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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, […]

KD Park reopens with better access, plans for future

A mix of county officials, contractors and some fans of the property re-opened KD park Tuesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 300-plus acre county park is on the site of a former gravel pit. It first opened in 2010. It was closed since August for the construction of a paved parkway, parking stalls, signage and […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:45 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-north in Wheatland.

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At 12:51 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue and Wheatland Fire Department units are responding for a medical call at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: Patient is a student who fainted.

New Wheatland Fire Dept. pumper/tanker blessed and put in service

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department’s new pumper/tanker truck was given a blessing and officially put in to service Sunday. The ceremonial blessing took place at the department’s annual pancake breakfast fundraiser. Chief Lou Denko gave the audience a rundown on some facts about the new apparatus. The new pumper will replace a 30-plus year old […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland selling by bid 1987 International Tanker Truck

Note: The Town of Wheatland is advertising this truck with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Dept. 1987 International Tanker Truck will be sold to the highest bidder. Sealed bid deadline 5 p.m., October 7, 2016 Truck will be available November 1, 2016. 1987 truck has 12,000 miles and […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland selling by bid 1987 International Tanker Truck

Note: The Town of Wheatland is advertising this truck with westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Dept. 1987 International Tanker Truck will be sold to the highest bidder. Sealed bid deadline 5 p.m., October 7, 2016 Truck will be available November 1, 2016. 1987 truck has 12,000 miles and […]

Wheatland Fire Dept. pancake breakfast is Oct. 9

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. 9 from 7 to 11 a.m.. This event will feature great food, fun and raffles including a chance to win a kayak package for two. Fill your freezer; win half a […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 2:05 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 6700 block of 400th Avenue (Highway P) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Multiple vehicles involved. UPDATE 2:16 p.m. — Traffic on 400th Avenue being blocked by deputies in both directions. […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 4:38 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-north in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A vehicle has struck a pole. There is one person injured. UPDATE 4:41 p.m. — Deputy reports a light standard is down and […]

Salem doesn’t want to patrol Lilly Lake in 2017

Salem does not intend to patrol Lilly Lake in Wheatland in 2017 as it did this summer. That was the recommendation of village staff and the consensus of the Town Board as well at a Salem special board meeting Monday. This summer, Salem contracted  with Wheatland for water patrol of Lilly Lake, with Paddock Lake for water […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 4:51 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 7200 block of 314th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves two ATVs. At least one injury being reported.

Local teen dies in motocross crash

A Wheatland teenager died in a motocross crash Sunday in Illinois. Nicole Lootans, 14, died in the crash in Winnebago County. Here’s a report on the incident from WREX.com Here’s a link to a GoFundMe page to help defray funeral expenses. Note: We expect to have an obituary available later today. — DH

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

At about 7:55 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway P in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Vehicle is off the road east of Highway P and north of Highway 50. UPDATE 7:56 p.m. — Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding now as […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 1:08 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highway 83-north and Highway 50. Per dispatch: At least one injury being reported. UPDATE 1:14 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports to dispatch that right lane of eastbound lanes blocked. UPDATE 1:17 p.m. — […]

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