Do you have a Mugwump?

                  The Western Kenosha County Historical Society is looking for a Mugwump and if you have one, they’d like to borrow it.                   What’s a Mugwump?  The Mugwump was a weekly newspaper ran from Sept. 16, 1892 until 1941.                   Paul J. Sauer of Slades Corners started it when he […]


Pringle Nature Center to host story time hike

  Pringle Nature Center, located at 9800 160th Avenue in Bristol, will host a Nature Story Time Hike: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. Bring out the little ones as you will sit down to read a book about a little girl […]


Christmas in Slades Corners set for Dec. 3, 4

On Dec. 3 and 4, recapture the charm of country shopping and visit the St. Vincent de Paul store in Slades Corners, located at 39515 60th Street (old Highway 50) for Christmas decorations and gifts for the whole family. This shopping event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]


Lt. Salt to host concert, battle of the bands

Lt. Salt’ s first concert is Dec. 3 The first concert of the new group Lt. Salt’s Happy Feet Club Band will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, at Wilmot High School, 11112 308th Avenue, Wilmot, beginning at 7:30p.m. The concert will include music by R.E.O., Abba, Linda Ronstadt, and […]


Silver Lake Police Report

Nov. 10 Animal at large at 6:35 p.m., on S. Second Street, a complainant called in an attack on her dog. She was walking her dog when two other dogs ran out of their home and attacked hers. Officers spoke to the attacking dogs’ owner, who assured the police that […]


Twin Lakes Police Report

Nov. 12 Suspicious person at 4:56 a.m., on Holy Hill Road, a party called to tell police there was a male subject looking into vehicles and appearing to be intoxicated. When police responded, the male subject said he lost his apartment keys and was trying to find them. Officers gave […]


Twin Lakes, Randall have terms expiring

The Village of Twin Lakes and Town of Randall have board terms expiring in the spring. In Twin Lakes, the two-year terms of trustees Tom Connolly, Mike Moran and Jeremy Knoll are ending in April. In the Town of Randall, the two-year terms of Robert Gehring and Mike Halvorson are […]


Mills to start grant process for 2012

By Annette Newcomb Editor The concept for a 24-unit senior housing development proposed low-income senior facility in downtown Twin Lakes is scheduled for discussion during the next Plan Commission meeting, set 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, in village hall. Twin Lakes Village Administrator Dave Cox said Monday night that developer […]


Village to be transformed into Winter Wonderland Dec. 3

The Twin Lakes Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Light Parade Friday, Dec. 2 and 3. The Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping 2011 will open at Friday, Dec. 2, at Rumpole’s Banquet Hall, 352 E. Main St., Twin Lakes, from 4 to […]


It’s Christmas bling!; Retro Christmas trees return

It’s Christmas bling!; Retro Christmas trees return

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. visitors to the McHenry County Historical Society Museum will be treated to the wonder and brilliance of retro aluminum Christmas trees arranged in a forest of color and sparkling display. The museum is located at 6422 Main Street in Union. Local […]


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