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Shawano County House Engulfed in Flames, Bulldozed After Fire
Witness the aftermath of a devastating house fire on West Roman Street in Shawano County. The blaze, which completely engulfed the home, resulted in the property being bulldozed. Stay tuned for updates on the homeowner's condition and further details from the scene.
House fire in Bowler
BOWLER, Wis. (WBAY) - Action 2 News was on the scene as fire officials were responding to a house fire at 107 Rollman Street in Bowler. Authorities say that the Shawano County fire took about 10 minutes to go out and that the house was completely engulfed in flames. The...
Today the gas price is close to $2.95 in Cecil as of 2023-12-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Light snow making for a slippery Sunday
Light snow has moved in to start your Sunday. It continues into the mid-afternoon, and most locations end up between 1 and 3 inches of snow. There could be a few isolated higher amounts, especially through the Fox Valley and up into the Door Peninsula. There are Winter Weather Advisories...
Gillett man who died after vehicle crash in Oconto County identified
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) -The Oconto County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 22-year-old who died in a crash early on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 25. Connor Johnson of Gillett was the driver ejected from his pickup truck after it crashed into the ditch and overturned. Johnson died at the scene.
Weekly Safety Report: Speeding, Gun Incident, Fight, Homicide, Gunshot, and Fire hit Outagamie County, Wisconsin
This week in Outagamie County, Wisconsin, several incidents occurred that require attention. These incidents include a Shiocton man facing charges of excessive speeding and a suspected fourth OWI offense, an Appleton man charged after a fight at a restaurant where a gun was found, a large fight in Appleton's Wheatfield Drive involving juveniles, a trial date set for a suspect in an Appleton homicide linked to a drug deal, an Appleton resident arrested for firing a gun inside a home, and a fire causing significant damages to an Appleton home.
Clintonville City Council Implements 60-Day Occupancy Limit with New Hotel/Motel Ordinance
CLINTONVILLE, WI- Following a one-month delay, the Clintonville City Council has officially approved a hotel/motel ordinance, which imposes a 60-day occupancy limit for individuals at such establishments within the city over a six-month period. The ordinance, passed during the council’s Nov. 14 meeting after its second reading, is now in...
Oconto County Officials Identify Fatal Crash Victim from Gillet
Discover the tragic story of a fatal crash in Oconto County, where a 23-year-old lost their life. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the accident on State Highway 22, and the identity of the victim, revealed by county officials.
The Cultural Significance of Community Celebrations
Community celebrations are more than mere festivities; they are the tapestry through which the cultural identity and regional pride of a community are woven. These annual events, such as the University of California, Davis's Picnic Day, and the traditions of Pomona College, including the whimsical reverence for the number 47, serve as a unique expression of community spirit. Even in the face of global challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic, these celebrations have proven resilient, adapting to continue bringing people together, thus reinforcing the cultural fabric of the institutions involved.
Closing arguments have wrapped up in the Brian Helfert trial. Jury is deliberating
Closing arguments wrapped up yesterday in the criminal sexual conduct second degree trial for former Menominee County Sheriff’s deputy Brian Helfert. 60-year-old Helfert’s duties included working in county schools. He faces a single charge of criminal sexual conduct – second degree with a weapon. He is accused of sexual conduct with a high school boy. Menominee County Prosecuting Attorney Jeffrey Rogg says, “it has been proven by the evidence that he is, just what I told you in the beginning of this case, a predator, an abuser.”
This Wisconsin City Has the Highest Poverty Rate in the State
Poverty is a complex issue that affects millions of people across the United States. In Wisconsin, the poverty rate is 10.7%, which is below the national average of 11.6%. However, there are significant disparities in poverty rates across the state. Menominee County has the highest poverty rate in Wisconsin, with 26.2% of residents living below the poverty line. This is more than double the state average.
Study by Fox Valley advocacy group reports racial disparities in Outagamie County 'suspicious person' calls
OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (WLUK) -- Earlier this year, Matt Richie set out to find more information on racial disparities between community members in Outagamie County. "There were a lot of these calls that were sort of, like, innocuous behavior -- but it was a suspicious person call and officers were showing up and it was just a person of color existing," Richie said. "Part of the project was to see, is suspicious person calling sort of this proxy for racial profiling?"
Ashwaubenon plans $1 million pedestrian safety improvements near Lambeau Field
ASHWAUBENON (WLUK) – The village may spend $1 million to improve pedestrian safety in the area west of Lambeau Field, around the block with multiple businesses, including a grocery store and multiple restaurants. Among the suggested improvements:. Adding an 8’ sidewalk along the south side of Lombardi Access Road,...
Wisconsin High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Oconto County Today - December 2
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Oconto County, Wisconsin, and information on these games is available here, if you're looking for how to watch them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Oconto...
Titletown to celebrate the New Year with 'TT NYE' Dec. 31
Titletown is prepping for its annual outdoor New Year's Eve celebration, TT NYE, as part of Titletown's Winter Jubilee presented by EUA and Shopko Optical. The event will feature extended tubing and skating hours, themed ice sculptures, live entertainment, various photo ops and two new year's countdowns with fireworks to welcome the dawn of 2024.
Christmas in the Park in Gillett Features “Grinch” Theme
GILLETT, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — Volunteers in the city of Gillett are gearing up for their annual “Christmas in the Park” celebration. Preparations are nearly complete, transforming Zippel Park into a welcoming winter wonderland. Inside the Oconto County Youth Fair Building, a big red couch is ready to...
Drivers encouraged to use caution as slippery conditions lead to multiple crashes across Wisconsin
(WLUK) -- WisDOT is reporting some roads in Northeast Wisconsin are slippery Thursday morning. Multiple crashes have been reported in the area, including in Brown, Fond du Lac, Winnebago and Outagamie counties. While road conditions are improving as the morning goes on, drivers are encouraged to slow down and take...
New year, new ambulance service: Howard EMS becomes in-house Jan. 1
When the clock strikes midnight on New Years Eve, the village of Howard’s ambulance service will officially become in-house.
Antigo boys swim team beats Shawano, 86-63
The Antigo boys swim team was a winner Thursday, knocking off Shawano in a Great Northern Conference meet at the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center, 86-63. Event winners for the Robins included Dawson Behm in both the 200 and 400 meter freestyle swims, Egan Trabant-McKenna in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, Rutger Busse took first in the 200 meter individual medley, while Ezra Santiago was a winner in the 100 butterfly.
A construction worker was fatally injured at Lambeau Field. Now, 2 local companies face penalties
GREEN BAY — Federal inspectors found violations and proposed fines against two companies after a construction worker died in June at Lambeau Field. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations to Miron Construction Co., Inc. and Mavid Construction earlier this month. USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin requested and received the documents from the agency on Monday.