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Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 9:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at 388th Avenue and 104th Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: At least one injured party. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

Twin Lakes moving forward on Legion Park renovations

The Twin Lakes Village Board recently set some budgets for moving forward with renovations to Legion Park. At a board meeting last week, the board set a spending limit of $60,000 for new playground equipment and $42,000 for resurfacing the park’s tennis courts. The renovations are part of a effort by the village Park Commission […]

Twin Lakes PD arrests Illinois man on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child

Twin Lakes Police officers on Friday arrested an Illinois man they allege was seeking to sexually exploit a local teen-aged girl. Charges have not been formalized and the man’s identity has not been released. From a news release issued by the Chief Adam Grosz on Monday: On Friday, July 6th, 2018 at approximately 4:25 p.m. […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 12:36 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 500 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A bicyclist reportedly has been struck by a car. UPDATE 12:39 p.m. — Unit on the scene calls off fire […]

Happy Fourth of July 2018: Fireworks in Twin Lakes and Paddock Lake (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Nothing says Fourth of July Holiday like fireworks in the sky. Western Kenosha County had two great displays, Saturday in Twin Lakes during Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association’s Libertyfest and the Westosha Kiwanis Club Fireworks over Paddock Lake Tuesday night. Here is some video of the finale of the Paddock Lake display: Here are […]

Twin Lakes swears in new police sergeants

Two Twin Lakes Police Department officers were sworn in as sergeants at the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Monday. The two sergeant positions are the result of a restructuring of the department’s supervisory structure, introduced to the board by Chief Adam Grosz in April. Sworn in  by village administrator Jennifer Frederick were Sgt. Robert Dzbinski […]

More 2018 Twin Lakes Libertyfest photos

Twin Lakes Libertyfest 2018, hosted by the Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association, took place Friday and Saturday, mostly at Lance Park. Here are some more photos from the goings on on Friday and Saturday: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

2018 Twin Lakes Libertyfest Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association annual Libertyfest parade took to the streets of Twin Lakes Saturday. The temperature was hot even at the 11 a.m. start time, but spectators lined the streets and the parade provided an hour of varied entertainment. Besides throwing candy, several entries this year made a point of […]

Twin Lakes to lift slow, no wake status Saturday

Slow, no wake status will continue on Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes until 9 a.m., Saturday. After that boats will be able to observe regular boating speeds. The village made that announcement Friday via the Facebook post below: Share7 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 7

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about 4:33 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of smoke in the 500 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from wooded area. UPDATE 4:37 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports power line on fire. […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 9:52 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an investigation in the 600 block of Bay Hill Avenue, Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports smoke, perhaps from a clothes dryer. UPDATE 9:55 a.m. — Police officer on the scene reports no obvious sign of fire, […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:47 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a village police officer are responding for an alarm in the 2000 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 8:53 p.m. — Police officers on the scene report no external signs of fire. Share1 Tweet Share […]

Twin Lakes may hire administrator’s mom for accounting help

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday discussed and endorsed village administrator Jennifer Frederick hiring some as needed help for accounting and financial tasks. Frederick has an individual in mind — her mother, Peg Pollitt. Frederick explained she has chosen not to pursue having an accountant on the village staff, which the village previously did […]

Units responding for burning in Twin Lakes

At 9:18 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of burning in the 200 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

2018 Twin Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Twin Lakes annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony took place Monday. The parade and ceremony are part of the activities organized by American Legion Post 544 to remember members of the US Armed Forces that gave the ultimate sacrifice. The parade featured music from the Randall School, Wilmot Union High School and Lakewood School bands. Other […]

Twin Lakes administrator receives Credentialed Manager designation

Twin Lakes village administrator Jennifer Frederick has earned a news professional credential. From a news release from the International City/County Management Association: Jennifer Frederick, Village Administrator of the Village of Twin Lakes, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Mrs. Frederick is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the […]

2018 Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes May 28

Annual Memorial Day parades and ceremonies will take place this year on Momday, May 28 in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes. In Silver Lake, Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 will host its annual parade starting at 9 a.m. The parade begins at Prosser Street and Cogswell Drive, proceeds south on Cogswell to First Street, then  to […]

Twin Lakes honors Dennis Deeter with tree in Central Park

A tree in Central Park was dedicated by the village of Twin Lakes to the memory of Dennis Deeter Monday evening. Deeter was a member of the village Plan Commission for 10 years. He died in 2017. Village officials and family members and friends gathered for the dedication in a light rain. The white oak […]

Twin Lakes Village Board retains 1,200 foot buffer zone for sex offenders

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday voted to keep a 1,200-foot buffer from public gathering places for sex offenders residences. The village’s attorney had recommended changing the buffer to 1,000 feet or 750 feet to make the village’s ordinance less likely to be successfully challenged with a lawsuit. Attorney Elaine Ekes said at an earlier […]

Twin Lakes receives Budget Presentation Award

Twin Lakes village government recently received recognition of following good budgetery practices. From a news release from the Government Finance Officers Association: Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that Village of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, has received GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment […]

2018 Twin Lakes Movies in the Park series to begin June 8

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 Amphitheater. Movies start at dusk. The schedule is as follows: June 8 — […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 4:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of an alarm in the 800 block of Shore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a residential fire alarm. UPDATE about 4:04 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that alarm company says this […]

Twin Lakes poised to resume mosquito spraying

Mosquito spraying appears to be coming back to Twin Lakes this summer. Village President Howard Skinner at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting directed village administrator Jennifer Frederick to come to the May 21 regular Village Board with costs of mosquito spray and pellets for the board’s consideration. The village has not sprayed the entire […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 12:31 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 800 block of Maple in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 12:34 p.m. — Caller confirms to dispatch that building is on fire. Incident retoned as structure fire. Randall Fire Department, Town of […]

Twin Lakes considers changes to sex offender residency ordinance

The Twin Lakes Village Board is considering some changes to its sex offender residency ordinance aimed at making it more difficult to challenge in the wake of some recent court cases. Along with making the law more difficult to challenge, one change also may increase the percentage of territory in the village in which a […]

Road work to close portions of Highways EM and MB starting this week

Two Western Kenosha County highways are scheduled to close this week for road work, the county Division of Highways has announced. From a news release distributed Monday by the county: In the Village of Twin Lakes, Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for paving of the gutter. This improvement is […]

Twin Lakes Fire Department recognizes service of members

The Twin Lakes Fire Department held its annual banquet April 21. Recognized for service milestones were: Branden Jones, 15 years. George Brossard, 50 years. Bob Stoll, 5 years. Fire Chief Stan Clause Jr. 30 years and Lifetime Membership. Andy Haase 20 years. Dani Knoll 10 years. Jeremy Knoll, 10 years. Share175 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Twin Lakes Fire Department buys training device with Tavern League donation

The Twin Lakes Fire Department recently acquired a new training device thanks to a donation from the Kenosha County Tavern League. The $1,000 donation paid for a new manikin for the department, fire Chief Stan Clause said. The department will use the 110-pound manikin to practice carrying firefighters or victims out of fires. The money […]

Twin Lakes considering rehabbing current village hall or building new

To rehab or build new? That’s a question many an owner of an older home considers at some point. And that’s what the Twin Lakes Village Board has been discussing over the last couple of months concerning Village Hall. Village administrator Jennifer Frederick raised the issue at the March 5 committee of the whole meeting […]

TLPD chief wants to realign department supervisory structure

Twin Lakes Police Chief Adam Grosz would like to eliminate a lieutenant position and replace it with two sergeants within his department’s supervisor structure. Grosz outlined the advantages of his plan at the Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting Monday. Grosz said the lieutenant position is structured as an administrator, however he […]

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