Johnsburg Library biannual book sale is Nov. 3 through 5

The Friends of the Johnsburg Public Library will be sponsoring their Biannual Book Sale Thursday, Nov. 3, through Saturday, Nov. 5. Johnsburg Public Library is located at 3000 N. Johnsburg Road. The hours of the sale are: Friends of the Library “Members Only” Sale Night is on Thursday, Nov. 3, […]


JEPF Casino Night is Nov. 12

The Johnsburg Education Partnership Foundation (JEPF) is holding its fourth annual Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 6 p.m. to midnight, at the McHenry Moose Lodge, 3535 N. Richmond Road in Johnsburg. So for those who are familiar with the situs judi slot game, now’s your chance to show […]


There’s a flag on the play

There’s a flag on the play

Richmond-Burton High School’s halftime show Oct. 14 features the musical stylings of the RB Marching Band and choreography that includes colorful costumes and flag action. RB beat Harvard to claim their third consecutive BNC East title and an automatic bid to the post-season IHSA Class 4A state football championships.  (Photo […]


It happens every fall

Beaver dams like this one on Nippersink Creek near Twin Lakes Road have cause flooding in the area this fall.

Busy beavers dam up Nippersink Creek, flood cornfields By Annette Newcomb Editor Anyone driving on Twin Lakes Road over the past several weeks may have noticed the water level of the Nippersink Creek has become alarmingly high in recent weeks. According to Town of Bloomfield Highway Department Supervisor Fed Klabunde, […]


Pets on parade

Pets on parade

The Village of Paddock Lake hosted its annual pet parade Oct. 15 and pets and owners dressed in costume to celebrate Halloween. Pets were dressed like angels and a pirate, to mention just a few. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)


Trick-or-treaters set to take over your neighborhood

As of press time, the following communities have set their trick-or-treat hours in Wisconsin:       Brighton: No set hours       Bristol: Monday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m.       Paddock Lake: Monday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m.       Randall: Monday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. […]


Calvary Cake and Pie Auction is Sunday

Calvary United Church of Christ will be hosting their Cake and Pie Auction on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. at the church, 1511 Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes (across from Lakewood School). Join church members for worship at 10 a.m. and stay for coffee hour. Church cookbooks will also […]


Benefit for Twin Lakes resident Ashely Barry is Tuesday

Champs Bar and Grill, 747 W. Main Street in Lake Geneva, is hosting a benefit for Twin Lakes’ cancer patient, Ashley Barry, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. The benefit is to help raise money to make Ashley’s dream come true – a Caribbean cruise in December. […]


Twin Lakes Auxiliary to hold blood drive Oct. 25

The Twin Lakes American Auxiliary Unit No. 544 will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the American Legion Post No. 544, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. The Blood Center of Wisconsin will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Appointments are encouraged, however, walk-ins are […]


Sprinkler system loan approved by board

  By Annette Newcomb Editor   The Twin Lakes Board offered its full support to a local business that needed financial help to complete construction. Two weeks ago Twin Lakes Trustees learned there was a feasible way to use tax increment financing (TIF) and keep the local business, Donavon’s Reef, […]