Daphne Lemke, Fond du Lac Reporter

Daphne Lemke

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Daphne Lemke, the new Oshkosh-Fond du Lac Streetwise reporter, will focus on business news

Daphne Lemke will cover local business happenings in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac. Send her your tips and story ideas. → Read More

Tour Latin American food options or test your mettle with a hot pepper contest at the Latin Flavor festival

The Latin Flavor festival will offer food, activities and events from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in the Prayer Garden of Holy Family Church. → Read More

Area administrators come out of retirement to fill Fond du Lac school roles after 4 district resignations

After four members resigned, citing unrelated reasons, last month, retired area administrators are temporarily returning to fill the vacated roles. → Read More

Local artists to highlight Fondue Fest Saturday, along with 'Fondue Brew,' cheese and family-friendly activities

Fondue Fest kicks off 9 a.m. Saturday, and the cheese and chocolate fondue will start flowing at 10 a.m. at Main Street and Forest Avenue. → Read More

New school year, new high school sports season gets Fond du Lac High School looking forward to future stadium

Fond du Lac High School's $5.3 million stadium with a turf field will benefit several district activities when it is completed for the 2023-24 school year. → Read More

Construction season isn't over. Crews add I-41 improvements to list of Fond du Lac County road work

Construction started Monday on I-41 in Fond du Lac County as other area road projects continue, with most expected to finish up into this fall. → Read More

Jerry O'Connor, Ty Bodden win Republican Assembly primaries

Tuesday's primary election in the county included two Wisconsin Assembly races, one for the 52nd Assembly District and one for the 59th. → Read More

A 50-year McDonald's alumni reunion in Fond du Lac ended with an $11,000 check to Ronald McDonald House

In June, Korneli's Bar hosted a reunion of McDonald's employees that worked at the Military Road location, raising more than $11,000 for charity. → Read More

Fond du Lac City Council to hold public hearing on proposed city parks development ordinance

City Council will have a public hearing on a proposed ordinance requiring a referendum for a sale or lease to build on park property 6 p.m. Wednesday at the City/County Government Center. → Read More

Harbor Freight Tools plans new Fond du Lac location near Johnson Street, Pioneer Road construction

Harbor Freight Tools eyed the former Best Buy, 335 N. Pioneer Road, for a Fond du Lac location, anticipated to open this fall. → Read More

59th Assembly District candidates share thoughts on education, small businesses before Aug. 9 primary

Ty Bodden and Vinny Egle are on the ballot for the primary, hoping to replace Rep. Timothy Ramthun. → Read More

52nd Assembly District Republican candidates talk economy, state government ahead of Aug. 9 primary

Lawrence Foster, Donald R. Hannemann, Jerry L. O'Connor and Robert P. Thresher are on the ballot for the Aug. 9 primary. → Read More

Team USA Delta Airbus pilot Sheila Baldwin, of small-town Wisconsin, flies at EAA AirVenture

Wisconsin-born First Officer Sheila Baldwin was part of the flight crew of the Delta Airbus A330neo in Tuesday's AirVenture show. → Read More

Mercury Marine's new 32-acre solar project is the next step in its goal to generate 50% renewable energy

The Ledgeview Solar Project will have over 12,000 solar panels located on privately-owned land south of Highway 23 and east of Fond du Lac County UU. → Read More

Fond du Lac School Board appoints newcomer to Tim Weddle's vacant seat, starting Aug. 8

Out of six applicants interviewed, the board appointed Andrea Schultz to the vacant seat in a special meeting Thursday. → Read More

Fond du Lac Public Library Design Lab offers affordable STEAM programs to engage students’ interests

Children participated in the first Design Lab event at the Fond du Lac Public Library this week to engage in STEAM activities in the Idea Studio. → Read More

Long Lake alligator finds new home as rescue gives opportunity in Fond du Lac to safely rehome exotic pets

The alligator found in Long Lake on Fourth of July weekend has found its forever home in a Michigan reptile sanctuary. → Read More

Silver Maple Solar plans solar farm in Fond du Lac, Winnebago Counties for 2024 operation

Silver Maple Solar has eyed land across the towns of Eldorado, Rosendale and Nekimi for a 200-megawatt solar energy facility. → Read More

This retired Fond du Lac priest celebrated 75 years since ordination. Next? His 100th birthday

The Rev. Edward Sippel this weekend celebrated his 75th anniversary of his ordination into priesthood, in the same year that he turns 100 years old. → Read More

Fisk Fireworks’ final fête? Small community known for big spectacle struggles with funds

Organizers for the Fisk "Fire in the Sky" show are short on their funding goal, and if the money comes out of pocket, future shows will discontinue. → Read More