Posts from ‘January, 2024’

Deaths Jan. 31, 2024: Kenneth Daniel Thomas, Catherine Carey Stucka, Andrew P. Scheckel

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Paddock Lake OKs new streetlights along Highway 50

Things will be getting a little brighter along Highway 50 through Paddock Lake. It’s not just because of the completion of the seemingly endless road work. The Paddock Lake Village Board earlier this month approved shedding more light on the area through the purchase of 21 new, strategically placed streetlights. A expenditure of not to […]

Friends of Community Library book sale is Feb. 1, 2, 3

A book sale sponsored by Friends of Community Library will be held at the Twin Lakes branch this Thursday, Friday and Saturday., Feb. 1, 2 and 3. Hardcover and paperback fiction favorites are available as well as nonfiction, crafts and cook books. DVDs and audio books can be purchased for $1.00 each. The $9 bag […]

Deaths Jan. 30, 2024: David E. Moore, Joan T. Breski, Kathleen H. Biehn

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Temps in 40s for next seven days

February’s weather typically chills you to your core around here, but not so in 2024 — at least for the first week. Starting Wednesday (which is actually Jan. 31) the latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for high temperatures above 40 for the next seven days. Lows might reach freezing Sunday night and dip […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District board meeting Jan. 31, 2024

The Wheatland J1 School District board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. in the school’s Community Room (#164). Agenda items include: Instructional Data Update Employee Engagement Survey Results Resignations/Retirements Open Enrollment Spaces for the 2024-2025 School Year Bus Video Systems The full agenda is available here. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Jan. 29, 2024: Ronald A. Mark, Karen M. Davis, Gail Lois Helfferich

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Westosha Central HS students named to 2024 UW-Parkside honors band

Westosha Central High School had five students participate in the UW-Parkside Honors Band on Saturday, Jan. 60. Selected were: James Noonan, Jack Zirkelbach, Wyatt Shaffer, Kenny Broadway and James Shuemate. The students were nominated and selected from a large group of students from Wisconsin and Illinois high schools.  Students were selected by Laura Rexroth, UW-Parkside […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 7:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 76th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicle crash. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 7:31 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond with an ambulance. UPDATE 7:33 p.m. — […]

Deal of the Day: Luisa’s $25 gift card half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get […]

Michael Peter presents research poster at symposium

Michael Peter from Twin Lakes, was among the 67 Des Moines University students who gave oral presentations or displayed posters at the 2023 DMU Research Symposium on Nov. 30. Peter, who is in DMU’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, presented a research poster titled, “Chronic intermittent hypoxia conditioning augments decrements in renal microcirculatory perfusion during asphyxia.” Research […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 28, 2024 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 8:43 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 300 block of West Larch Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. ShareTweet0 Shares

Once again, dense fog advisory issued

A National Weather Service dense fog advisory — yet another one — has been issued for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until midnight, Sunday. Visibility of a quarter mile or less is possible during the advisory period. The NWS advises: Low visibility could make […]

Paris School first trimester honor roll 2023-24

The following students were named to the Paris School honor roll for the first trimester of the 2023-24 school year (an asterisk denotes straight A’s): 6th Grade — *Luke Aiello, *Alvin Arizmendi, *Ashlynn Booth, Brandon Boyd, *Stella Charles, *Caleb DeVore, *Caleb Engle, Louisa Fonk, Lilliana Garcia, George Hamm, Andi Hammond, Milanela Iljaz, *Griffin Liegel, *Ty […]

Highway C set to be closed for culvert replacement

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: Kenosha County Highway C (Wilmot Road) is scheduled to be closed to through traffic just east of 176th Avenue in the Village of Bristol from Jan. 31 through Feb. 7 for a culvert replacement. A posted detour will route drivers around the closure via Highway MB (160th Avenue), […]

Deaths Jan. 26, 2024: Judith S. Hildebrand, Robert J. Soma Sr.

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Another dense fog advisory issued

Another dense fog advisory is in effect for Kenosha County and much of the rest of the southern third of Wisconsin. The National Weather Service has the advisory set to last until 10 a.m., Saturday. Visibility may be a quarter of mile or less in areas of dense fog. Areas of dense fog are in […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued another dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. This advisory is set to be in effect until 3 a.m., Friday. Visibility could be less than a quarter of a mile in spots. Dense fog will continue through Friday and Friday night, says the latest, […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 3:04 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 13600 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. ShareTweet0 Shares

Dense fog advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of southern Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 9 a.m., Thursday. Visibility as low as a quarter mile possible in dense fog areas. NWS advises: Low visibility could make driving conditions hazardous … If […]

Deputy Terry Tifft and K9 Riggs receive Hometown Hero Award

From the office of state Rep. Amanda Nedweski: On Tuesday Jan. 16th, Deputy Terry Tifft and K9 Riggs of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were presented with the Hometown Hero Award by Rep. Amanda Nedweski (R-Pleasant Prairie). In a ceremony before the Wisconsin State Assembly at the State Capitol, Rep. Nedweski introduced Deputy Tifft and Riggs with […]

Paris to fill vacant supervisor seat

Paris town officials will be taking letters of interest from people interested in filling the seat of Supervisor Ronald Buttke. Buttke, 71, a supervisor since 2019, died Jan. 13. State statutes call for the two remaining board members and the town clerk to appoint a qualified resident to serve out the balance of the open […]

Deaths Jan. 24, 2024: John R. Uhen, Douglas R. Blume

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Kenosha Thunder game summary: Vs. Homestead Highlanders on Jan. 20, 2023

This is a recap of Thunder Hockey vs. Homestead Highlanders Saturday. The following summary was provided by Kenosha Thunder, which includes team members from Westosha Central and Wilmot Union high schools: This was senior night.  A special congratulations for many years of hockey for all the boys: ·#3 Ethan Beck – WC #4 Ryan Hodgman […]

Gagliardi sworn in as Judge

Attorney Frank Gagliardi was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as Branch 3 Judge, to finish out the term of Judge Bruce Schroeder. Schroeder retired at the end of November 2023. He was appointed by Governor Tony Evers to fill the term that ends July 31, 2024. Gagliardi was sworn in by Judge David Bastianelli, who retired […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus 34th Annual GREAT Nite Out is Feb. 10

Note: The following is a paid announcement from — DH St. Alphonsus will host its 34th Annual GREAT Nite Out. The GREAT Nite Out will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 7pm to Midnight at Bella Vita Banquet Hall, 34816 Geneva Rd., New Munster, WI. The event is a fun-filled evening of […]

Units responding for investigation in Randall

At about 8:53 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 11700 block of 334th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: A possible gas leak being reported. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths Jan. 23, 2024: Robert Batzkall, Antoinette Irene Watson, Eileen Ruth Frederking

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Agenda: Wilmot Union High School District board meeting Jan. 24, 2024

The Wilmot Union High School District board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m. in the school library. Agenda items include: 2023 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Report 2024 Operational Referendum Regular Education Open Enrollment Limits for the 2024-2025 School Year Special Education Open Enrollment Limits for the 2024-2025 School Year Alternative Education Diploma […]

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