FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A former Ripon High School teacher has been sentenced to probation for having a sexual relationship with a student.
Twenty-nine-year-old Samantha Fitzpatrick earlier pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault of a student by a school staff member. Three other ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A prosecutor won’t file charges against three Fond du Lac police officers in an in-custody death.
Fond du Lac County District Attorney Eric Tony said during a news conference Friday that the officers stopped 37-year-old Christopher Cary on Dec. 23 for not having a ...
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A winter storm warning is expiring in Wisconsin, but not before dozens of school districts called off classes and the mounting snow caused travel delays.
Steady snow fell throughout Wednesday morning piling up to 8 inches at Belgium in Ozaukee County, 7 inches at Beaver ...
1 dead after ATVs break through ice on Lake Winnebago
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — One man is dead after two all-terrain vehicles broke through the ice on Lake Winnebago in Fond du Lac County.
Authorities say a 55-year-old man, Peter Zacherl, was traveling in a group of ATV riders near the Fond du Lac River Monday about 9:30 p.m. when his vehicle ...
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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — The future of the Wisconsin convict known as the “Halloween Killer” will be decided in a Fond du Lac County courtroom.
The proceedings will determine whether Gerald Turner will be set free or committed to a mental health facility for the rest of his life.
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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A man who stopped to help at the scene of a crash on a Madison area highway during a snowstorm died after being struck by a suspected drunken driver.
Monona police say the man who was killed stopped to assist a driver who had crashed on Highway 12 near the Yahara ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Police in Fond du Lac says a 37-year-old man has died after showing signs of medical distress in the back of a squad car.
Authorities say Fond du Lac police officers performed a traffic stop Sunday night. Authorities say the Fond du Lac man who was driving the ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Fond du Lac are thanking a passer-by for rescuing two children who fell through the ice.
Authorities were called around 9 a.m. Sunday about two children trapped in a frozen pond on Fond du Lac’s south side. Responders were on their way when they ...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — An effort is underway to reintroduce elk to parts of northeast Minnesota, but it could be a long process.
Minnesota Public radio ...
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Burglars stealing guns from Fond du Lac County homes
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Burglars targeting unlocked homes in Fond du Lac County have gotten away with 17 handguns, shotguns and rifles in the past two months.
The sheriff’s office says there have been five documented daytime break-ins during that time-span, and the thieves even left cash ...
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The 2018 Associated Press All-State football team, as chosen by a panel of AP member reporters and editors:
PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Bryce Huettner, Sr., Iola-Scandinavia
COACH OF THE YEAR - Ken Krause, Muskego
x - unanimous selection
OFFENSE FIRST TEAM
QB - Da’Shaun ...
Wisconsin Guard soldiers given send-off for Afghanistan
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Family and friends have packed Lambeau Field Atrium to send off 400 Wisconsin National Guard soldiers deploying to Afghanistan.
Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry head to Afghanistan this winter to help protect U.S. advisers for Afghan security forces. ...
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Brookfield Central 20, Waunakee 13
Homestead 12, Marshfield 7
Fond du Lac’s ‘Halloween Killer’ case stalls in court
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — The future of a Wisconsin convict known as the “Halloween Killer” is stalled as a state appeals court decides where to hold court proceedings to determine whether he’ll be released or committed to a mental health facility.
Gerald Turner’s mandatory release date on ...
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Fond du Lac 33, Sun Prairie 7
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Muskego 20, Franklin 3
Homestead 42, Slinger 12
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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school football team opted to go forward with its playoff game hours after the death of a teammate — and honored him with more than a victory.
St. Mary’s Springs Academy of Fond du Lac scored 62 points. That was the jersey number worn by junior ...
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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — When Nicole Braatz met Paul Osterholm in 2001, she had no idea that more than 15 years later, he would be saving her life through a kidney donation.
Hired to run Marian University’s Common Grounds when it opened, Osterholm, of Pipe, met Braatz, of Waupun, when she ...
400 from Appleton guard unit deploying to Afghanistan
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Nearly 400 National Guard soldiers from an Appleton-based unit are being deployed to Afghanistan.
The 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry will be providing security for coalition forces operating in the region. They’ll train, advise and assist Afghan security ...
CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — Enbridge Energy and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa announced Friday that they have reached an agreement to build the Line 3 replacement oil pipeline through the band’s reservation in northeast Minnesota.
Financial terms of the deal were ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a businessman to more than a decade in prison for scheming to bilk a Fond du Lac firm out of $14 million.
Fond du Lac County Circuit Judge Robert Wirtz on Wednesday sentenced Sterling Kienbaum of Oshkosh to 11 years in prison and three years ...
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on heavy rains and flash flooding in Wisconsin and Minnesota (all times local):
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in half-a-dozen counties as storms and floods continue to plague the state.
Walker issued ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Sixteen people have been charged in a major drug trafficking ring in eastern Wisconsin.
Authorities say 127 pounds of cocaine and crack cocaine, worth $9.6 million, was distributed in the Fond du Lac area with the conspiracy stretching south to Milwaukee and ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Some residents of Fond du Lac were evacuated after a contractor struck a natural gas line.
Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue says fire crews were called just before 10 a.m. Wednesday after contractors replacing a house service hit the gas line, causing a ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A manufacturing company says it’s agreed to pay $910 million for a Wisconsin marine products company that has more than 600 employees.
Brunswick Corporation, the parent of Fond du Lac-based Mercury Marine, is acquiring Power Products’ Global Marine and Mobile, the
Wisconsin Man Eats 30,000th Big Mac
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A retired Wisconsin prison guard has eaten his 30,000th Big Mac, nearly 46 years after eating his first.
WBAY-TV reports that 64-year-old Don Gorske of ...
Area recipients of the 2018 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals were honored at a banquet April 15 at Fond du Lac High School.
The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program recognized the accomplishments of 307 ...
Traffic Stop – Friday at 1:05 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Fond du Lac Street at North Grove Street. A 21-year-old Fond du Lac woman was cited for operating after suspension.
Fight – Friday at 2:02 a.m., police responded to a tavern in the 400 block of East Main Street for a ...
Domestic disturbance — Monday at 7:25 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Pleasant Avenue for a disturbance. A 32-year-old Waupun woman and a 29-year-old Waupun man had a verbal argument about the man being gone all weekend and now wanting to play PlayStation. The woman ...
Civil – Thursday at 11:24 p.m., police responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Rock Avenue for a report of an ex-boyfriend stealing property from the residence. The complainant was advised to address this in civil court.
Traffic Stop – Thursday at 10:08 p.m., police conducted a ...
Gilbert “Gibby” Ernest Geschke, age 85, of Mayville, returned to his heavenly home on Friday, April 13 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, April 19 at 12 noon at St. Andrew Catholic Church in LeRoy with the Rev. Fr. Tom Biersack ...
Arlene Julia Hartwig, 66, Mayville, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac with her husband by her side.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 18, at 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Horicon, with the Rev. Richard J. Boeck Jr. ...
Threat — Sunday at 5:10 p.m., police responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Jefferson Street for a threats complaint. Police learned a 29-year-old Waupun man threatened another man during a child custody exchange. The 29-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct.
Disorderly conduct — Thursday at 6:58 p.m., police responded to a residence in the 300 block of South Watertown Street for a complaint of a delivery driver saying inappropriate statements to a juvenile female. A 36-year-old Ripon man was taken into custody on a probation and parole hold and ...
Beth Vossekuil, 60, Brandon, went to be with her savior on Friday, April 6, 2018, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 10, at 11 a.m. at Alto Reformed Church with the Rev. Kevin Van Wyk officiating. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery. Friends ...
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A judge has moved commitment proceedings for a man dubbed the “Halloween Killer” from Fond du Lac County to Dane County.
Gerald Turner was sentenced to more than 38 years in prison for the death of 9-year-old Lisa Ann French, who was killed on Halloween night in ...
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A Waupun woman won the $199,000 jackpot from a March 24 lottery drawing.
Virginia Buchholz bought her winning ticket in the daily Badger 5 drawing at the Pick ’n Save, 55 W. Pioneer Rd., in Fond du Lac. Her winning numbers were 4, 8, 17, 27, and 29.
Any winners in the Badger 5 have ...
James R. Schultz, 83, Waupun, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at Waupun Memorial Hospital.
Jim was born July 19, 1934, in rural Waupun, the son of Lloyd and Elnora Mulhollon Schultz. On July 3, 1954, he married Maylene Armga in Waupun. Following their marriage the couple farmed together ...