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Oshkosh Public Library announces photo contest, classes

September 14, 2020

The Oshkosh Public Library has launched F Stop: Shelter (#OPLFStop), an online photography contest and exhibit to showcase the Oshkosh community’s interpretation of “shelter” during the COVID-19 global pandemic. “One of the library’s roles is to serve as a catalyst for creativity,” said...

Donated bikes aim to close the transportation gap in Oshkosh

Kaitlyn Scoville / Advance-Titan --Retired police officer Steve Sagmeister has been director of the Oshkosh Community Bike Program for 10 years to help eliminate transportation barriers for those who do not have a driver's license.

Kaitlyn Scoville, Copy Desk Chief and Reporter

September 9, 2020

Situated in a donated workshop across from Sadoff Recycling at 36 10th Ave., hundreds of bikes of every size and for every age are lined throughout. Helmets are stacked, waiting for their next users at the front door.  Every bike within the workshop has been donated through community members, the Oshk...

Former UW-Milwaukee student: UWM deceives, targets disadvantaged students

Former UW-Milwaukee student: UWM deceives, targets disadvantaged students

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

September 9, 2020

Since she was 5 years old, lifelong Janesville resident Almond Moone has always dreamed of going to college. However, being wrongfully charged out-of-state tuition by UW-Milwaukee has cast a long shadow over those dreams, even as Moone works to pick up the pieces of her life. In an interview with...

House of Heroes turns 25, continues to evolve

Joseph Schulz / The Advance-Titan — Celebrating 25 years of House of Heroes Comics and Games are, from left, Kevin Kimmes, Tripper Pech and Scott Dercks.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

September 9, 2020

Scott Dercks has loved comic books most of his life and has spent the last 25 years sharing that passion with the Oshkosh community. He owns House of Heroes Comics and Games on Main Street, which has become a hub for geek culture in the middle of downtown. Before becoming a business owner, Derc...

Dare I say we’re a dairy state?

Dare I say we’re a dairy state?

Amber Brockman, News Editor

September 3, 2020

Wisconsin is widely known as the Dairy State, but that wasn’t always the case. Dairy farming has been a valuable Wisconsin industry since the late 1800s, according to the Wisconsin Historical Society. But the first generations of farmers considered wheat their main crop. Dairy farming didn’t take...

Complaint alleges harassment by UW Oshkosh English professor

Complaint alleges harassment by UW Oshkosh English professor

Heidi Docter and Kaitlyn Scoville

September 3, 2020

UW Oshkosh Provost and Vice Chancellor John Koker criticized English professor James “Duke” Pesta’s classroom management after a student complaint for discriminatory harassment against him was filed April 28, 2019 and later rescinded. The Advance-Titan obtained the complaint through an open...

UWO ramps up COVID-19 testing as students return to campus

Sophia Voight / Advance-Titan -- UW Oshkosh staff and faculty are preparing to bring students back to campus safely through frequent testing and social distancing on campus.

Sophia Voight

September 3, 2020

UW Oshkosh staff and faculty are preparing to bring students back to campus safely through frequent testing and social distancing on campus. “Our top priority is going to be the safety and welfare of everybody,” Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said. Leavitt said staff spent the entire summer coming...

COVID-19 testing site opens in Oshkosh Sept. 1

Citizen soldiers and airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard collect specimens for COVID-19 testing June 11 at the Merrill Festival Grounds in Merrill. The National Guard is opening up a testing site in Oshkosh on Sept. 1.  Photo by Sgt. Alice Ripberger

August 31, 2020

A new regional COVID-19 testing site is opening on Tuesday at Sunnyview Expo Center,  500 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh. Testing is free and will be conducted by the Wisconsin Army National Guard. The testing site will be open during the following times this week: Tuesday, Sept 1: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m...

UW Oshkosh among schools that received bomb threats Thursday

UW Oshkosh among schools that received bomb threats Thursday

August 21, 2020

UW Oshkosh appears to be one of a number of universities across the country targeted late Thursday by bomb threats, according to a university press release. Officials say the UWO Police Department dispatch center received multiple calls from multiple phone numbers between 10:30 and 10:41 p.m., in w...

Childcare center on UWO Fox Cities campus temporarily closed following positive COVID-19 test

Childcare center on UWO Fox Cities campus temporarily closed following positive COVID-19 test

August 19, 2020

The University Children’s Center on the UW Oshkosh-Fox Cities Campus is temporarily closed following a positive COVID-19 test, according to a press release. The center was notified of the positive test today (Wednesday). UWO says families were immediately notified and, in consultation with public...

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