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Units responding for report of smoke at fire site in Twin Lakes

At about 3:10 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the scene of a fire Thursday night on the 300 block of Main Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke and perhaps flames reported coming from the burned building. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Feb. 12, 2021 snow report: 1.75 inches; more snow and cold Saturday

We measured 1.75 inches of accumulated snow at about 5:20 a.m., Friday. That’s a total since snow started falling Thursday night. Snow could continue to fall until about 7 a.m. We’re not done with snow either. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says we should get more snow starting early Saturday morning. Total Friday […]

Units responding to fire in Twin Lakes

At about 9:16 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a fire in the 350 block of East Main Street in Twin Lakes. UPDATE about 9:19 p.m. — Dispatch reports this is a confirmed fire in a multiple […]

Central HS board extends mask requirement and virtual Wednesdays

The Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education on Tuesday extended its facial covering requirement through summer school and kept virtual learning Wednesdays through the end of the year. Both measures were implemented as COVID-19 mitigation measures at the beginning of the current school year. Virtual Wednesdays were initially only set through the […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 9, 2021: 14,494 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,494 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 37 more than Tuesday. There have been 282 […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service offers exceptional service, quality products and unparalleled customer satisfaction

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 8, 2021: 14,457 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,457 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 52 more than Friday. There have been 280 […]

Units responding for person on Lake George ice

At about 5:30 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the Lake George boat launch for a report of person who has fallen in the ice. Per dispatch: The person is reportedly still on the ice. UPDATE about 5:33 p.m. — Two units from an unfounded fire all are diverting to this call. […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 5:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Protection District units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 10400 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: One call received about this incident. UPDATE 5:29 p.m. — […]

Paris and Brighton schools closed Monday due to weather

Brighton and Paris schools are closed Monday due to cold weather affecting buses. The announcement was made by both schools district administrators. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 8:31 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 700 block of Barry Road for a report of a possible fire. Per dispatch: Smoke being reported in walls. UPDATE about 8:34 a.m. — Deputy on […]

A word from our sponsors: Kenosha County Fair Association seeks Concession Manager

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Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

At about 11:42 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from Kenosha Fire Department for a crash in the 12300 block of Highway 50 in Kenosha. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to respond with an ambulance. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Feb. 4, 2021 snow report: 1.5 inches

We measured about 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at about 7:15 p.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total since snow started falling early Thursday afternoon. Additional accurate measurements may be difficult to get with drifting taking place. Snow does still appear to be falling at 9:30 p.m. in Paddock Lake, but it […]

Paris hires consultant to explore plan for better internet for whole town

There are many good reasons to live in Paris — like no local government property tax and wide open spaces — but excellent internet access isn’t one of them. However, the Paris Town Board is exploring changing that by finding a partner to install a fiber optic based network that could allow speedy internet to […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Fox Lake, Ill.

At about 3:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department is responding for a request for mutual aid to the Fox Lake Fire Department for a structure fire in the 36100 block of North Mary Court in Fox Lake. Per dispatch: Randall is requested to respond with a tender for this MABAS box alarm. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory — set to be in effect from 6 a.m., Thursday to noon, Friday — is in anticipation of a day of mixed precipitation and some accumulating snow. The latest, local NWS forecast […]

Units responding to alarm in Randall

At about 9:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 36700 block of 89th Street for an alarm. Per dispatch: This alarm is at a business. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 2, 2021: 14,308 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,308 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 16 more than Monday. There have been 275 […]

More snow Thursday; then bitter cold temps

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for more snow Thursday high temperatures diving into single digit highs by the weekend. NWS says there’s a 100 percent chance of snow Thursday with about 1 inch of accumulation during the day. Snow should continue into Thursday night with another 1 to 2 inches possible. Start […]

Kenosha county units responding to Racine county

6:42 am Kansasville puled a box to the second alarm for a house fire in the 600 block of North Britton Rd. Responding units include Salem Lakes, Paris, Bristol, and Wheatland. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Wheatland Fire responding mutual aid

4:04 am Wheatland Fire is responding as mutual aid to Town of Burlington for a bus on fire inside a building, in the 31300 block of Bushnell Rd. 4:13 am The Town of Burlington has pulled a box alarm and also requested an engine from Randall and squad from Twin Lakes. 4:34 am Salem Lakes […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Feb. 1, 2021: 14,255 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,255 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 90 more than Friday. There have been 271 […]

A word from our sponsors: Teachers on Call seeking substitute teachers & paraprofessionals/aides

Note: This is a paid announcement from Teachers on Call. — DH Teachers on Call is looking for Substitute Teachers, Special Ed Paraprofessionals, and classroom aides to work in your local school districts! Make a difference in the life of a child by working in local area schools. Prior experience is not needed, but a […]

Deputy responding for road hazard in Trevor

At about 7:46 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to Highways C and 83 in Trevor for a report of a road hazard. Per dispatch: A caller has reported an unattended black snowmobile with no lights on in the intersection. Share11Tweet11 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Lakewood School seeking building custodian

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Twin Lakes Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) — DH Lakewood School is seeking applicants for the following position: Job Title: Building CustodianDepartment: MaintenanceReports to: Director of Building and Grounds/AdministrationHours: 2:30-10:30 pmSalary: Depends on Experience Send Resume to: jobs@twinlakes.k12.wi.us Position Summary: The Building Custodian is responsible for ensuring […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:47 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 7900 block of 184th Avenue (Highway D) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Car and pedestrian involved. Pedestrian was snow blowing. UPDATE 2:50 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports vehicle in the ditch and one injured party. […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 29, 2021: 14,165 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,165 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 26 more than Thursday. There have been 270 […]

Units responding for smoke in Silver Lake

At about 4:37 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units from all stations and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke in an apartment building in the 600 block of Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 4:40 p.m. — Dispatch reports to Salem Lakes command that deputy on the scene […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 update Jan. 28, 2021: 14,139 positives

Note: Our interactive charts are back. Hover over a data point to see details. Click on “A Flourish Chart” to see a larger version. — DH The Wisconsin Division of Health Services is reporting 14,139 total positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 48 more than Wednesday. There have been 268 […]

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