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Units responding for smoke in Paddock Lake

At about 8:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of heavy smoke scene in the area of 238th Avenue and 63rd Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: No flames observed. UPDATE 8:38 p.m. — Unit on scene reports no fire found yet, however a village truck spraying […]

Deaths July 29, 2022: Nancy LaRue Pelican

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July 29, 2022 lake test rsults: Camp Lake remains closed to swimming

Camp Lake remains closed to swimming after resampling Thursday by Kenosha County Health showed elevated E.coli levels there. The test result that kept the closure to swimming in place was 1120  E.coli/100 mL. Share19Tweet19 Shares

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2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Ag Olympics to highlight farm skills

Skills that you might have learned around the farmstead will come in handy at the Ag Olympics to be held on Wednesday evening at the Kenosha County Fair. The competition with be for Junior (Ages 8-11), Intermediate, (Ages 12-14 – two person teams) Seniors (Ages 15-18 – two person teams 1 guy and 1 girl) […]

Aquanuts take first at 2022 Wisconsin State Waterski Tournament

The Aquanuts show ski team from Twin Lakes again took first place Sunday in the Wisconsin State Waterski Tournament. This was the Aquanuts’ second consecutive state title after their 35-year drought ended in 2021.  The four-day Tournament, held in Wisconsin Rapids, is the largest waterski tournament in the world. With the win, the Aquanuts next […]

July 28, 2022 lake test results: Camp Lake closed to swimming

Camp Lake is closed to swimming after resampling Wednesday by Kenosha Public Health showed elevated E.coli levels there. Wednesday’s test result that triggered the closure was greater than 2419 E.coli/100 mL. Camp Lake was scheduled to be re-sampled Thursday. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Western Kenosha County Tennis Association hosts 7th annual Rally for Life — despite rain

Rain may have eventually dampened the tennis courts at Central High School, but not the enthusiasm of those participating in the 7th annual Rally for Life sponsored by the Western Kenosha County Tennis Association. Typically the event is held for 24 hours, with a tennis rally going somewhere on the courts going the whole time. […]

Deaths July 27, 2022: Marilyn Marie Roth, Louis Faber

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2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Visit Marketplace (formerly Commercial Building) for booths a plenty

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Marketplace Building (formerly know as the commercial building) at the Kenosha County Fair hosts a wide variety of booths. Through the years I have seen booths from law enforcement, political parties, builders, media, sellers of all types of merchandise and even cooking demonstrations. […]

Agenda: Randall Town Board and Plan Commission meeting July 28, 2022

The Randall Town Board and Plan Commission are scheduled to hold a meeting starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Town Hall in Bassett. Among the agenda items are: Three items related to Kendall Developments Inc. of Spring Grove: An amendment to the adopted land use plan; a rezoning from agricultural, rural residential, upland resource […]

July 27, 2022 lake test results: Swim caution lifted for PHLA; swim caution remains for Camp Lake

A swim caution for Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake has been lifted and a swim caution for Camp Lake remains in effect after resampling by Kenosha County Public Health on Tuesday. Tuesday’s test result at PHLA was 62 E.coli/100 mL. Tuesday’s test result at Camp Lake was 920 E.coli/100 mL. Camp Lake was scheduled […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:25 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 200 block of Park in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a carbon monoxide and burglar alarm. Share9Tweet9 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland J1 School District Employment Opportunities

The following is a paid announcement from Wheatland J1 School District. — DH Be a part of a dynamic team that shares a commitment to excellence in helping our students succeed daily! Wheatland J1 School District is currently looking to fill the following positions: School Bus Driver Special Education Program Aide 4K Paraprofessional Lunch/Recess Supervisor […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District board meeting

The Wheatland J1 School District board is scheduled to hold a meeting Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. in the Community Room (#164). Among the agenda items are: Wisconsin Model Academic Standards 2022-23. Resignations. Contracts: Shared Service Agreement, Teacher, Bus Driver. The full agenda is available here Share4Tweet4 Shares

Agenda: Wilmot Union High School board meeting July 27, 2022

The Wilmot Union High School board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. in the school library. Among the agenda item are: Princiupal and APPS job descriptions. Guidelines for school health services and emergency care procedures. Resolution to conduct short-term borrowing. The agenda also includes notice for two closed sessions […]

Salem Lakes man charged in fatal crash in Pleasant Prairie

A Salem Lakes man has been charged in connection with a crash Saturday in Pleasant Prairie. An 89-year-old woman died from that crash. Steven Falls Jr. 41, of Salem Lakes was charged Tuesday with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle Here are the details from WGTD. Share47Tweet47 Shares

July 26, 2022 lake test results: PHLA and Camp Lake under swim caution

The Paddock Hooke Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake and Camp Lake are under swim cautions after testing by Kenosha County Public Health on Monday showed elevated E.coli levels there. The test results that triggered the cautions were: PHLA – 488 E.coli/100 mL Camp Lake – 387 E.coli/100 mL Both sites were scheduled to be retested Tuesday. Other testing […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 4:58 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Protection District units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 at Highway ML. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle roll over. UPDATE 5:11 p.m. — Bristol requested to […]

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:51 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash at 400th Avenue and Esch Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. Southbound lane blocked. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At abut 11:50 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and B in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Second ambulance being dispatched to the scene. Share2Tweet2 Shares

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Sunday Parade returns for County Fair

The Kenosha County Fair will again hold a parade on Sunday, Aug. 21. Check-in for parade entries will start at 10 a.m.. The parade starts at 11 am. The fair is seeking antique vehicles, vintage-themed entries, fair-themed entries, local political figures, long running sponsors, local businesses and friends of the fair. If you have a […]

Wheatland to give appointed clerk, treasurer referendum another try

The Wheatland Town Board approved putting on the Nov. 8 ballot as a referendum the question of whether to change the town clerk and treasurer posts to appointed rather than elected. The Town Board held a similar referendum in April, with the questions failing by about 60 to 40 percent. After that, board members discussed […]

County announces first confirmed case of monkeypox here

Kenosha County Public Health has announced the first confirmed case of monke pox here. From a news release issued Monday: Kenosha County has identified its first confirmed case of orthopoxvirus (monkeypox), Health Officer Jen Freiheit announced (Monday). Contract tracing is underway, and the risk to the general public is low, Freiheit said. “While monkeypox is […]

Identity released of teen found in Brighton pond

The name of a teen who was found dead in a campground pond in Brighton over the weekend has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Aiden F. Braim, 14, of Pleasant Prairie went missing Saturday. Efforts to locate him on land and in the pond were unsuccessful Saturday and resumed Sunday. Braim was […]

Milder temps this week

We should see noticeably milder temperatures this week, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. High temperatures should not exceed the low 80s through Sunday. Most days, the forecasted high temperature will be in the high 70s. Lows should be in the 60s most nights, but dip into the 50s Friday night. Rain is […]

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Open Class specials tie in to “Wheels & Squeals”

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The 2021 Kenosha County Fair has a number of open class specials that tie-in to the theme of “Centennial Celebration – Sewn in Tradition” The specials are in the following areas: Plants & Soil Science Arts & Crafts Knitting & Crocheting Flowers & Plants […]

Teen found dead in pond in Brighton

From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On 07/23/2022 at 8:23 PM Kenosha County Deputies responded to (a campground in the 22200 block of 45th Street) for a missing 14-year-old boy.  Upon arrival, KSD deputies spoke with the mother who advised that her 14-year-old son had been last seen near the pond located on the property at […]

2022 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Demo derby for crunching, crashing fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening — unless you’re at the Kenosha County Fair’s demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday, Aug. 21, starting at 1 p.m. […]

Second severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a second severe thunderstorm watch for Saturday that includes Kenosha County, This watch is set to be in effect until 11 p.m. Here’s a report from NWS from about 6:30 p.m.: UPDATE 9:38 p.m. — NWS has cancelled the watch for our area. Share6Tweet6 Shares

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