Posts from ‘January, 2020’

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 19, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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

Agenda: Salem Lakes committee of the whole meeting Jan. 20, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting on Jan. 20 starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. A committee of the whole meeting is when a body discusses issues, but does not take action or votes, other than perhaps informal and non-binding polls. There are […]

Nominations sought for Youth in Governance Program for the 2020-21 program year

The following is a news release from Kenosha County UW-Extension: Kenosha County is seeking nominations for the Youth in Governance Program for the 2020-21 program year. Youth in Governance is a program that allows 14 youth (rising high school juniors and seniors) to sit on the seven County Board committees and provides them with a […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 18, 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

Snow report Jan. 17, 2020: 3 inches and counting

We measured a solid 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 10 p.m., Friday. Snow has been falling since about 4 p.m. and is still falling, so that total will likely increase yet before this snowfall is over. I was out on the road between Paddock Lake and Wheatland about […]

Deaths Jan. 17, 2020: Nancy Jean Bosch, Jean R. Erickson-Potts

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Brighton School first quarter honor roll 2019-20 year

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year: *Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll Eighth Grade — Chloe Andersen, *Chloe Brown, Connor Brown, *Waylon Brusky, Louis Canady, Jace Christensen, *Sarah Frohmader, […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 5 p.m., Friday to 6 p.m., Saturday. Sleet, rain and snow are possible during the advisory period. Winds with gusts as high as 30 mph may cause […]

Jan. 20 state holiday to affect availability of some vital records, says county register of deeds

The following is a news release from the Register of Deeds office: The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 20, will affect access to some vital records, Kenosha County Register of Deeds JoEllyn Storz announced Wednesday. While Kenosha County offices will remain open on Monday, State of Wisconsin offices will be closed. […]

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, […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 9:27 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways CK and KD in Randall. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash. UPDATE about 9:32 a.m. — Randall fire unit arriving on scene […]

Cold Thursday; still snow Friday

It’s going to be a cold Thursday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thursday’s high is expected to reach just 18, with 10 to 15 mph winds with gusts to 30 mph creating wind chill values between 5 and -5. The good news is it will just be a one-day dip. Friday’s high […]

Deaths Jan. 15, 2020: Harold F. Schroeder

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Snow in forecast for Friday

There’s more snow for Friday and Friday evening in the latest (Wed, afternoon), local National Weather Service forecast. Snow is expected to start after noon on Friday and pick up in the evening. When it’s done, current estimates are for 2 to 4 inches of accumulation. Precipitation will continue into Saturday and may be in […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At 8 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and O in Randall. Per dispatch: Vehicle is rolled over. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:06 a.m. — Twin Lakes Police officers also responding to assist. Share26Tweet26 Shares

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 6 a.m. to noon. A mix of freezing drizzle and light snow resulting in ice accumulations of a light glaze are the major concern. The freezing precipitation is expected […]

Agenda: Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education special meeting Jan. 15

The Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education is scheduled to hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Central High School in the Board Room at 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is a closed session Student Welfare Hearing. The full agenda is available here. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Agenda: Randall Consolidated School Joint District No. 1 board meeting Jan. 15, 2020

The Randall Consolidated School Joint District No. 1 Board of Education is scheduled to have a regular board meeting starting at 6 p.m., at the school in Twin Lakes. Among the agenda items under new business are: 2020-21 Open Enrollment Resolution. Discussion and possible approval of 2020-21 school calendar. Approval of extracurricular contracts. The full […]

Deaths Jan. 14, 2020: Bernice M. Cline

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New DNA research finds possible link between 1993 Kenosha County John Doe victim and South Carolina tribe

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office is looking for information about the identity of a 1993 John Doe, with new DNA information helping to fill in who the person may be. Here’s a news release from the Medical Examiner’s Office distributed Tuesday: Share19Tweet19 Shares

Agenda: Paddock Lake Village Board meeting Jan. 15, 2020

The Paddock Lake Village Board is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15 starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall in Paddock Lake. This is the meeting in which action is taken on items discussed at committee meetings and the committee of the whole meeting. Among the items on the agenda […]

Paddock Lake to stay put on chicken regulations

A majority of the Paddock Lake Village Board is not in favor of changing the existing ordinance regarding the keeping of chickens within the village. The matter was discussed at the committee of the whole meeting last week after a resident of 247th Avenue asked for the current regulations to be revised. The key provision […]

A word from our sponsors: Lake Shangri-la’s Annual Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 25 & 26

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” –will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26. This is the 51st year for this event. There […]

Bristol to continue to consider solutions to basement flooding

Bristol’s village engineer will be bringing back some preliminary projected costs for getting started on some alternatives aimed at diagnosing and relieving basement flooding experienced residents of 82nd Street near 198th Avenue. At Monday’s regular board meeting, Ben Wood of Strand Associates, the village’s consulting engineering firm, gave a presentation on the problem, village efforts […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 10:24 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm in an apartment complex. UPDATE 10:31 a.m. — Police office on the scene says alarm is activated at […]

Calvary UCC chili-soup lunch is Jan. 18

Calvary United Church of Christ chili-soup lunch will take place Saturday, Jan. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church, 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes. All you can eat bowl of chili or soup for $10 for adults and $6 for children under 10. There also will be a basket raffle. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 4:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 19500 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is an activated fire alarm. UPDATE 4:58 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports no signs of smoke or fire from two sides of exterior. Occupants have evacuated. Share6Tweet6 […]

Agenda: Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education meeting Jan. 14, 2020

The Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education will hold a regular business meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14 in the all-purpose room at the school in Paddock Lake. The board is set to meeting in executive (closed) session at 4:15 p.m. and convene in open session at 5 p.m. or immediately following the […]

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 […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board meeting Jan. 13, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Agenda items include: Consideration of an agreement between the village and Brighton for Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire and rescue services to Brighton. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has been […]

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