Posts under ‘Wheatland’

Units responding for investigation in Slades Corners

At about 12:36 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation at Highway 50 and Highway P in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from the roadside ditch. UPDATE 12:39 p.m. — Fire out. Twin Lakes Rescue response called off by Wheatland FD command. ShareTweet0 […]

Grace Merrill’s contribution to area EMS celebrated

Everybody in emergency medical services in this area knows who Grace Merrill is. A lot of them could have been her student at some point. She has been taking care of the residents of Salem Lakes and Wheatland for decades and has taught a couple of generations of emergency medical responders. Merrill was recognized for […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 10:35 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a trailer and another vehicle. Scene is partially blocking the road. UPDATE 10:37 a.m. — Deputy on the scene reports northbound lanes of Highway O are blocked. UPDATE 10:54 […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. Firemen’s Festival June 29

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department’s Firemen’s Festival will take place Saturday, June 29 at the fire station, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster. Bingo starts at 1 p.m. Water fights start at 3 p.m. $100 dinner takes place at 5 p.m. $100 drawing at 5:30 p.m. Gun raffle at 6 p.m. To purchase tickets prior […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 7:10 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 5700 block of 312th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch; The property is a farm. Share5Tweet5 Shares

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. Share10Tweet10 Shares

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: Share647Tweet647 Shares

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. Share15Tweet15 Shares

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. ShareTweet0 Shares

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. ShareTweet0 Shares

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. ShareTweet0 Shares

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.   Share12Tweet12 Shares

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: ShareTweet0 Shares

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. Share8Tweet8 Shares

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 […]

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