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Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Feb. 22, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Monday, starting at 6 p.m. This meeting is virtual. The meeting will be accessible for public monitoring by clicking here at the time of the meeting. Citizens wishing to make a public comment may submit such comment in writing to smsiegler@townwheatland.com no later […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Feb. 8, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. The Town Board is meeting virtually. The meeting will be accessible for public monitoring by clicking here at the time of the meeting. Citizens wishing to make a public comment may submit such comment in writing to […]

Wheatland pondering creating dog park with bequeathed lot

The Wheatland Town Board is considering whether to accept an offer from a deceased property owner to sell land to the town for $100 is if it used as a dog park. The board learned recently that Gail Schoch in her will offered to bequeath the town a property in about the 7900 block of […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Jan. 23, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday. The board is meeting virtually. The meeting will be accessible for public monitoring by clicking here at the time of the meeting. Citizens wishing to make a public comment may submit such comment in writing to smsiegler@townwheatland.com […]

Units responding for crash Wheatland

At about 7:20 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 near Highway W-north in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Sheriff’s deputies already on scene. This crash was initially reported as being in another location. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Jan. 11, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. This meeting will be virtual and viewable at this link at the time of the meeting. Citizens wishing to make a public comment may submit such comment in writing to smsiegler@townwheatland.com no later than 4 p.m. the day […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 9:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 36700 block of 57th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A vehicle is partially in flood waters. UPDATE 9:54 a.m. — Command at fire scene in Brighton is working to free up […]

Spring Election 2021: Wheatland to have contested race for town chairman

Wheatland voters will have the opportunity to vote in a contested election on April 6 for town chairman. Two candidates filed to run for the office as of Tuesday’s deadline: William Glembocki, the incumbent. Diane Grenus. All other town offices will be unopposed: Supervisors Kelly Wilson and Andrew Lois, both incumbents. Town Clerk Sheila Siegler, […]

Wheatland Municipal Judge Fred Hewitt and Randall Municipal Judge Charlie Gitzinger not seeking re-election

Two longtime municipal judges — Charlie Gitzinger in Randall and Fred Hewitt in Wheatland — are not running for re-election this spring. Gitzinger was first appointed municipal judge in 1997 to fill and vacancy and then ran for re-election every term after. Hewitt first held the post in 2003 and was subsequently re-elected to four […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Genoa City

At about 4:40 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Bloomfield Genoa City Fire and Rescue Department for a fire in the 300 block of Freeman Street in Genoa City. Requested to respond with tenders are: Town of Wheatland Fire Department Randall Fire Department Bristol Fire […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board and Lilly Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners meetings Dec. 14, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board and Lilly Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners are scheduled to hold meetings Monday. Both entities have the same members. Both of these meetings will be virtual. The Town Board recently voted unanimously to hold virtual meetings through Febraury, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It will be a learning […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash on Highway 50, just west of the bridge over the Fox River in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Vehicle is off the road. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. & Auxiliary Photos with Santa going mobile for 2020 on Dec. 13

The annual Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. & Auxiliary Photos with Santa event will be a little different this year due to COVID-19. Santa and a fire truck will be coming to you this year on Sunday, Dec. 13.. Here is the schedule: 9 a.m. — Wheatland Center School. 10 a.m. — Wheatland Trailer Park. […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 4:58 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 8100 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash with one person injured. UPDATE 5:08 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports one person trapped […]

Wheatland passes 2020 tax levy with .4% increase

Wheatland’s town electors and the Town Board have approved a tax levy for 2020 with a .4 percent increase. The levy was passed by electors present at a meeting of electors Monday evening with an 8-0 vote. The levy also passed the Town Board 3-0 at a special board meeting Monday. The 2020 tax levy […]

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 […]

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