Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes hires new auditing firm

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Twin Lakes Administrator Dave Cox presented the Twin Lakes Village Board with proposals from four auditing firms at the April 16 board meeting. Twin Lakes has a policy requiring a change of auditors after five years. Previously that had been three years, but the last auditor, […]

 
 

Board says no to Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Twin Lakes Village Board was nearly unanimous is approving a resolution opposing the development of the Hackmatack Wildlife Refuge. Kevin Fitzgerald was the lone no vote. Trustee Aaron Karow asked, “Why is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife getting involved?” Village president Howard Skinner expressed concern that […]

 
 

Mills project back on the table

This is an artist rendering of the proposed senior housing project that could be constructed on a vacant lot south of Dr. Dull’s office on Main Street in Twin Lakes.

  Salem project also gets green light   By Annette Newcomb Editor After being turned down last year, Stephen Mills of Bear Construction has received approval for a low-income housing tax credit in the amount of $299,908 to aid in the construction of a senior housing unit in Twin Lakes. […]

 
 

Community Library upcoming adult programs

      Community Library will be offering the following adult programs:       • Introduction to Computers: Learn how to use a mouse, organize folders, save and retrieve files, and print.           Monday, May 14, 24615 89th Street, Salem, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Registration required. Registration opens April 20. Call […]

 
 

Benefit for Ben set for Saturday

Three-year-old Ben Beranis has an extremely rare condition that doctors at Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee has yet to identify. Since birth he has required blood transfusions every three weeks because his bone marrow is not producing red blood cells. Now Beranis’ bone marrow is failing and he is in need […]

 
 

County flood hazard maps updated

By Annette Newcomb Editor In some cases it has been almost 35 years since flood hazard maps in Kenosha County have been updated. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) recently completed an update countywide and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) wants residents to be aware new Flood Insurance Rate Maps will […]

 
 

Grandparents scam’ hits Kenosha County

By Annette Newcomb Editor Spring Break has historically been a time when college students blow off a little steam at exotic locations, as they prepare to transition into the next phase of their lives. But now even this spring ritual has now become a target for scam artists and Kenosha County […]

 
 

Twin Lakes Blood drive is Tuesday

The Twin Lakes American Legion Post 544 is holding a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at Legion Hall, 989 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes. Call Jo Ann Maiter at (262) 448-1286 to make an appointment or for more information. Walk-ins are welcome.  

 
 

St. Al’s Fish Boil is March 23

      St. Alphonsus Church, 6301 344th Avenue, New Munster, is hosting a fish boil from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday March 23 in the Parish Center. All you can eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, dessert, milk and coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches available.       Advanced tickets available in […]

 
 

Broadband could soon be a reality here

By Annette Newcomb – Editor County residents, businesses and schools could soon have more reliable broadband service. During the March 5 Committee of the Whole meeting, Twin Lakes trustees discussed a proposal by HierComm Networks. The Hartland-based company wants to place an antenna on the communications tower located by the Twin […]

 
 
 
 
 

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