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Barrett Tryon


Green Bay, WI, United States

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Donations, volunteers needed for annual holiday giving drive

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – They are things that most of us take for granted every day. But some simple things, like shampoo, or even a toothbrush, can cost too much. “Those who are impacted by this really need our help as a community,” said Dawn Paradiso-Hansen, Executive Director of Compassionate Home Health Care Inc. Tucked […] → Read More

‘Cops at Culver’s’ funds to help spread cheer around Christmas

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — There are flashing police lights at Culver’s across Wisconsin on Wednesday. It’s all for an annual campaign to help officers bring a little Christmas cheer later this year. “They did say if I didn’t donate they were going to pull me over on the way out,” one man told us. […] → Read More

‘Paws Parade of Hope’ helps those battling cancer

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — It began as a simple mission to help a friend nearly two decades ago. Fast forward to today, and “Paws Parade of Hope” is now helping others battle cancer. “My girlfriend from since the first grade had colon cancer and metastasized to the liver and basically had a death sentence,” […] → Read More

‘It’s definitely more busy’: UWGB students react to post-COVID life on campus

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — Classes started back at the UW-Green Bay campus on Sept. 6. For some students, it’s their first time on a college campus without major COVID-19 protocols in place. “I think it’s slowly getting back to normal,” one freshman told Local 5 on Tuesday. One thing is for sure, campus is […] → Read More

Littlemore’s shop in Ledgeview closing after 8 years

LEDGEVIEW, Wis. (WFRV) — A popular home decor and gift shop in Ledgeview is closing its doors for good. “For a long time, I was a stay-at-home mom and I wanted to go out and do something different,” said owner Michelle Whittemore. “My big thing, and what my store is known for, is being unique. […] → Read More

So long, Sears: New life coming to Green Bay Plaza on west side

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – New life is coming to the corner of Mason Street and Military Avenue on Green Bay’s west side. That includes demolishing the old Sears building and making way for new businesses. “Just due to the nature of retail and commercial business (the Sears building) is very outdated,” said David Buck, […] → Read More

Face of Fentanyl: Green Bay man shares story of recovery

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — The American Addiction Center says 150 people die each day from overdose deaths related to synthetic opioids, like Fentanyl. It’s one of the reasons Brown County has declared a community health crisis. It’s a statistic that hits close to home for a Green Bay man who turned his life around […] → Read More

When will egg prices crack? Local farm weighs in

DENMARK, Wis. (WFRV) — If you’ve been shopping lately you’ve likely noticed the price for a dozen eggs has skyrocketed. The demand is also keeping local poultry farms busy. “Today our orders are still climbing,” said Nancy Kellner, who runs a poultry farm in Denmark. She says they can barely keep up with the phone […] → Read More

106-year-old schoolhouse makes move in Suamico

SUAMICO, Wis. (WFRV) — Tremble School has sat in the same spot for the last 106 years in Suamico. That is all changing on Thursday evening, when it will be moved to a new home just south of where it’s been all these years. “The school was built in 1916 and was used as a […] → Read More

Lambeau living: New option for season ticket holders

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) – Forget the hotel or AirBnB, there’s a new option for Packers season ticket holders for the upcoming season. “We really wanted to offer something and just see how it worked,” said Charlie Millerwise. Millerwise is Director of Development for the Packers. He’s hoping you’ll consider moving into Titletown Flats for the […] → Read More

Lucky store? Winning Powerball gas station busy with Mega Millions sales

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) – Many people are hoping luck will strike a second time at a gas station in the Village of Ashwaubenon. “It has been nuts,” said Jackson Pointe Citgo assistant manager Kristy Sommers. “Everyone is coming back to get that next winning ticket.” The Citgo station had a steady stream of customers on […] → Read More

In-person absentee voting begins: What to know

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Tuesday, July 26, marks the beginning of in-person absentee voting ahead of the Aug. 9 primary election. “In-person absentee voting is just like voting at the polls,” said the City of Green Bay clerk Celestine Jeffreys. That means you’ll still need a photo I.D., like a passport, Wisconsin driver’s license, […] → Read More

‘Packers Road Trip’ underway through Sunday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Some of the favorite alum of Packers fans are making their way around the state of Wisconsin. The group left early Wednesday morning from Lambeau for the statewide tour. “It’s overwhelming to see the support,” said Scott Wells. The former center for the Packers is just one of a handful […] → Read More

BBB offers tips to save money during inflation

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is offering up some tips to help stretch your dollar while we all deal with inflation. “It’s really important for people to have a budget,” said Susan Bach, a spokeswoman for the BBB. That age-old advice remains especially true today. “A great place to start […] → Read More

Boaters frustrated by lack of docks at Green Bay launch site

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – It’s that time of year when people are out on the water, but some are left frustrated by a popular boat launch in Green Bay. “I see (Metro boat launch) only has two docks out there this year,” said Keith Jenquin. “Other years I’ve seen them have more docks.” The […] → Read More

What’s safe to eat, what’s not after power outage

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — With power restored to most people after the June 15 storms, you might be curious about what’s safe to eat and what’s not. “The idea is to have a thermometer at home. That’s the key portion,” said Liliana Ramirez Martinez. She’s a nutrition coordinator for FoodWIse. What you can eat […] → Read More

Since the beginning: Man has run every Bellin Run since ’77

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – As the Bellin Run gets ready to happen on Saturday (June 11), there are a few legends out there. In fact, nearly two dozen people have run every race since it began in 1977. “My brother-in-law gave me a book to read, Dr. Frederick Cooper, about aerobic exercise,” said Paul […] → Read More

Boat repair goal nearly met for New Franken Fire Dept.

NEW FRANKEN, Wis. (WFRV) – The New Franken Fire Department is back in action for any potential water rescues this summer. The volunteer-only department was sidelined after tubing inside the rescue boat began to deteriorate from sun exposure and a rough go during a rescue in July 2021. The department raised $13,000 of the $16,000 […] → Read More

Experts: Gas prices will hit $5 this summer (and could go much higher)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – If you were hoping for some relief at the pump anytime soon, think again. “They better start making you pre-pay for gas, that’s about all I can tell you,” one woman told Local 5 on Friday. Prices at one station Local 5 visited on Friday had regular unleaded for $4.69 […] → Read More

Titletown gets ready for free Jason Derulo concert

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) – The stage is set, quite literally, for Saturday’s (June 4) Jason Derulo concert — which is set to be the largest to ever be held in the Titletown District. The free concert is at 8 p.m. – kicking off the “Summer Fun Days” in and around Lambeau. “Titletown is a small […] → Read More