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Manitowoc outdoors news: Door County iconic Eagle Tower rebuild moves forward

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to proceed with the design and hopes to begin construction in early 2019, pending bid results and weather, with an estimated completion of late summer 2019.

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2018-10-18 13:12:00

Family of missing girl speak out about her disappearance

"She was very good in school, lots of friends in school,” said Downing. “The kind of person you really liked to know because every time you see her she had a big smile for you. She would come up and talk, same with her mom, they were a good family, really good family.”

NBC26 - 2018-10-17 23:19:57

It starts in the medicine cabinet: Manitowoc Co. deputies push anti-opioid effort

Cannot BringIllegal drugsNeedles/sharpsAcidsAerosol cansBio-hazardous materials, including anything containing a bodily fluid or bloodPersonal care products like shampoo, soaps, lotions and sunscreensHousehold hazardous waste like paint, pesticides, oil and gasMercury thermometers

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-10-17 15:35:56

Unwanted attention: Manitowoc braces for new round of Avery, 'Making a Murderer'

It’s possible that one of those make-believe Netflix series would accurately portray people’s attitude about the 2005 Teresa Halbach murder or the 2007 convictions of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey. Maybe that’s what people really felt about the 2015 Netflix series claiming the cops and

SHEBOYGANPRESS.COM - 2018-10-18 15:28:00

Manitowoc events: Mishicot Pumpkinfest, Crime Prevention Day, Noodles and Jazz concert set

MANITOWOC - Fall is upon us, which means it's time for the annual Pumpkinfest in Mishicot. Here's what to know about that event, plus some other things to do in the Manitowoc area this week:

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2018-10-17 17:00:00

Manitowoc man indicted on firearm and methamphetamine charges

MANITOWOC, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A three-count federal indictment was unsealed Monday against Anthony Moore, 32, of Manitowoc.

CBS 58

Making a Murderer Part 2: Alternative suspects & huge questions we want answered

Ever since the initial series was released in 2016, sofa sleuths have been enthralled with the ever changing direction of the case, and official announcements revealing what’s been going on mean we’re only ever a google away from catching up with the latest developments.

METRO.CO.UK - 2018-10-18 10:54:49

Manitowoc council talks wheel tax, Riverview Apartments, Meijer TIF

Council voted to reject an offer from Riverview Diversified, LLC, to purchase the Riverview Apartments at 316 Riverview Drive.

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2018-10-16 20:15:00

Sheboygan Chamber Board VP Steven Steinpreis pleads not guilty to sex assault of child

SHEBOYGAN - Steven Steinpreis, 61, of Plymouth, pleaded not guilty last week to a felony charge of repeated sexual assault of the same child.

SHEBOYGANPRESS.COM - 2018-10-16 21:45:00

Growing fast, a small Wisconsin manufacturer turns business away because of labor shortage

Amerequip Corp., in Kiel, makes equipment used in landscaping, construction, agriculture and other industries.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-10-17 15:18:00

Jayme Closs family members want her home safe

One of Jayme Closs' family members lives in Manitowoc. They want people to keep talking about Jayme. They’re keeping their hopes up that she will be found alive and safe.Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runawayThe husband of one of Closs' cousins says he wants to spread the word

NBC26 - 2018-10-16 22:16:33

Town of Sheboygan seeking developer for nearly 100-acre site | BizTimes Media Milwaukee

The town was working with another developer last year and entered into an agreement with the property owner for a 5-year option to purchase the property in 2017. That project has not moved forward due to changing market conditions; however, the option is still in effect, according to the RFP.

BIZ TIMES - 2018-10-17 17:50:55

Man rescued from river in Manitowoc

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WBAY) -Early Sunday morning the Manitowoc Fire Rescue Department responded to a call at Manitou Park of a person in the river holding onto a branch and screaming for help.Upon arrival responders found a man in distress holding onto a tree branch by the river bank. Rescuers entered t


Samuel Schmelzer sentenced to prison for dealing cocaine, designer drugs

Samuel Schmelzer, 29 was sentenced Oct. 10 to prison for six years for dealing cocaine and designer drugs, according to court records. His sentence also includes six years of extended supervision.He was one of 38 people arrested in February 2017following an investigation by the Door-Kewaunee Drug Ta

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-10-16 18:24:00

Manitowoc budget: Mayor Justin Nickels proposes $20 annual wheel tax

The tax rate is proposed to increase by 0.73 percent. If approved, the owner of a $100,000 home would pay $820.55 in city property taxes in 2019, an increase of $5.98 over 2018.

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2018-10-16 20:46:00

What we know about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl missing since her parents' deaths

Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was "struggling" to answer questions at a press conference Tuesday afternoon about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were found dead Monday. "I don't have some of those answers that I want to give you, I want

USA TODAY - 2018-10-17 11:34:12

Algoma man indicted on multiple child porn charges

Sean R. Evansen faces charges of receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography. The indictment states that between June 6 and Sept. 13 he received and possessed images of child pornography, including those of children under 12, the DOJ said in a news release.

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 14:55:00

Capital Credit Union robbery nets 20-year prison sentence

Kenny L. Furdge, 25, of Madison was convicted of being a party to armed robbery as a repeater.

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-10-17 16:03:00

Manitowoc candidate forum: Democrat Jennifer Estrada responds to Republican Paul Tittl

Theletterby Paul Tittl ("Tittl: League of Women Voters forum favors Dems," Oct. 13Herald Times Reporter) regarding debates has left me even more frustrated with our current elected representative. It saddens me that Mr. Tittl feels the need to attack the League of Women Voters on their debate proces


Manitowoc man faces federal firearm and meth charges

If convicted on all charges, he faces a mandatory five-year prison sentence, up to a life sentence.