Author Archive: Jason Arndt

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

On the state stage, an area resident collected a large haul, earning $47,500 for a steer he showed at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis. Reid Runkel, who won grand champion, and his mother, Gail, explained the work he put into the steer he calls “Scooby.” In another news, […]

 
 

See ewe at the fair!

See ewe at the fair!

Kenosha County Fair set for Aug. 15 to 19 The Kenosha County Fair returns for another year Aug. 15 through 19 in Wilmot and organizers hope to “See Ewe at the Fair!” The annual five-day event will deliver tunes from local bands, exhibits for people of all ages, shows in […]

 
 

Two area teens achieve Eagle Scout rank

Two area teens achieve Eagle Scout rank

Two members of Boy Scout Troop 380 recently achieved the organization’s highest rank of “Eagle Scout” and were recognized at a July 14 Court of Honor ceremony at Wilmot Union High School. The members, Daniel Mark Porter, son of Mark and Theresa, of Twin Lakes and Austin Robert Schwarz, son […]

 
 

Sharing Center gears up for back-to-school

Sharing Center gears up for back-to-school

Organization open to accept donations By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The end of the lazy, hazy days of summer is upon us and thoughts turn to the beginning of fall and back to school days. The Sharing Center of Trevor is getting ready to receive school supply donations to help get […]

 
 

New fire commission sworn in at Salem Lakes

New fire commission sworn in at Salem Lakes

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The newly appointed Salem Lakes Fire Commission was sworn in by village clerk Cindi Dulaney at its first meeting on July 30. The five were appointed at the July 9 regular board meeting with each serving a staggered term. Allen Dunski has the one-year term, Jerry […]

 
 

Burlington police sergeant, Kenosha County resident, under investigation for misconduct

Burlington police sergeant, Kenosha County resident, under investigation for misconduct

By Jason Arndt Editor A City of Burlington police sergeant who resides in Kenosha County is under investigation for misconduct, according to Police Chief Mark Anderson, who said the officer has been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 1. Matthew Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, faces allegations of sexual harassment, neglect […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

The Village of Twin Lakes saw a double dose of tragedy Sunday, when a local boy died on Lake Elizabeth, where witnesses attempted to revive the child. Twin Lakes Police Capt. Dennis Linn said it was traumatic and tragic experience for the family. The other involved a Racine woman. In […]

 
 

Gas main break in Twin Lakes

Gas main break in Twin Lakes

A gas main break in the Village of Twin Lakes has shut down portions of the downtown area Friday. The gas main break happened as crews were working on a project, according to an officer on scene, who indicated rescue crews have evacuated some buildings in the area as a […]

 
 

Sunnyside up!

Sunnyside up!

Area sunflower field creates buzz By Jason Arndt Editor A sunflower field on the outskirts of Burlington has not only attracted admirers from multiple counties, it has created a buzz on social media platforms, such as Instagram and Facebook. The buzz started when owners Joe and Jen Greeter bought the […]

 
 

Woman, 54, dies from possible drowning at Lance Park in Twin Lakes

Woman, 54, dies from possible drowning at Lance Park in Twin Lakes

When a 54-year-old reportedly lost consciousness while swimming at Lance Park Beach on Sunday, witnesses to the incident pulled her ashore and attempted CPR, but she later died at Aurora Memorial Hospital in Burlington. The possibly drowning, according to a Twin Lakes Police Department release, happened at around 12:33 p.m. […]