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2015-04-29

Trial ordered in Berit Beck murder case

A judge ordered a trial today, for a 61-year-old Kenosha man, charged in a cold case murder, in Fond du Lac County. Dennis Brantner faces a charge of first-degree intentional homicide, for the death of 18-year-old Berit Beck. She was…

posted 2015-04-29 15:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna athletics project about to start

Work to improve the athletic facilities at Kaukauna high school will get underway soon. The district will spend $4.4 million, on a new fitness and weight training facility, and auxiliary gym. The facilities are expected to open, by January of…

posted 2015-04-29 15:04 by WHBY

Bill would cut aid for outsourcing companies

Companies that outsource jobs, after getting state aid, would be banned from receiving more state money for five years, under a bill from a local lawmaker. Democratic Senator Dave Hansen of Green Bay says it's in response to decisions made…

posted 2015-04-29 15:03 by WHBY

Study: Air quality improving in northeast Wis.

A report shows Wisconsin's air quality is slowly improving. Dona Wininsky of the American Lung Association says this year's "State of the Air" study shows that Brown County had fewer days with hazardous particle pollution, between 2011 and 2013. She…

posted 2015-04-29 15:02 by WHBY

Madison mayor calling for tighter Uber rules

Madison police are investigating incidents with two different Uber drivers, last weekend. The city's mayor says the company's response proves why communities need to be able to regulate taxi services. Police say one woman was groped by a driver, in…

posted 2015-04-29 15:01 by WHBY

Lawmakers make deal on 70 mph limit

Drivers might see a 70 mile-an-hour speed limit on some interstates and highways soon. Lawmakers apparently reached a deal to get enough support in the Senate to make the change. Republican Rep. Paul Tittl of Manitowoc is the author of…

posted 2015-04-29 05:05 by WHBY

DNR implements electronic deer registration

All hunters will have to register their deer electronically this fall. A DNR official says that won't necessarily end the tradition of people gathering at registration stations. Deer ecologist Kevin Wallenfang says anyone can register their kill, using a DNR…

posted 2015-04-29 05:04 by WHBY

End near for Atrium work at Lambeau

The renovation and expansion project at the Lambeau Field Atrium should be finished sometime this summer. The Green Bay Packers unveiled the name of their new restaurant yesterday. 1919 Kitchen and Tap will open in late July, around the start…

posted 2015-04-29 05:03 by WHBY

Red Cross busy helping G.B. fire victims

The American Red Cross is working with about 60 people, to find them a more permanent place to stay, in the wake of a fire at Green Bay apartment building. The fire department says the damage to the 16-unit building…

posted 2015-04-29 05:02 by WHBY

Future Neenah looking forward to another year

An organization that tries to draw attention to Neenah is looking back on the last year, and the one ahead. Future Neenah hosted a community celebration last night, at the Best Western Bridgewood Resort. Executive director Amy Barker says they're…

posted 2015-04-29 05:01 by WHBY

2015-04-28

Appleton crash victim's name released

The Appleton man killed in yesterday afternoon's accident in Harrison was 28-year-old Andrew Graverson. The State Patrol says he rear-ended a sweeper truck, from the Calumet County highway department, on Highway 10-114. Graverson was pronounced dead at the scene. Fifty-year-old…

posted 2015-04-28 16:00:23 by WHBY

Man accused of trying to kill wife

Police say they arrested a 36-year-old Little Chute man, for intentionally hitting his wife, with his SUV, in their garage. Fox Valley Metro Captain Scott Lund says officers went to a house in the 400 block of East Elm Drive,…

posted 2015-04-28 13:05 by WHBY

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