Posts under ‘Paddock Lake’

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 […]

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 […]

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