Breaking News from Hartford WI

Find the latest Hartford WI News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Prosecutors: Man’s threats to ‘kill everyone’ at Hartford PD stemmed from meth, alcohol use

HARTFORD — Prosecutors said a man’s decision to use meth and alcohol led him to place threatening phone calls to the Hartford Police Department. Upon his arrest, prosecutors said he threatened police officers and their families.


Link suspected in poisonings of Wisconsin pets, wild animals

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say the same poison appears to have killed three family dogs and several wild animals since December in northern Wisconsin. State officials say the dog deaths happened in Bayfield, Marinette, and Florence counties. Investigators are conducting lab tests to determine

CBS 58

VIDEO | Tree dedication in Hartford in memory of 8-year-old Logan Johnson

April 20, 2019 – Hartford, WI – The noon siren sounded in Hartford and that marked the start of a gathering at Independence Park for the dedication of a tree in memory of Logan Johnson.


High risk for burning in Washington County | By Ron Naab

April 20, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – It is a dangerous time of the year for wildland/grass fires. Because the ground is wet and muddy, doesn’t indicate we can safely burn dead vegetation, brush piles, etc.


Wisconsin DMV recommends getting REAL ID soon before federal enforcement starts

Federal officials are finally putting the REAL ID standard into use for airline travel, so now’s the time to get your license upgraded. The change will come in October of 2020. Wisconsin DMV deputy administrator Patrick Fernan says the state has been issuing the upgraded licenses since 2013.


Weakened Levee On Wisconsin River Causes Evacuation

Flood Warnings, Watches In Effect Along Waterways Across Wisconsin. Around 30 homes near Portage have been evacuated because of a weakened levee on the Wisconsin river. Ed Culhane, public information officer from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said DNR officials began monitoring the


Mayville Police investigate stabbing death

MAYVILLE – Mayville Police are investigating the stabbing death of a 30-year-old man who was found in an apartment in the 1000 block of Horicon Street on Sunday morning with cuts to his abdomen and chest.


Tickets go on sale April 21 for Washington County Breakfast on the Farm

Washington Co., WI – Washington County Breakfast on the Farm will be held at Highland Dairy, LLC this year in Kewaskum. Mike, Linda and Corey Enright are set to roll out the red carpet and invite guests to tour the robotic farm, compete in pedal tractor pull, listen to live music and share in some e


Germantown Police arrest topless woman, two others who were naked over Easter weekend

GERMANTOWN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police in Germantown had a busy Easter weekend. They reported six arrests: two for theft, one for criminal damage, and three for disorderly conduct.

CBS 58

Sheriff: Head-On Crash Kills 2 Drivers In Western Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A head-on crash early Monday morning left two drivers dead in western Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. as rain fell on U.S. Highway 8, just east of 15th Street in Beaver Township.


Mayville Engineering Company plans to go public

A local company could soon be ticking across the New York Stock Exchange. Mayville Engineering Company in Mayville, also known as MEC, announced that the company has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The company filed the statement as part of its proposal


Wisconsin K-9 officer helps seize more than $15,000 in drug bust

DARLINGTON (WKOW) — Darlington police K-9 “Kilo” poses with his recent bust in a Facebook photo shared by the Darlington Police Department Sunday. According to the post, Kilo is pictured with items seized during a recent traffic stop, including over $15,000 in drug money, a handgun, and drugs.


Severe Threat Continues Across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin

ROCKFORD, ILL - There were a few severe thunderstorm warnings south and west of Rockford Monday afternoon and evening, but there are currently no active warnings - as of 6:50pm - for the Stateline.


Poynette man arrested for 5th OWI

JUNEAU — A 61-year-old Poynette man appeared in Dodge County court on Monday for a 5th offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Charles W. Hawley could face up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine if convicted.


Wisconsin cracks down on illegal card skimmers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (FOX 11) -- Wisconsin is cracking down on people trying to get their hands on your credit card information. State audits are helping catch illegal card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs. Thieves can quickly get in and out of machines with easily accessible keys, making skimmers virtuall


Wisconsin Native Killed In Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA — A Wisconsin native was among the more than 200 people killed Easter Sunday as a series of bombings rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near the Sri Lankan capital. Dieter Kowalski, 40, whose social media pages list him as a Milwaukee native and University of Wisconsin–Madiso


Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

MILWAUKEE – A Wisconsin mother of seven has agreed to plead guilty to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State by distributing information on making explosives and biological weapons.


Man hurt in city ATV accident

An as yet unidentified man was treated and transported to Aurora Summit medical center by Flight For Life helicopter Saturday evening after he lost control of his ATV and rolled it in the city of Watertown.


The Trouble With Waste: The State Of Recycling In Wisconsin

We throw our paper and aluminum cans in a bin, a crew picks up the materials, and we assume we’ve made a difference. But experts say there’s still confusion on what can be recycled.


Police: 3 disorderly conduct arrests involved 'lack of clothing'

GERMANTOWN, Wis. — Three people arrested in Germantown last weekend were in various forms of undress. Police posted about the arrests Monday morning on Facebook. According to the post, an intoxicated woman was found running topless on Park Avenue.