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Wisconsin officials have been preparing to respond to problems on Election Day -- but don't expect there to be any

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 8:50am

There is no information leading officials to believe that there are specific physical threats against polling sites.


It's Election Day: Here's what to know in the Fond du Lac area

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 6:00am

Here's the latest news as voters go to the polls in Fond du Lac and Fond du Lac County in the 2020 election.


President Trump returns to Wisconsin for election eve rally in Kenosha, his 5th trip to the state in recent weeks

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 4:21pm

Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian told reporters Monday he was worried Trump's visit to the Kenosha Regional Airport could cause COVID-19 to spread.


Wisconsin tops 30% average positivity rate as new COVID-19 cases continue to rise rapidly

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 3:53pm

The seven-day average of new daily cases hit an all-time high Monday of 4,463, more than six times the average reported two months ago.


Fond du Lac County reports 23rd COVID-19 death; total cases pass 5,000

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 3:00pm

Fond du Lac County's total positive case count is now up to 5,383, as of the 2 p.m. Monday update.


Fond du Lac School District closing schools due to COVID-19

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 2:51pm

Interim Superintendent Sharon Simon said in the letter that it was a difficult decision to make, "as we know that this change may cause hardships to families."


'Latino voices will be heard': Hispanic voters are a rising electoral demographic in Wisconsin

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 1:22pm

"I'm seeing a level of excitement and motivation in our community that I have not seen before. So, Latino voices will be heard." Darryl Morin of Forward Latino.


Kyle Rittenhouse to make initial Kenosha court appearance today

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:38am

Kyle Rittenhouse is expected to appear via teleconference today for his initial appearance to face homicide charges in Kenosha County.


Roughly 1.9 million votes have been cast in Wisconsin. How high will turnout go?

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:29am

In what is expected to be a high-turnout election, almost 1.9 million absentee ballots have already been cast in Wisconsin, equal to 63% of the total vote in 2016.


Ahead of Donald Trump's Monday night visit to Kenosha, Joe Biden claims the president 'lied to us' on COVID-19

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:28am

Joe Biden's statement mirrored comments he made Friday night at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.


Artists, musicians get a boost from state grants to boost industry hit hard by coronavirus

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 9:40am

A Door County string ensemble working with Green Bay students and a mural project in Portage County are among recipients of a WEDC grant to help put the state's creative economy back to work.


Hope, dread and jitters. Worn-out voters pull for their candidate, and a quick and clear election verdict

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 8:35am

Most Trump voters think Trump will win. Most Biden voters think Biden will win. That hasn't stopped anyone from fearing the worst.


Lost hikers rescued in Fond du Lac County near Mauthe Lake

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 5:53am

Authorities got a call around 3:40 p.m. Sunday from a hiker who was lost in the Kettle Moraine State Forest southwest of Mauthe Lake.


Reeseville man dies after crash in Dodge County

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 5:28am

Deputies responded around 10:30 p.m. Sunday to County G south of Crestview Drive in the town of Portland, according to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office.


Coronavirus in Wisconsin: Nearly 3,500 cases reported Sunday, 16 more deaths

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 3:51pm

Sunday's positive cases account for 19.3% of the test results


62-year-old Horicon veteran found dead Sunday morning after Green Alert issued Friday

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 2:41pm

Horicon resident Dale Vogt was found by police Sunday after a Green Alert was issued when he went missing Friday.


'Couldn't come at a crazier time': Voters brace for an election conducted in the grip of a pandemic

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 8:25am

From clerks to voters who have already cast ballots, or plan to on Election Day, there is palpable anticipation about how it will all play out in an unprecedented election season.


Don't fall for falsehoods: How Wisconsin voters can avoid spreading election misinformation

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 8:15am

The best defense from rumors, hoaxes and propaganda is knowing what to expect. Here's a preview of what voters might see ahead of Election Day.


Campbellsport woman injured in UTV and trailer incident in Fond du Lac County

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 8:11am

The woman was trying to get back on a trailer that was being towed by a UTV when the UTV started moving.


WIAA Division 1 state girls cross country meet

Sat, 10/31/2020 - 8:02pm

WIAA Division 1 state girls cross country meet in Hartland, Wisconsin.