Posts from ‘August, 2020’

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Aug. 31, 2020: 2,967 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 2,927 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 38 more than Friday. There have been 63 […]

County executive says body cameras for deputies will be in 2021 budget

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser said he is committed to bringing body cameras to the Sheriff’s Department. From a news release distributed Monday: Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today affirmed his commitment tofunding body camera equipment for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Kreuser said funding for body cameras will be included in the budget that […]

Units responding for smoke in Randall

At about 7:22 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke in the 35600 block of 89th Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Smoke reported coming from a box on a utility pole. UPDATE 7:33 a.m. — Utility company crew will respond to the scene. Share4Tweet4 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Dickow-Cyzak seeks installers, purchaser

Note: This is a paid announcement from Dickow-Cyzak. — DH Dickow-Cyzak of Kenosha is seeking the following positions: Experienced purchaser and part-time bookkeeper. Experienced carpet and vinyl installers. Interested parties should call 262-649-9777. Dickow-Cyzak is a family owned company offering top wages and great benefits. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for fire along Paris-Bristol border

At about 6:04 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 19900 block of Highway K along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: This is a vehicle fire. UPDATE 6:05 p.m. — Dispatch says this now is being considered a crash. UPDATE 6:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports Bristol […]

Eastern Kenosha County emergency curfew extended to Monday, Tuesday nights

Kenosha County has extended a state of emergency curfew to Monday night and Tuesday night. The official announcement by Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: Kenosha County has again declared a state of Emergency Curfew for Monday August 31th and Tuesday September 1st from 7 PM to 7 AM East of I-94.  The public needs to be off the […]

Aug. 1, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update (The Sharing Center and Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry)

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is the latest update for The Sharing Center and the Twin Lakes Food Pantry: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), TrevorDonations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights […]

President expected to visit Kenosha Tuesday

Details are scarce, but President Donald Trump is expected to visit Kenosha Tuesday apparently in regards to unrest that has been taking place there over the last week. Here’s WGTD’s report. Share115Tweet115 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to McHenry, Ill

At about 3:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the McHenry Fire Department for a structure fire. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes is requested to respond with an engine and a chief. Share9Tweet9 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 30, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

21715 31st St, Bristol 9000 226th Ct 1A, Salem 9016 257th Ave, Salem 9032 236th Ave, Salem 828 Hickory Rd, Twin Lakes 27611 89th Pl, Salem Share2Tweet2 Shares

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2020 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association held its annual Business in the Park and Car Show downtown Saturday. It was the first in-person event the chamber has been able to hold this year. Others were cancelled due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. The event included business, crafts and retail booths, a car show […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 8:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 23800 block of 128th Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a something large burning. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — Dispatch reports this is a large bonfire. Command calls for […]

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about about 3:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 800 block of Swanson Court for a report of an air conditioning unit that is smoking. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Happening now: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2020 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show underway

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is underway today, Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Business, […]

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A word from our sponsors: Aug. 29, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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County executive calls for “new path forward”

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser called for “a new path forward to bring our community back together” at a press conference Friday. The statement came as the last two nights proved to be more peaceful in Kenosha. On Sunday, Kenosha Police officer Rusten Sheskey shot Jacob Blake during an arrest. Sheskey is white, Blake is […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Aug. 28, 2020: 2,929 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 2,929 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 9 more than Thursday. There have been 62 […]

Units responding to alarm in Bristol

At about 2:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 19500 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Aug. 28, 2020 lake test results: PHLA remains closed to swimming; cautions lifted at Center Lake, Hooker Lake

Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach remains closed to swimming after re-sampling Thursday by the Kenosha County Division of Health continued to show elevated E.coli levels there. Swim cautions at Center Lake and Hooker Lake boat launch were lifted after re-sampling Thursday showed E.coli levels within normal range at those locations. The test results from Thursday […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Aug. 27, 2020: 2,920 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 2,920 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 8 more than Wednesday. There have been 62 […]

Deaths Aug. 27, 2020: Kathleen M. Mann

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Western Kenosha County fire departments aiding Kenosha as needed

During the days and especially the nights of unrest in Kenosha this week, Western Kenosha County fire departments have been among those that have been aiding the Kenosha Fire Department. On Sunday, Kenosha Police officer Rusten Sheskey shot Jacob Blake during an arrest. Sheskey is white, Blake is black. Blake is recovering from serious injuries […]

Aug. 27, 2020 Lake test results: PHLA beach and Center Lake closed to swimming; Hooker Lake launch at swim caution

Paddock Hooker Lake Association and Center Lake are closed to swimming and Hooker Lake boat launch are under a swim caution after testing showed elevated E.coli levels there. The test results that led to the closures and caution are: PHLA — 2,419 E.coli/100 mL. Center Lake — 1,733 E.coli/100 mL. Hooker Boat Launch — 326 […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 3:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 500 block of Wilmot Ave in Twin Lakes. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 2:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are re responding to a report of a crash at Legion Drive and South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Share9Tweet9 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2020 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is Aug. 29

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show will be held on Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Come down […]

Kenosha County Circuit Court business moving to virtual due to turmoil

Most Kenosha County Circuit Court business will be conducted virtually due to continued unrest in Kenosha in the wake of a shooting of a black man by a police officer on Sunday in Kenosha. From Clerk of Courts Rebecca Matoska-Mentink: The Kenosha County Circuit Court is entering into its plan for acontinuity of operations during […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Aug. 26, 2020: 2,912 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 2,912 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 13 more than Tuesday. There have been 61 […]

Deaths Aug. 26, 2020: Patrick M. Sweeney

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