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Snow report Jan. 17, 2020: 3 inches and counting

We measured a solid 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 10 p.m., Friday. Snow has been falling since about 4 p.m. and is still falling, so that total will likely increase yet before this snowfall is over. I was out on the road between Paddock Lake and Wheatland about […]

Brighton School first quarter honor roll 2019-20 year

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year: *Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll Eighth Grade — Chloe Andersen, *Chloe Brown, Connor Brown, *Waylon Brusky, Louis Canady, Jace Christensen, *Sarah Frohmader, […]

A word from our sponsors: Register for Westosha Sports Complex’s 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Registration is under way for Westosha Sports Complex’s 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League. The league starts week of 2/4/20, see schedule located at the bottom.$20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of signing up, […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 9:27 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways CK and KD in Randall. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash. UPDATE about 9:32 a.m. — Randall fire unit arriving on scene […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At 8 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and O in Randall. Per dispatch: Vehicle is rolled over. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:06 a.m. — Twin Lakes Police officers also responding to assist. Share24Tweet24 Shares

New DNA research finds possible link between 1993 Kenosha County John Doe victim and South Carolina tribe

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office is looking for information about the identity of a 1993 John Doe, with new DNA information helping to fill in who the person may be. Here’s a news release from the Medical Examiner’s Office distributed Tuesday: Share19Tweet19 Shares

Agenda: Paddock Lake Village Board meeting Jan. 15, 2020

The Paddock Lake Village Board is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15 starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall in Paddock Lake. This is the meeting in which action is taken on items discussed at committee meetings and the committee of the whole meeting. Among the items on the agenda […]

Bristol to continue to consider solutions to basement flooding

Bristol’s village engineer will be bringing back some preliminary projected costs for getting started on some alternatives aimed at diagnosing and relieving basement flooding experienced residents of 82nd Street near 198th Avenue. At Monday’s regular board meeting, Ben Wood of Strand Associates, the village’s consulting engineering firm, gave a presentation on the problem, village efforts […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 10:24 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm in an apartment complex. UPDATE 10:31 a.m. — Police office on the scene says alarm is activated at […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 4:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 19500 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is an activated fire alarm. UPDATE 4:58 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports no signs of smoke or fire from two sides of exterior. Occupants have evacuated. Share6Tweet6 […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board meeting Jan. 13, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 starting at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The only agenda item outside of routine business and reports is “discuss and give direction to the Public Works director in regard to the 82nd Street Sewer Capacity Analysis Report dated […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 11:54 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue, Antioch Fire Department and Newport Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in the 15900 block of Horton Road (Highway CJ) in Bristol. Per dispatch: This started as a refrigerator fire and has spread. Building has […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:54 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash int eh 10900 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Unit on the scene reports one vehicle involved. Share34Tweet34 Shares

Twin Lakes considering addressing nuisance short term rental properties

The Twin Lakes Village Board is looking for a way to address chronically troublesome short term rentals in the village without hurting homeowners who are being responsible about how they lease out their properties. Short-term rentals refers to the recent trend of homeowners renting out their homes for stays of typically a week or less. […]

Weather forecast cancels saturday games for 2020 Bristol School Shoot Out hoops tournament

All basketball games for the annual Bristol School Shoot Out on Saturday have been canceled due to the National Weather Service winter storm warning. The NWS is calling for rain, snow and freezing precipitation along with gusty winds for Saturday.  Share35Tweet35 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Wilmot

At about 2:09 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 11800 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Deaths Jan. 9, 2019: Lois Stohr Richards

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Winter storm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for an area that includes Western Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect from 9 p.m., Friday to 6 a.m., Sunday. The NWS says we should expect a little bit of everything in terms of precipitation this weekend — rain, snow and […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 8:12 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 10800 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: A disabled vehicle was struck by another vehicle. Disabled vehicle rolled over now. Two […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 9:57 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 1500 block of East Lakeshore Drive on Twin Lakes for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is for a fire alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Spring election 2020: Randall to have contested elections for supervisor seats

Randall voters will see contested elections for supervisor #2 and supervisor #4 in the spring election. Two candidates filed for each of the seats by Tuesday’s deadline. Candidates for supervisor #2 are: Paula A. Soderman and Ron Peterson. Both are newcomers. Incumbent Robert Gehring died last month. Candidates for supervisor #4 are : Incumbent Mark […]

Units responding to Trevor post office for lock-in

At about 6:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the Trevor Post Office for a lock-in. Per dispatch: Person entered open door of post office, but now is apparently locked in. UPDATE 6:09 p.m. — Dispatch reports door has been opened. Responding units returning to quarters. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:01 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 35000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Two vehicle crash. Deputies are already on the scene. At least one injury being reported. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Units responding for gas spill in Salem Lakes

At about 10:49 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a gas spill in the 27400 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is for a five-gallon container spilled in the eastbound lanes. UPDATE 10:56 a.m. — Deputy reports that the scene has not […]

Units responding for investigation in Rock Lake

At about 10:12 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 12600 block of 259th Avenue in Rock Lake Per dispatch: Caller reporting a possible carbon monoxide problem. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 12:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fie/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 10500 block of 264th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with the vehicle rolled over. Two occupants out of the vehicle. UPDATE 12:49 p.m. — Salem command unit reports […]

Units responding to fire in Wheatland

At about 1:22 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units, the Wheatland constable and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a structure fire in the 6900 block of 368th Avenue In Wheatland. Per dispatch: Structure is a shed near a barn. Caller reports roof […]

Units responding for alarm in Trevor

At about 2:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 11200 block of 254th Court in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until noon. Visibility of a quarter of a mile is possible during this period. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 5:13 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 8200 block of 198th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a fire inside an oven. UPDATE 5:20 p.m. — Bristol command calls […]

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