The Randall Town Board is opposed to contributing to the purchase of a Community Library branch building in Silver Lake. That leaves none of the four member municipalities besides Silver Lake willing to help pay for the $250,000 purchase and renovation cost. Randall Town Board members discussed the issue Thursday night at a regular monthly […]
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Phyllis Kaskin, who has been Randall town clerk for almost 50 years, is edging closer to retirement from that position. Kaskin said this week she has decided to retire, but an effective date has not been decided yet. Meanwhile, the town is advertising for candidates interested in filling the part-time position. In November, town electors […]
At about 4:15 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 39700 block of 93rd Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has left the road and is in the ditch. Airbags deployed. Driver out of the vehicle. There may be injuries.
At about 6:02 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a car fire in the 9200 block of 391st Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Car is in the driveway, about 25 feet from a house, but very close to another vehicle. […]
At about 2:50 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm in the 40100 block of 94th Place in Randall. Per dispatch: Resident heard a loud pop, which was followed by activation of fire alarm. No smoke or flames seen yet.
Randall voters will see a rematch in 2015 of the town chairman contest from 2013. Both incumbent Bob Stoll and challenger Phillip Johnson filed their candidacy papers before Tuesday’s deadline. Other town offices had only the incumbents file for re-election: Supervisor #1 Lauren Fox. Supervisor #3 Randy Kaskin.
At about 1:32 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire And Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways Z and P in Randall. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has struck a utility pole.
Decker not running for re-election in Silver Lake; most other municipal incumbents have not filed non-candidacy
Silver Lake village Trustee Michael Decker appears to be the only local municipal office incumbent to file non-candidacy for a seat to be decided in the April 2015 election. As of 3 p.m. Monday, we had heard from the clerks of all but Bristol and Brighton. Filing deadline for non-candidacy papers was Friday. Decker was the […]
Each December, Santa comes to the Randall Fire Department Station No. 2 in Bassett for the fire department’s annual community Breakfast with Santa. This year, one special attendee came to the event in high style. Chase Freund, 7, of Johnsburg, Illinois has cancer. Randall firefighter Dennis Raupp, a friend of the Freund family, knew that Chase was […]
Paddock Lake is joining Twin Lakes in deciding not to contribute toward the purchase of a building to use as a Silver Lake branch of the Community Library. The Paddock Lake Village Board discussed the matter at a Committee of the Whole meeting Tuesday. Village President Terry Burns, who led the discussion, laid out several reasons for […]
Santa Claus is coming to Randall! Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids of Randall, Saturday, Dec. 13. Santa will begin visiting all the town neighborhoods trading his sleigh for a Randall Fire Department truck. Santa will be stopping along the way, so all good boys and girls […]
At 5:32 p.m., Randall Fire Department units have been dispatched to respond to a vehicle leaking fluids at Highway F and KD (south) in Randall. Twin Lakes Police officers are on the scene. UPDATE 5:36 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports gas and fluids “all over the place.” UPDATE 5:46 p.m. — All fire […]
A 2015 tax levy of $910,946 was approved by the Randall Town Board Thursday. That represents an about 4.69 percent increase over the 2014 levy of $870,138. The vote to approve the levy and the accompanying budget were unanimous with all members of the Town Board present. Before the meeting formally started, resident Steve Gutschick asserted […]
Randall electors at a special town meeting defeated a motion to combine the appointed clerk and treasurer posts into a single position upon retirement of current longtime Clerk Phyllis Kaskin. After a motion was made from the floor to approve the combination, only seven electors voted for it with 13 voting against it. In discussion on the move, Chairman […]
At 4:01 p.m., Randall Fire Department units are responding to a report of burning in the 9400 block of 401st Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes Rescue also was dispatched but is being held in station until further notice by Randall command. Burning is a large pile of leaves in the road, according to a […]
At about 9:05 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 35600 block of Highway F in Randall. UPDATE 9:07 a.m. — Fire personnel on scene reports one car in the ditch.
It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]
The Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation program will sponsor a co-ed basketball program for boys and girls in grades 1 through 6. The program will focus on skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fundamentals of the game. Teams will be divided into groups by grades. All teams will play scheduled games on Saturdays (except the first Saturday will […]
At about 8:56 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12400 block of Fox River Road in Randall. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved has left the road and is in a retention pond. UPDATE 8:59 a.m. — Deputy at […]
At about 2 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire at Highways C and HM in Randall. UPDATE 2:05 p.m. — Per dispatch: Driver is out of the vehicle. Twin Lakes Police officers responding too. UPDATE 2:06 p.m. — […]
At about 3:50 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 40500 block of 91st Street in Randall for a report of a possible gas leak. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting that a gas meter on the outside of a building appears to be hissing. Utility company crew also responding. […]
View Larger Map Three Randall town supervisors urged United States Postal Service officials to consider the former Randall Fire Department station in Bassett as a location for the Bassett Post Office at a meeting at Town Hall Tuesday. The meeting was held by US Postal Service officials to update the community on the status of […]
At about 3 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 8900 block of Lake Park Drive in Randall for a possible gas main break. UPDATE 3:04 p.m. — Per dispatch: Person reporting problem can smell gas throughout interior of their home.
At about 12:27 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Kaskin Park in Randall for a medical call. Patient may be a bicyclist who fell. UPDATE 12:35 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police officer responding to help direct traffic.
Before 2am Randall Fire and Twin Lakes Rescue were called for a truck on fire. It was a county truck that had been dispatched to pick up some tree branches that were blocking the road. Randall extinguished the fire and Twin Lakes transported the driver to the hospital. Another truck was sent to clean up […]
At about 6:09 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a smoke alarm at a residence int he 11100 block of 336th Avenue in Randall.
Charles Gitzinger was honored Thursday for his time on the Randall Plan Commission. Town Chairman Bob Stoll presented Gitzinger with a plaque recognizing his service to the town. Gitzinger, who was the commission’s chairman when he stepped down, had served on the panel for 18 years. Gitzinger remains the town’s municipal judge.
At about 11:20 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 8900 block of Lake Park Drive in Randall.
An Ecumenical Worship & Picnic will take place at Kaskin Park (former Bassett Park) on Highway F in Randall on Sunday, July 13. The Worship Service is at 9:30 a.m. Offering envelopes will go to home congregations. All cash offerings will go to the Twin Lakes Food Pantry. Games and fun will take place afterwards. Bring games to […]
At about 9:28 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a fire alarm in the 9200 block of 392nd Avenue in Randall.