Posts from ‘November, 2020’

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Nov. 23, 2020: 8,473 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 8,473 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 168 more than Friday. There have been 125 […]

Deaths Nov. 23, 2020: Bobby Dean Hatcher, Joan L. McManus, Ruth E. Gillmore

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Paddock Lake expands golf cart use to all village roads

Golf cart use has been expanded to all Paddock Lake roads after action by the Village Board last week. The vote to include 236th Avenue and 248th Avenue was 4-3, with Trustees Gloria Walter, Barb Brenner and Kathy Christenson voting no. The original golf cart ordinance allowed use of properly outfitted, inspected and permitted carts […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board special and regular meetings, Nov. 24, 2020

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a special board meeting and a regular board meeting on Tuesday at Town Hall. The special meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Among the agenda items are: Closed session for conferring with legal counsel regarding pending litigation, namely Nelson v. Town of Paris. Reconvene into […]

Snow accumulation expected Tuesday

The National Weather Service’s latest, local forecast says we should expect some snow accumulation Tuesday here in Western Kenosha County. After an overnight low of 29, snow, eventually mixed with rain at times, could start falling in the early hours of Tuesday, about 3 a.m., and become more persistent by 6 a.m., continuing through about […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2020 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 27th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm […]

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

At about 3:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 40100 block of North Deep Lake Road in Antioch. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is requested to respond with a tender and Bristol Fire and Rescue with […]

Agenda: Joint School District #1 Silver Lake-Salem (Riverview School) Board meeting Nov. 23, 2020

The Joint School District #1 Silver Lake-Salem (Riverview School) Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday, starting at 7 p.m. in the music room, with limited seating due to COVID-19 The meeting also will be livestreamed (audio) here starting at the time of the meeting. Agenda items include: Discussion and possible action […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 22, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Agenda: Bristol Village Board meeting Nov. 23, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular semi-monthly meeting on Monday starting at 7 p.m., at Village Hall. The agenda includes a series of regular reports and only one item of unfinished or new business: Tabled from 6/22/2020: Consider for approval the (MOU) Memorandum of Understanding with Kenosha County regarding bicycle signage […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 21, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 8:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 26000 block of 103rd Place in Trevor for a report of burning. Per dispatch: Fire is in a backyard. UPDATE about 8:33 p.m. — Personnel on scene report bonfires were within village code. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Nov. 20, 2020: 8,305 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 8,305 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 193 more than Thursday. There have been 121 […]

Units responding for loose cows in Brighton

At about 7:21 p.m., a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy is responding to the 29800 block of Highway JB in Brighton for a report of two cows in the roadway. Per dispatch: Caller reported almost striking the cows. Share29Tweet29 Shares

A word from our sponsors: H&R Block is hiring

Note: The following is a paid announcement from H&R Block. — DH H&R Block is hiring! You will be an integral part of showcasing our passion and pride and delivering on the H&R Block brand purpose – to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. Joining us* as a seasonal Receptionist […]

Deaths Nov. 20, 2020: Lorraine Louise Schutz

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Randall School board rejects county’s virtual learning recommendation

The Randall School Board on Wednesday decided to not follow the Kenosha Division of Health’s recommendation to move to all virtual learning from Thanksgiving week to early January. The recommendation was considered at the board’s regular meeting Wednesday evening. Last week, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she is strongly recommending that all […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Nov. 19, 2020: 8,112 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 8,112 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 115 more than Wednesday. There have been 120 […]

Deaths Nov. 19, 2020: Brion Keith O’Dell

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Bristol closes Village Hall to public as COVID-19 precaution

The Bristol Village Hall office will be closed to the public as of Nov. 23 as a measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19, village officials announced Thursday. “This decision was made in order to ensure the safety of our office staff, fire department and our community,” said the announcement document, distributed Thursday. The […]

Bristol School Board rejects county’s all virtual learning recommendation in split vote

The Bristol School Board on Wednesday narrowly voted to not follow the Kenosha County Division of Health’s recommendation to move to all virtual learning from Thanksgiving week until early January. Last week, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she is strongly recommending that all schools within the county — K-12, colleges and universities […]

Wilmot UHS moving to temporary all virtual learning due to COVID-19 driven staff shortage

Wilmot Union High School is moving to all virtual learning starting Nov. 23 and returning Dec. 7 due to a COVID-19 driven staff shortage, the school announced Thursday afternoon. “This temporary shift to virtual learning is occurring because we are unable to staff classrooms as COVID-19 and related issues have affected our staffing level,” a […]

Paris School Board does not act on county’s virtual education recommendation

The Paris Jt. 1 School Board on Wednesday did not act on a Kenosha County Division of Health recommendation to move to all virtual learning from Thanksgiving week until early January. Last week, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she is strongly recommending that all schools within the county — K-12, colleges and […]

Wheatland Center School to move to all virtual learning Nov. 20-Dec. 7

Wheatland Center School will move to the all virtual learning starting Nov. 20 with a return to face-to-face learning Dec. 7. The Wheatland J1 School District Board approved the move Wednesday after a presentation on the school’s status from district administrator Marty McGinley. “The board decided to take a proactive approach rather than wait until […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2020 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 27th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm […]

Trevor-Wilmot School rejects county recommendation on virtual learning

The Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District Board voted Tuesday to not follow the Kenosha County Division of Health’s recommendation to move to all virtual learning from Thanksgiving week through early January. The vote was unanimous, district administrator Michelle Garven said in a video announcement Wednesday. Last week, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Nov. 18, 2020: 7,997 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 7,997 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 286 more than Tuesday. There have been 111 […]

Deaths Nov. 18, 2020: Donald A. Adams, Jeffery Deryk Fain

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Central HS moving to all virtual learning through Dec. 3

Central High School will move to all virtual learning from Thursday through Dec. 3 after a “significant increase in positive tests” at the school, administration announced Wednesday. The announcement included the following data as of Wednesday: 25 students who have tested positive since Nov. 9, with this number still climbing. Over 225 students who are […]

Salem School Board rejects county’s virtual learning recommendation

The Salem School District Board voted Tuesday to not follow the Kenosha County Division of Health’s recommendation to move all students to virtual learning from late November to early January. The vote to not follow the recommendation was unanimous with all board members present. Last week, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she […]

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