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Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 9:55 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randal Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 37500 block of Highway Z in Twin Lakes. UPDATE about 9:57 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports this is […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Hebron

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 4:55 p.m., Twin Lake Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from Hebron, Illinois. TLFD is requested to respond for a structure fire on Alden Road, Hebron. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Captain facing drug charges resigns from Twin Lakes PD

Capt. Dennis Linn, who is facing drug related charges in Circuit Court, has resigned from the Twin Lake Police Department, TLPD Chief Adam Grosz announced Thursday afternoon. Linn has been on administrative leave since Feb. 13 when a state Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation investigation was opened relating to allegations that Linn — the […]

Calvary UCC to host pancake dinner March 5

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, March 5 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church. All you can eat ticket prices are adults $8 and children $5. The event also will include a basket raffle. Calvary United Church of Christ is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., […]

Maryland man who communicated with 14-year-old Twin Lakes girl in custody

Note: westofthei.com will identify the suspect  after they have been formally charged. We also do not identify juvenile offenders. — DH A Baltimore, Maryland man is in custody regarding communication he allegedly had over the internet with a 14-year-old girl who lives in Twin Lakes. The 14 year old also is custody after allegedly attempting […]

Twin Lakes PD captain under investigation by state Dept. of Justice DCI

Capt. Dennis Linn, the Twin Lakes Police Department’s second in command, is under investigation by the state Department of Justice, TLPD Chief Adam Grosz announced Monday. Linn has been placed on administrative leave. From the TLPD news release: The Twin Lakes Police Department, along with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 7:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an odor investigation in the 500 block of Arrowhead in Twin Lakes. Share29TweetPin+1Share29 Shares

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At 2:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of a gas leak in the 400 block of South Lake Avenue. Per dispatch: Hissing can be heard at the site if the leak. We Energies has been notified. Share7TweetPin+1Share7 Shares

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 8:20 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of a fire in the 1000 block of Bayview Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A pole on fire is being reported. UPDATE about 8:26 a.m. (Note: Time corrected — DH) — […]

Units responding for sparking wires in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 6:56 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a report of sparking wire near Spiegelhoff Road and Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Department of Public Works reports branches on wires causing sparks. UPDATE 7:06 a.m. — Police officer on the […]

Twin Lakes recognizes retiring longtime employees Bill Kaskin and Terry Trongeau

The Twin Lakes Village Board recognized the long service of two recently retired employees at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The board presented resolutions honoring Bill Kaskin and Terry Trongeau. Kaskin worked for the village for 40 years, retiring as public works foreman. Here is video of village President Howard Skinner reading the resolution […]

Power outage in Twin Lakes

Alliant Energy is reporting power outages affecting over 1,900 customers in the Twin Lakes area. The outrage started about 5:50 a.m., a tipster tells westofthei.com. Alliant says crews have been assigned to this outage. Here is a message from the Twin Lakes Police Department about a warming center: UPDATE 7:54 a.m. — We are getting […]

Units responding for loose cows in Twin Lakes

At about 3:45 p.m., a Twin Lakes Police officer is responding to a report of two cows loose on Willow Road in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 3:48 p.m. — Officer reports cows’ owner is on the scene and is returning animals to his property. Share595TweetPin+1Share595 Shares

Twin Lakes garbage collection this week to be delayed Wed-Fri.

Twin Lakes shared the following regarding garbage collection being delayed this week: Due to extreme weather conditions, Groot will not be operating on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. All routes will run one day late for the remainder of the week. Share20TweetPin+1Share20 Shares

Friends of Community Library book sale at Twin Lakes branch on Feb. 1

The winter book sale at the Community Library will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Twin Lakes branch. The sale features hard cover books, both fiction and nonfiction, paperbacks, a variety of children’s books, DVDs, and some CDs, all priced to fit the budget-minded reader and/or collector. The book sale runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 […]

Calvary UCC chili-soup lunch is Jan. 26

Calvary United Church of Christ chili-soup lunch will take place Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church, 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes. All you can eat bowl of chili or soup for $8 for adults and $5 for children. There also will be a basket raffle. Share4TweetPin+1Share4 Shares

Twin Lakes Fire & Rescue to buy used ambulance, new engine and heart monitors

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue was given approval by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday to purchase four pieces of equipment — a used ambulance, a new fire engine and two heart monitors. The ambulance will be used as a third unit for the rescue squad. The squad recently acquired more coverage territory in the […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 7:29 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a stove fire. Smoke in apartment. UPDATE 7:31 p.m. — Twin Lakes fire command tells […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 3:26 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 2800 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 3:50 p.m. — Per dispatch: All units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share9TweetPin+1Share9 Shares

Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 9:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 100 block of Pauley Avenue in Twin Lakes for an alarm. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm Share4TweetPin+1Share4 Shares

Silver Lake Rescue Squad ambulances leased for use by Twin Lakes Rescue for six months

Silver Lake Rescue Squad may be in the process of dissolving, but its two ambulances are still serving Wheatland and Randall residents. On Monday, the Wheatland Town Board approved a six-month lease of one of the ambulances. Wheatland will pay Silver Lake Rescue $500 per month. Wheatland will then lease the ambulance to Twin Lakes […]

Twin Lakes Police investigating stabbing

Twin Lakes Police are investigating a stabbing in Twin Lakes Sunday night. From a news release issued Monday morning: On Sunday, 1/13/2019 at 9 p.m., Twin Lakes Police Officers and Twin Lakes Rescue were called to an apartment in the 300 block of Holy Hill Road in the Village of Twin Lakes for a male subject that […]

Spring election 2019: No contests in spring elections for municipal posts in Salem Lakes, Twin Lakes, Wheatland

There will be no contests on the ballot for municipal offices in Salem Lakes, and Twin Lakes  in the April 2 election. In both of these cases, only the incumbents filed to be on the ballot. In Twin Lakes, running unchallenged will be President Howard Skinner, Trustee Sharon Bower, Trustee Kevin Fitzgerald, Trustee Aaron Karow and municipal judge Bruce Goodnough. […]

Units responding for water rescue in Twin Lakes

At about 1:13 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to Lance Park on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes for a possible water rescue. UPDATE about 1:30 p.m. — Some units were clearing the scene. Share37TweetPin+1Share37 Shares

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association 2018 Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association’s annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping event opened Friday evening at Community Center at St. John the Evangelist Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. The event continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for ages 3-12 and free for children under 3 years […]

2018 Twin Lakes Tree Lighting coverage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The 2018 Twin Lakes Christmas Tree Lighting took place in Central Park Friday evening. Despite the cold weather, members of the Wilmot Union High School band program played holiday songs before the lighting. Boy Scout Troop 380 sold hot chocolate and cookies. There was a Santa Express Train Village display courtesy of Bob and Linda Breault. […]

Twin Lakes Rescue to get new defibrillator/monitors

The Twin Lakes Village Board agreed Monday to front the expense of two new defibrillator/monitors for Twin Lakes Rescue. The new defibrillator/monitors or LIFEPAKs will replace units in the department’s two ambulances. Those units are outdated, said Fire Chief Stan Clause Jr. “They’re well over 15 years old,” Clause told the board Monday. The new units will […]

2018 Twin Lakes Fire Department Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Fire Department hosted its annual photos with Santa event Saturday at the Fire Station in downtown Twin Lakes. Children had a chance to talk to Santa, get their photo taken, pick out a toy and enjoy a hot dog and cookies at the free event. Here is video of Santa’s arrival at […]

Santa to visit kids at Twin Lakes Fire Department on Dec. 1

Santa will be visiting children at the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can have their photo taken with Santa at the event. The Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station is located at 236 E Main St., Twin Lakes. Santa will also be out […]

Twin Lakes passes tax levy with 10 percent increase for 2019; tax rate stays flat

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday unanimously passed a 2019 tax levy of $4,025,130, a 10 percent increase over 2018. Since the assessed value of all property within the village also increased over 2018 about 10 percent to $782,102,300, the mil rate will actual decrease slightly from $5.15/$1,000 of assessed value for 2018 to […]

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