At about 4:16 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash at Highways 50 and KD in New Munster. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 4:19 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports one injury.
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Trick or treat in Wheatland Sunday looks to be dry, mostly cloudy with a high of 54, according to the latest local National Weather Service forecast for New Munster. There may be some drizzle this morning, but that is expected to end by about 10 a.m. Wheatland designated trick or treat hours are Sunday from 2 […]
The identity of a man who died in a car fire in New Munster Friday has been released. Paul H. Hoffman, 64, of Burlington, died of burn injury and smoke inhalation, said a media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Hoffman’s pickup was reported on fire in the parking lot of the store where […]
At about 7:55 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 6500 block of 352nd Avenue in New Munster for a vehicle fire. UPDATE about 7:58 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports vehicle is a pick-up truck and it is fully engulfed in flames. UPDATE […]
Local law enforcement and state officials will be hosting a meeting on May 11, at 6 p.m. to answer questions regarding the release of two sex offenders in Wheatland, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced. Representatives from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, the Wisconsin Department of Health and the Wheatland Town Constable will be present. […]
The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club is hosting a BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drive on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive will take place at Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Appointments are encouraged. Refreshments will be provided. You can sign-up for an appointment here or call Mary Daniels at 262-492-9751.
St. Alphonsus will host its 27th Annual GREAT Nite Out on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 7 p.m. to mat Bella Vita Banquet Hall (formerly Marino’s Banquet Hall), 34816 Geneva Rd., New Munster. The event includes games, raffles, eats and togetherness. The GREAT Nite Out is for everyone over the age of 18 from the parish and surrounding community to socialize, play cards […]
St. Alphonsus School will be sponsoring an 8th Grade Breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 25. The breakfast is a fundraiser for the 8th grade class trip to Washington DC. It is an all you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy breakfast served from 8:30 a.m. to noon at St Alphonsus Parish Center 6211 344th Ave New […]
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is paying tribute this May to all those who save the day — our armed forces veterans as well as the everyday heroes who donate blood to help others in need. Community members are asked to donate at one of the upcoming blood drives: New Munster — Saturday, May 17, from 8 […]
A pet blessing in conjunction with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi will be held in the St. Alphonsus Prayer Garden Friday, Oct. 4, immediately following the 8:30 a.m. mass (approximately 9:10 a.m.). Father Dennis Stafford will conduct the blessing. School families as well as any member of the parish or community is welcome to […]
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is providing Kenosha County residents with and opportunity to make a life-saving gift at its upcoming blood drive on Sept. 9. from 3 to 7 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6301 344th Ave., New Munster. To make an appointment, call Linda Kron at 857-4177. · BloodCenter is the sole provider of […]
The 4th Annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson will take place Sunday, Sept. 1, from noon to 7 p.m., at New Munster Park, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. This year, admission is free. This year’s festival will include live music, a dove release, food, local vendors, and entry […]
Throughout the state, there are many children in need of homes on a short or long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, the Community Impact Programs, Inc is seeking foster care parents. “We always need families,” said Foster Care Coordinator, Ann Dreschler, to the Twin Lakes Village Board. “We are in crisis mode right […]
At 8:52 a.m., Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a medical call at St. Alphonsus Church in New Munster. Patient is a man in his 80s who may have had a seizure, dispatch reports. UPDATE 8:54 a.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that patient is […]
The Fox River was measured as being over flood stage this evening at the measuring station at New Munster. At 7:30 p.m., the river was at 10.18 feet. Flood stage is 10 feet. The river is expected to peak at a little under 11 feet Wednesday and be back under flood stage by Thursday afternoon, […]
When Lance Haas, former Wilmot Union High School band and choir director was given a cancer diagnosis in April 2010, he was told he had just 10 months to live. During those months, he began growing closer to God through prayer, reading his Bible more and trying to discern the reason he was still alive […]
At 9:22 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a strong smell of gas in the 34400 block of Geneva Road in New Munster. The smell is inside a building, dispatch said. UPDATE 9:35 a.m. — We Energies response being requested.
The 3rd Annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson will take place Sunday, Sept. 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at New Munster Park, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Tickets are $10 in advance – $15 at the door available at: Dave’s Saloon, Ray’s Change of Pace, J.Croz’s, […]
It takes a lot of help to make breakfast for guests, especially 3000 of them. By 6 a.m. visitors were lined up at Mighty Grand Dairy Farm for the annual Dairy Breakfast. According to Kim Daniels, wife of David Daniels, co-owners with Myron Daniels and Gene Weis, volunteers were cooking up scrambled eggs with ham […]
Unsafe ice conditions have caused the cancellation of fishing, but the other activities associated with the Kenosha County Tavern League annual ice fishing party will still take place as planned. The event will take place Feb. 25 at Marino’s Country Aire, New Munster. Doors will open at 10 a.m. There will be music, food, raffles […]
At about 9:10 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a repor tof a crash at Highway KD and Geneva Road (Old Highway 50), New Munster. Dispatch reports that the crash is along Highway KD between Geneva Road and Highway 50 and involves a single […]
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Throughout the nation, there are many children in need of homes on a long-term basis. For that reason, in Kenosha County, as everywhere, many organizations are seeking foster care parents. According to Jessica Marie Scheeler, Community Impact Programs Foster Parent Trainer and Recruiter, there are 95 general foster homes in the county and 115 children […]
At 5:23 p.m., units from Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of a stove fire in a building in the 34500 block of Geneva Road, New Munster. UPDATE 5:27 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue being told by dispatch to disregard call. View Larger Map
The National Weather Service is predicting that the Fox River at the New Munster measuring station will exceed flood stage of 10 feet sometime this morning due to heavy rainfall last night and additional rain expected today The river could rise as high as 12.5 feet by Saturday morning, the NWS says. A flood warning is in effect.
The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its second annual Easter Egg Hunt today at New Munster Park. This was the auxiliary’s second year of hosting a Easter Egg Hunt. The big crowd they drew last year was bested this year. Just to be safe, organizers counted the number of participants and asked each hunter […]
The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary will host a Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 27, at 10 a.m. at New Munster Park. Children ages 1 to 10 years old are welcome. There also will be live petting bunnies and great prizes. This is a free community event. This is the second year the […]
At 2:36 p.m., personnel from the Twin Lakes, Wheatland and Randall fire departments and Twin Lakes Rescue Squad are responding to the report of a fire behind a business in the 34400 block of Geneva Road (Old Highway 50), New Munster. UPDATE 3:03 p.m. — Fire under control and traffic reopened in eastbound lanes of Geneva Road. […]