Posts from ‘September, 2022’

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District annual meeting & board meeting

The Wheatland J1 School District is scheduled to hold its annual meeting and a regular board meeting Wednesday. The annual meeting is first and scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Community Room #164. Among the agenda items are: Superintendent’s Report. 2022-23 Budget Presentation. Authorize School Based Tax Levy. Authorize the School Board to […]

Agenda: Wilmot Union High School District annual meeting & board meeting

The Wilmot Union High School District is scheduled to hold its annual meeting and a regular board meeting Wednesday. The annual meeting is first, starting at 7 p.m., in the auditorium. Agenda itesm include: Electing annual meeting chairperson. Vote annual salaries for School Board Members: Now as follows: President $2,800.00; Vice President $2,500.00; Clerk $2,700.00; […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 3:28 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and 259th Court in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 3:30 p.m. — Salem Lakes command requests response from Bristol Fire and Rescue with a heavy rescue unit.. UPDATE 3:37 p.m. — Response requested […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 3:23 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 800 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory fire alarm. Share2Tweet2 Shares

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. This is a paid announcement. — 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 […]

Salem Cub Scouts Pack 328 Popcorn and Meat Stick Sale Oct. 1 & 2

Salem Cub Scouts Pack 328 will be having a Popcorn and Meat stick Sale fundraiser Oct. 1 and 2. On Oct. 1, Scouts will be at Paddock Lake Sporting Goods, 23522 75th St., Paddock Lake, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Oct. 2, Scouts will be at Lakeside Food, 25300 75th St., Paddock Lake, […]

Agenda: Joint School District #1 Silver Lake-Salem School Board (Riverview School) meeting and annual meeting Sept. 26, 2022

The Joint School District #1 Silver Lake-Salem School Board (Riverview School) is scheduled to hold a regular meeting and the district to host its annual meeting Monday. The school board will meet in closed session beginning at 6 p.m. on employee related matters. The Annual Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Agenda items include: […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 8:51 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at 272nd Avenue and 85th Street in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has struck a tree. UPDATE 8:54 a.m. — Command requests response from Bristol Fire and Rescue with an ambulance. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Unit responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 6:49 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to crash at 93rd Street and 388th Avenue (Highway P) in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: A school bus and another vehicle involved. No students on bus. Intersection is blocked. UPDATE 6:57 a.m. — Wheatland constable on […]

A word from our sponsors: Washburn Lodge Fall pork chop dinner is Oct. 1

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Washburn Lodge — DH The Washburn Lodge Fall Grilled Porkchop Dinner will be on Saturday Oct. 1, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Lodge, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. A two-chop dinner, including chops, a baked potato, green beans, dinner roll, beverage, and dessert, is only $17. […]

Power outages in wake of storm

Some Western Kenosha County residents are without power in the wake of the storm that moved through the area Sunday evening. The largest amount of W Energies customers affected are in the Paddock Lake area. That outage is affecting 273 customers. As of 8 p.m., cause of the outage is officially undetermined. A crew has […]

Deaths Sept. 25, 2022: Scott Fire, Darleen Zirbel, Paul Keith Reau

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area that includes Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect until 7:15 p.m. Nickel sized hail and winds to 60 mph have been associated with this storm, says NWS. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board meeting Sept. 26, 2022

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to meet Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Several items related to Meyer Material Co. dba Lafarge Aggregates Illinois, Inc. Details available here and here. Continuing discussion on the merits of appointed clerk and treasurer positions versus elected. Question […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 25, 2022 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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ADRC offering dementia roadmap program

From Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center: The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is offering a new educational program, Someone in Your Life has Dementia: A Roadmap for Care. The presentation is for anyone caring for an individual living with a form of dementia and will be offered every other month, with the […]

Silver Lake Happenings Fall Fest is Set. 25

Silver Lake Happenings Fall Fest will take place Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Silver Lake (East Lake Street). The event will include live entertainment, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue truck, race cars by Jordon Paulson, Touch the Truck, Fall Fest Photo Booth, free kid activities, craft vendors, food. Attendees are asked to […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 24, 2022 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

8126 248th Ave, Salem 32835 120th St, Twin Lakes 7144 327th Ave, Burlington Share1Tweet1 Shares

Deaths Sept. 23, 2022: Marie A. “Toots” Terry

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County experiences another wave of suspected overdose deaths; preventative resources available

From Kenosha County Public Health: The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office has responded to four suspected overdose deaths since last week, Medical Examiner Patrice Hall announced (Thursday). This latest wave of cases is a sad reminder of the danger of the use of illegal drugs and the misuse of prescription medications, Hall said. “Unfortunately, this […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2022 marks owners Richard and Deborah Polansky’s 41st year of growing apples at Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and […]

Deaths Sept. 22, 2022: Anthony Martino, Kathleen M Zito, Robert O. Moore Jr.

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Sheriff’s Dept. to host open house Sept. 25

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will host an open house on Sunday, Sep. 25 at the Kenosha County Detention Center, 4777 88th Ave., from 1 to 3 pm.  The open house will include demonstrations and displays by the Bomb Squad, K9 Unit, Drone Unit, Tactical Response Team, and Correctional Emergency Response Team.  Recruiters from the Kenosha […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 7:48 a.m, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 33400 block of Highway F in Randall. Per dispatch: Injuries are being reported. Share23Tweet23 Shares

Twin Lakes American Legion Auxiliary Fall Craft & Vendor Fair Sept. 24

The Twin Lakes American Legion Auxiliary #544 will host a Fall Craft & Vendor Fair Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Legion Park, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. The event will feature 50 vendors. Food also will be available for purchase. Share3Tweet3 Shares

High temps in the 60s (mostly) expected

A stretch of cooler weather is expected in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. High temperatures should be in the 60s through next Wednesday. Saturday might reach 70. Thursday night’s low could reach 41, but after that lows should be in the mid 40s to low 50s range. There is not a chance of […]

2022 Central HS Homecoming parade coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Central High School celebrated homecoming on the streets of Paddock Lake with its annual parade Wednesday evening. Most of the units are comprised of school teams and organizations. Other units include some local businesses and entries from feeders school district Salem School and Paris School. The parade was followed by a community pep rally back […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 9:33 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 83 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. UPDATE 9:38 a.m. — Fire/rescue unit arriving on scene reports two vehicle crash, with at least one patient. Share21Tweet21 Shares

Choosing Between Original Medicare and Advantage Plans topic of next s Medicare Minutes program

Medicare Minute presentations are offered monthly by the Kenosha County ADRC. These programs provide information on a wide range of Medicare topics. October’s Medicare Minutes focus is Choosing Between Original Medicare and Advantage Plans.  The program will be offered virtually on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, from 10 – 11 a.m. SHIP-branded Medicare Minutes are developed by […]

Central HS Homecoming Parade Wed

Central High School’s annual Homecoming Parade is scheduled to take place at 5:15 p.m., Wednesday. The parade route is typically through Paddock Lake in the area of 248th Avenue. The community Pep Rally follows the parade at 6 p.m. in the stadium. Share23Tweet23 Shares

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