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Appleton police outline campaign OT costs

The visits by presidential candidates to Appleton came at a price to taxpayers. Police Chief Todd Thomas updated the city's safety and licensing committee last night. He says overtime costs for the three major events came to about $8,500. Democrat…

posted 2016-04-14 13:03 by WHBY

L.C. outdoor recreation plan in place

Little Chute has a new outdoor recreation plan for the village. The village board unanimously approved it last night. Administrator James Felon says it covers all of the parks in the community, and identifies potential locations for new ones when…

posted 2016-04-14 13:02 by WHBY

G.B. police walk through community

Green Bay police officers were walking around neighborhoods this morning to reach out to the community. Other department staffers were also out to talk to people about concerns, and answer questions. Chief Andrew Smith says they want people to know…

posted 2016-04-14 13:01 by WHBY

State follows county's lead on tornado drills

A practice started in Outagamie County is going statewide for today's annual tornado drill. Counties across the state traditionally sound their sirens in the afternoon, so schools and businesses can test their plans. But several years ago, Outagamie County added…

posted 2016-04-14 05:05 by WHBY

1st Honor Flight of 2016 returns

A plane filled with veterans and volunteers made a trip to Washington D.C. yesterday to see their memorials. It was the first of four that the Old Glory Honor Flight group scheduled for this year, out of Appleton International Airport.…

posted 2016-04-14 05:04 by WHBY

Police officer shooting deaths up 113%

The leader of a state police group says it's "extraordinarily troubling and startling" to see that officer shooting deaths are up 113 percent this year. Seventeen were killed across the country, in the first three months of the year. Jim…

posted 2016-04-14 05:03 by WHBY

Bucks sign 30-yr arena lease

There's more progress in the plans for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. The NBA team agreed to a 30-year lease with the Wisconsin Center District. That public agency will own the arena, once it's built. District chair Scott…

posted 2016-04-14 05:02 by WHBY


Woman killed in 3-car crash on Hwy. 76

A three-car crash on Highway 76 in Winnebago County claimed the life of a young woman from the Kaukauna area. Sheriff's Lt. Joe Kroncke says she was heading south, near Highway G, when her car was hit from behind around…

posted 2016-04-13 19:45 by WHBY

Sims pleads guilty to G.B. murder

An Appleton man faces a mandatory life prison sentence, for murdering a woman last year, in Green Bay. 27-year-old Percy Sims pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree international homicide, this morning, in Brown County court. He's accused of killing…

posted 2016-04-13 13:05 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. looking at dangerous intersection

A dangerous intersection in the town of Neenah is getting some attention. The Winnebago County traffic safety commission talked about problems at Highway CB and Oakridge Road, this morning. Sheriff John Matz says since 2000, there have been 25 crashes…

posted 2016-04-13 13:04 by WHBY

Parking ramp changes could cost $650K

There are plans to convert the parking ramps in downtown Appleton to a pay-as-you-exit system, and that could cost the city about $650,000. The municipal services committee is unanimously recommending a contract with TAPCO of Brown Deer. Public works director…

posted 2016-04-13 13:03 by WHBY

Hansen speaks out on UW cuts

UW System schools explained how they dealt with a $250 million state budget cut, and a lawmaker from Green Bay says he's troubled by the impact. The short reports show many of the campuses now have larger class sizes, and…

posted 2016-04-13 13:02 by WHBY

Wisconsin ranks as the 18th most patriotic state in the country. That must be the case because it says so…
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There's a dress controversy brewing at Wimbledon. Nike taking heat for and making changes to a dress it has provided…
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