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Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 2:54 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 130 block of Lane Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 2:55 p.m. — TLPD officer on the scene reports no signs of smoke or fire visible […]

Unit responding for down tree in Twin Lakes

At about 5:06 p.m., a Twin Lakes Police officer is responding to a report of a tree down in the 200 block of Esch Road. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Austin Sobczak sworn in as newest Twin Lakes PD dectective

Twin Lakes Police Department has a new detective, Austin Sobczak. Sobczak has been a full-time TLPD officer since Feb. 2016. Here is the announcement of Sobczak’s swearing in as a detective from the TLPD Facebook page. Related posts Twin Lakes swears in Austin Sobczak as new full-time police officer Share11Tweet11 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of whole, special board and budget workshop meetings Nov. 2, 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting, a special board meeting and a budget workshop on Monday at Village Hall. The committee of the whole meeting is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Among the agenda items are: Discussion regarding the new village hall loan. A closed […]

Trick or treating hours for 2020

All local municipalities that designate trick or treat hours have done so as usual for 2020. Here’s the rundown: Wheatland — Sunday, Oct. 25, 2 to 5 p.m. Bristol — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Paddock Lake — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Randall — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 […]

Twin Lakes PD seeing vehicle entries

Twin Lakes Police say they are seeing some vehicle entries in the village being reported. From a TLPD Facebook post: Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 8:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash in the 700 block of Burlington Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a truck hitting a pole. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Oct. 12, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update (The Sharing Center and Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry)

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is the latest update for The Sharing Center and the Twin Lakes Food Pantry: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor. Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; […]

Twin Lakes may cut back e-waste collection time

The Twin Lakes Village Board is considering cutting back the amount of time village residents can bring electronic waste to the recycling center. Currently, e-waste is accepted whenever the center is open. The drop-off is supposed to only be open to village residents, who receive a tag after proving residency at Village Hall. The village […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole, special board meeting, budget workshop Oct. 5, 2020

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a trio of meetings starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall in Twin Lakes. The first meeting is a committee of the whole meeting. Agenda items for that meeting include: Discussion regarding the e-waste dumpster at the Recycle Center. Discussion regarding the extension of the lease […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 10:18 a.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has an ankle injury. Share7Tweet7 Shares

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: Share65Tweet65 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 […]

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