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Agenda: Wheatland Plan Commission meeting May 10, 2021

The Wheatland Plan Commission is scheduled to hold a meeting Monday, starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Concept plan for a 32-lot subdivision with a minimum lot size of five acres, submitted by Joe Glasder, J. Scott Builders, Inc., Crystal Lake, IL for property currently owned […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board meeting May 10, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Face coverings are optional, but encouraged. Agenda items include: Consider a request from ACTION 50 LLC, 420 W Westleigh Rd., Lake Forest, IL 53105 (Owner), Dustin Hein, Freedom Fireworks LLC, for a temporary […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:19 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 6400 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene. This is a single motorcycle crash with an injury. UPDATE 7:29 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue requested to respond as […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Lyons

At about 2:03 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to a box alarm from the Lyons Fire Department for a structure fire at Hospital Road and Highway 36 in Lyons. Requested to respond are: Town of Wheatland Fire Department with a tender (water tanker). Randall Fire Department with a squad. […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting April 26, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m., at Town Hall in New Munster. Unlike recent Twon Board meetings, this meeting will be held in person. Face coverings are optional, but encouraged. Agenda items include: Discussion of ATV damage to public property in the Oakwood […]

Oak tree transplanting underway at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park

Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Wheatland and Randall is getting some new oak trees. Here are the details from a news release distributed Thursday by the Division of Parks: Over the last 15 years, Kenosha County has received and planted free tree saplings from the Argosy Foundation as well as overstock from Kenosha County‚Äôs […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 9:35 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a fire in the 32200 block of 45th Street. UPDATE 9:43 a.m. — Unit on scene reports to dispatch that heavy smoke is coming from one end of a mobile […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:13 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 7500 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Deputies on scene. Single vehicle off the road. Possible injuries being reported. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting April 12, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom. The meeting can be viewed 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 than 4 p.m. […]

It’s Spring Election Day 2021!

It’s Spring Election Day today with state and local non-partisan offices on the ballot. Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Salem Lakes will be using all three polling places: Salem Lakes Village Hall, Wilmot Fire Station and Silver Lake Village Hall. Twin Lakes voting will be at Village Hall. All other […]

Highway 50 rehabilitation in Western Kenosha County to begin April 5

Have you noticed all of those traffic markers along the side of Highway 50 west of Paddock Lake? They are there because work on Highway 50 in Western Kenosha County is scheduled to begin next week and continue into fall. From a Wisconsin Department of Transportation news release distributed Thursday: To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to town of Burlington

At about 6:32 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Town of Burlington Fire Department for a brush fire off Euphoria Drive in the town of Burlington. UPDATE 6:35 p.m. — TBFD cancels response by Wheatland. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding to smoke in Wheatland

At about 6:41 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of a dump truck that is smoking in the 32300 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: No flames have been seen. UPDATE 6:44 p.m. — Fire units and deputies have not located […]

Spring Election 2021: Wheatland town chairman candidates Q&A

Wheatland residents will be able to vote in a contested election for town chairman in th April 6 election. Appearing on the ballot will be incumbent William Glembocki and challenger Diane Grenus. Both candidates were sent identical questionnaires. Below are their answers as they sent them in: Share18Tweet18 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 7800 block of 400th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is truck on fire. Caller reports it is fully engulfed in flames but is not near any buildings. […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting March 22, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually. You can monitor the meeting by clicking her at the time of the meeting. Citizens wishing to make a public comment may submit such comment in writing to smsiegler@townwheatland.com nolater than 4 […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 4:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-north in Wheatland. UPDATE 4:34 p.m. — Air bags deployed in at least one vehicle. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting March 8, 2021

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

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Burlington

At about 10:53 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departmetns are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Burlington Fire Department for a brush fire in the 6500 block of Wheatland Road in Burlington. Due to respond are: Randall Fire Department with a tender (water tanker). Town of Wheatland Fire Department with a chief. […]

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 […]

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