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In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Two months after she was struck by lightning at Country Thunder, Brittney Prehn continues to recover, and considers herself a miracle for surviving. Her family and friends, meanwhile, have remained supportive of the Illinois woman. This week’s Twin Lakes Report also has a story on Wilmot Mountain’s EpicPromise Day, which […]

 
 

Fire destroys Town of Brighton barn

Fire destroys Town of Brighton barn

People unharmed, chief says By Jason Arndt Editor A two-alarm blaze in the Town of Brighton on Sept. 15 destroyed a barn, but nobody was hurt, according to Village of Salem Lakes Fire Chief Mike Slover. The fire happened at around 1 p.m., when authorities responded to the 29000 block […]

 
 

Illinois man pleads not guilty to exploitation charges

Illinois man pleads not guilty to exploitation charges

By Jason Arndt Editor An Illinois man accused of soliciting sex from a 15-year-old girl in the Village of Twin Lakes on July 6 pleaded not guilty to four felony charges at a Sept. 13 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Christopher W. Leblanc, of Harvard, who did not speak […]

 
 

Polka pride

Polka pride

Oktoberfest booms in Paddock Lake By Jason Arndt Editor Old Settlers Park in Paddock Lake boomed with Bavarian-inspired culture Saturday when the Kenosha County park held its eighth annual Oktoberfest. The event saw several people donning lederhosen and raising beer steins, dancing to polka tunes, and embracing German heritage. Old […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Scores of people invaded Old Settlers Park, where they raised steins and donned lederhosen during Oktoberfest, which is an annual fundraising event to help finance a band shell at the Kenosha County Park. The event also allowed some business owners to reflect on the person behind the growing ritual held […]

 
 

FISHING FUN

FISHING FUN

Wheatland’s Katie Stolp (left) and Donna Garbacz, of Salem Lakes, gleefully celebrate after 2-year-old Easton Perry catches a fish during the ninth annual Labor of Love Music Festival on Sept. 2 in New Munster. Stolp is the godmother of Perry, whose mother is Brittany Perry (Jason Arndt/The Report)

 
 

The love continues

The love continues

Bluegrass music festival raises mental health awareness By Jason Arndt Editor Before thunderstorms rolled in on Sept. 2, thousands of bluegrass fans and Just Live, Inc. supporters came together for the ninth annual Labor of Love Music Festival at in New Munster, where organizers collected funds for established mental health […]

 
 

Prosecutors seek homicide suspect’s phone records

Prosecutors seek homicide suspect’s phone records

By Jason Arndt Editor Kenosha County prosecutors believe more evidence could be uncovered from an accused double homicide suspect’s cell phone, which has been in storage since his arrest, but will need permission from a judge to know for sure. Nathan Kivi, 25, of Trevor, allegedly shot and killed brothers […]

 
 

Decked Out In Style

Decked Out In Style

If you go… WHAT: Dress Giveaway WHEN: 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 WHERE: Christ Lutheran Church, 24929 75th St., Paddock Lake. A’s Dress Closet helps teens find a formal look By Jason Arndt Editor Planning for homecoming and prom is a […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

For any outdoor event, weather is always a concern, but last weekend’s Labor of Love Music Festival went off before thunderstorms hit the area. As for the festival itself, the event went well, according to organizers, who said more funds were raised for mental health programs. In other area news, […]