Posts under ‘Salem Lakes’

Salem Lakes’ 6th Annual PumpkinDaze is Oct. 21

Salem Lakes’ 6th Annual PumpkinDaze Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct.21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to midnight. An Artisan/Craft/Vendor Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day will also include a talent show, kids activities, raffles, food, beer and other refreshments. The event will feature live music from 5:30 p.m. and midnight. […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue service area burning ban lifted

The burning ban in effect for areas served by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has been lifted as of Oct. 11. Recent rain was sufficient enough to lessen the dry and hazardous conditions, said Salem Lakes Fire Chief Mike Slover in a news release issued Wednesday afternoon. Residents are reminded to perform burning in accordance with their local […]

Salem Lakes officials cut ribbon on Camp Lake Park

Saturday afternoon, Salem Lakes cut the ribbon on Camp Lake Park, at 26937 104th St. The event was combined with a cookout for volunteers who helped out with flood damage last July. The park has mature trees and overlooks Camp Lake. The property extends along the shoreline for a total of over 1,500 feet. Salem […]

Camp Lake Park groundbreaking is Sept. 30

The village of Salem Lakes will host a groundbreaking for Camp Lake Park, Saturday, Sept. 30, from 3-5:00 p.m. at the park. The public is invited. Camp Lake Park is located at 26937 104th St., Trevor. Music will be provided by Something about Mary. A cook out will be held during the event as a […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue chief and Paris Fire and Rescue chief ban open burning

The chiefs of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue have implemented open burning bans in their jurisdictions. The Salem Lakes ban is particularly wide ranging, including all of Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake and Brighton, the municipalities served by that department. The Paris ban affects just Paris. Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen announced his […]

Salem Lakes considering allowing chicken keeping

Salem Lakes is considering allowing the keeping of chickens on non-agricultural properties within the village. The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday discussed the possibilities. Village President Diann Tesar said the matter is under consideration because residents have been asking about it. “More and more people want chickens,” Tesar said. Village staff gave the board […]

Work on Highways JF and SA to begin next week and week after

Work on two county Highways in Western Kenosha County is set to begin next week and the week after. From a news release from the county Division of Highways: Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 12, on repaving of County Trunk Highway JF (119th Street) from 259th Avenue to Highway 83 (Antioch Road). County Trunk Highway […]

Salem Lakes OKs stop signs at JF and Rock Lake Road and 90th Street at 268th Avenue

There soon will be a few more places to come to a complete stop in Salem Lakes after action taken this week by the Village Board. The board approved a resolution asking the county to place a three-way stop at the intersection of 259th Avenue (Rock Lake Road) and 119th Street in Rock Lake. The board […]

Summer Beats in Silver Lake set for Aug. 12

Salem Lakes’ Summer Beats festival will take place Saturday, Aug. 12. Summer Beats will run from 3 p.m to midnight, at Schmalfeldt Park, 498 E Wisconsin Ave, in Silver Lake. The event will include children’s activities, a bounce house, climbing wall, Kenosha County Sheriff’s K9 Unit, food, refreshments, bands and fireworks. This is the second year for […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem Lakes

At about 8:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 21600 block of Highway 50 near the Salem Lakes/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Caller reporting seeing large flames behind a building. No structure appeared to be on fire. UPDATE 8:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports seeing […]

Slow no wake order now lifted for all lakes in Salem Lakes

The last slow no wake order in effect in Salem Lakes has now been lifted, the village announced Sunday. Slow no wake was lifted Sunday from Camp Lake, the last lake still under such an order, an announcement circulated by village Clerk Cindi Dulaney said. All Salem Lakes lakes were put under slow no wake […]

Fire at Uncle George’s

At 7 :18 pm, Saturday, Salem pulled a MABAS box for a structure fire at 225 South Railroad Street. A large amount of smoke was coming from the building. According to Capt. Jim Coppelman, the fire started at the grill. The cook yelled for the waitress to get all the people out of the building. […]

Motorcycle in ditch

9417 Camp Lake Rd. A report of a motorcycle in a ditch. Salem Fire and Rescue dispatched at 2:39 am. No mention of a rider.

Volunteers work to help flooding victims clean-up

Over 100 volunteers turned out to help with flood damaged homes. They removed objects of all description and debris from once flooded buildings. Some helped with sign in and organization. Others took care of food at the church. Some watched children so their parents could help out. Coaches and players from the Wilmot football team […]

Municipal officials address flooding impact in their municipalities

Elected and municipal officials from Western Kenosha County towns and villages gave updates on their jurisdictions or emphasized information that has received less attention at a press conference in Silver Lake this afternoon. Speaking were: Salem Lakes village President Diann Tesar, Paddock Lake village President Terry Burns, Salem Lakes Trustee William Hopkins, Brighton Chairman John […]

Flooding recovery keeps Sheriff’s Department, county and municipal workers and Red Cross busy

Recovery from the heavy rain and resulting water damage and flooding in Western Kenosha County has kept the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department,  county and municipal government workers and Red Cross workers and volunteers busy. For example, from noon on Monday, July 10 until noon, Sunday, July 16, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department has responded to 1,263 […]

Salem Lakes residents can put flooding debris at the curb for collection

Salem Lakes residents can put their flooding debris — from old carpet to ruined furniture and anything else — at the curb to be picked up, said Patrick Casey, village administrator. They do not need to worry about having it out by a regular or special collection date, Casey added. Just get it out when you […]

Salem Lakes will pick up damaged property at curbside

When they can get it out, Salem Lakes residents are encouraged to put their flood damaged household good at the curbside for pick-up, village administrator Patrick Casey said Friday at a meeting in Silver Lake regarding flood matters. Such material will be picked up by the village for disposal, Casey said. “Be a little patient,” […]

Echo Lake dam being opened to ease pressure; could slow progress downstream, says sheriff

Note: Additional information added as of 8:06 p.m. — DH Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have begun releasing water from the Echo Lake in Burlington. While that may help ease pressure on the dam that could lead to a dam break, some are concerned the release also could increase river levels downstream and slow the Fox […]

Riverview School open for flood victims for bathrooms, showers

Riverview Grade School, 300 E Prosser Street, Silver Lake, is offering its facility for those effected by flooding in need of showers, use of bathrooms or just a place to get away, the village of Salem Lakes has announced The school will be open and staffed for extended hours, until 8 p.m., Friday and 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday and Sunday (July […]

Slow no wake issued for Salem Lakes lakes

Lakes in Salem Lakes are now under a slow no wake order, village President Diann Tesar announced at a special Village Board meeting Wednesday evening. The order means boat traffic on village lakes must be slow enough to not produce a wake. With the amount of rain the area has experienced over the last couple […]

Road closures expected in Shorewood Drive/Riverside Drive area

Ongoing road closures in the Shorewood Drive/Riverside Drive of Salem Lakes and Silver Lake are expected as the Fox River is projected to continue to rise, a Salem Lakes official said Wednesday evening. Mike Murdock, Highway Department supervisor, speaking at the end of a special Village Board meeting on Wednesday, said he expects the closures […]

Salem Lakes has flood clean-up kits available

Flood clean-up kits are available at the Salem Lakes Village Hall, 9814 Antioch Road. Call village hall at 843-2313 with questions or for more information.

Salem Lakes appoints treasurer and clerk

The Salem Lakes Village Board finished the process Monday of creating a separate clerk and treasurer with the appointment of individuals to fill those posts until April 30, 2018. At the time of the merger of Salem and Silver Lake into Salem Lakes in February, Cindi Dulaney was the Salem town clerk, Chris Lamb the […]

Salem Lakes Concert in the Park continues July 9

Salem Lakes Park Commission’s summer Concert in the Park series continues Sunday, July 9, with a free concert, from 4-6 p.m. Featured will be Mike Paulson & Groove Experience. Bring your lawn chairs, coolers and food to Schmalfeldt Park, 498 E. Wisconsin Ave., in Silver Lake.

Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 9:48 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 28500 block of 69th Place in Salem Lakes for a report of a grass fire. Per dispatch: Caller said flames appear to be behind a house. UPDATE 9:52 p.m. — SLF/R Station 2 dispatched to respond with grass rig.

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. […]

Bristol approves joint fire department efficiency study

The Bristol Village Board on Monday kicked off what is expected to to be a cooperative effort by five Kenosha County municipalities to study improved efficiency in delivering fire and rescue services. The Bristol Village Board unanimously approved a cooperative agreement for the procurement of a joint fire/rescue efficiency study to also include Paris, Salem Lakes […]

Salem Lakes still working on water patrol

Salem Lakes is still putting together a way to have water patrol on village lakes this summer, perhaps even before the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Village Board received on update on that effort at a special meeting Tuesday evening at Salem Town Hall. Village administrator Patrick Casey said village staff is still working to […]

Off and on again Salem Lakes meeting on Tuesday to discuss and maybe decide Public Safety Dept. and water patrol fates

Clearly the Salem Lakes Village Board is ready to again take up the issue of the Public Safety Department and water patrol. The question — over the last few days anyway — has been when. On Sunday, the village issued notice of a special Village Board meeting to be held Monday at 7 p.m. That […]

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