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2014 trick or treat hours round-up

It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]

Units responding for CO alarm in Wheatland

At about 7:49 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are reaponding to the 32200 block of 45th Street in Wheatland for a carbon monoxide alarm. Per dispatch: No one at the scene is experiencing symptoms at this time.

2014 Wheatland Fire Department pancake breakfast

On Sunday, folks could join the Wheatland Fire Department on National Firefighters Memorial Day for their pancake breakfast. Eggs, sausage, and pancakes with syrup, or blueberries, strawberries and whipped cream. There were also baked goods for sale.

ATC officials present latest changes to route for high voltage transmission lines

Officials from American Transmission Company have come forward with some more changes to the routes they are proposing for a high voltage transmission line between a substation in Bristol and one in Lake Geneva. Highlights of the most recent changes to the routes within Western Kenosha County include: A return of a line along Highway O […]

Wheatland Fire Dept. pancake breakfast is Oct. 12

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department will be host their annual pancake breakfast, including an auction/raffle, at the Wheatland Fire Station, 34001 Geneva Road, in New Munster on Sunday, Oct. 12 from 7 a.m. until noon. Since 1943 the Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department has served its community. These 71 years of service have been made possible […]

Units responding for CO investigation

At about 8:22 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a residence in the 7600 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland for a carbon monoxide investigation. Per dispatch: Resident reported CO alarm activated. Resident is waiting outside.

Back to the drawing board for Lilly Lake boat launch project

View Larger Map A process that could result in a new public boat launch at Lilly Lake is going back to the drawing board. The Wheatland Town Board on Monday rejected two bids for the project after learning that the state Department of  Natural Resources preferred a different construction. The town had applied for a DNR […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:01 a.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 7400 block of Highway W just south of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single car that has left the road and rolled over. UPDATE about […]

Labor of Love Music Festival

The music festival fundraiser in New Munster Park had a beautiful Sunday afternoon for all the festivities. The artisans, car show, magic show, games, food, and music were raising money for suicide awareness. By mid afternoon, they had already raised over $55,000. Cormeal The music festival is in memory of Jaime Leigh Wilson. In the […]

Labor of Love Day Music Festival is Aug. 31

The 5th Annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival in memory of Jamie Leigh Wilson will take place Sunday, Aug. 31, from noon to 7 p.m.,  at New Munster Park, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Admission is free. This year’s festival will include live music, a dove release, food, baggo tournament, vendors and educational booths, […]

Wheatland considering joining Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission

Wheatland Town Board seemed favorably disposed to join the Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission after a presentation by commission representatives at Monday’s Town Board meeting. Thomas Slawski, a Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission planner who also is a non-voting member of the Fox River Commission, and Jim Pindel, secretary and treasurer of the Fox River Commission, explained […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of fire in the area of 381st Avenue and Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported large amount of black smoke. UPDATE 12:57 p.m. – Other responding units told to stand down while Wheatland chief investigates. This […]

Beach advisory issued for Lilly Lake beach

A beach advisory has been posted at Lilly Lake Beach, Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler has announced. The test from Aug. 11, measured 411 cfu/100mls. A test of greater than 235 and less than 1,000 results in a beach advisory. Results higher than 1,000 cfu/100mls close the beach. Burlington Water Pollution Control Facility tests the water. The […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 9:01 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department are responding to a report of a fire in about the 38000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported large amount of black smoke. UPDATE 9:09 a.m. — Wheatland chief on the scene. This […]

Beach advisory lifted for Lilly Lake

Lilly Lake Beach has reopened without a beach advisory after a latest round of testing, Wheatland Town Clerk Sheila Seigler reports. A test taken Tuesday showed a result of  124 cfu/100 mls. Results above 235 cfu/100mls trigger an advisory while results over 1000 cfu/100mls close the beach. A test taken Monday had triggered the advisory.

Beach advisory issued for Lilly Lake beach

A beach advisory has been posted at Lilly Lake Beach, Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler has announced. The test from Aug. 4, measured 727 cfu/100 mls. A test of greater than 235 and less than 1,000 results in a beach advisory. Results higher than 1,000 cfu/100mls close the beach. Burlington Water Pollution Control Facility tests the water. […]

U13-14 Genoa City Jays place second in Chain of Lakes Baseball League

The U13-14 Genoa City Jays, made up of players from Randall, Wheatland, Genoa City, Lake Geneva and Burlington, came in second place in both season and single-elimination Championship play in the Chain of Lakes Baseball League. Of the nine teams in the league, the Jays allowed the least number of runs in the 24-game season […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 11:54 a.m., Silver Lake Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a bicyclist who has crashed near Highways JI and W in Wheatland.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 9:05 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash near 60th Street and 396th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a vehicle and a bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet. One patient reporting head and back injuries. […]

Units responding for boat on Fox River in Wheatland

At about 3:20 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of an unoccupied boat floating on the Fox River in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A caller reported seeing the boat on the river between Highway 50 and Highway K. UPDATE 3:26 p.m. — Twin Lakes Fire Department toned out for manpower for […]

Lilly Lake treated for milfoil

Some areas of Lilly Lake were treated to control invasive aquatic plants (milfoil, etc.) Wednesday late afternoon, town Clerk Sheila Siegler has announced. A notice was posted at the public beach with a 24-hour swimming advisory.

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 2:19 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of 352nd Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash appears to involve a semi and another vehicle. The other vehicle may be rolled over in the […]

Wheatland Willing Workers and Wheatland FD hosting blood drive May 17

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are hosting a blood drive on May 17 from 8 a.m. to noon. The drive will take place at a new location, Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Child Care will be provided by 4-H members while you donate. Please bring […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 10:43 p.m. Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation at a home in the 7600 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A home owner has flooding that is nearing electrical outlets in the basement.

Units responding for report of fire in Wheatland

At about 8:04 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department, and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible structure fire in the 7200 block of 352nd Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE about 8:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports there is a controlled and permitted burn going on in that […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 7:55 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department ad Silver Lake Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 3300 block of Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Passer by reported a car that has gone off the road and struck a culvert. Unknown if there are […]

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Egg Hunt

As the first thunder rumbled, the kids began the hunt. They dashed across the field behind the Wheatland Fire Station, Saturday, April 12th. Everyone gathered their eggs and checked them to see if they won a big prize. There was just enough time to conclude the event before the rain began. Normally, the kids would […]

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt is Saturday

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m. SHARP! The egg hunt will be held at the Wheatland Fire Department Firehouse in New Munster. Ages 1 to 10 are welcome. Bring your own basket. This is a free community event sponsored by the Town […]

Units responding to fire in Wheatland

At about 8:35 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a garage fire in the 7000 block of 316th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 8:36 p.m. — Mutual aid being requested from Randall and Twin Lakes fire departments. UPDATE about 8:40 p.m. — Deputy reports that […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At 9:52 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 7800 block of Highway W in Wheatland. UPDATE 9:56 p.m. — Per dispatch: Vehicle on its side and smoking. Driver is out of the vehicle.

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