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Fond du Lac Superintendent calls to community to participate in school survey
Now, in 2018, I find myself entering my tenth year as superintendent of the Fond du Lac School District, a district that has given so much to me, not only as a student and young professional but to my children and family as well.
Jail or mosquitoes? Jail, it is: Fond du Lac man surrenders after high-speed chase
A police dog, a drone and multiple officers couldn’t find the man in the field, but the thick clouds of mosquitoes therein ultimately drove him out, onto the road, Campbellsport Police Chief Tom Dornbrook said.
Sheboygan police identify victims of Tuesday's fatal multi-vehicle crash
Around 3 p.m. Tuesday, a 2011 GMC Terrain driven by Daniel Wilson, a 56-year-old Sheboygan man, was headed westbound on Pennsylvania Avenue at a high speed when he failed to stop for a red light at North 14th Street and struck a 2005 Ford Focus driven by Jeanna Radley, a 49-year-old Sheboygan woman,
Man fleeing police surrenders because he couldn't stand swarming mosquitoes
The suspect then got into a car and the driver, later identified as John Wilson, fled the scene.
Officers investigate prostitution case at Dodge County gentleman's club
According to officials, officers were in the middle of a routine bar check at the Hardware Store Gentlemen's Club in the village of Clyman when they entered a private dance room. Inside, a 25-year-old female employee was found performing a sexual act on a 64-year-old man.
Oshkosh West downs Fond du Lac in volleyball
Oshkosh West’s Rachel Mueller bumps up the ball during their match. Oshkosh West Wildcats played host to the Fond du Lac Cardinals in girls volleyball in Oshkosh, Wis. September 20, 2018. The Wildcats beat the Cardinals 3 games to 1 to win the match. Joe Sienkiewicz/USA Today NETWORK-Wisconsin
2 are arrested on prostitution charges at Hardware Store
In a press release, Schmidt reminded the public that prostitution is a crime and violators will be arrested. Schmidt said often times these acts are directly linked to sex trafficking facilitated by a third party who uses violence, coercion and threats to force women into acts of prostitution for th
Streetwise: Miller Clock Services turns 71; McDonald's get a remodel; Zaffron relocates
Local clock store brings together four generationsAutumn is my favorite season in Wisconsin. Growing up, I recall taking the final trips of the season up north, heading to the local apple farm, picking out pumpkins and sweet corn and watching high school football, wrapped in a blanket with a cup of
Bloodsucking menace of mosquitoes continues late-season invasion in Wisconsin
Residents of Wisconsin from roughly State Highway 29 southward have in recent weeks experienced the worst mosquito hatch of the season, and one of the worst hatches in memory, with hordes of aggressive mosquitoes showing up unusually late in the season.
Neenah woman killed in crash on I-41
A 43-year-old Neenah woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-41 near Milwaukee.The Menomonee Falls police department says she was heading south by the Highway 100 exit around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday night. They believe speed and alcohol were factors.A nine-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl
Scott Walker top aide talks to London financier about selling Wisconsin roads, rejects idea
"This is what he explained to them, that there are folks out there who borrow money and spend it on your roads. That's just a different way of borrowing money. That's why he was saying it wasn't a good idea," Deputy Secretary Bob Seitz said Friday.
Appleton's Foster Elementary on Lockdown
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Police: "Multiple victims" in Maryland shooting
PERRYMAN, Md. --Authorities are responding after reports of shots fired in Harford County, Maryland, just south of Aberdeen,CBS Baltimore reports.
More cases linked to fake weed in Wisconsin
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has confirmed 16 additional cases of severe bleeding caused by the use of synthetic cannabinoids containing rat poison.Fake weed causes 54 cases of severe bleeding in Wisconsin in 5 months, officials sayWisconsin DHS says the tota
Former Dodge County sheriff candidate to be Mayville police chief, the fourth in 1.5 years
Ketchem, 50, retired last Saturday from his position as first-shift lieutenant with the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. He worked there for 22 years. In the election, Ketchem garnered 45 percent of the vote to incumbent Dale Schmidt’s 55 percent.
Slender woman 'slips out of handcuffs and escapes jail to have sex with trucker'
Amber Gonzalez, 30, can be seen escaping the shackles at Waukesha Police Station in Waukesha, Wi., last week after being arrested for theft from a hotel.
Father who lost daughters in Lake Winnebago boat crash was well below legal limit, attorney says
Kim Laabs, 65, of Neenah, was the driver of one of two boats involved in a crash that happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18 on Lake Winnebago. Two of his daughters, Lauren Laabs, 26, and Cassie Laabs, 20, died in the crash.
Appleton Police address story spreading on Facebook
"We appreciate the concern but, we have no record of the incident and do not believe it occurred within the City of Appleton," Appleton Police wrote on Facebook.
Couple charged in fatal Wisconsin crash
OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say a woman and man were drunk and fighting in their pickup truck when they caused a fatal crash in northeastern Wisconsin.Twenty-six-year-old Kelly Crispin, of St. Paul, Minnesota, and 31-year-old Eric Soloman, of Plymouth, Wyoming, are both charged in Oconto County
Fond du Lac Police holding person of interest in shootings
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) -Fond du Lac police tell Action 2 News they have a person of interest in this week's shootings at Forest Plaza apartments, and they're behind bars.