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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 […]

Twin Lakes area school supply drive under way

A school supply drive is being held in the Twin Lakes area. The goal of the effort is to help to make sure that all children served by The Sharing Center return to school this fall with the essential gear for learning. Providing these items for the children in the community will help to encourage […]

Messiah Lutheran Church to host a Salad Bar Luncheon on July 16

Messiah Lutheran Church will host a Salad Bar Luncheon, Wednesday, July 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church, 8720 368th Ave. (Corner of Highways O & F) in Twin Lakes. Homemade salads and desserts will be served. Tickets  are available at the door: Adults $8 – Children (under 12) $4. The building is handicap accessible and air conditioned.

Healthy Food Drive set for July 27

A group of volunteers is hosting a Healthy Food Drive in Kenosha County to support the Sharing Center, which provides food to families and other local food shelters. The food drive will take place Sunday, July 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Richter’s Marketplace in Twin Lakes. Ideas for items to donate include: Fruits and […]

Units responding to fire in Twin Lakes

At about 1:29 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and Randall Fire Department are responding to a report of a possible structure fire in the 500 block of Lakeview Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per Twin Lakes PD dispatch: Report was called in by a neighbor to home. UPDATE 1:33 p.m. — Town of Wheatland Fire Department […]

Slow no wake lifted for Lakes Elizabeth and Mary

The slow, no wake order for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes has been lifted, village clerk Kathleen Richardson announced this morning. “As the lake levels are still higher than normal, we are advising boaters to still use caution while resuming normal boating activities,” Richardson’s announcement went on to say. The slow, no wake order […]

Twin Lakes Village Board to eliminate residency requirement for administrator

The Twin Lakes Village Board is poised to eliminate a residency requirement for village administrator Jennifer Pollitt. At Monday’s Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting, the board discussed changing Pollitt’s employment agreement to eliminate the residency requirement. Previously, village administrators were required to live within the village within six months of hire as a […]

Libertyfest cardboard boat races

The annual cardboard boat races took place Saturday at Libertyfest in Twin Lakes. Libertyfest is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. In spite of really windy conditions, the boats were quite seaworthy. No one sank and everyone managed to stay upright. Mike Kozlac and Andy McArty made sure they stayed safe […]

Duck races at Libertyfest

New this year at Libertyfest. Tickets were available at the Chamber or local businesses $5.00 each or 3 for $10.00. Prizes: $200, $100, $50, $25, $25,$25. Randall Fire Department provided the track and the current.

Megan Ruger at Libertyfest

Megan Ruger, originally from Twin Lakes, and The Voice contestant, played Libertyfest Saturday night to a large crowd. A lot of kids were also enjoying the show. It was Megan’s birthday.

Libertyfest fireworks

The two day festival capped off with a fireworks show.

2014 Libertyfest parade coverage

Day two of Libertyfest in Twin Lakes kicked off this morning with the Grand Parade. The parade kicked off at 11 a.m. and wound from Legion Park, through downtown to Lance Park, the site of the other Libertyfest activities.  Many participants and spectators commented that the warm but not sweltering temperature and slightly overcast skies made for great […]

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