Posts from ‘December, 2019’

2019 Twin Lakes Shop with a Hero coverage (PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes officers and firefighters, and Randall firefighters escorted 24 shoppers around the Lake Geneva Walmart, Saturday morning, for the 16th annual Shop with a Hero. Each child had $200 dollars to spend. The event is made possible through donations. Share90Tweet90 Shares

2019 Messiah Lutheran Church The Living Nativity coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Messiah Lutheran Church in Twin Lakes presented The Living Nativity Saturday evening, from 5 to 7 p.m., on Dec. 21 at the church, 8720 368th Ave., Twin Lakes. This was their first live nativity. All were welcome to see a recreation of Jesus’ beginnings. The nativity includes live animals, Christmas music, and the telling of […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 22, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Bethany Hathcock named to Bob Jones University’s 2019 Concert Choir

Bethany Hathcock of Silver Lake was named to Bob Jones University’s 2019 Concert Choir. Hathcock is a Senior majoring in Cross-Cultural Service. The Concert Choir is one of BJU’s upper-level choirs comprised of mostly junior and senior students. Auditions are held for new members every August and January before the start of each semester. “I’m […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 21, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Brighton School students perform with veterans group The Chimers

Students at Brighton School performed Thursday along with a group of veterans from the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove at the school. Typically the school holds a winter sing-a-long concert in the evening. When The Chimers musical group of veterans who performed at the school’s Veterans Day assembly in 2018, could not make Veterans […]

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 […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At 7:45 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 25000 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake for a report of a fire from a generator. UPDATE 7:49 a.m. — Dispatch reports to responding fire units that sheriff’s deputies have checked out the situation and flame is to keep equipment from […]

D’Angelo Lux, Niko Lemke to play with UW-Whitewater in Division III national championship football game

Two players with local ties are on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team that will play in the Stagg Bowl XLVII Division III national championship game Friday at 7 p.m. in Shenandoah, Texas. D’Angelo Lux of Salem (Westosha Central High School), a senior majoring in journalism, and Niko Lemke of Salem (Westosha Central High School), a […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm in the 8300 block of 312th Avenue in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are sounding in a residence. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for mutual aid to Lake Villa

At about 6:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Lake Villa Fire Department for a crash at Grass Lake Road and Deep Lake Road. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes requested to respond with an engine. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:35 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 16000 block of 38th Street in Paris. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Deaths Dec. 18, 2019: Jonathan “Scott” Goforth, Helen K. Briggs

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Salem Lakes revises Purchase of Service Funding Policy; rules on funding requests

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday made some revisions to its Purchase of Service Funding Policy and then promptly approved some purchases, and rejected a few others. The Purchase of Service Funding Policy was adopted as a way for the village to give money to non-profit organizations that provide worthwhile services to village residents […]

Units responding to medical call at Salem School

At about 12:43 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Salem School. Per dispatch: Patient is conscious, but having difficulty breathing. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Deaths Dec. 17, 2019: Robert “Bob” E. Gehring, Carol L. Bennington-Karow

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Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 12:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway JB and X in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles off the road and in the ditch. UPDATE about 12:48 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for one vehicle that is on its roof and on […]

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 […]

Deaths Dec. 16, 2019: Ronald “Ron” C. Warren

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Messiah Lutheran Church to present The Living Nativity Dec. 21

Messiah Lutheran Church in Twin Lakes will present The Living Nativity from 5 to 7 p.m., on Dec. 21 at the church. Anyone is welcome to come to see a recreation of Jesus’ beginnings. The nativity includes live animals. There also will be hot chocolate, cookies, and activities for the children. Messiah Lutheran Church is […]

Snow report Dec. 16, 2019: .5 inch

The snow flurries that were expected over night yielded some unexpected snow accumulation. But thank goodness not much. We measured about .5 inch of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:35 a.m. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a week of clear days with highs mostly low 30s to […]

2019 Randall Fire Department Pancake Breakfast with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

Randall Fire Department hosted its annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa Sunday at Fire Station No. 2 in Bassett Sunday morning. Attendees could enjoy an pancake, eggs and sausage breakfast. There was no cost for anyone, but donations were accepted. Food items also were collected for donation to the Twin Lakes Food Pantry. Santa was there […]

Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 12:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 22800 block of Highway AH in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road. One injury being reported. Deputies already on the scene. Share23Tweet23 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 15, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths Dec. 14, 2019: Patricia Ann Bennett

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2019 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade and Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Paddock Lake’s seventh annual Lighted Holiday Parade took place Saturday. The parade, featuring entries from local residents and businesses, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. It started at McAlonan Park and worked its way north, then east and then back south again to Village Hall. After the parade, children were able to […]

2019 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2019 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes event took place Saturday at Village Hall in Salem. Santa arrived on a Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue engine. He spent the two hours of the event meeting with children, hearing their Christmas wishes and posing for photos. Beside meeting with Santa, children could do a variety of crafts, enter […]

2019 OakVue Farm & Events Live Nativity coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The annual depiction of the Christmas story through a live nativity at OakVue Farm & Events in Bristol took place Friday evening. This was the 29th year for the Christmas season tradition. Ed Gillmore said about 75 volunteers contribute to the program, which features people — and animals — playing the roles of the story […]

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 […]

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 9:58 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a cash in the 1200 block of Pryor Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: A truck reportedly rolled down a hill and struck an electrical box. No injuries being reported. UPDATE 10:17 a.m. — We Energies crew […]

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