Posts from ‘May, 2020’

Units responding for crash in Rock Lake

At about 8:45 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 25600 block of 119th Street in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle has struck a pole. UPDATE 8:46 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue to respond with an ambulance as assistance. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 8:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a 30200 block of Highway F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Passerby reporting two-vehicle crash. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Emergency curfew declared for Kenosha city and county

Kenosha County and the city of Kenosha have both declared states of emergency and corresponding curfews for Sunday. The curfews will begin at 8:30 p.m. The public needs to be off the streets for their safety.  The Sheriff’s Department and Police Department will be enforcing the curfew. Kenosha based media outlets and people on social […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 12700 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Motorcyclist is down. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Deaths May 31, 2020: Georgian Nye

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

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Local fire department responding for mutual aid to town of Burlington

At about 9:22 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Town of Burlington Fire Department. Per dispatch: Wheatland requested to respond with a engine and chief to Hooiser Creek and Brever roads for a building on fire. UPDATE 9:31 p.m. — Wheatland released from responding by […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill.

At about 8:46 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department. Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender for a strucure fire in the 300 block of North Woodland Avenue. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 8:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 268th Avenue and 103rd Place in Trevor. Per dispatch: Motorcycle off the road. UPDATE 8:39 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that rider is injured. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 Q&A, May 30, 2020

In the final installment of the Kenosha County Joint Information Center’s COVID-19 FAQ series, Kenosha County Division of Health Communicable Disease Supervisor Amanda Tuura summarizes the public guidance in the Kenosha County Kickstart plan, and Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit offers a message on COVID-19 in our community. Here is the video message: The Kickstart […]

Deaths May 30, 2020: Louise Francis Gutowski, Richard Emil Daniels, Raymond A. Kawalec

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Silver Lake County Park open with social distancing, capacity limit

From the Kenosha County Division of Parks: Kenosha County’s Silver Lake Park Beach is open for the season as of today — Saturday, May 30 — with a capacity limit in place to promote appropriate social distancing. The beach will be open through Labor Day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. In response to […]

Units responding for fire in Silver Lake

At about 5:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 700 block of South East Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a boat on fire attached to a pickup and near a garage. UPDATE 5:37 p.m. — Deputy […]

Deputy Friendly Safety Poster Contest uses curbside bike pick-up this year

The 35th annual Deputy Friendly Safety Poster Contest was scheduled to take place on March 23, , but with the Covid-19 pandemic, the banquet — where contest winners get their bike prize — was canceled.    Deputy Friendly Ray Rowe came up with an alternate plan. He scheduled a a “curb side” bike pickup.  Winners […]

Warmer than normal weather expected next week

The National Weather Service office in Sullivan says we should get a blast of summer — maybe even some 90 degree days — next week. Here’ are the details: Share16Tweet16 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update May 29, 2020: 1,152 positives

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 1,152 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 58 more positives than Thursday. There have been 27 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 2 more than Thursday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 7,321 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

May 29, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor. Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights and […]

COVID-19 testing coming to Central High School next week

From the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: The Kenosha County Division of Health, in partnership with the Wisconsin National Guard, will offer a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site during the week of June 1 at Westosha Central High School in the Village of Paddock Lake. Anyone ages 5 and up can be tested, regardless of whether […]

Collection for Central vs. Wilmot Soup-er Bowl is Saturday

The Sharing Center needs 3,000 cans of soup and a friendly competition between the local high schools is seeking to fill the need. Soup-er Bowl Saturday, Central vs. Wilmot, will take place May 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the schools. There will be a collection site at each school to see who […]

May 29, 2020 lake test results: All tested lakes safe for swimming

All beaches tested by the Kenosha County Division of Health tested safe for swimming this week. Tuesday’s testing results by the Kenosha County Division of Health (unless noted otherwise) were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake County Park beach 28 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake DeWitt Park 11 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri La (220th Ct.) 29 E.coli/100 mL; […]

Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

At about 6:43 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 28400 block of Highway AH in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover crash with one injured person who is out of the vehicle and conscious and breathing. Share16Tweet16 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update May 28, 2020: 1,094 positives

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 1,094 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 33 more positives than Wednesday. There have been 25 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 6,846 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 9:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 31200 block of 70th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is for an investigation for a hover board that caught fire inside a residence. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill.

At 9:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department for a structure fire in the 200 block of Oak Ridge Court in Antioch. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 9:42 p.m. — Dispatch tells Salem Lakes to disregard mutual […]

Deaths May 28, 2020: Leslie Ann (Schmidt) Holloway, Serelda Leek

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Units responding to fire on I-94

At about 5:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are rsponding to a report of a possible vehicle fire on I-94. Per dispatch: Scene is located in the northbound lanes near Highway 165. UPDATE 5:38 p.m. — Deputies on scene report to responding […]

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 4:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways B and F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This is a crash with one patient. Deputies are already on the scene. UPDATE 4:38 p.m. — Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash with one vehicle still on the scene. […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update May 27, 2020: 1,061 positives

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 1,061 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 51 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 24 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 6,632 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Deaths May 27, 2020: Diane T. Droskoski

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Fox River back under flood stage; flood warning elapses

The Fox River is back under flood stage as of Wednesday. The river slipped under flood stage of 11 feet early Wednesday morning. As of 1 p.m., Wednesday the river was measuring at 10.81 feet at the New Munster gauge. The National Weather Service flood warning has elapsed. Share18Tweet18 Shares

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