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2014-09-04

Finalists named for UW-Oshkosh chancellor

The UW System announced the five finalists for UW-Oshkosh chancellor today. Human resources professor Barb Rau  is leading the search committee. She says all of the candidates would be a good fit. Four of the candidates are vice chancellors of…

posted 2014-09-04 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton passes wheel tax

Vehicle owners in Appleton will have to start paying a $20 a year wheel tax, next year. The city council put the fee in place last night, on a 9-5 vote. The revenue from the tax will replace the special…

posted 2014-09-04 05:05 by WHBY

Council gets update on library

Members of the Appleton city council got a chance to see the latest plans for a proposed library last night. Library director Colleen Rortvedt says fundraisers could learn in a few weeks how much they could generate, through donations. She…

posted 2014-09-04 05:04 by WHBY

Prof weighs in 2 months before election

We've been seeing ads for the race for governor for a couple of months, but a local political science professor says we're going to see a lot more soon. The November election is two months from today. Lawrence University political…

posted 2014-09-04 05:03 by WHBY

Lawmakers differ on voucher expansion

Governor Walker says he wants to eliminate the cap on the private school voucher program, if he's elected to a second term, two local lawmakers are talking about the idea. Democratic Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber of Appleton says taxpayer money…

posted 2014-09-04 05:02 by WHBY

Hortonville showing off muni center

About 18 months after voters agreed to build a new municipal building in Hortonville, they'll get a chance to check out the finished product today and tomorrow. The village is holding a dedication ceremony this morning, and offering tours. Village…

posted 2014-09-04 05:01 by WHBY

New leads bring public plea in Wick murder

Authorities in Brown County say they have some new leads in a two-year-old murder case, and they're asking people to help solve it. A friend found 43-year-old Thomas Wick's body in the basement of Wick's home, in Howard, in February…

posted 2014-09-04 05:00 by WHBY

2014-09-03

G.B. police seek arson suspect

Police have pictures from surveillance video of a Green Bay arson suspect. Investigators say the male was trying to get into locked vehicles in the 300 block of S. Chestnut Street, early last Saturday morning. They say he then started…

posted 2014-09-03 14:00 by WHBY

Local Goodwill stores not impacted by breach

Local Goodwill stores were not impacted by a data breach earlier this summer. In July, the non-profit announced that some customer credit card information was compromised, and it could impact stores across the country. Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin officials…

posted 2014-09-03 13:59 by WHBY

Pulaski schools addressing bus crash

Counselors were available at Pulaski high school today, after members of the volleyball team were involved in deadly accident. A 27-year-old Marathon man drove his car into the back of their bus, while they were heading home from a match…

posted 2014-09-03 13:05 by WHBY

Wheel tax debate back at city council

The fate of a proposed wheel tax in Appleton could be decided tonight. The city council is taking up the idea of charging $20 a year for each vehicle that weighs up to four tons. Ald. Joe Martin introduced the…

posted 2014-09-03 13:04 by WHBY

Little Chute preparing for final Kermis

A 33-year Little Chute tradition is coming to an end, later this month. Tammy Frassetto is an organizer for the Kermis festival. She says the event was created to celebrate the village's Dutch heritage. But she says it's no longer…

posted 2014-09-03 13:03 by WHBY

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