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Two-day warm-up starts Wednesday

A two-day period of high temperatures in the 30s begins Wednesday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Today’s high temperature is forecast to reach 37. Hey, that’s almost 40. With the bone chilling temps and wind chill of late that’s going to feel warm. There is also a 20 percent chance of wintry […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 11 2022: 27,522 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 27,522 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 1,004 more than Friday. There have been 472 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 4 more than Friday. Wisconsin […]

Deaths Jan. 11, 2022: Kenneth Earl Kratz, James Phillip Donner, Janet L. Sanderson

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Bristol receives grant for trees; to seek grant for dam repair

Bristol has recently received a grant that will allow it to restore an oak savannah in a village park and will now be seeking another grant to help with repairs of a village-owned dam. The village received a $5,000 grant from ATC as part of the power transmission company’s Community Planting Program, which will go […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Zion, Ill.

At about 1:12 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Zion (Ill.) Fire Department. Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine to the 400 block of North Avenue in Zion. Share27Tweet27 Shares

Agenda: Paddock Lake Village Board committee of the whole Jan. 12, 2022

The Paddock Lake Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m., at the Paddock Lake Municipal Building. Among the agenda items are: Tabled Investment Policy. Repeal and recreation of various fire prevention ordinances. Chloride reduction progress report. The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 Shares

No COVID-19 data story today; key data not available

There will not be our usual COVID-19 data story today. Key Kenosha County data was not available. Check back tomorrow. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Deaths Jan. 10, 2022: Frank Phillip Beverly, Donna Joyce Probst

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Break in the bitter cold coming … soon

A break in the bitter cold of late may be coming, but we will still have to slog through a couple more days of brrrrrr, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high is forecast for 10. Monday’s night’s low should reach -4. Tuesday looks better at first glance, with a high temperature […]

Deaths Jan. 9, 2022: Steven Michael Draeger

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Units responding for crash in Bristol

Ata bout 8:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash int eh about the 17500 block of Highway 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash. Vehicle is rolled over. Deputies on scene report no injuries. Share46Tweet46 Shares

Deaths Jan. 8, 2022: Brian Lowe

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Agenda: Bristol Village Board meeting Jan. 10, 2022

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 7 p.m., at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Discuss and consider for approval the request of Kevin Hansen & Erik Hansen 9474  Ashbury Lane, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 (Owners) for a Land Use Plan Amendment change and a Zoning Text […]

Spring Election 2022: Bristol School District needs primary to narrow field for board

Voters in the Bristol School District will be able to vote in a Feb. 15 primary to narrow the field for school board for the April 5 election. As of Friday’s filing deadline there are five candidates for two seats. Filing for candidacy was extended to Friday because incumbent Stephanie Butenhoff did not turn in […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 7 2022: 26,518 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 26,518 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 393 more than Thursday. There have been 468 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 2 more than Thursday. Wisconsin […]

Deaths Jan. 7, 2022: Thomas M. Wiley

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Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 4:42 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 9600 block of 304th Ave in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Vehicle may be rolled over. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units on scene of crash in Trevor

At about 3:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a crash at Highway 83 and Highway C in Trevor. UPDATE 3:41 p.m. — All fire units clearing the scene. Command terminated Share30Tweet30 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 6 2022: 26,125 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 26,125 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 79 more than Wednesday. There have been 466 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 4 more than Wednesday. Wisconsin […]

Deaths Jan. 6, 2022: Thomas K. Moore, Alex Sid Rogers

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Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 8:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 83 and Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:28 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports it appears three vehicles are involved. UPDATE 8:30 p.m. — Someone trapped in vehicle. Additional Salem Lakes […]

Spring election 2022: Three to vie for county executive in Feb. 15 primary

Three candidates filed to run for the non-partisan office of county executive by the end of filing Tuesday. The field will be narrowed to two in a primary election Feb. 15. The survivors will then face-off again April 5. On the primary ballot will be: Jerry Gulley of Pleasant Prairie. Gulley is currently a member […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 5 2022: 26,046 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 26,046 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 101 more than Tuesday. There have been 462 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 7 more than Tuesday. Wisconsin […]

Deaths Jan. 5, 2022: Michael James Grumbeck

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Spring Election 2022: Three Western Kenosha County county supervisor seats to have contested races

Three Western Kenosha County supervisor districts will have contested races on the ballot in the April 5 election. County supervisor is a non-partisan office. The supervisors make up the County Board of Supervisors and are the legislative branch of the county government. There are 23 districts, six of which include Western Kenosha County. The three […]

Spring Election 2022: 5 to vie for 3 Twin Lakes trustee seats

Five candidates will compete to fill three village trustee seats in Twin Lakes in the April 5 election. Filing candidacy papers by Tuesday’s deadline were: Incumbent Barbara Andres. R Lynn Garnand. Incumbent William Kaskin. Ken Perl. Bob Wagner. The other incumbent, Jeremy Stoll, did not run for re-election and filed non-candidacy. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill

At about 10:54 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department. Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an ambulance for a crash at Highway 173 and Lake Avenue in Antioch. UPDATE 11:11 a.m. — Salem Lakes requested to respond with an engine to Antioch […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 4 2022: 25,945 positives

Note: All numbers are cumulative since data started being reported in early 2020, unless otherwise noted. — DH Kenosha County Public Heath is reporting 25,945 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 333 more than Dec. 30. There have been 455 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, 11 more than Dec. […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County from midnight to 6 p.m., Wednesday. The chief hazard cited in the advisory is high winds producing blowing snow, which could make travel difficult. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of snow […]

Deaths Jan. 4, 2022: Richard Lewis Dowe

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