Man crashes into Beaver Dam Middle School, starts fire
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man who fled from police over a domestic disturbance complaint crashed his vehicle into the Beaver Dam Middle School and started a fire.
Fond du Lac man pleads guilty to grisly shooting death
JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) — A Fond du Lac man has pleaded guilty in a grisly homicide, and prosecutors are seeking life without parole.
Twenty-one-year-old Nigel Schultz pleaded guilty Friday to...
Officials: Juvenile threats Jehovah’s Witness in Beaver Dam
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Dodge County sheriff's officials say a juvenile is responsible for threats made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Beaver Dam.
JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors in Wisconsin have charged a 31-year-old man with fatally shooting his ex-wife who was a prosecutor in Illinois.
Illinois prosecutor shot and killed in Wisconsin home
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois prosecutor was shot and killed over the weekend in Wisconsin in what authorities allege was a case of domestic violence.
2019 Wisconsin girls basketball all-state team
2019 ASSOCIATED PRESS GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
Player of the Year: Shemera Williams, 5-9, sr., Milwaukee Academy of Science
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
Arrowhead 68, Oconomowoc 47
Milw. Samuel Morse-Marshall 75, Milwaukee North 58
POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS=
Algoma vs. Kewaunee, ppd.
Antigo vs. Medford Area, ppd. to Feb 4th.
Appleton North vs. Appleton East, ppd. to Feb 12th.
Police say woman who hit squad car was driving drunk
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 46-year-old woman was driving drunk when she collided with a Dodge County Sheriff's Office squad car.
WITI-TV reports that a Dodge County deputy was stopped to help a disabled semitrailer early Saturday morning when the woman rear-ended the squad car while the deputy was inside of the vehicle.
Winter storm coming to an end in Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A winter storm warning is expiring in Wisconsin, but not before dozens of school districts called off classes and the mounting snow caused travel delays.
Steady snow fell throughout Wednesday morning piling up to 8 inches at Belgium in Ozaukee County, 7 inches at Beaver Dam in Dodge County and about 6 inches in Milwaukee.
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
Beaver Dam 54, Watertown 45
Black Hawk 75, Belmont 46
Caledonia, Minn. 85, Mineral Point 57
Cambridge 62, Deerfield 49
Cashton 64, Seneca 57
Catholic Memorial 77, University School of Milwaukee 60
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
Appleton East 48, Fond du Lac 42
Appleton West 72, Oshkosh North 63
Auburndale 81, Newman Catholic 44
Barneveld 55, Juda 38
Bay Port 70, Sheboygan South 44
Bayfield 66, Butternut 56
Beaver Dam 89, Menasha 70
Birchwood 87, Shell Lake 70
Brookfield East 77, Pius XI Catholic 33
Bruce 62, Winter 48
Cambria-Friesland 59, Pardeeville 53
Catholic Central 55, Kenosha Saint Joseph Catholic Academy 48
Central Wisconsin Christian 69, Valley Christian 44
- Daily CitizenUPDATE: Man arrested after fiery crash into Beaver Dam Middle School, Thursday open house postponed due to damageAugust 22, 2019
- Daily CitizenEugene Stanley Nowicki, 82, WinterAugust 7, 2019
- Daily CitizenMan charged in Beaver Dam car chaseJuly 23, 2019
- Daily CitizenHarold Paulick, 69, GraftonJuly 11, 2019
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL=
Algoma 56, Green Bay West 49
Appleton East 55, Freedom 50
Aquinas 82, Chippewa Falls 45
Badger 74, Kenosha Bradford 62
Beaver Dam 81, Fort Atkinson 18
Benton 80, Juda 27
Big Foot 52, Brodhead 26
Bonduel 36, Roncalli 33
Cambridge 48, Adams-Friendship 36
Catholic Central 55, University School of Milwaukee 28
Officer-involved shooting wounds man in Beaver Dam
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that wounded a man in Beaver Dam.
Beaver Dam police were called to a domestic incident Friday night. Sheriff Dale Schmidt says the officers "reacted to a situation involving a firearm," and that preliminary information shows that law enforcement fired shots.
Almond-Bancroft 41, Wild Rose 0
Amery 34, Prescott 14
Amherst 42, Wittenberg-Birnamwood 0
Appleton West 35, Wausau West 24, 4OT
Arcadia 21, Dodgeville 7
Athens 42, Thorp 6
Baldwin-Woodville 9, New Richmond 7
Bangor 43, Royall 12
Baraboo 37, Beaver Dam 21
Bloomer 28, Spooner 14
Brookfield Academy 21, St. John's NW Military Academy 8
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Jason Johnson has died following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin, race officials said Sunday. He was 41.
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Southern Wisconsin cattle farmer Diane Mills-Frank just wants to know who her party's candidate for governor will be.
She and other frustrated Democrats are having a hard time navigating the glut of candidates — 10 serious and a half-dozen not as much — who are looking to take on Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November.
A proposed large multi-family rental complex in Beaver Dam will move forward despite concerns about safety expressed by Beaver Dam Fire Chief Alan Mannel on Wednesday.
Unwanted person — A woman reported a man came to her residence in the 100 block of Washington Street at 10:13 a.m. Tuesday and was unwanted. He left before an officer arrived. An officer made contact with him and advised him not to return.
Animal complaint — Police received an anonymous report of a dog in distress locked in a car in the 1700 block of North Spring Street at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday. An office checked the area and did not locate anything.
Melanie M. Bornick (Coleson) went home to be with her lord on Dec. 23, 2017, at Randolph Health Services after a long courageous battle with cancer.
She is survived by three sons, all of Beaver Dam, Adam, Andrew (Mary), and Alex (Emily); two grandchildren, Michelle and Aiden; and one great-granddaughter, Aria; her siblings, Ceneida (Harvey) Rechek, Julie Bornick, Bill (Sue) Bornick, Don (Kathy) Bornick, Rosalie (Richard) Schmidt, and Elizabeth Hughes.
Jon L. Schreiber, 70, Horicon, died peacefully Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon.
Jon is survived by a brother, Robert (Victoria) Schreiber of Juneau; a sister, Gail (Daniel) Strieff of Beaver Dam; one niece; four nephews; other relatives and friends.
Suspicious activity — A woman reported a man going door to door in the 600 block of North University Avenue at 6:49 p.m. Sunday saying that he was looking for his vehicle. Police made contact with him and passed information along about his vehicle.
Noise complaint — A man reported large trucks with loud exhaust systems driving around the 100 block of East Maple Avenue at 7:13 p.m. Sunday. An officer checked the area.
Hunter Anthony Schuster was born into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
He will live on in the hearts of his parents, Sky and Cody Schuster of Beaver Dam; brother, Samuel; sister, Lily; maternal grandparents, Susan Schwartz of Beaver Dam and Anthony (Kristine) Schwartz of Beaver Dam; paternal great-grandparents, Margaret (Russell) Fleischer of Mayville; aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
Eric M. Arthur, 33, Beaver Dam, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Beaver Dam and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will stage a public informational meeting about upcoming road work on North Spring Street Monday from 5 to 7 p.m in the council chambers at City Hall, 205 S. Lincoln Avenue.
Construction is expected to start in early May on Spring Street between West Maple Avenue and West Mackie Street.
BEAVER DAM -- The Swingin' Beavers Square Dance Club has been staying busy with activities.
On Tuesday, April 10, the club welcomed national square dance caller Ed Foote to Trinity Church United Methodist in Beaver Dam to call at a regularly scheduled club dance. Approximately 70 area dancers joined with the Swingin' Beavers in dancing to Foote's calling.
Church Health Services in Beaver Dam has been able to shift its focus to urgent care as its dental and mental health services grow.
Church Health is a faith-based organization located at 115 N. Center St. Its next walk-in medical clinic will be on Thursday from 8-10 a.m.
The nonprofit has been offering walk-in clinics about twice a month for low-income patients without insurance as part of a pilot program that is geared toward urgent care issues, like a persistent cough, ear pain or a sore throat.
Jean M. Veling, 82, Waukesha, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at LindenGrove in Waukesha.
Jean was born the daughter of Lawrence and Amanda (Straeseski) Veling on June 6, 1935, in Beaver Dam. After graduating high school in 1953 in Beaver Dam, she spent 36 years working for the Bell Telephone Company in Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, Neenah-Menasha, Appleton, Superior, Eau Claire and the Milwaukee area. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and the UW Alumni Association.
Adding a little spice to one’s life keeps it interesting and fun at any age — at least that’s what the main character in the comedy “Nana’s Naughty Knickers” thinks.
Crafted by playwright Katherine DiSavino, Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre opens its spring show with a special preview night on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.
The Beaver Dam school board held the last of its special meetings related to the teacher’s retirement insurance plans on Monday and will discuss the topic as a voting entity during its June meeting.
Anne-Marie Woznicki, the Beaver Dam Unified School District director of business services, said the district is looking at moving from a defined benefit plan to a defined contribution plan for financial sustainability due to the increasing cost of health care.
Accident — Police responded after a driver struck a concrete pillar in the 300 block of Seippel Boulevard at 8:19 a.m. Friday.
Accident — Police responded to a man who drove into a ditch near the intersection of Highway 151 and Highway 33 at 10:02 a.m. Friday. His vehicle was towed.
Accident — Police responded to an accident between two vehicles in the 100 block of Frances Lane at 3:14 p.m. Friday.
Beaver Dam High School agriculture students want you to finally think about spring and attend the plant sale in the Beaver Dam High School Greenhouse between May 3-17.
Those wanting a hanging basket, herb and vegetable packs, or one of many other plant options can visit the greenhouse, on the north side of Beaver Dam High School near the football field, during that two-week period. It will be open on Mondays through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Jeffrey C. Kitchen, age 73, of Beaver Dam, died Friday, April 20, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital in West Allis.
There will be a memorial gathering at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. On Thursday, April 26, 2018, there will be a Celebration of Jeff’s Life at the funeral home beginning at 3:30 p.m. with John R. Leiting serving as the celebrant. Following the service, there will be a reception at Old Hickory Golf Club starting at approximately 4:30 p.m.
Irene J. Krobert, 97, died peacefully at her home in Beaver Dam, on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com.
The ninth annual Patriot Tour, a 110-day, 14,000-mile journey during which motorcycle riders carry one American flag city-to-city through all 48 continental states to raise money for disabled veterans and their families, launches from Beaver Dam on Saturday, May 19, and will welcome the flag home on Saturday, Sept. 8, according to a Feb. 12 Nation of Patriots press release.
The opening ceremony will be held in the 200 block of Front Street in downtown Beaver Dam.