Twin Lakes

Knights of Columbus, area community steps up for Ukraine

Knights of Columbus, area community steps up for Ukraine

The Knights of Columbus, Twin Lakes Council No. 6554, raised more than $5,000 for the people of Ukraine during an April 23 fundraiser at multiple area locations. Ukraine, besieged by a Russian invasion, has experienced loss of life and property during the conflict with many fleeing from the country. The […]

 
 

Horses rescued from Wheatland barn fire

Authorities report no loss of life, injuries to law enforcement The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reported no loss of life from a barn fire in the Town of Wheatland on Sunday. While the homeowners rescued the horses inside the barn, according to the Sheriff’s Department, a deputy and sergeant from […]

 
 

Dozens of Wheatland students have work published in Southern Lakes Anthology

Dozens of Wheatland students have work published in Southern Lakes Anthology

Southern Lakes Anthology, a creative writing and arts contest, will have plenty of Wheatland Center School representation with 21 students having their work published in the annual project. According to Marty McGinley, district administrator, this year’s project is the most students Wheatland has have ever had. The theme of this […]

 
 

Wilmot decathletes win ninth consecutive state championship

Wilmot decathletes win ninth consecutive state championship

The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon entered state competition ranked third after regionals. However, the squad overcame the odds, and came away with its ninth consecutive Wisconsin Academic Decathlon title last week behind a collective effort from all team members. An academic decathlon is a competition composed of ten […]

 
 

Third man charged in death of Twin Lakes man

Third man charged in death of Twin Lakes man

By Jason Arndt Editor The Twin Lakes Police Department announced an Illinois man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a Kenneth Thoma. Joshua C. Grimaldi, 18, of McHenry, Illinois, is now the third person implicated in the homicide. He was arrested by village police on Feb. 8. […]

 
 

Town of Wheatland looks to future in referendum questions

By Jason Arndt Editor Should the Wheatland Town Board appoint a clerk and treasurer instead of making both positions elected leadership posts? Voters will be able to decide as part of an April 5 referendum endorsed by the Town Board at a Jan. 24 meeting. Sheila Siegler, Board Clerk, said […]

 
 

Author visit, STEAM Night bring success at Wheatland Center

Author visit, STEAM Night bring success at Wheatland Center

Miranda Paul shares her writing experiences Wheatland Center School hosted Wisconsin-based author Miranda Paul on Jan. 13 for virtual visits with students throughout the day. Paul shared her vast knowledge of the writing process as well as her stories with all Wheatland students during the school day. Students listened to […]

 
 

COVID-19 self-tests encouraged, but come with a catch

COVID-19 self-tests encouraged, but come with a catch

Local officials unable to manage at-home data By Jason Arndt Editor Federal officials have recently pushed to make more at-home COVID-19 tests available through eventual free distribution to millions of Americans. The distribution, according to Biden Administration, began this week and will allow people to request four tests per household […]

 
 

Twin Lakes, Randall to have contested races

Twin Lakes, Randall to have contested races

Village of Paddock Lake seeks write-in candidate By Jason Arndt Editor The Village of Twin Lakes and Town of Randall will have contested races in the April 5 Spring Election, according to reports from local officials. Meanwhile, in the Village of Paddock Lake, a resident will need to launch a […]

 
 

Body of missing man found in Twin Lakes

Body of missing man found in Twin Lakes

Police are investigating case as a homicide By Jason Arndt Editor The Twin Lakes Police Department on Friday announced a man previously reported missing was found dead in a wooded area along Wilmot Avenue and authorities are investigating the case as a homicide. Kenneth Thoma, 60, of Twin Lakes, identified […]