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Volunteers work to help flooding victims clean-up

Over 100 volunteers turned out to help with flood damaged homes. They removed objects of all description and debris from once flooded buildings. Some helped with sign in and organization. Others took care of food at the church. Some watched children so their parents could help out. Coaches and players from the Wilmot football team […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 3:48 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 Highways 83 and JB. Per dispatch: Injuries are being reported. Two vehicles involved. Air bags have deployed. An occupant of a minivan is trapped in the vehicle. UPDATE 3:57 […]

Units responding to burning in Wheatland

At about 8:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of burning in the 4800 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland.

Slow no wake posted for Lilly Lake

Slow no wake has been declared for Lilly Lake by the Wheatland Town Board. The board approved the order at a emergency meeting held Thursday afternoon. The resolution authorizing the order says it is prompted by “historical high water level due to recent rainfall.” The board has concerns that wake action from watercraft could cause lakefront property damage […]

Units responding for gas line leak in Lilly Lake

At about 3:09 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a gas line leak in the 7000 block of 327th Avenue in Lilly Lake. Per dispatch: Gas is blowing from the line, which is about 200-300 feet from residence. UPDATE 3:15 p.m. […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:45 p.m.. Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a tree on fire in the 6800 block of 368th Avenue in Wheatland.

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Festival 2017 parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The annual parade through New Munster as part of the Town of Wheatland Fire Department Festival took place Sunday afternoon. The parade made its way from the west down Geneva Road, ending at the festival at New Munster Park. The parade included units from local fire departments, businesses and other individuals and organizations. Here is […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Racine

At about 4:50 p.m., the Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to a request for mutual aid for a search for an endangered person. Per dispatch: Departments are to respond with UTVs. Scene is in the 4900 block of Schoen Road. UPDATE 7:51 p.m. — This call appears to relate […]

June 21, 2017 Lake test results: Caution at Paddock-Hooker Lakes Assoc. beach on Paddock Lake; others open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes have one beach under a swimming caution due to high E.coli levels. Testing on Tuesday at Paddock-Hooker Lake Association beach on Paddock Lake returned a result of 961 E.coli/100 mL. The county Division of Health will re-sample at PHLA beach Wednesday. All other lakes tested this week are open. […]

Units responding for crash in Slades Corners

At about 1:22 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a crash at Highway 50 and 392nd Avenue in Slades Corners.  

2017 Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. Festival is June 23, 24, 25

The 48th Annual Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Festival will take place June 23, 24 and 25. Here is the lineup of activities: Friday — Miss Wheatland Coronation 7 p.m.; DJ Music in Motion to follow until midnight. Softball starts at 6 p.m. Saturday — Softball starts at 9 a.m. Kids Fun from 10 a.m to […]

June 14, 2017 Lake test results: Caution at Old Settlers beach on Paddock Lake; others open

Weekly test results for some Western Kenosha County lakes have one beach under a swimming caution due to high E.coli levels. Testing on Tuesday at Old Settlers County Park on Paddock Lake returned a result of 260 E.coli/100 mL. The county Division of Health will re-sample at Old Settlers Wednesday. All other lakes tested this […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

At about 3:20 p.m., the Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 700 block of North Pine Street in Burlington. Wheatland is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 3:22 p.m. — Burlington FD has upgraded the box alarm. Now due […]

2017 Miss Wheatland competition accepting applications

In conjunction with the 48th annual Town of Wheatland Firemen’s Festival, the Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Auxiliary will again be crowning Miss Wheatland. The title of Miss Wheatland will be awarded after consideration by a panel of judges. The judges will be evaluating contestants based on community and school involvement, character, and willingness to represent Wheatland […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 12:46 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash in the 5100 block of 328th Avenue (Highway W) Per dispatch: Caller reports a single vehicle rolled over in a farm field. UPDATE 12:53 p.m. — Randall Fire Department requested by Wheatland […]

County opposing release of new sex offenders into Wheatland house

Last May, Kenosha County officials were working on keeping two sexual offenders from being released to live in a house in Wheatland along Highway 50. That case is still pending in the state Appeals Court. But the issue has not gone away. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth announced Friday at a press conference that the […]

Wheatland town electors authorize town hall exterior upgrades

Wheatland town electors unanimously approved authorizing upgrades to the town hall exterior. The proposal was on the town’s annual meeting agenda Monday evening. The measure passed by a voice vote with 12 electors present and no one voicing opposition. Town Chairman Bill Glembocki explained the Town Board has been gathering information on what needs to […]

2017 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt took place Saturday morning at the fire station in New Munster. The weather was spectacular — warm and sunny. That made for excellent traction for all of the young egg hunters. All the hunters were lined up before the hunt by age group. This allowed […]

2017 Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt is April 15

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m. sharp. The egg hunt will be held at the Town of Wheatland Fire Department Firehouse in New Munster. Ages 10 and under are welcome to participate. Bring your own basket. This is a free community event sponsored by […]

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 7:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 3200 block of 367th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 7:33 p.m. — Wheatland command calls off response from other units.

Salem Lakes may be back patrolling Lilly Lake in 2017

Lilly Lake might once again be patrolled by Salem Lakes Public Safety officers in 2017. The development marks the latest in an on, then off and now apparently on again water patrol relationship between Salem Lakes and Wheatland. Last summer, Wheatland contracted with Salem (now Salem Lakes) to patrol Lilly Lake. However, at the end […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 8:45 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 35000 block of 47th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A natural gas smell has been reported inside a home. Occupants have evacuated.

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 4:07 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 6500 block of 352nd Avenue in Wheatland for an investigation. Per dispatch: A smell of natural gas and hissing from a gas meter have been reported. Update about 4:53 p.m. — Gas utility crew on scene.

Units responding for car fire in Wheatland

At about 11:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a car fire. Per dispatch: Vehicle is in the 31200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — Deputy arriving on scene reports minor smoke but no flames seen. Car is a black […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:48 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 35200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: One vehicle rolled over. UPDATE 8:04 p.m. — Fire units and deputies unable to locate crash in reported location.

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 5:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 4200 block of 368th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A caller has reported seeing high flames in a wooded area.

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa 2016 coverage

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary’s annual Pictures with Santa took place Sunday at the firehouse in New Munster. Of course there were photos with Santa provided by the auxiliary. But there was plenty of other fun to keep the youngster interested, including ornament crafts, coloring and a variety of cookies. Her are some more […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosting Pictures with Santa Dec. 4

Come see Santa at the Wheatland Fire House on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. 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.

Wheatland trick or treat forecast : Mostly cloudy and 54

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 […]

2016 trick or treat hours set

Local municipalities have set official trick or treating hours for the 2016 Halloween celebration. First up this year is Wheatland, which set its official hours as 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, […]

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