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Serious injury crash in neighboring Dodge County, WI | By Dodge County Sheriff
December 4, 2023 – Dodge Co., WI – Shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023, a serious traffic crash was reported on State Highway 73 at County Highway CD, in the town of Westford, about 1.5 miles south of the Village of Randolph. The Dodge County...
Arson Investigation in Town of Beaver Dam Leads to Charges Against Local Man
TOWN OF BEAVER DAM, Wis. — The Beaver Dam community is dealing with the aftermath of a suspected arson that occurred on Madison Street. Francis Benson, a 39-year-old man from Beaver Dam, has been charged with multiple offenses in connection with the incident, which took place on Thursday, Nov. 16.
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes a stop in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Wis. (WMTV) - All aboard! Holiday cheer has arrived in Columbus. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stopped Monday night in Columbus as it tours Canada and Wisconsin. Along with being lit up with an unbelievable lights display, the train makes a donation at each stop to help community food...
Critical Injury in Dodge County Highlights Dangers of Rural Highway Intersections
On December 4, 2023, a grave accident occurred at the junction of State Highway 73 and County Highway CD, near Westford, Dodge County, Wisconsin. A 66-year-old Randolph woman was critically injured during a U-turn when she collided with a southbound semi-tractor, driven by a 53-year-old man from Fox Lake. While the semi driver was unharmed, the severity of the woman's injuries necessitated an emergency airlift. This incident, which fortunately involved no passengers, has prompted an investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff's Office and casts a spotlight on the inherent risks at rural highway intersections.
Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy has two DUIs on his record
That’s what Mitchell Butterbrodt, an off-duty state trooper at the time, said to the on-duty police officer who pulled him over in 2018, according to the arresting officer’s report. It was Butterbrodt’s second DUI offense since 2010, court documents show. Beaver Dam Officer Mike Kuehn wrote in...
PAVE Talks Warning Signs Of Domestic Violence
(Beaver Dam) There are several signs and signals people can look for when they suspect a loved one could be in a domestic violence situation. PAVE is a local domestic violence shelter in Beaver Dam that has been empowering those that have experienced violence since 1978, with their first shelter opening in 1990. Executive Director Emily Shier says the physical signs are the most obvious.
2023 Beaver Dam Holiday Parade Winners Announced
The winners have been announced for the 2023 Beaver Dam Holiday Parade. This year’s judgers were Dawn Lyons Wood, Rob Driesel, and Amy McPherson. Parade organizers were Jason Loppnow, Bev Beal-Loeck and Tracy Propst along with many other elves. McKinstry’s Home Furnishings was once again the host site for the judges and the DailyDodge TV broadcast.
3 inmates have died during Wisconsin prison's 'lockdown'; Families push for answers
WAUPUN, Wisconsin (WISN) -- Dean Hoffmann spent 80 days inside Waupun Correctional Institution, inside what inmates and their families call a lockdown. His family says he was found dead, hanging in his cell, on June 29.
waupun, WI Residents: Your Future Kittens Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near waupun.
Dodge County Tree And Shrub Sale Program Has Begun
(Juneau) The Dodge County Land and Water Conservation Department’s annual tree and shrub sale has started. Several species of trees and shrubs are available for sale including: White Oak, Red Oak, Burr Oak, Sugar Maple, Silver Maple, Norway Spruce, White Pine, River Birch, Elderberry, American Plum, and new this year, Alleghany Serviceberry and Hazelnut.
News – December 4, 2023
(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Common Council recently approved the 2024 budget. The $23.8-million-dollar document includes a tax levy of $15 million. The city mill rate of $9.50 per thousand dollars of assessed value, is a six-cent increase from the rate that was adopted by the council last November. The overall mill rate heading into 2024 is $19.80, a year ago it was $21.20.
Fatal Crash Interstate 41: Update
UPDATE: The driver of the Subaru involved in the crash on Interstate 41 near State Highway 67 was identified as Grace Campagna (82 years old from Campbellsport, Wisconsin). The driver of the Honda minivan was identified as Ying Vang (34 years old from Oshkosh, Wisconsin). The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Team.
Public Works Department Office Relocating to E. School St. on December 6
The Public Works Department office will move from City Hall to the DPW facility at 229 E. School St. on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. After the move, the DPW office will be open from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.Visit here for more details.
First Lutheran Volunteers Make Donation To Swan Park Phase III Work
(Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Mayor Becky Glewen and City Administrator Nathan Thiel recently accepted a $10,000 donation for renovations at Swan Park from a team of dedicated volunteers at First Lutheran. The volunteers help coordinate the annual rummage sale, cookie walk, and Christmas Bazaar events. Thiel says this is an exciting opportunity for the community.
Beaver Dam 2024 Budget Approved
(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Common Council recently approved the 2024 budget. The $23.8-million-dollar document includes a tax levy of $15-million. The city mill rate of $9.50 per thousand dollars of assessed value, a six-cent increase from the rate that was adopted by the council last November. The overall mill...
Inmate Deaths During Waupun Lockdown Spark Outcry for Proper Medical Care
Investigate the mysterious deaths of three inmates during a prolonged lockdown at Wisconsin's Waupun Correctional. Families demand answers, alleging inadequate medical care and mental health treatment. Despite official denials, changes are promised to ease restrictions and improve conditions.
These ripon, WI based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around ripon..
Oliver Construction Co. will build new Generac facility in Beaver Dam
Manufacturing company Generac last month broke ground on a new facility in Beaver Dam, and officials said the project could bring up to 400 jobs to the area upon completion. Oconomowoc-based Oliver Construction Co. will be at the helm of building services for the 345,000-square foot manufacturing center in the city’s Highway 151 Business Park.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.87 and $2.94 in Beaver Dam as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Iron Ridge Man Heading To Trial On 8th OWI Charges
(Hubbard) An Iron Ridge man charged with his 8th Operating While Under the Influence offense is heading to trial. Dennis Grosenick waved his right to a preliminary hearing this week on charges stemming from an incident on November 11th. A sheriff’s deputy responded to the township of Hubbard just after...