Posts from ‘February, 2023’

Fox River tops flood stage; flood warning still in effect

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has exceeded flood stage and is still on the rise Tuesday evening. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The river first topped flood stage of 11 feet at about 5:45 a.m., Tuesday. At 5 p.m., the river was measuring at 11.57 feet. […]

Warrants result in drugs, weapons arrests in Silver Lake, Twin Lakes

From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: Yesterday, February 27th, 2023, at approximately 2:25 PM, KSD received information regarding a wanted convicted felon residing in the Village of Salem Lakes. The suspect was located, arrested, and found to be in possession of cocaine and marijuana. Upon further investigation, the Kenosha Drug Operations Group (KDOG) obtained a […]

Units responding for wires in Trevor

At about 5:43 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units responding to a report of wires arcing and sparking in the 25800 block of Highway C in Trevor. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Polish your golf game year round at Westosha Sports Complex

Note: Westosha Sports Complex is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement.  — DH Weather or season never gets in the way of your golf game at Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake. Westosha Sports Complex is a professional training facility where players up their game, practice their swings, and just have fun. Westosha […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting Feb. 28, 2023

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a meeting Tuesday, starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. Agenda items include: Tami Olszewski, Senior Investment Advisor with Ehlers Public Finance Advisors on services offered by hercompany with regards to portfolio management. Consideration of affiliating with Journey Disaster Response Team for local disaster response. Discussion/update on […]

Flood warning issued

With the Fox River still on the rise, the National Weather Service has now issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. As of 4 a.m., Tuesday,  the river as measured at the New Munster gauge was at 10.86 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast for the river […]

A word from our sponsors: Bring your personal training business to Westosha Sports Complex

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Attn: Personal Trainers. Are you looking for an affordable option to run your business? Westosha Sports Complex has 4,550 square feet available weekdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays available May 1-Sept. 30. Contact us at 262-885-6110 or to discuss options. […]

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the portion of the Fox River in Kenosha County. As of 10 p.m., Monday, the river as measured at the New Munster gauge was at 10 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast for the river has it exceeding flood stage by noon […]

Deaths Feb. 27, 2023: Barbara Colleen Quirk, Velton C. White

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Crews working to relieve flooding in Paddock Lake

From Paddock Lake village administrator Tim Popanda (at about 9:30 a.m.) Overnight and early this morning the Village saw a quick moving winter/spring thunderstorm roll through the area, depositing 1.2-inches of rain onto frozen saturated soils. The areas of Village experiencing flooding are, 236th and 62nd Street, 67th and 248th Ave. and various ditch lines clogged with tree limbs […]

Water main break closes Kenosha County Center

From Kenosha County: The Kenosha County Center in Bristol is closed today (Monday, Feb. 27) due to a lack of water service in the building caused by a water main break. The public may still access elected official services online and at the county Administration Building in downtown Kenosha. ShareTweet0 Shares

Screening of documentary that includes The Sharing Center on March 7

A screening of a film that includes The Sharing Center in Trevor will take place at 6 p.m., March 7 at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. “What We’re Hungry For,” directed by Jim Winship, is a documentary about how food pantries fed rural Wisconsin during the pandemic. A discussion of hunger and food security […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) board meeting Feb. 27, 2023

The Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) board is scheduled to regular meeting Monday, starting at 5 p.m. on the school library. Among the agenda items are: Approve 2023-2024 Auditor Adjourn to Closed Session per Wisconsin State Statute 19.85 (1), (c) Considering employment,promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which […]

Agenda: Wheatland special meeting of electors, Town Board meeting Feb. 27, 2023

Wheatland is scheduled to have a special meeting of electors and a Town Board meeting Monday at Town Hall in New Munster. The special electors meeting will start at 6 p.m., with a key agenda items of Resolution No. 2023-001 – a resolution of the electors to authorize the town board to dispose of property. […]

Program on sanctuary at Kenosha County HCE meeting March 2

Kenosha County Association for Home and Community Education, (KCAHCE) will hold their monthly County Educational Meeting,  Thursday March 2, at 1 p.m. in Boardroom B at the County Center,19600 75th St, Bristol. Following brief KCAHCE business, Sandi Swiss, vice president of Tiny Hooves Sanctuary, will present an informational program about the all women led Union […]

Highway C to close for surfacing of culvert repair

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: Kenosha County Highway C (Wilmot Road) is scheduled to be closed fully just east of Highway W (Fox River Road) from approximately 10 a.m. Friday, March 3, until approximately 10 a.m. Saturday, March 4. This is to accommodate final restoration of the highway surface where a culvert was […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 26, 2023 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Highway EM (East Lake Shore Drive) long-term closure to begin March 1

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: Highway EM (East Lake Shore Drive) in the Village of Twin Lakes is scheduled to be closed from State Line Road to Highway Z (Wilmot Ave) beginning Wednesday, March 1, for underground utility work and resurfacing. The closure is expected to last roughly four months. Only local traffic […]

Snowtubing at Wilmot Mountain on Feb. 28 to benefit The Sharing Center

Snowtubing at Wilmot Mountain Ski Resort on Feb. 28 will benefit The Sharing Center in Trevor. A percentage of proceeds from the tubing area from 4 to 8 p.m. that day will benefit The Sharing Center, Western Kenosha County’s community support center. Services provided include a food pantry and other resources. Wilmot Mountain’s tubing area […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 25, 2023 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Fed. 22-23, 2023 Ice storm kept local municipalities and emergency services busy

The ice storm that hit the area Wednesday and Thursday leaving a nearly .75 inch layer of ice on everything outside kept local municipalities and emergency services working around the clock. “Thank you to everyone on our team at Kenosha County, to the municipal governments and fire departments, to the utility crews, and to the […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 2:11 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash on Highway C near Fire Station no. 1 in Trevor. Per radio transmissions, two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. Deputy called for two tows. ShareTweet0 Shares

Feb. 22-23, 2023 Ice Storm damage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Here are some photos from photographer Earlene Frederick of ice and damage from the Feb. 22-23 storm: ShareTweet0 Shares

Prom dress giveaway event is Feb. 24, 25

A’s Dress Closet prom dress giveaway event will take place this Friday and Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church in Paddock Lake. Hours on Friday are 3 to 6 p.m. Hours Saturday are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entry and all inventory is free of charge, however donations are appreciated. Dress, formal shoes and accessory donations […]

Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 6:24 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of tree branches on fire in the 9200 block of Camp Lake Road. ShareTweet0 Shares

Feb. 22-23 ice storm report: Was that a lot of ice? Yes it was, NWS data shows

That seemed like a lot of ice. But was it? In fact, history shows it was. The ice storm that hit the area Wednesday, Wednesday night and into early Thursday was only the second Kenosha County event worthy of an ice storm warning since 2000, according to the National Weather Service. At least .25 inches […]

Kenosha County Center to serve as overnight warming center Thursday evening to Friday morning

From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: Kenosha County will host an overnight reception center tonight for residents whose homes remain without power after Wednesday’s ice storm, Sheriff David Zoerner announced in cooperation with County Executive Samantha Kerkman and other partners. This resource will be available from 7 p.m. tonight until 8 a.m. Friday 2-24-23 at […]

Extensive damage to network, dangerous conditions slowing power restoration says We Energies

Extensive damage to its power network and dangerous conditions for work crews have slowed power restoration by We Energies crews in the wake of the ice storm that hit the area Wednesday and early Thursday, a spokesman for the company said Thursday afternoon. “Trees and tree branches weighted down with ice have been falling into […]

Designated warming centers open

Designated warming centers including in Western Kenosha County are available for those who may be without power during Thursday’s storm. Western Kenosha County warming centers include: Bristol Village Hall, 19801 83rd St., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call for weekend hours. Randall Town Hall, 34530 Bassett Road, Bassett, 8 a.m. to 5 […]

Paddock Lake village crews working to clear roads of branches

Here’s a statement from Tim Popanda, Paddock Lake village administrator, about clearing of down tree branches Thursday in the wake of the ice storm: As we all know the Village was hit with freezing rain overnight that has caused hundreds of tree limbs and trees to come down. Village crews are working to clear roads of […]

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