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A Green Bay woman is dead and several people are injured after a crash near Pine Grove Road in the Town of New Denmark.
07/29/2021
Green Bay woman dead after two-car crash in Brown County, several injured

A Green Bay woman is dead and several people are injured after a crash near Pine Grove Road in the Town of New Denmark.

NEW DENMARK, Wis. (WFRV) – A Green Bay woman is dead after a crash near Pine Grove Road in the Town of New Denmark. According to a release, deputies from the Brown County Sheriff’s offi…

Have you seen this woman? The Sheboygan Police Department is asking the public for help in finding a missing 83-year-old...
07/29/2021
MISSING: Clara Leubner, 83, from Sheboygan

Have you seen this woman? The Sheboygan Police Department is asking the public for help in finding a missing 83-year-old.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – The Sheboygan Police Department is asking the public for help in finding a missing 83-year-old from Sheboygan. According to a release, 83-year-old Clara Agnes Leubner…

A local is singing praise for the COVID-19 vaccine, after experiencing its impact on him and his family. Kris Schuller r...
07/29/2021
De Pere man says his “breakthrough” case showed him the value of getting vaccinated

A local is singing praise for the COVID-19 vaccine, after experiencing its impact on him and his family. Kris Schuller reports he is among what’s known as “a breakthrough case” and it taught him the value of being vaccinated.

DE PERE, Wis. (WFRV) – A local is singing praise for the COVID-19 vaccine, after experiencing its impact on him and his family. Kris Schuller reports he is among what’s known as “a brea…

A SEVERE T-STORM WATCH has been issued for all of NE WI.PLEASE SHARE!!This watch means storms are capable of producing d...
07/29/2021

A SEVERE T-STORM WATCH has been issued for all of NE WI.

PLEASE SHARE!!

This watch means storms are capable of producing damaging winds of 70-90 mph.

Take precautions now around your home to secure loose items and have a way to get warnings later this evening.

The latest here -> www.wearegreenbay.com/weather

A SEVERE T-STORM WATCH has been issued for all of NE WI.

PLEASE SHARE!!

This watch means storms are capable of producing damaging winds of 70-90 mph.

Take precautions now around your home to secure loose items and have a way to get warnings later this evening.

The latest here -> www.wearegreenbay.com/weather

Young athletes and local instructors at the Airforce Gymnastics Academy in Green Bay have told Local 5 what they think a...
07/29/2021
Airforce Gymnastics Academy Instructors and Athletes react to Simone Biles Olympic exit

Young athletes and local instructors at the Airforce Gymnastics Academy in Green Bay have told Local 5 what they think about Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles announcing her withdrawal.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – “I just thought it would be better to take a backseat to work on my mindfulness,” said Simone Biles Olympic Gymnast. Biles made her announcement during a …

The signs and banners are dotted along suburban commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants, evidence ...
07/28/2021
$15 an hour wage becoming a norm as employers struggle to fill service-industry jobs

The signs and banners are dotted along suburban commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants, evidence of a new desperation among America’s service-industry employers: “Now Hiring, $15 an hour.” Will this last?

The signs and banners are dotted along suburban commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants: “Now Hiring, $15 an hour.”

The Milwaukee Brewers are reportedly making some moves ahead of the MLB Trade Deadline.
07/28/2021
Report: Brewers acquire infielder Eduardo Escobar

The Milwaukee Brewers are reportedly making some moves ahead of the MLB Trade Deadline.

(WFRV) – According to ESPN, the Milwaukee Brewers are finalizing a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks that would send Eduardo Escobar to Milwaukee. The 32-year-old infielder would join a fir…

Do you eat jerky? Farmstead Meats in New Franken has issued a recall on some of their packaged jerky according to the Wi...
07/28/2021
Recall issued for packaged jerky sold at Farmstead Meats in New Franken

Do you eat jerky? Farmstead Meats in New Franken has issued a recall on some of their packaged jerky according to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

(WFRV) – Farmstead Meats in New Franken has issued a recall on some of their packaged jerky according to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The jerky is v…

We continue to monitor the potential for severe thunderstorms this evening and tonight. Damaging winds and heavy rain wi...
07/28/2021
Strong thunderstorms move through Wednesday evening

We continue to monitor the potential for severe thunderstorms this evening and tonight. Damaging winds and heavy rain will be the primary threats. Get the latest update in the Storm Team 5 forecast. https://www.wearegreenbay.com/weather/strong-thunderstorms-move-through-wednesday-evening/

The latest northeast Wisconsin weather forecast from Storm Team 5… The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted much of northeast Wisconsin under a Moderate Risk (Level 4/5) threat for severe …

EAA has announced they will be closing most AirVenture Oshkosh operations at 5 p.m. today.
07/28/2021
HAPPENING NOW: EAA cancels events early as storm looms on the horizon

EAA has announced they will be closing most AirVenture Oshkosh operations at 5 p.m. today.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – EAA has announced they will be closing most AirVenture Oshkosh operations at 5 p.m. Wednesday. According to a Facebook post, this decision was made after the National W…

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has enacted an emergency rule for harvesting lake trout for Lake Mic...
07/28/2021
Emergency Rule: New lake trout regulations for Lake Michigan and Green Bay

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has enacted an emergency rule for harvesting lake trout for Lake Michigan and Green Bay.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has enacted an emergency rule for harvesting lake trout for Lake Michigan and Green Bay. According to a release, the old regulatio…

ZZ Top’s longtime bassist Dusty Hill has died at the age of 72.
07/28/2021
ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies at 72

ZZ Top’s longtime bassist Dusty Hill has died at the age of 72.

ZZ Top’s longtime bassist Dusty Hill has died at the age of 72 The band made the announcement on their social media pages. “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hi…

Wisconsin has one of its premier events set to return as the 61st Annual Lumberjack World Championship is back after a o...
07/28/2021
‘Tree’dition returns: Lumberjack World Championships set to start on July 29

Wisconsin has one of its premier events set to return as the 61st Annual Lumberjack World Championship is back after a one-year hiatus.

HAYWARD, Wis. (WFRV) – Wisconsin has one of its premier events set to return as the 61st Annual Lumberjack World Championship is back after a one-year hiatus. This event takes place from July…

Wisconsin DHS reports 792 new positive COVID-19 cases, while the state administers more than 5.8M total vaccines.
07/28/2021
Over 790 new positive COVID-19 cases, 5.8M total vaccines administered

Wisconsin DHS reports 792 new positive COVID-19 cases, while the state administers more than 5.8M total vaccines.

WEDNESDAY 7/28/2021, 1:57 p.m. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 619,040 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 7,433 total COVID-19 deaths. Of the SARS-CoV…

“Aaron has kind of the same input he’s always had, which has been a lot. He’s earned a place at the table, I think, he a...
07/28/2021
Gutekunst confident Rodgers “All-In” for 2021 season

“Aaron has kind of the same input he’s always had, which has been a lot. He’s earned a place at the table, I think, he always has." - Brian Gutekunst

Green Bay, Wis. (WFRV) – The long offseason, which has been an exceptionally long one for the Packers, is finally over. Aaron Rodgers is back in Green Bay and training camp is officially unde…

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced its agreement with the CDC's new recommendations and all DHS guida...
07/28/2021
DHS supports CDC’s new recommendations, reaffirms need for vaccinations

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced its agreement with the CDC's new recommendations and all DHS guidance will reflect the new recommendations.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced its agreement with the CDC’s new recommendations and all DHS guidance will reflect the new recommendations. The DHS …

Two people needed to be extracted from a vehicle after a Green Bay man did not stop at a stop sign and caused a crash wh...
07/28/2021
GB man facing multiple charges after driving through stop sign, causing crash that injures 4

Two people needed to be extracted from a vehicle after a Green Bay man did not stop at a stop sign and caused a crash where both vehicles rolled into a farm field.

CHAMPION, Wis. (WFRV) – Two people needed to be extracted from a vehicle after a Green Bay man did not stop at a stop sign and caused a crash where both vehicles rolled into a farm field. Acc…

A Wisconsin judge charged a police officer today in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car.
07/28/2021
Wisconsin officer charged in 2016 slaying of Black man

A Wisconsin judge charged a police officer today in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge charged a police officer Wednesday in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years af…

Packer fans from all over the country came together to wait outside Ray Nitschke Field to get a glimpse at the start of ...
07/28/2021
Railbirds are back! Fans line up for training camp

Packer fans from all over the country came together to wait outside Ray Nitschke Field to get a glimpse at the start of Training Camp.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Packer fans from all over the country came together to wait outside Ray Nitschke Field to get a glimpse at the start of training camp. Last year, fans were unable to …

The iconic children's show "Arthur," which airs on PBS Kids, will come to an end after 25 seasons.
07/28/2021
PBS Kids show ‘Arthur’ ending after 25 years

The iconic children's show "Arthur," which airs on PBS Kids, will come to an end after 25 seasons.

The iconic children’s show “Arthur,” which airs on PBS Kids, will come to an end after 25 seasons.

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur is meeting with the media ahead of the first training camp practice. Follow along on our...
07/28/2021
LIVE BLOG: Packers head coach Matt LaFleur meets with media before first practice

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur is meeting with the media ahead of the first training camp practice. Follow along on our live blog. https://www.wearegreenbay.com/packers/live-blog-packers-head-coach-matt-lafleur-meets-with-media-before-first-practice/

(WFRV) – The Packers kick off training camp later this morning. Head coach Matt LaFleur met with the media before the first practice. Follow along below for updates from LaFleur’s first…

Andrew Hitt, from Appleton, is an attorney with the Michael Best and Friedrich law firm. He says he is leaving to focus ...
07/28/2021
Wisconsin Republican chairman stepping down ahead of midterm

Andrew Hitt, from Appleton, is an attorney with the Michael Best and Friedrich law firm. He says he is leaving to focus on his family and private sector career.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The chairman of the Wisconsin Republican Party is stepping down from the volunteer position he has held since April 2019, covering one of the most tumultuous times in modern po…

The Wisconsin Court of Appeal has rejected a request by “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery for a new trial.
07/28/2021
UPDATE: Court denies new trial for Steven Avery

The Wisconsin Court of Appeal has rejected a request by “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery for a new trial.

WEDNESDAY 7/28/2021 9:00 a.m. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Court of Appeal has rejected a request by “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery for a new trial. Avery is serving a life sentence…

A Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 205 years in prison for fatally shooting five members of his family.
07/28/2021
Milwaukee man who killed 5 family members gets 205 years in prison

A Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 205 years in prison for fatally shooting five members of his family.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 205 years in prison for fatally shooting five members of his family. Before receiving his sentence Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, …

Check the weather forecast, as severe weather is expected to start around 6 p.m.
07/28/2021
Severe storm threat upgraded for this evening

Check the weather forecast, as severe weather is expected to start around 6 p.m.

The latest northeast Wisconsin weather forecast from Storm Team 5… Time to get weather aware for Wednesday, especially during the evening. The day will feature some sun and arriving clouds as…

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Might want to check your sources re: Neenah Fire on 7-25-21. There's no "National Corp" on Bergstrom Road.
where can I find the Cherry Cobbler recipe that was on local 5 this morning?
Dont delete the truth
You are just a corrupt democrat channel
Audit!
As I report live, you are drama queens.
What happened to the fireworks tonight that was to stay at 8 am your ch?
Milestone Senior Living is hosting a fundraiser to support the Alzheimer Association. We will be selling a combo lunch that consists of a hotdog, chips and a beverage for $5.00. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer Association.
Rice Lake vs. Denmark | Varsity Baseball Warriors vs Vikings 🎥 WATCH LIVE ➡️ www.sportslite17.oyagkeun.com/hs-baseball.php The Denmark (WI) varsity baseball team has a neutral playoff game vs. Rice Lake (WI) today ⏰ 11:05a. This game is a part of the "2021 Wisconsin Boys Baseball State Tournament (WIAA) - Division 2". ❤️Please Like And Share, Thank you Denmark Vikings Athletics
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