Posts from ‘February, 2020’

Deaths Feb. 29, 2020: Gerald J. “Jerry” Laurin Jr., Barbara Oster, David P. “Dave” Koos

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Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 3:49 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 7500 block of Highway F in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This was initially reported as a structure fire, but a deputy on the scene reports fire appears to be […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 1:50 p.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 100 block of 296th Avenue in Brighton for a fire. Per dispatch: This is an about 50-square-feet brush fire that is getting out of control. Share9Tweet9 Shares

High temps above 40 next week

If you are enjoying the warmer weather we’re currently experiencing, you’re in luck. That trend is expected to continue through next week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to be over 40, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Sunday’s high should even exceed 50. Sounds like grilling and car washing weather to me. […]

Units responding for alarm in Brighton

At about 12:46 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 30600 block of 52nd Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a residential fire alarm. Share3Tweet3 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 29, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2019-20 Salem School second term honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the second term honor roll for Salem School: High honors Grade 8 — Annika Anderson, Ella Anderson, Reese Beucher, Hannah Boyd, Coren Bracey, Maegan Carver, Leo Chen, Victoria Collins, Adam David, Grace Davy, Christos Dovas, […]

Man dies in crash in Twin Lakes

A man died in a motorcycle crash in Twin Lakes early Friday morning, Twin Lakes Police report. The man’s identity has not been released pending notification of family. From a news release distributed Friday by the TLPD: On Friday, 02/2812020 at 12:32AM Twin Lakes Police Officers were called to the 500 block of North Lake […]

Salem Lakes Polka dance is Feb. 29

The Salem Lakes Park Commission is holding its third annual polka dance starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Salem Lakes Municipal Building in Salem. The event will include a live band, refreshments, popcorn and cake. The Salem Lakes Municipal Building is located at 9814 Antioch Road, (Highway 83). Share8Tweet8 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Pancake breakfast on Feb. 29 to raise funds for Paddock Lake fireworks

Note: This is a paid announcement from Paddock Lake Fireworks Inc. — DH Paddock Lake Fireworks Inc. will host its first fundraiser for funding a fireworks display over Paddock Lake on Feb. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Drifters Bar & Grill in Paddock Lake. Tickets are: $10 for ages 12 and up and […]

Kenosha County issues update on COVID-19 (coronavirus) local preparedness

The Kenosha County Division of Health is not following any local cases of COVID-19 respiratory illness – formerly referred to as coronavirus as of Thursday afternoon. Here is a detailed report from the Kenosha County Division of Health on the situation here: The Kenosha County Division of Health, along with state and federal partners, continues […]

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 […]

Culvert replacement to close Highway D sections next week

Highway D will see some closures next week for culvert replacement. From Kenosha County: The Kenosha County Division of Highways will close two sections of Highway D during the week of March 2 for culvert replacement work. The affected sections are: Highway D (184th Avenue) between highways K and 50 in the Village of Bristol […]

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 investigation in Wilmot

At about 8:29 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 12500 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Flames reported in a field. UPDATE 8:36 a.m. — Deputy checking in area but has not found anything yet. UPDATE 8:41 a.m. […]

Wheatland to consider allowing some 4-H animal project on non-farm lots

The Wheatland Town Board showed some willingness Monday to work toward a way some farm animals could be allowed to be kept on residential lots in the town as 4-H projects. That would represent a change in the current ordinance, which prohibits the keeping of most farm animals on residential zoned lots. Specifically prohibited are […]

Deaths Feb. 26, 2020: Brian Plumley, Jessica Marie Wright

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Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:24 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 8800 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. Per dispatch: At least one injury being reported. This scene is near Salem School. Share76Tweet76 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Join the Home Instead Senior Care team

Note: This is a paid announcement from Home Instead Senior Care ® of Racine . — DH As a locally owned business, Home Instead Senior Care ® of Racine offers friendly, responsive service throughout Racine, Kenosha and Walworth Counties. We believe that every family in our great communities deserves individualized care with a compassionate touch. […]

Wheatland officials discuss next step for fire station

Wheatland town officials discussed what to do next regarding a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at Monday’s regular board meeting. The meeting was the first board meeting since an advisory referendum to spend up to $3.8 million for a new fire station was rejected by town voters last Tuesday. The […]

Deaths Feb. 25, 2020: Francis “Mick” W. Weidman

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A word from our sponsors: Pancake breakfast on Feb. 29 to raise funds for Paddock Lake fireworks

Note: This is a paid announcement from Paddock Lake Fireworks Inc. — DH Paddock Lake Fireworks Inc. will host its first fundraiser for funding a fireworks display over Paddock Lake on Feb. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Drifters Bar & Grill in Paddock Lake. Tickets are: $10 for ages 12 and up and […]

A word from our sponsors: 2020 Brighton School PTO Pasta Dinner Fundraiser is Feb. 29

Note: This is a paid announcement from Brighton School PTO — DH Brighton School PTO will hold its Pasta Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school. Come enjoy family fun with the Brighton community. Pasta dinner cost is $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Cost […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting Feb. 25, 2020

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly meeting on Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. at the Town of Paris Safety Building in Paris. Among the agenda items are a solar farm update and an ordinance to create Section 5-17.5 of the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Paris relating to […]

Deaths Feb. 24, 2020: Lauren Ann Fox, Dorothy A. Kerkman

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Agenda: Salem School District regular board meeting Feb. 25, 2020

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the school in Salem. Among the agenda items are: District Administrator Search Report. Principal Retirement Request. School Psychologist Resignation. The full agenda is available here. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Winter storm watch cancelled

The National Weather Service has cancelled a winter storm watch for southeast Wisconsin that included Kenosha County. The latest, local forecast for the next couple of days has also been adjusted to call for much less snow — about 1 to 3 inches over Tuesday and Wednesday. The most snow is now seen for Tuesday […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Lyons

At about 2:11 p.m., Randall Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Lyons Fire Department for a fire in the 3200 block of Lockwood Boulevard in Lyons. Per dispatch: Randall is requested to respond with a squad. UPDATE 2:18 p.m. — Per dispatch: Randall responding with an engine instead. Share6Tweet6 […]

A word from our sponsors: Lakeland Little League Family Fun Night & on- site registration is Feb. 27

Note: This is a paid announcement from Lakeland Little League. — DH Lakeland Little League is hosting a Family Fun Night and on-site registration from 5:30 to 8 p.m., on Feb. 27 at Action Territory Family Fun Park in Bristol. Join Lakeland for a night of fun! Action Territory is located at 12345 75th Street. […]

Winter storm watch revised

The National Weather Service has shifted the hours of a winter storm watch that includes Kenosha County. The watch will now be in effect from noon Tuesday through 3 p.m.., Wednesday. The snow forecast has increased a bit too. Now the latest, local NWS forecast is calling for 6 to 11 inches of snow accumulation […]

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