Paddock Lake-Salem

Silver Lake Memorial Day parade slated

The annual Silver Lake Schulz-Hahn American Legion Post No. 293 Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 28. Those interested in participating in the parade are welcome and should be at Riverview School, 300 E. Prosser St., Silver Lake, by 8:15 a.m. on Monday morning. The parade will […]


Paddock Lake raises boat launch fees to cover costs

By Gail Peckler-Dziki ~ Correspondent The recent hike in the Paddock Lake boat launch parking lot fee of $3, from  $2 to $5, was the culmination of three years of board discussion, according to Village President Marlene Goodson and Village Administrator Tim Popanda. The cost of an annual pass is […]


Paddock Lake water rates to increase $1.83 per quarter

By Gail Peckler Dziki ~ Correspondent The Paddock Lake Village Board voted unanimously to raise water rates from $30 a quarter to $31.83. Trustee Jake Hansen was absent/excused. The rate increase is effective April 1 of 2012, to be billed in June of 2012. Trustee Terry Burns commented that the […]


Lilly Lake District meeting is May 12

The Lily Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Items on the agenda include introduction of DNR warden and town water patrol officer; comments about the invasive weed control treatment; lake levels; newsletter and […]


Spring clean up rules now in effect

Beginning Saturday May 12, garbage will be allowed curbside until your regular scheduled garbage pick-up of the following week. The Town encourages you to take advantage of the spring clean up event and remove all unsightly garbage from properties. This is the perfect opportunity to help your neighbors that may […]


Electronics pick up set

On Saturday, May 19, the Village of Paddock Lake will be accepting electronics (computers, telephones, printers, etc. and televisions) at no charge at the Village Hall parking lot located at 6969 – 236th Ave, Paddock Lake, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The village is also hosting the third annual […]


Central energy efficiency measures working

  By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent In 2011, U.S. Lamps completed a project on lighting in the gymnasium and in the large meeting room including occupancy sensors and added new energy controls throughout the school. The project cost $461,000. Business manager Sharon Llanas announced at the committee meeting held May 1 […]


Bingo fundraiser is May 18

A bingo fundraiser will be held Friday, May 18, at Wheatland Center School, 6606 388th Avenue, Burlington. Tickets are $12 and include: three Bingo cards, a raffle ticket, food and fun. Additional cards can be purchased for $2 each. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of two Adaptive Swing Sets […]


Railroad repairs to close crossings in Salem

Beginning today, Tuesday, May 8, the Canadian National (CN) Railroad will be doing repairs on their train crossings in the Town of Salem. No two crossing will be closed at the same time. The schedule of crossing closures are listed below: • Tuesday, May 8: 264th Avenue – Closed.  Should […]


Fundraiser for Mike Perry

Area resident Mike Perry needs a heart transplant. A fundraiser to cover expenses will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Salem United Methodist Church, 25130 85th St., Salem. Donation is $5 admission and included food, beverages and a silent auction will be held. Call […]