Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes Library reopens Monday

By Annette Newcomb –Editor It’s been a long time coming but patrons will find this new chapter for the Twin Lakes Community Library was well worth the wait when the Twin Lakes Community Library reopens on Monday, March 5, at 10 a.m. The doors closed in September and soon after […]


Is driver’s ed doomed at WHS?

Annette Newcomb  – Editor       Rising costs and lack of apparent interest from Wilmot High School students may signal an end to driver’s education as we know it at the high school.       District Administrator Daniel Kopp is asking for public input on the matter no later than Friday, March […]


Twin Lakes Police Report

Feb. 13 Animal Welfare Check • At 8:24 a.m., an anonymous caller requested that officers check on the welfare of a dog at a residence on Chapel Avenue. The animal has been seen outside all the time in a pen with no shelter. An officer followed up with the owner, […]


Three new home construction permits issued here

By Annette Newcomb, Editor It may not be much, but it could mean everything. Twin Lakes trustees learned Monday night three permits for new single-family home construction were applied for in January. The most expensive project is estimated at a valuation of $315,000; the others are estimated at $120,000 and $100,000 […]


St. Al’s fish boil set for March 9, 23

St. Alphonsus Church, 6301 344th Avenue, New Munster, is hosting a fish boil from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 9 and 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 […]


Twin Lakes Chamber to meet Feb. 15

The Twin Lakes Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  at Hope Lutheran Church, 876 Lance Dr., Twin Lakes. A chili/sandwich lunch will be served.  The cost to Chamber members is $10 non-members $12. Pay at the door […]


St. Al’s mixed smoker is Saturday

St. Alphonsus School will be host its 23rd annual Mixed Smoker fundraiser to benefit the school on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Marino’s County Aire, 34816 Geneva Rd., New Munster. Doors open at 7 p.m.       Admission is $10, which includes beverages, snacks, soda and a light dinner later that evening. […]


Sand Bar, village, find grounds for compromise

By Annette Newcomb, Editor Future operations of the Sand Bar and its location at the Lake Elizabeth Marina dominated Monday’s Twin Lakes Committee of the Whole meeting. The bar has been in the crosshairs since it opened, pitting a large loyal customer base with neighbors who complained about noise from the […]


Barefoot ski competition proposed doe May 5, 6

By Annette Newcomb, Editor Local ice fishermen haven’t given up hope that colder weather will freeze over some of the local lakes, but the Aquanuts are already laying plans for the first big ski competition of the year. Todd Renn of the Aquanuts told members of the Committee of the Whole […]


Radar Run cancelled; rescheduled for March 3

The Twin Runners Snowmobile Club has suspended its fourth annual radar run on Sunday, Feb. 12 ,on the East end of Lake Mary in front of the Pier West Restaurant. The club wants at least 10 inches of ice for safety and it’s just not there right now.   The […]


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