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WKCHS Open House

On Sunday, the Western Kenosha County Historical Society opened their doors to visitors on the rainy afternoon. People came to look and the displays, and pictures, and see the old school house. The society building house a number of things relating to life, as it used to be, in Kenosha County. The Twin Oaks school […]

Units responding for smoke in Powers Lake

At about 1:26 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke in a house in the 8400 block of 399th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports smoke coming from an electrical outlet. Now flames or sparks […]

Units responding to alarm in Salem

At 11:01 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm at a business in the 7800 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm called in by alarm company. UPDATE 11:27 a.m. — Alarm reset and units clearing. UPDATE 11:41 a.m. — Units dispatched to respond […]

Student who made threat at Salem School to face school discipline and referral to juvenile intake, District Attorney’s office

A Salem School student who the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department says is responsible for a threat found in a school bathroom this week is facing discipline from the school and referral to Juvenile Intake and the District Attorney’s office. From a news release issued Saturday: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department with the cooperation from Salem […]

Units responding to alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 9:08 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of an alarm in the 6900 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 9:16 a.m. — Dispatch reports correct street is 235th Avenue. Alarm may be for a telephone company facility. UPDATE 9:37 a.m. […]

2019 Wilmot Union High School Homecoming Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wilmot Union High School celebrated Homecoming 2019 with its pre-football-game parade Friday evening. The parade starts on the fairgrounds makes its way to downtown Wilmot and then heads back to the school. The parade featured entries from the Sheriff’s Department, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and teams and organizations from the school. Also participating were marching bands […]

Units responding for medical call at Wilmot UHS

At about 7:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has fallen out of a truck. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a crash at in the 12200 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi and an SUV. Share5Tweet5 Shares

US Rep. Steil seeking nominations for Veteran of the Year Award

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil is seeking nominations for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District’s Veteran of the Year Award. The Veteran of the Year Award is an opportunity for a veteran to be honored for his or her service and contributions in the First District. “I’ve made it a priority to support veterans and their families. I […]

Twin Lakes Village Board advances new village hall project with architect hire

The Twin Lakes Village Board took a big step forward Monday in its quest to build a new village hall with the hiring of an architect for the project. The board approved a contract with Kueny Architects at Monday’s regular board meeting by a unanimous vote. Kueny will lead the board in a process identifying […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:30 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a crash in the 9200 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. Per dispatch: Vehicle is off the road. UPDATE 7:34 a.m. — Deputy on scene requests tow for pull out of vehicle. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7:23 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and the Wheatland constable, sheriff’s deputies State Patrol are responding to a report of a crash at Highways O and 50 in Wheatland. Share7Tweet7 Shares

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Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive, Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. People are evacuating the building. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Camp Lake

At about 2:12 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 9200 block of Camp Lake Road in Camp Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reports sparks coming from wires touching trees. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Lockdown lifted at Salem School

A written threat found inside a bathroom caused Salem School to be on lockdown for about two hours Wednesday morning. The threat was reported to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at about 9:35 a.m., Sgt. Chris Hannah, public information officer said. The K-8 school was immediately placed on lockdown, Hannah said, and deputies responded to […]

Chainsaw safety training class at Seno K/RLT Conservancy Sept. 28

Seno K/RLT Conservancy is hosting a Chainsaw Safety Training Class on Sept. 28. Safety and Woods Worker (S.A.W.W.)* Level I Basic Training will be conducted by instructor Nathan Stanford, Forest Safety Institute, Baraboo, on Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine. (3 hrs classroom / 5 hrs outdoor hands-on). The training […]

Homelessness examined at session at The Sharing Center

About a dozen people working on the local homeless problem gathered at the Sharing Center in Trevor last week to discuss the issue. “Housing costs keep going up, incomes are flat, and every month, more and more people are being sucked into that gap, and into homelessness,” said Michael Basford, who currently heads Wisconsin Interagency […]

Brothers charged in vaping manufacturing case

Two brothers from Paddock Lake have been charged in connection with a THC vaping cartridge manufacturing operation out of a Bristol condo. According to online court records,Tyler Huffhines, 20, was charged Monday in Kenosha County Circuit Court with: Three counts of possession with intent-THC (>10,000g). One count of Maintain Drug Trafficking Place. One count of […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Burlington for fire

Local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 500 block of State Street. Due to respond are: Town of Wheatland Fire Department with an engine, Randall Fire Department with a tender (water tanker) and Paris Fire and Rescue with an ambulance. Requested to respond […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 7:14 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to Highway 50 near the Highway MB-north intersection for a report of a grass fire. Per dispatch: Fire is reported to be south of the eastbound lanes of Highway 50. UPDATE 7:16 a.m. — Deputy on scene says he has located a controlled burn […]

Units responding for alarms in Paddock Lake

At about 10:21 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to alarms in the 6800 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake Per dispatch: This is for fire and carbon oxide alarms at a residence. UPDATE 10:26 a.m. — Dispatch reports property owner says this is a test. All fire units but one returning to […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2019 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 26th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm and a buzz in the […]

Work along Highway 50 on Paddock Lake water system to begin next week

Work is expected to begin next week along Highway 50 on the Paddock Lake water system project. The work along Highway 50 will be to install a main that that will connect the village’s east side water system with wells west of Highway 83 that will serve development in that area. Here’s a rundown on […]

Fox River approaching 13 feet; flood warning in effect

The latest National Weather Service forecast for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County is calling for a crest over 13 feet. The latest crest is projected to come at 13.3 feet by early Sunday morning as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 8 a.m., Saturday, the river was […]

A word from our sponsors: Sept. 14, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 9:17 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an injured football player . Share31Tweet31 Shares

County highway road closures due to water

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Slow no wake ordered for Lilly Lake

Town Chairman Bill Glembocki has ordered slow no wake for Lilly Lake due to high water, effective immediately, town Clerk Sheila Siegler reported Friday afternoon. Slow no wake means any watercraft used on a lake must travel slow enough to not cause a wake. Share30Tweet30 Shares

Slow no wake ordered for lakes in Salem Lakes

All lakes within the village of Salem Lakes are under a slow no wake order, due to high water levels after this week’s heavy rains. Slow no wake means any watercraft used on a lake must travel slow enough to not cause a wake. Share16Tweet16 Shares

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