Twin Lakes

Randall taxpayers to see mill rate drop

By Jason Arndt Editor Courtesy of two road projects falling off the budget along with a property reassessment in the town of Randall, taxpayers will see a nine percent decrease in its 2018 mill rate, after eight electors voted unanimously to approve the 2018 budget at a Nov. 16 meeting. […]

 
 

Wheatland adopts budget

Slight tax rate decrease By Jason Arndt Editor Nearly a dozen electors in the town of Wheatland voted unanimously to adopt the town levy at its Nov. 6 budget meeting. The annual budget was approved 10-0, including votes cast by Town Chairman William Glembocki along with supervisors Andrew Lois and […]

 
 

Commending courage and bravery

Commending courage and bravery

Area schools recognize veterans By Jason Arndt Editor Throughout western Kenosha County Friday, Veterans Day celebrations filled field houses and gymnasiums at area schools, where students and faculty alike paid homage to hundreds of veterans who served the United States. Veterans Day was originally Armistice Day, which started in 1919, […]

 
 

Gala continues to benefit community

Gala continues to benefit community

Bella Vita hosts for second straight year By Jason Arndt Editor While some came dressed as Southern Belles, others arrived with horse racing costumes, but everyone made contributions at the 19th annual Twin Lakes Charity Gala and Auction at Bella Vita Banquets in New Munster on Nov. 3. The Twin […]

 
 

Passing on their knowledge

Passing on their knowledge

Area teens help grade schoolers make healthy choices By Jason Arndt Editor Building social skills and encouraging healthy choices are key components to developing grade-school children into positive citizens later in life, according to the Department of Public Instruction, which says students spend a large portion of their awake hours […]

 
 

Authorities still seek overdose suspect

Authorities still seek overdose suspect

Myers, 32, wanted for Twin Lakes, Richmond deaths By Jason Arndt Editor A 32-year-old Illinois woman allegedly involved in overdose deaths in both Twin Lakes and Richmond, Ill. is still at large, according to Richmond Police Lt. Scott Adams, who said she was indicted in another Illinois county. Casey L. […]

 
 

Final pre-trial postponed for overdose suspect

Final pre-trial postponed for overdose suspect

Resolution possible, court records state By Jason Arndt Editor A 29-year-old Patch Grove man who allegedly supplied a lethal dose of heroin had his Oct. 27 final pre-trial postponed until Nov. 13, online court records state, which indicated a possible resolution could come. Michael H. Peterson, held in Kenosha County […]

 
 

MIGHTY GRAND

MIGHTY GRAND

Students involved in a basketball camp conducted by Jake Erbentraut at Randall School made a grand accomplishment recently, when several made 1,000 shots, and came away with certificate of achievement. Top row, left: Jesse Nau, Josh Melka, Andrew Lofgren, A.J. Vescova, Devan Gregory and Bryce Highland. Bottom: Spencer Scharinger, Brecken […]

 
 

Dearly Departed to premiere at Wilmot

Dearly Departed to premiere at Wilmot

Dramatic comedy opens Nov. 2 By Jason Arndt Editor On a Saturday afternoon at Wilmot Union High School, about two-dozen students break out of their shell, and rehearse their lines for the fall production of “Dearly Departed.” For faculty director Karen Heelein, the students have been a blast and have […]

 
 

K9 Rex reports for duty

K9 Rex reports for duty

New Twin Lakes officer completes training By Jason Arndt Editor Twin Lakes’ newest police officer started his first day Wednesday, when K9 Rex started patrolling the village with officer Joe Patla, who expressed gratitude to the community for their continuous support. “I can not thank the community enough,” he said. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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