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 2020-09-24 03:47 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

'Lakeside Forward' plan for Fond du Lac park remains undecided after hours of debate...

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) -- After more than four hours of debate during a city council meeting, Fond du Lac remains undecided on the future of Lakeside Park. It's the great debate in Fond du Lac, and it's been going on for a long time. No final action w...

 2020-09-24 01:58 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Kewaunee County rises to third in the state for COVID-19 activity level...

KEWAUNEE (WLUK) -- Kewaunee County now has the third highest COVID-19 activity level out of the state's 72 counties, using the state's burden measure of cases per 100,000 people over the past two weeks. For the first five months of the pandemic, K...

 2020-09-24 01:08 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

President Trump, GOP AGs accuse social media companies of silencing conservatives...

WLAX/WEUX | Republican attorneys general from several states are joining President Donald Trump in accusing the big social media companies of silencing conservative voices....

 2020-09-24 00:49 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

2 charged with arson during civil unrest in downtown Madison...

A man and woman have been charged with attempting to damage and destroy two commercial buildings with fire during the civil unrest in downtown Madison last month. Anessa Fierro, 27, and Willie Johnson, 45, both of Madison, were charged in two-count compla...

 2020-09-23 23:57 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at U.S. Supreme Court...

WLAX/WEUX | The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court for two days....

 2020-09-23 23:29 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

As COVID-19 spreads on college campuses, UWO is cracking down...

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WLUK) -- Wisconsin Health Services data also shows cases are up week-to-week, across almost every age group. Infections in the college-age group, 18 to 24 year olds, have been especially high. At the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, almost ...

 2020-09-23 22:43 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

From 2016 to 2020: Democrats, Republicans switch up on election year SCOTUS appointments...

(WLUK) -- In 2016, it was replacing justice Antonin Scalia on the U. S. Supreme Court. "The president has done his job and sent us a nominee for the Supreme Court, said Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin in 2016, then referencing President Barack Obama&...

 2020-09-23 22:37 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Outagamie County housing market stays hot as mortgage rates hit record lows...

(WLUK) -- The U. S. housing market is staying hot -- even as summer has come to a close. Ashley Williams is looking for her home sweet home,"We are living with my in-laws right now, but homes are just cruising off the market. We can't seem to see ...

 2020-09-23 22:08 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

2 day COVID 19 testing site planned for UW Platteville next week...

GRANT COUNTY, Wis. — A two-day coronavirus testing site will be hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville next week. According to a news release, the site will be open Monday, Sept. 28 and Tuesday, Sept. 29. The free testing site will be loc...

 2020-09-23 21:59 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Sellery and Witte residents relieved to be released from quarantine...

MADISON, Wis. This morning was a huge sigh of relief for healthy students living in Sellery and Witte Residence Halls, now free to leave this dorm rooms after 14 days. "I'm thankful for it to be over and we lowered the amount of coronavirus cases ...

 2020-09-23 21:55 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Plaza Tavern asks community for help through GoFundMe campaign...

Since 1930, The Plaza Tavern & Grill has been a downtown staple, but now the business is asking for help to stay open. With limited or no indoor and outdoor seating, carry out and delivery food is not covering Plaza's overhead costs. The team at Plaza...

 2020-09-23 21:55 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

1st deadly grizzly attack recorded in nation's largest park...

WLAX/WEUX | Park officials said in a statement that the hunter was killed Sunday, attacked while the hunter and a friend were near the Chisana River drainage....

 2020-09-23 21:38 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

President Trump to hold White House news briefing Wednesday...

WLAX/WEUX | President Trump is holding a news briefing at the White House Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 21:32 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Trump announces 'Born Alive' executive order...

WLAX/WEUX | President Trump announced Wednesday an executive order that would require medical care be given to babies who are born alive after failed abortion attempts....

 2020-09-23 21:25 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Gov. Evers announces 5 million in CARES Act funding for broadband expansion projects...

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday more than $5 million in CARES Act funding to expand high-speed, broadband internet. "This pandemic further illustrates the need for additional funding to expand broadband. These dollars, along ...

 2020-09-23 21:21 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Section of Highway 10 in Manitowoc reopens...

MANITOWOC (WLUK) -- Part of U. S. Highway 10 is officially reopened in Manitowoc. The section from County Highway R to the Lakeshore has been closed and under construction for the past two years. City officials and the Department of Transportation celebra...

 2020-09-23 21:20 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wisconsin-Madison lifts quarantine on 2 of its largest dorms...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison lifted quarantine orders for two of its largest dorms on Wednesday, on a day when the state added 56 hospitalizations from COVID-19 complications to its record total. In the first ...

 2020-09-23 21:20 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Medical officials identify man killed in Mineral Point Road crash...

MADISON, Wis. — The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim who died in a two-vehicle crash on Mineral Point Road last week. Law enforcement officials said the crash happened at the intersection of Mineral Point Road and ...

 2020-09-23 21:19 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Giannis Antetokounmpo named to Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list...

MILWAUKEE — Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was named to Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list on Wednesday. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player had his blurb written by Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. "Giannis Antetoko...

 2020-09-23 21:03 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Democrats promise showdown over Supreme Court seat...

WLAX/WEUX | Democrats on Capitol Hill say they will not stand idly by if Republicans confirm a Supreme Court justice weeks before the presidential election....

 2020-09-23 21:02 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

56 hospitalized with COVID 19 in WI as 7 day average positivity rate approaches 17 percent...

MADISON, Wis. — Dozens of more Wisconsinites have been hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. Health officials recorded an additional 56 hospitalizations Wednesday afternoon. Seven more people ...

 2020-09-23 20:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Will SCOTUS dispute affect COVID-19 relief negotiations?...

WLAX/WEUX | Lawmakers on both sides are doubtful a coronavirus relief deal will come before the November election....

 2020-09-23 20:58 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

UW Madison returning to some in-person classes starting Saturday...

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison will return to some in-person classes starting Saturday, Sept. 26. According to an email sent to students Wednesday morning, some courses will resume in-person or hybrid learning Saturday. The emai...

 2020-09-23 20:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Manitowoc schools ask for community's help to slow COVID-19 spread...

MANITOWOC (WLUK) -- Manitowoc County schools are joining together to try and slow the spread of COVID-19. Manitowoc school district and Roncalli High School are asking the community to follow the three W's: watch your distancing. wash hands. wear a ma...

 2020-09-23 20:45 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

'You are not listening:' Fauci loses patience with Rand Paul in Senate COVID hearing...

WLAX/WEUX | In the contentious exchange, captured on video, Paul says the low positivity rate may simply be due to community immunity developing in New York....

 2020-09-23 20:41 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

'Cautiously optimistic': US health experts should have safe, effective vaccine by end of year...

WLAX/WEUX | Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation...

 2020-09-23 20:34 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Some spiders are active as Northeast Wisconsin fall arrives...

TWO RIVERS (WLUK) -- As we head into fall, many creatures are going through seasonal changes, including some spiders. Scientists say the garden spider is common, harmless, and important to the ecosystem. Some spiders are on the move at Woodland Dunes Natu...

 2020-09-23 20:18 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Pompeo warns of China influence in state, local governments...

MADISON, Wis. — U. S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns that China is aggressively attempting to influence state and local governments, delivering the message in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin. Pompeo delivered the comments to R...

 2020-09-23 20:18 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wisconsin Legislature appeals absentee ballot ruling...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature on Wednesday appealed a federal court ruling that allows for absentee ballots to be counted up to six days after the Nov. 3 presidential election in the battleground st...

 2020-09-23 20:17 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Jill Biden visiting Wisconsin for campaign event on Monday...

MADISON, Wis. — Jill Biden will be visiting Wisconsin for a campaign event next Monday, Sept. 28. According to a release from the Biden campaign, Jill Biden will be traveling to the Badger State that day. No additional details were made available at...

 2020-09-23 20:12 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

1 officer indicted in Breonna Taylor case, not for her death...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky grand jury has brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong. Prosecutors said Wednesday that two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were ju...

 2020-09-23 20:10 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin Legislature appeals absentee ballot ruling...

MADISON, Wis. — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has appealed a federal court ruling that allows for absentee ballots to be counted up to six days after the Nov. 3 presidential election in the battleground state. The appeal filed Wedn...

 2020-09-23 19:32 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Funding for the Commodity Credit Corporation Approved by the House...

WLAX/WEUX | I'm Clinton Griffiths with today's AgDay Minute. The U.S. House has passed a temporary funding bill, one that will avoid a government shutdown for now and helps maintain aid to farmers. The stopgap measure will keep federal agencies fu...

 2020-09-23 19:19 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Chasing Daylight Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Kenny...

WLAX/WEUX | This week's Pet of the Week is Kenny. Kenny came from a neighboring shelter. He is about 7 years old. He is a very handsome fella with a nice white bib. He loves to ride in the car. He just curled up in the front seat on the way to the vet...

 2020-09-23 18:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Second stimulus checks: How SCOTUS battle could derail $1,200 direct payments...

WLAX/WEUX | The stalemate is politically risky for all sides heading into the fall election, and both sides accused the other of acting primarily with political calculations in mind....

 2020-09-23 18:00 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Packers Give Back COVID-19 Community Relief Fund distributes five more grants...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Another round of COVID-19 grants have been distributed by the Green Bay Packers. The five grants are the final ones that will be distributed to Brown County groups through the Packers Give Back COVID-19 Community Relief Fund. They are:...

 2020-09-23 17:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Ex-deputy's sex assault trial delayed because of pandemic...

MENOMINEE, Mich. (WLUK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the trial to be delayed for a former Menominee County sheriff's deputy accused of sexually assaulting a minor. Brian Helfert's trial had been scheduled to start Oct. 13. No new date has b...

 2020-09-23 16:57 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Kentucky AG to announce results today in Breonna Taylor shooting death probe...

WLAX/WEUX | Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will announce on Wednesday afternoon the decision over whether to bring charges against police officers in the deadly shooting of Breonna Taylor, local newspaper The Courier Journal reported....

 2020-09-23 16:21 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Lawsuit asks court to force Facebook to ban militias...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Four people filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday demanding that Facebook prevent militias and hate groups from using the site, after a militia group used the platform to draw armed people to protests in Wisconsin last m...

 2020-09-23 16:09 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Pregnant woman pulls husband to safety after shark attack in Florida Keys...

WLAX/WEUX | When a shark attacked her husband during a snorkeling trip in the Florida Keys, his pregnant wife didn...

 2020-09-23 15:47 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Preliminary hearing set for man accused in Ashwaubenon hotel death...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) A preliminary hearing will be held Oct. 1 for Dennis Sutrick, who allegedly killed a woman at an Ashwaubenon hotel. Sutrick, 46, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the Aug. 28 incident. The victim's name has not bee...

 2020-09-23 15:21 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wrestling legend 'Road Warrior Animal' dies at 60...

WLAX/WEUX | The wrestling world is mourning the death of legendary tag-team wrestler Joe Laurinaitis, better known to fans as "Road Warrior Animal," at the ago of 60....

 2020-09-23 15:21 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wrestling legend 'Road Warrior Animal' dies at 60...

WLAX/WEUX | The wrestling world is mourning the death of legendary tag-team wrestler Joe Laurinaitis, better known to fans as "Road Warrior Animal," at the ago of 60....

 2020-09-23 15:05 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Four accused heroin dealers in Fond du Lac facing federal firearm charges...

(WLUK) -- Four Fond du Lac men accused of dealing heroin are facing federal charges for illegally possessing firearms as felons. Johnathan Griffin, 28, Jason Spinks, 37, Shakie Davis, 25 and Treon Dennis, 36,were indicted with conspiracy to make a false s...

 2020-09-23 14:51 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Locker Room: Packers defeat the Lions in home opener 9-22-20...

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 2020-09-23 14:41 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Traditional trick-or-treating not recommended this Halloween...

WLAX/WEUX | LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has put out guidelines for this year's Halloween, recommending that families do not go door to door trick-or-treating or have in-person contact with others....

 2020-09-23 14:40 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Newfeed Now: Remembering RBG; Major flooding in Texas...

WLAX/WEUX | Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (KARK/NEXSTAR) Th...

 2020-09-23 14:28 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Children's Museum of Eau Claire plans to reopen in 2022...

WLAX/WEUX | EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) There's now a timeframe in place for re-opening the Children's Museum of Eau Claire. The museum will re-open in 2022 at its new location on North Barstow Street. It had shut down when the COVID-19 pandemic ...

 2020-09-23 14:08 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Volunteers build playground for 6-year-old South Carolina boy with leukemia...

WLAX/WEUX | For several hours on Monday morning, volunteers worked to transform Noah Cioni's Rock Hill, South Carolina backyard....

 2020-09-23 14:07 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Federal judge extends Wisconsin absentee cutoff 6 days post-election...

WLAX/WEUX | LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) National Voter Registration Day comes one day after a federal judge ruled to extend the deadline for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin. First News at Nine's Phoebe Murray looks at what that could...

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