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Twin Lakes Movies in the Park concludes 2015 season

The last Twin Lakes Movies in the Park of the season was shown at Lance Park Saturday night. “Planes:Fire and Rescue”, was preceded by some pre-screening activities. Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue were available for kids to climb in the rigs and ask questions. A planned seaplane landing on Lake Mary was cancelled due to fog. […]

Units responding to transformer fire in Twin Lakes

At 7:32 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 300 block of East Hunt Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a transformer fire. UPDATE 7:34 p.m. — Police officer on the scene says fire is still burning and is closer to Burden than North […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a carbon monoxide alarm at an apartment in the 100 block of Strickland Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 8:48 p.m. — Per dispatch: When fire department units arrived on scene they smelled smoke. Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair is Aug. 29

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair will take place Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Twin Lakes. The street will be lined with […]

Twin Lakes celebrating Movies in the Park milestones with seaplane landing and two-day event

Twin Lakes is celebrating the fifth year and 50th movie of its Movies in the Park program. To mark the occasion, there will be a special a two-night event. At Lance Park on Friday, Aug. 28, there will be a showing of “Planes,” with a real sea plane landing on Lake Mary (weather permitting).  Then come back […]

Twin Lakes Chamber’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair is Aug. 29

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair will take place Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Twin Lakes. The street will be lined with antique and classic cars and trucks for a car show from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Trophies will […]

Twin Lakes changes slow no wake procedure in split vote

The Twin Lakes Village Board, in a rare bout of dissension and a split vote, on Monday approved a change to how slow no wake level is determined for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth. The board approved a new procedure in which when the electronic lake level measuring device in the channel between the lakes reads 794.7, the level at the spillway […]

Aquanuts win 2015 National Championship

The Twin Lakes based Aquanuts won the national team title at the 41st Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski National Championship Aug. 7-9. The competition was held on the Rock River at Shorewood Park in Loves Park. This is the Aquanuts fourth national team title. Their previous wins came in 1983, 1984 and 1985. Aquanuts also took first […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 10:01 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash on 93rd Street west of Meadow in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 10:09 a.m. — Officer on the scene reports damage to utility pole at the scene. UPDATE about 10:25 a.m. — Police officer at […]

Unit responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:23 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a smoke alarm in a residence in the 500 block of Tindall’s Nest in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Alarm went off during oven cleaning. No smoke or flames reported.

Slow no wake procedure change spurs big discussion for Twin Lakes

A proposed change in how slow no wake conditions would be declared on Lakes Mary or Elizabeth in Twin Lakes prompted lengthy discussion by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday. The Lake District Steering Council has proposed a change in how the lakes are measured in deciding when to declare slow no wake conditions. The current official method […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 10:01 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a carbon monoxide alarm in the 1500 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes.

2015 Twin Lakes National Night Out coverage

The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue hosted their annual National Night Out at St. John Catholic Church in Twin Lakes Tuesday evening. The event gave community members a chance to interact with their police officers and firefighters in a relaxed fun atmosphere, giving each a chance to get to know the […]

Twin Lakes will consider additional no parking zone during music festival

In reaction to a complaint from a Elizabeth Lane resident, Twin Lakes Police officials said they will consider the posting of additional no parking signs there during next year’s Country Thunder music festival. The annual festival, located in Randall just across from the village’s west side, brings thousands of people to the area each July. The Elizabeth Lane resident, […]

National Night Out in Twin Lakes set for Aug. 4

The community is invited to join Twin Lakes Police, Fire and Rescue personnel for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at St. John Church on North Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes. National Night Out is a national initiative to bring residents together to get to know public safety personnel and neighbors as together we can create […]

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park season continues July 31

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series continues Friday, July 31 with Lego Movie. These movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk The whole season line-up is here.

Units responding for person struck by boat in Twin Lakes

At about 5:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to Lance Park for a person struck by a boat. Per dispatch: Person who has leg lacerations was on Lake Mary when incident occured. Fire department responding with a boat. UPDATE 5:18 p.m. — Village police officer being taken out by Aquanut Ski […]

Units reaponding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 2:21 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and village police officers are responding to Lake Street in Twin Lakes for a report of a possible gas leak. UPDATE 2:24 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports that leakis from a buried line struck with a hand tool.

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a village police officer are responding for an activated fire alarm in the 2100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 2:35 p.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company called to cancel. They believe this is a false alarm caused by work going on […]

Bike registration wiped from Twin Lakes ordinances

Twin Lakes residents, are you up to date with your bicycle registration? Don’t sweat it if you’re not. The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday formally repealed the requirement to register bikes from village ordinances. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick, at Monday’s regular board meeting, said the police department had requested the change since the registration ordinance […]

Twin Lakes tables resolution opposing Highway F project

A draft resolution opposing the relocation of county Highway F in Randall just north of the village border was tabled at Monday’s regular Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. Trustee Barbara Andres raised the issue of the village opposing the road project at the committee of the whole meeting July 6. She called the project a waste […]

Messiah Lutheran Church hosting salad luncheon July 22

Messiah Lutheran Church will be hosting a Salad Bar Luncheon on Wednesday, July 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will feature homemade salads and deserts. Tickets available at the door; Adults $9 and Children (under 12) $5. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 8720 368th Ave., Twin Lakes.

Randall to oppose realignment of Highway F

The Randall Town Board will be sending a resolution to Kenosha County opposing a proposed realignment of Highway F through the town. The Town Board unanimously approved (with Supervisor Lauren Fox absent) that action at its regular meeting Thursday night. The county is proposing reconstruction and relocation of Highway F from Highway O to Highway EM. Information provided […]

Salem proposing gentleman’s agreement to fix Community Library Board problem

Salem is proposing using a gentleman’s agreement among the five Community Library member municipalities to solve a problem the state has with the Community Library Board’s makeup. Since its founding as a joint library in 1980, the library has had a governing board made up of two members from each member municipality and an additional […]

Twin Lakes honors retiring police chief, swears in new chief

Twin Lakes said good-bye and job well done to retiring police Chief Dale Racer and swore in his replacement, Adam Grosz at Monday night’s Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Dale Racer had served as chief of the Twin Lakes Police Department for nine years. Trustee Tom Connolly, sitting in for village President Howard […]

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Spring Grove

At 10:25 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for mutual aid to a Spring Grove incident. Smoke is being reported in a house in the 2600 block of Oak Valley Drive in Spring Grove. UPDATE 10:31 a.m. — Per dispatch: Twin Lakes FD response cancelled by Spring Grove.

2015 Twin Lakes Libertyfest parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Libertyfest Grand Parade took place on the streets of Twin Lakes Saturday morning. Units from various local organizations and businesses participated. Of course there were plenty of area fire and police department vehicles as well. Libertyfest is a two-day community wide event organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Here are some […]

July 3, 2015 fireworks displays in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes

Local residents and visitors to Western Kenosha County Friday were able to see fireworks displays in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. The Paddock Lake display, set off over the lake, is sponsored annually by the Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club. Here’s some video of the last few minutes: The display in Twin Lakes was part of the […]

2015 Libertyfest underway!

Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2015 kicked off Friday in Lance Park. Activities early in the day included a Libertyfest You’ve Got Talent show. There also was food and the games area open. Friday night’s schedule includes: Aquanuts water ski show at 7:30 p.m. Mandy Z & Rural Route 1, Country Music from 5 to 7 p.m. Megan Ruger from […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Libertyfest set for July 3 & 4

Note: Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes annual summer celebration, Libertyfest, is set for Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 this year at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. The for all ages event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Highlight of […]

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