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Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 10:16 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a delayed report of a crash in the 7400 block of Highway JI in Wheatland.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 9:31 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 7400 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Vehicle was in a crash with a deer. Vehicle now in the ditch line.

UPDATE: Names of two who died in Saturday crash released

The names of two men who died in a crash on Highway 50 in Wheatland Saturday evening have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The driver of the car has been officially identified as a 52-year-old man named Paul E. Reese Jr. and the passenger of the car  as 29-year-old Michael E. Reese. The men […]

UPDATE: Driver of wrong way vehicle in fatal crash identified

The name of the driver of a pick-up truck who was traveling the wrong way on Highway 50 in Wheatland Saturday evening and crashed into a car has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The identities of two people in the car who died as a result of the crash are not being released by the […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. Auxiliary Pictures with Santa 2014 coveage

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its annual Pictures with Santa Sunday at the firehouse in New Munster. Youngster could talk with Santa, pose for a free photo and get a candy cane from Miss Wheatland 2014 Miranda Bird. And the fun didn’t stop there. Youngsters could also color and make ornaments and get a close-up […]

Fatal accident Hwy 50

About 6 pm Wheatland Fire, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, and Silver Lake Rescue responded to a serious accident on Hwy 50, just west of Hwy 83 north. The car was reported to be on fire and the people inside had to be extricated. Flight For Life was called, but waved off just before landing. […]

Units responding to CO alarm in Wheatland

At about 7:33 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm in a mobile home park along 45th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: We Energies technicians on scene are reporting high carbon monoxide readings outside a housing unit. UPDATE […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At about 12:22 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Wheatland Center School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 10-year-old student who slipped on ice.

Units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid to a smoke investigation and building evacuation in the 34100 block of Arbor Lane in the Town of Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to reapond with an ambulnce and Wheatland with an engine.

Units responding to vehicle fire in Wheatland

At about 4:14 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire along Highway 50 just west of Highway P in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Vehicle on fire is on a trailer, but there is no truck attached to the trailer. UPDATE 4:24 p.m. — […]

New boat launch on Lilly Lake takes step forward

View Larger Map The construction of a new boat launch at Lilly Lake took a step forward last week when the Wheatland Town Board accepted a bid for the project. Corporate Contractors submitted the lowest bid of $108,000, which was accepted by the Town Board by unanimous vote on Nov. 3. The figure includes engineering cost. The Town Board in September […]

Wheatland electors and Town Board pass 2015 levy

Wheatland electors and the Wheatland Town Board on Monday approved a 2015 tax levy of $662,667 for general tax, street light districts and debt service-road improvement. That is a about a .85 percent increase from the 2014 tax levy of $657,058 for those same items. The levy was unanimously approved first by about 10 electors at the special […]

Units responding for report of fire in Wheatland

At about 8:14 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 possible structure fire in the 4900 block of 376th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 8:15 p.m. — Per dispatch: Homeowner reporting via phone that a wood pile is on fire […]

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 […]

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