Posts from ‘August, 2021’

Aug. 24, 2021 lake test results: DeWitt Park Beach & Rock Lake closed to swimming; PHLA at caution

DeWitt Park Beach on Silver Lake and Rock Lake are closed to swimming and Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach is under a swim caution after testing by Kenosha County Public Health showed elevated E.coli levels at those locations. The results that prompted the closures and caution were: DeWitt Park beach – 1,986 E.coli/100 mL PHLA […]

New Salem Lakes Fire Chief sworn in

Last night, the Salem Lakes Fire Commission swore in James Lejcar as the second Salem Lakes Fire Chief. He succeeds Chief Mike Slover, who was present. Share229Tweet229 Shares

Power outage reported

At about 4:15 p.m., We Energies is reporting a power outage affecting 413 customers centered in the Paddock Lake area. No cause is being reported at this time. UPDATE about 5:15 p.m. — We now reports crew assigned to this outage and an estimated restoration time of 7 p.m. UPDATE about 6:10 p.m. — Power […]

Calvary UCC Women’s Fellowship salad luncheon Aug. 26

Calvary UCC Women’s Fellowship is hosting a salad luncheon Aug. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church. Adults are $10 and children $5. Includes chocolate fountain. Thee also will be raffles and prizes. Calvary UCC is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes. Share5Tweet5 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Business in the Park and car show in Twin Lakes Aug. 28

Note: This is a paid announcement from the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association — DH Business in the Park, hosted by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association, will return to downtown Twin Lakes on Saturday, Aug. 28. Business in the Park is where the village, community and business unite for a […]

Deaths Aug. 23, 2021: Edwin H. Wright

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2021 Kenosha County Fair Merit Award Winners in Rocketry and Shooting Sports

Here are the Merit Award winners in Rocketry and Shooting Sports for the 2021 Kenosha County Fair: RocketryChase Meyers – Overall WinnerDavid Ellis – Distance Junior WinnerChase Meyers – Distance Senior winnerLiam Meyers – Written parts test Junior winnerAustin Dawson – Written parts test Senior Winner Shooting SportsAraya Zavacke – Most rounds shotDaisy Deaton and […]

2021 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best

Here are the 2021 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best: Special Ed:Champion: Paris Intermediate Group 1Reserve Champion: Paris Intermediate Group 1 4K:Champion: Preston Behnke – RandallReserve Champion: Mya Carlson-Meyer – Brighton Kindergarten:Champion: Kendra Enright – ParisReserve Champion: Jax Essay – Paris 1st Grade:Champion: Lucy Torelons – Trevor/WilmotReserve Champion: Mackenzie Johnson – Bristol 2nd Grade:Champion: Aiden Butenhoff – BristolReserve Champion: Ellie […]

2021 Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2021 Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction took place Sunday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. This is where the young exhibitors in the poultry and rabbit project get a chance to see all of their hard work with the animals pay off. Here are some more photos from the event: Share134Tweet134 Shares

2021 Kenosha County Fair Centennial Parade coverage (PHOTOS)

A parade was held at the 2021 Kenosha County Fair fairgrounds Sunday morning in honor of the Fair’s centennial. The parade also represented a revival of an old Sunday at the fair event. Units in the parade included fair officials, past fair queens and fairests of the fair, community and youth groups and lots of […]

2021 Kenosha County Fair Pie Auction coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual pie auction took place Saturday night at the 2021 Kenosha County Fair in Wilmot. At this event, bidders compete to purchase packages of items put together often with a theme of some kind. Some are donated by 4-H families, businesses and individuals. The animal barns also typically put together packages and compete against […]

Katelyn Hannah crowned 2022 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair

Katelyn Hannah was named the 2022 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair at the fairgrounds in Wilmot Sunday afternoon. Hannah, of Salem, will assume her duties in January, promoting the fair in advance and presiding over the 2022 fair. Named 2022 Fairest of the Fair Royalty was Shannon Diedrich. The other Fairest of the Fair […]

2021 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Sunday’s schedule for the Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Sunday at the 2021 Kenosha County Fair: Hours 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Midway Open Noon-7 p.m. Wristband Special: Noon-7 p.m. $30. 11 a.m. Centennial Parade through the Fairgrounds 1 p.m. Small Animal Livestock Auction – Show & Sale Arena 1 p.m. International Demolition Derby – Grandstands 2 p.m. Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department […]

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 22, 2021 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2021 Kenosha County Fair Large Animal Auction

The 2021 Kenosha County Fair Large Animal Auction was held Saturday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. This is where the work of a project year in beef, swine, sheep or goats pays off. Bidder compete to purchase the animals shown earlier in the week. Here are some more photos from the Large Animal Auction: […]

Deaths Aug. 21, 2021: Charles Carl Smith,

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2021 Kenosha County Fair Horse Show results

Here are the results of the judging in the 2021 Kenosha County Fair Horse and Pony Show on Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Share23Tweet23 Shares

2021 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Show results

Here are the results of the 2021 Kenosha County Dairy Show, held Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot: Share741Tweet741 Shares

2021 Kenosha County Fair pedal tractor pull results-Day 2 (PHOTOS)

Here are the results of the Pedal Tractor Pull competition held Friday at the Fairgrounds in Wilmot: Ages 5-6 1st Place – Max Milock 2nd Place – Morgan Schubkegel 3rd Place – Bree Kuebker 4th Place – Brady Sparr Ages 7-8 1st Place – Kelsie Glaves 2nd Place – Hallie Deaton 3rd Place – Sierra […]

2021 Kenosha County Fair Poultry Show results

Here are results from the 2021 Kenosha County Fair Poultry Show held Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Share260Tweet260 Shares

Kenosha County Fair 2021 sewing display shows clothing projects through the decades

Sewing projects made by young exhibitors through the decades are on display in the Junior Fair Exhibits Building at the 2021 Kenosha County Fair. The display ties in with the fair’s theme this year of Sewn in Tradition as well as the fair’s centennial.Alumni of the clothing project donated items they made as youngsters. Some […]

2021 Kenosha County Fair Sheep Show results

Here are the results of judging in the 2021 Kenosha County Fair Sheep Show, which took place Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Share216Tweet216 Shares

2021 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Futurity Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2021 Dairy Futurity Show at the Kenosha County Far took place Friday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The show is for children too young to show in the dairy show. Participants dress up themselves and a young calf to reflect a dairy promotional theme. Then the youngsters lead the calf around the ring, […]

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 21, 2021 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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2021 Kenosha County Fair Rabbit Show coverage (PHOTOS) and results

The 2021 Kenosha County Fair Rabbit Show took place Friday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are some more photos from the show, followed by results of judging: Share389Tweet389 Shares

2021 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Saturday’s schedule for the Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Saturday at the 2021 Kenosha County Fair: Hours 8 a.m.-Midnight Midway Open Noon – 11 p.m. Wristband Specials: Noon to 5 p.m. Noon $25 or noon to 11 p.m. $30. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kenosha County First Responder Safety Day Noon Amateur Home Brew Competition Results – The Barrel Room 1p.m. Large […]

Tom Neave named new Central HS assistant principal

Tom Neave has been named the new assistant principal at Central High School. Neave was a business teacher at Central. From a new release from the district: Central High School is excited to announce Tom Neave as the new Assistant Principal. Mr. Neave will fill the role due to the resignation of Sean Leavy, who […]

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish disposing of office, school and other items at Aug. 22 and 29 viewings

Note: This is a paid announcement from St. Alphonsus Parish — DH We wish to invite all parishioners and their friends. (spread the word!), that we are currently disposing of items from the recently demolished Rectory, as well as items from the school building that are no longer needed in our classrooms or offices. Please […]

2021 Kenosha County Fair Goat Show Coverage (PHOTOS) and results

The 2021 Kenosha County Fair Goat Shows were held Thursday and Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are some more photos from the shows, followed by results of judging: Share625Tweet625 Shares

Deaths Aug. 20, 2021: Billy Roy Nichols, Catherine I. Anderson

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