Posts from ‘November, 2023’

Deaths Nov. 25, 2023: Daniel M. Hucker, Herschel R. Thomas Jr, James D. Thomey, Gene Edward Olson, Raymond D. Davis

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Snow for Sunday

It’s going to snow Sunday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow should be falling by 4 a.m. — though it may start a little earlier — and continue through at least early afternoon. When it’s all over, we may see about 2 inches on the ground or maybe a touch more. The […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 25, 2023 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 6:49 p.m., Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 6900 block of 317th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm at a house. Occupants are evacuating. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 1:52 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a mutual aid request from Pleasant Prairie for a crash in the 11800 block of Highway C in Pleasant Prairie. Per dispatch: Bristol requested to respond with an ambulance ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill.

At about 5:01 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Illinois for a structure fire. Per dispatch: Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond with a ladder truck and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an engine. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association 2023 Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping is Dec. 1 & 2

The following is a paid announcement from Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association 2023 Annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping is a great way to kick off the holiday season. This year’s theme is “Christmas in the Movies.” Held at St. John the […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2023 from westofthei.com

westofthei.com wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for all of our readers and advertisers. Thank you all for your support. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Nov. 22, 2023: Sonia Jaszkowski

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Christ Lutheran Church to host free Christmas concert featuring Riverport Chorus on Dec. 2

Christ Lutheran Church will host a free Christmas concert Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m., featuring Riverport Chorus (local chapter of Sweet Adelines) and the CLC Alleluia Bell Choir. A generous spread of holiday cookies will be offered with coffee/hot chocolate during intermission.  Come kick-off your holiday season and enjoy the music of Christmas. Christ Lutheran […]

Growing with Bristol 2023 Light Parade and Tree Lighting Dec. 2

Growing with Bristol’s fourth annual Light Parade and Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade starts at 4:30 p.m. The parade will start on 81st Street, and will take a right on 198th Ave, and curve onto 80th Street before turning down 199th Ave. It will then go down 83rd Street […]

A word from our sponsors: Looking to make some extra money? H&R Block seeking seasonal receptionist in Twin Lakes and Genoa City

Note: This is a paid announcement from H&R Block of Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes and Genoa City — DH Looking to make some extra money? If the typical year-round 9-5 isn’t for you, this seasonal position provides the freedom, flexibility, and extra earnings after the holidays you’ll need to embrace what makes your life uniquely […]

Deaths Nov. 20, 2023: Rosemary (Landi) Lepp

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Makayla Fedler in UW-Whitewater Shakespeare production

Makayla Fedler from Salem, who is studying theatre at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was part of the university’s recent production of “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare. Fedler is a member of the cast serving in the role of Leonata. Performances of “Much Ado About Nothing,” directed by Sara J. Griffin, ran from Nov. […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At 1:31 p.m., Wheatland Vol. Fire Department units and the Wheatland constable are responding to an alarm in the 3800 block of 348th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm in a basement. UPDATE 1:41 p.m. — Constable on scene reports this is a false alarm. ShareTweet0 Shares

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

Note: This is a paid announcement from Hafs Road Orchard — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2023 marks owners Richard and Deborah Polansky’s 42nd year of growing apples at Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and crisps. Starting in […]

Agenda: Town of Wheatland budget hearing, special town meeting of electors, special Town Board meeting Nov. 20, 2023

A Town of Wheatland Budget Hearing, special town meeting of electors and special Town Board meeting for budget adoption are scheduled to take place Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. The budget hearing will take place first. it will include a review of the 2024 town budget. The special town […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Nov. 20, 2023

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Public hearing on 2024 budget Adoption of 2024 village budget Approving mill rate and levy Approval of official wage schedule Discussion regarding trees planted near property lines The full agenda is available here. […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 19, 2023 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

9416 276th Ave, Salem 23400 89th St, Salem 5213 Briarwood Rd, Woodstock, IL ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 2:53 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highway 83 and Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one on its roof. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 3:02 p.m. — Mutual aid requested from Paris Fire and Rescue and Antioch Fire Department, both […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 18, 2023 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

9416 276th Ave, Salem 23400 89th St, Salem 25915 52nd St, Salem (11-noon) ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Nov. 17, 2023: Kenneth Leroy Schumacher, Abby Jayne Horton

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Salem Lakes creates, fills temporary safety coordinator position

The Salem Lakes Village Board at a special meeting Friday created and then filled a position designed to bridge a gap for fire department administration before an interim chief can be appointed. The new position is called a temporary safety coordinator. The coordinator will serve as a liaison between neighboring departments, county dispatch, the fire […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 7:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 7000 block of 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 7:38 p.m. — Dispatch reports deputy on scene says no smoke or flames seen. ShareTweet0 Shares

Sponsored post: Salem Lakes seeks applicants for Interim Fire Chief

Note: The following is a paid announcement from the Village of Salem Lakes — DH The Village of Salem Lakes Fire Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Interim Fire Chief. Possess a bachelor’s degree in fire science, emergency management, emergency medical services or related fields. A master’s degree is highly desired.  Have […]

Highway 50 update Nov. 17, 2023: Final stage to begin Tuesday

The final stage of construction will begin on Tuesday, November 21!  Stage 6 involves finishing work on the north and south sides of the street.   A single lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained, with all traffic on the inside lanes of the newly paved roadway.  Access to all businesses will be maintained and all […]

A word from our sponsors: Unleash Your Potential with Westosha Sports Complex and Marucci Sports!

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Westosha Sports Complex is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership that’s set to revolutionize your sporting experience. Westosha Sports Complex and Marucci Sports have joined forces to offer you an unparalleled advantage on the field. Get ready for the game of your […]

Wheatland Center School’s 2023-2024 Winter Community Education schedule released; registration underway

Wheatland Center School’s 2023-2024 Winter Community Education schedule has been released. The Wheatland J1 School District offers a range of Community Education classes. These courses are designed to cater to the specific needs of the Wheatland Community, providing residents of all ages with enriching experiences and opportunities to develop their talents. Topics include: Yoga, drawing, […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board special meeting Nov 17, 2023

The Salem Lakes VIllage Board is scheduled to hold a special board meeting Friday, starting at 5 p.m., at Village Hall in Salem. The meeting will be livestreamed here. The main agenda items is as follows: “Discussion and action on the functioning of fire and emergency services by the Salem Lakes Fire Department in the […]

Deaths Nov. 16, 2023: Dustin Hogan

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