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Man dies off the shore of Beaver Dam lake

TOWN OF WESTFORD - A 52-year-old man was pronounced dead Monday after a truck was found shortly after sunrise in Beaver Dam Lake 20 yards from shore at the Hickory Point Road boat launch ramp. According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, the man was located and pronounced dead by the Dodge County

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 22:38:00

Man arrested after grabbing woman's buttocks at bar, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A man was arrested after grabbing a woman's buttocks at Hawk's Bar and Grill around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. According to Police Chief Mike Koval's blog, the 22-year-old woman screamed when a 24-year-old man she did not know picked her up and grabbed her as she was leaving

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-18 18:17:09

Nearly A Dozen Fire Departments Respond To House Fire Near Plymouth

Fire Trucks Lined Up At House Fire Near Plymouth Photo Courtesy: Sheboygan Night Scanner PLYMOUTH, Wis. (WHBL) - Fire crews worked through the night after a blaze breaks out at a home on Woodside Lane in the Town of Plymouth. The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department says they got a 911 call around

WSAU.COM - 2018-03-19 11:41:00

Fond Du Lac Fire Department rescues cat with oxygen mask

FOND DU LAC, Wis. - The Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue Department helped rescue a cat from a house fire on Monday. The fire came from a kitchen of a house on E. 10th Street. Paramedics helped the cat breathe with an oxygen mask specially made for animals. On the department's Facebook page, fire chief s

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-03-20 09:35:29

Drug Deal That Resulted In Overdose Death Made At Drug Treatment Facility

Heroin overdose SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WHBL) - Two people have now been charged in connection with a drug overdose death in Sheboygan in February. Katelyn Rezachek and Nicholas Richter are both facing numerous felonies for the heroin overdose death of a 36 year old woman at a home on Mayflower Avenue on

WHBL.COM - 2018-03-19 12:57:00

Waupun truck stop open for business

WAUPUN - At least a portion of Heritage Ridge Travel Plaza, along Highway 151 at Highway 26, is now open. The CITGO station and convenience mart opened Monday, although the adjacent Wild Goose Cafe is still being completed. Heritage Ridge Travel Plaza includes an 8,500-square-foot convenience store,

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 02:00:00

Two taken by Flight for Life after three-vehicle crash near Fox Lake

FOX LAKE - Two were taken by Flight for Life Monday after a three-vehicle crash near the city of Fox Lake. Fox Lake police and the Dodge County Sheriff's Office responded at 12:30 p.m. to a crash on Dodge County A near Dodge County C. A preliminary investigation suggests that a Chevrolet SUV trave

FOND DU LAC REPORTER - 2018-03-19 23:31:21

Gilbert Paper employee crushed while unloading coal | Back in Time

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Highlights from the Neenah-Menasha area dating back 50, 75, 100 and 125 years. 1893: St. Stephen's Guild is preparing for a great Easter ball and fair to be held Easter week at Concordia Hall in Menasha. 1918: Alfred Morris, Menasha, met almost instant death in an

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-03-19 13:00:01

Police: 31-year-old man shot, injured during apparent armed robbery

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning, March 18. It happened just before 4 a.m. near 51st Boulevard and Hampton Avenue. Police say a 31-year-old Milwaukee man was shot by a male suspect during an apparent armed robbery. The victim took himself t


Sheboygan man suffers burns, loses home after house fire

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - A Sheboygan man suffered burns to his head and hands, and his home was completely destroyed in a fire Saturday evening. The Sheboygan Fire Department received the call at 5:30 p.m., according to a release. They arrived at a home on the 800 block of Jackson Avenue just minutes later


Driver killed in Dodge County crash

Hustisford, Wis. (WMTV)--- According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, a driver was killed Saturday evening on County Highway E South of Perch Rd in the Town of Hustisford. The crash happened at 5:48PM. Preliminary investigation shows that a 1992 Ford Pick-Up Truck was traveling Southbound on Co


Former bullying victim delivers friendship benches to Fond du Lac schools

FOND DU LAC, Wis. - A 16-year-old Florida girl, who was born without complete arms, believes her invention to stop bullying may also help prevent violence in our schools. On Friday, she delivered one of her friendship benches to Evans Elementary School in Fond du Lac. Acacia Woodley, founder of Tiny


Dodge County traffic fatality reported Saturday

A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the town of Hustisford on Saturday evening. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office was dispatched at 5:48 p.m. for the crash on Highway E south of Perch Road. Preliminary investigation shows that a 1992 Ford pickup was traveling southbound on Highway E, lost

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 19:08:00

Some Omro residents concerned about construction

OMRO, Wis. - Bill Yoblonski said the Wisconsin 21 bridge brings lots of people into Omro. "It's a direct route," Yoblonski said. Yoblonski said downtown depends on the bridge. "Very valuable for all the businesses, especially with the campers, people staying at the parks on the weekends," he said


UW Oshkosh Police seek info about residence hall graffiti

UW Oshkosh Police are looking for the community's help identifying the person who sprayed graffiti on Webster Residence Hall. The department posted two pictures to its Facebook page, while providing five ways to report information: 1. Call us at 920-424-1212 2. Visit our website (police.uwosh.edu),


Beaver Dam apartment burned 2nd time in history a fire this large was intentionally set

BEAVER DAM -- Residents who live at nearby apartment complexes were not able to go home overnight due to air quality concerns following a controlled burn in Beaver Dam. Firefighters in the city watched Thursday as an apartment complex where a 28-year-old man is believed to have been making bombs wen


FBI: Some tenants' valuables retrieved ahead of Beaver Dam burn

Residents of Building 109 at Village Glen Apartments unable to return home after March 5 blast Updated: 2:22 PM CDT Mar 15, 2018 Bomb technicians from the FBI conducting a final sweep of the apartment building where a fatal explosion occurred last week were able to retrieve some important items fo


732 grams of cocaine worth $30K seized from Dodge County home, officials say

More than $30,000 worth of cocaine was seized Thursday during the search of a residence in Dodge County, officials said. Members of the Dodge County Drug Task Force and the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation conducted a drug investigation over the past several months that resulted in a s


Man found dead in East River had been missing since Dec. 22

Ryan Riebe has been missing since December 2017. His father, Terry, says Ryan may have fallen through the ice on the East River in Green Bay, but he won't stop looking for his son until he knows for sure. Sarah Kloepping/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin GREEN BAY - Police are expected to confirm this mo


Return 'at your own risk,' officials tell residents of building adjacent to Beaver Dam burn

BEAVER DAM, Wis. - Officials are recommending that residents of one of the buildings near the apartment destroyed Thursday stay away this weekend. The Beaver Dam Police Department said Friday that residents of 107 Knaup Drive can return to their home but recommended they continue to stay away, as o