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KFIZ News Wednesday 7/27/16

Minor Plane Crashes At EAA

The pilot involved in a small plane crash at E-A-A AirVenture Sunday has been identified. Thirty-nine-year-old Richard Maisano of Pennsylvania suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital in Neenah. The plane stalled as it was approaching a runway. Another plane, an A-26, made a hard landing Monday when the nose gear for the World War II era plane failed to come down. There were no serious injuries.

No One Hurt When Bullet Hits Wall In Oshkosh Residence

No one was hurt when a when a bullet fired inside a residence in the 500 block of West Lincoln Avenue in Oshkosh struck a wall inside a neighbor’s home Monday night. Oshkosh Police arrested the 22-year-old Oshkosh man who fired the handgun the round came from. Police say the man was drunk. They found the handgun inside the home and a search warrant also turned up marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and an electronic weapon. A 28-year-old man was arrested for possessing the pot, paraphernalia, weapon, and on a probation hold.

Reeseville Man Makes Initial Appearance On Negligent Homicide Charge

The 21-year-old Reeseville man who hit and killed a Juneau teen with his pickup truck last September made his initial Dodge County court appearance this week. Cody Buechel is charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the criminal complaint he admitted to huffing on a can of “Dust Off” just minutes before driving the wrong way and hitting 17-year-old Lukas Jaeger who was walking with friends along a ditch on County Highway G.  Buechel initially told investigators he was reaching for a can of soda in his pickup and took his eyes off the road. He was released on a $5,000 signature bond and has a preliminary hearing on September 15th.

FDL City Council Preview

The Fond du Lac City Council will hear several presentations tonight. Police Chief Bill Lamb will give the Council a presentation on his department’s needs for the 2017 City Budget. He will also talk about a proposed police and fire training center giving the police department’s perspective on the center. Also tonight Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership Executive Director Amy Hansen will give the Council an update. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the City-County Government Center. 

Aaron Sadoff Goes To Washington

North Fond du Lac Schools Superintendent Aaron Sadoff says at least when it comes to education Wisconsin’s Congressional Delegation works in a bipartisan spirit. Sadoff recently visited the Nation’s Capitol as one of three representatives from the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators for an advocacy conference. He says they were able to visit all eight of Wisconsin’s Congressman and the two Senators. He says one of the things they have been working on is legislation that replaces what used to be known as No Child Left Behind. He says the Every Student Succeeds Act is an overview of requirements that states need to meet to get federal money to help schools out. Sadoff says they also learned more about the reauthorization for the Carl Perkins Grant program that helps support career and technical education pathways.

MPTC Career Employment Center

The Vice President for Student Services at Moraine Park Technical College says the construction seen recently at the Fond du Lac campus is for a Career Employment Center. Stan Cram says students and potential students can go there to get information on careers and jobs. He says there will be recruiters, advisors and veterans there to help you. He says if you are looking for a job there is an employment person there and also a career center. He says it will be a comfortable setting with a place for meetings. He says it has a fireplace, lounge, and a community meeting room. He says like the new entrance for the Fond du Lac campus they were very prudent with taxpayer dollars when they constructed the new center.

Care Package For Green Lake County Firefighters And Police

Firefighters and police in Green Lake County received a care package from students of a vacation bible school. The packages containing candy were from pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students at the Terrace Shores School. A message on the outside of the package explained the meaning of each candy for example lifesavers were to remind them how often they had been one. The packages meant for deputies were presented to Green Lake County Sheriff Mark Podoll. You can read more about it at KFIZ.com.