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2016-02-09

Watchdog concerned about registration bill

While a government watchdog likes the idea of letting people register to vote online, he believes it comes at too big of a cost. Jay Heck of Common Cause says a bill that the Senate will take up today would…

posted 2016-02-09 13:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna man arrested for 3 robberies

A 41-year-old Kaukauna man is in custody for three armed robberies around the Fox Cities. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says Justin Posey called police to turn himself in yesterday, after police released pictures of a suspect, taken from surveillance video.…

posted 2016-02-09 12:35 by WHBY

Man arrested for Neenah robbery

A 31-year-old man is behind bars, after police believe he robbed a gas station in Neenah last week. Police arrested Eric Cooper for last Thursday's hold-up at the Mobil station, in the 700 block of Main Street, west of the…

posted 2016-02-09 05:05 by WHBY

Heating bills could be lowest in 15 years

The mild winter weather we've seen so far is keeping heating bills significantly lower than last year. WPS spokesman Kerry Spees says if we get normal temperatures for the rest of the winter, the average bill will be about $150…

posted 2016-02-09 05:04 by WHBY

Man killed in G.B. workplace accident

A workplace accident claimed a man's life in Green Bay yesterday afternoon. Police say a type of lift fell on the man, around 1:15 p.m., at Venture Logistics. The company is on S. Huron Road on the city's east side.

posted 2016-02-09 05:03 by WHBY

Trooper back on job after losing lower leg

He lost his lower right leg in a crash along I-41, and a trooper for the State Patrol is back on duty, about two years later. Trooper Justin Hansen was getting traffic cones out of the trunk of his squad…

posted 2016-02-09 05:02 by WHBY

Panel wants youth screened for depression

A local advocacy group is on board with a federal recommendation to screen young people for depression. A task force wants all primary care doctors to evaluate their 12- to 18-year-old patients. Paula Verrett is a recovery specialist for NAMI…

posted 2016-02-09 05:01 by WHBY

Blood Center takes precaution for Zika virus

Fears over the Zika virus could put blood donors on the shelf, if they've traveled to tropical places. The Community Blood Center in Grand Chute is asking people to wait 28 days, after they return from a trip to Mexico,…

posted 2016-02-09 05:00 by WHBY

2016-02-08

Propane tank explosion sparks large fire

A gas leak led to an explosion and fire today, on Appleton's north side. Firefighters went to Glenhurst Lane around 12:15 p.m. after a 1,000 pound propane tank blew up, and started a fire at an expansion project at the…

posted 2016-02-08 13:30 by WHBY

Police have pictures of robbery suspect

Police believe the suspect in two recent robberies in Appleton and Grand Chute also stole gas nearly a dozen times. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says they're releasing more pictures of the man, because of the connection to the drive-offs. He…

posted 2016-02-08 13:05 by WHBY

Deputies look for truck after deadly hit & run

A 21-year-old Omro man was killed while walking along a road in Winnebago County last weekend, and the sheriff's department is looking for a pickup truck driver. Investigators say the person could have been a witness to the hit-and-run accident.…

posted 2016-02-08 13:04 by WHBY

Concerns raised about ice conditions

Two snowmobilers drove into open water last weekend, and that's raising concerns about ice conditions. DNR spokesman Ryan Koenigs says he's heard of some open pockets of water in various areas on Lake Winnebago. He says the colder temperatures that are…

posted 2016-02-08 13:03 by WHBY

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