View Larger Map The above Google Maps Streetview shows the current electrical poles and lines along Highway O in front of Wheatland Center School. Wheatland Center School Board members will seek more information from the company proposing to run a electrical transmission line by school. The board discussed the American Transmission Company proposed route for a 69 kilovolt line to […]
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled alternatives for improving safety at the Highways 83 and C intersection at a public open house meeting Thursday at Salem Town Hall. Two alternatives were presented: Construction of a roundabout. Retaining traffic signals, but changing the configuration of the intersection. DOT officials say the intersection has a high number […]
At about 7:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and AH in Salem. Per dispatch: A black, four-door vehicle reportedly struck a traffic standard and knocked it down. UPDATE 7:12 p.m. — Rescue unit on scene reports that vehicle appears to have left the scene. UPDATE 7:13 p.m. […]
At 6:52 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 45 and 142 in Paris. UPDATE 7:32 p.m. — Paris FD units clearing the scene and returning to quarters.
Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes were stocked with some new fishy inhabitants Wednesday afternoon. About 600 northern pike were added to the lakes as part of a Twin Lakes Protection and Rehabilitation District stocking. Here are several more photos from the village Facebook Page. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is expected to stock walleye […]
At 10:37 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and C in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 10:40 a.m. — Deputy blocking eastbound traffic on Highway C. UPDATE 10:45 a.m. — Tows requested by deputies for both vehicles. UPDATE […]
At about 11:54 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at 236th Avenue and Highway K in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; one hit a pole and rolled over. UPDATE 11:55 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports that one vehicle is on its roof off the road. UPDATE 11:56 a.m. […]
Central High School’s mountain bike team participated in the the final NICA race of the season held Sunday at Cascade Mountain in Portage. Central’s Aaron Diaz finished 10 of 23 JV competitors. Central’s Riley Kaebisch did not compete due to illness.
At 8:09 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 800 block of Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved. There may be one person injured.
The Brat Stop and Country Inn and Suites in Kenosha just west of I-94 will host its annual Halloween Trick or Treat Event for Special Needs Children and Adults Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The event is a Halloween celebration for children and adults with special needs and their families. Participants can dress up in their favorite costume […]
At about 3:12 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash on 101st Street (I missed the cross street location) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Preliminary reports indicate no injuries. UPDATE 3:44 p.m. — All Bristol units are clearing and returning to quarters.
Note: The following guest column on the need for foster parents in Kenosha County was written by Katie Headley, Foster Care Recruiter, Community Impact Programs. — DH This year has flown by and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Before we know it the air will turn crisp and cold, snowflakes will be falling from the sky […]
At about 9:45 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a report of a gas smell in the 1200 block of Point o Wood Drive.
At 9:32 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible vehicle fire at 124th Street and 210th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE 9:39 p.m. — Per dispatch: Sheriff’s deputy has helped an occupant out of the vehicle. That person may be injured. UPDATE 9:43 p.m. — Flight for Life medical […]
Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Halloween Night Hike on Saturday, Oct. 25, 6:30-8 p.m. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for this safe alternative Halloween hikes. Participants will warm up with hot chocolate afterwards. Please leave your flashlights at home as they will spoil the experience. […]
Jared Camp, 11, got an 11-point buck during this year’s youth deer hunt. Jared was hunting with his father Kris Camp on their property in the Burlington area.
The annual clash that concluded the regular season. Wilmot won 35 – 0.
At about 7:33 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Old Settlers County Park in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene with patient.
Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is offering free, confidential memory screens. Memory screens are suggested for anyone concerned about memory changes, at risk of Alzheimer’s disease due to family history or who wants to check their memory now for future comparison. Warning signs of dementia include forgetting people’s names and events, asking […]
Lakewood PTO and Randall PTC will present “Ghouls United” on Oct. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. The parent-teacher organizations from the two schools have joined together and will be offering a fun and free community Halloween event to be held in Lakewood’s parking lot. Activities will include: music, costume contest, parade, prizes, candy and much more. More information here.
The last piece of major Silver Lake Fire Department in need of new tires will now get them. The Village Board Wednesday voted to replace the tires for the fire department equipment truck by accepting a bid for the work for $2,804.08. The impetuous for the replacement — which had been deferred as too expensive to […]
Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Marie Everett from Twin Lakes was named to the Summer 2014 Dean’s List. Everett is a Accounting major at the UIU Elkhorn Center. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a minimum 3.50 GPA for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. Founded in 1857, […]
The Wheatland Jt. 1 School District referendum to exceed the revenue limit appears to be on its way to approval. At about 8:26 p.m., with just a few absentee ballots yet to be counted, the tally was: Yes 357, No 186, said Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler. Though the district includes portions of Salem, Brighton and […]
At about 4:56 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway K and 288th Avenue (Highway B) along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 5 p.m. — Deputy at the scene reports one possible injury. UPDATE 5:02 p.m. — Deputy requesting tow […]
Town of Salem Fire and Rescue spent fire prevention week teaching the children at Salem and Trevor grade schools about fire safety. They used a variety of teaching methods, including classroom, fire safety house, and a live fire demonstration, showing how fast a fire grows. This year’s Fire Prevention Week message is “Working Smoke […]
At about 8:56 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12400 block of Fox River Road in Randall. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved has left the road and is in a retention pond. UPDATE 8:59 a.m. — Deputy at […]
At 6:58 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a sheep wandering in the road way in the 21600 block of Highway 50 near the Bristol/Salem border. UPDATE 7:09 a.m. — Deputy on scene but has not located any loose sheep.
Wheatland J1 School District voters will have a chance to vote Tuesday on a referendum seeking to allow the school board to exceed the revenue limit. District officials say approving the referendum is vital to “keep the existing programs strong and to allow for continued growth.” And, they point out, approval will not increase the tax levy from […]
Wilmot lost a heartbreaker 42-35 after 4 overtimes to Burlington for Wilmot’s Homecoming game Friday night.
Officials from American Transmission Company have come forward with some more changes to the routes they are proposing for a high voltage transmission line between a substation in Bristol and one in Lake Geneva. Highlights of the most recent changes to the routes within Western Kenosha County include: A return of a line along Highway O […]