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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 […]

Agenda: Wheatland annual town meeting Sept. 23, 2020

The Wheatland annual town meeting will take place Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Town of Wheatland Fire Department fire station, 34401 Geneva Rd., New Munster. This is a meeting that was originally scheduled in April, but was postponed due to Covid-19. The meeting agenda includes a financial report and departmental reports. A date […]

Wheatland considering adding to ATV routes, legalizing some golf cart use

The Wheatland Town Board is considering adding to town ATV routes and exploring whether to make golf cart operation legal in some places. The ATV action comes after the town received a petition with 42 signatures requesting the roads in Oakwood Shores be included for ATV use. “There’s a good number of people down there […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board meeting Sept 14, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Discuss amending Chapter 27 ATV travel on town streets to include streets in Oakwood Shores Subdivision. Discussion on whether to allow golf carts on certain town roads. Consideration […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:17 a.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 33326 block of Highway 83/50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a two vehicle crash with one vehicle off the road and in the ditch. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 4:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 3700 block of 392nd Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with wire down on a vehicle. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Wheatland special electors meeting Monday to include vote on spending $2.5 million for new fire station

Wheatland town electors will be able to vote Monday on whether to authorize funding for a new fire station not to exceed $2.5 million. The special town meeting of electors will take place at 6 p.m. at Wheatland Center School, 6606 368th Ave. An elector is a resident who is 18 years of age and […]

Sheriff’s Dept. warns residents to lock vehicles

A rash of break-ins in a Wheatland subdivision has prompted the following social media post from the Kenosha Count Sheriff’s Department: Share132Tweet132 Shares

Units responding to fire in New Munster

At about 6:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a fire in the 34800 block of Geneva Road in New Munster. Per dispatch: This is a fire in the downstairs of a bar. UPDATE 7:02 p.m. — Dispatch says […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 4:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 3600 block of 328th Avenue (Highway W) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Wheatland to hold electors meeting on $2.5 million fire station budget

Electors in Wheatland will have a chance to say whether they feel the town should spend $2.5 million on a new station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at a special electors meeting on Aug. 10. The meeting will likely be held somewhere other than Town Hall in New Munster due to the anticipated […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 6500 block of 366th Court in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is an ATV rollover crash with two people injured. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Lower cost fire station plan presented at Wheatland Town Board meeting

Due to COVID-19, the Wheatland Town Board has not held a meeting in April and May. At its first in-person meeting in a while on Monday, the Town Board revisited an old and controversial topic with familiar indecisive and confrontational results. Jim Scherrer of Scherrer Construction, acting at the direction of the town, presented a […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular meeting June 8, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting starting at 6 p.m. on Monday. This meeting will be held at Bella Vita banquet hall, 34816 Geneva Rd., New Munster, to allow for social distancing. Agenda items include: Scherrer Construction presentation – a firehouse building plan for discussion. Report of May […]

May 29, 2020 lake test results: All tested lakes safe for swimming

All beaches tested by the Kenosha County Division of Health tested safe for swimming this week. Tuesday’s testing results by the Kenosha County Division of Health (unless noted otherwise) were: Salem Lakes — Silver Lake County Park beach 28 E.coli/100 mL; Silver Lake DeWitt Park 11 E.coli/100 mL; Lake Shangri La (220th Ct.) 29 E.coli/100 mL; […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 9:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 31200 block of 70th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is for an investigation for a hover board that caught fire inside a residence. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 5:03 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway JI and W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This crash involves a single motorcyclist with the driver injured. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 3:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene. One patient needs to be checked out by rescue. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Agenda: Lilly Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District Board of Commissioners meeting May 6, 2020

The Board of Commissioners of the Lilly Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District is scheduled to hold a meeting on Thursday starting at 5 p.m. at Wheatland Town Hall in New Munster. Meeting is open to the public until capacity is reached with social distancing requirements being enforced. Agenda items include: Approve Application for State Trust […]

Western Kenosha County went big for absentee voting in April 7 election

Election officials throughout Wisconsin urged people planning to vote in the April 7 presidential preference primary and spring non-partisan election to use the absentee voting process, due to COVID-19 spread concerns. Typically, municipal clerks here said they would expect in-person voting to far outweigh absentee votes. As an example, Bristol village Clerk Amy Klemko said […]

Wheatland postpones annual town meeting

Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler made the following announcement regarding the town’s annual meeting: Due to the current Covid-19 public health emergency and under the provisions of 2019 Wisconsin Act 185, Town of Wheatland Chairman William M. Glembocki has postponed the annual town meeting to a date and time no earlier than 61 days following […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 1:13 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 7000 327th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a brush fire in a sideyard that is getting out of control. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 9:26 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 8000 block of 400th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a garage fire. UPDATE 9:30 p.m. — Dispatch reports to […]

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 7:36 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 39900 block of Highway F in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a large bonfire. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Wheatland town meetings cancelled; town hall unavailable for rental; voting still taking place

All Wheatland town meetings and gatherings are cancelled until further notice in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, town Clerk Sheila Siegler has announced. Town facilities cannot be rented for March and April and possibly further into the year, depending on the Covid-19 emergency. Town hall is open for in-person absentee voting. […]

Wheatland in-person absentee voting begins Tuesday; bring your own pen

From Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler: The Town of Wheatland begins in-person absentee voting on Tuesday, March 17.  Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Wheatland Town Office, 34315 Geneva Rd. New Munster.  Absentee voting concludes Friday, April 3, 2020 at 5 p.m. We encourage everyone to bring their own […]

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 16; POSTPONNED

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONNED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PERCAUTIONS. — DH The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 16, 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 […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular board meeting March 9, 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. Among the agenda items are consideration of amending an ordinance to allow 4-H animal projects at some residential properties for part of the year. Here is the full agenda. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Wheatland to consider allowing some 4-H animal project on non-farm lots

The Wheatland Town Board showed some willingness Monday to work toward a way some farm animals could be allowed to be kept on residential lots in the town as 4-H projects. That would represent a change in the current ordinance, which prohibits the keeping of most farm animals on residential zoned lots. Specifically prohibited are […]

Wheatland officials discuss next step for fire station

Wheatland town officials discussed what to do next regarding a new fire station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at Monday’s regular board meeting. The meeting was the first board meeting since an advisory referendum to spend up to $3.8 million for a new fire station was rejected by town voters last Tuesday. The […]

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