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Dog Killed in Fire at Fort Residence

A fire on Converse Street in Fort Atkinson gutted a house and claimed the life of a dog Monday night. Investigation into the blaze revealed the point of origin was the basement. Residents were home at the time of the fire. They were able to get out of the house without injury and locate a…read more »

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Parents of UW Student Found Dead in Rome File Lawsuit

The parents of Beau Solomon, a UW-Madison student found dead in Rome in July of 2016, have filed a federal lawsuit against John Cabot University and The Chubb Group Insurance Companies. The suit claims that JCU failed to provide adequate safety warnings which the parents believe were a substantial factor in Beau’s death. The lawsuit…read more »

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Truck, RV Flip on I-94

An RV flipped over into the median on Interstate 94 westbound at Highway 73 near Lake Mills Monday afternoon. According to posts on social media, the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. and the State Patrol noted there was no blockage of the interstate but many drivers were slowing down to take a look at the…read more »

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Wisconsin Company Makes Statement on Charlottesville

AP – The head of the Georgia-based company that makes Tiki torches says he was offended by images of white supremacists marching through Charlottesville, Virginia, using his company’s products. W.C. Bradley Co. President and CEO Marc Olivie told the media Monday that the Columbus-based company’s staff was “appalled and saddened” that the torches were “used by…read more »

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Two Young Children Die in Dodge County Crash

Dodge County sheriff’s officials say two young children have died from injuries suffered in a highway crash. Authorities said Monday 3-year-old Brady Wojtkiewicz and 7-year-old Landon Wojtkiewicz died as a result of injuries sustained Saturday morning when the minivan in which they were passengers collided with another van at an intersection in the Town of…read more »

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Walworth County Woman Dies from Columbia County Crash

A Walworth County woman has died after being involved a crash in Columbia County on Friday afternoon.  According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, 40-year-old Christine Novak died from the injuries she sustained in the crash. Novak was the driver of the van.  According to reports a semi-truck ran a stop sign and hit a…read more »

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