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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. […]

Trevor man faces child enticement charges in Winnebago County

Joshua C. Scheil, 28, of Trevor, who serves as pastor of a Twin Lakes church, has been charged with child enticement in Winnebago County. Circuit Court records say Scheil has been charged with: Use a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime. Child Enticement-Sexual Contact. Cause Child 13-18 to View Sex. Activity. Scheil is next […]

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Wonder Lake

At about 5:54 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a request for mutual aid to the Wonder Lake Fire Department for a garage fire. Twin Lakes FD is being asked to respond with a tender (water tanker).

Units responding for boat in distress on Lake Mary

At about 2:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a boat in distress on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reported a rowboat with five people calling for help. Caller was at a Waldeck Drive address. UPDATE 2:28 p.m. — Police officer […]

Units responding for second crash in Twin Lakes

At about 5:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a crash in the 1200 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has struck a guardrail. UPDATE 5:34 p.m. — Police officer on the scene requests a tow truck.

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 3:44 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and village police officers are responding for a crash in the 470 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash described as a car versus building. One injury being reported.

Units responding for down wire in Twin Lakes

At about 2:27 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a down wire in the 40100 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 2:30 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports wire is down at Highway F and Karow Road. UPDATE 2:32 p.m. […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:41 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are rsponding for an alarm in the 600 block of Maple Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Response is for a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 8:47 p.m. — Occupants have evacuated, police officer reports.

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm in the 400 block of Holy Hill Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Response is for a carbon monoxide alarm in an apartment. Occupants have evacuated.

DPI tells Paddock Lake Community Library side agreement on representation not compliant

A side agreement designed to maintain equal representation among the municipalities on the Community Library Board does not comply with state statutes, a Department of Public Instruction official says. The opinion is contained in a letter dated March 17, 2016 from John DeBacher, Director, Public Library Development, Division for Libraries and Technology to Paddock Lake village Trustee Kathy Christenson. Paddock […]

Ryan Jaslowski hired by Kenosha Fire Department

Ryan Jaslowski of Twin Lakes was among the most recent group of hires for the Kenosha Fire Department announced at a meeting March 15. Jaslowski was born and raised in Twin Lakes Wisconsin and graduated from Wilmot High School in 2011. After high school, Ryan attended UW-Platteville, UW-Parkside and Gateway Technical College obtaining an Associate of Applied Science […]

Traffic info regarding Randall School’s Shamrock ‘N’ Run Saturday morning

The Village of Twin Lakes posted the following info regarding traffic handling and parking regarding the Randall School Shamrock ‘N’ Run Saturday morning: 1. Starting at 10AM – Runners will have full access to Legion drive for the first few minutes of the race (although they will be encouraged to hug the right side of […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 10:36 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an apartment unit in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Response is for a carbon monoxide investigation.

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