Posts from ‘July, 2021’

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect until 2:45 a.m. The NWS said the approaching storm includes 70 mph wind gusts. Trained weather spotter reports winds of 60 mph in Oconomowoc. Considerable tree damage could result. Damage is likely to mobile […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 28, 2021: 16,113 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 16,113 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 11 more than Monday. There have been 316 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Public Health is […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 2 a.m. The message from the NWS about what to expect is a little mixed. The latest, local forecast is calling for “showers and thunderstorms before 2 am, then […]

Garage sales page updated

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 27, 2021: 16,102 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 16,102 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 33 more than Monday. The last date daily positives of 30 or more were reported was May 6. […]

Agenda: Bristol School District #1 board meeting July 28

The Bristol School District #1 (Bristol School) board is scheduled to hold a board meeting on Wednesday starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Library Media Center at the school. Among the agenda items are: Microphones for regular board meetings. Regular board meeting start time/date. The agenda also includes notice of a closed session to consider […]

2021 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Centennial Celebration Parade set for Sunday of fair

The Kenosha County Fair will celebrate it’s 100th anniversary with a Centennial Parade on Sunday, Aug. 22. The line-up begins 9 am, Parade starts 11 am. The fair is especially seeking antique vehicles, vintage-themed entries and fair-themed entries. If you have a Kenosha County club or business that’s been around for awhile, this is a […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) board meeting July 28 2021

The Wheat;and J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. in the Community Room. Among the agenda items are: Opportunity for Public Input on Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund Expenditures. Nonrecurring Referendum Expiration Update. The full agenda is available here. Share62Tweet62 Shares

Boy raises money for firefighters; gets VIP treatment at Salem Lakes Fire Station #1

Like a lot of kids, Wesley Rivera, 3, wanted to have a lemonade stand at his Salem Lakes home. Perhaps less common, was what Wesley did with the proceeds. He decided to donate it to the firefighter/paramedics of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue. On Monday, Wesley, accompanied by his father Zak Rivera, delivered the funds to the […]

July 20, 2021 lake test results: PHLA beach closed and Old Settlers Park beach under caution

The Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach is closed to swimming and Old Settlers County Park beach is under a swim caution after testing Monday by Kenosha County Public Health showed elevated E.coli levels at those locations. The State Department of Health recommends posting warnings at beaches when test results indicate a E.coli level of 235/100mL […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 2:57 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 4400 block of Highway D. Per dispatch: One vehicle crash. Car off the road. Injury being reported. Share112Tweet112 Shares

Units responding to fire in Bristol

At about 12:47 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire near Highway 45 and Highway JS in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is a fire that was on a garbage truck, which dumped its load. Fire appeared to be out, but reignited. UPDATE 12:51 p.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: Salem Lakes seeks part-time Municipal Court Clerk

Note: This is a paid announcement from the village of Salem Lakes. — DH The Village of Salem Lakes is accepting applications for a part-time Municipal Court Clerk, approximately 20 hours per week. Starting salary $17 to $20 per hour, based on court experience. Must be available the 2nd Tuesday of eachmonth for daytime and […]

2021 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Open Class specials tie in to “Centennial Celebration – Sewn in Tradition”

The 2021 Kenosha County Fair has a number of open class specials that tie-in to the theme of “Centennial Celebration – Sewn in Tradition” The specials are in the following areas: Plants & Soil Science Arts & Crafts Knitting & Crocheting Flowers & Plants Photography Home Furnishings Home Furnishings – Quilting Foods & Nutrition Click […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting July 27, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Presentation of completed town wide internet study. Updated town website and discussion about a Town Facebook page. Recent development interest in the Somers/Paris growth area The full agenda is available here. […]

Agenda: Salem School District regular board meeting July 27, 2021

The Salem School District board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. in the Intermediate Library. Public access to allow for social distancing will be in the Large Group Instruction Room. The meeting also will be live streamed at: https://www.salem.k12.wi.us/multimedia. Among the agenda items are: Beginning of 2021-2022 School Year […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 26, 2021: 16,069 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 16,069 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 12 more than Friday. There have been 316 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Public Health is […]

Deaths July 26, 2021: Paul Richard Wolff

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Online series on caring for a loved one or friend with dementia offered for early August

Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is offering a three-part series for those caring for a loved one or friend with dementia. This no-cost series will be online, 3 consecutive Wednesdays, Aug. 11, 18 and 25, from 1-2 p.m. A diagnosis of dementia leads to many questions and concerns for families facing their new […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board meeting July 26, 2021

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Discuss and consider for approval Utility District 1 sewer rate increase. Consider for approval the hiring of three Paid-On-Call employees to the Fire Department. Discuss and consider for approval for Growing […]

Agenda: Joint School District #1 Silver Lake-Salem (Riverview School) board meeting July 26, 2021

The Joint School District #1 Silver Lake-Salem (Riverview School) board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 7 p.m. in the school library. Among the agenda items are: Review of Open Enrollment Waiting List. 2021-22 Budget Update. Discussion, Review & Preliminary Approval of 2021-22 School Reopening Plan. The full agenda is available […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board meeting July 26, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Slades Corners drainage update report of the discussion with WisDOT regarding the study of STH 50 route fordrainage that WisDOT completed. Wayne Kaddatz presentation – Slades Corners drainage […]

2021 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Demo derby for crunching, crashing fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening — unless you’re at the Kenosha County Fair’s demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday, Aug. 22, starting at 1 p.m. […]

Deaths July 24, 2021: Gene Mutchler

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2021 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Still time to enter Fairest of the Fair

There is still time to enter the Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair contest. The Fairest of the Fair winner selected this year will reign from January 2022 – January 2023 and will represent Kenosha County Fair at the State of Wisconsin Fairest of the Fair competition in January 2023. The Kenosha County Fair Fairest […]

A word from our sponsors: Dousman Transport to host free bingo July 28

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Dousman Transport Co., Inc. Dousman Transport Co. Inc. will host free bingo, Wednesday, July 28, starting at 5:30 p.m. at its terminal at 28401 Wilmot Road, Trevor. There will be $750 in cash and prizes. You must be 21 years old to play. Seating will be limited […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update July 23, 2021: 16,057 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 16,057 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 11 more than Thursday. There have been 316 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. Kenosha County Public Health is […]

Get ready for the 2021 Kenosha County Fair!

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Kenosha County Fair is back in 2021 and will be here before you know it. The theme this year is “Sewn in Tradition.” The fair’s centennial will be celebrated this year since the 2020 fair was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. The fair […]

Air quality alert issued

The National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. From the alert announcement: For people living in Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan Counties, the air quality index (AQI) is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY levels. Active children and adults, and individuals with respiratory and […]

Antonio Noble awarded Eagle Scout rank

Antonio Noble of Scout Troop 329, Silver Lake, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony held on July 17 at the Wilmot Firehouse. State Rep. Samantha Kerkman presented Antonio with a commendation from her and state Sen. Van Wanggard. Antonio also received another award from Sheriff David Beth and other letters of […]

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