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$250K Bond Set For Fox Lake Man Facing Numerous Assault Charges

(Fox Lake) Cash bond was set at $250-thousand-dollars Wednesday for a Fox Lake man facing molestation charges. Perry Nelson is charged with First and Second-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child, Child Sexual Exploitation, Child Enticement, Trafficking of a Child, and Attempted First-Degree Child Sexual Assault. Authorities first began investigating Nelson...
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Dodge County Fair Meat Animal Sale Draws Large Crowd

(Beaver Dam) Area youth sold off their prize-winning livestock during Thursday night’s 59th Annual Meat Animal Auction at the Dodge County Fair. In the Market Beef Auction, Matthew Roche of Columbus sold his Champion Dairy for $5 a pound to Hupf’s Repair. Gavin Lewke of Juneau had the Champion Beef which went for $5 a pound to Professional Floor Covering. Jacob Roche of Columbus had the Reserve Champion Dairy which went for $5.50 a pound to Pine Hills Trucking. Elijah Zick of Fond du lac got $3.75 a pound from Strieter Farm Truck Services for his Reserve Champion Beef.

Prisoner sentenced after ‘badly beating’ a correctional officer

WAUPUN, Wis. (WFRV) – A 33-year-old was sentenced on Thursday by Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Kristine Snow to five years of initial confinement and three years of extended supervision, consecutive to any previous sentence, for battery by a prisoner. According to the District Attorney’s Office, on June 8,...

Chase That Began In Town Of Waupun Ends With Suspect Escaping On Foot

(Waupun) A 14-mile pursuit that began in the town of Waupun early Wednesday morning ended with the suspect getting away on foot. Fond du Lac County deputies attempted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on Highway 26 around 2:30am. The vehicle increased its speed and traveled southbound into Dodge...

8/19/22 Hometown Broadcasting News Friday

Waupun Inmate Gets Additional Time For Beating Prison Guard. The Waupun Correctional Inmate found guilty last month by a Dodge County jury of beating a prison guard was sentenced Thursday. Timmy Johnson was sentenced to five years in prison and three years of extended supervision. He was already serving 50 years for a string of violent crimes and the new sentence will be added to that time. Johnson, who is 34-years-old, attacked the guard on June 8th of 2019. The catalyst for Johnson’s attack was his efforts to hide his medication from guards. He struck the victim in the head over 20 times. Officers had to use pepper spray and wrestle Johnson to the ground to stop the attack. The officer was seriously injured but was back on the job several days later. Johnson has been an inmate at Waupun Correctional since 2014.

Two cars crash into Sun Prairie apartment building; 3 families displaced

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Two cars crashed into an apartment building overnight, displacing three families who were inside the building at the time. Sun Prairie police said the crash happened around 10:10 p.m. after one of the drivers hit the other vehicle while both were driving south on Highway 151 south of Windsor Street. Both vehicles then left the highway...

Day Two At The Dodge County Fair

(Beaver Dam) It’s the second day of the Dodge County Fair. At Radio Park, its Senior Citizen’s Day with free bingo. There will also be performances by the Swingin’ Beavers, Beaver Dam Seniorette’s, and music from Don Peachy. The Barn Show with Uncle Bill goes from 5 to 6pm.

Fatal incident reported in Green Lake County

On Aug. 10 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the Green Lake Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call from a female that stated her ex-boyfriend was in her residence and was not supposed to be at the house. Officers were dispatched to the residence and were provided updates that...

8-16-22 victim of fatal traffic crash in dodge county identified

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal rollover crash last week. The Sheriff’s Office says 42 year old Stacy Sigmund of Jefferson was pronounced dead at the scene last Tuesday on the northbound state Highway 26 off ramp at state Highway 16. The crash remains under investigation.

8/18/22 Ripon Police Officers Threatened During Arrest

Two Ripon men are facing charges for threatening Ripon Police while officers were serving an arrest warrant at a home in the city last March. The officers were at the residence to take 43-year-old Shandy Hein into custody on a probation warrant. According to the criminal complaint 71-year-old Randall Hein began yelling at the officers and threatened, “Next time you come in my house, I’ll blow you all away.” While officers were escorting Shandy from the home, he began yelling racial slurs and other obscenities. He also threatened them. Both men are charged with battery or threat to a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct. Shandy’s charges have a repeater enhancer. Both men will make their initial appearance in Fond du Lac County court on August 30th.

Poynette Man Makes Initial Court Appearance To Face Gun Charge

Authorities say a 20-year-old Poynette man left a loaded gun unsecured, leading to a seven-year-old girl being shot in the leg. Andrew Long made his initial appearance in Columbia County Circuit Court Wednesday. The victim was shot by a boy under the age of 10 last month. She suffered a...
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Driver escapes into cornfield after chase in Fond du Lac County

FOND DU LAC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A man got away after leading deputies on a chase in Fond du Lac County early Wednesday. According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office, at about 2:28 a.m., a Fond du Lac County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on Highway 26 near Willow Creek Rd in the Township of Waupun.

Hearing set for Clyman woman who attacked nurses

JUNEAU — A plea and sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a Clyman woman accused of attacking two Beaver Dam Community Hospital nurses. Kiara Ivans is facing two felony charges of battery to emergency medical providers. If Ivans is found guilty, she could face up to a $20,000 fine and 12 years in prison. During her arraignment hearing Aug. 10, Ivans’ attorney told the court that a plea agreement has...

Name released of Jefferson woman killed in Dodge Co. crash

EMMET TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WMTV) - The Dodge Co. Sheriff’s Office released the name of the Jefferson woman who died last week in a single vehicle crash in the Township of Emmet. On Monday, the Sheriff’s Office identified her as Stacy Sigmund and noted its joint investigation with the Dodge Co. Medical Examiner’s Office determined her death to be a traffic fatality.

Howie Siegle honored for 25 years of employment at Weiland Trucking

Howie Siegle, Neshkoro, recently celebrated 25 years of employment with Weiland Trucking Company. Wautoma, Howie’s hard work and dedication paid off in more ways than one. He received a brand new truck in October of 2021. As a testament to his hard work, he has already put on over 100,000 miles in the 10 months he’s had with his new truck.