Posts under ‘Twin Lakes’

UPDATE: Man injured trying to rescue cats from house fire in Twin Lakes

The Twin Lakes Police department issued the following media release regarding a fire in the village Wednesday afternoon: On Wednesday (Note: Day corrected from original release. — DH), August 24, 2016 at approximately 12:17 pm. Twin Lakes Police were dispatched to 1714 Sunset Dr, Twin Lakes, WI for a residential structure fire. The house was fully engulfed […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Chamber’s Business in the Park Business Expo, Annual Car Show and Craft fair is Aug. 27

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s Business in the Park Business Expo, 2nd Annual Car Show and Craft fair will take place Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Twin Lakes. The street […]

Aquanut Water Show Team takes fourth at Nationals

The Aquanut Water Show Team, of Twin Lakes, won fourth place at the 42nd Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 14 in Janesville. The award ceremony followed three days of competition involving 14 teams from around the nation, on the Rock River, in Janesville, crowned a new National Champion Show Ski team. The top […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 200 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles may be involved. Injuries unknown. UPDATE 4:43 p.m. — TLPD officer reports to dispatch that someone involved in the crash […]

TLPD Capt. Dennis Linn recognized for 20 years of service

Twin Lakes Police Department Capt. Dennis Linn was honored for 20 years of service as a police officer Monday night at the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. He was presented by Chief Adam Grosz. His wife Cheryl pinned the 5-star pin on him that represents 20 years.  

Little Library in Twin Lakes opens

Twin Lakes dedicated their new Little Library Monday night at Lance Park. Twin Lakes has approved two Little Libraries. One at Legion Park and one at Lance Park. Grace Lutheran Child Development Center donated toward the cost. The students of tech ed teacher Cole Marshall at Wilmot Union High School  built it. Little libraries are […]

Twin Lakes new rescue squad

Twin Lakes had a new rescue squad delivered Monday afternoon. Personnel are working very hard to get it ready to respond to calls by midnight, tonight. The new red $200,000 squad (not counting equipment) replaces the older, 2001 rescue squad. The squad was financed by a loan from the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.

Twin Lakes loan for ambulance approved by Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Approval of Twin Lakes’ loan from the the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands was recently announced. The village will use the $199,115 to purchase an ambulance. The Twin Lakes loan was among $1.4 million approved this month. The BCPL operates entirely on program revenue, without taxpayer money and distributes more than 96 cents of every dollar of […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.   Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue Department is one of only 17 EMS provider departments (one of only 2 volunteer departments) in Wisconsin that has earned […]

Units responding to fire in Twin Lakes

At about 12:55 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a fire in the 2600 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A dumpster is on fire.

Baby exhumed in 26 year old homicide case

Today, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department exhumed their first grave for criminal investigation. It took almost four hours to do it.  “It’s something that the department has never done, according to Sgt. Eric Klinkhammer.  It not something that’s done very often”.  They had to go through the maps of the cemetery, and the location of the […]

DARE golf outing

The 24th annual DARE golf outing teed off at Twin Lakes Country Club and Nippersink Country Club. The outing is always sold out, and has a waiting list. The outing and dinner raises money for the DARE program and Deputy Friendly supplies.

Good night for Night Out

A large turnout enjoyed pizza, cookies, and soda, while watching demonstrations and looking at displays provided by local protective services. Fire departments from Twin Lakes, Wheatland and Randall brought apparatus and equipment. Twin Lakes Police, Kenosha Sheriff’s Department, and Conservation Wardens brought equipment and were available to answer questions. Twin Lakes firefighter Kris Grate races […]

National Night Out in Twin Lakes set for Aug. 2

The community is invited to join Twin Lakes Police, Fire and Rescue personnel for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at St. John Catholic Church on North Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes. National Night Out is a national initiative to bring residents together to get to know public safety personnel and neighbors as together we can create […]

Units responding for burning in Twin Lakes

At about 8:14 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a burning in the 900 block of Bayview in Twin Lakes.

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 5:18 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a crash at Holy Hill Road and Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. At least one injury being reported.

Units responding for down tree in Twin Lakes

At about 8:14 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the intersection of Mount Moriah and West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A tree reportedly has fallen on a power line at this intersection. UPDATE about 8:21 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports that […]

Units responding for transformer fire in Lilly Lake

At about 7 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a transformer on fire behind a house in the 7500 block of 335th avenue in Lilly Lake. (Note: Location clarified from original post. — DH) UPDATE 7:04 p.m. — Dispatch reports that fire is out. […]

Junior Aquanut Team to host breast cancer benefit July 27

The Junior Aquanut Team has announced that they will host a benefit show to support breast cancer patients. The event is being held on Wednesday, July 27 at 6 p.m. at Lance Park Beach off of E. Main Street in Twin Lakes. The team will be working with the Susan G. Komen foundation to raise money for breast cancer research. The […]

Virginia Gnat’s name added to Twin Lakes Outstanding citizen monument

Virginia Gnat was honored as an Outstanding Citizen by the Twin Lakes Village Board and Park Commission Monday. She founded the Twin Lakes Senior Citizens Club in 1996 and was president of it for 20 years. She also wrote a weekly column. A plaque with her name was added to the flag pole in Central […]

County paving project in Twin Lakes to begin soon

A county paving project is set to start soon on some well-traveled roads in Twin Lakes. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick shared the following info from Gary Sipsma, county director of Division of Highways and Highway Commissioner: Kenosha County has an asphalt paving project scheduled on S. Lake Avenue from Main Street to Wilmot Avenue and on Wilmot Avenue from […]

New Twin Lakes Music in the Park series to debut July 29

The community group that created the Main Street Flowers Project in Twin Lakes has continued their efforts of revitalizing the downtown area by creating a Music in the Park 5-week series. With the help of six business sponsors, Music in the Park is officially scheduled to begin July 29. Athletico, a physical therapy clinic in Twin Lakes, […]

Man dies in crash in Randall

A Twin Lakes man died in a crash in Randall Saturday evening. From a media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On Saturday evening, July 9th, 2016, at approximately 1947 hours (7:47 p.m.), Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Randall Fire, Salem Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue responded to a single occupant motorcycle […]

David Ferger sworn in as Twin Lakes Police officer

David Ferger of Pleasant Prairie was sworn in Monday night as a Twin Lakes Police officer. The ceremony took place at the Twin Lakes Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Here is video of Chief Adam Grosz telling a little about Ferger’s background, the swearing in by village administrator Jennifer Frederick and the ceremonial pinning […]

July 6, 2016 lake test results: All tested beaches open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes showed E.coli levels below beach warning or closure levels. Results reported Wednesday, July 6 by the Kenosha County Health Department were: Salem — Silver Lake County Park, 84 E.coli/100 mL. Paddock Lake — Old Settlers Park, 20 E.coli/100 mL; North Shore Beach Association, 44 E.coli/100 mL; Hoag Beach, 2 E.coli/100 mL; PHLA Beach, […]

2016 Twin Lakes Libertyfest Duck Race coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association held its annual duck race as part of Libertyfest on Sunday. Water conditions on the course at the Aquanuts performance area in Lance Park were a little choppy, with the nice weather bringing out a lot of boat traffic. Over 600 rubber ducks, each with a number that corresponds […]

Twin Lakes Libertyfest is July 1-3; carnival rides return

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2016 is July 1-3 this year. The annual festival, organized by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association includes music, food, a parade, fireworks and fun. This year also marks the return of carnival rides to Lance Park […]

New library programs subject of Friends of the Community Library luncheon on June 27

The Friends of the Community Library will host a luncheon on Monday, June 27 at the Twin Lakes Community Library,110 S. Lake St. in Twin Lakes. At 11:30 a.m., a lunch of Subway sandwiches, chips and a cookie will be served. At noon the staff of the Community Library will present a program on the new library services […]

Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services to host fall prevention workshop

Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services ,Inc. will be offering a free Stepping On Workshop series beginning Tuesday, June 7, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. for seven consecutive weeks at  New Life Bible Church in Twin Lakes. Stepping On is a seven-week workshop program for independent community-dwelling older adults who have fallen, are at risk of […]

2016 Twin Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Twin Lakes paid its respects to those members of the US military who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a parade and ceremony Monday. The parade from Lance Park to Legion Park and the ceremony that followed was organized by American Legion Post 544 in Twin Lakes. The parade included veterans, law enforcement, local Scout groups, school bands and […]

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