Posts from ‘July, 2020’

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 31, 2020: 2,427 positives

Note: We are having technical difficulties being able to access the service we use to create our interactive charts. So the charts in this report are not interactive. We apologize for the inconveience. — DH The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 2,427 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. […]

Deaths July 31, 2020: Diane Astrid (Davidson) O’Brien, Wayne Edward Foster

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Central HS 2020 literary journal “Due by Monday” published

From Central High School: The students of Central High School are proud to announce this year’s edition of the CHS Literary Journal, Due by Monday. The journal, published “at cost” via Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, is the result of the diligence and creativity of writers enrolled in Brian Monday’s creative writing class, and a few who […]

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 1:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 9900 block of 269th Court in Trevor for a report of burning. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for gas leak in Brighton

At about 10:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a gas line break in the 24200 block of 17th Street in Brighton. Share3Tweet3 Shares

July 31, 2020 lake test results: PHLA open for swimming

The Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake is now open for swimming after resampling by the county on Thursday showed E.coli levels within the normal range. The resampling on Thursday at PHLA showed 167 E.coli/100 mL. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Bristol House Fire

About 1 am, the Bristol Fire Department responded for a call at The Bristol House, 20600 75th Street. They found flames coming from the structure. A MABAS Box (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) bought help from surrounding departments and apparatus to cover the station. The stubborn and smokey fire kept crews working through the night. […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At 10:14 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 600 block of Lincoln Drive. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 30, 2020: 2,374 positives

Note: We have upgraded some of the charts in our week day COVID-19 updates by creating them with a new program that will allow us to embed more interactive charts into our posts. For example, you will be able to hover your cursor over individual data points and see the date and precise value. You […]

Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board approves reopening plan

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board approved a return to school plan at Wednesday’s regular board meeting. The plan calls for four-day-a-week in school face-to-face instruction for 4K to fourth grade students and other grade levels following an A-B schedule that will have students in the building for face-to-face instruction two days […]

July 30, 2020 lake test results: PHLA still closed

Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake remains closed to swimming after resampling Wednesday still showed elevated E.coli levels there. Swim cautions at Lance Park beach on Lake Mary and DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake were lifted after resampling at those locations showed E.coli within normal range. The results from Wednesday’s testing are: […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 3:05 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 10400 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Report received that a semi-tractor trailer has rolled over. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 2:54 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25900 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Crash two vehicles reportedly no injuries Share25Tweet25 Shares

Gov. declares state COVID-19 public health emergency, mandates face coverings inside

Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday declared a public health emergency over the continued spread of COVID-19 and issued a state mandate that face coverings be worn indoors, except in residences. The face coverings mandate is set to go into effect Saturday and expire Sept. 28. Here is a news release from the governor’s office. UPDATE […]

Garage sales page updated

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 29, 2020: 2,348 positives

Note: We have upgraded some of the charts in our week day COVID-19 updates by creating them with a new program that will allow us to embed more interactive charts into our posts. For example, you will be able to hover your cursor over individual data points and see the date and precise value. You […]

July 29, 2020 lake test results: PHLA remains closed, Lance Park and DeWitt Park remain on caution, cautions removed for Camp Lake and Hooker Lake

Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake remains closed to swimming and swim cautions remain at Lance Park on Lake Mary and DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake after resampling from Tuesday still showed elevated E.coli levels in those locations. After resampling, swim cautions at Camp Lake and Hooker Lake have been lifted after […]

Kenosha County Clerk gives guidelines for voting absentee in Aug. 11 partisan primary election

In-person absentee voting for the Aug. 11 partisan primary election is nowunderway at municipal clerks’ offices across Kenosha County, while the window to request an absentee ballot by mail remains open until Aug. 6, County Clerk Regi Bachochin reminded voters Tuesday. “No doubt, this will be another unusual election due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Bachochin […]

Units responding for investigation in Trevor

At about 2:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 10700 block of 254th Avenue in Trevor for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reporting an odor of natural gas in a residence. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 11:16 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 15200 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Bristol-Paris border. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 28, 2020: 2,303 positives

Note: We have upgraded some of the charts in our week day COVID-19 updates by creating them with a new program that will allow us to embed more interactive charts into our posts. For example, you will be able to hover your cursor over individual data points and see the date and precise value. You […]

Deaths July 28, 2020: James “Jim” “Bullit” Barrett

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July 28, 2020 lake test results: DeWitt Park beach, PHLA, Camp Lake, Hooker Lake launch, Lance Park beach closed to swimming; Powers Lake beach at caution

DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake, Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake, Camp Lake, Hooker Lake boat launch and Lance Park beach on Lake Mary are closed to swimming and Powers Lake beach is under a swim advisory after testing showed elevated levels of E.coli there. The State Department of Health recommends posting […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board meeting July 29, 2020

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on July 29, 2020 starting at 7 p.m. in the Middle School Gymnasium at the school. Social distancing will be maintained. Agenda items include: A presentation from the district administrator on fall reopening planning. Review and possible approval of […]

Kenosha County Opioid Task Force warns of more-dangerous-than-usual drugs here

From the Kenosha County Opioid Task Force: The Kenosha County Opioid Task Force has recently become aware of what appears to be a more-dangerous-than-usual, potentially deadly supply of illicit drugs in our community. While we always advise strongly against the use of any illegal drugs, we implore the community now more than ever to refrain […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 27, 2020: 2,290 positives

Note: We have upgraded some of the charts in our week day COVID-19 updates by creating them with a new program that will allow us to embed more interactive charts into our posts. For example, you will be able to hover your cursor over individual data points and see the date and precise value. You […]

Deaths July 27, 2020: Thomas James Wilton, Irene M. Spychala

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Twin Lakes moving forward with wastewater treatment facilities upgrade

Upgrades to the Twin Lakes village wastewater treatment system are moving forward. An overview of the project was given at a public hearing at the regular Village Board meeting last week. Planning for the project has been underway for much of this year. The current plan calls for construction to begin in 2021 and for […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:51 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 18100 block of 128th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene. SUV in the roadside ditch on the north side of the road. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Deaths July 26, 2020: Nickolas Leon Trombley

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