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The Rhinelander Daily News
Love for Josie: Community rallies around beagle dragged behind vehicledid that," she said. Juli has been an animal advocate since the age of 5 when
Love for Josie: Community rallies around beagle dragged behind vehicle
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
did that," she said. Juli has been an animal advocate since the age of 5 when she starting raising funds for a dog at the Winnebago County Emergency Rescue. She has a strong view on animal abuse and wants abusers to know how terrible their... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Three hospitalized in crash in I-41 crash in OshkoshThree people are in the hospital Wednesday morning after two crashes in Winneba
Three hospitalized in crash in I-41 crash in Oshkosh
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
Three people are in the hospital Wednesday morning after two crashes in Winnebago county. Just after midnight, a pickup truck struck the center median on I-41 just south of State Highway 26. And was stopped on the left side of the road. Shortly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Teen charged in drug overdose case enters guilty pleaROCKFORD, Ill. -- A teenage girl has pleaded guilty in Winnebago County juvenil
Teen charged in drug overdose case enters guilty plea
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- A teenage girl has pleaded guilty in Winnebago County juvenile court to charges of concealing the death of a 15-year-old drug overdose victim. The Rockford Register Star reports (http://bit.ly/2acpxza ) under terms of the plea... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Rockford teen charged in Andreayah McBain case enters guilty pleaMcBain case enters guilty plea Posted Jul. 26, 2016 at 4:50 PM ROCKFORD — A 1
Rockford teen charged in Andreayah McBain case enters guilty plea
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
McBain case enters guilty plea Posted Jul. 26, 2016 at 4:50 PM ROCKFORD — A 16-year-old girl today pleaded guilty in Winnebago County juvenile court before Judge K. Patrick Yarbrough to charges of concealing the death of 15-year-old Andreayah... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County Board committee to mull advisory anti-corruption referendumstate and local governments to pass a model Anti-Corruption Act – the same advi
McHenry County Board committee to mull advisory anti-corruption referendum
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
state and local governments to pass a model Anti-Corruption Act – the same advisory referendum was approved last year by Winnebago County voters. If approved by the County Board, voters in one yes or no question will be asked whether they... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Storms roll through Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson countiesJul. 23, 2016 at 4:33 PM Heavy rains and flash flooding caused problems this e
Storms roll through Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson counties
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Jul. 23, 2016 at 4:33 PM Heavy rains and flash flooding caused problems this evening throughout the Rock River Valley.Winnebago County dispatchers said "it is crazy busy" soon after the rains began. Dispatchers throughout the region responded... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Winnebago, Boone counties flooded in parts by Saturday's heavy rainsJul. 23, 2016 at 4:33 PM Heavy rains and flash flooding caused problems this e
Winnebago, Boone counties flooded in parts by Saturday's heavy rains
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Jul. 23, 2016 at 4:33 PM Heavy rains and flash flooding caused problems this evening throughout the Rock River Valley.Winnebago County dispatchers said "it is crazy busy" soon after the rains began. Dispatchers throughout the region responded... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Storms, flooding possible for Chicago areaCHICAGO — The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory f
Storms, flooding possible for Chicago area
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO — The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for east central Winnebago County in north central Illinois, Boone County in north central Illinois, northwestern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois until 7... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport Club: Area's oldest course gets good reviews after going publictime this year. He left wondering why anyone in the area would ever play anywhe
Freeport Club: Area's oldest course gets good reviews after going public
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
time this year. He left wondering why anyone in the area would ever play anywhere else."It's great," said Lee, a three-time Winnebago County Amateur champion. "It's more than worth the money. Everybody should play it. It's a cool course with a lot... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Judge dismisses indecency charge against former Amboy mayorAccording to an email Friday from attorney Jerry A. Lund, Winnebago County Cour
Judge dismisses indecency charge against former Amboy mayor
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
According to an email Friday from attorney Jerry A. Lund, Winnebago County Court Judge Brian Shore "found no cause to believe a criminal offense was committed." Mekeel, 62, of Amboy, was arrested April 28 at Espenscheid Memorial Forest Preserve,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Friday, July 22, 2016to appear in court. Ogle County Sheriff Jeffrey Giacobbe, 49, of Rock Falls;
Police reports for Friday, July 22, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
to appear in court. Ogle County Sheriff Jeffrey Giacobbe, 49, of Rock Falls; 7:13 p.m. Thursday on Kennedy Hill Road in Winnebago County; driving while license suspended; taken to Ogle County Jail. State Police Dwayne E. Hesser, 28, of Rock... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Life sentence for man convicted of killing girl friendOSHKOSH, Wis. -- - A Winnebago County Judge has sentenced 31 year old Samson Go
Life sentence for man convicted of killing girl friend
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. -- - A Winnebago County Judge has sentenced 31 year old Samson Gomoll to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 32 years. Gomoll was convicted of first degree intentional homicide in connection with the shooting death of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Missing dog turns up 500 miles awaystop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took
Missing dog turns up 500 miles away
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
stop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took her there and she got out of the house." Winnebago County Animal Services were able to track down the Gandaras because of a microchip implanted in the dog. "All... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Missing dog turns up 500 miles awaystop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took
Missing dog turns up 500 miles away
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
stop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took her there and she got out of the house." Winnebago County Animal Services were able to track down the Gandaras because of a microchip implanted in the dog. "All... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Missing dog turns up 500 miles awaystop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took
Missing dog turns up 500 miles away
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
stop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took her there and she got out of the house." Winnebago County Animal Services were able to track down the Gandaras because of a microchip implanted in the dog. "All... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Missing dog turns up 500 miles awaystop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took
Missing dog turns up 500 miles away
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 days ago
stop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took her there and she got out of the house." Winnebago County Animal Services were able to track down the Gandaras because of a microchip implanted in the dog. "All... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Missing dog turns up 500 miles awaystop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took
Missing dog turns up 500 miles away
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
stop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took her there and she got out of the house." Winnebago County Animal Services were able to track down the Gandaras because of a microchip implanted in the dog. "All... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Missing dog turns up 500 miles awaystop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took
Missing dog turns up 500 miles away
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
stop in Iowa - I have no clue how she got to Iowa," Gandara said. "Then he took her there and she got out of the house." Winnebago County Animal Services were able to track down the Gandaras because of a microchip implanted in the dog. "All... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Cooling Shelters in Northeast Wisconsin- 2 p.m. Shiocton Village Hall & Shiocton Fire Hall: N5605 State Highway 76, S
Cooling Shelters in Northeast Wisconsin
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 7 days ago
- 2 p.m. Shiocton Village Hall & Shiocton Fire Hall: N5605 State Highway 76, Shiocton; Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Winnebago County Cooling Shelters Menasha Pool: Jefferson Park, Menasha; Monday - Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. - 7:45... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Deadly intersectionConcerned citizens in Winnebago County went to a meeting tonight to look for an
Deadly intersection
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 7 days ago
Concerned citizens in Winnebago County went to a meeting tonight to look for answers to a dangerous intersection. The intersection at the corner of County Road CB and Oakridge Road in the Town of Neenah has seen eight documented crashes since 2000.... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin at Rockford roundtable: Opioid addiction 'a public health crisis'four men died in 2013.According to Durbin's office, there have been 25 heroin-r
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin at Rockford roundtable: Opioid addiction 'a public health crisis'
The Journal-Standard / Posted 7 days ago
four men died in 2013.According to Durbin's office, there have been 25 heroin-related deaths this year through July 1 in Winnebago County. Last year, there were 42 heroin-related deaths. "This is a public health crisis," Durbin said of heroin and... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin: Opioid addiction 'a public health crisis'item we don't have any money for,'" Durbin said.According to Durbin's office, t
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin: Opioid addiction 'a public health crisis'
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
item we don't have any money for,'" Durbin said.According to Durbin's office, there have been 25 heroin-related deaths in Winnebago County from Jan. 1 to July 1. Last year, there were 42 heroin-related deaths."This is a public health crisis,"... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Woodstock man who spit in judge's face sentenced to 3 years in prisonJonathan A. Pease, 34, pleaded guilty before Winnebago County Judge Rosemary Co
Woodstock man who spit in judge's face sentenced to 3 years in prison
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Jonathan A. Pease, 34, pleaded guilty before Winnebago County Judge Rosemary Collins to aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony. Collins was brought in to hear the case Monday after all McHenry County judges recused themselves. In addition to prison... Read more
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The Washington Times
3 faith headlines for your TuesdayIs this a sign of things to come? Sandra Mendoza, an 18-year employee of the H
3 faith headlines for your Tuesday
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
Is this a sign of things to come? Sandra Mendoza, an 18-year employee of the Health Department, alleges in a suit filed in Winnebago County Circuit Court that she objected to a department mandate that all nurses be trained to make referrals to... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Woodstock man sentenced to three years in prison for spitting in judge's faceJonathan A. Pease, 34, pleaded guilty before Winnebago County Judge Rosemary Co
Woodstock man sentenced to three years in prison for spitting in judge's face
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Jonathan A. Pease, 34, pleaded guilty before Winnebago County Judge Rosemary Collins to aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony. Collins was brought in to hear the case Monday after all McHenry County judges recused themselves. In addition to prison... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man who spat in McHenry Co. judge's face gets 3 years in prisonoutburst, Assistant State's Attorney John Gibbons said. In court Monday, witne
Man who spat in McHenry Co. judge's face gets 3 years in prison
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
outburst, Assistant State's Attorney John Gibbons said. In court Monday, witnesses said Pease thanked and apologized to Winnebago County Judge Rosemary Collins, who was brought in to hear the case after all the McHenry County judge recused... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Deputies investigating after 1 killed, 1 injured in Utica shootingThe Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly shooting in
Deputies investigating after 1 killed, 1 injured in Utica shooting
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 10 days ago
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly shooting in Utica. The shooting happened Monday morning just before 7 a.m. off Highway N. When deputies arrived, they found one person dead and another injured, along with three... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
One dead another injured in Town of Utica ShootingSheriff's authorities say one person is dead and another is injured in a shooti
One dead another injured in Town of Utica Shooting
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 10 days ago
Sheriff's authorities say one person is dead and another is injured in a shooting in Winnebago County. Deputies were called to a house in the Town of Utica about 7 a.m. Monday after a neighbor reported a disturbance and heard several gunshots. Two... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Rock USA boosts securityplan that it follows to ensure safety, according to Liebhauser. Before the fest
Rock USA boosts security
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 11 days ago
plan that it follows to ensure safety, according to Liebhauser. Before the festival begins, that plan must go through the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office, Winnebago County Emergency Management, and Oshkosh Police. "When you start to approach... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Community and Officers Recognize Fallen Bailiffwarrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
Community and Officers Recognize Fallen Bailiff
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 12 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Community leaders hope South Bend's diversity plan is honest, substantivewarrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
Community leaders hope South Bend's diversity plan is honest, substantive
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 12 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana Homeland Security talks about latest acts of terrorismwarrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
Indiana Homeland Security talks about latest acts of terrorism
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 12 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Republican State Committee will vote on Indiana GOP candidate for Governor July 26warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
Republican State Committee will vote on Indiana GOP candidate for Governor July 26
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
City of South Bend releases new Diversity and Inclusion Planwarrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
City of South Bend releases new Diversity and Inclusion Plan
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
One person killed on Toll Road in multi-vehicle pile-upwarrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
One person killed on Toll Road in multi-vehicle pile-up
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Pence says he's "humbled" "grateful" to be VP nomineewarrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford ma
Pence says he's "humbled" "grateful" to be VP nominee
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
warrant leads to arrest of Rockford man on drug, weapons charges A Rockford man faces several charges after the Winnebago County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2717 Knight Avenue in Rockford. A Rockford man faces... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Construction projects begin across northeast Wisconsinwill be posted for drivers to use Morris or Lombardi Avenue. American Drive be
Construction projects begin across northeast Wisconsin
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 17 days ago
will be posted for drivers to use Morris or Lombardi Avenue. American Drive between Jacobson Road and Wheeler Road in Winnebago County will be closed for 30 days. The closure is so American drive can be realigned to accommodate additional... Read more
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SaukValley.com
2 Rockford security guards indicted in slaying of manThe Rockford Register Star reported that Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe
2 Rockford security guards indicted in slaying of man
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Rockford Register Star reported that Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced the indictments by a county grand jury against Ryan Bruce Mattingly, 26, and Alijon Khalil, 28. The Metro Enforcement security guards were also... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport leaders: No tolerance for 'us vs. them' mentality after shootingssadness and of remorse,” Williams said. “I think it will add to many discussion
Freeport leaders: No tolerance for 'us vs. them' mentality after shootings
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
sadness and of remorse,” Williams said. “I think it will add to many discussions we have as a community and as a country.”Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana said his department and Rockford have worked to improve police training, to emphasize... Read more
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Daily Herald
2 Rockford security guards indicted in slaying of manmurder in the April shooting death of a 34-year-old man. The Rockford Register
2 Rockford security guards indicted in slaying of man
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
murder in the April shooting death of a 34-year-old man. The Rockford Register Star (http://bit.ly/29uovSy ) reports that Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato announced the indictments by a county grand jury against 26-year-old Ryan... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Two arrested after woman, 66, bound, locked in bathroomTuesday morning in Rockford, Ill. The stolen vehicle was also found at the time
Two arrested after woman, 66, bound, locked in bathroom
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
Tuesday morning in Rockford, Ill. The stolen vehicle was also found at the time. The suspects made a court appearance in Winnebago County, Ill. Wednesday, where they waived extradition. They will be returned to the Barry County Sheriff's... Read more
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MLive.com
Son accused of beating mother, tying her to chair will be returned to Michigancards will be returned to Michigan to be criminally charged. The pair waived e
Son accused of beating mother, tying her to chair will be returned to Michigan
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
cards will be returned to Michigan to be criminally charged. The pair waived extradition after a court appearance in Winnebago County, Ill. on July 6, according to a news release from the Barry County Sheriff's Office. Both will be returned... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Suspects caught after beating, robbing and tying up woman in Barry CountyTuesday morning in Rockford, Ill.. The stolen vehicle was also found at the tim
Suspects caught after beating, robbing and tying up woman in Barry County
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 days ago
Tuesday morning in Rockford, Ill.. The stolen vehicle was also found at the time. The suspects made a court appearance in Winnebago County, Ill. Wednesday, where they waived extradition. They will be returned to the Barry County Sheriff's... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Two Metro Enforcement guards charged with murder in death of Rockford manin the death of Valentia Jovan Fresco, 34, who was shot and killed April 16 at
Two Metro Enforcement guards charged with murder in death of Rockford man
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
in the death of Valentia Jovan Fresco, 34, who was shot and killed April 16 at Auburn Manor Apartments, 4100 Auburn St.Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato said today in a news release that Ryan Bruce Mattingly, 26, and Alijon Khalil,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rockford police find decomposed remains in garbage canWinnebago County Coroner Sue Fiduccia told the Rockford Register Star the conte
Rockford police find decomposed remains in garbage can
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fiduccia told the Rockford Register Star the contents of the garbage can discovered in Rockford on Wednesday have been taken to the morgue. Police say the garbage can was found outside an apartment that belongs to someone... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Heavy holiday traffic expectedwork is to resume Tuesday morning July 5th at 5 AM on many projects. One such
Heavy holiday traffic expected
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 23 days ago
work is to resume Tuesday morning July 5th at 5 AM on many projects. One such project will be a full closure of WIS 116 in Winnebago County for a culvert replacement. The DOT says while work is weather dependent, several more projects will begin... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Teen girls injured in ATV accident in Roscoearea, when driver of one of the ATVs lost control of the all-terrain vehicle an
Teen girls injured in ATV accident in Roscoe
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
area, when driver of one of the ATVs lost control of the all-terrain vehicle and rolled it in a ditch and struck a tree, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Lt. Anthony Miceli said. The girls were treated on the scene before they were flown to Rockford... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
The future of racing at Luxemburg SpeedwayOshkosh negotiations have stalled at the Speedzone Raceway, leaving the future
The future of racing at Luxemburg Speedway
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 24 days ago
Oshkosh negotiations have stalled at the Speedzone Raceway, leaving the future of their track in the hands of the Winnebago County Board. The Thunderhill Raceway in Sturgeon Bay hasn't opened this season and there is a question on whether... Read more
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Daily Herald
Appellate court reinstates Bianchi's malicious-prosecution suitover accusations lesser penalties were sought for defendants they knew or who w
Appellate court reinstates Bianchi's malicious-prosecution suit
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
over accusations lesser penalties were sought for defendants they knew or who were politically connected to Bianchi. A Winnebago County judge dismissed the charges in the middle of each trial, saying prosecutors had not proved their cases. The... Read more
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The MidWeek
NIU alum takes top health department jobI have observed her passion and leadership expertise,” Lux said. Since leaving
NIU alum takes top health department job
The MidWeek / Posted 29 days ago
I have observed her passion and leadership expertise,” Lux said. Since leaving the DeKalb area, Gonzalez has worked in Winnebago County as a family health services director. In that role, she was in charge of a staff of 60 and oversaw a number... Read more
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