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Country Club Hills neighbors spend Friday evening caroling

The Country Club Hills neighborhood of Twin Lakes was again full of sounds of the season Friday, Dec. 12 as a group of friends from the neighborhood got out and sang Christmas carols door-to-door. This was the third year for neighborhood caroling. Thirty one children participated this year. Everyone gathered at one house at 6 […]

Twin Lakes Fire Department looking to keep wreath green

You may have noticed a large lighted wreath hanging on the Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station in downtown Twin Lakes. There is more meaning to that wreath than a seasonal decoration. Fire Chief Stan Clause Jr. explained that the department will be participating in the Keep the Wreath Green fire safety awareness program this […]

Twin Lakes makes it official: Village not going to pay toward Silver Lake library building

The Twin Lakes Village Board made it official Monday night — the village is not going to contribute financially to the purchase of a building for a Silver Lake branch of the Community Library. The board on Monday unanimously approved sending a letter with that sentiment to Silver Lake. Trustee Sharon Bower was absent. A draft of a […]

Twin Lakes Professional Police Association Shop with a Hero 2014 coverage

The 10th annual Shop with a Hero, organized by the Twin Lakes Professional Police Association (TLPPA), was held at the Walmart in Lake Geneva on Saturday, Dec. 13. Counting this year, 286 children have been taken shopping since the Twin Lakes program started in 2004. This year 24 children were selected by Lakewood and Randall schools staff for […]

American Legion Post 544 to host Pizza with Santa Dec. 17

American Legion Post 544 in Twin Lakes will host Pizza with Santa on Dec. 17, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The event includes all you can eat pizza, baked mostaccoli, and salad. $6 for adults, $3 for kids 6-12, kids under 6 are free. American Legion Post 544 is located  at 989 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes (in Legion Park).

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 9:07 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to the 300 block of Stohr Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a gas leak. Per dispatch: Occupants of the building have evacuated. UPDATE 9:22 p.m. — Police officer requests that gas company crew respond to assist in […]

St. John the Evangelist to host “A True Christmas Concert” Dec. 14

Enjoy an evening of inspirational sounds of the season with recording artist Michael Russell O’Brien as he brings his “A True Christmas Concert” to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Twin Lakes. The concert will be held Sunday, Dec. 14 from 6:30 to 8p.m. Tickets on sale at the door or please contact St. John the Evangelist, 262-877-2557 or […]

Lakewood School PTO hosting Holiday Story Time & Pajama Party Dec. 12

The Lakewood School PTO is hosting a free Holiday Story Time & Pajama Party on Friday, Dec. 12 at the Lakewood School cafeteria. The event is open to children of all ages. Wear your pajamas and come enjoy Christmas stories read by the Lakewood staff.  After story time, hot cocoa and popcorn will be provided. […]

Paddock Lake says no to helping pay for Silver Lake library branch

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 […]

Twin Lakes tree lighting

Santa and Village President Howard Skinner lit the Village tree Saturday night.

Twin Lakes FD Santa visit 2014 coverage

Santa was at the Twin Lakes Fire Department Saturday. He was taking requests and helping everyone get in the Christmas spirit. Only so many people fit upstairs at the TLFD station, so while waiting for their talk with the guest of honor, youngsters waiting downstairs could do get a close-up look at the fire equipment […]

Twin Lakes Food Pantry thanks supporters of recent food drive

The Twin Lakes Food Pantry has asked us to post the following thank you: The Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry Inc. would like to thank The Boy Scouts of America Units 343  & 380, and Richter’s Marketplace and ALL the people that donated to the very successful food drive Sat. Nov. 22, 14. Without your very […]

Happening now: Twin Lakes Chamber Trees on Parade 2014 under way now, continues Saturday

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, is under way this evening at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Tonight the event is open until 8 p.m. Friday. Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fun, family event has something for all members […]

Twin Lakes Police arrest juvenile in connection with vehicle break-ins

Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer released the following statement regarding an arrest of a juvenile in connection with recent vehicle break-ins in the village : On Thursday, December 4, 2014 at approximately 12:10AM, Twin Lakes Police officers, along with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, responded to the area of Fox River Road and County […]

Twin Lakes Village Board split on allowing 4-h project animals in village

Twin Lakes Village Board members were split Monday on whether to change village ordinances to allow the keeping of some animals that are not typical pets for the purposes of 4-H projects. The board was approached in October with a request from a resident of Anna Drive asking for the change so a child could raise […]

Twin Lakes rejects helping Silver Lake with library building purchase

Twin Lakes will not be contributing toward the purchase of a building in Silver Lake for a Community Library branch in that village, the Twin Lakes Village Board decided Monday. In fact, the board will not even be sending a representative to a meeting being requested by Silver Lake to discuss funding options. The Silver […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:26 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash in the 1700 block of Willow Road. Per dispatch: Car has struck a tree. Unknown if vehicle is occupied. UPDATE 4:27 p.m. — Per dispatch: Improperly parked car was started remotely. Never had an […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At 2:37 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash on Highway KD south of Highway C in a border area between Twin Lakes and Randall. Per dispatch: One person reporting an injury so far. UPDATE 2:43 p.m. — […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 1:35 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the northbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 142 for a crash. Per dispatch: One patient at the scene.

Units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid to a smoke investigation and building evacuation in the 34100 block of Arbor Lane in the Town of Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to reapond with an ambulnce and Wheatland with an engine.

Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014 is Dec. 5 & 6

Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, will take place Friday Dec.5 and Saturday Dec. 6 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes, Categories for the 2014 Tree Decorating Contest are:  Junior, Business and General. New this year  is a Gingerbread House Contest. The houses will be created […]

Twin Lakes Village Board sets new burial plot fees

The Twin Lakes Village Board has raised the fee for burial plots in Prairie Mound Cemetery. The village owns and operates the cemetery. The new fees will be $400 for residents and $600 for non-residents. Each of those fees were raised $100. The village’s cemetery board had asked for fees of $500 for residents and $1,000 […]

La Salette Shrine Craft &Vendor Fair is Nov. 30

The 2014 La Salette Shrine Craft &Vendor Fair will take place Sunday, Nov.30, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will include Bake Sale, Food, Hot Cider, Cash Raffle, Unique And Specialty Gifts. Shop For The Holidays. La Salette Shrine is located on Highway KD at 10330 336thAve., Twin Lakes. www.lasaletteshrine.org

Twin Lakes tax levy down for 2015

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved a property tax levy of $3,449,984 for 2015. That’s a decrease of $84,129 or 2 percent from the 2014 levy of $3,534,113. The tax rate is expected to decrease 2.6 percent to $4.9952 per thousand dollars of assessed value. The decrease is in part because of an increase […]

A story of a Twin Lakes grandmother and her grandson

The emotional story of  Carol Hoffman, 71, of Twin Lakes, and how she fought off her cancer long enough to see her grandson, Robert Kvacik, a US Navy airman, return once more from a long deployment before succumbing a short time after the homecoming is told in two stories at PilotOnline.com, a newspaper web site in Norfolk, VA, where Kvacik is stationed. […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 9:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 300 block of Lance Drive for a fire alarm. Per dispatch: Police officer on the scene reports a smell of smoke but no signs of smoke.

Units responding for structure fire in Twin Lakes

At 4:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a possible structure fire at 410 Lincoln in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:04 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports to dispatch that flames are […]

Blood drive Nov. 4 at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544

Twin Lakes area residents can make a tremendous, positive impact on the lives of patients at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming blood drive. The drive will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544, 989 Legion Dr.. Twin Lakes. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or […]

2014 trick or treat hours round-up

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 […]

Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation co-ed basketball registration is next week

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 […]

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