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"I pretty much never showed up for work again." 24-year-old Wisconsin man wins $768.4 million Powerball jackpot, the third-largest in U.S. history
Wisconsin resident Manuel Franco is the winner of last month's $768.4 million Powerball jackpot -- the third-largest lottery amount in U.S. history. "It feels like a dream," Franco, 24, said at a press conference Tuesday.
Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers
Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer
Manitowoc County Tire Collection Now Open
The Manitowoc County Waste Tire Collection is now open through October. Residents and businesses can drop off tires for a fee at the Manitowoc County Recycling Center during normal office hours. Please review the rates and guidelines before bringing tires. Waste tires can be reused in a number of be
Garage damaged by fire in Manitowoc
MANITOWOC, Wis. — Manitowoc fire crews were called to the scene of a garage fire on the 800 Block of Jackson Street around midnight Monday morning. Crews found a detached garage fully engulfed when they arrived. They were able to extinguish the fire within ten minutes.
Western Wisconsin woman removes tattoos forced on victims of violence for free
Onalaska (WQOW/WXOW) – A Wisconsin woman has found her life’s work in helping survivors of abuse erase scars that harbor painful memories. For survivors of abuse, the emotional scars can last a lifetime. But for some, they’ve got physical scars in the form of tattoos, forced on them as a way to exer
Should Wisconsin lottery winners be required to come forward?
MADISON, Wis. - The same day a West Allis man came forward to claim Wisconsin's largest jackpot ever, state lawmakers are proposing new legislation that would not have required him to do so.
Manitowoc Maritime Museum Playing Host to National Conference of Maritime Museums
The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is going to host a National Conference of Maritime Museums this week. CAMM, an acronym of the Council of American Maritime Museums, will hold its’ annual conference in town, starting Wednesday. Cathy Green is the local museum’s Acting Executive Director, and she told us
Supreme Court struggles with Wisconsin drunken driving law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is grappling with a Wisconsin law that allows law enforcement to draw blood without a warrant from suspected drunken drivers who have become unconscious.
Garage fire put out quickly thanks to quick call from a witness
MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) -- The Manitowoc Fire Rescue Department says a garage fire could have been a lot worse if not for a witness who called authorities. Fire officials say they received a call just after midnight from a witness saying he saw flames visible from a detached garage on Jackson Street.
Pres. Trump: 'I will be going to Green Bay, Wisconsin, for a really big Rally on Saturday'
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) -- President Trump tweeted with excitement ahead of his Green Bay visit. From his official Twitter page, the Commander-in-Chief said Tuesday morning he will be in Green Bay "for a really big Rally on Saturday Evening."
Foxconn: So, About That Factory in Wisconsin You Offered Us $4 Billion in Incentives to Build
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn wants to reopen negotiations with Wisconsin officials over its heavily subsidized, troubled plans to build a massive facility in the state, CNBC reported on Tuesday, though the exact nature of what is up for discussion is not clear.
Gov. Evers says Foxconn approached him about renegotiating contract
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said in a letter his office released Tuesday that Foxconn Technology Group approached the state last month about wanting to renegotiate its contract for a project that could yield the global electronics giant more than $4 billion in state and local tax credi
Wisconsin Man Claims $768M Lottery Ticket
Manuel Franco received his 768 million dollar check from the Wisconsin Lottery this afternoon. Frank Vascellaro reports (1:06). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Apr. 23, 2019.
Proposed $20 million hog farm divides northwestern Wisconsin community
TOWN OF TRADE LAKE, Wis. (FOX 9) - An Iowa company is planning a $20 million hog farm in northwestern Wisconsin that will house more than 23,000 pigs. The proposed operation has pitted farmer against farmer in the small township of Trade Lake, Wisconsin, as many neighbors worry about the environment
This Wisconsin Only Beer Is Now Available By The Case
Your favorite Wisconsin beer (or at least the one that gets the most attention) is now available by the case, making your beer runs over the state line to Wisconsin even shorter.
Drivers killed in head-on crash in Polk County, Wisconsin identified
Authorities have identified two people killed in a head-on crash Monday in Polk County, Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said its investigation revealed Geraldine Swanson, 67, of rural Turtle Lake, Wisconsin, was driving a 2002 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on U.S. Highway 8 at about 5:29 a.m.
Man in his 70s taken to hospital by Flight for Life after vehicle struck by train in Plymouth
SHEBOYGAN COUNTY — A man in his 70s was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life after his vehicle collided with a train in Plymouth on Tuesday, April 23. It happened just before 5 p.m. on Pleasant View Road near Valley Road.
Two Northeast Iowa Residents Die in Wisconsin Accident
Two northeast Iowa residents have died in a one-vehicle accident in southwest Wisconsin. Authorities identified the victims as 50-year-old George McNeese of Oran and 42-year-old Kristen Stratman of McGregor.
Wisconsin police dog stabbed numerous times returns to duty
A Green Bay police dog is back on duty after being stabbed multiple times last month and undergoing several surgeries. Police say that for the time being Pyro will be assigned to light tasks that do not require him to wear a collar, such as drug sniffing and training. He is currently wearing a harne
Tony Evers says Foxconn, not his administration, first sought to revisit deal with state
An executive for electronics maker Foxconn first broached the idea of revisiting the company's $3 billion incentive deal with the state, according to a letter made public Tuesday by Gov. Tony Evers.