Posts from ‘December, 2020’

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

At about 8:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for an incident in the 200 block of Anita Terrace in Antioch. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 31, 2020: 12,312 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 12,312 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 98 more than Wednesday. There have been 216 […]

Deaths Dec. 31, 2020: Ron Propeck

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Units responding for fire in Rock Lake (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

At about 4:01 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in the 12300 block of Michelle Court in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a garage fire. UPDATE 4:03 p.m. — Dispatch reports garage is fully involved. There may be a […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 1:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 200 block of West Maple Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports vehicle has struck a house. No injuries being reported. UPDATE 1:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that vehicle was […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 11:25 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 200 block of Christie Lane in Twin Lakes for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reports an electrical burning smell, but no flames or smoke seen. Share6Tweet6 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 […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 30, 2020: 12,214 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 12,214 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 78 more than Tuesday. There have been 215 […]

Deaths Dec. 30, 2020: Francis “Jack” John Cooper, Shirley May Cermak, Nelly C. Ricchio, Robert “Rob” Johnson

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Bristol extends COVID-19 related closure of village office

Bristol village officials have announced that Village Hall will remain closed to the public for now. “The village office will not reopen on January 4, 2021 but remain closed to the public until further notice,” the announcement distributed Wednesday said. Village Hall has been closed to the public since Nov. 23, to help slow the […]

Dec. 29, 2020 storm related Sheriff’s Department calls report

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released the following report Tuesday regarding overnight activity related to the season’s first snow storm: On December 29th, 2020 Kenosha County experienced a winter storm warning.  Kenosha County Sheriff Deputies responded to the following weather and traffic-related calls from 12/29/20 at 6 PM through 12/30/20 at 6 AM: — 4 […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex 12 week 9 Hole Winter Golf League registration underway

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex has announced its latest 12 week 9 Hole Winter Golf League. Starts week of 1/26/21, see schedule located at the bottom. $20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of signing up, second […]

Units responding for crash along state line

At about 8:20 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 14900 block of Highway WG along the Wisconsin-Illinois state line. UPDATE 8:23 a.m. — Dispatch reports one person appears to be trapped in a vehicle. UPDATE 8:25 a.m. — Fire unit on […]

Snow report Dec. 30, 2020: 5 inches

At about 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, we measured 5 inches of snow accumulation since snow started falling at about 5 p.m., Tuesday in Paddock Lake, the first sizable snowfall of the year. The National Weather Service has downgraded our area to a winter weather advisory. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for just a slight chance […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has now issued a winter storm warning for Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect until 9 a.m., Wednesday. This replaces the previously issued winter weather advisory. The snow accumulation forecast has been raised again. The current NWS local forecast calls for 4 to 7 inches of accumulation. […]

Snow accumulation forecast creeping up

The amount of snow the National Weather Service thinks we may get is creeping up a little this evening. The latest, local NWS forecast now calls for 4 to 6 inches of snow and sleet accumulation overnight. Snow is expected to fall off around 6 a.m., Wednesday and stop after 7 a.m. Rain may persist […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 29, 2020: 12,136 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 12,136 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 87 more than Monday. There have been 214 […]

Deaths Dec. 29, 2020: Thomas S. Bobula, Gary M. Plunkett

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A word from our sponsors: Hospice Alliance can be there to help with serious illness and facing end-of-life

Note: This is a paid announcement from Hospice Alliance — DH What is hospice? Hospice is not a place, but a philosophy of care forthose with a serious illness and facing end-of-life. It provides symptomand pain management, emotional support, spiritual care andbereavement counseling for a patient and his or her family. The Medicare hospice benefit […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 28, 2020: 12,049 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 12,049 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 126 more than Friday. There have been 211 […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Tuesday to noon Wednesday. Snow and mixed precipitation is in the latest, local NWS for the advisory period. Late Tuesday there’s a 90 percent chance […]

Wheatland Municipal Judge Fred Hewitt and Randall Municipal Judge Charlie Gitzinger not seeking re-election

Two longtime municipal judges — Charlie Gitzinger in Randall and Fred Hewitt in Wheatland — are not running for re-election this spring. Gitzinger was first appointed municipal judge in 1997 to fill and vacancy and then ran for re-election every term after. Hewitt first held the post in 2003 and was subsequently re-elected to four […]

Deaths Dec. 28, 2020: Edward John Richards IV

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Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 6:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 23200 block of 11th Place in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a fire in a garage. Garage is attached. UPDATE 6:23 p.m. — Dispatch reports that deputy […]

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Note: This is a paid announcement from Hartnell Chevrolet. — DH Right now Chevrolet’s Employee Discount is available to everyone at Hartnell Chevrolet. The offer is for a limited time, so stop in today. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Deaths Dec. 27, 2020: Ferolyn L. Boezio

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Deaths Dec. 26, 2020: Patricia “Pat” Beth

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

At about 4:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 25400 block of Grass Lake Road in Antioch. Per dispatch; Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker). Share4Tweet4 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 25, 2020: 11,923 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 11,923 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 45 more than Thursday. There have been 210 […]

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