News – November 4, 2022

(Beaver Dam) There are multiple sponsorship opportunities available for those who want to help revitalize Beaver Dam’s oldest park. Individuals, families and business can purchase naming rights for historical markers and features on the new splash pad being built at Swan City Park. Roughly $1.2-million-dollars has been designated by the city to restore the historic park and another half million has been donated to date. The project’s first phase has an estimated price tag of $2.2-million. For more information about donating as well as the Swan Park restoration project, visit Daily Dodge.com.

(Madison) The candidates vying for a seat in the Wisconsin’s 37th Assembly District discussed the issues with us Thursday on WBEV’s Community Comment. Republican Will Penterman of Columbus is seeking his first full term in office after winning a special election last year. Democrat Maureen McCarville of DeForest is serving her fifth term on the Dane County Board and was a police commissioner for eleven years. You can listen to our interviews with both candidates at DailyDodge.com.

(Marquette County) A multi-county police chase with an armed and potentially suicidal suspect ended without incident late Thursday morning. The pursuit apparently started in Dane County and wound through Columbia and Green Lake counties before eventually coming to an end in Marquette just before the noon hour. A firearm was located in the vehicle after the 30-year-old driver was taken into custody. Authorities anticipate that felony charges will be filed in multiple counties.

(Eden) A business that had been in Fond du Lac County for over 130 years sustained significant damage in a fire. Crews were called to Eden Meat Market and Catering around 9am Thursday after dispatch received a call from an employee reporting a grease fire. The investigation indicates that the fire started in a vent in the butcher shop and quickly spread to bacon grease used in meat processing. Three employees were treated and released from the scene for smoke inhalation. The fire is not considered suspicious.

(Horicon) The play “Once Upon a Pandora’s Box” will be taking place this weekend. Performances will be at 7pm today and 2pm and 7pm tomorrow at Horicon High School in the middle school/high school gymnasium. Director Cody Ferron says the name of the play features plenty of recognizable villains such as Rumpelstiltskin and the Big Bad Wolf. General admission tickets are $7 and student/senior tickets are $5 and are available for purchase at Horicon Hardware Hank. For more info on this story, visit dailydodge.com.