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2024 Bristol Progress Days parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Bristol Progress Days held its annual parade Sunday afternoon. It rained in the morning, but was clear and dry — but warm– by parade time. The parade starts in central Bristol just west of Highway 45. It crosses the highway and then works its way past Village Hall and the fire station and south to […]

Units responding for investigation in Lake Shangri-la

At 9:07 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 22400 block of 121st Street in Lale Shangri-la. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke. ShareTweet0 Shares

Thunderstorm headed this way

A thunderstorm is headed toward Kenosha County, the National Weather Service says in a special weather statement. The statement is in effect until 9:45 p.m. Wind gusts of 40-50 mph are associated with this storm. The NWS advises sheltering inside a building if possible. The storm is tracking from the northwest. ShareTweet0 Shares

Heat advisory issued

A heat advisory has been issued for an area including Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 2 to 7 p.m., Sunday. Heat index values up to 100 are expected, the advisory text says. Other counties in the advisory are Rock, Milwaukee, Racine, and Walworth counties. The NWS advises: […]

A word from our sponsors: July 13, 2024 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Margaret Gillmore is 2024 Miss Bristol

Margaret Gillmore was named 2024 Miss Bristol at the Bristol Progress Days banquet Friday evening at the Parkway Chateau. Gillmore was one of four contestants in this year’s contest, which is an annual part of the Bristol Progress Days community festival. Gillmore is a Class of 2024 graduate of Westosha Central High School. She plans […]

Gwen Tonyan, Gavin Goyke named 2024 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens

Gwen Tonyan and Gavin Goyke were named the 2024 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens at the Progress Days banquet Friday at the Parkway Chateau. Each year a girl and a boy are named outstanding citizens as part of the three-day Bristol Progress Days community festival. In her introduction at the banquet, Gwen was praised for always […]

Dennis and Linda Volling named 2024 Bristol Outstanding Citizens

Dennis and Linda Volling were named the 2024 Bristol Outstanding Citizens at the Bristol Progress Days banquet Friday night at the Parkway Chateau. Naming of the outstanding citizens is a feature of the banquet, which kicks off the annual three-day community festival. Each year one man and one woman from Bristol are selected for the […]

July 12 lake test results: Lance Park swim caution lifted; Old Settlers County Park swim caution in effect for the weekend

A swim caution at Lance Park on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes has been lifted and a swim caution at Old Settlers County Park on Paddock Lake will remain in place for the weekend after resampling by Kenosha County Public Health Thursday. The Thursday result that allowed the lifting of the caution at Lance Park […]

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July 11, 2024 lake test results: Swim closure at Center Lake & swim caution at Paddock Hooker Lakes Association removed

A swim closure at Center Lake and a swim caution at Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach have been lifted after resampling Wednesday by Kenosha County Public Health showed E.coli levels within acceptable range at those locations. Results from Wednesday resampling that led to the lifting of the closure and cautions were: PHLA – 131 E.coli/100 mL Center […]

A word from our sponsors: 2024 Bristol Progress Days is July 12, 13, 14

Note: This is a paid announcement from Bristol Progress Days — DH 2024 Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July in Bristol, will take place over three days on July 12, 13 and 14. The theme for this year is “Soaring Together in 2024.” The festivities include […]

Deaths July 10, 2024: Catherine H. Kerkman

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July 10, 2024 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lakes Association Beach & Center Lake closed to swimming; Old Settler Park beach and Lance Park under swim cautions

Paddock Hooker Lakes Association Beach and Center Lake are closed to swimming and Old Settlers County Park on Paddock Lake and Lance Park on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes are under swim cautions after testing Tuesday by Kenosha County Public Health showed elevated E.coli levels there. The results that prompted the closures and cautions were: Center […]

Deaths July 9, 2024: Mona Elaine Yott, Joan D. Faryan, Eva Lee Stangas

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Agenda: Paddock Lake Village Board committee of the whole meeting July 10, 2024

The Paddock Lake Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Wednesday at Village Hall (municipal building) starting at 6 p.m. Agenda items include: Communication towers lease renewal. 2023 Financial Position Audit. Water main replacement pay request 1. WisDot road salt contract. The full agenda is available here. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: 2024 Bristol Progress Days is July 12, 13, 14

Note: This is a paid announcement from Bristol Progress Days — DH Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July in Bristol, will take place over three days on July 12, 13 and 14. The theme for this year is “Soaring Together in 2024.” The festivities include the […]

Agenda: Brighton School District #1 board meeting July 10, 2024

The Brighton School District #1 board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m. in the school library. Agenda items include: Approval of new hire contracts: Special education teacher, guidance counselor, art and designated building substitute. Shared services agreement for OT with Salem School. Closed Session to discuss specific employees. The full agenda is […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 5 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Kansasville Fire and Rescue are responding for a report of a fire in the 21800 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142) in Brighton. Per dispatch: This os being reported as a gas grill on fire. Fire started during changing of a fuel tank. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to crash in Camp Lake

At about 3:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 9600 block of Camp Lake Road in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a single vehicle crash with injuries being reported. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: 2024 Bristol Progress Days to have talent show

Note: This is a paid announcement from Bristol Progress Days — DH 2024 Bristol Progress Days will include a talent show on Saturday, July 13. The competition will take place at 2 p.m. The winner will receive a cash prize. Those looking to enter the talent show can register by calling 262-945-4481. Bristol Progress Days, […]

Libertyfest fireworks

Libertyfest concluded the day with a fireworks show over Lake Mary. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:20 p.m., Wheatland Vol. Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 36800 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:25 p.m. — Fire-rescue command requests mutual aid from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an ambulance. UPDATE […]

2024 Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Assoc. Libertyfest Parade coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association hosted its annual Libertyfest Parade Saturday morning. The parade stepped off from St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, traveled south down Lake Avenue and turned right at Main Street ending at Lance Park. Local police and fire departments, businesses, organizations and others were represented in the parade. Libertyfest […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a fire at an assisted living facility in the 25500 block of 77th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: There was a fire in a trash dumpster, but someine on the scene may have put it out with a fire […]

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A word from our sponsors: 2024 Con of the Lakes is July 13

Note: This is a paid announcement from Con of the Lakes — DH Con of the Lakes 2024 on July 13 in Twin Lakes will give gaming fans a chance to indulge their favorite pastime and help raise money for a good cause at the same time. This year Con of the Lakes is raising […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 8:55 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a fire at a business in the 12500 block of 120th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a vehicle fire. Flames seen. ShareTweet0 Shares

Silver Lake Boat Parade 2024

At noon, 38 boats circled Silver Lake in the annual boat parade. They were judged for prizes. The themes this year were Patriotic and Generations of Barbie – how YOU remember Barbie. The judging criteria was creativity, playing the role/animation, bright/colorful, music, crowd appeal, and sportsmanship. The parade began behind Copper Bottom. Barbie theme winners. […]

2024 Paddock Lake Fireworks Inc. display (VIDEO)

Paddock Lake Fireworks Inc. presented its annual fireworks show Wednesday evening. The display was viewable over Paddock Lake. Here’s a short video of end of the show from the west side of the lake: ShareTweet0 Shares

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