Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes senior housing set to move forward

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Twin Lakes Village Board unanimously approved several agenda items and gave the Bear Development senior housing project the green light at the July 16 regular board meeting. The board approved the project as a 24-unit multi-family-senior housing use within the commercial zoning district including the […]


Quiet night for deputies on day one of Country Thunder

With country duo Big and Rich closing out the first night of Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is reporting very few problems. On July 18, one citation for obstructing an officer and two citations were issued for underage alcohol. Sgt. Bill Beth noted, there was […]


No campfires at Country Thunder unless we get a downpour

Town of Randall officials and the fire department are enforcing a total campfire/cooking fire ban at the Country Thunder campgrounds this week, unless a heavy down pour changes current tinder-like conditions. Town of Randall President Bob Stoll said there will be patrols going through the campground enforcing this rule. If […]


Country Thunder hits Twin Lakes next week

Has your foot been tapping uncontrollably lately? Do you find yourself suddenly perusing the ad section of the paper that lists the pick ups for sale? Do you find yourself driving past the Country Thunder grounds, even though its empty and there is a hay crop where the camp ground […]


Seeking Kenosha County’s Fairest of the Fair

There’s only a few week left to submit an application for the 2012 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair. The 2012 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair contest is open to all single residents of the city or county of Kenosha, who have been a resident for at least one […]


Sentry evacuated after homemade bomb is detonated

At 6:30 p.m. July 5 Twin Lakes police were dispatched to Sentry Food Store, 600 North Lake Avenue, for a vandalism complaint. Upon arrival, the officers discovered that a 13-year-old from McHenry, had detonated a homemade chemical device while inside of the Sentry Food Store, causing an undetermined amount of […]


Burn ban until further notice, includes sparklers

Save the sparklers and fire works for another week, they are not allowed in Twin Lakes until further notice. No bon fires, or open fires of any kind including burning trash is not allowed. Cooking fires in a grill is allowed. Residents are urged to be extremely vigilant at this […]


Get your fest on! Libertyfest opens tonight

By Annette Newcomb ~ Editor It all starts tonight. Libertyfest grounds at Lance Park in Twin Lakes opens at 5 p.m. Tonight will be a teaser of things to come Saturday, says organizers. Movie in the Park begins at dusk with “Puss in Boots.” This free event is held every other […]


Operation Dry Water continues in Twin Lakes

Recreational boating fatalities last year jumped to their highest levels since1998 and boating under the influence (BUI) was the leading contributing factor, according to the U.S. Coast Guard’s report, 2011 Recreational Boating Statistics. The report came just weeks before Twin Lakes Police Department Water Patrol officers were to participate in […]


Libertyfest countdown begins!

By Annette Newcomb ~ Editor Libertyfest is almost here. Next weekend, June 29 and 30 Lance Park in Twin Lakes will be transformed into the ultimate summer entertainment center for the area. New this year will be laser tag. “We have a company coming in to set this up for us. […]


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