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Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office investigates damaged headstones

NEWPORT, Wis. -- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is investigating after they said headstones were damaged. Officials Tuesday said that headstones at the Newport Lutheran Church Cemetary off of Peterson Road were criminally damaged. Anyone with information on the incident…

Man who allegedly threatened deputy with shovel arrested

PORTAGE, Wis. -- Columbia County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Tuesday after they said he threatened them with a shovel. Officials said there was a warrant out for the 40-year-old's arrest. A deputy reportedly saw him trying to hide his…

Columbus woman arrested after 13-year-old girl overdoses

COLUMBUS, Wis. -- Columbia County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman Tuesday after a 13-year-old girl overdosed on what they believe is heroin. Police and EMS were sent to a home on Sydo Road just before 7:20 p.m. for a report…

Milwaukee woman arrested for suspected 4th OWI near Otsego

OTSEGO, Wis. -- A Milwaukee woman was arrested Saturday for a suspected 4th OWI offense, Columbia County officials said. The 31-year-old woman was parked in the middle of State Highway 16 near Williams Road just after 4 a.m., Sheriff's officials…

Two hospitalized after crash sends guardrail through truck

LODI, Wis. - Two people were hospitalized Saturday after a crash in Lodi, Columbia County Sheriff's officials said. The crash reportedly happened at around 3:20 p.m. on Lindsay Road near State Highway 60. According to officials, a 2003 GMC Sierra…