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UW Oshkosh research indicates 2016 election was a ‘reckoning’ for journalists

UW Oshkosh research indicates 2016 election was a 'reckoning' for journalists

June 26, 2020

New research indicates the 2016 U.S. presidential election served as a point of “reckoning” for journalists, according a UW Oshkosh media sociologist. Reporters covering the election had to dramatically reconsider how they view their role. “Journalists were left questioning the traditional...

Wisconsin DHS launches data dashboard to help make informed local decisions

Wisconsin DHS launches data dashboard to help make informed local decisions

June 23, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) launched a new data dashboard today designed to give Wisconsinites the tools to effectively respond to COVID-19. “Our fight against COVID-19 isn’t over. Folks need to remember that this virus continues to spread in our state,” said Governor ...

USA Today: Winnebago County has the fastest growing number of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin

USA Today: Winnebago County has the fastest growing number of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin

June 22, 2020

An article published June 20 by USA Today identified Winnebago County as the county with the fastest growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Using COVID-19 data from state and local health departments, along with population data from the U.S. Census Bureau, USA Today reviewed the number of c...

Oshkosh Police investigating alleged altercation between officer and resident

Oshkosh Police investigating alleged altercation between officer and resident

June 22, 2020

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating allegations against officers, according to an OPD press release. Today the department was made aware of a social media post that alleged that officers had a physical altercation with a female citizen and said derogatory comments to her, the release said. Police...

Oshkosh Public Library to resume curbside pickup June 22

Oshkosh Public Library to resume curbside pickup June 22

June 19, 2020

The Oshkosh Public Library will again offer curbside pickup of library materials starting June 22. Service was suspended on June 10 after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The affected staff member has recovered, and no additional cases have been reported, the OPL reported. Here’s the latest information: Returns - Drop boxes on Mount Vernon Street open on June 22. Holds – Place holds online or call 236-5205 or 236-5208. The library will begin filling holds on Oshkosh Public Library materials on June 22. Holds from other Winnefox libraries will be filled beginning the week of June 29. Appointments – The library will call you to schedule a pickup time. If your appointment was cancelled when service was suspended,...

Tommy Thompson to serve as UW System interim president

Former four-term Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson has been named interim president of the UW System.

June 19, 2020

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen today announced that former Gov. Tommy G. Thompson has agreed to serve as UW System Interim President effective July 1. The decision comes after consultation Thursday with the Board of Regents, which offered uniform support. According...

UW Oshkosh releases June COVID-19 economic impact survey results

UW Oshkosh releases June COVID-19 economic impact survey results

June 18, 2020

Wisconsin businesses continue to demonstrate resilience during the pandemic as 41% of respondents to a UW Oshkosh statewide economic survey indicate they have introduced or expanded online services over the last three months.    “The survey results illustrate a business community that is reopening. Li...

‘I’m going to stand out here until I see some sort of change’

Kaitlyn Scoville / The Advance-Titan — Christian Leiske holding up two of his signs as he protests outside his home.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief and Writer

June 17, 2020

Across the street from Bob’s Mini Mart on Ohio Street, a man stands outside holding “Black Lives Matter” posters for cars passing by. That man is 24-year-old Christian Leiske, who doesn’t let house arrest deter him from protesting on one of the busiest streets in Oshkosh. People honked...

Residents voice concerns over amendment giving county health officer enforcement powers

Residents voice concerns over amendment giving county health officer enforcement powers

Sophia Voight, Opinion Editor and Writer

June 17, 2020

A proposed ordinance that would give the Winnebago County health officer power to enforce measures to prevent the spread of communicable diseases was met with opposition from the public at the County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. “There’s a lot of people that are very, very unhappy with...

Court sentences Indiana man who walked to Wisconsin to meet minor for sex

Court sentences Indiana man who walked to Wisconsin to meet minor for sex

June 16, 2020

A former Oshkosh man who walked from Indiana to Wisconsin to have sex with a minor has  been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. According to  a U.S. Department of Justice press release: Starting on Oct. 1, 2019, Tommy Lee Jenkins, 33, who had recently moved from Oshkosh to Whitestown, Indiana, ...

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