Posts from ‘February, 2021’

Twin Lakes Fire Department has new breathing equipment, UTV

The Twin Lakes Fire Department has acquired some new equipment recently. New self-contained breathing apparatus are going out with firefighters on calls. The equipment was purchased with a $75,000 donation from an anonymous donor in honor of John Kjallander, with the village government kicking in another $20,000, said Chief Stan Clause Jr. “The donation meant […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 28, 2021 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding for spill in Salem

At about 5:32 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to 86th Street and 246th Avenue in Salem for a report of what appears to be an oil spill. Per dispatch: Origin of spill unknown. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. –Firefighters applying oil dry to spill in the road. UPDATE 6:02 p.m. — Oil […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Committee of the Whole meeting March 1, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Alstadt of Randall school regarding their upcoming referenda. Presentation by Accurate Appraisers regarding the 2021 revaluation year. Discussion regarding Air B & B’s in […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service offers exceptional service, quality products and unparalleled customer satisfaction

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 26, 2021: 14,798 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,798 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 11 more than Thursday. There have been 299 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County (adjusted down 1 on Friday). The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 71,148 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Units responding for fire in Wilmot

At about 3:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a possible fire ilin a building in the 30900 block of 114th Street in Wilmot. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a possible fire in an electric fireplace. Smoke inside building. UPDATE 3:54 […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At 8:37 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Wheatland Center School for a medical call. Patient is experiencing low blood pressure and has a history of heart condition. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Kenosha County announces new brand, logo, vision and mission for public health services

The Kenosha County Division of Health is going to be known by a new name. From a new release from the county: The Kenosha County Division of Health is rebranding itself as Kenosha County Public Health, debuting a new logo, mission and vision, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced today (Thursday). Freiheit said the name […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 25, 2021: 14,787 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,787 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thurssday. That’s 23 more than Wednesday. There have been 300 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 71,036 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,789/100,000 people and a 2.0 […]

Deaths Feb. 25, 2021: Dolores D. Randall, Patricia Renee Volbrecht

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Spring election 2021: Video presentation on Central High School District of Westosha referendum

Voters in the Central High School District of Westosha will be able to vote on a referendum on April 6. The district is seeking approval to spend up to $39.6 million to fund building improvements. This includes: Safety and security improvements, construction of additions for a cafeteria, gymnasium, locker rooms and classrooms; renovating and facility […]

Central High School 2020-21 first semester honor roll

The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2020-21 school year. Straights A’s 4.0 GPA Freshmen — Ryan Anderson, Bryce Backus, Jessica Bailey, Kaelie Billingsley, Carter Boerman, Hannah Boyd, Coren Bracey, Maegan Carver, Grace Cox, Caroline DeGoey, Katherine Denman, Adrienne Dority, Samantha Erber, Margaret Gillmore, Alexander Hannah, […]

Agenda: Randall Town Board/Plan Commission regular meeting Feb. 24, 2021

The Randall Town Board and Plan Commission are scheduled to hold a joint meeting on Thursday starting at 7 p.m. Thus meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Meeting ID: 843 5437 9792 Passcode: 232080 Join the meeting by clicking here at meeting time. Among the Town Board agenda items are: Information on the April […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 24, 2021: 14,764 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,764 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 16 more than Tuesday. There have been 301 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 1 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 70,621 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,776/100,000 […]

Deaths Feb. 24, 2021: Ronald Vos, Alan Charles Kautz

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A word from our sponsors: 2021 St. Alphonsus Parish Lenten fish boil is March 19

St. Alphonsus Parish will once again host its famous Lenten fish boil. The Lenten fish boil will take place on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 4:30 to 7:00pm at St.Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. This year’s fish boil is offered via curbside pickup only. It features boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, […]

Kenosha Lions Foundation will continue Grants Award Program in 2021 to Kenosha County service organizations

The Kenosha Lions Foundation has announced that they will continue theirGrants Award Program in 2021 to Kenosha County service organizations. This will mark the 36th consecutive year that Lions Clubs of Kenoshacounty have made these grants available to the Kenosha community. Non-profit groups may request an application for funding and guidelines bywriting to the: Kenosha […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 23, 2021: 14,748 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,748 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 21 more than Monday. There have been 300 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 1 more than Monday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 70,518 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,766/100,000 […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) regular meeting

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. Among the agenda items are: Proactive Programming Options & Instructional Lessons Learned Intergovernmental Agreement for Operation of the Westosha Athletic Conference Update on Fire Related Insurance Claim The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 […]

Deaths Feb. 23, 2021: Clayton John Krahn, Ralph Spencer Buxton Sr., Chester M. Swiderski, Toni M. Gasparino

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Units responding for gas leak at Salem School

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Salem School officials are dealing with a report of a gas leak at the school building at about 11 a.m., Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting. School buses being brought to the school to evacuate building. UPDATE 11:46 a.m. — Salem Lakes command reports to dispatch students being held in […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 22, 2021: 14,727 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,727 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 23 more than Friday. There have been 299 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 1 more than Friday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 70,442 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,754/100,000 […]

Agenda: Salem School District board regular meeting Feb. 23, 2021

The Salem School District board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. The board will meet in the Intermediate Library. Public access to allow for social distancing will be held in the Large Group Instruction Room. A livestream will be viewable at the time of the meeting at: https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia Among […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting Feb. 23, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Discussion on another Town wide shred day. Paris Solar project update Report – annual meeting of Multi-Jurisdictional Advisory Committee for Smart Growth 4-H Community garden project update Internet project update Resolution […]

A word from our sponsors: On-site registration for Lakeland Little League baseball/softball at Westosha Sports Complex Feb. 24

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH On-site registration for Lakeland Little League baseball/softball will be conducted at Westosha Sports Complex on Feb. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. Westosha Sports Complex is located at 1215 N Pryor St, Silver Lake. Lakeland softball divisions are 14U for ages 12 to […]

Snow report Feb. 21, 2021: 1.5 inches

At 8:50 p.m., we measured 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow started falling around 4:50 p.m. The National Weather Service says snow could continue to fall until about midnight. For snow removal purposes, this may not be deep snow but it is wet and heavy. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Latest snow forecast; warm-up on the way

Snow is falling in Paddock Lake at about 4:50 p.m., Sunday. The forecast from the National Weather Service for how much to expect is about what it has been for the last few days — maybe 2 inches. Wet, slushy snow is expected to continue until about 10 p.m., Sunday. After the snow, a bit […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Feb. 22, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday, starting at 6 p.m. This meeting is virtual. The meeting will be accessible for public monitoring by clicking here at the time of the meeting. Citizens wishing to make a public comment may submit such comment in writing to smsiegler@townwheatland.com no later […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board regular meeting Feb. 22, 2021

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday at Village Hall starting at 7 p.m. Among the agenda items are: Bids for fencing at Hansen Park. Consider for approval the change order for Visu-Sewer for the UD1 sewer main repair. The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 Shares

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