Salem School District board passes new COVID 19 protocols

The Salem School District board at a special board meeting Wednesday passed a new set of COVID-19 protocols that would require mandatory masking for staff and students if COVID-19 active cases reach certain levels. The board had initially passed another set of protocols last week at another special board meeting, but acted again Wednesday when […]

Readers photos: Colin Powell

Colin Powell, former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who rose to national prominence during the first Gulf War, died Monday. Trevor resident West Jacobs, retired US Air Force, had a chance to photograph Powell when in 1993 he visited the US Air Force Academy in Colorado, where Jacobs was […]

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. 2021 marks owners Richard and Deborah Polansky’s 40th year of growing apples at Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and […]

A word from our sponsors: Central High School Music Parents Association seeking artisans, crafters and retail vendors for Nov. 13 arts and crafts fair

Space is still available and reservations are being accepted from artisans, crafters and retail vendors for space at the Annual Arts and Crafts Fair sponsored by the Central High School Music Parents Association. This event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central High School at 24617 75th St. in Paddock Lake. […]

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 19, 2021: 19,811 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 19,811 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 49 more than Tuesday. There have been 348 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Public Health is […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 5:57 p.m., Randal Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 31800 block of Highway F in Randall. UPDATE 5:59 p.m. — Randall unit arriving on the scene reports this appears to be a one-vehicle crash with the vehicle off the road. UPDATE about 6:08 p.m. — […]

Agenda: Salem School District special board meeting and retreat/work session

The Salem School District is scheduled to hold a special board meeting and a retreat/work session Wednesday. Both meetings will take place in the Intermediate Library at the school with public access to allow for social distancing in the Large Group Instruction Room. This meeting is not going to be live streamed, according to the […]

Agenda: Paddock Lake Village Board meeting Oct. 20, 2021

The Paddock Lake Village Board is scheduled to hold a meeting Wedensday starting at 7 p.m., at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Approve Developer’s agreement between the Village of Paddock Lake and Scooters Coffee. Approve Developers Agreement between the Village of Paddock Lake and SMMFLP LimitedPartnership, Berwick Properties, Inc and BERG PL83, LLC […]

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 1:44 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a vehicle fire on I-94. Per dispatch: This is a vehicle in about the 8400 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Flames reported coming from the vehicle on the shoulder. ShareTweet0 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Board approves new stop sign on Esch Road

Travelers on Esch Road in Twin Lakes will be met with a new stop sign in the future. The Twin Lakes Village Board agreed to place a three-way stop at Esch Road and Elizabeth Lane at Monday’s regular meeting. Residents of the neighborhood had requested two stop signs for Esch Road, citing unsafe conditions from […]

Agenda Oct. 18, 2021: Randall Consolidated School J1 Board regular meeting Oct. 19, 2021

The Randall Consolidated School J1 Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 6 p.m. in the school library. Among the agenda items are: 2020-2021 3rd Friday Enrollment Report. Approve 2021-2022 District Budget and Tax Levy. The full agenda is available here. Share22Tweet22 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 18, 2021: 19,762 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 19,762 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 65 more than Friday. There have been 348 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Public Health is […]

Deaths Oct. 18, 2021: Frances B. Mickelsen, Arlene Theresa Kerkman, Norris E. “Jack” Berry

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Hospice Alliance to offer support group for children

The following is a news release from Hospice Alliance: Hospice Alliance is pleased to offer Connections – Planting Seeds of Hope, a support group for children and their trusted adults. Starting, Thursday, October 21 st , groups are offered on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. at Hospice Alliance, […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board budget workshop Oct. 18, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a budget workshop Monday, starting at 4 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Agenda items include: Work on 2022 town budget. Approve a 2022 town budget for presentation to electors Approve the date of November 8, 2021, 7 p.m. for 2022 budget meeting. Call a special […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) annual meeting and regular board meeting Oct. 17, 2021

Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) is scheduled to hold its annual meeting and a regular board meeting Monday. The regular board meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in the Library (Room #125). Among the agenda items are: Discuss and Possible Approval of Expenditures. Adjourn to Closed Session per Wisconsin State Statute […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting Oct. 18, 2021

Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Motion to approve Ordinance 2021-10-1 Creating Chapter 8.90 Pertaining to Special Events. Consideration of a motion to approve Pay Application #5 from Scherrer Construction for $942,672.30. Discussion on an Ordinance Pertaining […]

Units responding for alarm in Camp Lake

At about 1:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 9400 Camp Lake Road for a fire alarm. Share28Tweet28 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 17, 2021 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 8:38 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and Pleasant Prairie fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: This is for a multi vehicle crash. One vehicle may be on fire. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:50 p.m. […]

Units responding for alarm in Rock Lake

At about 6:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 25600 block of 121st Street in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: This is for a carbon monoxide alarm. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Deaths Oct. 16, 2021: Jenna Lopez

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Salem Cub Scouts Pack 328 Popcorn and Meat Stick Sale Oct. 23 & 24

Salem Cub Scouts Pack 328 will be having a Popcorn and Meat stick Sale fundraiser Oct. 23 and 24. On both dates, Scouts will be at Paddock Lake Sporting Goods, 23522 75th St., Paddock Lake, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will feature Pecatonica River Popcorn from Classic Caramel and Yellow Popping Corn […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 16, 2021 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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State grant awarded to bring more broadband internet to Paris, Brighton, Bristol

A grant that should help bring broadband internet to more of Paris, Brighton and Bristol was announced by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Friday. A grant of $872,171 was awarded to Spectrum Mid-America, LLC for the project, which is expected to bring fiber broadband service to 918 residential locations in Paris, Brighton, and Bristol. […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 15, 2021: 19,697 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 19,697 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 35 more than Thursday. There have been 348 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Public Health is […]

Deaths Oct. 15, 2021: Robert Bruce Horton

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Fundraiser on Oct. 23 to benefit family of 6 year old injured during recess

A fundraiser to support Alex Hook, a 6 year old who suffered a traumatic brain injury during recess at Riverview School on Sept. 10, will be held at Benders Bar and Grill, 409 E Northwater St. Silver Lake, on Saturday, Oct. 23, from noon to 7 p.m. This family friendly event which will feature: Pig […]

Units responding for burning in Powers Lake

At about 7:15 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 8600 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lakes. Per dispatch: Large bonfire with high flames close to trees reported. UPDATE 7:25 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene releases all other units from responding. […]

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