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2014-03-11

Absentee voting restrictions to move forward

In-person absentee voting would be limited to weekdays, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. during the two weeks before an election, under a bill debated by the Senate tonight. Republican Senator Glen Grothman of West Bend authored the bill. He…

posted 2014-03-11 21:43:07 by WHBY

Bucks fall short against the Timberwolves

The Milwaukee Bucks were knocked off by the Minnesota Timberwolves losing 112-101 at the Target Center on Tuesday night.  Brandon Knight led the way with 21 points,  Nate Wolters added 14 points and Zaza Pachulia tallied 9 points along with…

posted 2014-03-11 21:40:56 by WHBY

Calumet Co. panel recommends interim admin.

Calumet County's health and human services director could soon become the interim county administrator. The county board's administrative services committee recommended appointing Todd Romenesko to that position. He's worked for the county for 17 years. County board chairman Bill Barribeau…

posted 2014-03-11 15:58:51 by WHBY

Brown Co. drug cases rising

Brown County has a growing drug problem and numbers from the county's drug task force show that agents were busy last year. Dave Poteat is a lieutenant at the Brown County sheriff's department. He says they made 659 drug related…

posted 2014-03-11 13:05 by WHBY

Bates bound over on sexual assault charges

A Hilbert woman will stand trial for allegedly having sex with a student. Laura Bates is a former paraprofessional at Appleton West high school, and she's accused of having sex with a boy who is classified as a special education…

posted 2014-03-11 13:04 by WHBY

Walker willing to call special session on voter ID

Governor Walker says he would call the Legislature into special session if the state Supreme Court calls for changes to the voter photo ID law after lawmakers go home at the end of this month.  Walker says he wants the…

posted 2014-03-11 13:03 by WHBY

Exiting Xavier leaders reflect on the past

Both of the leaders leaving the St. Francis Xavier school system say they enjoyed their decades of work with the Catholic education system. Matt Reynebeau started working at Xavier high school 36 years ago, and has served as principal for…

posted 2014-03-11 13:02 by WHBY

J.J. Keller employees watch Iditarod closely

The winner of this year's Iditarod dogsled race in Alaska is sponsored by a leader of J.J. Keller and Associates. Jim Keller is the company's vice chairman, and he's sponsored Dallas Seavey since he started competing in the race, in…

posted 2014-03-11 13:01 by WHBY

Xavier school system losing two leaders

The St. Francis Xavier school system is looking for some new top officials, after the system's superintendent and high school principal announced that they're leaving, this summer. System president Ray DuBois says superintendent Tony Abts is taking a position with…

posted 2014-03-11 05:04 by WHBY

State gets positive job news in 2013

Figures from the Department of Workforce Development show the number of companies closing or laying off workers was at its lowest point in at least a decade, last year.  UW-Green Bay associate economics professor Tom Nesslein says the drop is…

posted 2014-03-11 05:03 by WHBY

AMC recognized for fighting hypertension

An Appleton hospital is among nine in the country recognized by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, for getting high blood pressure cases under control. The CDC reports that Appleton Medical Center's hypertension control rate is over 85 percent.…

posted 2014-03-11 05:02 by WHBY

Jacque continues push to end political 'robocalls'

A lawmaker from De Pere hopes the Legislature will take up a bill over the next week-and-a-half that would ban political robocalls for people on the do-not-call list. Republican Rep. Andre Jacque says there's already a ban in place for…

posted 2014-03-11 05:01 by WHBY

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