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Vehicle fire causes closures on I-39 in Columbia County

ARLINGTON, Wis. — A portion of Interstate-39/90/94 has been closed near Arlington due to a vehicle fire Thursday night. The state Department of Transportation said the incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. The right northbound lane of I-39 at County Highway CS has been blocked as a result. Closures are...
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Site plan for Landscape Innovations approved by Poynette Plan Commission

The site plan that will have Landscape Innovations LLC move to Poynette was unanimously approved by the Plan Commission at its July 20 meeting. At its June meeting, the Commission approved a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for “Agriculture-related” business in an area that is zoned Industrial. Under the CUP, the categories allowed on site include greenhouses and garden centers, along with outdoor storage and wholesaling including contractors’ outdoor storage yards and landscaping materials yard.
Beaver Dam,

Walmart sues Beaver Dam over property taxes, again

Walmart has filed more lawsuits against the city of Beaver Dam seeking to lower its property assessments and get a refund on the property taxes already paid. Walmart has a store in Beaver Dam, 120 Frances Lane, and a distribution center, 115 Distribution Way. The store is valued at $9.06 million, and the distribution center is valued at $40.72 million. In four lawsuits filed this month, Walmart claims that the store should actually be valued at $4.96 million, and the distribution center should be valued $27.5 million.
Beaver Dam,

New priest takes lead at SKD: Fr. Will to guide area faithful

The Rev. Will Arnold is the new pastor at St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam, following the departure of the Rev. Michael Erwin on June 15. Arnold had planned to follow in his father’s footsteps and to become a police officer after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He felt a calling to ministry however, and was soon after enrolled in the nearby St. Francis Seminary. His parents live in Brookfield and he has a brother and four sisters – all living in suburban Milwaukee. He has 10 nieces and nephews.

COVID-19 Vaccine to be Offered at Oshkosh Farmers Market

OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — Those who attend the Oshkosh Farmers Market on Saturday will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Winnebago County Health Department and Oshkosh Area School District are partnering to offer a free vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-noon at the Time Community Theater, 445 N. Main St. in Oshkosh.
Dodge County, Milwaukee

Dodge County Fairgrounds receives AED donation

DODGE COUNTY, Wis. - Attendees at the upcoming Dodge County Fair or monthly flea market and craft fair may notice something new as they are browsing the grounds. A recent grant from the Beaver Dam Community Hospital (BDCH) Foundation supplied the Dodge County Fairgrounds with four automated external defibrillators (AED).
Beaver Dam,

Missing Beaver Dam children found wandering in woods

Two children in Beaver Dam were found in the woods near where they were reported missing Tuesday. The Beaver Dam Police Department put out an alert of two missing children in the 100 block of Lake Crest Drive shortly before 11 a.m. The department posted on Facebook to seek the public’s assistance in locating the children, who were last seen pushing a stroller. About 30 minutes later, the children were reported to be found.

Wisconsin Man Arrested on Washington County Warrants

A man wanted out of Washington County was arrested in Wisconsin Monday. The Beaver Dam Police Department reported being out with the wanted subject, 29-year-old Brandon Scott Hunter of Beaver Dam, according to the Washington County Communications Center. Hunter is wanted for ongoing criminal conduct – unlawful activity, and unauthorized use of a credit card over $1,500, second-degree theft, and identity theft under $2,500, all class D felonies. He is also wanted for possession of methamphetamine first offense. Bond is set at $38,000 and extradition arrangements will be made. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.
Portage, WIPosted by
Portage Times

Portage Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Portage: Friday, July 23: Haze during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Saturday, July 24: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear
De Pere,

COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled in Oshkosh, De Pere

(WLUK) -- COVID-19 vaccination clinics will take place in Oshkosh and De Pere in the coming days and weeks. Those who attend the Oshkosh Farmers Market on Saturday will be able to get vaccinated against the virus. The Winnebago County Health Department and Oshkosh Area School District are partnering to...
Poynette, WILa Crosse Tribune

Poynette manufacturer Aprilaire booms during pandemic, needs 50 more employees

POYNETTE — An indoor air-quality manufacturing facility in Poynette has nearly doubled its employees since 2020 and wants to hire 50 more people by the end of 2021. “Our five-year plan has basically turned into three-year plan as we’ve exceeded all expectations,” Aprilaire General Manager Bill Priske said of the progress his company made with hiring and construction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wautoma, WIPosted by
Wautoma News Alert

Take advantage of Friday sun in Wautoma

(WAUTOMA, WI) The forecast is calling for sun today in Wautoma. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Marquette, Milwaukee

Shots fired near Marquette campus, suspects witnessed breaking into vehicle

MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that happened early Friday morning, July 23 near 13th and Wells. According to police, around 1:15 a.m. Two subjects were witnessed breaking into a vehicle. The witness gave chase. When the suspects arrived at their vehicle, the...
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COVID vaccination clinic held this Saturday at Farmers Market

The Winnebago County Health Department, in partnership with the Oshkosh Area School District, will offer a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic during the Oshkosh Farmers Market this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Time Community Theater, 445 N Main St. In a press release issued today, Gov. Tony Evers...