Posts from ‘December, 2021’

Deaths Dec. 31, 2021: Nancy C. Holst, Sheri Kay Waldo

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Winter storm warning issued

A winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect from 3 p.m., Saturday to 6 a.m., Sunday. Significant snow accumulation and high winds are expected during the warning period. The latest, local NWS forecast says […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes (PHOTOS)

At about 10:15 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire in the 700 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 10:20 a.m. — Dispatch reports house has been evacuated. Fire unit arriving […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 8:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 12400 block of Highway C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Share37Tweet37 Shares

Deaths Dec. 30, 2021: Paula Brown

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 30, 2021: 25,612 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 25,612 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 552 more than Tuesday. There have been 444 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 11 more than Tuesday. Wisconsin […]

Sizable snow for Saturday; winter storm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for New Year’s Day, with a forecast of 3 to 6 inches of snow accumulation possible locally. The watch is set to be in effect from noon, Saturday to 6 a.m., Sunday. The watch is in effect for Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee counties. Much of […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 1:48 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and the Wheatland constable are responding to a report of a fire near 376th Avenue and Highway 50. UPDATE 1:49 p.m. — A Wheatland FD member who is near the scene reports to dispatch that this […]

Brighton School Honor Roll 1st quarter 2021-22

The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2021-22 school year: (*Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll). Eighth Grade: *Caileb Cerka,  *Emily Craven, *Jillian Daniels, *Kole Daniels, *Amelia Dufek, Sarah Eaton, Ryan Eppers, *Haley Fell, Elliana Fliess, *Aiden Goetz, *Carter Harpe, *Keighden Kevek, *Johnathan Klenke, *Thomas Lakomiak, *Jakob […]

No COVID-19 data story today; key data not available

There will not be our usual COVID-19 data story today. Key Kenosha County data was not available. Check back tomorrow. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Deaths Dec. 29, 2021: LaVelda Hansen

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A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex Winter Golf League registration underway

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Registration is underway for Winter Sports Golf League at Westosha Sports Complex. Call to reserve your spot 262-885-6110. 12 week 9 Hole Winter Golf League starts week of 1/31/22. See schedule located at the bottom. 2 installment payments of $140. First is […]

Units responding for investigation in Rock Lake

Ar about 12:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 25000 block of Runyard Way East in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Third party reporting carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 12:37 p.m. — Salem Lakes chief requests mutual aid response from Bristol Fire and Rescue with a truck. UPDATE 1:02 p.m. — […]

Snow report Dec. 28, 2021: 1.75 inches

At 7:55 p.m., we measured 1.75 inches of total snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. Snow started falling for this event at about 10:30 a.m. The total was quite a bit below the forecasted amount from earlier Tuesday, but who’s complaining? It was still lightly raining as we measured. A National Weather Service […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 28, 2021: 25,060 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 25,060 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 306 more than Dec. 23. There have been 433 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 10 more than Dec. […]

Deaths Dec. 28, 2021: Janet Marie Gillmore, Earnest Dee Camp, Sheryl Rae Hawkins

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Units responding for fire in Powers Lake

At about 5:15 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to fire at Highways Z and P in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: This is a vehicle fire. Twin Lakes Police officer and sheriff’s deputies also responding. Share43Tweet43 Shares

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 1:30 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 2700 block of the northbound lanes of I-94 for a crash. Per dispatch: State Patrol on the scene. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Units responding responding for crash along Paris-Bristol border

At about 12:58 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 18900 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: Vehicle rolled on to roof on north side of the road. UPDATE 1:02 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 11:51 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway W in Wheatland. UPDATE about 11:53 a.m. — Wheatland fire unit arriving on scene reports two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. Wheatland constable on the scene. UPDATE 11:55 a.m. — Second […]

Latest local snowfall forecast increased to 2 to 4 inches

The latest, local forecast from the National Weather Service calls for significantly more Tuesday snow accumulation than projected even earlier today. We now could see 2 to 4 inches of snow accumulation in Western Kenosha County between about 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. A winter weather advisory continues to be in effect until midnight, Wednesday. […]

Latest forecast: More rain mixed with snow = less accumulation

We’re still going to get some snow Tuesday, but more rain mixed in with the snow should mean a little less accumulation says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow and rain fall is likely by about noon and continue through 4 p.m. Some kind of precipitation — snow or rain or a mix […]

No COVID-19 data story today; key data not available

There will not be our usual COVID-19 data story today. Key Kenosha County data was not available. Check back tomorrow Share1Tweet1 Shares

Steven Hurley appointed Bristol municipal judge

Steve Hurley was appointed municipal judge by the Bristol Village Board at Monday’s meeting. The appointment was necessitated bv the Dec. 15 death of Fred Ekornaas, who was the sitting municipal judge. A little over a year was left in Ekornaas’ term. If that had been longer, the village would have held a special election, […]

Real snow in forecast for Tuesday; winter weather advisory issued

Accumulating snow is in the forecast and the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday for almost all of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from noon Tuesday to midnight. The latest, local NWS forecast says we could see 1 to 2 inches of snow […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board regular meeting Dec. 27, 2021

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting Monday, starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Consider for approval the appointment of Municipal Judge to be effective January 2022. Consider for approval an ordiancen providing for a consolidated polling place. The full agenda is available here. […]

Snow and sleet expected overnight Sunday

There’s a 100 percent chance of some winter precipitation Sunday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Less known is just what that precipitation will be. “Rain and snow, possibly mixed with sleet, becoming all rain after 1a.m.,” is how the forecast puts it. There will be patchy fog and wind gusts as […]

Happy Holidays from westofthei.com!

Thank you to all of our loyal readers and advertisers who continue to make westofthei.com possible. We will continue to work to become more useful to you every day. Sincerely, Darren and Karen Hillock Share51Tweet51 Shares

Dense fog advisory issued

A dense fog advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for southern Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until midnight. Visibility may be reduced yo a quarter of a mile or less during this period. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Deaths Dec. 24, 2021: Mary Frances Payton

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