News – May 11, 2022

(Clyman) A man was severely injured after being runover by a tractor in the town of Clyman Monday afternoon. Dodge County Sheriff’s deputies responded to County Highway J just before noon. Authorities learned that the man was starting a tractor he was working on. It was in gear and the tractor began moving immediately, running the 67-year-old over. The tractor then drove through the wall of a machine shed before it struck a tree and wedged up against it. The man was transported by Flight for Life to Aurora Summit.

(Eden) An undetermined number of cattle perished in a barn fire in the township of Eden Tuesday afternoon. Fond du Lac County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Pine Road just before 3:30pm. The barn was fully engulfed when authorities arrived on scene. The fire started on the western end of the structure and quickly spread. The barn was a total loss. There were no injuries reported. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

(Juneau) A new Dodge County clerk of courts was sworn in recently. Kelly Enright, who previously served as chief deputy clerk of courts, was unanimously voted to the position by the four judges in the county. Enright will finish the remainder of the term being vacated by the retirement of Lynn Hron. She will serve until the fall when voters will decide who the next clerk of courts will be. Enright has already announced she is running for the position.

(Hustisford) A team of professionals are coming to Hustisford this week to help define the community’s future goals. Design Wisconsin is offered through the UW-Extension and works with selected Wisconsin communities that are interested in developing a shared vision for their future. The program works collaboratively with an array of volunteering professionals with backgrounds in architecture, urban design, landscape, and community marketing. Roughly 20 professionals are slated to visit Hustisford tomorrow through Saturday for a three-day workshop. Design Wisconsin will present their recommendations on Saturday May 14th at 7pm. More information can be found at DailyDodge.com.

(Randolph) The Randolph School District has a new district administrator. Brian Zacho accepted the position following interviews with the school board, staff, and community members. He replaces Ty Breitlow who is leaving to take a similar role with the School District of Lomira. Zacho grew up in the Randolph area and has been serving the Fall River School District in various roles for the past 19 years. He’s first day on the job is July 1st.

(Dane County) Dane County employees will not get thousand-dollar bonuses after all. The county board’s finance committee killed the motion Monday, deciding the idea was not well thought-out. County Executive Joe Parisi said last month he wanted to use leftover federal stimulus money to pay bonuses to workers who stayed at work during the height of coronavirus precautions. County Board chairman Patrick Miles says there was not much, if any, long-term analysis behind the idea. – WRN