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Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 3 p.m., Twin lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: This involves a motorcycle in the roadside ditch. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for water incident in Twin Lakes

At about 2:32 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and the Kenosha County Dive Team and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to Lake Mary in Twin Lakes for a water incident. Per dispatch: Caller reports capsized canoe with occupants in the water. UPDATE 2:34 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports everyone out […]

Spring Election 2020: It’s Election Day!

It’s Spring Election Day Tuesday. Yes it really is. On the ballot will be county board seats as well as local municipal and school board races. There also will be a statewide Supreme Court justice race. It’s been a hectic few days regarding the fate of this election, but here’s a summary of the latest […]

Wilmot UHS community to Be the Light Tuesday

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Wisconsin Supreme Court reverses Evers order on election; in-person voting back on for April 7

UPDATE — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reversed Gov. Evers action and in-person voting is back on for Tuesday. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers had postponed in-person voting for the spring election set to take place Tuesday. The governor took the action via executive order. In a televised press conference, Evers justified the action by citing […]

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 4:07 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 10300 block of 268th Avenue in Trevor. UPDATE 4:15 p.m. — Campfire. All units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share25Tweet25 Shares

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 9:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a fire in the 28300 block of 41st Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller reports three small fires in the ditch line. A tree also is on fire. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 Q&A, April 4, 2020

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is continuing to provide answers to the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19. Here is the session in video form, followed by a written synopsis: Share57Tweet57 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 6:29 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 14800 block of Highway C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the ditch. UPDATE 6:32 p.m. — Dispatch reports front end of vehicle is in a creek. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Judge extends absentee voting period for Wisconsin

A federal judge has ruled that Wisconsin voters should have six additional days to vote absentee in the April 7 election and presidential primary. Says the Associated Press: U.S. District Judge William Conley’s order essentially extends the election by nearly a week. He blasted state leaders’ decision not to delay the election to protect people’s […]

Spring Election 2020: Bristol School District Board candidates Q&A

Voters in the Bristol School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 7 (or earlier with absentee voting). There are two at-large seats and four candidates. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email. Here in alphabetical order is their biographical information, followed […]

Spring Election 2020: Wilmot Union High School District Board candidates Q&A

Voters in the Wilmot Union High School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 7 (or earlier with absentee voting). There are three at-large seats and five candidates. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email. Here in alphabetical order is their biographical […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 4:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in about the 25000 block of Highway JF. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over. Caller at the scene reports a tree on fire. Share31Tweet31 Shares

Spring Election 2020: Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District Board candidates Q&A

Voters in the Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 7 (or earlier with absentee voting). There are two at-large seats and four candidates. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here in alphabetical order is […]

Flood warning cancelled for Fox River

The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood warning for the Fox River as the river continues to recede. The river was measuring at 10.77 feet at the New Munster gauge as of 7 p.m., Wednesday. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Trevor

At about 9:04 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in the area of Highway 83 and Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reporting burning in the area. UPDATE 9:08 a.m. — Dispatch reports that deputies on scene report location of burning coincides with an issued burn permit. […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 31, 2020: 56 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 56 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday afternoon. That’s 20 positives more than Monday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,351 positive tests statewide with 16 deaths as of Monday. That’s two additional deaths since Monday. The Kenosha County Division of […]

Randall School faculty spread some positive wishes with social distance parade

Randall School faculty and staff took to the streets to say hi to their students from a safe distance within their own cars during a parade through the district Tuesday morning. The social distance appropriate activity was the idea of Ashley Morris and Kari Radzik, of the Randall staff. They mapped out the entire route […]

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 5:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 33200 block of 75th Street in Wheatland. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Spring Election 2020: Wheatland J1 School District Board candidates Q&A

Voters in Wheatland J1 School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 7 (or earlier with absentee voting). There are two at-large seats open. The candidates with the two highest vote totals will win the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by […]

Westosha Lakes Church fundraiser benefits local restaurant and medical personnel

Leaders of Westosha Lakes Church in Paddock Lake recently decided to try a fundraiser that could help a local business and honor medical personnel working on the front line during the COVID-19 crisis. The “love our neighbors” fundraiser sought to raise $500. That money was to be used to purchase sandwiches and cookies from Subway […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 29, 2020: 30 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 30 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of noon Sunday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,112 positive tests statewide with 13 deaths as of Sunday. The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case of COVID-19 coronavirus on March 16. […]

Kenosha County Joint Information Center starts Q&A on COVID-19

From the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: In the interest of providing answers to the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center has implemented a question-and- answer program. The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at COVID19@kenoshacounty.org. The most frequently asked questions will be answered […]

Spring Election 2020: Bristol village trustee candidates Q&A

Voters in Bristol will be able to cast a ballot in a contested village trustee race on April 7. There are two at-large seats open. The candidates with the two highest vote totals will win the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here in alphabetical order is their […]

Twin Lakes playgrounds closed per gov.’s order

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Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 27, 2020: 23 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 23 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. DHS is reporting 842 positive tests statewide with 13 deaths as of Friday. The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case of COVID-19 coronavirus on March 16. In Lake County, Ill., where many […]

A word from our sponsors: Hartnell Chevrolet open as governor designated essential business

Hartnell Chevrolet is Stepping up! Update as of 3/25/20 Governor Evers has asked us to stay open as an essential business. As of 8 am Wednesday Hartnell will be open for warranty service, repairs and maintenance along with new and used vehicle sales. We have made some changes today to take care of our staff […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 25, 2020: 14 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 14 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. Kenosha County had been one of 8 counties statewide that has been identified as having community spread. However, the DHS is no longer identifying counties as having community spread. Community spread “means that there are people […]

Spring Election 2020: County supervisor District 19 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board district 19 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 7 (or by absentee voting before then). The 19th District includes Paris, most of Brighton and a portion of Somers. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here, in alphabetical […]

Spring Election 2020: County supervisor District 18 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board district 18 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 7 (or by absentee voting before then). The 18th District includes much of Bristol in Western Kenosha County (see map above). The rest of the district is in Pleasant Prairie. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to […]

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