Posts under ‘Paddock Lake’

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At 6:49 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a female in her 50s with a history of heart trouble.

Units responding to Central High School for medical call

At 5:49 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Central High School in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Injured person is a student on the football field with back pain.

All Paddock Lake beaches open again for swimming

All beaches on Paddock Lake are again open for swimming Tuesday after results from tests taken Monday showed safe E.coli levels. The latest reading at the last closed beach, the Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach on the south side of the lake, was 17 E.coli/100 mL. A reading of 300 E.coli/100 mL prompts a swimming advisory and a […]

Two Paddock Lake beaches closed for E. coli level

Two beaches on Paddock Lake have been closed after high readings of E. coli showed up in tests. The beach at Old Settlers Park and the Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beaches are the closed beaches, said village administrator Tim Popanda. Readings of 300 E. coli/100 mL to 999 E. coli/100 mL trigger a warning. Readings of 1,000 E. […]

Deputy responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 8:59 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a crash on Highway 83, south of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved and are blocking traffic. No injuries are being reported at this time.

Paddock Lake trustee seat to remain vacant until October

The Paddock Lake village trustee seat being vacated by Kathlyn Barry will remain vacant until after the municipal budget process is completed, village President Terry Burns said. That should be at least until late October. Burns said to keep the seat vacant for awhile was the consensus reached by the board at a committee of the whole […]

State cuts 2,000 ash trees in Bong State Recreation Area

In Paddock Lake where I live, one of the more ash tree intensive municipalities around here, emerald ash borer infested trees have been slowly coming down. Many of the ones that have not been cut yet, are showing the signs of the infestation. But the state is taking huge steps on its own property nearby. […]

Lane closures for Highway 50 construction in Paddock Lake

Road work being done on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake is leading to lane closures and some more congested than usual traffic this week. Kenosha County crews are doing asphalt pavement repairs on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake on behalf of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The work has been being done periodically through the summer, Gary Sipsma, director […]

Kathy Barry resigning from Paddock Lake Village Board

Trustee Kathlyn Barry is resigning from the Paddock Lake Village Board. Village President Terry Burns confirmed Friday that Barry has submitted a letter of resignation to the board. Discussion of the resignation is on the agenda for Tuesday’s committee of the whole meeting. Barry served on the board since June 2013, when she was appointed to fill […]

Units responding for tree down in Paddock Lake

At 9:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a down tree that has struck a transformer in the 6300 block of 243rd Court in Paddock Lake.

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is Aug. 14

Christ Lutheran Church will host it Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Aug. 14 (held 2nd Thursday every month), at the church at 24929 75th Street (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).

Christ Lutheran Church’s Fifth Annual Pork Roast and Picnic is July 25

Christ Lutheran Church’s Fifth Annual Pork Roast and Picnic will be held Saturday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The community is invited for fun for the whole family. Activities include: Bingo, hayrides, children’s games and moonwalk, cake walks, car show (1-4 p.m.), raffle, and silent auction. Food items include: Roast pork, brats, hot […]

Old Brass Ball returned to Paddock Lake by Huntoon family

A brass ball that long hung over the highway intersection at Brass Ball Corners in Paddock Lake has been returned to the village for display. The ball was formally donated to the village Friday by Jim Huntoon and his sister Annette Siehoff, descendants of Seth Huntoon, who first established an inn marked by a brass ball at […]

Units responding for smoke in Paddock Lake

At about 8:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are investigating a report of smoke in the area of 23200 block of 62nd Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: The smoke was reported as being in the area of the Paddock Lake Waster Water Treatment Plant.

Salem proposing gentleman’s agreement to fix Community Library Board problem

Salem is proposing using a gentleman’s agreement among the five Community Library member municipalities to solve a problem the state has with the Community Library Board’s makeup. Since its founding as a joint library in 1980, the library has had a governing board made up of two members from each member municipality and an additional […]

2015 Paddock Lake Fourth of July bike parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Paddock Lake hosted is annual Fourth of July Bike Parade Saturday morning. Bike decorated to reflect the spirit of the day traveled across town, from McAlonan Park on the west side of the lake to Village Hall on the east side of the lake. After all that pedaling, participants were treated to a refreshments. Here is […]

July 3, 2015 fireworks displays in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes

Local residents and visitors to Western Kenosha County Friday were able to see fireworks displays in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. The Paddock Lake display, set off over the lake, is sponsored annually by the Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club. Here’s some video of the last few minutes: The display in Twin Lakes was part of the […]

Equipment snafu delaying Paddock Lake utility bills

The following is an announcement from the village of Paddock Lake regarding delayed utility bills: The mailing of the 2nd quarter utility bills is delayed. A piece of the equipment the Village of Paddock Lake uses to read water meters is broken and has not yet been repaired. Hopefully this will be resolved early next […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 4:48 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 24500 block of 67th Street for a fire alarm at a residence. UPDATE 4:52 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputies on the scene with residents report that this was an accidental alarm. Most fire units remaining in quarters. One continuing to verify situation.

Paddock Lake residents have registered 12 of 50 licenses for golf carts

Twelve licenses have been issued for golf carts in Paddock Lake, since the village earlier this year passed an ordinance making the operation of the vehicles legal on most village roads. That number is lower than at least one village official. “I am surprised at the low issuance of golf cart licenses after all the […]

Paddock Lake Bike Parade set for July 4

Paddock Lake will host its annual July 4th Bike Parade on Saturday, July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Parade line-up will take place at 9:30 a.m. at McAlonan Park, 248th Avenue between 72nd and 73rd Streets. The parade will start at 10 a.m. The […]

Paddock Lake to contract with Sheriff’s Dept. for water patrol

Paddock Lake is expected to contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for water patrol on Paddock Lake this summer. The Village Board discussed the matter at a committee of the whole meeting Wednesday. In the past, the village has operated its own water patrol, but was faced with the possibility this year that there […]

State passes new panfish rules for Paddock Lake

A proposal to boost panfish populations on roughly 100 lakes statewide — including Paddock Lake —  gained approval last week from the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board. Three fish initiatives by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources were part of a larger fisheries rules package developed with extensive public input and modified to address the feedback received. The […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 8:21 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A caller has reported that the fire appeared to be on the lake at approximately 6900 block of 246th Avenue. UPDATE 8:28 p.m. — Salem F/R unit […]

Units responding for crash at Brass Ball Corners in Paddock Lake

At 8:40 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcycle and another vehicle. UPDATE 8:42 p.m. — Dispatch reports motorcyclist is conscious and breathing.

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 8:02 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller at the scene reports that a car in a parking lot of a business struck the window of the building. No […]

Road work this week in Paddock Lake may lead to lane closures on Highway 50

Road work being done on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake may lead to lane closures and some more congested than usual traffic. Kenosha County crews are doing asphalt pavement repairs on Highway 50 in Paddock Lake on behalf of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Gary Sipsma, director of the Kenosha County Division of Highways explained in an email: […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake-Brighton

Some 257 customers are experiencing a power outage this morning in northwest Paddock Lake and southern Brighton. At 6:30 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the outage is due to a traffic accident. The outage was first reported at 6:05 a.m. UPDATE 6:57 a.m. — Power back on at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake. UPDATE […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 3:38 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report o a possible fire at a residence in the 6000 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 4 p.m. — Salem F/R command arriving on scene reports smoke inside building. He […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 75 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: One person reporting injury at this time. UPDATE 2:02 p.m. — Second ambulance being dispatched to the scene.

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