Paddock Lake-Salem

Paddock Lake joins FEMA flood insurance program

  By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent Paddock Lake gets with the program, the FEMA flood insurance program that is. The planning commission voted to enroll in the National Flood Plain Insurance Program, to adopt the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood rate insurance maps and adopted the village flood plain ordinance chapter […]


Rotting milfoil is stinking up Silver Lake

Rotting milfoil is stinking up Silver Lake

    By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent About 15 Silver Lake riparian owners came to hear what Dean Hintzman from the Camp and Center Lake Rehabilitation District (CCLRD) had to say about creating a lake group to manage Silver Lake at the Aug. 1 regular board meeting. Many were prompted by a […]


Can you see me now? Board promises improvements to Channel 25

  By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent Tune in to Channel 25 to watch village board meetings or catch the information loop and it might be hard to see and hear. But that’s about to change by the end of the year since village officials have seen a way to solve the problem […]


Central receives STEM grant

  By Gail Peckler-Dziki~Correspondent Central High School Principal Lisa Albrecht announced to the board during the regular meeting July 17 that Central received $20,000 for a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) grant. Federal and state governments are spending hundreds of millions of dollars for STEM education activities spanning pre-kindergarten […]


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 […]