GREEN BAY - A class at Aldo Leopold Elementary School in Green Bay receiveda special gift ahead of President Obama’s visit.
Just the other day, the second and third graders got a letterand an autographed picture in the mail.
Their teacher, Scott Thompson says the class wrote PresidentObama about six months ago as part of a class assignment.
“They wanted to write to the new President and wish himluck and they offered him some ideas on how to be a goodPresident,” said Thompson.
Thompson says the class really didn’t think they wouldhear back from President Obama.
“Sure enough we got a big letter, a big envelop in themail the other day and it had the White House return address on it,which got us real excited,” said Thompson.
Thompson says one lucky student gets to keep the autographedphoto. That student, Quentin Nelson, was picked through araffle.
Nelson says “It is really cool” and plans to put thepicture up in his bedroom.
Thompson says the assignment shows students how easy it is towrite to the President.
Firefighters are battling a house fire in Kewaunee County.
Wind, snow, cold and ice played a role as firefighters battled a fire in downtown Ripon Wednesday morning.
Outagamie County's second largest employer is expanding, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The State Building Commission has approved $5 million to help build the Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence in Marinette.
Fond du Lac police have released more information about the weapons they found in the apartment of a man who was at the center of a five-hour standoff on Monday.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is announcing a public meeting has been scheduled to provide road closure and design information for the Velp Avenue interchange area.