At about 5:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a crash in the 500 block of Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 5:18 p.m. — Southbound traffic on Burlington Avenue being blocked at Mueller Avenue.
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Santa will be at the Twin Lakes Fire Station Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the kids by for a tour of the firehouse, pictures with Santa and hot chocolate and goodies. The fire house is located at 236 E. Main St., Twin Lakes.
The man who struck a Twin Lakes teenager who later died from his injuries in the June 2013 traffic crash was sentenced in Kenosha County Circuit Court Monday. Thomas H. Johnston IV, 29, of Twin Lakes, had pleaded no contest to a charge of homicide by use of vehicle-controlled substance. On June 14, 2013, Johnston struck Nathaniel […]
Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2015, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, will take place Friday Dec.4 and Saturday Dec. 5 at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Jingle Bell Christmas” marks […]
Pat Kjellander was recognized by the Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday for her 36 years of service to the village as an election official. Kjellander first worked a Twin Lakes election in 1979. She was named chief election inspector in 2001. “I don’t know how they will do it without you,” said Village President Howard Skinner. […]
Twin Lakes total village tax levy will increase 4.4 percent for 2016. The budget that includes the levy was approved unanimously Monday night by the Village Board, with Trustee Kevin Fitzgerald absent. The total 2016 tax levy for village and library is $3,601,133. The total tax levy in 2015 was $3,449,984. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick explained a […]
All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Friday, Nov. 27. The Silver Lake location is closed on Fridays but will resume hours on Saturday, Nov. 28.
Julie Harms was named the new Twin Lakes village clerk by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday. Harms will succeed Kathleen Richardson, who is retiring. Harms appointment will be effective Jan. 9, 2016. Harms is no stranger to the village. She is the current deputy clerk, working her way up from a temp. “We think she […]
Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete donated $1,000 to the Twin Lakes Food Pantry on Monday. Denny Ketterhagen, Ozinga sales representative, presented the check to Melissa Papacek, representing the food pantry. Also present was Twin Lakes village President Howard Skinner. Ketterhagen said Ozinga recently purchased Bassett Ready Mix. The funds for the donation came from a golf outing that […]
American Legion Post 544 will be hosting its annual turkey raffle at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21. The raffle will be held at the American Legion Hall, 989 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes. The Legion post will be raffling turkeys and pork for $2 per chance per spin. Free food and beverages will be served; […]
At about 6:20 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire And Tescue Units are responding to a crash in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Police officers already on the scene. UPDATE 6:23 a.m. — Police officer calls for a tow for one vehicle.
At about 3:09 p.m., a Twin Lakes Police officer is responding to Holy Hill Road in Twin Lakes for a report of a down wire. UPDATE 3:12 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports that wire is a cable service wire. Road being blocked. UPDATE 3:16 p.m. — Police officer reports that village Department […]
The Twin Lakes Village Board appears to be in favor of pursuing putting a 911 address sign on most occupied properties in the village after discussion of the subject at a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday. All trustees said they would be in favor of moving forward with the signs. Trustee Kevin Fitzgerald tempered his approval with […]
At about 11:35 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and village police officers are responding to a report of a fire in the 1300 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller said they started a leaf fire, but it is getting out of control.
At about 6:53 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 to an apartment building in the 400 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke has been reported inside the building. UPDATE 7:02 p.m. […]
At 6:53 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash in the 2000 block of Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved, including one rollover. UPDATE 6:54 p.m. — TLPD officer on scene requests sheriff’s deputy also respond. UPDATE 6:56 p.m. […]
A group seeking to help people with chronic pain is forming in Twin Lakes. A local chapter of the American Chronic Pain Association will begin meeting on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 8720 368th Ave. (at Highways O and F), Twin Lakes. Subsequent meetings will be the fourth Tuesday of each month. The […]
Twin Lakes Area Charity Corp. presented is annual gala Saturday night at Rumpoles in Twin Lakes. This year’s theme was Mardi Gras Charity Auction and Murder Mystery. Neil Patrone of Spring Grove was the “victim” M&M, of “The Spy Who Loved Me to Death”, and attendees played various roles and suspects. Only five people guessed the […]
The name of Bill Kasper was officially unveiled on the Twin Lakes Outstanding Citizens plaque in Central Park Friday evening. Friends and family attended to remember Kasper, who worked for the village for 26 years, including as lead foreman from 1979 to 1996. Kasper died May 9, 2015. Here is video of village President Howard Skinner […]
La Salette Polish Dinner will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tickets $20 per person; pre-ticket sales with only 125 seats available. Call 877-3111 for purchase of tickets. LaSalette Shrine is located at 10330 336th Ave. (Highway KD), Twin Lakes. Dinner menu: Baked chicken, polish sausage, sauerkraut, seasoned potatoes, Brother Tony’s dumpling, […]
At 8:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and village police are responding for an odor investigation in an apartment in the 300 block of East Main Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Resident reporting a burning odor. UPDATE 8:45 p.m. — Police officer confirms strong burning odor, but sees no sign of smoke or […]
At about 6:25 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to Millenium Park in Twin Lakes for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 20 year old with trauma with injuries.
The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday discussed the topic of whether to pursue 911 signs — small reflective address signs — in the village. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick said she has for years been hearing from some village staff that the signs would be helpful. Recently, she polled representatives of building inspection, the police […]
A travelogue/luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 29 will be sponsored by Friends of the Community Library. It will take place at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake St. At 11:30 a.m., a lunch of soup, Subway sandwiches, chips,and a cookie will be served. At noon participants will travel to Tanzania with the help of Mary Ann Bilski,who […]
At about 9:54 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a fire alarm in the 1600 block of Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 10:08 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports to dispatch that this was a malfunctioning alarm.
At about 4:49 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a utility pole on fire and smoking in the 1400 block of Oak Street in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:51 p.m. — Fire command and police officer request that utility company respond.
At about 3:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Highway F and EM in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single vehicle, which may have hit a tree. Driver is reportedly out of the vehicle and conscious. UPDATE 3:04 […]
At about 9:55 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Fepartment are being requested to respond for mutual aid to Walworth County. Each department is being asked to respond with five people to participate in a foot search for a motorcyclist near Hill and Warren in Walworth County.
The last Twin Lakes Movies in the Park of the season was shown at Lance Park Saturday night. “Planes:Fire and Rescue”, was preceded by some pre-screening activities. Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue were available for kids to climb in the rigs and ask questions. A planned seaplane landing on Lake Mary was cancelled due to fog. […]
At 7:32 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 300 block of East Hunt Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a transformer fire. UPDATE 7:34 p.m. — Police officer on the scene says fire is still burning and is closer to Burden than North […]