Local Things You Need To Know

 

1 killed in multi-vehicle accident in Town of Rubicon
7:17 p.m.
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TOWN OF RUBICON — One person was killed and six injured in a chain-reaction traffic accident Tuesday at about 6 p.m. in Dodge County. The crash was on Highway 60 near Highway P in the Town of Rubicon.
There were 12 people in the five vehicles involved, according to a news release from the Dodge County sheriff.
Read more in Thursday’s Daily News.


 

 

 

Richfield Piggly Wiggly to expand
7:12 p.m.
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RICHFIELD — The village’s Piggly Wiggly store will undergo big changes before the year’s end.
Fox. Bros. President Pat Fox said the grocery store, which the company opened in October 2011, will have an additional 6,000 square feet of space.
Read more in Thursday’s Daily News.

 

 

Pewaukee High School student charged with bringing dangerous weapon to campus
2:04 a.m.
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WAUKESHA — A student at Pewaukee High School was charged Tuesday after he allegedly brought a bolt-action rifle onto school grounds.
For further details, see today’s Freeman. 

 

 

 

Missing Waukesha woman spotted in Kansas City
1:58 a.m.
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WAUKESHA — A missing Waukesha woman suffering from dementia was last seen along with an elderly man in Kansas City, Mo. according to an update from the Waukesha Police Department.
Seventy-one-year-old Mary Whitham and 74-year-old Lindig Kass Kiesling were spotted by witnesses Monday along with Kiesling’s gold Ford F-350 crew cab pickup truck. Witnesses indicated that Whitham was lucid, but they were concerned about her mental condition. They added that she cannot walk well. She was still not in WPD custody before deadline Thursday.
Whitham is described as Caucasian with gray hair and blue eyes, 5’4” tall and weighs 160 lbs. Kiesling has lesions on his face and a gray goatee.
If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Whitham or this truck, please call the Waukesha Police Department at 262-524-3831. Detective Aurelio Serrano is the lead investigator on this case.

 

 

Waukesha sheriff’s detective allegedly wielded ax during domestic incident
12:22 p.m.
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WAUKESHA — Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department Detective Peter Korns remains on administrative leave while the department conducts an internal investigation of the domestic incident last week that led to Korns being charged.
Korns, 49, was charged Monday with a count of disorderly conduct-domestic abuse and faces 90 days in jail if convicted.
For further details, see Wednesday’s Freeman.

 

 

 

Wisconsin voter ID opponents want new hearing
11:37 p.m.
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MADISON (AP) — Civil rights advocates said Tuesday they plan to ask the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a ruling by a three-judge panel that reinstated Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law.   
Read the full story in Wednesday’s Freeman.
 


 

Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy score is third highest on DPI report cards
11:24 p.m.
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WAUKESHA — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction report cards have been filed for the 2013-14 school year, and The Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy was ranked the third highest scoring high school in the state with a score of 93.9.
Report cards were filed for 2,113 schools and 424 districts statewide.
For further details, see Wednesday’s Freeman.

 

 

 

Lake Geneva woman allegedly organized scam charity event, bilked donors, faked cancer
11:29 p.m.

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WAUKESHA — A Lake Geneva woman who organized two charity events for U.S. troops at a Waukesha business not only failed to turn over the proceeds to a charity as she said she would — she also bilked donors of thousands of dollars in merchandise and faked having cancer, for which another benefit was done in her honor, a criminal complaint said.
Read the full story in Wednesday’s Freeman.