Latest Oshkosh News

Judge OKs plan to auction off UW-Oshkosh biodigester

Aug. 14, 2018 7:36 PM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A judge has approved a plan by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Foundation to auction off one of two biodigesters this month to pay off creditors. Court documents say Fond du Lac County Circuit Judge Richard Nuss approved the foundation's plan to sell its Rosendale Biodigester...

Small plane lands on Chicago's busy Lake Shore Drive

Jul. 27, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A small plane carrying a pilot and one passenger made an emergency landing on Lake Shore Drive, halting southbound traffic on a major Chicago thoroughfare hugging Lake Michigan. Authorities say no vehicles were struck when the single-engine aircraft landed during the early stages of Friday's...

Mitchell continues to host popular airplane race

Jul. 25, 2018 3:26 PM EDT

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota city continues drawing pilots from all over the world as the biennial host of a prestigious airplane race. Pilots flocked Sunday to Mitchell, which served as the starting point of this year's AirVenture Cup. The 450-mile (724-kilometer) race attracted pilots from as far...

Oshkosh prison worker accused of sexually assaulting inmate

Jul. 25, 2018 10:15 AM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A corrections employee is accused of having sexual contact with an inmate at the Oshkosh prison. Thirty-eight-year-old April Paulsen is charged with second-degree sexual assault by a correctional staff. Paulsen is also accused of giving the inmate nude photos of herself. Acting on a...

Firetruck maker Oshkosh plans East Tennessee expansion

Jul. 13, 2018 1:58 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State officials and Oshkosh Corp. say the manufacturer of firetrucks, defense vehicles and concrete mixers plans to create a new facility in East Tennessee. A news release says Wisconsin-based Oshkosh plans to renovate the former John Deere building in Jefferson City and establish a...

Wisconsin demonstrators protest Trump immigration policies

Jun. 30, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in Milwaukee to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the few cars that made it through downtown Milwaukee's Wisconsin Avenue on Saturday honked in support. State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa,...

Judge: Behavior by North Dakota deputy negates huge pot bust

Jun. 22, 2018 5:08 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge on Friday refused to consider as evidence nearly 500 pounds of marijuana seized during a vehicle stop because he said a county deputy did not have a good reason to be suspicious. Bee Thor of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and Nhia Lee of St. Paul, Minnesota, were both charged...