Posts from ‘November, 2019’

Deaths Nov. 30, 2019: William Laurence Strahan, Donald Eugene Marcussen, Joan V. Beagley

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A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2019 is Dec 6 & 7

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2019 will take place Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s marks the 13th annual trees event. Hours on Friday […]

Salem Lakes Community Blood Drive is Dec. 16

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is sponsoring the Salem Lakes Community Blood Drive on Dec. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Fire Station No. 1, 11252 254th Court, Trevor. All donors will receive a voucher for a free ticket to the Milwaukee Admirals (while supplies last). To make an appointment, visitbit.ly/salemlakesfire or contact Terry Bluemel atmailto:TBluemel@villageofsalemlakes.org […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 30, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths Nov. 11, 2019: James Rzeplinski

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Salem Lakes passes 2020 tax levy with 9 percent increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board has passed a total 2020 tax levy of $5,394,133. That figure is an increase of $430,992 or 8.68 percent over 2019. The levy was passed unanimously at a special meeting on Nov. 21 with Trustees Rod Gandt and Bill Hopkins absent. The $5,394,133 levy for 2020 includes the Community Library […]

Deaths Nov. 28, 2019: Carol Jean DeGroot

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from westofthei.com!

All of us at westofthei.com are thankful for the support we get every year from our readers, advertisers and volunteer subscribers. We will work hard over the next year to continue to earn your trust. Share47Tweet47 Shares

Paddock Lake passes 2020 tax levy with 1.57% increase

The Paddock Lake Village Board has passed a tax levy for 2020 of $1,499,258. That represents an increase of 1.57 percent over 2019. The village’s total assessed valuation for the 2020 levy was $244,780,000, essentially the same as for the 2019 levy. The tax rate for 2020 is 6.12/$1,000 of assessed value, an increase of […]

Units responding to alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 7:55 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 24500 block of 66th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 7:59 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that house has been evacuated. Sheriff’s deputy on scene. UPDATE 8:20 p.m. — Units clearing the […]

Deaths Nov. 27, 2019: Gwendolyn J. “Gwen” Orth, John F. Caslin

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Units responding to fire in Salem Lakes

At about 1:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 12300 block of 304th Avenue in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a tree on fire. Tree is near power lines. We Energies also responding. Share21Tweet21 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2019 is Dec 6 & 7

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2019 will take place Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s marks the 13th annual trees event. Hours on Friday […]

Deaths Nov. 26, 2019: Ellen L. Froemming, Gordon Fugate

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Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 5:41 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 31700 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene. At least one injury being reported so far. UPDATE 5:48 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 3:23 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash just south of Brass Ball Corners (Highway 50 and Highway 83/75) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two or three vehicles involved. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 3:27 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond […]

Wet, windy weather in forecast; wind advisory issued

We’re in for some wet and windy weather, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. The wind is expected to build to the point that the NWS has issued a wind advisory for Wednesday. Rain could start as early as 2 p.m., Tuesday and is pretty much expected to be falling by 5 p.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: “Crafts in the Woods” arts and crafts show at YMCA Camp MacLean is Nov. 30

Note: YMCA Camp MacLean is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH YMCA Camp MacLean will host the 26th annual “Crafts in the Woods” arts and crafts show on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 50 crafters will be exhibiting in William L. Rust Lodge and 21 cabins. […]

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 […]

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 12:48 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is having difficulty breathing. Share17Tweet17 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Home Run Derby on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex will be hosting Home Run Derby on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. $20 entry fee – limited to 15 players per age group. Baseball – Nov. 30 : 8/9U – 12:00, 10/11U – 2:00, 12U – 4:00. Baseball – Dec. […]

Units responding for burning in Rock Lake

At about 3 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 12500 block of 257th Avenue in Rock Lake. Share9Tweet9 Shares

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

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Deaths Nov. 23, 2019: Carol May Kerkman, Barbara J. Glasman

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Works from Randall School students included on poetry collection

Randall School announced that it had 9 students published in the 2019 “Rising Stars Collection,” a collection of student poetry selected by AppelleyPublishing for their annual book. This contest was open to students in grades 3-12. Their entries were submitted over a year ago for consideration in this publication. A copy of the book is […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 3:17 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the scene of a crash at Highways D and C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Deputies already on scene. Share12Tweet12 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 […]

Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responding to accident

1:10 p.m. – Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue are responding to an injury accident at Hwy 50 and Hwy 75. Update – 1:12 p.m. – Deputies are on scene. Cars are blocking. Share21Tweet21 Shares

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 […]

Twin Lakes passes flat tax levy for 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board approved a 2020 tax levy with a less than 1 percent increase. The 2020 levy of $3,776,011 is an increase of $24,881 or .66 percent over 2019. However, despite the slight increase in total levy the tax rate will decrease a little to $4.75/$1,000 of assessed value. The village’s assessed […]

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