91st and Appleton killing, Milwaukee man sentenced
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison for a 2022 fatal shooting on the city's north side. Jaruthh Gathings, 29, was sentenced Friday to 26 years and three months in prison. He pleaded guilty in January to felony murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Up to 20 inches of snow - and counting
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - When people in NE Wisconsin woke up on March 25 and looked out the window, they were in for a huge white surprise: Heavy snowfall and major accumulations. The Fox Valley has received the most snow Saturday with our latest spring storm. A new daily...
Northeast Wisconsin rocked by snowstorm with areas receiving over one foot of snow
(WFRV) – The National Weather Service in Green Bay has released some preliminary snowfall totals through Saturday afternoon. According to a Facebook post, Menasha received nearly 20″ of snow, followed by Neenah with 17.5″. De Pere clocked in at 14.5,” and near the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, snowfall totals reached around 14.5″ as well.
‘Flashfood’ Program now includes SNAP Benefits
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - People using SNAP benefits now have a new option when it comes to shopping for groceries. The app ‘Flash Food’ is expanding its reach to help people put produce on the table. The app originally launched in 2019, partnering with grocery stores to...
Photos: Snowy scenes across Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE — Another round of winter weather tore through Wisconsin late Friday into Saturday. Snowfall reports as of noon Saturday reached a total of 17.5 inches of snow, in Neenah, Wis. Take a look at wintry weather across the Badger State below.
Roads blocked in Outagamie and Waupaca counties
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reporting several complete road blocks in Outagamie and Waupaca Counties due to vehicle crashes. The blockages affect all lanes of traffic in both directions on highways WIS 54 eastbound and westbound at WIS 55 northbound in Outagamie County near Seymour. The other blockage is on WIS 96 eastbound and westbound at MM 5 near Fremont in Waupaca County. Due to the difficult weather conditions, it is estimated that these blockages may take an estimated 2 hours to clear. For up to date traffic information you can go to fox11online.com/traffic.
New Neenah High School tour canceled
FOX CROSSING, Wis–A public tour of the new Neenah High School is canceled. The district planned to host tours of the building next Wednesday, but the Fox Crossing Fire Department says the public cannot be allowed in until proper fire safety equipment has been installed. A new public tour date has not been set.
Wisconsinites weren’t expecting Spring Snowfall
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Spring is here, but snow continues to fall in Northeast Wisconsin. Locals say they were hoping our warmer temperatures were here to stay. “It’s kind of bittersweet, I love the snow, but I was getting used to the warmer weather, getting a motorcycle out and doing all that kind of stuff getting my summer cars out,” stated Lance Thorne, Little Chute, WI.
Wisconsin snow updates: 14 inches in Appleton, 12 in Madison, 9 in Milwaukee as March storm pounds state
Several inches of wet, heavy snow blanketed Wisconsin in an overnight storm March 25. When the snow was done falling Saturday afternoon, Madison, Green Bay and Appleton all received over a foot of snow, while about 9 inches fell in Milwaukee. ...
Oshkosh Police investigating robbery at local business, undisclosed amount of cash taken
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – Officers in Oshkosh are investigating a burglary that happened at a closed business on Thursday where the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash. According to the Oshkosh Police Department, the incident happened at a local business in the 400 block of North Sawyer...
‘It’s Wisconsin:’ spring snowstorm slams Fox Valley
APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - People fired up their snowblowers and dug out their shovels Saturday. “I didn’t know it was supposed to snow. It’s been sunny!” Lorren Newingham of Appleton said. “We’ve been enjoying walks every day after work and then we wake up to snow? It’s like, c’mon!”
Update on Oshkosh police shooting: Person shot released from hospital, now in custody
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) provided an update Friday on a police shooting that happened in Oshkosh on March 17. According to authorities, during the early morning of Friday, March 17, officers from Oshkosh Police Department were following up on...
Quadruplet Brothers Spear Whopper Sturgeons
A set of quadruplet bros from Greenville, Wisconsin recently hit Lake Poygan together to do a little sturgeon spearing together. They all had success. One of them even speared one of the heaviest sturgeons ever taken on the lake. 2 of the 22-year-old O’Connell brothers are college students while the other two work in the construction industry. They’ve been going sturgeon-spearing with their dad since they were kids. Outdoor News recently shared their story.
Man, 14-year-old seriously hurt when pickup hits power pole in Deer Creek
A driver and passenger were seriously injured Friday afternoon in a crash in the town of Deer Creek, authorities say. According to the sheriff's office, a pickup driven by a 21-year-old Tigerton man veered off the road and struck a power pole, resulting in life-threatening injuries to himself and serious injuries to the 14-year-old New London passenger.
Greenville woman caught allegedly operating under the influence, 4th offense
CLAYTON, Wis. (WFRV) – A 54-year-old was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol for allegedly operating a motor vehicle under the influence. According to a release from the Wisconsin State Patrol Fond du Lac Post, Cindy Reed from Greenville was pulled over in the Township of Clayton for speeding and equipment violations.
Wisconsin Cheese Factory Owners Gunned Down by Their Son
A Wisconsin couple that owned Union Star Cheese Factory in Fremont, Wisconsin were shot and killed in their home, apparently by their son. WGNTV. 25-year-old Erik Metzig is being charged with two counts of homicide. The son of David and Jan Metzig owners of the Union Star Cheese Factory has spotted at the YMCA in Kimberly, Wi. There was reports of a strange man wandering around the parking lot, then Erik went into the shower area of the YMCA to apparently clean himself up.
Lawsuit alleging mistreatment by Neenah police set for trial after mediation fails
Reader question: Did mediation result in a settlement of the lawsuit filed against Neenah police by the hostages at Eagle Nation Cycles?. Answer: It did not because the mediation never happened. The two sides — the hostages as plaintiffs and Neenah police and the city as defendants — had agreed...
Menasha Lock to remain closed for another summer
MENASHA, Wis–The Menasha Lock on the Fox River will remain closed for another boating season. It has been eight years since the lock was open to pleasure boats after a discovery of the invasive round goby in the upper Fox River. The D-N-R is using the lock as a...
The NCGA Dismount: Nationals
Well, that’s a wrap folks. A new national champion has been crowned. Overcoming the pressure of La Crosse nipping at its heels, Oshkosh weathered the storm on beam to claim the title to become back-to-back champion. Beam was the game-changing event across the board with multiple teams having to count falls. Brockport was the most affected by the big stage, looking like a shadow of itself, counting falls on multiple events. Tia Ravara shocked the competition by claiming the all-around title following the final meet of her career. She wasn’t the only individual competitor to shine, either, with multiple claiming positions on the podium.
Celebrate spring with sushi and sweet treats
Happy Thursday, Streetwise readers. I have quite a bit of good news this week. First, all-you-can eat sushi and hibachi restaurant Sushi Lover celebrated its grand opening last Sunday at its new Oshkosh location, 2605 Jackson St., and much like its Appleton and Green Bay locations, has a city-specific sushi roll, as well as a Mexican roll, mango ingredients and fried udon unique to this location. Katy Macek has all the details. ...
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