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2015-04-16

N.L.'s Barber brothers honored in Hawaii

Three brothers from New London are remembered in Hawaii, among the other fallen military members from the attack on Pearl Harbor. LeRoy, Malcolm, and Randolph Barber were firemen for the Navy, on the USS. Oklahoma, when it sank. Their remains…

posted 2015-04-16 13:04 by WHBY

Sturgeon spawning won't last long this year

The sturgeon spawning season is underway, and a DNR official says people will only have a couple of days to see the event. Sturgeon biologist Ryan Koenigs says the spawn usually lasts seven to 10 days, but this year it…

posted 2015-04-16 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna students see driving dangers

A national organization that shows students the dangers of texting and driving, and driving drunk, made a stop in Kaukauna this morning. The Save A Life Tour brought simulators for high school students to use. Clay Martin works for the…

posted 2015-04-16 13:02 by WHBY

Menasha man remains in critical condition

A Menasha man is still in critical condition, after he was rescued from Little Lake Butte des Morts early yesterday morning. Fifty-four-year-old Robert Kinney was about 100 yards from shore, and he went under water. Neenah police officers pulled him…

posted 2015-04-16 13:01 by WHBY

Remains of N.L. brothers might be identified

The remains of three brothers from New London could be among those that the Pentagon will try to identify, after their battleship sank at Pearl Harbor. Malcolm, LeRoy, and Randolph Barber were all sailors on the USS Oklahoma that day.…

posted 2015-04-16 05:05 by WHBY

1st Mile of Music artists will be released

Organizers of the Mile of Music Festival will lay out some of the details for this year's event, over the noon hour. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. says business owners are looking forward to hearing about the first 50…

posted 2015-04-16 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton family speaks out about budget cuts

An Appleton family is speaking out about two programs that would be significantly impacted by Governor Walker's budget. He wants to privatize Family Care, and eliminate IRIS. Both programs help people with special needs stay in their homes, instead of…

posted 2015-04-16 05:03 by WHBY

Group bringing in young talent for tour

A local organization is trying a new approach to fill the area's skills gap. Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says they're busing in 75 college students, from across the Midwest. Burkhardt says the I.T. and engineering students…

posted 2015-04-16 05:02 by WHBY

Recent damaging tornadoes follow trend

A spokesman for the state's emergency management department says they're seeing a pattern, with the severe tornadoes that hit Wisconsin in recent years. Officials are holding a statewide tornado drill, at 1:45 p.m. The agency's Tod Pritchard says the major…

posted 2015-04-16 05:01 by WHBY

2015-04-15

Brewers fall to Cardinals

The Milwaukee Brewers could only muster one run against the Cardinals Wednesday night in a 4-2 loss to St. Louis at Busch Stadium.  Milwaukee was able to pound out ten hits against Cardinals pitchers, but left 11 men on base…

posted 2015-04-15 21:55:33 by WHBY

Neenah officers rescue man from lake

Police officers from Neenah pulled a man from Little Lake Butte des Morts early this morning. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they went into the water, at least 100 feet from the shore, near High Street. He says the officers administered…

posted 2015-04-15 13:05 by WHBY

Lincoln a controversial president in Wis.

President Lincoln was a popular president in the north, when he died 150 years ago today, but a local historian says he was a controversial figure in Wisconsin. Lawrence University history professor Jerry Podair says Wisconsin was a battleground, between…

posted 2015-04-15 13:04 by WHBY

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