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Medical Examiner's Office identifies man who died in Wednesday rollover crash
The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office identified that man who died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday in the town of Westport as Grant Gregory Schnelle.Schnelle, 32, of Stoughton, had crashed his pickup truck on Highway 19 just east of Walter Road, the Sheriff's Office had said.
Reedsburg man charged with cocaine possession
A Reedsburg man faces drug charges after police say he was in possession of cocaine.Jamie Strampe, 27, is charged with possession of cocaine, misdemeanor bail jumping and possession of drug paraphernalia. He faces up to three years and six months imprisonment for the first charge.According to the cr
Baraboo man appears on reality TV show '90-Day Fiance'
Leida Margaretha was shopping for furniture but instead found a man. And starting Sunday, both of them will be television stars.She was shopping online when she saw a personal ad posted by Eric Rosenbrook, an avionics technician who lives in Baraboo. Margaretha clicked on the ad and, well, things cl
15 things to do in Madison this weekend (October 19-21)
This weekend, 46 Wisconsin artists open up their private studios to the public for a rare look behind the scenes. You'll have an opportunity to meet and observe artists in their work spaces as they create new pieces. There will also be art available for purchase. This free, self-guided tour takes pl
Flood damage too much to overcome as Coach House in Rock Springs closes permanently
Neil Caflisch said he’s not going to reopen his restaurant, The Coach House, which has been closed since Aug. 29 when a storm caused the Baraboo River to swell above flood stage. It happened so quickly, there wasn’t time to prepare, he said. Persistent rains in the following week brought a second ro
Madison police investigating after more than 20 people reportedly involved in fight, shots fired
MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are investigating after a complaint of shots fired in a parking lot Friday night on the city's south side. Officers say there was some sort of disturbance involving more than 20 people in the parking lot of a bar, near the 2100 block of Luann Lane.
Driver in hit-and-run that caused death of Waunakee man sentenced to 6 years in prison
A 27-year-old Fitchburg man was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a 30-year-old Waunakee man in the town of Westport in May 2017.Francisco Martinez also was sentenced to six years of extended supervision by Dane County Circuit Judge John D. Hyland after being convi
Four Reedsburg golfers earn Academic All-State
Anna Krieski, Ashley Krieski, Julia Korklewski and Kaitlyn Brunken are all Academic All-State honorees. Anna Krieski and Ashley Krieski were designated with honors, while Korklewski and Brunken earned high honors.
Authorities arrest six juveniles after vehicle pursuit through Dane and Green Co.
DANE COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) - Early Thursday morning, six juveniles were taken into custody after they led authorities on a vehicle pursuit through Dane and Green County. According to the Dane County Sheriff's Office, a Belleville officer responded to a call of two vehicles searching other cars in the
Trump declares flood disaster for Sauk and other Wisconsin counties
Sauk County flood victims got good news from two sources Thursday, as President Trump declared recent Wisconsin flooding a federal disaster and a local relief fund received a gift of nearly $100,000.Trump's declaration makes flood victims in Sauk and seven other counties eligible for federal aid. Go
Police: Portage man forced into car and robbed at gunpoint, driven 3 miles away
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1943: Accident victim’s identity sought
25 years ago this week (1993)As if on cue, Nick Nolte emerged from the white Lincoln Continental and entered his trailer. No, this was not Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. This was Fourth Street in Baraboo Sunday morning. Right across the street from the Alpine Café. The semi-trucks and trailers began st
Gun shop, manufacturer wants to build in Baraboo
Despite their own concerns and those voiced by a neighbor, Baraboo planners granted preliminary approval Tuesday for construction of a gun store, manufacturing operation and indoor shooting range off South Boulevard.
Fatal Crash in Juneau County
A two vehicle collision Oct. 16 resulted in a fatality on County Road HH south of 54th Street in the Town of Kildare."Initial investigation revealed the operator of a southbound vehicle went off the roadway while negotiating a curve on County Road HH," said Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson in a pr
Democratic candidates promote infrastructure at Reedsburg forum
Locals had a chance to hear from two of the five candidates running for state office at a forum hosted by Reedsburg Area Concerned Citizens Oct. 14 at the Reedsburg Public Library.Kriss Marion, running as the Democratic challenger to unseat incumbent Howard Marklien for state senate in the 17th Dist
'It gives me chills': Pumpkin farm owner discusses fatal crash near property
Get your weather forecast from people that actually live in your community. We update with short, easy-to-use video forecasts you can watch on your phone every day. Download theiOSorAndroid apphere.Next Story'It is too much': Rock Springs still trying to recover months after devastating flooding
32-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash near Waunakee, officials say
MADISON, Wis. - Deputies are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday morning near Waunakee, Dane County officials said. Highway 19 was closed just east of Walter Road near Waunakee around 6 a.m. for a crash, according to a Department of Transportation alert. The road was reopened just a
Man dies in Dane Co. crash
Elise Schaffer, a spokesperson with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies responded to the crash on U.S. Highway 19 just east of Walter Road in the town of Westport around 6:00 a.m.
Wisconsin River along Prairie du Sac, Sauk City crests
Although the Wisconsin River water level through Prairie du Sac and Sauk City is higher than average for this time of year, weather experts say levels are only a little higher than the average spring thaw. On Oct. 11, the Sauk County Emergency management sent a message via Nixle, its information sys
Conviction overturned in case in which Adams County sheriff candidate testified
A felony conviction for arson with intent to defraud, at which Adams County sheriff candidate Brent York testified on behalf of the state, was overturned last week on appeal.Judge Daniel Wood overturned the 2016 jury trial conviction of Brenda M. Jones on Oct. 8, 2018. Investigators in the case, inc