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Green Bay Police Department Community Advisory Board receives feedback

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Police Department Community Advisory Board met tonight. “This is the Community Advisory Board meeting that we have in Green Bay,” said Chief Andrew Smith, Green Bay Police Department. “We get the chance to really listen to the community, hear what their concerns are, hear what their ideas…MORE

Thornberry Creek at Oneida hosts first-ever Winterfest on Saturday

ONEIDA, Wis. (WFRV) – Thornberry Creek at Oneida is hosting their first-ever Winterfest this coming weekend on Saturday, Feb. 27. Organizers say the event will start at 12 p.m. and will go until 5 p.m. According to a release, the family friendly event will be free for everyone to attend. Winterfest is expecting multiple activities,…MORE

Outagamie dog park scheduled to close for landfill expansion

OUTAGAMIE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Outagamie County Parks Director has announced the closure of their North Dog Park to make way for the expansion of the local landfill. The director says the closure impacts 30% of the total area in the dog park and the decision was something that had been coming for some time.…MORE

$15 minimum wage: Where the debate and alternatives stand

(NEXSTAR) – Consensus is building on Capitol Hill around an increase to the federal minimum wage, but the final passage of any legislation appears to hinge on swaying key moderate Democrats or building a bipartisan coalition in support of the pay increase. Democratic leadership wants to raise the federal floor, fixed at $7.25 hourly since…MORE

Kewaunee County Food Pantry is always ready to help the hungry

ALGOMA, Wis. (WFRV) The traumas caused by the pandemic are many. And for some, their worries revolve around having enough food to eat each day. Kris Schuller visited a food pantry in Algoma, dedicated to help the hungry along the rural Lakeshore. Inside the Kewaunee County Food Pantry – it’s distribution day. As boxes are…MORE

Local businesses bouncing back almost a year into the Covid-19 pandemic

SUAMICO, Wis.(WFRV)- It has almost been a year, since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Northeast Wisconsin. Some local businesses are bouncing back after a rough start. Willow Clothing in Suamico told Local 5’s Eric Richards in April 2020 that they had to layoff seven employees due to the crisis. Today, there is better news. “We have…MORE

Foxconn looking at building electric cars in Wisconsin

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group says it has signed a deal with a California startup to build electric cars, conceivably at Foxconn’s facilities in Wisconsin. Details of the agreement with electric car company Fisker are expected in the coming months. However, Fisker chairman and chief executive Henrik Fisker tells the Wall Street…MORE