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Randall closes 96th Street in North Nippersink

Despite pumping at Nippersink Bowl, Randall is closing a portion of 96th St between 401 Ave and 399th Ave in the North Nippersink Subdivision, town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Thursday night. The road will remain closed until further notice, Stoll said. Share22Tweet22 Shares

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 7:21 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash at Highways JI and F in Randall. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Rescue requested to check out children that were involved. UPDATE 7:26 a.m. — Randall Fire Department also to respond. A Twin Lakes Police officer to respond to […]

Trick or treat hours changed to Saturday in Bristol; staying on Thursday in Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes, Randall, Twin Lakes

An unpleasant weather forecast has prompted one local municipality to change trick or treat hours this year, but most Western Kenosha County municipalities have decided to stick with sending the youngsters out on Halloween on Thursday as originally planned. Bristol on Wednesday afternoon changed trick or treating hours in Bristol to Saturday, Nov. 2, from […]

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 7:33 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units, sheriff’s deputies and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 8800 block of 388th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: A pick-up truck appears to have rear-ended a stopped school bus. Students are on the […]

Units responding for transformer in Randall

At about 5:43 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 34300 block of 115th Street in Randall for a report of a possible blown transformer. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Randall

At about 10:11 a.m., Randall Fire Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm in the 10500 block of 405th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: This is an activated smoke alarm. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 10:24 a.m., Randall Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 125th Street and 336th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Randall refuses eminent domain appraisal from county for Highway F realignment

Randall officials continued to express objection to the county’s realignment of county Highway F by rejecting an appraisal of .019 acre in a town park that the county is seeking to obtain for the project. The appraisal sets the value of the land at $400. The county is relocating Highway F from Highway O to […]

Randall starts pumping out Nippersink Bowl

Randall has started pumping out — also known as “de-watering” — the Nippersink Bowl to lower water levels there that threaten nearby homes. The pumping started Thursday after the state Department of Natural Resources issued a permit allowing the operation. The permit was issued after testing of the water in the bowl showed it would […]

Highway F in Bassett to close Tuesday for culvert work

The county has announced some road work that will affect travelers on Highway F in Bassett Tuesday. From a news release: Kenosha County Highway F (Bassett Road) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, July 23, between highways KD south (336th Avenue) and KD north (352nd Avenue) for a culvert replacement. This work by the Kenosha […]

Units responding for down tree in Randall

At about 5:32 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on a power line in the 36100 block of 28th Street in Randall along the state line. Per dispatch: Tree is reportedly on fire. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. — Arriving Randall FD unit reports some smoke. […]

Units responding for alarm in Randall

At about 7:19 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 38600 block of 87th Street in Randall for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Twin Lakes Fire Department host training burn

Twin Lakes Fire Department members conducted a training burn on a home in the 1200 block of Musial Road in Twin Lakes on Saturday. The Randall and Richmond fire departments also were invited to train at the burn. The building was an old cottage. Here’s a video of the burn by Earlene Frederick: Share58Tweet58 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Walworth County

At about 3:04 p.m., Randall Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from Walworth County. Per dispatch: RFD is requested to respond with a grass rig to the 5600 block of Highway 50 in Walworth County. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 9:19 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 8700 block of 406th Avenue in Randall for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: This has been reported as a possible out-of-control grass fire. UPDATE 9:30 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports numerous small fires on the […]

Spring election 2019: Randall town supervisor #1 results

Early results in the Randall town supervisor #1 race show a newcomer assuming a seat on the Town Board. With one polls of one reporting what may be incomplete unofficial results at 9:14 p.m.: Julie Horbach with 356 votes (64%) is leading incumbent Lauren Fox with 200 votes (36%). UPDATE 10:19 p.m. — These appear to be […]

Spring election 2019: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2019 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Here is a list of polling places. Here is a locator at the county wesbite that will tell you where you vote based […]

Spring Election 2019: Randall supervisor #1 Q&A

Voters in Randall will be able to vote in a contested election for supervisor #1 in the April 2 election. Incumbent Lauren Fox is being challenged by Julie Horbach. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical information followed by their question responses, presented in alphabetical order: […]

Randall Fire Department Auxiliary Vendor & Craft Sale is March 16

The Randall Fire Department Auxiliary will be hosting its annual Vendor and Craft Sale on March 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2, Town 9252 336th Ave, Bassett. This is the auxiliary’s second annual craft fair. Visit over 30 crafters and vendors. The auxiliary also will be selling food, and Messiah Preschool […]

Missing pets: White and tan young dog

Randall officials are looking for the owner of a dog found loose in Randall Monday. The dog is described as young, male, white and tan that looks like it may have some boxer blood. The dog was wearing no collar, no tags and had no chip. The dog was found near Highway KD and 98th […]

Units responding for sparking wire in Randall

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 8:23 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a sparking wire in the 12000 block of Highway KD in Randall. Share26Tweet26 Shares

Randall Town Hall open for regular business hours Thursday

Randall Town Hall in Bassett is open Thursday, town Supervisor Lauren Fox announced via email. Hours Thursday will be are 8 a.m. to noon and 1  to 5:30 p.m. for tax collection. ShareTweet0 Shares

Randall Town Hall closes for Wednesday, Jan. 30

Randall Town Hall has been closed for Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to the weather and a loss of power at the facility, Supervisor Lauren Fox announced via email. Tax payments can be left through mail slot in the door, Fox said. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Randall warming station moved to fire station in Powers Lake

The designated warming center in Randall has been moved to the Randall Fire Department Station No. 1, 38820 93rd St. in Powers Lake, reports town Supervisor Lauren Fox. The fire department’s Station No. 2 in Bassett has generator problems and Town Hall — the original designated warming station location, has no power, Fox said. UPDATE — […]

Power outage in Twin Lakes

Alliant Energy is reporting power outages affecting over 1,900 customers in the Twin Lakes area. The outrage started about 5:50 a.m., a tipster tells westofthei.com. Alliant says crews have been assigned to this outage. Here is a message from the Twin Lakes Police Department about a warming center: UPDATE 7:54 a.m. — We are getting […]

Weather shifts Randall garbage collection day this week

Advance Disposal Services, the garbage collection contractor for Randall, made the following announcement on Monday (obtained via Randall town clerk’s office): Due to the inclement weather we will not be running collection services Monday January 28th, 2019.  Due to this, all services this week will delayed one day for collections. ADS will be back on route […]

Randall experiences some delays with garbage collection

Did your garbage in Randall not get picked up Wednesday as scheduled? Don’t worry. The town’s garbage contractor, Advance Disposal, plans to come back Thursday for any missed residences. Wednesday’s snow caused Advacne officials to reach out tot the town to say: “There will be considerable delays with the weather and possibly some roads not […]

Silver Lake Rescue Squad ambulances leased for use by Twin Lakes Rescue for six months

Silver Lake Rescue Squad may be in the process of dissolving, but its two ambulances are still serving Wheatland and Randall residents. On Monday, the Wheatland Town Board approved a six-month lease of one of the ambulances. Wheatland will pay Silver Lake Rescue $500 per month. Wheatland will then lease the ambulance to Twin Lakes […]

2019 brings changes to emergency medical services in Silver Lake, Randall and Wheatland

The turn of the new year has brought changes to how residents of Silver Lake and some residents of Randall and Wheatland receive emergency medical services. Silver Lake Rescue Squad discontinued operations as of Dec. 31. The municipal governments of Randall and Wheatland contracted with Twin Lakes Rescue to cover the portions of their towns […]

Units responding for alarm in Randall

At about 3:04 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 37800 block of 87th Street in Randall. Per dispatch: This is a for a smoke alarm. UPDATE 3:10 p.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm is in a camper; owner says it is a battery issue. Unit on […]

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