Posts from ‘August, 2019’

Deaths Aug. 23, 2019: Deborah Jean Kaiser

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A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2019 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is Aug. 24

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show will be held on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Come down […]

Units responding to fire in Twin Lakes

At about 1:43 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a fire in the 300 block of Burden Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports a dryer on fire. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding to Central HS for alarm

At about 9:13 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 9:15 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports no fire or smoke observed. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for fall

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this fall. Classes will start the week of Sept. 16 and continue into December November. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. Share23Tweet23 Shares

Garage sales page updated

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Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 8:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 30400 block of Highway W in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, both off the road, are involved. UPDATE 8:39 p.m. — Personnel from Salem Lakes Station No. 1 (Trevor) toned out to respond to the scene. […]

Identity released of motorcyclist who died in Salem Lakes crash

The identity of a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Salem Lakes on Monday has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Jonathan G. Wynn, 30, of Bristol, died at the scene, a sheriff’s department news release said. A Sheriff’s Department news release said Wynn was in about the 21900 block of Highway […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2019 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is Aug. 24

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show will be held on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Come down […]

Deaths Aug. 20, 2019: Jonathan G. “Jon” Wynn

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2019 Kenosha County Fair Demo Derby coverage (VIDEO)

The annual demolition derby at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair smashed up over 100 vehicles on Sunday. It started with the kids. 4411 Justin Craig Janesville 2nd94 Shawn Gudex Lomira 1st411 Derek Gudex Campbellsport 4th25 Raymond Gudex Campbellsport 3rd 43 Garrett Doepgen Union Grove 44 Rachel Morton Salem 88 Dan Ring Salem 56 Wayne Sura […]

Salem Lakes Village Board: Open to petitions for lake districts

A single village wide lake district with taxing authority formed through resolution by the Village Board seemed to be out of favor among Salem Lakes Village Board members at a committee of the whole meeting Monday. Instead, board members said they would consider petitions to form a district organized by interested citizens showing a majority […]

Aug. 20, 2019 lake test results: DeWitt Park beach closed and Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach under caution

DeWitt Park Beach on Silver Lake is closed to swimming and Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake is on a swim caution after water tests on Monday showed elevated levels of E.coli there. The test results that produced the closure and caution were: DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake — 1,986 E.coli/100 mL […]

Bristol United Methodist Church to host Rummage Sale, Bake Sale and Brat Roast Aug. 23 & 24

A Rummage Sale, Bake Sale and Brat Roast will be held on Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bristol United Methodist Church, 8014 199th Ave., Bristol, which is about a half mile south of Highway 50 on Highway 45. Sorry, no clothing, but lots of other thing […]

Report from the road: Fog

I just did some driving between Paddock Lake and downtown Trevor and it’s foggy out there. There’s no National Weather Service advisory or warning in effect, but visibility was limited in spots. Share3Tweet3 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2019 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is Aug. 24

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show will be held on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Come down […]

Deaths Aug. 19, 2019: Paul Kreulach, Kenneth Mielke, Darlene M. Jones

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A last look in photos at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair

The 2019 Kenosha County Fair came to a close Sunday evening. We spent a lot of time at the fairgrounds over the five days of the fair. We enjoyed talking to many of you at our booth in the Commercial Building. Here’s a last look at the fair with some photos that did not fit […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair music (VIDEO)

The Kenosha County Fair has lots of live music and the 2019 edition was no exception. Here is a sampling of the music that was playing at the Creekside Stage and Barrel Room — from polka to contemporary country to retro rock ‘n’ roll: Share3Tweet3 Shares

2019 Kenosha County Fair small animal auction coverage (VIDEO)

The small animal auction at the Kenosha County Fair took place Sunday afternoon at the fair grounds in Wilmot. This where the hard work of youngsters in the rabbit and poultry projects pays off when bidders in the live auction vie to buy the offered animals. Here are some video scenes from the auction: Share2Tweet2 […]

Units responding for alarm in Lake Shangri-la

At about 5:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 21900 block of 121st Street in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Wilmot

At about 3:28 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a business in the 12400 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is an alarm called in by an alarm company for a fire alarm that has gone off six times. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Motorcyclist dies in Salem Lakes crash

A motorcyclist died in a crash in Salem Lakes this morning. From a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The Sheriff’s Department is currently on the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in the 21900 block of Highway C.  The preliminary investigation indicates an eastbound motorcycle attempted to pass several vehicles at a […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 11:52 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21900 block of Highway C in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash involves motorcyclist and perhaps another car. Motorcycle is off the road. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 11:59 a.m. — Salem command requests mutual aid […]

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 […]

Deaths Aug. 18, 2019: Don E. Rawlins

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2019 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best

The following are the 2019 Kenosha County Fair Education Building “Best of the Best” award recipients: Pre-K — Champion: Makenzie Stoper (Westosha Head Start); Reserve Champion: Koda Cruze (Westosha Head Start). Kindergarten — Champion: Noah MacDougall (Salem); Reserve Champion: Sophie Volbrecht (Riverview). 1st Grade — Champion: Alvin Arizmendi (Paris); Reserve Champion: Travis Koesling (Trevor-Wilmot). 2nd […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair poultry show results

The 2019 Kenosha County Junior Fair poultry show was held Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are the results of judging with champions by class: Share8Tweet8 Shares

2019 Kenosha County Fair Large Animal Auction coverage (VIDEO)

The 2019 Kenosha County Fair Large Animal Auction took place Saturday afternoon at the fair. Up for bid in the live auction were steers, pigs, sheep and goats. This is the event where the hard work of the past year pays off for the youngsters in those animal projects. Here is a video of scenes […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Garden Tractor Pull coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The garden tractor pull at the Kenosha County Fair was held Saturday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Participants competed in various classes and age groups. The course is in the fairgrounds main parking lot. Here is a video sampling of the action from one of the youth classes: Here are some more photos from […]

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