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Twin Lakes considering rehabbing current village hall or building new

To rehab or build new? That’s a question many an owner of an older home considers at some point. And that’s what the Twin Lakes Village Board has been discussing over the last couple of months concerning Village Hall. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick raised the issue at the March 5 committee of the whole meeting […]

TLPD chief wants to realign department supervisory structure

Twin Lakes Police Chief Adam Grosz would like to eliminate a lieutenant position and replace it with two sergeants within his department’s supervisor structure. Grosz outlined the advantages of his plan at the Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting Monday. Grosz said the lieutenant position is structured as an administrator, however he […]

Units responding for accident

Twin Lakes Fire and Twins Rescue and Randall Fire are responding the report of a motorcycle accident 11600 block of 342nd Ave at 2:49 pm. 2:56 pm two motorcycles down,one patient Share28 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 28

Units responding for leak in Twin Lakes

At about 8:42 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 200 block of West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A possible natural gas leak has been reported. Utility company has been notified. Occupants have been advised to evacuate. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 6:07 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to 38700 87th Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles; minor damage. Share1 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 1

Twin Lakes to split cost of new duty coats with fire department

Twin Lakes Village Board members were in favor of splitting the cost of new duty coats for all fire and rescue members with the Twin Lakes Fire Department. But the actually purchase of the coats might need to wait a bit until a change in state standards for fire department maintenance is changed. The matter […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes seeking part-time accountant/treasurer

Note: The village of Twin Lakes is advertising this position at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Village of Twin Lakes (population 6,050) is seeking qualified candidates for the part-time position of Accountant/Treasurer.  This position manages the financial operations of the Village.  The Accountant/Treasurer is expected to have a strong financial background […]

Friends of Community Library book sale is Feb. 24 in Twin Lakes

The Friends of Community Library will hold a book sale on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Twin Lakes library, 110 S. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. The sale will be open to Friends members from 10 to 11 a.m. and to the general public from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A $5 bargain bag sale will take place from […]

Randall School administrator gives referendum presentation to Twin Lakes Village Board

Randall School District administrator John Gendron gave a presentation Monday to the Twin Lakes Village Board concerning the April 3 school referendum questions at the board’s regular monthly meeting. The school district will have two questions on the ballot, a $5.5 million dollar capital referendum and a non-recurring operational referendum to exceed the revenue limit by […]

Effort to create new development agency with local TID revenue dies

An effort in the state legislature to create a new Kenosha and Racine counties economic development agency funded by 1 percent of tax increment district revenue from TIDs in those counties will not be adopted, state Rep. Samantha Kerkman said Wednesday. What killed it was a consensus of municipalities in those counties that the plan […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 7 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lake Police officers are responding to a report of a fire at a house in the 600 block of Vincent Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a dryer fire. All occupants are out of the house. Share7 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes police officer are responding for a report of a crash at 104th Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. One person reporting an injury. UPDATE 4:06 p.m. — Police officer reports to dispatch that there is another injured person. […]

Units responding for down branch in Twin Lakes

At about 4:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a report of a large tree branch on a power line in the 1000 block of Highland Drive in Twin Lakes. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 1:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of an alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 1:22 p.m. — Police officer and fire unit on scene and investigating. UPDATE 1:25 […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 9:19 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an employee having chest pains. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Local fire departments responding to Pell Lake for mutual aid

At about 3:13 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Bloomfield Fire Department for a structure fire in the N1300 block of Thistle Drive in Pell Lake. Requested to respond are: Randall Fire Department with a truck and Twin Lakes Fire Department with a squad and a chief. Share2 […]

2017 Twin Lakes Professional Police Association “Shop With A Hero” coverage (PHOTOS)

The 14th year of the Twin Lakes Professional Police Association’s “Shop With A Hero” event tool place Saturday. This year 24 kids were taken shopping with the help of heroes from the Twin Lakes Police Department (dispatchers and officers), Twin Lakes Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and Randall Volunteer Fire Department.  Each student was selected by […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 9:15 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 in the 1800 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved, rolled over on its roof. UPDATE about 9:16 p.m. — Sheriff’s Deputy […]

Boy Scout Troop 380 and Cub Scout Pack 343 collected food and money for Twin Lakes Food Pantry

Boy Scout Troop 380 and Cub Scout Pack 343 held a food drive at Richters Marketplace in Twin Lakes. Some 2,008 pounds of food and over $2,300 were collected for Twin Lakes Food Pantry. The Scouts wanted to thank all the residents of Twin Lakes for helping in this worthy cause. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

Aquanuts win approval for storage buildings; express interest in village lot

A relatively light Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting Monday saw matters involving the Aquanuts show ski team dominate discussion. The team, which performs shows weekly during the summer at Lance Park, its headquarters, is seeking permission to build two storage buildings in the area of the park where they perform. The […]

Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 1:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm. No signs of fire being reported from the scene. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

Twin Lakes to study spillway effects on lake levels

Water levels and related topics including ice damage to shorelines will be the subject of studies commissioned by the Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners. One study will be performed by village engineering firm Town & Country Engineering. The cost will be no more than $4,000, as approved at a meeting of the […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue 2017 Photos with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

Santa visited the Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue station Saturday, taking time to hear the Christmas wishes of youngsters. Kids who visited with Santa also received a candy cane and a pre-Christmas toy. They and their family members could then enjoy refreshments. While they waited to see the guest of honor, kids waiting downstairs in […]

2017 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes’ 2017 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 members of Westosha Baptist Church and New Life Bible Church. Boy Scout Troop 380 was selling refreshments. Here is some video of the […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association 2017 Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping coverage (PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s 2017 Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping started Friday night. The event will continue Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes.. This is the 12th year for the event, which has a theme of Candy Cane Lane this […]

Santa to visit kids at Twin Lakes Fire Department on Dec. 2

Santa will be visiting children at the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can have their photo taken with Santa at the event. The Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station is located at 236 E Main St., Twin Lakes. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Identities of men who died in Twin Lakes shooting released

The names of the two Twin Lakes brothers who died in a shooting outside a Twin Lakes bar early Friday morning have been released. Richard Samuel, 28, was dead at the scene in the 400 block of South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Kenneth Samuel III, 31, died at Burlington Hospital. The name of the […]

UPDATE: Second Twin Lakes shooting victim dies; suspect in custody

The second victim of a shooting in Twin Lakes early Friday morning has died, Twin Lakes Police report. The suspect in the shooting also has been located near Tomah and is in custody. From a TLPD news release: The second victim, (31 year-old male) has died at Burlington Hospital. A 25 year-old male suspect from Trevor, […]

Man dies in early morning shooting in Twin Lakes

Two men were shot and one died in Twin Lakes early Friday morning. The shooting suspect has been identified by witnesses, but was not in custody yet, a news release from the Twin Lakes Police Department issued at 5 a.m. said. The victims’ and suspect’s names have not been released by the police department. Here […]

2017 La Salette Shrine Craft & Vendor Fair is Nov. 26

The 2017 La Salette Shrine Craft & Vendor Fair will take place Sunday, Nov. 26, 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 […]

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