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Trailer catches fire after crash in Wisconsin, traffic impacted

ARLINGTON, Wis. (WFRV) – A semi-tractor trailer started on fire after a crash on I-39/90/94 Thursday morning and Facebook users are giving their best guesses about what was in the trailer. According to a Wisconsin State Patrol Facebook post, lanes going south are impacted and the 511 website showed...
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Plain man arrested following Sauk Co. hit-and-run that left bicyclist dead

SAUK CITY, Wis. — A 62-year-old Plain man was arrested Wednesday following a deadly hit-and-run west of Sauk City earlier this week, the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies arrested Patrick Nachreiner two days after the crash near County Highway B and Cassell Road in the town of Troy Monday night seriously injured a bicyclist. The victim later died from...
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Bond set for DeForest man accused of 4 attempted homicide counts

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The man arrested earlier this year for allegedly plotting to kidnap a former classmate appeared in Dane County Court Friday for four new charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide. The court set 19-year-old Gabriel Savage’s bond at $100,000 Friday during his initial appearance for the charges....
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Small airplane with failed engine emergency lands at Sauk Co. airport

SPRING GREEN, Wis. (WMTV) - A failed engine is to blame for a small plane having to emergency land Wednesday in Sauk County, officials reported. Sauk County dispatchers received a report just after 6:05 p.m. of an aircraft that had landed at the Tri-County Regional Airport, overshot the runway and landed in a field.
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Three Wisconsin Coal Power Plants to Close Years Later than Anticipated

Alliant Energy and the WE Energy Group announced today they are pushing back plans to close three coal power plants for at least two years. Those plants are the Edgewater Generating Station in Sheboygan, and the Columbia Energy Center plant in Portage, both operated by Alliant Energy, and the South Oak Creek plant Oak Creek, operated by WE Energy.
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Police arrest 3 adults, 2 minors following chase involving stolen vehicles through Columbia Co.

PORTAGE, Wis. — Three adults and two minors have been arrested after police said they led officers on a pursuit in two stolen vehicles in Columbia County earlier this month. In a news release Thursday, the Portage Police Department said officers saw a vehicle in the city’s downtown on June 9 that had been reported stolen from Madison. When the officers tried to stop the vehicle, it and another vehicle took off, leading police and Columbia County deputies on a chase onto Interstate 39/90/94.
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Suspect in DeForest stalking faces 4 new attempted homicide counts

DeFOREST, Wis. (WMTV) - The man arrested earlier this year for allegedly plotting to kidnap someone was booked into the Dane Co. jail Wednesday on four counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide. Dane Co. Sheriff’s Office records indicate Gabriel Savage was booked into the jail around 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday...
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Robert Curtis Brewer

Robert Curtis Brewer, age 79, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Mazomanie on Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was born in Madison on Apr. 16, 1943, to the late Guerdon and Helen (Curtis) Brewer. Upon his graduation from Cuba City High School; class of 1962 he enlisted in the United States Air Force serving in Hawaii, Japan and Myrtle Beach. Robert was united in marriage to Nancy Sobek on Apr. 26, 1969; she preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 2011. Robert worked for the railroads for a short time before starting a 30-year career with the VA working in the engineering department until his retirement at age 55. In retirement, he enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing and time spent at the family cabin in Vernon County.
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