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Shawano man arrested for bar burglaries

A Shawano man is in custody for a series of burglaries at bars in that area. The sheriff's department is recommending a series of felony and misdemeanor charges against the man. Investigators say they found burglary tools and evidence of…

posted 2014-06-27 12:59 by WHBY

CDC details alcohol-related deaths in state

A report from the CDC shows that alcohol use is a factor in 10 percent of the deaths of people between 20 and 64 years old, in Wisconsin. Tom Ritchie is a clinical supervisor at Libertas treatment center. He says…

posted 2014-06-27 05:05 by WHBY

Walker reacts to John Doe statement

Governor Walker says a statement from the attorney for a special prosecutor is "one more step in setting the record straight" in a John Doe investigation. Attorney Randall Crocker said Walker has not been subpoenaed, and he was not a…

posted 2014-06-27 05:04 by WHBY

Weekend patrols will look for drunk boaters

The Fourth of July is a week away, and law enforcement agencies across the state are reminding boaters not to drink too much behind the wheel. Boat patrols will be out in-force this weekend. Lt. Steve Brewer of the Winnebago…

posted 2014-06-27 05:03 by WHBY

Official reacts to historic tax credit

The state is putting a popular historic preservation tax credit on hold, because of demand, and a local official hopes lawmakers don't wait too long. Governor Walker halted the expanded credit, after developers filed paperwork, asking for more than $35…

posted 2014-06-27 05:02 by WHBY

More 4th of July travelers expected

The Fourth of July is a week away, and people should expect to see more travelers for the holiday this year. AAA Wisconsin spokeswoman Pam Moen says their survey found that more than 870,000 people from the state plan to…

posted 2014-06-27 05:01 by WHBY

Hortonville celebrates music program

Hortonville high school's music program is getting some national attention again. The district received the "Top Communities for Education" award from a national group, for the 11th straight year. And band director Greg Thorton says their marching band is heading…

posted 2014-06-27 05:00 by WHBY

Bucks Select Parker in the 1st Round!

The Milwaukee Bucks got their man Thursday night when they drafted Duke Forward Jabari Parker with the 2nd pick of the NBA draft Thursday night. Parker was selected right after the Cleveland Cavaliers took Andrew Wiggins with the first pick.…

posted 2014-06-27 00:04:52 by WHBY

Weeks and Scooter Lead Brewers to Another Win!

Rickie Weeks hit the first pitch of the game for a home run and Scooter Gennett added a pinch hit 2 run HR in the 8th inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Thursday night at Miller…

posted 2014-06-27 00:03:27 by WHBY


Hispanics now largest minority group in Wis.

The Hispanic population more than doubled in the area, since 2000. The latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the state. Casa Hispana president Ernesto Gonzalez says they're attracted to…

posted 2014-06-26 13:05 by WHBY

Indoor sports complex could set Fox Cities apart

An indoor sports complex could help set the Fox Cities apart, in its status as a destination for youth sports tournaments. That's the feeling of Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Pam Seidl. A consultant released a report…

posted 2014-06-26 13:04 by WHBY

Kaufert expects building boom after Hwy. 441 work

A lawmaker who pushed for years for a major road construction project, believes there will be an explosion of growth to the west of the new interchange for Highways 10-441, and 41. Republican Rep. Dean Kaufert of Neenah says there's…

posted 2014-06-26 13:03 by WHBY

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So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
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Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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