News – August 22, 2022

(Rubicon) One person was seriously injured in a motor vehicle crash in the township of Rubicon on Saturday. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says the 54-year-old male driver was operating too fast as he approached the Highway 60 and Highway P roundabout around 7:40pm. The vehicle failed to negotiate the traffic circle, struck the center mound, and vaulted. The crash is under investigation.

(Marshfield) A person died in a single vehicle crash in Fond du Lac County Sunday. A 34-year-old man from the St. Peter area was heading westbound on County Road W and failed to negotiate a curve at the intersection with WH around 2:30am. The vehicle became airborne, landed on the north side of WH, and overturned multiple times. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and that speed and alcohol are contributing factors.

(Waupun) Multiple agencies from Dodge and Fond du Lac counties pursued a suspect for roughly 28 miles Sunday. The chase began in the village of Rosendale just after 10am after police spotted the vehicle with no registration plates. The pursuit continued onto Highway 23, to Highway D, then to 151, and was called off due to safety as the suspect approached the city of Waupun. Authorities located the vehicle again which crashed as the driver, identified as a 26-year-old Oshkosh man, attempted to turn off Highway 151. He is facing multiple charges.

(Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam teachers have voted down the district’s salary offer. Staff members recently met to discuss and vote on the school board’s pay scheme. After a lengthy discussion the teachers voted unanimously to reject the district’s offer. Beaver Dam Educator’s Association President Matt Ziebarth says the board this year offered the same dollar amount to every teacher, regardless of their individual salaries. Meaning a teacher who has been in the district for one year will get a 4.6-percent increase, experienced teachers would get a 2.6-percent pay bump.

(Beaver Dam) ESPN Beaver Dam’s new weekly lineup has been announced. “Wilde and Tausch” and “Scalzo and Brust,” which currently air in both Madison and Milwaukee, will begin broadcasting today (Monday) on 1430 ESPN Beaver Dam. Wilde and Tausch will air from 9am to noon, after Keyshawn, J-Will and Max which starts at 5am. “Scalzo and Brust” airs from 4pm to 6pm, following ESPN network programming Bart and Hahn, which will be broadcasted from noon until 2pm, and Canty and Carlin, airing from 2pm to 4pm. Spain and Fitz airs from 6pm to 8pm, unless there are Golden Beavers broadcasts.