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Light The Night market returns to downtown Appleton

Light The Night market returns to downtown Appleton

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Light the Night Market was back for its second year in downtown Appleton. The event brings thousands of people to Appleton closing down a long stretch of College Avenue from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday. It features a wide variety of vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment. Local 5…

Motorcyclist in Wisconsin arrested after speeding away from hit-and-run

PORTAGE, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities say they arrested a motorcyclist in Wisconsin after he led deputies on two separate pursuits, the second coming after a hit-and-run incident. According to a release from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, deputies attempted to stop a motorcycle on Friday, May 17 after they reportedly observed it driving erratically and…

Rainy start to the new week, strong thunderstorm potential Tuesday

Rainy start to the new week, strong thunderstorm potential Tuesday

The latest northeast Wisconsin weather forecast from Storm Team 5… Two days of rain to start the week, then the weather will get much nicer as the week goes on. Rain and a few grumbles of thunder in the morning, then coverage of the showers will favor the southern/lakeshore counties for the second half of…

Crews on scene for 6 hours during Wrightstown house fire

WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities say crews were on the scene of a house fire for six hours early Saturday morning in Wrightstown. According to a release from the Wrightstown Fire Department, firefighters responded at 1:15 a.m. for reports of a fire at a home on the 300 block of Main Street. “She inspired me”:…

“She inspired me”: Mother & Son graduate from FVTC

“She inspired me”: Mother & Son graduate from FVTC

OSHKOSH Wis. WFRV – More than 1100 students graduated from Fox Valley Technical College, Maureen Fogarty received her degree alongside her son.  “Yes, I am I’m so excited, I’m more excited for him than I am for myself, I mean he’s young he’s got his whole life ahead of him, but he’s my son I’m just extremely proud and happy…

Historic Tarlton Theatre presents First Annual Piano Painting Festival

Historic Tarlton Theatre presents First Annual Piano Painting Festival

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Celebrating the painting of pianos across our community, five donated pianos were moved to public locations throughout Green Bay in partnership with five neighborhood associations for the Tarlton Theatre’s “Keys to the City” event. “What inspired this is we wanted to be able to bring affordable, accessible art and cultural…