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Agenda: Brighton School District #1 board

The Brighton School District #1 board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m., in the school library. Agenda items include: Shared Service Contract (nursing) Building and Grounds: Door Bids; Blacktop resealing Bids. Closed session to discuss the employment status, compensation, and benefits for specific employees. The board may possibly act on discussion items […]

Twin Lakes committed to August referendum for EMS upgrade

The Twin Lakes Village Board continues to prepare for an August referendum to raise funds for improved emergency medical services as provided by Twin Lakes Rescue. The board discussed the issue Monday in light of uncertainty about whether Randall and Wheatland also will be joining in funding 24/7 staffed EMS response from TLR. Last summer, […]

Deaths May 7, 2024: Marcellus S. Lois

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect until 3:30 p.m. Penny-sized hail and 60 mph winds have been seen with this storm, the warning text says. ShareTweet0 Shares

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 8 p.m. Here is a link to addtional info from the National Weather Service. The total watch area just skims the corner of Wisconsin with a large part […]

Next Silver Lake Salem Jt. 1 School District (Riverview School) Community Strategic Planning Workgroup is May 7

From Silver Lake Salem Jt. 1 School District (Riverview School): The next meeting of the Silver Lake-Salem Jt. 1 School District Community Strategic Planning Workgroup will take place Tuesday, May 7. The event will follow up the first session, which occurred April 30 and featured an overview of the strategic planning process. A state-of-the-district presentation […]

Rain, possibly thunderstorms, Tuesday

Rain is likely and thunderstorms possible Tuesday in Western Kenosha County says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected to start late morning and could continue into the evening. There’s a chance of thunderstorms throughout that period. Tuesday’s high should reach 72. And we’re not done with rain. Rain — and possibly […]

Deaths May 6, 2024: Edward S. Holmstrom Jr., Eugene Schulz

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Two officials resign in Salem Lakes

The Salem Lakes village government lost two officials through resignation last week — one elected and one appointed. Trustee Kelly Sweeting submitted a resignation letter to village President Rita Bucur on April 28. Her resignation was effective at noon, April 30. Later in the week, interim village Clerk Eileene Anderson resigned via written statement dated […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting May 6, 2024

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding edits to the Community Room Rental Application. Discussion regarding a loan application for an ambulance for $220,000. Discussion regarding Declaring the Salary and Fringe Benefits for the […]

Units responding for wires call in New Munster

At about 9:49 a.m., Wheatland Vol Fire Department units are responding to a report of smoking wires in the 34100 block of Geneva Road in New Munster. ShareTweet0 Shares

2024 Paddock Lake Arbor Day ceremony coverage

Paddock Lake celebrated Arbor Day Saturday with a ceremony and planting of a tree. Participating were Scouts from Pack and Troop 328. A flowering snow crabapple tree was planted at the rear of Village Hall. This is Paddock Lake’s 25th annual Arbor Day celebration. The village is an official Tree City USA, as designated by […]

Deaths May 3, 2024: William Rex Pifke

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A word from our sponsors: Kenosha County ADRC offering free, confidential memory screens

The following is a paid announcement from Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center — DH The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is offering free, confidential memory screens every Monday, 8 a.m. – noon. Memory screens are suggested for anyone concerned about memory changes, at risk of Alzheimer’s disease due to family […]

Garage sales page updated

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Helicopter landing pad added to Town of Randall Fire Department Station #2

The Town of Randall Fire Department has added a helicopter landing pad to its Station #2 in Bassett thanks to donations from department members and several local businesses, the department announced Thursday. The pad was designed in conjunction with Flight for Life medical helicopter transport. “We worked with the FFL people to insure their needs […]

Westosha Central HS students perform at 2024 State Solo & Ensemble

Westosha Central High School had 52 band students in 13 events perform at 2024 State Solo & Ensemble held at UW-Parkside on April 27. Events must receive the highest rating of *1 in order to perform at the State level. Westosha Central results are as follows: Performances that received a 2 rating: Reid Hansche-trombone solo, Rachel […]

Twin Lakes Rescue pitches Randall and Wheatland town boards on continuing EMS contract

Leaders of Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad made a pitch Monday to get back into negotiations with Randall and Wheatland about continuing to provide emergency medical services to the towns in 2025. The presentation came at a special meeting of the Wheatland Town Board and Randall Town Board at Wheatland Town Hall in […]

Deaths April 30, 2024: Ronald John Herrenbruck

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Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:03 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Highway 50 and Highway MB for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries unknown. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: ADRC offers support group for Alzheimer’s disease & dementia caregivers

Note: This is a paid announcement from Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center — DH Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) offers a support group to help family caregivers who care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia. Join others engaged in helping their loved ones manage day to […]

Deaths April 29, 2024: Diana G. Peterson, Glenda J. Wieck

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A word from our sponsors: Purely Paws Spa offers dog grooming and pet supply

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A word from our sponsors: Washburn Lodge Pork Chop Dinner is May 4

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Washburn Lodge — DH Washburn Lodge Pork Chop Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 3-6 p.m., at 8102 199th Ave., in Bristol. Prices are $18 for 2 grilled chops or $13 for one grilled chop, includes a baked potato, green beans, dinner roll, beverage, […]

Units responding for crash along Kenosha-Bristol border

At about 8:30 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a crash in the 12100 block of Highway 50 along the Bristol-Kenosha border. Per dispatch: Bristol responding with an ambulance. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 5:31 p.m., Wheatland Vol. Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways K and W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Deputies already on scene. Truck involved is smoking. UPDATE 5:38 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports one vehicle involved. Vehicle is off the road in the […]

A word from our sponsors: April 28, 2024 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for southeast Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 12 a.m., Sunday. ShareTweet0 Shares

Deaths April 27, 2024: Steven Dale Pilcher

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Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8000 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE about 11:37 a.m. – Unit on scene reports four people injured. ShareTweet0 Shares

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