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Hwy 18 blocked near Cambridge as crews respond to restaurant fire
TOWN OF OAKLAND (WKOW) — Right now, Highway 18 is closed in both directions near Cambridge, as crews are battling a fire. Fire officials say someone spotted the fire around 8:40 p.m. while driving by Giovanni’s restaurant in the 9000 block of Highway 18 in the town of Oakland.
Delavan man killed in Town of Oakland collision
OAKLAND — A 56-year-old Delavan man died Wednesday in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 12 in the Town of Oakland. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jeff Parker said Michael Rubendall was killed when his vehicle — a Ford Fusion — crossed into the path of an oncoming Chevrolet Suburban
One dead, two injured in serious crash on Highway 12 in Jefferson Co.
UDPATE (WKOW) — One person is dead after a bad crash that forced authorities to close a three mile stretch of U.S. Highway 12 for more than three hours Wednesday night. An SUV and a sedan crashed at the intersection of the highway and Airport Road just before 7:00 p.m. The driver of the sedan died a
Watertown man charged in child sexual assault
JUNEAU -- Cash bond was set at $60,000 Wednesday afternoon for a Watertown man who allegedly molested a six-year-old girl. Gregory Howell, 42 made his initial appearance in Dodge County Circuit Court is charged with first degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. If convicted, he could f
Beloved building in Cambridge destroyed in overnight fire
CAMBRIDGE (WKOW) — A restaurant, housed in a building close to community members, was destroyed in a kitchen fire Sunday night. A woman who has lived in Cambridge throughout her life spotted the fire at Giovanni’s restaurant while driving.
Cambridge church to hold free Christmas meal
A Cambridge church is hosting a free community meal on Christmas Day, the first local one of its kind in recent years. Event organizer Cathy Yerges said Willerup United Methodist Church, 414 W. Water St., Cambridge, will hold a free lunch at the church at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 25.
Wisconsin Targeted In Massive Bomb Threat Hoax: Reports
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Multiple bomb threats have been reported in the Metro Milwaukee area Thursday, authorities said. Bomb threats have been surfacing nationwide in what several police departments have called a hoax.
UPDATE: Hwy 18 back open after crews responded to restaurant fire
UPDATE (WKOW) — Highway 18 is open in both directions near Cambridge after crews battled a fire. Firefighters responded to Giovanni’s restaurant in the 9000 block of Highway 18 in the town of Oakland.
Marshall Police Department hires new officer
The Marshall Police Department has hired Krystal Snyder as its new patrol officer. Her first day was Wednesday, Dec. 12. Snyder replaced Patrol Officer Daniel Schuster who resigned Oct. 15.
Harlem knocks off Jefferson in 2nd place showdown
MACHESNEY PARK – Harlem used a big 2nd half run to pull away from Jefferson, as the Huskies beat the J-Hawks, 61-52, to take over sole possession of 2nd place in the NIC-10 behind the undefeated East E-Rabs.
Quimby to seek office of Waterloo mayor
A third person has announced their intent to seek the position of Waterloo mayor in the spring election. Alderwoman Jenifer Quimby has declared her candidacy for the mayor’s position.
2019 Community grant deadlines approach
Three local organizations are currently accepting 2019 grant applications for 2019 for area groups and community members. The Cambridge Foundation, the village of Deerfield and St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran have deadlines approaching.
Dec. 13 Arts and Entertainment Calendar
A look at upcoming community events in Cambridge. If you have an event to add, please email it to Karyn Saemann, managing editor of the Cambridge News, at: Cambridge.email@example.com. Upcoming events are also listed in the print edition of the Cambridge News, published each Thursday.
Residents briefly evacuated during Sun Prairie gas leak investigation
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Sun Prairie firefighters evacuated a portion of Oakland Avenue Wednesday after receiving a report of a gas leak. The Sun Prairie Fire Department went to a report of a natural gas leak on the 1900 block of Oakland Avenue just before 9 a.m.
Snow to end north and east of Dane County this morning
MADISON (WKOW) — Snow will taper off north and east of Dane County during the mid to late morning hours. Snow will be briefly intense in these areas before coming to an abrupt end. These heavy snow showers will cause roads to become snow-covered and lead to reduced visibility. Accumulations will gen
Cottage Grove man arrested after 'aggressive altercation' in UW Hospital parking ramp, police say
A Cottage Grove man who allegedly resisted a police officer after getting in an altercation with another man inside a UW Hospital parking ramp was arrested Tuesday, according to the UW-Madison Police Department.
Fire destroys Giovanni's sports bar
OAKLAND — No one reportedly was injured in a fire that destroyed a Cambridge-area restaurant along U.S. Highway 18 Sunday evening. The cause of the blaze at Giovanni’s at the intersection of Highway 18 and Hope Lake Road east of Cambridge remains under investigation.
Police ID suspect in Visions nightclub shooting
MADISON, Wis. - Madison police have identified a man they believe fired a gun inside Visions nightclub during an overnight shooting last weekend. Officers said they were called to the club just before 2 a.m. Sunday after four people were shot during a large fight inside the club.
Tia Nelson returns to Cambridge Elementary
Conservationist Tia Nelson returned to Cambridge Elementary for the fourth time Nov. 28. She spent time with the Ecology Club, answered questions from a fourth grade reading group and gave a speech to all fourth and fifth graders. Her goal was to teach students how they could help the environment, a