News – February 7, 2022

(Waupun) A Town of Waupun man was severely injured after falling 20 feet off a ladder Sunday. Fond du Lac deputies responded to his home on Savage Road just before 10:30am. Witnesses told first responders that the man was attempting to trim a tree limb before he fell off the ladder. ThedaStar medical helicopter transported the 50-year-old to the hospital in Neenah with significant injuries. Authorities believe the incident is not suspicious in nature.

(Fond du Lac) A Fond du Lac man was rescued after his vehicle fell through the ice on Lake Winnebago Saturday afternoon. Authorities were called to a half mile north of Frazier Point at Lakeside Park around 2:30pm. The 51-year-old encountered a weak spot on the ice, causing his truck to fall through. The man was able to throw is phone out onto the ice and climb to safety after his lower half was submerged in water. He then called 911. Other than being extremely cold, the man reported no injuries.

(Otsego) A Milwaukee woman arrested Saturday by Columbia County authorities is facing OWI Fourth Offense charges. Deputies reportedly found Shanay Moore in her vehicle on Highway 16 in the Town of Otsego just after 4am with no lights on. When law enforcement made contact, they allegedly noticed the 31-year-old was impaired. She was booked into the Columbia County jail and is also facing charges of Failure to Install an Ignition Interlock Device and Operating while Revoked.

(Beaver Dam) A Green Bay man has been charged with running from Dodge County authorities. Omaha Tucker allegedly fled from sheriff’s deputies after they found him asleep in a vehicle last April. The vehicle was rental and when searching the lessee’s Facebook page, officers reportedly located pictures of Tucker which was how they identified him. If convicted, the 30-year-old faces over four years behind bars. An initial appearance is scheduled for March 7th.

(Lebanon) A church in Lebanon will host a food pantry distribution event Tuesday. The monthly Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church at W4661 County Road MM. The cost is $22 per share and those going can purchase more than one. Organizers say each share may not be identical but will contain at least $100 to $150 worth of groceries. The event gets underway at 3:30pm and continues to 6pm or until all 312 shares are gone. To enter, drive through the fire station parking lot directly from Highway R to get in line.

(Beaver Dam) Six service organizations at the Beaver Dam High School will play host to Pasta with a Purpose Tuesday. The organizations are DECA, Key Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, HOSA, and the FFA.  For $7-dollars, attendees will enjoy a meal of spaghetti, garlic bread, baked goods, milk, and lemonade with a choice of red, meat, or alfredo sauce. One-hundred-percent of the proceeds will be donated to the United Way of Dodge County to be distributed exclusively in the Beaver Dam area. The event runs from 4:30pm to 6:30pm in the Beaver Dam High School commons area.