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  • Regional airports include Dane County Regional Airport (Madison) and General Mitchell International Airport (Milwaukee)
  • Local newspapers includes the Daily Citizen (Beaver Dam) and the Watertown Daily Times (Watertown)
  • Regional newspapers include the Capital Times (Madison), Wisconsin State Journal (Madison), Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (Milwaukee), the Waukesha Freeman (Waukesha), and the Fond du Lac Reporter (Fond du Lac).
  • Area codes for Dodge County are 920 and 262
  • Border counties 
    · North
    - Green Lake County, Fond du Lac County
   · South - Waukesha County, Jefferson County
   · East - Fond du Lac County, Washington County
   · West - Dane County, Columbia County

Dodge County Headlines

Beaver Dam apartment building to be burned down; 15 families will loss everything

One week after a deadly explosion at an apartment complex in Beaver Dam, federal and local authorities are getting ready to burn down the building. The explosion at the Village Glen Apartments left one man dead.

Residents will lose all keepsakes as apartment building set to be torched

Roughly 30 people, 15 families, who once lived in a Beaver Dam apartment building that blew up March 5 will soon be homeless. Authorities say they have no other choice than to burn the building down.

Beaver Dam families to lose belongings in controlled burn at apartment

More than a dozen families in Dodge County will lose their belongings in a controlled burn of an apartment building. Action 2 News has followed this story since an explosion last week at the Village Glen apartments in Beaver Dam killed a man.


Wisconsin Headlines


Ten tags will be made available for a bull-only hunt in Fall 2018, The Department of Natural resources announced Tuesday. It comes after 22 years of managing the state's elk population.

Best beer deals for Badgers from bars to breweries

Wisconsin may be known as the dairy state, but that's not the only thing the state has to offer. The academic integrity of University of Wisconsin students is known across the world, and the world knows what the students like to do in their free time: Drink beer.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Supports Inaugural Wisconsin Elk Hunt

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation congratulates the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on its decision to institute Wisconsin's first-ever managed elk hunt later this year. "This is the culmination of more than two decades of elk-related conservation work," said Blake Henning, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation chief conservation officer.

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