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Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association 2020 Harvest Fest coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association hosted Harvest Fest downtown in Twin Lakes Saturday afternoon. The event featured business booths, food trucks, beer tent, hayrides, childrens games and hammerschlagen, stein holding and yodeling contests. Admission to the event was free. Here are some more photos from the event: Share24Tweet24 Shares

Twin Lakes Fire Dept. to get new breathing & heart equipment

The Twin Lakes Fire Department will be receiving new self-contained breathing apparatus and heart monitors after action by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday. The new purchase will replace equipment that in some cases is as old as 20 years, said TLFD Chief Stan Clause Jr. at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. The equipment will […]

Road work to begin in Twin Lakes Thursday

Some road work is beginning in Twin Lakes Thursday, the village announced via social media Wednesday. On Thursday and Friday, pulverizing and milling of Walnut Road from East Lake Shore Drive to Sycamore and also Lakeshore Way from Sunset Drive south to the termination will take place. On Sept 21 and 22 those sections of […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Genoa City

At about 9:39 p.m., local fire departments are responding as mutual aid to the Genoa City-Bloomfield Fire Department for a fire in the 400 block of Main Street in Genoa City. Due to respond are: Randall Fire Department with an engine. Twin Lakes Fire Departments with a ladder truck and a chief. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue […]

Units responding for smoke in Randall

At about 7:22 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke in the 35600 block of 89th Street in Randall. Per dispatch: Smoke reported coming from a box on a utility pole. UPDATE 7:33 a.m. — Utility company crew will respond to the scene. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to McHenry, Ill

At about 3:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the McHenry Fire Department for a structure fire. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes is requested to respond with an engine and a chief. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association’s 2020 Annual Business in the Park and Car Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association held its annual Business in the Park and Car Show downtown Saturday. It was the first in-person event the chamber has been able to hold this year. Others were cancelled due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. The event included business, crafts and retail booths, a car show […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 2000 block of East Lake Shore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a smoke detector in a residence. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Twin Lakes moving forward with wastewater treatment facilities upgrade

Upgrades to the Twin Lakes village wastewater treatment system are moving forward. An overview of the project was given at a public hearing at the regular Village Board meeting last week. Planning for the project has been underway for much of this year. The current plan calls for construction to begin in 2021 and for […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 6:11 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 600 block of Kennedy Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A strong smell of natural gas has been reported. Share5Tweet5 Shares

2020 Twin Lakes National Night Out cancelled

The annual 2020 Twin Lakes National Night Out has been cancelled due to concerns about spreading COVID-19, the Twin Lakes Police Department has announced. The annual event, in which the public gets to interact with local police and fire department personnel, typically takes place in Twin Lakes and across the country on the first Tuesday […]

July 22, 2020 lake test results: Caution removed for Lance Park beach

A swim caution has been removed for Lance Park beach on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes after resampling Tuesday showed normal levels of E.coli there. The sampling from Tuesday by the Kenosha County Division of Health was 114 E.coli/100 mL. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 11:43 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 8800 block of Highway O in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is reported as a roll over crash. UPDATE 11:47 a.m. — Police officers at the scene looking for […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 8:12 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 1500 block of Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a four-wheeler crash, which reportedly involves a child. Share17Tweet17 Shares

Twin Lakes sells K9 Rex to former handler

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday agreed to sell the Twin Lakes Police Department’s K9 officer, Rex, to the handler who had worked with the dog since 2017, but is now leaving the department. The vote at a special board meeting was 4-3, with Trustees Kevin Fitzgerald, Aaron Karow, Bill Kaskin and Jeremy Knoll […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 10:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 33200 block of Highway CK in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single motorcycle versus deer crash. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 6:25 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes for a report of crash. Per dispatch: Injuries unknown. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Board to consider K9 Rex situation at special meeting Monday

The Twin Lakes Village Board will discuss and consider possible action regarding its police department’s K9 officer, Rex, village administrator Laura Roesslin announced Thursday. A news release issued Thursday afternoon said: The Village Board recognizes the efforts of the Twin Lakes community over the past 24 hours in support of K9 Rex being sold to […]

K9 handler in Twin Lakes moving on but dog will stay

Note: This story was updated with new information at about 3:29 p.m. — DH K9 Rex, a trained police dog brought to the community largely through a grass roots fundraising effort, will remain with the Twin Lakes Police Department, though his handler — who initiated the program — is leaving for a new job. TLPD […]

Units responding for water incident in Twin Lakes

At about 2:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a crash on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a crash between two personal water craft on the southeast end of Lake Elizabeth. UPDATE 2:47 p.m. — Those involved are attempting […]

Schoors Lane chain coming down

A chain that blocks the entrance to Schoors Lane at Matthew Avenue in Twin Lakes for about eight months a year will be coming down permanently, after action by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday. The placing of the chain dates back to a resolution passed by the Village Board in 2007. That resolution calls […]

Highway F realignment project to begin Monday

A construction project to realign Highway F through Randall and Twin Lakes is set to begin Monday. Information on the project was shared at a virtual public informational meeting earlier this week. The about 1 mile long project will cost about $3.4 million, with about 80 percent coming from federal funds. County officials say the […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:42 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a fire alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Protest and March for George Floyd takes place in Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes was the site of a protest and march for George Floyd Saturday evening. Floyd died while being taken into custody by Minneapolis police officers on May 25 for passing forged money. Floyd was black; the officer charged with causing his death is white. Four officers involved in the incident have been fired and […]

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 […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 200 block of West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. UPDATE about 7:19 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports no obvious signs of fire from […]

May 29, 2020 lake test results: All tested lakes safe for swimming

All beaches tested by the Kenosha County Division of Health tested safe for swimming this week. Tuesday’s testing results by the Kenosha County Division of Health (unless noted otherwise) were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake County Park beach 28 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake DeWitt Park 11 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri La (220th Ct.) 29 E.coli/100 mL; […]

Memorial Day ceremonies flashback

Annual Memorial Day parades and ceremonies hosted by the American Legion posts in Silver Lake and Twin Lakes were canceled this year due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. But the meaning of Memorial Day remains. To help honor the sacrifice of members of the US military who died while in active service we are reposting […]

Units responding to report of crash in Twin Lakes

At about 8:13 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash on North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 8:17 p.m. — Traffic being blocked for northbound traffic. Share52Tweet52 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:31 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 100 block of Shore’s Lane in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share6Tweet6 Shares

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