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WIAA Division 2 individual wrestling regional playoffs at Laconia

Sat, 01/30/2021 - 2:41pm

Seven Fond du Lac County schools take part in WIAA Division 2 individual wrestling regional playoffs at Laconia High School.


St. Mary's Springs Academy boys basketball beat North FDL 64-48

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:30pm

St. Mary's Springs Academy boys basketball beats North Fond du Lac 64-48


Wisconsin is turning to local pharmacies for help giving COVID-19 vaccine to elderly in assisted living

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 6:45pm

After a slow start, Wisconsin seems to be looking for help beyond the federal CVS and Walgreens program to vaccinate those in long-term care.


Judge to decide if ruse to get DNA of suspect in 1976 campground killings was constitutional

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 6:03pm

A Marinette County judge heard arguments Friday on whether prosecutors can use their only physical evidence tying a man to a double homicide.


Aurora provides additional details on its plans for scheduling appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:49pm

The health system will use its LiveWell app to schedule most of its patients, and call or send texts to those without email addresses.


In worst case, America's death toll from COVID-19 will reach 654,000 by May 1, according to model

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:46pm

Even with vaccinations increasing, our COVID-19 future looks grim -- both in the U.S. and in Wisconsin, according to the latest projections from The Institute for Health Metrics at the University of Washington in Seattle.


Fond du Lac man sentenced to 15 years in prison for armed robbery, battery

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:26pm

"Hicks was convicted of vicious acts of violence against multiple women and our community is undoubtedly safer as a result of this prison sentence," Fond du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney said.


Fond du Lac County reports 100 fewer new COVID-19 cases this week; Dodge County risk level drops

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:10pm

With four new deaths reported this week, Fond du Lac has lost 77 people to the coronavirus disease during the pandemic.


These groups want the mask mandate to remain in Wisconsin, even as Republicans push for its end

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 4:37pm

So far, 53 groups have registered against the repeal of Wisconsin's mask mandate. The groups range from physicians to educators to chambers of commerce.


About 90,000 people have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 4:02pm

The seven-day case average has continued its decline. It is on par with the average seen Sept. 16, when cases were climbing above any previous records.


Metalcraft on Beaver Dam evacuated for fire in production area

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 3:25pm

"Water is only used as a last resort on these types of fires because it causes considerable additional damage to machinery," Chief Mannel said.


52 snakes, 108 rodents taken in Thursday in Brown County in Wisconsin Humane Society's largest recent animal seizure

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 2:49pm

160 animals were seized by law enforcement in Brown County and now are in the care of the Wisconsin Humane Society.


Community rallies in attempt to capture 'foxy' little dog, on the run for two months

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 1:50pm

"It's very cold and we want to get her into rescue as quickly as possible," said Gabby Petersen of Lucky Dog Small Breed Rescue.


'It's here now': The doctors and nurses who treated Wisconsin's first COVID patient had no idea what we were in for

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 12:57pm

One year ago, a patient walked into UW Health and asked to be tested for coronavirus — tipping Wisconsin into a new reality and ever-present fear.


Ron Johnson has a big decision to make about his political future, and the political suspense is building

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 12:49pm

Drama is building around Sen. Ron Johnson's plans for whether to run for reelection in 2022.


Fond du Lac man faces homicide charge for overdose death of North Fond du Lac woman

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:55am

The defendant said he paid a "couple hundred" for the heroin and placed approximately a quarter gram of heroin behind the woman's mirror


Bice: 33-year-old Bucks exec Alex Lasry got COVID-19 vaccine, says he was 'lucky' to jump line

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:29am

Lasry says he didn't receive special treatment because of his position with the NBA team, his political aspirations or his father's riches.


Fond du Lac School Board candidates talk pandemic, the future, and the search for a new superintendent

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:05am

School board members serve three-year terms on a seven-member board. They are paid an annual salary of $1,600. The president receives $1,800.


Beaver Dam apartment fire displaces 15 families from their homes

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:23am

Fire crews responded around 6:20 p.m. Thursday to a structure fire in the 100 block of Lakecrest Drive, according to the Beaver Dam Fire and Rescue Department.


Boys hockey: Edgewood beats St. Mary's Springs 7-2

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 9:40pm

St. Mary's Springs Academy could only score twice out of 35 shots on goal in their 7-2 loss to Edgewood High School.