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Escaped classroom python found at Fond du Lac High School  Fond du Lac Reporter

A ball python named Kai, who escaped from his cage before the first day of classes at Fond du Lac High School, was found Friday.

UPDATE: Fond du Lac High School's python has been found  WBAY

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) - UPDATE: Fond du Lac High School's missing three-foot python has been found. On Twitter, the high school wrote they found Kai ...

Python On The Run At Fond Du Lac High School In Wisconsin  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Students and staff at Fond du Lac High School are a bit on edge as the search continues for a missing python. The 3-foot long ...

Not the best start to a school year: Pet python escapes Fond du Lac High School science lab over Labor Day weekend  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As freshmen showed up for their first day of class at Fond du Lac High School Tuesday morning, one of the school's inhabitants was AWOL. A ball python named ...

Classroom python on the loose in Fond du Lac High School

Update: The python was found Friday. _____. FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WLUK) -- Students and staff at Fond du Lac High School are keeping their eyes peeled for a ...

Fond du Lac schools honored educators as namesakes: The story behind your school's name  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – Chegwin. Roberts. Sabish. These are just a few school names that have become part of Fond du Lac residents' lexicon, be it through seeing ...

'Feed me, Seymour': Fond du Lac High School to stage 'Little Shop of Horrors'  Fond du Lac Reporter

"Little Shop of Horrors" is a horror-comedy rock musical that follows a floral shop worker who unintentionally raises a plant that feeds on humans.

Pipeline to careers: Fond du Lac ACE Academy to engage students, host open house  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac High School will host an open house from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Fond du Lac School District sets school tours ahead of $98.5 million referendum  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac School District has scheduled a series of walk and talk tours prior to the April 2 election, which includes a $98.5 million referendum.

Proposal could cut school resource officer position in Fond du Lac schools  WBAY

A proposal is on the table to cut a school resource officer position in Fond du Lac, but the idea isn't sitting well with parents.

Voters say yes to $98.5 million Fond du Lac school referendum, $5.3 million Oakfield referendum  Fond du Lac Reporter

Voters pass $98.5 million Fond du Lac School District referendum and $5.3 million Oakfield School District referendum.

FDL School District to host information meetings on $98.5 million referendums  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - Want to learn about where Fond du Lac School District referendum dollars will go? The district will be hosting informational meetings over the ...

Rescues continue in Fond du Lac  WBAY

Crews continued to rescue people from flooding in Fond du Lac overnight.

More than 100 Fond du Lac high school students to present 'A Christmas Carol' Nov. 1 to 4  Fond du Lac Reporter

The show follows the Charles Dickens character Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy grouch who prioritizes money over the happiness of others.

Julie Riese, former Fond du Lac volleyball coach, dies after 11-year battle with cancer  Fond du Lac Reporter

Former University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh volleyball player, St. Mary's Springs volleyball coach and Fond du Lac volleyball coach Julie Riese, 59, passed away ...

Fond du Lac School District to keep all school resource officers  WBAY

FOND DU LAC, Wis (WBAY) -- A committee voted to keep its existing school resources officers in the Fond du Lac School District. Action 2 News reported in ...

Fond du Lac School Board candidate Peggy Breister talks impact of poverty, referendum  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - Residents will elect three school board members among four candidates — two incumbents and two challengers vying for their spots.

Fond du Lac High School's ACE facility set to build careers  Fond du Lac Reporter

A 5750-square foot addition at Fond du lac High School will house the new ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) program for students.

Fond du Lac and area school districts get good marks and not so good on state report cards  Fond du Lac Reporter

Schools in Fond du Lac County and Northeastern Dodge County earned mixed results on report cards issued by Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Fond du Lac schools survey supports fixing schools, leans towards a $90 million referendum  Fond du Lac Reporter

Results of a community-wide survery conducted by the Fond du Lac School District indicates support for fixing schools, a possible spring referendum.

Need aid in Fond du Lac County? Help may be an email away, thanks to coalition of helpers  Fond du Lac Reporter

Care INC helps county residents in need through a network of online givers and referrals from local agencies.

New FDL summer children's program aims to break barriers for children living in poverty  Fond du Lac Reporter

A Fond du Lac resident has created a free summer program for children who are living below the poverty level at Parkside, Chegwin and Rosenow schools.

The 2019 Fond du Lac County Fair starts soon: Here's a guide to this year's highlights  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - The Fond du Lac County Fair is nearly here. Starting Wednesday, July 17, the five-day event will draw out the countryside spirit in its attendees ...

Your guide to 2019 Fond du Lac-area Memorial Day events  Fond du Lac Reporter

A plethora of events will be held in the Fond du Lac area this Memorial Day on Monday.

Fond du Lac School Board candidate Mark Jurgella talks tax money, open communication  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac School Board member Mark Jurgella is vying to keep his board seat. Four candidates are running for one of three open seats on the board.

What's a wake low? It's what caused damage to Fond du Lac trees, power lines Wednesday  Fond du Lac Reporter

Winds reached a peak gust of 40 mile per hour at about 4 a.m. at the Fond du Lac Airport, according to the National Weather *Service*.

Fond du Lac man wins $1 million in Wisconsin Lottery  Fond du Lac Reporter

The odds of winning the the Millionaire scratch game's top prize is one in 160000. Matthew Ream beat the odds.

Remembering Fond du Lac's 'Music Man' Dan Gilgenbach  Fond du Lac Reporter

Dan Gilgenbach, known as the "Music Man" of Fond du Lac, died April 18. An open jam in his honor will be held Tuesday afternoon, following his burial, ...

Eamonn O'Keefe to serve as new middle/high school principal at St. Mary's Spring Academy  Fond du Lac Reporter

New SMSA principal Eamonn O'Keeffe is described as a mission leader who is enthusiastic about collaboration and shared decision making, school leaders ...

WIAA football: Fond du Lac remembers Trent Schueffner, supports St. Mary's Springs  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – A week after St. Mary's Springs football player Trent Schueffner died as a result of a duck hunting accident, the Fond du Lac Cardinals showed ...

Fond du Lac Remembers & Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day  Kfiz

Photo: Jeff Puddy, the keynote speaker of this year's Memorial Day ceremony, speaks at Veterans Park on Monday. The Fond du Lac Community gathered along ...

Public invited to weigh in on State 23 expansion project  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - The public is invited on Aug. 19 to weigh in on the upcoming State 23 expansion, between U.S. 151 and Seven Hills Road in Fond du Lac ...

Fond du Lac home values increase 11% on average after city-wide reassessment  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac's recent city-wide assessment of property increased home values about 11 percent on average.

North Fond du Lac's Aaron Sadoff named Wisconsin superintendent of the year  Fond du Lac Reporter

North Fond du Lac School District superintendent Aaron Sadoff was named the Wisconsin 2019 superintendent of the year by an administrators group.

Fond du Lac's Lakeside Park pavilion plans get the green light, construction begins next year  Fond du Lac Reporter

A Rotary Club Centennial Plaza and solar panels are new additions to plans for a $3.3 million pavilion on Lake Winnebago in Fond du Lac.

Officers arrest man after I-41 chase, evacuation of manufacturing company, search inside  Fond du Lac Reporter

A man fled from Fond du Lac officers on I-41, ran into the Muthig Industries building on Larsen Drive, and was arrested after police surrounded the building.

Steven Jorgensen Named Head Coach of Fond du Lac Football  Kfiz

Fond du Lac High School has announced Steven Jorgensen will be the next head coach of the Cardinals football team. Jorgensen has been an assistant for the ...

Police identify Fond du Lac woman who died in house fire  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac police have identified the woman who died in a house fire May 19.

Nick Ford Hired as FDL HS Boys Basketball Coach  Kfiz

Fond du Lac High School has hired Nick Ford as its new Boys Basketball coach. Ford is a graduate of Fond du Lac High School, where he played on the boys ...

Your 2019 guide to Independence Day fireworks in Fond du Lac, Dodge counties  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac and Dodge County communities will be celebrating Independence Day with several local firework displays.

High winds and blowing snow cause multiple run-offs, crashes in Fond du Lac County  Fond du Lac Reporter

Due to the weather conditions, drivers confronted slick roads and little-to-no visibility from blowing snow.

One year after the exhumation of FDL County's Jane Doe, the search for answers continues  Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac County's Jane Doe was exhumed on April 26, 2018. She was found in November 2008.

Man nearly electrocuted while trimming tree near high voltage power lines  Fond du Lac Reporter

The man was a professional tree trimmer, but grabbed a branch that fell on high voltage power lines.

Fire engulfs 'smart car,' shuts down traffic on Interstate 41 Monday  Fond du Lac Reporter

Crews moved the car to the shoulder of the road and stopped traffic in one lane to extinguish the fire.

Dozens of volunteers. Hundreds of donations: The 13 days at Fond du Lac's flood shelter  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – When Andy Dudley drove into work at Community Church from North Fond du Lac the morning of March 14, he saw no flooding on roads.

Two Fond du Lac residents seriously injured after motorcycle hits truck in FDL County  Fond du Lac Reporter

Authorities said neither the driver of the motorcycle nor his passenger were wearing helmets.

Even young people can get strokes. Just ask Fond du Lac's Matthew Moore.  Fond du Lac Reporter

Matthew Moore was just 43 years old when he suffered a stroke that could have proved fatal. The comprehensive stroke center at Froedtert Hospital saved his ...

Layers of mud and chaos: Fond du Lac residents clean up after flood devastation  Fond du Lac Reporter

Residents piled ruined belongings high along muddy curbs near Johnson Street after last Thursday's flooding damaged some homes beyond repair.

Principals, lunch prices, start times: 4 takeaways from Fond du Lac School Board meeting  Fond du Lac Reporter

Readying for the upcoming school year, the Fond du Lac School Board sets lunch prices, school start dates and chooses principals. to fill empty spots.

Fond du Lac police seek public's help to find missing 12-year-old girl  Fond du Lac Reporter

Donaja R. Reed, 12, was last seen Tuesday at the Fond du Lac Fairgrounds Aquatic Center wearing a gold sleeveless shirt, black shorts and black and white ...

WIAA state track and field meet: Fond du Lac's Stone shows why he is headed to the Badgers  La Crosse Tribune

Fond du Lac High School senior Andrew Stone gave it his best shot.

Fond du Lac's 2018 People of the Year  Fond du Lac Reporter

The Fond du Lac Reporter presents the people who made an impact in the community this year.

Fond du Lac police investigating death in Lakeside Park Tuesday night  Fond du Lac Reporter

A 38-year-old man was found dead in the park Tuesday night.

Fond du Lac teen in prison after convictions involving choking, sexually assaulting girls  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - A Fond du Lac teen is serving a year and four months in prison for convictions that involve choking and sexually assaulting girls at the YMCA, ...

Food, fish and fireworks: Six things to look out for this Walleye Weekend  Fond du Lac Reporter

Walleye Weekend in Fond du Lac will feature food, fish and fireworks, plus other events to compete for your attention from June 7-9.

Feel lucky making a float? You could win a prize at St. Patty's Day parade set for March 16  Fond du Lac Reporter

As the March 16 parade travels Fond du Lac's Miracle Mile, the food pantry hopes to stock up on supplies.

Chilton man, who allegedly fled Fond du Lac County deputies with 4 children in car, charged  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - A Chilton man is charged with recklessly endangering the safety of four children during a nearly 10-mile chase Saturday in Fond du Lac County ...

You probably think these people with metal detectors are wasting their time, but in Wisconsin, they've found some historic treasures  Fond du Lac Reporter

No, it didn't end in the '70s and it's not just for nerds. Metal detecting is experiencing a revival and enthusiasts are hot on the trail of hidden treasures.

Gas leak at Taco Bell shuts down segment of East Johnson Street, steer clear of area  Fond du Lac Reporter

Traffic is snarling around the area of a reported gas leak at Taco Bell on East Johnson. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Pilot from United Kingdom makes emergency landing in Fond du Lac County on way to EAA  Fond du Lac Reporter

A 1945 Piper JC3-65 made an emergency landing in a soybean field in the town of Metomen Sunday, July 21, 2019 on its way from Lake Crystal, Minnesota to ...

Oakfield School Board asks residents to approve $5.3 million referendum on April 2  Fond du Lac Reporter

Oakfield School Board is asking voters in the district to approve a $5.3 million operational referendum on April 2, to be spread over five years.

Man pulled gun in Fond du Lac High School parking lot over dunk in basketball game, police say  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - An 18-year-old faces prison time after authorities say he pulled a gun on another man in the Fond du Lac High School parking lot after a heated ...

Cystic fibrosis paused Schwefel's punk rock career; now a concert aims to show his impact  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - On Saturday, March 9, six local bands will reunite to pay tribute to a leading member of Fond du Lac's punk rock scene, Opy Schwefel. Schwefel ...

Make snow fish, look at fish or drink like one: Sturgeon Spectacular sets 6 days of events  Fond du Lac Reporter

This celebration, on and off the ice will feature live music, races, snow sculpting, plenty of adult beverages and, of course, lots of sturgeon.

Fond du Lac dog groomer accused of abusing dogs in viral video speaks out, considers suing  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - A Fond du Lac dog groomer accused of abusing an animal in a viral video posted to Facebook says the allegations are misleading and might ...

Chilton man arrested after eight-mile, high-speed police chase across Fond du Lac County  Fond du Lac Reporter

The driver had four children in the car and reached speeds of nearly 100 mph, the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office said.

FDL County Sheriff's Office deputy injured in crash Tuesday in Fond du Lac  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - A Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office deputy received minor injuries Tuesday when his county vehicle was hit on National Avenue in Fond du ...

Passerby rescues two children who fell through the ice on Fond du Lac's south side  Fond du Lac Reporter

Two children were rescued Sunday after they fell through the ice on the south side of town.

Fond du Lac's most read stories: Top 10 local breaking news items readers tracked in 2018  Fond du Lac Reporter

The following list of breaking news topics are ranked based on the number of times readers viewed each story on

Snow storm delays recycling pick-up, closes Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac  Fond du Lac Reporter

Recycling pickup will be delayed by one day during the week.

Always giving of himself: Fond du Lac remembers Peter Zacherl  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – Kind-hearted. A giver. Humble. These are the words those in the Fond du Lac community use to describe Peter Zacherl, who passed away ...

One dead after ATVs crash through ice on Lake Winnebago in Fond du Lac County  Fond du Lac Reporter

A 55-year-old Fond du Lac man was pronounced dead Monday night after the ATV he was driving fell through the ice on Lake Winnebago.

One in custody after gunshots reported near East Ninth Street in Fond du Lac  Fond du Lac Reporter

A man is in custody Monday evening, labeled a "person of interest" after gunshots rang out on the city's east side.

Search Wisconsin teacher, school salaries — and 5 things we learned from the database  Fond du Lac Reporter

Our searchable database includes public salary information for all Wisconsin districts in the 2017-18 school year.

'This is not what I counted on': After flood, homeowners must decide to fix or raze homes  Fond du Lac Reporter

Nearly three months after March's flooding, three homeowners are deciding whether to flood-proof or raze their homes.

Mercury Marine turns 80, celebrates generations of employees, community  Fond du Lac Reporter

Mercury Marine assembly workers from Plant 15's third shift stand with the final inline four-cylinder Verado engine to come off the line. Mercury's new V-6 Verado ...

Fond du Lac home being remodeled damaged by overnight fire  Fond du Lac Reporter

A home being remodeled in Fond du Lac was damaged early Friday morning when a fire broke out.

Fond du Lac high school football team plays on after teammate’s death  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

FOND DU LAC — A Wisconsin high school football team opted to go forward with its playoff game hours after the death of a teammate — and honored him with ...

Fond du Lac woman: Journey out of homelessness has barriers, but not impossible  Fond du Lac Reporter

One woman chronicles her journey through homelessness in Fond du Lac.

Remembering Dan Gilgenbach – “The Music Man” of Fond du Lac | Courtesy Sharon Roznik

April 24, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – Dan Gilgenbach, the owner of Mike's Music and Sound in Fond du Lac, was laid to rest on Tuesday, April 23. Gilgenbach, 54 ...

Fond du Lac County teachers see bigger pay raise for the first time since Act 10  Fond du Lac Reporter

Teachers in area school districts are seeing a bigger pay increase this year due to the Consumer Price Index , tied to inflation, since Act 10 passed.

Stabbing near Campbellsport sends one to hospital; suspect in custody  Fond du Lac Reporter

A victim was flown to a hospital early Saturday morning after being stabbed in a vehicle south of Campbellsport, the Fond du Lac County sheriff said.

Saint Mary's Springs Academy President Kelly Norton to step down  Fond du Lac Reporter

Kelly Norton, who has been with SMSA since 2013 and became president in 2015, will leave on Feb. 15.

Search warrant leads to arrest, seizure of drugs on Fond du Lac's Second Street  Fond du Lac Reporter

Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in the execution of the search warrant.

FDL man gets 4 months for pedestrian death, family loses second member to traffic death  Fond du Lac Reporter

Peter Anderson, 52, will spend four months in jail for the death of pedestrian Jeffrey J. Koenigs on Nov. 18.

Prosecutors: Fond du Lac man shot Ninth Street house seeking payment for marijuana  Fond du Lac Reporter

Prosecutors say Edgar Barajas, 22, Fond du Lac, fired bullets into a Ninth Street house after the resident did not pay for marijuana Barajas dealt him.

High school: Saturday's sports results  The Oshkosh Northwestern

Wrestling, swimming, basketball and hockey teams were among the sports in action.

City of Fond du Lac showcases winter, Hamilton Park with fruitcake tossing, broomball  Fond du Lac Reporter

Winterfest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday.

After sturgeon spearing tragedy, a mother's loss inspires her to help others  Fond du Lac Reporter

Savannah Kleinhans, 9, died when her father's truck broke through the ice during sturgeon spearing season in 2009. Her mother carries on good deeds in her ...

Fond du Lac flooding: United Way seeks volunteers to help flood victims  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - The Fond du Lac Area United Way is working to gather volunteers to help people affected by the March 14 and 15 flooding in the county.

Eden man charged with pull tab scam, bar owners say continued scam while out on bail  Fond du Lac Reporter

An Eden man out on bail for charges involving an alleged pull tab scam was reported by a bar owner in Fond du Lac County to be at it again.

Fond du Lac, Dodge County results: Thiesfeldt, Schraa, Born re-elected; referendums pass  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – The midterm elections in Fond du Lac County saw high voter turnout. According to Fond du Lac County Clerk Lisa Freiberg, preliminary ...

Free SPIRIT Riders taken over by Rawhide, clients referred to nearby horse programs  Fond du Lac Reporter

Free SPIRIT Riders, Inc. in Fond du Lac has transferred ownership to Rawhide, Inc., for use in helping at-risk youth and their families.

High school football: Kimberly's historic winning streak ends at 70  Appleton Post Crescent

High school football: Kimberly's historic 70-game winning streak ends with loss to Fond du Lac.

Do you have a chocolate fantasy? Fond du Lac event to benefit SMART Girls program  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - Soroptimist International of Fond du Lac will present Chocolate Fantasy from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 27, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 ...

Flight for Life moving to new location to consolidate Fond du Lac/Waukesha operations  Fond du Lac Reporter

Flight for Life will be closing its Fond du Lac and Waukesha operations in late January and consolidating services at a new air medical facility.

Traffic diverted on West Johnson, Interstate 41 as police negotiate with suicidal subject  Fond du Lac Reporter

Traffic was diverted for about 10 minutes on Johnson Street and Interstate 41 in Fond du Lac as a man stood on the ledge threatening suicide.

Fond du Lac celebrates homecoming parade, victory  Fond du Lac Reporter

Cardinals fans were in the mood for merriment after viewing the parade and a football win.

Second man dies after Memorial Day weekend US 151 crash in Dodge County  Fond du Lac Reporter

Eric Hagenbart, 39, of Beaver Dam, died Saturday at Summit's Aurora Medical Center from injuries he suffered in a crash Memorial Day weekend on US 151.

Fond du Lac police remind public to lock vehicles after thefts in area  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – Two vehicles stolen from a Fond du Lac residence earlier this week serves as a reminder to never leave vehicles unlocked or unattended while ...

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