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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

Spring Election 2021: Twin Lakes village president candidates Q&A

Voters in Twin Lakes will be able to cast a ballot in a contested election for village president in the April 6 election due to a registered write-in candidacy. Appearing on the ballot will be incumbent Howard Skinner. Kyle Pembroke has registered to run as a write-in candidate Both candidates were sent identical questionnaires to […]

Spring Election 2021: Twin Lakes trustee candidates Q&A

Voters in Twin Lakes will be able to cast a ballot in a contested election for village trustee in the April 6 election. Appearing on the ballot will be incumbents Sharon Bower, Kevin Fitzgerald, Aaron Karow and challenger Bob Wagner. Three seats will be filled and voters can vote for up to three candidates. Candidates […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes, Randall special joint meeting March 24, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board and the Randall Town Board are scheduled to hold a special joint meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. at Twin Lakes Village Hall. The meeting is for matters concerning the creation of a joint municipal court. The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:37 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to the 3100 block of Kings Circle of Twin Lakes for a sounding smoke detector. Per dispatch: Occupants report no fire visible. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting March 15, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Consideration of a motion to approve the fee schedule for Police Department records. Consideration of a motion to approve hiring Buelow Vetter to assist with collective bargaining negotiations. The full agenda is […]

Applications sought to fill County Board Dist. 23 vacancy

Individuals interested in filling the County Board seat vacancy left by the death of Supervisor Lon Wienke last week can now apply to be appointed. Here are the details in a news release from the County Board office: The Kenosha County Clerk’s Office is now accepting applications from residents interested in filling the 23rd District […]

Units responding for gas break in Twin Lakes

At about noon, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a gas line break in the 37600 block of 91st Street in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 12:07 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports a slow leak from a nick of the line. No smell of gas at this time. […]

Twin Lakes to have property revaluation in 2021

Property owners in Twin Lakes will have their land revalued this year. Accurate Appraisals, the village’s assessor since 2014, gave a presentation on the process at Monday’s Village Board committee of the whole meeting. The Wisconsin-based company works in thee-year contracts with the village, explained Accurate representative Bill Gaber. The first and third years see […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 5:36 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an address on Point O’ Woods Drive for an investigation of a reported burning smell. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Twin Lakes Fire Department has new breathing equipment, UTV

The Twin Lakes Fire Department has acquired some new equipment recently. New self-contained breathing apparatus are going out with firefighters on calls. The equipment was purchased with a $75,000 donation from an anonymous donor in honor of John Kjallander, with the village government kicking in another $20,000, said Chief Stan Clause Jr. “The donation meant […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Committee of the Whole meeting March 1, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting on Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Alstadt of Randall school regarding their upcoming referenda. Presentation by Accurate Appraisers regarding the 2021 revaluation year. Discussion regarding Air B & B’s in […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 7:44 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report 33000 block of Highway CK for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a single vehicle rollover. Injuries being reported. Occupants may be trapped inside. UPDATE 7:45 a.m. — Randall […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting Feb. 15, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m., at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion and possible action regarding a new Water Patrol Boat. Discussion and possible action regarding cost estimates and future use of the Village Hall storage garage. Consideration of a motion to approve […]

UPDATE: No injuries in Twin Lakes fire

No one was injured in a fire that damaged a downtown multi-unit residential building in Twin Lakes Thursday night. Twin Lakes Fire Department Chief Stan Clause Jr. said neither residents of the building in the 300 block of Main Street nor firefighters were injured. “We had a lot of of great help and all crews […]

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