Kick up your heels at the community dance Sunday afternoon

The Silver Lake American Legion and the Silver Lake Citizens for Growth will host a dance and music the second and fourth Sunday of every month, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 307 N. Cogswell Drive. The American Legion will have food and beverages for purchase. The […]


Paddock Lake board approves contract for lawn care and nuisance abatement

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Paddock Lake village has contracted with Shawn Roberts Lawn and Tree Inc., to perform nuisance abatement services on those privately owned lands on an as needed basis and at the discretion of the village ordinance enforcement officer, Tim Popanda. Costs will be based on a […]


Town of Salem to host Heartsaver CRP/AED course

Town of Salem Fire Chief Mike Slover has announced the Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Department will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course on Thursday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at the Town of Salem Fire and Rescue Trevor Station/Highway Department located just off Highway C, at 11252 […]


Electronics pick up is May 19 in Paddock Lake

On Saturday, May 19, the Village of Paddock Lake will be accepting electronics (computers, telephones, printers, etc. and televisions) at no charge at the Village Hall parking lot located at 6969 – 236th Ave, Paddock Lake, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The village is also hosting the third annual […]


Twin Lakes hires new auditing firm

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Twin Lakes Administrator Dave Cox presented the Twin Lakes Village Board with proposals from four auditing firms at the April 16 board meeting. Twin Lakes has a policy requiring a change of auditors after five years. Previously that had been three years, but the last auditor, […]


Board says no to Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Twin Lakes Village Board was nearly unanimous is approving a resolution opposing the development of the Hackmatack Wildlife Refuge. Kevin Fitzgerald was the lone no vote. Trustee Aaron Karow asked, “Why is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife getting involved?” Village president Howard Skinner expressed concern that […]


Mills project back on the table

This is an artist rendering of the proposed senior housing project that could be constructed on a vacant lot south of Dr. Dull’s office on Main Street in Twin Lakes.

  Salem project also gets green light   By Annette Newcomb Editor After being turned down last year, Stephen Mills of Bear Construction has received approval for a low-income housing tax credit in the amount of $299,908 to aid in the construction of a senior housing unit in Twin Lakes. […]


‘Little Shop of Horrors’ completes run at WHS

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ completes run at WHS

Wilmot High School actors Melvin Merkel and Elena Schleusner perform in the school’s spring musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” The show wrapped up its run on April 22. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)


Buddy, can you spare a beer?

Buddy, can you spare a beer?

During the fifth annual Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival held April 21 at the Brat Stop, Rasch Construction employees ran out of beer and bellied up at the Riley Construction booth to see if they would share. Both companies are among sponsors of the event, which showcases Wisconsin beers […]


Statewide tornado drill ‘a go’ for 1 p.m. today

The statewide tornado drill scheduled for this afternoon is a go. The National Weather Service has determined that there is a minimal threat of actual severe weather this afternoon. At 1 p.m., the National Weather Service will issue a mock Tornado Watch and at 1:45 p.m. a statewide mock Tornado […]


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