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Sheriff releases names of individuals involved in crash
A preliminary investigation revealed Dustin Riggins, 25 of Madison was driving a Honda passenger car which was traveling north on U.S. Highway 151 in the right/outside traffic lane. Joanna Amidon, 24 of Fox Lake and Desmond Steward, 44 of Beaver Dam were walking along the same traffic lane. The righ
Beaver Dam man charged with reckless homicide to have trial moved
Larson is charged with felony counts of reckless homicide by way of delivering a controlled substance, two counts of manufacturing or delivering heroin, and two counts of bail jumping in January. If convicted of all the charges, he could be sentenced to up to 77 years in prison and receive up to $17
Helen's Kitchen in Waupun damaged after grease fire
The incident happened just after 4 a.m. at Helen's Kitchen, 1116 West Main Street, according to a press release from the Waupun Fire Department.
GIRLS HOOPS: Back and better than ever? Loaded Beaver Dam eyes 3rd straight state title
“When teams are gunning for them,” said Tim Chase, coach of the defending WIAA Division 2 state champion Golden Beavers, “that gets them even more excited about playing and about putting in the time in the gym to get better.”
Future of Skunk Island still up in the air
Beaver Dam Lake Development Corporation had offered to sell the island, which is near Oak Lane and Edgewater Park, to the city of Beaver Dam for $1. The corporation, which is a nonprofit board appointed by Mayor Becky Glewen, has been meeting this year to figure out what to do with the island, which
Audit confirms vote accuracy in Dodge County
The election commission is required by state law to audit each voting system that is used in the state following each general election. Last week, Gibson, as well as the city of Beaver Dam Clerk John Somers, the city of Fox Lake Clerk Sue Hollnagel, and the city of Waupun Clerk Angie Hull, were noti
Linda Carney is retiring from Beaver Dam city hall
Linda Carney, who has worked at City Hall for 18 years, is stepping down as deputy city clerk for a new life with a focus on family, friends and travel.
Watertown man allegedly kicks nurse in head
Watertown police were called back to the hospital for a combative Porter, who tried punching the doctor and then kicked the nurse in her head when she was trying to restrain Porter to his bed, according to the criminal complaint.
PREP SPORTS: Beaver Dam to hold sign day for five student athletes
Golfers Zak Kulka (UW-Green Bay) and Kendra Swanson (UW-Stout) will be signing their letters of intent at 6:30 p.m. A half-hour later, girls basketball teammates Tara Stauffacher (Wisconsin), Paige Schumann (Eastern Illinois) and Aly Van Loo (North Dakota) will be signing theirs.
Columbus-Fall River bowlers edge out Beaver Dam-Lakeside
Columbus-Fall River bowlers met with great success in week two of the high school bowling season. The junior varsity team, bowling a home match at Fast Lanes in Columbus, took six of seven games against Mayville in match one and swept the second match 7-0.
Fond du Lac and area school districts get good marks and not so good on state report cards
“I attribute our success to our teachers, at every level,” says Superintendent Vance Dalzin. “Our elementary school is in the top five out of 2,000 in the state, and this is a reflection of our staff having genuine relationships with our students.”
Officials ID pedestrian injured in crash on Highway 151
TOWN OF CALAMUS, Wis. - A pedestrian walking down Highway 151 in Dodge County Tuesday morning suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash, officials said. Dodge County sheriff's deputies responded around 5:40 a.m. to a motor vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Highway 151, north of Jackson Road
Waterloo teacher placed on leave after video shows him dragging 5-year-old student
WATERLOO, Wis. - A Waterloo teacher is on administrative leave after a mother says he dragged her 5-year-old son through a hallway Thursday. Administrators at Waterloo Elementary School told the student's mother, Catherine Lee, about the incident Friday and showed her surveillance camera video of w
Car strikes woman walking along Highway 151 in Dodge County
The driver, who was the lone occupant of the Honda and was not injured, stopped at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.. The male pedestrian also was not injured.
Beaver Dam Unified School District meets expectations on DPI report cards
In total, 84 percent of the state’s schools, including public and private choice schools, met or exceeded expectations this year. Of the 422 school districts, 96 percent of them met or exceeded expectations.
Pedestrian walking along U.S. 151 injured in early-morning crash near Beaver Dam
A man and woman were walking along the right northbound lane of U.S. 151 when a car in the same lane hit the woman, throwing her into the grass, Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt said.
Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle in Dodge County
The driver, and lone occupant of the vehicle, stopped at the scene and is cooperating with law enforcement. He was not injured in the crash.
Inmate facing charges after allegedly punching man during fight over TV remote during Brewers game
By:Stephanie StaudingerFOND DU LAC, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man is facing new charges after prosecutors say he punched an inmate over a TV remote during a Brewers game.According to the criminal complaint, Troy Kratz punched and injured an inmate October 1 at the Fond du Lac County Jail.Both men allegedly
Police: 55-year-old man shot, wounded near Marshall and Juneau
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured just before noon on Monday, Nov. 12. It happened near Marshall and Juneau. The victim, a 55-year-old man, was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Former Ripon High School teacher pleads guilty to sexual assault of 17-year-old student
Samantha J. Fitzpatrick, 29, formerly of Oshkosh, pleaded guilty in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court to the sexual assault of a student by school staff. In exchange for her guilty plea, charges of child enticement and exposing a child to harmful material, as well as resisting or obstructing an offic