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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Twin Lakes passes tax levy with less than 1 percent increase

The Twin Lakes Village Board passed a 2018 budget and tax levy Monday night. The levy of  $3,653,982 is $27,207 or .75 percent more than the 2017 levy. The total assessed value of the village rose .75 percent and the tax rate will remain the same at 5.1454 per thousand of assessed value. What will happen with […]

Twin Lakes to replace damaged Bayview Pedestrian Bridge

The Twin Lakes Village Board approved replacing the Bayview Pedestrian Bridge, which was damaged in a car crash in September. At a special board meeting Monday, the board approved a bid to replace the structure from Knoll Steel of Spring Grove, Illinois for a cost of $15,966. The vote to approve was unanimous, with Trustee […]

Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 9:51 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm sounding in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes.

Swearing in of Twin Lakes PD K9 Rex (VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Police Department has a tradition of new police officers being sworn in by the village administrator at a Village Board meeting. The fact that the latest addition to the force walks on four legs did not change that tradition. Rex, with his officer handler Joseph Patla at his side, was sworn in […]

Chilly but dry weather forecast for trick or treat hours

Local weather should be cool and dry today when most communities hold their trick or treat hours, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Bristol, Twin Lakes, Randall and Paddock Lake have designated trick or treat hours Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Salem Lakes’ designated hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Paris and Brighton […]

Unts responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a crash in the 1800 block of Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash. UPDATE 5:01 p.m. — Twin Lakes command chief says Randall units can respond […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 28, but Kenosha County has year round options

Saturday, Oct. 28 may be National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, but Kenosha County residents are fortunate they have local options for disposing of unused prescription drugs year round — including two drop-off locations in Western Kenosha County. From a news release for County Executive Jim Kreuser’s office: Those old, unwanted drugs in your medicine cabinet aren’t […]

Twin Lakes PD new K9 is on the beat

Twin Lakes brand new officer hit the road Wednesday afternoon. Rex, a 17 month old German Shepherd went on patrol with Officer Joe Patla. He arrived from Germany in August. He and the officer have been in training together for the past four weeks. Rex has been in training since he was a puppy and […]

Twin Lakes approves 2018 road project engineering

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved the first step in the  2018 road project: Design, preparation of  bidding documents and bidding. These engineering tasks will be conducted by Town & Country Engineering, the village’s engineering firm. The cost is not to exceed $21,500. The roads set to be included in the 2018 road […]

Tickets on sale now for La Salette Shrine Polish Dinner fundraiser Nov. 4

The Priests and Brothers of the La Salette Shrine in Twin Lakes will host a Polish Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 4. Pre-ticket sales only, with 125 seats available. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tickets  are $25 per person (Note: Ticket price corrected from an ealier version of this post — DH). Call […]

Unity and prayer service to be held Sept. 30 in Bassett

A Service of Unity and Prayer,  sponsored by the Twin Lakes churches, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at Westosha Baptist Church, 35300 Bassett Road, Bassett. All are welcome to attend this service to affirm unity and pray for the world.

Twin Runners Snowmobile Club show and swap meet is Sept. 17

Come join the Twin Runners Snowmobile Club as they present a vintage snowmobile show and swap meet on Sunday, Sept. 17. The event will be held at the Club shed, 469 W. Main St. in Twin Lakes. Many beautifully restored classic machines will be on display starting at noon. Show classes this year will be original and restored pre-1971, 1972-1975, […]

Twin Lakes Police announce charges in five 2017 overdose deaths

The Twin Lakes Police Department Friday announced criminal charges in connection with five drug overdose deaths in the village between late April and mid June. TLPD Chief Adam Grosz, in announcing the charges, said: “I hope this will send a strong message that we are tired of seeing families in our community torn apart by heroin, […]

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