Posts from ‘January, 2020’

Deaths Jan. 31, 2020: Brian G. Billings

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Paris takes another step toward banning engine braking

Residents within earshot of Highway 45 and Highway 142 in Paris take heed: The Paris Town Board took another step toward banning engine braking within the town. On Tuesday, the Town Board took state-required action to set the locations of signs giving notice of the engine braking ban. The town had already passed an ordinance […]

Emmett Eifert, Maggie Hillock named to UW-Whitewater Symphony Orchestra for Fall 2019

The following local students were named to the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for the Fall 2019 semester: Emmett Eifert, Trevor, who is studying music, was named to the principal bass section. Maggie Hillock, Paddock Lake, who is studying music performance, was named to the percussion section. The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra is a […]

Units responding to fire in Trevor

At about 1:02 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue all stations and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 26000 block of 100th St. in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a fire in a fireplace. Share8Tweet8 Shares

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus to Host 31st Annual GREAT Nite Out on Feb. 8

Note: This is a paid announcement from St. Alphonsus Parish — DH St. Alphonsus will host its 31 st Annual GREAT Nite Out. The GREAT Nite Out will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 7pm to Midnight at Bella Vita Banquet Hall, 34816 Geneva Rd., New Munster. The event is a fun-filled evening […]

Local agencies urge legislators to pass bills to help homelessness problem

Representatives of five agencies that work to limit homelessness in all forms throughout Kenosha County met with county and state legislators Monday at The Sharing Center in Trevor to discuss the issue and urge passage of legislation that will help the agencies in their work. Attending were state Sen. Van Wanggaard and state Rep. Samantha […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake seeks proposals from landscape maintenance contractors

Note: This is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH The Village of Paddock Lake invites proposals from qualified landscape maintenance contractors to maintain lawns at various municipal parks, facilities and public lands within the Village of Paddock Lake for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. The contractor should have the following expertise and […]

Deaths Jan. 29, 2020: Mark Alan Lunsford II

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Kenosha County Division of Health continues to closely monitor coronavirus outbreak

From the Kenosha County Division of Health: The Kenosha County Division of Health, along with state and federal partners, is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first detected in Wuhan, China, and continues to expand. Five cases have been confirmed in the United States – […]

Troop 328 Boy Scouts to host 2020 Super Bowl Sunday Breakfast and Silent Auction Feb. 2

Salem Boy Scouts of America Troop 328 will host a Super Bowl Sunday Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Sunday, Feb. 2, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem School. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage and biscuits and gravy will be served. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $8, seniors and children 4-12 […]

Bristol accepts grant for trees from ATC

Bristol has been awarded a $5,000 grant for trees for the Bristol Bay Passive Park. The grant comes from American Transmission Co.’s Community Planting Program. The grant was accepted by unanimous vote of the Village Board at Monday’s semi-monthly meeting with all members present. The village will have to match the $5,000, meaning the village […]

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 […]

Friends of the Community Library book sale is Feb. 1

The first Community Library book sale of 2020 will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The $8 for a bag of books special, running the entire time of the sale, will once again be offered. The sale has an abundance of children’s books as well as fiction and nonfiction for […]

Deputy pursuit with assist from K9 lead to capture of theft suspects

A deputy’s pursuit that started in Silver Lake lead to the arrest of two theft suspects. The incident began in Silver Lake at about 2:20 a.m., Tuesday when a deputy was investigating a suspicious vehicle at Cogswell Drive and Lakeview Drive in Silver Lake, said a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release issued Tuesday said. […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District Board of Education regular meeting Jan. 29, 2020

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board of Education is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. at the school. Among the agenda items are: An Early Childhood Programming Presentation. Review and Potential Approval of Open Enrollment Spaces for the 2020-21 School Year. Board Goals Report: Safe and […]

Bristol orders razing of home in Lake Shangri-la

The Bristol Village Board on Monday issued a raze order for a home at 11713 212th Avenue in Lake Shangri-la. Village administrator Randy Kerkman said the home has had no roof — only a tarp — for years and is not habitable. The home, which was delinquent on property taxes, was seized and is now […]

Deaths Jan. 27, 2020: Tracey Michael Wietor, Russell Ellis

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Agenda: Paris Town Board special meeting and regular board meeting Jan. 28, 2020

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a special meeting and its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday at Town Hall in Paris. First up is the special Town Board meeting at 6 p.m., which is set to move into closed session to discuss and consider Liberty Mutual Insurance Company coverages and a proof of […]

A word from our sponsors: Register for Westosha Sports Complex’s 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Registration is under way for Westosha Sports Complex’s 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League. The league starts week of 2/4/20, see schedule located at the bottom.$20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of signing up, […]

Agenda: Paris Sex Offenders Residency Board meeting Jan. 28, 2020

The Paris Sex Offenders Residency Board is scheduled to meet at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday at Paris Town Hall in Paris. The meeting will include a hearing on a request from Peter T. Nelson Sr. requesting an exemption to the town residency restrictions that would allow him to reside at a motel in the 4500 block […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Jan. 27, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: A presentation by Matthew Ehr regarding an Eagle Scout Project-Sign for Oakwood Shores Park. The board also will consider this for approval. Temporary Class “B” Retailer Alcoholic […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board regular meeting Jan. 27, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular semi-monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Bristol Municipal Building in Bristol. Among the agenda items are: Consideration of a raze order for the property at 11713 212th Ave., which is owned by Kenosha County. Consider for approval authorizing the village administrator to accept a […]

Deaths Jan. 26, 2020: Karen L. Knegten

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Wilmot UHS hosts 2020 middle school honors band

More than 60 music students from the grade schools feeding into Wilmot Union High School participated in the Wilmot-area middle school honors band on Wednesday. Students from Lakewood, Randall, Riverview, Trevor-Wilmot and Wheatland Center schools rehearsed for six hours and performed in concert under the direction of guest clinician Richard Tengowski. Tengowski, a veteran, music […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 26, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

15620 12th St, Kenosha 22905 120th St, Trevor 23702 80th Pl, Salem 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 6618 244th Ave, Salem 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 15620 12th St, Kenosha Share1Tweet1 Shares

Lilly Lake residents to get to vote on outlet project

Property owners and residents of the Lilly Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will get a chance to vote on whether to proceed with creating an outlet that could solve chronic high water conditions there. Wheatland’s town engineer Len Roecker outlined three possibilities for an outlet recommended in a study of how to relieve the high […]

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

At about 6:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in the 200 block of West Park Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke from a laundry room, along with a burning smell. UPDATE about 6:44 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports occupants […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 4:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway SA and 256th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles; injuries being reported. UPDATE about 4:46 p.m. — Deputy on scene requests tows for both vehicles, both of which are in the […]

Snow report Jan. 25, 2020: 3 inches

At about 6:35 a.m. Saturday, we measured about 3 inches of accumulated snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. This is for snow that started falling Friday evening. It’s a wet heavy snow. Plan accordingly for snow removal. We could see some more snow and/or rain during the day Saturday, says the latest, local National […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 25, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

12303 233rd Ave, Trevor 23576 122nd Pl, Trevor 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha Share1Tweet1 Shares

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