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Thousands expected to attend Harry Potter Festival in Jefferson

JEFFERSON, Wis. - Streets and storefronts around Jefferson are being transformed into a world for witches and wizards. City leaders and event organizers have been planning the Harry Potter Festival since the city voted in January to host it. "It's exciting and exhausting at the same time, but I'm re

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-10-18 23:52:01

Oconomowoc police reports: Golf cart that plays 'Dukes of Hazzard' theme stolen

A golf cart with a horn that plays the song from "The Dukes of Hazzard" television show was stolen from the backyard of a home in the 400 block of South Main St. The theft was reported at 10 a.m. Oct. 7. The owner told police he has two golf carts in his backyard and the thief took the least valuabl

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

Jefferson Fire, EMS Fun Fest this weekend

JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service will be standing ready throughout this weekend's Harry Potter Festival USA, so why not have fun at the same time? Since the station will be fully staffed awaiting any emergency needs that might come up, fire department officials

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-10-18 23:46:00

Dane County expanding driver's ed program to six new school districts

The public school driver's education program started by Dane County Executive Joe Parisi four years ago, to give high school students a better opportunity to get to jobs by driving, is growing six-fold in 2018. The Access to Opportunity Initiative, in the Madison school district since the summer of

MADISON - 2017-10-19 15:45:00

Sullivan man accused of attempted burglary, threats

Police are seeking charges against a 35-year-old Sullivan man who made threats after they caught him trying to break into a home in the 900 block of West Valley Road on Oct. 12. Police approached the man at about 2:11 a.m. as he attempted to get into the home. He did not comply when police asked him

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

5 Beaver Dam police reports from Oct. 18

Accident - Wednesday at 6:51 a.m., a van hit someone on the bicycle near the Mackie Street and North Spring Street intersection. A woman was cited with inattentive driving. Misc. - Wednesday at 11:03 a.m., a woman crawled into a green clothes bin in the Shopko parking lot, 822 Park Ave. The woman sa

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 19:30:00

Dodge County farm has more than just pumpkins

JUNEAU - For many families in the Dodge County area, it isn't really autumn without an annual trip to Waldvogel's Farm, located just west of the Horicon Marsh. The pumpkin farm, owned and operated by the Phil and Debbie Waldvogel family, has been a center of fall fun for more than 30 years. "My pare

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 01:30:00

Blood drives net 30 percent more than expected

Blood drives were held recently in Dodge County for the BloodCenter of Wisconsin. In September, drives were held at the American Legion Post 157 in Horicon and at St. Katharine Drexel in Beaver Dam. Both drives were a success, collecting 30 percent more units than expected. Blood from these drives s

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 16:00:00

Classic recipe: Deviled egg and shrimp casserole

Each week, we're pulling a classic recipe out of the State Journal archives and sharing it here as it was originally printed years ago. Remember, ingredients and cooking techniques change over time so you may want to make some adjustments when trying out a classic recipe. This week's recipe took hon

MADISON

Hardware giant Stewart Elliott remembered as caring owner of Ace hardware stores

The nuts and bolts of the late Stewart C. Elliott wasn't about how much stuff he sold during his more than 40 years in the hardware business. It was about the folks who worked at his Ace hardware stores, laboring alongside him to make the businesses successful, his oldest son, Stewart Elliott Jr., s

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

Dodge County Women's Expo

Jery Udell tries out a hairclip from Lilla Rose Hairclips with help of Ann O'Donnell at the Dodge County Women's Expo on Thursday. TERRI PEDERSON/Daily Citizen Elliana Mann takes a look at items at the Dodge County Women's Expo on Thursday. The event raised money for Beaver Dam Relay for Life. TERRI

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 23:10:00

Alpha Xi Chapter enjoy 'Walldogs' presentation

The Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met Sept. 14, at the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce building. Chairperson Kris Leaver introduced the evening's program. Dave Edwards and Judy Beyer shared their presentation titled "Walldogs Invade Beaver Dam." The term "walldogs" refers to a time when billb

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 23:00:00

$1,550 donated to Winter Wonderland

Each October the chiropractors with clinics in Beaver Dam join together to provide a community service in Beaver Dam in honor of Spinal Health Care Month. This year they donated $1,550 to the Winter Wonderland in Swan Park to purchase light display related items. The goal of the project is to create

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 16:30:00

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and Leah Vukmir weigh in on Mitch McConnell

With ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon declaring a "season of war" against the Republican establishment, the fate of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is beginning to emerge as an early flash point in GOP races across the country, including in Wisconsin. Kevin Nicholson, the Delafiel

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

Recovery effort will resume after capsized boat found on Upper Nashotah Lake

SUMMIT -- Recovery efforts will resume Thursday morning, October 19th after a boat overturned on Upper Nashotah Lake in Summit. Search and rescue efforts were underway Wednesday for five hours -- but were ultimately unsuccessful. This is now a recovery mission. Police said shortly before 1:00 p.m.,

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-10-19 10:26:15

Professor at Nashotah House Theological Seminary dies in boating accident on Upper Nashotah Lake

NASHOTAH, Wis. (CBS 58) - A professor at Nashotah House Theological Seminary died October 18 in a boating accident on Upper Nashotah Lake according to a release from the Seminary. 68-year-old Rev. Dr. Daniel A. Westberg, DPhil (Oxon) was a Professor of Ethics and Moral Theology. First responders wer

CBS 58 - 2017-10-19 19:54:00

Columbus residents earn Kiwanis award

The Kiwanis Club of Columbus recently presented the Don Ehlenfeldt Community Service Award to Christine Behl and Amy Jo Meyers, both of Columbus. The Ehlenfeldt Award has been in existence since 1992. The award, named in memory of past Kiwanis member Don Ehlenfeldt, is bestowed to members of the com

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-20 15:00:00

Dementia coalition to hold fall meeting

BEAVER DAM -- The Dementia Concerns Coalition of Dodge County will hold its fall conference and summit Oct. 25 at Old Hickory Golf Club, W7956 State Highway 33, Beaver Dam. There will be a presentation from 8:30 a.m.-noon by Karen Stobbe, creator and owner of "In the Moment." Lunch will be included.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES

Waukesha Sheriff's Department looking for man in Nashotah Lakes

SUMMIT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department is actively searching Nashotah Lakes for a missing man in his 70s after his boat was found overturned and unoccupied around 12:52 p.m. Wednesday. Divers are in the water searching the area of interest. Summit Police, Waukesha County

CBS 58 - 2017-10-18 20:31:00

Columbus considers options for snowmobile access

Restricting snowmobile access in the city of Columbus continues to be debated by city officials and local snowmobile enthusiasts. Oct. 17, the Columbus Common Council discussed options for snowmobile routes at both its regular meeting and the committee of the whole session at city hall. At its Oct.

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 19:00:00