Twin Lakes

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 […]

 
 

Prosecutors seek homicide suspect’s phone records

Prosecutors seek homicide suspect’s phone records

By Jason Arndt Editor Kenosha County prosecutors believe more evidence could be uncovered from an accused double homicide suspect’s cell phone, which has been in storage since his arrest, but will need permission from a judge to know for sure. Nathan Kivi, 25, of Trevor, allegedly shot and killed brothers […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

For any outdoor event, weather is always a concern, but last weekend’s Labor of Love Music Festival went off before thunderstorms hit the area. As for the festival itself, the event went well, according to organizers, who said more funds were raised for mental health programs. In other area news, […]

 
 

Area man wins Best in Show

Area man wins Best in Show

Car Show draws hundreds to Twin Lakes By Jason Arndt Editor In only his first year on the car show circuit, Charles Regnier came away a winner at the Twin Lakes Business in the Park and Car Show on Aug. 25, when 38 others vied for the “Best in Show” […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

While ground was broken on one project, another opened last week, when Kenosha County Parks unveiled an overnight lodge at Fox River Park. In other news, the Labor of Love Music Festival returns to New Munster Ball Park in the Town of Wheatland Sunday. Highlights in this week’s Report include […]

 
 

Willing Workers’ Bacle raises grand champion steer

Willing Workers’ Bacle raises grand champion steer

Weis finishes County Fair career on high note By Jason Arndt Editor Entering the Kenosha County Fair, Zach Bacle had positive vibes about Jessie, his 1,370-pound crossbred steer. The steer, he said, was bought from the Runkel family, which captured top awards from the Racine County Fair and Wisconsin State […]

 
 

Crazy for Corn

Crazy for Corn

First annual CornFest draws thousands By Jason Arndt Editor Leading up to the first annual Twin Lakes CornFest, organizer Danny Amir admits having anxiety about the weather and turnout to Lance Park Beach in the Village of Twin Lakes, but the worries went away on Aug. 17 when hundreds attended […]