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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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share7 […]

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. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

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. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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 […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 1:04 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and SA in Salem. Per dispatch: Two commercial trucks involved. Injuries to two people being reported. UPDATE 1:06 p.m. — Salem Lakes F/R dispatched to respond with an additional ambulance. UPDATE 1:11 p.m. — Salem Lakes F/R […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kansasville

At about 7:46 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding to a box alarm activated by the Kansasville Fire Department for a search. Per dispatch: Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department are along those being requested to respond with ATVs or other resources. Share Tweet Share […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 1:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and JF in Salem. UPDATE 1:31 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reporting this appears to be a minor crash. Share20 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 20

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 11:14 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 9500 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. UPDATE 11:17 a.m. — Salem Fire/Rescue command reports to dispatch that no one is trapped in the vehicle and injuries appear to be minor. […]

Identity of man who died in crash with school bus released

The identity of a man who died after a van he was driving rear-ended a school bus in Trevor on Friday has been released. The driver of the van was Peter Thomas Marsalek, 21, of Antioch, said a statement from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released Monday. The bus had just picked up a student in […]

UPDATE: Driver who died in crash with bus from Antioch

The driver of a van that died after that vehicle rear-ended a school bus on Highway C in Trevor Friday morning was identified as a 21-year-old man from Antioch, Sheriff David Beth said at a press conference in Kenosha Friday afternoon. The name of the man was being withheld pending notification of family, Beth said. […]

UPDATE: Van driver dies in Friday morning crash

The driver of a van that struck the rear of a school bus this morning in Trevor died as a result of their injuries, a statement from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. Here is a statement released by the Sheriff’s Department at about 8:45 a.m.: At this time Deputies and the Salem Fire Department […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:08 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways C and Highway 83 in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a school bus with about 20 children on board. UPDATE about 7:13 a.m. — Crash scene is on Highway C west of Highway […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 11:52 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 9000 block of 259th Avenue in Salem. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Women and Children’s Horizons opens a Western Kenosha County office

The opening of a new Western Kenosha County office for Women and Children’s Horizons was celebrated with a ribbon cutting Wednesday. The new office is at 8607 Antioch Road, Unit 7 in Salem. The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce conducted the ribbon cutting, featuring Sheriff David Beth as the guest speaker. Women and Children’s Horizons was established in […]

Salem Lakes adopts new boat launch fees

The Salem Lakes Village Board enacted new boat launch fees at its regular meeting Monday night. The action was needed because Salem Lakes predecessor municipalities — Salem and Silver Lake — each had different fees. The new fees for all launches where a fee is collected will be: Daily fees – Resident $5, non-resident $7. […]

Salem Firefighter Association spaghetti dinner is April 30

Salem Firefighter Association will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dinner will be held at Village of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. The public is invited to eat spaghetti and tour the station. Cost will be $8 for adults, $5 for […]

Salem Lakes to host Egg Hunt on April 1 and Eggstravaganza April 8

Salem Lakes will be hosting two Easter related events incorporating elements of traditional events presented in the past by the town of Salem and village of Silver Lake. Salem Lakes first annual Easter egg hunt will be held April 1 at 11 a.m. at Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake. The egg hunt is for ages […]

Units responding for car fire in Salem

At about 11:40 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a car fire in the 28800 block of Highway 50 in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire appears to be coming from the vehicle’s brakes. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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