Posts from ‘June, 2019’

June 30, 2019 storm damage photos

The storm that came through the area in the early afternoon Sunday included winds strong enough to down some tree limbs. Here are a selection of photos from the damage (Photos by Earlene Frederick and Pam J. Maddox as credited): ShareTweet0 Shares

Bristol Historical Society holds grand opening for Davidson Hall

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society held a grand opening at Davidson Hall Sunday. The event was the first public showing of the nearly finished hall and the many historical relics inside. The hall, which once was the Bristol Town Hall, was moved last year from its original location along Highway C in Bristol Woods County […]

2019 Twin Lakes Libertyfest fireworks (VIDEO)

Twin Lakes Libertyfest hosted its annual fireworks show Saturday evening. Libertyfest is put on by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. Here is a sample of the fireworks from Lance Park (all video by Earlene Frederick): Here is another sample of the fireworks: Here is the finale of the show: ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to crash in Wilmot

At about 3:36 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 11300 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: This involves a motorcyclist that lost control. Share29Tweet29 Shares

Deputy responding for down wire in Silver Lake

At about 1:42 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a down wire at West Chestnut Street and South Sixth Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: The wire is down across the road and cars are reportedly driving over it. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Power outages reported

In the wake of the storm that started passing through the area around 12:50 p.m., We Energies is reporting power outages in the area. The largest outage is centered in the Trevor and Salem area is affecting 1,603 customers, We Engeries outage map says at 1:36 p.m. Officially the cause has not been determined. A […]

Units responding for blown transformer in Salem

At about 1:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a blown transformer in the 9500 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: Power also reported out in that area. Share108Tweet108 Shares

Units responding for down wire in Cross Lake

At about 1:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a report of a down wire in the 25200 block of 123rd Street in Cross Lake. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to Trevor for sparking wire

At about 1:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a sparking wire in the 10400 block of 269th Avenue in Trevor. ShareTweet0 Shares

Road flooded in Twin Lakes

At about 1:05 p.m., a Twin Lakes Police officer reported to dispatch that he was blocking off traffic on southbound North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes due to the road being flooded. UPDATE 1:38 p.m. — Road being reopened. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Units responding for sparking wire in Paddock Lake

At about 1:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 6700 bock of 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake for a report of a sparking wire. UPDATE 1:11 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene returning to quarters. No immediate problem detected. Dispatch reports electric utility crew responding to take […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has now issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area that includes Kenosha County. This warning is set to be in effect until 1:15 p.m. Winds of 60 mph have been observed with this storm, the warning says. UPDATE 1:23 p.m. — The warning has expired. A severe thunderstorm watch remains […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 6 p.m. At 11:59 a.m., radar shows a large group of storms stretching from Appleton to southern Dane County traveling southeast. A NWS special weather statement says […]

A word from our sponsors: June 30, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths June 29, 2019: Randy L. Abell

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2019 Twin Lakes Libertyfest Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2019 Twin Lakes Libertyfest parade took place Saturday morning. Libertyfest is put on by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. This year’s parade had a new route. The parade started at St. John’s Catholic Church on North Lake Avenue and ended up at Lance Park. Here are some scenes from the parade […]

Sunday weather could include storm

The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of a strong line of storms coming through the area Sunday. Our area looks like it could be affected from late morning to early afternoon: ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 3:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways JB and EW in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Car is in the ditch and was on fire but now only smoking. Occupant out of the vehicle. UPDATE 4 p.m. […]

Bristol Historical Society grand opening for Davidson Hall is Sunday

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society will host a grand opening of Davidson Hall Sunday, June 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. The community is invited to come and celebrate the grand opening of the restored 1870 old Bristol town hall building. The moving and restoration of the building has been the main focus of the […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association Libertyfest parade (with new route) & fireworks are today

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association annual Libertyfest celebration takes place today in Twin Lakes. The annual parade will start things off, stepping off at 11:00 am with a new route. The parade will start at the St. John the Evangelist Church parking lot at 701 N. Lake Ave and Holy Hill Rd. The […]

Units responding for boat incident in Twin Lakes

At about 5:13 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of smoke coming from a boat on Lake Mary. Per dispatch: The boat is located in a cove near Rosebud Avenue. Share46Tweet46 Shares

2019 Paddock Lake Bike Parade is July 4

The 2019 annual Paddock Lake Bike Parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Parade line-up will take place at 9:45 a.m. at McAlonan Park, 248th Avenue between 72nd and 73rd Streets. The parade route will proceed north on 248th Avenue to […]

Westosha Kiwanis not hosting fireworks this year in Paddock Lake

Club shifting spending from fireworks to more service for kids The Kiwanis International website says that organization is “dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time.” The Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club is part of that network and a shift in its spending priorities will be clear to many this July 3 when […]

Garage sales page updated

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Deaths June 27, 2019: Jorge A. Cabrera, Marceline Neva Mae Duburg, Preston Tedesco

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Garage sales page updated

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Power outages reported

We Energies is reporting a power outage centered near the Bristol-Salem Lakes border along Highway C. The outage, reported at 5:41 p.m., is affecting 1,338 households. Estimated restoration of service time is 8:41 p.m. Cause is currently officially undetermined but I kind of think it’s weather related, don’t you? Share21Tweet21 Shares

Units responding for tree down in Lake Shangri-la

At about 5:52 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a down tree in the 21800 block of Highway V in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: Tree is reportedly down on a wire. Share82Tweet82 Shares

Units responding for down tree in Randall

At about 5:32 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on a power line in the 36100 block of 28th Street in Randall along the state line. Per dispatch: Tree is reportedly on fire. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. — Arriving Randall FD unit reports some smoke. […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 6:15 p.m. This line of storms is producing winds of up to 60 mph. Here some video showing the wind just before the rain started in Paddock Lake at about 5:50 p.m. […]

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