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Wheatland 4-H Club hosting blood Drive May 14

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.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 11:33 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 33000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Car in a ditch has been reported.

Salem to take on water patrol for Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Lilly Lake

Note: Updated now with comment from Salem Supervisor Dan Campion. — DH Salem expanded its water patrol obligations beyond its own borders this summer with the approval of three contracts to patrol Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Lilly Lake in Wheatland. Separate contracts with the village of Silver Lake, the village of Paddock Lake and Wheatland were approved […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. Auxiliary 2016 Easter Egg Hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt took place Saturday morning outside the firehouse in New Munster. Youngsters 10 and under were able to scramble to collect plastic eggs containing small prizes. Some eggs contained a certificate for a large prize. Here are some more photos:

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt is March 19

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, March 19, 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. Bring your own basket. This is a free community event sponsored by the Town […]

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 14

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 14, 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 for down wire in Wheatland

At 3:22 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 37515 block of Geneva Road in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports wire is against a house.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 8:57 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 8200 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved; one injury being reported.

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7:25 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves two cars in the westbound lanes. At least one injury being reported. UPDATE 7:34 a.m. — Deputy on the scene […]

Units responding to fire in Wheatland

At 12 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire at a mobile home park in the 32200 block of 45th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A shed is on fire about 15 feet from a home. UPDATE 12:05 p.m. […]

Units responding for sparking transformer in Wheatland

At about 8:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a sparking transformer in the 7600 block of 368th Avenue (Highway O) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Transformer is near a barn. UPDATE 8:21 p.m. — Dispatch says a caller at […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosting Pictures with Santa Dec. 6

Come see Santa at the Wheatland Fire House on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come get your photo taken with Santa, plus there will be hot cocoa, treats and crafts. This is a free community event sponsored by Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary. The Wheatland Fire House is located in New Munster.

Units responding for gas line break in Wheatland

At about 6:23 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a report of a possible gas line break at 373rd Avenue and Geneva Road in Wheatland.

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Lyons

At about 2:35 p.m., the Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Lyons Fire Department. Wheatland is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) for a compost fire. Fire is in the 6500 block of Moelter Road. UPDATE 2:52 p.m. — Twin Lakes Fire Department is being requested to […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

about 6 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units with sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A caller in the area of the 5600 block of 366th Avenue reported high flames from an unknown source.

Wheatland Fire Dept. pancake breakfast is Oct. 25

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department will be host its annual pancake breakfast at the Wheatland Fire Station, 34001 Geneva Road, in New Munster on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 7 to 11 a.m.. Since 1943 the Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department has served its community. These 72 years of service have been made possible through the generous donations and […]

Units responding for report of vehicle fire

At about 5:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff deputies are responding to a report of a possible vehicle fire in about the 39200 block of Highway 50, eastbound. Per dispatch: Caller traveling in opposite direction reported flames coming from a white dump truck. UPDATE 5:53 p.m. — […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 1:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 83-north. Per dispatch: Crash involves two cars and scene is blocking the westbound lanes. UPDATE 2 p.m. — Deputy on scene says some people reporting injuries.

WisDOT trying out new safety device on Highway 50 in Wheatland

Have you been wondering what’s the deal with those new large yellow signs on eastbound Highway 50 just before the Highway W-west intersection? Turns out the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is trying out the new devices  as a way reduce crashes there. From a press release from WisDOT: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) recently installed new warning […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 8:58 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 33500 block of 80th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Alarm is at a residence.

Completion of Highways 50/O extended

Completion of construction and addition of traffic signals to the Highway 50 and Highway O intersection in Wheatland has been extended, a Wisconsin Department of Transportation spokesman said. The project was originally to be completed in mid August. But more work was added to the project and it may not be finished now until the end of […]

Units responding for mutual aid to Walworth County

At about 9:55 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Town of Wheatland Fire Fepartment are being requested to respond for mutual aid to Walworth County. Each department is being asked to respond with five people to participate in a foot search for a motorcyclist near Hill and Warren in Walworth County.

Lilly Lake Beach upgraded to swimming advisory

Lilly Lake Beach has been upgraded to a swimming advisory after the latest test for E.coli there, said Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler on Thursday. Elevated E.coli levels had kept the beach closed since Aug. 25. The latest reading at the beach from a test conducted Thursday was 461 E.coli/100mL. A result of 1,000 E.coli/100mL or higher […]

Lilly Lake Beach remains closed after latest test

Lilly lake Beach is still closed Wednesday after the latest water tests there still show elevated E.coli levels, Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler reports. A Sept. 1 test showed 1,553 E.coli/100mL. A result of 1,000 E.coli/100mL or higher prompts a beach closure. A reading of 300 to 999 E.coli/100mL prompts the posting of a swimming advisory. Additional tests will continue […]

Lilly Lake Beach to remain closed to swimming over weekend

More test results with elevated E.coli levels will keep Lilly Lake Beach closed through the weekend, Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler said Friday. The beach was first closed for swimming on Tuesday, when a test taken Monday was returned with a result of 2,419 E.coli/100mL. Subsequent test results were: Aug. 25 — 1,120 E.coli/100mL. Aug. 26 — 2,419 […]

Lilly Lake Beach still closed Wed.

Lilly Lake Beach will remain closed Wednesday after a re-rest still showed elevated levels of E.coli, Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler reports. Test results however are heading in the right direction. Tuesday’s re-test showed 1,120 E.coli/100mL, less than half of Monday’s result. A result of 1,000 E.coli/100mL or higher prompts a beach closure. A reading of 300 to 999 E.coli/100mL prompts […]

Lilly Lake Beach closed due to water test results

Lilly Lake Beach has been closed after a regular test showed elevated levels of E.coli bacteria, said Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler A water test from Monday showed  2,419 E.coli/100mL. A reading above 1,000 E.coli/100mL results in a beach closure. The water will be tested daily until it shows a safe reading.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 9:02 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 36800 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 9:10 p.m. — Two cars involved. Silver Lake Rescue Squad asked to respond. Tow truck being requested. UPDATE 9:13 p.m. — Deputy […]

2015 Twin Lakes National Night Out coverage

The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue hosted their annual National Night Out at St. John Catholic Church in Twin Lakes Tuesday evening. The event gave community members a chance to interact with their police officers and firefighters in a relaxed fun atmosphere, giving each a chance to get to know the […]

Units responding for water call in Wheatland

At 12:56 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue, Silver Lake Fire Department and Kenosha County Dive Team units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a water call in the 31900 block of 77th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A man on an inflatable tube on the Fox River appears to be unresponsive. UPDATE 1:03 […]

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