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2016 Twin Lakes Fire Dept. Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa made his annual visit to the Twin Lakes Fire Department Saturday. Santa got a lift through town on a TLFD truck and arrived at the station at about 10 a.m., answering the call of the youngsters waiting there to greet him. Everyone then went upstairs and the children were able to chat with Santa […]

2016 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes’ village tree lighting took place Friday in Central Park next to the headquarters of the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. The festivities started out with holiday music from Lakewood School band and choir students. Later, Wilmot Union High School choir students performed seasonal selections. Here is video of some samples of […]

2016 Twin Lakes Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping coverage (PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2016 kicked off Friday evening at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Winter Wonderland” marks the 11th annual trees event. The event includes: Decorated tree contest, holiday shopping with crafters and retail vendors, Gingerbread House Contest, Kids Korner with crafts and […]

Santa visiting Twin Lakes Fire Dept. Dec. 3

The Twin Lakes Vol. Fire Dept and Rescue Squad will be hosting Santa at the Firehouse on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Members of the community are invited to stop by to visit with Santa. Bring your camera for a picture.

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 3:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire in the 100 block of West Spring Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting leaves on fire blowing onto a house. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Call toned out again as a structure […]

2016 La Salette Shrine Craft & Vendor Fair is Nov. 27

The 2016 La Salette Shrine Craft & Vendor Fair will take place Sunday, Nov. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will include bake sale, hot food, raffle, unique and specialty items. Shop for the holidays. Many one-of-a-kind gifts. Come walk the grounds; holiday lights on at dusk. La Salette Shrine is located on Highway KD […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 5:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12600 block of 374th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has hit a tree. UPDATE 5:09 p.m. — Per dispatch: All occupants out of the vehicle. There […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue celebrates saving a life

Members of Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue on Tuesday gathered to celebrate the saving of a life. On Sept. 20, members of the department responded to a call of a patient with no pulse and not breathing, said emergency medical services Chief Tom Smith. But CPR and defibrillator shocks administered first by a responding village […]

Central HS students assist at the polls in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes

Eighteen Central High School students got a first hand look at how the election process works Tuesday when they assisted poll workers in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. The project started with an idea Paddock Lake village Deputy Clerk Michelle Shramek heard about at clerk training in Green Bay. She mentioned it to Clerk Emily […]

Units responding for burning in Twin Lakes

At about 12:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of a burning in the 500 block of Oakwood Trail in Twin Lakes.

Calvary UCC to host spaghetti dinner Nov. 5

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the church, 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes (just south of Lakewood School). Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, Italian sausage, desert and refreshment and will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. $9 for adults and $6 for children 6-12. In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans eat free. There also will […]

2016 trick or treat hours set

Local municipalities have set official trick or treating hours for the 2016 Halloween celebration. First up this year is Wheatland, which set its official hours as 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, […]

Collection day to change for half of village with new Twin Lakes garbage contract

Half of Twin Lakes will have a new garbage collection day under a new contract approved by the Village Board Monday. Residents who now have garbage collection on Thursday will have collection on Wednesday when a contract with new garbage collection firm Groot Industries begins in January. Residents who have collection on Tuesday will continue to have collection […]

KD Park reopens with better access, plans for future

A mix of county officials, contractors and some fans of the property re-opened KD park Tuesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 300-plus acre county park is on the site of a former gravel pit. It first opened in 2010. It was closed since August for the construction of a paved parkway, parking stalls, signage and […]

Twin Lakes poised to change garbage collection company

Twin Lakes village officials are working on firming up a contract with a new garbage collection company. If completed, Twin Lakes will be the first Wisconsin municipality served by Illinois-based Groot Industries. Village Board members discussed the contract at a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, opting to go with a seven-year contract that has […]

Donations sought for downtown Twin Lakes planters

The Main Street Flowers Project in Twin Lakes is looking to put a fall spin on the look of the downtown planters. The project is seeking donations of pumpkin or gourds or similar fall items to be used in the downtown planters. You can drop off your donations of pumpkins/gourds/mums at the drop off table at Central Park (N Lake/Main […]

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church hosting Oktoberfest on Oct. 2

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, Twin Lakes, is having an Oktoberfest on Oct. 2. The entire community is invited. The event will follow service at 9 a.m. There will be free food served at noon The event also will feature a bouncy house, horse shoe tournament, bocce ball, badminton and more. Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church is […]

Twin Lakes woman faces homicide charge in connection with Salem heroin death

A Twin Lakes woman faces a charge of reckless homicide in connection with the heroin overdose death of a Salem man this summer. Elizabeth M. Cooper, 30, faces a charge of  first degree reckless homicide/delivery of drugs. She also has been charged with felony possession of narcotic drugs (heroin) and a misdemeanor of possession of drug paraphernalia. […]

Westosha Lakes Church-Twin Lakes Back the Badge Sunday coverage (PHOTOS VIDEO)

The daily sacrifice of emergency workers was remembered and honored at Westosha Lakes Church, Twin Lakes campus Sunday. The church held a Back the Badge Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center attack, to give recognition and thanks to police officers and firefighters. The event took place at the church’s regular worship location in Twin […]

Twin Lakes poised to buy radios, truck and pay for road work

The Twin Lakes Village Board appears ready to use funds left over from a note issue from 2015 to finance three capital purchases. The board discussed the possibilities at a Monday committee of the whole meeting, with no one raising objections to the recommendation of village administrator Jennifer Frederick. The money was available because another capital […]

A word from our sponsors: Westosha Lakes Church-Twin Lakes to host Back the Badge Sunday on Sept. 11

Note: Westosha Lakes Church has advertised this event with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH Westosha Lakes Church will host a Back the Badge Sunday on Sept. 11. The even is to remember, honor and encourage public heroes. The event will be held at Lakewood School, 1218 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes. The event […]

2016 Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Assoc. Business in the Park coverage (PHOTOS)

The threat of rain put a slight damper on things, but the Twin Lakes Business in the Park and car show rolled along.  Visitors could spend midday Saturday visiting the vendors, eating food and looking at cars. The event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. This year there were some […]

UPDATE: Man injured trying to rescue cats from house fire in Twin Lakes

The Twin Lakes Police department issued the following media release regarding a fire in the village Wednesday afternoon: On Wednesday (Note: Day corrected from original release. — DH), August 24, 2016 at approximately 12:17 pm. Twin Lakes Police were dispatched to 1714 Sunset Dr, Twin Lakes, WI for a residential structure fire. The house was fully engulfed […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber’s Business in the Park Business Expo, Annual Car Show and Craft fair is Aug. 27

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair will take place Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Twin Lakes. The street […]

Aquanut Water Show Team takes fourth at Nationals

The Aquanut Water Show Team, of Twin Lakes, won fourth place at the 42nd Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 14 in Janesville. The award ceremony followed three days of competition involving 14 teams from around the nation, on the Rock River, in Janesville, crowned a new National Champion Show Ski team. The top […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 200 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles may be involved. Injuries unknown. UPDATE 4:43 p.m. — TLPD officer reports to dispatch that someone involved in the crash […]

TLPD Capt. Dennis Linn recognized for 20 years of service

Twin Lakes Police Department Capt. Dennis Linn was honored for 20 years of service as a police officer Monday night at the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. He was presented by Chief Adam Grosz. His wife Cheryl pinned the 5-star pin on him that represents 20 years.  

Little Library in Twin Lakes opens

Twin Lakes dedicated their new Little Library Monday night at Lance Park. Twin Lakes has approved two Little Libraries. One at Legion Park and one at Lance Park. Grace Lutheran Child Development Center donated toward the cost. The students of tech ed teacher Cole Marshall at Wilmot Union High School  built it. Little libraries are […]

Twin Lakes new rescue squad

Twin Lakes had a new rescue squad delivered Monday afternoon. Personnel are working very hard to get it ready to respond to calls by midnight, tonight. The new red $200,000 squad (not counting equipment) replaces the older, 2001 rescue squad. The squad was financed by a loan from the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.

Twin Lakes loan for ambulance approved by Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Approval of Twin Lakes’ loan from the the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands was recently announced. The village will use the $199,115 to purchase an ambulance. The Twin Lakes loan was among $1.4 million approved this month. The BCPL operates entirely on program revenue, without taxpayer money and distributes more than 96 cents of every dollar of […]

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