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Johnson Creek Menards theft suspect sought by police

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. - Johnson Creek police are asking for the public's help to identify a theft suspect caught on camera. Officials noted in a Wisconsin Crime Alert that the suspect stole merchandise from the Menards on Wright Road in Johnson Creek on the evening of Friday, June 24. The alert indicates the woman (seen above) pushed a cart full of merchandise out of the store.
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A walk in her honor: Victim of murder-suicide in Sun Prairie remembered, one year later

MADISON, Wis. — A journey of about 90 miles will commemorate the life and legacy of Jan (Hogoboom) Hyatt, killed last year in what police are investigating as a domestic violence murder-suicide in Sun Prairie. The father of her daughter, Samantha, and her estranged husband at the time set out on Monday on a journey from the Baldwin Street Grille...
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Steven Avery moved out of maximum security to medium-security prison in Fox Lake

Steven Avery was moved late last month from a maximum-security prison in Waupun to a medium-security prison about 10 miles away in Fox Lake. Avery, 59, has been serving a life sentence since being convicted of killing Teresa Halbach, a 25-year-old photographer who disappeared in 2005. His story was featured in the Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer," which cast doubt on the motives of police and left many viewers with the impression that Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, were wrongfully convicted.

Large crowd expected Tuesday, June 28 at Hartford JT.1 School District Board meeting

June 27, 2022 – Hartford, WI – There’s expected to be a large turnout at the Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Hartford Joint 1 School Board meeting. Early word is members of the public are looking to address an investigative story aired on Fox6 TV involving the superintendent’s wife, Cindy Smits, who was hired by CESA 6 for a new position funded by money from Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, also known as ESSER grants. Click HERE for the full story.

Fond du Lac man taken to hospital after early morning incident

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – Fond du Lac Police are investigating two early morning incidents, one of which a man was airlifted from the scene by Theda Star. According to officials, the first incident happened Monday around 1:06 a.m. when they received a 911 call and responded to the 300 block of Forest Avenue for a report of a person shot multiple times inside a residence. The call led to a large police presence including an armored vehicle, drone, robot, and K-9 Unit. Police contacted the alleged victim, a 30-year-old man, and Fond du Lac resident and it was determined there was no shooting.

Casey Lynn Schwartz and Octavius Melvin James ‘Gus’ Schwartz

Casey Lynn Schwartz, age 30, Octavius Melvin James ‘Gus’ Schwartz, age 1, and their unborn child (Earl Casey Schwartz) of Mayville went to Heaven to spend eternity with Jesus on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, as a result of an auto accident in Richfield. Casey Lynn was born the...

Gee scores Midwest Truck Series victory at Slinger

Tom Gee Jr. drove to the front early on in the 60-lap Midwest Truck Series feature event Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway and then held off challenges from Austin Luedtke to capture the victory. Jeff Holtz edged James Swan to finish third while Kenny Joosten took the checkered flag in fifth.

6-27-22 fdl police respond to two separate incidents

Fond du Lac Police are investigating two early morning hour incidents. At 1:06 a.m. Monday police responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 300 block of Forest Avenue for a report of an individual shot multiple times inside a residence. Initial information led to a large police response which included the deployment of an armored vehicle, drone, robot, and K-9 Unit. Police contacted the alleged victim, a 30-year-old Fond du Lac man and eventually determined there was no shooting. The man admitted to drug use and was transported to St. Agnes Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At 2:22 a.m. police and Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Deputies, and the City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue responded to a 9-1-1 call for assistance in the 300 block of W. Division Street. Theda Star medical helicopter was requested for a 32-year-old Fond du Lac man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The man was flown by helicopter to a hospital with what are believed to be life threatening injuries. The investigation into this incident remains under active investigation.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation hosts Highway 19 meeting June 29

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss improvements to Highway 19 between North Street and Main Street in Sun Prairie on Wednesday, June 29, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Sun Prairie City Hall Council Chambers, 300 E. Main Street. A brief presentation will be made at 5:30 p.m. WisDOT is developing preliminary plans to resurface a .44-mile segment of the roadway. Proposed improvements include: Resurfacing existing pavement; upgrading the existing curb ramps to meet American with Disabilities Act...

Multiple agencies fight structure fire at UW Agricultural Research Station

ARLINGTON, Wis. (WMTV) - Deforest Fire Department responded Sunday afternoon to reports of a barn on fire at the Arlington Research Station and multiple other local fire departments followed quickly to assist, UW Police said. DeForest Fire crews were dispatched around 4 p.m. and more than a dozen agencies responded...

Watching Your Wallet: New tools to help your credit score

It’s officially summer, and with that comes a slew of outdoor activities to find the best way to spend it. Eugster’s Farm invites public to explore its beauty at Lavender Days. Updated: 19 hours ago. |. The public was invited to Eugster’s Farm Sunday to explore their beautiful...

Steven Avery moved to a Wisconsin medium-security prison

DODGE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – On June 21, Steven Avery was moved from a maximum-security penitentiary to a medium-security state prison. Avery, 59, is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County. According to the Department of Corrections, records show that Avery was...
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Owls compete with tough schedule

The Slinger boys tennis team saw some success this past season. Head coach Steve Anderson said he thought the team did well by finishing in sixth in the North Shore Conference which was a tough conference. “If we can get in the middle of the pack, the North Shore was...