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Fort woman pleads to multiple charges

JEFFERSON — A 20-year-old Fort Atkinson woman has entered pleas to multiple charges, including the delivery of drugs at or near the Jefferson County Jail, bailjumping and disorderly conduct.


WIAA STATE WRESTLING: Schaaf earns a chance to go for Sauk Prairie's first state title since 2008

MADISON — Bryant Schaaf was the lone Sauk Prairie High School wrestler left standing at Friday night of the WIAA Division 1 individual state wrestling meet. The senior had to wait all day before taking the mat against Burlington junior Jake Skrundz in the 160-pound semifinals. Schaaf continued to co


Massive storm system delivering powerful blow to much of country. See what Wisconsin will experience this weekend

A massive storm system is delivering a powerful blow to much of the country this weekend, with south-central Wisconsin seeing freezing rain, rain, sleet, snow and high winds, while some areas to the north and west will see heavy snow and blizzard conditions, according to forecasters.


NOTICE: Blizzard Warning posted for part of west central Wisconsin; heavy snow Saturday night, strong winds Sunday

1 to 2 inches of snow fell on west central Wisconsin late Friday night through early Saturday morning. A second, much larger round of snow is expected Saturday evening through a large part of Sunday. In addition to several inches of snow, travel conditions will be dangerous in a large part of the ar


WIAA girls basketball: McKenna Warnock's big second half leads MG past Portage

When Monona Grove senior McKenna Warnock ran into minor first-half foul trouble Friday night, it created an opening for the Portage girls basketball team. But Warnock slammed that door shut in the second half, scoring 27 points in a 40-point outing that turned a three-point halftime deficit into an


Car bursts into flames killing passenger following chain reaction crash in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- One person is dead following a chain-reaction crash in Watertown. Authorities were called to the area of Highway 26 just south of High Road for a report of a two-vehicle crash.

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Sheriff's office seeking answers in fatal accident

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department's Major Accident Investigation Team was busy Thursday looking into the cause of a multivehicle crash on state Highway 26 just south of Watertown that killed a 19-year-old Johnson Creek woman.


Winter weather advisory for all of SE Wisconsin from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of southeast Wisconsin from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 23. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limi


Jefferson County officials respond to multi-vehicle crash on Highway 26

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County officials are responding to a multi-vehicle crash just south of Watertown on Wednesday, Feb. 20. It happened on State Highway 26 northbound near Ebenezer Road.


Cause of Jefferson train derailment investigated

JEFFERSON — The Jefferson Police Department and other emergency responders were busy Wednesday morning investigating a train derailment in an industrial area on the south side of Jefferson.


Traffic alert: All lanes of NB I-94 shut down from Hwy G to Ryan Rd. due to emergency road repairs

RACINE COUNTY — All northbound lanes of northbound I-94 are shut down from Highway G to Ryan Rd. because of emergency road repairs. Alternate Route: Exit at Highway G to West Frontage Rd to 27th St. north to Ryan Rd. Ryan Rd east to I-41/94 NB on-ramp.


Wisconsin woman accused of attacking husband with SUV

OCONTO FALLS, Wis. (AP) — An Oconto Falls woman is accused of running down her husband with a sport utility vehicle on Christmas Eve. Authorities allege 36-year-old Sarah Colson and her husband argued while driving home from a family gathering and he got out of the vehicle to walk home. She allegedl

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Fatal crash victim from Johnson Creek

WATERTOWN — The victim in Wednesday's fatal collision between a sports utility vehicle and car has been identified as a Johnson Creek area woman. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jeff Parker said that Jasmine Saxby, 19, was killed when the Ford Festiva in which she was a passenger was


Wisconsin man pleads not guilty in case of abused teen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of helping a 14-year-old girl escape sexual abuse in exchange for video of her being raped has pleaded not guilty to sexually exploiting a child.


Michigan or Wisconsin: Which is the TRUE “Mitten” State?

What's all this stuff about Wisconsin calling itself the "Real" Mitten State? This has been going on for quite a number of years. In 2011, the Wisconsin Dept. of Tourism used an image of (what looks like) a mangled mitten to resemble their state. Well, I hate to burst any Wisconsin cheese bubbles, b


Deerfield man arrested on suspicion of 4th OWI

MADISON, Wis. - A Deerfield man was arrested by a Dane County deputy on suspicion of a fourth offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated charge early Saturday morning.


Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is siding with groups seeking repeal of laws weakening his powers that were passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature during a December lame-duck session. Evers notified a Dane County judge Friday that he would not defend the laws and instead woul


Jefferson FFA breakfast to kick off week of activities

JEFFERSON — The 30th annual Jefferson High School FFA Alumni pancake breakfast will be held Sunday, March 3, in conjunction with National FFA Week. While nationally, the week is designated as Feb. 16-23, Jefferson High School coordinators moved their celebration to the following week so as not to co


Northeast Wisconsin natives up for Oscars this Sunday

(WBAY) - Northeast Wisconsin natives are up for the most prestigious award in entertainment--the Oscar. Appleton native Willem Dafoe is nominated for Best Actor for his role as Vincent van Gogh in "At Eternity's Gate."


Stretch of Highway 26 near Watertown closed for hours as police investigate crash

WATERTOWN, Wis. - A stretch of Highway 26 in Jefferson County was closed Wednesday for about five hours as officials investigated. The state Department of Transportation said a crash at about 11:30 a.m. closed all lanes of Highway 26 at Ebenezer Drive just south of Watertown. The road was reopened a