Paddock Lake-Salem

No campfires at Country Thunder unless we get a downpour

Town of Randall officials and the fire department are enforcing a total campfire/cooking fire ban at the Country Thunder campgrounds this week, unless a heavy down pour changes current tinder-like conditions. Town of Randall President Bob Stoll said there will be patrols going through the campground enforcing this rule. If […]


Seeking Kenosha County’s Fairest of the Fair

There’s only a few week left to submit an application for the 2012 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair. The 2012 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair contest is open to all single residents of the city or county of Kenosha, who have been a resident for at least one […]


Salem Fire/offers Heartsaver/CPR course

The Town of Salem Fire and Rescue Department will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course on Thursday, July 19, at 6 p.m. This is a three to four hour course and combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an AED. Course covers: Adult […]


Music on the Border returns to Central

By Gail Peckler-Dziki ~ Correspondent Music on the Border returns to Westosha Central High School, 24617 75th St., in Salem, on Thursday, July 12 at 7 p.m., This is a competition between eight drum and bugle corps and is the second year time Central has hosted the event. Adam Scheele, […]


Silver Lake unveils ambitious road project

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent The Silver Lake Village Board unanimously approved the borrowing of up to $225,000 and using $113,704 of budgeted money and money left from last year to repair roads and a storm water project. The plan is to rework the east lane of School Street from Dells to […]


Fishing 101 scheduled for July 6 in Silver Lake

Dennis Rodefer, a member of the Citizens for Growth in Silver Lake, will be hosting a learn to fish workshop and fishing expedition on Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7. On Friday, Rodfer will be teaching Fishing 101 at the village hall from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All […]


After Dark in the Park is June 29

Head to Old Settler’s Park, 24100 75th St. Paddock Lake on Friday, June 29, to see “The Muppets” beginning at dusk. Event admission is $5 per person and includes one complimentary soda and box of popcorn. Children 6 and under are free.  Tickets will be available at the event. Be […]


SLFD to host Fireman’s Festival July 6 and 7

This year’s Silver Lake Fireman’s Festival, set for July 6 and 7, will feature Bella Cain, the 2012 (WAMI) Wisconsin Area Music Industry Country Group of the Year. Bella Cain will perform Friday, July 6, at 9 p.m. The annual Fireman’s Festival will be held at Schmalfeldt Park in Silver […]


Gear up for Paddock Lake’s July 4 bike parade

  Did you know the first Village of Paddock Lake Fourth of July bike parade was held on July 3, 1994? A lot has changed since then. While this year’s parade will be held on Wednesday, July 4, this year no motorized floats will be allowed. This year’s theme is, […]


Centegra opens cooling sations

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for noon to 8 p.m. today for McHenry County and in response; Centegra Health System is opening cooling stations throughout the area. Temperatures are expected to reach 100 to 105 degrees and the heat index may reach between 105 and 110 […]


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