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Deputy responding for loose cows along Highway K

At about 1:16 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of loose cows in the 29900 block of Highway K along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Cows are along the north side of the road. UPDATE 1:25 p.m. — Deputy reports cows are back behind a fence. Share379Tweet379 Shares

Trent Kmiec drafted by Milwaukee Power

Trent Kmiec of Salem Lakes has been drafted by the Milwaukee Power hockey team. Kmiec most recently played forward for Kenosha Komets 18U. That team qualified for the 2019 18U AA Nationals. Here is video of Kmiec scoring a breakaway goal in the Wisconsin championship game that sent the Komets to Nationals: The Milwaukee Power […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 7:53 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 8500 block of Highway F (272nd Avenue) in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved at a curve in the road. One may have struck a pole. Injuries being reported. Share21Tweet21 Shares

Salem Lakes to consider regulating vaping under 18

The Salem Lakes Village Board is going to look into further regulating vaping by those under 18 years of age. Village President Diann Tesar put the subject on the agenda of Monday’s committee of the whole after hearing from constituents who said they were interested in seeing the age of legal vaping raised to 21 […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 3:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) and Bristol with a ladder truck to a structure fire in the 22300 block of West […]

Some Salem Lakes lakes under slow no wake

Several lakes within the boundaries of Salem Lakes are under slow no wake orders. As of Wednesday, lakes that are under slow no wake are: Center Lake, Cross Lake and Lake Shangri-la, according to village President Diann Tesar’s Facebook page Lakes that have had a slow no wake order lifted are Camp Lake, Hooker Lake […]

Local fire department responding for aid to Illinois

At about 6:20 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a box alarm for an incident in Beach Park, Illinois. Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an ambulance. There has been an ammonia spill near 29th Street and Green Bay Road in Beach Park, media reports say. ShareTweet0 Shares

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 […]

One person dead in Highway 50 crash

One person died and four others were injured in a crash on Highway 50 in Salem Lakes Friday evening. The identities of people involved have not been released. (Corrected — DH) From a news release distributed via email by the KCSD at 9:43 p.m.: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash in […]

Spring election 2019: Salem School District referendum results

Early results suggest that a request to allow additional operational funding in the Salem School District has been approved by voters. With three polls of three reporting what may be incomplete results at 9:35 p.m. votes are: Yes 958 (56%) and No 741 (44%). The board was seeking to exceed the levy limit by $1.5 million to help support […]

Units responding for mutual aid to Kenosha for fire at greyhound track

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 8:24 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Kenosha Fire Department for a fire at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park, 5500 block of 104th Avenue in Kenosha. Requested to respond for a change of quarters are Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 10:47 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 12700 block of 304th Avenue in Salem Lakes for an investigation. Per dispatch: This is for a sounding smoke alarm. UPDATE 11:01 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports to dispatch no sign […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Racine County

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 11:38 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Rochester Fire Department in Racine County. The incident is in the 300 block of East Spring Street in Rochester. Salem Lakes is requested to respond to the scene with an ambulance […]

Sponsored post: Salem Lakes Notices of Public Test

Note: This is a paid announcement from the village of Salem Lakes. — DH The following notices are from the village of Salem Lakes: ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem Lakes poised to extend fireworks sales from tents one more season

The Salem Lakes Village Board appears ready to extend the ability of two fireworks retailers — and perhaps a third — to sell their product from tents through this season. The board discussed the issue at a committee of the whole meeting Monday. The board passed a fireworks sales ordinance allowing sales from tents through […]

Salem Lakes chicken ordinance headed for revision

It appears the Salem Lakes backyard chicken keeping ordinance is headed for an overhaul. The Salem Lakes Village Board and over 20 interested community members discussed the need for revising the village’s current ordinance governing the keeping of chickens in a residential area. The village’s current ordinance allows the keeping of six hens on a […]

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 2 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a medical call at Salem School. Per dispatch: Patient is having chest pains. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Salem Lakes rejects appeal of sex ordinance decision and request for exemption

The Salem Lakes Village Board rejected an appeal of a decision under the village’s sex offender residency ordinance and an initial request for an exemption under the same ordinance at its regular monthly meeting Monday. The appeal was from Jeffrey Spencer, who was seeking to be allowed to live in Silver Lake about 900 feet […]

Units on scene of crash along Salem Lakes-Brighton border

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 1:37 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a crash at Highway K and 288th Avenue along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per radio transmissions: A second ambulance is being dispatched to respond to the scene. UPDATE 1:45 […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 6:48 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Salem Lakes awards $17 million in waste water treatment work; plans for rate increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday approved bids for $17.57 million in work on the village’s waste water treatment plant in Trevor and a system that will allow the village to close the treatment plant in Silver Lake. The work will come with a a rate increase implemented gradually over the next five years. […]

Salem Lakes Village Board sends fireworks and chicken keeping issues to committee

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday opted to send two ongoing issues to committee. In some municipalities that would a routine action, but Salem Lakes has not had standing committees, instead discussing and researching issues through a committee of the whole system that involves all members of the Village Board. Ordinances on chicken keeping […]

Deputy responding for loose sheep

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:31 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to the area of Highway 50 and Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports a loose sheep along Highway 50, east of Highway B. Share249Tweet249 Shares

Salem Lakes to reopen chicken keeping discussion

The Salem Lakes Village Board will reopen the discussion of who should be able to keep chickens in the village. The board decided to put the subject again on its committee of the whole meeting agenda for Feb. 18. The move comes after a family requested a variance to the current ordinance at a meeting […]

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 8:29 a.m., Salem Lakes Frei/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 600 block of Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Residents of an apartment building report a burning smell. No smoke or flames seen. UPDATE 8:37 a.m. — Fire unit arriving […]

Deputy responding for loose cows along Brighton-Salem Lakes border

At about 2:27 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of loose cows along Highway K about a quarter of a mile east of Highway B along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Cows are in and out of the roadway, a caller reports.   Share296Tweet296 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 7:21 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21800 block of Highway C in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Vehicle may have rolled over. UPDATE 7:27 a.m. — Deputies shutting down traffic approaching the crash scene. Share24Tweet24 […]

Units responding to fire in Salem Lakes

At about 9:16 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a fire in the 31000 block of 93rd Street in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a possible chimney fire. UPDATE 9:18 p.m. — Per dispatch: Fire reportedly extinguished. Fire units still going to the scene. UPDATE 9:41 p.m. — All units clear and […]

Trevor home damaged by early morning fire

A home in Trevor was damaged by an early Thursday morning fire. From a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release issued at about 10 a.m. Thursday morning: Today, January 31, 2019, at approximately 2:14 AM Deputies and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue responded to a home in the 28600 block of 109th Street for a structure fire.  […]

Units responding for alarm in Trevor

At about 9:15 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 26500 block of 103rd Place in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. Share6Tweet6 Shares

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