Local News Briefs Saturday 11/30/13

Lead The Way


du Lac
High School has announces the implementation of Project Lead the Way
Biomedical Sciences and Engineering programs beginning in Fall 2014. Project
Lead The Way is the leading provider of rigorous and innovative Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for all levels of education.  PLTW teachers will be visiting each of the
middle school locations in December to present the program to 8th
graders. For parents interested in hearing more about the PLTW programs being
offered at FHS you can attend a meetings at the Fond du Lac PAC on December 17th,
or January 2nd at 7pm. For more info head to pltw.org.


No Call List Deadline


The deadline to add your
number to the latest update of the No Call List for telemarketers is Saturday,
November 30. State Division of Consumer Protection Administrator Sandy Chalmers
says the list will stop calls from most businesses, but does not prevent calls
from charities, political campaigns, or surveys. You can sign up residential
and cell phone numbers by going to no-call-dot-wisconsin-dot-gov.  You can also call 1-866-966-2255




Habitat for
Humanity of Wisconsin is pleased to announce a green initiative for the upcoming
holiday season, holiday lights recycling! 
Habitat ReStores throughout the state of Wisconsin, including Habitat for Humanity of
Fond du Lac County will be accepting non-working or no longer needed holiday
lights throughout the holiday season.  
Lights will be collected during regular store hours, Monday through
Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM to 2 PM.  The ReStore is located at 150 South Brooke Street in Fond du Lac.



Flying Regional Airports


(WRN) Regional airports
are cashing in on the convenience of flying “close to home”  Dane
is among a number
of regional airports in the state that have seen their average fare rise. Since
2005, average fares at dane county regional are up by 42 dollars. It’s a 125
dollar increase at Green Bay‘s Austin Straubel,
and 100 dollars at Central
Wisconsin Airport
At Mitchell International in Milwaukee,
fares are down, on average, by a dollar. Officials say selling smaller hubs is
all about saving time…..time with your family versus travel time.