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Route 78 closed in both directions between County Y and Racek Rd.

Police estimate the closure to last about 2 hours

MAZOMANIE, Wis. -- The Dane County Sheriff's Office says Wisconsin Route 78 is closed in both directions between County Rd. Y and Racek Rd. due to a structure fire. Officials received a call in the 1600 block of Route 78…

1 killed in interstate crash outside Lake Delton

LAKE DELTON, Wis. -- One person is dead following a crash early Friday morning outside of Lake Delton. It happened just before 12:15 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of I-90 near Trout Road in Sauk County. According to the…

Fort McCoy to discontinue Afghan refugee number updates

FORT MCCOY (WKBT) — Fort McCoy will no longer be announcing the specific numbers of Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy. Staff from the Monroe County military installation cite Department of Homeland Security police. DHS is now the lead federal agency for Operation Allies Welcome. As of the most recent available numbers, there are more than 8,000 Afghan refugees at Fort…