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Fond du Lac flood recovery: help applications and volunteer resources
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) - Volunteers are needed to help the flood recovery effort in Fond du Lac. The United Way has set up a Volunteer Reception Center at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 535 Stow Street.
Recovery Effort Still Underway Following Evacuations
FOND DU LAC, WI (WTAQ) - The recovery process is still on-going in Fond du Lac a week after extensive flooding shut down roads and evacuated many from their homes. Last Thursday, the Fond du Lac River continued to rise due to ice jams, which wreaked havoc on the central part of the city.
Missing person's vehicle found in Wisconsin
KENOSHA (WKZO AM/FM) -- Police in Wisconsin have put out searchers, and used a drone to look for a woman reported missing and endangered from Portage. 39-year-old Amanda Hanover was last seen on Monday by family members in Kalamazoo County.
Charges: Wisconsin man planned to kidnap woman whose garage he broke into
An Altoona, Wisconsin man faces charges relating to burglary and attempted kidnapping after authorities allege he broke into the garage of a Shoreview woman he planned to kidnap.
Chance to see northern lights in Wisconsin this weekend
MILWAUKEE — It could be a memorable weekend for sky-gazers. According to the Space Weather Prediction Center, Northeast Wisconsin will be in good position to see the northern lights both Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23.
County Votes To Keep Sales Tax Hike
FOND DU LAC, WI (WTAQ) – Fond du Lac County will keep its half-cent sales tax. The county actually enacted the tax in 2010 as part of an incentive package to keep Mercury Marine’s plant open after the company threatened to move.
Three Wisconsin men arrested in Janesville human trafficking sting
JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) - Three men, two from Janesville and one from Delavan, were arrested in a Janesville human trafficking sting on Wednesday. Police say 35-year-old David Hanley, of Janesville, 53-year-old Paul Rote, of Janesville, and 46-year-old Keith Dabbs, of Delavan, were arrested at the B
Fond du Lac School District to keep all school resource officers
FOND DU LAC, Wis (WBAY) -- A committee voted to keep its existing school resources officers in the Fond du Lac School District. Action 2 News reported in February that a proposal could cut one of the five district school resource officers.
Wisconsin woman accused of handing out marijuana-laced cookies during St. Patrick’s Day parade
SHAWANO COUNTY, Wis. (KMOX) - A Wisconsin woman is accused of making St. Patrick's Day a little extra green by handing out pot cookies in the Town of Wescott. Cathleen Krause, dressed in a green hat and leather coat, handed out her wares from a gallon sized bag, says a witness who turned the treat o
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker joining GOP redistricting group
MADISON — Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is joining a Republican group to be the lead fundraiser for its work preparing for the next round of redistricting. The National Republican Redistricting Trust announced Thursday, March 21 that Walker would be its national fundraising chairman. POLITICO f
Sign At Dairy Queen Sparks Outrage (Photos)
A Dairy Queen restaurant in Wisconsin has garnered attention after a sign that sits in its front window went viral. The sign, which hangs in the front window of a Dairy Queen in Kewaskum, Wisconsin, states that "this restaurant is politically incorrect" before noting staff say "Merry Christmas," "Ha
Frantic Calls And Response To Crash
WINNEBAGO COUNTY, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) - New video takes people inside of the massive pileup on Interstate 41 near Neenah -- the largest pileup ever in the state. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office had never-before-seen footage from last month's crash put together. This intense video was seen for the f
Winnebago Co. Sheriff's Office Shares New Details, Footage of I-41 Pileup
WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) - The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office has shared new details and footage from February's deadly I-41 pileup that became the largest crash in Wisconsin's history.
Oshkosh could have new senior-living development
A major new senior-living development could be going up on the west side of Oshkosh. Heritage Senior Living is looking to build 225 units along Witzel Avenue just west of I-41.
Stolen Car Investigation Is Inactive
OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - Oshkosh police say they are ending the investigation of how a car got into the Fox River. The investigation is being labeled as inactive. Officers say they do not have an explanation, citations or arrest in the case.
This is what it’s like to sort out a 131-car crash
Of all the crashes and accidents in the Midwest during February’s blizzards, none was worse than the pileup on Interstate 41 near Oshkosh, Wis., in late February. One person was killed in the 131-car crash.
Webster's Marketplace "Stocking the Pantries" for Local Food Banks
This week in Ripon it's all about stocking the pantries. In recent years, Webster's Marketplace has asked their customers to shop 'til they drop- all in the name of giving back to local food banks. Shoppers have two options of making a donation while going about their grocery shopping routine.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed in Mills Fleet Farm parking lot in Town of Plymouth
SHEBOYGAN COUNTY — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday, March 18 in the parking lot of Mills Fleet Farm in the Town of Plymouth. It happened around 12 p.m.
GIRLS HOOPS: Waupun's Abbie Aalsma named Player of the Year in East Central Conference
Not very many freshman can make a name for themselves in their first season playing prep girls basketball. Waupun’s Abbie Aalsma definitely did when she scored 22 points in a 63-41 victory over conference foe Plymouth on Dec. 7th.
Flood cleanup continues in Fond du Lac
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) - The water has mostly receded in Fond du Lac, but the impact of last week's flooding is still being felt. Ice jams on the Fond du Lac River led to flooding in some neighborhoods along its banks.