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Units responding to fire in Silver Lake

At about 1:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 400 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting what appears to be a grass fire. Deputy reports to dispatch that welding was taking place […]

Reader’s photos: Sunrise over Silver Lake

Juddie Brandes shares this photo of this spectacular sunrise over Silver Lake. Juddie took the photo Thursday morning. Thanks for sharing it, Juddie. Share325Tweet325 Shares

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 8:18 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways F and B in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UDATE 8:20 a.m. — One vehicle has front end damage the other side damage, deputy on the scene reports. Two tow trucks […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At 2:11 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 700 block of North Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake for a crash. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a single motorcyclist involved. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Silver Lake

At about 10:39 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 200 block of West Lake Street for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is an activated smoke alarm reported by a neighbor. Share10Tweet10 Shares

2019 Silver Lake Boat Parade set for July 4

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO JULY 7 FOR 2019. MORE INFO HERE. The 2019 Fourth of July Silver Lake Boat Parade will take place July 4 starting at 1 p.m. on the water of Silver Lake. Participants can dress up their body and boat, personal water craft or kayak and join the fun. […]

Community Baptist Church hosting free summer lunch program in Silver Lake

Community Baptist Church located at 203 N. Fourth Street in Silver Lake, will be hosting a Free Summer Lunch Program Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m. through Aug. 30.  Participants will meet outdoors in the lot next to the alley, which runs next to the back of the church.  In case of inclement […]

Many Salem Lakes lakes remain on slow no wake status

Several lakes in Salem Lakes will remain on slow no wake status through the weekend, village President Diann Tesar announced Friday. Village lakes under slow no wake are: Center Lake, Camp Lake, Voltz Lake, Lake Shangri-la, Hooker Lake, Cross Lake. Levels in these lakes are decreasing, but were still over the high water mark, Tesar […]

2019 Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The sacrifice of members of the United States military who gave their lives while serving the country was remembered in Silver Lake Monday with the annual parade and ceremony. Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 hosts the activities. The parade stepped off at 9 a.m. Here is video of the marching bands in the parade from […]

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 […]

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

At about 5:53 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in the 900 block of South Fourth Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports a smell of a natural gas in a home. Share16Tweet16 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 […]

Smell of gas

5:37 pm Salem Lakes units are responding to the 300 block of North Water Street for the smell of gas. ShareTweet0 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 responding for crash in Silver Lake

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 1:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 800 block of South Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake for a crash. Per dispatch: This is a two-vehicle crash. One person wants to be checked out for injuries. UPDATE 1:28 p.m. — Address […]

Area still experiencing powers outages

It has been a busy Wednesday for utility company crews in Western Kenosha County with power outages being repaired and popping up again throughout the area in the wake of Tuesday night’s ice/freezing rain snow. As of 2:45 p.m., we are getting reports of power being out in the Silver Lake area, including at Riverview […]

Silver Lake Rescue Squad leaves legacy of emergency medical care

After 59 years of service to Silver Lake and nearby areas, Silver Lake Rescue Squad is no longer answering calls, but has left a legacy of service and training in emergency medical service. Changing financial factors lead the department to cease operations as of Dec. 31, 2018. “It’s hard to think of it coming to […]

2019 brings changes to emergency medical services in Silver Lake, Randall and Wheatland

The turn of the new year has brought changes to how residents of Silver Lake and some residents of Randall and Wheatland receive emergency medical services. Silver Lake Rescue Squad discontinued operations as of Dec. 31. The municipal governments of Randall and Wheatland contracted with Twin Lakes Rescue to cover the portions of their towns […]

Units responding to burning in Silver Lake

At about 8:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 100 block of Katy Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE about 8:35 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports burning is taking place inside a 55-gallon barrel and appears to be a cardboard box. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Kathy Schick Personal Training leads yoga at Westosha Sports Complex to benefit The Sharing Center

A local personal trainer led yoga classes this week as a way to help those less fortunate in the community. Kathy Schick of Kathy Schick Personal Training was looking for a way to do community service, as her yoga training has encouraged. “One of the great things about yoga is they encourage you to do community […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 1:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 500 block of S. Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 1:56 p.m. — Deputy on scene requests a tow truck. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for down tree in Silver Lake

At about 11 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a down tree in the 500 block of West Maple Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: A tree reportedly has fallen and maybe hit a utility pole. ShareTweet0 Shares

Village wide lake district for Salem Lakes blasted before it gets started

Exploration of a nascent proposal for a village wide lake district ran into criticism at its first discussion before the Salem Lakes Village Board Monday evening. Trustee Bill Hopkins initiated the discussion, saying it was in reaction to information he had heard that Trustee Dennis Faber was championing the district — which could levy a […]

Salem Lakes may consider creating permit parking for village residents only at Silver Lake boat launch

The Salem Lakes Village Board may consider creating eight car and boat trailer parking spots near the village’s Silver Lake boat launch. But in the meantime, the village found further justification for its parking ban in the area that it intended to enact after its last meeting. The Village Board voted Aug. 13 to remove […]

Community Baptist Church to host free clothing giveaway

Community Baptist Church in Silver Lake will host a Community Clothes Closet offering free clothing for those in need. Dates and times are: Thursday, Aug. 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. This event is open to the public. You […]

Silver Lake Christmas in July boat parade set for July 4

Silver Lake will again have its annual boat parade, to take place Wednesday, July 4 starting at 1 p.m., on the water of Silver Lake, this year with a Christmas in July theme. Dress up your body, boat, jetski or kayak and join the fun. Boats meet on the lake in front of the Silver Lake Marina. […]

Lakes in Salem Lakes — except Silver Lake — continue on slow, no wake

After a series of readings conducted Friday, all but one lake in Salem Lakes remain under slow, no wake status. The one exception is Silver Lake, which will continue with regular boating operations. From an announcement posted Friday on the village website: All Lakes with the exception of Silver Lake will remain SLOW NO WAKE […]

Salem Lakes Summer Beats is June 23

Salem Lakes Summer Beats is June 23 from 3 p.m. to midnight at Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake. The family fun event features live music, kids activities, food, beer and fireworks at dusk. Schmalfeldt Park is located at 383 Railroad St., Silver Lake. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Caution removed for Silver Lake County Park Beach after re-test

A swimming caution has been lifted for Silver Lake County Park Beach in Salem Lakes after testing from Wednesday showed lower E.coli levels. Testing from Wednesday showed 4 E.coli/100 mL at Silver Lake County Park Beach. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result […]

June 6, 2018 lake test results: Silver Lake County Park beach at caution

Silver Lake County Park beach is under swimming caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Tuesday’s result at Silver Lake County Park beach was: 345 E.coli/100 mL. […]

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