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Power outage reported

At about 5:55 a.m., we are experiencing a power outage at headquarters in northwest Paddock Lake. We Energies is currently saying there are two outages in the area affecting a small amount of customers. A crew has not been assigned yet and cause is unknown. UPDATR 6:05 a.m. — We Energies now saying 399 […]

Power outage in Salem

We Energies is reporting a power outage centered in Salem. The outage is affecting 1,620 customers, at 6:33 p.m. We is attributing the outage to a tree. A crew to repair the situation has been assigned. UPDATE about 8:30 p.m. — We Energies showing this as resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Power outage in Bristol

A power outage has hit a portion of Bristol as of about 6:40 p.m. We Energies is reporting the outage is due to a tree. A crew has been assigned to resolve the problem. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — We Energies reporting outage resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Power outage centered in Bristol

At 7:55 a.m., We Energies is reporting a power outage centered at Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol. The cause is under investigation and 646 customers are being reported as affected. UPDATE 9:48 a.m. — Outage being reported as resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Scattered power outages

We Energies is reporting some scattered power outages, likely due to the snow fall, in Western Kenosha County Tuesday morning. At 8:21 a.m., outages are being reported in: Silver Lake, less than 5 customers affected. Camp Lake, less than 5 customers affected. Lake Shangri-la, 98 customers affected. Rock Lake, less than 5 customers affected. Paddock Lake, 14 customers […]

Power outage in Silver Lake; transformer fire in Wheatland

At about 6:40 p.m., We Energies is reporting a power outage centered in Silver Lake. Preliminary info on the utility’s outage map says there are two outages affecting less than five customers each, but based on social media response, it may be more widespread than that. UPDATE 6:43 p.m. — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page […]

Power outage in area

At about 2:10 power is out at headquarters in Paddock Lake. We Energies is reporting seven outages centered between Burlington and Paddock Lake effecting over 1,600 customers. UPDATE 3:24 p.m. — Power back on at WOTI HQ. We Energies still reporting some outages in Western Kenosha County. UPDATE 3:39 p.m. — We Energies says […]

Power outage reported

A We Energies power outage is affecting some Western Kenosha County residents as of about 12:10 p.m. The utility’s outage map shows the outage as centered in Burlington and affecting over 1800 customers. No word yet on the cause. headquarters in northwest Paddock Lake is affected. Let us know in comments where else you […]

UPDATE: Power back for some

At about 8:45 a.m., we started getting reports that power is back on for some poeple in Western Kenosha County. Early reports were that Bristol residents had power. In Paddock Lake, headquarters had power again at about 8:45 a.m. Lilly Lake power back at about 9:49 a.m. UPDATE about 10:15 a.m. — We Energies […]

UPDATE: Power outage due to transmission feed failure

The wide spread power outage that Western Kenosha County is experiencing Saturday morning is due to a lost feed from American Transmission Co., a We Energies spokesperson said. The outage is effcting over 11,000 We Energies customers and over 5,000 Alliant Energy customers in Kenosha County. We Energies lost power to a local substation due […]

Wide spread power outage effecting thousands here

A wide spread power outage is effcting a large portion of Western Kenosha County on Saturday morning. The outage started aroubd 8 a.m. Outages have been reported to from Paddock Lake south to Trevor and as far west as Lilly Lake. We Energies says over 6,000 of its customers are out of power at […]

Downed line cause of Friday morning power outage

Were you among the Western Kenosha County residents who experienced a power outage early Friday morning? If you were wondering what was up since weather — the usual culprit — was stable, here is an explanation from We Energies spokesman Brian Manthey: The outage was caused by a downed power line near 3400 376th Ave. around 4:30 […]

Power outages being reported here

We Energies is reporting some power outages in Western Kenosha County this afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., We says there are multiple outages in the Trevor area affecting 60 customers. Power also went out at headquarters in north Paddock Lake at about 2:20 p.m. UPDATE 2:48 p.m. — Just received a automated call from We […]

Power outages hitting the area

Power outages are hitting Western Kenosha County as strong winds buffet the area. As of 2:25 p.m., We Energies is reporting over 1,100 customers effect by outages in Trevor, Salem, Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Paris. Some of those outages are still under investigation and some have been attributed to tree contact with power lines. […]

Power out in Brighton and Paris

We Energies is reporting a power outage in Paris and Brighton, affecting about 400 candidates. Inlcuded in that blackout area is Brighton School, where a couple of town meetings are being held tonight. It hasn’t hurt attendance. Over 100 people were in the cafeteria as the meeting started with Sheriff David Beth’s car headlights shining […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake and ?

Power went out in the northwest portion of Paddock Lake at about 6:48 a.m. We Energies is attributing the outage to a vehicle crash. I did not hear any scanner traffic related to the crash, but the power outage took out my scanners for a few minutes while I got them switched over to battery […]

Power outage update: Paddock Lake resolved, some Salem residents still without power

A power outage that started during Sunday night’s storm in Paddock Lake leaving hundreds without power through this morning has been resolved, We Energies says. An outage affecting about 50 customers in Salem however persists at about 11 a.m. That outage is being attributed to a We Energies equipment problem. There are also smaller outages […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake-Brighton

Some 257 customers are experiencing a power outage this morning in northwest Paddock Lake and southern Brighton. At 6:30 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the outage is due to a traffic accident. The outage was first reported at 6:05 a.m. UPDATE 6:57 a.m. — Power back on at HQ in Paddock Lake. UPDATE […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake

About 3,000 customers are being effected by a power outage in the Paddock Lake area this morning. The outage started about 8:20 a.m. At about 8:50 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the cause is under investigation. A reader says Central High School is effected. Co-publisher Karen Hillock says it looks like the outage is […]

Units responding for damaged utility pole in Paddock Lake

At about 2:58 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for broken up utility pole at Highways 50 and 83 south (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle reportedly hit the pole and left the scene. UPDATE 3:04 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports top of pole is sheared off and […]

Power outage in Twin Lakes

At 11:25 a.m., Twin Lakes Police dispatch is reporting that they are receiving numerous calls from the Country Club Trails area that power is out. Police officer on patrol in the area says he sees no obvious reason for the outage. UPDATE 11:29 a.m. — Dispatch says utility trucks are responding. Reason for outage unknown. […]

Power outages reported

Power is out at headquarters and the neighborhood surrounding in Paddock Lake at about 7:50 a.m. No info available from We Energies yet but I will take a crazy guess and say it is weather related. UPDATE 8:08 a.m. — We Energies now reporting power outages in Paddock Lake, Silver Lake, Lilly Lake, New […]

Power outages reported in Paddock Lake and Bristol

We Energies power outages — likely storm related — are being reported at 5:16 p.m. in Paddock Lake and in Bristol. In Paddock Lake, the outages are on the north side of the lake, with about 44 customers effected. In Bristol, several small outages are being reported in Rainbow Lake Manor. Share5 Tweet Share Pin […]

Power outages reported

At 5:09 p.m., We Energies is reporting several power outages in Western Kenosha County. Three small outages are being reported in Silver Lake, with less than 5 customers affected in each case. A larger outage in Silver Lake centered near Berwick and Dells is affecting 167 customers. A little farther west, another outage is being […]

Follow-up: Equipment failure cause of outage

An equipment failure was the cause of last night’s power outage, a We Energies spokesman reported this morning. At its height, the outage, which lasted from about 9 to 11:30 p.m. effected over 3,000 Western Kenosha County customers. Our original reporting from last night is available here. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Power outage affecting over 3,000

We Energies is reporting a power outage effecting over 3,000 customers in Western Kenosha County. The utility’s outage map seems to suggest the outage is centered in Wheatland. I have received email from people without power in Brighton and Salem (near F and Highway 50). The outage began at about 9:11 p.m., We Energies says. […]

Power outages reported; Salem School staying in session, Central HS releasing early

At about 10:35 a.m., we are getting reports of power outages in the central part of the West of the I area. We  Energies outage information is showing outages in Paddock Lake, the Hooker Lake area, along Highway 50 to Highway B and in Silver Lake. About 3,500 customers may be effected, it appears. Watch out for intersections where […]

Report of railroad crossing gates malfunction

At 9:46 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of the railroad crossing gate at Highway C and 258th Court, Trevor, being down without a train present. UPDATE 9:59 a.m. — Deputy confirms report. Railroad being called. UPDATE 10:03 a.m. — Gates at 256th Avenue also down with no train visible, deputy reports. UPDATE 11:01 […]

Power outage in Twin Lakes area

A power outage effecting in the Twin Lakes area is effecting some 792 Kenosha County residents, according to Alliant Energy. No cause listed on the Alliant website, but we will ask. Anyone have an idea? At about 6 p.m., a couple of tipsters have told us that the outage has been for about an hour […]

Power out in Paddock Lake

At 11:04 p.m., power at headquarters is out. How about you? A quick look around shows no sign of anyone with power in neighborhood. UPDATE 11:17 p.m. — Reader via Twitter reports power still on in south Paddock Lake. UPDATE about 12:20 a.m. — Power comes back on at HQ in Paddock Lake. […]

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