Candidates file papers for Town of Salem

                  Town of Salem Clerk Cindi Ernest has released the names of candidates who filed by the 5 p.m. deadline Jan. 3. Seeking election are:                   • For Town Board Supervisor, a one-year term currently held by Ted Kmiec:  Gail Peckler-Dziki, Trevor; incumbent […]


Open records request nets more than 50 email violations in three weeks

    By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent A second open records request from Kenosha County Republican Party Chairman Matt Augustine has uncovered more than 50 emails sent between Kenosha County employees on county time or from county resources who are members of Local 990. Augustine asked for “any communications received by […]


Town of Salem supervisor filing deadline extended to Friday

Town of Salem residents now have until Friday, Jan. 6, at 5 p.m. to file papers to run for the office of Town Board Supervisor, a two-year term in the upcoming April election. This deadline has been extended as a result of the Notice of Non-Candidacy not being filed by […]


Seniors celebrate Christmas

Seniors celebrate Christmas

The Christmas spirit was easy to see during the Twin Lakes Senior Dining Luncheon and Christmas party held Dec. 22 at the Twin Lakes American Legion Hall (above). A total of 56 people RSVP’d for the event which included a tasty lunch, White Elephant Exchange and raffles. Earlene Frederick photo. 


Twin Lakes Police Report

Dec. 11 Disorderly conduct at 1:33 a.m., a female subject at Beach Bar on S. Lake Avenue called in, saying there was a patron who threw a beer bottle at one of their tenants while he was carrying his niece. The tenant wanted to file disorderly conduct charges. The police […]


Silver Lake Police Report

Dec. 15 Suspicious activity at 4:18 p.m., a daycare employee called in a complaint of suspicious activity on S. Second Street. A man in a truck stopped two young boys, and they started talking. The older man looked suspicious, and it did not appear the boys knew him. When officers […]


Bong has programs to beat January deep freeze

The Richard Bong State Recreation Area, 26313 Burlington Road in Kansasville, announced the naturalist programs for January. The programs are as follows:                   • Knee-High Naturalist                   Thursday, Jan. 12 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.                   Bring your 3 to 5 year old to this fun and involving program – […]


Senior menus, activities for week

  The Kenosha County Senior Dining Program hosts a nutrition program for older adults at noon, Monday through Friday, at the American Legion, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. On some days, programs are scheduled and are noted below. Activities are offered daily from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and […]


Twin Lakes Food Pantry needs donations

The Twin Lakes Food Pantry has been hit hard this year. Donations are down and government grants have been cut substantially.  Due to this cutback, the pantry has had to cut back on the amount of food per box to enable them to continue to provide service to as many […]


Silver Lake’s 12th Night celebration is Friday

The Village of Silver Lake will host its annual Twelfth Night celebration on Friday, Jan. 6, beginning at 7 p.m.  at the Silver Lake Fire House, 113 S. First Street, Silver Lake. Anyone having a fresh trees or evergreen boughs, wreaths and swags can deposit them at the clearing across from […]