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Wheatland officials discuss next step for fire station

Wheatland town officials discussed what to do next regarding a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at Monday’s regular board meeting. The meeting was the first board meeting since an advisory referendum to spend up to $3.8 million for a new fire station was rejected by town voters last Tuesday. The […]

A word from our sponsors: 2020 Brighton School PTO Pasta Dinner Fundraiser is Feb. 29

Note: This is a paid announcement from Brighton School PTO — DH Brighton School PTO will hold its Pasta Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school. Come enjoy family fun with the Brighton community. Pasta dinner cost is $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Cost […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Lyons

At about 2:11 p.m., Randall Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Lyons Fire Department for a fire in the 3200 block of Lockwood Boulevard in Lyons. Per dispatch: Randall is requested to respond with a squad. UPDATE 2:18 p.m. — Per dispatch: Randall responding with an engine instead. Share6Tweet6 […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 23, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

15620 12th St, Kenosha 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 23702 80th Pl, Salem 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 6426 236th Ave, Salem Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 6:51 p.m,, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an alarm in the 24200 block of 88th Street. Per dispatch: This is a smoke detector alarm. UPDATE 6:54 p.m. — Alarm company reports this may be related to cooking. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 11:09 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Police officers responding for a report of a crash along Lake Elizabeth shore near Mt. Moriah. Per dispatch: Someone has fallen off a four-wheeler ATV. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Patient has been moved to Bat View and Indian Point to meet rescue. UPDATE […]

KAFASI presents award to winners of 2019 Bowls ‘n’ Bakers

Representatives of Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc. recently presented the restaurant winners of the agency’s annual 2019 Bowls ‘n’ Bakers fundraiser with plaques commemorating their accomplishment. The presentation took place at Luisa’s Restaurant in Wheatland. Bowls ‘n’ Bakers is an event in which attendees are able to sample soup from various Western Kenosha […]

A word from our sponsors: 2020 Brighton School PTO Pasta Dinner Fundraiser is Feb. 29

Note: This is a paid announcement from Brighton School PTO — DH Brighton School PTO will hold its Pasta Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school. Come enjoy family fun with the Brighton community. Pasta dinner cost is $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Cost […]

20 Wheatland Center School students to be published in 2019-20 Southern Lakes Anthology

Wheatland Center School had a record number of pieces selected to be published in the Southern Lakes Anthology 2019-20 edition. The theme of this year’s anthology project was “Beneath the Surface”. Student work was judged on clarity and message, creativity/originality, technical skill and presentation, and overall quality. Wheatland had 20 pieces chosen for publication. Students […]

Units responding to alarm in Wheatland

At about 9:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Wheatland new fire station referendum results

A referendum asking Wheatland residents to approve spending for a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department was defeated in Tuesday’s election. The final vote totals were: Yes – 308, No – 426.  A committee charged with designing a new station came up with a plan that was estimated to cost $3.8 […]

A word from our sponsors: 2020 Brighton School PTO Pasta Dinner Fundraiser is Feb. 29

Note: This is a paid announcement from Brighton School PTO — DH Brighton School PTO will hold its Pasta Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school. Come enjoy family fun with the Brighton community. Pasta dinner cost is $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Cost […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 9:14 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Somers Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 20600 block of 31st Street in Paris for a report of a possible chimney fire. UPDATE about 9:25 p.m. — Paris command reports fire is […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:44 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash in the 14700 block of Highway WG in Bristol along the state line. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Vehicle has struck a tree. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Agenda: Paris Plan Commission public hearing and meeting Feb. 17, 2020

The Paris Plan Commissionon is scheduled to conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. at the Town of Paris Safety Building in Paris. The hearing will be to accept public comment regarding a proposed amendment to the Land Use Plan Map for the Town of Paris of the Comprehensive Plan for Kenosha County. An application […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 16, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 22905 120th St, Trevor 4025 30th Ave, Kenosha 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 23702 80th Pl, Salem Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 8:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an investigation in the 100 block of Mueller Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a smell of burning inside a house. No flames or smoke seen. UPDATE 8:10 p.m. — Police officer at the scene […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 2:45 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash in the 400 block of West Frontage Road in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has rolled over and is on its roof. UPDATE 2:50 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports no injuries. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Scouts get behind the scenes peek at pizza at Luisa’s

The Brownies Scouts of Troop 30046 recently got a behind the scenes look at what goes into making pizza and other Italian food at Luisa’s Restaurant in Wheatland. The tour of the kitchen, the walk-in cooler and the dining room was part of an ongoing project where the girls are learning about occupations. Restaurant owner […]

Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 2:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 30400 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: One vehicle in the ditch. Deputies are all ready on the scene. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Paddock Lake rejects sale of aerial fireworks

A request from an area fireworks retailer to revise the fireworks ordinance in Paddock Lake to allow the sale of aerial fireworks in the village found no support from the Paddock Lake Village Board at Wednesday’s committee of the whole meeting. While the board did not take formal action, no board member voiced support for […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 10:44 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 16800 block of Highway Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle is off the road on the south side of the highway against a tree. UPDATE 10:59 a.m. — Deputy […]

Salem Lakes rejects agreement that would open Silver Lake parcel for development

A environmental corridor mitigation agreement between a developer and Salem Lakes was rejected by the Village Board in a split vote Monday. The agreement between the village and Bear Development would have allowed a parcel along Cogswell Drive east of Lakeview Drive to be developed with 27 homes by swapping a primary environmental corridor on […]

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 4:25 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 31600 block of 116th Street (Highway C) in Wilmot. UPDATE 4:28 p.m. — Deputies are blocking traffic in the area of the crash. Deputy reports to dispatch that some people […]

CPR by deputy saves infant in Paddock Lake

Quick action by a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy got a two-day old infant in Paddock Lake breathing again. From a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released Monday: On February 09th, 2020 at 6:09 PM Kenosha County Deputies and Salem Fire Department responded to a residence in the 6600 block of 236th Avenue in […]

Agenda: Lilly Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners meeting Feb. 10, 2020

The Lilly Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a meeting starting at 5:30 p.m., on Monday at Wheatland Town Hall in New Munster. Agenda items are mostly related to the upcoming special district meeting on Feb. 29 for consideration of financing an outlet control structure, piping and culverts on […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 12:31 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. Share30Tweet30 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 12:13 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 12300 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. UPDATE about 12:19 p.m. — Per dispatch: Location is more like 12700 block of Fox River Road. Two vehicles involved. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding to alarm in Silver Lake

At about 8:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Deaths Feb. 8, 2020: Scott Snyder

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