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Scammers nearly get $10k from elderly lady, scared off by family member in Winnebago County

CLAYTON, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities in Winnebago County are hoping to identify a car and its occupants after they nearly got away with scamming a woman out of $10,000. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office announced that there was a near successful scam in the Town of Clayton. The scammers reportedly told an elderly woman that her granddaughter was in custody after a vehicle crash in Texas.

3 Great Burger Places in Wisconsin

When it comes to comfort food, most people would go for a juicy burger and some crispy fries on the side. If you are one of those people then you are in the right place because today we are going to talk about three amazing burger spots in Wisconsin that you should definitely visit next time you are craving a good burger. No matter how you like your burger, you will most definitely find something for your liking here because they truly serve anything you could think of. The taste is divine and all the ingredients are fresh and high-quality. Are you curious to find out where these highly-praised burger places are? Then keep on reading to find out.

Two trials ordered for man accused of killing children, trying to escape from jail

APPLETON, Wis–A Manitowoc man accused of killing his two children in their Kaukauna home, and then taking a jail officer hostage in an escape attempt, will be tried separately on the charges against him. An Outagamie County judge rules that the cases against Matthew Beyer occurred on different days, and therefore should be heard in different trials.

Rosehill Road/County CC overpass reopens to single-lane traffic a week after it was damaged

LITTLE CHUTE – The Rosehill Road/County CC overpass reopened at 6 p.m. Tuesday, about a week after it was damaged when a dump truck crashed into it. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said the bridge is structurally safe for traffic below on Interstate 41 and on the bridge itself. Traffic on Rosehill Road/County CC is open to a single lane with temporary traffic signals to guide motorists.

Bennetts inducted into Hall of Fame

Clintonville High School graduates Dick and Jack Bennett were inducted into The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held July 23 at SentryWorld in Stevens Point. Dick coached basketball at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison. He coached the Badgers to two NCAA...

Does Oshkosh Defense Owe Loyalty to the City of Oshkosh?

When Oshkosh Defense announced in 2021 that they were not going to be building the next generation of postal service vehicles here in Wisconsin, labor leaders and environmental groups lambasted the decision. But the reason as to why the company decided to move production to South Carolina is a tricky...

Overpass hit by dump truck in Outagamie County to reopen

LITTLE CHUTE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region announced on Tuesday its decision to reopen the County CC/Rose Hill Road bridge over I-41 in the Village of Little Chute. The bridge was previously struck by an over-height dump truck on August 3, which prompted...

’11th-hour election stunt’: Sheriff slams Waupaca County District Attorney over investigation

WAUPACA, Wis. (WFRV) – One day before the election, the Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney in Waupaca County are having a back and forth. The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office sent out a press release responding to a release sent by the Waupaca County District Attorney. Veronica Isherwood, the Waupaca County District Attorney, announced that a request was made for a Public Integrity investigation of the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office.

Artwork To Be Installed on Main Street

Luke Achterberg is making waves on Main Street. This Saturday at noon, come and learn more about the newest art installation in our downtown. “Cresting Canoe Atop the Great Wave of Waupaca” was generously donated by Faye Wilson Realty LLC.”

Bailey starts as library director

Eric Bailey grew up reading at the Waupaca Area Public Library and now he is the director. It’s a homecoming that took a circuitous route but one that makes a perfect fit. Both Bailey and his wife have family in the area. “This was the library that first inspired...

U-Haul to grow 'storage footprint' with 100,000-square-foot Kaukauna location: The Buzz

KAUKAUNA – An all-in-one retail, moving and self-storage facility is coming to the Fox Cities. U-Haul recently acquired 4.66 acres of land at 1550 Arbor Way in Kaukauna, just north of Interstate 41 next to Aurora BayCare's urgent care clinic. Here, U-Haul plans to construct a four-story building spanning more than 100,000 square feet that will offer a plethora of services. The new facility is expected to create at least 15 jobs.