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Fitzgerald thinks speed limit bill will pass

It sounds like there's support in the Senate for a proposal to raise the speed limit to 70. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says there seems to be more than enough to get it done. He says the increase on…

posted 2015-03-09 05:01 by WHBY

Speeding leads list of traffic convictions

The most popular ticket for police to hand out to drivers in Wisconsin last year was for speeding. Brad Babler of the DMV says there were over 700,000 speeding convictions. He says the most common was for going 11 to…

posted 2015-03-09 05:00 by WHBY


Fremont police investigate deadly stabbing

Fremont police are questioning a 43-year-old Fremont woman about a fatal stabbing. They say someone reported a stabbing at an apartment complex in the 300 block of Jefferson Street, around 2:45 a.m. Officers found a 43-year-old Fremont man dead. Investigators…

posted 2015-03-06 13:05 by WHBY

Harrison house destroyed by fire

It took about an hour for firefighters to get a house fire under control last night, in the village of Harrison. Kevin Kloehn is Harrison's fire chief. He says the blaze started around 10:15 p.m. on Dogwood Lane when a…

posted 2015-03-06 13:04 by WHBY

Harrison Ford has strong ties to EAA

It looks like actor Harrison Ford is going to be OK, after his single-engine plane crashed yesterday in California, and EAA officials hope to see him again at AirVenture soon. EAA spokesman Dick Knapinski says Ford gets to AirVenture when…

posted 2015-03-06 13:03 by WHBY

Water plant site could be link for trails

The site of Appleton's former water treatment plant could become a key piece in linking the flats to the downtown, through trails. The city council decided earlier this week to officially declare the property along the Fox River as park…

posted 2015-03-06 13:02 by WHBY

Green Bay film festival starts tonight

The Green Bay Film Festival is celebrating its fifth year, this weekend, and an organizer says they have 79 films lined up, over three days. Festival director Cyndee Sweetland says the first film in a science fiction comedy, and it…

posted 2015-03-06 13:01 by WHBY

Stoneyard holding Charlie Knuth benefit

Organizers hope to raise thousands of dollars tonight, during a benefit for a Darboy boy, with a rare skin disease. Marty Pingel is helping organize the Charlie Knuth benefit at the Stoneyard, on Eisenhower Drive. He says much of the…

posted 2015-03-06 13:00 by WHBY

Chisel holding songwriting workshops

Songwriters, and beginners, will get a chance to learn from a Nashville musician in Appleton this weekend. Mile of Music co-founder Cory Chisel is hosting workshops, tomorrow and Sunday, at Riverview Gardens. It's part of his "Songs by the River"…

posted 2015-03-06 12:59 by WHBY

Local schools competing at state mock trial

Four teams from high schools in the Appleton and Green Bay areas will participate in the state mock trial competition tomorrow in Madison. Appleton Xavier is returning again, for what coach Alex Wolf says is about the 15th straight year.…

posted 2015-03-06 12:58 by WHBY

Assembly passes right-to-work bill

A marathon session in the Assembly over the right-to-work bill is over. Majority Republicans sent the proposal to Governor Walker's desk, on a 62-35 vote. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says union members will still be part of a union, once…

posted 2015-03-06 09:45 by WHBY

Former treatment site becomes parkland

The city of Appleton tore down its former water treatment plant, in the flats, several years ago, and now it's officially considered park land. Ald. Patti Coenen helped push for the designation. The site is to the west of the…

posted 2015-03-06 05:05 by WHBY

Skyscanner surveyed more than 700 travelers to find out what they've forgotten in their haste to deplane. While most items…
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Training camp will start this morning for the Packers. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy met with the media on Wednesday.…
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