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Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District annual meeting and regular meeting Sept. 23, 2020

The Wheatland J1 Annual School District Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing will take place Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. in the Wheatland Center School Room #164 (Community Room). Agenda items include: 2020-21 Budget Presentation. Authorize School Based Tax Levy. Authorize the School Board to Acquire or Purchase Real Estate, Structures, and Facilities Necessary for School […]

POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony and Honor Chair dedication coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

A POW/MIA Honor Chair was dedicated Friday afternoon at the County Center, at Highways 45 and 50. The ceremony was in recognition of National Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day, September 18th. The memorial is donated by Chapter 2 of the Wisconsin Branch of Rolling Thunder. The County Executive’s office provided the chair. The […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Sept. 18, 2020: 3,219 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 3,219 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 10 more than Thursday. There have been 65 […]

Sheriff’s Dept. seeking info on burglary

The Kenosha Couny Sheriff’s Department is seeking information related to a burglary investigation in Paris. From the KCSD Facebook page: Share6Tweet6 Shares

Road work to begin in Twin Lakes Thursday

Some road work is beginning in Twin Lakes Thursday, the village announced via social media Wednesday. On Thursday and Friday, pulverizing and milling of Walnut Road from East Lake Shore Drive to Sycamore and also Lakeshore Way from Sunset Drive south to the termination will take place. On Sept 21 and 22 those sections of […]

Wheatland considering adding to ATV routes, legalizing some golf cart use

The Wheatland Town Board is considering adding to town ATV routes and exploring whether to make golf cart operation legal in some places. The ATV action comes after the town received a petition with 42 signatures requesting the roads in Oakwood Shores be included for ATV use. “There’s a good number of people down there […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 12, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Retired Kenosha FD battalion chief displays 9-11 memorial in Bristol

Retired Kenosha Fire Department Battalion Chief  Richard “Bo” Bosanko.    Bosanko again displayed a 9-11 memorial in his Bristol yard this year. Said Bosanko: “I was on duty at the fire station on 9-11-2001 when the planes hit the towers.  We watched the horror unfolding on television like the rest of the country.  It was […]

Units responding for gas line break in Lake Shangri-la

At about 4:01 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a gas line break in the 12000 block of 223rd Avenue in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: Caller reports a contractor told her they struck a gas line. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 8:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a crash at Highways H and 165. Per dispatch: Bristol requested to respond with an ambulance. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Sept. 10, 2020: 3,091 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 3,091 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 14 more than Wedensday. There have been 64 COVID-19 […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 5:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 7500 block of Highway 83 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:36 p.m. — Second ambulance dispatched. UPDATE 5:38 p.m. — Incident command holds second ambulance in quarters. UPDATE 5:48 p.m. […]

Units responding for alarm in Trevor

At about 1:45 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriffs deputies are responding to an alarm in the 12400 block of Antioch Road in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm in an apartment building. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for fire in Lake George

At about 8:43 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a fire in the 10300 block of 195th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE about 8:55 a.m. — Bristol command activates a MABAS box alarm. Due to respond are: Paris Fire Department, Kenosha Fire Department and […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Union Grove

At about 9:22 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a structure fire in Union Grove. Per dispatch: Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue are both requested to respond with tenders (water tankers). Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 7:23 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 39200 block of 92nd Street in Powers Lake. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7400 block of Highway 75 in Paddock Lake. UPDATE about 1:23 p.m. — Deputies report no crash found in reported area. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze 2020 cancelled

Salem Lakes announced the cancellation of the 2020 Pumpkindaze festival. The announcement made via social media said: Attention all Pumpkindaze fans! It is with great sadness that we have to announce the cancellation of Pumpkindaze for 2020. Please know that this was a tough decision to make and we wish that we didn’t have to. […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 1:08 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 18200 block of Winfield Road in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is for a smoke alarm in a hanger of an airport. UPDATE 1:12 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports no sign of fire. Share4Tweet4 Shares

New curfews announced for Eastern Kenosha County through Labor Day

Kenosha County has announced some new curfews for Eastern Kenosha County: Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Wilmot

At about 2:55 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a supervisory alarm in the 12400 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: This is at a business address. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for fire along Paris-Bristol border

At about 6:04 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 19900 block of Highway K along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: This is a vehicle fire. UPDATE 6:05 p.m. — Dispatch says this now is being considered a crash. UPDATE 6:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports Bristol […]

President expected to visit Kenosha Tuesday

Details are scarce, but President Donald Trump is expected to visit Kenosha Tuesday apparently in regards to unrest that has been taking place there over the last week. Here’s WGTD’s report. Share115Tweet115 Shares

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2020 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association held its annual Business in the Park and Car Show downtown Saturday. It was the first in-person event the chamber has been able to hold this year. Others were cancelled due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. The event included business, crafts and retail booths, a car show […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 8:21 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 23800 block of 128th Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a something large burning. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — Dispatch reports this is a large bonfire. Command calls for […]

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about about 3:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 800 block of Swanson Court for a report of an air conditioning unit that is smoking. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Happening now: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2020 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show underway

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is underway today, Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Business, […]

Garage sales page updated

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Kenosha County COVID-19 update Aug. 28, 2020: 2,929 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 2,929 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 9 more than Thursday. There have been 62 […]

Units responding to alarm in Bristol

At about 2:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 19500 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Share4Tweet4 Shares

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