Twin Lakes

More than just water skiing

More than just water skiing

Area ski shows become second family for some By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Show skiing is a water sport where families are formed and strengthened, according to the Meikes of Burlington and the Rzonca crew in Twin Lakes. The sport – a competitive, full-length show composed of several elements that […]

 
 

Country Thunder bounces back after Thursday washout

Country Thunder bounces back after Thursday washout

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After weather scratched three shows on opening night, Country Thunder went as scheduled Friday, as spectators battled persistent heat. According to the National Weather Service, the reported high heat index registered in at 99 degrees on two occasions Friday. Following the performances of Bryan White, […]

 
 

Accused former Pastor enters no contest pleas

Accused former Pastor enters no contest pleas

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A former Twin Lakes pastor entered two no contest pleas in Winnebago County Circuit Court Thursday, after a state Supreme Court decision dealt a blow to his defense, according to a Winnebago County prosecutor. Rev. Josh Scheil, formerly of Hope Lutheran Church, originally faced three […]

 
 

Storms and rain pelt Country Thunder

Storms and rain pelt Country Thunder

  UPDATE: All performances, as of 10:30 p.m., were officially cancelled. By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With severe storms looming, Country Thunder in Twin Lakes suspended performances and evacuated the festival grounds shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday, and as of 9:45 p.m., several operations officials hoped to resume the scheduled […]

 
 

Resurfacing project slated in Twin Lakes

Highway Department reminds residents of parking restrictions By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With an anticipated road resurfacing project scheduled in the Village of Twin Lakes, Kenosha County Highway Department officials are reminding residents of lane closures and parking restrictions, according to Director Gary Sipsma. The project, expected to start July […]

 
 

Community comes together for Virginia Gnat

Community comes together for Virginia Gnat

Late Twin Lakes/Westosha Report columnist honored in ceremony By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Love and dedication were two of several qualities that Virginia Gnat exhibited, which earned her a spot Monday on the Outstanding Citizen flagpole at Central Park in Twin Lakes, according to friends and family members. Along with […]

 
 

Appeals court maintains stay in placement of sex offender

Appeals court maintains stay in placement of sex offender

Ruling in best interest of public, court says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Wisconsin appellate court granted a stay in placement, pending appeal, of a violent sex offender into a Town of Wheatland residence, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s news release. The proposed Department of Health Services placement […]

 
 

Wilmot student awarded SkillsUSA honor in national competition

Wilmot student awarded SkillsUSA honor in national competition

  Nico Conigiliaro, of Trevor, earned a Skill Point Certification in Architectural Drafting at a National SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville June 22-23. Conigliaro, who attends Wilmot Union High School, had been one of 6,000 students from every state to participate, according to a news release. “A career and technical […]

 
 

A decorated trio of Aquanuts on Team USA

A decorated trio of Aquanuts on Team USA

Koehlers, Krieger continue garnering honors By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the Aquanuts season heats up along Lake Mary in Twin Lakes, three performers are not only prepared to defend the team’s Division 1 National Show Ski Association title, but also to represent Team USA in the World Tournament. The […]

 
 

Wheatland 4-H pitches in at fire department

Wheatland 4-H pitches in at fire department

Nearly 20 blankets donated to help children in time of need By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When fire and rescue personnel arrive to emergency scenes that involve children, their comfort is a top priority, and a local 4-H group stepped up to help on July 7. Courtesy of a Youth […]

 
 
 
 
 

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