Posts from ‘October, 2020’

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 29, 2020: 5,241 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 Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 5,241 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 123 more than Wednesday. There have been 83 […]

Western Kenosha County seeing elevated absentee/early voting

Western Kenosha County is part of the trend toward increased use of absentee voting, either through mailing in a ballot or voting early in-person. We contacted the municipal clerks in Bristol, Salem Lakes, Twin Lakes, Paddock Lake, Randall, Wheatland, Paris and Brighton. The clerks that responded all said use of absentee voting is above the […]

Deaths Oct. 29, 2020: Maria Smid (neé Ketting)

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Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 5:17 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning int he 8900 block of 256th Avenue in Salem. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Two people die in crash in Bristol

Two people died in a crash in Bristol Wednesday evening. The names of both of the deceased, a 43-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter, are not being released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at this time. Here is a news release from KCSD: On October 28th, 2020, at about 8:30 PM the Kenosha County […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 28, 2020: 5,118 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 Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 5,118 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 160 more than Tuesday. There have been 76 […]

Deaths Oct. 28, 2020: Linda J. Halko, Marilyn F. Nevoraski

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Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the area of Highway Q and Highway MB in Bristol for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One is rolled over. The other is a semi-tractor trailer. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:40 p.m. — Mutual aid […]

4-H Club may add community garden to Paris Town Hall site

The Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club received Paris Town Board approval to pursue plans for a a community garden somewhere on the grounds of the town hall-fire station complex. The Town Board discussed the matter and gave their OK to the general concept at Tuesday night’s monthly meeting. “I’m comfortable with the idea,” said town […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 6:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12200 block of Highway 83 in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles. One vehicle was smoking. UPDATE 6:30 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports moderate damage to both vehicles. Share22Tweet22 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 27, 2020: 4,958 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 Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 4,958 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 6 more than Monday. There have been 76 […]

Deaths Oct. 27, 2020: Brian O. Bohleen, Jeanne Susan Devine

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County clerk urges use of “virtual” marriage license application

From the Kenoshas County Clerk’s office: Kenosha County Clerk Regi Bachochin is urging people getting married this year to make it a priority to schedule an appointment for a “virtual” marriage license application. The County Clerk’s Office has returned to accepting marriage license applications primarily through the “virtual” process, via videoconferencing. Appointments will be scheduled […]

A word from our sponsors: Polish your golf game year round at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Weather or season never gets in the way of your golf game at Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake. Westosha Sports Complex is a professional training facility where players up their game, practice their swings, and just have fun. Westosha […]

Deaths Oct. 26, 2020: Alice Helen (nèe Clausen) La Violette

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 26, 2020: 4,952 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 Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 4,952 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 258 more than Friday. There have been 76 […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 2:44 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from Somers Fire and Rescue for a crash in the 1800 block of Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) in Somers. Per dispatch: Paris is requested to respond with an ambulance. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 8:57 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 13000 block of Wilmot Road for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. Share2Tweet2 Shares

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Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means […]

Deaths Oct. 25, 2020: Coleman E. Connolly

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Agenda: Salem School District budget hearing and annual meeting Oct. 27, 2020

The Salem School District is scheduled to hold a budget hearing and annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the school. Livestreams of both meetings will be available here at meeting time. The budget hearing is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The agenda includes a review of the proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 25, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Agendas: Bristol Village Board regular meeting Oct. 26, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting starting at 7 p.m., Monday at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Discuss and take action to allow ATV’s and golf carts to travel on village roads. Full agenda is available here. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Deaths Oct. 24, 2020: Patricia Ann Scannell

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Trick or treating hours for 2020

All local municipalities that designate trick or treat hours have done so as usual for 2020. Here’s the rundown: Wheatland — Sunday, Oct. 25, 2 to 5 p.m. Bristol — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Paddock Lake — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Randall — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Oct. 23, 2020: 4,694 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 Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 4,694 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 91 more than Thursday. There have been 74 […]

Deaths Oct. 23, 2020: Joan Rivers

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Fox River rise slowing

The Fox River is still on the rise, but appears to be slowing down and the most recent National Weather Service forecast does not call for exceeding flood stage. The river’s level as measured at the New Munster gauge had been rising fast, increasing over a foot from 7:30 p.m., Thursday to 7:45 a.m., Friday. […]

Randall School 8th graders moving to virtual learning after COVID-19 positives

Randall School eighth grade students and staff will be moving to all virtual learning for one week after the most recent notification of COVID-19 positives there. Here is a news release distributed Friday afternoon: Today, the Randall Consolidated School District received notification from the Kenosha County Divison of Health that two individuals received a COVID-19 […]

Twin Lakes PD seeing vehicle entries

Twin Lakes Police say they are seeing some vehicle entries in the village being reported. From a TLPD Facebook post: Share8Tweet8 Shares

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