Paddock Lake-Salem

New multi-use trail makes walking to CHS safer

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent The Village of Paddock Lake and Central High School have worked hard together to forge a new, safe way to school. Paddock Lake applied for and received an 80/20 percent federal grant to complete a multi-use trail that will allow students and other pedestrians to move from […]


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set

The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a free program that allows Kenosha County residents to properly dispose of their household hazardous waste. The next event will be held Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Household hazardous waste items include: household cleaning items, bug sprays, batteries, […]


Spring clean-up slated at county dog parks for Saturday

The Friends of the Kenosha County Dog Parks will be hosting a “Scoop the Poop” Spring Clean-up Day at all three of the Kenosha County Dog Parks. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 6, at the three dog parks: the Harris Family Dog […]


Silver Lake approves Salem emergency contract 6-1

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent The Village Board of Silver Lake approved a contract with the Town of Salem EMS Paramedic service in a vote of six to one at a committee of the whole meeting held March 19. Former Silver Lake Rescue Squad president Dan Gerber stepped down and vice president […]


Zumbathon benefiting the JDRF set for CHS

  On Friday, April 26, come for an evening of fun with Zumba Fitness, raffles and fun all while helping a great cause. The event starts at 7 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m. Participants can purchase tickets in advance (until 4/19) for $15 per person, or at the door […]


Paddock Lake Area Lions Club to host annual flower show

The Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is again selling flowers. A dozen roses all one color, or a dozen roses in a rainbow of colors, or a bouquet of mixed flowers can be purchased for just $17 each. The flowers will be delivered on Wednesday, April 24, to anywhere in […]


Communities consider shared emergency services study

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent Representatives from seven communities west of I-94 and one hospital gathered at the Bristol Village Hall on March 18 to hear a presentation by representatives from the International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) discuss a possible study regarding emergency services. Representatives from the towns of Salem, Wheatland, Paris, […]


Paddock Lake board divided on sewer cleanup claims

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village Board heard three claims for sewer clean up that followed a Jan. 29 sewer main back up. Ron and Cynthia Dunham, Savannah Hansen and Steve and Judy Ellis all made claims for clean up and some damaged goods replacement to the village administrator, […]


Community Library programs for kids/teens for March, April and May

                  • Alphabet Themed Story Time: Letter P. Tuesday, March 19, 24615 89th Street, Salem. Ages: 2 to 5. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration required. Registration opens March 5. Call (262) 843-3348.                   Thursday, March 21, 110 S. Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes. Ages: 2 to 5. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. […]


Summer school returns to Salem!

“We want to spread the word…we are back, we are back on track!” Salem School District Superintendent  Dr. David Milz   By Annette Newcomb~Editor Usually the thought of summer school brings on moans and groans from those sentenced to spend hot summer days toiling over textbooks. But this year there […]


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