Posts under ‘Twin Lakes’

Units responding to fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:15 p.m., Twin lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a fire alarm int eh 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: No signs of smoke or flames seen.

UPDATE: Package outside doors of Twin Lakes Post office prompted bomb squad response

I package left outside the doors fo the Twin Lakes Post Office on Lance Drive this morning prompted a response from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad. Ultimately, the package — a box containing empty boxes — was determined to be harmless. From a media release from Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer regarding the […]

Units responding for stand-by in Twin Lakes

At about 9:02 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a business in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes for a stand-by. Per dispatch: An engine and an ambulance requested. UPDATE 9:04 a.m. — Richmond Fire and Rescue being dispatched to respond with ambulance for stand-by. UPDATE 9:07 a.m. […]

Twin Lakes Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game 2014 coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game was played Saturday at Bassett Park in Randall. The game pitted the Twin Lakes Police Department vs. Twin Lakes Fire Department. The weather was great and there was plenty of good natured banter between the teams — and some nice plays as well. The police won 22-7. Here […]

Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game is Saturday

The annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game will take place Saturday, Sept. 6 starting at noon at Bassett Park in Randall. The game pits the Twin Lakes Police Department vs. Twin Lakes Fire Department.

Boats crash on Lake Elizabeth

There were no serious injuries resulting from a boat crash on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes this evening. From a  media release from Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer: On Sunday, August 31, 2014 at approximately 5:00PM, two motor boats traveling at medium speeds on the northeast end of Lake Elizabeth collided causing one of […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park looks good; unstable air grounds seaplane

Twin Lakes officials anticipate being able to go forward with Movies in the Park’s screening of “Planes” tonight, but the planned pre-movie seaplane landing on Lake Mary has fallen victim to the weather. More info on the village’s Facebook page. UPDATE 7:10 p.m. — Movie screening has been cancelled now too, due to wind too strong for screen. That’s […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park concludes with “Planes”

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014 Movies in the Parks program concludes for the season Friday, Aug. 29. The final showing of the season includes some special pre-screening activities. A seaplane will land on Lake Mary between 5:30 and 6 p.m. The plane will then takeoff […]

Units responding to Twin Lakes PD for burning smell

At about 11:03 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Lance Drive for an electrical burning smell. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Police officer reports to dispatch that smell appears to be from the HVAC system. Repair company being called.

Twin Lakes removes seaplane landing ban for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

Seaplane pilots will be able to land their planes on Lake Elizabeth anytime conditions are right and on Lake Mary with a permit after action by the Twin Lakes Village Board earlier this week. The board passed a revised ordinance on seaplanes and other lake activities at Monday’s Village Board meeting. The ordinance passed unanimously, […]

Twin Lakes PD officers and dispatcher honored for baby delivery

Twin Lakes Police offices Katie Hall and Jeffrey Comp and Kenosha Joint Services dispatcher Joan Zarletti were recognized with awards from the American Police Hall of Fame for their roles in the delivery of a healthy baby in a car along a Kenosha County road side in May. The awards were presented by TLPD Chief […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association hosting Business in the Park Saturday

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is holding a Business in the Park event this Sat. August 23 in Central Park, on Main Street and in the parking lot next to the Chamber building. The day will start with a Pancake Breakfast in the Park from 8 to 11 a.m. The breakfast is $7 […]

Twin Lakes FD to host blood drive

The Twin Lakes Fire Department will host a Blood Drive with the Blood Center of Wisconsin at the Twin Lakes Fire Department on Monday, Aug. 25, from 2:30 until 7:30 pm. You can schedule an appointment here The summer months are especially critical for the Blood Center.

Twin Lakes PD makes arrest in 2011 playground fire

Twin Lakes Police have made an arrest in the November 2011 Arrowhead Park playground fire that caused thousands of dollars damage, Chief Dale Racer announced today. After several years of following up on leads and developing information, Twin Lakes Police questioned a 19-year-old Twin Lakes resident on Thursday, regarding the playground fire at Arrowhead Park. […]

Twin Lakes PD, Sheriff’s Dept. participting in statewide drunk driving crackdown

The Twin Lakes Police Department and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies in cracking down on drunk driving from Aug. 15 to Sept. 1. Efforts to combat drunken driving in Wisconsin through effective enforcement and education are showing positive results. In the past 10 years, fatalities from alcohol-related […]

Twin Lakes PD dealing with cows on the road

At about 6:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Police are responding to reports of cows on roads in the area of Legion Drive, Highway KD and Buck Trail. The cows owner is also trying to round-up the animals. UPDATE 7 p.m. — Officer has checked down Legion to KD and has found traffic moving well and no cows on the roadway […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park continues with “Tad the Lost Explorer”

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014  Movies in the Parks program continues Friday, Aug. 15. “Tad the Lost Explorer” will be screened beginning at dusk in the outdoor amphitheater on the shores of Lake Mary at Lance Park. Bring a blanket or chair for these free, […]

Calvary UCC to host salad luncheon

Calvary United Church of Christ will be hosting a Salad Luncheon, Aug. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12, free for age 3 and under. The church is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes, just south of Lakewood School.

Twin Lakes Village Board considering lifting seaplane landing ban

The Twin Lakes Village Board is considering lifting or modifying a ban on landing seaplanes on Lakes Mary and Elizabeth. But after a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday it’s not clear what course of action would have the support of a majority of the board. That in part was because three board members — […]

Medical examiner and sheriff issue statements regarding heroin

Patrice Hall, Kenosha County Medical Examiner, and Sheriff David Beth both issued statements regarding drug overdoses after three deaths this past weekend. One of the deaths was in Twin Lakes, the other two in Kenosha. Said Beth: “Overdose deaths are an increasing problem in Kenosha County. We continue to utilize our resources in KDOG (Kenosha […]

Twin Lakes National Night Out 2014 coverage

Twin Lakes residents got a chance to get to know their fire and police departments better at the National Night Out event Tuesday evening. The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue hosted the event at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Great weather may have helped contribute to a big turnout. Communities throughout […]

Units responding for deck fire in Twin Lakes

At about 4:27 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 2300 block of Anna Avenue for a report of a deck on fire. Per dispatch: Deck is not attached to the house. UPDATE 4:31 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports deck is fully engulfed. Deck is about […]

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Woodstock

At about 12:08 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department has been requested to send a tender for a change of quarters to the Woodstock Fire Department for mutual aid.

Twin Lakes National Night Out is Tuesday

Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue will host National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church,  701 N. Lake Ave, Twin Lakes. The free event begins at 5 p.m. and continues to 8 p.m. National Night Out is a free event hosted by public safety departments […]

Weather cancels Twin Lakes Movies in the Park for tonight

Twin Lakes made the following announcement via its Facebook page: Due to bad weather and high winds the Movie in the Park is cancelled for this evening. Stay tuned as we may add another movie at the end of the season!”

Lake Elizabeth part of Wisconsin Walleye Initiative

Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes is a sentinel lake in the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative, those attending the  Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District meeting on Saturday learned. As a result, the lake could see a huge increase in stocking of large walleye fingerlings starting in 2015, said Luke S. Roffler, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources senior fisheries […]

Twin Lakes to open channel from Lake Elizabeth to new spillway

The Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District approved spending no more than $2,400 for treatment of Eurasian milfoil and lilypads in an effort to open up a channel through which water can easier flow from the southern end of Lake Elizabeth to the newly constructed spillway located over the state line. Stantec will perform […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 12:48 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a crash on 110th Street east of Highway Z in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single vehicle and a deer. UPDATE about 1:10 p.m. — One patient being transported by ambulance for […]

The Aquanuts place second at Wisconsin Water Ski Show Championships

The Aquanuts competed at the 48th annual Wisconsin Water Ski Show Championships in Wisconsin Rapids, on Lake Wazeecha July 17-20. This year 24 teams from around the state came to show off their talents, and sense of humor, for some wholesome family entertainment. The Aquanuts are skiing within the theme of “Land of the Lost […]

Tractor Trek travels through Twin Lakes

The path of McHenry County Farm Bureau 12th annual Tractor Trek brought it up to Kenosha County. They began their trip at the Historic Petersen Farm, across from Petersen Park on McCullom Lake Road. They came up through Spring Grove, to have lunch at Twin Lakes Country Club. The trip is an annual fundraiser for […]

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