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TIMELINE OF THE MAY 15TH SHOOTING AT THE APPLETON VALLEY TRANSIT CENTER

THE OUTAGAMIE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE WERE THEY RELEASED DETAILS OF THE MAY 15TH SHOOTING AT THE APPLETON VALLEY TRANSIT CENTER. THE SHOOTER, RUBEN HOUSTON HAD BEEN ON A TRANSIT BUS FROM THE WAUSAU AREA WHEN HE BEGAN SHOWING SIGNS OF MEDICAL DISTRESS. WHEN MEDICAL PERSONAL ARRIVED, THEY NOTICED HOUSTON WAS…MORE

DETAILS TO BE RELEASED ON THE APPLETON VALLEY TRANSIT CENTER SHOOTING

LATER THIS AFTERNOON, THE OUTAGAMIE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE WILL BE HOLDING A NEWS CONFERENCE IN REGARDS TO THE MAY 15TH SHOOTING AT THE VALLEY TRANSIT CENTER. DURING THE INCIDENT, APPLETON FIREFIGHTER, MITCH LUNDGAARD TRAGICALLY LOST HIS LIFE. THE GREEN BAY POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS TASKED WITH INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT, AND POLICE CHIEF ANDREW SMITH SAYS…MORE

WINNEBAGO COUNTY PARKS TO RECEIVE $30,000 GRANT

WINNEBAGO COUNTY PARKS HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO RECEIVE A $30,000 GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARK ASSOCIATION (NRPA) AND THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY. AS A PART OF THE NATIONAL “MEET ME AT THE PARK PLAY SPACES” GRANT PROGRAM, PARK AND RECREATION AGENCIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY WERE INVITED TO SHARE THEIR BEST IDEAS ON INCREASING…MORE

OSHKOSH MAN IDENTIFIED IN FATAL I-41 CRASH

THE NAME OF THE OSHKOSH MAN WHO DIED ON SUNDAY AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A SEMI-TRUCK HAS BEEN RELEASED. OFFICIALS HAVE IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM AS 24-YEAR OLD NILE ALSUWAILIH. ALSUWAILIH HAD APPARENTLY BEEN WALKING IN THE TRAVEL LANES OF SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 41 WHEN HE WAS HIT BY A SEMI DRIVEN BY A 55-YEAR OLD…MORE

OSHKOSH MAN DEAD AFTER BEING HIT BY A SEMI-TRUCK

A 24-YEAR OLD OSHKOSH MAN IS DEAD AFTER BEING HIT BY A SEMI ALONG SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 41 EARLY YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) MORNING. IT APPRENTLY HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 2:45 A.M., THE WINNEBAGO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFICE SAYS THE MAN WAS WALKING IN THE TRAFFIC LANES AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH. THE 55-YEAR OLD DRIVER OF THE SEMI REPORTEDLY…MORE

PACKERS TO HONOR BART STARR DURING OPENING WEEKEND

THE GREEN BAY PACKERS HAVE ANNOUNCED HOW THEY WILL BE HONORING THE LATE BART STARR. ON THE WEEKEND OF THEIR HOME OPENER, THE TEAM WILL HOLD A NUMBER OF CELEBRATION EVENTS. THE EVENTS WILL BEGIN ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH WITH THE GREEN AND GOLD GALA AND WILL INCLUDE A PRESENTATION FROM STARR’S WIFE, CHERRY, AND…MORE

MURDOCK AVE. ROBBERY

THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING A ROBBERY THAT HAPPENED ON THE 200 BLOCK OF W. MURDOCK AVE. IT APPARENTLY HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 3 P.M., A MALE SUSPECT ENTERED A BUSINESS ON W. MURDOCK AVE AND DEMANDED MONEY FROM THE CASHIER. THE SUSPECT THEN FLED ON FOOT WITH AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF CASH. THE SUSPECT…MORE

POWER OUTAGE IN OSHKOSH

THE POWER IS NOW BACK ON FOR THOSE RESIDENTS HERE IN OSHKOSH AFFECTED BY A POWER OUTAGE. W.P.S SAYS THAT A TREE APPARENTLY CAME DOWN ON SOME OVERHEAD POWER LINES IN THE AREA OF E. IRVING AVE. AND GRAND ST. THE POWER OUTAGE AFFECTED ABOUT 10,000 W.P.S CUSTOMERS.MORE

10-YEAR OLD IDENTIFIED AS ONE OF THREE VICTIMS IN KIEL INCIDENT

KIEL POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAMES OF THE VICTIMS FOUND DEAD IN A HOME IN KIEL SUNDAY EVENING. THE VICTIMS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS: 10-YEAR OLD, MASON LESCZYKOWSKI, 69-YEAR OLD, JACK SCHIGUR AND 50-YEAR OLD, JULIE WOOD. POLICE HAD BEEN CALLED TO A HOME IN THE 100 BLOCK OF SOUTHRIDGE DR. IN KIEL SUNDAY EVENING. OFFICERS…MORE

JAKE PATTERSON SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON

JAKE PATTERSON, THE MAN WHO KIDNAPPED JAYME CLOSS AND MURDERED HER PARENTS, HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE. AT HIS SENTENCING HEARING THIS AFTERNOON, JUDGE JAMES BABLER HANDED DOWN THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR EACH CHARGE PATTERSON FACED. JAYME DID NOT SPEAK AT THE HEARING BUT A REPRESENTATIVE FOR HER READ A STATEMENT…MORE

Blogs

When the “Victims” Strike Back

A lot of terms were used to describe the man that opened fire on Republicans members of Congress at their baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday.  “Bernie Sanders supporter”, “left wing extremist”, “disturbed”, and “troubled” were the most common used by those investigating the matter, those who were among the targets and those who…

Less Than Compelling

Usually us curmudgeons like to go on and on about how sports, music and movies were better in “our day”.  I think that you can add Congressional hearings to that list as well.  That’s what I was thinking during both the James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony the last couple of weeks.  While…

Un-settling the Science

While James Comey was sucking up all the oxygen in the room, there was a pretty major science announcement last week.  It turns out that the human species might be much older than we originally thought.  Fossils found in Morocco place our earliest ancestors on the planet as far back as 350-thousand years ago.  Until…

Open Week

Welcome to US Open week here in Wisconsin.  Many of you will be venturing down to Erin (or Hartford or Richfield–I’ve seen all three used to describe the location of the course in stories) for practice rounds the next three days–or for the competitive rounds Thursday through Sunday (and possibly Monday–more on that later).  Here…