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Jefferson council talks return of Potter festival

JEFFERSON -- The city of Jefferson Common Council on Tuesday evening approved the budget and tax levy for the city for 2018, discussed the Harry Potter Festival and moved all of its aldermanic positions to being "at-large" in nature. Jefferson Mayor Dale Oppermann said the city will be pursuing agai

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 17:58:00

Jefferson Council approves tax levy

"The total new levy dollars that are being asked for are about $58,750," Freitag said. "That is slightly less than the permissible levy that the city could have given current state of Wisconsin law." The 2018 levy total is composed of the general, library and capital improvement and equipment replac

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-11-22 16:15:00

Lineup for Saturday's Parade of Lights is announced

The lineup for the annual Christmas Parade of Lights has been announced. It will begin Saturday at 5:30 p.m. from the intersection of Main and Water streets and will proceed east through downtown Watertown. The parade, organized by the Watertown Parade Committee, will feature a variety of new and ex

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 17:59:00

Crews respond to report of fire at rural Dane County building

TOWN OF CHRISTIANA, Wis. - Multiple crews are responding to a report of a building fire near Cambridge Thursday afternoon, a dispatcher said. Dane County Communications said the report came in at 3:03 p.m. of a structure fire in the 200 block of Rodney Road in the town of Christiana. Refresh the p

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-11-23 22:14:06

UPDATE: Barn considered total loss after fire in Town of Christiana

UPDATE (WKOW) -- A barn in the town of Christiana is considered a total loss after a fire Thursday afternoon. Dane County Sheriff's Deputies were first on scene of the fire that was reported around 3:00 pm Thanksgiving Day, on the 200 block of Rodney Road. Officials say metal was being moved from an

WKOW.COM - 2017-11-24 00:45:00

Milwaukee boy's family meets children he saved through organ donation

JOHNSON CREEK (WKOW) -- Families connected by one Milwaukee boy's death are meeting for the first time this Thanksgiving week. Cameras captured the moment a Johnson Creek mother got to meet the mother of the boy who saved her son's life. 14-year-old Da'Quan Nichols-Cox died in a crash two years ago.


Home base finished in 2015 Department works on 2 'satellite' facilities

JEFFERSON -- After what certainly a few county leaders would say was too many years of study, frustrated debate, blue in the face disagreement and stalemate, the Jefferson County Highway Department was finally able to move into a new, state-of-the-art shop and headquarters in June of 2015. As a comp


Charles W. Lemke, Fort Atkinson, WI

Charles W. Lemke age 94 of Fort Atkinson passed away suddenly on Nov. 17, 2017. He was born on July 22, 1923, in Fort Atkinson, WI to Hubert E. and Alma (Peters) Lemke. Charles graduated from Fort Atkinson HS in 1941, and served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He attended Milton College f

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Feds send quarter million dollars to Fairmont so city can hire police

CHARLESTON - The City of Fairmont has received a $250,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to be used to hire full-time law enforcement officers. Also receiving Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program grants were the Cabell County Sheriff's Department ($125,000) and the City of Oak Hill

THEET.COM - 2017-11-22 16:05:00

JP Miller back in area for special holiday concert at Higher Rock Church, Shinnston

SHINNSTON - A year after accepting a Southern Gospel Music Diamond Award for his outstanding work in the Christian music industry, JP Miller is coming home for Thanksgiving - home to Harrison County for a special holiday concert at Higher Rock Church in Shinnston. "I'm really excited to come and sin

THEET.COM - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

High speed chase weaves through Harrison and Doddridge counties

HARRISON COUNTY, W. Va. (WDTV) -- One person is in custody after a high speed chase that lasted nearly an hour, Tuesday evening. Viewer submitted photo. According to dispatchers, it started in Nutter Fort shortly after 8 p.m. Police were searching for a stolen vehicle out of Taylor County. When a


Federal appeals court rules against Clarksburg landlord

RICHMOND, Va. - The federal appeals court for the Fourth Circuit found no reversible error in the case of a Clarksburg landlord who'd accused city officials of using the community's building demolition program for personal gain. It was the latest in a string of legal defeats for landlord Gregory Hal


Rising Stars: Emma Eickleberry

Emma Eickleberry is this week's Rising Star. In her words: "I am the daughter of Dave and Veronica Eickleberry of Mannington. I'm a senior at North Marion High School. I'm a four-year letterman in cross country, student body treasurer, National Honor Society vice president, a member of Key Club, Mu


Christmas parades just around the corner to help kick off the season

CLARKSBURG - Christmas lights, goodies and Santa Claus will soon be bringing communities holiday fun and cheer in parades across North Central West Virginia. The Clarksburg Christmas Parade's theme is "It's a Grand Holiday Season," said Kathie Titus, Clarksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau executi

THEET.COM - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Shell Pipeline secures land-use agreements with landowners

Shell Pipeline Co. has contracted with an additional 10 local landowners to use their properties during construction of the 97-mile Falcon Ethane pipeline. Shell Pipeline Co. has contracted with an additional 10 local landowners to use their properties during construction of the 97-mile Falcon Ethan


THESIS students visit The Exponent Telegram/NCWV Media office

CLARKSBURG - A group of students from the Trinity Home Educators Supporting in Service (THESIS) program visited The Exponent Telegram/NCWV Media headquarters in Clarksburg on Tuesday. Students attending were Lydia Wright, Emma Wright, Hannah Burns, Stephan Burns, Sam Wilson, Nicholas Moebus, Jadon B

THEET.COM - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

Final Port Arthur debris pick up begins on Nov. 29

The final round of Harvey debris pick up in Port Arthur will begin on Nov. 29, the city said in a statement. Residents are encouraged to have debris in the right-of-way by that date. New construction material will not be collected by the contractors working for the city. They will also not collect h

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 17:56:25

Port Arthur 911 issues during Harvey leave residents worried, PA mayor wanting more 911 lines

PORT ARTHUR - As Tropical Storm Harvey rained down on Southeast Texas, Port Arthur's 911 system was inundated with more than 23,000 calls over four days. "I am flooding in my nursing home. I have a small fire in the back of my nursing home. I need help!" "Is the water coming in your apartment? "It'


DPS: Two people injured in Port Arthur wreck

Krista Chandler Published 11:04 am, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Two people were hospitalized after a wreck this morning in Port Arthur that left them seriously injured. Officials responded to a two vehicle crash at approximately 7:45 a.m. on West Port Arthur Road just south of Cardinal Drive, the Te


Last round of debris removal in Port Arthur scheduled for Nov. 29

FB_Cover_Recovering_From_Harvey.jpg Port Arthur Harvey debris contractors will make a final round through the City beginning November 29, 2017. Residents are urged to place all Harvey debris at the right-of-way for pick up prior to November 29th. Residents are reminded that new construction material

KFDM-TV - 2017-11-22 11:55:43