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1,271 masks and counting: UWO senior keeps sewing during pandemic

Kaiitlyn Scoville / The Advance-Titan — UW Oshkosh student Amanda Hollander shows off just some of the masks she and her mother have made.
July 10, 2020

One UW Oshkosh student and her mother have worked since classes went online to make 1,271 masks for their community and other students. Amanda Hollander, a senior graphic design major from Rosendale,...

Omro Road reconstruction moving ahead amid pushback

Courtesy of the Town of Algoma -- This is a sample cross section that is intended to be used for reference only and is not to scale or final design.
July 9, 2020

After years of discussion, a plan to reconstruct Omro Road is beginning to take shape, as the Town of Algoma has hired a private engineer to redesign the roadway, despite objections by a group of residents. The...

Oshkosh man charged in child pornography sting

Oshkosh man charged in child pornography sting
July 6, 2020

A 51-year-old Oshkosh man is one of 65 people arrested or charged as part of an international investigation to arrest distributors and manufacturers of child pornography. Martin McKeever was charged...

Former IT specialist pleads not guilty to UW Oshkosh theft

Former IT specialist pleads not guilty to UW Oshkosh theft
July 2, 2020

Former UW Oshkosh IT Specialist Michael Van Vonderen pleaded not guilty to charges of theft of movable property from the university valued between $10,000 and $100,000 during an arraignment hearing in...

Oshkosh couple opens porch for community conversations

Oshkosh couple opens porch for community conversations
July 1, 2020

On the porch of a red and green painted house, an old retired couple sits outside on wicker chairs awaiting their next guests. The table between them holds drinks and a container of varied dog treats. An...

Oshkosh to lose $170 million from AirVenture cancellation

Oshkosh to lose $170 million from AirVenture cancellation
July 1, 2020

Each summer, over 600,000 aviation enthusiasts descend on Oshkosh, boosting the local economy. This year, however, there will be no visitors roaming the streets and no additional revenue for businesses...

Police: You may face a $232 fine for using illegal fireworks in Oshkosh

Police: You may face a $232 fine for using illegal fireworks in Oshkosh
June 29, 2020

The Oshkosh Police Department is reminding citizens that some fireworks that can be purchased locally are illegal to possess or use in the city of Oshkosh and could result in a $232 fine. According...

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...

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...

‘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.
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...

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