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2017 Kenosha County Fair sheep show results and coverage (PHOTOS)

The Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair sheep show took place Wednesday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are results of the judging followed by more photos:

2017 Kenosha County Fair Merit Award winners

Here is a list of the 2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair Merit Award Winners:

2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show coverage (PHOTOS)

2017 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair swine show took place Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We will have results of judging later. Meanwhile enjoy these photos from the show:

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has daily demo from Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.con sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department tent at the Kenosha County Fair has a full program of demonstrations running each day of this year’s fair. On Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit, ATV and snowmobile will be on display. On […]

Units responding to accident

11:15 a.m. – Salem Fire and Rescue is responding to an injury accident in the 7800 block of Highway 83. 11:22 a.m. – Two vehicles involved, minor injuries being reported.

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: The fair has plenty of pull

Note: Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Kenosha County Fair has plenty of pull — as in pulling competitions. The fair’s pull categories range from garden to 14,500 pound tractors. Truck and tractor pull is scheduled for Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. in the grandstand. Classes […]

Units responding to water emergency

6:37 p.m. – Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a water emergency at 199th and 214th Ave.

UPDATE: Name of victims in drag strip shooting released

The names of the victims in a Sunday evening shooting at a drag strip in Paris have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. At a press conference at the track on Monday afternoon, Sheriff David Beth said the victims, all men, were: David L. Watson, 30, of Oswego, Illinois, who died en route […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 11:34 a.m., Town of Wheatland For Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 3100 block of Dyer Lake Road in Wheatland for a fire. Per dispatch: A garbage container is on fire.

UPDATE: Three shooting victims at drag strip in Paris are dead

Three people shot by a single gunman at Great Lakes Dragaway in Paris Sunday evening have died, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said. Beth said the shooting may have been gang related. A suspect was not in custody as of 9:30 p.m. The shooter was described as a black male in his 20s, wearing cutoff […]

UPDATE: Three shot at drag strip in Paris

Three people were shot at Great Lakes Dragaway in Paris Sunday evening, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed in a news release. About 5000 people were in attendance at the track. Cars are still exiting the track property at 9:16 p.m. A press conference is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. We will update after that. […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 8:08 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue is responding for a report of a crash in the 100 block of I-94 southbound. Per dispatch: Crash involves car and motorcycle.

Units responding to shooting at Paris drag strip

At about 7:12 p.m., units from multiple local fire departments are responding to a box alarm activated by Paris Fire and Rescue for multiple shooting victims at a drag strip in the 18400 block of Highway KR in Paris. Departments responding are Kansasville Fire Department, Union Grove Fire Department, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Somers Fire […]

Part of Highway D in Paris to close for culvert work

The Kenosha County Division of Highways has announced a closure of a stretch of Highway D in Paris for culvert work. From a news release: A segment of Kenosha County Trunk Highway D will be closed part of next week for emergency culvert repair work. The portion of Highway D (176th Avenue) between Highway 142 (Burlington Road) […]

Highway 45 update Aug. 11, 2017: Begin some asphalt paving, concrete pavement staking, continued restoration on Stage 1

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (Week of Aug. […]

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 3:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway B and Lotus Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and 15-year-old that was riding a bicycle.

Units responding for crash near I-94

At about 9:23 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 11900 block of Highway 158. Per dispatch: One injury being reported.

Units responding for crash in New Munster

At about 8:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and KD in New Munster. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. One rolled over; one vehicle leaking fluid. UPDATE 8:56  a.m. — Deputy on scene says Highway 50 westbound will be […]

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: ATV/UTV racing returns to Wednesday at the Kenosha County Fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This year will see the return of ATV/UTV racing to the Kenosha County Fair. The  Digger Doug’s ATV/UTV Kenosha County Fair Showdown will take place Wednesday, Aug. 16. Sign up will begin at 4 p.m. Practice starts at 5:30 p.m. and races begin at 6:30 p.m. Digger Doug, […]

Aug. 9, 2017 lake test results: DeWitt Park beach remains closed; Rock Lake and Lake George under swimming caution

The DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake remains closed to swimming and Rock Lake and Lake George beach at 1032rd Street are under swim cautions after test results from Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of […]

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. […]

Trevor-Wilmot School 8th graders to hold car wash fundraiser Aug. 19

Trevor-Wilmot School 8th graders will be holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The car wash is part of efforts to raise funds for a trip to Washington DC in the spring of 2018. Donations of $5 per car or $7 per truck or SUV are requested. […]

Units responding for fire in Wilmot

At about 10:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 30700 block of 112th Street in Wilmot for a fire. Per dispatch: A Bobcat and a lawnmower are on fire

Twin Lakes considering short-term rental regulations

The Twin Lakes Village Board is considering whether it needs to regulate short-term rentals within the village after being approached by residents of one neighborhood about problems they have seen with those arrangements. Several residents of Rosebud Avenue attended the meeting to voice concerns about a home in their neighborhood that has repeatedly been rented […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 2:46 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the northbound lanes just south of Highway 158. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a semi tractor-trailer. UPDATE 2:49 p.m. — Deputies shutting down […]

2017 Western Kenosha County flood victim benefit coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Hundreds of local residents turned out Sunday for a benefit for Western Kenosha County victims of flooding caused by heavy rains in mid July. The event was held at Bella Vita Banquets in New Munster. It featured a variety of raffles and auctions, with all proceeds to be distributed to flood victims by a committee […]

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has daily fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Some things only happen once a year at the Kenosha County Fair, which this year runs from Aug. 16-20. But some of the entertainment happens every day, throughout the day. Daily entertainment will be: Nick’s Kid Show The Magic of Jim Mitchell Pleasure Valley […]

Slow no wake order now lifted for all lakes in Salem Lakes

The last slow no wake order in effect in Salem Lakes has now been lifted, the village announced Sunday. Slow no wake was lifted Sunday from Camp Lake, the last lake still under such an order, an announcement circulated by village Clerk Cindi Dulaney said. All Salem Lakes lakes were put under slow no wake […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:01 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 16000 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Vehicle reportedly rolled over and is now upright in the north ditch line.

2017 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: This fair has music, music, music

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The music lover will have daily reasons to attend the Kenosha County Fair. A variety of acts coming to the Creekside Stage should mean most everyone finds something they can tap their foot — or bob their head — to. Here’s the lineup: Wednesday, […]

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