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Walker officially dumps latest casino proposal

Governor Walker is formally rejecting the Menominee tribe's offer to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. He sent a letter to the tribe yesterday, saying that he won't change his mind on the proposed Kenosha casino. Walker says…

posted 2015-02-17 13:02 by WHBY

Walker wants to delay debt payment

The state would delay a debt payment to balance the current budget, under a proposal from Governor Walker. He's asking to hold off on the $108 million payment, until the next fiscal year starts in July. Dale Knapp of the…

posted 2015-02-17 13:01 by WHBY

DOT updating Hwy. 41 ramp closures

Work is continuing on the northern end of the Highway 41 expansion project in the Green Bay area, and the DOT will lay out the latest plans tonight. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they're going to have to shut down some…

posted 2015-02-17 13:00 by WHBY

Light primary turnout anticipated

Few communities in the Fox Cities have primary elections today, and local clerks aren't expecting a high turnout in the communities that do. Green Bay has the biggest race in the area, with a three-way primary for mayor. City Clerk…

posted 2015-02-17 05:05 by WHBY

Primary today for Greenville chair

Voters in Greenville will narrow the list of candidates for town chair from three to two. Incumbent chair Randy Leiker faces Jack Anderson and Mark Strobel in today's primary. Leiker is seeking a sixth, two-year term. He says there are…

posted 2015-02-17 05:04 by WHBY

Program helping Oshkosh Defense suppliers

A local group is trying to help companies rebound from the drop in military orders from the Oshkosh Corporation's defense division. Eric Fowle is the executive director of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. He says the company can…

posted 2015-02-17 05:03 by WHBY

Assembly GOP looking to cut 'red tape'

There's a push by Majority Republicans in the Assembly to find outdated and burdensome regulations. Rep. Dave Murphy of Greenville hosted the first of a series of statewide roundtables on "red tape." He says they started going through state government…

posted 2015-02-17 05:02 by WHBY

Investment to help Neenah company

A Neenah business owner hopes that a website upgrade will boost orders. WeMontage sells customized, removable wallpaper collages using a person's own pictures. Founder James Oliver says $100,000 from a Madison-based angel investment fund will help them improve their site.…

posted 2015-02-17 05:01 by WHBY


Oehlke pleads guilty in murder case

A 43-year-old man entered guilty pleas in a town of Menasha murder case. A Winnebago County judge convicted Sean Oehlke of second-degree reckless homicide and burglary, for the death of 68-year-old William Summers. Court records say he broke into Summers'…

posted 2015-02-16 13:05 by WHBY

Tests negative in 1 possible measles case

Public health officials say test results show one person in Portage County does not have the measles, and they hope to have the results on a second possible case soon. They're the only suspected cases in the state, right now,…

posted 2015-02-16 13:04 by WHBY

Menominee members keep marching

Several members of the Menominee tribe are about halfway through their walk to Madison, in hopes of convincing Governor Walker to change his mind on their Kenosha casino project. They left last Friday from Keshena. The group took off from…

posted 2015-02-16 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton 4K doing well in 2nd year

Appleton's 4-year-old kindergarten program is running well, so far. That's the feeling of Suzette Preston, the 4K program director for the school district. Preston says about 88-percent of eligible students are in the 4K program this year. She says that's…

posted 2015-02-16 13:02 by WHBY

Could it be that this time-honored tradition is falling by the wayside? Who doesn't love to pop bubble wrap? Long…
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