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Flood clean-up kits available at Twin Lakes Village Hall

Flood Clean-Up Kits are now available at Twin Lakes Village Hall for those affected by last week’s flooding. Kits include cleaning supplies, a mop, sponge, bleach, Pine Sol and other supplies. In cooperation with the County’s Disaster Reporting Requirements, the village is asking affected Twin Lakes residents to call Village Hall and report any damage to […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 1:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an investigation in teh 1200 block of Lucille in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Resident reports smoke alarm sounding. UPDATE 1:27 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police officer on reports scene appears to be secure, but no one knows how to silence alarm.

More 2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest photos

Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2017 took place at Lance Park in Twin Lakes Friday and Saturday. Following are some additional photos from the events that we did not have an opportunity to publish earlier. Here are some photos from the duck race: Here are some photos of performances from Saturday: Here are photos from the Aquanuts […]

Happy Fourth of July 2017; fireworks from Twin Lakes and Paddock Lake (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Happy Fourth of July 2017 to all of our westofthei.com readers. Nothing says Fourth of July USA like fireworks and we have photos and video from two displays this holiday weekend. Here’s video toward the end of the Westosha Kiwanis Club Fireworks display from Monday night: Here’s a photo of the barges for that display […]

Wayne and Kathleen Messmer sing National Anthem at 2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest

Wayne Messmer, known for his iconic renditions of the US National Anthem at Chicago sports contests, sang the Star-Spangled Banner Saturday evening at the start of the Aquanuts show that was part of 2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest. Messmer sang the anthem as a duet with his wife, Kathleen, and a cappella. Here’s video of the […]

2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The second day of the 2017 edition of Twin Lakes Libertyfest started Saturday morning with the traditional parade through the streets of the village. The parade started in Legion Park and made its way to Legion Park, where the rest of Libertyfest takes place. Participating were local fire and police departments, local businesses, organizations, elected […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:18 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to investigate a report of a fire alarm in the 100 block of W. Park Drive. UPDATE 6:24 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding fire units that alarm company says this is a false alarm.

Twin Lakes Libertyfest coverage from Friday (PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes annual summer festival Libertyfest opened Friday evening at Lance Park. Opening night activities included bingo, food, shopping, amusements and live music on Country Night. Libertyfest continues Saturday. The event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association. Here are some more photos from Friday:

Twin Lakes man dies during armed robbery in Madison

The Wisconsin State Journal has an extensive story about the circumstances around the death of Christ E. Kneubuehl, 56, of Twin Lakes, who died during an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant in Madison earlier this week. Kneubuehl is believed to have suffered a heart attack during the robbery. The suspects are still at large. […]

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 5:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 400 block of West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A natural gas line leak has been reported. UPDATE 5:59 p.m. — Dispatch reports that utility company has been contacted and will respond within 30 minutes.

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 2:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and village police officers are responding to an address on Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a ATV crash. Per dispatch: Two people are injured.

Twin Lakes Police arrest three armed robbery suspects

Twin Lakes Police officers surrounded an apartment building and arrested three armed robbery suspects Thursday afternoon. From a TLPD news release on the incident: On Thursday, 6/22/2017 at 1:52 p.m. the Twin Lakes Police Department was dispatched to the 1700 block of Wilmot Ave in the Village of Twin Lakes to investigate the report of two male subjects who were robbed […]

Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation Summer Program taking registration

The Twin Lakes-Randall Recreation Summer Program is taking registrations. The program is for 4K through 4th grade youngsters. It includes enriching activities through which your child will grow, build skills, and gain confidence in a play-based learning environment. Each day your child will participate in a variety of activities designed to spark their imagination and creativity. Theme-based weeks will […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

At about 3:20 p.m., the Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 700 block of North Pine Street in Burlington. Wheatland is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 3:22 p.m. — Burlington FD has upgraded the box alarm. Now due […]

Twin Lakes PD to explore K9 program

The Twin Lakes Police Department will explore bringing a police dog, known as a K9, to the village department. The department received the blessing of the Village Board at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting to begin fundraising for the program. Police Officer Joesph Patla made a presentation on the advantages of having a K9 in […]

A word from ours sponsors: 2017 Twin Lakes Libertyfest offers family fun in a small town with a Big Bang!

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Get ready for Twin Lakes annual Libertyfest 2017! This Free Family Fun will be on Friday June 30th, 5:00 pm until Midnight and Saturday July 1st from Noon until Midnight. As always there will be a food […]

2017 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park series to begin June 9

Twin Lakes’ 2017 Movies in the Park series will begin in June. The free movies are brought to you by the village government and through donations from area businesses. Bring a blanket and a chair. The movies are shown at Lance Park. The schedule is as follows: June 9 — The Jungle Book June 23 […]

Parades and ceremonies set for Memorial Day 2017 in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes

Memorial Day parades and ceremonies will take place in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes on Monday, May 29: Silver Lake — Memorial Day observance will begin in Silver Lake with the annual Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 parade at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 29. The parade begins at Riverview School, heads east on Prosser Street […]

Twin Lakes passes ordinance requiring dogs on leashes in public

If you have your dog off your own property in Twin Lakes, it should be on a leash, after the latest adjustment to village ordinances regarding animals at large. The Village Board passed the ordinance change at last week’s regular board meeting. The ordinance formerly had a provision to allow a dog to be off […]

La Salette Pancake Breakfast May 28

Memorial Day Weekend Pancake Breakfast at La Salette will take place Sunday, May 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee and dessert will be served. The breakfast is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12. La Salette is located at 10330 336th Ave. (Highway KD), Twin Lakes.  For more information call […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association and Twin Lakes considering pavilion in Lance Park

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and the Twin Lakes village government are exploring the building of a pavilion in Lance Park. The chamber proposed the idea at a Village Board meeting in March. The pavilion could replace the chamber’s need to rent and erect tents at the park each summer for Libertyfest. The […]

Twin Lakes to round-up and remove Canada geese

A roundup and removal of Canada geese from Twin Lakes was approved by the Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners Monday. The action was approved unanimously by the commission, which has the same members as the Village Board. (Note: Village President Howard Skinner excused himself from the meeting before the vote to attend a wake. — […]

Twin Lakes Village Board may drop voice control provision from animals at large ordinance

A provision of the Twin Lakes village ordinance on animals at large that allows for pets to not be on a leash if they are under voice control may be eliminated. The board discussed the domesticated animals running at large ordinance at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting. It was the second consecutive meeting they […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 10:28 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a fire at a home in the 800 block of Tuckaway Court in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A possible fire in a dryer vent is being reported. No flames […]

Twin Lakes establishes public records request policy

The Twin Lakes Village Board passed a public records request policy at its regular meeting Monday. Before that, the village did not have a full policy on how to handle fulfilling public records requests, said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. Village counsel recommended one be adopted. The policy establishes charges for staff time for documents over […]

Twin Lakes to purchase SUV patrol vehicle

The Twin Lakes Village Board approved the purchase of a new patrol vehicle for the Police Department at its regular monthly meeting Monday night. The 2017 Ford Interceptor Utility SUV with all added equipment needed to serve as a patrol vehicle will cost $34,912. The village will be able to apply an insurance settlement of […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 4:46 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Incident is on an upper floor. Smoke reported. UPDATE about 4:53 p.m. — Twin […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 3:33 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 100 block of South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: Caller reports a bus is on fire. UPDATE 3:35 p.m. — Personnel at scene reports fire is out.

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:12 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a crash on Highway O in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: One lane of the road is blocked. UPDATE about 4:18 p.m. — Police officers reporting no injuries. Tow truck requested for one vehicle.

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association exploring building shelter at Lance Park

Representatives of the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association shared their vision for building a shelter within Lance Park with Twin Lakes Village Board members Monday night. The chamber hosts the annual Libertyfest community festival in the park each year. To house concessions and entertainment the chamber rents a tent to keep the event […]

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