Paddock Lake-Salem

Play bingo Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church

Play bingo on Thursday, May 9, at Christ Lutheran Church , 24929 75th Street (HWY 50), Paddock Lake WI Doors open at 5 pm, Game starts at 6 pm. Packages available for $10 & $20 Everyone is Welcome,On-site concessions (please, no outside food or beverages).


HCE to host ‘Clean Out Your Closet’ and shop event Tuesday

Get ready to donate and then shop on Tuesday, April 30, Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street in Bristol. Clean out your closet and bring in your gently used donations, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Shopping will be held form 7 to 8 p.m. The proceeds will be used to purchase […]


Silver Lake board fills vacancy

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent The Silver Lake village board filled the vacancy left when trustee Sue Gerber was elected village president with Soti Wilber. Wilber had just completed her first two years as village trustee and had come in last as trustee, behind Nancy Barranco and Roger Johnson. Johnson was village […]


County Executive Kreuser declares local State of Emergency for parts of Kenosha County

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today (April 18) declared a local state of emergency for parts of Kenosha County as a result of flooding.   “Due to the recent heavy rains that have caused sporadic flooding throughout Kenosha County, a Local State of Emergency is in effect,” Kreuser said.   […]


Sand bags available at Wilmot Gravel Pit

  Town of Salem residents who are experiencing flooding can pick up sandbags sandbags provided by Kenosha County Emergency Management.  The sandbags are located on pallets at the entrance to the Wilmot Gravel Pit on CTH “C” for residents to pickup.


Camp, Center, and Hooker lakes are restricted to SLOW NO WAKE

Slow No wake posted for Camp, Center and Hooker lakes. With the continued rain, there is the potential for Slow No Wake restrictions on additional lakes in the Town of Salem. Monitor the Salem website as conditions are expected to change daily.


Baby Shower for Wildlife

Baby Shower for Wildlife for Peesh Wildlife Rehabilitation set for Saturday, April 20 from noon to 4 p.m. at Stein Farms Lodge, 5700 312th Avenue in Salem. Call Rehana Ftacek at 262-716-8294 to reserve $7 food tickets. Be prepared for wildlife baby shower games, a silent auction, rummage sale and […]


Officials keeping constant watch on threatened dam

Officials keeping constant watch on threatened dam

Highway 75 remains closed near Bong Recreation Area Conservation wardens are among a team of public safety and emergency workers keeping round-the-clock watch on Kenosha County’s Vern Wolf Lake Dam which is threatening to fail under the weight of heavy recent rains and embankment erosion. “We have a system in […]


Fear of dam failure closes section of Highway 75

Heavy rains in southeastern Wisconsin have created the potential for the Vern Wolf Lake Dam in Kenosha County to fail. As a precaution, State Highway 75 is closed between State Highway 142 and County Highway K and detours have been posted. The dam is in the Richard Bong State Recreation […]


A Community of Faith since 1838: St. Francis Xavier celebrates 175 years

A Community of Faith since 1838: St. Francis Xavier celebrates 175 years

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent “For myself I shall willingly live poorly and be satisfied, but otherwise I am distressed and hurt over my church, my poor St. Patrick’s Chapel. “When I arrived here and saw it for the first time, it struck me in every limb with fright and dread, and […]


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