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Calvary UCC hosting chili & soup lunch today

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.

Twin Lakes PD chief presents Kevin Klahs with plaque of appreciation

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 […]

Friends of the Community Library holding Book Review Lunch on Jan. 27

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 to host pizza fundraiser Jan. 21

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.

Friends of the Community Library to hold book sale Jan. 24

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.

Units responding for CO alarm in Twin Lakes

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.

Twin Lakes FD responding to Linn for mutual aid

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.

No races for municipal offices in Paddock Lake, Bristol, Twin Lakes, Paris

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 […]

Twin Lakes Jan. 5 Village Board meeting cancelled

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 to host pizza fundraiser Jan. 7

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 […]

Country Club Trails neighbors spend Friday evening caroling

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. […]

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.

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