Posts from ‘September, 2019’

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 4:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Kansasville Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a possible shed fire in the 1100 block of Highway 75 in Brighton. UPDATE 5 p.m. — This is described as a four-car shed about 150 feet away from a house. UPDATE 5:04 […]

Sheriff’s Department 2019 Citizens Academy accepting applications

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications to its 2019 Citizens Academy.  The goal of this Citizens Academy is to introduce people to the operations of the department and provide an inside look at the Sheriff’s Department.  The program meets one evening a week for seven weeks starting on Oct. 15. The meetings typically […]

WKCHS Open House

On Sunday, the Western Kenosha County Historical Society opened their doors to visitors on the rainy afternoon. People came to look and the displays, and pictures, and see the old school house. The society building house a number of things relating to life, as it used to be, in Kenosha County. The Twin Oaks school […]

Fox River forecast for another crest above flood stage

A rainy weekend has the National Weather Service forecasting the Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, cresting again above flood stage this week. The river had been receding and dropped below flood stage of 11 feet on Friday morning. Rain Saturday and Sunday has reversed that trend and the river has been […]

Units responding for smoke in Powers Lake

At about 1:26 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke in a house in the 8400 block of 399th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports smoke coming from an electrical outlet. Now flames or sparks […]

Units responding to alarm in Salem

At 11:01 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm at a business in the 7800 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm called in by alarm company. UPDATE 11:27 a.m. — Alarm reset and units clearing. UPDATE 11:41 a.m. — Units dispatched to respond […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 22, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths Sept. 21, 2019: Robert William Einhorn

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Student who made threat at Salem School to face school discipline and referral to juvenile intake, District Attorney’s office

A Salem School student who the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department says is responsible for a threat found in a school bathroom this week is facing discipline from the school and referral to Juvenile Intake and the District Attorney’s office. From a news release issued Saturday: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department with the cooperation from Salem […]

State to host meeting on Highway 50 reconstruction

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is hosting a public involvement meeting to discuss the future roadway reconstruction of Highway 50 (75th Street) from 256th Avenue (Highway 83/75) to 236th Avenue, in Paddock Lake. The meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Central High School, Multi-Purpose Room, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. Members of […]

Rain possible Saturday, expected Sunday; flash flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Kenosha County with more sizable rain expected this weekend. There’s a 60 percent chance of rain Saturday, mostly this afternoon. That will segue into a 100 percent chance of heavy rain tonight and an 80 percent chance of rain Sunday. All told, we may […]

Units responding to alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 9:08 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of an alarm in the 6900 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 9:16 a.m. — Dispatch reports correct street is 235th Avenue. Alarm may be for a telephone company facility. UPDATE 9:37 a.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 21, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths Sept. 20, 2019: Sandra Mary Pelz

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2019 Wilmot Union High School Homecoming Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wilmot Union High School celebrated Homecoming 2019 with its pre-football-game parade Friday evening. The parade starts on the fairgrounds makes its way to downtown Wilmot and then heads back to the school. The parade featured entries from the Sheriff’s Department, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and teams and organizations from the school. Also participating were marching bands […]

Units responding for medical call at Wilmot UHS

At about 7:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has fallen out of a truck. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Fox River under flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River has dropped under flood stage and the National Weather Service has cancelled a flood warning for the river. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge dropped below flood stage of 11 feet Friday morning. At 2 p.m., the river was at 10.84 feet. There is more rain in the local […]

A word from our sponsors: Western Kenosha County Historical Society open house is Sept. 22

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Western Kenosha County Historical Society — DH The Western Kenosha County Historical Society will have an Open House Sunday, Sept. 22. The free event will be from noon to 4 p.m. The buildings will be open with historic items on display, including the Twin Oaks School House. […]

2019 Growing with Bristol Fall Fest is Sept. 21

The Growing with Bristol 2019 Fall Fest will be held Sept. 21. The family oriented, free event will offer a variety of activities and contests. Most of the activities will take place at Hansen Park, 86th Place and 198th Avenue in Bristol. Activities are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More information including a […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a crash at in the 12200 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi and an SUV. Share5Tweet5 Shares

US Rep. Steil seeking nominations for Veteran of the Year Award

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil is seeking nominations for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District’s Veteran of the Year Award. The Veteran of the Year Award is an opportunity for a veteran to be honored for his or her service and contributions in the First District. “I’ve made it a priority to support veterans and their families. I […]

Twin Lakes Village Board advances new village hall project with architect hire

The Twin Lakes Village Board took a big step forward Monday in its quest to build a new village hall with the hiring of an architect for the project. The board approved a contract with Kueny Architects at Monday’s regular board meeting by a unanimous vote. Kueny will lead the board in a process identifying […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:30 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a crash in the 9200 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. Per dispatch: Vehicle is off the road. UPDATE 7:34 a.m. — Deputy on scene requests tow for pull out of vehicle. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7:23 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and the Wheatland constable, sheriff’s deputies State Patrol are responding to a report of a crash at Highways O and 50 in Wheatland. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Garage sales page updated

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Deaths Sept. 18, 2019: Robert A. Streicher, Patrick J. Lane

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A word from our sponsors: Western Kenosha County Historical Society open house is Sept. 22

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Western Kenosha County Historical Society — DH The Western Kenosha County Historical Society will have an Open House Sunday, Sept. 22. The free event will be from noon to 4 p.m. The buildings will be open with historic items on display, including the Twin Oaks School House. […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 4:13 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient fell off monkey bars on the playground and has an arm injury. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Sheriff’s Department seeking info on threat at Salem School

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information from the public about a threat that locked down Salem School for about two hour Wednesday. The threat is not being viewed as a credible threat, a news release issued by the Sheriff’s Department Wednesday afternoon said. The release also encouraged anyone with any information regarding this […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive, Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. People are evacuating the building. Share6Tweet6 Shares

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