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Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting Sept. 13, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board will hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: A second reading and action on: Ordinance 2021-001 – Chapter 36.27 (K) – amend the comprehensive land use plan map to reflect recent town and county approval of an amendment […]

Geneva Road to be closed for intersection work

Geneva Road (old Highway 50) will be closed at the south side of the Highway 50 stop lights south to Geneva Place to allow for the removal of the blacktop, installation of traffic loops and repaving by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Road is scheduled to reopen Thursday, Sept. 16. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Wheatland Town Board hears two alternatives for dealing with Slades Corners water

The Wheatland Town Board heard two alternatives July 26 for dealing with water collecting in Slades Corners, especially between old Highway 50 and the current four-lane manifestation of that road. One was outlined by town engineer Len Roecker, and includes cooperation from the state Department of Transportation, a cost of $750,000 or more and a […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 3:11 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and 368th Avenue (Highway O) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 3:18 p.m. — Westbound traffic being diverted at Highway KD. Share115Tweet115 Shares

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board meeting July 26, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Slades Corners drainage update report of the discussion with WisDOT regarding the study of STH 50 route fordrainage that WisDOT completed. Wayne Kaddatz presentation – Slades Corners drainage […]

Units responding for smoke in Wheatland

At about 8:09 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of smoke in the area of the 32800 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Deputy responding for loose cows in Wheatland

At about 1:38 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of loose cows in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported a group of loose cows along the roadside in the 7700 block of Highway P. Share287Tweet287 Shares

Highway JB in Wheatland to close July 19 for railroad crossing repairs

Working on the railroad is going to close a portion of Highway JB in Wheatland starting next week. From an announcement from Wisconsin Central Ltd. (CN): Beginning Monday, July 19, 2021, at 8 a.m., the Wisconsin Central Ltd. (CN) is performing repairs at the crossing CTH JB. The highway will be closed at the crossing […]

Wheatland Town Board in favor of conditional use permit for Glembocki Concrete

The Wheatland Town Board gave a favorable recommendation to Kenosha County for a conditional use permit requested by Glembocki Concrete, Inc. at Monday’s Town Board meeting. Glembocki Concrete, Inc. is owned by William Glembocki, the Wheatland town chairman. Glembocki did not attend the meeting Monday. His wife, Deb, attended to answer any questions. In William […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 9:04 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a brush fire in the 32200 block of 45th Street in Wheatland. UPDATE 9:22 p.m. — Fire extinguished. All fire units returning to quarters. Share189Tweet189 Shares

Burn ban issued for Wheatland

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Chief Lou Denko has issued a burn ban effective immediately (Monday). “This is a ban on any burning until further notice when conditions change and we get adequate rainfall,” Denko said in the announcement of the ban. Speaking at a Town Board meeting Monday evening, Denko acknowledged that most are […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting June 14, 2021

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Request to install a crosswalk on 60th St. just west of the intersection with 396th Ave. Consideration and possible action on the bequest of Gail Schoch of donation […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting & special Board of Review meeting May 24, 2021

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 mostly routine looking business such as: Reports from Fire Dept., Public Safety, Roads, Chairman, Supervisor Lois, Supervisor Wilson, Treasurer April report and clerk report Purchase approval and other financial […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:11 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and the Wheatland constable are responding for a report of a fire in the 4200 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A shovel on a tractor in on fire. UPDATE 12:17 p.m. — Dispatch reports that equipment is on […]

Units responding to fire in Randall

At about 4:09 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 8900 block of Highway KD in Randall. Per dispatch: This is reported as a possible fire in a road side ditch. Lots of smoke reported, but no flames seen. UPDATE 4:14 p.m. […]

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’s […]

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. […]

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