Twin Lakes

Tornado roared through Wheatland 10 years ago

Tornado roared through Wheatland 10 years ago

Rare storm happened on unseasonably warm day By Jason Arndt Editor While residents braved blustery subzero temperatures entering 2018, Western Kenosha County experienced an entirely different scenario 10 years ago, when an EF-3 tornado ripped through the Town of Wheatland and surrounding areas. The tornado, which marks its 10th anniversary […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

On Jan. 7 it will be 10 years ago that a rare and powerful winter tornado ripped through the Town of Wheatland, just south of Burlington, destroying 26 homes and damaging 100 others. Revisit the storm in a story and photo in this week’s Twin Lakes Report. Also, the Kenosha […]

 
 

Stage Stop to reopen again

Stage Stop to reopen again

Forever lasted five months for the Wilmot Stage Stop, which the initial owners announced closure of the 169-year-old establishment last August, but a new ownership group plans to re-open the restaurant. The announcement to reopen comes in a social media post on its re-activated Facebook page on Jan. 4. “The […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 4: Twin Lakes double homicide

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 4: Twin Lakes double homicide

By Jason Arndt Editor For decades, the Village of Twin Lakes went without a violent homicide, until the community experienced a double murder just hours after Thanksgiving. The double murder, which involved two local brothers, led to the arrest of 25-year-old Trevor man Nathan Kivi. Kivi, who allegedly shot and […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2017 6-10: Twin Lakes K9 unit among lead stories

TOP STORIES OF 2017 6-10: Twin Lakes K9 unit among lead stories

By Jason Arndt Editor An unprecedented flood along the Fox River in July was the top news story of 2017. Along with flooding came a stunning plea from Andrew Obregon, who sparked a sensational manhunt two years earlier, and the birth of the Village of Salem Lakes. Here is a […]

 
 

HONOR ROLLS: Randall School

Randall School The following students were named to the 2017-18 first trimester honor roll at Randall Consolidated School. Straight A’s Eighth grade: Ruth Ake, Alana N. Buchanan, Lindsey R. Franklin, Madison M. Stickler, Blake K. Weaver, Clayton R. Worklan, Zoe S. Zenner. Honor Roll Seventh grade: Bradley T. Becker, Lucas […]

 
 

Wheatland to impose new parking restriction

Ordinance relates to commercial vehicles By Jason Arndt Editor The Wheatland Town Board adopted new parking restrictions related to commercial vehicles at its Dec. 11 regular meeting after staff received sporadic complaints throughout the municipality. According to Wheatland Town Chairman William Glembocki, commercial vehicles cropped up in Slades Corners, and […]

 
 

Jury finds robbery suspect guilty

Jury finds robbery suspect guilty

Two co-defendants await trial By Jason Arndt Editor After just one hour of deliberations on Dec. 15, a Kenosha County jury found a 22-year-old man guilty of a June 22 armed robbery in the Village of Twin Lakes, which also involves two other suspects. Julian Barler, guilty of felony armed […]

 
 

Former foster father accused of assault bound over for trial

Former foster father accused of assault bound over for trial

By Jason Arndt Editor Kenosha County Court Commissioner David R. Berman bound a former Twin Lakes foster father accused of repeated sexual assault of a child over for trial at a Nov. 30 preliminary hearing. Gary Reed, 65, scheduled to appear at a Dec. 21 arraignment following the probable cause […]

 
 

Twin Lakes allows Aquanuts to add storage

By Jason Arndt Editor At a Village of Twin Lakes special board meeting Nov. 7, municipal officials agreed on a 4-0 decision to allow the Twin Lakes Aquanuts to construct two storage sheds at Lance Park, where the water ski Show team performs weekly during the summer. The decision comes […]

 
 
 
 
 

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