Aquanuts win national title

Aquanuts win national title

Ski team wins three separate events on the way to top honors The Aquanut Watershows Team of Twin Lakes won National Team Title at the 41st Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski Nationals Sunday, a feat that last occurred 31 years ago in 1984. The award ceremony followed two […]


Residential fire breaks out in Lyons

Residential fire breaks out in Lyons

  A residential structure fire broke out at 3261 Via Cassio in Lyons Wednesday afternoon. The Lyons Fire Department pulled the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, requiring assistance from other units in the area including Burlington, Elkhorn, Rochester, Waterford, Mukwonago, Lake Geneva, Twin Lakes and Wheatland. No injuries have been […]


A simple choice it is not

Committee presents incorporation options for Town of Salem   By Christopher Rainey Correspondent While the choice appears simple – continue the risk of losing land and tax base through annexation as a town or incur the added costs associated with conversion to a village or city – the details leading […]


Racer ready to ‘decompress’

Police chief retires from Twin Lakes department   By Bethe Croy Staff Writer Former Police Chief Dale Racer officially retired July 6 after serving nearly nine years in the Village of Twin Lakes. “It’s the people that I’m going to miss,” Racer said. His favorite part about working in the village […]


Highway F reconstruction causes controversy

By Bethe Croy Staff Writer Reconstruction on Highway F, just east of County Highway O outside of Randall Consolidated School, has sparked concern among some residents. One such resident, Megan Swederski said many local residents are unaware of the reconstruction, and the matter was not widely discussed with those directly […]


Paddock Lake top recycler in Kenosha County

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent According to a Department of Natural Resources study received in June, the Village of Paddock Lake by far exceeds the state and county average for pounds per capita of recycled material. The collection standard for Paddock Lake is 82.4 pounds per capita annually. The DNR records […]


Lake district budget and tax levy draft approved

Twin Lakes area prepares for annual meeting By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Twin Lakes Village Board approved a draft for the 2016 annual budget and tax levy for the Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District at a meeting held June 24. The lake district is a separate taxing district, but […]


Local officials wary of teacher licensing proposal

By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Joint Finance Committee approved a proposal as part of the 2015-17 state budget in May that would change the standards required to receive a teaching license in Wisconsin. While it now appears the proposal will be changed significantly in the final budget (see related […]


District Administrators fight for funding

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent “Schools are chronically underfunded,” Salem Grade School District Administrator Dave Milz commented at a recent special school board meeting. He’s not the only area district administrator holding that opinion. The Wilmot High School District Administrator Daniel Kopp and the District Administrators from Wilmot feeder schools have […]


Silver Lake residents battle over bow boundaries

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Silver Lake resident Allen Dunski requested that the Silver Lake Village Board discuss the possibility of allowing permitted bow target practicing within the boundaries of Silver Lake at the June 17 regular board meeting. Silver Lake trustee Roger Johnson said he had received numerous phone calls […]


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