Posts under ‘Powers Lake’

Powers Lake under swimming advisory

Powers Lake has been placed under a swimming advisory after testing there showed elevated E.coli levels. A water sample taken Monday showed 345 E.coli/100 mL, said Randall Supervisor Mark Halvey. Signs announcing the advisory will be posted. Levels above 235 E.coli/100 mL prompt a swimming caution. A beach is closed to swimming when test results exceed 1,000 E.coli/100ml. […]

Slow no wake issued for Powers Lake & Lake Benedict

Slow no wake has been ordered for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict in Randall effective immediately, town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Thursday morning. The order is in effect until further notice. Under slow no wake conditions, boat traffic is allowed, but speed must be kept to a level of slow enough to not create a […]

June 28, 2017 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 Tuesday, June 27 by Randall were: Randall – Powers Lake 31 E.coli/100 mL Results reported Wednesday, June 28, 2017, by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at Silver Lake County Park, 3 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — […]

June 21, 2017 Lake test results: Caution at Paddock-Hooker Lakes Assoc. beach on Paddock Lake; others open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes have one beach under a swimming caution due to high E.coli levels. Testing on Tuesday at Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake returned a result of 961 E.coli/100 mL. The county Division of Health will re-sample at PHLA beach Wednesday. All other lakes tested this week are open. […]

June 14, 2017 Lake test results: Caution at Old Settlers beach on Paddock Lake; others open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes have one beach under a swimming caution due to high E.coli levels. Testing on Tuesday at Old Settlers County Park on Paddock Lake returned a result of 260 E.coli/100 mL. The county Division of Health will re-sample at Old Settlers Wednesday. All other lakes tested this […]

Randall to buy new patrol boat for Powers Lake

The Randall Town Board on Thursday approved the purchase of a new water patrol boat for use on Powers Lake. The boat is expected to cost $30,805. It will be purchased from Twin Lakes Marine. The new boat will replace a fiberglass hull bass boat with a 175 horsepower engine purchased new in 2010 for […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 3:43 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 9000 block of 400th Court in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm company called in a general fire alarm.

Units responding for water call on Powers Lake

At about 11 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and county dive team members are responding to the 40600 block of 91st Street in Powers Lake for a water all. Per dispatch: Caller reports a possible need for a rescue on the lake. UPDATE 11:03 a.m. — Dispatch reports that original caller located binoculars […]

Is this your paddle boat?

Did you lose a paddle boat on Powers Lake? If so you might find it beached by the Department of Natural Resources boat launch, said town Supervisor Mark Halvey. The boat has been there for a couple of weeks. Halvey speculates that it might have broken loose from a dock on Powers Lake and that […]

Deputy responding for road hazard in Powers Lake

At about 3:05 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a tree branch in the roadway in the 8500 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lake.

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 7:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a the 39600 block of Bloomfield Road in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Response is for a down motorcyclist.

Hearing on Powers Lake pier request set for Tuesday in Twin Lakes

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will be conducting a public hearing on a request for a longer than typically allowed pier on Powers Lake. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at Twin Lakes Village Hall, 108 E Main St, Twin Lakes. “The DNR scheduled a public hearing on this activity or project […]

Event to benefit area cancer patients

The Friends Helping Friends Cancer benefit on Saturday, Oct. 4 will help several area families, including a Randall School fifth grader Hailey Hand , who has leukemia. This benefit will help Hand and three other area families that have a loved one battling cancer. All proceeds will go to the families. The benefit will take place […]

Lakeside Park beach closed due to water tests

Lakeside Park beach on Powers Lake has been closed for swimming due to a water test with high E. coli levels, Park Board President Gerry VanderZee announced at Thursday’s Randall  Town Board meeting. The beach will remain closed until the water tests for below 1,000 cfu/100mls of harmful bacteria. Town Chairman Bob Stoll said the testing is […]

Man found in Powers Lake dies

Thomas Salack, 62, of Powers Lake died today in Powers Lake, an apparent drowning victim, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department media release issued at 5:48 p.m. Here is the full statement from KCSD: On 06-25-13 at 1525 hours Deputies responded with Twin Lakes Rescue, Twin Lakes Police Dept. and Town of Randall Fire […]

Units responding to Powers Lake for medical call

At about 3:27 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and Randall Fire Department units are responding to a medical call at Powers Lake in Randall. A man who was in the water is the patient. He is now out of the water and CPR is being administered dispatch said. Scene is at Lakeside Park. A Twin Lakes […]

Foster Parents Needed in Kenosha County

Throughout the state, there are many children in need of homes on a short or long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, the Community Impact Programs, Inc is seeking foster care parents. “We always need families,” said Foster Care Coordinator, Ann Dreschler, to the Twin Lakes Village Board. “We are in crisis mode right […]

Soggy, but tasty Dairy Breakfast

  The brave souls who meandered through muddy fields to attend the annual Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast at Uhlenhake’s Land Locked Acres were not disappointed. A steady downpour dampened the number of attendees, but not the spirit of those who enjoyed a fresh breakfast of scrambled eggs, pancakes, muffins, bread and butter, yogurt, milk and […]

Randall considering fee for non-resident use of Lakeside Park

Charging a daily fee to non-residents who use Lakeside Park along Powers Lake is being considered by the Randall Town Board. A committee of town Supervisor Lauren Fox and Plan Commission member Paula Soderman was formed at last week’s Town Board meeting to explore the idea. Charging a fee was suggested to the board by former Supervisor Ken Mangold. Since the beach is virtually the only such […]

Randall rejects no parking extension on Highway P

A resident’s request to ban parking on a stretch of Highway P just east of downtown Powers Lake was rejected by the Randall Town Board Thursday night. The request, made at an earlier meeting during citizens comments, asked that the current no parking zone near by be extended to an area where parking is now […]

Some Randall residents upset with overflow parking from public boat launch

A couple of residents requested that the Randall Town Board erect No Parking signs along the road near the DNR Public Boat launch on Powers Lake. According to the two complainants, the portion where Highway P (Bloomfield Road) turns south is filled with trailers and cars because the parking area is filled. Randall resident, Sandra […]

Benefit in honor of George Schroeder is May 12

A benefit in honor of George Schroeder will be hosted by Powers Lake Sportsman Club Saturday May 12 noon to 6 p.m. George died away April 2, 2012. He was an avid sportsman and member of the Powers Lake Sportsman’s Club, the Silver Lake Sportsman’s Club, Son of the American Legion, Twin Lakes Post #544 and the […]

Randall Plan Commission recommending higher boat launch fees

The Randall Plan Commission Thursday recommended the Town Board enact hefty increases in boat launch fees. Current boat launch annual passes are $15 for resident/property owners and $22.50 for non resident/property owners. The plan commission recommended changing those fees to $50 for resident/property owners and $75 for  non resident/property owners. The commission, which has been charged with studying all types of government […]

Burglaries in Knolls reported; information sought

Four burglaries to homes in the Knolls area of Randall near Powers Lake were reported last week. All of the Knolls homes were right next to each other, said Sgt. Bill Beth, Sheriff’s Department spokesman. Burglars are entering by cutting screens and breaking windows, Beth said. They are taking anything of value — electronics, jewelry […]

Units responding to fire station for injury

At 8:02 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a call at Randall Fire Station No. 1, on 93rd Street, for a patient who is being classified as a battery victim and may have been involved in a car vs. pedestrian crash, according to scanner transmissions. UPDATE — According to information from […]

Units responding for woman on raft

At 8:13 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a call on Powers Lake. Dispatch reports that patient is on a raft about 20 feet from shore behind a property in the 8900 block of Lake Park Drive. May be having an asthma or panic attack. UPDATE […]

Missing Pets: Pettie

Pettie, a dog, was last seen on 89th Street in Powers Lake on Jan. 11. Pettie weighs about 100 pounds and was wearing a black and white skull and crossbones collar. His family says any information leading to the recovery of Pettie will result in an award for your help. If you have seen Pettie, […]

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