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Kenosha County announces new COVID-19 vaccination site that will increase capacity

Kenosha County has announced the opening of a new vaccination clinic that is a little closer to Western Kenosha County than the previous location of the Kenosha County Job Center on south Sheridan Road. The new facility — the former Shopko store on 52nd Street — should be able to accommodate over 2.5 times what […]

Twin Lakes to have property revaluation in 2021

Property owners in Twin Lakes will have their land revalued this year. Accurate Appraisals, the village’s assessor since 2014, gave a presentation on the process at Monday’s Village Board committee of the whole meeting. The Wisconsin-based company works in thee-year contracts with the village, explained Accurate representative Bill Gaber. The first and third years see […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update March 1, 2021: 14,824 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,824 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 26 more than Friday. There have been 300 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 1 more than on Friday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 71,394 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Deaths March 1, 2021: Caroline L. Jacobson

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Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 5:36 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an address on Point O’ Woods Drive for an investigation of a reported burning smell. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Twin Lakes Fire Department has new breathing equipment, UTV

The Twin Lakes Fire Department has acquired some new equipment recently. New self-contained breathing apparatus are going out with firefighters on calls. The equipment was purchased with a $75,000 donation from an anonymous donor in honor of John Kjallander, with the village government kicking in another $20,000, said Chief Stan Clause Jr. “The donation meant […]

Units responding for spill in Salem

At about 5:32 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to 86th Street and 246th Avenue in Salem for a report of what appears to be an oil spill. Per dispatch: Origin of spill unknown. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. –Firefighters applying oil dry to spill in the road. UPDATE 6:02 p.m. — Oil […]

Units responding for fire in Wilmot

At about 3:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a possible fire ilin a building in the 30900 block of 114th Street in Wilmot. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a possible fire in an electric fireplace. Smoke inside building. UPDATE 3:54 […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At 8:37 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Wheatland Center School for a medical call. Patient is experiencing low blood pressure and has a history of heart condition. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Central High School 2020-21 first semester honor roll

The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2020-21 school year. Straights A’s 4.0 GPA Freshmen — Ryan Anderson, Bryce Backus, Jessica Bailey, Kaelie Billingsley, Carter Boerman, Hannah Boyd, Coren Bracey, Maegan Carver, Grace Cox, Caroline DeGoey, Katherine Denman, Adrienne Dority, Samantha Erber, Margaret Gillmore, Alexander Hannah, […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 24, 2021: 14,764 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,764 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 16 more than Tuesday. There have been 301 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 1 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 70,621 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,776/100,000 […]

A word from our sponsors: 2021 St. Alphonsus Parish Lenten fish boil is March 19

St. Alphonsus Parish will once again host its famous Lenten fish boil. The Lenten fish boil will take place on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 4:30 to 7:00pm at St.Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster. This year’s fish boil is offered via curbside pickup only. It features boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, […]

Kenosha Lions Foundation will continue Grants Award Program in 2021 to Kenosha County service organizations

The Kenosha Lions Foundation has announced that they will continue theirGrants Award Program in 2021 to Kenosha County service organizations. This will mark the 36th consecutive year that Lions Clubs of Kenoshacounty have made these grants available to the Kenosha community. Non-profit groups may request an application for funding and guidelines bywriting to the: Kenosha […]

Units responding for gas leak at Salem School

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Salem School officials are dealing with a report of a gas leak at the school building at about 11 a.m., Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting. School buses being brought to the school to evacuate building. UPDATE 11:46 a.m. — Salem Lakes command reports to dispatch students being held in […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting Feb. 23, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Discussion on another Town wide shred day. Paris Solar project update Report – annual meeting of Multi-Jurisdictional Advisory Committee for Smart Growth 4-H Community garden project update Internet project update Resolution […]

A word from our sponsors: On-site registration for Lakeland Little League baseball/softball at Westosha Sports Complex Feb. 24

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH On-site registration for Lakeland Little League baseball/softball will be conducted at Westosha Sports Complex on Feb. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. Westosha Sports Complex is located at 1215 N Pryor St, Silver Lake. Lakeland softball divisions are 14U for ages 12 to […]

Units responding to crash in along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 4:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and 75 along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: A pickup and SUV involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:18 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports three vehicles appear to be involved. […]

Units responding to fire in Salem

At about 12:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 22500 block of 86th Place in Salem. Per dispatch: Smoke reported coming from the roof of a residence. UPDATE 12:58 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports smoke coming from […]

Wheatland Center School students place in 2021 Regional Future City Competition

From Wheatland Center School: A team of Wheatland students brought home a top five finish at the first virtual Future City Competition. On Saturday, January 30, 2021 two teams from Wheatland Center School participated in a virtual version of the STEMForward’s Wisconsin Regional Future City Competition. The Future City Competition is a rigorous project using engineering […]

Man dies from Paris crash

One man involved in a crash in Paris Friday morning died from injuries sustained in the incident. Identities of the people involved in the crash are being withheld pending notification of family members. From a Sheriff’s Department news release: On February 19th, 2021, at 7:19 AM, Kenosha County deputies, detectives, and multiple Fire/Rescue personnel from […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 7:45 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the scene of a crash at Highway 45 and 142. UPDATE 8:40 a.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue dispatched to respond to the scene. Not clear if this is a new incident. […]

Units responding to crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 7:40 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 16000 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; one rolled over. One vehicle on each side of the road. UPDATE 7:43 p.m. — Paris Fire […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 18, 2021: 14,681 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,681 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 35 more than Wednesday. There have been 296 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 3 more than Wednesday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 70,042 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,727/100,000 […]

Agenda: Randall School Board special meeting Feb. 19, 2021

The Randall School Board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Friday conducted virtually starting at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will include a executive session to discuss a district administrator contract. The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Wadsworth, Ill.

At about 3:11 p.m., local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Newport Fire Protection District for a stricture fire in the 13300 block of Wadsworth Road in Wadsworth. Per dispatch: Due to respond are Bristol Fire and Rescue with a truck and a chief and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an ambulance for […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 17, 2021: 14,646 positives

The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,646 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 13 more than Tuesday. There have been 293 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 4 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 69,922 negative test results, a positive rate of 8,705/100,000 […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Lake Villa, Ill.

At about 2:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is reaponding to a request for mutual aid from the Lake Villa (Ill.) Fire Department for a fire in the 700 block of Baxter Court in Lake Villa. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes requested to respond with an engine. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 2:15 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 31300 block of 93rd Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; injuries being reported. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Feb. 16, 2021 snow report no. 1: 2 inches

We measured about 2 inches of snow average accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:15 a.m., Tuesday. It’s still snowing, so we will measure again when it eventually stops. The forecast says that could be about 11 a.m. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Lake Shangri-la

At about 4:05 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of an alarm on the 21200 block of 117th Street in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm reported by alarm company. UPDATE 4:16 p.m. — Units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share2Tweet2 Shares

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