Green Bay News

Evers signs bill creating 5-year minimum prison sentence in fatal OWI convictions

1 hour 27 min ago

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has signed a Republican bill that stiffens penalties for drunken drivers who kill someone.

      

Hepatitis A cases in Wisconsin and elsewhere traced back to Fresh Thyme blackberries

1 hour 29 min ago

A hepatitis A outbreak in Wisconsin and other states has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores.

      

Welding students can apply for a $2,000 scholarship starting Dec. 1

1 hour 53 min ago

Miller Electric Mfg and the American Welding Society are issuing $180,000 of scholarships. Applications are open Dec. 1-March 1, 2020.

      

Brown County deputies rescue woman from car submerged in 4 feet of water

4 hours 4 min ago

The driver was removed from her vehicle and treated for minor injuries, according to the sheriff's office, which said alcohol was a factor in crash.

      

Main Street bridge in downtown Green Bay is closed Thursday morning

6 hours 46 min ago

Drivers should seek alternate routes, such as bridges at Walnut or Mason streets.

      

UW-Eau Claire suspends five football players for racist Snapchat conversation that used KKK image

7 hours 37 min ago

UW-Eau Claire's chancellor said the actions will not be tolerated and that he anticipated the investigation would be concluded quickly.

      

Champion Center in Grand Chute promises to be 'premier sports tourism destination in the Midwest'

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 5:29pm

The sports facility features an NHL-size ice rink, a fieldhouse for basketball and volleyball and a seasonal arena for ice or hard courts.

      

Green Bay woman recovering after being kidnapped, shot by man who was considered low-risk offender

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 5:25pm

A man shot and killed by a deputy after kidnapping an ex-girlfriend was determined to be low-risk on a safety report by Brown County officials.

      

Close Green Bay Correctional, reduce Wisconsin's prison population? The effort faces uphill battle

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 5:15pm

GBCI, other Wisconsin prisons are far over capacity, and state corrections officials have yet to finalize strategy to reducing inmate numbers.

      

Get ready for rare Unicorn meteor shower that could light up the sky Thursday night. If it's not cloudy in Wisconsin

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 4:30pm

Scientists are predicting a rare alpha Monocertoid meteor shower Thursday night of 400 meteors per hour, though skies could be cloudy in Wisconsin.

      

Exclusive: Wausau cemetery workers called Henry West 'very scary' years before he was accused of killing manager

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 3:08pm

Wausau police officers had several contacts with West in 2012, all revolving around the cemetery where he had worked for three years.

      

Anonymous donor steps up to pay school lunch bills in Oconto

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 2:23pm

Donation is not the first to help cover food fees, and is among many large contributions this year.

      

Packers' Davante Adams sells Ledgeview condominium

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 1:27pm

Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams sells condo he bought from former teammate Randall Cobb.

      

Marquette Poll shows support for impeachment has slipped in Wisconsin as Trump leads 4 top Democratic rivals

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 1:13pm

Just 40% of Wisconsin registered voters believe President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, while 53% disagreed.

      

Silver Alert: Family searches for Marine vet missing since Aug. 30 in northern Wisconsin

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:58pm

Tony Dantzman, an 89-year-old veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marine, is still missing after leaving a Northern Wisconsin motel.

      

We're looking for Green Bay's People of the Year. It's your chance to nominate someone

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:32pm

Fill out this form to nominate them.

      

You know what you can do about those annoying robocalls you keep getting? Mostly nothing

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:22pm

Phones within the 920 area code have received 7.6 million such calls in the month of October alone, according to a company that tracks such calls.

      

You could rent a private chalet on hole 17 during the 2020 Ryder Cup, or you could buy 2 million slices of cheese

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 6:44am

You could also buy four brats for every person in the county.

      

Vice President Mike Pence to tout U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal in Marinette stop

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 6:16am

Pence's visit comes amid ongoing concerns about the health of Wisconsin's dairy industry and as the 2020 campaign season ramps up.

      

Firefighters extinguish garage fire in Green Bay after vehicle explodes inside

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 5:51am

Officials said no one was injured, and the fire caused about $45,000 in damages.

      

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