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Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 3 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: No smoke or flames reported seen inside building. Share5Tweet5 Shares

2019 Motorcycle blessing coverage

The annual mass motorcycle ride through Western Kenosha County followed by a blessing at a church in Twin Lakes took place Saturday. It was the 23rd year for the event. An estimated 250-300 motorcyclists took part. The ride starts at a motorcycle dealership in Kenosha along I-94 and concludes at Calvary Congregational United Church of […]

Twin Lakes Fire Department host training burn

Twin Lakes Fire Department members conducted a training burn on a home in the 1200 block of Musial Road in Twin Lakes on Saturday. The Randall and Richmond fire departments also were invited to train at the burn. The building was an old cottage. Here’s a video of the burn by Earlene Frederick: Share58Tweet58 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Illinois

At about 2:49 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Hebron (Illinois) Fire Department. Per dispatch: TLFD is requested to respond with a brush truck for an incident in the 16800 block of Highway 173. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Twin Lakes senior dining site seeking volunteers

The Twin Lakes senior dining site is in dire need of volunteers on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for post-dining clean-up. A volunteer’s commitment can be once a week for one hour or for all three days one hour each day. Interested applicants must complete a Volunteer Enrollment form and pass […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:10 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive. UPDATE about 8:13 a.m. — Police officer on the scene reports this is a confirmed false alarm. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 9:55 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randal Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 37500 block of Highway Z in Twin Lakes. UPDATE about 9:57 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports this is […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Hebron

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 4:55 p.m., Twin Lake Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from Hebron, Illinois. TLFD is requested to respond for a structure fire on Alden Road, Hebron. ShareTweet0 Shares

Captain facing drug charges resigns from Twin Lakes PD

Capt. Dennis Linn, who is facing drug related charges in Circuit Court, has resigned from the Twin Lake Police Department, TLPD Chief Adam Grosz announced Thursday afternoon. Linn has been on administrative leave since Feb. 13 when a state Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation investigation was opened relating to allegations that Linn — the […]

Calvary UCC to host pancake dinner March 5

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, March 5 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church. All you can eat ticket prices are adults $8 and children $5. The event also will include a basket raffle. Calvary United Church of Christ is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., […]

Maryland man who communicated with 14-year-old Twin Lakes girl in custody

Note: westofthei.com will identify the suspect  after they have been formally charged. We also do not identify juvenile offenders. — DH A Baltimore, Maryland man is in custody regarding communication he allegedly had over the internet with a 14-year-old girl who lives in Twin Lakes. The 14 year old also is custody after allegedly attempting […]

Twin Lakes PD captain under investigation by state Dept. of Justice DCI

Capt. Dennis Linn, the Twin Lakes Police Department’s second in command, is under investigation by the state Department of Justice, TLPD Chief Adam Grosz announced Monday. Linn has been placed on administrative leave. From the TLPD news release: The Twin Lakes Police Department, along with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 7:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an odor investigation in the 500 block of Arrowhead in Twin Lakes. Share29Tweet29 Shares

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At 2:59 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of a gas leak in the 400 block of South Lake Avenue. Per dispatch: Hissing can be heard at the site if the leak. We Energies has been notified. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 8:20 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a report of a fire in the 1000 block of Bayview Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A pole on fire is being reported. UPDATE about 8:26 a.m. (Note: Time corrected — DH) — […]

Units responding for sparking wires in Twin Lakes

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 6:56 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a report of sparking wire near Spiegelhoff Road and Richmond Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Department of Public Works reports branches on wires causing sparks. UPDATE 7:06 a.m. — Police officer on the […]

Twin Lakes recognizes retiring longtime employees Bill Kaskin and Terry Trongeau

The Twin Lakes Village Board recognized the long service of two recently retired employees at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The board presented resolutions honoring Bill Kaskin and Terry Trongeau. Kaskin worked for the village for 40 years, retiring as public works foreman. Here is video of village President Howard Skinner reading the resolution […]

Power outage in Twin Lakes

Alliant Energy is reporting power outages affecting over 1,900 customers in the Twin Lakes area. The outrage started about 5:50 a.m., a tipster tells westofthei.com. Alliant says crews have been assigned to this outage. Here is a message from the Twin Lakes Police Department about a warming center: UPDATE 7:54 a.m. — We are getting […]

Units responding for loose cows in Twin Lakes

At about 3:45 p.m., a Twin Lakes Police officer is responding to a report of two cows loose on Willow Road in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 3:48 p.m. — Officer reports cows’ owner is on the scene and is returning animals to his property. Share595Tweet595 Shares

Twin Lakes garbage collection this week to be delayed Wed-Fri.

Twin Lakes shared the following regarding garbage collection being delayed this week: Due to extreme weather conditions, Groot will not be operating on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. All routes will run one day late for the remainder of the week. Share20Tweet20 Shares

Friends of Community Library book sale at Twin Lakes branch on Feb. 1

The winter book sale at the Community Library will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Twin Lakes branch. The sale features hard cover books, both fiction and nonfiction, paperbacks, a variety of children’s books, DVDs, and some CDs, all priced to fit the budget-minded reader and/or collector. The book sale runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 […]

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. Share4Tweet4 Shares

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. Share9Tweet9 Shares

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 Share4Tweet4 Shares

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, 1/13/2019 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. Share38Tweet38 Shares

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