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Unity and prayer service to be held Sept. 30 in Bassett

A Service of Unity and Prayer,  sponsored by the Twin Lakes churches, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at Westosha Baptist Church, 35300 Bassett Road, Bassett. All are welcome to attend this service to affirm unity and pray for the world.

Twin Runners Snowmobile Club show and swap meet is Sept. 17

Come join the Twin Runners Snowmobile Club as they present a vintage snowmobile show and swap meet on Sunday, Sept. 17. The event will be held at the Club shed, 469 W. Main St. in Twin Lakes. Many beautifully restored classic machines will be on display starting at noon. Show classes this year will be original and restored pre-1971, 1972-1975, […]

Twin Lakes Police announce charges in five 2017 overdose deaths

The Twin Lakes Police Department Friday announced criminal charges in connection with five drug overdose deaths in the village between late April and mid June. TLPD Chief Adam Grosz, in announcing the charges, said: “I hope this will send a strong message that we are tired of seeing families in our community torn apart by heroin, […]

Twin Lakes considering changes in e-waste recycling program

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday discussed making changes to the village’s e-waste recycling program aimed at keeping it for just residents and controlling exposure to possible future increases in cost of having the program. This year has seen a huge increase in the use of the program, village administrator Jennifer Frederick said. But […]

Aquanuts place fifth at 2017 Show Ski National Championships

The Aquanut Water Shows team of Twin Lakes competed at the 43rd Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski National Championships, Saturday in Loves Park, IL. The Aquanuts placed fifth in the overall competition following, Sarasota (Sarasota, FL) Ski-A-Rees, Wonder Lake (Wonder Lakes, IL), Rock Aqua Jays (Janesville, WI) and Mad City (Madison, WI). The Aquanuts wowed the […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 9:25 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an investigation of a residential fire alarm in the 11100 block of Cobblestone Court in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 9:29 p.m. — Personnel on scene reports to dispatch no smoke or flames visible from outside.

Two arrested in Twin Lakes for firing gun outside house

Two men were arrested and are being held in the Kenosha County Jail after firing a gun outside of a Twin Lakes residence early Wednesday. A 20-year-old Twin Lakes man and a 23-year-old Richmond man were arrested by Twin Lakes Police and are in the jail awaiting formal charges. The Kenosha County Tactical Team was […]

Twin Lakes considering short-term rental regulations

The Twin Lakes Village Board is considering whether it needs to regulate short-term rentals within the village after being approached by residents of one neighborhood about problems they have seen with those arrangements. Several residents of Rosebud Avenue attended the meeting to voice concerns about a home in their neighborhood that has repeatedly been rented […]

Aquanuts place third at 2017 state championships

The Aquanut Water Shows team competed at the 51st Annual Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships, Saturday, July 22, the “oldest and largest” water ski championships in the world, at the Red Sands Beach on Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin Rapids. The Aquanuts placed third in the overall competition (1,731.38 points), following Mad City (1,892.22 points) and the Rock […]

2017 National Night Out in Twin Lakes coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

National Night Out was Tuesday night St John’s Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Various Police and fire agencies were present with personnel and equipment.  Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire , Wheatland Fire, Twin Lake Police Department, Twin Lakes Water Patrol,  Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Flight For Life, Richmond Police, and Wheatland Constable.  […]

Rescue call Twin Lakes

7:48 pm, Saturday, Twin Lakes rescue squad responded to 404 South Lake Avenue for traumatic injury.  Possible injury at the boat landing.

National Night Out in Twin Lakes is Aug. 1

The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department will be hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. National Night Out is a yearly event organized by local police and fire departments around the nation. This event is intended to build […]

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 […]

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