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One dead, two injured in serious crash on Highway 12 in Jefferson Co.
UDPATE (WKOW) — One person is dead after a bad crash that forced authorities to close a three mile stretch of U.S. Highway 12 for more than three hours Wednesday night. An SUV and a sedan crashed at the intersection of the highway and Airport Road just before 7:00 p.m. The driver of the sedan died a
Fort man gets probation for taking his children
JEFFERSON — A 35-year-old Fort Atkinson man was sentenced to five years on probation Thursday for taking his three children from his wife and disappearing for almost a week last July.
Delavan man killed in Town of Oakland collision
OAKLAND — A 56-year-old Delavan man died Wednesday in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 12 in the Town of Oakland. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jeff Parker said Michael Rubendall was killed when his vehicle — a Ford Fusion — crossed into the path of an oncoming Chevrolet Suburban
Cost of getting married in Jefferson County rises
JEFFERSON -- The price of a marriage license in Jefferson County is scheduled for increase in the coming year. According to Jefferson County Clerk Barbara Frank, effective Jan. 2, 2019, the cost is rising from $90 to $110 to offset the cost of processing the paperwork and to help with other staffing
Harlem knocks off Jefferson in 2nd place showdown
MACHESNEY PARK – Harlem used a big 2nd half run to pull away from Jefferson, as the Huskies beat the J-Hawks, 61-52, to take over sole possession of 2nd place in the NIC-10 behind the undefeated East E-Rabs.
2021 Farm Tech Days at Jefferson County Fair Park
JEFFERSON — While still preparing to play host in 2019, Jefferson County also will be the site of the 2021 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Next summer, the show will be hosted by the Walter Grain Farms in the Town of Milford owned by Mike and Sarah Walter from July 23-25.
Wisconsin Targeted In Massive Bomb Threat Hoax: Reports
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Multiple bomb threats have been reported in the Metro Milwaukee area Thursday, authorities said. Bomb threats have been surfacing nationwide in what several police departments have called a hoax.
Wisconsin strip club reaches $400k settlement with dancers
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin strip club has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle dancers’ claims that they were paid essentially nothing for their performances. Teriana Jones, who worked as a stripper at Cruisin’ Chubbys Gentleman’s Club, filed a federal class action lawsuit in 2017 alleging club ma
Farm Technology Days seeks Jefferson County exhibitors
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2019, hosted by Jefferson County, is accepting applications for the Rural Mutual Insurance Event Center, formally known as the Family Living Area.
Jefferson summer school report shows satisfaction
JEFFERSON — The School District of Jefferson Board of Education had a relatively quiet meeting Wednesday evening, reviewing the results of a recent summer school survey, hearing the auditors’ report, and handing some minor personnel matters.
A defensive Scott Walker insists signing Wisconsin power grab wouldn't just be dirty partisanship
Outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is laying the groundwork to sign the power grab bills denying his Democratic successor, Tony Evers, the same powers he has enjoyed so much. If he sounds a little defensive—as he should—that doesn’t mean that his argument doesn’t boil down to “I feel righteous abo
Watertown man charged in child sexual assault
JUNEAU -- Cash bond was set at $60,000 Wednesday afternoon for a Watertown man who allegedly molested a six-year-old girl. Gregory Howell, 42 made his initial appearance in Dodge County Circuit Court is charged with first degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. If convicted, he could f
These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In Wisconsin For 2019
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Police: Beltline speeder clocked at nearly 100 mph
MADISON, Wis. - A driver caught speeding on the Beltline on Friday morning was clocked going nearly 100 mph, Madison police said. According to police, the department's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team was monitoring traffic on Friday at about 10 a.m. when officers spotted a Dodge Ram truck traveling
Two in jail after reported armed robbery in Whitewater
Two Milwaukee men are in the Walworth County Jail in connection with an armed robbery in Whitewater on Monday afternoon. Whitewater police Capt. Dan Meyer confirmed Wednesday morning that police arrested Prentice S. Hawkins, 20, and Badon C. Prophet Jr., 19, in the robbery in the 100 block of South
Hwy 18 blocked near Cambridge as crews respond to restaurant fire
TOWN OF OAKLAND (WKOW) — Right now, Highway 18 is closed in both directions near Cambridge, as crews are battling a fire. Fire officials say someone spotted the fire around 8:40 p.m. while driving by Giovanni’s restaurant in the 9000 block of Highway 18 in the town of Oakland.
County board OKs letter of intent for osteopathic college
JEFFERSON — The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a “letter of intent” with the College of Osteopathic Medicine Inc. to build a new medical college on county-owned property on the southwest side of the City of Jefferson.
‘It hurts:’ Single mom’s vehicle stole at Whitewater gas station, with donated gifts for her kids inside
WHITEWATER -- Surveillance cameras captured a thief stealing a car from a gas station in Whitewater -- filled with Christmas gifts donated to a single mother. "I still can't believe it," said Danielle Palms.
Broadband networks topic of Jefferson County board
JEFFERSON -- For the first time in awhile, the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors appears to have a lighter agenda when it meets in regular session for the month of December on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Courthouse.
Complaint: Janesville teen was driving upward of 80 mph on Milton Ave. before fatal crash
JANESVILLE, Wis. - A Parker High School student involved in a fatal crash in Janesville in October was found to have been traveling over 80 mph at the time, police say. According to a criminal complaint,Ty Matijevich was headed off campus for lunch when he hit another driver near the intersection of