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National Night Out in Twin Lakes set for Aug. 4

The community is invited to join Twin Lakes Police, Fire and Rescue personnel for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at St. John Church on North Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes. National Night Out is a national initiative to bring residents together to get to know public safety personnel and neighbors as together we can create […]

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park season continues July 31

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series continues Friday, July 31 with Lego Movie. These movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk The whole season line-up is here.

Units responding for person struck by boat in Twin Lakes

At about 5:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to Lance Park for a person struck by a boat. Per dispatch: Person who has leg lacerations was on Lake Mary when incident occured. Fire department responding with a boat. UPDATE 5:18 p.m. — Village police officer being taken out by Aquanut Ski […]

Units reaponding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 2:21 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and village police officers are responding to Lake Street in Twin Lakes for a report of a possible gas leak. UPDATE 2:24 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports that leakis from a buried line struck with a hand tool.

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a village police officer are responding for an activated fire alarm in the 2100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 2:35 p.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company called to cancel. They believe this is a false alarm caused by work going on […]

Bike registration wiped from Twin Lakes ordinances

Twin Lakes residents, are you up to date with your bicycle registration? Don’t sweat it if you’re not. The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday formally repealed the requirement to register bikes from village ordinances. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick, at Monday’s regular board meeting, said the police department had requested the change since the registration ordinance […]

Twin Lakes tables resolution opposing Highway F project

A draft resolution opposing the relocation of county Highway F in Randall just north of the village border was tabled at Monday’s regular Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. Trustee Barbara Andres raised the issue of the village opposing the road project at the committee of the whole meeting July 6. She called the project a waste […]

Messiah Lutheran Church hosting salad luncheon July 22

Messiah Lutheran Church will be hosting a Salad Bar Luncheon on Wednesday, July 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will feature homemade salads and deserts. Tickets available at the door; Adults $9 and Children (under 12) $5. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 8720 368th Ave., Twin Lakes.

Randall to oppose realignment of Highway F

The Randall Town Board will be sending a resolution to Kenosha County opposing a proposed realignment of Highway F through the town. The Town Board unanimously approved (with Supervisor Lauren Fox absent) that action at its regular meeting Thursday night. The county is proposing reconstruction and relocation of Highway F from Highway O to Highway EM. Information provided […]

Salem proposing gentleman’s agreement to fix Community Library Board problem

Salem is proposing using a gentleman’s agreement among the five Community Library member municipalities to solve a problem the state has with the Community Library Board’s makeup. Since its founding as a joint library in 1980, the library has had a governing board made up of two members from each member municipality and an additional […]

Twin Lakes honors retiring police chief, swears in new chief

Twin Lakes said good-bye and job well done to retiring police Chief Dale Racer and swore in his replacement, Adam Grosz at Monday night’s Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Dale Racer had served as chief of the Twin Lakes Police Department for nine years. Trustee Tom Connolly, sitting in for village President Howard […]

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Spring Grove

At 10:25 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for mutual aid to a Spring Grove incident. Smoke is being reported in a house in the 2600 block of Oak Valley Drive in Spring Grove. UPDATE 10:31 a.m. — Per dispatch: Twin Lakes FD response cancelled by Spring Grove.

2015 Twin Lakes Libertyfest parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Libertyfest Grand Parade took place on the streets of Twin Lakes Saturday morning. Units from various local organizations and businesses participated. Of course there were plenty of area fire and police department vehicles as well. Libertyfest is a two-day community wide event organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Here are some […]

July 3, 2015 fireworks displays in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes

Local residents and visitors to Western Kenosha County Friday were able to see fireworks displays in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. The Paddock Lake display, set off over the lake, is sponsored annually by the Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club. Here’s some video of the last few minutes: The display in Twin Lakes was part of the […]

2015 Libertyfest underway!

Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2015 kicked off Friday in Lance Park. Activities early in the day included a Libertyfest You’ve Got Talent show. There also was food and the games area open. Friday night’s schedule includes: Aquanuts water ski show at 7:30 p.m. Mandy Z & Rural Route 1, Country Music from 5 to 7 p.m. Megan Ruger from […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Libertyfest set for July 3 & 4

Note: Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes annual summer celebration, Libertyfest, is set for Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 this year at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. The for all ages event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Highlight of […]

Twin Lakes Libertyfest set for July 3 & 4

Twin Lakes annual summer celebration, Libertyfest, is set for Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 this year at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. The for all ages event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Highlight of this year’s event include: Mandy Z & Rural Route 1, Country Music from 5 […]

Twin Lakes Police Water Patrol to participate in Operation Dry Water

The Twin Lakes Police Water Patrol will be participating in the Operation Dry Water crackdown on boating under the influence. From a media release from the department: As the summer recreational boating season gets into full swing, Twin Lakes Police Water Patrol is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on boating under the influence. The […]

Senior Dining in Twin Lakes changing location

Senior Dining service in Twin Lakes will be changing its location. From an announcement from Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services: Effective Monday, June 29, 2015 Twin Lakes will be offering Senior Dining at New Life Bible Church, located at 112 W Main Street, Twin Lakes, WI.  The new phone number for Twin Lakes senior dining […]

La Salette to host Craft Fair and Bake Sale on July 5

La Salette Shrine Craft Fair and Bake Sale will take place Sunday July 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Unique one of a kind items will be featured for sale. There also will be food, drinks and a raffle. Come walk the grounds and feed the fish. La Salette Shrine is located at 10330 336 th Ave […]

Lakewood School Community Car Show July 12

The “Rev Your Engines for Renovations” Lakewood School Community Car Show will take pl;ace on Sunday, July 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Chruch, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. The event will include hot dogs and chips for the first 150 guests. There will be a first place trophy and prize […]

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park season continues June 19

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series continues Friday, June 19 with Heaven is for Real. These movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk The whole season line-up is here.

Units responding for down wire in Twin Lakes

At about 1:07 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 300 block of Burden Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a wire down and a tree on fire. UPDATE 1:11 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports that wire is not down, but tree was on […]

Friends of Community Library Board book review and luncheon is June 16

The Friends of the Community Library Board is sponsoring the third annual Spring Book Review and Luncheon on Tuesday, June 16 at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Subway sandwiches, potato chips, cookies and a drink will be served at 11:30 a.m. A Community Library staff member will present a […]

Twin Lakes American Legion hosting breakfast on Father’s Day

Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544 is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Father’s Day, June 21, from 7 a.m. to noon. The breakfast will be at the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church basement at 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Advance tickets for the breakfast are $6 and can be purchased at Richter’s Marketplace in Twin […]

Adam Grosz is new Twin Lakes Police chief

Adam Grosz has been named the new Twin Lakes Police Department chief. Grosz has been a lieutenant on the department since 2013. Grosz will replace the current police Chief Dale Racer, who will be retiring on Monday, July 6. The Twin Lakes Police Commission voted unanimously at a May 27, meeting to offer the police chief position to Grosz. This selection […]

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the park season continues June 5

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series continues Friday, June 5 with Maleficent . This movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk. The whole season line-up is here.

2015 Twin Lakes Memorial Day ceremony (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The threat of severe weather caused the cancellation of the annual Memorial Day Parade in Twin Lakes Monday morning, but the true meaning of the day was still recognized at a ceremony at the American Legion Post in Legion Park. Here are some video highlights of the ceremony: Here are some photos from the ceremony:

Local FD units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire in the 170 block of Water’s Edge Circle in Racine County. Wheatland is being asked to respond with an engine. UPDATE 12:20 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue being asked to respond with an ambulance for […]

Twin Lakes Village Board changes meeting time

If you’re planning to go to a Twin Lakes Village Board meeting in the future you will have to get a little earlier start. The board changed its meeting time for regular meetings and Committee of the Whole meetings to 6:30 p.m. at its regular board meeting last Monday. The board had been meeting at […]

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