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Fond du Lac man charged in beating of step-father
FOND DU LAC (WLUK) – Ryan Robison was charged Thursday with attempted homicide and five other counts for allegedly beating his 73-year-old step-father and stealing his vehicle.
Winter Storm Watch for eight Southeastern Wisconsin counties
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for eight of 11 counties in Southeastern Wisconsin from 6 p.m. Friday to 12 p.m. Saturday. It includes:
Mercury Debuts New 5hp Propane FourStroke
FOND DU LAC, Wis. – The new Mercury 5hp Propane FourStroke delivers no-hassle portability, reliability and convenience running on alternative clean-burning fuel – whether it’s powering aluminum boats, inflatables or sailboats.
Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear Oconto Co. murder case
MADISON (WLUK) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear arguments about the evidence used in an Oconto County murder case. Peter Hanson is serving a life prison term without the chance of parole for the 1998 murder of Chad McLean.
Three Siblings, All Army-Bound
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - When a kid is wrapping up at high school, he does not always know life has in store. And it can create some surprising results. "Never thought I'd be sitting through one of these," said Bret Scannell (19), an Army mechanic.
Arrest Made In Attempted Homicide
FOND DU LAC, WI (WTAQ) - Fond du Lac Police were called to the Evergreen Village Apartments Tuesday afternoon for a report of a possible assault and stolen vehicle. Upon Officers arrival, they found a 73-year-old Fond du Lac man with severe injuries to his head and hand as a result of blunt force tr
$5.9 million Megabucks ticket sold in eastern Wisconsin
SHEBOYGAN (WKOW)– A Megabucks player is $5.9 million richer after a drawing Wednesday. Wisconsin Lottery officials said the winning ticket was sold at a Kwik Trip in Sheboygan, with the lucky numbers 1, 5, 28, 29, 37 and 44.
Congressman Glenn Grothman Wants To Vote On Bill To Pay Federal Workers
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (KFIZ) - Wisconsin Congressman Glenn Grothman calls on leadership to bring the "No Work Without Pay Act" to the floor for a vote. This will make sure that about 420,000 federal employees who have to work during the government shutdown will get their full pay. Grothman says he sent
Wisconsin Governor Evers Says He Will Take First Step To Legalize Pot
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers says he will likely include a first step in his budget proposal to legalizing marijuana, according to WDIO. The first step according to Evers is to get medical marijuana legal in the state. Further discussions about eventually fully legalizing it to recreational use wou
Jury trial scheduled for Fond du Lac man accused of stealing parents’ car
JUNEAU — A one-day jury trial has been scheduled next month for a 29-year-old Fond du Lac man who charged with stealing his parents' rental car and guns before an excursion to Milwaukee.
Support for marijuana legalization grows in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Governor Tony Evers has expressed he will take the first step to legalizing medical marijuana in his state budget proposal. This comes following November referendums where Dane and Rock County voters expressed overwhelming support for the legalization and regulation of marijua
Marian scores 3 first period goals in win over #7 St. Norbert
FOND DU LAC (WLUK) -- Marian Universtiy had three first period goals from Nick Monfils, Troy Ring and Lane Valimont on the way to a 3-1 victory over #7 St. Norbert. The Sabres kept St. Norbert off the scoreboard until late in the third period.
Shopko files for bankruptcy, closing 38 stores
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WLUK) -- Shopko has filed for bankruptcy -- and is closing 38 stores as part of its restructuring efforts. The Ashwaubenon-based retailer announced Wednesday that it has obtained $480 million in financing from lenders led by Wells Fargo to fund and protect its operations while it
No charges filed in fatal crash
JUNEAU -- No charges will be filed in a crash that killed a 37-year-old Beaver Dam woman in August 2018. The decision to not prosecute was made public Wednesday in a memorandum from the Dodge County district attorney's office.
Person in Custody Following Gunshots in Neighborhood
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) - Earlier this afternoon Fond Du Lac Police Officers responded to a report of possible gunshots being fired outside a house on the 200 block of East 9th Street.
Dairy meeting to be held
Dairy markets are historically the most volatile of the agriculture markets. They have been characterized by broad economic cycles, in which prices ebb and flow. To survive and thrive in the industry, it’s all about balance, managing the ebb and flow of dairy markets to secure long-term price stabil
Sonic boom shakes parts of southern Wisconsin
PORTAGE (WKOW) — Residents in Columbia County were shaken Thursday afternoon by a sonic boom that police say was caused by military flights. Residents in and around the Portage reported hearing and feeling a powerful boom about 1:40 p.m. Thursday that many thought was some type of explosion, accordi
Dodge County EMS overhaul discussed
Emergency services in Dodge County could be due for a significant overhaul. At a meeting of town chairs Wednesday, officials discussed the possibility of pooling EMS services in the county to account for struggles with work loads, staffing, response times and finances. Currently, people in Dodge Cou
Former Beaver Dam woman accused of assisting homicide suspect enters plea
JUNEAU – A former Beaver Dam woman, who is accused of helping the man charged with killing Bradlee Gerke Oct. 28, pleaded not guilty Wednesday when she appeared before Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Steven Bauer.
Cocaine Seized, Woman Arrested in Drug Bust
FOND DU LAC, WI (WTAQ) - A search warrant was executed by Fond du Lac Police at a home in the 300 block of East 2nd Street around 9:45 p.m. last night. Cocaine was seized and a 36-year-old woman was arrested on charges of maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession with intent to deliver cocain