Twin Lakes

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 […]


Pancake breakfast set for March 18

A pancake breakfast to benefit the Sharing Center will be held on Sunday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at La Salette’s Pilgrim Hall, 1033 336thAVenue (Highway KD) in Twin Lakes.       Menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee and pastries. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 […]


A supper to celebrate spring

A Supper to Celebrate Spring is being offered free to the community from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Highway C and 306th Avenue, Wilmot, in the church hall. Call (262) 862-6014 to reserve your spot and to help the kitchen plan. The […]


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. […]