MADISON, Wis. (WFRV) - The Government Accountability Board says it was a record breaking day at the polls for a regular gubernatorial election on November 4th. Wisconsin's chief election official Kevin Kennedy says this year's turnout was 54.25 percent, with nearly 2.4 million voter cast ballots in the election. Kennedy says the previous record was 52.4 percent in 1962. This
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) - Appleton City Election Officials say they saw a strong turnout for the November 4th election. They say turnout was 72.94%, and a total of 29,702 cast ballots in the city. Governor Walker carried the city with 15,459 votes to 13,725 for challenger Mary Burke. No problems were reported but City Clerk staff note there was a
(WFRV) -- The CBS crime drama 'Stalker' depicts a problem that's all too real - stalking. 6.6 million people are stalked each year in the United States. So what is talking? Legally, its a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. It's a crime in all fifty states - and a
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) An annual event will have people out running early in the day on Thanksgiving. Expectations are high for the 7th annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot. Its become a Thanksgiving Day tradition; a way to bond with family while supporting the community where the runners live. Bright and early Thanksgiving Day morning Cory Kralovetz will line up outside
MENASHA, WI. - As bells ring out across the Fox Valley, the clink of donations has been quieter than usual. "We're about 6,000 dollars behind last year at this time, so we're falling a little behind," says Major Ed Jarvis. "We're hoping that now that Thanksgiving is here it will pick up, and we'll pick that up." The army
Green Bay (WFRV) You can be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed at fighting arthritis! The Jingle Bell run/walk is a fun festive way to kick off your holiday by helping others. Participants are encouraged to wear holiday themed costumes--tie jingle bells to their shoelaces-- or whatever they can dream up. The run also raises money to
(Ivanhoe Newswire) CLEVELAND, Ohio -- More than 76-thousand Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma this year. If it's not caught early, this type of skin cancer can be deadly. Doctors used to rely on biopsies to make a diagnosis, but now there's a much less painful way. Spotting melanoma is easier than ever. The beach, the pool, the bed…there are
In an effort to help raise the level of Ag literacy among Green Bay Middle School students, The brown county dairy promotion committee along with UW extension set up a farm to plate program. The day started by visiting a couple farms and ended with the students making their own personal pizza. In between the student were made aware of all the opportunities available in Ag related careers.
Speculation has been high on what interest rates will do in 2015. With agriculture being such a capital intense industry any movement in the interest rate is always of high interest. That is why more than a few farm broadcasters showed interest in the Farm Credit opinion poll from their CFO on what they feel interest rates will do in 2015.
WALLACE, MI. (WFRV ) Harvey Arkens was drafted into the U.S. Army when he finished high school during World War Two. But he wouldn't be inducted for another year because of a deferment requested by his father. "Help on the farm. Yeah. Well the two older brothers were gone," Arkens remembers. The following year, 1944, Arkens went through basic training.
GREEN BAY, Wis (WFRV) Our Hometown Hero this week was a multi-tasker aboard an aircraft carrier during Vietnam. Grant Hoffman proved to be a morale booster and averted a disaster at sea. Local Five's Terry Kovarik has his story.
NEENAH, Wisc. (WFRV) A Fox Valley organization is helping parents in their darkest moments. "Touched by an Angel" was started back in April by Neonatologist, Debbie Hermes. Along with a group of volunteer seamstresses, Debbie began sewing repurposed wedding dresses into angel gowns and pockets. The angel gowns were then given to parents who experienced pregnancy or infant loss. "We