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Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 12:03 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 26600 block of 75th Street in Salem Lakes for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a grass fire. UPDATE 12:06 p.m. — This is being reported as a lawn mower that caught fire that then caught grass […]

Salem Lakes issues burn ban

Salem Lakes has issued a burn ban, interim fire Chief James Lejcar announced Monday morning. The ban takes effect immediately and will continue in effect until further notice. From the news release announcing the ban: It is imperative that a burn ban be put into effect to insure the Fire Safety for allresidence within the […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting June 14, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Among the agenda items are: Discussion and possible action on Resolution No. 2021.06-42, a resolution revoking the standards and rules of aface covering “mask” at all Village of Salem Lakes facilities, as a […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 1:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are esponding to a report of a crash in the 11100 block of Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This crash involves a motorcycle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill. for fire

At about 9:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 700 block of Highview Court. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 9:08 p.m. — Salem Lakes can disregard the call. ShareTweet0 Shares

Placement of sex offenders at Camp Lake Road house stayed; one case to face another hearing Tuesday

The placement of two sex offenders in a house on Camp Lake Road in Salem Lakes was stayed by two Kenosha County Circuit Court judges Friday morning. However, one of the placements will have another hearing Tuesday that could change that status. At issue was the community placement under supervised release of Brian Threlkeld and […]

Park proximity offers hope to reverse sex offenders placement on Camp Lake Road

More than 150 people attended a meeting Wednesday evening at the Salem Lakes Fire Station No. 1/Highway Department Building to hear about the pending placement of two sex offenders at a Camp Lake Road address. The meeting was organized by the Salem Lakes village government in answer to resident concerns. Proposed to be placed under […]

Public information meeting on placement of sex offenders in Salem Lakes scheduled for Wednesday

Salem Lakes village government is hosting a public information meeting Wednesday regarding the proposed placement of two registered sex offenders in Salem Lakes. The meeting will be held between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m., at the Salem Lakes Fire/Highway Building,11252 254th Court, Trevor. Officials expected to be present to address the situation include: […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to town of Burlington

At about 9:37 a.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a MABAS box alarm activated by the Town of Burlington Fire Department for a fire in the 8500 block of Horizon Drive in the town of Burlington. Requested to respond are: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with a tender. Randall Fire Department with a […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Capt. Jason Witte recognized as 2021 Wisconsin Firefighter of the Year

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Capt. Jason Witte was recognized by the Village Board Monday for his recent naming as 2021 Wisconsin Firefighter of the Year. The title is awarded by the Wisconsin State Firefighters Association. Witte was chosen from representatives of some 300 fire departments. Here is video of village President Diann Tesar reading the resolution […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief Slover recognized for service to department by Village Board

Longtime Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief Daivd “Mike” Slover was recognized by the Village Board Monday for his service to the department upon his impending retirement in June. Village President Diann Tesar read a resolution in Slover’s honor at the meeting. Here’s the video: Slover became chief of the then Town of Salem Fire Department in […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board meeting May 10, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular Village Board meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live at this link on YouTube for public viewing. If you have any questions, please call the Clerk’s Office at 262-843-2313. Among the agenda items are: Presentation and approval of a […]

Units responding to burning in Salem Lakes

At about 8:04 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a burning in about the 10100 block of Highway W (Fox River Road) in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reported unattended burning in a front yard. UPDATE 8:15 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports it is in the 10400 block. […]

2021 Salem Lakes Clean-up is May 15

The annual resident-organized Salem Lakes Clean-up will be back in its customary spring date for 2021. The 9th annual event will take place May 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at Fox River County Park, in the first parking lot. In the previous 8 years, volunteers have cleaned up […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 6:59 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for a box alarm activated by Somers Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 1400 block of 98th Avenue in Somers. Per dispatch: The following departments are requested to respond for a change of quarters: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an ambulance. […]

Silver Lake Management District info meeting and public hearing postponed due to high turnout

A public information meeting and public hearing to receive comment about the formation of a Silver Lake Management District was postponed Monday after too many people showed up to safely be accommodated in Salem Lakes Village Hall due to COVID-19 protocols. People started lining up outside for the meeting by 5:10 p.m. By shortly before […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes public hearing and regular Village Board meeting April 12, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing and a regular meeting on Monday starting at 6 p.m. at village hall The meeting can be viewed here at the time of the start of the hearing and afterwards. The public hearing will be regarding the proposed formation of a Silver Lake […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 4:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 30400 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcycle, which is in the ditch. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Highway 50 rehabilitation in Western Kenosha County to begin April 5

Have you noticed all of those traffic markers along the side of Highway 50 west of Paddock Lake? They are there because work on Highway 50 in Western Kenosha County is scheduled to begin next week and continue into fall. From a Wisconsin Department of Transportation news release distributed Thursday: To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 5:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 28800 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 5:35 p.m. — Incident command on scene requests second ambulance be dispatched to the scene. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Placement of fire safety signs to happen in Silver Lake this year

Silver Lake will be joining the rest of Salem Lakes with fire safety signs that display a property’s address when installation of the signs begins in Silver Lake this year. The Salem Lakes Village Board last week approved a quote from Lange Enterprises to produce and install the signs in Silver Lake. The rest of […]

Salem Lakes OKs bid for 2021 road program

The Salem Lakes Village Board has awarded a bid for the 2021 Street Rehabilitation Program. This year’s program will focus on: 102nd Street west of Highway B. 106th Street and 292nd Avenue east of Highway B. 118th Street east of 231st Court. Work in this area includes a storm sewer that is going to be […]

Units responding to crash in along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 4:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and 75 along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: A pickup and SUV involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:18 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports three vehicles appear to be involved. […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting Feb. 8, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday, starting at 7 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually through the Zoom platform with each member accessing the meeting remotely. The meeting will bestreamed live on YouTube for public viewing. You can access the steam by clicking here at the […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 4:08 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash on Highway AH east of Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: One car rolled on its side in the ditch. UPDATE 4:16 p.m. — Salem Lakes command cancels response by ambulance. No injuries. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes-Brighton line

At about 7:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 27900 block of Highway K along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. UPDATE 7:18 p.m. — Dispatch reports that this crash is actually at Highway 50 and Highway W-north in Wheatland. […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 8:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 26400 block of Highway F in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting Jan. 11, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually through the Zoom platform with each member accessing the meeting remotely. You can view the meeting live on the village’s YouTube channel. Click here to view the meeting. If you have […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill.

At about 9:14 p.m., two local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 25000 block of West Linden Lane in Antioch, Ill. Per dispatch: Salem Lake Fire/Rescue is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker). Bristol Fire and Rescue is requested to […]

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 11:45 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Fox River County park for a medical call. Per dispatch: This is for an injury at the sledding hill. Share16Tweet16 Shares

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