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AirVenture marks 50 years in Oshkosh

Jul. 20, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Steve Wittman made a pitch. The airport he ran here had two runways, one that ran east-west and another north-south. Equally important in his 1969 proposal to Paul Poberezny was the land that surrounded the air strips. It would provide ample room to park planes and campers from around...

Police: 3-year-old killed by falling TV

Jul. 17, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl is dead after a television set apparently fell on her in Oshkosh. An Oshkosh Police Department news release says officers responded Tuesday evening to a report of a TV falling on the child. Officers were told the child wasn't breathing and didn't have a pulse. The...

Storms snap trees, down power lines in Wisconsin

Jun. 28, 2019 7:43 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Powerful thunderstorms that moved through Wisconsin snapped trees, downed power lines and sent attendees at summer festivals scrambling for cover. Thousands of people were still without power in southern Wisconsin on Friday, after storms swept across the state Thursday. Country USA music...

Man sentenced to 50 years for murder in bar fight

May. 23, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man who had said he was only defending himself when he beat another man at a central Iowa bar has been given 50 years in prison. Polk County District Court records say 49-year-old Rodney Henricksen was sentenced last week for killing Joshua Sadlon. Sadlon, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin,...