Teen suspect in Fond du Lac shooting appears in court
Antonio Johnston, the 18-year-old charged in connection with a May shooting in the City of Fond du Lac, appeared for his preliminary hearing,10 months after the incident.
REAL ESTATE | Sale of Menards property and park and ride relocation in West Bend, WI
February 23, 2024 – West Bend, Wi – The property swap sale between Menards and the State Department of Transportation is now complete. The latest real estate listing shows on February 14, 2024, Menards Inc. sold a parcel on Parkway Drive to the State DOT for $910,000. That land is now a park and ride.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Cascade as of 2024-02-23. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Letter to the Editor | What is the next step for Samaritan? | By Lois Krueger-Gundrum, Washington County Supervisor – District 15
February 24, 2024 – Washington Co. WI – I fully support keeping a county nursing facility. This assures that Washington County’s residents who are not financially able to afford the costs of private facilities have an option near their home and loved ones. After 10 months of...
Woman treated for gunshot wound at Froedtert; man taken into custody | By West Bend Police
February 22, 2024 – West Bend, WI – On February 21, 2024 at 1:34 a.m. a 31-year-old Racine woman was dropped off at Froedtert Hospital West Bend with a gunshot wound to the neck. An unknown male immediately left the scene after dropping her off. Washington County Insider...
Friends of homicide victim Ashley Calo raise money for three-year-old son
Family and friends of Ashley Calo, the 33-year-old woman killed in A Fond du Lac homicide, are raising money to take care of her three-year-old son, Braxton.
Acuity's claim to tallest flagpole stays, popular pizzeria closing
This week’s Streetwise newsletter shares several final and forthcoming business closures in the Sheboygan area. Plus, a local insurance company holds its claim to having the tallest, free-flying American flag in the world. 52 Stafford closed, but its future is uncertain. The future of the historic 52 Stafford hotel,...
Fond du Lac man looks for investors in his invention, SmartWell, that would transform groundwater pumps
At the NEW Launch Alliance Pitch Event in December, Christian Timm of Fond du Lac presented a new tech device that could transform a groundwater pump. Timm presented on behalf of himself and his business partners, Richard Griessel, president, and Alexander Griessel, co-founder. He shared the many advantages of turning a groundwater pump into a smart pump capable of tracking water usage, identifying water leaks, forecasting pump failure, and increasing the life of a well through proper water-level management.
Honor Flight fundraiser is Saturday, Feb. 24 at VFW No. 1393 in West Bend, Wi
February 23, 2024 – West Bend, Wi – VFW Post 1393, 260 Sand Drive, in West Bend is having a Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Fundraiser this Saturday, February 24, 2024, starting at 1 p.m. All money donations, food servings, silent auctions, raffle tickets and spinning wheel prizes...
Fond du Lac homicide; victim's friend speaks out, bond set
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - High cash bonds have been set for two suspects connected to a homicide investigation in Fond du Lac County. Ashley Calo, 33, died last week on Feb. 13. Police say the West Bend woman crashed and was found slumped over behind the wheel with her child in the car. Her 3-year-old son was also in the crashed vehicle, but paramedics noted the child had no injuries.
Southwest Winnebago station leads the way in sturgeon spearing registration numbers
FOND DU LAC COUNTY (WLUK) -- As the home stretch approaches of what many call a very slow sturgeon spearing season, one place is seeing a lot of activity. About half of all fish registered during the campaign have come from the Southwest Winnebago Station. On a very sunny Thursday...
Here are the 22 nominees for this week's Fond du Lac Reporter Athlete of the Week
Congratulations to Fond du Lac sophomore forward Caden Umentum on being voted high school athlete of the week in last week's poll. Umentum received 710 out of 4,345 total votes cast (16.34%) to earn the honor after accounting for all three of Fondy's goals, scoring one and assisting on the other two, in...
Made in Wisconsin: Sargento Cheese
Made in Wisconsin travels to Plymouth and Sargento Cheese. The cheese company has been operating in Sheboygan County since 1953 and has the innovative products to show for it.
Plymouth to Celebrate Annual Pie Day Fundraiser for Senior Programs at Community Center
Residents of Plymouth are gearing up for a delicious slice of community spirit at the annual Pie Day fundraiser in support of local senior programs. The event, packed with sweet treats and live entertainment, is scheduled for Tuesday, March 14 at the Plymouth Community Center located at 14800 34th Ave. N., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., as reported by the city's official announcement.
2-23-24 fdl woman arrested in connection with death of west bend woman makes court appearance on drug charges
A Fond du Lac woman arrested in connection with the death of a West Bend woman has made her initial court appearance on drug charges. Bail was set at $2500 cash for 20 year old Annaka Trudell on charges of party to the crime of possession of THC. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March first. Fond du Lac police chief Aaron Goldstein says reckless homicide charges have also been referred to the Disrict Attorney against Trudell in the death of 33 year old Ashley Ann Calo of West Bend. Calo was found slumped over the steering wheel after her car crashed near Attitude Sports in Fond du Lac February 13th and she was later pronounced dead at Fond du Lac’s St. Agnes Hospital. Goldstein says officers noticed blood on her body and injuries that were not consistent with injuries that would have been caused by the crash. Meanwhile, bail has been set at $5,000 cash for 21 year old Dawson Miller of Fond du Lac. Miller faces multiple charges including bail jumping, obstructing an officer and possession of illegal drugs.
A Taste of Italy in Plymouth: 4 Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss
This piece highlights four exceptional Italian restaurants in Plymouth. Have you had the chance to experience any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
AT&T nationwide outage to 911 call centers ‘mostly restored’ | By Washington Co. Sheriff
February 22, 2024 – Washington Co., WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has been notified by the AT&T 911 Resolution Center that the AT&T Wireless and FirstNet impairment has mostly been restored and calls should be completing. There are final restoration efforts still in place and a final notification will be sent once complete.
Road Trip Ziegler Winery
(WFRV)- Ziegler Winery’s property was purchased in 2015 with the dream of owning a large vineyard and winery. The vineyard has grown to over 7000 vines on approximately 12 acres. They currently grow eleven All New World Northern hardy hybrids, which are the only grape varieties that can withstand the frigid Wisconsin winters. All of their vines were hand-planted with the help of their family and friends. They harvest by hand, and every wine is crafted and bottled on our property.
West Bend police recover stolen vehicle | By West Bend Police Department
February 20, 2024 – West Bend, WI – On February 18, 2024, at 2:32 p.m. officers responded to the 700 block of E. Decorah Rd to meet with a 25-year-old woman regarding the theft of her vehicle. The woman reported the vehicle was left unlocked outside her residence...
Double trouble: Mirasola twins shooting for gold at state
Only 26 wrestlers in Wisconsin have won four individual titles in their career, an exclusive club Connor Mirasola is hoping to join this weekend.