Esslinger, Hintz cram campaign’s-worth of animosity into four minutes

Wednesday morning’s forum between 54th Assembly District candidates Paul Esslinger and Gordon Hintz at Robbins Restaurant was largely your normal candidates forum–each gets a crack at a question, no back-and-forth, no fact-checking or further exploration of topics–attended by a small … Continue reading

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Oshkosh North Communities students create elections website

Students in Oshkosh North High School’s “Communities” class have launched a website to inform voters about political issues as part of the class’s elections unit. The website, “Participation Nation,” is one facet of the students’ get-out-the-vote efforts. Students have also … Continue reading

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Fetus photos to fly over Oshkosh

In more ways than one, Wisconsin is far from a flyover state in this election season. Fetuses (or at least, pictures of them) will now join flags, fighters and fireworks as things that have flown over Oshkosh. If you glance … Continue reading

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Joe Kallas endorsed by Alliance for Retired Americans

Joe Kallas, the Democrat challenging U.S. Rep. Tom Petri for his Congressional seat, received an endorsement from the Alliance for Retired Americans. The organization represents more than 4 million retirees, including 89,316 in Wisconsin. The endorsement letter commended Kallas for … Continue reading

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Anne Hathaway to campaign for Obama in Oshkosh

Actress Anne Hathaway will visit the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on Thursday to campaign for President Barack Obama. According to a Facebook announcement, those interested in hearing Hathaway speak can meet at the Students for Barack table in the Reeve Union … Continue reading

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Tammy Baldwin visiting Manitowoc area on Wednesday

U.S. Senate candidate and Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin will visit a manufacturing facility in St. Nazianz on Wednesday. Baldwin will tour Miller, a company that produces self-propelled agricultural spray application equipment, with President and CEO John W. Miller. She will … Continue reading

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“Health Crisis Unit” stops in Oshkosh

A social justice advocacy group stopped outside the Oshkosh Northwestern office this morning to draw attention to what they describe as a health care emergency. Citizen Action of Wisconsin, a statewide organization based in Milwaukee, is sending a “Health Crisis … Continue reading

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King, Gudex to debate higher ed issues on Tuesday

Candidates for the 18th State Senate District will debate at the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac on Tuesday night. State Sen. Jessica King, D-Oshkosh, will spar with Republican challenger Rick Gudex, president of the Fond du Lac City Council, from 6:30-8 … Continue reading

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WMC’s anti-Jessica King ad features… a King supporter

If you’ve seen an ad attacking State Sen. Jessica King, D-Oshkosh, for voting against the northern Wisconsin mining bill, you probably think a man named Lyle Balistreri is very angry with the senator. You might even think he wants her … Continue reading

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Supporters making signs for Biden visit

This afternoon, volunteers and supporters will gather on the UW-Oshkosh campus to make signs in preparation for Vice President Joe Biden’s rally. The sign-making party will be at 2 p.m. on the first floor of the Reeve Union, 748 Algoma Boulevard. … Continue reading

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