News – March 11, 2022

(Reeseville) A storage facility in Clyman was damaged by fire Thursday afternoon. The Clyman-Lowell-Reeseville Fire Department responded to United Liquid Waste Recycling at N2797 Highway 26 around 2:30pm. CLR Fire and Rescue Chief Eric Howlett says crews were on scene for approximately three-and-a-half to four hours. Damage was contained to the storage facility’s roof and attic area. No injuries were reported; the cause is under investigation.

(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn this weekend. Crews will be at W8172 Ollinger Road, one half mile east of Industrial Drive and Highway 151, tomorrow. Fire Chief Michael Wesle says the structures on the property were already scheduled for demolition as part of a housing project that is slated for development this spring. He notes that there will be significant activity in the area during the exercise and Ollinger Road will be closed for a portion of the day.

(Juneau) The Dodge County judges have appointed Kelly Enright to serve as clerk of circuit court. Longtime Clerk of Courts Lynn Hron announced she is stepping down from the post on May 3rd. Enright is currently deputy chief clerk of courts. State statutes allow the sitting circuit court judges in a county to appoint a replacement if the elected clerk steps down for any reason during their term. Enright’s appointment will expire upon the swearing in of the next elected clerk of courts on January 3rd. She has already announced her bid for the department’s top position.

(Marshfield) A two-vehicle crash in the township of Marshfield Thursday morning resulted in serious injuries for one of the drivers. A 68-year-old St. Cloud man was making a left hand turn at Highway G around 7am. A southbound SUV, driven by a 55-year-old New Holstein Woman, was unable to stop and struck the car. The St. Cloud man was flown to the hospital in Neenah with serious injuries while the New Holstein woman suffered minor injuries.

(Waupun) The city of Waupun has received grant funds to construct a new senior center. Governor Tony Evers recently announced nearly $213-million-dollars in Neighborhood Investment Fund grants to address the needs of communities through long-term economic recovery projects. Waupun is in line for nearly $5-million to build a senior center on city-owned land located at 520 McKinley Street. Details of the new facility are still being finalized but it is anticipated to be fully operational by the end of 2024.

(Dodge County) Two Dodge County area businesses have received worker training grants from the state. The Department of Workforce Development recently announced nearly $3.1-million-dollars was awarded to various employers through funds made available from the Wisconsin Fast Forward program. Specialty Cheese of Reeseville was given $9,800 which will go towards training in standardized procedures and problem solving. Kreilkamp Trucking of Allenton received $400-thousand-dollars. The business has partnered with Moraine Park Technical College to help 144 workers earn a commercial divers’ license.