Paddock Lake-Salem

Lake harvester repaired, for now

By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent Paddock Lake Village Administrator Tim Popanda reported that he would be coming to the Paddock Lake District annual meeting to request money to repair the weed harvester at a July 18 meeting of the lake protection and rehabilitation district commissioners.  The village board is also the lake […]


Soccer fundraiser is Saturday

The Westosha Central Soccer team will be hosting its first-ever car wash Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school, 24617 – 75th Street, Salem. The car wash will be held in front of the building facing highway 50. This fundraiser will help fund the soccer […]


Old Settler’s dog park to be named for Paddock Lake-area veterinarian and family

  Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser recently announced that the off-leash dog park at Old Settlers Park will be named to honor Dr. William Harris, a local veterinarian, and his family. The Harris family donated $12,500 to assist in the upkeep and improvements to the dog park. Kreuser said the […]


County to move ahead with Highway C/MB roundabout

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Work on the proposed roundabout at Highways C and MB should start next month and be completed by the end of this year. The project is in response to resident concerns about traffic safety and water issues. Gary Sipsema, director of Kenosha County Department of Public […]


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 […]