Posts from ‘July, 2019’

Man dies in Lake George fire

A man found in a home on fire in Lake George Thursday died. James C. Weiss, 67, of Bristol was removed from the home and pronounced dead at the hospital, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. A 41-year-old female who was also at the home was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station No. 2 opened as cooling center

Salem Lakes is opening Fire Station No. 2 in Salem as cooling center during the current hot weather. Fire Station No. 2 is located at 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. The cooling center hours of operation are: noon, Friday, July 19, through Saturday, July 20, or until the center determined to be not needed . The […]

Paddock Lake officials checking on residents during heat

If you have a loved one in Paddock Lake that is vulnerable to problems with the heat, you will be glad know village officials are looking out for them. Village board members and staff  will be calling and stopping by village residents during the heat to check on residents that may be at risk due […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

Deputies responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:58 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways Q and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Scene is not blocking the roadway. No injuries being reported at this time. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for I-94 incident

At about 9:34 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a incident in the 1200 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: This response of a for a leaking tanker truck. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:59 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 121st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi truck and an SUV. Injuries being reported. Deputies already on scene. Share20Tweet20 Shares

Excessive heat warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning replaces the previously issued heat advisory and is set to be in effect from 10 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m., Saturday. Details for Friday’s forecast look similar to what they have been for the […]

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Deaths July 18, 2019: Charles A. “Chuck” Mitchell Jr., Leo Matthew McPhee

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A word from our sponsors: Wheatland School District seeks Lunch Cook/Salad Bar Prep

Note: This is a paid announcement from Wheatland School District. – DH Wheatland School District is currently looking to fill a part-time Lunch Cook/Salad Bar prep position. The qualified candidate will be responsible for overseeing the daily functioning of salad bar tasks as well as working in the kitchen with other cooks for all Food […]

Heat advisory revised

The National Weather Service has revised a heat advisory that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is now set to be in effect from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday. The original advisory was to begin Thursday and last later into Friday. Says the NWS: A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is […]

Christ Lutheran Church Picnic, Pork Roast and Car Show is July 20

Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Pork Roast & Car Show will take place Saturday, July 20 from 12 to 5 p.m. Hot Dogs and brats are also on the menu with roasted pork/BBQ. There will be a Bake Walk, BINGO, games tent & bouncy house, hay rides, silent auction, car show and live music by the […]

Units responding to fire in Lake George

At about 11:17 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 19200 block of 101st Street in the Lake George area of Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller on the scene reports flames visible from exterior. UPDATE […]

Extreme heat tips offered; cooling centers listed

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is offering tips for dealing with the extreme heat expected in our area over the next couple of days. A National Weather Service heat advisory is in effect for our area from noon, Thursday to 11 p.m., Friday. Tips for staying safe during extreme heat offered by KCSD are: Stay […]

Rain, then heat

Western Kenosha County should see some stormy weather before the hot weather we have all been anticipating. There’s an 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm before noon, Thursday. Radar at 5:21 a.m. shows a large storm system bearing down on our area from the west. After the rain it will be time to consider the […]

Deaths July 17, 2019: Adelia Edith Gall

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Identity of John Doe from 1988 revealed

The identity of a man found in a shallow grave near I-94 in 1988 was revealed by Sheriff David Beth and Medical Examiner Patrice Hall at a news conference Wednesday in Kenosha. The badly decomposed body found by a surveying crew in 1988 was revealed as belonging to Robert Lyle Schwartz. Schwartz was not a […]

Deputies responding for crash in Brighton

At about 2:02 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash at Highway 75 and Highway K in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. No injuries being reported. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Slades Corners

At about 12:36 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation at Highway 50 and Highway P in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from the roadside ditch. UPDATE 12:39 p.m. — Fire out. Twin Lakes Rescue response called off by Wheatland FD command. ShareTweet0 […]

Heat advisory issued for Thursday-Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory issue set to be in effect from 2 p.m., Thursday through 11 p.m., Friday. The high temperature Thursday is expected to reach 93 with a heat index as high as 106 possible. Friday’s high is […]

A word from our sponsors: Piano and violin lessons by Daniel Perron

Note: This ia a paid announcement from Daniel Perron. — DH Piano and violin lessons are being offered by Daniel Perron of Twin Lakes. Perron is available to teach:: Piano: beginner to advanced classical and jazz piano. Violin: beginner to late intermediate classical violin. Lessons at teacher’s studio are $25/half-hour lesson ($100/month). Lessons in student’s […]

Deaths July 16, 2019: John R. Carlson, Arthur D. Gaertner

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July 16, 2019 lake test results: Lake Shangri-la #1 and Camp Lake under swim caution

Lake Shangri-la #1 and Camp Lake are under swim cautions after testing Monday showed elevated E.coli levels there. The Monday results prompting the closures and caution are: Camp Lake — 291 E.coli/100 mL. Lake Shangri-la #1: 517 E.coli/100 mL Other results reported by the Kenosha County Division of Health (unless otherwise noted) are: Randall (reported […]

A word from our sponsors: 2019 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association golf outing is July 31

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 2019 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association golf outing will take place Wed. July 31. This 29th annual outing is held at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at 10 a.m., with a […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 5:01 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire and rescue is responding for an alarm in the 24900 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory fire alarm at a church. UPDATE 5:11 p.m. — Fire units on teh scene and investigating. No signs of fire visible from exterior. […]

Hot weather expected this week

The National Weather Service is telling Western Kenosha County residents to brace for a stretch of very hot weather this week. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 80s to mid 90s from Tuesday through Sunday, says the latest, local NWS forecast. The hottest days will be Friday and Saturday, with temperatures of 96 […]

Units responding for crash along Salem-Paris border

At about 11:41 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 22100 block 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem Paris border. Per dispatch to responding units: Crash involves a motorcyclist and a pick up truck. UPDATE 11:50 a.m. — Deputy on the scene […]

A word from our sponsors: Year Round Market of Kenosha County to host blood drive at July 21 event

Note: This is a paid announcement from Year Round Market of Kenosha County. Year Round Market of Kenosha County will host a Blood Center of WI blood donation fundraiser as part of its July 21 market. There will be a raffle and blood donation spots available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Munster […]

2019 Bristol Progress Days Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2019 Bristol Progress Days Parade took place Sunday through the streets of the core Bristol area, ending at Hansen Park. The parade included a wide variety of units from local organizations and businesses as well as four marching bands. Many of the entries reflected this year’s theme of the 50th anniversary of Progress Days. […]

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