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The Latest: Marinette County continuing free COVID-19 testing

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Coronavirus Testing Center sign, seen May 12, 2020. (WLUK)

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Northeast Wisconsin:

5:57 p.m.

Marinette County will continue community testing on Wednesday and Thursday, or until test kits are gone.

Testing is free to anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

900 test kits that were made available for the Crivitz testing site, officials say 200 tests were given out Tuesday.

5:30 p.m.

Appleton confirms one resident has tested positive for COVID-19 since yesterday. There are 55 confirmed cases in the city. 34 people are currently in isolation. One person has died from the virus.

5:05 p.m.

Winnebago County has reported an additional positive COVID-19 case. The county now has 86 confirmed cases and 1,892 negative test results.

3:26 p.m.

Future Neenah says its 28th annual Farmers Market at Shattuck Park will start June 13. The downtown Neenah market will occur every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, running through Oct. 17.

Some things will look differently this year due to COVID-19. Local vendors will have fresh produce and food prepackaged and the events will be without craft vendors, music and activities to discourage gathering.

Future Neenah says Farmers Markets have been deemed an essential service.

12:53 p.m.

The Townsend Volunteer Fire Department says it has canceled this year's Fourth of July celebration. It will still be mailing out raffle tickets in early June, with the drawing taking place online.

11:10 a.m.

The first day at a community coronavirus testing site in the Fox Valley yielded 162 tests, according to the Outagamie County Executive's Office.

Testing Monday and Tuesday was open only to those identified by local health departments in Outagamie, Calumet and Winnebago counties. Wednesday through Friday, testing is open to anyone age 5 and older who is experiencing at least one symptom of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.

The testing location is at Fox Valley Technical College. More information is available online.


10:20 a.m.

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have canceled this year's Brats, Beer and Beethoven concert.

The free event was to be held July 10 at Fox Cities Stadium.

"While this is heartbreaking for us, our number one concern is the safety of our musicians and our audience," Jamie LaFreniere, Executive Director for Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, said in a news release. "Once restrictions lift, we will be back to making music in our community. We’re already looking forward to our next Brats, Beer, and Beethoven at the stadium and we will definitely plan for that next season."

9:45 a.m.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is honoring its graduates with virtual events.

The college has posted videos on YouTube commemorating its more than 2,100 graduates.

A virtual graduation ceremony is set for June 26.

Spring graduates are invited to walk in the winter ceremony Dec. 17 at the Resch Center, provided in-person gatherings are allowed at that time.

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