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Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club plant tree in honor of Arlene Roanhaus

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club planted a tree Saturday in memory of the club’s long time leader of 35 years, Arlene Roanhaus. Arlene passed away in January 2014. The club purchased the tree and donated it to the town of Wheatland. The tree was planted near the New Munster Park sign, next to the Wheatland Fire Department. […]

Seno K/RLT Conservancy to host Slippery Slopes Sleep Over June 13-14

Seno Conservancy presents the Slippery Slopes Sleep Over from 3 p.m. Saturday, June 13, through 3 p.m., Sunday, June 14. The evening will include a guided, moonlit forest hike, stargazing, storytelling and toasting marshmallows over a cozy fire. Who’s up for campfire songs? Fee: $35 per tent. Members: $25 per tent. You can become a member when registering. Cash or […]

Tree Planting Ceremony on May 9 in memory of Arlene Roanhaus

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club will be planting a tree on  Saturday May 9 in honor of Arlene Roanhaus. Roanhaus was the club’s long time leader of 35 years. She died in January 2014. Roadhaus was a youth member of the club from 1938-1946 and became a leader from 1947-1974 and then again in 1995-2003.  She was honored […]

Units responding for crash in Lilly Lake

At about 4:17 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 7900 block of Highway JI (328th Avenue ) in Lilly Lake. Per scanner transmissions: Motorcycle appears to be involved.  

Work on new Lilly Lake boat launch to begin May 16

View Larger Map A Google Streetview of the existing Lilly Lake boat launch. The public boat launch located on Lilly Lake Road will be closed starting May 16 for re-construction. This will be for a ” completely new boat launch – bigger and better,” said Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler. The work is expected to take about […]

Hay fire in Wheatland

Virginia Banicki shared this video of the aftermath of a trailer of hay or straw that appeared to have caught in fire near Highway 50 and Highway 83-north in Wheatland Friday sometime around 12:45 p.m., which was when this video was captured. I will try to learn a little more about he incident and report […]

Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:30 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 32700 block of 45th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire reported by a passerby as being on the south side of the road. UPDATE […]

Wheatland Center’s Elizabeth Weidner 2014-2015 Letters About Literature semi-finalist

Elizabeth Weidner, an eighth-grade student at Wheatland Center School, has been named a semi-finalist in the 2014-2015 Letters About Literature competition. Her letter advanced through two levels of judging at the national LAL office in Virginia, and has been forwarded to the state-level judges, who will announce Wisconsin’s first- and second-place winners and honorable mentions in April. Elizabeth will […]

Wheatland Fire Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt 2015

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday morning by the Wheatland Fire Station. Everyone gathered around the Wheatland truck, and were divided into three age groups. Some eggs had a special certificate in them for a special prize they received from Miss Wheatland.  

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt is March 28

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. sharp! The egg hunt will be held at the Wheatland Fire Department Firehouse in New Munster. Ages 10 and under are welcome. Bring your own basket. This is a free community event sponsored by the Town of […]

Units responding for grass fire in Wheatland

At 1:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire at Geneva Road and 366th Court in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Passerby reported fire close to house and homeowner trying to extinguish it.

Units responding for CO alarm in Wheatland

At about 2:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a carbon monoxide alarm in the 8000 block of 335th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller says alarm has been sounding and they are experiencing dizziness since Friday. UPDATE 2:21 p.m. — We Energies crew also responding.

Units responding for possible water call in Wheatland

At about 11:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad and County Dive Team units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible water call in the 34100 block of Highway JB along the Wheatland-Racine County border. Per dispatch: A caller reporetd seeing an unoccupied inflatable raft in an […]

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 16

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Due to the increased cost of quality ingredients and the extended amount of preparation time the […]

Wheatland Center School’s Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction is March 14

Wheatland Center School’s 28th Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction will be March 14, from 4-8 p.m. You can enjoy a delicious meal from 4-7 p.m. of spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, salad, beverage and dessert. Stay for some fun from 4-8 p.m.: many raffle and silent auction items, WCS learning fair, Scholastic book fair and […]

Benefit for 12-year-old injured in Wheatland crash is Sunday

A benefit to help in the recovery of Kayla Brown, 12, injured in a crash in Wheatland on Dec. 31 will be held on March 8, The benefit will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Marino’s County Aire, 34816 Geneva Road,in New Munster. On Dec. 31, Kayla  and her best friend Samantha Russell, 16,  were involved in a […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 1:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways W and JI in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rollover. Driver out and walking around.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 2:42 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 33500 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A car and a semi tractor trailer involved. Car is in the ditch. Two people from car may be injured. […]

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

At about 2:31 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 40100 block of Highway 50 in the Slades Corners area. Per disaptch: A witness reported that an SUV that was in the eastbound lanes struck the median. UPDATE 2:42 p.m. — Fire department […]

National Weather Service marking 7th anniversary of Jan. 7, 2008 tornado

The National Weather Service, on its Facebook page, today marking the seventh anniversary of the F3 tornado that swept through Wheatland and Brighton on Jan. 7, 2008. The write-up from the NWS has extensive information on the tornado. The tornado that destroyed homes in Wheatland and Brighton is the strongest ever recorded (using the Fujita system, adopted […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 12:54 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8100 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Vehicle may be rolled over.

Twin Lakes, Wheatland Fire responding to accident

1:55 p.m. – Twin Lakes Rescue, Wheatland first responders and fire are responding to an accident at Hwy 50 & KD.  Unknown injuries. 2:00 p.m. – Randall Fire being requested for mutual aid to the accident.

Identity of teen who died in Wheatland crash released

The identity of a 16 year old who died in a crash in Wheatland on Wednesday has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Samantha J. Russell of Wheatland died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, a statement from the Sheriff’s Department said. A 12-year-old family friend that was a passenger in […]

UPDATE: One person dies in Wheatland crash (PHOTOS)

A 16 year old died in a crash at Highway 50 and 392nd Avenue in Wheatland Wednesday afternoon. From a media release on the incident from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On 12-31-14, at approximately 1330 hours (1:30 p.m.), Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded with the Wheatland and Randall Fire Departments, Salem Rescue, and Twin Lakes […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 1:30 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and 392nd Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one rolled over and the other off the road and in a field. Traffic is being blocked. UPDATE […]

Decker not running for re-election in Silver Lake; most other municipal incumbents have not filed non-candidacy

Silver Lake village Trustee Michael Decker appears to be the only local municipal office incumbent to file non-candidacy for a seat to be decided in the April 2015 election. As of 3 p.m. Monday, we had heard from the clerks of all but Bristol and Brighton. Filing deadline for non-candidacy papers was Friday. Decker was the […]

Units responding to grass fire in Wheatland

At 2:39 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 31700 block of Highway 50. Per dispatch: Fire was reported as being south of the highway, away from any buildings, about 20 feet wide and approaching the highway. UPDATE 2:47 […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6:18 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 32300 block of Geneva Road in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported one vehicle hit a guard rail. Another vehicle on the scene but it is unknown if […]

Driver in wrong way fatal crash faces felony charges

Brian J.  Smith, the driver of a truck that was going the wrong way on Highway 50 in Wheatland  on Dec. 6 leading to a crash with another vehicle in which two people died, faces five felony charges. Smith, 36, of Lindenhurst, appeared in Kenosha County court for a preliminary hearing Tuesday. He faces felony charges […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 4:57 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of crash in the 7500 block of Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash scene is on west side of the road; one person may be injured.

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