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Units responding to Randall School for alarm

At about 3:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Randall School for an alarm. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Police officer is on scene and reports to dispatch no alarm is audible. Officer and school staff are investigating. UPDATE 3:09 p.m. — Dispatch reports a pull […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:23 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 2000 block of East Lakeshore Drive for a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 6:24 p.m. — Per dispatch: Resident was changing a battery. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

Churches to hold lakeside service at Lance Park on Sept. 16

New Life Bible Church and Westosha Baptist Church will host Church by the Lake on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Lance Park Amphitheater in Twin Lakes. A combined service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Those attending are invited to stay for a free family style picnic immediately after the service. There are no seats or […]

Twin Lakes gives approval to tree to memorialize 3 year old

The Twin Lakes Village Board gave its blessing Monday to a tree being planted at the new playground in Lance Park in memory of a 3 year old who died this summer after falling into Lake Elizabeth this summer. Theodore R. Johnson, 3, of Twin Lakes, later died after being pulled from Lake Elizabeth near Musial […]

Twin Lakes Police Dept. welcomes two new officers

The Twin Lakes Police Department swore in a new officer and introduced another at the Village Board meeting Monday. Both officers were not complete strangers to area law enforcement. Jeff Comp, who was sworn in Monday, previously was with the TLPD before leaving for a job with the Oak Creek Police Department. Dan Kingsley, who […]

Units responding to incident in Twin Lakes

At about 5:46 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an incident in the 400 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports power keeps going out and breaker box is hot to the touch. […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is Aug. 25; booth spaces still available

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show will be held on Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Come down […]

A word from our sponsors: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show is Aug. 25; booth spaces still available

Note: Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s Annual Business in the Park and Car Show will be held on Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street by the Chamber office. Come down […]

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about 4:07 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of smoke in a building in the 300 block of Holy Hill Road in Twin Lakes. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

2018 Twin Lakes National Night Out coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

National Night Out was celebrated in Twin Lakes Tuesday night. The annual event included public safety and law enforcement personnel and equipment from the Twin Lakes Police Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, the Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department, the Sheriff’s Department the Department of Natural Resources and other agencies. Any monetary […]

Identities released of woman and child who died in separate Twin Lakes water incidents

The identities of a woman and child who died as the result of unrelated incidents on the waters of Twin Lakes Sunday have been released by the Twin Lakes Police Department. Theodore R. Johnson, 3, of Twin Lakes, later died after being pulled from Lake Elizabeth near Musial Road Beach. Carol Varney, 54, of Racine later […]

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 […]

Possible Drowning

12:33 Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue  responded to a possible water call at Lance Park,  55 Lance Drive. It was reported the person was out of the water. A paramedic intercept was requested from Salem Lakes. UPDATE 9:38 p.m. — Woman and child drown in Twin Lakes in unrelated incidents. Share31 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Possible grass fire

5:34 pm  Wheatland Fire and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a possible grass fire in the 7600 block of 328th Ave. It is reported to be in the grass clippings at the back of the property, not near and buildings. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

2018 National Night Out in Twin Lakes is Aug. 7

The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department will be hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 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 […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:43 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an alarm in the 800 block of Tuckaway Court in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 6:47 p.m. — Command says response can be non-emergency. UPDATE 7:30 p.m. — Randall Fire Department requested to […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 9:13 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire in the 2000 block of Megan’s Way in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This has been reported a a school bus on fire. UPDATE about 9:23 a.m. — Fire out reports a police officer […]

Twin Lakes to pursue new lake level monitoring system

Lakes Mary and Elizabeth are both figuratively and physically central to the village of Twin Lakes. On Monday, the Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners — who are the same individuals as the Village Board — voted to pursue a partnership with the United States Geographic Survey that should result in more accurate and […]

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 […]

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