Posts under ‘Paddock Lake’

Paddock Lake road projects expected to be completed next week

Motorists that travel along 248th Avenue and 244th Avenue in Paddock Lake are going to have to bump along for at least another week until repaving there is complete. The two pavement repair projects on 248th Avenue and 244th Avenue are behind schedule, village administrator Tim Popanda said Friday. The paving contractor (Payne and Dolan) has experienced […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue units are responding to a crash at 236th Avenue and Highway K (60th Street) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Share192Tweet192 Shares

Trick or treat hours changed to Saturday in Bristol; staying on Thursday in Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes, Randall, Twin Lakes

An unpleasant weather forecast has prompted one local municipality to change trick or treat hours this year, but most Western Kenosha County municipalities have decided to stick with sending the youngsters out on Halloween on Thursday as originally planned. Bristol on Wednesday afternoon changed trick or treating hours in Bristol to Saturday, Nov. 2, from […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 7:49 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm at a residence in the 7000 block of 238th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory alarm. UPDATE 7:56 p.m. — Command unit at the scene reports alarm is from cooking smoke. Still responding units […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake

At about 8:10 p.m., We Energies is reporting a power outage affecting part of Paddock Lake. Not affected is Central High School, where the homecoming football game is being played (I drove by to check). We Energies says 99 customers are affected. My observations suggest the outage is affecting the neighborhood west of 248th Avenue […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At 6:12 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highways 75/83 (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash scene is in intersection. UPDATE 6:15 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports two vehicles appear to be involved. Share6Tweet6 […]

Road work in Paddock Lake to begin Friday

A couple of stretches of roads in Paddock Lake are set to be under construction for about a week. From a press release from the village issued via email Wednesday: Paddock Lake, and Payne and Dolan Asphalt will begin the 2019 Road Improvement Project on Friday October 4,2019 and will be completing the resurfacing portion […]

State to host meeting on Highway 50 reconstruction

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is hosting a public involvement meeting to discuss the future roadway reconstruction of Highway 50 (75th Street) from 256th Avenue (Highway 83/75) to 236th Avenue, in Paddock Lake. The meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Central High School, Multi-Purpose Room, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. Members of […]

Paddock Lake under slow no wake

Paddock Lake is under a slow no wake order after heavy rains this week. Slow no wake means any watercraft used on a lake must travel slow enough to not cause a wake. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding to Central HS for alarm

At about 9:13 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 9:15 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports no fire or smoke observed. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

At about 5:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a business in the 24700 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a burning smell inside the building. Share12Tweet12 Shares

2019 Paddock Lake Bike Parade is July 4

The 2019 annual Paddock Lake Bike Parade will take place July 4. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate with a bike decorated for the holiday. Parade line-up will take place at 9:45 a.m. at McAlonan Park, 248th Avenue between 72nd and 73rd Streets. The parade route will proceed north on 248th Avenue to […]

Westosha Kiwanis not hosting fireworks this year in Paddock Lake

Club shifting spending from fireworks to more service for kids The Kiwanis International website says that organization is “dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time.” The Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club is part of that network and a shift in its spending priorities will be clear to many this July 3 when […]

Paddock Lake Village Board shows little interest in establishing ATV/UTV routes

A resident’s request that Paddock Lake consider establishing ATV/UTV routes within the village street system met with little support from the Village Board at a committee of the whole meeting Wednesday. Resident Ed Ingram asked the board to consider the change. He characterized it as similar to the village’s allowing of registered golf carts to […]

Paddock Lake man among those who died in industrial explosion in Waukegan

One of the people that died from an industrial plant explosion Friday night in Waukegan was a Paddock Lake man. Allen Stevens, 29, of Paddock Lake, died at an Illinois hospital a day after the explosion, WGTD is reporting. Here is the full WGTD story. Four people died as a result of the explosion at […]

2019 Paddock Lake Arbor Day celebration coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Paddock Lake government officials and residents — with a big assist from some Cub Scouts — celebrated trees and Arbor Day on Saturday. As part of the festivities, the village was recognized as a Tree City USA. This was the 20th year in a row the village has earned this designation. Here is video of […]

Paddock Lake holds 2019 Earth Day trash pick up

Paddock Lake hosted its first Earth Day trash pick-up event on Monday. In all, 20 people participated (some of them are pictured above). Their efforts collected 4 cubic yards of trash, said village administrator Tim Popanda. The clean-up event included public employees working with any resident wishing to participate to pick up trash within rights […]

Units responding to fire along Paddock Lake/Brighton border

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 5:58 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue from all stations and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a barn fire in the 23400 block of Highway K along the Paddock Lake-Brighton border. UPDATE about 6:02 p.m. — Report from the […]

Spring election 2019: Paddock Lake village trustee results

Complete unofficial results show two incumbents and one of the new comers elected as Paddock Lake village trustees. Results from the village show the following votes totals: Incumbent Kathy Christensen 281, incumbent Gary Kaddatz 269 and Scott Garland 267. They will assume the three open seats. Finishing out of the running was Paul Kaiser with 250 […]

Spring election 2019: Paddock Lake president results

Complete unofficial results show that incumbent Paddock Lake village President Terry Burns has been returned to office. Results from the village show Burns with 313 to 185 for challenger Linda Kritikos. Burns has been village president since 2012. ShareTweet0 Shares

Spring election 2019: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2019 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Here is a list of polling places. Here is a locator at the county wesbite that will tell you where you vote based […]

Spring Election 2019: Paddock Lake trustee Q&A

Voters in Paddock Lake will be able to vote in a contested election for village trustee in the April 2 election. Incumbents Kathy Christenson and Gary Kaddatz are being challenged by Scott Garland and Paul Kaiser. Another incumbent, Chris Kram, did not run for re-election. Three seats will be filled. The same questionnaire was submitted […]

Units responding for investigation in Paddock Lake

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 9:20 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to for an investigation in the 6000 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: Carbon monoxide detector is sounding at a residence. No one experiencing symptoms, but occupants have evacuated. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for sparks and smoke in Paddock Lake

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 12:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of sparks and smoke in a home in the 24700 block of 69th Place in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports seeing smoke and sparks coming form an electric stove while […]

Spring Election 2019: Paddock Lake village president Q&A

Voters in Paddock Lake will be able to cast a ballot in a contested village president race on April 2. Incumbent Terry Burns is being challenged by Linda Kritikos. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical information, followed by their question responses: Terry Burns — Age: 57. Education: BA […]

Reader photos: Bald eagle in Paddock Lake

Paddock Lake village administrator Tim Popanda shared these photos of a bald eagle that visited the area of Paddock Lake Village Hall. Popanda took the photos around 1:15 p.m., Thursday. Share1KTweet1K Shares

Paddock Lake water system improvements: Who pays and how much?

Mention of the impending Paddock Lake water system improvement project typically prompts two questions from village residents. Who is paying for it and how much? Those answers and more are addressed in a series of frequently answered questions recently posted by the village at its website, paddocklake.net. Who is paying are properties already on the […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 5:34 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 75/83 in Paddock Lake (Brass Ball Corners). Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:40 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene confirms […]

Units responding for crash along Paddock Lake-Brighton border

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 3:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 24100 block of Highway K along the Paddock Lake-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Three vehicles — two cars and a minivan — involved. Injuries being reported. Scene is […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 6:17 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in teh 7600 block of 244th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Fire is reported as being under a deck. UPDATE […]

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