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2015 Twin Lakes Memorial Day ceremony (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The threat of severe weather caused the cancellation of the annual Memorial Day Parade in Twin Lakes Monday morning, but the true meaning of the day was still recognized at a ceremony at the American Legion Post in Legion Park. Here are some video highlights of the ceremony: Here are some photos from the ceremony:

Local FD units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire in the 170 block of Water’s Edge Circle in Racine County. Wheatland is being asked to respond with an engine. UPDATE 12:20 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue being asked to respond with an ambulance for […]

Twin Lakes Village Board changes meeting time

If you’re planning to go to a Twin Lakes Village Board meeting in the future you will have to get a little earlier start. The board changed its meeting time for regular meetings and Committee of the Whole meetings to 6:30 p.m. at its regular board meeting last Monday. The board had been meeting at […]

2015 Memorial Day parades, services listed

Silver Lake and Twin Lakes will be the scene of Memorial Day parades and ceremonies Monday morning: American Legion Post 544 in Twin Lakes will host its annual Memorial Day parade this year on Monday, May 25. The parade through Twin Lakes begins at 11 a.m. Line-up is between 10 and 10:30 a.m. There will be a service after the […]

2015 Twin Lakes Movies in the park season starts May 22

Twin Lakes 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series begins Friday with Despicable Me 2. This movies are shown at the Lance Park Amphitheater, beginning at dusk The whole season line-up is here.

Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon honored by Twin Lakes Village Board

The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon national champions were honored with a proclamation from the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday night recognizing the team’s achievement. The Wilmot team won the Division 2 title at the competition held in Anaheim, California in April. Wilmot UHS team members are: Carlie Banchi, Carl Simmons, Alyssa Gregory, Joey Burba, Angela Schumacher, Johny Weber, Mason Nindl, Ashley Dabbs and Althea Disse. […]

Twin Lakes approves keeping fox at village residence

A Twin Lakes resident will be able to keep a domesticated fox at a residence in the village after actions by the Village Board Monday. Richard Chapman had made the request to house the fox at a Indian Point Road address. The fox will be raised to have contact with humans. Chapman has built an enclosure to […]

2015 Twin Lakes-Randall Summer Recreation Program sign-up is May 27

Sign-up for the 2015 Twin Lakes-Randall Summer Recreation Program will be Wednesday May 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the small gym at Randall School. The program is open to all students. Here is a full list of offerings and times.

Twin Lakes PD to participate in Click It or Ticket May 18-31

Twin Lakes Police Department will mobilize along with hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 18 to 31. “Our officers are serious about safety belt enforcement. We see far too many drivers and passengers needlessly killed or injured because they were unbuckled in a […]

Twin Lakes PD to hold pharmaceutical take back event May 16

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will coordinate the eighth National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative (NTBI VI). The Twin Lakes Police Department, is a partner and will participate in this take-back initiative on Saturday, May 16. Between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day, TLPD will have an officer in the […]

Lakewood PTO shows appreciation for TLPD

The Lakewood School PTO on Wednesday wanted to show appreciation to the Twin Lakes Police Department for all they do for the school and community. In honor of National Police Week, the PTO dropped off two food platters for the department and thanked them for their services. It was the PTO’s way of “giving back” to the community that […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association golf outing is June 3

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association will host its 25th Annual Golf Outing on Wed. June 3 at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at 11 a.m., with a noon shotgun start. Get your foursome together; you also can register as an individual and be paired with other golfers. Applications available at the chamber […]

Friends of the Community Library book sale is May 16

The Friends of the Community Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at the Twin Lakes branch, 110 South Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. From 2 to 3:30 p.m., a bag of books will cost $5.

Twin Lakes PD responds to suspicious package at Post Office

Note: The following report was gleaned from scanner transmissions. — DH At about 8:06 p.m., Twin Lakes Police officers responded to a report of a suspicious package at the Twin Lakes Post Office on Lance Drive. Upon arriving, officers saw a grocery bag inside a door. The bag was folded over. Officers had the postmaster […]

Twin Lakes examining its policy on licensing video machines used for illegal gambling

The Twin Lakes Village Board is considering whether the village should continue to license video gaming machines that can be used for illegal payouts. In the past, the village has licensed such devices under the premise that they are to be used for entertainment only, not with a cash payout. But the reality is that […]

Twin Lakes to consider ordinance change regarding foxes as pets

The Twin Lakes Village Board may clarify its ordinance on the keeping of wild animals as pets in reaction to a resident’s desire to keep a fox on his property. Richard Chapman of Indian Point Road told the board at its committee of the whole meeting Monday that he has met all state requirements for keeping […]

Units responding to Lakewood School for medical call

At 2:55 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Lakewood School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 14-year-old who may have a broken arm.

Units responding for fire report in Twin Lakes

At about 6:51 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 400 block of Lincoln Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 6:55 a.m. — Police officer on the scene reports a cardboard box burning in a pit. Fire almost out now. UPDATE […]

Suspicious briefcase turns out to be empty in Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes Police encountered a suspicious briefcase outside a downtown business this morning. Personnel from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Disposal Unit ultimately determined the briefcase was empty. TLPD Chief Dale Racer said his department was notified by an employee of the business in the 100 block of South Lake Avenue about the briefcase at […]

Twin Lakes looking to hand off fiscal agent duties for Community Library

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday voted to inquire of the other Community Library municipalities if they would be interested in becoming the library’s fiscal agent. “We’re willing to give it up if anyone’s interested,” said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. As the current library fiscal agent, Twin Lakes contracts for the annual audit and […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At 8:35 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a fire alarm at a store in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 8:39 a.m. — Police officer at the scene reports to dispatch that no signs of fire visible. UPDATE 8:41 a.m. — Police office […]

Hope Lutheran Church sets July 11 for 15th annual Car Show

Hope Lutheran Church will hold its 15th annual Car Show on Saturday, July 11, at 876 Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. The show will take place between the hours of 4 to 8 p.m. There will be a Silent Auction with donations from many local businesses. Ther also will be a DJ for your added entertainment. Stay for the spaghetti dinner. There also will […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At 7:24 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a fire alarm in the 1100 block of Rosebud Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 7:27 p.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company called to cancel, saying alarm was triggered by oven cleaning.

Daisy Girl Scouts Troop 7346 strive to make the world a better place

Daisy Girl Scouts from Troop 7346 in Twin Lakes recently learned what it takes to Make the World A Better Place, and did some amazing things to earn their badge.  They took on the challenge of doing five things each,  over a two-week time period.  So, together these girls did 90 things.  The girls did […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 9:45 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to Laurie Court for an investigation of a fire after a possible lightning strike. Per dispatch: No smoke or flames have been seen, but an outside light has been “completely incinerated.”

Representation on Community Library Board may be up for change again

The president of the Community Library Board told the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday that the makeup of the library’s board may be up for changes again. Kevin Fitzgerald, who is president of the library board as well as a Twin Lakes trustee, said the state is seeking to have the library’s agreement among its […]

Blood drive at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544 on April 28

BloodCenter of Wisconsin and a local blood donor have joined forces to share an important message with Kenosha County — much like first responders and medical professionals, blood donors truly have the power to save lives. Area residents can help patients in need atBloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming local blood drives: Twin Lakes. Tuesday, April 28, […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 5:57 pm., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 40300 block of 103rd Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcyclist who hit an embankment and flew off the motorcycle, possibly then hitting a garage.

Schedule announced for Twin Lakes Movies in the Park 2015 series

Twin Lakes has announced the line-up and dates for the 2015 season of its free Movies in the Park series. This year’s series  at the Lance Park Amphitheater will feature eight family-friendly movies. The whole line-up is here. Volunteers are needed for set up/take down/banner placement!.Residents and students seeking volunteer opportunities, please contact Jennifer Frederick at for more […]

American Legion Post 544 to host pizza fundraiser April 1

American Legion Post 544 will host a Pizza Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, April 1, 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.

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