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Paddock Lake contracts again with sheriff for police protection in 2018

Paddock Lake residents will continue to receive contracted police protection from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department in 2018 after action by the Village Board Wednesday. The board approved a new contract with the sheriff’s department at Wednesday’s meeting. The 2018 cost of $273,866 is a 2.27 percent increase over 2017. Village administrator Tim Popanda said […]

UPDATE: Driver facing charges in crash into Paddock Lake house

A Paddock Lake man is facing charges related to a a crash in which the truck he was driving struck a house in Paddock Lake Sunday evening. A new release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said Jeffrey R. Hinks, 58, was traveling southbound on 245th Avenue in a Ford pick-up truck when he lost […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 65th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle has reportedly struck a house. Water reportedly leaking from house. UPDATE about 6:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports occupant of […]

West side Paddock Lake residents to get electric service improvements

We Energies is planning a system improvement project in western Paddock Lake next year that a utility representative says should improve service to some 750 customers. The project will replace wires, poles and transformers and result in a higher voltage service for the affected homes, said Cathy Schulze, spokesperson, We Energies. “An American Transmission Company project […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue service area burning ban lifted

The burning ban in effect for areas served by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has been lifted as of Oct. 11. Recent rain was sufficient enough to lessen the dry and hazardous conditions, said Salem Lakes Fire Chief Mike Slover in a news release issued Wednesday afternoon. Residents are reminded to perform burning in accordance with their local […]

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 9:24 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 25000 block of 71st Street In Paddock Lake. There is an open burning ban in effect in all areas served by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, which includes Paddock Lake. The ban is due to drought conditions. Related posts Salem […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue chief and Paris Fire and Rescue chief ban open burning

The chiefs of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue have implemented open burning bans in their jurisdictions. The Salem Lakes ban is particularly wide ranging, including all of Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake and Brighton, the municipalities served by that department. The Paris ban affects just Paris. Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen announced his […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 1:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm at a medical clinic in the 25300 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 1:25 p.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm compnay reports this as a false alarm. Responding unit will contiune to respond, but at a nonemergency pace.

Power outage reported

A We Energies power outage is affecting some Western Kenosha County residents as of about 12:10 p.m. The utility’s outage map shows the outage as centered in Burlington and affecting over 1800 customers. No word yet on the cause. westofthei.com headquarters in northwest Paddock Lake is affected. Let us know in comments where else you […]

Paddock Lake donates German sign to Old Settlers Oktoberfest

Paddock Lake has donated a German welcome sign to Old Settlers Oktoberfest, the annual German festival held at Old Settlers County Park in Paddock Lake. The sign was donated to the village by Paddock Lake resident Shannon Berkman. Berkman found the sign in her Paddock Lake home after she purchased it, left by the former […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 5:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient may have a dislocated wrist.

2017 Old Settlers Oktoberfest coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 7th annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest took place Saturday in Paddock Lake. The event, with free admission, featured German music, food, German beer, a car show, dachshund races and a fireworks display conclusion, took place at Old Settlers County Park. Before the fest proper, the Oktoberfest 5K+ run/walk event stepped off from the park, worked through […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 6:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’d deputy are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 14-year-old male injured in a football game. Experiencing side and back pain after a tackle.

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 5:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in a backyard in the 23800 block of 63rd Street in Paddock Lake.

Dead carp in Paddock Lake from bow angling, says village

A recent increase in the number of dead carp seen in and around the waters of Paddock Lake is due to the fish being legally shot with bow and arrow, not an environmental problem with the lake, village officials say. Recently, there have been confirmed incidents of large numbers of dead carp, said village administrator […]

Units respond for crash in Paddock Lake

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue responded for a crash in Paddock Lake at about 2:15 p.m., Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page reported. Photos posted on social media showed snarled traffic in the area of crash on Highway 50 just west of Brass Ball Corners (Highway 83-south/Highway 75 and Highway 50). Injuries were being reported when the fire/rescue […]

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is Aug. 10

Christ Lutheran Church will host it Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Aug. 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). This month featured are egg […]

Slow no wake lifted for Paddock Lake

The slow no wake order for Paddock Lake has been lifted, village administrator Tim Popanda announced Tuesday morning. The most recent measurement was 794.51, about two inches below the slow no wake level, Popanda said. The lake has been under a slow no wake order, during which boat traffic must travel slow enough to not create […]

Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach to remain closed through weekend

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake will remain closed through the weekend after follow-up testing Wednesday again showed elevated E.coli levels. The latest reading at the PHLA beach was 2,419 E.coli/100 mL. A reading of over 1,000 E.coli/100 mL triggers a closure for swimming at the tested beach. The closure will remain in effect […]

Municipal officials address flooding impact in their municipalities

Elected and municipal officials from Western Kenosha County towns and villages gave updates on their jurisdictions or emphasized information that has received less attention at a press conference in Silver Lake this afternoon. Speaking were: Salem Lakes village President Diann Tesar, Paddock Lake village President Terry Burns, Salem Lakes Trustee William Hopkins, Brighton Chairman John […]

Paddock Lake slow no wake order to remain in effect for weekend

The slow no wake order for Paddock Lake will remain in effect through this weekend, village President Terry Burns said. Since the order was enacted on Thursday, the lake level has only receded one inch, Burns said. At that rate, the order will likely be in effect until at least the middle of next week. High […]

Rain causes wastewater treatment plant discharges in Paddock Lake

Paddock Lake has issued a new notice regarding discharges from its wastewater treatment plant due to the recent heavy rainfall. Here is the new notice issued Thursday: Please be informed that due to the heavy rains the Village of Paddock Lake experienced two discharges through the manhole covers on July 12, 2017. One discharge from manhole […]

Slow no wake declared for Paddock Lake

Slow no wake has been declared for Paddock Lake, due to high water from recent heavy rains. The order is in effect until further notice. Under slow no wake conditions, boat traffic is allowed, but speed must be kept to a level slow enough to not create a wake.

Units responding to Paddock Lake for investigation

At about 12:57 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 24400 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Employees at a veterinary office are reporting the smell of natural gas.

Paddock Lake treatment plant has illicit discharge

Heavy rains last night caused an “illicit discharge” from the Paddock Lake village waste water treatment plant, the village announced Wednesday morning. The discharge took place into Brighton Creek at about 1:30 a.m., the village’s announcement said. UPDATE July 13, 2017 — The village has revised this announcement with additional details.

Twilight Jazz season to open in Paddock Lake July 11

Twilight Jazz 2017 is taking a little “road trip” to Paddock Lake. The series will open its  14th season of Twilight Jazz in Paddock Lake at Old Settlers Park on July 11 to help celebrate Kenosha County Parks 90th Anniversary. Grounds open at 6 p.m. Music from 7-9 p.m. Bills Little Big Band with ten musicians and a vocalist will […]

July 6, 2017 lake test results: All tested beaches open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes showed E.coli levels below beach warning or closure levels. Results reported Thursday, July 6, 2017, by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at Silver Lake County Park, 36 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — Old Settlers Park, 29 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 38 E.coli/100 […]

2017 Paddock Lake Bike Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Bicyclists of all ages gathered Tuesday morning at McAlonan Park in Paddock Lake for the village’s annual Fourth of July Bike Parade. The parade starts at the park, travels north down 248th Avenue (the Double Lane), then turns east at 61st Street, then south at 236th Avenue and ending at Village Hall. There were hot […]

Paddock Hooker Lake Association boat parade on Paddock Lake 2017

After several years absence, a decorated boat parade was again part the Fourth of July weekend festivities on Paddock Lake. The event was revived by the Paddock Hooker Lake Association, which organized the event and recruited the judges who decided which were the best decorated boats. Overall, there were 14 boats competing for prizes (boats […]

Happy Fourth of July 2017; fireworks from Twin Lakes and Paddock Lake (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Happy Fourth of July 2017 to all of our westofthei.com readers. Nothing says Fourth of July USA like fireworks and we have photos and video from two displays this holiday weekend. Here’s video toward the end of the Westosha Kiwanis Club Fireworks display from Monday night: Here’s a photo of the barges for that display […]

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