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2-27-24 fdl city council to consider tnr policy
The Fond du Lac city council this week is considering a TNR policy to deal with a feral cat population. Under a trap, neuter, return program, feral cats are trapped, vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and returned to the area where they were trapped. City manager Joe Moore says he believes the policy is compatible with the city’s Bird City status, but also will put the feral cat population in check. The issue has come to light following what animal rescue organizations say has been an explosion of the feral cat population in the city in recent years.
Zack Leighty Signing Day Full Interview
East Noble's Zack Leighty talks about his decision to sign with Marian University to continue his football career. Six East Noble football players signed their letters of intent to continue their careers on the gridiron on Monday afternoon.
Fond du Lac man faces life in prison after jury finds him guilty of 2022 stabbing death of Jacquelyn Jo Rooney
FOND DU LAC — A 58-year-old Fond du Lac man was convicted of homicide Feb. 23 for the death of Jacquelyn Jo Rooney, 51, in 2022. After a five-day trial and 40 minutes of deliberation, the jury found Gary E. Davis guilty of first-degree intentional homicide with a dangerous weapon, mayhem with a dangerous weapon and hiding a corpse, all of which have a "repeater" modifier. ...
Savor the Flavor: The Top 4 Must-Try Pizzas in Oshkosh
This article presents a guide to four standout pizza places in Oshkosh. Have you had the chance to savor any of their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Fond du Lac boys basketball upsets Kaukauna on senior night in regular season finale
Here are the results from Thursday's eight-game boys basketball slate throughout the Fond du Lac area. Fond du Lac 54, Kaukauna 51 FOND DU LAC - The Cardinals (11-13, 9-9 Fox Valley Association) rallied from seven points down at the half on senior night to pull off an upset over the third-place Galloping Ghosts...
Sturgeon spearing season ends with low harvest totals
VAN DYNE, Wis. — The 2024 sturgeon spearing season is officially in the books. A warmer winter has melted down this season’s harvest count. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported a total of 13 fish were harvested Sunday for a season total of 432. Pockets of open...
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.
2-27-24 fdl county storm spotter training
The National Weather Service, in conjunction with Fond du Lac County Emergency Management, will be hosting the annual storm spotter training. The session will run from 6:30pm until 8:30pm on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at the Fond du Lac County Board Chambers, 160 S. Macy Street, Fond du Lac, WI. Training will be led by a meteorologist from the National Weather Service and is FREE and open to the public. It is highly recommended for members of law enforcement, fire service, EMS, dispatchers and other first responders and amateur radio operators. Pre-registration is NOT required. The training provides information on severe weather safety, as well as, the differences between watches and warnings. Information will be presented on how to help the National Weather Service as a trained spotter, including what needs to be reported to the NWS and how to submit reports. It is important for everyone to know about the different types of severe weather, as this helps residents stay safe by being properly prepared for when severe weather occurs.
2/24/24 FDL Man Found Guilty of Murder
Following a five-day jury trial in Fond du Lac County court a Fond du Lac man was convicted of killing 51-year-old Jacquelyn Jo Rooney. The jury deliberated for 40 minutes Friday before finding 58-year-old Gary Davis guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, mayhem, and hiding a corpse. Rooney was reported missing on November 12th of 2022. Her car was found outside a bar and when Fond du Lac police went to her residence, they discovered her body under blankets and debris. She died of a dozen stab wounds to her torso and blunt force trauma to her head. It’s believed she was killed on November 9th of 2022. According to the criminal complaint she and Davis were dating, and both lived in the same apartment building. Investigators learned the two were having relationship problems and Davis had physically attacked her at some point. Davis faces the possibility of life in prison. Judge Douglas Edelstein will decide whether Davis will have the possibility of parole. A sentencing date hasn’t been set yet.
Public hearing set to discuss proposed changes to Oshkosh's GO Transit bus routes, costs
OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- A public hearing is scheduled allowing residents in the Greater Oshkosh area to provide input on proposed changes to a public transportation service. GO Transit is encouraging individuals to express their thoughts on potential fare increases, route changes and policy amendments. The hearing will take place March 12 at 4 p.m. in room 406 at the Oshkosh City Hall Building, located at 215 Church Ave, at the monthly Transportation Committee meeting.
UW-Oshkosh found to have violated open records laws [AUDIO]
OSHKOSH, Wis–The Winnebago County District Attorney’s office finds that U-W Oshkosh officials did violate the state’s open records laws by not releasing information requested by a local reporter. Former “Oshkosh Examiner” publisher Miles Maguire filed a complaint with the D-A’s office last year when the university provided heavily-redacted information on the school’s possession of Native American artifacts, and did not turn over records pertaining to a booster program established by former Titans Football Coach Pat Ceroni for nearly a year.
“Challenging and difficult” sturgeon spearing season ends well below caps
LAKE WINNEBAGO, Wis. (WBAY) - This year’s sturgeon spearing season has come to a close, and the DNR says this season proved to be a tough one. Overall, 432 sturgeon were spared this season. That’s just over a third of the season’s cap of 1,242. Of those,...
AirVenture Announces Group Arrivals
OSHKOSH, UNITED STATES - Jul 25, 2021: An aerial view of EAA Airventure grounds with planes and tents. One of the most impressive events at EAA AirVenture is the mass arrivals of general aviation type clubs. With five mass arrivals taking place over three days, expect to see gaggles of Piper Cherokees, Cessnas, Cirrus, Bonanzas, and Mooneys arriving one after the other on their designated date and time.
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...
How you can support Ebony Vision and this year’s Juneteenth Celebration
Editor’s note: The following is the fourth in a Black History Month series from Ebony Vision. Click here to read the first in the series, here to read the second in the series and here to read the third in the series. Ebony Vision is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that has been around for 14 years, focusing on African-American youth development and community engagement in the Fond du Lac area. ...
2/25/24 Moraine Park Celebrates AIR Center with Ribbon Cutting
Fond du Lac, Wisc.: Moraine Park celebrated the College’s newly constructed Automation, Innovation and Robotics (AIR) Center on the Fond du Lac Campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Feb. 19. All AIR Center donors were invited to attend, see the full list below. In total, 32 district partners...
2-26-24 crash landing at fdl county airport
Nobody was injured when an airplane crash landed at the Fond du Lac County Airport to avoid deer on the runway. Shortly before 6pm Friday the pilot of the plane reported he was about 500 feet above the ground with the landing gear and flaps extended when he saw several deer running down the runway toward him. The pilot said he was too low and flying too slow to go around attempted to “sidestep” to the taxiway but landed in between the runway and taxiway in the grass. The prop of the plane struck the ground and the nose and left main gear collapsed. The pilot, a passenger and pet dog were not injured. The FAA is investigating.
Oregon boys' hockey falls in Sectional Finals
OREGON, Wis. (WMTV) - Oregon boys’ hockey fell 3-2 to Fond du Lac Springer in the Sectional Finals. Ledgers’ Austin Westergaard and Armani Fisher scored the second and third goals of the game. Oregon answered with another goal, but could not rally.
Omro, Winneconne, and Lourdes Academy girls basketball all advance to regional finals; Oshkosh West, North, and Berlin fall
Division 1 No. 8 Appleton North 39, No. 9 Oshkosh West 30 APPLETON - The Wildcats (14-11, 10-8 Fox Valley Association) led by a bucket at the break but were limited to 10 points and eventually doubled-up in the second half of a low-scoring, defensive battle with familiar foe, Appleton North (13-12, 10-8), in...
2-23-24 oakfield school district administrator finalist interviews postponed
Due to what was described as an unforeseen event, the Oakfield School District has postponed the interviews of the three finalists for the District Administrator position that were scheduled to take place on Thursday. Interviews of the finalists Robert Antholine, Sarah Poquette, and Erica Ramos, have been rescheduled for Monday, March 4. The Board says it still believes they will be able to extend an offer in early-March, with ample time to prepare for the July 1, 2024 anticipated start date for the new administrator.