Oshkosh schools release deferred maintenance list totaling $75 million

Fifty-year-old boilers and aging roofs top the list of critical needs identified by the Oshkosh school district in a new comprehensive list of deferred maintenance projects. The district released to The Northwestern this week a list of $75 million worth … Continue reading

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New superintendent of Oshkosh schools to earn $22,000 more than predecessor

The new superintendent of Oshkosh schools, Stan Mack II, will receive a total compensation package worth $22,000 more than the outgoing superintendent, according to financial data released by the district. Board members told the Northwestern on the night they officially … Continue reading

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Updated: City gets a seawall surprise as it constructs river walk

The river walk urban trail project from Main Street to Jackson Street continues to progress, but crews discovered a bit of a problem when they began preparations to rebuild the seawall in front of the former City Center Hotel at … Continue reading

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School board, non-teaching staff reach tentative agreement on salaries

Negotiators from the local labor union representing non-teaching staff tentatively agreed to the Oshkosh school board’s offer for a 1.5 percent pay raise. The increase would be applied to the total budget for base wages and cost the district $81,810. The … Continue reading

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School district releases names, applications of five superintendent finalists

Four out of the five candidates interviewed for the position of superintendent of Oshkosh schools live out of state, and all of them touted accomplishments in raising funds for construction projects or leading their districts to fiscal stability, according to … Continue reading

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Large increases to administrator salary ranges under consideration by school board

Salary ranges would increase by as much as $19,500 for Oshkosh school administrators under a proposal expected to come before the board of education next week. The school district’s administrator compensation committee, which acts as an unofficial bargaining unit between the … Continue reading

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Midwest Fest wants to rock it until 2 a.m., city not so sure

Midwest Fest was way ahead of the game when organizers submitted a special events application a full year in advance of the inaugural event scheduled for June 15 and 16 at Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 County Trunk Y. Although when you’ve … Continue reading

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Non-teaching staff unions ask for 3 percent pay raise

Unions representing non-teaching staff have asked the Oshkosh school board for a 3.16 percent pay raise, the maximum amount allowed under new labor laws, for each of its members. The board made a counter offer that would raise the total … Continue reading

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Oshkosh school board will meet again Thursday to approve superintendent contract for Stan Mack II

The Oshkosh school board intends to make an official offer Thursday to Stan Mack II for the position of superintendent of schools. The board met Wednesday night, but postponed action until the meeting noticed to be held at 5 p.m. Thursday. Mack, … Continue reading

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Oshkosh school board ready to offer superintendent job to Stan Mack II

The Oshkosh school board intends to make an official offer Wednesday to Stan Mack II for the position of superintendent of schools. The board is scheduled to vote on Mack’s contract with the district during a 5 p.m. meeting Wednesday. The board … Continue reading

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