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Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Burlington for fire

Local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 500 block of State Street. Due to respond are: Town of Wheatland Fire Department with an engine, Randall Fire Department with a tender (water tanker) and Paris Fire and Rescue with an ambulance. Requested to respond […]

Wheatland fire chief and town chairman argue at meeting

An update on how contracted rescue service were working for Wheatland residents devolved into a heated exchange between fire Chief Lou Denko and town Chairman Bill Glembocki at Monday’s Town Board meeting. On the meeting agenda was a report from Chief Stan Clause Jr., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, on how contracting for emergency medical […]

Slow no wake ordered for Lilly Lake

Town Chairman Bill Glembocki has ordered slow no wake for Lilly Lake due to high water, effective immediately, town Clerk Sheila Siegler reported Friday afternoon. Slow no wake means any watercraft used on a lake must travel slow enough to not cause a wake. Share30Tweet30 Shares

Meetings on Sept. 10 and 14 to explain need for new Town of Wheatland Fire Department station

Town of Wheatland Fire Department officials will present their case for the town building a new multi-million fire station in New Munster at two public informational meetings next week. The meetings will be held at the current TWFD station, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 14 at 9 […]

Work on Highway 83-north in Wheatland to begin next week

Road work on Highway 83 between Highway 50 and Highways JB/KD (Karcher Road) to the north are expected to start next week, the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. The work, which will cost $598,700, will improve two miles of Highway 83. The contractor, Payne and Dolan, Inc. is expected to finish by the beginning […]

Units responding for alarm at Wheatland Center School

At about 8:18 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: This is an activated general fire alarm. UPDATE 8:24 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports to dispatch that no signs of fire visible from exterior. Wheatland constable also […]

Slow no wake order lifted for Lilly Lake

The Wheatland Town Board on Monday lifted the slow no wake order for Lilly Lake at its regular meeting. The order had been in effect since May 13. The slow no wake order was enacted after high water levels were detected. Wave action while a lake’s level is high can cause shore line erosion. On […]

Travis Senft earns Eagle Scout rank

Travis Senft of Boy Troop 381 in Wheatland has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Travis started Scouting as a Cub Scout in the first grade, and over the past 10 years was able to earn over 40 merit badges and earn the rack of Eagle Scout. Said Senft: Scouting has taught me countless life […]

Lilly Lake high water

Members of the Lilly Lake Protection District came to talk about the water level of Lilly Lake. What they thought was one question, actually turned out to be three separate questions. What should be the normal height of the lake? If it is too high, should there be a way to lower it back to […]

2 Alarm fire

About 3 am Wheatland Fire responded to a bedroom fire in the 6600 block of 373rd Avenue. When fire threatened to spread into and through the attic, the response was elevated to a 2nd alarm. Units responding included Randall, Twin Lakes, Salem Lakes, Bristol, Pleasant Prairie, Kansasville, Lyons, Lake Geneva, Bloomfield, Antioch, and Burlington. The […]

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

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