Twin Lakes Police Report

Feb. 13 Animal Welfare Check • At 8:24 a.m., an anonymous caller requested that officers check on the welfare of a dog at a residence on Chapel Avenue. The animal has been seen outside all the time in a pen with no shelter. An officer followed up with the owner, […]


Changes to FEMA Silver Lake floodplain map ordinance

By Gail Peckler-Dziki, Correspondent Some Silver Lake residents will receive a notice from mortgage holders that the floodplain status of their property has changed. The Silver Lake Village Board unanimously voted to have village clerk Terry Faber start work on a new FEMA floodplain map ordinance at the regular board […]


Silver Lake explores consolidation of emergency services

By Gail Peckler-Dziki correspondent Several months ago, a committee made up of representatives from the Silver Lake Rescue Squad and Silver Lake Fire Department, residents and village board members began meeting to discuss a possible consolidation of the two emergency services agencies. The Silver Lake Fire Department is owned by […]


Three new home construction permits issued here

By Annette Newcomb, Editor It may not be much, but it could mean everything. Twin Lakes trustees learned Monday night three permits for new single-family home construction were applied for in January. The most expensive project is estimated at a valuation of $315,000; the others are estimated at $120,000 and $100,000 […]


Central parent/teacher conferences set for Thursday

  Central High School will be holding Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, March 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. Conferences will take place in the gym and cafetorium. Student progress reports will be available at that time. Conferences will be on a first come/first serve basis. The Counseling Department will also […]


Voter ID: Say it, show it, sign it: What to expect at Tuesday’s polls

Now that Wisconsin voters are required to bring photo identification to the polls, the state Government Accountability Board, which oversees elections, is asking people to be prepared or risk getting turned away. The agency also reminds people to bring their patience in addition to their IDs, because next Tuesday’s primary […]


VITA program offers free tax help

United Way of Kenosha County, in partnership with Carthage College, the Kenosha County Job Center and Guaranty Bank, are excited to announce the return of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) for 2012. The VITA Program offers free tax help for low- to moderate-income (generally, $49,000 and below) individuals […]


SEED program offers marketing opportunities

Are you farming in southeast Wisconsin and looking for new or alternative markets for your farm products?   Perhaps you are looking to expand your business and are in need of new sales opportunities. SEED (Sustainable, Edible, Economic Development) in Kenosha and Racine Counties is offering the Opportunities in Marketing to […]


Landscaping for Birds offered March 3

Learn to increase the number and variety of birds that will inhabit your backyard in the “Landscaping for Birds” workshop from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Avenue, Kenosha.       Mariette Nowak will share how to create a natural habitat and […]


St. Al’s fish boil set for March 9, 23

St. Alphonsus Church, 6301 344th Avenue, New Munster, is hosting a fish boil from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 9 and March 23 in the Parish Center. All you can eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, dessert, milk and coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches available.       Advanced tickets available […]