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2014-01-14

Ozanne makes campaign stop in Appleton

One of the Democrats running for attorney general was in Appleton last night, to speak with members of the Outagamie County Democratic Party. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne says he has 13 years of experience as a prosecutor. He…

posted 2014-01-14 05:02 by WHBY

DNR holding hearing on hunting in state parks

Last year, the DNR created emergency rules that allow hunting in state parks, and the agency is holding public hearings across the state. The first meeting is tonight, at the Fox Valley Technical College's Bordini Center. DNR spokesman Paul Holtan…

posted 2014-01-14 05:01 by WHBY

2014-01-13

Bucks struggle against the Raptors

Another loss for the Milwaukee Bucks as they were blown away by the Toronto Raptors 116-94 at the Air Canada Centre on Monday night.  Leading the way for Milwaukee was Ersan Ilyasova with 29 points and Brandon Knight scored 16…

posted 2014-01-13 20:32:14 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. on the lookout for rural drugs

Law enforcement agencies say drug dealers are leaving cities, in favor of rural areas, in parts of northeast Wisconsin, because they feel they're less likely to get caught. Outagamie County Sheriff Brad Gehring says the actual selling of the drugs…

posted 2014-01-13 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton 4K program off to a good start

The Appleton school district joined 10 others this year, in adding four-year-old kindergarten programs. State officials say 93 percent of all districts in the state now offer some form of 4K. Suzette Preston is Appleton's 4K director. She says parents…

posted 2014-01-13 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton schools holding referendum hearing

There's a referendum on next month's ballot, in the Appleton school district, and people can check out of the schools, tonight. The $25-million referendum for maintenance and technology upgrades includes remodeling projects in the science and technical education areas at…

posted 2014-01-13 13:03 by WHBY

Labor leader doesn't like 7-day work week bill

Two state lawmakers are proposing a bill that would let employees volunteer to work seven days in a row and a local labor leader is raising some concerns. The Republican authors say it would bring the state in-line with federal…

posted 2014-01-13 13:02:24 by WHBY

Polk Co. investigating fatal hit-and-run

Sheriff's deputies in northwest Wisconsin are searching for a hit-and-run driver accused of killing two people. Chief Deputy Steve Moe of Polk County says two men were fighting, in a home, and they moved outside, and eventually into the road.…

posted 2014-01-13 13:01 by WHBY

Rollover crash claims 1 life

Outagamie County authorities are investigating a deadly rollover accident. The sheriff's department says someone came upon the crash, around 12:30 a.m. yesterday, along Highway A in the town of Center. The driver was partially thrown from the vehicle, and pronounced…

posted 2014-01-13 05:05 by WHBY

Baldwin willing to find money for jobless benefits

A possible extension of long-term unemployment benefits will be back on the table this week in the U.S. Senate. A Democrat from Wisconsin says she's willing to find money, to pay for it. Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Madison says unfortunately,…

posted 2014-01-13 05:04 by WHBY

Genrich wants state minimum wage hike

The minimum wage has stayed the same in Wisconsin for the last 3-1/2 years, and a lawmaker from Green Bay wants to gradually increase it. Rep. Eric Genrich is co-authoring a bill with three other Democrats. He says they should…

posted 2014-01-13 05:03 by WHBY

Calls to gambling hotline decline

There were not as many "cries for help" from problem gamblers in the state last year. Rose Gruber of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling says the number of calls to their hotline was down about 500, or 3.7 percent.…

posted 2014-01-13 05:02 by WHBY

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