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2014-06-18

Wis. drivers hit hard by bad credit

Car insurance can cost up to 80 percent more in Wisconsin, if you have a bad credit score. A national study by WalletHub shows that ranks 12th highest in the country. CEO Odysseas Papadimitriou says he knew insurance companies used…

posted 2014-06-18 13:01 by WHBY

DNR expanding bobcat hunting range

Hunters have been shooting and trapping bobcats for years, in the northwoods, and the DNR is expanding the bobcat hunt to the entire state this year. John Olson is an ecologist for the agency. He says bobcat numbers are growing…

posted 2014-06-18 13:00 by WHBY

Wis. storms spawned at least 6 tornadoes

Southern Wisconsin was hit by at least six tornadoes late Monday night. The National Weather Service determined two of them were in Platteville, and one of them was an EF-2. Some buildings on the U-W Platteville campus were damaged, along…

posted 2014-06-18 05:05 by WHBY

Expo center land deal progressing

A deal on the sale of an Outagamie County parking lot took another step forward yesterday, and the county's leader says it could signal the end of a three-year process. The city wants to help build an expo center on…

posted 2014-06-18 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton fire dept. wants Pierce trucks

A company from the Appleton area could become the exclusive provider of fire trucks for the Appleton fire department. Several years after the city council made a controversial decision to buy a truck from the now-closed Elite Manufacturing, in Shawano…

posted 2014-06-18 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. council delays Walmart vote

There won't be a decision on a proposed Walmart Supercenter in downtown Green Bay, for at least a month. The city council put off a vote last night to give Ald. Thomas Sladek more time to recover from a stroke.…

posted 2014-06-18 05:02 by WHBY

Both victims of Shawano Co. crash from Marion

Authorities are releasing the names of the victims of yesterday's deadly crash, near Shawano. The Shawano County sheriff's department says 73-year-old Dennis Schmandt and 71-year-old Sally Schmandt died after a rollover accident, on Highway 29. Both are from Marion.

posted 2014-06-18 05:01 by WHBY

Most campaign donations from outside districts

A report from a government watchdog group shows that most of the money state lawmakers raised last year came from donors who lived outside of their district. Wisconsin Democracy Campaign executive director Mike McCabe says the study examined personal donations…

posted 2014-06-18 05:00 by WHBY

FDA to push lower salt levels

The FDA wants to reduce salt in food, and a local dietician is looking forward to seeing the plans. The agency is working on voluntary guidelines for food companies and restaurants. Angelica Gronke is a dietician for ThedaCare, and she…

posted 2014-06-18 04:59 by WHBY

2014-06-17

Brewers Keep Cool in Comeback Victory

Johnathan Lucroy's grand slam in the top of the 7th inning turned a 4-3 deficit into a 7-4 lead as Milwaukee beat Arizona 7-5 Tuesday night at Chase Field.  Lucroy didn't waste anytime as he took D-Backs reliever Brad Ziegler's…

posted 2014-06-17 23:41:47 by WHBY

Panel endorses expo center site deal

A proposed agreement between Outagamie County and Appleton, for the site of the proposed expo center, took another step forward. The county's finance committee unanimously approved the $2 million offer from the city, this morning. The city wants to buy…

posted 2014-06-17 16:05 by WHBY

Missing Peshtigo man died in moped crash

Authorities say a 30-year-old missing Peshtigo man was killed in a moped crash. The Oconto County sheriff's department says someone saw a moped in a ditch, just before noon yesterday. Deputies say a body was nearby. Kelly Peters was reported…

posted 2014-06-17 16:04 by WHBY

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