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Brandon Veterans Day event

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 12:33pm

A scaled down event commemorating veterans was held at the Community Park in Brandon, Wisconsin.


Fond du Lac woman's death brings COVID-19 fatality count to 30

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 9:53am

Free COVID-19 drive-thru testing is available Thursday for Wisconsin residents who are exhibiting symptoms.


Wisconsin veteran's neighbors gave him a homecoming he never got after the Korean War

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 6:14am

Elroy Roeder never got a homecoming when he returned from the Korean War decades ago. But now a Highground memorial ensures he won't be forgotten.


They volunteered to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan and returned home safe. Then the health problems started.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 9:12pm

A growing number of Iraq and Afghan war veterans are getting sick from illnesses they believe can be traced to burn pits and a contaminated Uzbek base.


Ballot clerks asked for help. Lawmakers didn't act. Disinformation followed.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 7:31pm

The Legislature had a chance to head off the confusion and misinformation about Wisconsin's late-night ballot count. Lawmakers didn't take action.


Tony Evers urges but does not require Wisconsin to stay home on day of record cases, deaths

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 6:24pm

The Democratic governor is recommending Wisconsinites stay home as the outbreak worsens in the state.


Native American veterans who are homeless get lift from Oneida Nation program

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 4:46pm

Native American veterans serve in the military at higher rates than other groups and also face homelessness at high rates back home.


No, more people in Kenosha County did not die of COVID-19 on a single day than in Germany

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 4:02pm

No, more people in Kenosha County did not die of COVID-19 on a single day than in Germany


Rhinelander TV station sued by Trump campaign wants judge to throw out lawsuit because Trump lost reelection bid

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 3:33pm

In a motion filed Monday, a Rhinelander TV station says because President Donald Trump lost the election, the lawsuit against WJFW-TV 12 should be dismissed.


Wisconsin reports more than 7,000 new cases, 66 deaths in record-breaking day

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 2:09pm

The average number of new daily cases over the last seven days reached a new high of 5,825.


Fond du Lac woman's death marks county's 29th COVID-19 fatality

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 1:06pm

Free COVID-19 testing continues to be offered from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds.


Wisconsin Republicans seek issues they can raise in a recount, but no major problems have surfaced

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:16am

Republicans are pursuing a longshot chance at overturning the presidential results in Wisconsin.


Appleton man killed in motorcycle-semitrailer crash in Fond du Lac County near Rosendale

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 9:08am

A 37-year-old Appleton man died Monday night after police say his motorcycle hit a deer and then was hit by a semitrailer in Fond du Lac County.


Wisconsin's youngest voters helped Democrat Joe Biden win Wisconsin with a big swing from 2016

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 7:35am

Democrat Joe Biden won voters ages 18-29 by 19% in Wisconsin, a dramatic swing from 2016.


While the rest of America focuses on election drama, life for those inside a Wisconsin COVID ward is 'all-consuming'

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 5:13am

So many states are peaking at the same time that it is very difficult to find one that can afford to help another.


How warm has it been? Northeastern Wisconsin breaks record for all-time high temperatures in November

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 7:54pm

The average high was 52.3 degrees since the beginning of the month in Green Bay, the warmest weather ever. Last year, the average high was 29.7 degrees.


Fond du Lac County reports 28th COVID-19 death; cases reach 6,371 since pandemic began

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 4:05pm

A Fond du Lac resident is the county's 28th COVID-19 death. Fond du Lac County's total positive case count is now up to 6,371, as of the 2 p.m. Monday update.


Wisconsin reports 4,300 new COVID-19 cases, the most ever for usually low-count Mondays

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 2:14pm

The average number of new daily cases over the last seven days reached a new high of 5,639.


Prices for Packers-Colts tickets cheaper two weeks before game

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 11:52am

The average lowest price for the Green Bay Packers-Indianapolis Colts game $34 cheaper than two weeks ago.


50 years after a missed phone call, Brothertown Indian Nation still in pursuit of federal recognition

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 9:17am

Brothertown officials believe their tribe would have been the 12th in the state to be federally recognized 50 years ago if not for a missed call.