Paddock Lake is seeking participants for its second annual Lighted Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 20. The 2014 theme is Frozen (decorating to the theme is not required but encouraged). The village welcomes entries of all sizes, shapes, forms and categories. A traveling trophy will be awarded for “most creative” entry. An “ugly Christmas sweater” […]
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Alva Clarence Paddock, a leader in the community that bears his family name and throughout Western Kenosha County, died Wednesday. He was 85. Paddock was a charter member of the Westosha Kiwanis Club, a former Paddock Lake village trustee and held other offices in Salem and Kenosha County. He operated Paddock State Farm Insurance in Paddock Lake and was a […]
Paddock Lake voters are getting a chance today to vote on whether golf carts should be allowed on paved village roads. The referendum is non-binding. First incomplete results at 8:19 p.m. are: Yes 164 to No 64. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — Latest incomplete results: Yes 665 to No 409. UPDATE 8:35 p.m. — Above results are now complete unofficial results.
Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday to decide federal and state partisan elections. Silver Lake, Salem and Paddock Lake also have referendums on the ballot and there is a countywide referendum as well. Polls will be open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Note: westofthei.com will be following all of the election results […]
The fall partisan election typically doesn’t hold a lot of significance when it comes to strictly local issues. Sure that election decides state and federal offices — even president every four years — and those are important offices, but they’re not local. This year, that’s definitely not the case with a countywide referendum and referendums in three municipalities on controversial issues. Here’s […]
At about 1:52 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6500 block of 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake.
It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]
Christ Lutheran Church’s Annual Fall Craft Faire, Bake Sale, and Lunch will take place Saturday Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to shop gifts, clothing, accessories, hand made cards, home decor and more. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th St. (Highway 50), Paddock Lake.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled alternatives for improving safety at the Highways 83 and C intersection at a public open house meeting Thursday at Salem Town Hall. Two alternatives were presented: Construction of a roundabout. Retaining traffic signals, but changing the configuration of the intersection. DOT officials say the intersection has a high number […]
At about 11:54 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at 236th Avenue and Highway K in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; one hit a pole and rolled over. UPDATE 11:55 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports that one vehicle is on its roof off the road. UPDATE 11:56 a.m. […]
At about 3:54 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of burning in the 7700 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 4:03 p.m. — Burning in a burn barrel. Some units returning to quarters.
Highways C and 83, Salem Constructing a roundabout is one of the alternatives under consideration by the state Department of Transportation for the Highway 83 and Highway C intersection in Salem. The DOT announced this week that they will hold an informational open house next week to present improvement plans for the Highway 83/C intersection and the […]
Brass Ball Corners, Highway 50 and Highways 83/75, Paddock Lake The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be hosting a meeting next week to discuss planned improvements to two intersections along Highway 83 in Salem and Paddock Lake. From the WisDOT announcement: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss […]
Christ Lutheran’s Annual Fall Craft Faire, Bake Sale, and Lunch will take place Saturday Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Vendors interested in exhibiting should phone 843-2631. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 75th Street (Highway 50), Paddock Lake.
At about 7:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the intersection of 248th Avenue of Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Caller reported an occupied, but stopped car sitting in the intersection.
Paddock Lake, like Twin Lakes before it, has informed Silver Lake that its decision about whether to participate in sharing the cost of a new library building in Silver Lake will wait until after the Nov. 4 Silver Lake village government dissolution referendum. Silver Lake, through its attorney Linda Gray had contacted the municipal attorneys of the other Community […]
Note: Old Settlers Oktoberfest is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The 4th Annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest at Old Settlers Park, 24100 75th St., on Saturday, Sept. 13 from Noon to 8 p.m. will feature authentic German food, dancing, Little Miss Edelweiss pageant and the Dachshund Dash. Entry to the event is free. “This is a wonderful […]
At about 9:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 24600 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a semi-truck. Personnel on scene reporting major damage to vehicles. UPDATE 9:25 p.m. — Second […]
At about 8:31 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a general supervisory fire alarm at Central High School in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 8:33 a.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm company says contractors on the scene are raising dust that set off the alarm. Some fire units returning to quarters. Others responding non […]
Christ Lutheran Church Monthly Community Bingo will take place Thursday, Aug. 14 at the church, 24929 75th St. (Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 & $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions (please, no outside food or beverages).
About 2:20 a.m., a man on a boat in Paddock Lake, who said he had been drinking, reported a woman had jumped in the lake from the boat in the middle of the lake, and hadn’t been seen for awhile. He didn’t know if she had made it to shore. Town of Salem Fire and […]
At about 6:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24100 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This may be a vehicle vs. pedestrian incident. UPDATE 6:47 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on the scene reports crash is […]
Paddock Lake hosted its 2014 Fourth of July parade Friday morning. The main feature of the parade is a fleet of decorated bikes, but also includes a few other units from local groups and businesses. The route starts at McAlonan Park on the west side of the lake and works its way north and then […]
Great weather made for excellent fireworks viewing over Paddock Lake Thursday night. The annual display is sponsored by Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club. Here is some video of the finale:
At about 4:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a car fire in a parking lot in the 25300 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Flames were seen under the car, which is now unoccupied. UPDATE 4:51 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports […]
Fireworks will light up the sky over Paddock Lake the evening of Thursday, July 3. The annual fireworks are sponsored by Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club. The fireworks display will begin at dusk.
The 2014 Paddock Lake July 4th Bike Parade will take place July 4. Line up will be at McAlonan Park on 248th Ave at 9:30 a.m. Parade kick off 10 a.m. The route goes to village hall, where hot dogs, chips and a drink will be served. Bring your best patriotic decorated bike. All participants […]
Old Settlers Oktoberfest is gearing up for their 4th Annual Oktoberfest. Lots of exciting changes as well as traditional events will be taking place. First off the date for the Oktoberfest this year is Saturday, Sept. 13. Th event takes place at Old Settlers County Park on Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake. The Oktoberfest Work […]
About 3,000 customers are being effected by a power outage in the Paddock Lake area this morning. The outage started about 8:20 a.m. At about 8:50 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the cause is under investigation. A reader says Central High School is effected. Co-publisher Karen Hillock says it looks like the outage is […]
The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of the men involved in a crash Sunday morning along Highway 45 in Bristol. Brian Smith, 27, of Salem died in the crash. Christopher Orozco, 29, of Paddock Lake, was the driver of the vehicle. He has received the following traffic citations according to Circuit Court records: […]