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Twin Lakes Village Board approves new stop sign on Esch Road

Travelers on Esch Road in Twin Lakes will be met with a new stop sign in the future. The Twin Lakes Village Board agreed to place a three-way stop at Esch Road and Elizabeth Lane at Monday’s regular meeting. Residents of the neighborhood had requested two stop signs for Esch Road, citing unsafe conditions from […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) annual meeting and regular board meeting Oct. 17, 2021

Twin Lakes #4 School District (Lakewood School) is scheduled to hold its annual meeting and a regular board meeting Monday. The regular board meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in the Library (Room #125). Among the agenda items are: Discuss and Possible Approval of Expenditures. Adjourn to Closed Session per Wisconsin State Statute […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting Oct. 18, 2021

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: Motion to approve Ordinance 2021-10-1 Creating Chapter 8.90 Pertaining to Special Events. Consideration of a motion to approve Pay Application #5 from Scherrer Construction for $942,672.30. Discussion on an Ordinance Pertaining […]

South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes to be closed for sewer work Monday

From Kenosha County Division of Highways: Kenosha County Highway EM (South Lake Avenue) in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed at Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Oct. 11. The village requested this closure to accommodate sewer repair work. A posted detour will route drivers around the closure via Legion Drive, Wilmot Avenue, and Barry […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole and special board meetings Oct. 4, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting and special board meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. The committee of the whole meeting will be first. At committee of the whole meetings, discussion is held but no action is taken Among the agenda items for the committee of […]

2021 Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Assoc. Harvest Fest coverage (PHOTOS)

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association hosted its annual Harvest Fest in downtown Twin Lakes Saturday. The event included craft and retail booths, food and drinks, kids activities including games and pumpkin decorating, beer stein hoisting and yodeling contests and hay rides. The event continues through 6 p.m., Saturday. Here some more photos […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting Sept. 20, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. at VIllage Hall in Twin Lakes. Among the agenda items are: Discussion regarding the Village’s Special Event permit and Ordinance. Discussion regarding short term rental commercial zoned properties. Consideration of a motion to approve Pay Application #4 from […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board regular meeting Aug. 16, 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: Discussion and possible action regarding sidewalks in Whispering Oaks subdivision. Discussion and possible action regarding a beach at 1116 Rosebud Ave. Motion to approve a Little Lending Library at […]

Twin Lakes sets 55 mph speed limit on Lakes Mary and Elizabeth

The Twin Lakes Village Board at a special board meeting Monday enacted a new speed limit of 55 mph for any boat on Lakes Mary and Elizabeth. Village ordinances previously did not specify a maximum speed limit. Violators of the speed limit can be fined $155.50. “There are only a few boats that can hit […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole & special board meeting Aug. 2, 2021

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting and then a special board meeting Monday. First will be the committee of the whole meeting, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Among the agenda items are: Discussion regarding burn ban and slow no wake signage. Discussion regarding allowing […]

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. Share184Tweet184 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. Share94Tweet94 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. Share3Tweet3 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. Share85Tweet85 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. […]

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