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Wenzel anxiously awaits reign as Fairest of the Fair

JEFFERSON — Janelle Wenzel spent some time Tuesday evening addressing the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors, informing the members of her role as this summer’s Jefferson County Fairest of the Fair and what it all means to her. Wenzel said she is very excited for the upcoming fair, which is...
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Woman held after allegedly taking 2-year-old from Ft. Atkinson house fire where different woman was found dead

FORT ATKINSON - Authorities say a woman took a 2-year-old child from the scene of a house fire Friday morning where a different woman was later found dead inside. The fire was reported around 10:45 a.m. at 415 Foster St., in Fort Atkinson. Police issued an Amber Alert for the child, then canceled the statewide alert around midnight after the child was found safe.
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Courthouse needs new guts, space and design. Cost? $35 million

Although there have been updates that have been ongoing since 1991, it’s time again for major renovations — to the tune of a possible $35 million — to the Jefferson County Courthouse. The facility dates to original construction in 1961. Acknowledging this need, the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors on...
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$35 million courthouse remodeling advances in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON — Although there have been updates that have been ongoing since 1991, it’s time again for major renovations — to the tune of a possible $35 million — to the Jefferson County Courthouse. The facility dates to original construction in 1961. Acknowledging this need, the Jefferson County Board of...
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Stefanik endorses three incumbent Jefferson County legislators in re-election bids

WATERTOWN — Three incumbents of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators have been endorsed in their runs for re-election from Rep. Elise M. Stefanik. In a statement Thursday, Rep. Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, announced her endorsements of Jefferson County Board of Legislators Chairman Scott A. Gray, as well as legislators Philip N. Reed Sr. and John D. Peck, as they run to be re-elected to their seats. All three men are facing challenges from other Republicans, and will stand in a primary election on June 22.
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Steven R. Erdman

June 21, 1944 - June 7, 2021. Fort Atkinson, WI - Steven R. Erdman, 76, of Fort Atkinson, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin. He and his family were blessed that he was a 17-year leukemia cancer survivor. Steve was born June 21,...
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County leaders wish for non-existent crystal ball

It seems that the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors is being asked to look into a crystal ball as it tries to predict what county governmental offices will look like in the future. Supervisors are facing many questions, such as how many additional people will be working for the county...
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Human services head summarizes tough year

JEFFERSON — You know your county department is functioning well when, as its head, you deliver your annual report to the board of supervisors, listeners smile approvingly and no one questions you. Then, a well-known humanitarian on the panel rises to speak and compliments you, saying: “What you and your...
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Fort Atkinson police reports June 9

Officers issued three traffic-related warnings; assisted one individual with keys locked in vehicle; responded to two 911 calls; performed three crime-prevention services; documented information from a telephone call from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office; checked with individuals who reportedly were arguing but found everything was OK; clarified that an incident at Fort Atkinson High School yesterday was related to disorderly conduct and not to vandalism; were unable to locate a dog reportedly running at large near Jefferson and Ralph streets or two vehicles with a dog in them at two separate locations or a vehicle blocking someone’s driveway.