Wilmot Veterans Day Observance

Wilmot held their annual Veterans Observance Friday morning. It began with breakfast, then program for them and the school. There was a processional into the field house, flanked by students waving small American flags. Share33Tweet33 Shares

Salem School Celebrates Our Veterans

About 1,000 kids gathered in the small gym Thursday afternoon for Salem School Veterans Day program. The veterans were on stage, as each grade made their presentation. Thank you cards were given to the veterans by 5th and 6th grade students. Share49Tweet49 Shares

Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park roads named for Cloyd Porter, Karow family

People gathered at the entrance to the Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park, 8530 352nd Avenue, Monday morning to witness the naming of the roadway into the park from CTH KD as Porter Parkway. It is named for former Assemblyman Cloyd Porter. Porter was elected to the Assembly in 1972 and served for 28 years. Samantha […]

Cereal dominoes at Bristol School

To celebrate the collection of over 500 boxes of cereal by Bristol’s School’s Student Council from 10/3/22-10/11/22 to stock the Sharing Center’s shelves, they were set up like dominoes. Students gathered to watch them fall. Share62Tweet62 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Hall ribbon cutting

At the end the open house at the Twin Lakes Village Hall today, members of the Village Board cut the ribbon, officially opening the new building. The Village moved into the building last Spring, while details were still being completed. The old hall has been torn down and is in the process of becoming a […]

2022 Kenosha County Fair: Truck and tractor pull coverage (VIDEO)

Thursday night at the 2022 Kenosha County Fair was the truck and tractor pull at the grandstand. Here are some video highlights: Some results from Badger Truck Pullers Association Some results form PI Motorsports Share1Tweet1 Shares

2022 Kenosha County Fair: Rodeo coverage

Friday night at the Kenosha County Fair, the stands were packed for a rodeo. The show began with 88 kids trying to ride sheep. Then any kid could participate in trying to catch a calf and win $5. The opening ceremonies were followed by the professional T & C Rodeo show that had barrel racing, […]

2022 Kenosha County Fair: Demolition Derby coverage (PHOTOS &VIDEO)

Demolition derby was the grandstand feature for the 2022 Kenosha County Fair on Sunday. Here are some results, photos and video: Share13Tweet13 Shares

2022 Kenosha County Fair: Combine Demolition Derby coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The combine demolition derby was held Thursday night. There were 17 participants. Jim Rossi Luke Rossi Kris Rigert Kasey Lois Adam Petersen Justin Hrupka Luke Kastenson Jake Kastendon Dana Druker Ted Kelley Branson Lee Matty Gilbert Dina Mike Tony Rossi Chase Warren Chris Meyer Aaron Denko Adam Petersen of Camp Lake was first, second place […]

Town of Randall Volunteer Fire Department picnic

The first annual picnic was held at the Randall Fire station at 9575 336th Ave. There were lots activities for the kids, lots of displays and food to eat. Money raised from the picnic will go toward maintain equipment for the fire department. Share108Tweet108 Shares

Bristol accident

8:50 am Bristol Fire and rescue are responding for an accident in the 1570 block of 93rd St. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Demolition of village hall

Demolition of the old village hall continued for several more days. The one acre lot will be used as a parking lot. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Car fire

9:05 pm Paris Fire and Rescue were toned out for a fully involved car fire in the 17900 block of Highway 142. Everyone is out of the vehicle. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Accident

10:30 AM A possible rollover accident in the 31100 block of Highway K. Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Sheriff deputies are in route. It maybe a tractor. Share48Tweet48 Shares

Car fire

8:38 pm Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue toned out for a squad car on fire. 7800 block of Highway B. Deputy thinks he has it out with an extinguisher. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Aquanuts 50th anniversary

This Summer, The Aquanuts are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The water ski show team has been entertaining audiences on Lake Mary for free with award winning shows for decades. On Saturday July 30th, a performance was held including many alumni taking part in the show. Many .ore photos and info below. Share107Tweet107 Shares

Demolition has begun

Demolition has begun on the old Twin Lakes Village Hall. There was a bit of a late start because of the pouring rain. Work will continue tomorrow. Share33Tweet33 Shares

Cloudy and rain

Thunderstorms continue in the morning hours. Cloudy this afternoon. Winds 10-15 mph. High of 78°. Tonight the low in the upper 50’s. A flash flood watch remains in effect until 1pm. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Flash flood watch

From 1am Sunday through Monday afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move in, with multiple rounds of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms with likely high rainfall rates. Conditions are favorable for flash flooding, depending on where the storms line up. Rainfall totals of 3 – 5 inches are possible. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Heat Advisory

A heat advisory is in effect until 7 pm. Heat index values up to 100 are expected. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued as Air Quality Advisory for Ozone which will be in effect from noon Saturday until 12:00 am Sunday (Saturday night). Share13Tweet13 Shares

Departments responding

11:56 am Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue is responding change of quarters and Paris Fire is responding with a chief and tender for a structure fire in Somers. noon Somers is upgrading to a MABAS box alarm. Paris tender, Bristol RIT, Randall tender, One person has smoke inhalation. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Fire alarm

1:16 am Bristol Fire and Rescue responded for a fire alarm at Bristol Elementary 20121 83rd St. Nothing showing. Waiting on key holder. Share12Tweet12 Shares

2022 Twin Lakes Libertyfest fireworks (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Area Chmaber & Business Association Libertyfest fireworks were Saturday night, July 2nd on Lake Mary, best viewed by many from Lance Park. The Aquanuts show, music, and food preceded the fireworks. Share6Tweet6 Shares

New Ken Happ Memorial playground at Bong open

The new playground in the Sunrise Campground at Bong State Recreation Area was formally opened June 21st as the Ken Happ Memorial Playground. His grandchildren, Cooper, Austin, Aubree, and Ellena Happ cut the ribbon. It is the second playground area at Bong. Ken Happ died March of 2021. The last wish of the long-time Bong […]

Active shooter exercise

Sunday morning, about 260 people were involved in a active shooter exercise at grounds of the Bristol Renaissance Faire, 12550 120th Ave. It was a full scale active shooter event to test first responders (fire, rescue, law enforcement, and tactical response) and hospitals. Preparations for this event began in 2016. Recent preparation began two months, […]

Kerkman affirms swearing in

A rainy day moved the ceremony Wednesday afternoon from the Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park Honor Plaza to the new Twin Lakes Village Hall Community Center105 East Main Street. U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil administered an affirmation of the oath of office to Kerkman, who had taken the oath April 18th in a small family ceremony. […]

Historical Society Building turns 100

The historical society building, 25905 114th St. of the Western Kenosha County Historical Society has been in its spot for 100 years. It’s unknown how old the building actually is. It is thought to be a barracks from Ft. Sheridan from WWI. It was first established by the Trevor Social Club. There were several speakers, […]

2022 Salem Lakes clean-up coveage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Saturday was the 10th annual Salem Lakes clean-up. The 169 volunteers were divided into teams and covered 18 predetermined routes, collecting trash. The volunteers had the chance to win prizes donated by local businesses. Local businesses also kept the volunteers fortified. There were breakfast sandwiches, donuts, popcorn, and beverages. A pig roast was waiting for […]

Groundbreaking for expansion at Central HS coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Tuesday afternoon, ground was broken for the $39.6 expansion and renovation to Westosha Central High School. The referendum was passed in the Spring 2021 election. Construction will occur over the next 1 1/2 years. It will include a new entrance, auditorium, and new gym. Here is video and photos from the ceremony: Share211Tweet211 Shares

2022 Families Branching Out family expo coverage

The free Families Branching Out family expo was held at the Kenosha County Center on Saturday, from 11am – 3 pm hosted by the Kenosha County Association for Home and Community Education. Booths offered information and activities for families of Kenosha County. Booths included: KAFASI, ADRC, Salem Community Library, Safe Harbor Humane Society, Westosha Senior […]

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