Author Archives: Eric Stone

Wis Governor Visits Japan

Wis Governor Visits Japan

Governor Tony Evers visited Wisconsin’s sister state in Japan yesterday, Chiba Prefecture. He met with Governor Kensaku Morita, and the Chiba Board of Education. He also toured the original Kikkoman Soy Sauce facility. Evers is leading a 28 member delegation that includes 13 business leaders from nine Wisconisn Companies. The trade mission concludes Saturday.Read more »

Nolan Takes The Stand In Jefferson Court

Nolan Takes The Stand In Jefferson Court

Retired priest William Nolan took the stand yesterday in his own behalf in Jefferson County Court. Nolan is accused of sexually assaulting an altar boy while at Saint Joseph’s Church in Fort Atkinson. The jury also heard testimony from Fort Atkinson Police Detective Lisa Hefty, Michael Bender, a religious education teacher who volunteered at Saint…Read more »

Accused Drunk Driver Arrested For Causing Fatal Accident In Milton

Accused Drunk Driver Arrested For Causing Fatal Accident In Milton

Milton police say a 20-year-old driver has been arrested on charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.  Joseph R. Overbeek of Delavan was at the wheel when his vehicle slammed into the back of a parked dump truck early Sunday morning.  Overbeek’s passenger suffered severe injuries and died after being taken to…Read more »

Construction Death, Town of Milton

Construction Death, Town of Milton

Sheriff’s officials say an Edgerton man has died after he was run over by a bulldozer in Rock County. First responders were called to a property in the Town of Milton about 5:30 p.m. Sunday where the 30-year-old man was found unresponsive. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was working alone and doing…Read more »

Wisconsin Military Construction Projects On Hold To Build “The Wall”

Wisconsin Military Construction Projects On Hold To Build “The Wall”

President Donald Trump’s plan to kill or delay hundreds of construction projects on U.S. military bases to help fund border fencing includes diverting money for a Wisconsin Air National Guard base shooting range. Guard spokesman Joe Trovato confirmed that $8 million earmarked for building a small-arms range at Truax Field in Madison would be diverted…Read more »

Long-Serving Wisconsin Congressman Won’t Run For Reelection

Long-Serving Wisconsin Congressman Won’t Run For Reelection

Republican Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner says he won’t run for reelection to the U-S House of Representatives next year  The Menomonee Falls politician will have spent 42 years in Washington, D-C, representing Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.  The 76-year-old becomes Wisconsin’s longest-serving congressman late next year when he passes Democratic Representative David Obey’s record of 41 years,…Read more »

Lodi Man Arrested For Firing Gun During Domestic Disturbance

Lodi Man Arrested For Firing Gun During Domestic Disturbance

Central Wisconsin authorities have arrested a 55-year-old Lodi man for firing a gun during a domestic disturbance.  Robert Clark is charged with domestic-related recklessly endangering safety, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.  Police and deputies with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office were called to the home Monday at about 6:00 A-M.  Clark was taken…Read more »

Waukesha County Deputy Injured During Monday Morning Pursuit

Waukesha County Deputy Injured During Monday Morning Pursuit

A Waukesha County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries when he was involved in a collision during the pursuit of a stolen car.  The suspects refused to pull over when a police officer tried to conduct a traffic stop at about 6:00 A-M.  When the stolen vehicle went down a dead-end street, it rammed a squad…Read more »