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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.
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.
5 Ways to Achieve Balance for Tired Teachers Everywhere
Mandy Froehlich gives teachers advice on how to achieve a balance between their classroom and personal life. It is difficult but these ideas can help. Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology for the Ripon Area School District in Ripon, Wisconsin where she supports and encourages
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.
Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor
A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who immediately used his restored authority to pull the state out of a multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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
Kalamazoo woman's car found in Wisconsin
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Wisconsin are looking for a Kalamazoo woman after her car was found in Kenosha. Police say Amanda Hanover, 39, was last seen Monday in Portage. Her empty car was later found parked near the Lake Michigan shoreline in Kenosha. Her cellphone was inside.
"Slow no wake" in place for the Fox River in Berlin
There's a slow no wake in place for the Fox River in Berlin. Green Lake County Sheriff says the Fox River is currently above 13 feet. Boats with motors causes an increase in shoreline erosion in areas of public and private property.
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.
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.
One dead, one hurt in head-on crash, Green Lake County Sheriff says
A crash between a refuse truck and a pickup truck in Green Lake County Monday morning left one person dead and another injured. The crash happened at about 7:45 a.m. on Highway A north of Illinois Avenue in the town of Brooklyn, just east of the city of Green Lake, the Sheriff's Office said.
Highway 21 Partially Closed due to Flooding
OMRO, WI (WTAQ) - A flood warning is currently in place for the Fox River in Omro. Flooding of the river has forced the Omro Police Department to close Highway 21 in downtown Omro.
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.
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.
Three People Identified in Deadly Green Lake County Crash
GREEN LAKE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) - The Green Lake County Sheriff's Office has identified three people in a deadly Monday morning crash. According to the Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred at 7:44 a.m. at County Highway A north of Illinois Avenue.
New Poynette Piggly Wiggly owner takes over
The new Poynette Piggly owner, Brandon Sosinsky, will officially take the reins Sunday, March 24, and he’s looking forward to being a part of the community. Sosinsky started working at Piggly Wiggly when he was 14 in Princeton. The 26-year-old was most recently a store manager in Markesan and said h
Sentencing set in area murder case
JUNEAU -- A date for sentencing was set for a former Fox Lake man who was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide for shooting his girlfriend. Laverne Ware Jr., 38 will appear before Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Brian Pfitzinger on June 28 to hear his sentence.
Omro community deals with flooding
OMRO, Wis. — The Omro community is dealing with rising water, from the Fox River, from the recent snow melt. Highway 21 is still closed at this time. Sand bags have been offered to residents since Monday.