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2015-08-19

Lawmaker wants excess Lambeau tax revenue for Brown County

Returning excess revenue from the Brown County stadium sales tax which ends next month is the goal of a bill by a state lawmaker. Representative David Steffen (R-Howard) introduced a bill Tuesday which would pay back over $17 million to…

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Driver in double fatal Shawano County crash had license revoked

Court records show that a driver who caused a double fatal crash in Shawano County last week didn’t have a valid driver’s license due to a previous drunk driving conviction. Authorities say 42-year-old Tony Garvey was driving a pickup truck…

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Doctor’s death in Door County ruled a suicide

The mystery surrounding the disappearance and death of a Fox Valley doctor has ended. The Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that the manner of death of Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside of Grand Chute was suicide. Door County Sheriff Chief Deputy…

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FoodShare photo ID bill gets hearing

A Wisconsin lawmaker wants to add photo ID to state issued QUEST cards used to for FoodShare purchases. State Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) says there could be millions in FoodShare fraud. “The USDA says 1.3 percent is the national average,”…

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Menominee Tribe votes on marijuana legalization

A Wisconsin tribe is voting this week on marijuana legalization. The Menominee Tribe in northeastern Wisconsin is voting Wednesday and Thursday on whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. “We continue to look for revenue sources,” said Tribal…

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