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Units responding to crash in Bristol

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.

Guest column: Foster parents needed in Kenosha County

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 […]

Units responding for gas smell in Twin Lakes

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.

Units responding for vehicle fire in Bristol

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 to host Halloween night hike on Oct. 25

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. […]

Youngster gets 11-point buck in youth deer hunt

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.

Central vs Wilmot

The annual clash that concluded the regular season. Wilmot won 35 – 0.    

Units responding to park for medical call

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.

Memory screens offered here

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 to present “Ghouls United” on Oct. 24

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.

Silver Lake FD equipment truck to get new tires

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 […]

Marie Everett named to Upper Iowa University dean’s list

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, […]

Wheatland Center School referendum passes

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 […]

Units responding to crash along Highway K

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 […]

Fire Safety with Salem Fire

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 […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

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 […]

Deputy responding for wandering sheep report

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 Center School referendum presentation; vote is Tuesday

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 UHS 2014 Homecoming game coverage (PHOTOS)

Wilmot lost a heartbreaker 42-35 after 4 overtimes to Burlington for Wilmot’s Homecoming game Friday night.  

ATC officials present latest changes to route for high voltage transmission lines

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 […]

Frost advisory again for Saturday morning

It’s no surprise really, but there is indeed another frost advisory in effect for early Saturday morning hereabouts. As early as Thursday the forecast was calling for some frost Saturday morning. The advisory will be in effect from 1 to 9 a.m. Saturday. After that, Saturday is expected to be sunny and reach a high […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 2:50 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash int eh northbound lanes of I-94 just south of Highway KR. UPDATE 2:54 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports there appear to be no injuries. Vehicles involved in the crash […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 11:18 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21800 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, a Jeep and an SUV, are involved. There may be injuries. UPDATE 11:26 a.m. — Second ambulance being dispatched. UPDATE 11:45 a.m. […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At 7:22 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway C and 264th Avenue in Trevor. UPDATE 7:26 a.m. — Town of Salem Fire/Rescue also responding. UPDATE 7:31 a.m. — Arriving fire units reports to dispatch that one vehicle has extensive rear end damage. Two vehicles involved

Group building mountain bike trails at Silver Lake Park looking for help this weekend

A volunteer group building a new system of mountain bike trails at Silver Lake Park is looking for some additional helping hands. From a  press release from County Executive Jim Kreuser’s office: “This will be an excellent addition to the Kenosha County Parks System,” Kreuser said. “We appreciate the efforts of the Kenosha Off-Road Bicycle Association. They […]

Calvary UCC to host Oktoberfest-Boiled Dinner Oct. 11

Calvary United Church of Christ will host an Oktoberfest-Boiled Dinner Saturday, Oct. 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinner inclues: Polish sausage, brats,potatoes, carrots, kraut, cabbage, bread and dessert. Cost is adults $8, children $6, under 6 free. Calvary United Church of Christ is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave, Twin Lakes.  

Pancake breakfast to support Central High School performing arts

A pancake breakfast fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12 from 7 a.m. to noon, at the Central High School cafetorium located at 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. Proceeds from the event will help offset the expenses of the March 2016 trip by Central choir and band students to compete in the Disney World “Music In […]

Opiate, heroin use and abuse subject of meeting at Wilmot UHS on Oct. 21

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office reports nearly triple the number of people die by overdose poisoning than car accidents. The Kenosha County Division of Health, in partnership with Wilmot Union High School, Oakwood Clinical Associates, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and Twin Lakes Police Department, is hosting a learning opportunity for parents on the dangers […]

Wilmot Youth Baseball Program seeking players

The 2015 Wilmot Youth Baseball Program is looking for players and coaches in age groups 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U that are interested in playing both league and tournament baseball for the 2015 summer season. If interested, contact Head Baseball Coach Josh Pye by Friday, Oct. 24 with any questions and to be put on […]

Course series for caregivers to begin Oct. 14

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes will be held at the […]

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