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Slow no wake ordered for Randall lakes

Slow no wake has been ordered for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict in Randall, town Chairman Bob Stoll reports Friday morning. Slow no wake means any watercraft used on the lake must travel slow enough to not cause a wake. Share4Tweet4 Shares

A word from our sponsors: 9th annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest is Sept. 14

Note: Old Settlers Oktoberfest is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcment. — DH The ninth annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest will take place Sept. 14 at Old Settlers County Park in Paddock Lake from noon to 8 p.m. The event includes German music and dancing, food, beer, wine and games and activities for all […]

Garage sales page updated

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Report from the road: Traffic signals out, roads flooded

We are getting reports of weather related problems that could be causing driving challenges this morning. At about 7:40 a.m., we have a report from a driver that traffic signals are not working at Highways 45 and C, Highway 45 and 50, Highways 83 and AH and Highways 83 and C. Some roads also are […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9:30 a.m. Typically, flood warnings are issued here related to the level of the Fox RIver, but the text of this warning is more general and includes mentions of areas not affected by the Fox directly. It […]

Power outage Silver Lake

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Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Racine County in southeastern Wisconsin… Kenosha County in southeastern Wisconsin… * Until 330 AM CDT. * At 1225 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one and one half inches of rain in […]

Fox River forecast to exceed flood stage

The current forecast for the Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge calls for the river to top flood stage this week. No flood watch or warning for the Fox has been issued by NWS yet. The forecast calls for the river to crest at 11.3 feet at 7 p.m., Saturday. Flood stage […]

NAMI Kenosha County to hold fundraiser on Sept. 17

NAMI Kenosha County is holding a fundraiser at Antioch Pizza Shop in Paddock Lake on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mention and and present this certificate (click here) at the time of paymenton date above to have 15% of your order, excluding tax and tip, donated to NAMI Kenosha County. The […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Sports Complex hosting Tues./Wed Golf League

This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake is hosting a Tuesday/Wednesday Golf League. The 12 week 9 Hole Tuesday Golf League starts week of 10/22/19; see schedule located at the bottom.$20 per player per week, 3 installment payments of $80. First is required date of […]

More rain in forecast for Thursday

Thursday and Thursday night should be wet again, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Some more rain is likely this morning (60 percent) and then virtually certain this evening (90 percent). That could add another inch of rain to what we have received. The NWS also has a flash flood watch in effect […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County, says the Kenosha County Emergency Services Warning Center. The warning is in effect until 10 p.m. UPDATE 9:53 p.m. — Starting to hear reports of high water. Here is video of a front yard ditch in […]

Two Paddock Lake men arrested in THC vaping manufacturing case

Two Paddock Lake men have been arrested by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department in connection with a local operation that appears to have been set up to inject thousands of vaping cartridges with THC. THC or tetrahydrocannabinol is the component of marijuana that makes people feel psychological effects. In custody in the Kenosha County Jail […]

Deaths Sept. 11, 2019: Naomie Molina

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Units responding to fire in out building

5:47 p.m. – Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire, Wheatland Fire are responding to smoke coming from an out building in the 40500 block of 102nd Avenue. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Work for Highway MB scheduled

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: The Kenosha County Division of Highways is set to begin work Tuesday, Sept. 10, on a resurfacing of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) between Highway Q (104th Street) and Highway WG (128th Street) in the Village of Bristol. The road will remain open to traffic during the project, with […]

Thunderstorms in forecast through Thursday night

More thunderstorms are in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for the next few days. There’s a 50 percent chance of storms Tuesday night, a 70-30 percent chance of storms Wednesday, a 50 percent chance of storms Thursday and an 80 percent chance of storms Thursday night. High temperatures are expected to stay in […]

Salem Lakes adopts chicken keeping ordinance

Salem Lakes has adopted a chicken keeping ordinance that reduces the size of residential lots where chickens can be kept, but still deems a little over half of the village’s lots too small. The ordinance passed by a 5 to 2 vote, with Trustees Ron Gandt and Ted Kmiec — both advocates of a smaller […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 3:04 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Central High School in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch — Vehicle has hit the brick wall to the north of the front parking lot. UPDATE 3:06 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding fire units that […]

Units responding for investigation in Trevor

At about 2:06 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue responding to the 24800 blovk of 118th Street in Trevor for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reports a carbon monoxide alarm sounding. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:03 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 45 and C in Bristol. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Units on scene of fire in Trevor

At about 8:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and units from other departments and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a structure fire in the 9600 block of 270th Avenue in Trevor. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page reports the call was dispatched about 8 a.m. and a working still alarm activated: UPDATE 8:57 a.m. — […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 7:44 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24000 block of Highway C in Trevor. UPDATE 7:52 a.m. — Deputy requests tows for one vehicle with heavy front end damage and one with heavy rear end damage. One vehicle is about […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 9:20 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm at a business in the 12700 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Alarms are registering from multiple points in the building. Share2Tweet2 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. 2019 marks Hafs Road Orchard’s 26th year of growing the Honeycrisp variety of apples. Their first Honeycrisp were planted in 1992, 60 trees as a trial. In the next several years customer enthusiasm and a buzz in the […]

Report from the road: Truck crash in Brighton

At about 6:38 p.m., a reader reports that there is a crash on Highway JB, east of Highway 75 in Brighton. The reader said a truck carrying what appeared to be a load of grass is tipped over. Traffic in the immediate area is blocked. Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene. Share18Tweet18 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church to host Community Pig Roast Sept. 8

Note: This is a paid announcement from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. — DH Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will host Community Pig Roast Sept. 8 at the church at 7931 200th Ave., Bristol. The event will include a free meal served at noon. Menu is roasted pork, hot dogs, baked beans, coleslaw and more. There also […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake seeking seasonal public works help

Note: This is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH The Village of Paddock Lake is accepting applications for a full-time seasonal public works position. September through December. Responsibilities will include the ability to assist existing village staff with day-to-day operations during the Fall yard waste collection. Applicants must have the […]

Death Sept. 3, 2019: John U. Mich

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Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 1:08 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriffs deputy and the Wheatland constabile are responding to a crash in the 8000 block of 335th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports finding an ATV and rider in the road. Rider appears to be injured. UPDATE about […]

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