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These Wisconsin fireworks displays and Fourth festivities are canceled

WISCONSIN — With the threat of severe weather around the state, the following Fourth of July festivities have been canceled or postponed:. City of Milwaukee postponed fireworks in the parks originally scheduled for July 4. The city said it is working to reschedule fireworks show on July 5. This...
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Several injured, one arrested in UTV crash

An Illinois man is facing charges after a UTV crash that left several people injured, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. The crash was reported June 30 on County Hwy. B in the town of Harrison. One person was reportedly trapped underneath the UTV, according to initial reports.
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Pedestrian injured after being hit by vehicle in Village of Fremont

VILLAGE OF FREMONT, Wis. (WFRV) – Waupaca County Sheriff’s and Fremont Police believe alcohol was a factor in a crash that happened Saturday in the Village of Fremont. According to the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office, they received a 911 call on Saturday, July 2 around 11:32 p.m. for a report of a one-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Tustin Road.

Fireworks on roof causes major damage to Kaukauna building

KAUKAUNA — Spent fireworks on the rubber roof of a Kaukauna building is being blamed for a fire that caused thousands of dollars of damage. Fire crews were called just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a roof on fire in Eagles Court, which is off Dodge Street across from Bayorgeon Field, according to a news release from the Kaukauna Fire Department.

Firework goes off against rubber roof, causes $20,000 in damage

KAUKAUNA (WLUK) --- A fire caused $20,000 in damage to the roof and ceiling of a building in Kaukauna. Crews were called for a report of a roof on fire in Eagles Court on Sunday just before 8:30 p.m. A neighbor who called 911 began to extinguish the fire with...

Popular Kaukauna Mexican restaurant taking on new owners

KAUKAUNA — A popular Kaukauna Mexican restaurant is being taken over by new owners while the current owners continue with a food truck operation. La Patrona Family Restaurant, located at 215 W. Wisconsin Ave., remains open during the transition. In a post on its Facebook page and later in...

Neighbor uses garden hose to fight roof fire in Kaukauna

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – A firework was the cause of a fire in Kaukauna, and a helpful neighbor not only called 9-1-1 but used a garden hose to try to put it out. The Kaukauna Fire Department says that around 10:30 p.m. on July 3, crews responded to a reported roof fire at 50 Eagles Court. A neighbor reportedly saw the fire and called 9-1-1.

Pedestrian struck and injured by vehicle in Waupaca County

FREMONT (WLUK) -- A pedestrian was flown to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Waupaca County over the weekend. It happened Saturday around 11:30 p.m. on Tustin Road, in the village of Fremont. Initial crash findings indicated the vehicle was traveling northbound on Tustin Road between the...

Hundreds gather in Appleton on Fourth of July to protest Roe v. Wade decision

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The holiday didn’t stop protesters in Appleton from expressing their thoughts about the Supreme Court decision that reversed Roe v. Wade. When the Supreme Court stripped away a women’s constitutional right to an abortion on June 24, Wisconsin reverted back to an 1849 law that banned abortions. It states that any person, other than the mother, who intentionally destroys the life of an unborn child is guilty of a Class H felony.

July 4 Appleton abortion protesters: 'We never should stop speaking'

APPLETON, Wis.–– Ashley Ostermann spent her Independence Day fighting for what she feels is a fundamental right: The right to abortion. “We’re celebrating freedom, but half of our population just got their freedom taken away,” Ostermann said. “We no longer have to freedom to control our reproductive rights.”

Appleton’s 4th Of July Brings Out The Crowds

APPLETON, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – People, young and old, came out sporting their red, white and blue to celebrate America in Appleton for the July 4th holiday. Big crowds turned out for a chance to celebrate America’s birthday, a huge fireworks display and a chance to return to a normal summer activity after two years of pandemic caused cancellations, delays, and scaled-back activities.

Celebrate July 4th at the Neenah / Menasha Community Fest

(WFRV) – Two communities – one big party!. Local 5 Live celebrates Fourth of July in Wisconsin in Neenah with kids activities, live music, food, and more will keep your family busy with fun leading up to the fireworks show. The Neenah / Menasha Community Fest starts at...

Hours of work go into preparation for your local fireworks show

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV)-Sitting in the dark with friends and family watching fireworks light up the sky is a Fourth of July tradition for many in Northeast Wisconsin. But have you ever thought about how much work goes on behind the scenes to make these firework shows possible? In Oshkosh, professional pyrotechnics from Wolverine Fireworks shoot […]

Fireworks shows a go for Neenah and Menasha's CommunityFest

(WLUK) -- Fourth of July fireworks at CommunityFest in Neenah and Menasha will go on despite the rain. Organizers say severe weather is expected to stay to the south, so the fireworks shows Monday night will still happen. They suggest bringing umbrellas and raincoats. Individual performances and activities happening at...