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DNR boat launch on Powers Lake to close Thursday for paving

The Department of Natural Resources boat launch on Powers Lake will close Thursday for paving, Randall town Supervisor Mark Halvey said. Halvey did not know how long the launch would be closed. The launch is located at 39333 Bloomfield Road (Highway P) in Powers Lake. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 6:04 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 9000 block of 400th Court in Powers Lake. UPDATE 6:07 p.m. — Per dispatch: Resident at scene reports alarm from two grills in yard getting into house. Share5 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 5

Swimming advisory lifted at Powers Lake

A swimming advisory for Powers Lake beach issued Tuesday has been lifted after retesting showed normal levels of E.coli 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. The re-test at Powers Lake showed 12 E.coli/100 mL, said […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 10:05 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 39000 block of 90th Lane in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm is coming from a smoke detector Share17 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 17

Slow, no wake lifted for Lake Benedict, Lake Tombeau and Powers Lake

The slow, no wake order has been lifted for Lake Benedict, Lake Tombeau and Powers Lake, Randall town Clerk Callie Rucker announced Monday. The lakes had been under a slow no wake order due to high levels from recent rain. Share11 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 11

Slow, no wake ordered for Powers Lake, Lake Benedict, Lake Tombeau

A slow, no wake restriction has been ordered by the Randall Town Board for Powers Lake, Lake Tombeau and Lake Benedict in Randall Lake levels will be monitored until such time this restriction can be removed. Flooding and rain forecast have make this a necessary action, said town Chairman Bob Stoll. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

June 6, 2018 lake test results: Silver Lake County Park beach at caution

Silver Lake County Park beach 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. Tuesday’s result at Silver Lake County Park beach was: 345 E.coli/100 mL. […]

Units responding for water emergency report on Powers Lake

At about 3:28 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units, other fire department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Powers Lake for a report of a possible water emergency. Per dispatch: Notification has been received from an in car system of an impact alarm mapping  a vehicle as in Powers Lake in the area of 405th […]

Units responding for fire in Powers Lake

At about 11:56 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a fire in the 8500 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Brush fire is about 30 feet from a building. UPDATE noon: — Deputy on scene […]

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 9:35 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 39000 block of 88th Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Crash occurred in a driveway. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

Units responding for fire in Powers Lake

At about 7:14 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 8600 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: This is being reported as an unattended camp fire. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 12:40 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an alarm at a house in the 39900 block of 93rd Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share1 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 1

Powers Lake under swimming advisory

Powers Lake has been placed under a swimming advisory after testing there showed elevated E.coli levels. A water sample taken Monday showed 345 E.coli/100 mL, said Randall Supervisor Mark Halvey. Signs announcing the advisory will be posted. Levels above 235 E.coli/100 mL prompt a swimming caution. A beach is closed to swimming when test results exceed 1,000 E.coli/100ml. […]

Slow no wake issued for Powers Lake & Lake Benedict

Slow no wake has been ordered for Powers Lake and Lake Benedict in Randall effective immediately, town Chairman Bob Stoll announced Thursday morning. The order is in effect until further notice. Under slow no wake conditions, boat traffic is allowed, but speed must be kept to a level of slow enough to not create a […]

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 — […]

June 21, 2017 Lake test results: Caution at Paddock-Hooker Lakes Assoc. 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 Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake returned a result of 961 E.coli/100 mL. The county Division of Health will re-sample at PHLA beach Wednesday. All other lakes tested this week are open. […]

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 […]

Randall to buy new patrol boat for Powers Lake

The Randall Town Board on Thursday approved the purchase of a new water patrol boat for use on Powers Lake. The boat is expected to cost $30,805. It will be purchased from Twin Lakes Marine. The new boat will replace a fiberglass hull bass boat with a 175 horsepower engine purchased new in 2010 for […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 3:43 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 9000 block of 400th Court in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm company called in a general fire alarm. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for water call on Powers Lake

At about 11 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and county dive team members are responding to the 40600 block of 91st Street in Powers Lake for a water all. Per dispatch: Caller reports a possible need for a rescue on the lake. UPDATE 11:03 a.m. — Dispatch reports that original caller located binoculars […]

Is this your paddle boat?

Did you lose a paddle boat on Powers Lake? If so you might find it beached by the Department of Natural Resources boat launch, said town Supervisor Mark Halvey. The boat has been there for a couple of weeks. Halvey speculates that it might have broken loose from a dock on Powers Lake and that […]

Deputy responding for road hazard in Powers Lake

At about 3:05 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a tree branch in the roadway in the 8500 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lake. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 7:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a the 39600 block of Bloomfield Road in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Response is for a down motorcyclist. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Hearing on Powers Lake pier request set for Tuesday in Twin Lakes

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will be conducting a public hearing on a request for a longer than typically allowed pier on Powers Lake. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at Twin Lakes Village Hall, 108 E Main St, Twin Lakes. “The DNR scheduled a public hearing on this activity or project […]

Event to benefit area cancer patients

The Friends Helping Friends Cancer benefit on Saturday, Oct. 4 will help several area families, including a Randall School fifth grader Hailey Hand , who has leukemia. This benefit will help Hand and three other area families that have a loved one battling cancer. All proceeds will go to the families. The benefit will take place […]

Lakeside Park beach closed due to water tests

Lakeside Park beach on Powers Lake has been closed for swimming due to a water test with high E. coli levels, Park Board President Gerry VanderZee announced at Thursday’s Randall  Town Board meeting. The beach will remain closed until the water tests for below 1,000 cfu/100mls of harmful bacteria. Town Chairman Bob Stoll said the testing is […]

Man found in Powers Lake dies

Thomas Salack, 62, of Powers Lake died today in Powers Lake, an apparent drowning victim, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department media release issued at 5:48 p.m. Here is the full statement from KCSD: On 06-25-13 at 1525 hours Deputies responded with Twin Lakes Rescue, Twin Lakes Police Dept. and Town of Randall Fire […]

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