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Salem Lakes keeps 2021 Halloween trick or treat hours at 4 to 8 p.m.

Salem Lakes official trick or treat hours will remain at 4 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31 after a discussion of changing the hours failed to gain support among Village Board members. At last week’s meeting, the Village Board discussed changing the official time to 4 to 7 p.m. Village Clerk Shannon Hahn said the […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board committee of the whole and special board meeting Sept. 20, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole and special board meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. The board meeting can be streamed live and watched afterwards here. The only agenda item for the committee of the whole (discussion only) meeting is: Business License process and procedures. The special […]

Fire/rescue, police on scene of crash along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 11:15 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to a crash at Highways 75 and K along the Paddock Lake/Brighton border. At about 11:30 a.m., traffic was being routed around the scene. Westbound traffic on Highway K is being diverted north on 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 12:23 p.m. — […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

At about 8:10 p.m., Western Kenosha fire departments are responding for mutual aid to Kenosha Fire Department, which is fighting multiple structure fires. Bristol Fire and Rescue is requested to respond to KFD Station 4 with a squad and chief for a change of quarters. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is requested to respond to KFD Station […]

James Lejcar announced as new Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue chief

James Lejcar was announced as the new chief for Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. Lejcar succeeds David Slover, who retired earlier this year after 19 years as chief of the Town of Salem Fire Department and its successors. Lejcar has 33 years experience in emergency services as a firefighter and paramedic […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting Aug. 9, 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: Announcement of the new Salem Lakes Fire Chief. Discussion and possible action on Resolution No. 2021.08-45, a resolution approving the inclusion of village territory within the boundaries of […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board committee of the whole and special board meeting Aug. 2, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting and special board meeting Monday at Village Hall in Salem. The committee of the whole meeting will be first starting at 6 p.m., with the special board meeting to follow. Committee of the whole meetings are for discussion only. This […]

Boy raises money for firefighters; gets VIP treatment at Salem Lakes Fire Station #1

Like a lot of kids, Wesley Rivera, 3, wanted to have a lemonade stand at his Salem Lakes home. Perhaps less common, was what Wesley did with the proceeds. He decided to donate it to the firefighter/paramedics of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue. On Monday, Wesley, accompanied by his father Zak Rivera, delivered the funds to the […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting July 12, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. The meeting will be live streamed and can also be accessed for later viewing here. Among the agenda items are: Presentation of the 2020 village audit. A closed session for purposes of […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 1:54 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 21700 block of Highway C in Salem Lakes for a crash. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Salem Lakes approves purchase of two ambulances

The Salem Lakes Village Board has approved the purchase of two new ambulances for Salem Fire/Rescue. But time in building out the medical units along with current truck manufacturing delays, could mean it will be a year or maybe longer before the equipment is rolling down local streets. The two ambulances are being purchased from […]

Salem Lakes studying feasibility of recreation center

The Salem Lakes Village Board has hired a consultant to conduct a feasibility study of creating a recreation center. The board, at a June 14 meeting, unanimously approved (Trustee Ted Kmiec was absent) hiring Ballard King & Associates/Kahler Slater to conduct the study for a cost of $47,500. “The study is to tell us if […]

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. Share67Tweet67 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. Share110Tweet110 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. Share194Tweet194 Shares

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