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2014-11-10

Gun law impacts domestic abuse suspects

If someone is under a restraining order, for domestic violence, a new state law requires them to turn in their guns. They have to hand them over, to their sheriff's department, or a third party. Harbor House executive director Beth…

posted 2014-11-10 13:03 by WHBY

Salvation Army signing up families for holiday help

Over the next three days, the Salvation Army Fox Cities will hold its annual signup, for help over the Christmas season. Spokesman Robb Waugus says they anticipate up to 2,000 people will sign up for assistance, and that's about the…

posted 2014-11-10 13:02 by WHBY

Report ranks charitable giving in Wis.

A state report on giving shows the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region ranks second in the state, for grants that were awarded. Spokeswoman Tammy Williams says they handed out $12 million, in 2012, and that only trails the…

posted 2014-11-10 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton library cost comparable with others

The proposed new library in Appleton could cost $37 million, and that's in line with other recent, similar-sized projects. Library director Colleen Rortvedt says the final price tag of other libraries varies, depending on the circumstances. She says someone might…

posted 2014-11-10 05:05 by WHBY

Design work to start for S. Oneida Street

Construction isn't supposed to start for a few years, but work on the designs for a rebuilt S. Oneida Street in Appleton will get underway soon. The city hired a consultant, and the public will be involved. Assistant city engineer…

posted 2014-11-10 05:04 by WHBY

Steineke, Jacque run for majority leader

Two Republicans from northeast Wisconsin are trying to become the majority leader in the Assembly. Majority Republicans in the Assembly are meeting today to pick their leaders for the next two years. Reps. Jim Steineke of Vandenbroek and Andre Jacque…

posted 2014-11-10 05:03 by WHBY

Lawmakers to tackle Common Core

The Common Core education standards will be one of the issues Majority Republicans in the Legislature expect to take up in the next two-year session. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says it's something that the Republican base wants lawmakers to…

posted 2014-11-10 05:02 by WHBY

2014-11-07

Brown Co. DARE officer resigns

A DARE officer in Brown County left his job last month, after the sheriff's department launched a criminal investigation. Officials say Deputy Kevin Vanden Heuvel was suspended on October 6, pending an investigation. They say he resigned two days later.…

posted 2014-11-07 13:05 by WHBY

Tests find no additional signs of Asian Carp

The DNR didn't find any more traces of Asian carp DNA in the Lower Fox River. Bob Wakeman is an aquatic invasive species coordinator for the agency. He says they were following up on a positive test, last month. He…

posted 2014-11-07 13:04 by WHBY

We Energies may be next with fixed fee hike

We Energies might be the next utility that will be able to raise the fixed fee that customers have to pay every month. The state's Public Service Commission agreed to let WPS hike that charge from $10.49 a month to…

posted 2014-11-07 13:03 by WHBY

Hit & run suspect arrested on probation hold

Winnebago County sheriff's deputies say a 25-year-old suspect in a hit-and-run accident is in custody on a probation hold. Brandon Kuehl of Oshkosh was arrested, Wednesday night, at a home on Clay Road in the town of Nekimi. Investigators believe…

posted 2014-11-07 13:02 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. budget in place

Outagamie County's budget for next year, is officially on the books. County Executive Tom Nelson signed it this week, after the county board approved it, on Monday. Nelson says they were able to maintain services and staffing levels. The budget…

posted 2014-11-07 13:01 by WHBY

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