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Employee who died at Grand Chute pallet factory identified
GRAND CHUTE (WLUK) -- The employee who was killed in an industrial accident Tuesday at a Grand Chute manufacturer was a Kaukauna man. The Outagamie County Coroner's Office says Francis L. Wolfinger, 57, died in the incident. An autopsy was performed, the coroner's office confirmed. The Grand Chute Fire Department...
Weyauwega holiday events
Dueling Christmas Lights between police and firefighters will be from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in Weyauwega. It’s the second annual friendly competition and visitors vote for the best lighting display. The police department’s display will be on East Ann Street and the fire department’s display...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of waupaca, WI Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to waupaca..
Need some time to yourself this holiday season? These local 'Parents' Night Out' events have you covered.
The holiday season is in full swing, and for many parents that means a seemingly never-ending to-do list that can threaten their holly jolly mood. But a few local organizations and businesses are stepping in to provide a few hours of relief. These events, often referred to Parents’ Night Out...
Cool Down in Waupaca: Top 3 Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Experiences
In this piece, we will be exploring three delightful Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Waupaca. Have you had the chance to visit any of these sweet havens yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Charming Neenah House Sells for $1.4M
A charming 1.5-story house near Neenah, Wisconsin recently sold for an impressive $1,425,000 on November 29th. Located at 517 Maple Ln, Neenah, WI, 54956, this spacious home boasts 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, making it an ideal choice for families or those who enjoy having ample space.
24-hour pharmacy on the horizon at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah
NEENAH — The latest in a $100 million modernization of ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah is the opening of a new retail pharmacy that will soon be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The pharmacy opened Dec. 1 at the hospital, 130 Second St., Neenah, and features...
Lind Town Hall swamped
The Dec. 4 public hearing in the town of Lind concerning construction of a digester on the Brooks Dairy Farm never got started. The meeting was formally adjourned because all of the people who arrived could not fit in the 1942 brick schoolhouse that now serves as the town hall.
Church hosts free Christmas meal
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church will host this year’s free community Christmas meal. Sponsored by the Waupaca Area Ministerial Association, the annual meal is hosted annually at various local churches and open to the community. “Our belief is that nobody should be alone on Christmas,” said Barbara Koster, who...
Today the gas price is close to $2.81 in Dale as of 2023-12-07. 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 Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Waupaca Residents' Guide to Snow and Ice Removal Responsibilities
In Waupaca, it's the residents' duty to clear snow and clean sidewalks within a day after any snowfall. Landlords and tenants should decide who will take care of snow and ice removal in their rental contracts. To avoid accidents, they should use sand, salt, or a mix to make sidewalks less slippery.
Industrial Tragedy Highlights Need for Enhanced Safety in Pallet Manufacturing
A recent industrial tragedy at Konz Wood Products, a pallet-making company at 616 N. Perkins St., Grand Chute, has cast a spotlight on the critical importance of workplace safety in the manufacturing industry. The incident occurred on a Tuesday, claiming the life of an employee, with emergency services responding at approximately 3:30 a.m. The Outagamie County Coroner's Office confirmed the fatality, with an autopsy slated to delve into the cause of death. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promptly launched an investigation to examine any potential safety and health regulation breaches that might have led to this unfortunate event. As OSHA embarks on its six-month inspection period, the industry and the victim's family await conclusive information on the incident.
Community split on proposed co-digester at Waupaca County farm
TOWN OF LIND, Wis. (WLUK) -- What should we do with our food waste? That debate has recently become a contentious one in Waupaca County. A proposed co-digester has one farm hopeful for a sustainable future, but some community members worried. It may not be long before new technology makes...
HVAC Troubles Continue At New High School
FOX CROSSING, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – A second leak in the heating and cooling system in as many school days resulted in the brief evacuation of Neenah High School. According to a note to parents, the refrigerant leak was from the same unit that caused Friday’s evacuation. As happened on Friday, the leak triggered the building’s fire alarm.
End of an era
Government meetings, controversial issues and state championships. They’ve all been a part of a day’s work for Holly Neumann. The Iola resident’s run as a staff writer covering the Iola, Scandinavia and Manawa areas for the Waupaca County Post, New London Press Star and Clintonville Tribune-Gazette is over, as she is officially retiring.
Committee postpones permit decision
A decision to grant a conditional use permit for a proposed nonmetallic mine near Iola has been postponed again. The Waupaca County Planning and Zoning Committee held a public hearing Dec. 5 on the proposal by Faulks Brothers Construction Inc. of Waupaca for the mine, which would be held on Iola Car Show grounds in the town of Scandinavia.
12/5/23 Solicitation of Homicide Charges Dropped Against Two Berlin Men
Charges of solicitation of homicide were dropped Monday in Green Lake County court against a Berlin man and his son suspected of trying to hire a hit man in March of last year to kill another family member. Sixty-three-year-old Joseph Hoppa (pictured above) and 39-year-old Jason Hoppa (pictured below) were alleged to have tried to hire a man for $40,000 to kill a family member because they were unhappy about how an estate was divided. Joseph Hoppa allegedly offered to pay the man $20,000 up front and another $20,000 after one of his sons was killed. According to the criminal complaint in subsequent conversations with the would-be-hitman, Jason Hoppa also expressed a desire to have his brother killed. Six counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm remain in place against Joseph Hoppa. He entered not guilty pleas to the charges yesterday and a status conference in the case is set for January 23rd. (Green Lake County Sheriff’s photo).
DEBRIEF: Contentious Iola Mine Meeting
Another contentious meeting over a proposed sand mine in Waupaca County. We'll look at what happened and what will happen going forward.
Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue names new chief
NEENAH, Wis–The Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue is getting a new chief. The Fire Commission names Travis Teesch to fill that position on January 6th. Teesch is currently the chief of the Watertown Fire Department, but before that he was the Assistant Chief in Kaukauna . Current Neenah-Menasha Fire Chief Kevin Kloehn is retiring at the end of the year.
Iola sand mine permit decision pushed back for a second time
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - People in the town of Scandinavia will continue to wait for a decision about the Iola sand mine project. A county committee voted to push back a vote, again. The conditional use permit has been denied once before, but that decision is now under appeal.