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Financial Expert offers advice as tax season approaches

The year 2020 will wind down soon and shortly after the holidays, Americans will begin to focus on tax season. A financial expert joins Local 5 host Tom Zalaski to discuss how to plan for filing taxes and how Covid-19 may impact investments. → Read More

Lightning damages Kiel apartment building

KIEL, Wis. (WFRV) – The Kiel Fire Department reports an apartment building sustained substantial damage after a lightning strike Tuesday evening. Firefighters were called to 451 Clay Street just after 6:00 p.m. Upon arrival, crews found a fire had started on two sides of the four-unit building. The fire was quickly extinguished and damage was […] → Read More

Smithfield Foods closes plants in Wisconsin, Missouri

CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) — Smithfield Foods will temporarily close its meat processing plants in Cudahy, Wisconsin and Martin City, Missouri because of the coronavirus pandemic. The plant near Milwaukee will be closed for two weeks while the facility in Missouri is closed indefinitely. The Missouri plant receives raw material from the company’s Sioux Falls, South […] → Read More

Fond du Lac County reports 5 new cases of Coronavirus

The Fond du Lac County Health Department reports 5 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total in the county to 11. The new information was released through a Facebook post from Health Officer, Kim Mueller Sunday morning. Watch the video here. Mueller said of the 30 tests to come back, 25 were negative and 5 […] → Read More

Childcare Costs Top College Tuition in NE Wisconsin

This week we discuss the issue of childcare costs in Wisconsin.According to the economic policy institute the average cost for infant care in our state is 12-thousand-567 dollars a year. That is about $1,047 a month. Wisconsin is ranked 20th out of 50 states and the District of Columbia for most expensive infant care. We […] → Read More

UPDATE: Three in custody in Fond du Lac New Year’s Day standoff

WEDNESDAY 1/1/20 12:01 p.m. FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – Three police are in custody after a morning standoff in Fond du Lac on New Year’s Day. According to Fond du Lac police, the standoff, which resulted in the arrest of a woman and two men, began around 6:30 a.m. Police responded to calls of […] → Read More

UPDATE: Boy identified in deadly head-on crash involving a school bus

The Hortonville School District confirms the bus involved is part of their school district, however, the bus was empty at the time of the crash. → Read More

UPDATE: Preliminary hearing rescheduled to later date

The husband of Victoria Prokopovitz has been booked in the Brown County jail on a charge of 1st-degree intentional homicide. → Read More

Pribbernow sentenced in hit and run

The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of Michael Pribbernow in connection with a deadly hit and run incident on July 28. → Read More

UPDATE: Charges Filed Against Cheer, Dance Coach

29-year-old Eric J. Fisher was taken into custody on Wednesday after allegedly meeting with an investigator, posing as a teenage girl. → Read More

Accident Causes Closure on Leo Frigo Bridge

Law enforcement officers are in the process of closing access to the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay following an accident. → Read More

Gas Prices Inch Upward Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

In Green Bay, drivers are paying around $2.75 a gallon. The Fox Cities are a little higher at $2.77 according to gasbuddy.com. → Read More

Social Security Fast-Tracks Decisions for People with Severe Disabilities

The Compassionate Allowances program identifies claims where the applicant’s disease or condition clearly meets Social Security’s statutory standard for disability. → Read More

Petition to Close Green Bay Correctional Institute Gains Needed Support

Allouez Village Administrator, Brad Lange says the signatures were gathered six weeks ahead of schedule. → Read More

UPDATE: Police Say Murder-Suicide in Town of Clayton House Fire

UPDATE: 8/7/2018 4:31 p.m. → Read More

28 Companies to Share $100 Million in Foxconn Contracts

All but one of the companies named are based in Wisconsin with the Neenah Foundry (manufacturing) and Panacea Group LLC. (trucking) from Northeast Wisconsin. → Read More

DEVELOPING: Possible Drowning Near Manitowoc

The search is centered near Hika Bay Park in the Village of Cleveland. → Read More

Harbor Assistance Program to Help S.S. Badger Repairs

High winds and heavy waves from April’s Winter Storm damaged loading equipment, structures and severely eroded the harbor side of the S.S. Badger facility. → Read More

UPDATE: Human Remains Found in Ongoing Investigation in Neenah

Heavy police presence is located on Breezewood Lane near Neenah → Read More

Brewers Announce Broadcaster, Former Coach Davey Nelson Dead

Nelson was battling a long illness. He died Monday at 73-years-old. → Read More