Local News Briefs 12-24-13

Good Samaritan Turns Into Scrooge


Fond du Lac
Police Officer Steve Olson says an elderly Fond du Lac woman trying to be a
Good Samaritan turned into a witness when a man recently lost his wallet. She
says the woman saw a man riding his bicycle and he lost his wallet when the
rode over a curb. The woman saw the incident and went down to retrieve the
wallet for the man, but another man picked it up and walked down the street.
She called police and Officer Olson was the responding officer. He says he
encountered the man on the street and ended up citing him for theft, but was
able to get the wallter back to its owner. He says the thief didn’t have a good
story for having the wallet and had already emptied its contents into his


Holiday Hours


If you need
to take care of business with a government office or a public business be sure
that you call ahead to make sure they are open. 
Many government offices and services are closing today at noon.  The KFIZ business office is closed today and
will re-open on Thursday from 8am to 4pm.


Holiday Wishes


Some of our
local politicians recently took time during interviews with News-Talk 1450 KFIZ
to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. State Senator Rick Gudex
included a reminder to driver carefully during the holidays. Fond du Lac County
Executive Al Buechel says the County will do its part to try and make 2014 a
good year for County residents. He says people say Happy Holidays now, but he
still goes by Merry Christmas. State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt says
don’t forget to keep our service men and women in their thoughts during the
holidays. He says they don’t have the opportunity to get together with family
and friends and are making sacrifices for us.


Harvery’s Danny The Elf


Later this
Christmas Eve mornin, KFIZ will air a program out of the archives from the
legendary Ron Harvey.  KFIZ recently
obtained a tape of Ron Harvey featuring the Danny The Elf Character from year’s
gone by. The program is called “Danny The Elf and Uncle Ron Visit Santa At The
North Pole.”  That program will air at
9:10am today.  Then at 9:40am we will air
Ron Harvey’s “The Story Behind T’was The Night Before Christmas.”


Christmas Dinner


Once again Fond du Lac area residents who are looking for a place to
enjoy a Christmas meal can attend a FREE event at St. Paul’s Trakel Hall from 11am to 2pm.  No reservations are needed.  There will be a full meal served and also
entertainment.  St.
’s is located at 51
West Division Street
in Fond du Lac