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2015-11-19

Woman leaves Xavier $2.5 mil

The St. Francis Xavier school system is getting a major donation. Deacon Ray DuBois says Elva Dorn left $2.5 million in her will to the schools. She passed away last year, at 107 years old. He says that's the most…

posted 2015-11-19 05:05 by WHBY

Menominee tribe sues feds over hemp

About a month after federal agents destroyed its industrial hemp crop, Menominee Nation officials are suing the federal government. Tribal Chair Gary Besaw says they were following a provision in the 2014 farm bill that allows tribes to grow industrial…

posted 2015-11-19 05:04 by WHBY

Riverfront senior housing plan advances

The former Foremost Dairy site along the Fox River in Appleton could become a place for seniors to live. The Appleton Redevelopment Authority approved the plans from the Alexander Company for a 100-unit facility. The project would include independent and…

posted 2015-11-19 05:03 by WHBY

Marigold Mile officially saved

The Marigold Mile in Appleton isn't going anywhere. The city council made it official last night, by approving the design plans for most of the S. Oneida Street project. Volunteers have been planting flowers along the road for about 30…

posted 2015-11-19 05:02 by WHBY

G.B. woman testifies on Capitol Hill

A woman from Green Bay was on Capitol Hill yesterday, representing hundreds of parents who are waiting for their adopted children. Kevin and Nicole Craig were awarded custody of an orphan, just over two years ago, by a court in…

posted 2015-11-19 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-18

Wind causing power outages

High winds are keeping utility crews busy today. Wisconsin Public Service spokesman Kerry Spees says as many as four-thousand customers were in the dark at one point this morning, and as crews repair one outage, another pops up. He says…

posted 2015-11-18 13:05 by WHBY

DNR preparing for gun deer hunting season

The DNR is preparing for the gun deer hunting season. License sales are slightly ahead of last year, with about 392,000 sold, as of yesterday. Last year's total sales of 610,000 licenses was the lowest, since 1976. DNR officials are…

posted 2015-11-18 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah holds off on recycling change

Neenah leaders are holding off on putting a new automated recycling collection system in place. Mayor Dean Kaufert was hoping to buy carts for one-third of the city next year, but the city council wants take a step back. He…

posted 2015-11-18 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna council approves budget

Next year's budget for Kaukauna continues the city's existing programs and services. That's according to Mayor Gene Rosin. The city council signed off on the plan unanimously, last night. The rate will be $8.98 per thousand dollars of value. That…

posted 2015-11-18 13:02 by WHBY

DOT has new option for Riverside Drive

The state might get rid of the proposed bike lanes along a stretch of Riverside Drive, in Allouez and De Pere. The DOT is holding a public meeting on the project tonight. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they're looking to make…

posted 2015-11-18 13:01 by WHBY

Wis. tax ranking not as bad as thought

A clerical error by the U.S. Census Bureau made Wisconsin's tax burden seem slightly worse than it actually is. Dale Knapp of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says their staff was crunching the most recent census numbers, from 2013, and they…

posted 2015-11-18 13:00 by WHBY

Menasha finalizes city budget

Menasha city leaders have a budget to follow for next year. The city council made a handful of small changes to the plan from Mayor Don Merkes. The tax levy will increase by less than one percent, to over $9.6 million.…

posted 2015-11-18 05:05 by WHBY

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