Letters to the Editor

Effects of herbicides in our lakes                   What exactly is in our lakes?  Do we know? Do we care?  Although it appears that the 2,4-D herbicide treatment is NOT getting rid of the milfoil, the Lake District keeps voting to apply the chemical. Other alternatives were suggested at the meeting, […]


Measuring up Ryan vs. Zerban

There is a big contrast between the candidates for the Wisconsin First Congressional District.                   Candidate Rob Zerban wants to protect Medicare and Social Security. Paul Ryan wants to privatize Social Security and to change Medicare into medical vouchers where seniors would get a limited sum to buy medical insurance […]


Heart of Gold Charity says thanks

On behalf of our family and Heart of Gold Charity, we would like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to the many businesses, individuals, and families who contributed to our sixth annual Golf Outing Fundraiser.  With your help, we were able to raise over $23,000.                   This amount will […]


Local blood donors helped save lives

      The Twin Lakes American Legion Auxiliary hosted a blood drive on July 31 and would like to thank the following donors: Joanne O’Reilly, Wayne Chism, Louise Johnson, JoAnn Maiter, Diane Ainsworth, Vicker Wahler, Tim Maiter, Joe and Kelly Gurtowski, Michelle Gartner, Paul Weis, Kate Pryor, Gary Haraburda and […]


Letters to the Editor

To Powers Lake Yacht Club Members       As most of you are aware, our lake is at severely low levels, especially for this time of year. The drought remains a serious issue for our community.       As members of the lake community we should be aware and do our part […]


The family that plays together

  My wife and I are cleaning out the den closet of the games we used to play with our children and grandchildren years ago. It was a sad time for me as I realized that most of our favorite games–Trouble, Othello, Kalah, Sorry, Kimbo, Hi-Ho Cherry-O and Monopoly–are games […]


Farewell and good luck Dave

After serving the Village of Twin Lakes for 12 years, village administrator Dave Cox has left the building. A farewell reception was held July 6 at village hall. Fighting the brutal heat, many friends and business acquaintances came to shake Dave’s hand and wish him well. Dave will leave big […]


5 Thanks for the support

Richmond-Burton Community High School would like to thank the following companies for their generous donations to help make our Post-Prom activity a success:       Adams, Uselton and Busch CPA’s; Richmond Motor Sales; State Bank of the Lakes; The Community Church of Richmond; Keystone Printing and Graphics; Arbor Management; David Domenella, […]


Our Readers Write!

Problems with the Salem Town Finances       For the 2011 budget, the town budgeted $600,000 for the water tower in Trevor. At the annual meeting last week, the town informed the taxpayers that they spent over $1.3 million.       That is $733,000 over budget. For one tax year, that is […]


Residents can vote on government aggregation program referendum

      A number of communities have formed governmental aggregation programs and their residents and small businesses are saving money versus the alternative rates from ComEd.       We are attempting to give our residents the same option to vote on a referendum question to give the municipality the ability to […]


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