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Appleton police make heroin arrest

The heroin problem in the Fox Cities is keeping police busy. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says officers arrested a man for dealing the drug Wednesday afternoon, while staking out a rental house in the 200 block of East Harris Street.…

posted 2015-08-07 05:03 by WHBY

State officials update emergency plans

The state's emergency management department and National Guard have an updated plan to respond to natural disasters, terror attacks, and other emergencies. Pat O'Connor of the emergency management department's response and recovery division says it lays out how officials on…

posted 2015-08-07 05:02 by WHBY

Ribble wants to help farmers fight runoff

Farmers could get some help in the fight to keep phosphorous from running off their fields, under a bill supported by a northeast Wisconsin lawmaker. Congressman Reid Ribble is pushing a plan that would make $30 million in grants available…

posted 2015-08-07 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers win again, 10-1 over Padres

The Brewers beat the Padres Thursday afternoon, 10-1, winning  three out of four games in the series.  Matt Garza (6-12) pitched a great game, going seven innings with only one run off of two hits (one homerun) and two walks…

posted 2015-08-06 16:05:54 by WHBY

Walker preparing for first presidential debate

Governor Walker will try to get his message out to the American people tonight, when he joins nine other Republican candidates in a nationally televised debate. Marquette University political science professor Charles Franklin says it's an opportunity to increase his…

posted 2015-08-06 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton becoming draw for visiting bands

The Mile of Music festival kicked off at noon today with a concert in Houdini Plaza, and the event is becoming a draw for bands across the country. About 200 acts will be performing in downtown Appleton over the next…

posted 2015-08-06 13:04 by WHBY

New interest in Kaukauna dog track site

For years the city of Kaukauna has been trying to entice developers to the site of a former dog track near the I-41 and Highway 55 interchange and the city's leader says they have an interested business. Several other past…

posted 2015-08-06 13:03 by WHBY

Police interested in Milwaukee GPS tool

Communities around the state are watching a new program in Milwaukee that could help police catch suspects that flee from officers. The city has a policy that bans officers from getting into high-speed chases in certain the department is…

posted 2015-08-06 13:02 by WHBY

Northwoods loons, eagles suffer lead poisoning

The loon and eagle populations are dealing with a lead poisoning problem, and a Rhinelander wildlife rehabilitation center says anglers could help to end the problem. Mark Naniot of Wild Instincts says all it would take is for fishermen to…

posted 2015-08-06 13:01 by WHBY

Mile of Music kicks off this afternoon

There will be plenty of live music the next four days, in downtown Appleton. The Mile of Music festival officially starts at noon, with a concert in Houdini Plaza, and it continues through Sunday. The event features more than 200…

posted 2015-08-06 05:05 by WHBY

State investigating fungal outbreak

The state's health services department says all four people with confirmed cases of a fungal infection went tubing in the Little Wolf River, in early June. State public health veterinarian Jim Kazmierczak say a blastomycosis infection can take up to…

posted 2015-08-06 05:04 by WHBY

Neenah using one TIF to bailout another

The Neenah city council made some changes to its TIF district structure last night, to bailout an under performing district in the city's downtown. TIF districts are used to spur development, by using property tax money from new projects, to…

posted 2015-08-06 05:03 by WHBY

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