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2015-09-29

Teen killed in crash was riding in car

Investigators say the 16-year-old girl who was killed in a rollover crash in Greenville last Friday was riding in the car. Emily Nickel was a student at Hortonville high school. The Outagamie County sheriff's department says four 16-year-old girls were…

posted 2015-09-29 15:03 by WHBY

More LU students volunteering

Almost half of Lawrence University students participate in some type of volunteer activity, even if it isn't required for their classes. That's according to university president Mark Burstein. He presented the Appleton school's seventh annual Report to the Community this…

posted 2015-09-29 15:02 by WHBY

Ribble not surprised by GE decision

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin says news that GE is closing its Waukesha factory, is not too surprising. The plant produces wind turbines, and company officials say they need the services of the Export-Import Bank, to function. The federal government…

posted 2015-09-29 15:01 by WHBY

Egg prices up over 70% from last year

The price for a dozen eggs jumped 72 percent over the last year, following an outbreak of the bird flu. The survey from Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation shows eggs are $2.94 per dozen, on average. Federation spokesman Casey Langan. He…

posted 2015-09-29 15:00 by WHBY

FVTC students in world plumbing contest

Some Wisconsin plumbing students hope to improve access to clean water, at a school in India, in early November. They're going to the country, for the World Plumbing Challenge. Fox Valley Technical College student Adam Koenigs  says they'll work with…

posted 2015-09-29 14:59 by WHBY

Casper honored by State Patrol

The State Patrol is honoring a fallen trooper from Kiel. Twenty-one-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper was killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect in Fond du Lac, in March. Casper's family was on hand yesterday to receive Medal of…

posted 2015-09-29 05:05 by WHBY

LU dropping application fee

There won't be a fee to apply to Lawrence University. The Appleton school is dropping the $40 application charge for the next school year. Dean of admissions Ken Anselment says they don't want the fee to be a barrier to…

posted 2015-09-29 05:04 by WHBY

Domestic violence claimed 35 lives in 2014

A report shows there were warning signs before nearly all of the 35 domestic violence murders in Wisconsin in 2014. Tony Gibart of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin says many of the victims reported previous death threats, or they believed that…

posted 2015-09-29 05:03 by WHBY

Group wants non-candidate on high court

The leader of a government watchdog group says Governor Walker should avoid certain judges, when filling a vacancy on the state Supreme Court. Governor Walker is asking for applicants to complete the term of Justice Patrick Crooks. Crooks died a…

posted 2015-09-29 05:02 by WHBY

DNR holding open house on bike plan today

The DNR is working on an online map to help long-distance cyclists plot routes across the state. Officials are showing off their progress today in Grand Chute. Brigit Brown is the agency's state trails coordinator. She says they started by…

posted 2015-09-29 05:00 by WHBY

2015-09-28

Crash takes life of Hortonville student

The 16-year-old girl killed in a crash last Friday in Greenville was a Hortonville high school student. Emily Nickel was in a car that crashed on School Road, east of Manley Road. Two other 16-year-old girls were also hurt in…

posted 2015-09-28 14:30 by WHBY

Nelson hopes patrol project moves forward

Outagamie County's leader is hoping the state keeps its plans on track for a new State Patrol regional headquarters. County Executive Tom Nelson wants to build a joint facility with the Outagamie County sheriff's department. Because of state budget cuts,…

posted 2015-09-28 13:05 by WHBY

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