OSHKOSH - Anywhere you walk at EAA AirVenture, someone is asking ortalking about NASCAR team owner Jack Roush.
Roush was injured in a plane crash when arriving at EAA onTuesday night. He is listed in serious, but stable condition atThedaClark hospital in Neenah.
His passenger, Brenda Strickland, was treated and releasedfrom the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Roush was supposed to sign autographs Wednesday morning at theFord Motor Company tent. Instead, the schedule of appearances had ablank where his name had been. He is still scheduled to signautographs Thursday.
"Aviation is a huge part of his life and mine too," said GregReihing of Toledo, Ohio. "It would have been a great opportunity tomeet and greet him."
Roush also has a tent for his performance car engines and parts.A person there was not able to comment on the incident.
People all over the grounds are stunned by the incident and wishhim well.
"How can that happen? An experienced pilot like that," said TomRutherford of Rice Lake. "I'm sure they'll find out its somethingmechanical and did a great job of getting the plane down the besthe could."
Fans call him an experienced pilot. Roush was involved in aplane crash in 2002 in Alabama. The NTSB is investigating theincident.
Single digit temps around the area caused problems in the Fox Valley Saturday morning.
The frigid temperatures forced some area communities to cancel their weekend Christmas celebrations. But New London braved the cold for its annual Holiday of Wonder Parade.
Maybe it's the weather. Maybe it's all of the injuries, but many Packers fans are saying "no thanks," to this weekend's Packers game.
With only a little snow on the ground in places, snowmobilers are ready for more. In the Lakewood area, trails are not yet open, but clubs are gearing up for an early start to the season.
Marinette Marine is preparing to christen one of its Littoral Combat Ships.
A survey of local businesses looked at employee numbers and overall outlook for the coming year.