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Units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid to a smoke investigation and building evacuation in the 34100 block of Arbor Lane in the Town of Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to reapond with an ambulnce and Wheatland with an engine.

Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014 is Dec. 5 & 6

Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2014, sponsored by Allied Plastics, Inc, will take place Friday Dec.5 and Saturday Dec. 6 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes, Categories for the 2014 Tree Decorating Contest are:  Junior, Business and General. New this year  is a Gingerbread House Contest. The houses will be created […]

Twin Lakes Village Board sets new burial plot fees

The Twin Lakes Village Board has raised the fee for burial plots in Prairie Mound Cemetery. The village owns and operates the cemetery. The new fees will be $400 for residents and $600 for non-residents. Each of those fees were raised $100. The village’s cemetery board had asked for fees of $500 for residents and $1,000 […]

La Salette Shrine Craft &Vendor Fair is Nov. 30

The 2014 La Salette Shrine Craft &Vendor Fair will take place Sunday, Nov.30, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will include Bake Sale, Food, Hot Cider, Cash Raffle, Unique And Specialty Gifts. Shop For The Holidays. La Salette Shrine is located on Highway KD at 10330 336thAve., Twin Lakes. www.lasaletteshrine.org

Twin Lakes tax levy down for 2015

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved a property tax levy of $3,449,984 for 2015. That’s a decrease of $84,129 or 2 percent from the 2014 levy of $3,534,113. The tax rate is expected to decrease 2.6 percent to $4.9952 per thousand dollars of assessed value. The decrease is in part because of an increase […]

A story of a Twin Lakes grandmother and her grandson

The emotional story of  Carol Hoffman, 71, of Twin Lakes, and how she fought off her cancer long enough to see her grandson, Robert Kvacik, a US Navy airman, return once more from a long deployment before succumbing a short time after the homecoming is told in two stories at PilotOnline.com, a newspaper web site in Norfolk, VA, where Kvacik is stationed. […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 9:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 300 block of Lance Drive for a fire alarm. Per dispatch: Police officer on the scene reports a smell of smoke but no signs of smoke.

Units responding for structure fire in Twin Lakes

At 4:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a possible structure fire at 410 Lincoln in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:04 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports to dispatch that flames are […]

Blood drive Nov. 4 at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544

Twin Lakes area residents can make a tremendous, positive impact on the lives of patients at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming blood drive. The drive will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544, 989 Legion Dr.. Twin Lakes. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or […]

2014 trick or treat hours round-up

It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]

Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation co-ed basketball registration is next week

The Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation program will sponsor a co-ed basketball program for boys and girls in grades 1 through 6. The program will focus on skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fundamentals of the game. Teams will be divided into groups by grades. All teams will play scheduled games on Saturdays (except the first Saturday will […]

Northerns stocked in Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes were stocked with some new fishy inhabitants Wednesday afternoon. About 600 northern pike were added to the lakes as part of a Twin Lakes Protection and Rehabilitation District stocking. Here are several more photos from the village Facebook Page. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is expected to stock walleye […]

Units responding to Randall School for crash

At about 3:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to Randall School for a crash. Per dispatch: A child has been struck by a car in the parking lot. UPDATE 3:21 p.m. — Fire Department personnel being told to stand down; response needed from rescue squad only. UPDATE 3:32 […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At 8:09 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 800 block of Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved. There may be one person injured.

Twin Lakes Village Board splits clerk and treasurer position

The Twin Lakes Village Board has split the village clerk/treasurer job into two positions: Village clerk and village accountant/treasurer. The action was accomplished by a revision of the village’s charter ordinance that passed by a 6-0 vote at Monday’s Village Board meeting. Because it involved the charter ordinance, the change required a 2/3 vote of the […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At 1:51 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a commercial fire alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 2:02 p.m. — Police officer at the scene reports a false alarm caused by sweeping of wood shavings.  

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 4:44 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a fire alarm in the 1200 block of Main Street in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:45 p.m. — Police officer arriving on scene reports no signs of fire showing from outside the building. UPDATE 4:46 p.m. — Police officer on […]

Twin Lakes youngster gets 13-point buck in youth hunt

Beau Schwertfeger, 10, of Twin Lakes had a great youth deer hunt this year. Beau, hunting in Kenosha County, bagged this 13-point buck, which was registered at Paddock Lake Sporting Goods on Sunday. Schwertfeger was hunting with his dad, Eric, as part of the state’s youth deer hunt. The youth deer hunt is one of a series […]

Twin Lakes considering splitting clerk and treasurer jobs

In the late 1990s, Twin Lakes consolidated its clerk and treasurer posts into a single job and made it an appointed position in the process, as many other municipalities did at the same time. Now village administrator Jennifer Frederick is asking the Twin Lakes Village Board to consider splitting the jobs again. “It seems like there was a wave […]

La Salette to host Holiday Deco Garage Sale

The 2014 La Salette Holiday Deco Garage Sale will take place this weekend. The event will include: Holiday collectibles, bake sale and raffle. Days and times are: Friday, Oct. 3,  8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 8 until 11 a.m. La Salette is located at 10330 336th Ave. (Highway KD), Twin […]

Units responding for report of fire in Twin Lakes

At about 11:49 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a possible fire in a residence in the 4200 block of Anna Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports burning smell and hearing popping. A cable company crew is also at the scene. UPDATE 11:52 […]

Luncheon and travelogue at library to feature Peru

A Friends of the Library Luncheon and Travelogue will take place Tues., Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Twin Lakes branch of the Community Library. “Particularly Picturesque Peru” will be presdented by Mary Ann Bilski. Cost is $5, payable at the door. Lunch will be catered by Subway. RSVP to Mary Ann Bilski at 630-217-4066.

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid

At about 10:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for mutual aid to Richmond for investigation of smoke.

Units responding for arcing wire in Twin Lakes

At about 5:17 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a wire arcing in the 600 block of Vincent Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reported seeing smoke too. UPDATE 5:20 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports no arcing currently, but perhaps signs that it was.

Twin Lakes PD to participate in Pharmaceutical Take Back

The Twin Lakes Police Department will participate in the eighth National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative on Saturday, Sept. 27. The TLPD is one of six locations in Kenosha County that has a Medication Drop Box. Twin Lakes’ box is available 24/7, located in the lobby of the Police Department located at 920 Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At 3:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fie and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a crash in the 300 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved and in the ditch.

Twin Lakes to leave Schoors Lane-Matthew Avenue connection chained — most of the time

View Larger Map The Twin Lakes Village Board considered opening Schoors Lane at Matthew to traffic but decided to continue to abide by a 2007 resolution that closed Schoors to traffic from that end. The resolution says Schoors is substandard for traffic, with a average width of just 18 feet, and thus it should remain closed where […]

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. […]

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