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Units responding for burning in Paris

At about 5:40 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 13500 block of Highway 142 in Paris.

Units responding for alarm in Paris

At about 2:58 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a supervisory alarm at a business in the 2800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris.

Units responding to second crash in Paris

At about 2:57 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies were dispatched for a report of a crash on Highway MB near Highway 142 in Paris. This crash was later reported as unfounded.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 5:25 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 142 and Highway D in Paris. UPDATE 5:27 pm. — Deputy at the scene reporting a guy wire to a utility pole is damaged.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:11 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 18000 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Extent of injuries unknown; fluid leaking from a vehicle.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:20 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in about the 5900 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a vehicle off the road with possible injuries.

Spring election 2017: Three of four positions in Paris have challenges

Three of the four town positions up for election in Paris in the spring 2017 election will have contests on the ballot. Filing candidacy papers as of Tuesday’s deadline are: Supervisor 1: Incumbent Ron Kammerzelt and challenger Joe Kolnik. Kolnik ran against Chairman Virgil Gentz in the Nov, 22 recall election. Supervisor 2: Incumbent Ken Monson and […]

Units responding for alarm in Paris

At about 8:38 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a supervisory alarm in the 1700 block of 120th Avenue-West in Paris.

Units responding for possible fire in Paris

At about 4:25 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a possible fire in a house in the 21200 block of Ninth Street in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller smells something burning inside the house. Caller […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 1:50 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for  a report of a crash in the southbound lanes at Highway 158. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Vehicles are in the median. A tire may be on the roadway. Air bags deployed in at least one of the vehicles. Injuries unknown.

Paris Town Board incumbents keep positions in recall election

All the incumbent Paris Town Board members won in a recall election held Tuesday. Results as posted at the Town of Paris website at about 8:23 p.m. are: Chairman — Virgil Gentz  397; Joe Kolnik 256. Supervisor 1 — Ron Kammerzelt 397; Paul Terry 255. Supervisor 2 — Ken Monson  388; Robert Fliess  263. Gentz and Kammerzelt’s margins of victory were nearly […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 6:28 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash near Highway 45 and Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle is off the road. Several occupants in the vehicle. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 6:30 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue dispatched to […]

Paris Town Board recall election is today

Voters in Paris can cast a ballot in the Paris Town Board recall election Tuesday. The polls at the Town Of Paris Safety Building, 16607 Burlington Road  (Highway 142), will be open until 8 p.m. Incumbent Chairman Virgil Gentz is being challenged by Joseph Kolnik. Incumbent Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt is being challenged by Paul Terry. Incumbent Supervisor Ken […]

Paris Town Board recall election candidate questionnaires

Voters in Paris will be able to vote in a recall of the Town Board election on Nov. 22. Incumbent Chairman Virgil Gentz is being challenged by Joseph Kolnik. Incumbent Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt is being challenged by Paul Terry. Incumbent Supervisor Ken Monson is being challenged by Robert Fliess. westofthei.com sent identical questionnaires to each […]

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 5:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 45 and K along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Deputy at scene reports one car is in a field in the southeast corner and another vehicle off the road in the southwest corner. […]

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 6:37 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 16800 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved with single occupant injured. UPDATE 6:46 p.m. — Deputy requests tow. Says heavy passenger side damage.

Paris Town Board recall election debate coverage (VIDEO)

The Paris Town Board recall election debate took place Thursday evening at Paris School. As expected, the three incumbent Paris Town Board members — Virgil Gentz, Ron Kammerzelt and Ken Monson — attended and participated and the three challengers — Joseph Kolnik, Robert Fliess and Paul Terry — did not. About 30 audience members attended. […]

Kammerzelt sets time and place for Paris Town Board recall debate

Paris town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt firmed up plans for a debate before the Nov. 22 Town Board recall election, but he might be kind of lonely that night. Kammerzelt said, in an email we received Friday, a debate will take place Thursday, Nov. 10 at Paris School, starting at 6:30 p.m. In a follow-up message Kammerzelt said […]

Paris passes resolution regarding new IGA with Somers and Kenosha

The Paris Town Board unanimously passed a resolution regarding a new intergovernmental agreement between Paris, Somers and Kenosha regarding development along I-94 and boundaries. The approval was expected as a tentative memo of understanding regarding the resolution was approved earlier by all three entities. The action came at the board’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday The […]

Paris Town Board recall nominations close with just expected challengers

As nominations for the recall election for the Paris Town Board closed Tuseday there were no surprises with just the already announced challengers filing papers. That means on the ballot Chairman Virgil Gentz will be challenged by Joseph Kolnik, Supervisor Ken Monson will be challenged by Robert Fliess and Supervisor Ronald Kammerzelt will be challenged […]

State orders Paris to hold recall election for Town Board

The Wisconsin Elections Commission found Friday that the Paris town clerk’s finding of insufficiency for recall petitions of the Town Board members was in error and ordered that the town move ahead with a recall election to be held in late November. A staff recommendation, which the commission accepted, stated in part: The conclusion of […]

Paris, Somers, Kenosha come to agreement on I-94 development, border and extension of water/sewer service

Officials from Paris, Somers and Kenosha announced an agreement Tuesday afternoon regarding I-94 development, extending sewer and water service to that area and a permanent border for Paris at a special meeting of the Paris Town Board. “Today, we have a tentative agreement and we’re in concurrence with one another on the major tenets going […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 9:58 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 142 and Highway UE in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a truck. One person my be trapped in their vehicle.

Units responding for alarm in Paris

At about 3:26 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 20400 block of 45th Street in Paris for a supervisory alarm. UPDATE 3:38 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no visible signs of fire from outside. UPDATE 3:57 p.m. –Fire units have returned to quarters.

Units responding for crash along Paris-Bristol border

At about 2:40 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 12500 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: Vehicle may be rolled over. UPDATE 2:49 p.m. — Fire units arriving on scene reports a single vehicle on its […]

Status of Paris recall election still undecided

The fate of a recall election for the Paris Town Board is still working its way through a state commission. A total of three complaints filed by Joe Kolnik against Paris town Clerk Beverly McCumber were received Aug. 10 and Aug. 12 – one against each decision to find insufficiency of the petition for recall for the […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber’s Business in the Park Business Expo, Annual Car Show and Craft fair is Aug. 27

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair will take place Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Twin Lakes. The street […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 12:13 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a car fire in the 21400 block of Highway NN in Paris. UPDATE 7:19 p.m. — Paris Chief Roland Iwen shared some more information about this incident at the Town Board meeting Tuesday night. He said the […]

Paris Town Board recall organizers to appeal decision rejecting recall election

The organizers of a recall of the Paris Town Board say they will challenge the decision of town Clerk Beverly McCumber that the petitions calling for a recall of the Town Board were insufficient. Said recall leader Joseph Kolnik via a Facebook post: Elections are the method in which an elector’s voice is heard. This action denies that […]

Baby exhumed in 26 year old homicide case

Today, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department exhumed their first grave for criminal investigation. It took almost four hours to do it.  “It’s something that the department has never done, according to Sgt. Eric Klinkhammer.  It not something that’s done very often”.  They had to go through the maps of the cemetery, and the location of the […]

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