Posts from ‘May, 2020’

Kenosha County Kickstart plan finalized

A plan to guide the re-opening of Kenosha County after the period of staying home and business closures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 isolation period has been finalized. “We wanted to get a lot of fingerprints on this plan, to make sure we had something that would be workable for businesses, and ultimately […]

Slow no wake lifted for Powers Lake, Lake Benedict

Slow no wake has been lifted for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Wednesday. Share9Tweet9 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex is back open

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Westosha Sports Complex is open. Reopening Westosha Sports Complex Guidelines effective 5/26/2020 as as follows: We will take everyone’s temperature when entering the facility, if your temperature is 100 degrees or more (CDC Guideline) you will not be allowed in the facility. Everyone […]

Units responding for fire in Wilmot

At about 9:24 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a fire in the 30400 block of 111th Street in Wilmot. Per dispatch: This is a garbage fire outside a restaurant. UPDATE 9:30 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports fir eis in a small dumpster near a shed. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Fox River just above flood stage; flood warning remains

The Fox River remains just above flood stage as its slow march down from a crest last week continues. At 8 p.m., Tuesday the river was measuring at 11.1 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The current NWS river forecast calls […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 26, 2020: 1,010 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 1,010 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 48 more positives than Friday. There have been 23COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 6,082 negative test results, a positive rate of 598.8/100,000 […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a crash in the 9400 block of Highway 50 in Pleasant Prairie. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page has more info: Share4Tweet4 Shares

Wheatland Center School students perform in virtual spring band concert

It wasn’t the traditional concert at the school with the students performing with parents and family in the audience, but Wheatland Center School band teacher Zachary Wendt found a way to give his students a concert this spring in a form that is becoming more and more familiar to us all — a remote video […]

A word from our sponsors: Archwood Senior Living to open soon

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Archwood Senior Living. — DH Archwood Senior Living in Paddock Lake is set to open in early June. Archwood Senior Living is a vibrant new assisted living community for seniors in Western Kenosha County and Antioch. The community includes an array of services and amenities including: 24/7 […]

Memorial Day ceremonies flashback

Annual Memorial Day parades and ceremonies hosted by the American Legion posts in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes were canceled this year due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. But the meaning of Memorial Day remains. To help honor the sacrifice of members of the US military who died while in active service we are reposting […]

Units responding for water incident on Fox River

At about 8:42 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Kenosha County Dive Team units are responding to a report of a possible water emergency on the Fox River in the 400 block of Depot Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a person out of a kayak in the water and possibly in distress. UPDATE […]

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 8:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6700 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 8:37 p.m. — Tow truck responding to the scene. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding to report of crash in Twin Lakes

At about 8:13 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash on North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 8:17 p.m. — Traffic being blocked for northbound traffic. Share52Tweet52 Shares

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 6:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire on Highway JB at Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle with a fire in the engine compartment. Flames appear to be out, but there still is smoke. UPDATE 6:21 p.m. — […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 5:03 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway JI and W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This crash involves a single motorcyclist with the driver injured. Share11Tweet11 Shares

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

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Fox River under 12 feet; flood warning still in effect

The Fox River has slipped under 12 feet, but remains over flood stage. At 7 p.m., the river was measuring at 11.76 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The current NWS river forecast calls for the river to slip under 10.9 […]

Deaths May 23, 2020: Roger Karle Betz

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Kenosha County COVID-19 Q&A, May 23, 2020

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is continuing to provide answers to the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19. This week’s COVID-19 FAQs from the Kenosha County Joint Information Center are a special edition, geared toward members of the Spanish-speaking community. The questions were answered by members of the Kenosha County Division of Health […]

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 8 p.m. A tornado watch means severe weather that could produce a tornado is possible during the watch period. A tornado watch also is in effect for most of the counties […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 22, 2020: 962 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 962 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 33 more positives than Thursday. There have been 22 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Thursday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 5,301 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Deaths May 22, 2020: William B. Schenk

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Dog parks, play grounds in Kenosha County parks re-opened

Dog parks and playgrounds in Kenosha County parks are open again, the county announced Friday. County parks in Western Kenosha County are: Old Settlers County Park in Paddock Lake, Silver Lake County Park and Fox River County Park in Salem Lakes and KD Park in Wheatland and Randall. Two of the county’s dog parks are […]

Units responding for fire in Powers Lake

At about 4:20 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a possible fire in the 39300 block of 93rd Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports large amount of smoke believed to be […]

May 22, 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 […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 21, 2020: 929 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 929 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 26 more positives than Wednesday. There have been 21 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 5,120 negative test results, a positive rate of 547/100,000 people and a 2 […]

Slow no wake lifted for Paddock Lake

The slow no wake order for Paddock Lake has been lifted. The village announced the change in status on Thursday. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated Grade School recognized as Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School

Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated Grade School has announced ithas been recognized as a Project Lead The Way Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Gateway. It is one of just 176 middle schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12students and teachers […]

Fox River still above flood stage; flood warning in effect

The Fox River is still over a foot above flood stage Thursday evening. At 6 p.m., the river was measuring at 12.27 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. Crest for this cycle was at 12.97 feet, reached early Tuesday morning. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The current NWS river […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 20, 2020: 903 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 903 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 35 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 21 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 2 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 4,782 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

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