Posts under ‘Twin Lakes’

Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544 to host 2024 Memorial Day parade and cemetery observances on May 27

Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544 will host a Memorial Day parade on May 27. All entries with a patriotic or memorial theme are welcome.  Please refrain from any political and/or campaign centered entries as this will be a non-partisan event (All incumbent office holders welcome).  Parade staging will begin at 10 a.m. at Lance […]

Aerial spraying for spongy moths to take place May 13-July 1 in Randall, Twin Lakes

From the Kenosha County Department of Public Works & Development Services: This spring, the Kenosha County Department of Public Works & Development Services will be overseeing aerial spray treatments to control the significant presence of the invasive spongy moth in an identified outbreak area. Spraying will occur along the east side of Highway KD north […]

Twin Lakes exploring ATV/UTV use on village roads

Twin Lakes is starting the process of creating an ordinance to allow the use of ATVs/UTVs on village roads after discussing the issue at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting. None of the board members or staff present voiced strong objections to the concept of ATV/UTV use on village streets, though some had ideas about […]

Twin Lakes committed to August referendum for EMS upgrade

The Twin Lakes Village Board continues to prepare for an August referendum to raise funds for improved emergency medical services as provided by Twin Lakes Rescue. The board discussed the issue Monday in light of uncertainty about whether Randall and Wheatland also will be joining in funding 24/7 staffed EMS response from TLR. Last summer, […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting May 6, 2024

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding edits to the Community Room Rental Application. Discussion regarding a loan application for an ambulance for $220,000. Discussion regarding Declaring the Salary and Fringe Benefits for the […]

Father Mathias Zerfas VFW Post 11279-Twin Lakes dedicate memorial bench in Central Park

Father Mathias Zerfas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11279-Twin Lakes dedicated a new memorial bench in downtown Twin Lakes Saturday. The bench is located in Central Park. Post Commander Pam Mitchell said the bench was an effort to recognize those that served in the military and raise the profile of the local VFW post. Money […]

Twin Lakes Rescue pitches Randall and Wheatland town boards on continuing EMS contract

Leaders of Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad made a pitch Monday to get back into negotiations with Randall and Wheatland about continuing to provide emergency medical services to the towns in 2025. The presentation came at a special meeting of the Wheatland Town Board and Randall Town Board at Wheatland Town Hall in […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue to present EMS service info to Randall, Wheatland town boards at public meeting April 29

Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad representatives will present info on continuing to provide emergency medical service to Wheatland and Randall at a public informational meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Wheatland Town Hall in New Munster. Both Randall and Wheatland have issued notices of those boards attending the meeting. In August 2023, […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting April 1, 2024

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding a potential no parking area near the Lake Elizabeth Marina Boat Launch. Discussion regarding renewing the Lance Park concession stand lease with the Aquanuts. Discussion regarding a […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting March 4, 2024

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. No action is taken at committee of the whole meetings. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding Code Enforcement with Municipal Code Enforcement LLC. Update on the Town of Randall withdrawing from the Community […]

Twin Lakes Police Dept. & Sheriff’s Dept. seeking info on break-ins

The Twin Lakes Police Department and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department are looking for information regarding vehicle break-ins, according to social media post from both agencies. From the Twin Lakes Police Department via Facebook: From the Sheriff’s Department: ShareTweet0 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes joint Village Board, Plan Commission meeting Feb. 19, 2024

The Twin Lakes Village Board and Plan Commission are scheduled to hold a joint meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items for the joint portion of the meeting are: Public hearing on an ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances pertaining to floodplain regulations. Discussion and possible action by the Plan […]

Michael Peter presents research poster at symposium

Michael Peter from Twin Lakes, was among the 67 Des Moines University students who gave oral presentations or displayed posters at the 2023 DMU Research Symposium on Nov. 30. Peter, who is in DMU’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, presented a research poster titled, “Chronic intermittent hypoxia conditioning augments decrements in renal microcirculatory perfusion during asphyxia.” Research […]

Ron Redlin sworn in as Twin Lakes Fire Department chief

Ron Redlin was sworn in as chief of Twin Lakes Fire Department Monday night. The swearing in took place at Monday’s Twin Lakes Village Board meeting. The oath was administered by village Clerk Sabrina Waswo. Here is video of the swearing in: Here is video of short comments made by Redlin: Redlin, who was assistant […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board Dec. 18, 2023

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to meet Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion and possible action regarding Resolution 2023-12-2 to Appoint Election Inspectors for the 2024-2025 Term. Consideration of a motion to approve Short Term Rental applications for: 359 Indian Point Road, Mario Gonzales Jr./Infinex LLC. Consideration […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Nov. 20, 2023

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Public hearing on 2024 budget Adoption of 2024 village budget Approving mill rate and levy Approval of official wage schedule Discussion regarding trees planted near property lines The full agenda is available here. […]

EMS personnel and police officers recognized for saving life of man in Twin Lakes

Personnel from Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Richmond (Ill.) Fire and Rescue and the Twin Lakes Police Department were recently recognized for saving the live of a man in Twin Lakes. From TLFR: On the evening of 9/15/2023 Stan Szczepanski suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.  His brother Mike was with him and called 911.Twin Lakes […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting Oct. 2, 2023

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Action is not taken at committee of the whole meetings. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding the Village’s Public Records Request Release Policy. Discussion regarding the Village’s Contract with Groot Waste Management. Discussion […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 9:02 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police Department officers are responding to the 700 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes for an investigation. Per dispatch: This is regarding possible gas exposure. ShareTweet0 Shares

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board and Lake District meetings March 20, 2023

The Twin Lakes Village Board and Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District Commissioners (same individuals for both bodies) are scheduled to hold meetings Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. The Village Board meeting is first. Among the agenda items are: Consideration of a motion to approve Pay Request #20 from JJ Henderson for $448,489.68. […]

Highway EM (East Lake Shore Drive) long-term closure to begin March 1

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: Highway EM (East Lake Shore Drive) in the Village of Twin Lakes is scheduled to be closed from State Line Road to Highway Z (Wilmot Ave) beginning Wednesday, March 1, for underground utility work and resurfacing. The closure is expected to last roughly four months. Only local traffic […]

Calvary UCC pancake dinner is Feb. 21

Calvary United Church of Christ, Twin Lakes will host a pancake dinner, Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The all you can eat dinner costs $12 for adults and $7 for children. There also will be a basket raffle. Calvary United Church of Christ is located at 1511 Wilmot Ave., Twin Lakes. ShareTweet0 […]

Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) public information meeting is Feb. 20

From the Kenosha County Division of HIghways: A public information meeting on the upcoming road construction project on Kenosha County Highway EM in Twin Lakes is set for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the Twin Lakes Village Hall, 105 E. Main St. The meeting will be held in an open-house format, with […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board committee of the whole meeting Feb. 6, 2023

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting on Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding action taken at the January 18, 2022 Plan Commission meeting: Recommended denial to the Village Board of the request for two principle structures on one lot […]

Calvary UCC to host chili-soup lunch Feb. 4

Calvary United Church of Christ will host a chili-soup lunch Saturday, Feb. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the church. This event was rescheduled from last week due to weather. All you can eat lunch is $12 for adults and $7 for children. There also will be basket raffles. Calvary United Church of […]

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue Santa visit is Dec. 3

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue will be hosting Santa at the fire station Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa will be available for photos at the station. Hot dogs (donated by Mad Dan’s), drinks, cookies will be provided. Make sure you bring your own camera or phone to take a snapshot of the […]

Twin Lakes approves 2023 tax levy with 1.6% increase

The Twin Lakes Village Board approved a 2023 tax levy Monday of $4,334,733, a 1.61 percent increase over 2022. The levy was approved by a unanimous vote with President Howard Skinner and Trustee Aaron Karow absent. The above levy figure includes the village levy, which the village controls, and the Community Library levy, which is […]

Twin Lakes American Legion Auxiliary Fall Craft & Vendor Fair Sept. 24

The Twin Lakes American Legion Auxiliary #544 will host a Fall Craft & Vendor Fair Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Legion Park, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. The event will feature 50 vendors. Food also will be available for purchase. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Twin Lakes adds stop sign on Badger Avenue

Some drivers on Badger Avenue will have a new stop sign to observe, after action by the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday. The board voted to post a stop sign for northbound traffic on Badger before entering the intersection with Homestead Drive. The new stop was approved unanimously by the board with al members present. […]

Agenda: Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Sept. 19, 2022

The Twin Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a meeting Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Agenda items include: Discussion and possible action regarding Ordinance 2022-9-2 Pertaining to Special Events. The proposed change would require application for a permit eight weeks in advance instead of four. Discussion and possible action regarding Ordinance […]

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