Posts under ‘Wheatland’

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 5:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is being requested to respond for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 7900 block of Greendale Avenue in Bohner’s Lake. Per dispatch: Wheatland requested to respond with an engine […]

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 11

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Town of Wheatland Fire Department members or at Luisa’s […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At 4:17 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 having chest pain. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

New Town of Wheatland Fire Department station proposal headed back to committee

A proposal to build a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at an approximate cost of $3.76 million has been sent back to committee by the Wheatland Town Board. The proposal’s fate came at Monday’s Town Board meeting when no motion was made to move forward the proposal as developed by […]

Units responding for smoke in Wheatland

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 3:03 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke in a residence in the 6900 block of 314th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Residents report smoke in the kitchen. No […]

Proposal for new Town of Wheatland Fire Department presented

A proposal for a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department was presented to the Wheatland Town Board Monday by a comittee that has been studying the subject. The committee estimates the cost of the project at $3.76 million. The new building — designed to serve the department’s needs for 50 years […]

Sheriff’s Department seeking information on shooting of pet dog in Wheatland

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information about a dog that was shot on the property where it lived in Wheatland. The dog’s name was Allie and belonged to the Fenske family. Allie later died as a result of the shooting. From the KCSD Facebook page: Share647 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 647

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 8:21 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 32200 block of 45th Street for a possible fire. Per dispatch: A fire was started accidentally while thawing pipes of a mobile home. Fire […]

Units responding to accident in Wheatland

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH 7:35 p.m. – Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to an accident in the 32800 block of Hwy 50 in Wheatland. Share15 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 15

Units responding for water call in Wheatland

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 6:30 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and Kenosha County dive team units are responding to a water call in the 6000 block of Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A vehicle is in the water; occupant is out of vehicle […]

Units responding for sparking wire in Wheatland

This post sponsored by Stateline Legal LLC — DH At about 7:56 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a sparking wire in the 34400 block of 63rd Street in New Munster. Per dispatch: Wire is near a tree. UPDATE 8:02 p.m. — Wheatland Fire […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 9:18 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of an alarm in the 32100 block of Geneva Road in Wheatland. Per dispatch: There is reportedly a broken water pipe inside a business, which may be triggering an unknown type of […]

Reader photos: Frozen fun

Near record cold closed local schools Wednesday and Thursday. So children, and those looking after them, were no doubt looking for ways to occupy everyone in a constructive way. Isla and Kain Wiberg of Wheatland, with the help of their grandmother Mary, took advantage of the day off from school to make invisible clones of […]

Wheatland transfer station to close Wednesday due to weather forecast

Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler made the following announcement via email about the Wheatland garbage transfer station in New Munster: The Transfer Station is closed on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 due to extreme cold temperature.  Next open day is Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Cold weather changes Jan. 26 Wheatland transfer station hours

The Wheatland garbage transfer station in New Munster will be opening at 9 a.m. instead of 7 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, town Clerk Sheila Siegler said. The onetime change is because of anticipated cold weather. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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 […]

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