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McFarland Police Dept. to Hold 2nd Annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Supply Drive

McFarland Police Department Domestic Abuse Awareness Supply Drive. The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Although purple is a symbol of pain and suffering that reminds us of the bruises many people have sustained at the hands of their abusers, purple is also a symbol of hope for those affected by domestic violence.
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Wrong turn blamed for rollover wreck in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A rollover crash on Madison’s west side during Friday morning rush hour is being blamed on a driver who turned onto the wrong street and tried to turn around. According to the Madison Police Department, the driver was on Tokay Blvd. shortly before 8:30 a.m....

Dane Co. health officials warn of spike in overdoses

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Dane Co. public health officials are warning about a recent increase in drug overdoses in the community. Late Friday afternoon, Public Health Madison & Dane Co. issued an Overdose Spike Alert, indicating a higher-than-normal number of cases. The agency noted three people have died from an...

Senior Outreach to Restrict Services Until Further Notice

Due to continued staffing concerns related to illness Senior Outreach Services will be scaling operations down to the following for an indefinite amount of time, but at least through October 10th. Our meal site is canceled until further notice however the home delivered meal program will continue at this time.

Court appearance postponed after man accused of making threats at UW-Madison residence hall refuses to participate

MADISON, Wis. — A Madison man’s initial court appearance on a number of charges stemming from multiple incidents at a University of Wisconsin-Madison residence hall earlier this week has been rescheduled after he refused to take part in an appearance Friday afternoon. According to online court records, David Clash-Miller, 20, “actively refused to participate in today’s proceedings.” His initial appearance...

Dane County Farmers’ Market to celebrate 50th Anniversary

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Dane County Farmers’ Market (DCFM). “We wouldn’t be here without our committed farmers, founding organizations and supportive customers,” DCFM said in a Facebook post. “We are so grateful for everyone in the DCFM community!”. The...

New rental scam circulating widely in Madison

MADISON, Wis. — The Madison Police Department is cautioning Madison residents about a new rental scam circulating widely in the city. Individuals reporting the fraud have said that they’ve been scammed into sending money electronically to “landlords” to rent a property. However, they later found out that the property did not exist, was unavailable to rent, or the person they were speaking with neither owned nor managed the property.

MPD: Suspect was dancing all alone in the middle of the night

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 28-year-old man was arrested early Thursday morning after a caller alerted police someone was “dancing around in the middle of the nowhere by himself.”. The suspect was still in the 5400 block of High Crossing Blvd., and still dancing shortly before 3 a.m. when...

McFarland boys soccer wins fifth game in a row with a shut out against Whitewater

With three first-half goals, the McFarland boys soccer team rolled past Whitewater in a 4-0 victory on Thursday, September 29 at Whitewater High School. Junior Landon Mrowiec scored in the fourth minute off an assist from senior Rowan Wagner. Wagner then scored in the 11th minute off an assist from junior Cole Larsen. Larsen then assisted senior Dalton Trudell with a goal in the 23rd minute, putting McFarland up 3-0. Larsen scored the fourth McFarland goal in the 62nd minute. Freshman goalkeeper Mason Witt recorded two saves in the win.

Dane Co. drops to low levels of COVID-19 community levels

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Dane County dropped to low levels of COVID-19 community levels this week as three Wisconsin counties illuminated the shade of orange that indicates they’re at high levels. The Department of Health Services notes Friday that Barron, Rusk and Sawyer counties all have high levels of...
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Madison cop-turned-lawyer-turned-author is back with his second thriller

Here are two stories about longtime Madison resident Nick Chiarkas, who spent 22 years as the director of the Wisconsin State Public Defender agency before deciding, in his 60s, to try to write novels. Earlier this year, Chiarkas was in a short line waiting to order at the Middleton Barriques....

Football: How Cole Sarbacker stole the show in Stoughton’s key win over Portage

Cole Sarbacker wasn’t expecting a heavy workload on Friday. So when the junior running became the bellcow against Portage – he made the most of it. Sarbacker ran for 158 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Stoughton football team to a key 31-19 Badger Small victory over Portage on Friday, Sept. 30, at Collins Field in Stoughton.

Parker coach: lack of discipline factor in conference football loss to Middleton

JANESVILLE -- Janesville Parker football coach Clayton Kreger was angry and disappointed. His Vikings football team underperformed both on and off the field this week. The end result was a 51-32 loss to Middleton in a Big Eight Conference game Friday night at Monterey Stadium. The Vikings fell behind 22-6 with 4:10 to go in the first half but hit a 41-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Rowin to Paul Kim...

Hilight Zone Week 7: Wisconsin Rapids edges Marshfield on field goal in closing seconds in Game of the Week

Wausau, Wis. (WSAW) - Wisconsin Rapids beats Marshfield on a last-second field goal, while Marawood Conference foes keep pace with each other in Week 7 of the Hilight Zone. Wisconsin Rapids travelled to Marshfield in the Game of the Week needing a win to pull into a three-way tie on top of the Valley Football Association. Braden Anderson broke the plane for six in the first score of the game for Marshfield. But Leo Brostowitz carried the rock for two touchdowns in response, giving the Red Raiders a 14-7 lead.

Moen installed as Covenant Lutheran Church pastor

Covenant Lutheran Church of Stoughton has extended a “call” to Pastor Wendy Moen to be its senior pastor. Moen was installed at the church, located at 1525 N. Van Buren St., during the 9:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Sept. 25. Born and raised in rural Iowa, Moen...