Fond du Lac Reporter Local Headlines

Subscribe to Fond du Lac Reporter Local Headlines feed Fond du Lac Reporter Local Headlines
Updated: 13 min 37 sec ago

Wisconsin generates record $23.7 billion in tourism for 2022

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 12:18pm

Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday that Wisconsin saw its highest earnings in tourism in 2023.


Winneconne woman charged with 4 felonies for taking over $80K through online scams is suspected of role in larger ring

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 12:13pm

Among other things, victims thought they were helping move a horse and carrying on an 'online relationship' with country singer Chris Young.


Now is the worst time of year for poison ivy exposure in Wisconsin, experts say

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 11:49am

Poison ivy is very common in Wisconsin. It grows in pastures, roadside ditches, fence rows, wooded forests, beaches and parks, experts say.


Meagan Wolfe's future as Wisconsin's top election official is clouded by shaky support in the Senate and a recent court ruling

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 11:15am

Key members of the state Senate say they'll oppose reappointing Wolfe, but the issue is clouded by a recent Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling.


What is the most common snake species in Wisconsin?

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 8:02am

Don't be surprised if you encounter a common garter snake when you're out this summer across Wisconsin.


Residents urge lawmakers to give DNR more authority to address 'forever chemicals'

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 6:03am

The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy listened to hours of testimony regarding a bill that would address PFAS.


Check out our photos of the Donald Driver Charity Softball Game

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 1:19pm

Check out our photos of the Donald Driver Charity Softball Game


Lawmakers considering annual payments for Brewers instead of lump sum, Senate leader says

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 11:30am

The annual payments would be funded in part through the income taxes Major League Baseball players pay in Wisconsin.


UW-Oshkosh child care center closure nearly left parents in the lurch. Then, the YMCA stepped in.

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 5:01am

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus daycare center was going to close, leaving parents without care. Now, the Oshkosh YMCA is stepping in.


Ripon's 'Birthplace of the Republican Party' gets new director, and more news in weekly dose

Sat, 06/03/2023 - 5:02am

The Little White Schoolhouse in Ripon is known as the 'Birthplace of the Republican Party.' Here's what to know about its new director, and more news.


Republican National Committee sets first presidential debate for Aug. 23 in Milwaukee

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 4:46pm

To get on the stage for the RNC debate, candidates will have to sign a pledge agreeing to support the eventual GOP presidential nominee.


Wisconsin leads $102.5 million antitrust settlement with Suboxone manufacturer Indivior

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 4:44pm

The company, Indivior, had allegedly attempted to "destroy competition" by preventing the introduction of generic versions of its drug Suboxone.


Republicans set Aug. 23 for the presidential debate in Milwaukee with the potential for a second debate the next day

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 1:14pm

If enough candidates qualify to make it necessary, there will be a second debate on Aug. 24 as Republicans set qualifying criteria for candidates.


Wisconsin is surrounded by states with legal cannabis. In response, Reddit has memes.

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 9:44am

Redditors poked fun at Wisconsin's placement without legal cannabis, surrounded by states that do.


Rep. Mark Pocan, Gov. Tony Evers scramble to keep hold of leftover federal COVID aid before it's clawed back under the debt ceiling deal

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 8:53am

President Joe Biden is expected to quickly sign a debt limit deal that rescinds unobligated COVID federal aid.


Four years that defined a generation: Wisconsin graduates reflect on the pandemic, social justice and mental health challenges

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 8:35am

This year's graduates have been through it: the pandemic, racial justice protests, mental health challenges. Hear what they have to say about their last four years.


'You are welcome here': Gov. Tony Evers raises pride flag above Wisconsin state Capitol for fifth year

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 1:38pm

Evers fought back tears Thursday as he told members of the LGBTQ community, "You belong here."


Fact check: Van Orden half-flips opinion on abortion ban

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 10:08am

U.S. Rep. Derrick Van Orden half-flips opinion on abortion ban .


Marian University students showcase Fond du Lac in 'Welcome to the Sabre Family' video series for incoming students

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 5:04am

The three-part video series from Marian University student ambassadors highlights local businesses and iconic Fond du Lac spots for incoming students.


Is 4K right for your child? Educators and parents share insight on this tough decision.

Thu, 06/01/2023 - 5:02am

In Wisconsin, a student doesn't need to have attended 4K to start kindergarten. USA TODAY NETWORK - Wisconsin gathered tips on how to make the right choice for your child.