Category Archives: Local News

MAN DRIVES HIGH WITH CHILD IN CAR

A GREEN BAY MAN IS ARRESTED FOR OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE WITH A CHILD IN HIS CAR. DYLAN DAKOTA LERDAL WAS PULLED OVER FOR SPEEDING ON NEW YEAR’S DAY IN ONEIDA COUNTY. LERDAL WAS GIVEN FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING WHICH INDICATED HE WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A RESTRICTED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. STATE TROOPERS SAY ANOTHER…MORE

OSHKOSH MAN NOMINATED FOR PACKERS FAN HOF

AN OSHKOSH MAN IS A FINALIST FOR THE PACKERS FAN HALL OF FAME. FORMER UWO ART PROFESSOR, LI HU IS ONE OF TEN FINALISTS TO BECOME THE 21ST PERSON INDUCTED INTO THE PACKERS FAN HALL OF FAME. LI CREATED A PACKERS FAN SERIES OF OVER 20 PAINTINGS, WITH THE MOST IMPORTANT BEING A 4.5 FEET X…MORE

MENOMINEE PARK SHOOTING

A SHOOTING AT MENOMINEE PARK EARLY THIS MORNING. AT AROUND 1:30 A.M. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF A MAN WHO HAD BEEN BATTERED BY SEVERAL INDIVUDUALS AND ONE OF THE INDIVIDUALS DISCHARGED A FIREARM. NO ONE WAS HURT FROM THE SHOOTING, AND POLCE SAY THE VICTIM WAS SPECIFICALLY TARGETED AND THE INCIDENT WAS NOT RANDOM.…MORE

EVERS NEW APPOINTEES

GOVERNOR-ELECT TONY EVERS ANNOUNCES THAT HE WILL APPOINT CAROLYN STANFORD TAYLOR AS THE STATES NEXT SUPERINTENDENT. STANDFORD TAYLOR WILL BECOME THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO SERVE AS THE STATE’S SUPERINTENDENT. SHE PREVIOUSLY WORKED AS ASSISTANT STATE SUPERINTENDENT UNDER EVERS DURING HIS TIME AS LEADER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION. EVERS ALSO ANNOUNCES THREE OTHER APOINTEES.…MORE

KAUKAUNA FIRE

A FIRE IN KAUKAUNA LEAVES ONE PERSON WITHOUT A HOME. AT AROUND 11:25 A-M YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THE KAUKAUNA FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO THE 300 BLOCK OF WEST 10TH STREET FOR A TWO STORY HOUSE ON FIRE. FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISHED THE FIRE ON THE FIRST FLOOR BUT AFTER THE SECOND FLOOR PARTIALLY COLLAPSED, THEY WERE FORCED TO…MORE

CHEESE STOCKPILE

THE NATION’S CHEESE STOCKPILE HAS HIT 1.5 BILLIONS PUNDS. EXPERTS ARE SAYING THAT IT COULD GROW EVEN MORE DUE MAINLY TO A LACK OF EXPORT SALES TO MEXICO AND CHINA BECAUSE OF TARIFF TENSIONS. IF THE STOCKPILE DOES GROW, MANY DAIRY FARMERS IN WISCONSIN COULD SEE EVEN LOWER PRICES FOR MILK AND CHEESE.MORE

TITLETOWN NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION

TITLETOWN IS HOSTING AN INAUGURAL NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION AT ARIENS HILL ON MONDAY THAT WILL RUN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. ICE SKATING, TUBING AND ICE BAR HOURS HAVE ALL BEEN EXTENDED FROM 4 P.M. UNTIL MIDNIGHT. OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: A VIRTUAL GRAFFITI WALL, L-E-D SWINGS, LAWN GAMES, AND A LIVE ICE CARVING. A FIREWORKS SHOW WILL START…MORE

MANITOWOC COUNTY FATAL CRASH

A 22-YEAR OLD GREEN BAY MAN DIES AFTER A ROLLOVER CRASH IN MANITOWOC COUNTY LAST (WEDNESDAY) NIGHT. A WOMAN AND BABY ALSO SUFFERED INURIES AND WERE TRANSPORTED TO A GREEN BAY HOSPITAL. THE CRASH HAPPENED AROUND 9:30 ON I-43 NEAR DEVILS RIVER IN THE TOWNSHIP OF COOPERSTOWN. THE MANITOWOC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE 19-YEAR OLD…MORE

SHAWANO BARN FIRE

A BARN FIRE IN SHAWANO COUNTY TAKES THE LIVES OF AT LEAST 39 ANIMALS. IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 4 A-M TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AS SHAWANO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED TO THE TOWN OF RED SPRING FOR A BARN FIRE. THE OWNER OF THE BARN TOLD POLICE 30 COWS, SOME CHICKENS, CATS AND DOGS WERE IN…MORE

PACKERS DONATE OVER $141,000 TO SALVATION ARMY

THE GREEN BAY PACKERS DONATE OVER $141,000 TO THE SALVATION ARMY. AARON RODGERS MATCHED $50,000 IN AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS AND ALSO DONATED $100 FOR EACH CHILD WHO ATTENDED THE QUATERBACKS SURPRISE PIZZA PARTY WHICH ENDED UP EQUALING $10,000. ALONG WITH $43,000 FROM AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS AND ANOTHER $38,000 RAISED DURING THE PACKERS GIVE BACK DAY, THE TEAM…MORE

Blogs

Punching a Gift Horse in the Mouth

Amazon has ended a year of suspense by deciding that it is going to split its new second headquarters–“HQ2”–between cities just outside of New York and Washington, DC.  Hundreds of cities across the country had put together presentations and incentives packages for the retail giant hoping to land the 50-thousand high-paying tech jobs and the…

The Baraboo “Nazis”

Until yesterday, Baraboo, Wisconsin was known primarily as the home of Circus World–the town where the traveling circuses of yesteryear wintered–and where the Great Circus Train originated.  Now, Baraboo, Wisconsin will be known as the home of the “High School Nazis”.   A prom photo appearing to show a group of high school boys making…

The Birth of the Common Sense Party

For the first time since the Progressive and Bull Moose members returned to the Republican Party in the 1930’s, there is fertile ground for the formation of a viable third party in the US.  Don’t let Libertarians or Green Party members fool you, they have no chance to win anything–and actually only serve to increase…