Posts under ‘Twin Lakes’

Twin Lakes Lake Commissioners approve weed treatment funds after discussion

The Twin Lakes Lake Rehabilitation District Commissioners have approved $15,000 for lake weed treatment for 2017. Some discussion about the scope and the need for treatment took place among the commissioners, who are the same individuals as the Village Board, at the commissioners meeting Monday. Before approval, Commissioner Kevin Fitzgerald raised the question of how […]

Twin Lakes Scout earns Eagle Scout rank — and a surprise

The effort of Liam Barber, 18, of Twin Lakes, to attain the rank of Eagle Scout reached its conclusion last weekend. But his parents, Patty Laverty and Jeff Barber, had a surprise in mind that they presented Liam with Thursday. His parents had told Liam that if he attained Eagle rank they would buy him a […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 7:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for an investigation in the 100 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a smell of propane or natural gas outside.

Twin Lakes PD takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

The 2017 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics took place Saturday at the Brat Stop. Over 200 people braved the cold water and raised money to sponsor Special Olympic athletes. This is the 18th annual plunge for this area. The 7th year at the Brat Stop. Special Olympic Plunges are held all over the state. Some […]

Local fire departments responding to Spring Grove for aid

At about 6:15 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Spring Grove Fire Department. The box alarm is for a structure fire in the 9800 block of Hunter’s Lane. Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department are requested to respond with tenders (water tankers) […]

Twin Lakes Main Street Flowers Project looking for volunteers

The Main Street Flowers Project is looking for passionate volunteers to help continue displaying beautiful floral arrangements around downtown Twin Lakes. Friends of all ages are needed to assist in the following capacities: Planting crew: Help with planting in May, removing plants in the fall, decorating with fall plants and pumpkins (2-3 hours as needed). Maintenance crew: […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Multiple callers outside of this apartment complex reporting that fire alarms are sounding. No signs of fire or smoke […]

Calvary UCC chili-soup lunch is Jan. 28

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a chili-soup lunch on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adults are $8 and children $5. There also will be basket raffles. Calvary Church is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes.

Local fire department aiding Burlington FD for fire

At about 9:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 600 block of Pine Street in Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to respond with a squad. UPDATE 9:27 p.m. — Town of Salem Fire Rescue being requested […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 3:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a crash in the 700 block of West Main Street in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:04 p.m. — Per dispatch: Heavy back end damage reported to a vehicle. Patients on scene want to be checked […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 7:38 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for an investigation in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke being reported outside an apartment building. Might be from a vehicle doing burnouts. UPDATE 7:42 p.m. — Police officer reports no sign of […]

Units responding for gas line break in Twin Lakes

At about 3:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a possible gas line leak at a residence in the 200 block of Grandview Lane in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller believes service line to residence was struck and she reports strong smell of gas. […]

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about 10:10 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Richmond Fire Department are responding for smoke in a residence in the 400 block of Lincoln Drive in Twin Lakes. UPDATE about 10:15 a.m. — Units on the scene reporting heavy smoke in two units in an apartment […]

Units responding to park in Twin Lakes for medical call

At about 10:11 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Legion Park in Twin Lakes for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient may be having a heart attack. UPDATE 10:15 p.m. — Police officer on the scene said the patient is conscious and breathing. Patient is inside American Legion Hall. UPDATE 10:18 p.m. — […]

2016 Twin Lakes Fire Dept. Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa made his annual visit to the Twin Lakes Fire Department Saturday. Santa got a lift through town on a TLFD truck and arrived at the station at about 10 a.m., answering the call of the youngsters waiting there to greet him. Everyone then went upstairs and the children were able to chat with Santa […]

2016 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes’ village tree lighting took place Friday in Central Park next to the headquarters of the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. The festivities started out with holiday music from Lakewood School band and choir students. Later, Wilmot Union High School choir students performed seasonal selections. Here is video of some samples of […]

2016 Twin Lakes Trees on Parade & Holiday Shopping coverage (PHOTOS)

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association Trees on Parade 2016 kicked off Friday evening at St. John the Evangelist Church Community Center, 701 Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This year’s “Winter Wonderland” marks the 11th annual trees event. The event includes: Decorated tree contest, holiday shopping with crafters and retail vendors, Gingerbread House Contest, Kids Korner with crafts and […]

Santa visiting Twin Lakes Fire Dept. Dec. 3

The Twin Lakes Vol. Fire Dept and Rescue Squad will be hosting Santa at the Firehouse on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Members of the community are invited to stop by to visit with Santa. Bring your camera for a picture.

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 3:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire in the 100 block of West Spring Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting leaves on fire blowing onto a house. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Call toned out again as a structure […]

2016 La Salette Shrine Craft & Vendor Fair is Nov. 27

The 2016 La Salette Shrine Craft & Vendor Fair will take place Sunday, Nov. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will include bake sale, hot food, raffle, unique and specialty items. Shop for the holidays. Many one-of-a-kind gifts. Come walk the grounds; holiday lights on at dusk. La Salette Shrine is located on Highway KD […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 5:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12600 block of 374th Avenue in Randall. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has hit a tree. UPDATE 5:09 p.m. — Per dispatch: All occupants out of the vehicle. There […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue celebrates saving a life

Members of Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue on Tuesday gathered to celebrate the saving of a life. On Sept. 20, members of the department responded to a call of a patient with no pulse and not breathing, said emergency medical services Chief Tom Smith. But CPR and defibrillator shocks administered first by a responding village […]

Central HS students assist at the polls in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes

Eighteen Central High School students got a first hand look at how the election process works Tuesday when they assisted poll workers in Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. The project started with an idea Paddock Lake village Deputy Clerk Michelle Shramek heard about at clerk training in Green Bay. She mentioned it to Clerk Emily […]

Units responding for burning in Twin Lakes

At about 12:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of a burning in the 500 block of Oakwood Trail in Twin Lakes.

Calvary UCC to host spaghetti dinner Nov. 5

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the church, 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes (just south of Lakewood School). Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, Italian sausage, desert and refreshment and will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. $9 for adults and $6 for children 6-12. In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans eat free. There also will […]

2016 trick or treat hours set

Local municipalities have set official trick or treating hours for the 2016 Halloween celebration. First up this year is Wheatland, which set its official hours as 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, […]

Collection day to change for half of village with new Twin Lakes garbage contract

Half of Twin Lakes will have a new garbage collection day under a new contract approved by the Village Board Monday. Residents who now have garbage collection on Thursday will have collection on Wednesday when a contract with new garbage collection firm Groot Industries begins in January. Residents who have collection on Tuesday will continue to have collection […]

KD Park reopens with better access, plans for future

A mix of county officials, contractors and some fans of the property re-opened KD park Tuesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 300-plus acre county park is on the site of a former gravel pit. It first opened in 2010. It was closed since August for the construction of a paved parkway, parking stalls, signage and […]

Twin Lakes poised to change garbage collection company

Twin Lakes village officials are working on firming up a contract with a new garbage collection company. If completed, Twin Lakes will be the first Wisconsin municipality served by Illinois-based Groot Industries. Village Board members discussed the contract at a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday, opting to go with a seven-year contract that has […]

Donations sought for downtown Twin Lakes planters

The Main Street Flowers Project in Twin Lakes is looking to put a fall spin on the look of the downtown planters. The project is seeking donations of pumpkin or gourds or similar fall items to be used in the downtown planters. You can drop off your donations of pumpkins/gourds/mums at the drop off table at Central Park (N Lake/Main […]

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