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2015-07-10

Kutska hearing to continue later this month

A man convicted of murder, in the death of Tom Monfils, will return to a courtroom in less than two weeks, in his fight for a retrial. Prosecutors accused 64-year-old Keith Kutska of being the ringleader in the death of…

posted 2015-07-10 05:04 by WHBY

Watchdog criticizes budget secrecy

Governor Walker could finalize the state budget over the weekend, and a government watchdog is hoping that things will change two years from now. Lawmakers threw over a dozen proposals into the budget committee's final package, known as "Motion 999."…

posted 2015-07-10 05:03 by WHBY

Firm might help with parking ramp switch

The consultants that analyzed parking in downtown Appleton might come back to help the city change its parking ramp system. Right now, people pay as they enter, but the study recommended a "pay as you leave" setup. Public works director…

posted 2015-07-10 05:02 by WHBY

1st G.B. medical students welcomed

The inaugural class of the Medical College of Wisconsin's Green Bay campus was officially welcomed to the school yesterday. Administrators held a traditional "White Coat Ceremony" in the afternoon. Dr. Joseph Kerschner is the dean of the school of medicine.…

posted 2015-07-10 05:01 by WHBY

2015-07-09

Kutska hearing to resume July 22

A hearing for one of the six men convicted in the death of a co-worker will continue later this month. Prosecutors accuse 64-year-old Keith Kutska of being the ringleader, in the murder of Tom Monfils. Monfils was found dead in…

posted 2015-07-09 13:15 by WHBY

Walker might sign budget quickly

Governor Walker won't have much time to go over the state budget, if he wants to sign it before he kicks off his official campaign for president on Monday. The state's governor has the most powerful line-item veto authority in…

posted 2015-07-09 13:05 by WHBY

Cross: UW budget better than original

The top official for the UW System says universities will have to deal with a tough budget, but they're in a better place than when the process started. President Ray Cross talked to the Board of Regents about the plan…

posted 2015-07-09 13:04 by WHBY

Gas tank swelling not a Mercury issue

A Fond du Lac-based engine maker says it's not connected to the problems that some boat owners are having with expanding fuel tanks. The EPA changed the rules for outboard-engine tanks, a few years ago, to reduce the fumes that…

posted 2015-07-09 13:03 by WHBY

City using drone to show off Foremost site

The city of Appleton plans to reach out to developers in the next couple of weeks, about a property that's along the Fox River. Community and economic development director Karen Harkness says they're going to seek proposals again for the…

posted 2015-07-09 13:02 by WHBY

Missing sisters found safe in Wyoming

Three sisters with roots in southeast Wisconsin were cold and hungry, but otherwise OK, when they were found this morning in northwest Wyoming. Twenty-five-year-old Megan Andrews-Sharer, 22-year-old Erin, and 16-year-old Kelsi were in the wilderness, in Bridger-Teton National Forest. A…

posted 2015-07-09 13:01 by WHBY

Glendale Avenue road project done

The construction barrels are gone, along a stretch of a street on Appleton's northeast side. The city rebuilt Glendale Avenue, east of Ballard Road, over the last two years. This year, crews worked on the northern half of Glendale. The…

posted 2015-07-09 13:00 by WHBY

Kutska hearing enters 2nd day

The appeal of one of the "Monfils 6" will continue today in Brown County court. Sixty-four-year-old Keith Kutska is serving a life sentence for the murder of Tom Monfils. The former James River Paper mill worker was found dead in…

posted 2015-07-09 05:05 by WHBY

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