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Three Wisconsin men arrested in Janesville human trafficking sting
JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) - Three men, two from Janesville and one from Delavan, were arrested in a Janesville human trafficking sting on Wednesday. Police say 35-year-old David Hanley, of Janesville, 53-year-old Paul Rote, of Janesville, and 46-year-old Keith Dabbs, of Delavan, were arrested at the B
Wisconsin woman honored for Jayme Closs rescue
Jeanne Nutter, the social worker who helped lead Jayme Closs to safety after the 13-year-old Barron girl was abducted and held captive in Gordon for 88 days, was honored for her outstanding service by Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson during a ceremony at the st
Friends cannot save 10-time drunken driver from long prison term
ELKHORN — A man convicted of drunken driving for the 10th time has been ordered to prison by a judge who told him, “I have to take your keys.”. David Moran, 48, of Elkhorn, was sentenced March 14 to nine years behind bars, plus another six years of extended supervision during which he must remain so
Milton attorney's law license reinstated
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated a Milton attorney’s law license, which had been suspended in 2015 because the attorney embezzled from his former employer. John F. Koenig of Milton admitted taking $39,920 during 37 instances while employed at Kohls and Associates, of Monona, where
Missing person's vehicle found in Wisconsin
KENOSHA (WKZO AM/FM) -- Police in Wisconsin have put out searchers, and used a drone to look for a woman reported missing and endangered from Portage. 39-year-old Amanda Hanover was last seen on Monday by family members in Kalamazoo County.
Elkhorn veteran gets nine years in prison after 10th intoxicated-driving offense
When he’s “Sober Dave,” David J. Moran has a lot of positive qualities. His lawyer, Melissa Frost, only knew that Dave. She said he is a “pretty fantastic guy” who is funny and engaging.
Woman charged with harboring accused killer in death of Wisconsin 2-year-old
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A woman traveling with the man accused of killing the mother of his child in Milwaukee is charged with aiding a felon. A criminal complaint says Deloise Lipsey was with Dariaz Higgins for several days after Sierra Robinson was fatally shot and another woman was wounded last week. Th
Latest Red Cross shelters available as of March 20
Below is a list of nine shelters in Nebraska and southwest Iowa that are helping assist those who have been displaced from their homes due to the recent flooding. - Council Bluffs, Iowa (Salem United Methodist Church, 14955 Somerset Avenue)
Gov. Evers recognizes Milton High School teacher
Milton High School teacher Nicholas Manogue is one of five people recognized by Gov. Tony Evers as 2018 Governor's Financial Literacy Award recipients. Thirteen businesses, individuals and organizations received the awards at a ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday, according to a news release.
Woman, 24, Found Dead In Car On Summit Ave.: Report
WAUKESHA, WI — Police in Waukesha say a 24-year-old woman is dead in an apparent drug overdose case. According to police reports, officers were called to the 1100 block of Summit Ave. just before 10 p.m. on March 19 on a report of a person in critical condition.
Local groups, residents rise above the flood’s aftermath
ELKHORN — Surrounding communities have responded to the floods by donating time and items to the Salvation Army and to the American Red Cross organizations. On Sunday, there were people donating items at collection points at Family Fare, Elkhorn High School, Union Bank & Trust Sports Complex and mor
Granddaughter seeks cards for Fort Atkinson veteran’s 100th birthday
FORT ATKINSON (WKOW) — World War II U.S. Army veteran Lavern Borchardt of Fort Atkinson is turning 100-years old on May 27, 2019. To celebrate his birthday, his granddaughter is asking the community to send him birthday notes and cards, according to a Facebook post from the Wisconsin Department of V
Delavan man who called 911 and said ‘I just murdered my wife’ ruled competent to proceed
WALWORTH COUNTY — A Delavan man accused in connection with the fatal stabbing of his wife was in court Wednesday, March 20 — where he was ruled competent to proceed. An arraignment was scheduled for April 11.
Janesville loses artist, teacher, historian, friend
A woman who touched the lives of thousands through her work as an English teacher, visual artist and historian died March 9 of cancer. Sherry Thurner, 68, was an Elkhorn native who spent much of her life teaching in Janesville schools. She retired in 2006 after teaching English and speech at Edison
Trevor man accused of killing brothers heading to trial next month
A Trevor man accused of shooting and killing two brothers outside a Twin Lakes bar is expected to go to trial April 9. Nathan Kivi, 26, is alleged to have killed 31-year-old Kenneth Samuel III and his 28-year-old brother Richard Samuel after an altercation outside the Beach Bar, 402. S. Lake St., at
Mukwonago Gordmans grand opening set Wednesday
MUKWONAGO — On Wednesday evening in Mukwonago, the city will debut a new apparel and home décor retailer. Gordmans, a member of Stage Stores, will open its doors at 5:30 p.m. This is one of 38 Gordmans opening across the United States this month.
Woman prosecutors say admitted to taking methadone, driving revoked with child pleads not guilty
RACINE COUNTY — A Burlington woman accused of driving while impaired with a 5-year-old child in her vehicle was in court Wednesday, March 20 for her preliminary hearing, which she waived.
Williams Bay Public Works clears a beaver dam blocking Harris Creek at Geneva Street
WILLIAMS BAY — Village public works employees spent several hours in Harris Creek on March 14 clearing debris from a beaver dam from a culvert that allows the creek to flow under Geneva Street.
Public invited to celebration at Clinton’s Post 440
Mike Morouney doesn’t care if you have no military experience. Just come and bring the kids. “The more people the better,” he said. Morouney is 1st Vice Cmdr. of the Clinton Post 440 of the American Legion.
Lake Koshkonong flooding threatens neighborhood for second time in six months
TOWN OF MILTON (WKOW) — Those who live along the banks of Lake Koshkonong are familiar with its flood patterns. Tuesday evening, the lake hit moderate flood stage, overtaking low-lying roads and surrounding some homes in the Malwood neighborhood.