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 2020-08-11 13:51 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

The statue of Hiawatha being removed from Riverside park...

WLAX/WEUX | La Crosse, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-In June, the mayor of La Crosse called for the removal of a city landmark, the Statue of Hiawatha in Riverside Park. This was supposed to be the day the statue was removed. First News at Nine's Hayley Spitler ex...

 2020-08-11 13:48 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Missing girl in Winter found alive...

WLAX/WEUX | Winter, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-A three-year-old girl from sawyer county missing for more than 24 hours has been found. According to Abigail Ladwig's aunt, Abby was located alive earlier this evening after she went missing around 6:45 last night ...

 2020-08-11 13:48 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Missing girl in Winter, WI found alive...

WLAX/WEUX | Winter, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-A three-year-old girl from sawyer county missing for more than 24 hours has been found. According to Abigail Ladwig's aunt, Abby was located alive earlier this evening after she went missing around 6:45 last night ...

 2020-08-11 13:43 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on going back to school...

WLAX/WEUX | Parents have weighed in on reopening schools. Teachers have weighed in. Public health experts, too, along with cities, states and President Donald Trump. But what about the kids themselves?...

 2020-08-11 12:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Menasha Lock study needs more round gobies...

(WLUK) A study to determine a possible method for preventing round gobies from entering and overpopulating Lake Winnebago has an ironic problem: not enough round gobies. The Menasha lock, which connects Lake Winnebago and Little Lake Butte des Morts, has ...

 2020-08-11 12:09 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

What voters can expect at the polls in Green Bay...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Wisconsin voters are participating in the primary election. Tuesday's vote will be the state's second election during the coronavirus pandemic. FOX 11's Maggie LaMere spends the morning outside of polling locations in Green...

 2020-08-11 12:07 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Big Ten presidents expected to meet today to decide on football season, per ESPN report...

WLAX/WEUX | COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) The presidents of the Big Ten universities are expected to meet Tuesday morning to decide on their college football seasons, a report from ESPN states. ESPN says their conference source says the presidents will consider p...

 2020-08-11 11:33 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

WisDOT seeking input on WIS 21 project in Waushara County...

WAUSHARA COUNTY (WLUK) -- The Wisconsin Department of Transpiration wants to know what drivers think about a road project in Waushara County. The WIS 21 project contains proposed improvements between Coloma and Wautoma, including shoulder work, lowering a...

 2020-08-11 03:08 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Platteville says goodbye to 'That Tree'...

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. There's a tree that stands alone in a field in Platteville, but over the past eight years, that tree has never truly been alone. One day many years ago, Mark Hirsch, a photographer, picked up his iPhone and started a project, taking ...

 2020-08-11 02:52 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Online classes hit some Green Bay families harder than others. Here's how you can help...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Starting the school year online comes with changes for thousands of Green Bay parents. For some, it's exploring daycare options. For others, it's trusting their teens to be home alone while they work. For Jonathan Spaulding, it...

 2020-08-11 01:42 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center releases 2021 lineup...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- The arts will return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center next year. The PAC announced the lineup and dates for its 2021 season for its "Arts Alive," Spotlight, and Broadway series in an online livestream Monday night. Among...

 2020-08-11 01:31 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Back to school: Lawmakers debate safest options for students, teachers as schools prepare to reopen...

WLAX/WEUX | As more teachers and students return to the classroom, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are debating if it's safe to go back to in-person learning in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-11 00:59 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Human remains found in Waupaca County; investigation ongoing...

TOWNSHIP OF LIND (WLUK) -- The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office says human remains were found in the Township of Lind Sunday afternoon. The sheriff's office says it received a complaint around 4:15 p. m. that human remains were believed to have bee...

 2020-08-11 00:34 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Poll shows perception of Trump's coronavirus, protest responses helping Biden's lead in WI...

MADISON, Wis. — A poll out Monday from the University of Wisconsin's Election Research Center shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump. The research center director made things clear off the bat: this is a snapshot of...

 2020-08-10 23:22 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U. S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon. He returned minutes later, saying there was a "shooting&#...

 2020-08-10 22:19 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Appleton on the hunt for hidden tennis balls...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Many Appleton residents are searching around parks for tennis balls. "We are out here looking for tennis ball for the Appleton Parks and Rec," says one Appleton family. Appleton Parks and Recreation Programmer Jeffrey Brazzale s...

 2020-08-10 22:16 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Garver Feed Mill announces patio programming...

garv-er-ing/gaRV(e)riNG/: "A socially-responsible gathering where a limited number of people partake in refreshing beverages, delicious food, and the arts in a safe, clean and touchless environment. "If you want to get a real sense of the word ...

 2020-08-10 21:50 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

GOP Sen. Johnson subpoenas FBI over Russia, defends Biden probe...

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says he has subpoenaed the FBI to produce documents to his committee related to the Trump-Russia investigation. The Wisconsin senator also Monday defended a separate investigation he's leading into Democr...

 2020-08-10 21:40 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Trump's unemployment benefit orders 'are complete mess'...

WLAX/WEUX | After Congress failed to reach a deal on a new coronavirus relief package, President Trump signed 4 executive orders over the weekend he says will help Americans....

 2020-08-10 21:37 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin Democrats decry Trump unemployment benefits order...

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Democratic leaders are hopeful that President Donald Trump's executive order requiring states to pay for a quarter of expanded unemployment benefits won't stand and that Congress will reach a deal on a broader relie...

 2020-08-10 21:28 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Kiel High School hopes to develop welding skills with new equipment...

KIEL (WLUK) -- Kiel High School is expanding its welding program. The school partnered with Lakeshore Technical College and Amerequip to supply 12 brand new welders....

 2020-08-10 21:08 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

University Labor Council lists demands in response to UW-Madison's restart plans...

MADISON, Wis. Even with health and safety changes, the University of Wisconsin-Madison University Labor Council is speaking out against the "Smart Restart" plan, asking that administrators protect campus workers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Uni...

 2020-08-10 20:59 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin voters request 900K absentee ballots for primary...

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin elections officials say voters have requested more than 900,000 absentee ballots for Tuesday's primary, more than seven times what they requested in the last August primary in 2018. The Wisconsin Elections Commission re...

 2020-08-10 20:56 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

More people are being poisoned from drinking hand sanitizer...

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The Wisconsin Poison Control Center has received an increase in the number calls of people being poisoned from drinking hand sanitizer. Clinical Toxicologist Matthew Stanton said since June 1, there have been nearly 200 calls about...

 2020-08-10 20:50 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

6.2% of new COVID-19 tests come back positive as nearly 600 new cases confirmed...

MADISON, Wis. — The positive percentage of new COVID-19 tests has dropped by more than two percentage points Monday, according to the state Department of Health Services. Out of the 8,167 people tested, 6. 2% of results came back positive. DHS offic...

 2020-08-10 20:14 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

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

WLAX/WEUX | Beta here....I was adopted back in 2017, but life changes happened and I couldn't stay at my new home. I am a very nice cat and now am looking for a new place! I have come out of my shell and love sitting on the window ledge or in the cat ...

 2020-08-10 19:55 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Documents: Man charged with indecent exposure after incident at daughter's sleepover...

WLAX/WEUX | According to the Shelby County criminal database, a businessman, father and graduate of Memphis University School faces a charge of indecent exposure....

 2020-08-10 19:32 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Badgers football players say they want to play as Big Ten considers canceling season...

MADISON, Wis. — Members of the Wisconsin Badgers football team are sharing their thoughts as the Big Ten is reportedly considering canceling all fall sports for the 2020 season. "Me and football (have) been going for 11 years strong," corner...

 2020-08-10 19:25 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Boy and man who tried to rescue him drown in Lake Michigan...

MILWAUKEE — A boy and the man who tried to save him in Lake Michigan have died while a another young swimmer was rescued. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says two 14-year-olds were caught in the lake's currents Saturday evening. A 50-y...

 2020-08-10 19:22 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

MPD: Woman on hood of car during crash, driver arrested...

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police said a woman was on the hood of a car when it crashed into a pole on the city's west side early Saturday morning. Officers were called out to the 1600 block of McKenna Blvd. around 1:20 a. m. Police said several ch...

 2020-08-10 19:14 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Reports: Big Ten to cancel fall football season...

WLAX/WEUX | COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Big Ten Conference has voted to cancel the 2020 college football season, according to published reports. Sources confirmed details of the decision to the Detroit Free Press and the Dan Patrick Show. The presidents o...

 2020-08-10 19:12 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Storm damage spotted in Grant County, other parts of southern Wisconsin...

LANCASTER, Wis. — There are reports of wind and tree damage in Grant County and other parts of southern Wisconsin. People are reporting downed power lines and trees in Platteville and Potosi. Viewer Shonda Crapp sent in video of her shed in Lancaste...

 2020-08-10 18:49 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

St. Joseph Food Pantry temporarily closes due to positive COVID-19 test...

MENASHA (WLUK) -- A Menasha food pantry will be temporarily closed after a positive COVID-19 test may have impacted staff or volunteers. The closure for St. Joseph Food Program starts Monday. "Fortunately, the person has no symptoms of COVID-19, so we...

 2020-08-10 18:38 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

FBI arrests two in fraudulent moving company case...

(WLUK) -- The FBI has announced the arrests of two people in connection with a fraudulent moving company claiming to be located in Green Bay. Yakov Monoz, president of Great Moving, and Tal Ohana, an employee, both of New York, were charged with wire frau...

 2020-08-10 17:46 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Neenah consolidates to one polling location for August primary...

NEENAH (WLUK) -- The city of Neenah says it will consolidate its polling locations down to one during the August primary. The former Shopko building at 699 S. Green Bay Road will be where residents can go to physically vote Tuesday. "The COVID-19 pand...

 2020-08-10 17:07 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Endgangered Piping Plovers relocated to avoid bird-killing bacteria...

SUAMICO (WLUK) -- A rare shorebird is possibly on its way south after a recent rescue and relocation mission. The Piping Plover is a Federally Endangered Species, and has been nesting in Northeast Wisconsin, but an outbreak of bird-killing bacteria this s...

 2020-08-10 16:54 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Discussions continue on Green Bay's purchase of Pulliam Power Plant...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) Discussions about the possibility of the city of Green Bay buying the former power plant at the mouth of the Fox River will continue Tuesday. Wisconsin Public Service retired the coal-fired Pulliam power plant in October 2018. Green Bay h...

 2020-08-10 16:18 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Florida hospital loses body of newborn baby, lawsuit says...

WLAX/WEUX | A lawsuit filed by a Florida couple claims a local hospital lost the body of their newborn son....

 2020-08-10 15:41 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Portion of Green Bay's Main Street closed for police presence...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Green Bay police are on scene of an area on the city's east side. Police have asked people to avoid the area of Main St. and Schoen St. while officers are on scene. It is not known what type of situation is going on. Main Street in...

 2020-08-10 15:35 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Eau Claire County Humane Association Pet of the Week: Jeffers...

WLAX/WEUX | Jeffers is a 5 year old male who is not yet neutered. He can be applied for at www.eccha.org/adopt or you can call us for more information at (715)839-4747 ext. 21...

 2020-08-10 15:31 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping 1, fire union says...

WLAX/WEUX | One person has died and 1 other was trapped in the wreckage after a natural gas explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local 734....

 2020-08-10 15:30 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

'A real-life horror movie': Trial begins for suspect in Hobart double murder...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) --The trial started Monday for Jacob Cayer, who allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend and her mother at a Hobart home in 2016. Cayer allegedly killed Sabrina Teague and Heesun 'Sunny' Teague at a Hobart home on June 7, 2016. Joel Ken...

 2020-08-10 15:17 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

The best-paying occupations that don't require an advanced degree...

WLAX/WEUX | The National Bureau of Economic Research recently announced that the U.S. officially entered a recession in February 2020. Unprecedented levels of unemployment and declines in economic activity triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended...

 2020-08-10 14:33 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

100 arrested after night of looting in downtown Chicago; 13 police injured...

WLAX/WEUX | CHICAGO More than 100 people were arrested Monday following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and caused damage in the city's upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city, authorities sai...

 2020-08-10 14:28 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Police release victims' names in Oshkosh shooting...

OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- The names of the victims in a deadly Oshkosh shooting have been released. Police say 59-year-old James Gruettner, 57-year-old John Miller and 33-year-old Rebecca Borkowski were found shot at a residence near the intersection of Minnesota...

 2020-08-10 14:11 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Newsfeed Now: Unrest in Chicago; Hugging booth goes viral 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) Ch...

 2020-08-10 13:38 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Suspected tagger, passenger arrested in Los Angeles after leading police on nearly 2-hour pursuit...

WLAX/WEUX | A suspected vandal led police on a pursuit starting in Bell around 10 p.m. Friday night, ending with a surrender in Huntington Park around 11:30 p.m. Sky5 was overhead as the blue Suzuki sedan headed south on the 710 Freeway in the Bell area a...

 2020-08-10 13:37 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Mass shooting at large party in DC kills teenager, critically injures off-duty officer...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON (WDVM) — A 17-year-old is dead and a Metropolitan Police Officer is in critical condition after at least 21 people were shot at a large party in Southeast DC. Chief Peter Newsham says officers were called to a party with hundr...

 2020-08-10 13:23 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Fire damages home of TV host Rachael Ray...

WLAX/WEUX | LAKE LUZERNE, N.Y. (WTEN) A major house fire has damaged the home of chef and talk show host Rachael Ray in Lake Luzerne, New York, the Warren County Sheriff's Department confirmed. The fire broke out shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday evenin...

 2020-08-10 10:52 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Bellin Health doctor weighs in on practicing sports safely...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- As we get closer to the fall season, sports are on the minds of many in Northeast Wisconsin! As of right now, the Packers won't have fans in the stands for the first two home games. The commissioners of the Power Five conferences m...

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