At about 3:39 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 at Highway P and 104th Street in a border area between Twin Lakes and Randall. UPDATE 3:44 p.m. — Police officer on seen reports to dispatch that crash involves an […]
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Thirteen Boy Scouts from Troop 380 attended the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Monday. The sat through the whole meeting in hopes of qualifying for a Citizenship in the Community merit badge. But they were not just passive audience members. At the end of the meeting — with a little prodding form village President Howard […]
The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association won approval from the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday to drive tent stakes into the Lance Park parking lot during this year’s Libertyfest. The chamber sought permission for the stakes to accommodate a larger tent that could fit a larger crowd and stage for a name act […]
A word from our sponsors: The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s 3rd Annual Baggo Tournament March 21
Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s 3rd Annual Baggo Tournament will take place March 21 at Marino’s Country-aire Banquet Hall, New Munster. Entry fees are: Division A $50; Division B $30. Registration is at 10 a.m. and bags fly at 11 a.m. Players need to […]
A golden retriever named Sam has been missing since approximately 4:45 p.m on Feb. 15 from a home in the area of Highway P and Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. If you have any information regarding this pet please call 262-877-8434. UPDATE 6:46 a.m. — Sam has been found, his family reports.
At about 6:18 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units are responding to a crash in the 35500 block of Highway HM in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A truck is rolled over on its side. Personnel on scene report one person inside, who is conscious and talking to rescuers.
At about 11:25 a.m., sheriff’s deputies and Twin Lakes Police officers are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash along Highway C in the area of the Westosha Airport. Crash was reportedly caused by poor visibility. At this time, no injuries are being reported and no rescue units have been dispatched. Traffic along the road is being […]
At about 9:13 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash in about the 37500 block of Highway Z in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: There are injuries being reported. UPDATE 9:18 a.m. — Police officer on the scene reports poor visibility there. UPDATE 9:40 a.m. […]
At about 11:16 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at at a grocery store in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Per dispatch: Pedestrian is awake and breathing.
The BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s has an upcoming blood drive in Twin Lakes on Monday, Feb. 23, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Twin Lakes Fire Station, 236 E. Main St. During the winter months, donating blood can make a profound and positive impact. As cold temperatures and poor travel conditions affect some donors’ ability to keep appointments, more donors […]
Matthew Yusten, the newest member of the Twin Lakes Police Department, was sworn in by village administrator Jennifer Frederick Monday. The swearing in took place at the Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Below is some video of the ceremony, starting with TLPD Capt. Dennis Linn introducing Yutsen and giving some of his background. Next […]
The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association would like to bring Libertyfest back to a more family friendly event with bigger name entertainment than ever. But to do that, they’ll need a bigger tent and for that, they will need the blessing of the Twin Lakes Village Board to drive some holes into the Lance […]
The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s 3rd Annual Baggo Tournament will take place March 21 at Marino’s Country-aire Banquet Hall, New Munster. Entry fees are: Division A $50; Division B $30. Registration is at 10 a.m. and bags fly at 11 a.m. Players need to register by March 17. Would you like to sponsor the event? Call the chamber for […]
The Twin Lakes Seniors Club Meeting for scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2 has been canceled due to the inclement weather.
At 11:50 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to the 500 block of Oakwood Trail for a report of a car fire. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — Police officer arriving on scene reports that vehicle’s engine compartment is “well involved” with fire.
Calvary United Church of Christ, is hosting a chili and soup lunch today, Jan. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost of $5 for adults and $3 for children 11 and under includes all you can eat chili, soup, bread, dessert and beverage. Calvary church is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave, Twin Lakes.
Part-time Officer Kevin Klahs recently retired from the Twin Lakes Police Department after 15 years. On Monday, TLPD Chief Dale Racer presented Klahs with a plaque of appreciation. Klahs just recently also retired as police chief in Lindenhurst, Ill. and took a newly created position with Lindenhurst as the Director of Public Safety overseeing the PD and Department […]
The Friends of the Community Library are sponsoring a Book Review Lunch on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the Twin Lakes library branch, 110 S. Lake Ave. in Twin Lakes. A soup and sandwich lunch, including chips, cookie and drink will be served at 11:30 a.m. for $5. At noon, the library staff will give a review of […]
American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All you can eat pizza, baked mostaccoli, and salad for $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.
The Friends of the Community Library members are holding a hardcover book sale Jan. 24 at the Twin Lakes branch, 110 S. Lake Ave. The sale will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $1 per book. All proceeds will help fund the children’s programs for the Twin Lakes, Salem and Silver Lake libraries.
At about 9:38 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a carbon monoxide alarm in the 1800 block of Pheasant in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 9:44 a.m. — One person being checked out; gas company responding.
At about 2:16 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Town of Linn, where the fire department is fighting a structure fire. Twin Lakes is being asked to respond for a change of quarters.
Some local municipalities should see little change in their local government leadership as they will have all uncontested races in the April 7 election: Paddock Lake — Only incumbents President Terry Burns and Trustees Dick Fish, Gary Kaddatz, Kathy Christenson and Municipal Judge Bob Brenner filed candidacy papers by Tuesday’s deadline. Bristol — Only incumbents President Mike Farrell […]
The Twin Lakes Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Jan. 5 has been cancelled. The meeting was cancelled due to a light agenda, said village administrator Jennifer Frederick.
American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Jan. 7, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All you can eat pizza, baked mostaccoli, and salad for $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.
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 […]
The Country Club Trails 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 p.m. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]