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2014-06-27

De Pere school closes unexpectedly

Officials from a private school in De Pere aren't answering many questions, about its abrupt closure. Parents and staff at the Wisconsin International School received a letter yesterday afternoon, saying the school is closing, after six years in business. In…

posted 2014-06-27 13:04 by WHBY

Seatbelt law now 5 yrs old

Five years after the primary seatbelt law went on the books in Wisconsin, seatbelt use is at an all-time high in the state. The DOT says 83 percent are buckling up, and that's still below the national average of 86…

posted 2014-06-27 13:03 by WHBY

Tax credit change could impact Kaukauna project

The decision to put an expanded state tax credit program on hold could impact a redevelopment project in Kaukauna. Randy Stadtmueller plans to renovate the former Eagle Mill, and the Kaukauna library would move into the building. He says he…

posted 2014-06-27 13:02 by WHBY

L.C., Kaukauna joining downtown program

Two Heart of the Valley communities are joining a state program meant to help revitalize downtown areas. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced that Little Chute and Kaukauna are a part of Connect Communities. Little Chute administrator James Fenlon says…

posted 2014-06-27 13:01 by WHBY

Family to mark 1st anniversary of hit & run crash

Family and friends of the victim of a deadly hit-and-run crash, near Shawano, are gathering at the scene tomorrow on the anniversary of the accident. Twenty-two-year-old Timothy Meade was killed last year, while he was walking on the Highway M…

posted 2014-06-27 13:00 by WHBY

Shawano man arrested for bar burglaries

A Shawano man is in custody for a series of burglaries at bars in that area. The sheriff's department is recommending a series of felony and misdemeanor charges against the man. Investigators say they found burglary tools and evidence of…

posted 2014-06-27 12:59 by WHBY

CDC details alcohol-related deaths in state

A report from the CDC shows that alcohol use is a factor in 10 percent of the deaths of people between 20 and 64 years old, in Wisconsin. Tom Ritchie is a clinical supervisor at Libertas treatment center. He says…

posted 2014-06-27 05:05 by WHBY

Walker reacts to John Doe statement

Governor Walker says a statement from the attorney for a special prosecutor is "one more step in setting the record straight" in a John Doe investigation. Attorney Randall Crocker said Walker has not been subpoenaed, and he was not a…

posted 2014-06-27 05:04 by WHBY

Weekend patrols will look for drunk boaters

The Fourth of July is a week away, and law enforcement agencies across the state are reminding boaters not to drink too much behind the wheel. Boat patrols will be out in-force this weekend. Lt. Steve Brewer of the Winnebago…

posted 2014-06-27 05:03 by WHBY

Official reacts to historic tax credit

The state is putting a popular historic preservation tax credit on hold, because of demand, and a local official hopes lawmakers don't wait too long. Governor Walker halted the expanded credit, after developers filed paperwork, asking for more than $35…

posted 2014-06-27 05:02 by WHBY

More 4th of July travelers expected

The Fourth of July is a week away, and people should expect to see more travelers for the holiday this year. AAA Wisconsin spokeswoman Pam Moen says their survey found that more than 870,000 people from the state plan to…

posted 2014-06-27 05:01 by WHBY

Hortonville celebrates music program

Hortonville high school's music program is getting some national attention again. The district received the "Top Communities for Education" award from a national group, for the 11th straight year. And band director Greg Thorton says their marching band is heading…

posted 2014-06-27 05:00 by WHBY

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