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2015-03-30

Charges filed in Beck murder case

Fond du Lac County authorities say a fresh analysis of evidence in a nearly 25-year-old cold case led to the break they needed to charge a man with the murder. Fond du Lac County deputies arrested 61-year-old Dennis Brantner last…

posted 2015-03-30 13:05 by WHBY

Bill sets rules for ride-sharing companies

A proposal would create statewide rules for ride-sharing companies, like Uber. Rep. Tyler August helped introduce a bill today. It would require background checks for drivers, and commercial insurance coverage of $1 million for each driver. The Lake Geneva Republican…

posted 2015-03-30 13:04 by WHBY

Group: Tax break shifts burden to homeowners

A statewide group is raising concerns about a proposed tax break for businesses. Jerry Deschane of the League of Municipalities is reacting to a plan to eliminate personal property taxes, and some state payments to local governments. He says the…

posted 2015-03-30 13:03 by WHBY

De Pere schools holding referendum

There are two referendum questions on next week's ballot in the De Pere school district. Sup. Benjamin Villaruel says they're asking for $7.1 million for maintenance projects. He says they would spend $3 million to replace the roofs on a…

posted 2015-03-30 13:02 by WHBY

Badgers Final Four tickets sold fast

The Wisconsin Alumni Association usually offers fan packages to Badgers football bowl games, but tickets for next weekend's Final Four are much more difficult to come by. Jeff Wendorf is the group's vice president of alumni relations. He says the…

posted 2015-03-30 13:01 by WHBY

Hundreds remember fallen trooper

The memorial service for a state trooper drew about 1,000 people, including police officers from around the state and nation. Twenty-one-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper was killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect, last Tuesday, in Fond du Lac.…

posted 2015-03-30 05:05 by WHBY

Work starting on Oneida St. bridge

Orange barrels will be on Appleton's Oneida Street bridge for at least five months, while DOT crews work on a significant project. Spokesman Kim Rudat says they'll be putting new concrete on the bridge...and adding bike lanes. The project starts…

posted 2015-03-30 05:04 by WHBY

Home sales sluggish early in year

Realtors are hoping warmer spring weather can kickstart a sluggish housing market. Economist Dave Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales are up a bit from last year, but the frigid weather that ushered in 2014 led to very…

posted 2015-03-30 05:03 by WHBY

Hearing focuses on Tomah VA clinic

The reported problems with overprescribing drugs at the Tomah VA clinic will be in the spotlight today. Members of U.S. Senate and House committees are holding a joint hearing in Tomah. Democratic Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse says overall,…

posted 2015-03-30 05:02 by WHBY

2015-03-27

Arrest made in Berit Beck cold case

The Fond du Lac county sheriff's department arrested a 61-year-old Kenosha man for the nearly 25-year-old murder of a woman whose body was found in a ditch weeks after she disappeared. Fond du Lac County Sheriff Mick Fink says Dennis…

posted 2015-03-27 16:19:47 by WHBY

Trooper's killer was wanted in Michigan

Michigan authorities say the man who died in a shootout with a state trooper in Fond du Lac was wanted, on a misdemeanor assault charge. They say the charge came from an incident last Christmas Day between 38-year-old Steven Snyder…

posted 2015-03-27 13:05 by WHBY

Manawa man dies after bus crash

The Waupaca County sheriff's department says the man who crashed into the back of a New London school bus on Tuesday, died from his injuries. Deputies say 19-year-old Edgar Soriano of Manawa rear-ended the bus on Highway 54, and his…

posted 2015-03-27 13:04 by WHBY

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