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Walker: Money in budget to avoid delays

Governor Walker says state lawmakers have funding in the budget to put the Highway 10-441 project back on schedule. The DOT announced earlier this week that the interchange with I-41 will take an additional year to complete. The entire expansion…

posted 2015-10-02 05:05 by WHBY

Nelson unveils proposed county budget

The proposed budget for Outagamie County includes a one-percent increase in the tax levy, but a slight drop in the tax rate. County Executive Tom Nelson unveiled his plan for 2016 yesterday. He's including more than $3.3 million for the…

posted 2015-10-02 05:04 by WHBY

Street sign thieves could be caught 'purple handed'

To try to prevent people from stealing street signs, a community in southwest Wisconsin wants to make sure the culprits stand out. Platteville is using a substance that turns hands purple, if people touch it. Appleton public works director Paula…

posted 2015-10-02 05:03 by WHBY

Accused Chilton 'swatter' caught in Georia

Calumet County authorities believe a 14-year-old Georgia boy was responsible for a so-called "swatting" call in Chilton, earlier this year. The sheriff's department says investigators worked with the FBI on the case. Someone called 911 on May 27, claiming there…

posted 2015-10-02 05:02 by WHBY

Fencing group brings swordfest to Appleton

A group will show off weapons and fighting techniques from Medieval times this weekend, in downtown Appleton. The Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association is holding its first tournament and swordfest. Spokeswoman Danielle Kramer says they'll also have seminars that focus on the…

posted 2015-10-02 05:01 by WHBY


Nelson, Walker talk construction delays

The top official in Outagamie County is calling on the Legislature to eliminate delays for the Highway 10-441 project. Earlier this week, the DOT announced that it will take an extra year to finish the I-41 interchange. The rest of…

posted 2015-10-01 15:05 by WHBY

Sept. was 2nd warmest on record

Northeast Wisconsin had a lot of summer-like weather last month, and the National Weather Service says it was actually the second warmest September ever, in Green Bay. Meteorologist Sean Luchs is with the Green Bay office. He says the average…

posted 2015-10-01 15:04 by WHBY

Bill boosts money for wrongful convictions

There's a proposal to increase the amount of money the state can give to those wrongfully convicted of crimes. Right now, Wisconsin has the lowest compensation rates in the country. They're $5,000 a year, with a cap of $25,000 overall.…

posted 2015-10-01 15:03 by WHBY

City might change RiverHeath deal

The city of Appleton is looking to drop a financial penalty from the original agreement with the developer of a riverfront project. RiverHeath is along the Fox River, below the College Avenue bridge. Community development director Karen Harkness says the…

posted 2015-10-01 15:02 by WHBY

4-yr-old killed in FdL Co. crash

A four-year-old girl was killed in a crash, in northern Fond du Lac County, yesterday afternoon. Addison Nye of Elkhart Lake was riding with a 19-year-old Kiel woman, in the town of Calumet, east of Lake Winnebago. Capt. Rick Olig…

posted 2015-10-01 15:01 by WHBY

Woman gets 1 yr in jail for OWI death

A woman convicted of killing an 18-year-old man in a drunk driving crash will spend one year in jail. A Waupaca County judge handed down that sentence yesterday to 40-year-old Heather Schmidt of New London. Court records say she crossed…

posted 2015-10-01 05:05 by WHBY

Poll: Walker's approval rating slips

Governor Walker's approval rating fell slightly, after he dropped out of the presidential race last week. A Marquette University Law School poll shows 37 percent approve of the job Walker is doing. That's down from 39 percent in August, and…

posted 2015-10-01 05:04 by WHBY

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