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 2020-11-28 18:48 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Bullet hits Fond Du Lac County home after hunter fired at deer...

SPRINGVALE (WLUK)-- Fond Du Lac Sheriff's say a bullet struck a home along Pommering road Friday morning after a hunter fired at a deer. Deputies say they received a call about the incident at approximately 8:21 a. m. from a resident who said they hea...

 2020-11-28 17:40 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Three vehicle crash in town of Eldorado in Fond Du Lac County on Friday...

ELDORADO (WLUK)-- A three vehicle crash near the town of Eldorado left one with minor injuries Friday afternoon. Fond Du Lac Sheriff's say that a 60-year old man struck two vehicles along Interstate-41 northbound near Sales road. A 28-year old man was...

 2020-11-27 04:45 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

GoFundMe created for family of woman killed in Sun Prairie crash...

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A GoFundMe page has been created for the family of the woman who was struck during a fatal crash Monday afternoon in Sun Prairie. The woman, who has been identified as Julie Nelson, died from injuries suffered in the crash. Nelso...

 2020-11-27 04:41 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Despite tough year, family keeps iconic Thanksgiving tradition alive...

CAZENOVIA, Wis. With the pandemic, Thanksgiving is looking a lot different for many families, may it be because they're celebrating virtually, staying home or eating with an empty seat at the dinner table. A Cazenovia family is getting creative to kee...

 2020-11-27 03:35 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

North Pole Christmas Village opens at new location...

TOWN OF RANTOUL, Wis. (WLUK) -- The Christmas spirit is alive and well this Thanksgiving. Thursday was the opening day for the North Pole Christmas Village near Chilton in the Town of Rantoul. The Christmas display was formerly in Kaukauna. Mariah Schiede...

 2020-11-27 02:28 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Pandemic doesn't stop volunteers from serving Thanksgiving meals in Oshkosh...

OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- The coronavirus pandemic couldn't stop some people from making a difference on Thanksgiving. Volunteers gave of their time to come out to serve up hundreds of Thanksgiving meals in Oshkosh at Father Carr's Place 2B. "My paren...

 2020-11-27 00:38 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

More than 350 Thanksgiving meals delivered to elderly, homebound in Madison...

MADISON, Wis. Volunteers led by the Door Creek Church and NewBridge in Madison delivered about 367 meals cooked by LJ's Sports Tavern and Grill to individuals around the community on Thanksgiving Day. It's not an easy day for the elderly and homeb...

 2020-11-26 23:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

'I know better days are coming': Bidens share special Thanksgiving message...

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill shared a special message on Thanksgiving, acknowledging the hardships and sacrifices Americans have dealt with this year. "We know that a small act of staying home is a gift to our f...

 2020-11-26 22:49 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Downtown restaurant offers meals, essential items to those in need on Thanksgiving...

MADISON, Wis. — A downtown Madison bar offered meals and other essential items on Thanksgiving to those experiencing homelessness. The giveaway at Hawk's Bar and Grill was organized by Urban Triage, The Black Men Coalition of Dane County and Bea...

 2020-11-26 22:30 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

The CEO of a major health system left the company after he said he wouldn't wear a mask...

The CEO of a national health system abruptly left the company after telling employees he wouldn't wear a mask because he'd already had Covid-19. In an email to over 50,000 staff last week, Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft said he didn't ne...

 2020-11-26 21:51 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Seven-day positivity rate holds steady, health officials confirm 58 more COVID deaths...

MADISON, Wis. — State and county health officials confirmed 4,520* cases of the coronavirus on Thanksgiving as the state's seven-day positivity rate remained largely unchanged. Since the start of the pandemic, 374,975* Wisconsinites have contrac...

 2020-11-26 21:12 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Second stimulus check: President-elect Biden's thoughts on $1,200 payments...

WLAX/WEUX | Coronavirus relief will likely be one of the first things on Biden...

 2020-11-26 19:55 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Lake Geneva police arrest man accused of stabbing woman in neck at Walmart...

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. — A man was arrested in connection with a stabbing at a Walworth County Walmart, according to a news release. Officers were sent to the Walmart on 201 N. Edwards Blvd. in Lake Geneva for a report of a stabbing incident. The release...

 2020-11-26 19:44 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

In 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with religious groups over Covid-19 restrictions in NY...

In a 5-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court sided with religious organizations in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions put in place by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo limiting the number of people attending religious services. The case is the latest pitting religiou...

 2020-11-26 19:40 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Police search for vehicles involved in Beltline shots fired incident...

MONONA, Wis. — Police are asking for information about two vehicles believed to be involved in a Wednesday night shots fired incident on the Beltline. According to the Monona Police Department, officers responded at 7:41 p. m. to reports of shots be...

 2020-11-26 19:38 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Police recover 3 shell casings following reports of shots fired on Madison's north side...

MADISON, Wis. — Police recovered three 9mm shell casings in the 50 block of Northridge Terrace on Wednesday night. Officers responded to the area around 10:41 p. m. for multiple reports of shots fired. Responding officers later recovered the shell c...

 2020-11-26 19:36 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Milwaukee police: Teenager shot and killed...

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police have reported that a teenager was shot and killed. The 17-year-old received life-saving efforts at the scene of the shooting, but died. Police are investigating the shooting, which occurred in the Lincoln Village neighbo...

 2020-11-26 15:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Court: Ex-cop can try to rescind plea in suitcase death...

MADISON, Wis. — A former suburban Milwaukee police officer who pleaded guilty in the killings of a woman in Minnesota and another in Wisconsin can keep trying to rescind his guilty plea in Wisconsin. Steven Zelich, of West Allis, pleaded guilty to r...

 2020-11-26 14:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

MPD: Elderly woman's car, purse stolen while making food donation...

MADISON, Wis. — An elderly woman's car and purse were stolen while she was donating to a Madison food pantry Wednesday morning, officials said. The theft happened on the 1400 block of Prairie Road just before 10:30 a. m. , according to an incide...

 2020-11-26 07:35 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Appleton PD investigating robbery at AT&T store, looking for suspect...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Appleton police are investigating an armed robbery that happened just before 8 P. M. Wednesday. Police say it happened in the 3300 block of E. Calumet St. at the AT&T store. Employees say a man entered the store showing a gun and left t...

 2020-11-26 07:28 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

1 woman dies after crashing into a firetruck working on another crash...

LAWRENCE (WLUK) -- The Hobart Lawrence Police and Fire say they were working on a crash scene on I-41 Southbound, north of CTH S just before 10:30 p. m. Wednesday. Police say another crash happened just north of the first crash. A sport vehicle crashed in...

 2020-11-26 04:21 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Santa spreading Christmas spirit through Appleton this holiday season...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- This year would have marked Appleton's 50th Christmas parade. But, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was cancelled. The parade committee found a different way to bring the spirit of the season to kids across the city. The Christma...

 2020-11-26 04:11 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

'2020 has not been good to the industry': Bars, restaurants turn to fundraising to make it...

MADISON, Wis. With the number of coronavirus cases rising and temperatures in Wisconsin dipping, many small businesses will be thankful if they can get through the winter. "It's a strange world now," said Ken Boll, owner of Cask & Ale, a whisk...

 2020-11-26 04:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Holiday travel trends show fewer people flying, more people driving...

MADISON, Wis. The American Automobile Association considers the day before Thanksgiving the busiest travel day of they year, but that may not be the case this year. Director of Public Affairs at AAA, Nick Jarmusz, said travel is down all together, but spe...

 2020-11-26 02:53 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

'They're still sacrificing': Madison veteran remembered as death toll climbs...

Hunting alone in the woods with her husband's pictureand his memoryis where Faye Quinlan finds solace in the chaotic aftermath of planning after his death. The flags at their shared cabin in Jackson County, far removed from her Madison home, are at ha...

 2020-11-26 02:08 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Brown County restaurants seeing mixed results with Thanksgiving takeout offerings...

BROWN COUNTY (WLUK) -- The unique circumstances with this Thanksgiving are providing a mixed bag for area restaurants. Some are using the holiday to make up for lost revenue during the pandemic. Others won't be seeing the business they normally do. Ir...

 2020-11-26 01:49 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Green Bay man charged with possessing meth, firearm...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) --A Green Bay has been charged as part of an initiative to tackle violent crime in the city. John Yang has been accused of possessing meth with the intent to distribute it to others. He is also charged with possessing a firearm as a convi...

 2020-11-26 00:26 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

GOP voters sue to throw out Wisconsin election, lawmakers on both sides say 'slim chance'...

(WLUK) -- As recount workers head into Thanksgiving, fact checking ballots, Republican voters and the nonprofit group Wisconsin Voters Alliance are trying to stop votes from being certified. Both Democrats and Republicans in the state assembly are weighin...

 2020-11-26 00:06 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Police seeking information on missing Omro man...

OMRO (WLUK) -- Omro police are investigating a case involving a missing man. David Hale of Omro has not been seen or heard from since Nov. 17, the day his family last had contact with him. Police say Hale doesn't have a vehicle and relies on others fo...

 2020-11-26 00:03 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Biden transition team 'encouraged by progress'...

WLAX/WEUX | After weeks of delays and stonewalling by the Trump Administration, President-elect Joe Biden...

 2020-11-25 23:38 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Trump pardons Flynn, taking direct aim at Russia probe...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias. Trump ann...

 2020-11-25 23:29 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Organizations find unique ways to feed the community on Thanksgiving...

(WLUK) -- The Christian Outreach Thanksgiving Ministry typically serves a couple thousand meals to those in need at Lambeau Field. They still will this year, but they will serve all of their meals in to-go boxes. "Instead of seating 900 in the atrium,...

 2020-11-25 23:12 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wreaths Across America back on after threat of cancelation...

WLAX/WEUX | An annual holiday event honoring our nation...

 2020-11-25 23:08 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

2 killed in car vs. semi crash in Manitowoc Co....

MANITOWOC COUNTY (WLUK) -- Two people were killed in a car vs. semi crash Wednesday in Manitowoc County. The Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office tells FOX 11 a call was received around 2:15 p. m. of the crash at County Highway X and County Highway A. A ...

 2020-11-25 22:52 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Green Bay children's museum distributes totes as part of fundraiser...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Children's Museum of Green Bay handed out plenty of Turkey Totes Wednesday, filled with all sorts of extra STUFF-ing. Families could purchase the totes over the past few weeks. They were created for children between the ages of...

 2020-11-25 22:41 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

DHS launches campaign to recruit health care workers citing shortage in state's workforce...

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is launching a new multimedia campaign to recruit Wisconsinites into the health care field as the coronavirus continues to overwhelm health care workers statewide. DHS officials said they a...

 2020-11-25 22:28 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

5K+ new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wisconsin; 7-day positivity rate sees slight decrease...

MADISON, Wis. — With Thanksgiving one day away, Wisconsin has reported thousands of more COVID-19 cases throughout the state. Health officials confirmed 5,025* new cases of the virus, a noticeable decline from Tuesday's count. The amount is also...

 2020-11-25 22:02 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Doctor: The current US testing strategy isn't working...

WLAX/WEUX | Dr. Gary Procop with The Cleveland Clinic said the current testing strategy, which is on a state-by-state basis, isn...

 2020-11-25 20:44 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

First at-home coronavirus test: What you need to know...

WLAX/WEUX | Americans soon won...

 2020-11-25 20:42 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

More than 50 Million People Are Dealing with Hunger...

WLAX/WEUX | I'm Betsy Jibben with today's AgDay Minute. A new study projects more than 50-million Americans will deal with hunger this year. That number coming from Feeding America. It's much higher than the 35-million people dealing with hung...

 2020-11-25 19:58 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

City of Madison to fly Ho-Chunk Nation flag at municipal building...

MADISON, Wis. — The City of Madison began to fly the Ho-Chunk Nation flag on Wednesday in front of the Madison Municipal Building on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to a release. Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway signed a proclamation on Wednesday f...

 2020-11-25 19:55 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin tourism secretary resigning to take private job...

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's tourism secretary is planning to resign. Gov. Tony Evers' office announced Wednesday that Sara Meaney will leave her position next month to take a job outside of state government. Department of Tourism Deputy Secr...

 2020-11-25 19:53 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

2021 state park admission stickers go on sale Tuesday...

MADISON, Wis. — State park stickers and state trail passes for 2021 go on sale Tuesday. State park stickers cost $28 for Wisconsin residents and $38 for non-residents. An annual pass provides access to Wisconsin's more than 60 state parks, fores...

 2020-11-25 19:51 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Sun Prairie Police investigate shooting in area of Hunters Trail...

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — The area of Hunters Trail at O'Keefe Avenue in Sun Prairie has reopened after a police investigation into gun shots Tuesday night. Sun Prairie police say officers were sent to the 800 block of Hunters Trail at 6:35 p. m. Tues...

 2020-11-25 19:50 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Victim in fatal Sun Prairie crash identified as wife of MPD officer...

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — An off-duty Madison police officer and her wife were the two pedestrians struck during a fatal crash Monday afternoon in Sun Prairie. According to the Sun Prairie Police Department, the off-duty officer and her wife were walking ...

 2020-11-25 18:41 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Viral Arkansas police officer on a mission to make a difference...

WLAX/WEUX | A central Arkansas police officer has garnered a social media following of more than 1 million on Instagram for his brand of community policing....

 2020-11-25 18:04 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

NFL player Isaiah Crowell gives back to his hometown...

WLAX/WEUX | COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) An NFL running back is in his hometown of Columbus giving away turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving. Former Carver football star and current NFL player Isaiah Crowell teamed up with Feed the Crow Foundation and Safe House Ministr...

 2020-11-25 17:58 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Why do we eat this? Origin stories behind 3 notorious Thanksgiving sides...

WLAX/WEUX | How did green bean casserole come to be? Who thought the Thanksgiving meal was just a canned log of cranberry jelly away from perfection? And how did all those marshmallows end up on the sweet potatoes?...

 2020-11-25 17:44 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Utah monolith already attracting crowds locals worried about people's safety and damage to the land...

WLAX/WEUX | It only took a few hours before people found the location of the Utah monolith and showed up to take pictures....

 2020-11-25 17:24 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at 60...

WLAX/WEUX | Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his lawyer said....

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