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2019 Salem Lakes Eggstravaganza coverage (PHOTOS)

Salem Lakes hosted its Easter themed Eggstravaganza Saturday. The festivities started with an egg hunt at Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake. The Easter Bunny was there, having been given a lift on a Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue engine. Egg hunters were divided into three groups by age. Those who found special eggs were entitled to special […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 9:40 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a vehicle fire in the 8400 block of 245th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a garbage collection truck. UPDATE 9:42 a.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy on scene says […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 25100 block of 87th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports smell of smoke. UPDATE 2:51 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire visible from exterior. […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 6:26 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash near Highway 83 (Antioch Road) and Highway SA in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash reported as involving a single vehicle. Vehicle is off the road on north side of Highway SA, […]

Units responding for investigation on Salem

At about 9:01 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of sparking and smoke in trees in the 22000 block of 83rd Street in Salem. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Troop 328 Boy Scouts to host 2019 Super Bowl Sunday Breakfast and Silent Auction Feb. 3

Salem Boy Scouts of America Troop 328 will host a Super Bowl Sunday Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Sunday, Feb. 3, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem School. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage and biscuits and gravy will be served. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $7, seniors and children 4-12 […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 1:54 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 9400 block of 246th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Passerby reports a portable toilet unit on fire in Salem Community Park. UPDATE 2:17 p.m. — Fire command reports fire is extinguished; units are returning to quarters. Share13TweetPin+1Share13 […]

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 9:05 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is having difficulty breathing. Share25TweetPin+1Share25 Shares

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 12:28 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has passed out. Share14TweetPin+1Share14 Shares

Salem Lakes issues raze order for apartment building

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday ordered the razing of a 20-unit apartment building at 8705 Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. The apartment building was ordered vacated earlier this year after a gas leak emergency there uncovered safety issues. At that time, village building inspector Jack Rowland recommended the building be razed, citing […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem

At about 10 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 26200 block of 91st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smell of natural gas in a home. Share3TweetPin+1Share3 Shares

Explosion at car wash in Salem

About 11:30 p.m., Thursday all the Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue stations and Bristol Fire and Rescue were dispatched for an explosion at a car wash in the 8300 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief Mike Slover said it appears someone blew up a large firework in one of the car wash bays. […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 9:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 22700 block of Highway K in Salem for a report of burning. Share3TweetPin+1Share3 Shares

Units responding for gas line break in Salem

At about 2:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a possible gas line leak in the 8600 block of 246th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports an odor of natural gas, perhaps coming from the basement. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Power outage in Salem

We Energies is reporting a power outage centered in Salem. The outage is affecting 1,620 customers, at 6:33 p.m. We is attributing the outage to a tree. A crew to repair the situation has been assigned. UPDATE about 8:30 p.m. — We Energies showing this as resolved. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Deputy responding for wire in Salem

At about 3:12 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a low wire in the 27100 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Wire reported by power company. Wire is actually a cable TV line, but power company crew standing by until cable crew arrives. Deputy requested for traffic control. Share7TweetPin+1Share7 […]

Salem units responding to accident

At about 6:49 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a rollover accident at HWY AH and HWY 83.   East bound AH is being blocked. UPDATE 6:58 p.m. – Two vehicles involved, one vehicle on its roof. Share12TweetPin+1Share12 Shares

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 22700 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Single motorcycle with a driver and passenger involved. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 3:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 8000 block of 235th Avenue in Salem for a report of burning. Share2TweetPin+1Share2 Shares

Salem UMC annual Smorgasbord and Silent Auction is March 4

Salem United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Smorgasbord and Silent Auction on Sunday, March 4 from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door ($9 in advance) for adults, $9 ($8 in advance) for seniors and children.  Kids under 3 eat free. Meal includes chicken, beef and the famous meatballs, as well […]

Deputy responding for stranded bus in Salem

At about 3:23 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a school bus that has broken down in the 23600 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Bus has no passengers aboard. It is partially in the roadway. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 2:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fie/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an alarm at Salem Lakes Village Hall. UPDATE 2:24 p.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm accidentally set off during maintenance. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 8:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 8500 block of 235th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 8:38 p.m. — Fire unit on scene and investigating. Share6TweetPin+1Share6 Shares

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 8:59 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 8700 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is being described as a balcony fire at an apartment building. Salem Lakes is requesting an ARA response. All Salem Lakes stations […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 7:42 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 25800 block of 91st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 7:45 p.m. — Rescue units called off from responding for now. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 4:07 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25600 block of 89th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over and is in the roadside ditch. Driver is out of the vehicle and conscious and breathing. Share7TweetPin+1Share7 Shares

Units responding to burning in Salem

At about 12:04 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 8000 Antioch Road, Salem. Per dispatch: Units will be responding non emergency and informing individual of current ban on open burning throughout Salem Lakes. Share5TweetPin+1Share5 Shares

Salem Lakes OKs stop signs at JF and Rock Lake Road and 90th Street at 268th Avenue

There soon will be a few more places to come to a complete stop in Salem Lakes after action taken this week by the Village Board. The board approved a resolution asking the county to place a three-way stop at the intersection of 259th Avenue (Rock Lake Road) and 119th Street in Rock Lake. The board […]

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, […]

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 […]

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