Deaths Dec. 6, 2022: Gail Florence Cheney

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Wheatland Center School and Randall School students team up to help The Sharing Center

From Wheatland Center School: Students at Wheatland recently collected 5,252 pounds of food or over 6,638 items for the Sharing Center. The Wheatland and Randall school districts worked together to fill their buses with nonperishable food items to replenish the Sharing Center’s Food Bank. The two school communities came through in a big way for […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Cookie Walk is Dec. 10

Note: This is a paid announcement — DH St. Alphonsus Parish’s famous cookie walk will take place Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon (or sold out). Arrive early for best selection. The event will take place at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church Biersack Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. Cookies sold by the pound at […]

Longtime Wheatland town clerk not running for re-election

Longtime Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler is officially not running for re-election in April, meaning the town will have its first new clerk in 45 years. Siegler filed her non-candidacy notice Dec. 1. Siegler has been town clerk since 1977. Anticipating the day when Siegler stepped down, the town has tried twice this year to […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Head Start seeking preschool teacher & assistant teacher

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Head Start — DH Westosha Head Start has immediate opening for two postions: Long term substitute preschool teacher — Head Start is looking for a long-term substitute teacher until the end of the school year with potential for continued employment The qualified applicant should have a BA […]

2022 Paddock Lake Lighted Christmas Parade is Dec. 10

Paddock Lake’s 9th annual Christmas Parade will be on Dec. 10, starting at 4 p.m. The parade will start at McAlonan Park and arrive at Village Hall. The parade will feature decorated floats, Christmas carolers and Santa. The parade route will follow the same route as the bike parade, approximately north from the park on 248th Avenue, east on 61st […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole Dec. 5, 2022

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding Lake Elizabeth Marina slip rental fees. Discussion regarding Mound Prairie Cemetery grave prices. Discussion regarding sewer service charges. The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) board special and regular meetings Dec. 5, 2022

The Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) board is scheduled to hold special and regular meetings on Monday, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the school library. The special meeting is first at 5 p.m. The sole agenda item is: School Board Workshop and Presentation – Jon Bales. The full agenda is available here. The […]

Agenda: Wilmot Union High School District board working session Dec. 5, 2022

The Wilmot Union High School District board is scheduled to hold a working session on Dec. 5. 2022, starting at 4:30 p.m., Monday, in the school library. No action is taken at working sessions. Agenda items include: A closed session for: “Legal Guidance Regarding Open Records Requests [Per Wis. Stat. § 19.85(1)(g) to confer with […]

2022 Growing with Bristol Light Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Growing with Bristol hosted its third annual Light Parade Saturday evening. The parade made its way through downtown Bristol ending at Hansen Park. After the parade, there was tree lighting ceremony and other activities in Hansen Park. Here is a video of most of the parade: Here are some more photos from the parade (the […]

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 4, 2022 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2022 Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue Santa coverage (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Santa visited children Saturday at the Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue Station. Santa stopped off at the station to hear Christmas wishes and visit with youngsters after riding through the village on a TLF&R truck. Here is video of Santa’s arrival at the station: Children were able to visit with Santa, receive a candy cane […]

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes-Brighton border

At about 7:37 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 23200 block of Highway K along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the roadside ditch. Deputies on the scene. UPDATE 7:42 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports vehicle rolled over with heavy damage. UPDATE 7:45 […]

Units responding for brush fire in Bristol

At about 6:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to Hansen Park for a report of a bush on fire. Per dispatch: Bush reported on fire apparently from fireworks. A fireworks display was part of the Growing with Bristol Christmas celebration at the park. UPDATE 6:38 p.m. — Unit on scene not finding […]

Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society holding open house Dec. 3

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society is holding an open house, Dec. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Davidson Hall, 8323 198th Ave. Stop in for a visit before the Growing with Bristol Light Parade. Note, Downtown Bristol streets will close for the parade at 4 p.m. Share46Tweet46 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Dec. 3, 2022 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2022 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Assoc. Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping got underway Friday evening at St. John the Evangelist Church community center. The event continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trees on Parade and Holiday shopping includes vendor booths, food for purchase and the chance to vote in […]

Deaths Dec. 2, 2022: Suzanne M. Daniels

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2022 Twin Lakes tree lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The large evergreen tree in Central Park is officially lit for the season after the annual tree lighting Friday evening. The ceremony is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. Santa and Twin Lakes Trustee and county Supervisor Aaron Karow did the honors. Here’s video of the big moment: Before the ceremony, […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 2:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has fainted. Share3Tweet3 Shares

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Cookie Walk is Dec. 10

Note: This is a paid announcement — DH St. Alphonsus Parish’s famous cookie walk will take place Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon (or sold out). Arrive early for best selection. The event will take place at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church Biersack Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. Cookies sold by the pound at […]

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 […]

Deaths Dec. 1, 2022: Linda Lou Lent

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Christ Lutheran Church Women’s Christmas Concert is Dec. 3

Christ Lutheran Church Women’s Christmas Concert is Dec. 3 starting at 6 p.m. The concert will feature Riverport Chorus and the church’s handbell choir. This is a free community event at Christ Lutheran Church; all are invited. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th St., Paddock Lake (immediately west of Central High School). Share12Tweet12 […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 11:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash in the 19900 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a car that has struck a vehicle. On injury being reported. UPDATE 11:32 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association 2022 Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping is Dec. 2 & 3

The following is a paid announcement from Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association 2022 Annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping is a great way to kick off the holiday season. This year’s theme is “Santa’s Workshop.” Held at St. John the Evangelist Community […]

Deaths Nov. 30, 2022: Shirley A. Lang

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Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 2:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has a finger injury. UPDATE 2:11 p.m. — Salem Lakes command release Bristol from responding. Share2Tweet2 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Register now for Westosha Sports Complex Holiday Baseball Camp Dec. 27, 28, 29

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Westosha Sports Complex is happy to announce that we are partnering with @justinlavey7 and @santanabaseball for our HOLIDAY BASEBALL CAMP!! DATES: December 27th, 28th, and 29th. This camp will focus on hitting, pitching, fielding, base running and so much more with a little […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue Santa visit is Dec. 3

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue will be hosting Santa at the fire station Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa will be available for photos at the station. Hot dogs (donated by Mad Dan’s), drinks, cookies will be provided. Make sure you bring your own camera or phone to take a snapshot of the […]

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