Randolph, WI

Roads reopen after law enforcement presence near Berlin

BERLIN (WLUK) -- Roads are reopening after a law enforcement presence just outside of Berlin. Green Lake County sheriff's deputies had Highway A closed, west of Highway 49, just south of the city and near Mascoutin Golf Club. The sheriff's office has not released any information. FOX 11 news has...

This fall will be final season for Ripon's Ron Ernst

Entering his 32nd season leading the program, Ron Ernst has enjoyed an incredible run atop the Ripon (D-III - WI) program. Ernst has led the Red Hawks to 26 winning seasons, two MWC North titles, and two outright MWC championships to go along with a number of Coach of the Year awards. Back in 2009 he earned a spot in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame and in 2015 he became the winningest head coach in MWC history.

Man arrested in connection with weekend shooting incident

UPDATE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Charleston during the weekend has been arrested. Police say Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin, was arrested about 4 a.m. Wednesday. The Charleston Police Department has not charged Holmes in connection with the shooting at...

Longtime Ripon football coach announces retirement

RIPON (WLUK) -- A longtime college football coach is retiring after 32 years. Ripon Red Hawks head football coach and defensive coordinator, Ron Ernst, has officially announced he will retire at the end of the 2022 season. During his coaching career at Ripon, Ernst led the Red Hawks to 184...

UPDATE: Vista View Apartments shooting suspect arrested

UPDATE: (Aug. 10, 2022) – A man wanted in connection to a shooting at the Vista View Apartments has been arrested on separate charges. According to the Charleston Police Department, Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin was taken into custody by the South Charleston Police Department on charges of Obstructing and Fugitive from Justice. […]

Warren County crash victim fondly remembered for generosity

Steven Schnall, 55, died last week in a motorcycle crash in Warren County. He was a highly respected and successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the head of Quontic Bank, a thriving mortgage business. He was one of the founding board members of The Arthur Project. That’s a non-profit that...

In Third Season as Head Coach, Hilber and Crew Eye Gold Ball in Madison

In Third Season as Head Coach, Hilber and Crew Eye Gold Ball in Madison Coming off a spectacular state runners-up season and conference co-title last year, the Mayville Cardinals football team is poised for a deep playoff run in 2022 Senior Hewsten Steger, #72, leads the way in the ladder drill. MITCHELL BRADLEY KELLER EDITOR “You got to balance expectations and reality,” said Mayville.

8-10-22 end of the trail logo will remain on waupun city signs

The End of the Trail Logo will remain on the city of Waupun signs. The Waupun common council voted four to two at their meeting Monday night to keep the End of the Trail logo on the signs instead of a new crop logo. Mayor Rohn Bishop campaigned when he ran for office that he wanted the historic End of the Trail Logo to market the city to people visiting the community. Bishop says it was a packed council meeting Monday night with the majority of people in attendance in favor.

DeForest Windsor Fire crew rescues hawk from tree

DEFOREST, Wis. — Firefighters are not strangers to rescuing animals from trees, but usually, those animals don’t have razor-sharp talons. That’s what crews with the DeForest Windsor Fire Department had to deal with Tuesday when they rescued a hawk. Somehow, the bird had gotten its foot stuck in a tree and was hanging upside down.

8-10-22 o’connor wins gop primary for 52nd assembly district seat

Jerry O’Connor has won the Republican Primary election for the 52nd Assembly District seat. O’Connor received 4,303 votes defeating three other candidates for the seat being vacated by retiring Republican state representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt. The seat represents the city of Fond du Lac, town and village of Eden, town and village of Oakfield and towns of Lamartine, Byron, Calumet, Eldorado, Empire and Fond du Lac. O’Connor says he knocked on about four thousand doors during the campaign talking about the issues important to residents in the District. Donald Hanneman finished in second with 1,274 votes followed by Lawrence Foster with 1,180 votes and Robert Thresher with 907 votes. O’Connor will face Democrat Joe Lavrenz in the November election.

Quality Midwest Roadside: Wisconsin’s Famous Pinkie the Elephant

Next time you're in Madison, Wisconsin, take a 25-minute drive north to DeForest, WI to see the world's largest pink elephant, Pinkie!. How do you find this stuff, James? I'm a long-time fan of Ferris Beuller, that's how! LOL. Most of the time I just luck into it. Like Pinkie, I was doing a story about a guy that fell into a cement mixer in a small town north of Madison, and, lo and behold, just a stone's throw away, was a GIANT PINK ELEPHANT!

4 Things We Love To Do at River Bend RV Resort

If you have not yet been to River Bend RV Resort in Watertown, WI, you must put it on your list of go-tos! My family and I try to get there once every weekend to enjoy all they have to offer. The pool is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. Also, fun activities are going on in the Spring and Fall.