Posts under ‘Twin Lakes’

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 […]

Twin Lakes keeps slow no-wake in effect after special meeting

A slow, no-wake order on Lakes Mary and Elizabeth will have to remain in effect until the level as measured at the boat launch gauge on Lake Elizabeth is below the level stated in a village ordinance, the Twin Lakes Village Board announced at a special meeting Thursday evening. The board held the special meeting […]

LaSalette Shrine Craft Fair is July 6

The LaSalette Shrine Craft Fair will take place Sunday, July 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include: Arts, Vendors, Crafters, Food, Drinks, Raffles. Come walk the grounds and feed the fish. The Shrine is located at 10330 336 Ave. (Highway KD), Twin Lakes.  

Lakes Mary and Elizabeth expected to be slow no wake over holiday weekend

Lakes Mary and Elizabeth are expected to continue to be on slow, no wake status for the Fourth of July holiday, village administrator Jennifer Pollitt announced today. As of a reading today, the gauge at the Lake Elizabeth Marina is 3.5 inches over slow no wake level. “With an expected drainage rate of 0.5” per day, it […]

Libertyfest 2014 is this Friday, Saturday

Twin Lakes Libertyfest will take place July 4 and 5 at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. The event is organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. Here is a schedule for Friday’s events: 5pm-10pm~ Food Court and Shopping 5pm-9pm~Bingo by Genoa City Lions Club 5pm-9pm~Children’s Games Open 5pm-7pm~ The Kyle Young Band (jazz/pop) […]

Slow no wake ordered in Twin Lakes

Slow no wake has been ordered for both Lake Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes, village Clerk Kathleen Richardson has announced. Slow no wake is ordered when lake levels are high to prevent shoreline erosion. The order will remain in effect until further notice.

Salem agrees to perform building inspections for Twin Lakes, Bristol

The Salem Town Board has agreed to perform building inspections for Twin Lakes and Bristol. The two separate agreements were approved by the Town Board at Monday’s regular monthly meeting. Salem town administrator Patrick Casey said over the six months the contract will cover that the arrangement will bring about $9,000 to the town. Both […]

Lake treatment next Monday, Tuesday for Lakes Mary & Elizabeth

Twin Lakes village government has made the following announcement regarding aquatic plant treatment next week: Treatment for Eurasian Water Milfoil for Lake Mary and Elizabeth will take place on Monday. June 9 and Tuesday, June 10, 2014. There is a 24-hour ban on swimming at the shore treated areas only and will be marked by […]

Units responding to Twin Lakes business for medical call

At 7:24 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and village police officers are responding to a restaurant in the 100 block of North Lake Avenue for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a woman who is having difficulty getting up or walking.

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park continues with “Frozen”

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014  Movies in the Parks program continues Friday, June 6. “Frozen” 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, family-friendly movies. Movies […]

Twin Lakes Memorial Day 2014 parade and ceremony (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

American Legion Post 544 hosted its annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony Monday morning in Twin Lakes. The parade started at Lance Park and worked its way east ending at Legion Park. After the parade was finished, a ceremony was held outside of the Legion post building. In the parade were community groups, businesses, school bands, […]

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 26. 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 […]

Lakewood School celebrates reading

During May, Lakewood School celebrated the students reaching and exceeding their goals for reading. On Friday, the school day ended with a concert from Weird Science. The drummer for the band is school reading specialist Don Sieg. A little video of the concert. As the students left school, they waved goodbye to Administrator Joe Price […]

Twin Lakes American Legion Post to host services and Memorial Day parade

American Legion Post 544 in Twin Lakes will host its annual Memorial Day parade this year on Monday, May 26. 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 parade at the post in Legion Park. The parade starts in Lance Park, moves along Lance Drive […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park starts Friday with Alpha and Omega 2

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014  Movies in the Parks program begins Friday. “Alpha and Omega 2″ 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, family-friendly movies. […]

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 1:49 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Matthew Avenue and Highway HM in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has rolled over. UPDATE 1:53 p.m. — Two police officers on the specified scene are not finding the vehicle. […]

Twin Lakes Police officers deliver baby by the roadside

Two Twin Lakes Police officers can now add baby delivery to the many things they have done to serve village residents. Officers Katie Hall and Jeffrey Comp delivered baby Justin at Highways Z and P, just a little west of the village limits, at a little after 3 a.m. this morning. Here’s the account from Chief Dale Racer: […]

Workshop series for independent community-dwelling older adults starts June 9

Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services, Inc. will be offering a Stepping On Workshop series beginning June 9 at the American Legion Post located at 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. Stepping On is a seven-week workshop program for independent community-dwelling older adults who have fallen, are at risk of falling or who have […]

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