Twin Lakes

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 […]


Asleep at the wheel

Asleep at the wheel

The annual bed races were held Jan 29 at the Twin Lakes Country Club. The races, sponsored by the TLCC, Mad Dan’s and the Twin Runners Snowmobile Club, were held for charity. Mad Dan’s and the Pink House go head to head (above). In the end TLCC won the entire […]


Anonymous letter questions WHS Booster Club’s money practices

By Annette Newcomb Editor An anonymous letter that began circulating last week has left Wilmot High School District Administrator Dan Kopp baffled. “I have no idea where this came from…I will add anonymous letters are not credible letters.” The letter says in part, “I have been told by some very […]


Senior menu/activities for Feb. 6 through 10

  The Kenosha County Senior Dining Program hosts a nutrition program for older adults at noon, Monday through Friday, at the American Legion, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. On some days, programs are scheduled and are noted below. Activities are offered daily from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and […]


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