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Name of woman killed in Janesville car crash released

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Rock County Medical Examiner's department released the name of the woman who died in a two-vehicle crash last Friday. Merilyn Mitchell, 74 of Milton, Wisconsin, was pronounced dead shortly after she arrived at a local hospital. The incident happened in Janesville at Milto

NBC15.COM - 2018-10-23 01:12:00

Man dies in Hwy. 19 rollover crash

A 32-year-old man from Stoughton was pronounced dead on the scene after a one-vehicle crash last week. Emergency responders responded to the crash at about 6 a.m. Oct. 17 at Walter Road and Hwy. 19 in the Town of Westport.Sunday afternoon, the Dane County Medical Examiner’s office identified the dri

HNGNEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 13:42:00

Author's new novel set in old Columbus home

Despite not living in Columbus for a long time, author Susan Pare has fond memories of the Red Bud City.Pare connects with her Columbus roots again in the latest novel, “The House on Ludington Street.” While not a sequel to “The Mayor’s Son,” a previous book set in Columbus, readers will notice some


Motorcycle, Van Fatal Crash Victims Identified: Report

SAUKVILLE, WI -- Authorities have identified the two people who died Sunday afternoon in a fatal crash in the Town of Saukville.The Ozaukee County Sheriff's office is reporting that the driver of a motorcycle Steven DeStrampe, 62, of Grafton, and the driver of a van, Antonio York, 36, of Milwaukee,

PATCH - 2018-10-22 15:40:27

Officials ID man killed when boat capsized while duck hunting

MARQUETTE, Wis. - A man has died after his duck-hunting boat capsized in high winds on the Fox River. The Green Lake County Sheriff's Office said authorities searched for 52-year-old Thomas G. Zodrow, of Princeton, near Puckaway Lake in the Town of Marquette and found his body in the water around 2:

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-22 14:11:38

Drunken driver reversed car into Madison home, nearly injuring father, two kids, police say

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-22 15:47:59

Jefferson girls sectional champs, boys qualify for state

WHITEWATER — Having the top two runners in the WIAA Division 2 Whitewater sectional girls race on Friday afternoon helped the Jefferson girls cross country team to a sectional championship with 49 team points.The Eagles will be joined at state by Lake Mills (60), which beat out East Troy (62) for se

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2018-10-22 15:00:00

Woman's chance meeting with Beaver Dam liquor store employee leads to boyfriend's arrest for domestic abuse, police say

The meeting led to the arrest of a 37-year-old Beaver Dam man on felony charges of strangulation and suffocation, false imprisonment and misdemeanor charges of battery and disorderly conduct. Hubert L. Bowie could face over 12 years in prison and a $31,000 fine if convicted of the charges.

MADISON - 2018-10-21 23:00:00

Cottage Grove residence a total loss after grill starts house on fire, deputies say

TOWN OF COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. - A grill fire causing an estimated $200,000 worth of damage displaced residents in the Town of Cottage Grove Sunday. The Dane County Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 4 p.m. in the 2200 block of Appaloosa Lane when the homeowner was allegedly burning cardboar

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-22 11:34:36

Lanes blocked on WIS 33 in Dodge Co. due to crash

UPDATE (WKOW)- Dodge County Sheriff's officials tell 27 News a truck hit a bridge early Monday morning causing lanes on Wisconsin 33 to be blocked while they clear the scene. All lanes, both east and westbound, on Wisconsin 33 between Wisconsin 67 and Madison Road are blocked off. Officials expect t

WKOW.COM - 2018-10-22 03:01:07

Columbus Hometown Market Round-Up helps Columbia County K9 program

In September the customers of Columbus Hometown Market raised funds to support the Columbia County K9 unit. The Columbia County K9 unit has three active K9 pairings, Deputy Greg Kaschinske partnered with K9 Recon, Deputy Mike Schultz partnered with K9 Jax and Deputy Jordan Haueter partnered with K9


Madison police searching for men after shooting, attempted robbery on city's west side

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are searching for two men they say attempted to rob and eventually shot a teenager on the city's west side Saturday night.Officers say it happened on the 7000 block of Raymond Road at 10:45 p.m., near Elver Park.They say a 16-year-old and 21-year-old were walking down

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-21 10:54:42

8 agencies responding to house "fully engulfed in flames," no injuries

TOWNSHIP OF COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. (WMTV) -- Multiple agencies are responding to a residential fire in the Township of Cottage Grove Sunday afternoon. According the the Dane County Communications Center a call came in at 4:08 p.m. for a fire on the 2000 block of Appaloosa Lane. 8 agencies are respondi

NBC15.COM - 2018-10-21 23:56:00

Highway 33 closed near Mayville due to early morning crash

MAYVILLE, Wis. - Highway 33 in Dodge County is blocked in both directions Monday morning after a crash during the early morning hours.The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the crash happened at about 2:20 a.m. between Highway 67 and Madison Road near Mayville, blocking both the eastbound a

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-22 10:26:08

Princeton man dies when duck-hunting boat capsizes in high winds on Fox River

MARQUETTE - A Princeton man, 52, died Saturday after his duck-hunting boat capsized on the Fox River, the Green Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities searched for the man Saturday afternoon near Puckaway Lake in the town of Marquette, finding his body in the water around 2:30 p.m. The man w

OSHKOSH NORTHWESTERN - 2018-10-21 14:28:49

Newman Catholic rallies to top Columbus Catholic in WIAA Division 4 volleyball regional final - OnFocus

The Cardinals won 22-25, 25-19, 19-25, 25-22, 15-5, to advance to the D-4 sectional semifinal Thursday against Prentice at Athens. Tigerton and Wausaukee play in the other sectional semifinal, with the winners meeting Oct. 27 at Bowler for a spot in the state tournament.

FOCUS ON MARSHFIELD - 2018-10-21 06:27:54

Fatal two-car crash on I-90 near Lake Delton in Sauk County

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A fatal two-vehicle crash occurred on I-90 east bound near Lake Delton in Sauk County today. Wisconsin Department of Transportation said the crash involved one fatality and three injuries. One occupant was fatally injured, and three were transported with life threatening inj


Medical Examiner's Office identifies man who died in Wednesday rollover crash

The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office identified that man who died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday in the town of Westport as Grant Gregory Schnelle.Schnelle, 32, of Stoughton, had crashed his pickup truck on Highway 19 just east of Walter Road, the Sheriff's Office had said.


MPD arrest man in armed robbery case, second suspect at large

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Police arrested a suspect on Oct. 18 in connection to an armed robbery that happened on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 2300 block of Columbus Lane and found a victim who had been robbed by two suspects. Authorities said one of the suspec


I-94 crash to cause heavy traffic for Brewer game

A vehicle crash on Interstate 94 at mile marker 252 near the Jefferson and Dane County border line is causing heavy traffic delays Saturday afternoon. A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene, according to State Patrol. Drivers should expect heavy traffic with the Brewers hosting Game 7 of the N