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2017 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park series to begin June 9

Twin Lakes’ 2017 Movies in the Park series will begin in June. The free movies are brought to you by the village government and through donations from area businesses. Bring a blanket and a chair. The movies are shown at Lance Park. The schedule is as follows: June 9 — The Jungle Book June 23 […]

Parades and ceremonies set for Memorial Day 2017 in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes

Memorial Day parades and ceremonies will take place in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes on Monday, May 29: 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 29. The parade begins at Riverview School, heads east on Prosser Street […]

Twin Lakes passes ordinance requiring dogs on leashes in public

If you have your dog off your own property in Twin Lakes, it should be on a leash, after the latest adjustment to village ordinances regarding animals at large. The Village Board passed the ordinance change at last week’s regular board meeting. The ordinance formerly had a provision to allow a dog to be off […]

La Salette Pancake Breakfast May 28

Memorial Day Weekend Pancake Breakfast at La Salette will take place Sunday, May 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee and dessert will be served. The breakfast is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12. La Salette is located at 10330 336th Ave. (Highway KD), Twin Lakes.  For more information call […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association and Twin Lakes considering pavilion in Lance Park

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and the Twin Lakes village government are exploring the building of a pavilion in Lance Park. The chamber proposed the idea at a Village Board meeting in March. The pavilion could replace the chamber’s need to rent and erect tents at the park each summer for Libertyfest. The […]

Twin Lakes to round-up and remove Canada geese

A roundup and removal of Canada geese from Twin Lakes was approved by the Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners Monday. The action was approved unanimously by the commission, which has the same members as the Village Board. (Note: Village President Howard Skinner excused himself from the meeting before the vote to attend a wake. — […]

Twin Lakes Village Board may drop voice control provision from animals at large ordinance

A provision of the Twin Lakes village ordinance on animals at large that allows for pets to not be on a leash if they are under voice control may be eliminated. The board discussed the domesticated animals running at large ordinance at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting. It was the second consecutive meeting they […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 10:28 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a fire at a home in the 800 block of Tuckaway Court in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A possible fire in a dryer vent is being reported. No flames […]

Twin Lakes establishes public records request policy

The Twin Lakes Village Board passed a public records request policy at its regular meeting Monday. Before that, the village did not have a full policy on how to handle fulfilling public records requests, said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. Village counsel recommended one be adopted. The policy establishes charges for staff time for documents over […]

Twin Lakes to purchase SUV patrol vehicle

The Twin Lakes Village Board approved the purchase of a new patrol vehicle for the Police Department at its regular monthly meeting Monday night. The 2017 Ford Interceptor Utility SUV with all added equipment needed to serve as a patrol vehicle will cost $34,912. The village will be able to apply an insurance settlement of […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 4:46 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Incident is on an upper floor. Smoke reported. UPDATE about 4:53 p.m. — Twin […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 3:33 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 100 block of South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: Caller reports a bus is on fire. UPDATE 3:35 p.m. — Personnel at scene reports fire is out.

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:12 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a crash on Highway O in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: One lane of the road is blocked. UPDATE about 4:18 p.m. — Police officers reporting no injuries. Tow truck requested for one vehicle.

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association exploring building shelter at Lance Park

Representatives of the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association shared their vision for building a shelter within Lance Park with Twin Lakes Village Board members Monday night. The chamber hosts the annual Libertyfest community festival in the park each year. To house concessions and entertainment the chamber rents a tent to keep the event […]

Eagle Scout project aims to improve Legion Park dugouts

Players using the ball field at Legion Park in Twin Lakes may be a little cooler and drier in the dugouts there thanks to a local Boy Scout’s quest to earn Eagle Scout rank. Daniel Porter outlined his plans to improve the dugouts at the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Monday. Completing a community service project […]

Twin Lakes yard waste and recycling center relocating; sticker to be required

The Twin Lakes yard waste and recycling center will move and a sticker showing that users are residents will now be required, the village announced this week. The move of the center to the public works facility on Burlington Avenue will make the system more efficient for public works employees. Village officials believe the stickers will […]

Community Library seeks participants for strategic plan survey

The Community Library is currently developing a new strategic plan for library services. Library officials see public input as vital to helping the library shape its services to meet the needs of all residents in the community area. To that end, a survey about library services has been developed. It is available here or can […]

Units responding for smoke from car in Twin Lakes

At about 6:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department unit and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a car smoking in the 12700 block of Highway P in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 6:53 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports to dispatch that there are no injuries and there are no longer any […]

Twin Lakes Lake Commissioners approve weed treatment funds after discussion

The Twin Lakes Lake Rehabilitation District Commissioners have approved $15,000 for lake weed treatment for 2017. Some discussion about the scope and the need for treatment took place among the commissioners, who are the same individuals as the Village Board, at the commissioners meeting Monday. Before approval, Commissioner Kevin Fitzgerald raised the question of how […]

Twin Lakes Scout earns Eagle Scout rank — and a surprise

The effort of Liam Barber, 18, of Twin Lakes, to attain the rank of Eagle Scout reached its conclusion last weekend. But his parents, Patty Laverty and Jeff Barber, had a surprise in mind that they presented Liam with Thursday. His parents had told Liam that if he attained Eagle rank they would buy him a […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 7:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for an investigation in the 100 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a smell of propane or natural gas outside.

Twin Lakes PD takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

The 2017 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics took place Saturday at the Brat Stop. Over 200 people braved the cold water and raised money to sponsor Special Olympic athletes. This is the 18th annual plunge for this area. The 7th year at the Brat Stop. Special Olympic Plunges are held all over the state. Some […]

Local fire departments responding to Spring Grove for aid

At about 6:15 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Spring Grove Fire Department. The box alarm is for a structure fire in the 9800 block of Hunter’s Lane. Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department are requested to respond with tenders (water tankers) […]

Twin Lakes Main Street Flowers Project looking for volunteers

The Main Street Flowers Project is looking for passionate volunteers to help continue displaying beautiful floral arrangements around downtown Twin Lakes. Friends of all ages are needed to assist in the following capacities: Planting crew: Help with planting in May, removing plants in the fall, decorating with fall plants and pumpkins (2-3 hours as needed). Maintenance crew: […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Multiple callers outside of this apartment complex reporting that fire alarms are sounding. No signs of fire or smoke […]

Calvary UCC chili-soup lunch is Jan. 28

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a chili-soup lunch on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adults are $8 and children $5. There also will be basket raffles. Calvary Church is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes.

Local fire department aiding Burlington FD for fire

At about 9:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 600 block of Pine Street in Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to respond with a squad. UPDATE 9:27 p.m. — Town of Salem Fire Rescue being requested […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 3:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a crash in the 700 block of West Main Street in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:04 p.m. — Per dispatch: Heavy back end damage reported to a vehicle. Patients on scene want to be checked […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 7:38 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for an investigation in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke being reported outside an apartment building. Might be from a vehicle doing burnouts. UPDATE 7:42 p.m. — Police officer reports no sign of […]

Units responding for gas line break in Twin Lakes

At about 3:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a possible gas line leak at a residence in the 200 block of Grandview Lane in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller believes service line to residence was struck and she reports strong smell of gas. […]

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