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Obituary | Bryan J. Beaudry, 62, of Beaver Dam

September 18, 2020 – Beaver Dam, WI – Bryan J. Beaudry, 62, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 after a five-year journey with ALS. Bryan confronted this monster with grace and courage. Bryan had a zest for life and

U.S. Flag ordered to half-staff on September 11

September 11, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The governor has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff on September 11, Freedom Day. A day to remember the 3,000 people killed in terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania.      

Rain Sunday in Washington County

September 6, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has rain on tap for much of Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of

Magnet fisherman finds grenade in neighboring Dodge County | By Beaver Dam Police

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September 1, 2020 – Beaver Dam, WI – On Monday August 31, 2020 at approximately 4:40pm Beaver Dam Police Department Officers were dispatched to 222 Madison Street near the dam for a report of a grenade being retrieved from the water by a subject “magnet fishing.” Magnet fishing is

Dodge Co. man severely injured in motorcycle vs. deer accident | By Dodge Co. Sheriff Dale J. Schmidt

June 17, 2020 – Dodge Co., WI – On June 16, 2020 at about 11:15 p.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motorcycle vs. deer crash on STH 73 north of CTH G in the Town of Westford. Preliminary investigation shows the operator of the

Neighbors in Dodge County rally call to action for health meeting Tuesday, June 16

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June 16, 2020 – Dodge Co., WI – Neighbors in Dodge County are rallying a call to action as a meeting is being held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 regarding the “health and safety” of the public. Teresa Roll is a resident of Dodge County. She

New facility complete at C&D Automated Systems in Allenton | By Emily Liddicoat

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Allenton, WI – Growing business, C&D Automated Systems, of Allenton has started utilizing its recently completed 19,000-square-foot facility. C&D Automated Systems specializes in building custom automated equipment that enhance the efficiency of other businesses, including robotic packaging and assembly systems, control panels, and complete conveyor systems.  The products they

Dodge County Sheriff reacts to opening of Beaver Dam tavern

May 14, 2020 –  Wednesday we have learned the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled the Safer at Home order is unlawful, invalid and unenforceable. Over the last week, I have been asked by many in the community what I was doing about the opening of a local establishment, The

Vehicle removed from retention pond in neighboring Dodge County | By Captain Paul Wm. Hartl

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May 6, 2020 – Beaver Dam, WI – On Wednesday, May 6, 2020 the Beaver Dam Fire Department was dispatched to the retention pond adjacent to the Family Center at 609 Gould Street for a report of vehicle in the water.   Upon arrival, Beaver Dam Fire and Police

Froedtert West Bend Hospital temporarily closes tent triage center on Pleasant Valley Road

April 23, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Information is coming in slowly with regard to hospitals and clinics in Washington County and whether there is a plan in place to reopen to treat patients with medical needs not related to COVID-19. Tim Olsen is the manager of public

Obituary | Ruth A. Ceshker, 92, of Beaver Dam

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February 19, 2020 – Beaver Dam, WI – Ruth A. Ceshker (nee Kohl) age 92 of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Crossroads Care Center in Mayville, WI. Ruth was born May 20, 1927 in Meeker, WI to Albert and Elsie (nee Baumgarnter) Kohl. She

Obituary | Christopher “Chris” F. Hansen, 29, of Beaver Dam

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November 1, 2019 – Beaver Dam, WI –Christopher F. “Chrisso” or “Chris” Hansen, 29, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 27, 2019. He was born on June 15, 1990 in West Allis, WI to Fred and Karen (nee Krueger) Hansen. Chris loved life. Driving was

Child injured following hit and run in neighboring Dodge County | By Beaver Dam Police Lt. Matt Riel

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August 8, 2019 – Beaver Dam, WI – On August 8, 2019 at approximately 6:22 p.m.  Beaver Dam police officers were dispatched to the intersection of S. Spring Street and E. Davis Street for a report of a child being struck by a vehicle.   Upon arrival officers were

One American Flag, 110 days, 48 states, 14,500 miles; 10th Annual Patriot Tour Kicks Off On Armed Forces Day

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May 18, 2019 – Dodge Co., WI — On Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18, one American flag will embark on a 110-day journey, transported 14,500 miles through all 48 continental states by motorcycle riders in a city-to-city relay that raises funds to support disabled veterans. Following a 10

Victim identified in fatal shooting in Dodge County | By Beaver Dam Police

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March 25, 2019 – Beaver Dam, WI – Beaver Dam Police have released details on a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday, March 23, 2019.    

Obituary | Alan C. Wegner, 43, of Beaver Dam

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March 7, 2019 – Beaver Dam, WI – Alan C. Wegner of Beaver Dam, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the age of 43. He was born son of Harland and Janice (nee Gove) October 3, 1975.  Alan loved the outdoors and fishing.  He was also a

End of the season for Kettle Moraine Lutheran, Germantown and Slinger girls basketball teams

Feb. 28, 2019 – Slinger, WI – A tough night on the hard court for a pair of Washington County girls basketball teams as Slinger fell to Beaver Dam 63-32. Slinger’s Anna Breuer was sidelined with an injury. The top seeded Golden Beavers will face No. 2 seed Notre

Brrrrr…. Area school cancellations for Thursday, Jan. 31

Jan. 31, 2019 – Washington County, WI – The following school districts will be CLOSED and all after-school practices and activities have been canceled for Thursday, January 31, 2019: West Bend School District (includes Jackson) Hartford Area Schools Slinger School District Kewaskum School District Beaver Dam Unified School District Germantown

Brrrrr…. Area school cancellations for Thursday, Jan. 31 rolling in

Jan. 30, 2019 – Washington County, WI – The following school districts will be CLOSED tomorrow and all after-school practices and activities have been canceled for Thursday, January 31, 2019: West Bend School District (includes Jackson) Hartford Area Schools Slinger School District Kewaskum School District Beaver Dam Unified School District