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  1. Wisconsin weather forecast for Friday

    Here's a look at today's weather forecast.

    • 7:47 AM
  2. Oshkosh Fire Department responded to an apartment fire which started just after 12 p.m., April 17, 2014 at 515 Mt. Vernon. The fire was under control an hour later. One woman was taken to a local hospital and one cat was rescued another escaped unharmed. Joe Sienkiewicz / Oshkosh Northw

    Oshkosh fire department battles house fire on Mt. Vernon Street (photos, videos)

    A woman was transported to a local hospital and two cats were rescued from an apartment fire Thursday afternoon.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  3. Omro Police Chief James Reed addresses the media during a press conference at the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office. After a five-week investigation into the overdose death of Matthew Martinez, 23, Winnebago County Sheriff John Matz announced Thursday that Maurice Boraders, the man suspected of providing the heroin that killed Martinez, has been arrested and a request for charges forwarded to the Winnebago County District Attorney's Office. Joe Sienkiewicz / Oshkosh Northwestern Media

    Homicide charges expected in March heroin overdose death

    Homicide charges are expected to be filed next week against a man who Winnebago County authroities have identified as the source of the heroin that killed an Omro man in March.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  4. Ice shoves in Oshkosh and around Lake Winnebago (new photos and video)

    Ice shoves on Lake Winnebago are an annual spring ritual intensified this year by a thick ice cap on the lake and intense winds over the weekend. Check out photos and videos from the shore.

    • Apr. 13, 2014
  5. Winnebago County Crime Gallery, April 11 update

    Individuals charged with felony crimes in Winnebago County Circuit Court since April 1.

    • Apr. 11, 2014
  6. Oshkosh pharmacy owner faces federal drug charges

    The owner of an Oshkosh pharmacy has been charged in federal court with conspiring with others to illegally sell and distribute mail order prescriptions, a practice with which he made more than $235,000.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  7. Madison Levesque, 18, reaches for a Life Is Beautiful bundle she put together for the Oshkosh Area Community Food Pantry. Levesque collected hygiene products to make 2,000 bundles for those in need. Noell Dickmann/Oshkosh Northwestern Media

    Oshkosh teen provides food pantry with products, funds

    Lourdes Academy senior Madison Levesque not only reached her goal in collecting 2,000 bundles of personal hygiene products for the Oshkosh Area Community Food Pantry, she also raised a good chunk of change for buying the products in the future.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  8. Man says he shot, killed wife because of non- stop nagging

    A 77-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she'd been nagging him for three weeks.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  9. New photos: Adoptable pets at the Oshkosh Area Humane Society

    See photos and information about pets available for adoption from the Oshkosh Area Humane Society.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  10. Gov. Walker signs 3 domestic-violence bills

    MILWAUKEE (AP) Gov. Scott Walker signed three bills Wednesday aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws, including one measure proposed after a man fatally shot his estranged wife in 2012 while she was working at a Brookfield spa.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  11. Drug Convictions

    Recent drug crime convictions in Winnebago Circuit Court:

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  12. Recent drunken driving convictions in Winnebago County

    Recent drunken driving convictions in Winnebago County:

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  13. Van Hollen, Stepp promote drug take-back day

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  14. Trending today at thenorthwestern.com

    The most popular digital content of the day includes a report of an Oshkosh pharmacy owner facing federal charges, a photo gallery of the Lake Winnebago ice shoves in Menominee Park, an update on the child killed by a vehicle, the Winnebago County Crime Gallery and a video of the condition of the Wittman Airport terminal building.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  15. Raw video: Oshkosh firefighters respond to house fire on Mt. Vernon Street

    The Oshkosh Fire Department was called to a house fire on the 500 block of Mt. Vernon Street shortly after noon Thursday.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  16. Community Celebration of 4K Children and Families

    More than 650 Oshkosh family members descend upon the 20th Avenue YMCA April 8 for the second annual 4K Family Night hosted by the Oshkosh Area School District and it's 12 collaborating partners.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  17. Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  18. RDA says price is wrong for key south shore property

    The Oshkosh Redevelopment Authority (RDA) decided to get a second opinion instead of purchasing a key property in the South Shore Redevelopment Area for almost $800,000.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  19. Police finish investigation, identify child run over by vehicle

    Oshkosh Police and the Winnebago County Coroner's Office have concluded their investigation into the death of a 5-year-old boy who was run over by a car last week.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  20.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

    What doctors charge: New data reveals vast disparities

    When it comes to the price of visiting a doctor, location matters in Wisconsin.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  21. Steve Wittman's plane is on display inside the terminal building on loan from EAA. Wittman Regional Airport's terminal building has declined in usage in the 10 years since commercial passenger service ended. Now, the building needs a new roof and other costly repairs that have Winnebago County Board supervisors seeking information on a range of options from repairing the terminal building to demolishing it and building a new, smaller airport operations office. JOE SIENKIEWICZ/Oshkosh Northwestern Media

    County moving toward building smaller, $5m airport terminal

    Winnebago County's Aviation Committee wants to replace the aging Wittman Regional Airport terminal building with a smaller administrative building at an estimated cost of $5 million.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  22. Jamie Betters, right, a worker at the Oneida cannery in the Norbert Hill Center, walks a group from the Food Summit through their process for preserving foods. Jim Matthews/Press-Gazette Media Jim Matthews/Press-Gazette Media

    Back to roots: Ideas, practices exchanged at Oneida food summit

    Woodrow White is seeing growing interest among Native American tribes around the country in expanding self-sustaining food systems.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  23. German Shepherd called to jury duty in New Jersey

    BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  24. Fraternity misconduct investigated at Marquette

    MILWAUKEE (AP) Marquette University officials have issued a warning to three fraternities following allegations of sexual misconduct.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  25. Oshkosh man arrested for stalking

    A 21-year-old Oshkosh man has been arrested for stalking a juvenile girl.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  26. Jury breaks for day in husband's murder trial

    MERRILL, Wis. (AP) Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of a Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body in a swamp last year.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  27. Document shredding days scheduled across Wisconsin

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is hosting special events at three locations across the state where people can shred sensitive documents to prevent identity theft.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  28. Trending today at thenorthwestern.com

    The most popular digital content of the day includes an update on the fatal crash on Highway 45, photo galleries of the ice shoves at Menominee Park, Oshkosh North prom and the Oshkosh North girls soccer game against Menasha and a video about the Day By Day Warming Shelter closing its doors for the season.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  29. This week at Washington Elementary School

    This week at Washington Elementary School:

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  30. Authorities identify man killed in Highway 45 crash

    Authorities have identified the Oshkosh man who died in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 45 Monday morning.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  31. A line of people waiting the the door to be open to the Day by Day Warming Shelter. JEANNETTE MERTEN/FOR OSHKOSH NORTHWESTERN MEDIA

    Warming shelter closes its doors after 'challenging' winter

    This winter's record number of days where temperatures dipped below zero taxed the resources of the Day By Day Warming Shelter as it tried to provide a safe, warm place to sleep for those who otherwise would have no where to go.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  32. Designer Maria Pinto show at the Paine Art Center (photos)

    Designer Maria Pinto show at the Paine Art Center (photos)

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  33. Oshkosh plays central role in refugee resettlement in northeast Wisconsin

    Oshkosh is expected to continue to be a hub for the resettlement of refugees who are coming to Northeast Wisconsin to establish new roots after fleeing their home countries.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  34. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announces his bid for re-election at ACE Marine in Green Bay on Tuesday as his family, right, watches the event. Jim Matthews/Press-Gazette Media

    Walker promotes job, tax record during re-election campaign stop

    Gov. Scott Walker officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across the state that included a stop in Green Bay, where he promised 'hope for the future.'

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  35. Operation Oshkosh: Glacier Dental

    This week Operation Oshkosh stops in at Glacier Dental. On Friday Glacier Dental is offering free exams, cleaning and limited dental work to anyone who comes to their business on Congress Avenue.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  36. Buses carrying UWO students, faculty involved in pileup

    Two buses carrying about 45 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students and faculty members were involved in a 30-vehicle pileup late Monday evening on an icy Milwaukee County highway, a university spokesman said.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  37. Oshkosh school head selects Emmeline Cook principal finalist

    Oshkosh Area School District Superintendent Stan Mack II has selected a new principal for Emmeline Cook Elementary School, pending school board approval on April 30, the district announced Monday.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  38. More than 30 vehicles pile up on icy highway

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) More than 30 vehicles piled up on an icy highway in Milwaukee County.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  39. Marriage licenses issued recently in Winnebago County

    Marriage licenses issued recently in Winnebago County

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  40. Reminder: UWO to host chancellor search listening sessions this week

    The search and screen committee tasked with helping to select the next University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh chancellor will hold three more public listening sessions this week as it continues the process.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  41. Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year (videos, photos)

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  42. Divorces granted recently in Winnebago County

    Divorces granted recently in Winnebago County

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  43. Heating moratorium coming to an end

    MADISON (AP) The state's moratorium on disconnecting utility customers who are behind on their bills is ending.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  44. Walker to kick off re-election campaign

    DANE, Wis. (AP) Republican Gov. Scott Walker is officially launching his re-election campaign with a series of rallies across Wisconsin.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  45. Boston Medical Center employees check out the 'America 4 Boston Prayer - Canvas', which has been signed by more than 50,000 people from all 50 states and 30 nations at Boston Medical Center's Moakley Green on Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/The Herald, Matt Stone) AP

    Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

    BOSTON (AP) The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  46. Trending today at thenorthwestern.com

    The most popular digital content of the day includes photo galleries of the ice shoves on Lake Winnebago, the Oshkosh North prom and the Oshkosh Half Marathon and 5K, a column from Kevin McGee about Gov. Scott Walker's job creation record and a video of the ice shoves.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  47. INSIDE THE I-TEAM | JOHN FERAK

    I-Team series spurs renewed interest in Berit Beck case

    Last summer's Cold Cases series drew considerable interest from readers across Wisconsin and beyond.

    • Apr. 15, 2014

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