Posts from ‘September, 2019’

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Lakes Church to host DivorceCare program

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Lakes Church. — DH Divorced? Separated? DivorceCare is a ministry of Westosha Lakes Church designed to help you navigate the troubled waters of divorce or life after divorce. This is a faith-based group that will meet for 11 consecutive weeks to process the many challenges of divorce. […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 10:39 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 200 block of West Lake Street for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is an activated smoke alarm reported by a neighbor. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Heavy rain may bring flooding says forecasts

The Fox River may reach flood stage again this week after a round of anticipated heavy rain early this week. The National Weather Service has issued a hydrologic outlook that says rain over Tuesday and Wednesday could leave the area with enough rain to cause flooding. The forecast for the Fox as measured at the […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 11 a.m. Visibility of a quarter mile or less in some areas may lead to hazardous travel, the advisory says. Share19Tweet19 Shares

Units responding for transformer in Randall

At about 5:43 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 34300 block of 115th Street in Randall for a report of a possible blown transformer. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 2:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm at a church in the 24900 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory fire alarm called in by the alarm company. UPDATE 3:49 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports this is a […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 29, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

6618 244th Ave, Salem 15620 12th St, Kenosha 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 9138 388th Ave, Burlington 23604 81st Pl, Salem 233 Christie Ln, Twin Lakes 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha Share1Tweet1 Shares

Highway 50 set to be reconstructed through Paddock Lake in 2022

Wisconsin Department of Transportation representatives outlined a proposed reconstruction of Highway 50 (75th Street) through Paddock Lake at a public involvement meeting Thursday at Central High School. The project is currently scheduled to take place in 2022, but has been under discussion since 2010 and was delayed before, said Brian Pluemer, WisDOT project manager. Pluemer […]

Units responding for alarm in Randall

At about 10:11 a.m., Randall Fire Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm in the 10500 block of 405th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: This is an activated smoke alarm. Share1Tweet1 Shares

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

6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 10703 286th Ave, Trevor Share3Tweet3 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association Oktoberfest 2019 is Oct. 12

Note: The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Fall is here and the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association would like to invite you to its Second Annual Oktoberfest, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. at the Twin Lakes County Club Pavilion. See […]

Units responding for down wires in Twin Lakes

At about 2:16 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a report of down wires in the 100 block of Bassett Street in Twin Lakes Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 2:14 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 19200 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Central HS parent listening session set for Sept. 30

Parents of Central High School students are invited to a listening session on Monday, Sept. 30, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the school’s All Purpose Room. District administrator John Gendron and Principal Dale Van Keuren, will lead a discussion on the following topics: What makes Central a great place for students and families? What are […]

Units responding for lightning strike in Camp Lake

At about 11:45 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a lightning strike in the 27000 block of 98th Street in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports lightning struck a tree. No fire seen. Share61Tweet61 Shares

Rain expected Friday, early Sunday morning and perhaps beyond

If you’ve been outside or looked out the window by mid morning Friday you’ve likely figured it’s probably going to rain. Let me confirm that the National Weather Service agrees with you. Rain might begin as early as 11 a.m. and is virtually certain by 4 p.m. If you’re going to a high school football […]

Deaths Sept. 26, 2019: Kenneth R. Campbell

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A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2019 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 26th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm and a buzz in the […]

Youth-led groups can apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources until Oct. 8

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members […]

Twin Lakes agrees to locating new electrical equipment in Legion Park

The Twin Lakes Village Board recently agreed to allow Alliant Energy to locate a new switchgear in Legion Park. The equipment will allow better switching between different types of electrical service in neighborhoods near the park, an Alliant representative explained at a Village Board meeting last week. The equipment will have about a six foot […]

2019 Bristol Miss Pumpkin Princess Pageant coverage (PHOTOS)

The Bristol Pumpkin Princess Pageant took place Sept. 21 at Hansen Park. The pageant was part of the Growing with Bristol Fall Fest. Pageant results are: Community Involvement Award: Gwendolyn Jane Leden. Spirit of Pageantry Award: Madeline Booth. Division 1 — First Runner Up: Kollette Gillmore. Winner: Audrey Schroeder. Division 2 — First Runner Up: […]

Garage sales page updated

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A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex hosting Tues./Wed Golf League

This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake is hosting a Tuesday/Wednesday Golf League. The 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League starts week of 10/22/19; see schedule located at the bottom.$20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of […]

Deaths Sept. 24, 2019: Anthony J. “Tony” Roth, Wayne C. “Stogie” Wisnefski, Elizabeth E. “Liz” Rosmann-Bolton

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Wheatland moving toward referendum for new fire station

The Wheatland Town Board appears ready to have a referendum about whether to build a new station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department. At Monday’s regular Town Board meeting, town Chairman William Glembocki directed town officials to get together the necessary information so formal steps could be taken by mid November in anticipation of […]

Fox River steadily receding

After a forecast of a over flood stage crest, the Fox River in the last couple of days has been steadily receding. As of 6 p.m., the river was at 9.77 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. Share11Tweet11 Shares

County offering free water well testing kits to flood victims

Kenosha County has some good news for you if you recently experienced flooding and now want to have your water well tested. Here’s a news release from the Department of Human Services: The Kenosha County Division of Health is offering free well water test kits to residents whose properties were affected by the recent floods. […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 1:39 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has a knee injury. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Units responding for down wire in Twin Lakes

At about 12:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a report of a down power line in the 2800 block of Elizabeth Lane in Twin Lakes. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Deaths Sept. 23, 2019: Christopher Louis Vroman

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