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Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 11:43 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 8800 block of Highway O in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is reported as a roll over crash. UPDATE 11:47 a.m. — Police officers at the scene looking for […]

Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 10:14 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a fire in the 28500 block of 69th Place in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a possible fire in an electrical outlet in a deck. UPDATE 10:25 p.m. — Fire is out. Units beginning […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:57 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 6900 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: This is a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of Paddock Lake Village Hall. Flames reported. UPDATE 9:59 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 8:12 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 1500 block of Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a four-wheeler crash, which reportedly involves a child. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Fire in Trevor destroys garage (PHOTOS)

A fire destroyed a garage in Trevor Thursday morning. The garage was in the 10400 block of 256th Avenue. The fire was initially reported as being in the garage, which was attached to a house. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue initially responded, but box alarms brought in addtional personnel and equipment from […]

Units responding for roof collapse in Silver Lake

At about 8:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a roof collapse in the 300 block of Lake Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Building is believed to be vacant. UPDATE 8:43 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that it is confirmed the building is […]

House destroyed in Paddock Lake fire (PHOTOS)

A house was destroyed in a fire overnight in the 24300 block of 67th Street in Paddock Lake. Units from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue were initially dispatched. Eventually activation of a MABAS box alarm brought in units from other departments. Occupants of the home are believed to have gotten out safely. […]

Fire Departments Birthday Parade for Kelsey Timko

Lots of smiles as a parade of fire apparatus drove past Kelsey Timko’s house. It was a surprise for her 18th birthday. The family was having a picnic for her birthday. She is a Bristol Fire explorer and is Bristol Fire’s number one fan.   The parade was put together by Rich “BO” Bosanko, He […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 5:09 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 11900 block of Highway 83 in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved in crash. Traffic blocked on Highway 83. UPDATE 5:13 p.m. — Addition fire unit dispatched to the scene. UPDATE 5:14 p.m. — […]

Units responding for spill in Bristol

At about 10:47 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a to the area of 83rd Street and 196th Avenue for a report of oil on the roadway. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for fire along Bristol-Paris border

At about 8:43 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 16000 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Bristol-Paris border for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a fire in a tree. UPDATE 8:48 p.m. — Dispatch reports WE Energies responding. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Twin Lakes sells K9 Rex to former handler

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday agreed to sell the Twin Lakes Police Department’s K9 officer, Rex, to the handler who had worked with the dog since 2017, but is now leaving the department. The vote at a special board meeting was 4-3, with Trustees Kevin Fitzgerald, Aaron Karow, Bill Kaskin and Jeremy Knoll […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 10:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 33200 block of Highway CK in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single motorcycle versus deer crash. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 4:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 3600 block of 328th Avenue (Highway W) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 6:25 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes for a report of crash. Per dispatch: Injuries unknown. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Board to consider K9 Rex situation at special meeting Monday

The Twin Lakes Village Board will discuss and consider possible action regarding its police department’s K9 officer, Rex, village administrator Laura Roesslin announced Thursday. A news release issued Thursday afternoon said: The Village Board recognizes the efforts of the Twin Lakes community over the past 24 hours in support of K9 Rex being sold to […]

K9 handler in Twin Lakes moving on but dog will stay

Note: This story was updated with new information at about 3:29 p.m. — DH K9 Rex, a trained police dog brought to the community largely through a grass roots fundraising effort, will remain with the Twin Lakes Police Department, though his handler — who initiated the program — is leaving for a new job. TLPD […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 5:33 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 39100 block of 92nd Place in Powers Lake. UPDATE 5:39 p.m. — People on scene report this is a false alarm. Response continuing non emergency. UPDATE 5:40 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene confirms no signs […]

Units responding for investigation in Bristol

At about 6:37 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 9100 block of 176th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting an odor like ammonia. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Arson suspected in Trevor fire

Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire in Trevor Wednesday morning, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said. From a news release distributed Wednesday afternoon: On June 24, 2020, at 3:09 AM, Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Salem Lakes Fire Department responded to the 28500 block of 117th Street for a call of vehicles on […]

Wheatland to hold electors meeting on $2.5 million fire station budget

Electors in Wheatland will have a chance to say whether they feel the town should spend $2.5 million on a new station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at a special electors meeting on Aug. 10. The meeting will likely be held somewhere other than Town Hall in New Munster due to the anticipated […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 6500 block of 366th Court in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is an ATV rollover crash with two people injured. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Units responding for water incident in Twin Lakes

At about 2:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a crash on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a crash between two personal water craft on the southeast end of Lake Elizabeth. UPDATE 2:47 p.m. — Those involved are attempting […]

Units responding for smoke in Brighton

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke coming from a roof in the 1700 block of 240th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kansasville Fire Department and Union Grove Fire Department also responding. Resident heard loud cracking noise. Neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from roof. UPDATE […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 8:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:45 p.m. — Some fire units […]

Units responding for investigation in Rock Lake

At about 4:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation int eh area of 259th Avenue and 122nd Street in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a large cloud of black smoke in the area. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Sheriff wins national award

Thursday morning, Sheriff David Beth was presented with the DARE law enforcement executive of the year. The award was presented by Jeff Smith, Director of DARE Wisconsin. Due to Covid-19, he’ll receive the official award next year at the International DARE Conference. The DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program began in Kenosha County 1989. David […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 7:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 9000 block of I-94 southbound lanes. Per dispatch: This involves a rolled over semi and another vehicle, which is on fire. UPDATE 7:15 p.m. — Fire is […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:42 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a fire alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Share8Tweet8 Shares

June 12, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor: Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights and […]

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