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2015-08-19

Appleton police look for missing man

Appleton police are looking for help in a missing person case. Twenty-two-year-old John Lee of Appleton disappeared on June 21. Sgt. Dave Lund says officers were called to a trespassing complaint at Lee's house, in the 1200 block of E.…

posted 2015-08-19 13:04 by WHBY

Buchanan considering part-time firefighters

Buchanan's town board is considering adding paid part-time firefighters, to deal with thin daytime staffing levels. Town administrator Joel Gregozeski says they might also work with the village of Harrison. He says right now, both departments rely on volunteer firefighters,…

posted 2015-08-19 13:03 by WHBY

Bill requires veterinarians to report abuse

A proposal would expand the reporting rules for veterinarians in cases of animal injuries. Sen. Fred Risser says right now, they only have to talk with police or a humane officer when they suspect an animal is being used in…

posted 2015-08-19 13:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. Fair kicks off

The Brown County Fair is underway. The fairgrounds in De Pere opened this morning, and the event runs through Sunday. Fair Association president Steve Corrigan says they're bringing back the All-American Lumberjack Show for performances that start tomorrow, and continue…

posted 2015-08-19 13:01 by WHBY

Menominee tribe voting on marijuana

Menominee tribal members are voting today and tomorrow on whether to legalize marijuana on their reservation. They'll weigh in on two referendum questions. One would allow recreational use of the drug, the other would limit it to medicinal use. Lt.…

posted 2015-08-19 05:05 by WHBY

Sheriff: Wix was in squad for 47 minutes

Brown County's sheriff says a K-9 was in a squad car for 47 minutes, before the dog was found dead. Wix and Deputy Austin Lemberger were working at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits last week. Sheriff John Gossage says…

posted 2015-08-19 05:04 by WHBY

Calumet Co. to replace highway building

Calumet County will tear down its almost 80-year-old highway department building in Chilton, and build a new one on the same site. The county board voted 14-7 last night to move forward with the $7.3 million project. County Administrator Todd…

posted 2015-08-19 05:03 by WHBY

Prof weighs in on Walker's health care plan

Governor Walker released an outline of his plan to reform health care in the U.S. yesterday, and a political expert says it lacks some important details. Political science professor Charles Franklin is at Marquette University. He says Walker's proposal will…

posted 2015-08-19 05:02 by WHBY

Abraham reflects on time with Oshkosh foundation

The CEO of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is leaving in October, but she says the two years she spent with the organization were wonderful. Under Diane Abraham's leadership, the non-profit grew its assets by 20 percent to $104 million.…

posted 2015-08-19 05:01 by WHBY

2015-08-18

Report: Whiteside took his own life

Investigators in Door County say a Grand Chute doctor died from a single, self-inflicted gunshot. Authorities found Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside's body in a wooded area, near Ephraim, last month. He had been missing for nearly a month. The Door County…

posted 2015-08-18 14:30 by WHBY

Walker outlines healthcare plan

Governor Walker unveiled his plan today, to repeal the federal health care reform law, and replace it with his own system. The Republican presidential candidate says he would remove the current requirement that everyone buy insurance. Walker also wants to…

posted 2015-08-18 14:00 by WHBY

Nearly $18 mil left over from Lambeau tax

The latest figures show the half-cent sales tax for Lambeau Field is going to generate almost $18 million in extra revenue. A state lawmaker is introducing his proposal to divide that money. Rep. David Steffen of Howard says the municipalities…

posted 2015-08-18 13:05 by WHBY

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