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Police relied on video surveillance to charge preacher in Watertown pride bomb scare
WATERTOWN — Police officers used video surveillance to allege that a preacher subsequently removed from a park placed a fake bomb scare, according to court documents. Marcus J. J. Schroeder, 19, of Waukesha faces a single charge of conveying false information about a bomb threat. He has been released on a $5,000 signature bond pending trial, court records show. The charges stem from a pair of 911 calls placed during...
Spice Up Your Life: Exploring 3 Mexican Gastronomic Wonders in Watertown
In this article, we'll be exploring three Mexican delicacies you can find right here in Watertown. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Watertown's American Association of University Women hosts "Women Helping Women"
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Branch of the American Association of University Women is hosting a Women’s Expo on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 112 Hall Street. The theme of the Expo is “Women Helping Women: Family, Career, & Health.” ...
Beaver Dam van into creek, 2 helped to shore
BEAVER DAM, Wis. - Beaver Dam fire officials helped two people after a van went into a creek on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Fire officials said the elderly female driver tried to turn into a parking lot and went into the creek. The driver and passenger were helped to shore by...
Wisconsin 48-hour horror films screening in Jefferson this weekend
JEFFERSON, Wis. (WMTV) - Horror films of all kinds are screening in Jefferson this weekend at the Wisconsin 48 Hour Film Project showing. What makes them unique? All of the films were written, shot, and edited in 48 hours. Participants drew a random sub-genre and were challenged to fully create...
A year after her body was found, a Waukesha man is charged with murdering his girlfriend
About a year after a construction crew found a dead body in the town of Delafield, a Waukesha man has been charged with the murder of his longtime girlfriend. On Sept. 9, 2022, Findorff Construction employees called 911 after they found a dead woman in a wooded area east of N15W28300 Golf Road, according to the criminal complaint filed on Sept. 18 in Waukesha County. ...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Watertown, WI
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 Watertown.
WisDOT revokes licenses for 5 Wisconsin wholesale dealers, failed to maintain a licensed business facility
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently revoked the licenses of five southern Wisconsin wholesale dealers for violating state law. A release provided by WisDOT states that the dealers, located at several different locations in Beaver Dam, allegedly failed...
Jefferson County Fair committee reviews 2023, looks ahead to 2024
JEFFERSON — At a meeting on Friday, Sept. 15, the Jefferson County Fair Park Committee heard updates, changes and plans heading into autumn events, reviewed the past year, and looked to 2024. One of the biggest topics that came up was the budget and how it is “all over the place,” a repeated statement during the meeting. The committee discussed having vendors report incomes to get an idea of which...
Vintage Market on the Square takes over Commons Park
LAKE MILLS — Vendors selling all things handmade and vintage gathered in Commons Park on Saturday to showcase their goods, courtesy of The Vintage Flip. Nearly 40 vendors lined the walkways of Downtown Lake Mills with their booths and tents, offering a unique variety of products ranging from hand-crocheted pieces, jewelry, crystals, vintage oddities, and antique finds. A hospitality booth lined up on East Lake Street offered direction and assistance...
Generac, Beaver Dam reach agreement for new $35 million industrial generator manufacturing plant
Generac Power Systems expects to begin construction later this year of a new industrial generator manufacturing plant in Beaver Dam, following the City Council's approval Monday of a development agreement with the city. Under the agreement, the Waukesha-based company will build a 320,000-square-foot factory and offices with a minimum taxable value of $35...
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Oconomowoc!
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, known for its picturesque landscapes and serene lakes, has recently seen some impressive real estate sales. Three properties, in particular, have caught the attention of buyers with their stunning features and luxurious amenities. Let's take a closer look at these properties that have left a lasting impression on the real estate market.
Regional Jobless Claims Sees Slight Climb In August
(Dodge County) Regional jobless claims saw a bit of an uptick in the month of August. The state Department of Workforce Development says the unemployment rate in Dodge County was 3.1-percent in the eighth month of 2023 which is a jump from the 2.7-percent the county saw in July. Last...
Little Dousman sees big plans for multi-use development along highways 18 and 67
DOUSMAN - Along a stretch of the Glacial Drumlin State Trail, at the point where it bends sharply north/south and then east/west, sits a rural field and woodland that's long been a familiar sight to bicyclists and pedestrians. It's marked by a sharp incline as it parallels U.S. Highway 18,...
VIDEO | Hartford post office mural an interesting history of art
Hartford, Wi – During the 1930s and 1940s, 35 murals were commissioned for post offices around Wisconsin, some of which are no longer available for public viewing. Locally, an interesting piece of Depression-era history that was previously in the Hartford, WI U.S. Post Office now hangs in the Schauer Arts Center in Hartford, WI.
News – September 21, 2023
(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam School Board has accepted a donation of $125-thousand dollars from the fundraising group “Leave Your Legacy,” to add lights to the high school’s baseball field. Director of Business Ryan Cashman says lighting the baseball field will enhance access and opportunity for high school baseball, youth baseball, and the American Legion Post 146 program. He says according to the district’s five-year facility plan, the lights will be added in the 2024-2025 fiscal year. Future outdoor facility planning and upgrades also include an additional softball field as well as lights, and replacing antiquated lighting at the current football/track and field complex.
Detour In Place For Watertown’s Cady Street Bridge Rehab Project
(Watertown) Residents in Watertown are being notified of a detour that will be in place starting Wednesday to accommodate bridge work. City officials say the Cady Street Bridge rehab project will begin Wednesday. They note that the bridge will be completely closed to traffic for the entirety of the project,...
Jefferson Claims First Season Win Against McFarland, 41-21 in Week 4
In an unexpected turn of events, Jefferson achieved their first win of the season, defeating McFarland 41-21 during the fourth week of Friday night football. The game showcased impressive plays from both teams, with the Spartans leading at halftime, 28-14. Following the intermission, McFarland scored a 21-yard field goal but Jefferson managed to secure their lead with a seven-yard touchdown. Jefferson's victory signals a promising start to their season.
Warriors serve notice in sweep over Goslings
Waunakee swept Watertown’s volleyball team 25-3, 25-14, 25-17 in a Badger Large volleyball match on Tuesday at WHS. The Warriors (19-4, 5-0 in conference) served the Goslings (8-13, 2-3) out of system repeatedly. Senior outside hitter Lily Follen led Waunakee from the service line with six aces. “Waunakee has an all-around solid team this year with eight seniors and it’s so good for us to play competition like that,” Watertown...
Nelson 2nd At Conference Golf Meet, Beavers 6th
Beaver Dam’s McKenna Nelson finished runner-up at the Badger Conference Girls Golf Meet at Watertown Country Club on Wednesday. McKenna Nelson shot a 1 over 71 at Watertown to finish 1 stroke behind medalist Izzy Stricker. Stricker earned Conference Player of the Year while Nelson finished 2nd overall to earn the Freshman 1st Team & All Conference honors.