GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)-- President Obama’s push to raise the minimum wage at Laborfest in Milwaukee Monday is energizing the Democratic base across the state. “It’s going to help a lot of people. It’s going to grow the economy because those people will have money to spend,” said Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay Several Democrats met outside of Costco,
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) - Most people never leave home without it. "I'm on my phone a lot," said Jessica Groh. "I have a lot of pictures on my phone and I normally upload them to Facebook or Instagram and just share them to people," said Brooke Iserloth. But what about things you want to keep private? Banking information, emails,
WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wisc. (WFRV) - The name of the teenager killed in a two-vehicle crash this weekend has been released. Authorities say, 17-year-old Alicia Haase of Neenah was killed when the SUV she was in collided with a car on County Road Double I in Winnebago County. Four others were also in the SUV and have since been treated for
Green Bay (WFRV) Getting hands on training is very important in the medical field. Sometimes real life medical emergencies can be difficult to come by. So medical personnel have to practice on robotic mannequins. Advanced patient simulators can cry, bleed, convulse, go into cardiac arrest and do any number of things that humans do when their bodies are malfunctioning. They're
SAN ANSELMO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Two out of every three people diagnosed with cancer today survive at least five years, and the right food may have a lot to do with winning that battle. It's called Magic Mineral Broth and this batch is in the making. Julie Burford oversees a group pf teens prepping meals for people dealing with
The threads that make up the tapestry of Wisconsin Agriculture has been sewn through the dedication, innovation and commitment of hard working farm families. Today we recognize a brown county farm family that has farming the land and milking the cows since 1864.
Although no longer the can't miss event of the summer, County fairs continue to draw thousands through the gates. What are fairs doing to remain competitive for that entertainment dollar? And how have the exhibits and educational aspect of the fairs changed with the times? Bob Williams who has been both an advocate and educator to fair association shares his thoughts on the
(WFRV) TOWN OF WAUTOMA--This week's "Hometown Hero" served as an electrian aboard an aircraft carrier during peacetime and became a business owner and weather spotter for Local Five. Now J-Smith is working to help reconnect disabled veterans with the outdoors. Local Five's Terry Kovarik has his story.
OSHKOSH (WFRV) Rick Barry found it hard to get a higher education. So he set another course: Flying choppers to supply the U.S. troops in Vietnam. And as Local Five's Terry Kovarik reports, this week's "Hometown Hero" is helping other veterans keep their stories alive for future generations.
MANITOWOC, Wisc. (WFRV) A Manitowoc woman with ALS is fighting for her life and raising awareness of the debilitating disease. Bernette Seiler and her family share their story in this week's Helping Hand. "Walk to Defeat ALS" will be held this Saturday in Manitowoc. It's an effort to raise funds for ALS research. Bernette will be the honored guest. Below is information about