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2014-07-16

Grand Chute reaches compromise with motel

A compromise between Grand Chute officials and the owner of a motel, could allow longtime residents to stay. The town cracked down on the Northern Inn in May, for violating a zoning rule that bans people from staying at a…

posted 2014-07-16 13:03 by WHBY

LU sets record for Lawrence Fund donations

Lawrence University raised a record $3.7 million over the last fiscal year, through the school's annual giving program. The Appleton university uses the money from the Lawrence Fund to cover almost 10 percent of the school's budget. That helps bridge…

posted 2014-07-16 13:02 by WHBY

Petri wants highway funding fixed

A longtime Congressman wants a long-term solution for funding federal highway projects. Republican Congressman Tom Petri of Fond du Lac supported a proposal to cover construction work, through May of next year. The Highway Trust Fund is expected to run…

posted 2014-07-16 13:01 by WHBY

DOT plans Lineville Rd. shutdown next month

Sometime next month, the DOT is going to close the Lineville Road interchange, as part of the work on Highway 41, north of Green Bay. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they'll talk about the schedule for the 60-day closure at a…

posted 2014-07-16 13:00 by WHBY

Brewers shine bright at the All-Star Game (SPORTS)

#452070128 / gettyimages.com It was a nice night for the Milwaukee Brewers at the 85th annual Major League Baseball All-Star game in Minneapolis. All four representatives made an impact for the National League team despite the 5-3 loss to the…

posted 2014-07-16 05:48:46 by WHBY

Cell phone videos of police more common

The leader of a statewide organization says police officers are well-aware that the public is watching them closely. Jim Palmer of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association says police are held to a higher standard, and the ability to take cell…

posted 2014-07-16 05:05 by WHBY

Family creates fund in memory of Kaukauna grad

A scholarship fund will help preserve the memory of a Kaukauna high school graduate, who was killed last weekend in Chicago. Authorities say 28-year-old Wil Lewis was shot in the back, and he wasn't the intended target. His father, Joseph…

posted 2014-07-16 05:04 by WHBY

Gas prices declining

People are paying a little less for gas, and the downward trend should continue. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says drivers should expect to see a moderate decline. He says they probably won't dip below $3.50 a gallon until after…

posted 2014-07-16 05:03 by WHBY

Doctor reacts to smoking rate during pregnancy

A specialist in high-risk pregnancy says it's not easy for pregnant women to quit smoking. UW Health Doctor Kathy Stewart says women may not get a lot of support, even though the risks are widely understood. The issue is generating…

posted 2014-07-16 05:02 by WHBY

Motorcycle fatalities at 36 thru June

The number of motorcycling fatalities is about average, so far this year. DOT safety coordinator Greg Patzer says they had 36 over the first six months. He says the first fatality this year happened in late April. He says in…

posted 2014-07-16 05:01 by WHBY

Madison won't take in undocumented kids

Federal officials are sending letters to cities with populations of over 250,000 people, and an airport, to see if they could host the children who are at the center of an immigration crisis. Madison got one, but Mayor Paul Soglin…

posted 2014-07-16 05:00 by WHBY

2014-07-15

G.B. police clear officer in rough arrest

A Green Bay police officer did not use excessive force, while making an arrest, in the downtown last April. That's what Green Bay police, and the state justice department determined, after reviewing a complaint against Officer Derek Wicklund. The investigation…

posted 2014-07-15 13:05 by WHBY

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