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Paddock Lake Arbor Day 2016 coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Paddock Lake celebrated Arbor Day 2016 on Saturday with another dimension to its program to eliminate the emerald ash borer within the village. Participants in Saturday’s celebration planted three kinds of trees on land within the waster water treatment facility. These trees, and others planted elsewhere within the facility’s grounds, will be given to residents who have participated in the removal […]

Units responding for possible gas main break in Paddock Lake

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for  report of a possible gas main break in the 24300 block of 78th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller was working in the yard and believes they may have struck a gas line.

Paddock Lake addling eggs to hold down nusiance Canada geese population

Paddock Lake has been conducting a nuisance geese egg addling project this spring. The village received a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to perform the activity, said village administrator Tim Popanda. As opposed to being physically moved, eggs this year were sprayed with corn oil, which prevents […]

Salem School community celebrates 100th anniversary (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Past and present students, staff and community members in general celebrated 100 years of Salem School on Sunday afternoon. There has been a school on the Highway 83 and Highway AH site since 1916. Sunday’s celebration started out with a presentation that included recognizing students and staff from the past. Arlene Schmidt Runkel, Class of […]

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 6:21 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 24300 block of 67th Street in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 6:40 p.m. — All fire units clearing the scene. Small remaining fire being watched by someone with a garden house, fire command reports.

Sponsored post: Village of Paddock Lake seeks applicants for summer employment

Note: The following is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH

Sponsored post: Village of Paddock Lake seeks applicants for summer employment

Note: The following is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH

Sponsored post: Village of Paddock Lake seeks applicants for summer employment

Note: The following is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH

Sponsored post: Village of Paddock Lake seeks applicants for summer employment

Note: The following is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH

DPI tells Paddock Lake Community Library side agreement on representation not compliant

A side agreement designed to maintain equal representation among the municipalities on the Community Library Board does not comply with state statutes, a Department of Public Instruction official says. The opinion is contained in a letter dated March 17, 2016 from John DeBacher, Director, Public Library Development, Division for Libraries and Technology to Paddock Lake village Trustee Kathy Christenson. Paddock […]

Salem to take on water patrol for Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Lilly Lake

Note: Updated now with comment from Salem Supervisor Dan Campion. — DH Salem expanded its water patrol obligations beyond its own borders this summer with the approval of three contracts to patrol Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Lilly Lake in Wheatland. Separate contracts with the village of Silver Lake, the village of Paddock Lake and Wheatland were approved […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 4:05 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 24900 block of 72nd Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a possible carbon monoxide alarm.

Power outages being reported here

We Energies is reporting some power outages in Western Kenosha County this afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., We says there are multiple outages in the Trevor area affecting 60 customers. Power also went out at westofthei.com headquarters in north Paddock Lake at about 2:20 p.m. UPDATE 2:48 p.m. — Just received a automated call from We […]

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is March 10

Christ Lutheran Church will host it Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Mach 10 (held second Thursday every month), at the church at 24929 75th St.,(Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions available (please, no outside food or beverages).

Coverage of loose bison press conference (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Sheriff David Beth held a press conference at about 3 p.m., Saturday to inform the media about the loose bison situation. Saturday morning 17 bison were discovered to have escaped their enclosed at a Paris farm through a fence damaged by a fallen tree. Eventually, 7 were able to led back into the pasture and the fence […]

UPDATE: Last 10 at large bison shot at owner’s request for safety reasons

The last 10 loose bison near Paddock Lake Saturday were shot after several attempts to corral them failed, a sheriff’s department media release said. “This difficult decision was due to concerns for the safety of area residents and passing motorists,” the release said. “The owner was very concerned about the community and wanted to ensure […]

Paddock Lake president: Approved ATC route lowers village valuation by $3 million

Approval of a 138,000-volt electrical transmission line route that goes through a portion of Paddock Lake’s west side has effectively removed $3 million from the village’s valuation, village President Terry Burns said. The Public Service Commission approved the line proposed by American Transmission Co. for an approximately 23-mile route through Western Kenosha County and into Walworth County. […]

Boat launch fees to increase for Paddock and Hooker lakes

Above: The Paddock Lake boat launch. Boat launches fees have been increased for Hooker and Paddock lakes by action of the Paddock Lake Village Board last week. The boat launch fee has changed from $5 per day to $7 per day for both Paddock Lake and Hooker Lake. This makes the daily fee more in alignment with other […]

Salem to supply Paddock Lake water patrol this summer

The Paddock Lake Village Board has approved an intergovernmental agreement that will have Salem provide water patrol on Paddock Lake this summer. In 2015, the village utilized sheriff’s deputies under the village’s existing patrol agreement to patrol the lake. Those officers were paid overtime hours. For the season, Paddock Lake paid $5,500 for 94 hours […]

Units responding for tree fire in Paddock Lake

At about 2:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on fire in the 7700 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A caller reports a tree branch landed on a power line and branch is now on fire. UPDATE about 3:02 p.m. — Per dispatch: […]

Sunday morning incident brings SWAT team to Paddock Lake

An over three-hour standoff in Paddock Lake early Sunday morning brought out the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Tactical Response Team (SWAT). The incident occurred in the 24900 block of 71st Street, starting at about 12:40 a.m.  A resident there became intoxicated and then upset at a family gathering, said Sgt. Dan Ruth, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department public information […]

Units responding for crash along Paddock Lake-Brighton border

At about 7:10 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 24600 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Paddock Lake-Brighton border. UPDATE 7:14 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports two vehicles with damage, both off the road way. One person […]

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is Feb. 11

Christ Lutheran Church will host it Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Feb. 11 (held second Thursday every month), at the church at 24929 75th St.,(Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions available; this month, serving lasagna/salad/garlic bread or homemade soup (please, no outside food […]

Units responding for truck fire in Paddock Lake

At about 12:31 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a truck fire at 66th Street and 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: The vehicle is a garbage collection truck. UPDATE 12:37 p.m. — Salem F/R unit arriving on scene reports to dispatch that chassis of […]

Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

At about 2:42 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 24800 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: A strong smell of natural gas was reported by a caller. UPDATE 2:59 p.m. — Per dispatch: Light gas smell detected by fire […]

Paddock Lake employees receive fire, animal and shooter training

Paddock Lake village employees last month underwent training on how to deal with aggressive animals, extinguishing small fires and how to deal with an active shooter. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue conducted the training,. Village Clerk Emily Uhlenhake said the training was useful in a number of ways, including reinforcing already known […]

Paddock Lake committee of the whole meeting moved to Thursday

The Paddock Lake Village Board committee of the whole meeting scheduled for Tuesday night has been canceled and rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m., village administrator Tim Popanda announced Tuesday afternoon. “With temperatures being predicted to be -20 with wind chill, the Village Board has decided to move the COW to Thursday,” Popanda said. Here’s a […]

Spring Election 2016: Uncontested races in Bristol, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes and Randall

Four local municipalities will have uncontested races in the April 5 election. Bristol — With two village trustee seats open, only two candidates filed papers, incumbents Ruth Atwood and Carolyn Owens. Paddock Lake — With three trustee seats open, only three candidates filed papers, incumbents Barbara Brenner, Gloria Walter along with Robert Spencer. One of the three […]

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is Jan. 14

Christ Lutheran Church will host it Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Jan. 14 (held second Thursday every month), at the church at 24929 75th St.,(Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions available; this month, tacos (please, no outside food or beverages).

2015 Paddock Lake Holiday Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Paddock Lake held its third annual holiday parade Saturday evening. Parade entries from local organizations and businesses, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and village of Paddock Lake Public Works made up the parade entries. This year’s theme was “Island of Misfit Toys.” The parade started on the west side of town at […]

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