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Trick or treat hours changed to Saturday in Bristol; staying on Thursday in Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes, Randall, Twin Lakes

An unpleasant weather forecast has prompted one local municipality to change trick or treat hours this year, but most Western Kenosha County municipalities have decided to stick with sending the youngsters out on Halloween on Thursday as originally planned. Bristol on Wednesday afternoon changed trick or treating hours in Bristol to Saturday, Nov. 2, from […]

Laura Roesslein named new Twin Lakes village administrator

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved an employment contract with Laura Roesslein to serve as village administrator. Roesslein’s hiring was approved by a 6 to 1 vote, with Trustee Sharon Bower voting against. “I am excited and grateful for this opportunity,” Roesslein said in an email to westofthei.com. “I look forward to continuing […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:33 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 600 block of Kennedy Drive. Per dispatch; This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Twin Lakes agrees to locating new electrical equipment in Legion Park

The Twin Lakes Village Board recently agreed to allow Alliant Energy to locate a new switchgear in Legion Park. The equipment will allow better switching between different types of electrical service in neighborhoods near the park, an Alliant representative explained at a Village Board meeting last week. The equipment will have about a six foot […]

Units responding for down wire in Twin Lakes

At about 12:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for a report of a down power line in the 2800 block of Elizabeth Lane in Twin Lakes. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Twin Lakes Village Board advances new village hall project with architect hire

The Twin Lakes Village Board took a big step forward Monday in its quest to build a new village hall with the hiring of an architect for the project. The board approved a contract with Kueny Architects at Monday’s regular board meeting by a unanimous vote. Kueny will lead the board in a process identifying […]

Units responding to Randall School for medical call

At about 4:13 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Randall School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient fell off monkey bars on the playground and has an arm injury. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Twin Lakes considering ordinance on golf cart use

Twin Lakes Village Board members discussed the possibility of enacting an ordinance that would allow golf cart use on village streets. The discussion took place at the board’s committee of the whole meeting last week. It was in response to a group of residents who had asked to be allowed to use golf carts on […]

Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 11:04 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm at a business in the 400 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 11:07 a.m. — Police officer arriving on the scene reports no signs of smoke or fire visible from the exterior. […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 700 block of Kennedy Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is carbon monoxide alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 12:08 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm in the 2100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm-smoke detector in a guest house. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for down tree in Twin Lakes

At about 4:26 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 500 block of Park Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a tree that has fallen on power lines. Per dispatch: No sparks, smoke or fire visible at this time. Share18Tweet18 Shares

Legion Drive to close for repaving

Legion Drive in Twin Lakes will be closing for repaving work starting Tuesday. Here are the details via the village’s Facebook page: ShareTweet0 Shares

2019 Twin Lakes Libertyfest fireworks (VIDEO)

Twin Lakes Libertyfest hosted its annual fireworks show Saturday evening. Libertyfest is put on by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. Here is a sample of the fireworks from Lance Park (all video by Earlene Frederick): Here is another sample of the fireworks: Here is the finale of the show: ShareTweet0 Shares

2019 Twin Lakes Libertyfest Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2019 Twin Lakes Libertyfest parade took place Saturday morning. Libertyfest is put on by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association. This year’s parade had a new route. The parade started at St. John’s Catholic Church on North Lake Avenue and ended up at Lance Park. Here are some scenes from the parade […]

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association Libertyfest parade (with new route) & fireworks are today

Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association annual Libertyfest celebration takes place today in Twin Lakes. The annual parade will start things off, stepping off at 11:00 am with a new route. The parade will start at the St. John the Evangelist Church parking lot at 701 N. Lake Ave and Holy Hill Rd. The […]

Twin Lakes American Legion post hosting pancake breakfast June 16

The Twin Lakes American Legion Post #544 Family is hosting an all you can eat pancake breakfast on June 16 from 7 a.m. to noon at the St. John’s Catholic Church basement, 701 North Lake Ave, Twin Lakes. Serving will end promptly at noon so arrive early. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:12 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 300 block of East Main Street. UPDATE 4:14 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports scene is not blockading the roadway, everyone is out of their vehicles and there are […]

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 […]

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