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1 killed in crash near Lancaster

LANCASTER, Wis. -- A Cassville man died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night southwest of Lancaster. Richard Bong, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Department. The crash occurred at 7:55 p.m. Wednesday on Grant County N near Pigeon Lane, southwest of La

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-22 14:52:00

Dubuque man charged with murder asks Iowa Supreme Court to change competency ruling

A Dubuque man accused of sexually assaulting and fatally beating a woman is asking the Iowa Supreme Court to determine that he is not competent to face trial. An attorney for Helmon Betwell, 22, recently filed an interlocutory appeal after a district court judge found him competent. Betwell is charg

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

Platteville business lands $750,000 grant from NASA

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - A local business founded by a University of Wisconsin- Platteville professor recently landed a $750,000 grant from NASA. The two-year grant was given to Photonic Cleaning Technologies, of Platteville, founded by chemistry professor James Hamilton, the school announced. Hamilton c

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

Authorities: Bellevue woman injured in rollover crash

Authorities said a Bellevue, Iowa, woman had minor injuries from a rollover crash Wednesday afternoon north of Zwingle. Gina L. Hingtgen, 51, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque for an ankle injury, according to a Dubuque County Sheriff's Department report. The crash occurred at 1

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

UW-Platteville officials install security devices to barricade doors

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Authorities have placed lockdown barricade devices in classrooms and labs across University of Wisconsin-Platteville, according to a press release. University police installed 100 Nightlock devices in Ullsvik, Ullrich and Ottensman halls. The devices firmly secure doors, preven

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-22 18:58:00

Animals of all species congregate at Platteville Senior Center

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Lizzie Ringberg stood attentively today, watching the python wrap itself around her forearm. The snake's scales shined, a meandering pattern of tan and brown. "It's cool," said the Westview Elementary School student, smiling. She added, "I thought that I didn't want to, but then

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 21:00:00

Cross Plains teacher loses home in fire

CROSS PLAINS, (WMTV) -- A fire that broke out at a Cross Plains home on Wednesday night belonged to a teacher. A spokesperson for the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District said Caroline Estabrook is a second grade teacher at Park Elementary School. A GoFundMe page setup for the family surpasse

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-23 00:38:00

Dubuque County garage fire causes $100,000 in damage

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says a garage fire on Thursday spread to a nearby residence, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Crews responded to a report of the fire in the 13000 block of Swiss Valley Road, near the Dubuque Regional Airport, around 1:08 p.m. this afternoon. A man at the

KWWL - 2018-03-22 23:52:00

3 taken to hospital, released after rollover accident in Sherrill

SHERRILL, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office and Sherril Ambulance responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover around 11:15 p.m. March 20 on Hantelman Road. A 17-year-old was driving south on Hantelman Road when it is believed she lost control of the car and went into the


Lafayette County sheriff to seek 2nd term

DARLINGTON, Wis. - Lafayette County Sheriff Reg Gill will run for a second term. The Republican started in the position in 2015 following his election when Sheriff Scott Pedley retired. Gill, 53, has been with the department since 1999. During his time as sheriff, he developed two projects started u


Platteville PD: Stranger touches woman inappropriately while sleeping

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (WMTV)--- Police are asking for the community's help to find a man they said inappropriately touched a woman while she was sleeping early Sunday morning. According to a post on the Platteville Police Department's Facebook page, they are investigating a complaint of a stranger ente


Fire destroys Cross Plains teacher's home

CROSS PLAINS, Wis. - A fire that broke out Wednesday night destroyed the home of a Cross Plains teacher. Multiple fire departments responded starting around 8:15 p.m. to the 7000 block of Laufenberg Road for reports of a structure fire. Middleton-Cross Plains school district officials said a GoFundM

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-22 16:18:39

Former Fennimore woman sentenced for failure to act in sex abuse case

LANCASTER, Wis. -- A former Fennimore resident was sentenced today to prison for failing to act while a child was sexually abused. Heather M. Manning, 38, now of Portage, was sentenced in Grant County Circuit Court to three years in prison, to be followed by three years extended supervision. A jury


Fire destroys Cross Plains teacher's home, community rallies

CROSS PLAINS, Wis. - A fire that broke out Wednesday night destroyed the home of a Cross Plains teacher. Multiple fire departments responded starting around 8:15 p.m. to the 7000 block of Laufenberg Road for reports of a structure fire. Middleton-Cross Plains school district officials said a GoFundM

FOX47.COM - 2018-03-22 15:42:43

Man rescued from vehicle facing second OWI charge, officials say

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Officials arrested a 22-year-old man for his second OWI offense after rescuing him from his crashed vehicle around 11:20 p.m. Friday. According to a news release, Jonathan Mish of Platteville, was traveling east on County Highway B in a Jeep Cherokee owned by Elizabeth Laufenburg


3 teens injured in rollover crash near Sherrill

SHERRILL, Iowa -- Three teens were injured in a rollover crash Tuesday night north of Sherrill. Amber L. Bissell, 17, of Dubuque, and two passengers, Austin L. Dilley, 19, of North Freedom, Wis., and Desiree D. Stocks, 15, of Dubuque, were taken by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque, where th


Police: Woman who entered gas station in distress had been kidnapped

MONONA, Wis. - A Mount Horeb man is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman Monday night. Mathew Levin, 50, was arrested Wednesday on tentative charges of second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, false imprisonment and kidnapping. On Tuesday, Monona police released su


Person Killed at Ogle County Landfill Wednesday Morning

DAVIS JUNCTION - The Ogle County Coroner confirms that someone was killed during an incident at the Orchard Hills Landfill in Davis Junction Wednesday morning. Details surrounding the death have not been released. Eyewitness News has reached out to the Ogle County Sheriff's Department for comment, a


Sheriff: 3 injured in Dubuque County rollover

Three people were injured after their car rolled over in rural Dubuque County. According to a release from the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office, 17-year-old Amber Bissell was driving south on Hantelman Road when she lost control of the vehicle, entered a ditch and rolled over. It happened at about 11


Coroner: Man found dead at Orchard Hills Landfill

The Ogle County Coroner's Office confirms that a man was found dead this morning at Orchard Hills Landfill in Davis Junction. Details are limited at this time surrounding a cause of death or other details. The Ogle County Sheriff's Office is expected to release more details soon. 13 WREX will cont