Horicon, WI

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.
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Longtime Oconomowoc bar sold, last day Saturday

OCONOMOWOC — A longtime Oconomowoc bar is having one last celebration Saturday, Aug. 20, ahead of its closure. Owner Mandy Counsell said the sale of Huba-Huba Bar and Grill was a sudden development. “It was a spur-of-the-moment kind of thing, but it was an offer we didn't want to...

Waupun Correctional inmate sentenced for assaulting officer

WAUPUN, Wis. - A Waupun Correctional inmate has now been sentenced to an additional five years in prison for a 2019 attack on a corrections officer. According to the Dodge County District Attorney's Office, a jury found 33-year-old Timmy Johnson guilty of battery by prisoner in July. The incident began...

GWCHF helps Hustisford stay active

HUSTISFORD — The Village of Hustisford received grant money from the Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation to help its residents stay active, which includes new basketball standards, an interactive concrete walking path and new landscape walls. Hustisford Village Board Parks Chairperson Bob Knueppel said Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation President and CEO Tina Crave sent the village an email in March of 2021 offering the village the opportunity to develop its trails, parks and other recreational opportunities for its community members. ...

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.

Washington County residents hit with rate increase by We Energies starting January 2023

August 19, 2022 – Washington Co., WI – As neighbors in Washington County, WI face a November 8 referendum question to permanently raise their taxes about 10% for an anti-crime proposal and taxpayers in West Bend possibly face another November 8 referendum to permanently add another annual tax increase for road improvements, We Energies is now piling on with a proposed 8.4% increase as well.

News – August 19, 2022

(Juneau) A Waupun Correctional inmate was given five additional years in prison Thursday for violently assaulting a corrections officer. Timmy Johnson struck the guard in the head approximately 20 times over a report about him hiding his medication in 2019. The victim was seriously injured but recovered and was able to return to work several days later. The 34-year-old has been incarcerated since 2014 when he was sentenced to 50 years in prison on numerous charges including First-Degree Reckless Homicide, Kidnapping, and Armed Robbery.

REAL ESTATE | Second locations for Jersey Mike’s and Qdoba Mexican Grill opening in Washington County, WI

August 19, 2022 – Washington Co., Wi – A second location for Jersey Mike’s Subs and Qdoba Mexican Grill will be opening in 2023 in Washington County, WI. The first Jersey Mike’s Subs opened in West Bend, WI at 1025 S. Main Street in May 2021. Local franchise owner Hayden Straus said he lives in Hartford, WI and is encourage by the opportunity to build another Jersey Mike’s in that community.

Fond Du Lac Woman Accused Of Causing $50K In Damages To Watertown Home

(Watertown) A Fond du Lac woman is accused of breaking into a home in Watertown and causing over $50-thousand-dollars in damage. Alyssa Cruz is facing felony counts of Burglary and Criminal Damage to Property. Watertown police were called to the home in April after the property owner reported that their...

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.

Horicon’s New P.F.C. Aims to Establish Roles and Identity

Horicon’s New P.F.C. Aims to Establish Roles and Identity After a dramatic dissolution in 2021, the PFC is back but progressing with caution MITCHELL BRADLEY KELLER EDITOR Horicon’s five-member Police & Fire Commission on Aug. 10. Pictured from left are Becky Hoefs, Kevin Harvancik, President Steve Neitzel, Vice President Eric Keup and Secretary Rachel Davison. The Horicon Police.

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...

$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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‘I couldn’t imagine St. Peter’s or the Slinger community without her’

SLINGER — St. Peter’s Catholic Congregation will celebrate Sister Janet Heder at a recognition weekend after Masses on Aug. 27 and 28. Heder attended classes at St. Peter’s when it was a four-room school. “I admired the sisters from first grade on and wanted to become a nun,” Heder said. She said becoming a nun was a simple choice for her. She received a recommendation from St. Peter’s Pastor George Jentges and the nuns in Slinger notified their order that Heder was entering their community.