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Community Baptist Church of Silver Lake hosting Fall Fest Saturday

The Community Baptist Church of Silver Lake will host their third annual Community Fall Fest Saturday Oct 25. Community Fall Fest begins at 5 p.m. at Community Baptist Church in Silver Lake. Activities include hay rides, a bon fire, brats and hot dogs, and ‘do-it-yourself’ s’mores. Children will enjoy carnival-style games, a craft cabin, a giant […]

Silver Lake FD equipment truck to get new tires

The last piece of major Silver Lake Fire Department in need of new tires will now get them. The Village Board Wednesday voted to replace the tires for the fire department equipment truck by accepting a bid for the work for $2,804.08. The impetuous for the replacement — which had been deferred as too expensive to […]

Silver Lake storm sewer loan approved by Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

The Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands has approved a $535,000 loan to Silver Lake to finance a storm sewer repair project, the board announced today The loan will have a term of 20 years and 4.25 percent interest, village officials said at the September meeting at which a resolution to apply for the loan was approved. Village President […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At 6:24 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Sqaud units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm in a multi-dwelling building int he 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver lake. UPDATE 6:26 a.m. — Per dispatch: Resident of unit reports that they were cooking bacon when the smoke […]

Community Baptist Church of Silver Lake hosting Fall Fest Oct. 25

The Community Baptist Church of Silver Lake will host their third annual Community Fall Fest Saturday Oct 25. Community Fall Fest begins at 5 p.m. at Community Baptist Church in Silver Lake. Activities include hay rides, a bon fire, brats and hot dogs, and ‘do-it-yourself’ s’mores. Children will enjoy carnival-style games, a craft cabin, a giant […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 12:57 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Police officers are responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE about 12:59 p.m. — Personnel at the scene reports to dispatch that the alarm was likely triggered by soldering by a […]

Sheriff’s Dept to handle election related complaints in Silver Lake

In the wake of vandalism to some campaign signs this week, the Silver Lake Police Department has announced that complaints related to the upcoming Nov. 4 election will be investigated by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau issued the following statement today: I would like to inform the citizens of Silver […]

Silver Lake to enforce temporary campaign sign regulations

Silver Lake will be enforcing a set of temporary campaign sign standards leading up to the Nov. 4 election, Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau announced in a media release today. Trudeau said uncertainty about how to enforce the village’s sign ordinance prompted a meeting between village President Sue Gerber, building inspector Royce Kennedy and […]

Silver Lake Village Board approves loan resolution for storm sewer repairs

The Silver Lake Village Board approved a resolution to authorize applying for a loan from the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners to fund storm water repairs in the village. The loan amount is $530,000. It will have a term of 20 years and 4.25 percent interest. Village President Sue Gerber said the village initially sought a loan from […]

Search for man on Silver Lake continues Friday

Personnel from area fire departments are traveling to Silver Lake again this morning for a third day of searching for a McHenry, Illinois fisherman who went missing Tuesday evening. John D. Spoor, 66, was reported missing by family on Tuesday. His unoccupied boat was found on Silver Lake, along with his vehicle in the village. Fire […]

Search for man missing on Silver Lake continues Thursday

The search for John Spoor, 66, of McHenry, Ill. will continue Thursday on Silver Lake. Here is the latest statement from Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Bill Beth: The search for Mr. Spoor will continue today on the waters of Silver Lake. Incident Command is Silver Lake Fire Chief Allison Draeger. At this point […]

Silver Lake Village Board appoints police chief and assistant chief

The Silver Lake Village Board has replaced its former full-time police chief with two individuals who will split that role on a part-time basis. The board unanimously approved (with Trustees Mike Decker and Chris Willkomm absent) appointing current Silver Lake PD officers Duane Kreier as chief and Andrew Trudeau as assistant chief at Wednesday’s Village […]

Air One helicopter joins search for missing fisherman

The Air One law enforcement helicopter joined the search for John Spoor, who went missing Tuesday on Silver Lake. The helicopter crew was not able to find anything significant, said a statement issued by Sgt. Bill Beth, spokesman for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. From Beth’s statement: … The search for Mr. Spoor continues in the […]

Man missing on Silver Lake identified; search continues

The man who was on Silver Lake Tuesday but became separated from his boat and is now missing has been publicly identified as John D. Spoor, 66, of McHenry, Illinois. It appears Spoor was fishing with his boat, said Sheriff David Beth. Spoor’s boat and his car were later found, but he is still missing […]

UPDATE: Search for man on Silver Lake will resume Wednesday

Silver Lake Fire, Silver Lake Police, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Kenosha County Dive Team and DNR responded to a report that a 66 year old man from McHenry, IL was missing in Silver Lake. His boat was located, but after searching about three hours, the search was called for the night. They will resume searching […]

Units responding to Silver Lake boat launch

At about 10:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a the Silver Lake boat launch, Manor and Cogswell, in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Salem is being asked to respond with a boat and a thermal imaging camera to search for a lost boat. UPDATE about 10:23 p.m. […]

Silver Lake Board formally accepts police chief resignation

The Silver Lake Village Board formally accepted Silver Lake Police Chief Dan Kingsley’s resignation at Wednesday night’s Village Board meeting. The vote to accept Kingsley’s resignation was 5-1, with Trustee Chris Willkomm voting against and Trustee Carolyn Dodge absent. Kingsley tendered his resignation by letter on Tuesday. It is effective Sept. 12. He has been […]

Silver Lake Village Board approves new firefighter turnout gear

The Silver Lake Village Board approved the purchase of three sets of turnout gear for new Silver Lake Fire Department firefighters. But that was not until after village President Sue Gerber struck three fire department related items — including the turnout gear purchase — from the agenda as violating a policy passed in 1995. Trustee Pat Dunn […]

Text of Silver Lake PD Chief Daniel Kingsley’s resignation letter

I received a copy of the Silver Lake Police Chief Daniel Kingsley’s letter of resignation this morning from village Clerk Terry Faber. Village President Sue Gerber said she would direct Faber to release the letter to us. Here is the full text of the letter: Dear Village of Silver Lake Board: It is with great […]

Silver Lake Village Board to consider police chief’s resignation

The agenda for Wednesday’s Silver Lake Village Board meeting includes an agenda item regarding the resignation of the Silver Lake Police chief. The item, under president’s agenda, says: “To Accept Chief Dan Kingsley’s Letter of Resignation.” No further information is included in the agenda. We have requested a copy of the letter from village Clerk […]

Units responding for possible water call on Silver Lake

At about 3:47 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, county dive team members and Silver Lake Police officers and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible water call on Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Initial call indicated response to the 27900 bock of Highway F, on the Salem side of the lake. UPDATE 3:49 […]

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At 3:52 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a Silver Lake Police officer are responding to a report of a crash at Highway B and F in Silver Lake. UPDATE 3:54 p.m. — Fire Department unit on the scene reports two vehicles involved and patients with minor injuries. UPDATE 3:57 p.m. […]

Units responding to medical call at Wilmot UHS

At about 5:34 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Wilmot Union High School. Per dispatch: Patient injured their knee while playing soccer.

Silver Lake FD asks for chief to be recognized by Village Board

Silver Lake Fire Department Assistant Chief Roger Pattie asked the Silver Lake Village Board to formally recognize Allison Draeger as SLFD chief. Pattie made his request as part of extended remarks during citizens’ comments at Wednesday night’s Village Board meeting. But a village official said the board won’t act on recognizing any chief until a legal […]

Twin Lakes to wait and see on Silver Lake library building payment

Silver Lake is asking the other Community Library municipalities to consider — or at least discuss — helping Silver Lake pay off a loan it made to purchase a building for a library branch in that village. Those Community Library municipalities are Salem, Twin Lakes, Paddock Lake, Randall along with Silver Lake. On Monday, Twin […]

Silver Lake Fire Department Update

The Silver Lake Village Board On Wednesday conducted business with little change and little comment. The board accepted fire Chief David Kordecki’s resignation with no comment. A chief was not appointed to replace him. Allie Draeger is still serving as chief, as elected by the fire department, but she has not been formally accepted by […]

Silver Lake FD answers “slanderous” flyer

A flyer that criticizes the Silver Lake Fire Department and was circulated around town is being answered by the department’s leadership. Allison Draeger, who was elected department chief by membership but has yet to be formally appointed to the post by the Silver Lake Village Board, supplied westofthei.com with the department’s reply to the criticisms in the poster, which is a […]

Scully’s Silver Lake Grill to host fundraiser for Stop Diabetes Walk team

Note: Scully’s Silver Lake Grill is  a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH On Saturday, Aug. 2 Scully’s Silver Lake Grill Family is donating 10 percent of all food purchases that day to support the fundraising efforts of team “Carb” Busters, which will be participating in the Step Out: 5K Walk to Stop Diabetes on Oct. 18 to benefit the American […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 5:20 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a carbon monoxide alarm int eh 400 block of North Riverside Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports that the alarm has been sounding for a while and they are experiencing a headache.

Annual Veteran’s Outing

Silver Lake American Legion welcomed veterans from Wisconsin Veteran’s Home at Union Grove and the Clement J. Zemblocki Medical Center in Milwaukee. It’s the 39th year they have hosted the veterans. One of the highlights this year is providing the veterans with Thanksgiving dinner.

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