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Thousands of Wisconsin voters wrongly flagged as having moved, but no one knows extent of errors

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 12:21pm

Thousands of Wisconsin voters have been falsely identified as having moved, but no one is sure how extensive errors in the state's data are.


State aid, referendum updates: Here's what to know about the Fond du Lac School District 2020-21 budget

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 10:48am

The Fond du Lac School District Board of Education approved the 2020-21 budget at its Oct. 26 meeting. Here's what that entails.


Fond du Lac man found not guilty of attempted homicide due to mental defect

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 10:19am

Robison had attempted to represent himself in court, but a judge found him not competent to do so based on comments the defendant made.


Democrats jump the gun with claim that absentee ballot rejections are down

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 9:58am

Democrats jump the gun with claim that absentee ballot rejections are down


Here's how Wisconsin certifies votes for final election results -- and how to verify that your in-person vote was counted

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 8:00am

Some voters are concerned that their November vote hasn't shown up as received or counted, but the process of certifying the election takes time.


Board of Appeals gives green light to Commonwealth for loft apartments in Fond du Lac's historic buildings

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 6:31am

The vacant factories are a blight on the neighborhood and redevelopment provides opportunity to preserve the historic integrity of the buildings.


Online archeological group deciphers arrowheads, artifacts found regularly in Wisconsin

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 6:06am

The Wisconsin Archeological Artifacts Facebook group has nearly 3,000 members, including Natives and non-Natives, who share a passion for history in Wisconsin and their work has led to some recent preservation efforts.


Fond du Lac Public Library will go curbside-only on weekdays starting Monday

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 5:34am

The move is being made for the safety of patrons and staff of the library, according to a press release


As COVID-19 surges and health care system stretches to limit, college students told to stay home after Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 6:33pm

Cases are on the rise on many campuses and in many communities where students will return home in one week.


Lawsuit on behalf of Trump seeks to exclude votes from Milwaukee, Dane and Menominee counties

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 6:22pm

The lawsuit alleges without evidence that absentee voting is fraught with widespread fraud.


'A total legend': Wisconsin man's response to 1963 newspaper question about woman president goes viral

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 3:59pm

In a 1963 Minneapolis Tribune article, Vern Hause of Stevens Point was asked if a woman would be a good president. His response has gone viral.


Wisconsin reports record 7,497 new coronavirus cases and 58 deaths as the seven-day case average passes 6,000

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 2:48pm

The seven-day average positivity rate hit a new high of 36.4% Thursday.


Facing COVID-19 challenges, Wisconsin education chief seeks $1.6 billion increase for schools in 2021-23

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 2:37pm

The proposal would increase funding for mental health and special education. But it appears unlikely to pass as the coronavirus pandemic hammers the economy.


Fond du Lac woman is county's 31st COVID-19 fatality, letter from school leaders urges safety

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 1:58pm

Schools leaders form public and private school throughout the county are urging the community take safety precautions seriously.


What's new with the Forest Mall project? A TIF district is in the making

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 1:46pm

A TIF district would help Mall owners with redevelopment and spur economic growth along West Johnson Street, city officials say.


Lakeside Park feasibility study recommends location, operation changes for planned projects

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 10:38am

Johnson Consulting reported their analysis to the Fond du Lac City Council, looking at the necessity and impact of Lakeside Park's proposed projects.


Packers' 2020 season continues last year's success; here's how they've fared against each team

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 7:56am

Frozen Tundra will mean something this year. Packers play four of final six games at home. Green Bay has winning records against all but two teams on the schedule.


Home-cooked food deliveries, Zoom desserts: Wisconsinites share their plans for a pandemic Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 6:18am

State and federal health officials are warning people to scrap any plans for Thanksgiving gatherings.


Wisconsin hurtling toward 'tipping point' when hospitals won't be able to save everyone who is sick, health officials warn

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 4:13pm

"This could get much worse quickly and that tipping point is when we stop being able to save everyone who gets severely ill," Ryan Westergaard, Department of Health Services chief medical officer, said.


Wisconsin reports another poor day of coronavirus numbers: 7,000 new cases, 62 deaths

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 2:17pm

Pepin County reported its first death from the coronavirus, so now deaths from the virus have occurred in all of Wisconsin's 72 counties.