Pleasant Prairie

Pleasant Prairie cancels flood advisory

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As of 4:52 p.m., Pleasant Prairie has cancelled its flood advisory for the Lake Michigan shoreline area of the village:

Here’s the full press release from the village:

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Pleasant Prairie changes evacuation advisory to flood advisory

From Kenosha County Emergency Management:

The village of Pleasant Prairie is changing their evacuation advisory from 95th Street south to the Wisconsin/Illinois state line East of 3rd Avenue to a flood advisory from 110th Street south to the Wisconsin/Illinois state line East of 2nd Avenue. This change is due to lower than expected waves along the shoreline to this point. Sullivan weather has updated their forecast calling for waves of 4 to 8 feet along shore this afternoon and gradually diminishing on Wednesday. Approximately 3,000 sand bags have been filled and distributed. More sand bags are still being filled in case they are needed. No flooding or property damage has been reported at this time.

Here is Pleasant Prairie’s statement:
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Kenosha lakefront storm conditions update

As of about 9:30 a.m., the Division of Emergency Management of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Operations Center is reporting no property damage or evacuation requests related to wind and high waves on Lake Michigan this morning.

Here is Emergency Management’s latest media statement.

Also, the Kenosha Police Department is reporting that the Coast Guard has closed the north pier at Kenosha’s lakefront.

Pleasant Prairie advises voluntary evacuation for part of village due to storm effects

The village of Pleasant Prairie has identified a part of the village as an area for voluntary evacuation of homes due to the effects of dangerous high waves on Lake Michigan as well as accompanying high winds expected Tuesday as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s westward movement.

Here is the entire press release from the village:
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Emergency Management to open operations center for storm problems

Kenosha County Emergency Management is setting up an Emergency Operations Center to deal with any storm-related issues over the next couple of days.

Problems most likely will be near the Lake Michigan shoreline as high winds and waves as high as 18 feet are expected.

Here’s the press release:

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Pleasant Prairie Village Board approves plans for warehouse/distribution center

The village of Pleasant Prairie has issued the following press release regarding a proposed 1.18 million square foot warehouse/distribution center on approximately 87.5 acres of land east of County Highway H and south of Bain Station Road:
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Proposed Pleasant Prairie village budget has 0% levy increase

Pleasant Prairie released the following statement regarding the proposed village budget for 2013, which calls for a 0 percent tax levy increase:

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Pleasant Prairie Village Board to consider Village Green Center plan amendments

Remember Pleasant Prairie’s Village Green Center plans?

They are still alive. In fact, the Village Board will consider some amendments to the village comprehensive plan related to the green center at its meeting Monday.

From a press release from the village:
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Pleasant Prairie Police release info on train accident

Pleasant Prairie Police have issued the following statement regarding a train that hit a pedestrian this morning in the village:
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Units responding to train hitting pedestrian

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At 7:15 a.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire And Rescue units and village police are responding to a report of a pedestrian hit by a train just south of Highway 50, in Pleasant Prairie.

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New equipment install at Rust-Oleum OK’d by Pleasant Prairie planners

Pleasant Prairie released the following statement regarding the village Plan Commission approvals of matters related to the installation of new equipment at Rust-Oleum Corporation:

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Expansion at Central Storage & Warehouse Company OK’d by Pleasant Prairie planners

Pleasant Prairie released the following statement regarding the village Plan Commission’s approval of an expansion at  Central Storage & Warehouse Company:

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Units responding to crash in Pleasant Prairie

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At 11 a.m., units from Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and village police officers are responding to a crash at Green Bay Road and Jelly Belly Lane, in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding to two crashes in Pleasant Prairie

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At about 6:58 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and village police are responding to two crashes in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding to rollover crash in Pleasant Prairie

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At 1:44 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is responding to a report of a rollover crash on the property of a game farm in the 9600 block of 113th St. in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding to crash on Cooper Road, Pleasant Prairie

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At about 7:55 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Rescue and village police officers are responding to a report of a crash on Cooper Road, in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding to car fire on I-94

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At about 7:32 a.m., units from Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department are responding to a report of a car fire on I-94.

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Units responding to power plant for fire

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At 8:51 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to the We Energies Power Plant in Pleasant Prairie for a report of a fire.

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Possible rollover reported in Pleasant Prairie

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At 2:56 p.m., Pleasant Praire Police officers are responding to a report of a possible rollover on Highway C just east of I-94.

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Units responding to crash in Pleasant Prairie

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At about 9:35 a.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and village police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and H, in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding to Prairie Lane School for injury

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At 12:57 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is responding to Prairie Lane School for an injury.

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116th Street in Pleasant Prairie to close for Wednesday

Pleasant Prairie has released the following info about a road closure in effect for tomorrow:

“A single day closure of 116th Street between 22nd and 23rd Avenues is expected to take place on Wednesday, September 5, between 8:00 a.m. and the mid-evening hours. During that time, through traffic will not be possible between 22nd and 23rd Avenues on 116th Street. Access to 22nd Avenue will be available off of 116th Street from Sheridan Road, and access to 23rd Avenue will be available off of 116th Street from 39th Avenue. The closure will allow for the installation of a drainage culvert in the area. Signage has been posted at the location notifying travelers and property owners in the area of the upcoming closure, which is expected to last for one day. The closure date is subject to change based on weather conditions and other unforeseeable events.”

Units responding to crash on I-94

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At 2:01 p.m., units from Newport Fire Department, Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a crash on I-94 in the northbound lanes south of Highway C.

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Crash at Highways H and 50 reported

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At 12:41 p.m., Joint Services Dispatch reports that they have received several calls about a crash at Highways 50 and H, in Pleasant Prairie.

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Pleasant Prairie teaching gardens hosts harvest fest

A harvest fest made up entirely of produce from the RecPlex community learning garden was held last night at the RecPlex Beach Pavilion, across Lake Andrea from the RecPlex, 9900 Terwall Terrace, in Pleasant Prairie.  This was the Walk, Grow & Sow Community Learning Garden’s celebration of their spring and summer efforts.

Jenell Pluskota, wellness coordinator at the RecPlex, and Kate Field, Gateway’s horticulture instructor, served as hostesses for last night’s event.  Here is what the menu consisted of:  Italian marinated baked chicken, tomato and cucumber salad, opal basil-infused garden medley salad, spicy chickpea and sweet potato stew, veggie pizza, zucchini, tomato and rice casserole, bean salad, coleslaw salad, chocolate mint cantalope, brownies, herbal tea, and pomegranate cherry drink.  There were about thirty people in attendance.

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Units responding to crash in Pleasant Prairie

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At 4:30 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and village police officers are responding to a report of a crash in the 3900 block of Springbrook Road, in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding to report of flame at restaurant

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At 9:28 a.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and village police officers are responding to a report of a flame behind the oven at a pizza restaurant in the 9000 block of 76th Street, in Pleasant Prairie.

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Units responding for crash involving four vehicles in Pleasant Prairie

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At about 7:40 a.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and village police are responding to a report of a crash in the 11700 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Pleasant Prairie.

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“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign

The Pleasant Prairie Police Department will intensify its traffic safety enforcement efforts during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which will run between August 16 and September 3. Pleasant Prairie is joining with other law enforcement agencies throughout the country in this campaign to deter people from getting behind the wheel when they’re not sober.

“Our objective during this campaign is to save lives and prevent injuries,” explained Pleasant Prairie Interim Police Chief Dave Mogensen. “Our goal is not just to arrest intoxicated drivers, but to reduce the number of preventable traffic deaths to zero in Wisconsin and to educate the public about the dangers and consequences of impaired driving.”

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Units responding to crash in Pleasant Prairie

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At 3:01 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at 39th Avenue and 85th Street.

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