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Caution lifted for Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach after retest

A swimming caution placed on the Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach has been lifted Friday after a retest showed acceptable E.coli levels. The retest showed  73 E.coli/100 ml. The caution was placed on swimming at the beach after an elevated test result from a sample taken Tuesday. The State Department of Health recommends posting warnings at beaches […]

Aug. 17, 2016 lake test results: Old Settlers Park beach on caution; all others open

The beach at Old Settlers County Park on Paddock Lake in Paddock Lake will be under a swimming caution after an E.coli test this week at that location showed 387 E.coli/100 mL. The water at the Old Settlers Park beach will be resampled. Other weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes showed E.coli levels below beach warning or […]

Salem library board proposal received well by key Paddock Lake officials

The latest nine-member Community Library board proposed by Salem has the unofficial approval of two key Paddock Lake officials. Paddock Lake Trustee Kathy Christenson and Paddock Lake village President Terry Burns said Tuesday they could support Salem’s proposal for a nine-member board with Salem having four members, but giving up one seat to the school representative. Twin Lakes would […]

Salem proposes change to 9 member library board plan

The Salem Town Board has proposed yet another configuration of the the Community Library Board. This one will have nine members, including one member representing local high school districts. Salem would have four members, but give up one seat to the school representative. Twin Lakes would have two members and Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Randall […]

Paddock Lake looking to bring closure to Community Library issue

A Paddock Lake village trustee is proposing a two-pronged approach to bring a conclusion to the ongoing Community Library Board make-up issue. At a committee of the whole meeting Wednesday, Trustee Kathy Christenson proposed asking Salem to approve a 10-member governing board, which Paddock Lake favors, or submit a 9-member proposal to Paddock Lake. Paddock […]

Customs & Classics Car Show coverage

A Customs & Classics Car Show , sponsored by Glazed Bakery and County Executive Jim Kreuser  was held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 7, at Spencer Field in Old Settlers County Park. The event  included food, fun and cars. There was no fee to enter the show. Prizes for Top 3, People’s […]

Units respond for rescue call

8:14 pm Salem Fire and Rescue is enroute to Walgreens for an allergic reaction.

Swimming closure lifted for Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach

The above map shows the location of the Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach. A swimming closure for the Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake has been lifted after a retest showed lower levels of E.coli. A sample taken by Kenosha County Wednesday tested at 84 E.coli/100 mL. The State Department of Health recommends posting warnings at […]

Opinions on library board make-up still differ between Paddock Lake and Salem

Despite a looming deadline for holding back state funding, there still is not a consensus opinion on how to move forward with the make-up of the Community Library. The issue comes down to differing opinions of Paddock Lake and Salem officials. Officials from the other three Community Library member municipalities — Twin Lakes, Randall and […]

July 6, 2016 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 Wednesday, July 6 by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem — Silver Lake County Park, 84 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — Old Settlers Park, 20 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 44 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 2 E.coli/100 mL; PHLA Beach, […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 4:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a brush fire in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Small brush fire burning along tree line at Old Settlers Park baseball diamond.

Patriotic pedaling in Paddock Lake 2016 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

About 325 participants in the annual Paddock Lake Bike Parade on Saturday. Riders enjoyed the beautiful weather Saturday morning, riding from McAlonan Park to Village Hall, where they enjoyed a hot dog and some candy. The top three decorated bikes were awarded $325 gift certificates for Bob’s Pedal Pusher, good towards anything the stores sells. A $25 […]

2016 Westosha Kiwanis Fireworks over Paddock Lake on July 2

This year’s Westosha Kiwanis Club fireworks display over Paddock Lake will take place at dusk on Saturday, July 2. The annual display is project of the community service club. Fundraising by the club pays for the display, which will be launched by Bartolotta Fireworks.

June 22, 2016 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 Wednesday by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Silver Lake — Silver Lake County Park, 10 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — Old Settlers Park, 5 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 11 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 6 E.coli/100 mL; PHLA Beach, 10 E.coli/100 […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 3:08 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 83 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one still on the roadway and one in a bank parking lot. One person reporting an injury.

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 4:02 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 24300 block of 76th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm called in by an alarm company. UPDATE about 4:10 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire from exterior.

Vehicle fire in Paddock Lake

This photo of a car on fire at a drugstore parking lot at Highways 50 and 83-south in Paddock Lake was submitted by Jeff Burba. Incident was about 1:15 p.m. I don’t have any other details at this point. I will update if we can learn more. Check back.

Paddock Lake turns down donation of old schoolhouse

The Paddock Lake Village Board has turned down an offer to donate to the village an old schoolhouse building at Brass Ball Corners (Highway 50 and Highways 83/75). The board decided the estimated $172,000 cost of relocating the schoolhouse (known as Brass Ball School), buying property on which it would sit and other related costs was […]

No charges in deputy involved fatal shooting in Paddock Lake; deputy to return to full duty

The deputy involved in a shooting in Paddock Lake on Oct. 24, 2015 will not be charged in connection with the incident and will be returning to regular duty, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth announced Thursday. Deputy James Campbell had been on desk duty since Oct. 24. Darren Fude, 47, was shot by Campbell at Fude’s home […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 2 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-south (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single vehicle that has struck a tree. One injured person being reported. UPDATE 2:15 p.m. — Deputy requests […]

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 […]

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