Grass Fire on Cogswell Drive Silver Lake

Silver Lake Fire and Rescue dispatched to a residence with a grass fire in the back of their home. However, the heavy rainfall may put out the fire without assistance. ShareTweet0 Shares

Dark clouds spell welcome relief

Looks like the rain is finally coming after an extended drought in southeastern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service states showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 86. South wind between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a […]

Mighty Grand Time at Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast

It takes a lot of help to make breakfast for guests, especially 3000 of them. By 6 a.m. visitors were lined up at Mighty Grand Dairy Farm for the annual Dairy Breakfast. According to Kim Daniels, wife of David Daniels, co-owners with Myron Daniels and Gene Weis, volunteers were cooking up scrambled eggs with ham […]

Female with trauma and injury

Salem Fire and Rescue dispatched to 252nd Ave for 46-year-old female with trauma and injury. Left wrist injury, apparently, she cut herself with an item in kitchen and is going in and out of consciousness.   update 3:53  homeowner was doing repair work in kitchen and accidentally cut her wrist update 4:06 p.m. homeowner cut […]

Some Randall residents upset with overflow parking from public boat launch

A couple of residents requested that the Randall Town Board erect No Parking signs along the road near the DNR Public Boat launch on Powers Lake. According to the two complainants, the portion where Highway P (Bloomfield Road) turns south is filled with trailers and cars because the parking area is filled. Randall resident, Sandra […]

Man having seizure at Bristol Range

Bristol rescue called to Bristol Range for an adult man having a seizure in the rifle shooting area ShareTweet0 Shares

Randall to purchase new trucks

The Randall Town Board approved the purchase of two 2012 Ford F 350 pick up trucks pending financing. The vehicles, each valued at $25,793 plus $765 for options, including a snow plow prep package will be utilized foe Dive team and Randall Fire Department use. The previous vehicles, a donated used Peapod truck was sold […]

Time Warner Cable Reported System outage this afternoon

If your home or business phone was not ringing for a while this afternoon and you subscribe to Time Warner Cable, there was an outage this afternoon. The system outage affected phone, internet and cable services among numerous homes in Salem and Paddock Lake. All systems seem to be up and running now. ShareTweet0 Shares

Town of Paris discusses County Tax Options

The future for Paris property owners appears that they will be paying at least a portion of their Kenosha County property taxes, but determining a plan that is fair to all has become difficult for Town Board members to decide. About a dozen residents turned out for a special board meeting last night where Chris […]

Salem to allow dual waterski and watertube lines

Summer water enthusiasts will be able to tow two water skiers and water tubes behind their boats on Salem lakes, thanks to an amended ordinance passed by the Salem Town Board on Monday night. The previous ordinance restricted boats to one line for water tubing and skiing, which often created an overload of individuals on […]

Town of Salem applies for Aquatic Invasive Species Control Grant

In an effort to fight aquatic invasive species on the Camp Lake shoreline near Sunset Oaks Park, the Town of Salem approved a resolution Monday night, to apply for a grant offered through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The grant funding would enable the Town to turn back the tide of zebra mussels, Eurasian […]

Black Labrador found in Paddock Lake

Black Lab found wandering near Walgreens in Paddock Lake around 12:30 p.m today. Female, no collar, grey tinges around eyes. Friendly. Found by Laural 262-891-7270 and Natalie 262-891-7048. Please call if this is your dog. Share16Tweet16 Shares

Mobile Home fire in Wilmot

Wilmot and Salem Fire Departments  en route to 26524 West Lake Blvd in Wilmot for a mobile home fire. ShareTweet0 Shares

Residents of Rock Lake upset over dirty aquatic weed harvester

Rock Lake Residents were shocked to see a weed-harvesting machine apparently covered with zebra mussels operating on their quiet waters, Saturday morning. Some residents encourage weed removal to clear the path for swimmers and boaters. However, others feel it is damaging the water’s ecosystem by leaking petroleum in the water and removing too many weeds, […]

Child injured at Silver Lake Dairy Queen

Silver lake rescue dispatched to Dairy Queen in Silver Lake for an 11 year old child suffering a head injury in the parking lot.   update 4:48 pm-rescue personnel observed minor cut on the head, child released to parents. ShareTweet0 Shares

Some heavy rainshowers possible today

The National Weather service announced that a cold front will move across Southeastern Wisconsin this afternoon, which could produce some locally heavy rainfall and strong winds of 40 to 50 mph. ShareTweet0 Shares

Brush Fire in Trevor

Trevor Fire and Salem rescue are called to Highway SA and 264th  ave for a brush fire in a drainage ditch. A passerby noticed that a fire was burning  in the ditch. Nobody appeared to be around it and no structures in the vicinity. A brush truck is being dispatched to extinguish the fire before […]

Mighty Grand Dairy (MGD) to host 2012 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast June 16

It’s dairy breakfast time, a Wisconsin tradition that features generous helpings of things like scrambled eggs, pancakes, and a variety of other dairy products and beverages. The event gives children a chance to tour a working farm, watch the milking procedure, examine farm machinery and play games. Adults will enjoy visiting the Wisconsin tent to […]

Flight for life being called to highway 50 accident

Multiple injuries reported in auto accident across from Bumper to Bumper in Salem, with possible three serious injuries. Two year old with massive head trauma and two adult injuries. Flight for life on the way, extrication will be needed for one of the victims. Salem fire and rescue on scene. Flight for life estimated arrival […]

Twin Lakes responding to fire alarm

Twin Lakes Fire department responding to fire alarm at 1213 West Main Street. ShareTweet0 Shares

Structure Fire Salem

2:35 pm: Salem Fire and rescue called for structure fire  at 27620 115th St., just off of Highway C south of Camp Lake ShareTweet0 Shares

Possible Electrical fire Silver Lake

6:10 p.m Silver Lake Fire and Rescue dispatched to 1135 S First Street for possible electrical fire. Report electrical burning odor reported near or in the vicinity.   6:22 p.m update-Location of electrical odor was Silver Lake Police Department. No signs of fire, all units requested to stand down ShareTweet0 Shares

Motor Vehicle Accident.

7:55 pm Salem Rescue responding to a single car vs tree motor vehicle accident with possible entrapment. First responders unable to open doors of vehicle. The accident occurred along Highway X, south of Highway 142 in Kansasville. Unknown number of occupants in vehicle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Central High School Students whip up desserts for fundraiser

About a dozen members of Central High School’s Family, Career, Community Leaders of America were busy creating mini-desserts on Thursday after school to be served at Saturday’s annual Mardi Gras fundraiser for Women’s and Children’s Horizons. The enticing aroma of Maddie Spain’s lime cheesecake made it difficult not to sample as it chilled in the […]

A word from our sponsors: Heidi’s Serves up Paczkis – A Tasty Fat Tuesday Delight

Note: Hedi’s Bakery is a westofthei.com sponsor. Prepare to loosen your belt. Paczki Day — Feb. 21  — is almost here, and they don’t call it “Fat Tuesday” for nothing! A ball of dough, actually symbolizes the excesses of the day. Flour, a little sugar, lots of eggs and yeast comprise the dough. Roll the […]

Town to explore possible storage site for lake equipment

Elected officials in the Salem are dealing with some of the same questions homeowners have been asking for years. Where can we put our stuff and how can we protect the stuff we do have, from the harsh elements? Town Supervisor Dennis Faber is hoping for additional space to store equipment for the Camp/Center Lake […]

The Sharing Center to host Luau

A temporary picnic license was approved by the Salem Town Board to The Sharing Center Monday night to host their annual charity event. On September 18, the Center will host an Aloha “Super Luau” at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds in Wilmot, to support the ongoing operations of the organization. The luau will feature the Hale […]

Town of Salem Approves Utility Engineer

After more than a year without a Utility Engineer, the Town of Salem voted to approve Strand Associates, Inc to help the town plan for its future. The Town Board received more than ten applications from engineering firms and narrowed the selection down to four. According to Town Administrator, Patrick Casey, each of the four […]

Accident Highway 50 & B

4:48 pm–Kenosha County reported an accident on Highway 50 & B. Silver Lake towing en route to tow vehicle from cemetery lot. Town of Salem Fire and Rescue on scene. No reports yet on injuries   5:07 pm -update-Silver Lake rescue transporting accident victim to St. Catherine’s hospital ShareTweet0 Shares

Timothy Driscoll puts his ‘sole’ into new Farrier business

Note: Driscoll Farrier Services is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH It takes a certain type of person to endure the ruggedness of the horseshoeing business. A farrier must have physical strength and fortitude, as well as a knowledge of equine physiology, a readiness to work long hours in any type of weather and an instinct […]

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