(Rosendale) A high speed pursuit ended with K9 assistance and an arrest in the town of Rosendale Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:35pm, a Fond du Lac Sheriff’s Deputy attempted a stop on a vehicle speeding 100mph in a 65 on HWY 151 near HWY 49 in the town of Waupun. A pursuit ensued north on 151 with the suspect vehicle cutting through the median into the southbound lanes before being terminated as the vehicle began traveling north on HWY 26. Later an officer in the Village of Rosendale located the vehicle and a second pursuit occurred, leading to the suspect vehicle becoming disabled in a farm field and the operator fleeing on foot. The driver identified as an 18 year old male from Oshkosh, surrendered to authorities without further incident after seeing Sheriff’s K9 Deputy Rip. The suspect is wanted on four separate felony cases in Dane County, and is being charged with two counts of felony fleeing/eluding, first degree reckless endangering safety, resisting an officer, felony bail jumping, and other traffic violations.
(Horicon) The Horicon City Council recently approved the rental of River Bend Park for Horicon Living History Days. It did come with some discussion however as Mayor Josh Maas expressed concern for dog walkers. Event officials say that it could be further discussed, which may include an admission fee for attendees to help offset costs. The event is May 12th through the 14th.
(Beaver Dam) Marshfield Medical Center – Beaver Dam is now accepting applications for their fourth round of Community Health Grants. The program was created as part of a comprehensive initiative to ensure the hospital’s health and well-being efforts placed a greater focus on local needs. The deadline to apply is March 20th. More information can be found at DailyDodge.com.
(Beaver Dam) A fundraiser is seeking formal dresses for a scholarship established for a fallen Beaver Dam High School alum. The Emily’s Closet fundraiser takes in dresses and sells them at discounted prices. All proceeds go to the Emily C. Lyons Scholarship Foundation. Lyons died in a snowmobile accident in 2015. Donations are accepted until March 9th. The sale will take place March 10th, 11th, and 12th at 555 Beichl (bee-kill) Avenue. More information can be found at DailyDodge.com.
(Mayville) A Mayville man has been charged with running from police. Blaise Klim allegedly fled a Mayville police officer last April. During the chase, police say Klim failed to stop at a stop sign and was estimated going 60-miles-per-hour in a 25-mile-per-hour zone. The chase eventually ended when Klim stopped the vehicle and was arrested following a threat of being tased, according to the complaint. If convicted, the 46-year-old faces six-and-a-half years behind bars. An initial appearance is scheduled for March 20th.
(Dodge County) State transportation officials are lessening frozen road law coverage for parts of southern Wisconsin, including Dodge County. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is ending the Frozen Road Declaration for southern Wisconsin Zone 4. The Zone encompasses all parts of Dodge County that are to the southeast of Highway 151. The Frozen Road Declaration remains in effect for all of Dodge County northwest of 151 including Beaver Dam, Fox Lake, Randolph, and Waupun.
(Green Lake County) The Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill several job openings at their jail. Chief Deputy Matt Vande Kolk says they need corrections officers as well as a master control assistant. He says it is a key position at the jail responsible for a number of different tasks. The person is in charge of radios and intercoms in the jail pods, logging information, scheduling some of the events in the jail, and answering phones.