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Units responding for burning in Twin Lakes

At about 8:14 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a burning in the 900 block of Bayview in Twin Lakes.

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 5:18 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a crash at Holy Hill Road and Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. At least one injury being reported.

Units responding for down tree in Twin Lakes

At about 8:14 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the intersection of Mount Moriah and West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A tree reportedly has fallen on a power line at this intersection. UPDATE about 8:21 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports that […]

Units responding for transformer fire in Lilly Lake

At about 7 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a transformer on fire behind a house in the 7500 block of 335th avenue in Lilly Lake. (Note: Location clarified from original post. — DH) UPDATE 7:04 p.m. — Dispatch reports that fire is out. […]

Junior Aquanut Team to host breast cancer benefit July 27

The Junior Aquanut Team has announced that they will host a benefit show to support breast cancer patients. The event is being held on Wednesday, July 27 at 6 p.m. at Lance Park Beach off of E. Main Street in Twin Lakes. The team will be working with the Susan G. Komen foundation to raise money for breast cancer research. The […]

Virginia Gnat’s name added to Twin Lakes Outstanding citizen monument

Virginia Gnat was honored as an Outstanding Citizen by the Twin Lakes Village Board and Park Commission Monday. She founded the Twin Lakes Senior Citizens Club in 1996 and was president of it for 20 years. She also wrote a weekly column. A plaque with her name was added to the flag pole in Central […]

County paving project in Twin Lakes to begin soon

A county paving project is set to start soon on some well-traveled roads in Twin Lakes. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick shared the following info from Gary Sipsma, county director of Division of Highways and Highway Commissioner: Kenosha County has an asphalt paving project scheduled on S. Lake Avenue from Main Street to Wilmot Avenue and on Wilmot Avenue from […]

New Twin Lakes Music in the Park series to debut July 29

The community group that created the Main Street Flowers Project in Twin Lakes has continued their efforts of revitalizing the downtown area by creating a Music in the Park 5-week series. With the help of six business sponsors, Music in the Park is officially scheduled to begin July 29. Athletico, a physical therapy clinic in Twin Lakes, […]

Man dies in crash in Randall

A Twin Lakes man died in a crash in Randall Saturday evening. From a media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On Saturday evening, July 9th, 2016, at approximately 1947 hours (7:47 p.m.), Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Randall Fire, Salem Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue responded to a single occupant motorcycle […]

David Ferger sworn in as Twin Lakes Police officer

David Ferger of Pleasant Prairie was sworn in Monday night as a Twin Lakes Police officer. The ceremony took place at the Twin Lakes Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Here is video of Chief Adam Grosz telling a little about Ferger’s background, the swearing in by village administrator Jennifer Frederick and the ceremonial pinning […]

July 6, 2016 lake test results: All tested beaches open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes showed E.coli levels below beach warning or closure levels. Results reported Wednesday, July 6 by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem — Silver Lake County Park, 84 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — Old Settlers Park, 20 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 44 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 2 E.coli/100 mL; PHLA Beach, […]

2016 Twin Lakes Libertyfest Duck Race coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association held its annual duck race as part of Libertyfest on Sunday. Water conditions on the course at the Aquanuts performance area in Lance Park were a little choppy, with the nice weather bringing out a lot of boat traffic. Over 600 rubber ducks, each with a number that corresponds […]

Twin Lakes Libertyfest is July 1-3; carnival rides return

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2016 is July 1-3 this year. The annual festival, organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association includes music, food, a parade, fireworks and fun. This year also marks the return of carnival rides to Lance Park […]

New library programs subject of Friends of the Community Library luncheon on June 27

The Friends of the Community Library will host a luncheon on Monday, June 27 at the Twin Lakes Community Library,110 S. Lake St. in Twin Lakes. At 11:30 a.m., a lunch of Subway sandwiches, chips and a cookie will be served. At noon the staff of the Community Library will present a program on the new library services […]

Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services to host fall prevention workshop

Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services ,Inc. will be offering a free Stepping On Workshop series beginning Tuesday, June 7, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. for seven consecutive weeks at  New Life Bible Church in Twin Lakes. Stepping On is a seven-week workshop program for independent community-dwelling older adults who have fallen, are at risk of […]

2016 Twin Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Twin Lakes paid its respects to those members of the US military who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a parade and ceremony Monday. The parade from Lance Park to Legion Park and the ceremony that followed was organized by American Legion Post 544 in Twin Lakes. The parade included veterans, law enforcement, local Scout groups, school bands and […]

Silver Lake and Twin Lakes to host Memorial Day parades and ceremonies

Western Kenosha County residents can honor those who died while serving in the armed forces at parades and ceremonies planned for Monday in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes. Silver Lake Memorial Day observance will begin in Silver Lake with the annual Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 parade at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 30. The parade begins […]

Salem and Twin Lakes in special traffic enforcement deployment

Salem has released the following statement regarding an increased traffic enforcement initiative in Salem and Twin Lakes: The Town of Salem Public Safety Office in conjunction with Twin Lakes Police Department will in their own jurisdictions be participating in a special traffic enforcement deployment. This concentrated effort of traffic enforcement will begin May 23 rd and run through […]

Volunteers plant flowers in planters along Main Street in Twin Lakes

A group of volunteers took advantage of nice planting weather Thursday to make downtown Twin Lakes a little more green — and many other colors found in flowers. The volunteers planted pots along Main Street. Employees from Keller Williams were on site volunteering as part of their “Red Day”- a day devoted to volunteering in the community. Another partner in […]

Twin Lakes approves Wilmot Union High School Little Free Libraries

There will be some new places to get old school reading material around Twin Lakes when two Little Free Libraries are added to Legion and Lance parks. The placement of the elevated boxes that will house books for people to borrow and to replace with a donated book of their own is a project of […]

Twin Lakes OKs library agreement with census apportioned board

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved a revised joint agreement on the Community Library that includes a governing board with the number of members per municipality set by census. The Twin Lakes board is the first of the five member municipalities to pass the new agreement. The agreement passed unanimously. Most members of the joint library […]

American Legion Post 544 to host pizza fundraiser May 18

American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, May 18, 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.

Ski boat used for final ride of longtime Aquanut Brian Schaufel

Longtime Aquanut water ski team member Brian Schaufel took one last ride through Twin Lakes in the most appropriate way possible. Schaufel’s funeral was held Saturday in Twin Lakes; an Aquanut Water Shows ski boat on a trailer was used to carry Schaufel’s casket from Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home in Twin Lakes to St. John the Evangelist […]

Barry Road and Park Lane to be bid out as Twin Lakes’ summer road projects

Twin Lakes will request bids for resurfacing of Barry Road and Park Lane as this summer’s road paving projects. The Village Board discussed the projects at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting. The board decided to include in the request for bid storm sewer work in the Park Lane/Swallow Road area designed to help mitigate water that stands in […]

Dianna Barker earns US Figure Skating gold medal

Dianna Barker of Twin Lakes passed her senior moves in the field test earning a US Figure Skating gold medal on April 16. Of the tests passed each year by US Figure Skating, only 3 percent are at the senior level to earn the gold medal. Barker had to complete this test in front of a gold […]

American Legion Post 544 to host pizza fundraiser May 4

American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, May 4, 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.

A word from our sponsors: Village of Twin Lakes seeking summer help

Note: The Village of Twin Lakes is advertising these positions on westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Village of Twin Lakes is hiring for the following part-time summer positions: Movies in the Park assistant. Public Works seasonal laborer. Lake Education Assistant. These are a great opportunity for college and high school students. […]

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11279 donates to veterans home Music and Memory program

Members of Father Matthias Zerfas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11279 Twin Lakes, recently presented a check for $2,500 to the Union Grove Veterans Home. The money donated will be used for their Music and Memory program to help veterans with dementia. Presenting the check (above) are members Service Officer Pam Mitchell, Quartermaster Todd Erickson, Commander Joe Nilles, Kevin McClorey, Paul […]

Salem Public Safety Office & Twin Lakes PD announce speeding, seatbelt grants

The Town of Salem Public Safety Office and the Twin Lakes Police Department recently announced grant that will help those agencies crackdown on speeders and intensify seatbelt enforcement. Both grants are from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Safety. From a media release regarding the speeding enforcement grant: The funds may be used to pay […]

Twin Lakes ahead of schedule on building reserve

Like a homeowner dutifully paying extra on their mortgage every month, the Twin Lakes Village Board learned this week the village’s financial discipline is paying off. A presentation from the village’s auditor David Maccoux of Schenck S.C. at Monday’s Village Board meeting included showing the village is ahead of schedule on its goal for building its financial reserve. […]

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