One of the curses of local lake management — Eurasian milfoil — continues to defy expectations. At Monday’s Salem Town Board meeting, Supervisor Dennis Faber, who also is a commissioner of the Camp/Center Lakes Rehabilitation District, said conventional wisdom going into this spring and summer was that the heavy snowfall of this year — including on […]
At 3:47 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of smoke in a house in the 27100 block of 99th Street in Camp Lake. UPDATE 3:55 p.m. — Per dispatch: First fire units report no signs of fire showing from exterior. UPDATE 4:12 p.m. — Deputy reports to dispatch […]
When Rick Sheehan brought a used gun safe he had bought home to Camp Lake he thought he was getting a good deal. Instead, he found a safe full of memories of a man he knew nothing about and who he would spend weeks trying to track down. Sheehan purchased the gun safe though an online […]
At about 9:14 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 11200 block of 288th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Fire is in a swampy area about 100 yards behind the nearest house, but spreading toward the house. UPDATE 9:19 p.m. — Wilmot Station […]
At about 12:09 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 27000 block of 95th Street in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: An unattended bonfire in a front yard has been reported by a caller.
At about 10:57 p.m. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are reporting to 268th Avenue and Highway SA for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: A single motorcycle is in the ditch. The driver is up and walking around. UPDATE 11:04 p.m. — Flight for Life Medical transport helicopter being requested.
At about 8:30 p.m., multiple units from Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue along with sheriff’s deputies were on the scene of a fire at a business in the 9400 block of Camp Lake Road. People who saw the scene tell us that traffic was blocked in both directions on Camp Lake […]
Kenosha County Sheriff’s detectives have determined that a fire at the Lakeside Apartments building in Camp Lake Friday morning was accidental, said Sgt. Bill Beth, Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The cause of the fire was likely “careless handling of smoking materials” in an upper unit at the north end of the building, Beth said. Town of […]
Glen Moncatch, neighbor of the Lakeside Apartments building in Camp Lake, shared the following photos he took Friday morning in the early moments of the fire. Glen said he took these photos from the back and south side from his yard. They are sequenced here with the first photo taken about 15 minutes before the […]
We are at the scene of the apartment building fire in Camp Lake. Per Sgt. Bill Beth, sheriff’s department spokesman: Call came in at about 3:50 a.m. Working smoke alarms awakened some residents. Deputies evacuated others. Some doors were broken down to alert some residents. Everyone got out safely. Fire started in attic or second […]
At 6:44 a.m., we have received several reports that traffic is being blocked on Highways AH and SA in Camp Lake due to a fire there this morning. We are seeking more information and will report what we find out ASAP. UPDATE 7:41 a.m. — Building involved is a two-story apartment building just south of […]
At about 6:34 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a called in report of a down wire at 271st Avenue and 100th Street in Camp Lake Wire is reportedly hanging about three feet from the ground.
At about 11 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a medical call near the Camp Lake boat launch, 227th Avenue and 113th Street. Patient is an unresponsive male. UPDATE 1:55 p.m. — Radio traffic since the initial call indicates deputies have been investigating the scene. UPDATE July 31 […]
The CLWPOA Community Carnival will take place Saturday, July 20. The public is invited. The carnival will start at 11 a.m. and will include a fun filled day of game, prizes and food: Carnival games and prizes for the young at heart. Bouncy houses. Face painting. Bake sale. 50/50 raffle. Concessions for a full lunch […]
At about 4:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 256th Avenue and Highway SA in Salem. Three vehicle are involved, but no injuries are being reported at this time, dispatch reports.
Throughout the state, there are many children in need of homes on a short or long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, the Community Impact Programs, Inc is seeking foster care parents. “We always need families,” said Foster Care Coordinator, Ann Dreschler, to the Twin Lakes Village Board. “We are in crisis mode right […]
The brave souls who meandered through muddy fields to attend the annual Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast at Uhlenhake’s Land Locked Acres were not disappointed. A steady downpour dampened the number of attendees, but not the spirit of those who enjoyed a fresh breakfast of scrambled eggs, pancakes, muffins, bread and butter, yogurt, milk and […]
Department of Natural Resources officials, a team of divers and a towing company removed an SUV from Camp Lake, where it had been since breaking through ice this winter. The SUV was just under the surface of the water and was a hazard to boat traffic, said town Supervisor Dennis Faber at a recent Town Board meeting. Two buoys […]
At about 2:50 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units from the Trevor Station are responding to the Camp Lake boat launch on 113th Street for a decontamination. Units were dispatched to respond non-emergency. UPDATE 2:53 p.m. — Dispatch reports a vehicle has been pulled out of the lake under supervision of the Department of Natural Resources and […]
At about 4:05 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a garage fire in the 9900 block of 269th Avenue in Camp Lake. Dispatch reports that caller says there are three vehicles in the detached garage. UPDATE 4:09 p.m. — First deputy on scene says there is a lot of smoke in […]
At about 9:50 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 9400 block of Camp Lake Road. Single vehicle involved. UPDATE 10:14 p.m. — Tow truck being requested.
The following statement regarding a slow no wake order was released by Salem town Clerk Cindi Ernest today: Camp, Center, and Hooker Lakes are restricted to â€œSLOW NO WAKEâ€ at this time. With the predicted additional rain, there is the potential for further â€œSlow No Wakeâ€ restrictions on additional lakes in the Town of Salem. Further information […]
When Lance Haas, former Wilmot Union High School band and choir director was given a cancer diagnosis in April 2010, he was told he had just 10 months to live. During those months, he began growing closer to God through prayer, reading his Bible more and trying to discern the reason he was still alive […]
Note: Thanks to Linda Valentine for this info and use of her photos. — DH Verle R. Swenson, of Camp Lake was on the Sept. 15 Honor Flight from Milwaukee to Washington DC to see the WWII monument. Swenson served on the USS Montauk in WWII, then was in the Korean War and was on […]
Low water levels in Camp and Center Lake have prompted officials of the Camp and Center Lakes Rehabilitation District to pursue weed harvesting later into the season than typical, Supervisor Dennis Faber said at Monday’s Salem Town Board meeting. Faber is also a Camp and Center Lakes Rehabilitation District board member. The concern about plant […]
It takes a lot of help to make breakfast for guests, especially 3000 of them. By 6 a.m. visitors were lined up at Mighty Grand Dairy Farm for the annual Dairy Breakfast. According to Kim Daniels, wife of David Daniels, co-owners with Myron Daniels and Gene Weis, volunteers were cooking up scrambled eggs with ham […]
In an effort to fight aquatic invasive species on the Camp Lake shoreline near Sunset Oaks Park, the Town of Salem approved a resolution Monday night, to apply for a grant offered through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The grant funding would enable the Town to turn back the tide of zebra mussels, Eurasian […]
At 10:47 a.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units from the Salem and Wilmot stations are responding to a report of a crash in the 9400 block of Camp Lake Road. Dispatch reports a vehicle may be rolled over and someone may be trapped in a vehicle. UPDATE 10:48 a.m. — Trevor station personnel toned out as well. UPDATE 10:52 a.m. — […]
2:35 pm: Salem Fire and rescue called for structure fire at 27620 115th St., just off of Highway C south of Camp Lake
View Larger Map Boaters who like to make a wake on Camp Lake may have a little more time to do so as the result of preliminary action by the Salem Town Board Monday. The board voted 3 to 2 to set new no wake hours of sunset to 10 a.m. seven days a week. […]