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Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 3900 block fo Highway 83 in Wheatland for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: This is a possible snowmobile fire. UPDATE 3:38 p.m. — Dispatch reports to fire units that a deputy on scene reports that […]

2019 brings changes to emergency medical services in Silver Lake, Randall and Wheatland

The turn of the new year has brought changes to how residents of Silver Lake and some residents of Randall and Wheatland receive emergency medical services. Silver Lake Rescue Squad discontinued operations as of Dec. 31. The municipal governments of Randall and Wheatland contracted with Twin Lakes Rescue to cover the portions of their towns […]

Units responding for CO problem in Wheatland

At about 2:40 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of a possible carbon monoxide problem in the 31300 block of 71st Street in Wheatland. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Spring election 2019: No contests in spring elections for municipal posts in Salem Lakes, Twin Lakes, Wheatland

There will be no contests on the ballot for municipal offices in Salem Lakes, and Twin Lakes  in the April 2 election. In both of these cases, only the incumbents filed to be on the ballot. In Twin Lakes, running unchallenged will be President Howard Skinner, Trustee Sharon Bower, Trustee Kevin Fitzgerald, Trustee Aaron Karow and municipal judge Bruce Goodnough. […]

Wheatland firehouse planning committee gets underway

The committee that will guide the process of constructing a new firehouse for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department held its first meeting Monday at Town Hall in New Munster. Committee members and meeting times were set, with a stated goal to get decisions made over the next few months to move the project forward. […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At 4:14 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 Geneva Road and Highway O in Wheatland. Per radio transmissions: Two vehicles involved.   Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

2018 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its annual Pictures with Santa event Sunday at the Fire Station in New Munster. Children attending were able to make an ornament, color, enjoy treats and of course talk to and pose for a photo with Santa. Here are some more photos from the event: Share Tweet […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosting Pictures with Santa Dec. 2

Come see Santa at the Wheatland Fire House on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 8

Wheatland approves contract with Scherrer Construction to manage new firehouse project

The Wheatland Town Board on Wednesday approved a contract with Scherrer Construction of Burlington to act as construction managers for a new Town of Wheatland Fire Department station after hearing some strong words from the fire chief about his department’s lack of inclusion in the decision to hire Scherrer. “I didn’t really have any input […]

Four charged with homicide in Wheatland shooting

Four Racine men face homicide and other charges in relation to the shooting death of a Wheatland man last week. Charged in Circuit Court Wednesday were: Demarco Hudson, 17, who faces a charge of first degree intentional homicide, attempted first degree intentional homicide, armed robbery and burglary armed with dangerous weapon. Markeith Wilson, 20, who faces […]

UPDATE: Two more arrested in connection with Wheatland shooting

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department officials now believe they have all suspects connected to a fatal shooting Thursday evening in custody. Joseph Riley, 23, of Wheatland was shot and died at his home on 71st Street in Wheatland. The third and fourth suspect in the case were identified in a Sheriff’s Department new release as: Augustine Jesus […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7 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 40600 block of Highway F (Bloomfield Road) in Randall. Per dispatch: Car has reportedly struck one of more parked vehicles. Extent of injuries unknown. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

UPDATE: Identity of victim of shooting in Wheatland released; suspects in custody

The identity of the person who died in a shooting in Wheatland Thursday night was released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at a press conference Friday morning. Joseph Riley, 23, was shot and died in the Wheatland home that he rented in the 315th block of 71st Street. Two people had kicked in a […]

Shooting victims in Wheatland and Paddock Lake

Press release from Kenosha Sheriff’s Department: At 10:25 pm on Thursday November 15, 2018, Kenosha Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to an address in the Town of Wheatland in the 31500 block of 71st Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Deputies learned of a shooting that occurred in that residence. There were two […]

Wheatland passes flat levy for 2019

The Wheatland town electors and Town Board approved a tax levy for 2019 that is less than 1 percent higher than 2018. The levy and budget including the levy were approved by unanimous votes of the electors and Town Board Monday evening. The levy for 2019 was set at $677, 814. That is $5,113 or […]

Town of Wheatland FD to host pancake breakfast Oct. 14

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Fire Station in New Munster. Donations will be accepted for the meal. All funds will go directly to the TWFD. There will be lots of great raffle prizes and great food. There will […]

Units responding or crash in Wheatland

At about 7:09 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of 368th Avenue (Highway O) in Wheatland. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:58 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at 77th Street and 314th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller says they are in a vehicle surrounded by water, but they do not believe they are in a pond of lake. Water is […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 8:01 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to an alarm in the 37300 block of 70th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

Units responding to report of burning in Wheatland

At about 6:33 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of burning in the 5700 block of 312th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 6:39 p.m. — Units on the scene report location is in 5500 block of 312th Avenue. UPDATE 6:41 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station No. 4 dispatched to […]

Sept. 5, 2018 lake test results: Lilly Lake open for swimming after second re-test

Lilly Lake Beach is open to swimming after testing on Wednesday showed normal E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Wednesday’s test result for Lilly Lake Beach was 133 E.coli/100mL. Share Tweet Share […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:45 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways W and 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved with scene in eastbound lanes. UPDATE 7:51 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on the scene reports moderate damage to vehicles. UPDATE 7:52 […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6:48 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 32800 block of  Geneva Road (Highway 50/83) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcycle and another vehicle. UPDATE 7:08 p.m. — Flight for Life medical transport helicopter responding. […]

Reid Runkel wins grand champion steer at the Wisconsin State Fair

Reid Runkel of Wheatland had a great State Fair, to say the least. His steer, Scoobie, was named grand champion. At the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction on Wednesday, many months of hard work paid off handsomely when Scoobie sold at auction for $47,500. Runkel is a senior at Burlington High School. Here is a video […]

Accident

5:15 pm Twin lakes Rescue and Wheatland Rescue were dispatched to Hwy 50 and KD for and accident. One person complaining of pain. 5:18 pm Wheatland Fire dispatched to the scene. 5:24 pm Silver Lake Rescue dispatched for mutual aid. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

Possible grass fire

5:34 pm  Wheatland Fire and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a possible grass fire in the 7600 block of 328th Ave. It is reported to be in the grass clippings at the back of the property, not near and buildings. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

2018 Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Community Days sprinkler demo (VIDEO)

The 2018 Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Community Days included demonstrations of techniques used by firefighters. On Sunday, after the parade, a demonstration showing the effectiveness of a sprinkler system in quickly knocking down a fire was done. Here is video of the Wheatland demo in which you can see how a fire in […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Community Days parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department hosted its Community Days Festival this weekend. The annual parade took place Sunday. The parade started at Bella Vita Banquets and worked its way down Geneva Road to New Munster Park. The parade had a large contingent of local and area fire departments. Here’s video of the procession with […]

Community turns out for Herda Farm fire benefit

Western Kenosha County an estimated 700-plus people turned out Friday evening to support a local farm family that suffered major loses to their property in a May 1 fire. The Herda Farm in Wheatland lost its cow barn and suffered other damage to structures in the fires. No people were hurt and all the farm’s […]

Search underway in Wheatland

At about 9 a.m., law enforcement agencies are conducting a search in the area of Highway 50 and Highway 83 north in Wheatland, Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting. Here’s a link to their post: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2082832385064491&id=1149085318439207 Share49 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 49

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