Thunderstorm Possibility

Those cloudy skies are not your imagination! According to the National Weather Service, there is a slight chance of severe thunderstorms this afternoon through this evening. There is a line of storms to our west, and could carry the possibility for Hail, damaging winds, and additional flooding.   ShareTweet0 Shares

Heat and showers in the forecast

The National weather service gives us a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the early Sunday morning hours, mainly between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Daytime tomorrow will give us a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Later, it will be mostly sunny and hot, with […]

Vehicle Fire

Paris Rescue and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department dispatched to Highway 142 and 136th Street near MB and N, south of Highway 142 for a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.  No known occupants at this time 5:30 pm update: live ammunition firing inside vehicle 5:33 pm update: County asking for extra squad car to block off traffic in […]

Accident Highways B and C

Salem Rescue and Wilmot Fire Department called to an accident with reported injuries at the intersection of Highway C and Highway B. One person bleeding from face and vehicles involved are a Black Camary and Black pick up truck.   Both vehicles blocking intersection   update 4:20pm: There are at least two patients with minor […]

Pack your umbrella

You may wish to bring your umbrella if you have plans today. About an  inch of rain that has fallen since yesterday, and steady rains and thunderstorms this morning should be giving way to cloudy skies this morning. Temperatures should rise to 86 degrees this afternoon with a good chance of more thunderstorms. ShareTweet0 Shares

EW Richter Court slated to become public right of way

  The Twin Lakes Village Board has inherited a 57-year-old problem and are scratching their collective heads on the best way to determine whether or not East-West Richter Court is a public right of way, and whether no parking signs can be erected. Residents Tom Richter and Gary Katunas want no-parking signs to allow access […]

Rain in the forecast

A few showers may dampen your morning activities, but should dissipate before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. There is a 40 percent chance of rain tonight with low temps around […]

Report for car in ditch

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue called to Highway P and Musial Road for a woman who rolled her car into a ditch. According to dispatch, the woman is conscious and walking around, but appears confused. ShareTweet0 Shares

Foster Parents Needed in Kenosha County

Throughout the state, there are many children in need of homes on a short or long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, the Community Impact Programs, Inc is seeking foster care parents. “We always need families,” said Foster Care Coordinator, Ann Dreschler, to the Twin Lakes Village Board. “We are in crisis mode right […]

Twin Lakes Village Board Approves Road Resurfacing Projects

  The Twin Lakes Village Board approved several road-resurfacing projects that should begin before the end of the summer. The base bid includes Lucille, Haegle, Lake, Maple, Elm, Manor, Spruce, Park, Pearl and Wilmot Roads for $380,886. They also approved the resurfacing or Pheasant Avenue from Park to Lake Shore Drive. The board will pay […]

Soggy, but tasty Dairy Breakfast

  The brave souls who meandered through muddy fields to attend the annual Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast at Uhlenhake’s Land Locked Acres were not disappointed. A steady downpour dampened the number of attendees, but not the spirit of those who enjoyed a fresh breakfast of scrambled eggs, pancakes, muffins, bread and butter, yogurt, milk and […]

Salem Fire and Rescue enroute

Salem  Fire and Rescue are dispatched to Highway 83 for an investigation near Salem Grade School. A passenger in a vehicle notified police of suspicious vehicle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Rescue on route to Wilmot Mountain

Silver Lake rescue and  Randall fire are responding to a call at Wilmot Mountain  for 9-year-old  child with a head injury   update 9:55 a.m.: a second ambulance called to Wilmot Mountain for another person with an unknown medical issue ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem firefighters appear on “Chicago Fire”

Kenosha County fans of “Chicago Fire” might see a couple of local faces if they watch with a careful eye. In addition to Bristol Firefighter Chris Klemko serving as an extra on the hit television show, Kerrie Neumann, Firefighter/EMT and Jim Coppleman, fulltime Firefighter/Paramedic, for the Town of Salem also served as extras. While it […]

Units Responding to Salem Grade School

3:29 pm Salem Fire and Rescue are responding to Salem Grade School for a 13-year-old boy with a cut finger. ShareTweet0 Shares

The Forgotten Man, A Story of Joseph of Nazareth to be performed at Wilmot High School

When Lance Haas, former Wilmot Union High School band and choir director was given a cancer diagnosis in April 2010, he was told he had just 10 months to live. During those months, he began growing closer to God through prayer, reading his Bible more and trying to discern the reason he was still alive […]

Salem Grade School Honors Veterans

With Veterans Day falling on a Sunday this year, students at Salem Grade School honored five veterans today. Two of them, Verle Swenson, US Navy, Retired and Steve Kolas US Air Force/Army, Retired, are World War II Veterans. Students Sara Parker, Riese Mosback, Courtnee Bader, and Shawna Vermilyer performed a skit defining the meaning of […]

Brighton School 4th Annual Struttin’ with the Stars great success

Large crowds and smiling faces seemed to enjoy the 4th Annual Struttin’ with the Stars at Brighton Elementary School today. Hosted by the Brighton PTO, the ativities included carnival games, face painting, cake walk, silent auction, live auction and a bake sale. In addition, the Brighton Booster Club hosted a spaghetti dinner during the carnival. […]

Fall at Laundromat in Paddock Lake

Salem Fire/Rescue is reporting to a Laundromat on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake for 42-year-old woman who fell. According to reports, the woman, who is conscious and breathing, fell, injuring her right leg. Update 7 p.m.:  fall victim declined transport to hospital ShareTweet0 Shares

Paddock Lake Annex Building to get new tenants

After meeting in closed session Wednesday night, the Paddock Lake Village Board approved a lease agreement with Edenhofer Law Office. According to Village President, Marlene Goodson, the agreement would permit the law firm to move in to the annex building, located at 7001 236th Avenue on September 1, but remodeling will push the date back […]

Hoag Park shoreline to get a face lift

  With the help of some creative bargaining with Westosha Central High School officials, the Hoag Park shoreline will be getting some much needed help. The Village of Paddock Lake approved the repair of the shoreline with a total in-house cost not to exceed $5,500. The approval is contingent upon the cost sharing by Paddock […]

Paddock Lake Village Board approves purchase of leaf vac system

When it rains hard in November, Paddock Lake residents know they can expect a huge puddle to overflow at various low-lying areas, flooding curbs and streets. Typical with the fall weather, the leaves fall and clog the drainage areas along the Village streets. The leaves are beautiful to look at, and useful in school for […]

Ella Harper-Schiehl returns from Young Leadership Conference

  Ella Harper-Schiehl is a leader and inside a week, she studied leadership, saw the sights in Washington, D.C and made many new friends. Ella, who will be entering sixth grade in the fall at Riverview Grade School in Silver Lake, spent a week in June, as a participant in the Junior National Young Leadership […]

Twin Lakes Rescue called to Rumpoles

Twin Lakes Rescue called to Rumpoles for person with possible stroke. ShareTweet0 Shares

Paris Rescue called to Great Lakes Dragway

Paris rescue called to Great Lakes Dragway for a 7 year old who swallowed a decent amount of bleach at the top of the racetrack. ShareTweet0 Shares

Difficulty breathing

Twin Lakes Rescue and Wilmot Fire Department on route to 336th Ave in Twin Lakes for person with difficulty breathing. ShareTweet0 Shares

Rescue call at Wilmot Stage Stop

Salem Fire and Wilmot rescue enroute to Wilmot Stage Stop for elderly woman going in and out of consciousness ShareTweet0 Shares

Person with Difficulty Breathing at Wilmot Ski Hill

Silver Lake Rescue and Randall Fire Department called to Wilmot Ski Hill for person having difficulty breathing ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem Fire called to assist with structure fire in Zion

Salem Fire and rescue called to assist with Kenosha County FD on Roosevelt Road in Zion to assist with structure fire. ShareTweet0 Shares

Kenosha County Specialized Response Team prepares for disasters

Before the vacant house on Highway F in Salem finally goes to the place that all empty houses go, the Kenosha County Specialized Response Team used it as an arena to practice tactical rescue Saturday morning. The home, which is frequently utilized by the Town of Salem Fire Department for training, was the venue for […]

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