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Country Thunder to receive ACM award

Country Thunder to receive ACM award

Annual event named Festival of the Year For country music fans, there’s nothing like the strains of Country Thunder rocking the countryside of Twin Lakes in July. Now the festival is in line for an American Country Music award. The Academy of Country Music has named Country Thunder USA: East […]

 
 

Summer movie slate set for Twin Lakes

What started as a family-friendly activity for the community of Twin Lakes has turned into an annual summer staple. The village announced its summer movie lineup earlier this week, the fifth year of the “movies in the park” event at the Lance Park Amphitheater. The schedule for the movie showings, […]

 
 

Farm fame

Farm fame

Twin Lakes farm featured on national television show By Anne Trautner Staff Writer Philip Diedrich knows the names of all 130 cows on his farm situated on Richmond Road in Twin Lakes, Wis. “We are real personal with our animals,” Diedrich said. “They are kind of like family.” The Diedrich […]

 
 

Twin Lakes approves request to raise chickens in village

Approval clears the way for girl’s 4-H project By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Twin Lakes Trustee Sharon Bower was the only nay-sayer to the request from Steve and Brenda Wierzbicki for permission to raise about 10 hens for their daughter Alessandra’s 4-H project. President Howard Skinner and Village Trustees Aaron Karow, […]

 
 

Wilmot’s academic decathlon team wins regional title

Wilmot’s academic decathlon team wins regional title

Team advances to state competition By Anne Trautner Staff Writer For the fifth year in a row, Wilmot’s academic decathlon team won the regional competition on Jan. 9 at UW-Whitewater, posting the highest score in all five regional competitions held across the state. “The competition is very different than what […]

 
 

Randall student moves one step closer to state competition

By Anne Trautner Staff Writer Keenan Wiley, a seventh grader at Randall School, won Randall’s annual geography bee on Jan. 13, and will now take a written test to qualify for the Wisconsin state bee. “It is really, really neat to have a seventh grader win this year because, even […]

 
 

Holiday heroes

Holiday heroes

Area students shopped with local police and emergency personnel By Anne Trautner Staff Writer When Twin Lakes Police Officer Kevin Saunders called certain students out of their classrooms at Randall and Lakewood schools, the youngsters were nervous. All 24 summoned children were afraid they had done something wrong. When Saunders […]

 
 

Teenager killed in New Year’s Eve crash identified

Teenager killed in New Year’s Eve crash identified

Another passenger is taken by Flight for Life helicopter A two-vehicle collision on New Year’s Eve led to the death of a Burlington High School junior. Samantha Russell, a junior at BHS, was killed in the crash Wednesday afternoon that happened on Highway 50 near 392nd Avenue in Wheatland. Russell […]

 
 

Twin Lakes reluctant to help pay Silver Lake’s library loan

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The response to a request from Silver Lake Attorney Linda Gray for either municipal attorneys or board representatives to meet to discuss ways that Twin Lakes might help offset the $250,000 loan Silver Lake took out for a new Community Library site in 2013 is no. […]

 
 

Wilmot opts out of federal school lunch program

Wilmot opts out of federal school lunch program

Students didn’t like the taste of mandated food choices By Anne Trautner and Patricia Bogumil Staff Writers The “one size fits all approach” to the new federal school lunch guidelines hasn’t fit everyone. Some school districts, such as Wilmot Union High School, have opted out of the federal school lunch […]

 
 
 
 
 

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