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Westosha’s Kennell shows poise, maturity

Westosha’s Kennell shows poise, maturity

Trevor resident named Outstanding Senior By Jason Arndt Editor Annually, when the Report receives nominations for Outstanding Senior from Westosha Central High School, each candidate presents a series of strengths and unique qualities. The 2018 nominees were no different, and awarding the Outstanding Senior after review by staff was not […]

 
 

Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder

Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder

UPDATE: Shortly before noon Friday, authorities have identified the victim as Brittney N. Prehn, 22, of Illinois. She remains hospitalized in Illinois. Kenosha County authorities are seeking information on the identity of a young woman who they believe was struck by lightning at the Country Thunder campgrounds early Friday morning. […]

 
 

Breaking ground

Breaking ground

Area fire departments usher in future training facility By Jason Arndt Editor Before Alan Babe took the reigns as the fire chief of the City of Burlington, there were already some discussions about creating a shared fire training facility, which came one step closer earlier this month when officials from […]

 
 

Growing organically

Growing organically

Kenosha County’s first organic beef farm is a family affair By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Starry Nights Farm is an idyllic name for an idyllic place. It’s not named after the famous Van Gogh painting, however, but after the observations of Cecilia Maggio, daughter of Paul and Marisa Maggio. The family, […]

 
 

Car Show Brings Big Business to Shopping Plaza

Car Show Brings Big Business to Shopping Plaza

By Jessica Lamberty Correspondent Last May, Ron Horton and the Capella Family of Wings Etc. organized a 10-week car cruise-in at the Antioch Shopping Plaza parking lot by Piggly Wiggly, 460 Orchard St. It is held every second and fourth Tuesday of May through September. The event runs from 4 […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Bristol Progress Days capped off another year last weekend when the annual event crowned a new Miss Bristol and recognized four Outstanding Citizens. This week’s Twin Lakes Report will also have the following news items: OUTSTANDING SENIOR: Westosha Central’s Rylee Kennell was named the 2018 Outstanding Senior by the Report. […]

 
 

Authorities arrest 4 in rash of countywide break-ins

Authorities arrest 4 in rash of countywide break-ins

After a diligent investigation conducted by authorities, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of four people involved in a slew of break-ins throughout the western end, according to a statement released by the department Thursday. On July 5, investigators executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of […]

 
 

Extreme weather puts the pinch on area strawberry farms

Extreme weather puts the pinch on area strawberry farms

By Jason Arndt Editor High heat followed by short-term heavy rainfall put a pinch at area strawberry farms where producers have reported a challenging season. That season, which ended abruptly last weekend, normally runs from mid-June through July 4. Gary Walvoord, who operates Walvoord Farm Berries in Kansasville, blames the […]

 
 

Volunteers integral part of homeless count

Counts are done twice each year to help address the problem By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Lisa Haen is the associate director at Kenosha Human Development Services, Inc. and monitors the number of homeless people in Kenosha County, both east and west of I-94. A Point in Time, or PIT, as […]

 
 

Scorching weekend

Scorching weekend

Thousands still attend Libertyfest By Jason Arndt Editor Under the sweltering sun, thousands of people still came together June 29-30 in the Village of Twin Lakes, where the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association held its annual Libertyfest celebration. The annual celebration consisting of a parade, children’s activities, food […]