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Riverview School to honor veterans Nov. 10

Riverview School will be observing Veterans Day with a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m. in the gym. The whole school will be participating with songs from various grade levels, performances of band and choir students, recitations and a dressing of the POW MIA table. Riverview School is located at 300 E. Prosser […]

Units responding for burning in Silver Lake

At about 9:06 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of burning in the 200 block of West Elm Street in Silver Lake. There is an open burning ban in effect in all areas served by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, which includes Silver Lake. The ban is due to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Volunteer village wide clean-up in Silver Lake set for this weekend

Volunteers are being sought for a village wide post flooding clean-up in Silver Lake this weekend. Join others in helping with clean-up efforts by going house to house and offering services. Bring boots, gloves and a strong back. Volunteers will meet at the former Silver Lake Village Hall at 7 a.m. both Saturday, July 22 […]

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 […]

Riverview and Salem schools to open for bathroom, showers use for flooding victims

Two local schools are their doors for flood victims to use bathrooms and 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 school will be open and staffed for extended hours, […]

Units responding for car in flood waters in Silver Lake

At about 7:43 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle in flood waters in the 30300 block of Highway F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Vehicle in flood waters in roadside ditch. UPDATE 7:47 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports occupants are now out of vehicle. Asks rescue […]

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 […]

Local fire departments responding for aid to Burlington

Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire task force for Burlington. Equipment and personnel are mustering at Brighton School before heading to staging in Burlington. Requested to respond are: With engines: Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department, Pleasant Prairie Fire Department, Paris Fire […]

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 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.

July 6, 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 Thursday, July 6, 2017, by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake at Silver Lake County Park, 36 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — Old Settlers Park, 29 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 38 E.coli/100 […]

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 — […]

Silver Lake Rock & Roll boat parade set for July 4

Silver Lake is going to going to rock the Fourth Of July with a boat parade with a rock and roll theme. The annual boat parade will take place Tuesday, July 4 starting at 1 p.m., on the on the water of Silver Lake. Dress up your body, boat, jetski or kayak and join the fun. […]

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 […]

Units responding to fire in Silver Lake

At about 6:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in a mobile home park in the 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 6:53 p.m. — Per dispatch: Caller thought his […]

2017 Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 in Silver Lake marked Memorial Day with a parade and a ceremony at the post on Monday morning. The weather cooperated completely, with what might be described as perfect parade weather. The parade featured veterans, Scouting groups, school bands, sheriff’s department vehicles, entries from local businesses and organizations and lots […]

Parades and ceremonies set for Memorial Day 2017 in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes

Memorial Day parades and ceremonies will take place in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes on Monday, May 29: Silver Lake — Memorial Day observance will begin in Silver Lake with the annual Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 parade at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 29. The parade begins at Riverview School, heads east on Prosser Street […]

American Legion Post #293 invites participants in Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade

The members of Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 is seeking participants in the post’s Annual Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade on May 29. A Memorial Service will follow the parade in the front of the American Legion Hall, and refreshments will be served immediately following the service. All fire and rescue units will line up along School Street […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 2:54 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 600 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Occupants have evacuated.

Salem Lakes adopts new boat launch fees

The Salem Lakes Village Board enacted new boat launch fees at its regular meeting Monday night. The action was needed because Salem Lakes predecessor municipalities — Salem and Silver Lake — each had different fees. The new fees for all launches where a fee is collected will be: Daily fees – Resident $5, non-resident $7. […]

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 1:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of an alarm at a home in the 100 block of Eastwood Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm.

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 4:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway F and B in Silver Lake. UPDATE 4:47 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports some injuries, but none appear to be serious.

Units responding to park for medical call

At about 11:13 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: This call is for an intoxicated person.

Units responding for burning in Silver Lake

At about 8:27 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burnind in the 100 block of East North Water Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Large bonfire reported. UPDATE 8:31 p.m. — Deputy on scene and investigating. Reports a small backyard fire.

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

At about 8:33 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to the 700 block of Glenwood Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports a strong smell of gas in a basement. Occupants are evacuating the residence.

2017 Salem Lakes Easter egg hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

Salem Lakes first annual Easter egg hunt took place Saturday morning. It may have technically been Salem Lakes first egg hunt, but it was a familiar scene at Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake, sight of many a past Silver Lake egg hunt. The Easter Bunny came over to the park from Fire Station No. 4 […]

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