Twin Lakes

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 […]


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 […]