KFIZ News: Saturday, 10-15-16

of Springvale Accident


29 year old woman from Ripon suffered significant injuries in a one-vehicle
crash in the Town of Springvale
Friday morning. According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department, the
woman was driving north on County Highway M, when her vehicle traveled off of
the east shoulder and hit a tree and a utility pole. The woman was trapped in
the vehicle and had to be extricated by emergency personnel. She was flown to ThedaCare Regional
Medicare Center
in Neenah for
treatment. Authorities say speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the
crash, which remains under investigation. The accident occurred at 9:54 am.,


of Theresa Hit
& Run


Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hit and run accident involving a
car versus a bicycle in the Town of Theresa
Friday night. Authorities say 25 year old Kyle J. Dais of Fond du Lac was
riding north on Highway 175 on his bike when he was hit by a car that continued
driving north without stopping to check for injuries or report the crash. His
bike was equipped with proper front and rear lights. Vehicle parts located at
the scene are believed to be from a 1999-2001 Buick Century with damage to the
passenger side. The car should be missing the passenger side mirror and have
other damage consistent with hitting a person on a bike. Authorities are asking
for any information about vehicles that match the description. Dais was taken
to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The incident
remains under investigation.


US 45 at US 151 to Close Monday

State Department of Transportation has announced that the US Highway 45 at US
Highway 151 intersection in Fond du Lac will close beginning Monday morning for
approximately 30 days.The closure is necessary to remove the access ramps from
Highway 45 to Highway 151, work on the approaches for the overpass of US 45
over 151 and to construct the intersection with the new frontage road
connecting US 45 and the County Highway V/US Highway 151 intersection. The
detour for northbound traffic on Highway 45 will be west on County Highway B to
North on County Highway V to US 45. The southbound detour for Highway 45 will
be County Highway V south to County Highway B East to Highway 45.


FDL Leaf
Collection Starts Monday


City of Fond du Lac’s
annual leaf collection will begin Monday. Crews will begin collecting leaves in
the southeast section of the city and will proceed in a clockwise direction –
to the southwest, northwest and northeast section. The City’s Public Works
Department anticipates crews will complete around three sweeps through the city
this fall, weather and time permitting. Leaf collection will continue for
approximately seven weeks, ending on Friday, December 2nd. The City
reminds residents that leaves should be raked in rows next to the curb for
collection and that keaves should not be placed in plastic bags or in your
automated garbage collection carts. Once again this year, a map will be
available on the City’s website to track the progress collection crews have
made. Go to www.fdl.wi.gov and click on
“Leaf Collection Progress Map” under “Important Notices”.


Main Flushing in FDL on Monday


City of Fond du Lac
Water Utility will begin city-wide water main flushing on Monday. Flushing will begin Monday on the northeast side of the
city, then move to the southeast section on Tuesday and Wednesday, the
southwest section of the city on Thursday and finish in the northwest section
next Friday. Flushing operations will run from
7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. The Water Utility says residents may notice a slight
temporary discoloration of water during the hydrant flushing, but it poses no
health risk. Residents should avoid doing laundry or using automatic ice
machines until the water runs clear, and should not run water while crews are
flushing on their street.


Registration Assistance in FDL Monday


du Lac County UW-Extension educators will be assisting with voter registration
and absentee voting in Fond du Lac
on Monday. Diana Tscheschlok, Community Development Educator with Fond du Lac
County UW-Extension, says the programs are a part of promoting access and
public participation in decision making. Extension officials will be at the
City/County Government Center on Macy
in Fond
du Lac
Monday from 2 until 4pm to answer questions
about registration and voting. Laptops will be available for people to see
their ballot ahead of time and to view the types of photo ID’s that are
acceptable when voting. People interested in attending are encouraged to bring
proof of local residence and a photo ID.


Report Card to
the Community


public is invited to a “Report Card to the Community” on combating opiate
addiction in Fond du Lac
. The presentation
will take place Monday at 5:30 pm at the City/County Government Center in Fond du Lac and is
sponsored by District Attorney Eric Toney, the Fond du Lac Police Department
and Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac. Toney and Police Chief Bill Lamb will
lead the discussion, with leaders of the county’s “four pillars” that are battling
opiate addiction in the county. A question and answer period will follow the
report. For more information on local efforts
for prescription medication disposal and what you can do to reduce prescription
drug abuse in Fond du Lac
, visit the Drug
Free Communities website at