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Bristol orders razing of home in Lake Shangri-la

The Bristol Village Board on Monday issued a raze order for a home at 11713 212th Avenue in Lake Shangri-la. Village administrator Randy Kerkman said the home has had no roof — only a tarp — for years and is not habitable. The home, which was delinquent on property taxes, was seized and is now […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 26, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

15620 12th St, Kenosha 22905 120th St, Trevor 23702 80th Pl, Salem 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 6618 244th Ave, Salem 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington 15620 12th St, Kenosha Share1Tweet1 Shares

Lilly Lake residents to get to vote on outlet project

Property owners and residents of the Lilly Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will get a chance to vote on whether to proceed with creating an outlet that could solve chronic high water conditions there. Wheatland’s town engineer Len Roecker outlined three possibilities for an outlet recommended in a study of how to relieve the high […]

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

At about 6:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in the 200 block of West Park Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke from a laundry room, along with a burning smell. UPDATE about 6:44 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports occupants […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 8:03 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 1200 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This involves two vehicles. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 7:23 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire at a business in the 1800 block of 120th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reports seeing black smoke. UPDATE 7:29 […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 6:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in a church in the 13000 block of Highway C in Bristol. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting […]

Boil order lifted for Paddock Lake Water Utility

A boil water order for customers of the Paddock Lake Village Water Utility District has been lifted Friday morning after testing showed water from the system was safe for normal use. Here is a news release distributed by the village Friday morning: The water boil notice that has been in effect for the water utility […]

Paddock Lake water main fixed; boil order expected to continue to Friday

A water main break in Paddock Lake has been repaired, but a water boil order is expected to remain in effect until Friday. The village also needs to repair a pump on the water system as a result of the break. The village water system serves about 300 customers and about 1,000 residents on the […]

Twin Lakes selects new village hall site

The Twin Lakes Village Board has chosen a site for a planned new village hall. The board chose a site across from the current village hall between Main Street and Lance Drive. When the new building is finished, the plan is to demolish the current hall building to use as additional parking for the new […]

Units responding to Wilmot for investigation

At about 9:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation at Highways W and C in Wilmot. Per dispatch: A strong smell of natural gas is being reported in the area. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Water system leak cuts off water in Paddock Lake

A major water system leak has caused residents on the east side of Paddock Lake to lose service this evening. Village administrator Tim Popanda said at about 7:20 p.m. that village workers were on the scene and working to resolve the problem. Crews are working to isolate the leak so pumps can recharge the system,. […]

Units on scene of crash in Camp Lake

At about 3:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are on the scene of a crash at 104th Street and 264th Avenue in Trevor. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that this is a single vehicle crash involving a truck that has struck a tree. UPDATE 3:57 p.m. — Response requested from Flight for Life […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 9:12 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Richmond Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Randall Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a fire in the 800 block of Hickory in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting black smoke coming from a basement. UPDATE 9:24 a.m. […]

A word from our sponsors: Jan. 19, 2020 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

15620 12th St, Kenosha 23702 80th Pl, Salem 2801 168th Ave, Kenosha 6231 373rd Ave, Burlington 6618 244th Ave, Salem 35025 Geneva Rd, Burlington Share1Tweet1 Shares

Snow report Jan. 17, 2020: 3 inches and counting

We measured a solid 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 10 p.m., Friday. Snow has been falling since about 4 p.m. and is still falling, so that total will likely increase yet before this snowfall is over. I was out on the road between Paddock Lake and Wheatland about […]

Brighton School first quarter honor roll 2019-20 year

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year: *Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll Eighth Grade — Chloe Andersen, *Chloe Brown, Connor Brown, *Waylon Brusky, Louis Canady, Jace Christensen, *Sarah Frohmader, […]

A word from our sponsors: Register for Westosha Sports Complex’s 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex — DH Registration is under way for Westosha Sports Complex’s 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League. The league starts week of 2/4/20, see schedule located at the bottom.$20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of signing up, […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 9:27 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways CK and KD in Randall. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash. UPDATE about 9:32 a.m. — Randall fire unit arriving on scene […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At 8 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and O in Randall. Per dispatch: Vehicle is rolled over. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:06 a.m. — Twin Lakes Police officers also responding to assist. Share26Tweet26 Shares

New DNA research finds possible link between 1993 Kenosha County John Doe victim and South Carolina tribe

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office is looking for information about the identity of a 1993 John Doe, with new DNA information helping to fill in who the person may be. Here’s a news release from the Medical Examiner’s Office distributed Tuesday: Share19Tweet19 Shares

Agenda: Paddock Lake Village Board meeting Jan. 15, 2020

The Paddock Lake Village Board is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15 starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall in Paddock Lake. This is the meeting in which action is taken on items discussed at committee meetings and the committee of the whole meeting. Among the items on the agenda […]

Bristol to continue to consider solutions to basement flooding

Bristol’s village engineer will be bringing back some preliminary projected costs for getting started on some alternatives aimed at diagnosing and relieving basement flooding experienced residents of 82nd Street near 198th Avenue. At Monday’s regular board meeting, Ben Wood of Strand Associates, the village’s consulting engineering firm, gave a presentation on the problem, village efforts […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 10:24 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm in an apartment complex. UPDATE 10:31 a.m. — Police office on the scene says alarm is activated at […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 4:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 19500 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is an activated fire alarm. UPDATE 4:58 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports no signs of smoke or fire from two sides of exterior. Occupants have evacuated. Share6Tweet6 […]

Agenda: Bristol Village Board meeting Jan. 13, 2020

The Bristol Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 starting at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The only agenda item outside of routine business and reports is “discuss and give direction to the Public Works director in regard to the 82nd Street Sewer Capacity Analysis Report dated […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 11:54 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue, Antioch Fire Department and Newport Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in the 15900 block of Horton Road (Highway CJ) in Bristol. Per dispatch: This started as a refrigerator fire and has spread. Building has […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:54 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash int eh 10900 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Unit on the scene reports one vehicle involved. Share34Tweet34 Shares

Twin Lakes considering addressing nuisance short term rental properties

The Twin Lakes Village Board is looking for a way to address chronically troublesome short term rentals in the village without hurting homeowners who are being responsible about how they lease out their properties. Short-term rentals refers to the recent trend of homeowners renting out their homes for stays of typically a week or less. […]

Weather forecast cancels saturday games for 2020 Bristol School Shoot Out hoops tournament

All basketball games for the annual Bristol School Shoot Out on Saturday have been canceled due to the National Weather Service winter storm warning. The NWS is calling for rain, snow and freezing precipitation along with gusty winds for Saturday.  Share35Tweet35 Shares

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