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Wisconsin man dead after crashing dump truck over railroad tracks

HUBBARD, Wis. (WFRV) – A dump truck driver is dead after failing to stop at a stop sign and vaulting over railroad tracks. According to a release, around 2:05 p.m. on Tuesday, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle crash on County Road S at County Road WS in the Township of Hubbard.
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Two dead after multi-vehicle crash in Columbia County

PORTAGE, Wis. (WMTV) - Two people have died and two people were injured Tuesday afternoon after a crash in Columbia County, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation stated. Authorities report the crash occurred around 4:45 p.m. on Highway 33 at I-90/94 near Portage. The department stated that a semi truck, which...

Dump truck driver killed after crossing over railroad tracks, overturning

HUBBARD, Wis. — A dump truck driver died Tuesday after a crash south of Iron Ridge. Dodge County Sheriff’s officials said a 67-year-old man from Iron Ridge was driving west on County Road S when he failed to stop at a stop sign. His truck crossed over both lanes of County Road WS, into a driveway and over railroad tracks, causing the truck to vault and turn over.

Dump truck driver dies in rural Dodge Co. crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - An Iron ridge man died early Tuesday afternoon when his dump truck rolled over following a wreck along a rural Dodge Co. road, the Sheriff’s Office reported. Its investigation indicates the 67-year-old driver was heading west on County Road S, in the township of Hubbard,...

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.
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Dump truck crashes off Dodge County road; driver killed

HUBBARD, Wis. (WBAY) - The driver of a dump truck was killed when the truck went off a Dodge County highway just south of Iron Ridge. The sheriff’s office responded to the crash scene near county roads S and WS a little after 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. The...

6-29-22 milwaukee symphony orchestra at buttermilk festival

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Buttermilk Festival in Fond du Lac on Wednesday, June 29. It will be the MSO’s 22nd free Festival concert since the tradition began in 1992. The concert will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the Wifler Performance Center in Buttermilk Creek Park on South Park Avenue, and moved to the County Fairgrounds EXPO Building in the event of unsuitable weather.

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.
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Republican gubernatorial debate sounds off on abortion and a missing candidate

HOWARD, Wis. (WBAY) - What was billed as the first primetime debate among the top Republican candidates for governor had one no-show Monday night in Howard. Three of the top four candidates for governor were on the stage and taking questions at Providence Academy. The other candidate, Tim Michels, instead held a rally in the Lomira area.

6-29-22 fdl fire chief pinning ceremony

Fond du Lac Fire Chief Erik Gerritson has been sworn into office. A pinning ceremony was held Wednesday at the South Main Street Fire Station. The Fond du Lac Police and Fire Commission selected Gerritson earlier this month. He was the lone finalist for the position out of nine applicants from across the country and Canada. Gerritson had been serving as interim chief following the retirement of longtime chief Pete O’Leary in April. Gerritson says one of his top priorities as chief will be improving diversity in the Department. Gerritson is a Waupun native, beginning his career in the Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department before he was hired in Fond du Lac 20 years ago. Since that time Gerritson has steadily moved up the ranks.

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...
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Cindy Jo Wiedenbeck

WATERLOO, Wis. — Cindy Jo Wiedenbeck, age 65, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Prairie Ridge Hospital in Columbus. She was born on January 12, 1957, in Madison, WI, the daughter of Barbara Jean and James Frank Carter. She worked for Central Wisconsin Center for many years, but also enjoyed all of her years of waitressing.