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Flash flood watch

From 1am Sunday through Monday afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move in, with multiple rounds of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms with likely high rainfall rates. Conditions are favorable for flash flooding, depending on where the storms line up. Rainfall totals of 3 – 5 inches are possible. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Deaths Aug. 6, 2022: Christine M. Alton, Edward C. Desotell

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Heat Advisory

A heat advisory is in effect until 7 pm. Heat index values up to 100 are expected. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued as Air Quality Advisory for Ozone which will be in effect from noon Saturday until 12:00 am Sunday (Saturday night). Share13Tweet13 Shares

Departments responding

11:56 am Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue is responding change of quarters and Paris Fire is responding with a chief and tender for a structure fire in Somers. noon Somers is upgrading to a MABAS box alarm. Paris tender, Bristol RIT, Randall tender, One person has smoke inhalation. Share4Tweet4 Shares

A word from our sponsors: 2022 season Westosha Falcons Football kick-off event is Aug. 6 (TODAY)

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Falcons Football — DH The 2022 season Westosha Falcons Football kick-off event is Aug. 6. The event will include: Punt pass and kick contest. Food. 50/50 raffle. Silent auction. Home run derby. Bingo. The event will be held at The Sandlots of Salem from 4 to 8 […]

Fire alarm

1:16 am Bristol Fire and Rescue responded for a fire alarm at Bristol Elementary 20121 83rd St. Nothing showing. Waiting on key holder. Share12Tweet12 Shares

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: County Fair children’s parade steps off on Friday of fair week

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The children’s parade at the Kenosha County Fair is a highlight of Friday of fair week. Participants 14 years old and younger can depict characters in 26 categories.  There are animals, sports, TV and entertainment, hobbies, cartoons, groups and more. The parade is open to children […]

Garage sales page updated

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ADRC offering roadmap for dementia care next on Aug. 10

The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is offering a new educational program, “Someone in Your Life has Dementia: A Roadmap for Care.” The presentation is for anyone caring for an individual living with a form of dementia and will be offered every other month. Dementia is a general term used to describe memory loss […]

Deaths Aug. 4, 2022: Harlow Monroe Goodson, Daryl J. Peck

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Aug. 4, 2022 lake test results: Swim caution lifted for Camp Lake

A swim caution has been lifted for Camp Lake after resampling on Wednesday by Kenosha County Public Health showed E.coli levels within normal range there. The test result from Wednesday that lifted the caution was 201 E.coli/100 mL. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Fall election 2022: State Senate Dist. 21 Republican primary candidate Q&A

There will be a contested Republican primary for state Senate Dist. 21 on the April 9 partisan primary ballot. Appearing on the ballot will be: Jay Stone Van Wanggaard, the incumbent. The 21st Senate Dist. includes most of Western Kenosha County, except for Wheatland. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by […]

A word from our sponsors: 2022 season Westosha Falcons Football kick-off event is Aug. 6

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Falcons Football — DH The 2022 season Westosha Falcons Football kick-off event is Aug. 6. The event will include: Punt pass and kick contest. Food. 50/50 raffle. Silent auction. Home run derby. Bingo. The event will be held at The Sandlots of Salem from 4 to 8 […]

TLPD seeks info on stolen motorcycle

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Fall election 2022: State Assembly Dist. 61 Republican primary candidate Q&A

There will be a contested Republican primary for state Assembly Dist. 61 on the Aug. 9 partisan primary ballot. Appearing on the ballot will be: Mike Honold Amanda Nedweski Incumbent Samantha Kerkman did not run for re-election. She was elected Kenosha County executive in April. The district includes most of Western Kenosha County except Wheatland. […]

Aug. 3, 2022 lake test results: Camp Lake remains under swim caution

Camp Lake remains under a swim caution after re-sampling on Tuesday by Kenosha Public Health continued to show elevated E.coli levels there. The result from Tuesday that triggered the swim caution was 770 E.coli/100 mL. The lake was scheduled to be resampled Wednesday. Camp Lake has been under a swim caution or closed to swimming […]

Garage sales page updated

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Western Kenosha County Transit announces service changes

Effective August 15, 2022, Western Kenosha County Transit (WKCT) will be implementingservice changes. WKTC is a public bus service that operates in Western Kenosha County. Hours of operation for the door-to door service will be Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. No Sunday hours will be […]

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Powerful pedaling at pedal tractor pulls

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. Youngsters will be pushing the pedals for all they are worth on Thursday and Friday at the Kenosha County Fair as part of the annual Pedal Tractor Pulls. The competition is open to youngsters from 5 to 12 years old. In pedal tractor pull, the kids […]

Deaths Aug. 2, 2022: Timothy S. Genengel

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Aug. 2, 2022 lake test results: Camp Lake under swim caution

Camp Lake is under a swim caution after sampling on Monday by Kenosha County Public Health showed elevated E.coli levels there. Camp Lake has been under a swim caution or closed to swimming since July 25. The test result that triggered the latest caution was 980 E.coli/100 mL. Resampling there was scheduled for Tuesday. Other […]

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Specials for all the Midway ride fun you want

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If you can’t get enough of the up and down and round and round of the midway rides at the Kenosha County Fair, you are in luck. Check out the Mega Wristband, which gives you unlimited rides every day for $50. The wristbands can be […]

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Barrel Room Home Brew Competition

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH This year’s Kenosha County Fair will include The Barrel Room Home Brew Competition Amateur brewers can enter in the following categories: Pale Ale Dark Ale Fruit Beer Lager Any other Beer Amateur vintners can enter in the following categories: Red Wine White Wine Blush Wine Fruit […]

July 30, 2022 lake test results: Camp Lake under swim caution

Camp Lake is now under a swim caution after resampling Friday continued to show elevated E.coli levels there. Friday’s test results for Camp Lake was 298 E.coli /100 mL. The swim caution will remain in effect all weekend. More testing will not take place until next week. Share19Tweet19 Shares

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: See the antique farm machinery exhibit at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH For 49 years there has been an antique farm machinery exhibit at the Kenosha County Fair. That’s a long time. But much of the equipment in this display will be considerably older. Some of the machinery you might see includes: Old-fashioned pitcher pump to […]

Fall election 2022: Kenosha County sheriff Republican primary candidate Q&A

There will be a contested Republican primary for Kenosha County sheriff on the April 9 partisan primary ballot. Appearing on the ballot will be: Tyler Cochran Albert Brian Gonzales Ray Rowe David W. Zoerner Incumbent David Beth, a Republican, is not running for re-election. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by […]

Units responding for smoke in Paddock Lake

At about 8:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of heavy smoke scene in the area of 238th Avenue and 63rd Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: No flames observed. UPDATE 8:38 p.m. — Unit on scene reports no fire found yet, however a village truck spraying […]

Deaths July 29, 2022: Nancy LaRue Pelican

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July 29, 2022 lake test rsults: Camp Lake remains closed to swimming

Camp Lake remains closed to swimming after resampling Thursday by Kenosha County Health showed elevated E.coli levels there. The test result that kept the closure to swimming in place was 1120  E.coli/100 mL. Share19Tweet19 Shares

Garage sales page updated

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