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Dog helps domestic abuse victims in Oshkosh

An Oshkosh organization is using a dog to help domestic abuse victims. Beth Oswald of Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services says a donor bought a three-year-old mutt named Ross about a year-and-a-half ago. She says a handler trained him to provide emotional support. Oswald says Ross helps people ope


Cummings, Palmeri to square off for Oshkosh mayor

The mayor and deputy mayor in Oshkosh will meet on April 2nd to be that city’s mayor. Incumbent Steve Cummings is running for a third, two-year term. He picked up 40 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary.


Damascus Road moves to downtown Oshkosh

A group that helps victims of human trafficking is moving into downtown Oshkosh. Damascus Road hosted an open house today at its new office inside the First National Bank building.


'Winnebago Wreck-o-Meter' shows weather-related crashes across the county

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) -- A map created by an officer in the Menasha Police Department shows the extent of weather-related accidents across Winnebago County. "Some people just see their needs and, 'I want to run a quick errand,'" said Menasha Police Officer Nick Oleszak. "But, it's dangerous


EAA reacts to Oshkosh room tax decision

The EAA is pleased Oshkosh is taking a step back on plans to start collecting room taxes from house rentals. Some communities around the state are now getting revenue through Air BNB and other online places.


Abuse shelter uses comfort K9 to help clients

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - It's often said that a dog is man's best friend. The Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Shelter in Oshkosh is proving just that, bringing a K9 in to help comfort its clients.


Paint with Zoo Animals at the Oshkosh Fire Escape

(WFRV) - It's a bucket list event available in Oshkosh, especially if you love art and animals. Paint with Goats takes place on February 21st at 6:00, and March 3rd at 11:00 am.


WATCH: Car hits snowplow in Wisconsin whiteout

LYNDON STATION, Wisc. (WTHR) - A video shared by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation illustrates the dangers of not slowing down around snow plows. The video shows traffic on a snowy Interstate 90/94 on Sunday morning. As a plow appears from near-whiteout conditions in the left lane, a car co


IN DEPTH: Wisconsin considers marijuana law changes

In November, two cities and 16 counties in Wisconsin held advisory referendums for legalizing marijuana. Although non-binding, the results show the majority of Wisconsin voters supported legalizing marijuana in some form.


Criminal charges filed in fatal boat crash on Lake Winnebago

LAKE WINNEBAGO, Wis. — A man is facing two criminal charges in the case of a fatal boat crash that took the lives of two young women. Brian Sullivan has been charged with two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration.


What is Wisconsin's Wackiest Word?

(WFRV) - What is Wisconsin's wackiest word?. You have the chance to vote thanks to current Communication students at UW-Green Bay as part of their annual Comm Week. Cast your vote here. The winner will be announced at tommorow's Comm Week banquet.


Here Are Wisconsin's Most Prolific Robocallers

MILWAUKEE, WI -- Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, you can expect even 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


The Temptations and The Four Tops are Coming to Oshkosh

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) - The Temptations and The Four Tops are coming to Menominee Nation Arena on May 17th, 2019 at 7:30 pm!. The Temptations began their musical life in Detroit in the early sixties and first became stars with the 1964 Smokey Robinson written-and-produced “The Way You Do The Things Y


Detective assigned to Fond du Lac dog groomer video case

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) - Fond du Lac Police are investigating allegations of animal mistreatment after videos taken at a local groomer's business were posted to Facebook and shared thousands of times.


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 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.


Frankie Mac Puts Wisconsin (Including GB) on Notice, Once Again

The Weather Channel is calling it Winter Storm Quiana, and if it shifts ever so slightly to the east, Green Bay could get smoked. Order your pizzas and order your Chinese food. Buy cases of Pepsi...buy cases of Coke. Do your grocery shopping...right now! And for the love of God, charge all of your d

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Gov. Evers: Wisconsin will join lawsuit challenging border declaration if it ‘makes a difference’

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin will join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall if doing so “makes a difference.” The Democratic Evers told reporters Wednesday that he was discussing Wisconsin’s potential involve


Oshkosh city hall renovations could cost $13 million

Consultants recommend up to $13-million worth of renovations to Oshkosh city hall. FGM Architecture has come up with three options for the nearly 100-year old building and Paul Lazecki says all of those call for preserving the structure. He says it would be fiscally irresponsible to build a similar