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2015-06-18

'Move over law' now applies to boats

Boaters are now required to follow a standard "rule of the road" for drivers. DNR recreational enforcement and education chief April Dombrowski says the "move over law" is now in place. She says if the blue lights are on, on…

posted 2015-06-18 05:01 by WHBY

2015-06-17

Land talks latest step for library

Appleton's city council will take up a deal tonight to buy the proposed site of a new library. The city started negotiating with Trinity Lutheran Church and Fox Banquets several months ago, for the property along a bluff, overseeing the…

posted 2015-06-17 13:05 by WHBY

Advocate backs G.C. police in hotel stance

A non-profit that's trying to raise awareness about sex trafficking is applauding Grand Chute for taking a tough stance against two hotels. Police raised concerns about the number of arrests for prostitution and drugs at the Motel 6, and American…

posted 2015-06-17 13:04 by WHBY

Walker: Road funding main budget holdup

Republican leaders in the Legislature are still hammering out a few issues in the state budget, and Governor Walker says transportation funding is the main sticking point. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says they may cut Walker's proposal to borrow $1.3…

posted 2015-06-17 13:03 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on road projects

In five years, the DOT plans to replace or significantly renovate the Racine Street bridge in Menasha, and officials will show off the latest designs tonight. Project Manager Bill Bertrand says four options are now on the table. One calls…

posted 2015-06-17 13:02 by WHBY

Starr taking part in stem cell trial

The family of former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr says the Hall of Famer is using stem cell treatments in his recovery from strokes. He's taking part in a clinical trial, and his family says he returned home last…

posted 2015-06-17 13:01 by WHBY

Police search for tire deflator

Police in Kaukauna and Wrightstown are looking for a man, after reports that someone is letting the air out of vehicle tires. One of the victims set up a trail camera to get pictures of the suspect. Kaukauna police posted…

posted 2015-06-17 13:00 by WHBY

Vote set for proposed library site

The fate of a proposed site for a new library in downtown Appleton could be decided tonight. The city council is expected to vote on whether to buy Trinity Lutheran Church and Fox Banquets, along a bluff, near the Fox…

posted 2015-06-17 05:05 by WHBY

I-41 speed limit now 70 mph in the Fox Cities

The new 70-mile-an-hour speed limit signs are going up along I-41, and drivers won't have to lay off the gas a bit in the Fox Cities. The DOT initially announced that the limit would stay at 65, between the Highway…

posted 2015-06-17 05:04 by WHBY

G.C. cracking down on 2 hotels

Grand Chute is taking a tough stance against two hotels where police have made a number of arrests for prostitution and drugs. The town board forced the management of the Motel 6, and American Motor Inn, to meet several conditions…

posted 2015-06-17 05:03 by WHBY

Vos eyeing $800 mil cut in road borrowing

The Republican leader in the Assembly says they could cut borrowing for road projects by around $800 million. Governor Walker included $1.3 billion of borrowing in his budget. Speaker Robin Vos says GOP leaders are focusing on how the proposed…

posted 2015-06-17 05:02 by WHBY

Bill targets VA, prescription opiates

The problems at the VA clinic in Tomah are leading a U.S. Senator to propose new guidelines for doctors when they prescribe opiates. Thirty-five-year-old Marine Jason Simcakoski died last year, and there are a number of investigations underway at the…

posted 2015-06-17 05:01 by WHBY

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