Category Archives: Local News

BODY FOUND IN VEHICLE LOCATED IN LAKE WINNEBAGO

A BODY WAS FOUND IN A VEHICLE LOCATED IN LAKE WINNEBAGO. EARLY YESTERDAY (MONDAY) MORNING, THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS NOTIFIED OF DAMAGE TO THE RAILING NEAR THE END OF THE BOWEN ST. FISHING DOCK AND BELIEVED A VEHICLE CAUSED THE DAMAGE. THE OSHKOSH FIRE DEPARTMENT DIVE TEAM WAS UNABLE TO LOCATE THE VEHICLE, BUT THE…MORE

OSHKOSH PD SEARCHING FOR MAN WHO HAS A WARRANT FOR 1ST DEGREE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY SEARCHING FOR A MAN WHO HAS AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT FOR 1ST DEGREE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD. ON MAY 12TH, DETECTIVES FROM THE O.P.D. INTERVIEWED ANDREW HILDEBRAND ABOUT A SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION THAT OCCURRED IN THE 800 BLOCK OF CHERRY ST. HILDEBRAND WAS REPORTED MISSING LATER THAT NIGHT, AND HIS…MORE

ROBBERY ON SOUTH MAIN ST. IN OSHKOSH

OSHKOSH POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR TWO MALE SUSPECTS AFTER THEY ROBBED A CONVENIENCE STORE LAST NIGHT. IT APPARENTLY HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 11:30 P.M. IN THE 1600 BLOCK OF SOUTH MAIN ST. THE SUSPECTS ENTERED THE CONVENIENCE STORE, THREATENED THEY HAD A FIREARM AND DEMANDED MONEY. NO FIREARM WAS EVER DISPLAYED, HOWEVER THE MEN DID GET…MORE

GO-FUND-ME FOR FALLEN APPLETON FIREFIGHTER

A GO-FUND-ME PAGE HAS BEEN SET UP FOR THE APPLETON FIREFIGHTER WHO TRAGICALLY LOST HIS LIFE IN THE LINE OF DUTY. FIREFIGHTER MITCHELL LUNDGAARD WAS A 14 YEAR VETERAN OF THE DEPARTMENT AND LEAVES BEHIND A WIFE AND 3 CHILDREN. ALL THE DONATIONS FROM THE GO-FUND-ME WILL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING LUNDGAARD’S WIFE AND CHILDREN. FIREFIGHTER LUNDGAARD…MORE

FALLEN FIREFIGHTER IDENTIFIED

Media Release Press release material 5.16.19 AT 2 P.M. THE APPLETON FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE WHERE THEY REVEALED THE NAME OF THE APPLETON FIREFIGHTER WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE LINE OF DUTY. MITCHELL LUNDGAARD, A 14 YEAR VETERAN OF THE DEPARTMENT, WAS IDENTIFIED AS THE FALLEN FIREFIGHTER. A MEDIA RELEASE OF THE…MORE

MILLER TO JOIN OSHKOSH COMMON COUNCIL

THE OSHKOSH COMMON COUNCIL HAS FOUND ITS NEWEST MEMBER. BILL MILLER WAS SELECTED TO FILL OUT, NOW MAYOR, LORI PALMERI’S TERM ON THE CITY COUNCIL. MILLER WAS ONE OF 14 PEOPLE WHO APPLIED FOR THE JOB.  MORE

SMITH ELEMENTARY POTENTIALLY CLOSING

WOSH HAS LEARNED THAT A LONG TIME OSHKOSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MAY CLOSE. SUPERINTENDENT, VICKIE CARTWRIGHT, SENT A LETTER TO SMITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PARENTS SAYING THE SCHOOL BOARD MAY HAVE TO CLOSE IT. THE SCHOOL IS NEARLY 125 YEARS OLD AND IN NEED OF COSTLY ROOF AND FOUNDATION REPAIRS. THE SCHOOL BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE CLOSING…MORE

10-YEAR OLD DEAD AFTER MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH

A 10-YEAR OLD CHILD IS DEAD AFTER A MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN OUTAGAMIE COUNTY. IT APPARENTLY HAPPENED THIS MORNING, AROUND 8 O’CLOCK, ON HIGHWAY 15 BETWEEN COUNTY ROADS EB AND WB. A CAR HAD BEEN TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 15 WHEN THEY HIT THE BACK CORNER OF A PICKUP TRUCK, WENT INTO THE OPPOSITE LANE, AND…MORE

OSHKOSH ROBBERY UPDATE

OSHKOSH POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A 28-YEAR OLD MALE FROM OSHKOSH IN CONNECTION TO LAST WEEK’S ROBBERY. THE INCIDENT TOOK PLACE THIS PAST FRIDAY, MAY 3RD, IN THE 500 BLOCK OF OHIO ST. POLICE SAY A MAN ENTERED THE BUSINESS, THREATENED A CLERK WITH A KNIFE AND GOT AWAY WITH SOME CASH. NO ONE WAS HURT,…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…