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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. Share6Tweet6 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. Share6Tweet6 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

Twin Lakes Village Board zeroes in on exterior look of new village hall/community center

The Twin Lakes Village Board has come to a consensus on an exterior look for the new village hall. Over recent months the board has been working through designs with Jon Wallenkamp, of Kueny Architects. The building will be located on land between Main Street and Lance Drive approximately across the street from the current […]

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

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 8:38 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a residence in the 300 block of Martin Avenue for an investigation. Per dispatch: Caller reports a strange, unknown odor inside a residence. Share15Tweet15 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 […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting May 18, 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. This will a virtual meeting. To join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone go to:https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/827837677 You can also dial in using your phone by calling: (669) 224-3412 Access Code: 827-837-677 New to GoToMeeting? Get the […]

Twin Lakes Memorial Day parade, services cancelled

The village of Twin Lakes made the following announcement via Facebook Wednesday: Share16Tweet16 Shares

2020 Twin Lakes Libertyfest parade and fireworks cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association has cancelled the 2020 Libertyfest Parade and fireworks display, the chamber has announced. The following is from the chamber’s Facebook page: Share68Tweet68 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Board recognizes Tom Connolly for years of service

Former village president and trustee Tom Connolly was recognized by the Twin Lakes Village Board for his long tenure as a public official at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting. Connolly did not win re-election as a village trustee in the April 7 election. Village President Howard Skinner read the following resolution at the meeting: […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole May 2, 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. This will be a virtual meeting. To join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone go to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/225039101 You can also dial in using your phone by calling: (224) 501-3412. Access Code is 225-039-101 […]

Western Kenosha County went big for absentee voting in April 7 election

Election officials throughout Wisconsin urged people planning to vote in the April 7 presidential preference primary and spring non-partisan election to use the absentee voting process, due to COVID-19 spread concerns. Typically, municipal clerks here said they would expect in-person voting to far outweigh absentee votes. As an example, Bristol village Clerk Amy Klemko said […]

Units responding for gas line break in Twin Lakes

At about 9:57 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a report of a gas line break in the 700 block of Country Lane in Twin Lakes. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board meeting April 20, 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be conducted virtually via GoToMeeting. New to GoToMeeting? Get the app here:https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/916565877 You can join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone. Click the following link when ready to join the meeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/916565877 […]

Twin Lakes asks people to not visit vacation homes

The village of Twin Lakes is asking seasonal residents to not come to their vacation homes in the village. From a Facebook announcement made Wednesday: Share424Tweet424 Shares

Spring election 2020: Twin Lakes village trustee results

Following are the results of the contested race for Twin Lakes village trustee. There are three at-large seats to be filled. At a 6:48 p.m. with 1 of 1 poll reporting what may be incomplete results: Incumbent Barbara Andres 603 (17%) Incumbent Jeremy Robert Knoll 603 (17%) Bill Kaskin 551 (16%) Incumbent Thomas E. Connolly […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 11:04 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of an alarm in the 1100 block of Rosebud. Per dispatch: This is an activated smoke alarm in a hallway. Share3Tweet3 Shares

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