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Homeless shelter opens in New London
New London now has an around-the-clock homeless shelter. The Mission of Hope House has 23 beds, and the facility will help people in the city and rural communities in Waupaca County.
Waupaca Co. man pleads not guilty in dog killing case
WAUPACA COUNTY (WAOW) — A 59-year-old Manawa man has pleaded not guilty in a felony mistreatment of animals case, according to online court records. Jeffrey Buttles is also facing a misdemeanor obstruction charge.
Latest winter storm delivering snow, ice to southern Wisconsin on Wednesday. See what will fall and how long it will last
The latest in a series of winter storms that have pummeled southern Wisconsin will deliver snow and ice to the area on Wednesday, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for most of southern Wisconsin until 6 p.m., with southeast Wisconsin’s advisory e
Woodbury dentist allegedly sets fire to Wisconsin boathouse, leaves trail of bootprints
About two-and-a-half weeks ago, Wallace Cudd of rural New Richmond, Wisconsin was awakened in the wee hours of the morning by his wife, who informed him his boathouse was on fire.
Gov. Evers ‘exploring’ Wisconsin joining lawsuit against Pres. Trump
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin could join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. California and 15 other states are parties to a federal lawsuit filed Monday alleging the declaration is unconstitutional.
New London sees almost 15 inches of snow
The cleanup from this week’s snowstorm is a little bit bigger in New London. The city got about 15 inches of snow. City parks worker Mike Buchman says he started clearing walking trails at three in the morning yesterday. He says as soon as he would scrape off an area, it would be covered again.
Treacherous roads again for morning commute, many Wisconsin schools closed
The wicked winter of 2019 just doesn't want to quit. An early morning snowstorm dumped just enough snow on south-central Wisconsin to make roads and highways treacherous, forcing dozens of schools to close once again for the safety of students.
Teen dies in Waupaca County crash
LEBANON TOWNSHIP, WI (WSAU) A teenager died in a two-vehicle crash in Waupaca County Sunday afternoon. The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Department says it happened on Highway 45 north of County Road N in the Township of Lebanon around 4:30pm.
Ewen man receives more jail time for drug charges in Wisconsin
IRON COUNTY, WI (WLUC) - A man already serving time in prison for an Ironwood drug bust was sentenced again last week, but this time in Iron County, Wisconsin. Jakob Applekamp pleaded no contest to one count of possess with intent –THC less than or equal to 200 grams. Since March 2018, Applekamp has
Wisconsin Lawmakers Spar Over Including Colin Kaepernick In Black History Month Resolution
Wisconsin lawmakers clashed Tuesday over a Black History Month resolution that names controversial athlete Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback. According to Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, some Republican members of the state Assembly were concerned about Kaepernick’s inclu
Wisconsin high school accused of holding a body shaming banquet
A Wisconsin high school is accused of conducting body shaming activities last March at a cheerleading banquet, during which a coach reportedly gave out Big Booty, Big Boobie and String Bean awards, according to a report in The New York Times.
17-year-old is dead after two-vehicle crash in Waupaca County sunday
WAUPACA COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) -- A teenager is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Waupaca County Sunday afternoon. Deputy Huberty says the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash on Highway 45, half a mile north of Cty Hwy N around 4:23 p.m.
Neenah Man Hospitalized After Crashing Snowmobile Into Tree
TOWN OF GREENVILLE, Wis. (WFRV) - A 34-year-old man from Neenah suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries Monday night after crashing his snowmobile into a tree. The Outagamie County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 8 p.m. when they were dispatched to Bennett Circle for the crash on
Battle over Wisconsin's 'dark store loophole' touches New Richmond, Hudson
An issue that municipal officials in St. Croix County say is putting the squeeze on local coffers is being targeted by the Tony Evers administration. The Democratic governor earlier this month said he would include a measure to close the so-called "dark-store loophole" in Wisconsin. A 2008 Wisconsin
Continued Snowfalls Starting To Damage Some Wisconsin Farms
Producers Worry About Weight Of Snow On High Tunnels, Old Buildings. A buildup of snow this winter is starting to damage some farm buildings across Wisconsin. Brian Holmes, a retired agricultural engineer for University of Wisconsin-Extension, said there's a simple reason why farm buildings are more
State Prison Employee Charged After Standoff
OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - A state prison employee was charged on Tuesday following a standoff with police last week in Neenah. Daniel Maher is a Correctional Sergeant at Oshkosh Correctional Institution and faces three charges from the incident: threat to a law enforcement officer, failure to comply with
You Can Create Your Own Candy Bar At This 60-Year-Old Chocolate Shop In Wisconsin
Imagine if there were a chocolate shop where you held all the power. You could create sweets to your exacting specifications and finally fulfill that dream of getting a golden ticket that you’ve had since a kid. It turns out that up in Appleton there’s an amazing family-owned chocolate shop that’s b
Greenville reports small sewage leak
The Town of Greenville is dealing with a small sewage leak in an area by the post office. Administrator Joel Gregozeski says they found the problem this morning, near a lift station at the corner of Highway 76 and Everglade Road. He believes they contained it to an area that’s a few feet by a few fe
70-year-old man dies in collision with Amtrak train in Wisconsin
A motorist has died in a crash with an Amtrak train in a Milwaukee suburb. A witness, Damion Gray, said he was stopped at the railroad crossing in Brookfield Monday afternoon and watched as another driver went around the railroad crossing gates and was struck by the train.
State Road 22 shut down for 5 hours due to gas leak
What could have been a disastrous Valentine’s Day evening in Wild Rose ended without serious issues to deal with. A Waushara County Sheriff’s Deputy driving through the village on State Road 22 in the southwestern section of the village smelled a gas odor in the vicinity of the 30,000 gallon bulk ta