Posts from ‘April, 2020’

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 30, 2020: 432 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 432 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 62 more positives than Wednesday. There have been 12 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 2 more than Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,873 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

Testing identifies COVID-19 positives among Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department employees and inmates

The following information regarding COVID-19 testing of 250 Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department employees and 420 inmates was released Thursday: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, at the suggestion of the Kenosha County Division of Health and in cooperation with the Wisconsin National Guard recently, completed COVID-19 testing of approximately 250 employees and 420 inmates.  Sheriff David […]

Deaths April 30, 2020: Gerald W. Kazin

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Fox River over flood stage; flood warning continues

The Fox River is over flood stage as of early Thursday after a day and a half of drenching rain that saw 3.37 inches recorded at Kenosha Regional Airport. At 4 p.m., the Fox as measured at the New Munster gauge was measuring at 11.92 feet. A National Weather Service forecast calls for a crest […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake accepting seasonal public works applications

The Village of Paddock Lake is accepting applications for two (2) full-time seasonal public works positions, May through October, and one (1) Lake Protection District position May through September. Responsibilities will include the ability to assist existing Village Public Works staff with day-today operations involving maintenance projects and assist the Lake District aquatic weed harvester […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. Steady rain over the last 24 hours has caused the river as measured at the New Munster gauge to rise from 7.87 feet at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday to 10.38 feet at 10 p.m., Wednesday. Flood stage is […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 29, 2020: 370 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 370 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 12 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 10 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,865 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

Deaths April 29, 2020: Kurt Joseph Budovec

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New drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Gateway Technical College an effort to increase testing here

Above is a video of the news conference announcing the new COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Gateway Technical College A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site that started Wednesday at Gateway Technical College is an effort to increases testing here, Kenosha County’s health office said. “In order to control the virus within Kenosha County, we need […]

Western Kenosha County went big for absentee voting in April 7 election

Election officials throughout Wisconsin urged people planning to vote in the April 7 presidential preference primary and spring non-partisan election to use the absentee voting process, due to COVID-19 spread concerns. Typically, municipal clerks here said they would expect in-person voting to far outweigh absentee votes. As an example, Bristol village Clerk Amy Klemko said […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 5:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 25500 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Deputy is already on the scene. One injury being reported. UPDATE 5:14 p.m. — Salem command arriving reports crash scene is parking lot on northwest […]

Kenosha County reschedules household hazardous waste collection event to July 25

Looks like you’ll have to keep that household hazardous waste around a little bit longer. Kenosha County has announced that its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program collection event — typically held in early May — is being rescheduled. From the news release: This year’s Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program collection event is […]

Flood watch issued

A flood watch has been issued for Kenosha County. The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge is on the rise with the persistent rain over the last 24 hours. The river was measuring at 7.33 feet at 7:33 a.m., Tuesday and was at 8.43 feet at 6 a.m. Wednesday. Flood stage is […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 28, 2020: 358 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 358 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 12 more positives than Friday. There have been 9 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,849 negative test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. Kenosha County Division […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes special Village Board meeting April 29, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a special meeting via ZOOM, Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. To log into the meeting via computer, tablet or smartphone: Computer, tablet or smartphone-https://zoom.us/j/2093709459?pwd=N2NMR2NBeXBFRi9taGxQRTBTTTNiQT09 Meeting ID: 209 370 9459Computer Password: Salem2020 To log into the meeting via phone dial: 888-788-0099 or 877-853-5247 US Toll-free. Meeting ID: 209 […]

Richard Bong State Recreational Area to reopen May 1

Richard Bong State Recreation Area in Brighton is among the 34 state parks and forests set to reopen on Friday, May 1, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. Camping, group camps and shelters will remain closed until May 26. Refunds will be issued to all customers. Under Gov. Evers’ Badger Bounce Back Plan, […]

Thunderstorm — maybe severe — possible later

The National Weather Service office in Sullivan says strong and possibly severe thunderstorms may visit our area later Tuesday. A good chunk of Western Kenosha County is right on the eastern edge of the area identified as the most likely to see severe storms: Share19Tweet19 Shares

Dense fog advisory issued

A dense fog advisory has been issued from much of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 a.m. Visibility may be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less in places. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Agenda: Salem School Board meetings April 28, 2020

The Salem School Board is scheduled to hold a series of three meetings Tuesday. All three meetings will be held with the audience in the Large Group Instruction room and the board meeting on the stage in the cafetorium at the school and also will be live streamed at https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia. The first meeting will start […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 27, 2020: 346 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 346 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 27 more positives than Friday. There have been 9 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s two more than Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,836 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

Agenda: Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education special meeting April 28, 2020

The Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education is scheduled to meet for a special meeting in the All Purpose Room at the school, starting at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Due to executive orders given by Gov. Tony Evers regarding the COVID-19 health emergency, board members will be attending both physically and virtually. […]

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing to be set up at Gateway Technical College

The following announcement is from the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: The Kenosha Community Health Center, in cooperation with the Kenosha County Division of Health and Gateway Technical College, will open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site later this week. This site will be available to patients who have been selected by health care providers for […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting April 28, 2020

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Town Hall. This meeting is being held at Town Hall.  The hall will be set up for social distancing.  It is requested that all attendees provide and wear a face mask while present.  Anyone exhibiting a continuous cough […]

National Guard to assist with COVID-19 testing at Kenosha County Detention Center and Pretrial Facility

The following announcement is from the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard will be coming to Kenosha County this week to assist with COVID-19 testing at the Kenosha County Detention Center and Pretrial Facility. All inmates and employees at these facilities are being tested in an effort to be proactive […]

A word from our sponsors: Reliable Heating & Air Conditioning open for your emergency repairs

Note: This is a paid announcement from Reliable Heating & Air Conditioning. — DH Reliable Heating & Air Conditioning stands ready to make your emergency heating and air conditioning repairs during the state mandated safer at home order. HVAC repair has been designated as an essential business by Gov. Tony Evers’ order. “We are here […]

Units responding for smoke in Paddock Lake

At about 7:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of smoke in the 24900 block of 69th Place in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from a back porch of a neighbor’s home. UPDATE about 7:07 p.m. — Deputy on […]

Deaths April 26, 2020: Heather L. Bloss

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Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post cancels 2020 Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade and program

The Memorial Day parade and program traditionally held every Memorial Day in Silver Lake has been cancelled for 2020. Here is a statement from Dennis Hackeloer, commander Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post 293: Because of the “Stay at Home” order and the cancellation of the rest of the school year there will be no Memorial Day […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 5:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8200 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a crash with two motorcycles down. UPDATE 5:30 p.m. — Two injuries being reported, per dispatch. Share26Tweet26 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons open as essential business

We know many of you look forward to checking out the weekly listings of open houses being hosted each weekend by Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons. Open houses are not allowed under current COVID-19 curbing regulations, but that doesn’t mean Glenda and Butch Dupons aren’t working. “Our status is ‘essential service’ business, open 7 […]

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