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2016-04-26

Mile of Music scheduler explains process

The main scheduler for the Mile of Music shared how he fits about 800 performances, by 200 artists, into a four-day festival. Kurt Kempen of Willems Marketing spoke at a Young Professionals Week event last night, in downtown Neenah. He…

posted 2016-04-26 05:01 by WHBY

2016-04-25

Ribble hopes '60 Minutes' story prompts change

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin says he hopes a story about the pressure that federal lawmakers face to raise campaign money leads to changes. Congressman Reid Ribble was interviewed for the segment that aired Sunday night on "60 Minutes." It…

posted 2016-04-25 15:30:18 by WHBY

Antigo shooting highlights bullying issue

Years of bullying may have contributed to a former Antigo student's decision to start shooting at people outside of the high school's prom over the weekend. There are reports that 18-year-old Jakob Wagner was picked on, dating back to middle…

posted 2016-04-25 13:05 by WHBY

Antigo shooting victim 'doing well'

The parents of one of the shooting victims says their son will recover, with time and effort. Student Collin Cooper needed surgery, after he was shot in the leg. His girlfriend had a gunshot wound, and she was treated and…

posted 2016-04-25 13:04 by WHBY

Walker: More action needed to fight CWD

Governor Walker says his administration will develop new strategies to fight chronic wasting disease. Test results from last year's hunts show nearly nine-and-a-half percent of deer were infected. That's the highest rate since CWD was found in Wisconsin, in 2002.…

posted 2016-04-25 13:03 by WHBY

Judge won't delay right-to-work ruling

A judge says he will not wait for the appeals process to be over, to enforce his ruling that the state's right-to-work law is unconstitutional. Dane County Judge William Foust denied the state justice department's request to delay the decision.…

posted 2016-04-25 13:02 by WHBY

SNC, Marquette create 6-yr law degree

Law school students can get their degree in six years, through a new program from St. Norbert College and Marquette University. St. Norbert College professor Charlie Jacobs says students would spend their first three years at the De Pere school,…

posted 2016-04-25 13:01 by WHBY

Nearly 90K kids have had a parent behind bars

Nearly 90,000 children in the state have had a parent spend time in jail or prison. That's according to study from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Wenona Wolf is with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. She says the…

posted 2016-04-25 13:00 by WHBY

Antigo students returning after prom shooting

Classes are back in session in Antigo today, in the wake of Saturday night's shooting at the high school prom. Eighteen-year-old Jakob Wagner was shot and killed by police, after he wounded two people while they were walking out of…

posted 2016-04-25 05:05 by WHBY

Ribble talks fundraising on '60 Minutes'

A report on campaign fundraising by "60 Minutes" last night included an interview with a Republican congressman from northeast Wisconsin. The CBS show ran a segment on the amount of time members of Congress are expected to spend making calls…

posted 2016-04-25 05:04 by WHBY

Young running in 3rd Assembly district

A Combined Locks man is one of four Republicans trying to replace a retiring lawmaker in the Assembly. Republican Rep. Al Ott of Forest Junction served the 3rd district for 30 years. Insurance claims representative Josh Young says improving veterans…

posted 2016-04-25 05:03 by WHBY

Church focuses on homelessness

A church in downtown Appleton tried to draw attention to the struggles that homeless people go through. Children's Pastor Jody Muck of the Mission Church on N. Appleton Street says their families learned a lot. She says they held a…

posted 2016-04-25 05:02 by WHBY

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