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Randall recognizes former FD chief; swears in new FD chief

The Randall Town Board recognized its outgoing fire chief and swore in its new fire chief at the regular Town Board meeting Thursday. Kenneth Foszcz was sworn in by town Chairman Bob Stoll as fire chief. He succeeds Matthew Gronke, who was chief for over 22 years. Stoll, in presenting a plaque to Gronke praised his […]

Proposal for new church in Randall squeaks by Town Board

A proposal to rezone property to build a new church in Randall received the endorsement of the Randall Town Board Thursday in a close vote. Besides the 3-2 vote in favor of the project by the Town Board, the church’s plans were rejected by the town Plan Commission in another split vote taken earlier in […]

Local fire departments responding to Pell Lake for mutual aid

At about 3:13 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Bloomfield Fire Department for a structure fire in the N1300 block of Thistle Drive in Pell Lake. Requested to respond are: Randall Fire Department with a truck and Twin Lakes Fire Department with a squad and a chief. Share […]

No contests in most Western Kenosha County municipalities for local offices

Most local municipalities in Western Kenosha County will see no competition on the ballot for local offices. Only the incumbents filed nomination papers to be on the April 3 ballot by the 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline. Here is a rundown by municipality: Randall — Supervisor #2: Robert Gehring. Supervisor  #4 Mark Halvey. Paddock Lake — Trustees Barbara Brenner, […]

2017 Randall Fire Department Santa breakfast coverage (PHOTOS)

Members of the Randall Fire Department hosted their annual Santa pancake breakfast at Randall Station No. 2 in Bassett on Sunday. Santa was available for photos and to discuss Christmas wishes. You could get a close-up look at the fire department equipment. And, of course there as a great pancake, eggs and sausage breakfast. The event […]

Units responding to fire in Randall

At about 9:19 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of a possible chimney fire in the 11700 block of 314th Avenue in Randall. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Santa coming to Randall Dec. 16 & 17 — with some help from Randall Fire Department

Santa Claus is coming to Randall. Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids of Randall, Saturday, Dec. 16. At 10 a.m., Santa will begin visiting all the town neighborhoods trading his sleigh for a Randall Fire Department truck. Santa will be stopping along the way; so all good boys […]

Randall passes 2018 tax levy with 9 percent decrease

Randall electors and the Town Board on Thursday approved a property tax levy with a larger than typical decrease. The 2018 property tax levy (not including the library tax) of $899,203 is $90,002 or 9.10 percent less than the 2017 tax levy. The 2018 levy passed the electors and Town Board unanimously. Eight electors — […]

Chilly but dry weather forecast for trick or treat hours

Local weather should be cool and dry today when most communities hold their trick or treat hours, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Bristol, Twin Lakes, Randall and Paddock Lake have designated trick or treat hours Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Salem Lakes’ designated hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Paris and Brighton […]

Randall rejects request from Community Library to help make up deficit

The Randall Town Board has rejected a request from the Community Library to help the library meet a budget deficit with an additional payment this year. Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll said the town was approached by the library to pay $3,325, a proportional share of the total $17,000 shortfall. The library has reserve funds, […]

Randall to pay to abandon well at old landfill site

The Randall Town Board approved spending $5,000 to abandon a well at the old landfill site in Bassett. The work will be done by Sigma Single Source. The board approved spending the money at Thursday’s regular board meeting. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources personnel recently inspected the site and sent a letter to the town […]

Randall removes members of Park Commission

The current members of the Randall Park Commission were removed by the Town Board via a resolution passed unanimously at Thursday’s regular meeting. The resolution said the commission members’ removal was effective immediately. The commission members will be notified with a letter and a copy of the resolution, said town Chairman Bob Stoll. The town’s […]

Units responding to crash in Wilmot

At about 5:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway W (Fox River Road) and 316th Avenue in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Crash involves a pickup truck and a motorcycle. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for burning in Randall

At about 7:48 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 12100 block of 336th Avenue in Randall. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Powers Lake under swimming advisory

Powers Lake has been placed under a swimming advisory after testing there showed elevated E.coli levels. A water sample taken Monday showed 345 E.coli/100 mL, said Randall Supervisor Mark Halvey. Signs announcing the advisory will be posted. Levels above 235 E.coli/100 mL prompt a swimming caution. A beach is closed to swimming when test results exceed 1,000 E.coli/100ml. […]

Units responding to Country Thunder grounds

At about 8:55 p.m., Randall Fire Department units from both stations have been dispatched to respond to the Country Thunder festival grounds in preparation for the storm approaching the area. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Slow no wake issued for Powers Lake & Lake Benedict

Slow no wake has been ordered for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict in Randall effective immediately, town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Thursday morning. The order is in effect until further notice. Under slow no wake conditions, boat traffic is allowed, but speed must be kept to a level of slow enough to not create a […]

Local fire departments responding for aid to Burlington

Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire task force for Burlington. Equipment and personnel are mustering at Brighton School before heading to staging in Burlington. Requested to respond are: With engines: Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department, Pleasant Prairie Fire Department, Paris Fire […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kansasville

At about 7:46 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding to a box alarm activated by the Kansasville Fire Department for a search. Per dispatch: Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department are along those being requested to respond with ATVs or other resources. Share Tweet Share […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Racine

At about 4:50 p.m., the Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to a request for mutual aid for a search for an endangered person. Per dispatch: Departments are to respond with UTVs. Scene is in the 4900 block of Schoen Road. UPDATE 7:51 p.m. — This call appears to relate […]

June 14, 2017 Lake test results: Caution at Old Settlers beach on Paddock Lake; others open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes have one beach under a swimming caution due to high E.coli levels. Testing on Tuesday at Old Settlers County Park on Paddock Lake returned a result of 260 E.coli/100 mL. The county Division of Health will re-sample at Old Settlers Wednesday. All other lakes tested this […]

Local public official at President’s side in Milwaukee

As President Donald Trump left Air Force One in Wisconsin Tuesday to make a statement on healthcare, he was accompanied by someone familiar to Randall residents. Town Chairman Bob Stoll and his wife Sarah were along side the president as he stepped off the plane at the 128th Air Refueling Wing facility in Milwaukee and […]

Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation Summer Program taking registration

The Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation Summer Program is taking registrations. The program is for 4K through 4th grade youngsters. It includes enriching activities through which your child will grow, build skills, and gain confidence in a play-based learning environment. Each day your child will participate in a variety of activities designed to spark their imagination and creativity. Theme-based weeks will […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

At about 3:20 p.m., the Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 700 block of North Pine Street in Burlington. Wheatland is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 3:22 p.m. — Burlington FD has upgraded the box alarm. Now due […]

Randall to buy new patrol boat for Powers Lake

The Randall Town Board on Thursday approved the purchase of a new water patrol boat for use on Powers Lake. The boat is expected to cost $30,805. It will be purchased from Twin Lakes Marine. The new boat will replace a fiberglass hull bass boat with a 175 horsepower engine purchased new in 2010 for […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 8:45 p.m., Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a confirmed structure fire in the 33400 block of 120th Street in Randall. Deputy on the scene reports home has been evacuated. Twin Lakes Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are also part of the initial […]

Pedestrian dies from injuries in crash in Randall; driver taken into custody

A pedestrian from Waukegan, Illinois died of his injuries after apparently being struck by a driver in Randall early Tuesday morning. Brian Engelhart, 38, was walking along the roadway in the 34000 block of 110th Street. When deputies arrived at the scene they found Engelhart with “injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle,” a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department […]

UPDATE: Identity of man who died in motorcycle crash released

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of a man who died in a motorcycle crash Sunday in Randall. Sean Flosi, 41, of Twin Lakes, died in the crash, said a Sheriff’s Department statement released Wednesday. The crash occurred at about 4:30 p.m. in the 11700 block of Highway P. Flosi was ejected from […]

UPDATE: Man dies in motorcycle crash in Randall

A Kenosha County man died in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon in Randall. His identity has not yet been released. From a Sheriff’s Department media release: On 04/09/2017 at 4:37 P.M. Deputies were dispatched to a motorcycle crash in the 11700 block of County Highway P in the Town of Randall.  When they arrived they […]

Units responding for second crash in Randall

At about 4:38 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 11700 block of Highway P in Randall. Per dispatch: This is a motorcycle crash. UPDATE 4:40 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police officer on the scene reports one patient. […]

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