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Search Still On After Humane Society Canisters Stolen

Authorities are still searching for suspects after a number of donation canisters placed by the Humane Society of Jefferson County were stolen from businesses across Jefferson and Dane County. Two adults in their late 30s and their 18 year-old daughter, driving a red pickup truck, claiming to be volunteers with the Humane Society are take…read more »

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Fort Atkinson School District Extends Virtual Learning

The Fort Atkinson School District has extended virtual learning until at least October 19th. The Jefferson County Health Department issued a Health Alert last week due to what it called the significant and uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. The White House Coronavirus Task Force puts Fort Atkinson and Watertown on its Wisconsin…read more »

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Gov. Evers Extends State’s Mask Mandate Until Nov. 21

Gov. Tony Evers has extended Wisconsin’s mask mandate until Nov. 21, citing a surge in coronavirus cases across the state, particularly on college campuses. The order has been in effect since August and was scheduled to expire on Monday. Evers on Tuesday extended the order even as his authority to issue the mandate is being…read more »

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Fugitive Wanted In A Beloit Attempted Homicide Arrested

Authorities in Marathon County say a 25-year-old man wanted for attempted homicide in Beloit has been taken into custody after a chase.  Sheriff Scott Parks says his department, as part of the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, worked with the U-S Marshals Office Wednesday to arrest Isaiah Evans and an accomplice.  Authorities were told…read more »

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4 Elderly Victims Wounded At Mayville Apartment

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office reports four elderly people were wounded in a mass shooting at an apartment in Mayville.  Two of the four were airlifted from the Spring Glen Elderly Housing facility to trauma centers and they are in critical condition.  One of the critical patients is said to be the shooter.  No names…read more »

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Cambridge Man Charged with Homicide by Drunken Driving

Dane County prosecutors are charging a Cambridge man with homicide by drunken driving.  Authorities say 27-year-old Lonzo Simmons crashed his vehicle while trying to get away from a traffic stop last June in Sun Prairie. The accident took the lives of two passengers and critically injured a third. Following the crash, Simmons’ blood-alcohol content was…read more »

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