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Highway 50 to reopen Tuesday afternoon

Highway 50 to reopen Tuesday afternoon

Officials advised motorists to obey barricades By Jason Arndt Editor More than a dozen county and state highways were shut down after last week’s flooding event, but the most significant closure was set to reopen Tuesday afternoon, when the state Department of Transportation removed barricades on Highway 50 in the […]

 
 

Monday’s Salem Lakes Committee of the Whole cancelled

Monday’s Salem Lakes Committee of the Whole cancelled

The Village of Salem Lakes said in a Monday morning alert that Monday’s Committee of Whole meeting has been cancelled. While the meeting was scratched, the village reiterated that shelter is available at Salem Grade School for flooding victims. “Please share with your family and friends, even if they live […]

 
 

Flood Report: Monday’s Road Update

Flood Report: Monday’s Road Update

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department continues to caution motorists traveling on highways as crews continue to make necessary repairs, according to a news release issued Monday afternoon. The release said four roads, which are listed below, remain closed. Highway 50 at the Fox River Bridge (Highway W) Highway W north […]

 
 

Flood Update: Wilmot cancels summer school Monday

Flood Update: Wilmot cancels summer school Monday

Wheatland Center School resumes without bus transportation By Jason Arndt Editor Wilmot Union High School announced summer school is cancelled for Monday, according to District Administrator Dan Kopp, citing constant flood issues near the school. The cancellation is the third since July 13, when torrential rain pelted western Kenosha County […]

 
 

Red Cross ready to help at Salem Grade School

Red Cross ready to help at Salem Grade School

Organization coordinating with Sharing Center By Jason Arndt Editor While the Salem Grade School hallway is lined with an arsenal of cleaning kits, there are other services available to residents affected by last week’s flooding, courtesy of the American Red Cross. The Red Cross, which arrived at noon, is prepared […]

 
 

Three bound over trial in village armed robbery

Three bound over trial in village armed robbery

By Jason Arndt Editor Three men charged in a June 22 armed robbery in Twin Lakes entered not guilty pleas and were bound over for trial at a July 7 preliminary hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court. The three men, who waived their preliminary hearings, are set for an Aug. […]

 
 

Dumelle crowned Miss Bristol

Dumelle crowned Miss Bristol

By Jason Arndt Editor Shania Dumelle didn’t believe she would get crowned as Miss Bristol among four competitors Friday night at the Parkway Chateau, but it became a reality for the 2017 Westosha Central graduate, who thanked God as part of her acceptance speech. “This is crazy, I did not […]

 
 

Red Cross offering shelter at Salem School Sunday

Red Cross offering shelter at Salem School Sunday

Similar services to Burlington, organization states By Jason Arndt Editor Kenosha County residents affected by flooding expect to see relief from the Red Cross Sunday, when the organization sets up a 24-hour shelter at Salem Grade School, according to a Tweet on social media. The Tweet said they plan to […]

 
 

Flood stage dropping at Fox River near New Munster

Flood stage dropping at Fox River near New Munster

Severe thunderstorm watch  should not hinder relief efforts, NWS states By Jason Arndt Editor Since recording a record flood stage of 17.5 feet July 13, the Fox River near New Munster has dropped to nearly 16 feet as of Saturday night, the National Weather Service reports. The flooding of the […]

 
 

Water test kits available for residents at former Silver Lake hall Sunday

Water test kits available for residents at former Silver Lake hall Sunday

Red Cross returns for another day to help all residents By Jason Arndt Editor During the recent floods in Western Kenosha County, several residents have seen their wells get submerged with potentially contaminated water, but testing kits are available for those needing assurance at the former Silver Lake Village Hall […]

 
 
 
 
 

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