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Petri honored during final meeting

A longtime congressman from Fond du Lac presided over his final committee meeting in Washington D.C. yesterday. Republican Congressman Tom Petri served in the 6th district for 36 years, and he's the chair of the highways and transit subcommittee. Democratic…

posted 2014-09-10 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers Slide Continues in 6-3 loss to Miami

The Milwaukee Brewers' woes continued Tuesday night as the Miami Marlins beat the Crew 6-3.  With the score tied at 3 in the top of the ninth, former Brewer Casey McGehee belted a two out two run homer.  Then the…

posted 2014-09-09 21:44:20 by WHBY

Prof: Budget deficit could impact election

Yesterday's announcement that the state could have a nearly $1.8 billion structural deficit in the next budget could play a role in the race for governor. The projection came from the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau. St. Norbert College political science…

posted 2014-09-09 16:05 by WHBY

Man from viral video arrest pays fines

Several weeks after a Green Bay officer was cleared of any wrongdoing in an arrest that went viral, the man who was taken into custody paid fines for two tickets. Joshua Wenzel paid $880 dollars on municipal charges of disorderly…

posted 2014-09-09 16:04 by WHBY

LU ranked as top liberal arts school in Wis.

Lawrence University is getting some high marks in an annual ranking of colleges. Dean of Admissions Ken Anselment is reacting to the list, by U.S. News and World Report. He says they were ranked as the best liberal arts school…

posted 2014-09-09 16:03 by WHBY

Harrison to negotiate fire services with Sherwood

The villages of Sherwood and Harrison are going back to the table, to work out some issues for their fire services agreement. Harrison officials sent Sherwood a notice late last month, that it wouldn't extend its agreement to cover fire…

posted 2014-09-09 16:02 by WHBY

TIF to help Union Square development

A financing deal for a proposed development on Appleton's northside is progressing. The city is offering up to $200,000 in funding to the Union Square project, through tax-incremental financing. The community and economic development committee unanimously approved the agreement. The…

posted 2014-09-09 16:01 by WHBY

Crossing guard marks 45 years on the job

Appleton's longest-serving school crossing guard has been helping students for 45 years. Irmgard Miller has worked at the intersection of Calumet and Oneida streets, on the city's southside, the entire time. She says she decided to become a crossing guard,…

posted 2014-09-09 16:00 by WHBY

Projected budget deficit widens

The projections for the next state budget got a lot worse yesterday. The Legislature's non-partisan budget agency now believes the structural deficit could total almost $1.8 billion. Republican Senator Mike Ellis of Neenah charges that Democrats would be hypocrites for…

posted 2014-09-09 05:05 by WHBY

1st ad in local Senate race hits TV

We can expect to hear a lot more from third-party groups, than the candidates, in the race for the 19th Senate district seat. That's the feeling of Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober. Democratic Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber of…

posted 2014-09-09 05:04 by WHBY

Highway worker hurt in accident

A semi driver and a Winnebago County highway worker have non life-threatening injuries, after a crash in a construction zone yesterday morning. County highway commissioner Ernie Winters says the semi hit a highway department truck, on Highway 41 North, near…

posted 2014-09-09 05:03 by WHBY

LU welcoming new students

More than 430 new students will officially arrive on the Lawrence University campus today. It's move-in day for freshmen, transfers, and visiting exchange students. Dean of admissions Ken Anselment says 385 students are in the freshman class. He says they…

posted 2014-09-09 05:02 by WHBY

Think pink. October is here and although I think most of us are indeed already aware of breast cancer, almost…
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I don't get it. So this couple sits through really poor service and rewards the server with a $100.00 tip…
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     Heroin has been a drug of choice in northeastern Wisconsin, but there's evidence methamphetamine is making a comeback.  MEG…
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