KFIZ News Tuesday 7/19/16

Sheboygan Rescue Effort Now A Recovery

Sheriff’s officials in Sheboygan County say the search for two men swept off a pier into Lake Michigan Sunday is now a recovery effort. Search teams are using sonar equipment to help recover their bodies. The U.S. Coast Guard and two local dive teams responded Sunday afternoon when three men were swept into the lake by waves over the South Pier. One man was rescued from the water and brought back to shore by a rescue boat.

FDL School Board Preview

The Fond du Lac School Board tonight will consider an increase in base wages for teachers. District Superintendent Jim Sebert says the increases are for both this past school year and the year that started at the beginning of the month. He says that will amount to a $581 increase for the past year and for most people a $571 increase for this year. The board will also consider the resignation of Theisen Middle School Assistant Principal Andrew Jacques. Sebert says Jacques accepted an administrative position in his hometown of Gladstone, Michigan. He says Jacques fiancé lives in the U.P. and the two are getting married. The board meets at 5 p.m. at the District Administration Center Board Room.

Waupun Police Identify Man Who Approached Young Girls

Waupun Police say a 52-year-old Fox Lake man who approached two young girls on a City Street Saturday night has a criminal record. Deputy Police Chief Scott Louden says that criminal record includes a sexual assault charge. He says they are considering whether there will be possible charges. He says the man asked the two girls where Home Depot was. He also had a camera and was filming them and told them they would be on You Tube. Louden says the man is “different.” He says the man does have a You Tube video, but not of the incident. In his You Tube video the man can be seen singing off key into the camera, playing a ukulele and wearing a variety of hats. No one was harmed during the incident Saturday night.

Oriole Open Coming Up

The North Fond du Lac School District and Police Benevolent Association are partnering this year for the Oriole Open. North Fond du Lac Police Chief Darren Pautsch  says it will be a two day event on Thursday and Friday, August 4th and 5th. He says after 15 years of sponsoring their own golf outing they decided to combine events with the school district. That Thursday night there will be a banquet and dance at Whispering Springs Golf Course featuring the music of The Presidents. Then on Friday they will hold the golf outing. It’s $25 for the banquet and dance or $80 for both events. You can register by emailing [email protected]  Proceeds will benefit the Village Pool, Oriole Nation Booster Club and Police Benevolent Association.

American Tribute Ride Starts In Fondy Saturday

Open Road Harley-Davidson in Fond du Lac will be the starting point for a 93-mile motorcycle ride that pays tribute to those who gave their lives in the military or protecting our streets at home. Ron Naab is chairman of this Saturday’s American Tribute Ride. This year the ride will be in honor of a Wisconsin soldier, a fireman, police officer, and EMT. Naab says the ride starts out in Fond du Lac and ends up at the King Veterans Center. Proceeds from this year’s ride will benefit five different police fire and veterans’ charities.

Brat Fry At Kondex Corporation Wednesday

Kondex Corporation in Lomira will be holding a brat fry Wednesday to benefit the Campbellsport High School Technical Education courses and for equipment purchases. The brat fry will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kondex Corporation featuring the Campbellsport High School Project GRILL entry. Preorders are available today by visiting the Kondex Corporation Facebook page by 4:30 p.m. You can also email [email protected]