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Anime and Manga Themed Bubble Tea shop is the first of its kind in Appleton

(WFRV) – It’s the first Anime and Manga Themes Bubble Tea Shop located in Appleton. Owner Fanni Xie visited Local 5 Live with a closer look at Uni Uni Appleton as we say Welcome to the Neighborhood. Uni Uni is located at 823 W College Avenue, Suite B in Appleton. Shop online at and follow on Facebook for the latest. → Read More

Dog survives running alone for a month; Now ready for her forever home

(WFRV) – Mama Bear was a missing dog located between Calumet, Manitowoc and Brown County Lines in early April. Mama Bear was spotted for a month or even longer fighting to survive after being left alone. With the help of some local volunteers and concerned citizens, a local woman named Ruby was able to successfully […] → Read More

‘A New Market’ in Kimberly offers flavors from around the world

(WFRV) – There’s ‘A New Market’ open in Kimberly featuring the flavors of the world. Monica from Il Mercato visited Local 5 Live with a look at just some of the delicious options you can try from all over the world in their new business, A New Market. A New Market is located at 100 […] → Read More

New rock climbing facility coming this fall to Green Bay

(WFRV) – It’s a fun way to not only get in some exercise, but to help you push your boundaries. Ben and Sam from Odyssey Climbing + Fitness visited Local 5 Live with a look at the options available from the new spot to climb your way into new fitness goals. Odyssey Climbing + Fitness […] → Read More

New Year membership specials at the Kroc Center

(WFRV) – Staying fit during the winter months can be tough, but thanks to some new year specials at the Green Bay Kroc Center, it doesn’t have to be. Local 5 Live stopped by with a look at some fun classes and workout options available and details at the some of the specials available. The […] → Read More

Local musician Austin Skalecki performs new single, ‘Gone’ on Local 5 Live

(WFRV) – Over the past five years, he’s been touring around the country, now Austin Skalecki has a new single out. He performed live at Local 5 Live with a listen to his new single, “Gone”. Catch him live at the following dates: Tonight: 7 – 11 pm, 18 Hands Ale Haus, Fond du Lac12/23: […] → Read More

AVB Community Band presents: ‘Christmas with Our Friends: A Weidner Wonderland’

(WFRV) – Today’s Local 5 Live puts the spotlight on local entertainment with a look (and listen!) at a popular community band, the AVB Community Band. You can catch their live show, “Christmas with Our Friends: A Weidner Wonderland” December 20 at 7 pm at the Weidner Center in Green Bay. Details from December […] → Read More

Diving Deeper Tour: Behind-the-Scenes of USS Cobia in Manitowoc

(WFRV) – Local 5 Live dives deeper to learn about local Military history. Jordan Lamers was live at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc with a behind the scenes tour of the USS Cobia in honor of Veterans Day to pay tribute to our Nation’s Veterans. From Diving Deeper Tour: Behind-the-Scenes of USS Cobia […] → Read More

Shop for a cause at Gallerie of Shoppes this weekend at KI Convention Center, downtown Green Bay

(WFRV) – Get your friends together and support scholarships for women just by doing some shopping! Randi Fay from PEO International stopped by Local 5 Live along with Vendor Andrea Gharritt of Jac and Violet with more on this weekend’s Gallerie of Shoppes. The Gallerie of Shoppes is Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6 […] → Read More

Palliative Care with Bellin Health

(WFRV) – Today in Your Health with Bellin, a powerful tool for people with serious, chronic, or progressive health conditions. Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner from Bellin Health, Vicky Romanski spoke with Local 5 live about this important yet incredibly misunderstood service, which often leads to underutilization of care. For more, call 920-445-7373, or head to → Read More

Alice in Dairyland: Celebrate Halloween with Chocolate Milk

(WFRV) – Halloween is right around the corner and chocolate milk is the perfect way to celebrate. Wisconsin’s 74th Alice in Dairyland, Julia Nunes spoke with Local 5 Live with more on the official beverage of Halloween and some great ways to enjoy it this fall. See some fun craft (and costume!) ideas in the […] → Read More

Shopping for Halloween costumes at Goodwill NCW

(WFRV) – It’s time to go shopping for your Halloween costume and Goodwill NCW is a perfect place to stop for unique costume ideas for the fraction of the cost. Local 5 Live’s Jordan Lamers (and photographer Thomas Hawthorne!) shows off some of their most popular ideas from classic to current pop culture favorites. Find […] → Read More

Haunted Hearthstone: “Sequential Killers of the Victorian Age – Part IV” weekends in October

(WFRV) – It’s a popular haunted hearthstone that offers a scare with a history lesson. Local 5 Live’s Jordan Lamers met up with a new cast of nefarious characters at a preview of the Haunted Hearthstone’s Sequential Killers of the Victorian Age. To purchase tickets, head to From Hearthstone: Haunted Hearthstone: “Sequential Killers of […] → Read More

Oak Grove Dentistry: Caring for children’s teeth

(WFRV) – Oral health is part of overall health and Dr. Eric Childs with Oak Grove Dentistry gives Local 5 Live viewers some helpful tips on oral health in your children. Dr. Childs talks about when kids should start going to the dentist, what to expect at the first visit and how to care for […] → Read More

‘Past to Present: Exploring Greenwood Cemetery’ with Connie Fellman

(WFRV) – Local 5’s Connie Fellman is doing a special series exploring the area’s rich history. The series, ‘Past to Present: Exploring Greenwood Cemetery’ is a treasure trove of local history of the cemetery, a burial place of between 40 – 70 Veterans of the Civil War. Connie joined Local 5 Live today along with […] → Read More

Our Town The Northwoods: Things to see and do from Local 5 Live viewers

(WFRV) – All week we’ve been asking to tell us about their favorite things to see and do while in The Northwoods area. Local 5 Live’s Dena Holtz joins us with a rundown of some of the top suggestions. Add your suggestions for our next location! Just head to our Facebook page. → Read More

St. Norbert Theatre presents: The Curtain Rises Again: A Musical Revue

(WFRV) – St. Norbert Theatre celebrates the return of Theatre with The Curtain Rises Again. Musical Director, Kent Paulsen joined Local 5 Live along with performer Brennan Heider with more on the show. What music sustained you throughout the pandemic? What themes do you think are important to share with the community right now? What […] → Read More

Free donuts to celebrate Salvation Army National Donut Day, this Friday!

(WFRV) – Set your alarms because this Friday is National Donut Day. Starting at 7 am, The Salvation Army and Uncle Mike’s Bake Shoppe are teaming up to give away wartime recipe donuts (while supplies last). Local 5 Live was out at Uncle Mike’s Bake Shoppe this morning with the folks from the Salvation Army […] → Read More

Blueberry Cheesecake French Toast recipe

(WFRV) – Blueberry Cheesecake French ToastCourtesy of The Roost Bed and Breakfast Ingredients: 1 loaf day old French bread, cubed1 pkg. cream cheese1/3 cup granulated sugar1 ½ cups frozen blueberries, tossed lightly with flour (leave frozen)8 large eggs1 ½ cups milk1 tsp vanilla extract Instructions: Spray 9 x 13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray […] → Read More

Scenic Hwy 42: One of the most beautiful drives in the State of Wisconsin

(WFRV) – A road trip doesn’t have to mean going far from home. Local 5 Live shows you a beautiful option for a destination featuring four communities in the area: Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Kewaunee, and Algoma. Scenic Highway 42 has it all mapped out for you. The journey includes five lighthouses, four beaches, eight museums, […] → Read More