Bob Nelson Archive
March 1, 2018 – Fond du Lac, WI – The family of Berit Beck finally had its day in a Fond du Lac County courtroom Thursday. For 27 ½ years they’ve waited for justice for their 18-year-old daughter who was murdered in Fond du Lac in the summer
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
June 29, 2017 – Fond du lac, WI – More than 3,000 people attended the Fond du Lac County Breakfast on the Farm at the Daane Dairy Farm in Brandon this past Sunday. Brenda Gudex of the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce says the money generated from the
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
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.
May 1, 2017 – Campbellsport, WI – Campbellsport Police Chief Jay Zautner has submitted his resignation. It takes effect about the middle of this month. Zautner is a long-time member of the department, but has been police chief the past three years. Village
April 1, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – Fire damaged a home at 386 Ledgeview Ave. in Fond du Lac on Saturday morning. Fond du Lac Fire Chief Peter O’Leary said the call came in before 5 a.m. about a report of smoke in the
March 15, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – Fond du Lac’s Fire Chief Pete O’Leary is cautioning residents after an E-reader spontaneously combusted at the Roberts Elementary School Tuesday afternoon. Chief O’Leary said there was no warning when the Acer E-reader began smoking and started on fire. There