2020 Paddock Lake home decorating contest judging will be Dec. 19

Paddock Lake residents, get those holiday decorations out! The village of Paddock Lake is having a 2020 Holiday Decorating Contest. Judging of holiday displays throughout the village will take place Dec. 19 by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Make sure you have your lights and decorations on that day from 6 to 9 p.m. to […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 3, 2020: 9,818 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 9,818 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 108 more than Wednesday. There have been 153 […]

Deaths Dec. 3, 2020: Margaret C. Schroeder

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A word from our sponsors: 2020 will see a mini version of annual Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping in Twin Lakes; Tree lighting on Friday

Notes: This is a paid announcement from the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association — DH The Twin Lakes Area CHamber and Business Assocaition will host a 2020 Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping Mini Covid-19 Version. This year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays.” The mini Trees on Parade will take place at […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 7:35 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 7000 block of 316th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Passerby called in what appears to be flames coming from home. UPDATE about 7:39 […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:50 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83/75 (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash is blocking traffic, but those involved are trying to move into a parking lot. No injuries being reported at this time. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 2, 2020: 9,710 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 9,710 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 174 more than Tuesday. There have been 153 […]

Deaths Dec. 2, 2020: Katharina Tokarz, Annie Beth (Avery) Erikson-Bernhardt

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Santa coming to American Legion in Silver Lake — 2020 style

Santa Claus is coming to the American Legion Hall in Silver Lake — as he has for many years — on Saturday, Dec. 5., but this year in 2020 style. Santa will be at the Legion Hall from 1-2:30 p.m. The event is open to all children 10 and under. Due to Covid 19 restrictions […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Dec. 1, 2020: 9,536 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 9,536 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 230 more than Monday. There have been 150 […]

Deaths Dec. 1, 2020: Eugene “Gene” Badtke, James (Jim) Butterbrodt

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Wheatland passes 2020 tax levy with .4% increase

Wheatland’s town electors and the Town Board have approved a tax levy for 2020 with a .4 percent increase. The levy was passed by electors present at a meeting of electors Monday evening with an 8-0 vote. The levy also passed the Town Board 3-0 at a special board meeting Monday. The 2020 tax levy […]

A word from our sponsors: 2020 will see a mini version of annual Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping in Twin Lakes; Tree lighting on Friday

Notes: This is a paid announcement from the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association — DH The Twin Lakes Area CHamber and Business Assocaition will host a 2020 Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping Mini Covid-19 Version. This year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays.” The mini Trees on Parade will take place at […]

Units responding for gas leak in Salem

At about 7:58 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a gas leak in the area of the 23500 block of Highway AH in Salem. We have a report from the road that Highway AH is closed to traffic in that area. UPDATE 8:31 a.m. — Salem Lakes commands reports to dispatch […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Nov. 30, 2020: 9,306 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 9,306 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 217 more than Friday. There have been 142 […]

Deaths Nov. 30, 2020: Thomas John Vavra, Isidro Ramos, Joseph Lloyd Greinke, JoAnn M. Asplund, Keith Wayne Kollmann

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Central HS band program awarded $500 grant from Madison Jazz Society

Central High School recently was awarded a grant from the Madison Jazz Society School Grant Fund to music programs in Wisconsin schools to help students learn about and perform jazz. Central, with director Adam Scheele, was awarded $500 to help purchase a baritone saxophone for the jazz band. Due to the COVID pandemic, grant requests […]

Deaths Nov. 29, 2020: Marilyn P. Berger, Gerald W. Mico

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Units responding for water call on Lake Elizabeth

At 4:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Kenosha County Dive Team along with Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a water incident on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A caller reports kayakers who appear to be in the water and calling for help. UPDATE 4:56 p.m. […]

Units responding for crash in Bassett

At about 4:49 p.m., Randall Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a crash in the 34400 block of Bassett Road (Highway F) in Bassett. Per dispatch: This is a car versus guard rail crash. UPDATE 4:51 p.m. — Everyone out of vehicles. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes special Village Board meeting Nov. 28, 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a special Town Board meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m., at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Public hearing on the 2021 Village Budget. Motion to adopt the 2021 Village Budget and establish the 2020 Property Tax Levy for the Village of Twin Lakes. […]

A word from our sponsors: 2020 will see a mini version of annual Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping in Twin Lakes; Tree lighting on Friday

Notes: This is a paid announcement from the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association — DH The Twin Lakes Area CHamber and Business Assocaition will host a 2020 Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping Mini Covid-19 Version. This year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays.” The mini Trees on Parade will take place at […]

Agenda: Wheatland regular Town Board meeting, budget hearing, special Town Board meeting

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a series of meetings Monday. All meetings will be held at Town Hall in New Munster. Meetings are open to the public until capacity is reached with social distancingrequirements being enforced. Face covering is required.\ First up is the regular Town Board meeting, set to begin at […]

A word from our sponsors: Nov. 29, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Deaths Nov. 28, 2020: Earl D. Wilfert

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A word from our sponsors: Nov. 28, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update Nov. 27, 2020: 9,089 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 9,089 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 164 more than Wednesday. There have been 142 […]

Units responding for alarm in Trevor

At about 4:49 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 25000 block of 119th Street in Trevor for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 4:51 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that the resident reports no signs of smoke or flames. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 11:25 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 29600 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: This is reported as a two-vehicle crash with one vehicle in the ditch rolled over. UPDATE 11:27 a.m. — Additional […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2020 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 27th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm […]

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