Twin Lakes

Wheatland seeking needs analysis for future fire station

By Jason Arndt Editor The Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department plans to seek insight from at least three design firms to address its outdated Geneva Road facility after meeting with the Wheatland Town Board Monday at the fire station. Although plans are in its preliminary stages, Fire Chief Lou […]

 
 

Lakewood to go Lake to Lake

Lakewood to go Lake to Lake

Annual 5K run set for June 3 By Jason Arndt Editor In the last five years, Lakewood School has sought to bring the community together for its annual 5K run, which has changed themes to offer a fresh perspective for participants. This year, the annual 5K run plans to go […]

 
 

Appeals court reverses sex offender placement

Appeals court reverses sex offender placement

By Jason Arndt Editor The appeal and decision took a year, but a Wisconsin appeals court reversed a Department of Health Services placement of a sexually violent offender into a Town of Wheatland residence, where a family with a child lives two doors down. Michael McGee, 54, convicted in 1987 […]

 
 

Twin Lakes to wrangle resident geese

Twin Lakes to wrangle resident geese

Summer round-up targeted By Jason Arndt Editor In the last 25 years, the resident Canada geese population has exploded in Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources reports. The Village of Twin Lakes, according to some lakefront property owners is one of the areas experiencing the explosion, which led the Lake […]

 
 

Twin Lakes woman bound for trial

Twin Lakes woman bound for trial

Wright allegedly ran over ex-boyfriend By Jason Arndt Editor Anna Wright, of Twin Lakes, has been bound over for trial after she appeared in Kenosha County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing on allegations she ran over her 38-year-old boyfriend with her Jeep. According to online court records, Court Commissioner […]

 
 

County officials ready to fight two new proposed placements

County officials ready to fight two new proposed placements

Same Wheatland residence involved By Jason Arndt Editor Unlike the first time, Kenosha County officials are ready to fight a proposed placement of two sexually violent offenders into a Town of Wheatland residence, where the Department of Health Services attempted to move two other offenders in May 2016. Last year, […]

 
 

Nate Walter’s memory continues

Nate Walter’s memory continues

Scholarship Fund a blessing, beneficiary said By Jason Arndt Editor Although it has been nearly four years since Nathan Walter died in a tragic accident, his memory continues to live within some members of the community, including a former Wilmot Union High School classmate. The members of the community, estimated […]

 
 

Authorities investigating sex offender placement

Authorities investigating sex offender placement

Placement involves same Wheatland residence By Jason Arndt Editor Almost a year ago this month, Town of Wheatland residents learned a violent sex offender was set for placement into a residence next door to a family with a child, which sparked appeals and protests in western Kenosha County. Michael McGee, […]

 
 

An expensive proposition

An expensive proposition

Businesses benefit as the cost of prom grows By Jason Arndt Editor When it comes to planning for prom, area students have several options to consider before they head to the dance, where lasting memories are created as they spend time with their dates and mingle with classmates. Among the […]

 
 

Cooper set for sentencing

Cooper set for sentencing

Twin Lakes woman takes plea in drug overdose death By Jason Arndt Editor A 31-year-old Twin Lakes woman who slipped through her handcuffs and fled from authorities while waiting for an elevator inside the Kenosha County Courthouse in January faces a May 4 sentencing hearing. Elizabeth Cooper, accused of supplying […]

 
 
 
 
 

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