Watson St. in downtown Ripon reopened Feb. 14, 2014 after being closed for more than two months following a fire.

Watson St. in Ripon reopens for business

RIPON – On Valentine’s Day people in Ripon are “loving” that their “Main Street” is back open. The 300 block of Watson Street has been close…

Thick ice impacts business for Sunk

Thicker ice, slower business for Sunk?

It’s been a banner year for ice on local lakes.  Lake Winnebago, for one, has 31 inches covering most of it. And while this certainly makes …

Fond du Lac gives out water instructions

Non-stop water could impact fire calls

FOND DU LAC – Dozens of communities have residents running water non-stop, but it could potentially have a dangerous effect. The concern lev…

Prof. Steven Jordheim

Lawrence gets $2.1 million federal grant

APPLETON – The U.S. Dept. of Education has awarded more than $2 million to Lawrence University. The five-year grant will support a new initi…

Scales of justice

Man accused of selling migratory bird

GREEN BAY – A federal grand jury has indicted a Chilton man for allegedly violating the Migratory Bird Act. Prosecutors say Todd David Dough…

Sturgeon spearing

‘The Frozen Chosen’ posted on YouTube

“The Frozen Chosen,” a documentary about sturgeon spearing on the Lake Winnebago system, has been posted to YouTube. A premiere was held ear…

The School District of Shiocton is seen on Jan. 20, 2014.

Gas leak forces area school to close

The Shiocton School District is closed Thursday because of a gas leak. We Energies says the gas leak was located in a pipe that leads into t…

A Greenville man built this elaborate, 20-foot-tall, two-room snow fort in his backyard.

Man creates huge snow fort in Greenville

GREENVILLE- A recent engineering graduate who loves building snow forts has put free time to use this winter. He’s built a nearly 20-foot ta…