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2014-06-18

G.B. council delays Walmart vote

There won't be a decision on a proposed Walmart Supercenter in downtown Green Bay, for at least a month. The city council put off a vote last night to give Ald. Thomas Sladek more time to recover from a stroke.…

posted 2014-06-18 05:02 by WHBY

Both victims of Shawano Co. crash from Marion

Authorities are releasing the names of the victims of yesterday's deadly crash, near Shawano. The Shawano County sheriff's department says 73-year-old Dennis Schmandt and 71-year-old Sally Schmandt died after a rollover accident, on Highway 29. Both are from Marion.

posted 2014-06-18 05:01 by WHBY

Most campaign donations from outside districts

A report from a government watchdog group shows that most of the money state lawmakers raised last year came from donors who lived outside of their district. Wisconsin Democracy Campaign executive director Mike McCabe says the study examined personal donations…

posted 2014-06-18 05:00 by WHBY

FDA to push lower salt levels

The FDA wants to reduce salt in food, and a local dietician is looking forward to seeing the plans. The agency is working on voluntary guidelines for food companies and restaurants. Angelica Gronke is a dietician for ThedaCare, and she…

posted 2014-06-18 04:59 by WHBY

2014-06-17

Brewers Keep Cool in Comeback Victory

Johnathan Lucroy's grand slam in the top of the 7th inning turned a 4-3 deficit into a 7-4 lead as Milwaukee beat Arizona 7-5 Tuesday night at Chase Field.  Lucroy didn't waste anytime as he took D-Backs reliever Brad Ziegler's…

posted 2014-06-17 23:41:47 by WHBY

Panel endorses expo center site deal

A proposed agreement between Outagamie County and Appleton, for the site of the proposed expo center, took another step forward. The county's finance committee unanimously approved the $2 million offer from the city, this morning. The city wants to buy…

posted 2014-06-17 16:05 by WHBY

Missing Peshtigo man died in moped crash

Authorities say a 30-year-old missing Peshtigo man was killed in a moped crash. The Oconto County sheriff's department says someone saw a moped in a ditch, just before noon yesterday. Deputies say a body was nearby. Kelly Peters was reported…

posted 2014-06-17 16:04 by WHBY

NWS confirms torndoes hit Platteville, Verona

More than 200 homes were damaged when storms rolled through southern Wisconsin overnight and National Weather Service crews determined that at least three tornadoes touched down. Tod Pritchard of the state's emergency management department says Platteville and Verona were the…

posted 2014-06-17 15:05 by WHBY

2 killed in Shawano Co. crash

Two people were killed this morning in a rollover accident near Shawano. The Shawano County sheriff's department says a 73-year-old Marion man lost control of his pickup truck on Highway 29, near Highway MMM, around 8:15 p.m. He was thrown…

posted 2014-06-17 15:04 by WHBY

Advocacy group targets heroin, opiate addiction

An advocacy group is starting a program in the state to treat addictions to heroin and opiates. Wisconsin will be one of five states to participate in the three-year Citizen Action Project. State executive director Robert Kraig says they're going…

posted 2014-06-17 15:03 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. dog park plans progressinig

There may be an end in sight, in the search for a dog park site, in the northern part of Winnebago County. County parks director Rob Way says they've been talking about the project for more than a decade. He…

posted 2014-06-17 15:02 by WHBY

Buchanan roundabouts scheduled for next year

Construction is expected to start next year at two busy intersections, east of Appleton. Outagamie County and the town of Buchanan are going to build roundabouts at Highway CE and Eisenhower Drive, and Eisenhower Drive and Van Roy Road. Buchanan…

posted 2014-06-17 15:01 by WHBY

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