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 […]
The Paddock Lake Village Board has decided to put the question of whether to ban golf carts on village streets to a referendum. Trustee Barbara Brenner made the motion calling for the referendum. Brenner is on record as opposing golf carts use. Golf carts have received some occasional discussion among village officials for years. But […]
Opponents of a proposed ban on using golf carts on Paddock Lake roads are rallying support to keep those vehicles legal. Megan Mueller of Paddock Lake started a petition on change.org., but later decided to abandon that effort in favor of a paper petition. Cart supporters are hoping to gather at least 200 signatures supporting […]
At about 2:58 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for broken up utility pole at Highways 50 and 83 south (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle reportedly hit the pole and left the scene. UPDATE 3:04 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports top of pole is sheared off and […]
American Transmission Company, the firm seeking to construct new and upgraded electrical transmission equipment from Salem to Lake Geneva, is gathering public opinion at open houses this week. The first session was held at Marino’s in New Munster Tuesday evening. There’s another scheduled for today from 3 to 7 p.m. at Hawk’s View Golf Club, […]
Paddock Lake will consider an ordinance next week to ban golf carts on village roads. The move is somewhat of a reversal from last month, when a consensus of the board seemed to be to draft an ordinance regulating cart use. But the subject was again on this month’s committee of the whole meeting, at […]
At about 7:28 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a gas line break in the 6800 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 9:36 a.m. — Fire command at the scene says it appears someone plowing snow struck a gas meter n the side of a house. UPDATE […]
Paddock Lake staff will be drafting an ordinance to regulate the use of golf carts on village streets. Village President Terry Burns introduced the issue at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The use of golf carts in the village and how it should be regulated has been an on and off issue in the […]
At about 9:07 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at 248th Avenue and 63rd Street in Paddock Lake. Vehicles are to the side and not blocking traffic. UPDATE about 9:09 a.m. — First fire unit on the scene reports moderate damage to vehicles and everyone out of […]
At about 3:23 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a fire alarm at a church in the 24900 block fo 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 3:25 p.m. — Dispatch reports a caller says it is a false alarm and there is no fire.
At about 5:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm in the 23900 block of 63rd Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Occupant of the home reports feeling dizzy. CO alarm has been sounding. Occupant is waiting outside.
A winter with more snow and ice than typical has local public works departments implementing practices to conserve salt. Here’s a sample of what some of those responsible for keeping local roads clear and safe told us about their departments salt situation so far this season: Gary Sipsma, Director of Division of Highways, Kenosha County – “We […]
At 12:11 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 24300 block of Paddock Lake. Bristol Fire and Rescue also responding due to proximity of car to a house. UPDATE 12:21 p.m. — Fire command reports that fire is confined to under the hood of the vehicle […]
At 4:19 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a store in the 25400 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Patient is a man in his 50s who fell outside but was able to get back inside.
At 8:51 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Patient is a 17-year-old male who went to the nurses office for not feeling well and then fainted.
Three incumbents and one newcomer have filed to fill three Paddock Lake village trustee seats in the April election. Filing to be on the ballot by today’s 5 p.m. deadline: Kathlyn A. Barry, an incumbent. Barbara J. Brenner, an incumbent. Anthony Hansen. Gloria J. Walter, an incumbent. The top three vote getters will fill the […]
At about 10:52 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash in the 6000 block of 237th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: The crash involves a village snow plow and another vehicle. There are no injuries being reported. UPDATE 10:56 a.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy called off response. Plow driver […]
At about 8:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 24600 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Four people are reporting possible injuries. UPDATE 8:44 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports that all vehicle occupants appear to be out and walking around. Deputy calling for […]
At about 10:26 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and EW, along the Paddock Lake/Brighton border. Per dispatch: A car has hit a tree. A Paris Fire Department unit is on scene. UPDATE 10:35 p.m. — Town of Salem Fire/Rescue being dispatched. Per dispatch: Only one person […]
At about 5:26 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and F in Paddock Lake. Dispatch says one car may be in the ditch. Airbags have deployed. UPDATE 5:29 p.m. — Deputy on scene says one person is reporting face and chest pain. UPDATE 5:33 […]
Paddock Lake hosted its first lighted holiday parade Saturday. Decorated parade units from local businesses and organizations lined up at McAlonan Park on the west side of the lake and made their way to village hall on the east side of the lake greeted by spectators all along the route. Salem School choir students brought […]
Westosha Lakes Church will be performing the cantata “Christmas is Coming” at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. Westosha Lakes Church is located at 24823 74th St., Paddock Lake.