Paddock Lake-Salem

Paddock Lake goes green again this spring

By Gail Peckler-Dziki, Correspondent   Circle Saturday, May 19 on your calendar. That’s the third annual Green Expo, to be held at the Paddock Lake Village Hall, 6969 236th Avenue. Area venders that offer green and all natural products will have tables with merchandise and service options out for all […]


Changes to FEMA Silver Lake floodplain map ordinance

By Gail Peckler-Dziki, Correspondent Some Silver Lake residents will receive a notice from mortgage holders that the floodplain status of their property has changed. The Silver Lake Village Board unanimously voted to have village clerk Terry Faber start work on a new FEMA floodplain map ordinance at the regular board […]


Silver Lake explores consolidation of emergency services

By Gail Peckler-Dziki correspondent Several months ago, a committee made up of representatives from the Silver Lake Rescue Squad and Silver Lake Fire Department, residents and village board members began meeting to discuss a possible consolidation of the two emergency services agencies. The Silver Lake Fire Department is owned by […]


Central parent/teacher conferences set for Thursday

  Central High School will be holding Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, March 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. Conferences will take place in the gym and cafetorium. Student progress reports will be available at that time. Conferences will be on a first come/first serve basis. The Counseling Department will also […]


Lenten fish fry offered by st. John the Baptist parish

St. John the Baptist Parish, 1501 172 Avenue (Highway D and 142) in Paris, is hosting its annual Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 24, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. in St. John’s Holy Cross Hall. Both baked and fried fish will be available.       Cost is $9.50 for adults; children […]


Chili cook-off is Sunday

Salem United Methodist Church, 25130 85th Street, Salem, is hosting a chili cook-off on Sunday, Feb. 19, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $5 for adults, donation of canned goods for children, all proceeds to go to the Sharing Center. Vote for your favorite chili. Cooks are needed to share […]


Town considers SAC Wireless as water tower’s rental agent

By TS Targos Staff writer At a special meeting scheduled to focus on a personnel matter, the Salem Town Board discussed the hiring of a contractor to screen and select the cellular companies that could rent spaces atop the town’s new water tower. Salem Town Administrator Patrick Casey explained to […]


KCGS to meet Feb. 13

Kenosha County Genealogy Society (KCGS) will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, in Room 120 of the Bioscience Building of Gateway Technical College, 3520 30th Avenue in Kenosha. The Bioscience Building is located at the north end of the campus, on 30th Avenue, north of 35th Street. Patricia […]


Silver Lake Police Report

Dog bite       at 6:23 p.m., a woman came into the police department to report that while she was out walking her dog on N. Cogswell Drive, a black labrador came up and attacked her dog. The police identified the black lab’s owner, and when confronted with the injury, the […]


BlurtITout is Feb. 19

The Western Kenosha County Historic Society will host BlutITout on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Wheatland Center School.                   Communities to be featured include Randall, Wheatland, Powers Lake, New Munster, Wheatland, Nippersink and Bassett.                   Bring any historic items pertaining to these communities for show and tell. If you don’t know […]


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