GREEN BAY - Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach has signed a disaster declaration for the county in the wake of Wednesday morning's storms.
County officials hope the disaster declaration can help the county and surrounding communities receive funds for cleanup.
State agencies have also begun helping those affected by the storms.
Shortly after midnight Wednesday, a tornado embedded in straight-line winds touched down in southern Brown County, southeast of Kaukauna.
The disasater declaration comes the same day that officials in neighboring Outagamie County asked for cleanup help from the National Guard.
Firefighters are battling a house fire in Kewaunee County.
Wind, snow, cold and ice played a role as firefighters battled a fire in downtown Ripon Wednesday morning.
Outagamie County's second largest employer is expanding, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The State Building Commission has approved $5 million to help build the Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence in Marinette.
Fond du Lac police have released more information about the weapons they found in the apartment of a man who was at the center of a five-hour standoff on Monday.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is announcing a public meeting has been scheduled to provide road closure and design information for the Velp Avenue interchange area.