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UPDATE: All lanes now open on I-41 northbound near Oshkosh

FRIDAY 7/1/2022 – 11:33 a.m. OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – WisDOT has provided an update on the crash that occurred on I-41 near Oshkosh around 11 a.m. According to officials, all lanes are now open after the crash has been cleared. Original Story: Lanes closed on I-41 northbound near...
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Another Major Road Construction Project Announced in Sheboygan

A major road construction project has been announced for the northwest side of Sheboygan. Starting next week Tuesday (July 5th), the three-quarter-mile stretch of North Avenue from North Taylor and Calumet Drives will be closed off to through traffic to allow for the repairing of sanitary and storm sewers. Crews...
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Outpouring of support leads to rescheduled sentencing for mother in baby death case

APPLETON (WLUK) -- A sentencing in a co-sleeping death case was postponed amid an outpouring of support for the woman convicted. Nicole Sobay, 36, was convicted of one count of neglecting a child with the consequence of death. Prosecutors said she had been sleeping in the same bed with her 2-month-old son in Appleton in 2017. She woke up to find the baby face-down and not responding.

Gas leak in Neenah removes residents from their homes early Friday

NEENAH, Wis. (WFRV) – A gas leak in the City of Neenah evacuated around 24 individuals from a neighborhood on Friday morning. According to a release, around 9:30 a.m., the Neenah-Menasha Fire and Rescue was sent to the 1300 Block of Breezewood Lane for a report of a gas leak.

Even without NASCAR's big stars, the IRA sprint car race at Plymouth still shines ahead of Road America weekend

PLYMOUTH – The plan didn’t work quite as well as hoped. Well enough, though. When the Interstate Racing Association scheduled a sprint car race for the Plymouth Dirt Track on the eve of NASCAR weekend at nearby Road America last year, promoters and eager fans hoped that meant some of stock car racing’s biggest stars would drop in.

Little Chute welcomes first annual July 4th fireworks

LITTLE CHITE (WLUK) -- Families filled Doyle Park on Friday waiting for the village's first Fourth of July fireworks show. "Baseball, fireworks and Fourth of July," said Joe Harlow with a grin. "What's more American than that?" Harlow is the man behind the effort. For him, it's personal. "A big...

Two Sheboygan County Farms Receive $10,000 International Market Access Grants

Two farms in Sheboygan County are among a group of eleven farms across the state to receive $10,000 in the latest round of International Market Access Grants. The DATCP and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation distributes these grants to help support export development and deployment strategies for farms and other agriculture-focused businesses.

July 4th Celebration Alters Sheboygan Curbside Collection Schedule

The Sheboygan DPW is reminding city residents that curbside collection of garbage and recycling will be shifted by one day next week due to Monday’s Independence Day Holiday. Those who’s collection is usually on Monday should have their garbage and recycling bins curbside for pickup on Tuesday, July 5th....

Didn't take long for Beyer to commit to St. Thomas

APPLETON (WLUK) -- When Sammi Beyer made her visit to St. Thomas this spring the Appleton East point guard was still looking for a school that would open her eyes, thus making her college decision clear. After her visit in late June she had an idea right away she wanted...

Our Town Manitowoc: Froedtert – Holy Family Memorial

(WFRV) – You often hear doctors talk about a team approach to care and the team in Manitowoc just got a lot bigger. Holy Family Memorial President Steve Little spoke with Local 5 Live with details about the joining of Holy Family Memorial with Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network and how that integration brings forth cutting edge health care, virtual options, while not losing personalized care the community has come to know.

Celebrate Subfest at Fourth on the Shore this weekend in Manitowoc

(WFRV) – Local 5 Live Our Town has celebrated the beautiful community of Manitowoc all week and our hosts are also one of the best spots to visit while you visit the area. Emily Shedal, Development Coordinator at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum gives Local 5 Live viewers an overview of the museum plus the star of the weekend, Cobia and all the fun happening during Subfest which includes a scavenger hunt, live music, a boat parade, and so much more.

NASCAR Kwik Trip 250: Preview, Odds & Best Bets

In an intriguing race last Sunday at Nashville Superspeedway, Chase Elliott became the fifth two-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series this season. As NASCAR celebrates Independence Day at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., Elliott has an excellent chance to become the first three-time winner with a victory in Sunday’s Kwik Trip 250 presented by JOCKEY Made In America (3 p.m. ET on USA, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Former De Pere pitcher Will Semb working on the little things with Green Bay Rockers

GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Rockers of the Northwoods league are flying through their season, sitting at 10-22 overall entering Friday night. Right now, they only have one local kid on their team, pitcher Will Semb who pitched for De Pere high school and now plays for the Minnesota Gophers. He’s enjoying his time with Rockers and being so close to home.
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Happy 105th birthday, Harold!

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - “I was born in 1917.”. Harold Eichstadt turned 105 years old on Thursday, June 30. “The horse and buggy days were still going and good, and today I had a flight in the airplane going a hundred miles an hour, so there’s quite a change.”

Road America Qualifying Order: July 2022 (NASCAR)

This weekend, NASCAR goes road course racing in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The 4.048-mile track of Road America is set for the NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series. View the Road America qualifying order for the NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series below. The metric for the qualifying order is a...