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: […]
At about 8:26 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding for an investigation in the 6300 block of 246th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 8:36 p.m. — Per dispatch: Caller is concerned about a smell. UPDATE 8:48 p.m. — Fire units clearing the scene. Some doing some burning has been advised to put out the fire. […]
At about 3:36 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a utility pole on fire in the 6200 block of 237th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 3:51 p.m. — We Energies now on the scene.
Former employees of Heidi’s Bakery in Paddock Lake (Note: Heidi’s Bakery is a westofthei.com sponsor — DH) picketed outside the business this morning. The picketers’ signs said employees of the bakery have failed to be paid and asked people not to do business there. At about 8 a.m., there were three former employees of the business on site, […]
At about 10:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6700 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake.
At about 9:45 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a smoke detector alarm at a condo building in the 6900 block of 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 9:52 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports alarm apparently was triggered by burnt toast.
At about 8:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to the 24200 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, blocking traffic.
The Men’s Club of Christ Lutheran Church is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, May 17 from 4-7 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal features spaghetti with homemade meatballs along with salad, dessert, and a beverage. Adult ticket price is $9 day of event; children 10 and under, $3; under 6 free. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 24929 […]
At about 9:41 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a transformer that may have been struck by lightning in the 6100 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake. A witness said they saw sparks and perhaps flames from the transformer, dispatch reported. UPDATE 9:47 p.m. — Fire unit on […]
At about 12:49 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a doctor’s office in the 7100 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: The patient is experiencing difficulty breathing.
At about 2:05 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and. sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory firs alarm in the 6900 block of 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 2:10 p.m. — Deputy reports to dispatch that this is a false alarm. Some fire personnel continuing on a non-emergency basis. Others […]
Paddock Lake — as every official Tree City USA is supposed to — celebrated Arbor Day Saturday. This year’s planting had some special significance. The evergreen planted near the northwest corner of Village Hall will serve as the village’s Christmas tree for holiday celebrations, said Terry Burns, village president. Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from […]
Paddock Lake’s Arbor Day celebration will take place Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. at the Village Hall, 6969 236th Ave., Paddock Lake. Activities will include the planting of a donated tree. Paddock Lake is a one of 192 municipalities in Wisconsin with the Tree City USA designation, which it has had for 15 years. Holding […]
At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Four vehicles involved, in the eastbound lanes. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 5:44 p.m. — Salem fire command request that an additional Salem ambulance be dispatched. […]
The Union Cemetery Association will be having their annual meeting on Sunday, April 27, 2014. The meeting starts at 1:30pm and will be held at the Paddock Lake Village Hall, 6969 236th Ave. Minutes from the last meeting will be read and a financial report given. Anyone with lots-plots or anyone interested in purchasing them […]
At about 7:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of possible chimney fire in the 6000 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page says an early unit on the scene reported flames visible from the home’s chimney. UPDATE 7:46 […]
Paddock Lake Village Board members at a committee of the whole meeting Tuesday discussed putting some limits on political signs displayed in the village. Several board members appeared to be offended by displays within the village for the just past spring election where a single candidate has numerous signs displayed on a single property. Areas […]
At about 1:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 6300 block of 243rd Court in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Burning in a backyard has been reported.
At 9:53 p.m., incomplete results in the Paddock Lake trustee race show the three incumbents leading. The three candidates with the most votes will win the three available seats. With 1 of 1 poll reporting incomplete results: Barbara J. Brenner (incumbent) 235. Gloria J. Walter (incumbent) 207. Kathlyn A. Barry (incumbent) 178. Anthony Hansen 174. UPDATE […]
At 5:54 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 8100 block of 235th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A fence is on fire at this location. UPDATE 5:55 p.m. — Fence is in backyard. UPDATE 5:57 p.m. — First fire unit on […]
Note: westofthei.com will be posting questionnaire responses from contested local village and town board, Western Kenosha County county supervisor and some school board candidates over the next week. All candidates in a given race were asked the same questions. Their responses are printed as received. The election is April 1. — DH Paddock Lake Village […]