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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 […]

Paddock Lake warns residents to be on outlook for water leaks, flooding with changing weather

Paddock Lake officials are warning village residents to be on the outlook for water pipe leaks, roof damage and possible flooding with ongoing weather conditions. The area has almost 20 inches of snow on the ground — at least at the start of Friday. The rapid warming and rain expected over the weekend can cause […]

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 6:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Reader’s photos: Deer pays a visit to Paddock Lake real estate office

Bear Realty  recently had an unusual visitor at its office in Paddock Lake — a deer. In the above photo, taken by Bear agent Glenda Dupons last Thursday afternoon, the deer appears to be trying to see if anyone is in. Fortunately the deer stayed outside, unlike what happened once at the Kenosha dentist office […]

Spring Election 2019: Paddock Lake to have contests for trustee and president

Paddock Lake voters will be able to vote in a contested election for village president and village trustee in the spring election. Filing of candidacy papers closed Jan. 2. Two candidates filed to run for president, incumbent Terry Burns and challenger Linda Kritikos. Four candidates filed for village trustee. Three will be elected. Voters will be […]

2018 Paddock Lake Outdoor Holiday Decoration Contest winners announced (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Here are the winners of the 2018 Village of Paddock Lake Outdoor Holiday Decoration Contest: First place — The Sorensen’s on 78th Street. Second place — The Falotico’s on 248th Avenue. Third Place — The Orozco’s on 235th Avenue. First place won $50 and second and third won $25 (Note: westofthei.com sponsored the prizes — DH). […]

Paddock Lake Holiday Decorating Contest judging is today

Just a reminder: Judging for the village of Paddock Lake 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest will take place Monday evening. If you want to be in the running for the cash prizes, make sure your holiday displays is on and in its full glory from 6 to 9 p.m., today. That’s when the Kenosha County Sheriff’s […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 2:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This crash is a car versus building. Two injuries reported. UPDATE 2:59 p.m. — Additional Salem Lakes ambulance dispatched to the scene. […]

Paddock Lake to have 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest

Paddock Lake residents, get decorating! The village of Paddock Lake is having a 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest. Judging of holiday displays throughout the village will take place Dec. 17 by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Make sure you have your lights and decorations on that day from 6 to 9 p.m. to be considered. Winners […]

2018 Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade and Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Lighted holiday themed vehicles paraded through the streets of Paddock Lake Saturday evening as part of the annual Paddock Lake Lighted Holiday Parade. The parade featuring units from Salem Fire/Rescue, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, local business and other groups wound its way from McAlonan Park on the west side of the lake around to […]

Paddock Lake to have 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest

Paddock Lake residents, get decorating! The village of Paddock Lake is having a 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest. Judging of holiday displays throughout the village will take place Dec. 17 by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Make sure you have your lights and decorations on that day from 6 to 9 p.m. to be considered. Winners […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:13 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 6600 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is reportedly a fire in a kitchen of a house. UPDATE 9:15 a.m. — Deputies on scene and […]

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