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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. […]

Twin Lakes Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game 2014 coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game was played Saturday at Bassett Park in Randall. The game pitted the Twin Lakes Police Department vs. Twin Lakes Fire Department. The weather was great and there was plenty of good natured banter between the teams — and some nice plays as well. The police won 22-7. Here […]

Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game is Saturday

The annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game will take place Saturday, Sept. 6 starting at noon at Bassett Park in Randall. The game pits the Twin Lakes Police Department vs. Twin Lakes Fire Department.

Boats crash on Lake Elizabeth

There were no serious injuries resulting from a boat crash on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes this evening. From a  media release from Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer: On Sunday, August 31, 2014 at approximately 5:00PM, two motor boats traveling at medium speeds on the northeast end of Lake Elizabeth collided causing one of […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park looks good; unstable air grounds seaplane

Twin Lakes officials anticipate being able to go forward with Movies in the Park’s screening of “Planes” tonight, but the planned pre-movie seaplane landing on Lake Mary has fallen victim to the weather. More info on the village’s Facebook page. UPDATE 7:10 p.m. — Movie screening has been cancelled now too, due to wind too strong for screen. That’s […]

Twin Lakes Movies in the Park concludes with “Planes”

The Village of Twin Lakes Park Commission and season sponsor Baxter and Woodman Consulting Engineers 2014 Movies in the Parks program concludes for the season Friday, Aug. 29. The final showing of the season includes some special pre-screening activities. A seaplane will land on Lake Mary between 5:30 and 6 p.m. The plane will then takeoff […]

Units responding to Twin Lakes PD for burning smell

At about 11:03 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Lance Drive for an electrical burning smell. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Police officer reports to dispatch that smell appears to be from the HVAC system. Repair company being called.

Twin Lakes removes seaplane landing ban for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

Seaplane pilots will be able to land their planes on Lake Elizabeth anytime conditions are right and on Lake Mary with a permit after action by the Twin Lakes Village Board earlier this week. The board passed a revised ordinance on seaplanes and other lake activities at Monday’s Village Board meeting. The ordinance passed unanimously, […]

Twin Lakes PD officers and dispatcher honored for baby delivery

Twin Lakes Police offices Katie Hall and Jeffrey Comp and Kenosha Joint Services dispatcher Joan Zarletti were recognized with awards from the American Police Hall of Fame for their roles in the delivery of a healthy baby in a car along a Kenosha County road side in May. The awards were presented by TLPD Chief […]

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 — […]

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