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Bond set at $100K for trafficking suspect

One of the men arrested in a human trafficking case is behind bars on a $100,000 bond. Thirty-nine-year-old Brandon Smith of Appleton is facing several charges. He was taken into custody in June, after a two-year police investigation. Smith was…

posted 2015-08-21 04:59 by WHBY

Anti-drunk driving campaign kicks off

The state DOT's annual campaign against drunk drivers gets underway today. Lt. Karl Ackerman of the Green Bay police department says they'll be involved a couple of ways. He says they'll continue their concentrated city-wide patrols, and participate in the…

posted 2015-08-21 04:58 by WHBY


Packers unveil Titletown District plans

A 10-acre public plaza is the centerpiece of the Titletown District that the Packers announced today. President Mark Murphy says the 34-acre development will be anchored by a luxury hotel called Lodge Kohler, a Bellin Health sports medicine clinic, and…

posted 2015-08-20 13:15 by WHBY

Ashwaubenon leader weighs in on district

The Titletown District also includes plans for some residential space with two and three bedroom townhouses. Ashwaubenon village president Mike Aubinger says he was happy to see that element in the Packers' plan. He says that will act as a…

posted 2015-08-20 13:14 by WHBY

Local doctors seeing resistant lice

Local health care providers are dealing with lice that are resistant to over-the-counter medications. The problem is spreading across the country, and ThedaCare pediatrician Sharon Rink says her clinic has been seeing cases for the past three years. She says…

posted 2015-08-20 13:05 by WHBY

I-41 crash kills Appleton semi driver

An Appleton man was the victim of an accident between two semis early yesterday morning on I-41, north of Lomira. The Dodge County sheriff's department says a 26-year-old driver from Illinois was making an illegal U-turn through the median. Investigators…

posted 2015-08-20 13:04 by WHBY

UW doctor reacts to e-cig report

A state doctor is reacting to a report from the United Kingdom on e-cigarettes. That country's health service says the devices are 95 percent less harmful than smoking cigarettes, and they could help people kick their tobacco addiction. Dr. Doug…

posted 2015-08-20 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton creates composting rules

Composters in Appleton now have some specific standards to follow. The city council approved a policy last night without any debate. Public works director Paula Vandehey says they get calls from time to time from people asking what rules they…

posted 2015-08-20 13:02 by WHBY

C.L. TIF expansion moving forward

Combined Locks can extend a TIF district to help cover the costs of a roundabout. A joint review board went along with the proposal for the project at Highways CE and HH. Outagamie County was the lone opponent in last…

posted 2015-08-20 13:01 by WHBY

Packers to unveil development plans

The Green Bay Packers will reveal their vision for land that's west of Lambeau Field today, and some of the details are leaking early. The team is holding a press conference late this morning. The plans call for a high-end…

posted 2015-08-20 05:05 by WHBY

Hanna updates council on expo center

Appleton's city council met with the mayor last night to learn about the progress on a couple of agreements that are needed for a downtown expo center to move forward. The closed-door briefing lasted more than an hour. Mayor Tim…

posted 2015-08-20 05:04 by WHBY

Proposal limits city hives to mason bees

People in Appleton hoping to produce honey in their backyard would be out of luck, under a proposed change to beekeeping rules. Ald. Cathy Spears wants to switch the kind of bees that would be allowed, outside of homes, from…

posted 2015-08-20 05:03 by WHBY

If you follow my Twitter feed you already know about these onion rings... On Saturday, as a Valentine's Day treat…
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Valentine's Day weekend....and on the Friday show we'll have some VD-related stories in addition to the usual Friday features. How…
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OK, when you order a whole lobster like this, I'm pretty sure you're really getting a lobster. But when you…
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