to meet students, community

Trevor-Wilmot School staff boarded a school bus and got out into the community to host cul-de-sac parties on Aug. 22. “We are seeking to stir up excitement for the new school year and to interact with our students, families, and community members right in their neighborhoods,” said Jenny Loveless, pupil services director. Ice cold drinks […]

Deaths Aug. 27, 2019: Judith Ann Diamond, Mary R. Spencer

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Bristol sends address sign objectors to existing appeal process

The Bristol Village Board — faced with complaints from two subdivisions — opted to keep in place an appeal process for residents who object to the placement of emergency address signs in the village. The village has installed the signs on each property within the village with an address to help emergency responders quickly identify […]

Units responding for alarm at Wheatland Center School

At about 8:18 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: This is an activated general fire alarm. UPDATE 8:24 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports to dispatch that no signs of fire visible from exterior. Wheatland constable also […]

Dousman Transport Co. bus drivers tune up skills before school year

Bus drivers that work for Dousman Transport Co. out of the terminal in Wilmot tuned up their skills with a day of training at the Salem Lakes Fire Station No. 1 in Trevor last week. The bus drivers participated in a variety of training from classroom instruction to driving a course that tested skills such […]

Deaths Aug. 26, 2019: Robin Lynn Castellucci (Hegner)

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Rainy Monday; dry rest of the work week

It’s rainy on Monday morning and it should rain the rest of the day, but that should be it for precipitation through Friday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected to fall much of the day on Monday. There will be a lesser chance of rain starting at about 4 p.m. […]

2019 Twin Lakes Business in the Park coverage (PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association held their 6th annual Business in the Park. The car show on Main St. enjoyed the perfect weather, as did the couple dozen vendors lining the sidewalk. There were collection barrels to gather non-perishable food for the Twin Lakes Food Pantry and school supplies for the Sharing Center. […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake seeking seasonal public works help

Note: This is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH The Village of Paddock Lake is accepting applications for a full-time seasonal public works position. September through December. Responsibilities will include the ability to assist existing village staff with day-to-day operations during the Fall yard waste collection. Applicants must have the […]

Garage sales page updated

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

21515 81st St, Bristol 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 9015 184th Ave, Bristol 4101 5th Pl, Kenosha 1787 Knob Rd, Burlington 9138 388th Ave, Burlington 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 12303 233rd Ave, Trevor 233 Christie Ln, Twin Lakes Share2Tweet2 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 700 block of Kennedy Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is carbon monoxide alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 3:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 23600 block of 81st Place in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports burning was taking place in a swampy area near some trees. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bassett

At about 2:10 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units are responding for a report of a crash in the 34500 block of Bassett Road (Highway F) in Bassett. Per dispatch: Crash involves an ATV in a yard. Share6Tweet6 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 24, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

20600 83rd Pl, Bristol Share1Tweet1 Shares

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