Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes Police Reports

Oct. 21 Assist citizen       • at midnight, a complainant called saying there was an older man trying to drive while intoxicated at a bar and restaurant on Lance Drive. The driver backed into the business sign. When officers arrived, they drove the subject home and gave his keys to […]

 
 

Festival of Lights to begin Dec. 2

The Festival of Lights 2011 will kickoff the start of the holiday season at the La Salette Shrine, at 10330 336th Avenue, Highway KD in Twin Lakes on Friday, Dec. 2. A lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. to official start the Festival of Lights. The event will […]

 
 

Concealed carry will be allowed on village property

By Annette Newcomb Editor Residents who have a state-issued concealed carry permit will not be prohibited from bringing registered firearms into any Twin Lakes municipal building. Monday night members of the Twin Lakes Village Board continued a discussion that began well before Nov. 1, when Wisconsin Act 35 went into […]

 
 

It happens every fall

Beaver dams like this one on Nippersink Creek near Twin Lakes Road have cause flooding in the area this fall.

Busy beavers dam up Nippersink Creek, flood cornfields By Annette Newcomb Editor Anyone driving on Twin Lakes Road over the past several weeks may have noticed the water level of the Nippersink Creek has become alarmingly high in recent weeks. According to Town of Bloomfield Highway Department Supervisor Fed Klabunde, […]

 
 

Trick-or-treaters set to take over your neighborhood

As of press time, the following communities have set their trick-or-treat hours in Wisconsin:       Brighton: No set hours       Bristol: Monday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m.       Paddock Lake: Monday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m.       Randall: Monday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. […]

 
 

Calvary Cake and Pie Auction is Sunday

Calvary United Church of Christ will be hosting their Cake and Pie Auction on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. at the church, 1511 Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes (across from Lakewood School). Join church members for worship at 10 a.m. and stay for coffee hour. Church cookbooks will also […]

 
 

Twin Lakes Auxiliary to hold blood drive Oct. 25

The Twin Lakes American Auxiliary Unit No. 544 will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the American Legion Post No. 544, 989 Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. The Blood Center of Wisconsin will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Appointments are encouraged, however, walk-ins are […]

 
 

Sprinkler system loan approved by board

  By Annette Newcomb Editor   The Twin Lakes Board offered its full support to a local business that needed financial help to complete construction. Two weeks ago Twin Lakes Trustees learned there was a feasible way to use tax increment financing (TIF) and keep the local business, Donavon’s Reef, […]

 
 

Special financining district eyed to help local businesses

By Annette Newcomb Editor Twin Lakes Trustees found a feasible way to use tax increment financing (TIF) and keep a local business viable. Monday night Len Sattler, a part owner of Donovan’s Reef in Twin Lakes, told village board members that he had hit a financial wall in the reconstruction […]

 
 

Trustees holster firearms discussion for future meeting

By Annette Newcomb Editor How the Village of Twin Lakes will handle open and concealed firearms on village property and at community events was put on hold Monday night to garner more information. Wisconsin is among states which allow citizens to openly carry firearms and as of Nov. 1, carrying […]