Twin Lakes

County W closed for fear of collapse

County W closed for fear of collapse

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent County Highway W, which runs between Wisconsin 50 and Wilmot, has been closed since early November. The base of the road that runs close to the Fox River at 7700 — near the river’s bend just south of New Munster Wildlife Area — has been damaged […]

 
 

OWI suspect allegedly kicked sheriff’s deputy

OWI suspect allegedly kicked sheriff’s deputy

A 45-year-old Twin Lakes man is accused of kicking a Racine County sheriff’s deputy in the face while officers attempted to subdue him for an OWI-related blood test. Ronald D. Oneil was bound over for trial on felony operating while intoxicated-fourth offense, battery to a law enforcement officer and resisting […]

 
 

Former Twin Lakes police captain set for trial

Former Twin Lakes police captain set for trial

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Dennis Linn, a former Twin Lakes Police captain, will go on trial on drug charges after a hearing in Kenosha County Circuit Court on Nov. 26. Linn, according to online court records, is scheduled to appear at a Feb. 27 jury status hearing with jury […]

 
 

Developing: Richter’s Marketplace announces Burlington closure

Developing: Richter’s Marketplace announces Burlington closure

Twin Lakes store to stay open Richter’s Marketplace, 156 S. Pine St., Burlington, plans to close its doors after serving the community for several years. According to an announcement on its Facebook page, which did not indicate a closing date, the closure comes amid a changing industry. “The Richter family […]

 
 

Business in the Park celebration Saturday

Business in the Park celebration Saturday

Car show among many events on Main Street The Twin Lakes Area Chamber & Business Association will host its annual Business in the Park celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, on Main Street in Twin Lakes. And the car show returns as one of the event’s […]

 
 

DREAMS REALIZED

DREAMS REALIZED

For several years, the Aquanut Water Ski show team has helped thousands of special needs children reach their dreams, which is a journey on Lake Mary in the Village of Twin Lakes. The journey happened last Thursday, when the Aquanuts welcomed back Dreams for Kids, which runs Extreme Recess. With […]

 
 

Twin Lakes chamber seeking volunteers for Corn Fest, car show

Music and waterskiing will be showcased during Corn Fest, which is scheduled from noon to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. Admission is $6 for one day or $10 for both. Visit tlcornfest.com for more information. […]

 
 

Wheatland passes animal ordinance – no chickens on residential lots

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Town of Wheatland Board repealed and replaced the town code relating to animals and kennels at its regular meeting in mid-June. That item was on the agenda just before town residents Charles and Alyssa Hagman requested to keep chickens. During the citizens’ comment portion, several […]

 
 

Wilmot Outstanding Senior: Brenner balances academic, athletic achievements

Wilmot Outstanding Senior: Brenner balances academic, athletic achievements

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Kevin Brenner learned at a young age to place academics above anything else. Brenner, son of Brent and Diane Brenner, used his experiences inside the classroom as a point of motivation to excel in other areas of student life. “I have known since growing up […]

 
 

Twin Lakes officials briefed on county’s opioid initiatives

Twin Lakes officials briefed on county’s opioid initiatives

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley explained the two-pronged approach that Kenosha County is taking to tackle the opioid crisis. He said Monday at the regular Twin Lakes Village Board meeting that the county has seen about 50 overdoses a year from heroin and pain pills. […]