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Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 5:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a box alarm from Somers Fire and Rescue for a crash at Highways EA and S in Somers. Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an ambulance. Kansasville Fire Department and Caledonia Fire Department are also responding with ambulances. ShareTweet0 Shares

One person dead in railroad crossing crash in Trevor

One person died in a crash between a vehicle and a train in Trevor Thursday afternoon. Law enforcement has not released an identity of the person yet. A news release issued via email at 2:52 p.m. by the Sheriff’s Department says: At 1:10PM today, Kenosha Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Village of Salem Lakes Fire and […]

Sheriff’s department investigating crash at railroad crossing

At about 1:50 p.m., the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating crash at a railroad crossing in Trevor. According to a post at the department’s Facebook page: Share104Tweet104 Shares

A word from our sponsor: Con of the Lakes 2019 coming to Twin Lakes June 22

Note: This is a paid announcement from Con of the Lakes 2019 . — DH Con of the Lakes 2019 on June 22 in Twin Lakes will give gaming fans a chance to indulge their favorite pastime and help raise money for a good cause at the same time. Con of the Lakes was founded […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 7:57 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a fire alarm at a business in the 7800 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. This also is the second alarm at this location today. Earlier alarm was a burglar […]

A word from our sponsors: 2019 in-person registration dates for Junior Panthers Football & Cheerleading coming up

Note: Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer Program is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer Program Junior Panthers is thrilled to begin its 20th season. Junior Panthers has scheduled in-person registrations at Jr. Panther World Headquarters, 307 Lake St. in downtown Silver Lake. […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

Salem Lakes to consider regulating vaping under 18

The Salem Lakes Village Board is going to look into further regulating vaping by those under 18 years of age. Village President Diann Tesar put the subject on the agenda of Monday’s committee of the whole after hearing from constituents who said they were interested in seeing the age of legal vaping raised to 21 […]

Units responding for arcing wires in Twin Lakes

At about 8:46 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of arcing wires in the 1200 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 8:53 p.m. — Dispatch reports: Utility company crew responding. Share26Tweet26 Shares

Units responding to alarm in Trevor

At about 3:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the the 11200 block of 251st Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a residential supervisory alarm. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 3 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: No smoke or flames reported seen inside building. Share5Tweet5 Shares

A word from our sponsors; Kenosha County ADRC hosting free Lunch & Learn for caregivers on May 30

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center. The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is offering a FREE Lunch & Learn for Caregivers on Thursday, May 30, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Westosha Senior Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C), Bristol. The […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 3:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) and Bristol with a ladder truck to a structure fire in the 22300 block of West […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 25500 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is at a gas station. Injuries being reported. Share19Tweet19 Shares

A word from our sponsors: May 19, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 23410 112th St, Trevor 8136 203rd Ave, Bristol 602 East St, Silver Lake ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 8:16 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 75/83-south in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash with some injuries being reported. Share46Tweet46 Shares

Deaths May 17, 2019: Carl “Ray” Gardner Sr.

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A word from our sponsors: 2019 in-person registration dates for Junior Panthers Football & Cheerleading coming up

Note: Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer Program is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Western Kenosha County Youth Football and Cheer Program Junior Panthers is thrilled to begin its 20th season. Junior Panthers has scheduled in-person registrations at Jr. Panther World Headquarters, 307 Lake St. in downtown Silver Lake. […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 6:40 a.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash at Highway 142 and Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles, one of which is a school bus. UPDATE 6:54 a.m. — One tow truck responding. UPDATE 6:58 a.m. — Deputy reports to dispatch that […]

A word from our sponsors; Kenosha County ADRC hosting free Lunch & Learn for caregivers on May 30

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center. The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is offering a FREE Lunch & Learn for Caregivers on Thursday, May 30, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Westosha Senior Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C), Bristol. The […]

Car fire backs up traffic on I-94

A car fire on I-94 near Highway KR backed up traffic on I-94 Wednesday morning. The fire was reported around 11 a.m. Photographer Erin Pugh reports the vehicle was engulfed in flames in minutes. The driver is believed to have gotten out of the vehicle safely. Traffic still was backed up on the interstate at […]

Slow no wake ordered for Lilly Lake

The Wheatland Town Board on Monday evening unanimously imposed a slow no wake order on Lilly Lake. The order is expected to stay in effect until at least June 10, when it will be reconsidered. The town does not have a declared lake level at which a slow no wake order is issued for the […]

Powers Lake DNR boat launch to be closed May 14, 15

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources boat launch on Powers Lake will be closed May 14 and 15, Randall town Supervisor Mark Halvey announced Monday. The closure is so work can be done on the parking lot, including crack filling and re-striping, Halvey said. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Fox River recedes under flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River is back under flood stage as measured at the new Munster Gauge. The river slipped under flood stage of 11 feet Sunday evening. The river stood at 10.54 feet at 6 p.m. Consequently, the National Weather Service has removed a flood warning that had been effect since Friday. ShareTweet0 Shares

2019 Salem Lakes Cleanup coverage (PHOTOS)

The 7th annual Salem Lakes Spring Cleanup spring cleanup took place along the roadsides and river banks of Salem Lakes Saturday. Some 85 volunteers participated in the event, founded by and organized by Silver Lake resident Allen Dunski. That was a new record for participants. There was even a boat crew that picked up debris […]

A word from our sponsors: IRA/All Star Challenge Event, featuring Tony Stewart at Wilmot Raceway on May 17.

Note: Wilmot Raceway is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Wilmot Raceway will proudly host an IRA/All Star Challenge Event, featuring Tony Stewart on Friday, May 17. The local stars of the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series will take on the travelers of the Ollies Bargain Outlet/Mobil 1 […]

Units responding to fire in Paris

At 10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and other fire department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to 128th Avenue south of Highway 142 in Paris for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: Caller reports fire coming from a structure. UPDATE 10:08 p.m. — Dispatch reports that response lowered to non-emergency by fire command. […]

Units responding to accident

11:20 a.m. – Bristol Fire & Rescue are responding to a rollover accident in the 19600 block of Highway 50. Share15Tweet15 Shares

A word from our sponsors: May 12, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Paddock Lake Village Board shows little interest in establishing ATV/UTV routes

A resident’s request that Paddock Lake consider establishing ATV/UTV routes within the village street system met with little support from the Village Board at a committee of the whole meeting Wednesday. Resident Ed Ingram asked the board to consider the change. He characterized it as similar to the village’s allowing of registered golf carts to […]

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