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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Local survivors celebrate and share their stories

Five years of survivorship recognized at Celebrate Life event By Bethe Croy Staff Writer Three local cancer survivors celebrated five years of survivorship June 5 during the annual Celebrate Life event put on by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. Ray Taylor of Kenosha, William […]


Smooth sailing for seaplane plans

By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Twin Lakes Village Board approved a request to allow a seaplane to land on Lake Mary either Aug. 28 or 29 in connection to the finale of this summer’s Movies in the Park series. The movie “Planes” is set for Aug. 28 and “Planes […]


Village looks to kick start district

Officials may lower base value to help overcome deficit By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Twin Lakes Village Board discussed the $9 million deficit in the village’s tax incremental financing district in their regular board meeting Monday. The district, used as a financing tool for communities to build and develop, was […]


Wilmot hires new principal

LaFleur was an associate principal in Muskego By Bethe Croy Staff Writer The Wilmot Union High School District Board of Education unanimously approved John LaFleur as the new principal at its June 10 board meeting. LaFleur will officially take over for current principal Joel Adamcyzk beginning July 1. “I’ve heard […]


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