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Search underway in Wheatland

At about 9 a.m., law enforcement agencies are conducting a search in the area of Highway 50 and Highway 83 north in Wheatland, Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting. Here’s a link to their post: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2082832385064491&id=1149085318439207 Share49 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 49

Open burning bans lifted in Wheatland, Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake, Brighton

The fire chiefs for Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department have cancelled open burning bans that were issued earlier this week in their respective coverage areas. That action affects Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake, Brighton and Wheatland. In announcing the cancelling of the Wheatland ban, town Clerk Sheila Siegler reminded residents there to […]

Burning ban issued for Wheatland

Wheatland is joining the municipalities where burning has been banned due to environmental and weather conditions. The Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department has ordered a burning ban to be in effect until further notice, town Clerk Sheila Siegler announced via email Thursday morning. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units on scene of fire in Wheatland

At about 11:25 a.m., multiple fire department units are on the scene of a fire in the 4600 block of Highway 83 in Wheatland. Fire scene appears to be near a farm. State Patrol blocking access to the site via northbound Highway 83. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that […]

Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 7900 block of Fox River Road in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:55 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue dispatched to respond with a grass rig. Kenosha County Scanner […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire the 31800 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reporting hay bales on fire. Near an animal trailer, but no animals in the trailer. UPDATE […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the firehouse in New Munster. With a rainy morning developing, the fire equipment was moved out and the eggs moved in to the firehouse and the hunt was held inside. Egg hunters were divided by age group and given an egg […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt to move to New Munster Park pavilion Saturday

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt set for Saturday, March 31 will be moving to the New Munster Park pavilion due to wet weather. The auxiliary made the announcement about change of venue via the department’s Facebook page Friday The pavilion is located just west of the ball diamond, behind Town Hall. […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:27 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a fire in the 31900 block of Geneva Roiad (Highway 50) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire being reported as in ditch line. Employee of a nearby business has tried to put fire out, but […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 1:42 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 6500 block of 275th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 1:46 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire from exterior visible. UPDATE 1:49 p.m. — Per dispatch: Confirmed false alarm. Share3 […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 4:21 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 6500 block of 375th Avenue in Wheatland. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 11:35 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a fire in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports a skid loader on fire. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Wheatland Center School gives referendum presentation to Wheatland Town Board

Wheatland J1 School District administrator Marty McGinley gave a presentation Monday to the Wheatland Town Board concerning the April 3 school referendum questions at the board’s regular monthly meeting. Voters in the school district — most of which lies in Wheatland, but also has parts in Randall, Salem Lakes and Brighton — will have two […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:02 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a fire at Highway W and the Canadian National Railroad tracks in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports large flames seen in a field east of the tracks. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 7:47 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to the 31900 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland for burning. Per dispatch: A large fire reported on the north side of the road. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 12

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Town of Wheatland Fire Department members or at Luisa’s […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 8:11 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 6900 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash with two patients. UPDATE 8:26 p.m — Deputy reports no crash at reported location. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7:20 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 3400 block of Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road. UPDATE 7:24 a.m. – Deputy on scene reports a lot of water on […]

Power outage in Silver Lake; transformer fire in Wheatland

At about 6:40 p.m., We Energies is reporting a power outage centered in Silver Lake. Preliminary info on the utility’s outage map says there are two outages affecting less than five customers each, but based on social media response, it may be more widespread than that. UPDATE 6:43 p.m. — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 2:41 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in at 376th Avenue and Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 2:48 p.m. — One person injured, dispatch reports. UPDATE 2:50 p.m. — Personnel at the scene now reporting to dispatch […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 12:04 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 34400 block of  Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 12:41 p.m. — All Wheatland FD units are clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in woods near the 6800 block of 349th Ave. in Wheatland. UPDATE 3:36 p.m. — Wheatland FD command holds Twin Lakes Rescue in quarters. UPDATE 3:38 p.m. — Per dispatch: Wheatland constable […]

2017 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary turned the inside of the firehouse in New Munster in a facsimile of Santa’s workshop for its annual Pictures with Santa event on Sunday. Those attending were able to enjoy some refreshments, make a craft, get a candy cane from current Miss Wheatland Mikelle Miles and of course talk […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 5:38 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 31700 block of Highway 50 and 317th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:40 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue dispatched to respond with an ambulance. UPDATE 5:45 p.m. […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosting Pictures with Santa Dec. 10

Come see Santa at the Wheatland Fire House on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come get your photo taken with Santa. This is a free community event sponsored by Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary. The Wheatland Fire House is located in New Munster. Share9 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 9

Units responding for leaking vehicle

At about 5:03 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle leaking fluids at Highway W and Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:11 p.m. — Deputy requests town truck. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

WisDOT lays out plans to repave Highway 83 in Wheatland in 2019

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation displayed its plans Tuesday to repave Highway 83 north from Highway 50 to Highway JB in Wheatland. WisDOT officials were also gathering public input on the plans at a meeting held Tuesday at Wheatland Town Hall in New Munster. Plans call for two inches of pavement to be removed and […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:10 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Rescue and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-north in Wheatland. Per dispatch: One person may be trapped in a vehicle. UPDATE 8:11 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports scene is on […]

WisDOT meeting on Highway 83 work set for Nov. 7

Highway 83 in Wheatland is up for some work and WisDOT is holding a meeting next week to tell people about it. From a  news release about the meeting from WisDOT: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a Public Involvement Meeting for the proposed resurfacing of Highway 83 (Pine Street), from Highway 50 to […]

Local fire department responding to Racine County as mutual aid

At about 7:35 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Town of Burlington Fire Department. Per dispatch: Incident is a structure fire in the 8500 Country View Lane in the town of Burlington. UPDATE 7:41 p.m. — Dispatch reports that Racine County has called off response […]

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