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Over a dozen complaints of vandalism by pumpkin in Fond du Lac | By Bob Nelson

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  Nov. 3, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – A modern-day version of the headless horseman rode through Fond du Lac on Friday morning throwing pumpkins at cars and mailboxes. Fond du Lac Police took 16 reports through late Friday morning about the vandalism. A full-size white van

Man rescued from Fond du Lac River early Wednesday morning has died | By Bob Nelson

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  Nov. 1, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – A 57-year-old Fond du Lac man died at St. Agnes Hospital after being rescued from the Fond du Lac River early Wednesday morning. Fond du Lac Police and Fire and Rescue were sent to the river at the dead

North Fond du Lac H.S. upgrades its metal fabrication and construction technology labs

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  Nov. 1, 2017 – North Fond du Lac, WI – Some of the money from the $29.5 million referendum North Fond du Lac School District voters approved last April will be used to order new machinery and remodel the high school’s metal fabrication and construction technology labs. When

Fond du Lac man killed and three others injured in car vs. bus accident | By Bob Nelson

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Oct. 4, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – A 29-year-old Fond du Lac man was killed and three other Fond du Lac residents injured in a traffic accident in Lima , Ohio on Monday. The Ohio State Patrol says William Samp of Fond du Lac was a passenger

Fond du Lac School District to vote tonight to reduce tax levy by 3.5 percent | By Bob Nelson

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  Sept. 25, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – The Fond du Lac School Board will hold a public hearing on the 2017-18 District Budget a half hour before the board’s regular meeting this afternoon. The hearing is at 4:30 p.m. in the District Administration Center Board Room.

Woman taken to St. Agnes Hospital after deer goes through windshield of vehicle | By Bob Nelson

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Sept. 7, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – A 50-year-old woman escaped serious injury when a deer went through the front windshield of her vehicle on Highway 151 northbound at South Hickory Street in Fond du Lac. Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue took the woman to St. Agnes

Fatal accident in neighboring Fond du Lac County | By Bob Nelson

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  August 28, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – One man died and another was injured when a car ran into the back of a semi truck at the intersection of Fond du Lac County Highway F and Highway 175 south of Fond du Lac Monday morning. Fond du

Accident in neighboring Fond du Lac Co. turns fatal | By Bob Nelson

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August 26, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s officials say a 68-year-old Brandon woman injured in a two-vehicle accident in the Town of Springvale has died.   The accident at the intersection of State Highway 26 and County Highway TC happened on Wednesday,

Human case of West Nile confirmed in neighboring Fond du Lac County | By Bob Nelson

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August 21, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – Fond du Lac and Oconto Counties are the first in Wisconsin this year to have confirmed human cases of West Nile virus. State Health officials say the chances of a person contracting West Nile virus are very low and most people

Campbellsport Village Board approves new Police Chief | By Bob Nelson

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August 18, 2017 – Campbellsport, WI – Tom Dornbrook’s stint as Officer in Charge at the Campbellsport Police Department over the last three months has paid off with a full time job. The Campbellsport Village Board this week approved his hiring as police chief succeeding former Chief Jay Zautner.

New student housing at UW-Fond du Lac to open this month | By Bob Nelson

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August 9, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – A ribbon cutting was held at the UW Fond du Lac campus Wednesday morning for the new student housing facility. Fond du Lac County Executive Al Buechel says it is a day they have been waiting for a long time.

Pilot battles dicey conditions to make safe landing at Fond du Lac County Airport | By Bob Nelson

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    July 20, 2017 – Fond du Lac County, WI – Two Washington state men landed their small plane safely at the Fond du Lac County Airport after battling strong head winds from a thunderstorm and a quickly depleting fuel supply. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Captain Ryan

Fatal accident in neighboring Fond du Lac County | By Bob Nelson

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  July 16, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s have released the names of two women involved in a fatal accident in the Town of Oakfield early Saturday morning. Samantha Feucht, 27, of St. Cloud was heading north in the southbound lanes of

3 Fondy hometown heroes recognized for saving woman’s life

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July 11, 2017 – Fond du Lac County, WI – Three Fond du Lac County highway workers are being praised for stopping to help during a two-vehicle accident on Highway 45 last Friday afternoon. Highway Commissioner Tom Janke says Jim Guell, Steve Reilly and Dan Hornburg were on their

Dept of Agriculture warns of Medicare card scam

July 10, 2017 – Washington County, WI – Scammers are using the transition period for the replacement of old Medicare cards with a newer version to benefit themselves.

Boy injured in bicycling accident in neighboring Fond du Lac County | By Bob Nelson

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July 10, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – Flight for Life flew a nine-year-old boy to Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee  after he crashed his dirt bike at the ATV park in Fond du Lac on Saturday afternoon.   Officials with the Fond du Lac Fire Department said the

Washington County judge to Jackson man: “selfish, immature, irresponsible”| By Bob Nelson

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June 29, 2017 – Washington County, WI – A Washington County judge this week called a 22-year-old Jackson man “selfish, immature and irresponsible” then sentenced him to five years in prison for causing a traffic accident that killed a woman and injured others. Dylan Hodgson tried to pass two vehicles

Former Mayville Police Chief makes initial court appearance | By Bob Nelson

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June 28, 2017 – Mayville, WI – Former Mayville Police Chief Chris MacNeill made his initial court appearance in Dodge County Court this week on charges of misconduct in office and obstructing an officer. He allegedly altered documents in 2011 to help the son of a Mayville police officer get

Cause of blimp crash during U.S. Open released | By Bob Nelson

June 27, 2017 – Erin, WI – Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board have determined what caused an advertising blimp to crash at the U.S. Open near Hartford on June 15. According to the NTSB report the outer fabric of the blimp caught fire near some burners. The blimp

Campbellsport man charged with tax fraud | By Bob Nelson

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June 27, 2017 – A federal court trial is scheduled in August for the 69-year-old Campbellsport man charged with tax fraud. Robert Spoerl, owner of J & R Tax Service in Kewaskum, is charged in a 28-count indictment. Federal prosecutors say from 2011 to 2015 he filed more than 100

Elkhart Lake drowning victim identified | By Bob Nelson

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June 26, 2017 – Elkhart Lake, WI – Elkhart Lake Police say the man whose body was discovered floating in Elkhart Lake on Saturday was a 45-year-old Sheboygan man. Authorities said Dustin Knaus accidentally fell into the lake and drowned. A 911 call to the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Communication Center

Fondy MPTC campus sees great success with boot camps | By Bob Nelson

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June 26, 2017 – Fond du lac, WI – Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC), Fond du lac campus, has had great success with its CNC (Computerized Numeric Control) and Welding Boot Camps over the past eight years. Dean of Economic and Workforce Development Jo Ann Hall says at the conclusion

Fond du Lac County Breakfast on the Farm is Sunday | By Bob Nelson

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  June 23, 3017 – Fond du Lac, WI – The 29th Annual Fond du Lac County Breakfast on the Farm will be held Sunday at the Daane Dairy Farm located on Hemp Road near Waupun. Melissa Worthington of the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce advises buying

National Weather Service confirms EF-0 tornado this week in neighboring Fond du Lac, Co. | By Bob Nelson

June 14, 2017 – Fond du Lac Co., WI – After meeting with National Weather Service officials and the Osceola  Management Director Tuesday afternoon, Fond du Lac County Communications and Emergency Management Director Bobbi Hicken said it was determined an EF-0 tornado hit the Town of Osceola Monday night.
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