Posts from ‘December, 2019’

Local students earn scholarships at UW-Whitewater for 2019-20

The following local students are among the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship recipients receiving financial awards for the 2019-20 academic year: Grace Cannon, of Trevor, who is studying Spanish, won the following scholarship(s): College of Education and Professional Studies International in honor of student teaching in the U.S. and Mexico; Burton Heldt Grady Duffy, of Twin […]

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 Dec. 30, 2019: Stanley J Nienhaus Sr, Paul D. Jacobs

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Units responding for sparking wire in Paddock Lake

At about 5:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a sparking wire in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Problem was reported as being along Highway 75 north of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Share23Tweet23 Shares

Snow Monday night

Some measurable snow is in the National Weather Service forecast for Monday night. The latest, local forecast says we could get 1 to 2 inches of snow hereabouts. Snow could begin about 5 p.m. and the heaviest snow will be falling between 8 p.m. Monday and 3 a.m. Tuesday. Traveling to the north or west? […]

Units responding to alarm along Salem Lakes-Brighton border

At about 6:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 27400 block of 60th Street along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Paris

At about 4:06 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the area of the 3800 block of 200th Avenue (Highway 45) in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reports a strong odor in the area. Share20Tweet20 Shares

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 noon. Visibility of a quarter of a mile is possible during this period. Share4Tweet4 Shares

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

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Deaths Dec. 28, 2019: Stephanie A. Horabik

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Bristol WI Historical Society receives grant from Green Bay Packers Foundation

Local fans of the Green Bay Packers — especially those also interested in local history — have another reason to feel good about their favorite team. The Bristol WI Historical Society recently received a grant of $3,000 from the Green Bay Packers Foundation. Representatives of the society attended a luncheon in the Lambeau Field Atrium […]

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

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Deaths Dec. 27, 2019: Sandra V. Bolton

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Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 5:13 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 8200 block of 198th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a fire inside an oven. UPDATE 5:20 p.m. — Bristol command calls […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 12:06 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 11600 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Trevor. Per dispatch: Unit on scene reports two vehicles involved. One vehicle is on its roof. UPDATE 12:12 p.m. — Second ambulance from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue […]

Deaths Dec. 26, 2019: Steven W. Koldeway

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Truck rolls over in Paddock Lake

A truck rolled over in Paddock Lake at Highway 50 and Highway 75 this afternoon. The incident happened about 2:45 p.m. The large dump truck ended up on its side in the northbound lanes of Highway 75. Here’s a photo of the truck from Audrey Thieda (used with permission): There is some more information and […]

County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki to retire as of Dec. 31

Kenosha County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki, the county announced Thursday. Kubicki’s resignation is effective Dec. 31. A replacement will be appointed to serve out the balance of Kubicki’s term, which expires in April 2021. Here is a press release from the county: Kenosha County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki will retire on Dec. 31, 2019, ending […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 10:21 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive. Per dispatch: This is an activated fire alarm; no signs of fire being reported at this time. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Paris

At about 4:47 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation near Highway 45 and N in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller is concerned about a strong smell in the area. Share12Tweet12 Shares

2019 Paddock Lake Outdoor Holiday Decoration Contest winners announced (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Here are the winners of the 2019 Village of Paddock Lake Outdoor Holiday Decoration Contest: First place — The Schultz household on 66th Street. Second place — The Falotico household on 248th Avenue. Third Place — The Orozco household on 235th Avenue. First place won $50 and second and third won $25 (Note: westofthei.com sponsored the prizes […]

Happy holidays from westofthei.com!

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Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 2:58 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 38800 block of 91st Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share3Tweet3 Shares

White Christmas? No chance

Instead of snow for Christmas our area is going to have spring for Christmas, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Continuing the trend of the last few days, Western Kenosha County is expected to reach a high of 51 on Christmas Day. No precipitation – certainly no snow at that temperature — is […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Zion

At about 10:14 p.m., two local fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Zion Fire Department for a structure fire in the 1700 block of Joppa Avenue in Zion. Per dispatch: Bristol Fire and Rescue is requested to respond with an engine and Salem Lakes is requested to respond with […]

Deaths Dec. 12, 2019: Michael J. Gapko

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Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

At about 5:16 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 6400 block of 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports a smell of natural gas in the area. UPDATE 5:23 p.m. — Unit on scene reports that only cooking smoke smell at the scene. Still responding units ordered […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 5:08 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a large fire in the 2300 bloc of Lance Drive. Per dispatch: Caller reports flames 15 to 20 feet high. UPDATE 5:10 p.m. — Incident command says rescue does not need to respond. UPDATE 5:15 p.m. — […]

Units responding for investigation in Bristol

At about 4:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding for an investigation near the 8300 block of I-94 southbound. Per dispatch: Caller reports what sounded like a large explosion with lots of smoke. UPDATE 4:48 p.m. — Deputy on scene not finding signs of an explosion, dispatch reports […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex long drive, closest to pin contest is Dec. 28

Westosha Sports Complex is hosting its first longest drive and closest to the pin contest on Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. Just $20 to register for a chance of winning an hour of simulator time and a $50 bar tab! Call 262-885-6110 to register. Westosha Sports Complex is located at 1215 N Pryor St., Silver […]

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