Posts from ‘January, 2021’

Deputy responding for road hazard in Trevor

At about 7:46 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to Highways C and 83 in Trevor for a report of a road hazard. Per dispatch: A caller has reported an unattended black snowmobile with no lights on in the intersection. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Jan. 31, 2021 snow report: additional 5.5 inches

We measured about 5.5 additional inches of snow accumulation at about 11 a.m. Sunday at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total of 8 inches of snow for us since snow began falling on Saturday afternoon. Light snow continued to fall throughout the day, but we could not measure any additional accumulation. The National […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 4:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of an alarm in the 39500 block of Bloomfield Road in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory alarm. UPDATE 4:16 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that this has been reportd to be […]

A word from our sponsors: Lakewood School seeking building custodian

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Twin Lakes Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) — DH Lakewood School is seeking applicants for the following position: Job Title: Building CustodianDepartment: MaintenanceReports to: Director of Building and Grounds/AdministrationHours: 2:30-10:30 pmSalary: Depends on Experience Send Resume to: jobs@twinlakes.k12.wi.us Position Summary: The Building Custodian is responsible for ensuring […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:47 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 7900 block of 184th Avenue (Highway D) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Car and pedestrian involved. Pedestrian was snow blowing. UPDATE 2:50 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports vehicle in the ditch and one injured party. […]

Jan. 30, 2021 snow report: 2.5 inches; snow still falling

At about 9:45 p.m., Saturday, we measured about 2.5 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow started falling at about 3 p.m.. Kenosha County is under a National Weather Service winter storm watch until 6 p.m., Sunday. The latest, local NWS forecast for snow has not changed much, with snow […]

Deaths Jan. 30, 2021: Timmy J. Chevrette, Pamela A. Sanberg

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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 […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has now included Kenosha County in area under a winter storm warning this weekend. The warning is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Saturday to 6 p.m., Sunday. It replaces an earlier issued winter storm watch. The snow in the latest, local NWS forecast of 5 to 7 inches […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 29, 2021: 14,165 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 14,165 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 26 more than Thursday. There have been 270 […]

Units responding for smoke in Silver Lake

At about 4:37 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units from all stations and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke in an apartment building in the 600 block of Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 4:40 p.m. — Dispatch reports to Salem Lakes command that deputy on the scene […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association to host WinterFest Pond Ice Hockey Tournaments Feb. 13

Note: This is a paid announcement from Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is hosting a new event this winter: the WinterFest Pond Ice Hockey Tournaments at Lance Park in Twin Lakes on Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pond Ice Hockey Tournament […]

Troy Hickey named to Bradley University fall 2020 Dean’s List

More than 2000 students were named to Bradley University’s Fall 2020 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale. Local students include: Troy Hickey of Silver Lake, majoring in marketing. Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service offers exceptional service, quality products and unparalleled customer satisfaction

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 […]

Sons of the American Legion Post #544 donates to Twin lakes Food Pantry

Sons of the American Legion Post #544 of Twin Lakes as a service agency in the area and proponent of helping families in need during this time, is giving back to the community with a monetary donation of $100 to the Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry. The Post is dedicated to giving back to the […]

Snow returns this weekend; winter storm watch issued

Sizable snow fall is expected to return to Western Kenosha County this weekend, and the National Weather Service is marking the occasion with a winter storm watch. The watch is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Saturday to 6 p.m., Sunday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for 5 to 8 inches of […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 28, 2021: 14,139 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 14,139 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 48 more than Wednesday. There have been 268 […]

Wheatland pondering creating dog park with bequeathed lot

The Wheatland Town Board is considering whether to accept an offer from a deceased property owner to sell land to the town for $100 is if it used as a dog park. The board learned recently that Gail Schoch in her will offered to bequeath the town a property in about the 7900 block of […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 10 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 12200 block of Highway C for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; injuries being reported. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for a investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 9:30 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 600 block of Bayview Avenue in Twin Lakes for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smell of natural gas outside. UPDATE 9:33 a.m. — Police officer on scene and investigating. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 27, 2021: 14,091 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 14,091 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 34 more than Tuesday. There have been 268 […]

Local students named to UW-Whitewater fall semester 2020 Dean’s List

The following students with local ties were named to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2020 fall semester. Marina Anderson, Twin Lakes Joe Banish, Silver Lake Rachel Barnes, Twin Lakes Ashlyn Brey, Silver Lake Vince Cmaroto, Trevor Kelly Crowe, Bristol Grady Duffy, Twin Lakes Jared Epping, Twin Lakes Ashley Falasz, Twin Lakes Morgan […]

Deaths Jan. 27, 2021: Charles A. “Chuck” Faulkner

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More snow in weekend forecast

Now that you have that snow day behind you it’s time to prepare for a good chance of more accumulating snow this weekend. Details are vague at this point, but the latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a 70 percent chance of snow Saturday night. There is a 50 percent chance of snow […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At 6:54 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 16100 block of Highway N. Per dispatch: A single vehicle is reportedly rolled over. UPDATE 7:03 p.m. — Paris command on the scene reports vehicle is on its side in the middle of Highway […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 26, 2021: 14,057 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 14,057 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 58 more than Monday. There have been 265 […]

Deaths Jan. 26, 2021: Willetta C. Pedajas

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Units responding for crash along state line

At about 4:16 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 18200 block of 128th Street along the Wisconsin-Illinois border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Reported by Lake County Sheriff’s Department. Another call received by dispatch placing crash in the 16700 block of 128th Street. UPDATE 4:20 […]

Snow report no. 2 for Jan. 26, 2021: another 2.5 inches

We measured an additional 2.5 inches of snow fall from between about 5:40 a.m. and about 10 a.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That brings this snow event to a total of about 5 inches since snow began falling last night, with snow still falling. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 […]

Jan. 26, 2021 snow-related incidents report

The following is a report from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department about weather-related incident response from midnight through 11 a.m.: On January 26th, 2021 Kenosha County experienced a winter storm warning. Kenosha County Sheriff Deputies responded to the following weather and traffic-related calls from midnight through 11 a.m.: — 4 crashes with injuries— 14 property-damage […]

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