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Escaped inmate back in custody
BROWN COUNTY – At 11:45 p.m. Tuesday,Sept. 6, escaped inmate Justin Dietrich was taken into custody by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Green Bay Police Department and the Brown County Drug Task Force.

Dietrich escaped from the Brown County Jail the morning of Monday, Sept. 5.

A Brown County K9 unit also assisted in Dietrich’s apprehension as he was uncooperative.

Following a medical check, Dietrich was returned to the Brown County Jail.

The escape and charges for those who assisted him are still under investigation.

S. Oneida St. to close for special event
ASHWAUBENON – S. Oneida St. from Lombardi Ave. to Mike McCarthy Way will be closed during daytime hours for a special event being held at the Resch Expo Thursday, Sept. 8-Saturday, Sept. 10.

Alternate routes of travel may include a detour to Ashland Ave.

Anyone driving through the area is encouraged to be aware of their surroundings and the placement of barricades and traffic cones.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at The National Railroad Museum
ASHWAUBENON – A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at The National Railroad Museum at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, to celebrate the completion of its shoreline stabilization project.

National Railroad Museum CEO Jacqueline Frank, City of Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich and 1923 Fund Representative David Ward will speak at the event, which is open to the public.

The two-year stabilization project addressed the erosion of more than 1,000 feet of shoreline as well as created a community space with a scenic view of the Fox River.

Green Bay company involved in construction of aircraft carrier
GREEN BAY – As the ceremonial keel was laid for the U.S. Navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, Enterprise (CVN 80), on Saturday, Aug. 27, members of the Fox Valley Metal Tech, Inc. watched with pride knowing they served as part of the industrial base making the construction of such ships possible.

Fox Valley Metal Tech Employees with one of first shipments of equipment built for the US Navy’s nuclear-powered submarines. Submitted Photo

One of more than 2,000 supply-chain companies from 45 states, Fox Valley Metal Tech, Inc. plays a part in delivering products and services to build and maintain the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier fleet.

“As we mark the formal recognition of Enterprise’s construction, the men and women of Fox Valley Metal Tech, Inc. take pride in building a ship that will sail the seas for 50 years. The contract for this work has had a substantial impact, especially during the headwinds of the past few years. The multi-ship contract of CVN 80 & 81 helped save jobs at our company and enabled us to invest in equipment used for aircraft-carrier components,” said Jesse Berg, Director of Operations.

County executive declares fentanyl a Community Health Crisis
BROWN COUNTY – With the support of Brown County Public Health Officer Anna Nick, Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach has declared fentanyl a Community Health Crisis in Brown County.

“The fentanyl and opioid crises are a scourge on our community and action must be taken,” said Streckenbach. “Brown County needs to be proactive, educate, and empower everyone through data-driven strategies and increased access to life-changing resources. It’s important for this community to team up so we can help keep our families and loved ones safe.”

Brown County’s efforts to address the fentanyl crisis will involve community partners for help addressing immediate concerns and the development of long-term approaches to deal with the root causes of opioid use.

A Brown County Overdose Task Force will be established to focus on prevention, response and recovery.

A community listening session for those impacted by fentanyl and the opioid crisis will be hosted by Tom Farley, an advocate for recovery, at Backstage at the Meyer from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12.

St. Norbert College to host 13th annual SNC Day
DE PERE – St. Norbert College will host its 13th annual SNC Day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.

Members of the community are invited to visit campus and learn more about the college’s offerings.

SNC Day at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis., on September 22, 2018.

Featured at the event will be music, boat rides on the Fox River, segway tours, children’s activities, an SNC Day run, faculty lectures, global-themed activities, an art market and several food options including local food trucks.

Admission to SNC Day is free.

Queen Elsa visits St. Vincent Children’s Hospital
GREEN BAY – The Princess Program Foundation recently brought “Queen Elsa” to visit patients at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital.

Special visits from princesses and characters are coordinated by the HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital Child Life Team, which serves to create positive experiences for children receiving care.

Johnson joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia
GREEN BAY – Dr. Michael T. Johnson has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia as an anesthesiologist.

Johnson’s medical degree is from the University of Illinois, Chicago – College of Medicine, followed by an internship in internal medicine and a residency in anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Johnson practices at Aurora BayCare Medical Center and Aurora BayCare Health Center in Green Bay, and at Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna. He is part of an experienced, highly skilled team of more than a dozen anesthesiologists.

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