Posts from ‘October, 2015’

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 10:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 100 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: One car is on its side. UPDATE 10:05 p.m. — Dispatch clarifies that scne is on on-ramp from Highway KR.

Units responding for fire in Camp Lake

At about 9:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 9900 block of 103rd 271st Court in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Occupant waiting outside for fire deprtment. UPDATE 9:56 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports this is a working structure fire at this time. UPDATE […]

Deputies, correctional officer recognized for life-saving deeds at ceremony

Seven deputies and one correctional officer from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were recognized Friday for actions that helped people facing major medical emergencies. A ceremony for the recognition was held at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. Deputy John Wilke was awarded a Silver Star for pulling a person out of a burning vehicle in […]

Wilmot UHS football loses in state football playoffs

The Wilmot Union High School football Panthers had their state playoffs campaign end Friday with a loss to Waukesha West High School. Final score was 28-0. Waukesha West was the number 1 seed in Wilmot’s bracket. Wilmot was number 5.

Missing pets: Male cream colored dog with blue eyes

A lost male cream colored dog with blue eyes is being held by Randall town officials. The dog was turned in to the town Tuesday after being found running loose in Bassett near Town Hall, said Supervisor Mark Halvey. The dog has no collar and no chip. Call 877-2165 to claim this dog or if […]

2015 trick or treat hours; rain forecast

Local municipalities have set official trick or treating hours for Saturday’s festivities. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Wheatland official trick or treat hours were last Sunday. The National Weather Service forecast calls for […]

Entries sought for Paddock Lake Holiday Parade on Dec. 19

Paddock Lake  is seeking participants for it 3rd annual Holiday Parade on Dec. 19. The 2015 theme of the parade is “Land of the Misfit Toys” (this is not required, but is encouraged). Parade entries of all sizes, shapes, forms and categories are welcome.  A prize will be awarded for the “Most Creative” entry. An entry form […]

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue teaches safety at Salem School

The Town of Salem Fire/Rescue spent Fire Safety Week at Salem School teaching students all about fire safety. Third grade student Sylvia Nielsen won a ride in a fire truck for having the best fire safety poster.  Firefighter/Paramedic Jim Coppelman supervised the students as they practice getting low & go through the portable fire safety training module.

2015 Country Inn and Suites special needs Halloween event coverage (PHOTOS)

Children and adults with disabilities were able to enjoy trick or treating and other Halloween themed fun at the Country Inn and Suites in annual Halloween event Wednesday at the Parkway Chateau. The event is a Halloween celebration for children and adults with special needs and their families. Participants can dress up in their favorite costume and […]

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 1:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue umits and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 6200 block of 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake for a report of burning. UPDATE 1:26 p.m. – Deputy on scene reports no signs of fire at specified address.

Registration for Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation co-ed basketball is Nov. 9 & 11

The Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation program will sponsor a co-ed basketball program for boys and girls in grades 1 through 6. The program will focus on skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fundamentals of the game. Teams will be divided into groups by grades (1st & 2nd), (3rd & 4th), (5th & 6th). Registration dates for the 2016 Co-Ed Youth […]

Lt. Scott Schumacher honored by state Assembly as Hometown Hero

Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem) with members of the Kenosha area legislative colleagues, hosted the family and close friend of the late Lt. Scott Schumacher during the Assembly floor session Tuesday, Oct. 20. Lt. Schumacher, of Trevor, known as “Schu,” was posthumously honored as a Hometown Hero for a life of service, bravery, and generosity. He passed away […]

Vendor space still available at Central HS music parents Arts, Crafts & Vendor Fair on Nov. 7

Interested parties can still reserve space at the Annual Arts, Crafts & Vendor Fair sponsored by the Central High School Music Parents Association.  This popular event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gymnasium of Central High School located at 24617 75th St. in Paddock Lake. Vendors can request a registration form […]

Deaths Oct. 28, 2015: Wynelle Jerde, Hazel Ellen Sabin

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Annual Bowls ‘n Bakers fundraiser for KAFASI is Nov. 4

Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services Inc. (KAFASI) will be holding the 12th Annual Bowls ‘n Bakers Event at the Parkway Chateau, 12304 75th Street, Kenosha on Nov. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event sponsor is PATS Services Inc. (Note: PATS is a sponsor. — DH) This event and fundraiser will have hearty […]

A word from our sponsors: New weekly ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry posted at

Note: Marv & Alison’s Sentry is a sponsor. — DH This week’s ad for Marv & Alison’s Sentry  in Paddock Lake is now available at Click on the ad to see the full line-up of values for this coming week. The sale prices in this ad (click here to see ad) are effective from […]

Deaths Oct. 27, 2015: Gregory J. Reschke

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Rain tonight, some chance for snow Wednesday night

The National Weather Service forecast says we should get ready for some rain tonight, placing the chance at 100 percent. Of much less certainty is a chance for snow/showers for Wednesday night. There’s a 30 percent chance we might see some flakes then. No accumulation is expected. Wednesday and Thursday lows overnight should be in […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 12:10 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is conscious and breathing. Patient is a 11-year-old male who fell on the playground and injured their elbow.

John Niederer appointed new Bristol Fire and Rescue chief

John Niederer was appointed the next chief of Bristol Fire and Rescue by the Bristol Village Board at Monday’s regular meeting. Niederer replaces Chief Peter Parker, who is retiring. Niederer will start officially as chief Jan. 2016, but will work alongside Parker for December, said Randy Kerkman, village administrator. Niederer  currently is full-time with Burlington Fire […]

Deaths Oct. 26, 2015: Elizabeth M. Mulcahy, Agnes C. Ehlen

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Units responding for gas line break in Bristol

At about 10:46 a.m., Town of Bristol Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a struck gas line in the 8800 block of 136th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Someone struck a gas line with a skid steer in a field. Hissing can be heard. Dispatch also has contacted […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake and ?

Power went out in the northwest portion of Paddock Lake at about 6:48 a.m. We Energies is attributing the outage to a vehicle crash. I did not hear any scanner traffic related to the crash, but the power outage took out my scanners for a few minutes while I got them switched over to battery […]

Silver Lake Family Fun Walk and Community Baptist Church Fall Fest 2015 coverage (PHOTOS)

It was a good fall day for a stroll Saturday afternoon and many took advantage of that to participate in the inaugural Family Fun Walk through the streets of Silver Lake Saturday afternoon. The walk immediately preceded the annual Community Fall Fest, hosted by Community Baptist Church. Walkers were able to travel the marked 1.7 mile course, stopping […]

Units responding for investigation near state line

At about 5:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 12600 block of Highway 83 in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a strong odor.

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 4:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to 268th Avenue and 103rd Street for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Motorcycle involved.

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 2:07 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 31800 block of Highway F (Bassett Road) in Randall. Per dispatch: Single white SUV rolled over. UPDATE 2:10 p.m. — Randall FD unit arriving on scene confirms a vehicle is […]

Man shot by deputy in Paddock Lake identified

UPDATED 3:12 p.m. The man shot by a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday evening has been identified as Darren Myron Fude, 47, of Paddock Lake. Fude was shot by one deputy after Fude confronted deputies with a shotgun at Fude’s home on 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake, Sheriff David Beth said at a press conference Sunday […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 25, 2015 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are sponsors. Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 31120 Burlington Rd, Burlington 314 N Cogswell Dr, Silver Lake 27925 41st St, Salem 208 S Cogswell Dr, Silver Lake 18315 116th […]

UPDATE: Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy shoots man in Paddock Lake

A sheriff’s deputy shot a man this evening in Paddock Lake after the man confronted deputies with a shotgun. From a media release issued at 10 p.m.: Today October 24, 2015 at 6:26 pm during an investigation, a Kenosha Deputy Sheriff was involved in a shooting.  A 47 year old white male confronted Deputies with […]

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