MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a Fort Atkinson man in the parking lot of a Fitchburg apartment building last March.
Joshua McInnis was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide Tuesday in a deal with prosecutors. Charges of first-degree ...
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Brookwood 58, North Crawford 49
Central Wisconsin Christian 64, Elkhart Lake/Glenbeulah 29
Chilton 63, Gibraltar 43
De Soto 69, Riverdale 28
Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran 73, Cornell 42
Fennimore 66, Cassville 45
Green Bay West 76, ...
Ashwaubenon 49, Seymour 35
Auburndale 54, Port Edwards 50
Badger 55, Kenosha Indian Trail 34
Belleville 60, Albany 44
Berlin 63, Princeton/Green Lake 28
Big Foot 69, Burlington 27
Cadott 50, Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran 29
Cashton 34, Westby ...
Abbotsford 30, Gilman 6
Almond-Bancroft 44, Rio 6
Appleton East 20, Oshkosh North 6
Arcadia 56, Whitehall 7
Ashland 38, Hurley 14
Athens 40, Augusta 22
Bangor 28, Loyal 6
Beaver Dam 61, Fort Atkinson 8
Belleville 46, Parkview ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The hearse and trailer used to haul amps, guitars and drum kits have been replaced with a Honda Pilot and a 2002 Chevy S-10 pickup with over 180,000 miles on the odometer.
The lone roadie is a 73-year-old former truck driver who married the keyboard player, while the ...
JEFFERSON, Wis. (AP) — A retired priest is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting an altar boy when he served at a Fort Atkinson church beginning in 2006.
Sixty-four-year-old Bill Nolan is charged with six counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child. A $50,000 signature bond was ...
FORT ATKINSON -- Fort HealthCare and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Education-Communication Sciences and Disorders Department will offer Speech Kids, a speech, language and social skills enrichment program for children ages 3-6, this summer.
Speech Kids is led by ...
Alvin (Al) Gerhardt Buchta passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. He was born in the Buchta homestead in Aztlan Township, Jefferson County Wisconsin on February 28, 1928 to Eli and Marianne (Herschman) Buchta.
Al was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson. He ...
JEFFERSON -- Organizers said Monday they are pleased to announce the launch of “Glacial Heritage Solar,” a solar group “buy program” available to property owners in and around Jefferson County.
“We’re kicking off this exciting program on Wednesday at the Fort Atkinson Club Theater at 6:30 ...
Badger Conference senior all-star basketball games rescheduled for April 29
The 11th annual Badger North-Badger South senior boys and girls all-star basketball games have been rescheduled for Sunday, April 29 at Madison Edgewood, Fort Atkinson boys basketball coach Mike Hintz said Monday.
The games originally were scheduled for Sunday (April 15), but were ...
Inclement weather postpones Badger Conference senior all-star basketball games
The 11th annual Badger North-Badger South senior boys and girls all-star basketball games scheduled for Sunday at Madison Edgewood have been postponed, it was announced Saturday night.
“Due to the current weather and road conditions combined with the forecast for (Sunday) we are postponing ...
TRACK AND FIELD
Wautoma Invitational, 4 p.m. (Berlin, Hortonville, Lomira, Lodi, Portage, Waupaca, Wautoma, Wisconsin Dells)
Mount Horeb Quad, 4:15 p.m. (Dodgeville/Mineral Point, Monroe, Mount Horeb, Stoughton)
Mineral Point at Belleville, 4:30 ...
TRACK AND FIELD
Belleville Invitational, 4 p.m. (Albany, Belleville/New Glarus, Fall River, Monticello, Oregon, Pecatonica/Argyle, Wisconsin Deaf)
Portage Invitational, 4 p.m. (Adams-Friendship, Columbus, Nekoosa, Pardeeville, Portage, Reedsburg, Rio, Westfield/Montello, Wisconsin ...
JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson County Literacy Council is looking for dedicated volunteers to work with adults who need help preparing for their GED, basic English skills or English as a second language. The council notes there is a great need in Watertown, Jefferson and Fort Atkinson.
JEFFERSON -- A Fort Atkinson man charged with numerous drug offenses in Jefferson County Circuit Court has entered into a plea agreement with the state and faces sentencing April 3.
Sean O. Topel, 21, of Fort Atkinson, was originally charged with one count each of possession of marijuana ...
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TRACK AND FIELD
Madison City Meet at UW Shell, 4:30 p.m. (Madison East, Madison Edgewood, Madison La Follette, Madison Memorial, Madison West)
FORT ATKINSON 14, JANESVILLE CRAIG 3
Fort Atkinson 031 127 0 — 14 16 0
Janesville Craig 200 100 0 — 3 4 1
Pitchers (ip-h-er-bb-so) — Brandl (W; 6-4-3-1-4), Baker (1-0-0-0-1), Kealy (L; 7-16-12-6-1).
Leading hitters — FA: Vander 2x3, Congdon 2x4, Bosch 2x3, ...
Prep softball: Fort Atkinson, Milton roll to doubleheader sweeps of Janesville Parker, Janesville Craig
The Fort Atkinson and Milton softball teams opened their seasons Friday with comfortable sweeps of Janesville Parker and Janesville Craig in round-robin doubleheaders in Janesville.
In Fort’s first game, Sara Vander Mause went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double as the Blackhawks beat ...
FORT ATKINSON — Fort HealthCare’s Chief Executive Officer and President Mike Wallace has been named to the 2018 list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
The list features some of the most impressive leaders dedicated to advancing health care in small towns and ...
Fort Atkinson man identified as fatal Fitchburg shooting victim, little new information available
The victim of a fatal shooting Monday in Fitchburg has been identified as Julian J. Patterson, 20, of Fort Atkinson.
The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Patterson died from homicidal firearm- related trauma. No one was in custody as of Tuesday.
Fitchburg police Chief Chad ...
The tournament began early on Saturday morning with dozens of pops and thuds as projectiles were set flying.
A line of arrows arriving at the end of the Portage High School gym became a line of groups as more arrows arrived, some scattered around the target, some in a tight group, tearing ...
JEFFERSON -- Jefferson County Branch II Circuit Court Judge William Hue on Monday afternoon set bond at $50,000 cash for a Whitewater man accused of trying to kill a Fort Atkinson hotel proprietor Feb. 24. The substantial cash bond was set for Mark A. Salgado, 50, of Whitewater during a ...
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JEFFERSON — Havill Motors in Jefferson was acquired recently by Milwaukee-metro area car dealer Jim Griffin and is now operating under the name Griffin Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.
Managing partner John Griffin spoke with the Daily Times Monday ...
JUNEAU—Juneau Water/Wastewater Superintendent Tim Hayden resigned Monday, alleging “micromanagement” by the Juneau Utility Commission.
“Unfortunately, this was not an easy decision,” Hayden wrote in a letter of resignation approved 5-0 by the commission Monday night.
Hayden attended ...
JEFFERSON -- In a somewhat unusual case for Jefferson County, a Fort Atkinson pair is facing charges of “conspiracy to commit placing foreign objects in edibles” and attempted aggravated battery.
Pretrial conferences were held Wednesday for Michael A. Virgil, 55, and Roxanne M. Schuld, 42, ...
FORT ATKINSON -- The Jefferson County chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will host a screening of “Saving Snow,” a 53-minute documentary about the decline of winter, on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson.
The event is free and open to the public. ...
LAKE MILLS -- Richard R. “Dick” Porubsky, 82, Lake Mills, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital from chronic pulmonary disease after battling cancer and treatments for seven years.
He was born on Feb. 23, 1936, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Rudolf ...
Arrowhead 58, Marquette University 46
Eau Claire North 87, La Crosse Logan 70
Fort Atkinson 58, Milton 55
Medford Area 67, Menomonie 57
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy 69, Young Coggs Prep 65
Milwaukee Lifelong Learning 101, Milwaukee Arts ...
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. -- Debra “Debbie” Jean (Bergmann) Hady passed away on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Brooksville.
Debbie was born in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, on June 1, 1956, to Irene (Haustad) and Robert Bergmann. She was the second of seven children. Although Robert spent a number of ...
Badger North Conference
Reedsburg at Baraboo, 7:15 p.m.
Mount Horeb at Waunakee, 7:15 p.m.
Portage at DeForest, 7:15 p.m.
Sauk Prairie at Beaver Dam, 7:30 p.m.
Badger South Conference
Milton at Watertown, 7:15 p.m.
Monona Grove at ...
Snowmobile crash victim was freshman at Fort Atkinson High School
Counselors were at Fort Atkinson High School on Monday following the death Saturday evening of a 14-year-old freshman, who crashed while snowmobiling on a trail in Jefferson County.
John Jaeckel died at the scene of the crash near Highway A and Advent Road, despite the efforts of multiple ...
14-year-old dies in Jefferson County snowmobile crash
FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (AP) — Counselors are available to students at Fort Atkinson High School following the death of a freshman student in a weekend snowmobile crash.
Authorities say 14-year-old John Jaeckel, of Jefferson, was snowmobiling in Sumner Saturday evening, missed a curve on the ...
JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson County Literacy Council will host its seventh annual The Taste of Literacy Saturday, March 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson.
Guests will get a chance to sample fine wines and local beers professionally paired with cheeses, ...
FORT ATKINSON — Watertown’s boys swim team finished fourth out of seven teams at the Badger South conference meet on Saturday.
A total of 25 personal records were broken. Those included Dominic Voigt in the 200 freestyle in 3 minutes, 3.22 seconds, the 50 freestyle relay in 31.49 and the ...
Rock Valley Conference
Edgerton at Evansville, 7:15 p.m.
Jefferson at Clinton, 7:15 p.m.
McFarland at Brodhead, 7:15 p.m.
Trailways South Conference
Deerfield at Madison Country Day, 7:15 p.m.
Fort Atkinson at ...
AREA CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS
Team scores: Stoughton 348; Waunakee 265; Sauk Prairie 251; Baraboo 177.5; Fort Atkinson 176.5; Reedsburg 136; Monroe 133; Watertown 122.5; Milton 114; Beaver Dam 113.5; Mount ...
Badger North Conference
DeForest at Baraboo, 2:30 p.m.
Portage at Reedsburg, 3:30 p.m.
Mount Horeb at Sauk Prairie, 7:15 p.m.
Waunakee at Beaver Dam, 7:30 p.m.
Badger South Conference
Monroe at Monona Grove, 1:15 p.m.
Possible murder-suicide in Fort Atkinson; husband shot wife, later found dead, police say
A woman killed in Fort Atkinson early Wednesday allegedly was shot by her husband while sitting in a car, with the husband found dead later in the day in rural Jefferson County, police said.
The couple was not from Fort Atkinson, but Police Chief Adrian Bump did not say where they were ...
Death investigation in Fort Atkinson, no active threat to community, police say
Fort Atkinson police are investigating a death in the city Wednesday morning, saying there is no active threat to the community.
Police wouldn’t say if the investigation involves a homicide.
The investigation is centering around an area on South Third Street.
JEFFERSON -- Theresa M. Rueth, 74, of Jefferson, was born into eternal life on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at her sister’s home in Jefferson, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on June 23, 1943, in rural Jefferson, daughter of the late Clarence F. Rueth and Veronica M. (Vogel) ...
Fort Atkinson boys basketball team knocks off Madison Edgewood in double overtime
Jesse Kutz scored 22 points and Connor O’Brien scored 20 on Saturday night to lead the Fort Atkinson boys basketball team to a 69-65 victory over host Madison Edgewood in double overtime.
Both teams scored two points in the first overtime, but Fort Atkinson (3-13, 2-7 Badger South ...
FORT ATKINSON -- Donald F. Brown, 83, of Fort Atkinson, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Fort HealthCare after a short illness with his family at his side.
Born in Whitewater on July 1, 1934, to Freeman and Odelia (Robers) Brown, Don grew up in the Jefferson area where he attended ...
JOHNSON CREEK -- Kathleen “Katie” M. Braunschweig, age 75, of Johnson Creek, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.
She was born on Aug. 25, 1942, in Jefferson, daughter of the late Frederick “Fritz” and Marie (Schicker) Klossner. She married Martin “Marty” ...
FORT ATKINSON — Watertown’s boys swim team defeated Fort Atkinson 86-81 in a Badger South dual meet on Tuesday.
“It was an exciting meet,” Watertown girls swim coach Samantha Calliari said. “The team knew it was going to be a close one.”
The Goslings posted five first place finishes ...
Prep boys basketball: Tyson Tully helps Reedsburg beat Fort Atkinson in Badger Challenge test
Tyson Tully scored 22 points to lead the Reedsburg boys basketball team to a 71-66 overtime victory over Fort Atkinson in the seventh-place pairing of the Badger Challenge on Friday at Oregon.
Will Fuhrmann scored 18 points for the Beavers (8-6), who helped the Badger North get off to a ...
Badger Challenge at Oregon
Baraboo vs. Milton, 6 p.m.
Reedsburg vs. Fort Atkinson, 7:30 p.m.
Big Eight Conference
Beloit Memorial at Verona, 7:30 p.m.
Madison East at Janesville Craig, 7:30 p.m.
Madison La Follette ...
Prep boys basketball: Nolan Look’s free throws lift Oregon over Fort Atkinson in double overtime
Nolan Look scored only six points, but he made four free throws in the second overtime as the Oregon boys basketball team held on to defeat host Fort Atkinson 48-45 in a Badger South Conference game on Friday night.
Erik Victorson hit a tying 3-pointer at the buzzer of regulation to send ...
JEFFERSON -- It’s a fact of professional life. Some people are just irreplaceable.
One of those people was Steve Grabow, the now-retired University of Wisconsin-Extension agent who helped make Jefferson County a much better place to live through his intelligent, caring, patient planning ...