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Alligator Found in Northeast Wisconsin Lake

FOND DU LAC, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — An animal rescue team is working to find the owners of an exotic animal found in a lake on the border of Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Counties on Friday. An American alligator was netted in Long Lake in Osceola. “Some kids were...
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Appleton man gets 20-year sentence for OWI crash that killed two

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – A 22-year-old from Appleton has been sentenced to 20 years as a result of an OWI crash that killed two passengers. According to authorities, on July 19, 2020, around 9 p.m., Samuel Coppersmith was driving on I-41 northbound through Fond du Lac County when he lost control of the vehicle, causing the vehicle to roll over.
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Abortion-rights demonstrators ask why a man who struck one of them with his car in Appleton was cited only for running a red light

APPLETON - Protesters are asking why a man who struck one of them with his vehicle during a June 27 abortion-rights rally was cited only for running a red light by Appleton police. The video of the incident shows the driver initially stopped at College Avenue and Appleton Street before driving into the intersection. The driver...
APPLETON, WI
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Pulaski man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

PULASKI – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a town of Chase crash Sunday night, according to the Oconto County Sheriff’s Office. Daniel C. Norman, 59, of Pulaski, was westbound on County S about 7:50 p.m. when he veered slowly off the road and overturned in the south ditch between Hodkiewicz Road and Jaworski Road, 4 miles northeast of Pulaski. ...
PULASKI, WI
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Man sentenced to 20 years for fatal drunk and drugged driving crash

FOND DU LAC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - An Appleton man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a drunk and drugged driving crash that killed two people and injured two people. Samuel J. Coppersmith, 21, was convicted of two vehicular homicide charges and two vehicular injury charges. He pleaded no contest in May and was found guilty. The remainder of the counts were dismissed as part of the plea.
APPLETON, WI
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More than 1,000 fentanyl-laced pills seized in Fond du Lac

FOND DU LAC – Five people have been arrested after three drug busts in Fond du Lac County, including a bust in which more than 1,000 fentanyl-laced pills were seized. The first bust happened on June 28th when a driver was stopped for allegedly speeding at 98 miles-per-hour along I-41 near County Highway B.
FOND DU LAC, WI
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Work to begin on State 49

A resurfacing project is scheduled to get underway Monday, July 11, for State Highway 49 from Scandinavia to Iola. The state Department of Transportation will resurface the road from Depot Street in Scandinavia to the south intersection of State Highway 161 in Iola. Construction is scheduled to begin July 11,...
IOLA, WI
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Odin & Freja’s Place set to open

Odin & Freja’s Place is set to open in July under the management of owners Gordon Kirchoff and Carol Kraco. Located at 335 N. Main St. in Scandinavia, where Van Dyke’s Restaurant was formerly located. “We are excited for this new journey and cannot wait to get even...
SCANDINAVIA, WI
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Iola Car Show to celebrate 50 years

IOLA, Wis. (WSAW) -- Nearly 100,000 people are expected to visit Iola later this week for the 50th annual Iola Car Show. Around 2,500 cars are on display for the three-day event. The Iola Car Show attracts spectators worldwide and transforms the town of more than 1,300 on the second weekend in July.
IOLA, WI
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Our Town Greenville/Hortonville: Bulk-Priced Food Shoppe

(WFRV) – As Local 5 Live continues to celebrate communities around the area in our summer series Our Town, this week we feature the communities of Greenville and Hortonville and that includes a spot that helps make your summer flavorful at a fraction of the cost. We take a...
GREENVILLE, WI
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Crossing guard loves his job

Larry Fosgate has come full circle. As a child growing up in Waupaca, he remembers crossing guards that helped him and other students cross busy streets before and after school. He’s been doing the same thing for nearly 20 years. Fosgate has been a crossing guard for the Waupaca...
WAUPACA, WI
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Court Rules That State Can Prosecute Crimes Between Oneida Nation Members

GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – The state can prosecute crimes which take place on Oneida Nation land and between tribal members, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. Douglas House, 74, was convicted of second-degree sexual assault and sentenced to five years in prison for the June, 2018 incident at a Hobart home.
ONEIDA, WI
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