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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

Open burning bans lifted in Wheatland, Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake, Brighton

The fire chiefs for Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department have cancelled open burning bans that were issued earlier this week in their respective coverage areas. That action affects Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake, Brighton and Wheatland. In announcing the cancelling of the Wheatland ban, town Clerk Sheila Siegler reminded residents there to […]

Burning ban issued for Wheatland

Wheatland is joining the municipalities where burning has been banned due to environmental and weather conditions. The Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department has ordered a burning ban to be in effect until further notice, town Clerk Sheila Siegler announced via email Thursday morning. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units on scene of fire in Wheatland

At about 11:25 a.m., multiple fire department units are on the scene of a fire in the 4600 block of Highway 83 in Wheatland. Fire scene appears to be near a farm. State Patrol blocking access to the site via northbound Highway 83. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that […]

Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 7900 block of Fox River Road in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:55 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue dispatched to respond with a grass rig. Kenosha County Scanner […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:15 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire the 31800 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reporting hay bales on fire. Near an animal trailer, but no animals in the trailer. UPDATE […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the firehouse in New Munster. With a rainy morning developing, the fire equipment was moved out and the eggs moved in to the firehouse and the hunt was held inside. Egg hunters were divided by age group and given an egg […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt to move to New Munster Park pavilion Saturday

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt set for Saturday, March 31 will be moving to the New Munster Park pavilion due to wet weather. The auxiliary made the announcement about change of venue via the department’s Facebook page Friday The pavilion is located just west of the ball diamond, behind Town Hall. […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:27 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a fire in the 31900 block of Geneva Roiad (Highway 50) in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Fire being reported as in ditch line. Employee of a nearby business has tried to put fire out, but […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 1:42 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 6500 block of 275th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 1:46 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire from exterior visible. UPDATE 1:49 p.m. — Per dispatch: Confirmed false alarm. Share3 […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 4:21 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 6500 block of 375th Avenue in Wheatland. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 11:35 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a fire in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports a skid loader on fire. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Wheatland Center School gives referendum presentation to Wheatland Town Board

Wheatland J1 School District administrator Marty McGinley gave a presentation Monday to the Wheatland Town Board concerning the April 3 school referendum questions at the board’s regular monthly meeting. Voters in the school district — most of which lies in Wheatland, but also has parts in Randall, Salem Lakes and Brighton — will have two […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:02 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a fire at Highway W and the Canadian National Railroad tracks in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports large flames seen in a field east of the tracks. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 7:47 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to the 31900 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland for burning. Per dispatch: A large fire reported on the north side of the road. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

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