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Salem Lakes rejects appeal of sex ordinance decision and request for exemption

The Salem Lakes Village Board rejected an appeal of a decision under the village’s sex offender residency ordinance and an initial request for an exemption under the same ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Monday. The appeal was from Jeffrey Spencer, who was seeking to be allowed to live in Silver Lake about 900 feet […]

Tracks blocked in Silver Lake

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 4:15 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is reporting that a train is stopped on the Canadian National tracks, blocking the crossing at Highway F in Silver Lake. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 5:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is being requested to respond for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 7900 block of Greendale Avenue in Bohner’s Lake. Per dispatch: Wheatland requested to respond with an engine […]

Paddock Lake water system improvements: Who pays and how much?

Mention of the impending Paddock Lake water system improvement project typically prompts two questions from village residents. Who is paying for it and how much? Those answers and more are addressed in a series of frequently answered questions recently posted by the village at its website, paddocklake.net. Who is paying are properties already on the […]

Units responding to fire

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH 9:00 p.m. – Salem Fire and Rescue and Bristol Fire are responding to the 9400 block of 256th Ave for a work trailer fully engulfed in fire. Fire is not near any structures. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

A word from our sponsors: Batting practice with data feedback at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Weather or season never gets in the way of perfecting your baseball or softball batting at Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake. Westosha Sports Complex is a professional training facility where players up their game, practice their swings, and just […]

Units responding for smoke in Wheatland

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 3:03 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke in a residence in the 6900 block of 314th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Residents report smoke in the kitchen. No […]

A word from our sponsors: March 3, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 23410 112th St, Trevor 602 East St, Silver Lake 24724 74th St, Salem Share1 Tweet […]

Units responding for alarm in Paris

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 1 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of an alarm in the 300 block of 172nd Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm at electric utility generating facility. UPDATE 1:07 p.m. […]

State Revenue Secretary Peter Barca celebrates reading with Salem School third graders

Wisconsin Department of Revenue Secretary Peter Barca celebrated the joys of reading with Salem School third graders Friday as part of the nationwide Read Across America celebration. Barca, a Somers native who was a longtime member of the state Assembly, was appointed by Gov. Tony Evers in January to serve as the head of the […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 9:40 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a vehicle fire in the 8400 block of 245th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a garbage collection truck. UPDATE 9:42 a.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy on scene says […]

Free income tax assistance still available

Free income tax assistance is available in Kenosha County for low to moderate income families. IRS certified volunteers are ready to assist taxpayers to complete and e-file their tax returns for free for households earning up to $54,000. The Kenosha County VITA Coalition is working in partnership with the IRS, United Way of Kenosha County, Carthage College, […]

Clearing of Mound Prairie Cemetery set for March 31

Twin Lakes village maintenance will be cleaning and clearing the grounds at Mound Prairie Cemetery on or about March 25, the village has announced. All personal items should be removed before that time. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Maryland man who communicated with 14-year-old Twin Lakes girl in custody

Note: westofthei.com will identify the suspect  after they have been formally charged. We also do not identify juvenile offenders. — DH A Baltimore, Maryland man is in custody regarding communication he allegedly had over the internet with a 14-year-old girl who lives in Twin Lakes. The 14 year old also is custody after allegedly attempting […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 1:15 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding as mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 12700 block of Green Bay Road in Pleasant Prairie. Mutual aid response includes: Bristol Fire and Rescue […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 6:48 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share13 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 13

Proposal for new Town of Wheatland Fire Department presented

A proposal for a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department was presented to the Wheatland Town Board Monday by a comittee that has been studying the subject. The committee estimates the cost of the project at $3.76 million. The new building — designed to serve the department’s needs for 50 years […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 5:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 75/83 in Paddock Lake (Brass Ball Corners). Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:40 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene confirms […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 3:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has a head injury. Share11 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 11

High wind warning continues; speed of gusts increased

Western Kenosha County continues to be under a high wind warning Sunday with the National Weather Service forecast of wind speed even higher than earlier. The forecast now calls for sustained winds from 30 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 60 mph. The warning is set to be in effect until 9 p.m. […]

Dense fog and wind advisories issued

Seems like nary a day goes by lately without a weather bulletin of some sort being issued for Kenosha County. Add two more to the list. The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory until 4 a.m., Sunday for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. Visibility may be less than a […]

Brighton School honor roll second quarter 2018-19

Note: This post sponsored by Froedtert South. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: *Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll Eighth Grade — *Mikayla Amick, *Brayden Coots, * Aleah Daniels, *Austin Dawson, *Cate Debell, *Vivian Dufek, *Gabriell Eppers, *Clare Fallon, *Katelyn Griffey, *Noelle Junig, *Delaney Koltanowski, *Julia Krekling, *Rabeka Liberto, *Jesse Nau, *Nathan Nelson, Tristan Peyron, *Olivia Rasch, *Aidan Runyan, *Jentry […]

Salem Lakes awards $17 million in waste water treatment work; plans for rate increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday approved bids for $17.57 million in work on the village’s waste water treatment plant in Trevor and a system that will allow the village to close the treatment plant in Silver Lake. The work will come with a a rate increase implemented gradually over the next five years. […]

A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Driving a bus with Dousman has a number of advantages, such as: Bring pre-school age children along with you on […]

Applications being accepted for 2019 Kenosha Lions Foundation grants

The Kenosha Lions Foundation has announced that they will continue their Grants Award Program in 2019 to Kenosha County service organizations. This will mark the 34th consecutive year that Lions/Lioness Clubs of Kenosha county have made these grants available to the Kenosha community. Non-profit groups may request an application for funding and guidelines by writing to the: Kenosha Lions Foundation […]

Salem Lakes Village Board sends fireworks and chicken keeping issues to committee

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday opted to send two ongoing issues to committee. In some municipalities that would a routine action, but Salem Lakes has not had standing committees, instead discussing and researching issues through a committee of the whole system that involves all members of the Village Board. Ordinances on chicken keeping […]

Winter weather advisory issued for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The main concern with this advisory is snow and mixed precipitation, resulting in slick road conditions. We could see up to 3 inches of […]

Units responding to accident in Wheatland

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH 7:35 p.m. – Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to an accident in the 32800 block of Hwy 50 in Wheatland. Share15 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 15

Units responding to crash on I-94

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 1:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash on I-94 near Highway 165. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash in northbound lanes. Seven people in vehicle. Two reporting injuries. […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 7:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 75 and JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Share21 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 21

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