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Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 3:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an investigation in the 1500 block of Skinner Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A strong odor of natural gas has been reported. ShareTweet0 Shares

Aquanuts win 2021 Wisconsin State Water Ski Show championship

Twin Lakes-based Aquanuts water ski team won the 2021 Wisconsin State Water Ski Show championship July 15-18 in Wisconsin Rapids. It was the Aquanuts first state championship in 35 years. 2021 Aquanuts show directors are Dan Boreman and Kailey Koehler. The Aquanuts were the winners in Ballet Line, Barefoot, Jump and Pyramid. In all, the […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board meeting and Lake District commissioners meeting July 19, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board and Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners (same people) are scheduled to hold meetings Monday at Village Hall. The Village Board regular meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. Among the agenda items are: Motion to approve a Village Special Event Permit. Motion to approve Ordinance 2021-07-01 Amending Chapter […]

Highway EM/East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes to close Monday for repair

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: Kenosha County Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed in approximately the 2000 block for culvert repair work beginning Monday, July 19. This work will take roughly a week to complete. A posted detour will route drivers around the closure via […]

Visitors here for music fest credited with saving lives of kayakers on Lake Mary

Two people in the area for the Country Thunder music festival are being credited with saving the lives of two kayakers on Lake Mary Thursday afternoon. From a Twin Lakes Police Department news release: On Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 3:10 PM Twin Lakes Police Officers responded to a report of possible drowning victim on […]

Units responding for water call on Lake Mary

At about 3:08 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and county Dive Team members and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a water call on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 3:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports person has been pulled into a boat and CPR being performed. Twin Lakes command holds dive […]

Sheriff’s Dept. issues statement regarding music festival traffic this weekend; permits available for Twin Lakes residents

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has issued the following news release regarding traffic during the Country Thunder Music Festival in Randall: The 2021 Country Thunder Music Festival will be taking place from Thursday, July 15th to Sunday, July 18th.  Starting on Wednesday, July 14th the increased traffic associated with this festival will impact the communities in Kenosha […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board special and committee of the whole meetings; Lake District meeting July 6, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a special board meeting, a committee of the whole meeting and a Lake and Rehabilitation District commissioners meeting on Tuesday (due to Monday being considered a holiday). First up at 6:30 p.m. is the committee of the whole meeting, starting at 6:30 p.m. Among the agenda […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting June 21, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. at VIllage Hall. Among the agenda items are: Consideration of a motion to approve a quote from Northern Pipe for sewer main repairs in an amount not to exceed $52,240.00. Discussion and possible action as to […]

Burning ban issued for Twin Lakes

A burning ban has been issued for the village of Twin Lakes by order of Twin Lakes Fire Department Chief Stan Clause Jr. The ban is effective June 10 and will remain in effect until further notice. The ban is in reaction to ongoing dry conditions, Clause said. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to town of Burlington

At about 8:03 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Town of Burlington Fire Department for a fire in the 34700 block of Chestnut in the town of Burlington. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes is to respond with a squad. UPDATE 8:06 p.m. — Box alarm activated. Additional response requested […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Wonder Lake, Ill.

At about 11:29 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Wonder Lake Fire Department for a structure fire in the 7600 block of Lucy Drive in Wonder Lake, Ill. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes is requested to respond with a tender. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 7:11 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a fire in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A caller from the west side of Lake Elizabeth is reporting what appears to be a boat on fire on the east side of Lake Elizabeth, toward […]

Twin Lakes selects contractor for wastewater treatment system project

The Twin Lakes Village Board selected a contractor for its multi-million dollar wastewater treatment system at Monday’s regular meeting. The work will go to Joseph J. Henderson, Inc. of Gurnee, Ill. in an amount not to exceed $11,828,000. Henderson’s bid was the lowest of three submitted. “It’s basically at budget for what we planned on […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board meeting May 17, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Motion to approve Village staff to send out a letter to residents on sanitary sewer lateral televising. Motion to award the bid for the Wastewater Treatment Facility upgrade to […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Richmond, Ill.

At about 8:49 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department is being requested to respond for mutual aid to the Richmond Township Fire Protection District for a structure fire in the 5700 block of Broadway in Richmond. Twin Lakes is requested to respond with a truck and a chief. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 7 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 1800 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a golf cart versus pedestrian crash. UPDATE 7:10 p.m. — Incident was on […]

New boat purchased for Lake Elizabeth water patrol

The Twin Lakes Village Board has approved the purchase of a new boat to be used by the water patrol on Lake Elizabeth this summer. Boaters on Lake Mary also will see a different craft patrolling there this summer too. The new boat will be a 2021 center console Bayliner purchased from SkipperBud’s for $42,260, […]

New garbage rule approved in Twin Lakes

Residents of Twin Lakes will now have a deadline for when to remove their garbage containers from their collection point. The Village Board passed a change to the village’s garbage ordinance Monday night that says residents will have to remove their refuse tote from the road right of way within 24 hours of garbage collection. […]

Twin Lakes Village Hall hours changed

The office hours that Twin Lakes Village Hall will be open to the public were modified by the Village Board Monday. The new office hours will be 8:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The change was passed by a 3 to 1 vote of the Village Board. Trustee Sharon Bower voted against the change. […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 10:40 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 3000 block of East Lake Shore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This being reported as a water truck turned over with water leaking. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting April 19, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Consideration of a motion to approve changing Village Hall office hours to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The new hours would be and earlier opening and a earlier close. Consideration […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 5:43 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to an alarm in the 1500 block of Majestic Way East in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. UPDATE 5:53 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports this was caused by burnt food. False alarm. […]

Spring election 2021: Twin Lakes village trustee results

Twin Lakes voters retained their incumbent village trustees in Tuesday’s election. Complete preliminary results were: Incumbent Aaron Karow 627 (29.37%) Incumbent Kevin Fitzgerald 613 (28.71%) Incumbent Sharon L. Bower 535 (25.06%) Bob Wagner 344 (16.11%) Share1Tweet1 Shares

It’s Spring Election Day 2021!

It’s Spring Election Day today with state and local non-partisan offices on the ballot. Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Salem Lakes will be using all three polling places: Salem Lakes Village Hall, Wilmot Fire Station and Silver Lake Village Hall. Twin Lakes voting will be at Village Hall. All other […]

County Board chairman chooses Kim Lewis to fill vacant board seat

Kenosha County Board Chairman John O’Day has selected Kim Lewis to fill the vacant Dist. 23 County Board seat. The seat has been vacant since the March 3 death of Lon Wienke. From the news release announcing O’Day’s choice: Kenosha County Board Chairman John O’Day today announced his appointment of Twin Lakes resident Kim Lewis […]

Units respond to set up landing zone in Twin Lakes

A landing zone for Flight for Life medical transport helicopter is being set up in Twin Lakes for a medical call that is being handled by Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue. UPDATE 10:54 a.m. — Flight for Life cancelled due to approaching weather. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners meeting April 4, 2021

The Twin Lakes Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District commissioners are scheduled to hold a meeting Monday immediately following the 6:30 p.m. Village Board committee of the whole meeting. The lake district commissioners are the same individuals as the Village Board. Among the agenda items are: Consideration of a motion to approve a work order from […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting April 4, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting starting at 6:30 p.m., Monday at Village Hall. No action is taken by the board at committee of the whole meetings. Items are for discussion only. Among the agenda items are: Swearing in of K9 officer Jaxx. Discussion regarding changing […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Elkhorn

At about 4:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Elkhorn Fire Department for a brush fire on Peck Station Road in Elkhorn. Per dispatch: TLFD requested to respond with a brush truck. Share2Tweet2 Shares

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