Twin Lakes

Newcomer to challenge incumbent Glembocki

Newcomer to challenge incumbent Glembocki

Both candidates seek top Wheatland leadership post By Jason Arndt Editor The Town of Wheatland, unlike recent years, has a contested race in the April 6 Spring Election with newcomer Diane Grenus challenging incumbent William M. Glembocki for the chairperson post. While voters will decide whether to retain Glembocki, or […]

 
 

Randall School to hold operational referendum

The Randall Consolidated School District will seek permission from voters to exceed revenue limits to support operational costs in an April 6 referendum. The April 6 referendum question, which saw unanimous approval at the Jan. 20 Board of Education meeting, will allow the district to continue offering the same services […]

 
 

Eight is great for Wilmot decathletes

Eight is great for Wilmot decathletes

Team captures another state title By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon team didn’t just capture its eighth consecutive state title in a virtual competition. The virtual competition held March 4-5 in the school auditorium, unlike previous years when the team traveled to the Wisconsin Dells, […]

 
 

Wheatland students place in Future City Competition

Wheatland students place in Future City Competition

A team of Wheatland students brought home a top five finish at the first virtual Future City Competition. On Saturday, Jan. 30, two teams from Wheatland Center School participated in a virtual version of the STEMForward’s Wisconsin Regional Future City Competition. The Future City Competition is a rigorous project using […]

 
 

Transportation services expanded countywide

Kenosha County is offering expanded weekend hours and medical appointment trips on its Care-A-Van and Western Transit services. Beginning this month, Care-A-Van’s Saturday hours will be 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and new Sunday service will also run 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Care-A-Van offers accessible transportation to those unable to utilize the city […]

 
 

County sees double barrage of snowfall

County sees double barrage of snowfall

Weight causes barn collapse in Randall By Jason Arndt Editor Western Kenosha County and surrounding areas experienced a double snowstorm within a seven-day span causing several traffic accidents and even a partial barn collapse in the Town of Randall. The National Weather Service, which issued winter storm warnings on two […]

 
 

Breaking ground on a new Village Hall

Breaking ground on a new Village Hall

Twin Lakes to usher new era By Jason Arndt Editor Twin Lakes officials on Jan. 18 broke ground on the future Village Hall in the downtown area after months of discussion. The new village hall will open by the end of this year and replace an aging and smaller structure […]

 
 

County Tree Program now taking orders for spring 2021

Kenosha County’s annual tree and shrub program is now taking online orders for seedlings to be picked up in spring 2021. Items may be purchased through an online store that is simple to use and includes full-color images and descriptions of the tree and shrub species offered for sale. Over […]

 
 

Chamber cancels Trees on Parade in Twin Lakes

The Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, Inc. sadly announced it has canceled the annual Trees on Parade and Holiday Shopping event typically held the first weekend in December. Chamber officials, however, said they plan on carrying over the Disney theme to the 2021 event and have asked people […]

 
 

BREAKING: Wilmot to close for 14 days amid COVID-19 outbreak

BREAKING: Wilmot to close for 14 days amid COVID-19 outbreak

Sporting events canceled, hundreds in quarantine Wilmot Union High School and the Kenosha County Division of Health have jointly decided to shut down the school to in-person instruction for 14 days because of a COVID-19 outbreak. The two-week shutdown, which is effective on Friday, will transition the school to an […]