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Agenda: Wheatland regular Town Board meeting, budget hearing, special Town Board meeting

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a series of meetings Monday. All meetings will be held at Town Hall in New Munster. Meetings are open to the public until capacity is reached with social distancingrequirements being enforced. Face covering is required.\ First up is the regular Town Board meeting, set to begin at […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 8:16 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 38000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a truck in the westbound lanes on fire, with flames visible. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Town of Burlington

At about 4:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Town of Burlington Fire Department. Per dispatch: Wheatland requested to respond with an engine to Fish Hatchery Road and Karcher Road for a utility pole down with arcing wires. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 7:56 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a fire in the 32200 block of 45th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire is in a field, not close to any structures. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Fire damage at Wheatland School confined to closet; school to proceed Thursday as usual

A fire in a custodial closet at Wheatland Center School Wednesday evening is not expected to curtail classes there Thursday morning, district administrator Marty McGinley said. “We will have school as scheduled,” McGinley said in an email to westofthei.com Wednesday night. “Our staff and an outside contractor are onsite cleaning up the area.” Firefighters were […]

Units responding for alarm at Wheatland Center School

At about 5:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: This is a commercial fire alarm. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. — Active fire in elementary area reported. Wheatland command has activated a MABAS box alarm. Departments responding include Twin Lakes Fire […]

Trick or treating hours for 2020

All local municipalities that designate trick or treat hours have done so as usual for 2020. Here’s the rundown: Wheatland — Sunday, Oct. 25, 2 to 5 p.m. Bristol — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Paddock Lake — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Randall — Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 […]

Wheatland adds Oakwood Shores to roads where ATV use is allowed

The Wheatland Town Board Tuesday added the streets in the Oakwood Shores Subdivision to where ATVs/UTVs are allowed to operate on town roads. The vote to add Oakwood Shores was unanimous with all board members present. Oakwood Shores is located south of Highway 50 from 312th Avenue to 319th Avenue to 77th Street and the […]

Happening now: Town of Wheatland Fire Department corned beef fundraiser underway

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department corned beef dinner fundraiser is underway now at the Bella Vita Banquets in New Munster. The event features an all pick-up format this year, due to COVID-19 concerns. The event was rescheduled from its typical March date. Dinner will be available until 8 p.m., with tickets at the door […]

Agenda: Lilly Lake Board of Commissioners & Wheatland Town Board meetings Oct. 19, 2020

The Lilly Lake Board of Commissioners and Wheatland Town Board, which are made up of the same individuals, are scheduled to hold separate meetings on Monday at Town Hall in New Munster. The Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Most agenda items are related to the Lilly Lake Outlet project, […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept rescheduled corn beef and cabbage dinner is Oct. 19

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department’s rescheduled Corned Beef and Cabbage will be held on Oct. 19 from 4-8 p.m. at Bella Vita Banquet Hall, located at 34816 Geneva Rd Burlington The corned beef and cabbage dinner will be drive-thru and pick up only. Delivery options will be available, but limited to the elderly and […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Oct. 12, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Agenda items include: Memorandum of Understanding with WI Dept. of Transportation regarding Slades Corners drainage issues. First reading of an ordinance to allow ATV/UTV travel on streets in the Oakwood Shores Subdivision. […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 8 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 5700 block of 312th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm at a business. UPDATE 8:10 p.m. — Wheatland command confirms this is a false alarm and releases all units still […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 7:11 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding for a fire in the 37500 block of 52nd Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a possible chimney fire. UPDATE 7:22 p.m. — Dispatch reports this is a wood fireplace, not in a home. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Effort to expand Wheatland Town Board fails

A effort to expand the number of members of the Wheatland Town Board to five failed at the annual town electors meeting Wednesday. The motion failed in a novel way — due to a tie. At annual town meetings, legal residents of the town of age can vote on motions. The motion to expand the […]

Agenda: Wheatland annual town meeting Sept. 23, 2020

The Wheatland annual town meeting will take place Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Town of Wheatland Fire Department fire station, 34401 Geneva Rd., New Munster. This is a meeting that was originally scheduled in April, but was postponed due to Covid-19. The meeting agenda includes a financial report and departmental reports. A date […]

Wheatland considering adding to ATV routes, legalizing some golf cart use

The Wheatland Town Board is considering adding to town ATV routes and exploring whether to make golf cart operation legal in some places. The ATV action comes after the town received a petition with 42 signatures requesting the roads in Oakwood Shores be included for ATV use. “There’s a good number of people down there […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board meeting Sept 14, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Discuss amending Chapter 27 ATV travel on town streets to include streets in Oakwood Shores Subdivision. Discussion on whether to allow golf carts on certain town roads. Consideration […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:17 a.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 33326 block of Highway 83/50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash with one vehicle off the road and in the ditch. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 4:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 3700 block of 392nd Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with wire down on a vehicle. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Wheatland special electors meeting Monday to include vote on spending $2.5 million for new fire station

Wheatland town electors will be able to vote Monday on whether to authorize funding for a new fire station not to exceed $2.5 million. The special town meeting of electors will take place at 6 p.m. at Wheatland Center School, 6606 368th Ave. An elector is a resident who is 18 years of age and […]

Sheriff’s Dept. warns residents to lock vehicles

A rash of break-ins in a Wheatland subdivision has prompted the following social media post from the Kenosha Count Sheriff’s Department: Share132Tweet132 Shares

Units responding to fire in New Munster

At about 6:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in the 34800 block of Geneva Road in New Munster. Per dispatch: This is a fire in the downstairs of a bar. UPDATE 7:02 p.m. — Dispatch says […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 4:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 3600 block of 328th Avenue (Highway W) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Wheatland to hold electors meeting on $2.5 million fire station budget

Electors in Wheatland will have a chance to say whether they feel the town should spend $2.5 million on a new station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at a special electors meeting on Aug. 10. The meeting will likely be held somewhere other than Town Hall in New Munster due to the anticipated […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 6500 block of 366th Court in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is an ATV rollover crash with two people injured. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Lower cost fire station plan presented at Wheatland Town Board meeting

Due to COVID-19, the Wheatland Town Board has not held a meeting in April and May. At its first in-person meeting in a while on Monday, the Town Board revisited an old and controversial topic with familiar indecisive and confrontational results. Jim Scherrer of Scherrer Construction, acting at the direction of the town, presented a […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting June 8, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting starting at 6 p.m. on Monday. This meeting will be held at Bella Vita banquet hall, 34816 Geneva Rd., New Munster, to allow for social distancing. Agenda items include: Scherrer Construction presentation – a firehouse building plan for discussion. Report of May […]

May 29, 2020 lake test results: All tested lakes safe for swimming

All beaches tested by the Kenosha County Division of Health tested safe for swimming this week. Tuesday’s testing results by the Kenosha County Division of Health (unless noted otherwise) were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake County Park beach 28 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake DeWitt Park 11 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri La (220th Ct.) 29 E.coli/100 mL; […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 9:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 31200 block of 70th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is for an investigation for a hover board that caught fire inside a residence. Share11Tweet11 Shares

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