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Monster trucks coming to Beaver Dam
Fans can expect two hours of thrilling entertainment as these well-known monster trucks associated with 2 Xtreme Racing delight fans. Crowds in the stands may have seen one of the most successful drivers, Jimmy Creten and his well-recognized Bounty Hunter, on Fox Sport 1 or on the Monster Jam stadiu
Portage man gets 9 months jail in fatal shooting his attorney said was 'self-defense'
A Portage man was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in jail with Huber privileges and four years of probation for fatally shooting his neighbor at an apartment building in May.Calvin Eldridge, 49, appeared in Columbia County Circuit Court in the case of the shooting death of 54-year-old Victor Reynol
Horicon's Van Brunt School sold
Van Brunt Elementary School in Horicon, which was built in 1921, was sold to The Commonwealth Companies Monday night.
Fox Lake pantry hosts grand opening Saturday
FOX LAKE — A food pantry that began as a Thanksgiving food drive plans to hold an open house at its new location Saturday, thanks to a donation from Kwik Trip, along with innumerable volunteers and donations that kept the project moving forward.The food pantry began as a Thanksgiving food drive host
Watertown man charged with armed robbery
In May, Watertown police officers were called to a home invasion at a property on Louisa Street. An individual who was there told police she was sleeping when two men woke her and one of them pointed a gun at her and demanded money and marijuana, according to the criminal complaint.
Beaver Dam Common Council passes vape ban
The Beaver Dam Common Council approved changes to the city's smoking ordinance on Monday night to make vaping in public spaces, including bars and restaurants, illegal.Smoking cigarettes in such places has been banned statewide for a few years. The new language will also prohibit the use of electron
Wisconsin shooting leaves 4 people injured, and the suspect is in critical condition
The motive for the shooting, which appears to have unfolded in an office building, is not yet known.
Pancake Cafe opening at former Perkins building
Tierman said the business has been trying to expand to this area and has been looking to open up a restaurant in Milwaukee. Pancake Cafe currently has locations in Madison, Stoughton, Fitchburg and Chicago.
Wisconsin Football: Best sports gambling bets against Iowa
Last weekend’s game didn’t go as planned at all for Wisconsin football, or for my picks. I still managed a 1-1 weekend by taking the over but missed on Wisconsin covering. Wisconsin is now 0-3 against the spread, and I am 0-3 because I’ve picked Wisconsin to cover all three weeks.
Beaver Dam Lake Corporation votes to offer Skunk Island to city for $1
John Moser, the chair of the Beaver Dam Lake Development Corporation, confirmed that the nonprofit unanimously voted in August, with one person absent, to offer to island to the city for $1. The nonprofit's members are appointed by Mayor Becky Glewen.
Dodge County to switch insurance providers
JUNEAU — Although not all Dodge County employees might be happy about it, the county board voted overwhelmingly to switch insurance carriers Tuesday night at the board’s regular monthly meeting.The switch involves the formation of an insurance consortium. The proposed consortium would gather Dodge a
FEMA assessments conducted in 17 Wisconsin counties
MADISON — Tornado and flooding estimates from storms that wreaked havoc in Wisconsin during the latter part of August have reached more than a quarter-billion dollars, according to figures sent to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that FEMA will conduct a pr
Poll shows Tony Evers with 49 percent and Scott Walker with 44 percent
The Marquette University Law School survey showed Evers, the state schools superintendent, with 49 percent and Walker with 44 percent. Another 6 percent backed Libertarian Phil Anderson.
Beaver Dam committee moves forward with revocation process for Johnny's Lounge; lawyer challenges legitimacy
The Beaver Dam Common Council's administrative committee has decided to start the process to potentially revoke or suspend the liquor license for Johnny's Lounge.However, the lawyer for the bar, at 519 Madison St., is challenging the process used to get to this point.Without discussion at its regula
Couple charged in fatal Wisconsin crash
OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say a woman and man were drunk and fighting in their pickup truck when they caused a fatal crash in northeastern Wisconsin.Twenty-six-year-old Kelly Crispin, of St. Paul, Minnesota, and 31-year-old Eric Soloman, of Plymouth, Wyoming, are both charged in Oconto County
This 'medieval' castle in Beaver Dam could be yours
BEAVER DAM, Wis. - Hear ye, hear ye! Your castle home awaits.That's right, a medieval-style castle is for sale in Beaver Dam.At $929,500 this four-bedroom, four-bathroom fortress could be yours. The home sits on 37 acres of land and contains over 8,000 square feet of living space.And of course, to m
Waupun Police Beat 9-14 to 9-16, 2018
Warrant– Friday at 9:47 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 400 block of West Main Street for a report of a man who was believed to have a warrant. Police arrested a 27-year-old Waupun man for a Fond du Lac County failure to appear warrant. The man was transported to Fond du Lac County Jail
Group of 100 teens threaten police; one arrested, authorities say
Upon arrival, officers reported seeing the group of teenagers getting involved in several fights in the parking lot and others moving toward other lots in the area, police said.
Columbia County's property value rises
The May 2017 explosion at Didion Milling resulted in a 3.79 percent decrease in the village of Cambria's valuation traceable to net new construction. But the rebuilding of the plant will likely, by this time next year, result in a spike in the construction-related valuation.
Wisconsin Football plummets in latest AP Top 25 poll
If Wisconsin wins out in the regular season and then emerges victorious in the Big Ten Championship Game, a Playoff berth will most likely come to fruition. As my colleague, Tanner, notes in hispiece from earlier today, every Power 5 team that has finished with one loss or less and a conference cham