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Appleton man with 'blanket covering his head' and weapon in vehicle arrested near Shawano
TOWN OF SENECA - A 38-year-old Appleton man was arrested Wednesday night after he was found parked in the median on State 29 with a blanket covering his head. Yes, you read that right. A blanket.
Suspicious driver leads to meth bust in Shawano County
TOWN OF SENECA, WI (WSAU) -- Officers in Shawano County are investigating an incident involving a suspicious driver found along Highway 29 in the Town of Seneca. The incident started with a call about a car in the median along the highway. Officers observed a man sitting in the vehicle with a blanke
Technology Upgrades Become A Must For Shawano Jail
SHAWANO, WI (WTAQ) - Shawano County Jail is need of technology improvements and in need of borrowing money to make them. The jail was built in 1994, and since that time, technology has made so many advancements, the jail is in need of an update.
Man Arrested in Child Pornography Case
SHAWANO, WI (WSAU) -- A Shawano man has been arrested for a child pornography investigation. A 24-year-old man from Shawano was arrested by the Shawano County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday from an investigation that began in November. The investigation began when the Wisconsin DOJ's Internet Crimes
Open water on Shawano Lake prompts warning to stay away
SHAWANO COUNTY (WLUK) -- A warning from authorities about dangerous ice conditions on Shawano Lake. The open water has the Shawano County Sheriff's Office asking people to stay away.
Reported ice conditions are dangerous on Shawano Lake
SHAWANO (WLUK) -- The Shawano County sheriff is asking ice enthusiasts to cool it, for now. Sheriff Adam Bieber says despite the recent cold temperatures, the ice on Shawano Lake is still not thick enough for people to travel on.
Wisconsin strip club reaches $400k settlement with dancers
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin strip club has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle dancers’ claims that they were paid essentially nothing for their performances. Teriana Jones, who worked as a stripper at Cruisin’ Chubbys Gentleman’s Club, filed a federal class action lawsuit in 2017 alleging club ma
Wisconsin Woman on an Episode of "The Price Is Right"
(WFRV) - A Wisconsin woman won big and was able to come on down as a contestant on a popular game show. Shalene Enz of Oshkosh was a contestant on "The Price Is Right." A viewer who attended the taping of the show in California says they saw the woman wearing a "Wisconsin Loves Drew" t-shirt after b
Man pleads not guilty to grabbing steering wheel, leading to fatal crash
OCONTO (WLUK) – The man who allegedly grabbed the steering wheel during an argument while his girlfriend was driving -- causing a crash which killed the driver of another vehicle -- pleaded not guilty Thursday.
The Stock Market is up.. and running in Shawano!
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Stock Market in Shawano is a specialty food store that carries teas, olive oils, vinegars, gourmet foods, cheese, wine, craft beers, kitchen gadgets and unique gifts.
Oconto woman who stole $78K from employer gets three-month jail term
OCONTO – An Oconto woman will serve 90 days in jail for embezzling nearly $78,000 from her employer. Carrie L. Anderson, 42, will also have to perform 100 hours of community service, said Judge Jay N. Conley, who noted that any jail term he handed down was less than she deserved.
Shawano County tree grower reports stolen trees
SHAWANO, WI (WSAU) -- A Christmas tree grower in Shawano County says up to 100 of his trees were stolen last weekend. Dan Hanauer says he was with a customer on Monday when he noticed tracks in the new-fallen snow leading up to piles of trees that had been disturbed.
Grinch Hits Shawano Tree Farm
SHAWANO, WI (WTAQ) - A Shawano Christmas tree farm was victim to theft over the weekend. Between 75 and 100 Christmas trees were stolen from Hanauer's Tree Farm. "I find it ironic at best that you would celebrate the birth of Christ with something that you stole."
Roof repairs approved at Lincoln Elementary
The New London School Board approved the first facilities project that will be completed using dollars from the recently approved 10-year referendum. The board on Monday, Dec. 10 accepted a $626,850 bid from Kiel-based Walsdorf Roofing Company to complete a roofing replacement project next summer at
Firefighters rescue dog from Wolf River
A dog is safe after firefighters rescued it from the icy Wolf River last weekend. New London Fire Department was paged to 210 Woodlane Drive at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. There, a 6-year-old Golden Retriever named Max had fallen through the ice. Max’s owner reported the dog had been missing for abo
Sanctions in Oconto County manure pit case set aside
OCONTO – Seven neighbors who sued to stop construction of a huge manure storage pit near their town of Little River homes claim their attorney downplayed the possibility of having to pay the defendant’s legal fees and costs.
16-Year-Old Girl Missing, Ashwaubenon Public Safety Asking for Help
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) - Ashwaubenon Public Safety is asking the for help finding 16-year-old Makaia Hansen. According to authorities, Makaia was last seen by her family on Monday, December 10th when a family member dropped her off at Seymour High School at about 7:45 AM.
Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday morning for some
**A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for Wood, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Adams, Juneau, Monroe, and Jackson Counties Wednesday morning for expected slippery conditions. Clouds will stick around the area and will start to deliver light precipitation to especially the southern portion of the area b
Bridge work planned on State 22
Local motorists can expect to see crews on three bridges along State Highway 22, perhaps as early as 2019. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to repair the following bridges:
Oshkosh man indicted in New London man's 2017 overdose death
GREEN BAY - A 39-year-old Oshkosh man was indicted in November in the fentanyl overdose death of a New London man, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice.