Twin Lakes

Wheatland to permit ATV use on town roads

By Jason Arndt Editor Residents in the Town of Wheatland will be permitted to ride on municipal roads with their all-terrain vehicles, if they obtain the right permits and have other needed documentation, following the Town Board’s approval of an ordinance on Sept. 24. The permits, which costs $25 every […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

With less than a month away until the Nov. 6 fall election, there are a handful of races in Southeastern Wisconsin, including Senate District 21 and Assembly District 61. The Report sat down with the four total candidates involved in each race for wide-ranging interviews, where they shared their views […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

A high-speed chase spanning two counties, which ended in the Village of Bristol, led the arrest of two men who made their initial appearances in Racine County Circuit Court last week. The two men from Illinois are accused of robbing a Mt. Pleasant gas station in Racine County at gunpoint […]

 
 

Twin Lakes Chamber to host Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, with a Halloween-styled theme, will come to the Village of Twin Lakes on Saturday, Oct. 20 starting at 5 p.m. The new event presented by the Twin Lakes Area Chamber and Business Association, Inc. is held at the Twin Lakes Country Club Pavilion, 1230 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes. The […]

 
 

Lightning survivor continues ‘miraculous’ recovery

Lightning survivor continues ‘miraculous’ recovery

Prehn, 22, still faces long recovery By Jason Arndt Editor Despite experiencing some soreness, Brittney Prehn walked diligently through a crowd supporters Sept. 15 in Illinois, where her friends and family hosted a benefit at Woodstock’s Nikos Red Mill Tavern. Considering where she was in July, when she was struck […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Two months after she was struck by lightning at Country Thunder, Brittney Prehn continues to recover, and considers herself a miracle for surviving. Her family and friends, meanwhile, have remained supportive of the Illinois woman. This week’s Twin Lakes Report also has a story on Wilmot Mountain’s EpicPromise Day, which […]

 
 

Illinois man pleads not guilty to exploitation charges

Illinois man pleads not guilty to exploitation charges

By Jason Arndt Editor An Illinois man accused of soliciting sex from a 15-year-old girl in the Village of Twin Lakes on July 6 pleaded not guilty to four felony charges at a Sept. 13 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Christopher W. Leblanc, of Harvard, who did not speak […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Scores of people invaded Old Settlers Park, where they raised steins and donned lederhosen during Oktoberfest, which is an annual fundraising event to help finance a band shell at the Kenosha County Park. The event also allowed some business owners to reflect on the person behind the growing ritual held […]

 
 

FISHING FUN

FISHING FUN

Wheatland’s Katie Stolp (left) and Donna Garbacz, of Salem Lakes, gleefully celebrate after 2-year-old Easton Perry catches a fish during the ninth annual Labor of Love Music Festival on Sept. 2 in New Munster. Stolp is the godmother of Perry, whose mother is Brittany Perry (Jason Arndt/The Report)

 
 

The love continues

The love continues

Bluegrass music festival raises mental health awareness By Jason Arndt Editor Before thunderstorms rolled in on Sept. 2, thousands of bluegrass fans and Just Live, Inc. supporters came together for the ninth annual Labor of Love Music Festival at in New Munster, where organizers collected funds for established mental health […]