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June 16, 2020 lake test results: All tested lakes safe for swimming

All beaches tested by the Kenosha County Division of Health tested safe for swimming this week. The State Department of Health recommends posting warnings at beaches when the test results indicate a E.coli level of 300/100mL or more and closing a beach when test results exceed E.coli 1000/100mL. Wheatland (Lilly Lake) has a policy of […]

June 10, 2020 lake test results: PHLA (diving board) Hooker Lake and Center Lakes at caution

Hooker Lake, Center Lake and Paddock Hooker Lakes Association (diving board) are under swim cautions after water tests Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there The test results that produced the cautions were: PHLA Diving Board: 236 E.coli/100 mL. Center Lake: 488 E.coli/100 mL. Hooker Boat Launch: 387 E.coli/100 mL. These locations will remain at caution until […]

May 29, 2020 lake test results: All tested lakes safe for swimming

All beaches tested by the Kenosha County Division of Health tested safe for swimming this week. Tuesday’s testing results by the Kenosha County Division of Health (unless noted otherwise) were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake County Park beach 28 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake DeWitt Park 11 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri La (220th Ct.) 29 E.coli/100 mL; […]

Slow no wake lifted for Paddock Lake

The slow no wake order for Paddock Lake has been lifted. The village announced the change in status on Thursday. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Slow no wake ordered for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

A slow no wake order is in effect immediately for Lake Benedict and Powers Lake, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Tuesday. The order will remain in place until further notice. Share35Tweet35 Shares

Lakes in Salem Lakes on slow no wake status

All lakes within the boundaries of Salem Lakes are on slow no wake status. The village government made the announcement via its website. Share74Tweet74 Shares

Slow no wake ordered for Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth

Twin Lakes has issued a slow no wake order for Lakes Elizabeth and Mary effective Monday. Boats are prohibited from any activities creating a wake until the lake level drops to below 794.5 at the spillway. At 8:30 p.m., the lake was at 794.51 feet above sea level. You can view the level in real […]

Slow no wake ordered for Paddock Lake

High water level from recent rain has prompted a slow no wake order for Paddock Lake, the village announced Monday. The slow no wake is in effect as of Monday. Slow no wake means boats on the lake must travel slow enough to not cause a wake. Share28Tweet28 Shares

Lake weed treatment approved for 2020 for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

The Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners approved lake weed treatment for the 2020 season at a meeting Monday. Spending not to exceed $15,941 was approved unanimously. The commissioners are the same individuals as the Village Board. Commissioner Thomas Connolly was absent from the meeting. Wisconsin Lake and Pond Resource will […]

Slow no wake lifted for Powers Lake, Lake Benedict

A slow, no wake order for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict has been lifted, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Friday. “Thank you for your patience and understanding,” Stoll said in an email distributed to government officials and news media. The slow no wake order had been ordered Oct. 10. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Salem Lakes Village Board: Open to petitions for lake districts

A single village wide lake district with taxing authority formed through resolution by the Village Board seemed to be out of favor among Salem Lakes Village Board members at a committee of the whole meeting Monday. Instead, board members said they would consider petitions to form a district organized by interested citizens showing a majority […]

Lilly Lake remains under slow no wake after latest review

At each of its meetings since May 13, the Wheatland Town Board has reviewed the latest measurement of the Lilly Lake level to see if a slow no wake order can be lifted. So far, it can’t, town officials have decided each time. In fact, the latest level equal to 758.8 feet above mean sea […]

Many Salem Lakes lakes remain on slow no wake status

Several lakes in Salem Lakes will remain on slow no wake status through the weekend, village President Diann Tesar announced Friday. Village lakes under slow no wake are: Center Lake, Camp Lake, Voltz Lake, Lake Shangri-la, Hooker Lake, Cross Lake. Levels in these lakes are decreasing, but were still over the high water mark, Tesar […]

Some Salem Lakes lakes under slow no wake

Several lakes within the boundaries of Salem Lakes are under slow no wake orders. As of Wednesday, lakes that are under slow no wake are: Center Lake, Cross Lake and Lake Shangri-la, according to village President Diann Tesar’s Facebook page Lakes that have had a slow no wake order lifted are Camp Lake, Hooker Lake […]

Paddock Lake stocked with walleye

Paddock Lake was stocked with a supply of young walleye last week. The restocking was funded by the Paddock Lake Fish Stocking Association, which conducted fundraising to which local residents and businesses contributed (Note: Corrected from earlier versions — DH) With cooler temperatures leading up to last Wednesday, some light surface ice had to be […]

Paddock Lake to improve access to all of Senior Citizen Park

Paddock Lake officials have come up with a way to maybe have more of Senior Citizen Park used more often. The solution will be to provide access to an isolated portion of the park through the placement of a culvert and a small walkway from 64th Place. Plans also call for establishing some seating on […]

Slow no wake ordered for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

The Randall Town Board has issued a slow no wake order for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict effective immediately, said town Chairman Bob Stoll in a Friday evening announcement. An obstruction at the outlet of Powers Lake was removed by the village of Bloomfield earlier this week restoring the normal outflow, Stoll said. Slow no […]

Slow no wake lifted for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

A slow no wake order has been lifted for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict in Randall, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll said in an email announcement. The slow no wake was originally imposed Saturday when water levels at the official gauge exceeded 1.5 feet. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Slow no wake order issued for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict

A slow no wake order has been issued for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict, Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Saturday. The order is in effect until further notice. At the gauge, water level was between 1.6 and 1.7 feet, Stoll said.  The benchmark is 1,5 feet. ShareTweet0 Shares

Village wide lake district for Salem Lakes blasted before it gets started

Exploration of a nascent proposal for a village wide lake district ran into criticism at its first discussion before the Salem Lakes Village Board Monday evening. Trustee Bill Hopkins initiated the discussion, saying it was in reaction to information he had heard that Trustee Dennis Faber was championing the district — which could levy a […]

Salem Lakes may consider creating permit parking for village residents only at Silver Lake boat launch

The Salem Lakes Village Board may consider creating eight car and boat trailer parking spots near the village’s Silver Lake boat launch. But in the meantime, the village found further justification for its parking ban in the area that it intended to enact after its last meeting. The Village Board voted Aug. 13 to remove […]

Woman and child drown in Twin Lakes

A 54-year-old woman and a 3-year-old boy died in Twin Lakes Sunday in unrelated apparent drownings at different beaches, one on Lake Mary and one on Lake Elizabeth. Release of the identities of both of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family, said Twin Lakes Police Chief Adam Grosz. The following statement was […]

July 25, 2018 lake test results: Lake Shangri-la #1, Lance Park beach closed and Paddock Hooker Lake Association, Hoag Park and DeWitt Park beaches under caution

Lake Shangri-la #1 on Lake Shangri-la and Lance Park on Lake Mary are closed to swimming and Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach and Hoag Park beach on Paddock Lake and DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake are on caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels in those locations. Cautions are issued for results […]

Twin Lakes to pursue new lake level monitoring system

Lakes Mary and Elizabeth are both figuratively and physically central to the village of Twin Lakes. On Monday, the Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners — who are the same individuals as the Village Board — voted to pursue a partnership with the United States Geographic Survey that should result in more accurate and […]

July 18, 2018 lake test results: Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach closed

The Paddock Hooker Lake Association beach is closed to swimming after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Tuesday’s results at the PHLA beach were 2,419 E.coli/100 mL. […]

July 12 lake test results: Caution lifted at Old Settlers County Park beach; monthly test results reported

A swim caution at Old Settlers County Park beach on Paddock Lake has been lifted after testing from Wednesday showed lower E.coli levels. Testing from Thursday showed 31 E.coli/100 mL at Old Settlers County Park beach. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test […]

July 11, 2018 lake test results: Old Settlers County Park beach under caution

Old Settlers County Park beach on Paddock Lake is under swimming caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Monday’s result at Old Settlers County Park beach […]

July 3, 2018 lake test results: North Shore Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake under caution

North Shore Lake Association beach is under swimming caution after testing on Monday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Monday’s result at North Shore Lake Association was: 613 E.coli/100 mL. […]

June 29, 2018 lake test results: Paddock Lake beaches closed or under caution; Rock Lake under caution

All Paddock Lake beaches are either closed or under caution for elevated E.coli levels after testing Thursday. On Paddock Lake, the Paddock Hooker Lake Association Beach is closed and North Shore Lake Association Beach, Hoag Park Beach and Old Settlers County Park Beach are all under swimming cautions. Rock Lake is also under a swimming […]

Twin Lakes to lift slow, no wake status Saturday

Slow, no wake status will continue on Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes until 9 a.m., Saturday. After that boats will be able to observe regular boating speeds. The village made that announcement Friday via the Facebook post below: Share7Tweet7 Shares

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