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Funk's widow files claim against Neenah

The wife of the man shot by Neenah police during a standoff is seeking $3.5 million from the city, and three officers. Sixty-year-old Michael Funk of Neenah was killed last December while he was running out of Eagle Nation Cycles…

posted 2016-03-25 13:02 by WHBY

Group to hold community Easter dinner

A group plans to feed up to 3,000 people on Easter Sunday, in Appleton. Ed Rathsack has been organizing the event for years. He says they always held it at the Moose Lodge on Wisconsin Avenue, but it closed two…

posted 2016-03-25 13:01 by WHBY

Ripon company expanding

A Ripon company is planning a $58 million expansion. Alliance Laundry Systems will receive a loan, and tax incentives, from the Fond du Lac County board, to help pay for the project. The company's Rob Wallace says they worked with…

posted 2016-03-25 13:00 by WHBY

Cruz will be 1st to visit NE Wis.

For the first time before next month's primary, a presidential candidate is making a campaign stop in northeast Wisconsin. Republican Ted Cruz will be in Oshkosh for a town hall meeting, at Lakeside Plastics. It starts at 10 a.m. today.…

posted 2016-03-25 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton turnout could reach 50%

The presidential primary is one reason why Appleton's clerk thinks the city will have a high turnout for the April 5 election. Clerk Kami Lynch believes half of the city's voters will cast a ballot. She says a contested race for…

posted 2016-03-25 05:04 by WHBY

Walker: Non-candidate could be nominee

Governor Walker thinks someone who is not running for president right now will likely be the Republican Party's nominee, if there's a contested convention this summer. He made that prediction yesterday, in Madison. At the same time, Walker says almost…

posted 2016-03-25 05:03 by WHBY

Local group reacts to new sexual assault law

A local group that helps sexual assault victims is pleased that Governor Walker signed a bill that protects people, when they report an incident to police. The new law bans police from charging people with underage drinking, if they were…

posted 2016-03-25 05:02 by WHBY

Snow puts early golf season on hold

Local golf courses are closed because of this week's snowstorm, after many were able to get an early start to the season. Reid Golf Course opened early last week. Course superintendent Jeff Plasschaert says the snow didn't really do any…

posted 2016-03-25 05:01 by WHBY

Unique tapestry on display at UW-Osh

A replica of a tapestry that dates back to the 11th century will be at UW-Oshkosh for the next week. The 230-foot-long replica of the Bayeux Tapestry depicts the 1066 invasion of England, by King William the Conqueror. Chancellor Andrew…

posted 2016-03-25 05:00 by WHBY


Plow drivers deal with smaller mess

Last night's winter storm didn't drop nearly as much snow on the Fox Cities as was predicted, and that's making life easier for local plow crews. Winnebago County highway commissioner Ernie Winters says drivers had a slushy mess on their…

posted 2016-03-24 13:05 by WHBY

Walker hasn't 'heard a peep' from Trump

The front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination will make his first campaign stop in Wisconsin next week. Donald Trump's campaign announced this morning that the billionaire will be in Janesville, one week before the state's presidential primary. It's a safe…

posted 2016-03-24 13:04 by WHBY

State sets rules for kickboxing, other sports

A state lawmaker from Allouez wants to make combat sports safer. Sen. Rob Cowles authored a bill that Governor Walker signed today. It requires kickboxing, and similar sports, to follow the same rules as mixed martial arts. Cowles says fighters…

posted 2016-03-24 13:03 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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