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Units responding for water incident in Twin Lakes

At about 1:46 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a kayaker in the water. Per dispatch: Person is near the north point of Lake Elizabeth. UPDATE 1:56 p.m. — Police officer in boat has located person in the water. UPDATE 1:57 p.m. — Police […]

Slow no wake lifted for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

Slow no wake has been lifted for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes, the village announced Tuesday morning. As of 9:30 a.m., the river was measuring at 794.49. Slow no wake level is 794.5. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Slow no wake ordered for Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth

Twin Lakes has issued a slow no wake order for Lakes Elizabeth and Mary effective Monday. Boats are prohibited from any activities creating a wake until the lake level drops to below 794.5 at the spillway. At 8:30 p.m., the lake was at 794.51 feet above sea level. You can view the level in real […]

Lake weed treatment approved for 2020 for Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

The Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners approved lake weed treatment for the 2020 season at a meeting Monday. Spending not to exceed $15,941 was approved unanimously. The commissioners are the same individuals as the Village Board. Commissioner Thomas Connolly was absent from the meeting. Wisconsin Lake and Pond Resource will […]

Woman and child drown in Twin Lakes

A 54-year-old woman and a 3-year-old boy died in Twin Lakes Sunday in unrelated apparent drownings at different beaches, one on Lake Mary and one on Lake Elizabeth. Release of the identities of both of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family, said Twin Lakes Police Chief Adam Grosz. The following statement was […]

Slow, no wake orders issued in Salem Lakes and Twin Lakes

Municipal governments in Salem Lakes and Twin Lakes have put most of their lakes under a slow, no wake order. One exception to the order is Silver Lake, which continues to have regular boat operation. The Twin Lakes order affects Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth. The lakes there received over 4 inches of rain from […]

June 6, 2018 lake test results: Silver Lake County Park beach at caution

Silver Lake County Park beach is under swimming caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Tuesday’s result at Silver Lake County Park beach was: 345 E.coli/100 mL. […]

Twin Lakes to study spillway effects on lake levels

Water levels and related topics including ice damage to shorelines will be the subject of studies commissioned by the Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners. One study will be performed by village engineering firm Town & Country Engineering. The cost will be no more than $4,000, as approved at a meeting of the […]

Local lakes remain under slow no wake orders

Western Kenosha County lakes that were under slow no wake orders last weekend due to heavy rain are still under slow no wake. We checked with local municipalities  and slow no wake orders for the following are still in effect: Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes. Paddock Lake. Lilly Lake in Wheatland. Powers Lake […]

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 […]

OPINION: Help keep the “silent invader” under control in Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth

Note: The following post was submitted by the Twin Lakes Aquatic Plants Committee. — DH Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth have a silent invader, an invasive plant which, if not kept under control, will form a dense mat across our lakes. Aquatic plants are our friends, as long as they are in moderation. They are visually pleasing and environmentally […]

Slow no wake procedure change spurs big discussion for Twin Lakes

A proposed change in how slow no wake conditions would be declared on Lakes Mary or Elizabeth in Twin Lakes prompted lengthy discussion by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday. The Lake District Steering Council has proposed a change in how the lakes are measured in deciding when to declare slow no wake conditions. The current official method […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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