Dodge County Insider

Jackknifed semi shuts down Highway 33 west of Highway P in neighboring Dodge County | Photo courtesy Lisa Cler

  April 14, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – The roads are reportedly like “a sheet of ice” as a rain/sleet mix passes through Dodge and neighboring Washington Counties. Just after 6 p.m. a jackknifed semi on Highway 33 just west of Highway P shut down traffic. The semi

MPTC trade apprentice student Jacob Moody wins top honors at National Craftsmen Championship

  April 9, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Moraine Park Technical College trade apprentice student, Jacob Moody of Kraemer Brothers, earned the first-place gold award in the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) National Craftsmen Championships. The event was held Thursday, March 22 in Long Beach, CA. “We are

Driver seriously injured in crash in neighboring Dodge County

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   April 6, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI –  On April 6, 2018 at 8:02 a.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on US 151 south of Bethel Road in the Town of Elba, Dodge County. Preliminary investigation shows a Chevrolet Colorado was traveling

Moraine Park Technical College Dean’s list recognizes area students success

    March 25, 2018 – Washington Co./Fond du Lac Co./Dodge Co., WI – Moraine Park Technical College named 1,108 students to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List distinction, students must earn a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5, be

Suspected swatting hoax in neighboring Dodge County

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March 22, 2018 – At 3:32 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a male subject indicating that he had shot a male subject and had taken hostages at a residence in the area of US 151 and Forest Road

Moraine Park apprenticeship students earn “Tools of the Trade” $1,500 scholarships

  March 21, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Fourteen Moraine Park Technical College apprentices were recently awarded “Tools of the Trade” scholarships from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. Receiving $1,500 scholarships were John Blanchard of West Bend, Robert Boelkes of Mt. Horeb, Jacob Carpenter of Hartford,

Neighbors in Washington County warned about high risk of fire danger | By Ron Naab

March 21, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – A weekend of warmer temps, lower humidity, and a slight breeze has further dried out our landscape. This has caused numerous wild land fires in southeastern Wisconsin. Many fire departments in Washington, Ozaukee, and Dodge counties were out extinguishing fires that

First day of Spring – a celebration of Easter fashion

March 20, 2018 – Washington Co., WI –  A rather chilly start to the first day of spring. We can expect to see fashion changes with sweaters instead of heavy coats, anklets instead of knee socks and lighter colors with jubilant patterns. Since the 1870s women and girls have followed

Man found dead at boat launch in neighboring Dodge County

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    March 19, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – On March 19, 2018 at 6:45 a.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident on Beaver Dam Lake at the Hickory Point Road boat launch ramp in the Town of Westford, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Preliminary investigation shows

Identification released following fatal accident Saturday in Dodge County | By Bob Nelson

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March 19, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – Dodge County Sheriff’s officials have identified the person killed in an accident on County Highway E in the Town of Hustisford Saturday night. Fifty-two-year-old Charles Seizinger of Hustisford was trying to pass another vehicle and lost control of his pickup truck

Identification released following fatal accident Saturday in Dodge County | By Bob Nelson

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March 19, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – Dodge County Sheriff’s officials have identified the person killed in an accident on County Highway E in the Town of Hustisford Saturday night. Fifty-two-year-old Charles Seizinger of Hustisford was trying to pass another vehicle and lost control of his pickup truck

Fatal accident in neighboring Dodge County

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  March 17, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – On March 17, 2018 at 5:48 p.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a single vehicle crash on County Highway E South of Perch Road in the Town of Hustisford, Dodge County. Preliminary investigation shows a 1992 Ford

Obit: Clarence J. “Jim” Heimerl Jr., 86, of Lomira

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  March 13, 2018 – Lomira, WI – Clarence J. “Jim” Heimerl Jr., 86, of Lomira, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Harbor Haven Health and Rehab.   Jim was born in Philadelphia, PA., on May 9, 1931, the son of the late Clarence Sr. and

Obit: Brian Dixon, 70, of Iron Ridge

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March 12, 2018 – Iron Ridge, WI – Brian Dixon, 70, of Iron Ridge, passed away on Sunday, March 11. He was born in Milwaukee on April 13, 1947. He served in the U.S. Air Force from April 1966 until February 1970 as a jet engine mechanic. He retired

VIDEO | Press conference in Beaver Dam on controlled burn of Village Glen Apartments | Courtesy WXRO Radio

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March 11, 2018 – Beaver Dam, WI – Courtesy WXRO Radio the Mayor of Beaver Dam Rebecca Glewen talks about burning down building 109 on Wednesday, March 14.  

Controlled detonation Wednesday afternoon at apartment building in Beaver Dam

March 7, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – Following a fatal accident in neighboring Dodge County, authorities are going to conduct a controlled detonation to remove the remaining explosive materials considered a threat. Beaver Dam Police said this is the safest way to eliminate the “highly volatile situation.”

Obit: Wayne “Buddy” Wilmer Faber, 84, of Lomira

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March 4, 2018 – Lomira, WI – Wayne “Buddy” Wilmer Faber passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Hope Health and Rehab in Lomira at the age of 84 with his loving family at his side joining his son, Russ. Wayne was born July 2, 1933 in the

UTV through the ice on Fox Lake in neighboring Dodge County

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  March 2, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – At approximately 12:40 p.m. on March 2, 2018 the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report that a 2016 John Deere Gator UTV broke through the ice on Fox Lake. The investigation revealed the gator was driven by Clarence Feucht

Dodge Co. Sheriff calls for a return to discipline to bring an end to mass shootings | By Sheriff Dale Schmidt

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  March 1, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – Following every mass killing, I ask myself, what has happened to our society? I also wonder what the solution is to ensure our families do not become future victims.   Many have pointed out that years ago, people would go

Parents in Mayville receive letter home from Police and School District regarding “school shooters”

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    Feb. 18, 2018 – Mayville, WI – Police in Mayville released a note home to parents in the school district regarding concerns about a group of high school students that called themselves “school shooters.” A 17-year-old girl was issued a citation for disorderly conduct.    

Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon Friday

  Fen.8, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Looks like neighbors will have their winter driving skills tested Friday morning as the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Washington, Dodge, Ozaukee and Jefferson Counties. * WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the

Dodge County Sheriff responds to early morning snowmobile accident in Town of Shields

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   Feb. 8, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI –  At 3:59 a.m. on Feb. 8, 2018 the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office investigated a snowmobile crash Hwy. Q near Walton Road in the town of Shields. A 27-year-old male from Watertown was operating his snowmobile on the highway and on private

Dodge County Sheriff releases name of woman injured in weekend accident

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   Feb. 6, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – On February 3, 2018 at approximately 1:34 a.m., the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of CTH S and STH 67 in the Township of Hubbard, Dodge County, Wisconsin. The preliminary investigation shows Amanda

Dodge County Sheriff recognizes youth in Explorer post

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Feb. 1, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – The Dodge County Law Enforcement Explorer post held its annual parents/awards night at the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. This event also commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Explorer post in Dodge County. In February, 2008, then patrol deputy Dale Schmidt began

Discover Moraine Park – tour campuses in Fond du Lac, West Bend and Beaver Dam

Washington Co., WI – High school students, displaced workers and people looking to change careers are encouraged to attend a special upcoming event at any of Moraine Park Technical College’s three campuses. The event – Discover Moraine Park – is designed to help attendees jump-start their education and career.  
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