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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. Share3 Tweet Share Pin […]

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. Share9 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

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 Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

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, 1113/2019 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. Share37 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 37

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 […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a activated carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 7:37 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that alarm company says homeowner has […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 11:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

UPDATE: Woman dies in crash in Twin Lakes

A Crystal Lake, Ill. woman died in a crash at Highway P (388th Avenue) and Highway O (Richmond Road/Lance Drive) in Twin Lakes Thursday afternoon. From a media release from the Twin Lakes Police Department: At 1:25 pm on Thursday, 11115/2018 Twin Lakes Police and Twin Lakes Fire/Rescue responded to the intersection of Richmond Road and […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 2:51 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 36600 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes for a crash. Per dispatch: A car has struck a tree. UPDATE 2:55 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports to dispatch […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 1:26 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways P and O in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:33 p.m. — One woman died in this crash. More info here. Related post UPDATE: Woman dies in crash in Twin Lakes Share15 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Twin Lakes to have downtown businesses shovel own walks

Downtown Twin Lakes businesses will be told they are expected to clear snow from the sidewalks in front of their businesses this winter. The village has been clearing walks in the downtown business district, but Village Board members decided Tuesday that business owners should shoulder that responsibility, just as residents have to clear sidewalks of […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 8:14 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an investigation in the 900 block of Rhyner’s Lane in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is for investigation of an unknown odor. UPDATE 8:18 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports no signs of smoke […]

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 8:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a fire in the 200 block of Mueller Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke int eh wall or perhaps coming from a […]

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:45 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at 93rd Street and Grove Trail in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 4:47 p.m. — Dispatch says incident involves a delivery truck on its side. Police officer on the scene say there appears to […]

Advance tickets on sale for Polish Dinner at LaSalette Shrine on Nov. 10

The LaSalette Shrine will host  a Polish Dinner Saturday, Nov. 10 at the shrine. Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Pre-Ticket Sales only, with 125 seats available. Call 262-877-3111 for purchase of tickets starting Oct. 7. Dinner menu includes: Baked Chicken, Polish Sausage, Sauerkraut, Seasoned Potatoes, Brother Tony’s Dumplings; Vegetable, Jell-O, Homemade […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association to host pirate theme Oktoberfest on Oct. 20

Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, Inc. is planning a new event for this fall. Oktoberfest will be held Oct. 20, 5 p.m. at Twin Lakes Country Club Pavilion. “A Pirate’s Treasure” is the theme for 2018. A $50 raffle ticket includes admission to the event, a chance to win up to $2,000 in the raffle, a […]

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 […]

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